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Computer Freezing

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by danishanif, Feb 6, 2012.

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  1. danishanif

    danishanif Thread Starter

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    Recently my computer started freezing it completely freezes and becomes unresponsive and I have to hold down the power button to reboot, so my first attempt was to scan the hardware I ran a Pc-Check diagnostics and all the hardware passed I then completely formatted the hard drive and restored the computer. Once Windows 7 completely installed I installed the missing wireless driver however, after using the computer for about 15min it froze again. I then disassemble the laptop and did some internal cleaning I blew out the dust from the heat sink and applied new thermal paste to the processor. Even after that the problem still remains. Now there is a catch when I boot the computer in safe mode it doesn't freeze even after leaving it on for 5hrs so I don't know what the problem is in normal boot. Your help is kindly appreciated thanks.
    Specs
    Toshiba Laptop
    Model L505-S5984
    Windows 7 SP1 64-bit
    WD 320 GB HDD
    2X4GB DDR3 Memory = 8GB
    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T6500
     
  2. Mark1956

    Mark1956 Malware Specialist

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    When you did the re-install of Win7 did you also add any security software?

    If it was just Windows 7 with nothing else added then I would suspect a hardware problem, start by running an extended test on the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostics.

     
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