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Laptop freezing even during factory reset HELP please

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by globalmark, Sep 25, 2013.

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  1. globalmark

    globalmark Thread Starter

    Sep 25, 2013

    Hope someone can help
    Computer was all Original and 3-4 years old with original windows Vista 32bit home edition -
    Have Toshiba Satelitte A300 , and started few weeks ago self restarting during startup , then going when slept could not wake up in normal way , Had to hard shut down using power button 10 sec , finally started Freezing during use and slowly been getting worse, now freezes every time after startup after running couple mins , Worked before in Safe Mode Only
    Have tried :-
    HDD check (chkdsk , and WD disk check -both say is OK) (in Laptop and Ext enclosure)
    Ram check (memtest86 says OK )
    tried reinstalling windows - froze couple times while doing and was missing couple drivers , but seemed to work for a while then Froze
    tried Factory reset Holding down 0 on startup - but this freezes every time between 10-20% so have to Hard shut down
    tried replacing HDD with a spare I have with Operating system on - this other windows also worked for short while then froze , worked also in Safe mode.
    Installed temp check program and last was at 54˚c when froze
    everything Looks Ok monitor is fine But frozen , cannot use task manager (ctrl alt del) or move mouse or type - all frozen so have to hard shutdown ,
    tried Factory reset again and this time said missing some realtec gigabit files -so had to shutdown with Button , and retried - this time worked but froze at 10%

    any other INFO needed please ask - and if anyone has any idea would be appriciated
    Thanks for help all
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