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X220 Keeps Crashing

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by AmGrp1, Dec 7, 2012.

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  1. AmGrp1

    AmGrp1 Thread Starter

    Dec 7, 2012
    My X220 has just started to crash randomly but with more frequency as time goes on. What should I do?

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    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2540M CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
    Processor Count: 4
    RAM: 3979 Mb
    Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1797 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 135124 MB, Free - 15866 MB; Q: Total - 15999 MB, Free - 5675 MB;
    Motherboard: LENOVO, 4286CTO
    Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled
  2. pip22


    Nov 21, 2004
    From your very brief description and no error messages, all you can do is start a process of elimination by testing components or swapping them out with replacements.

    Start off by testing the hard drive, then the RAM

    Hard drive manufacturer's diagnostics from bootable CD. The links are here: http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

    RAM testing from bootable CD: http://www.memtest.org/
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