Freezing Laptop

  Boaters 21:41 12 Aug 2008

My Medion Laptop has started to Freeze ! If you move it after it has been on a while ,leave it on one page for a few minutes or it decides to do it at any time ! Advice would be appreciated .It had a new motherboard and memory fitted under waranty 6 monthe ago .but this has been happening for some weeks now.

  Ditch999 22:06 12 Aug 2008

What OS is it?

New mobo and memory only leaves CPU, HDD and graphics.

Start with the HDD and go Start>Run>cmd>chkdsk /f (Note the space between chkdsk and /)

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:22 12 Aug 2008

FReeezing PC

1. Overheat due to faulty / blocked fans

2. PSU voltages

3. Household power surges fridge etc switching on/off

4. faulty memory stick try memtest click here

5. virus or spyware scan for both especially if shutting down with in a few minutes of switch on or internet use

6. driver conflicts especially grahics cards get the latest drivers for your equipment

  woodchip 22:38 12 Aug 2008

Go to control panel check power settings, make sure that Hard Drive is set to Never turn off

  woodchip 22:39 12 Aug 2008

It will not be muck as when fitting new Motherboard they would have cleaned it out

  Boaters 22:04 13 Aug 2008

Have taken on board coments and will try suggestions.Would a reinstall be of any help ? Thanks for help so far

  woodchip 22:10 13 Aug 2008

not if its power settings that just need changing

  woodchip 22:13 13 Aug 2008

could be a driver that needs updating, or bad ram that they put in. why not get it done under the six months warranty

  woodchip 22:28 13 Aug 2008

PS have you tried running Check Disc on the Hard Drive??? double click My Computer Right click C:\ Properties\Tools Check disc put a tick in the box to do full auto fix errors

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