Packard Bell Easynote

  JCDenton 18:16 24 Aug 2007
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This was the worst decision I ever made buying a PB...they really suck, its confirmed my suspicions. Every ten seconds or so my PC freezes for about a second and repeats this process ad infinitum. What can I do to correct this other than smash it to bits with a lump hammer and mail it to customer support?

  Technotiger 19:26 24 Aug 2007

After looking at this lot, courtesy of Google, I think your Lump Hammer idea is probably the best bet ...

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  Taff™ 08:21 25 Aug 2007

How old is the computer? If it`s still under warranty the retailer may take a look at it and then restore it to factory settings - an exercise you can do yourself, but make sure you`ve backed up your data first!

It could be that a component has failed but you`d need a technician to diagnose this for you. It could be anything. HDD, faulty or insufficient RAM, Graphics etc. It may just be a corrupt driver.

I would try the restore to factory settings option and see if the problem persists.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:35 25 Aug 2007

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

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