crashing laptop

  tonyq 07:50 08 Apr 2006

Please can anyone help, my Acer Aspire 1400 (win XP) laptop keeps crashing, I thought it may be because I was using it on my lap, thus restricting air flow to the fan, But it still happens when the laptop is on a flat table top. Is there any way to check this, could it be something else.
Regards tonyq.

  Diodorus Siculus 08:21 08 Apr 2006

It could be a software problem

what is your operating system?

Try the system file checker: click here
scannow sfc - how to use SFC.EXE

Also run some malware checker (less likely I think):click here
AdAware click here
SB click here
cws click here

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