My laptop is freezing......I can't really doing anything in
Windows. The laptop hangs if I attempt the run a program,
or even attempt to access a folder.
However, it works OK in Safe Mode with Networking.
I can access the web, access files - it's running OK in this mode.
I have tried to go back to a restore point, but it didn't run successfully, saying it failed to extract the Flash plugin. I'm pretty sure I installed the latest version of the plugin yesterday. The problem
has only arisen today.
I have uninstalled, and reinstalled, the Flash plugin. This hasn't
eradicated the problem in 'full' windows.
Should I do a back up of my , and re-install Windows.....any suggestions? It would be great to avoid it.
If it's of interest, I'm using a Fujitsu Lifebook A Series, Windows 7. I've the laptop for almost two years.
Thanks for the advice everyone. I still have the same problems, Windows freezes.
FYI, I've run ADWCleaner (in Safe Mode), and cleaned up what it suggested.
I ran sfc/ scannow from the command prompt....it could only complete 98%, and gave the message "Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation".
I've done chkdsk / f, and from the F8 screen I've selected to go back to the last good configuration. Nothing has worked.
Avast Anti-virus (in safe mode) doesn't work now. It says 'No more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper.'
I've backed up my data. Am I right in thinking the final throw of the dice is re-installing Windows? I have the disk....
If you could download Malawarebytes to a memory stick on yours or a friends PC, you could run it from there, but it sounds as if something is blocking it. Have you cleaned the registry with CCleaner? Good luck; a reinstall takes quite a time - do ensure SP1 goes in OK if not on disc, and I would install updates in batches of 50 or so. You could also download Avast to the memory stick (I suggest from Filehippo) and run it.
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