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Windows 8 laptop black screen crash/freeze

This is my first post on this StackExchange - I started from StackOverflow and thought this could be a good place to ask a question for a different kind of a problem. I own an XMG P501 laptop - I ...
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Laptop crashes when plugged in on AC and battery fully charged (Toshiba Satellite A300-1IW)

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite A300-1IW (model no PSAGCE-02000VFR). From several months it was crashed suddently when I used it on windows 7 or Xubuntu. Today I notice that the laptop is apparently ...
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My windows 7 Home Premium Dell XPS 15 Laptop shuts down every 2 hours, to the minute

I have this really strange recurring problem with my Dell XPS laptop. It started with me sending it into repairs to replace the chipset, so I wonder if it has anything to do with that. My computer ...
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Window 7 is crashing (ACER Laptop)

I have a question regarding Windows 7 and determining the possible causes for it crashing. I have a ACER laptop which I purchased 1 year ago with Window 7 installed on it. It has worked fine, but ...
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1answer
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Computer malfunctioning

I'm very much disturbed with the way my laptop is behaving these days, which includes: Frequently bluescreen, sudden shutdown, sluggish speed, applications mal-functioning. As suggested by computer ...
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Laptop crashing and repair won't fix anything

I'm having trouble with my laptop. It's an ASUS running Windows 7. When I tried to start up the laptop earlier today, the screen went black and it took 2+ minutes to even load the blue background ...
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3answers
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fresh windows installation doesn't work as expected

I have a VAIO laptop which has not been working as expected recently. At first, I had the Blue Screen of Death coming after some minutes of working with Windows and a crash dump. I used to ignore it ...
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0answers
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Inconsistent problems with backlight, booting, and troublesome hanging with an HP DV5 laptop (2008). Thoughts?

Main Problem: I've got an HP DV5-1125nr with a backlight that seems to work when it pleases. This started about a month ago. An image is still present on the screen and it works with an external ...
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What can cause a sudden crash of a laptop on battery power?

HP Pavilion DM3 / Windows 7 My laptop suddenly goes black without warning, restart and it goes to "Start Windows Normally." Does not occur when plugged in to AC. I got a new battery and had ...
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Strange sudden shutdowns followed by completely dead VAIO VPCF11 laptop

I have a Sony Vaio VPCF11SE, i7 QM 720 CPU running Win7 home premium. Yesterday, after an hour or two of mostly just surfing the web, my laptop just suddenly died. There was no BSOD, noise or any ...
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Fail to install any OS on laptop

I have this weird problem I never seen before. I'm trying to install windows 7 on my laptop Acer Aspire 6920 (I have two of them). One of them is in working condition (Windows 7 installed), the other ...
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Can a faulty battery cause a laptop to crash?

After replacing a blown out motherboard, my Toshiba Satellite C600 is still malfunctioning lately: BSODs. Distorted graphics, and freezes. Sudden shutdowns. After removing the battery and doing a ...
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Dell Precision M6500 crashes, BIOS displays “internal hard drive not found” [closed]

The power cord LED is off. Turning the laptop off and on again helps. BIOS version is A07. Laption is running Windows 7 64-bit. What could that be?
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my laptop keeps crashing recently

My laptop (Acer Aspire 4937G) keeps crashing recently (already the third or fourth time) The crashes seem to occur after I have uTorrent installed (my uTorrent is running while the computer is on of ...
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Laptop is not booting up (HP Pavilion dv6t-2000)

When i start my PC (HP Pavilion dv6t-2000, Win 7 Home Premium) it showed the message that there is some hardware-software failure and shown the error with error code as 0xc0000225.. Now it shows an ...
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How to diagnose and fix Windows Vista crash on laptop

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50, and sometimes when I am using it the system crashes with a black screen. The only way to recover is with a reboot using a button on the laptop (not via software of ...
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Windows 7 crash in an Acer Laptop, no dump created

I have a Acer netbook with Windows 7 64bit (it is an Acer Aspire TimelineX AS1830T-3927) where I experience a crash every few days. No crash dump is generated and no log in the event viewer are found, ...
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How can I stop this weird crash that I experience on my laptop randomly?

I have a Fujitsu Amilo Pi 3560 laptop. Its hardware are the following: Intel Pentium T4300 NVidia GeForce GT 240M 3 GB of DDR2 RAM Since the last summer, I am experiencing a very weird symptom on ...
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iPhone4 / Acer crash

I have an Acer Aspire 7736G, which is only 9 months old, and has just (the weekend) crashed after plugging in my iphone4. Unfortunately I didn't get to see what happened as I was booting it up ...
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I think my laptop just died

I have a Dell 1330M that as of about 15 minutes ago will no longer POST. What happened was I was working, stepped away for a moment, and when I came back it was turned off. I thought that was odd, ...
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310 views

IDE laptop HDD only recognised in BIOS, what to do?

My old IDE HDD from my laptop recently crashed and now, I can only see it in the BIOS. When I try to track it down using GParted or other tools, I can't seem to find it. Does anyone have a solution to ...
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Laptop won't load an OS or even an OS setup

My fiancé's laptop started to crash and would get BSOD errors to the point that she couldn't even boot up because it would either take forever or just crash. So I figured I'd try to reformat, as it's ...
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Suspended Laptop Cannot Wake Up - Ubuntu

I've got an ASUS G73JH, and whenever I suspend it or hibernate it, it will not wake up. The screen stays backlight but is black. The fan remains running, however the HDD does not, not disk activity is ...
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Laptop crashes when connecting to external harddisk

I recently had a problem with my laptop. when I booted up the machine, I would get a SMART failure error message and when I pressed F1 to continue, it would take a very long time to boot and it would ...
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Fujitsu Siemens V6535 laptop doesn't wake up - crash when going into standby?

I'm having trouble with my laptop (Fujitsu Siemens model V6535). It runs Windows 7, and after I upgraded from Vista I've noticed something that makes me really angry. When my laptop goes into ...
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Compaq R4000 laptop randomly locking up

I have a Compaq R4000 laptop with 2GB of RAM, running Ubuntu Linux 9.10. It is randomly locking up on me, approximately once every two days. I have a second partition with Windows XP Home installed, ...
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DBAN fails on brand new laptop. What's wrong?

I just got a few new Dell Latitude E5500 laptops. I'm trying to wipe their hard drives using DBAN 1.0.7. DBAN boots up, I type zero at the prompt, and it gets to the "loading dwipe" part just fine. ...
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5answers
555 views

Frequent Vista Crash with no blue screen

Using Vista and iTunes 8.2.1.6 the OS will just shut off (no blue screen, no warning of any kind) on my docked TSeries ThinkPad. I mention iTunes because it seems to happen most often when ...
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LG R500 Notebook crashing

I've got an LG R500 Notebook that has started crashing. It usually crashes in Windows (Vista, all updates installed) when playing a game. The symptom is that the screen goes dark and then the ...