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Laptop freezes when I plug in a new monitor displayport cable

I have a Dell Studio 1749 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 Graphics card. I've just purchased a Dell U2713HM Monitor. I need to connect them Displayport > Displayport in order to acheive the ...
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Is there any way to regularly reboot a hung Windows PC

We have a PC (Dell Optiplex 760, WinXP SP3) that hangs periodically, like really hangs - everything frozen, can't reboot from keyboard, only way out is hold the power button down to turn it off and ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu 11.10 freezes from time to time, don't know why

I installed Ubuntu as a second Operating System on my (Dell) laptop 2 days ago. Since then Ubuntu has frozen 4 seperate times. I have no idea why. The applicaitons that I have used during these ...
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My netbook keeps freezing

I have a Dell Mini 1018 running Windows 7 which has been freezing around 1 to 5 times an hour at for about 60 seconds. The entire system will simply grind to a halt, not just the program I'm using, ...
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Windows Vista freezes

Windows Vista (32-bit) would randomly freeze on my computer, usually 15-30 minutes after login but can happen just after login. All applications would stop responding and the hard drive will not make ...
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Why does my laptop freeze up when I dock it?

I have a Dell Latitude D520. First with Windows XP and now with Windows 7, it completely freezes/locks up if I dock it while it's awake. If I hibernate/sleep, dock, then wake/resume, everything's ...
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how to diagnose a hard system seizure? Dell+Ubuntu

I've got Ubuntu 9.10 on a Dell Vostro 420 desktop, a little over a year old, which I use for plain vanilla work stuff (email, web, terminal, text editor). Every now and then, at totally random times, ...
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Windows Vista not booting up

at my work computer, a Dell package computer with Vista Business, I turn it on, it shows the Dell boot screen then just hangs forever. Can get into the Bios and boot settings, but other than that, ...
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Dell Dimension L866r hangs after POST after BIOS flash

I have an old Dell Dimension L866r which I flashed with BIOS version A14. Now when I turn on the system it hangs with the full-screen Dell logo. If I press Esc immediately after turning it on I ...
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1answer
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Dell laptop freezes about 90 seconds after startup, after Windows XP restore

I'm trying to fix my brother's Dell laptop for him. He originally was unable to get into Windows (the screen would display "NTLDR not found" after boot), so I was able to repair the Windows XP ...
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2answers
745 views

Dell Latitude 531 with Windows XP hangs and then emits a continuous loud beep

I have been trying to troubleshoot this laptop for a couple of days now. It has hung about 8 times in the last two days. It will become completely unresponsive except for CAD. CAD will show the ...
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Windows Vista freezes on Dell Latitude XT

After 15 minutes of use Windows Vista simply freezes on me like in the good old times. How to prevent it? Why no BSOD? Recently Dell's WiFi driver has been updated.