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Is CHKDSK stalling?

I have a Lenovo Y510p running on Win8.1. I've tried running a CHKDSK on boot but power issues with the charger meant it died while it was running(11%). I tried SHIFT+F8 to try restarting into safe ...
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Windows 7 stuck on shutting down

I have a toshiba laptop with windows 7 home edition. Over the past 2 or 3 weeks, the process of windows shutting down has become slower and slower. A couple of days ago, it stopped altogether. ...
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Sleep Freezes Laptop

My laptop freezes when it automatically goes to sleep (or hibernate) due to Control Panel's Power Options settings. I can not get the laptop to wakeup by pressing any keys including Control + Alt + ...
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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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How do I disable new device detection in Windows 98? System freezes when installing ACPI Battery

So, I have Preperad an external USB HDD in VMWare with Windows 98 SE on it and unofficial Service Pack 1 and 2 installed. It works fine in the machine (windows 98 SE boots nice FROM USB! wow, in the ...
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Fresh install of Windows will not reboot, it freezes instead. Suspending will trash the install

I just installed Windows 7 Enterprise (no sp, v6.1.7600) to an Acer Aspire 5560. This problem is 100% reproducible on all 7 of the Acer 5560's I've tried it on. The installer froze instead of ...
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Hp laptop freezes when power plugged in

I am using HP-8510p Laptop my problem is when I plugged in my charger it stop working and all the things got freezes. I have changed following settings but no result: Removed the battery and pressed ...
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Laptop, 1 SSD in main drive, 1 HDD in drive caddy, laptop freezing for several seconds

I have an asus N56V, i have recently added an SSD to speed up the boot time and application launches. I did move my HDD to a Drive caddy and took the dvd out. However recently i have problems with ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E430 Running Linux Freezes Seemingly Randomly

My Lenovo Thinkpad E430 is running Xubuntu 12.04, and has been since April of 2013 (when I bought the laptop). For the past several weeks, my laptop has been freezing seemingly randomly. I started ...
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My Latitude E6410 with Win7 Enterprise hangs at times. How to find out why?

I am running Win7 Enterprise on my Dell Latitude (Intel i5, 4GB RAM, 7200 RPM HDD). What I see is that it hangs or freezes at times, mostly in following scenarios: I try to lock the computer (Window ...
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How can I remove an image file that freezes my computer each time I interact with it?

There is an image file that I just can't seem to get rid of no matter how hard I try. If I click on it, try to delete it, right-click on it, try to open it up, etc., it freezes my computer and I'm ...
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Laptop connected to monitor freezes

Here's what happens: I work on my laptop (Dell Inspiron n5110), which is connected to a monitor via HDMI. Out of the sudden it freezes completely, the mouse won't move, the music stops, everything ...
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Laptop DELL Inspiron 14z 5423 - OS freeze issue

I purchased a DELL Laptop model Inspiron 14z 5423 And i'm presenting an issue with the Windows 7 installation it comes with. It keeps freezing, i mean if i Power on the device, it loads just fine, ...
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1answer
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Laptop freezes before/during post

I have an Asus K70AB which has had an issue for a while. When it boots, there's a chance it'll freeze for an indefinite time before it seems to start doing anything. What it will do is: The lights ...
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1answer
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ASUS M51SE freezes for no apparent reason

First of all, it's my first question on superuser so please excuse me if it doesn't belong here, a similar one has already been posted here or if I missed some details. My ASUS M51 freezes up. It all ...
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Laptop HP Pavilion HDX Win8 freeze if Nvidia GeForce enabled

I installed Windows 8 on my HP Pavilion HDX laptop. This laptop has Nvidia GeForce 8800M GTS. I noticed that my laptop freeze after some minutes. If I disabled my Nvidia GeForce in the Device Manager, ...
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Computer unable to boot OS or bootable media

I have a computer that fails to boot with the following symptoms: -Computer with possible water damage, but it will turn on just fine so I don't believe that to really be the case (usually all or ...
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Laptop get hanged after the 30 minutes of proper startup

I have got below laptop configuration: DELL Insiprion Windows 7 Home premium Ram 4 GB Hard Disk 500 GB Processor Intel core i3 My Laptop was working fine till this problem occurs, suddenly from ...
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Laptop freezes. Could be OS or laptop, don't know

Model: Toshiba Satellite A205-S5809 OS: Linux Mint 12 Okay, I've read quite a few posts but none of them seem to solve my problem. Some things I've tired: Remove battery, unplug, hold down power ...
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2answers
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Computer suddently slow after a blue screen

My computer was fine until I had a Blue Screen 0x0000007A. Right after that happen, I did a full recovery backup with the Acer tool that they give with the laptop cause I wanted to reformat for a ...
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Notebook pauses when battery is inserted

I have an HP Elitebook 2530p that is experiencing some odd behaviour. Symptoms: Booting with battery causes blank screen Booting without battery works like normal Inserting battery while powered on ...
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Computer freezes once in a while for a few seconds then goes back to normal while there is disk activity at the time of the freeze. Any idea why?

I tried to bring down most services, to try to get the disk out of sleep routines, to get it out of indexing of windows, but still no go. I suspect it's low level I/O related but can it be fixed? Or ...
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Windows 7 SP1 freeze when I copy 3-4Mb and greater file from the remote network [closed]

I have a problem with the VPN connection. My system is Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64.(Installed 1 month ago) I created a VPN connection to my company network. The connection is automatic, and choose the ...
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4answers
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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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How to diagnose computer freezing problem

I have a laptop (a Medion from Aldi) that tends to hang quite often - so often, in fact, that several attempts to install Windows XP or Ubuntu on it have all failed. However, I am able to boot and ...
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1answer
489 views

How to boot computer after shutdown during updates?

I shut my computer down while doing updates in Windows Vista. Now it will not turn on, and I get no response when I hit the power button. Do I have to take it to a professional?
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1answer
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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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Laptop freezes when left idle

I've already read a couple of threads on this but I have set the laptop to never go to sleep and the screen never to turn off, and it still happens. I've even left iTunes playing music, but it still ...
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3answers
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Freezing a dead(ish) laptop battery

I have a Compaq CQ50-215CA laptop with a battery that does not properly hold charge. Vista's battery meter does not read the remaining charge left; the laptop will randomly shut down at ~60% and ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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HP Presario CQ 61-322ER (VV884EA) Wi-Fi hang up!

I have my new laptop and don't have Windows XP drivers for it. I found that it contains the Broadcom BCM4310 chip, but when I install any Broadcom driver my laptop hangup on installing bcm5*.sys ...
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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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WinXP apps won't end

I have an ancient Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600 laptop with WinXP Pro and MS Office on it. It's always been reliable, although slow. I no longer connect it to the internet, although it has Avast AVG ...
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1answer
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USB mouse freezing up on all ports [closed]

I have tried all ports on my Windows Vista HE laptop, I have tried different USB mice as well. I still have a problem that when the mouse moves too fast or when the cord dangles down by putting the ...
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Battery and high CPU usage on an Acer laptop

I have a problem with an Acer Aspire 1640 with WinXP SP3. The OS was very slow, with the SYSTEM process taking much of the CPU cycles. After some quick Google searches I found that taking the battery ...