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Help, my computer is crazy!


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#1 shm2983

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Posted 17 January 2012 - 10:54 PM

There is something wrong with my computer and I don't know what the problem is cause is several things that keeps on happening and I don't know if is the same problem or if one has to do with the other or if they are completely different problems that are happening all at once because my laptop wants to make my life a living hell.

I'm a college student and my laptop is my life. I don't know what I would do if to crashes or if it breaks since I don't have the money to replace it with a new one. Since the semester just started a week ago, all money went to books and classes. So please if you can, please HELP ME! I am desperate.

1. My computer freezes on me.
2. I get the Blue Screen of Death.
3. It says Security Option Failure.
4. Last but not lease which prompted me to post this in here is this: It says I don't have a hard drive. Yet I can still use it on Safe Mode, for now.

Thank You!
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Posted 17 January 2012 - 11:30 PM

Please post the computer model being referred along with the OS and additional information of the bluescreen errors. Does lock-ups happen randomly or specifically? See this Link also.

Edited by jhayz, 17 January 2012 - 11:36 PM.

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 12:12 AM

My Laptop is Dell XPS M1530, Intel Core 2 Dou. It has a 32 operating system. I don't have anymore info about the blue screen since I've been using it on Safe Mode. Also the lock ups happen randomly. I'm not sure if that's what you wanted, but if you need anymore info your going to have to specify cause I'm not all the great with computers.

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Posted 18 January 2012 - 10:32 AM

<<Last but not lease which prompted me to post this in here is this: It says I don't have a hard drive. Yet I can still use it on Safe Mode, for now.>>

Please post the exact wording of such message...and the circumstances which prompt its appearance.

Re Security Options Failure

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Posted 19 January 2012 - 01:17 PM

I don't have that info. It hasn't happened again. I just know it said there was not hard drive and it told me to press F(I don't remember which numbers) utilities, reboot, and some other things.

By the way could melware cause my computer to go crazy? If so how do I get rid of it?

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 12:56 AM

Have you seen the links provided for additional information? Run a diagnostic test for the hard drive or use Windows error checking tool by right-clicking the dirve-Properties-Tools tab. If you want to scan your PC and do not still have these software, please install them and do a complete scan only after they are updated. Malwarebytes and free Superantispyware.

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 07:24 PM

How do I "Run a diagnostic test for the hard drive"? I did Windows error checking, Malwarebytes and free Superantispyware. The Malwarebytes found some and I removed them. I didn't understand what windows error was saying. I am currently doing Superantispyware.

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 02:42 AM

How do I "Run a diagnostic test for the hard drive"?

See here - http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xpsm1530/en/om/trouble.htm
Post the errors atleast or copy/paste the results.

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