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Laptop freezes and I have to manually shut it down


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#1 lechols

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 11:36 AM

Hi All,

Lately my Ideapad Z360 has been freezing. When this happens, I try CTRL-ALT-DLT but nothing. The only solution is to hold the power button and reboot. When this happens I hear a lot of noise from the fan inside the machine. I'm using it on a flat clean desk and it doesn't feel overheated to the touch. I've been using it like this for a year and it just started doing this. When I turn it back on, I open it in safe mode and run a virus scan but it always comes back clean. My OS is Windows 7 32-bit. Any ideas what the problem is?

Thanks,
Lisa

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#2 JUICYboy

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 07:41 PM

Hello

Here is a list of reasons computer freeze:

1. Not sufficient Ram (It happens computers get older w/ more info) ---------> Check your Ram in My Computer and consider buying more.

2. Computer overheating (Yeeap this one is a big one to.. all do it shuts down after a while) -----------> Install SpeedFan for Temp. Checking http://download.cnet.com/SpeedFan/3000-2094_4-10067444.html

3. New Program taking RAM from your computer run http://www.malwarebytes.org/ for help ------>

There you have it


Let us know how it goes.

Thanks

Edited by JUICYboy, 05 October 2012 - 07:42 PM.


#3 hamluis

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 11:51 AM

Computer freezes, hangs, lockup or stop responding - http://whitecapcomputer.com/newsletter/articles/computerfreeze.htm

COMPUTER FREEZES - http://www.jrwhipple.com/computer_hangs.html

Windows freezes or stops responding. - http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000690.htm

Hard for me to say that one occurs with more frequency than another...but overheating is usually my first suspect.

Louis




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