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Toshiba Laptop Keeps Seizing Up.


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#1 WillAnd87

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 07:12 AM

Hi there, I have a Toshiba Laptop running on Windows 7. For the past week or so every time i turn on the laptop the entire computer seizes up and i can't do anything on it at all. At first it only did this after being on for an hour or two but since a windows automatic update it has become much worse and only lasts from 10 to 30 minutes. I have tried restoring to a previous date, CCleaner and Defraggler but as of yet it has not helped. The only time i get any use out of it is when it is on safe mode but it is not practical as i can't use many of the features i need to be able to do my work. Any suggestions are appreciated.

 

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#2 caperjac

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 07:51 AM

don't know how old the laptop is ,but if its getting old, have you had it cleaned of dust buildup since it was new ,this could be a heat issue ,clean the fan and fins with a can of compressed air can be  a quick fix ,but removing back cover and getting at the inners of the fan will be required for a full cleaning


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