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My laptop keeps Freezing stuck..

Q: My laptop keeps Freezing stuck..

My laptop is a Asus Rog 970m the cores are stable and nothing is getting overheated, yet my computer keeps freezing stuck for some reason ? what could the problem be ?

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Preferred Solution: My laptop keeps Freezing stuck..

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A: My laptop keeps Freezing stuck..

Could be due to a failing hard drive, file or file system corruption, malicious software, software|hardware conflicts, ...

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I reinstalled Windows 7 64-bit a couple days ago, and I inserted a disc into the drive recently, but now the drive won't open through anything and freezes anything and everything that touches it(Device Manager, Windows Explorer, Avira, Safe Mode even is affected)

Is there some way to fix this?

Thanks in advance.

Sorry if I posted this in the wrong area.

Edit: It finally let me access it, but I still don't know what was/is wrong...
 

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Hi all,

This is my first post and I am so thankful I found this forum!
My laptop, in the past 2-3 days, has been freezing up. I have not downloaded anything in that timeframe.
At first it was when there was no activity for a while and the screen would just go black and I would have to manually restart the pc. Now, the freezing is more regular.and it freezes without going black but still I have to manually restart. I have F-Secure virus, updated, and during a full scan it freezes. I downloaded Malwarebytes and it also freezes in full scan.
I believe they are both freezing in the same spot: c:windows/winsxs/x86_security-malware-windows-defender...
I tried to target scan just that area and it freezes.

I did a quick scan with Malwarebytes and this is what it found:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.32
Database version: 1648
Windows 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1
13/01/2009 8:01:49 AM
mbam-log-2009-01-13 (08-01-49).txt
Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 48419
Time elapsed: 5 minute(s), 3 second(s)
Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 2
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0
Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{8ca5ed52-f3fb-4414-a105-2e3491156990} (Adware.BHO) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CUR... Read more

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Since last Monday, my laptop's been through its fourth at Knowhow's facilities. I was anxious to play games like Euro Truck Simulator 2 and Gmod again, but after a minute or two of gameplay, they would both freeze. From there the screen would turn black, turn back on at full brightness, and allow me to play for a few seconds before looping the process again. The only way I could stop this was by 'Alt-F4'-ing my way out of the game, which would allow me to change my brightness.

At first, I tried updating the drivers as that could have helped, though, instead, made no difference. From there, I proceeded to do an 'express' uninstall of the drivers and anything else associated, restarted, installed the driver only, and restarted again. No success. I even tried Red Faction: Guerilla, only to be met with the same results. Weirdly, though, 2D games like Hexcells, Prison Architect and Speedrunners run flawlessly!

I'm using the 14.12 Omega drivers, according to the Raptr app.

A:Mobility 5850 - 3D games freezing, with brightness stuck

Does the audio become choppy or stutter while the screen is dark? Also, do you notice any abnormal heat or sudden fan surge from your laptop?

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I just got my computer last week, and for some reason, screen goes black and nothing happens after i log off or switch user...then I have to restart computer to start it back up. Screen switch light still blue, so it doesnt sleep, and computer blue light stays on ( no blinking sleep indicator) so it just doesnt do anything after I log/switch. I already updated bios and graphics card which is nvidia 9500gs.
Any ideas?

A:Screen Going black- freezing or stuck when logging off/switching users

Slow shutdown/User log off can be a result of little ram, or frag. This was also a commom issue even with 4GB of ram prior to SP1.

Try defragging.

Are you using reg cleaners, or using any media extenders? (i.e., Xbox)

If it is a desktop you may want to see If it is using "Away mode", or "prevent idling to sleep" mode (this is common for extenders).

Also,

Try this to sfc/scannow
System Files - SFC Command

How To Make Vista more responsive and faster

Memory Diagnostics Tool

Further resolution issues may be to check the GPU, and other issues through Vista diagnostics. Do the above first though, still if it offers resolution

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Recently, my windows 10 anniversary update has either been freezing just after booting or is stuck on black screen after installing AMD Crimson. Even after rollbacking to version 16 from 17, it's not working. But when uninstalled or disabled, everything is working fine. How should I fix this problem? My graphics chipset is Radeon r9 m375 and my laptop is Lenovo Z51-70.

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The problem still exists even after Dell repaired the laptop. It took two weeks to get the repaired laptop back from Dell.

The problem is:
When I plug or unplug the charger while playing music/video on laptop, the laptop is freezing with buzzing sound for 1-2 seconds when the laptop begins charging. Even after Dell repaired the laptop, the problem still exists.
Tried installing the updated drivers, the laptop works fine only for a short period and then after some time the same freezing with buzzing sound problem comes back.
Also, if the laptop is restarted it works fine for a while and then the same freezing with buzzing sound problem comes back.

Not satisfied with the Dell and Dell repair services.
Need help with this problem.

A:Dell Inspiron 15 7567 laptop freezing and buzzing sound issue when laptop charger is plugged in and unplugged while playing music/video

Please verify BIOS version on the system by typing msinfo32 onto the [Cortana] search box and stroll down to BIOS Version / Date. The latest BIOS version is 1.1.0 ,1.1.0, if there's an old version, I suggest updating to the latest version. Please click on link below to safety install latest BIOS version.
Update System Setup (BIOS) for a Dell Computer ... - …

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my laptop keeps losing the internet connection and freezing.  I have run virus check and nothing came up. I tried to reset the laptop  but after a while i got a message saying that an error was encountered and the laptop did not reset. there was no detail about the error.

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I posted this in wrong forum, in "security". So, I am re-posting it here.
Hello, I would appreciate help fixing my PC. System: Toshiba C75D-B7300, Windows 8.1. For a few weeks the pc was running slow. It would freeze frequently. Initially the mouse would be stuck for a while and then resume. It was like every keystroke took several
minutes to execute. Then it started freezing to the point where i had to restart to get out of it. Then it became so frequent that it became impossible to use the PC. The problem existed both in normal mode and in safe mode.

I have not installed any new programs before this began. I tried restoring to previous date, but it said "failed".
So, I looked up solutions on line and tried them. scannow, chkdsk, etc. (scheduled at restart) The results showed "errors were found, some errors could not be fixed". Every method I found on line I tried. After one of the methods, and I believe
it was some version of scannow.exe  with several alphanumeric /. After running that, the PC is stuck in a "automatic repair loop". The PC has been on for two days and I can see the windows go through  "preparing to do automatic repair",
"repairing disk errors: this may take over an hour" etc over and over for two days. Finally I turned the PC off from the power button. Then restarted the PC. Now I am unable to go to the start options to get into safe mode (it did before this loop)
and it goes ... Read more

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My mom was updating her laptop and it told her to restart her computer to finish updating. She restarted it and a message came up saying "Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes. Do not turn off computer." It froze and she restarted her laptop again. It went back to the same message and is stuck on it. Does anyone know of a way to fix this?

A:Laptop stuck

Try bringing up the Advanced Startup Options by tapping F8 as soon as the laptop is turned on.

Then highlight "Last known good configuration" and press <Enter>

Hopefully that will get you into Windows but it won't solve the update problem.
It could be caused by malware so please post on the malware forum as we aren't allowed to help with malware on the non-malware forums.

malware forum is here: Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help - Tech Support Forum

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I have a Sony vaio laptop that is stuck since last week.it turns on and gets stuck at d welcome page and does not display the password entry option.i can only see the backround of the welcome page and the cursor.i charged it for d whole night and also tried removing and placing back the battery but it did not help.what do i do?

A:Laptop got stuck

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .... Can you Boot into Safe Mode ? ....
Read the Tutorial below ....


Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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I need help, it's been like this for a day or so and I really need my laptop. Idk how long this would take...

A:Laptop Is Stuck?

A day or so? Sorry no choice but to turn it off and restart. If it doesn't fully boot try safe mode.

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Okay so, I wanted to clean my laptop completely so I reset it and now after a certain amount of it loading it says it had trouble resetting and than it takes me to the hard reset screen and it won't let me log on to my laptop anymore, and when I turn my laptop off and turn it back on the blue HP sign keeps popping up and leaving and doing the same thing again but won't take me to my login screen.... I need help.

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Hello
My laptop is Dell Inspiron 14 N4050.
The problem is why it stucks in BIOS and cannot go to windows after I tried installing Windows 10 last time. That time the screen showed "there is not complete drivers inside". After that when I shut down forcefully and turn it on back the screen appeared in blue color and saying please call technician.
 
These happened after I send my laptop to a Computer shop for reformat. Then backed home I downloaded the new Windows 10 OS and after completed the laptop cannot be used. I think maybe the shop that I send my laptop do not put all the drivers. and the result my laptop cannot be upgraded and now cannot use anymore. many files located inside and I cannot take them back. so sad. please help me.

A:WHY MY LAPTOP STUCK

First thing to do is run an extended hard drive diagnostic - the root of all the problems could be a bad drive.
F12 at powerup.
This system doesn't have official support for anything newer than Windows 8 -- though some have reported 10 will install and run (the audio is the part where the drivers usually fail).

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I feel a bit stupid really :/ I just took out my spacebar to clean under it since it was sticking and barely useable. I proceded to clean it and put it back, but now when i use it it stays down instead of springing back up. It's not really causing a problem (isnt typing repetitive spaces or anything) its jus kind of annoying. How can I fix it?

Thanks in advance
 

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Greetings, I would like to ask what is the problem of my Laptop.
 
According to the PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility
 
Notebook Model:             HP Pavilion dv6000
                                        (GA378UA#ABA)
System Board ID:            30BB
Processor Type:              Intel ® Core ™ Duo CPU
                                        T2450
Processor Speed:            2000MHZ
Total Memory:                 1024MB
BIOS Version:                  F.2D
 
Factory installed OS:      Vista
 
I turn on my Laptop then this will be seen:
 
We apologize for the inconvenience, but Windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this.
 
If your computer stop responding, restared unexpectedly, or was automatically shut down to protect your files and folders, choose Last Known Good Configuration to revert to the most recent settings that worked.
 
If a previous startup attempt was interrupted due to a power failure or because the Power or Reset button was pressed, or if you aren't sure wh... Read more

A:Laptop has been stuck at this

I was confused that Factory install was Vista , but Boot Logo shows XP as you stated later , so you are running XP now ?
 
Either way , that error code usually happens within XP and can be contributed to the hard drive or actually booting fully.
 
Have a look at this other similar post answered by Hamluis previously that fixed the same issue , if it doesnt Post Back.
 
 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/441311/computer-wont-start-blue-screen-stop0x0000007b/

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I have an incredibly beat-up laptop that I'm still trying to use. There a external parts missing (a few keys here and there), and the backlight's broken, but otherwise it seems to be in good enough condition.

My current problem is that the fn key won't turn off. It's bothersome when the 'L' key makes the page go down... Any way to fix this?
 

A:Laptop Fn key is stuck

"Any way to fix this?"...

Yes stotbug,
replace the beat up keyboard... many replacement laptop keyboards are under $40
 

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My HP Envy dv6-7210us is typing the letter "p" continuosly.  I am not able to stop it.  Pressed the "p" key repeatedly to try and clear it.  Re-booted the laptop and now not able to log in because it keps typing the letter "p" in the password box.This laptop is only 8 months old.  How can I stop this and fix?

A:Laptop has a stuck key

I have the same problem (with the same letter) on my Envy dv7--did you get a fix for yours?

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My Laptop is stuck...I opened my laptop and started it up like usual...when it got to the windows vista home premium screen it just says Please Wait.....and that is where it is stuck...I have pulled battery waited 5 min and then rebooted still same thing...tried to get to safe mode...same thing....I can not even enter bios for some reason...can anyone help...

A:Laptop Stuck...Help

Have you tried Startup Repair? http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tuto...torial148.html

Have you tried a bootable hard drive diagnostic? http://usasma.vox.com/library/post/b...agnostics.html

Have you tried a bootable memory diagnostic? http://usasma.vox.com/library/post/b...agnostics.html

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My PC is stuck on startup with a blue screen saying this DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_OR_EQUAL_ (ndistpr64.syst)

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I was originally seeking help in the Vista forum but managed to find out the machine's OS is actually Windows 7, here's the original message with some updates:
Machine isn't mine, we borrowed it from our uncle for my sister to use.
After a couple weeks it stopped working out of the blue, she tells me she was using it one night and it had little battery left and it ended up running out and the machine shut down and she went to sleep, next morning it wouldn't boot.
I imagine the problem is the battery, I used Hiren's BootCD to test it a bit and everything seems fine, I ran a bunch of tests with Mini Windows XP and only thing that seems out of place is the fact that it won't detect a battery when using one of the apps it has that deals with the battery, the laptop does work without being plug in though so I don't know if that's really it.
I tried recovery mode on startup but that doesn't work either, it just goes back to bootlooping.
It's a Compaq.

On the Vista forum someone told me to try Startup Repair with a Vista disc since Vista is the original OS of the machine, obviously it didn't work since it has Windows 7 installed now.
Should I try the same with a Windows 7 disc for starters?

Any help would be appreciated.

A:Laptop stuck on bootloop

I would try the startup repair. Startup Repair does the bios see your hdd, by bootloop do you mean that it shows starting windows then reboots.

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Hi
I have a Asus n550jk and and its stuck on 1366x768. It can go to 1920x1080 but is giving me no option to. I have update the drivers and try uninstalling them and reinstalling them but no luck

Any ideas?
Thanks

A:My laptop stuck on 1366x768

https://www.asus.com/us/support/Down...bsK0Xt6t2h/41/
I see 4 video drivers two are nVidia and two are Intel. Which of the four drivers is installed?

Since there are a few models with different letters after n550jk, it would help if you posted the exact model and not just the broad model name.

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Hi I have read through all of the messages in the My Laptop stuck at "Please wait" for ever.  forum area, and I believe I know WHY it happened, I just cannot figure outhow to fix it.  I think I turned notebook off (maybe) during a windows update - that's the only thing i can think of.  I've tried taking out battery, checked plugs, removed zip drives, did F11 and held down power to shut off, turned it on and off waiting 4 secs in between as someone suggested. HP support please help!Also, if I need to buy another notebook, will i be able to use my pc to pc data transfer? ThanksVanessa     HP envy 17 k000

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I transferred from old laptop wins7 to new one win7 I used the windows easy transfer. I

A:My pictures are stuck on old laptop

Hello Jiully, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Are you able to manually copy them to then new PC?

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Hello I'm using a HP Pavilion dm4. My laptop's battery seems to be stuck, I usually remove it when I use the laptop at home where it'll be plugged into the socket. I inserted the battery back in one day and I can't seem to remove it now. The latch is all the way to the left when the laptop is upside down where the opening of the laptop is facing me. Is it supposed to be on the left or right? The latch seems stuck and I can't move it to the right.  helpp meeeecheers.

A:Laptop's Battery seems to be stuck

Hi Tycobb,    I found your post because I just had the exact same problem, with the same computer.  The latch for the battery should be all the way to the right when the battery is plugged in.  You'll know if it's in the right place because you'll see an image of a battery under the latch.  I honestly can't give you a technical answer on this, however, I was just messing around, and I got a hold of a membership card for a store....the same type of card you'd "key" a door with.  Anyway, try and pry out the top part of the battery outward.  Be very gentle and careful.  I was worried I would break it, but once I got a good grip, the battery just popped out and the spring-loaded latch went to its' correct place.  I only did this because I have a warranty, and I was willing to take a chance.  Maybe someone else will have a better idea, but this one worked for me. Good luck! Max

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Hi to all. I have a Toshiba L305D. Recently i updated vista home and after the update my system would only loop. So i decided to do a clean install of vista which worked out pretty well until i updated again. It was stuck at framework update for more than two hours so smart me choose shutdown and it still didn't shutdown so i manually did it. When i hit the on switch it stuck at the Toshiba welcome screen even if i hit f12 or f2 it still wouldn't budge. So i took out the hard drive and booted it and saw something about Ethernet controller media failed. I formatted the hard drive using my desktop plugged it in and still the same so i decided to install XP on it using my desktop now it says error loading OS. That only happens if i don't hit f12 or f2, if i hit f2 or f12 it sticks at Toshiba screen any advice.

A:Toshiba laptop stuck

Hi -

Wipe the HDD with KillDisk --> http://jcgriff2.com/0x1/killdisk_imgburn.html

Use your Toshiba OEM Vista recovery DVDs to reinstall Vista.

If problems still occur, test HDD --> http://www.techsupportforum.com/2828431-post7.html

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hp laptop stuck on second screen only. How can change back?

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My Sister's Laptop is stuck At 64% and we cant do anything with it it just keeps reloading over and over. We Don't know what to do please reply ASAP.

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When I'm clicking ''Avslutt'' in norwegian, which is Turn off, in english. It ask if i want to close the programs, i click yes. Then it prepare to shut down with the ''Shutting down'' screen, and its getting stuck there.. I've tried waiting like 10 min, and its still stuck.

I have to shut it down by holding the power button downn -.- which can destroy the PC :/ any idea what i can do to search after errors in my machine? I'm sure there are alot, im suddenly lagging very much when i am typing.

A:My laptop is stuck on shutdown!

Yes, try this: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - created by Brink

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I bought a used HP laptop hard drive for upgrading my Lenovo G550 with CPU ugraded with Intel T9300 DUO CORE 2.50ghz (HP Hard Drive: Laptop Thin HDD 500GB SERIAL ATA DISC DRIVE S/N W627S9NL P/N 756731-001 MFG Seagate Technologies DOM 8/2015)  I was happy to see that the hatd drive had Windows 7 already installed because I had already bought a separate legitimate Windows 10 Pro License Key for the upgrade. I was able to go online and download the Windows 10 upgrade and used my purchased legitimate license key to activate my the upgrade.  While doing the installation there was some HP software that was still on the HD. I thought it would be good to have some extra security protocols, so I also installed the WinMagic Securedoc Bootloader v1.2.12 and registered the HP Drive Encryption  with password and Security Questions for secondary access. The Windows 10 was activated and all looked great. But when I restarted the laptop I put in my password for windows and then it goes to this HP Drive Encryption Screen comes up. I put in the password and it's accepted - and then the screen goes blank...not off..just blank with a flashing cursor that doesbn't react to inputs. I tried leaving it on for a day or so, and still nothing.  There's nothing I can change in BIOS Setup that works so far.I've also tried downloading Reimage on USB and re-setting the boot sequence but no good. Even tried a boot disc, but nothing there either. I will try again.... Read more

A:Used Laptop HP HDD upgraded to Win 10 Pro with key now stuck...

Sorry ... I missed the part about you having a Win10 license.  I thought you were trying to activate 10 using the HP OEM license and that was causing problems. I don't use the HP encryption apps -- as personally, having recently finished a career in InfoSec, I find the whole emphasis on encryption of PCs to be laughable -- but my guess is that you're basically out of luck. If it were my drive, I would WIPE the drive of all its contents and then install Win10 afresh.  A good product for doing that is DBan:  http://tiptopsecurity.com/how-to-securely-wipe-your-hard-drive-with-dban-erase-your-data-for-good/ Once your drive is clean, then just install Win10 on it. That said, with any luck, one of the HP EXPERTS will probably come along and tell you how to bypass their encryption. Good Luck

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When a laptop is starts, you usually would usually see something like the following:
1) "Windows is loading files..."
2) "Starting Windows"
3) "Screen where you log into your computer"
4) "Computer Desktop"

However, what I saw when I started the computer was the following:
1) "Windows is loading files..."
2) "Starting Windows"
3) "Light grey screen where I can see and move only the mouse cursor"
and an intermittent low volume cricket noise (for lack of better words)
4) no change from 3)

Someone gave me a free refurbished version of ASUS U50F-RBBAG05 because it gave the above problem.
So, despite being a noob (but not a noob noob) at fixing computers, I tried to make a clean install of Windows 7.
However, the laptop decided that it didn't want to install the software--(clicked on install button and waited 3 hours).
The laptop just stayed at 0% progress.

So, I was like, "Okay, so let's TRY to restore this thing back to factory settings via Recovery Partition."
Although I waited on the Light grey screen for about 30-60 minutes, I finally got to the screen that I needed.
Alas, although the laptop did "start" the recovery process, it ended up the same--0% progress and did not budge

I know that the Windows 7 installation disc was not the problem--I had 3 other installation discs (all legit).
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A:Laptop stuck at startup?

A "cricket noise" and Windows failing to load during startup is a good indication the hard drive may be dying.

They don't last forever, and they tend to have a shorter life in a laptop than in a desktop.

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My laptop is stuck on the logging off screen...nothing is working...even when I turn it off and on again, it comes back on to the same screen.
 

A:Laptop stuck on log off screen

Try

Manually shut down (hold the power button) the computer (you might have been pushing the Sleep button. If you can't figure it out, just unplug it and let the battery run down.)

Or go to safe mode and do a system restore to before the problem started.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/windows-vista-system-restore-guide/
 

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I have a sony laptop that will get stuck in hibernation. Hitting the power button does nothing. If I hold down the power button it will start fine. Removing the battery and pluging it back in also works. Also the fan stays on when in Hibernation. It almost seems as though the laptop never goes into hibernation all the way. This results in a battery drain.

I've tried the following to resolve the issue
1. Checked power settings, they seem to be normal.
2. Took battery out and held the power button for 30 seconds.
3. Left battery out for several mins.
4. Same thing happens when plugged in with AC adapter without battery

Sony does have a power manager, but it seems to not be default, windows power manager is running. Is there anything else I can check to see why this is happening? Thanks.
 

A:Laptop Stuck in Hibernation

jgsketch said:

I have a sony laptop that will get stuck in hibernation. Hitting the power button does nothing. If I hold down the power button it will start fine. Removing the battery and pluging it back in also works. Also the fan stays on when in Hibernation. It almost seems as though the laptop never goes into hibernation all the way. This results in a battery drain.

I've tried the following to resolve the issue
1. Checked power settings, they seem to be normal.
2. Took battery out and held the power button for 30 seconds.
3. Left battery out for several mins.
4. Same thing happens when plugged in with AC adapter without battery

Sony does have a power manager, but it seems to not be default, windows power manager is running. Is there anything else I can check to see why this is happening? Thanks.Click to expand...

if there is bios check those
 

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Hi i have tried different sites for help and got no where. Instead of re typing it out again. I couldnt copy and past the email. But i took screenshots. They have the most detail on them



Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk
 

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Ok so i was watching youtube videos and all of a suddent my screen freezes and the sound is still playing, i shut it down and when i wanna turn it back on the screen after it loads just turns black, i did everything i can but it wont turn back on, i tried hundreds of times shutting it off and on again but still nothing, Please help someone its important i get it fixed

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after almost a week from updating windows 8 to 8.1, when I log in to my pc  windows stuck at a "please wait" in start menu for ever, there is a cancel option but it doesn't work, i can't reach the desktop or anything.  i recovered the laptop once but the problem came again !













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A:My Laptop stuck at "Please wait" for ever.

I called the support team and the solution soved by the following steps :login to the affected accountPress Windows Key + L to lock the computerSwitch to a user account with administrator priveledgesopen task manager & switch to the "Processes" tab (Press "More Details" if don't see a processes tab)find restoreoptin.exe & end task that processswitch back to affected account (Start Page, click your account name/picture, click the account you want to switch to)Open Charm menu (windows key + C), select "Settings", then Change PC SettingsSelect SkydriveModify the File Storage, Camera Roll, and Sync Settings (not sure which one does the trick)logout & log back inyou should no longer be prompted with the blank 'please wait' screen 

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Hi All, I looked in this forum for a solution to this exact problem others had but couldn't find any.  As with others, my CD went in, somehow got stuck all the way inside, and can't be extracted.  The drive opens, empty.  I checked for a screw on the bottom (based on an answer I saw) but didn't see any.  Any other suggestions for this model?  It's a ProtectSmart -- I didn't see any product number. Thanks ahead for your help  Julie

A:CD stuck inside the laptop

Hi, There is a link to a document which can help you how to get inside to retrieve the CD.               http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/how-do-i-remove-the-protectsmar... Regards.

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My kids dropped my laptop and it went fuzzy and I shut it off and now that I tried turning it back on it is stuck on the hp logo, I hope it's fixable don't want to loses my pictures

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I have Windows Vista on my computer. In the boot menu there were three options on which OS I could use. I could either choose Earlier Versions of Windows, Windows Vista or Windows XP Professional setup. In advanced system settings I set Windows Vista as my default OS and then checked the box so that it would wait 0 seconds before booting up. Now it is automatically booting up to Windows XP setup. It starts windows but then stops and I get a message that a .sys file could not be found. It makes me restart my computer and then it automatically enters into the same setup. I can't get out of this loop. I tried putting in a recovery disc and having it boot from my CD drive. Nothing is working. How can I get my computer to boot with Windows Vista instead of the bad setup file? I don't care about losing the information on the drive. I just want to be able to use my computer. Thanks in advance for any advice.
 

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downloaded comodo antivirus and now my hp laptop is stuck at the opening screen

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Dell Inspiron 1525 - Windows Vista

Yesterday I tried to turn off my laptop, but it got stuck in the "logging off" process.
I turned off manually and turned it on again, but when it starts it says Resuming windows,
and goes back to the logging off stage...
Please advice.
Thanks!
 

A:Laptop stuck in logging off - Please help

That problem was addressed at this forum and the poster did get a fix. Worth a try I suppose.

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/938699-laptop-stuck-shut-down.html
 

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Hi all

I just run NAV 2004 on my laptop and got a some viruses cleaned off and also run Spybot as it was running sluggishly. Standard stuff I do it all the time. It is now stuck in a loop where just as soon as you hear the windows startup jingle it logs of and says saving your settings then the jingle then log off and so on and so forth.

Same happens when booting to last known good configuration and safe mode. On a couple of scandisks it repaired about 20 files which I think were in the prefetch folder.

When I run the XP recovery console it asks for the administrator password then it just leaves me at the command prompt - is it not meant to do something then?

Help me guys!!! :-(

A:Laptop stuck in a loop!

For future reference folks this fixed it: http://www.lavasofthelp.com/articles/v6/04/06/0901.html

Thank the lord!

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as soon as I go to internet it starts typing endless qqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqq-----
in the browser.i cannot do anything because of that.Is it a stuck Q or some virus?

A:key on my sony laptop stuck/

Hi and welcome to TSF does it only happen once you connect to the net also if it is malware then follow the instructions here NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

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Yeah, sadly there's another problem.
I'm currently on another laptop at the moment.

Anyway, my problem with my laptop is that it is configuring updates but it keeps restarting itself over and over.
The updates stay at 0% and it's on Step 3 out of 3.. and it doesn't change at all. Then the laptop makes a little "tch" type sound when it restarts for some reason.

Is there to.. somehow fix it?

Should I just manually shut it down and turn it back on or should I just let it keep doing it's restarts?

A:Laptop Stuck Updating

I would manual shut down and then do a system restore to before those updates. Advanced Boot Options and this : System Restore - How to

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hello
if i press windows +l to lock my station it stayd for a good 5 minutes at please wait and i can`t enter my password i have to wait

what can cause this ?

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