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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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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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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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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...

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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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Hello, I've been using my laptop from two years almost and this problem has risen from the past year. I have tried reinstalling the windows and many more ways just to solve my problem but no solution found. The problem is that when I lift my laptop slightly or even tilt it for 1 second (not suddenly) the laptop seems to become slow such that nothing seems to open or work.When I'm in a game and lift laptop whenever it happens too and I can a freezing/slow motion of the characters.In other words FPS drops.I went to the company by which the warantee was signed(partners of HP) .They changed the following hardware that included :-1. Motherboard2. Graphics card3. Fan Still my problem exists and I don't know what to do.I've become sick of this laptop because now it's starting to heat too. -_-I will be very glad if someone gets back to me ASAP. P.S:- If someone is referring to HP driveguard then no I haven't installed it but have installed HP coolsense.

A:laptop gets stuck when lifting up

Hi @afarqaleet. Welcome to HP Forums! I understand that the laptop freezes when you lift it up a little. I want to help. Please review this document: Testing for Hardware Failures (Windows 10, 8). Let me know if it passed all the tests. Also here are another 2 document may help: HP PCs - Computer Is Slow (Windows 8), HP Notebook PCs - Fan is Noisy and Spins Constantly, PC is Warmer than Normal Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".  To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!    If you require further assistance let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help. Thanks. Regards,

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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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i just got this laptop, the sound was fine, then my son deleted some programs and now it is stuck on mute.  how to fix? when i click on bottom right of screen it says all is fine, but on my lapop where you can manually push a mute button it is highlighted and won't change.

A:laptop stuck on mute

Recovery Manager is useful for all sorts of tasks,from burning your Recovery Disk set to reinstalling individual drivers or even doing a complete reinstall of your Operating System.Imo,creating your Recovery Disk set is the first and foremost task on a new machine. http://tinyurl.com/2y4rub

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hello .. need help. i have Hp ProBook 4520s  . today i hibernate my laptop and after i came to turn it on it gave me the restart problem ... cant enter F8 . tryed to format windows aswell but still the same . tryed also turnin on without battery and to hold the power buton for 15 sec .. any help https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXI8Iwi9X1I

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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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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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Hello. Last night my norton anti virus scan screen wouldn't close down so I stupidly shut down my computer. The computer got stuck at the "logging off" screen. I have left it ther for literally hours and nothing has happened. I trried turning it off manually which works but when I turn it back on I get the screen saying "resuming windows" then it returns to the "logging off" screen. The laptop is a Dell studio 17 and is running windows vista home premium. Please, please, please help me and make it nice and easy lol.
 

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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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Keyboard stopped working, so I decided to restart he laptop, and now its stuck on the screen Restarting and the wheel isn't even spinning. Even when I hold the power button for 1 min+ it still doesn't shut down... I can't afford to lose anything on this laptop.

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Hi. I apologize as this is going to be a long post. So, here goes-I bought my Inspiron mini early in 2013. I don't use it much..been using it on and off last two years. The laptop got a bit slow but it dint bother me. Later I updated it to windows 10 thinking it might speed it up but no use. Two days ago, I reset my laptop and chose " Keep my files" option but the reset dint happen. Then I chose the " remove everything option" with "remove everything and clean the drive" option and it resetted. Then I got a page with choose an option written with three options-1. Continue with Windows 102. Troubleshoot3. Restart my PCI chose the first option and it restarted. The Dell logo came and after that it's blank screen! I shut it down and switched it on again and it's the same thing!! It's been two days..  I tried everything in the troubleshooting option too but no result!  Can anyone help me out? Please?

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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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my laptop worked well initially. But now I could see the red flash on my mute key and the intosigned mute icon on the screen as well ..some says it is due to hardware change and few say it as software change.. I don't know how to rectify this problem eventough I troubleshoot it and download the audio Intel sst software from the web, I couldn't fix it.?

A:Laptop stuck in mute

Hi, Can you post back with the following details. 1.  The full Model No. and Product No. of your notebook - you can usually get this by holding down the fn key and pressing esc, otherwise see Here for a guide on locating this information. 2.  Hold down the Windows key and press R Into the Run window, type devmgmt.msc and hit enter. In Device Manager, expand Sound, Video and Game Controllers - what devices are listed here? Regards, DP-K

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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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I bought a new Lenovo G50-80. And On the very first day I found a red coloured stuck pixel. It is in between left side and the centre. Its quite annoying as well as there chances of spreading it.

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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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laptop wont boot until the charger is plug in what should i do?

A:Help! laptop stuck at 28% charging

If it only boots with the AC adapter plugged it chances are that the battery needs to be changed.

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Hi when i boot my laptop up it goes so far then sticks on the welcome screen my laptop is Dell 502x it's been stuck on the welcome screen for about 2 hours now

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Hi when i boot my laptop up it goes so far then sticks on the welcome screen my laptop is Dell 502x it's been stuck on the welcome screen for about 2 hours now
 

A:Laptop stuck on welcome screen

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Unfortunately I have a work laptop I have to use. I'm running Win7 to write this but I had a few BSODs and it's put me off. Anyway, I can't find the original install files to blank everything and start again (rosettaStone language pack discs & excel)

I've already upgraded the HDD. RAM is 2GB, CPU is dual ~2gb. Win7 experience is 2.2. I've also used TuneUp to check nothing I don't need is running on startup. I've defragged including the pagefile.

As you can imagine XP has got bogged down. I'm running TuneUpUtils and this has definitely improved things a lot but it's such a shock to go back to compared to fairly fresh install of Win7.

It turns out that this laptop isn't actually compatible with win7 and Dell offer NO drivers for it. All the drivers are from intel and microsoft. I guess I shouldn't risk it any more with this laptop on Win7.

I guess what I want to understand is why a reinstall every year or so has to be the only way with everything... just to hard to go the other way...
 

A:Stuck with XP laptop, speed it up

What is your question?
 

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I got someone's old laptop with Win XP on it.  It has a lot of problems which I was going to ask for help in another thread, but now I have a new problem.
 
I ran a CHKDSK while in Windows, and it told me it couldn't complete in read only mode.  I set it to run the next time Windows starts.  Now it's in an endless cycle of scanning.  It will scan (which takes hours), reboot and scan again.  If I hit a button to skip the scan, it hangs and won't start Windows.  If I try to boot to Safe Mode, it hangs as well.
 
The last thing to load before it hangs while booting to Safe Mode is:
WINDOWS\System32\Drivers\aswRvrt.sys
 
I'm lost, I don't know what to do at this point.  Any suggestions?
 
Thanks!
Drew

A:Win XP laptop stuck after CHKDSK

I'd suggest posting over in the XP forums as I haven't worked with that in many years.
Here's a link to it: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/56/windows-xp-home-and-professional/

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So I decided to restart my laptop, and when it started to restart the computer screen went black and the laptop shut down and when I turned it on, it would just get stuck on the hp logo turning on and off. What can I do to Fix it?

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I'm using a Acer Aspire 5750G model laptop. After few days my laptop getting stuck on start up(on the desktop)... If I restart few times it won't happen.I'm using windows 7 64 bit on my laptop.

Please help me to fix this problem..

Thank you.
Roshan

A:Laptop getting stuck on start up

Boot into Win7, download, install, update and run full scans with your AV, Malwarebytes
and SUPERAntiSpyware.

If prob persists run a few Startup Repairs with reboots, report back results.

Then if you can remain booted work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 especially establishing a Clean Boot, checking logs for repeat errors, tapping the System resources given, testing hardware - you'll have it resolved if you complete them all since if nothing else works it shows how to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which is much superior to the bloated corrupt Acer preinstall which smothers Win7.

If you lose ability to boot, work through these other steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start

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I haven?t used my Lenovo yoga 300 for months and when I tried switching it on a table pops up saying ?a configuration change was requested to clear this computers tpm? however I can?t click yes or no because the mouse and keyboard don?t work. I have tried what other people said like pressing F12, holding the volume button but none of it helps.
 

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Hi,

I have a laptop with XP that has become unworkable because it is always "thinking" and takes forever to access or do anything. I have MS security essentials and I need help please.

It is an oldish Dell and I just want to be able to use it to do the basics and browse remotely.

Can anyone please walk me through what I can do to clean it up and get it working to a decent standard?

thanks,
Navale
 

A:XP laptop stuck in low gear....help???

the four steps I use for a 30k mile checkup:

1. Run TFC by OldTimer (link and directions below)
2. Run ntregopt
3. Run pagedefrag
4. Defrag the harddrive.

In that order.
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Clear Cache/Temp Files
Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop

Please double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running on Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator).
It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.

Please double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running on Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator).
It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.
 

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