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Vista, Vaio VGN-AR51E

My laptop will freeze if it is left idle for to long. Programs will stop responding and then everthing stops, sometimes u wont even be able to move the cursor on the screen. when the prgrams start crashing, i cant even shut the computor down, i have to press and hold the power button. it also happens when i try to run virus scans and disk defragmentor, or if i play long media files from the computor.

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  • gregorick Mar 06, 2009

    my computor is up to date.

  • gregorick Mar 07, 2009

    i installed vista ultimate 32 bit. but i checked for compatibility before i bought it and vista upgrade advisor showed no issues.

  • Timothy Bright May 11, 2010

    Two questions:



    1. Did you have some other kind of OS on this laptop before Vista or did it have Vista and you upgraded to Vista 32 bit?



    2. How much RAM is installed in your laptop?



    To check RAM LEFT CLICK on the WINDOWS ICON on the desktop. Then RIGHT
    CLICK on COMPUTER and LEFT CLICK on PROPERTIES. The amount of RAM
    should be listed on the main page of the properties.

  • Timothy Bright May 11, 2010

    Okay that's good to know. Have you installed any new programs recently like just before this issue started happening?

  • Timothy Bright May 11, 2010

    Have you run WINDOWS UPDATES lately? This may be a Vista issue and not the computer. If so, sounds like it may be a virus. Try updates first though.

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