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Dell Latitude D600. Locks up while loading windows XP

My son laptop is freezing up everytime. Once it gets turned on and windows XP loads and goes to desktop. If you try to click any link on the desktop it locks up. I also notice that the intel wireless icon is not found
in its usual place. I tryed starting it in safe mode and it seems the computer doesn't lock up when you run it in safe mode but I can't get online
to get support in safe mode. Anybody have any Ideas what I can do?????? I tried to restore setting to an earlier date and that didn't fix the problem.


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Re: Dell Latitude D600. Locks up while loading windows XP

Yeah run a good online trojan , spyware and antivirus check
you can start in safemode with network support and do those scan assuming you are on cable or dsl via a lan card
I would run all 3 if it was me
Hope that is helpful

Posted on Nov 14, 2007

Re: Dell Latitude D600. Locks up while loading windows XP

Hey my dell latitude d600 wont turn on .. it flashes when i press on button but then only flashes the locked buttons ? please help me

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Re: Dell Latitude D600. Locks up while loading windows XP

Hijackthis is a first line tool to examine certain areas of the computer. It does not show everything and lots of malware is hidden from it

To download Hijackthis

go to and download 'Hijack This!' self installer. Save it to the desktop or other suitable place. DO NOT just press run from the website Double click on the file and it will install to C:\program files\hijackthis and create an entry in the start menu.
Click on the entry in start menu to run HijackThis
Click the "Scan" button, when the scan is finished the scan button will become "Save Log" click that and save the log.
Go to where you saved the log and click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" then Paste the log back here in a reply.
It will possibly show issues deserving our attention, but most of what it lists will be harmless or even required,
so do NOT fix anything yet.
Someone here will be happy to help you analyze the results.

Thank you Ian C.

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