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Freezes when jostled

My laptop will occasionally freeze when jostled or nudged, or sometimes freeze until it is jostled or nudged. I can solve the problem by applying pressure or tapping the laptop, usually just to the right of the touchpad. I have a feeling that something has come loose inside the laptop. Does anyone have an idea of what is wrong and how to fix it?

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  • hofstrafrank Nov 19, 2007

    Thanks. Is this something I can do myself, or will a professional need to do it?



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Sounds like a connection to the hard drive may be loose.

No matter what it is it will have to be taken apart to fix.

Posted on Nov 19, 2007



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