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Windows freezing in normal mode model toshiba m45 os win xp

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First I would try blowing the fans out with canned air while the system is powered off.

Does Windows freeze during any actions in particular, or just random times? Have you tried restoring Windows from the Recovery CD? If not, I would definitely recommend it, but make sure you backup your data first.

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