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Freeze It wil start up ok then stops where it is. Screen stops exactly whre it was. If you apply pressure to left side of mouse pad it will pick up exactly whre it was. A few seconds later it stops. I can actually take out the hard drive and the screen stays. I put the hard drive back on and apply pressure and it picks right up like it never knew the hard drive was gone. I have taken the mother board out and looked very close with magnifying glass to see any crack or anything. I don't understand that if there is a short or something, it should shut computer off or something. If I apply alot of pressure, the computer will run fine. I have heard that it could be a cracked motherboard, but if that is case, shouldn't the system crash?

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    I am having the exact same problem, with the exact same solution to pressing on the left side of the mouse pad. Pretty annoying to deal with and no one can figure out whats wrong with it. I'm just going to buy a new computer.

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I THINK YOUR HARDRIVE IS GOING OUT IS THE HARDDRIVE MAKING CLICKING NOISES When trying to Load.

Replace hardrive and this should fix your problem

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