Laptop freezes after 3-4 mins of startup, safe mode works fine

By sachinwako
Mar 10, 2012
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  1. Dear Experts,
    I am having Dell Laptop Inspiron 1525, purchased in August 2008.
    2 days back machine didnt shutdown. I did shutdown using power on/off button.
    After that my laptop freezes after 3 to 4 mins of start up.

    I used Regpair setup to fix registry errors on 10th March '12

    Please help.

    Regards,
    Sachin
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,457   +135

    When safe mode works fine but a normal boot fails, it usually means that a driver is at fault... I would suggest that you run a disk check. You can set it up in safe mode in Computer, and right click on the C drive. Select Properties, tools, check now. Check both boxes for trying to repair... Restart normally
  3. sachinwako

    sachinwako Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 35

    I tried the above step of Check now, but still the problem remains.
    I have similar posting in Malware section, can it be some virus problem?

    Regards,
    Sachin
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,457   +135

    Remove the battery and see if it will boot properly
  5. sachinwako

    sachinwako Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Tried remove battery and again rebooted, still same problem.
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,457   +135

    Can you re-install Windows fresh. Doing this will tell us if it is malware or a hardware issue
  7. sachinwako

    sachinwako Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Unfortunately i do not have Vista CD, i have misplaced my cd. I know i cannot give you this excuse..i will try to get CD.
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,457   +135



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