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Laptop freezes or screen goes checkered with multiple colors

By lcarter89
Jan 4, 2011
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  1. Hi Everyone, Happy New Year.

    Laptop (Toshiba Satellite L300D) completely freezes or screen goes funny with lots of random colours chequered across the screen. A reformat has not helped. Has been doing this for a long time. Memtest86+ shows all to be fine, pagefile is fine, temperatures look normal. It crashes at random times. Sometimes can go for days without a crash. Have checked disk and divers, also updated drivers and all looks fine but still laptop continues to crash. Laptop had this problem when it originally had Vista on. Is now running Windows 7 32 bit Ultimate. I will attach some minidumps and a screenshot of the folder to show the frequency.

    Think it might be a hardware fault but would be good to know specifically what it is.

    Any help at all would be much appreciated. Thanks very much.

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  2. lcarter89

    lcarter89 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Help!!! Please :)

    Any help on this would be much appreciated. Don't know if there's anyone about that is any good at reading minidump files? Thanks.
  3. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,105   +18

    What sort of heat monitoring are you using?
  4. lcarter89

    lcarter89 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Heat monitoring

    Used speedfan as mentioned on the 'Troubleshooting sudden reboots/crashes' Forum.
  5. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,105   +18



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