Laptop keeps locking up....

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  1. ItchySac

    ItchySac Oh, thats the spot....

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    I turn on my laptop, it works fine for about 5 minutes. Then it just locks up. The cursor still moves, but does not effect whats on the screen any. The keys don't do anything either. Only thing I can do is push the power button.

    Anybody know what the problem might be? The laptop is a Gateway mx8711
     
  2. Chris

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    is it really hot? possibly overheating
     
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    ItchySac Oh, thats the spot....

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    Doesn't seem to be hot or anything...
     
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    try booting to linux livecd and see if it still locks up. If so, it's hardware-related.
     

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