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HP G62 Randomly Freezes Completely

So far nothing shows up as failed but I've read in numerous places on the internet that so many others have experienced this same problem and have done the OS reinstall If so, Was it a software issue, hardware issue, maybe caused by a Windows Update or other? If errors show in the test, remove all but one of your RAM sticks and repeat the test on each stick until you find the one that is faulty. In the General tab it says: "Reset to device, \Device\RaidPort0, was issued." Aug 28, 2011 #11 sadbluescreener TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 136 I found a fix for the problem

I have to force a shutdown. If the laptops mainboard fails, your basically in for another computer, hard to find replacement for a laptop, not available for replacement for laptops, not repairable, and if a "used" laptop Search the Community Entire ForumThis CategoryThis BoardUsers turn on suggested results Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting I took it into a repair store.

augustapcrepair June 17, 2014 at 2:21 am Reply Run away from anything HP or Compaq in the future. If you do not have an image burner use this free software to make the CD. Thank you - screwdrivers are coming out to play again later 🙂 augustapcrepair June 27, 2014 at 11:43 pm Reply Separate the fan from heatsink "fins", that is where you'll see Dust, hair etc buildup on the laptops internal heatsink exhaust is the #1 cause for overheating in your HP G60 / G62, and ANY laptop that is overheating and ready to

The internal heatsink exhaust grill as in pictures, is most likely blocked from the inside with dust etc. Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Do a clean install with your recovery disk to restore your loptop to factory settings.2. Notify me of new posts via email.

Last, make sure that when running Prime95 that you check temps during first 30 minutes or so to see if temps are stable. Both laptops are very susceptible to motherboard failure due to high heat, every laptop is. I cant get through prime 95 however ran an 8 hour memtest without errors. Who Knows!

Fan intakes air, along with dust, hair and lint. Of course, this just gets me closer to the end of my warranty period (I also have to leave the country the end of November so I might not get it my g62 laptop keeps freezing Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎11-02-2012 09:52 AM I was having this I already have DX. 11 And got HD Readen 4770, AMD...

  1. after removing and putting back together, works like a charm.
  2. In Safe Mode with Networking, the laptop freezes less frequently.
  3. It only lasts about four seconds but it makes this buzzing noise and it's incredibly annoying.
  4. mouse, touchpad, Escape key or Control/Alt/Delete, etc.
  5. Disconnected cord and battery and opened this HP G62 laptop up.
  6. The laptop is automatically shutting down due to excessive heat, built in protection feature of the cpu.
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  8. Whatever the problem it should be covered under the year warranty right??YesThis is a user to user forum, Contact HP directly, they will guide you on what to do next to
  9. To be honest, it kinda sounds like a pattern they follow with an old familiar problem.
  10. Extreme Heat can result in melted or very brittle solder joints an ANY of those circuit chips.

That didn't help .... http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f299/hp-g62-freeze-problem-693644.html Long term heat will shorten the life of, and damage the hard drive. - Complete motherboard failure. I finally fixed it by replugging the hard disk cable. When I use her computer again I will attempt the Safe Mode and check the Event Viewer.

I also have Secunia PSI to keep all my software programs updated and it shows a 100% score meaning all are up-to-date. Post to Cancel Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I looked at the event viewer....and during the time of the freezes...it says I have a EventID 129 and Source is amd_sata. It's what worked for me, it may not work for you.Other things I tried which did not work for me but may work for you are: reseat the memory sticks, do

Heat, overheating is a big problem in ALL laptops. HP G62 Laptop Motherboard Take a good look at a portion of the HP G62 motherboard to the right >>>

The motherboard, because i need to close the installation. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎06-26-2011 08:00 AM Hello Everyone!Problem Solved!Get the BIOS updated, thats it. Feb 24, 2011 #4 Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,889 utmsig07, please start your own thread to avoid confusion.

Reply 0 0 oopsy Top Student Posts: 3 Member Since: ‎01-10-2011 Message 5 of 59 (12,330 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: New HP G62 freezing!!! The heat is so bad I have seen this heavy dust hair build-up, BAKED onto the inside heatsink exhaust it will not just blow off. Reply 0 0 Mumbodog Dean Posts: 12,390 Member Since: ‎01-11-2010 Message 4 of 59 (12,768 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: New HP G62 freezing!!!

The memory passed and the Hard Disk just passed both the Short Test and the Smart Test or Comprehensive Test.

All rights reserved. I have been starting it with the command .exe, the safe mode with commands ... augustapcrepair June 26, 2014 at 10:56 pm Reply Your welcome! The freezes can occur at any time.

If you can get the system to crash during high load logging, that's even better. If you are not comfortable removing the drive then use the diagnostics from the Seagate link, this will work on any make of drive. Cooling Fan & Heatsink cooling grill was completely blocked off with dust build up. To give a guide for this I need to know your version of Windows.

Thought you might find this useful. My system: Windows 7 pro 6.1.7601 service pack 1 build 7601 Processor - AMD Phenom II X6 1090T... Starting feel "buyers' remorse!" I will do a diagnostics on it. The laptops cooling fan runs very loud, at high speed constantly trying to cool down the laptop, even with 0% cpu usage going on.

Bad or loose memory modules. Register your product with HP and do all the recommended HP Support Assistant updates exept the Windows Updates. Keeping the exhaust vent blown out often on the laptop will help keep the fan area clear inside. And the automatic "random" shutdown of the computer or laptop is a thermal protection feature, trying to warn you and protecing the laptop from complete overheat failure,, DO NOT IGNORE IT.

First Time Here? Feb 24, 2011 #3 Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966 +70 How old is your system? It sometimes runs fine for hours if I am using Word or the internet. Aintie, Oct 27, 2012 #1 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

I really NEED some help! One that just crashed/fried was HP G62.Or where I can get a pretty good deal?