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How to stop my laptop crashing?


I have had a laptop for a bout 4 years now. Recently it has started to play up. When i am working on it the whole thing crashes on me, so I can not do anything with it apart from rebooting the system. Any sugestions?

Thank you.



This question was answered on November 30, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Have you checked for a firmware or driver update for your device?

Also, check all the settings for the drive, and see if anything jumps out at


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Posted by Kareem of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on November 30, 2004