Re: problem with laptop (dunno if this is right forum)
Based on my personal experience with my Compaq Evo laptop a few months ago, it might be an issue with your hard drive. I replaced mine and noticed a significant performance increase. With the old hd, things were slow, random freezing, looong time to shutdown.
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3 hd's, 80-XP Pro, 500 and 320-Apps,Pics, Music, Videos
ATI Radeon HD 3450 512MB-I DON'T GAME!
Ultra PS, Ultra Mid Tower Case
Lite-on internal DVD-R, Samsung Lite-Scribe Ext. DVD-R
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