Laptop freezing, flashy screen
Hey, my friend recently got a laptop, HP6735s, it's been experiencing some problems; after every 2-3 hours of use, it will 'half' freexe - buttons can be pressed, cursor can be moved etc., but nothing will actually run (though the Start menu can be opened), and then a hard reboot is required. The weird thing is though, programs already running (Rome: Total War in this case) can still be used fine, until they're alt-tabbed out of.
Sometimes, more rarely though, it will freeze and the screen will start flashing randomly, several times a second, though sometimes less frequently - this also requires a hard reboot.
I've checked and it's definitely not virus-related. I can post a Hijack this log if wanted.
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