Why does my laptop computer freeze 10 minutes after booting up Tags: Dell Inspiron Laptops Computers Windows XP Last response: August 27, 2010 10:53 PM in Windows XP Share Anonymous a b D Laptop August 25, 2010 2:47:17 AM MY six year old Dell Inspiron 8500 Lap Top freezes about ten minuets after it boots up. More about : laptop computer freeze minutes booting tigsounds August 25, 2010 4:45:03 AM That old makes dust build-up highly suspicious No air flow, no heat removal, hot CPU=dead CPU. aford10 a b D Laptop August 25, 2010 11:36:22 PM Check the event viewer to see if it's logging errors. start-->run-->eventvwr.msc-->check the system and application logs for red X's Related resources Computer freezes and hums after a few minutes - Forum Laptop frzes after 10 minutes when plugged in. - Forum Vista freezes for few minutes after booting - Forum BF3 Graphic Lag Every 5- 10 Minutes CPU/GPU Spikes - Forum Why does my computer freeze with two graphics cards installed? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous a b D Laptop August 27, 2010 9:33:33 PM aford10 said:Check the event viewer to see if it's logging errors. start-->run-->eventvwr.msc-->check the system and application logs for red X's What do I do when there is red X's? aford10 a b D Laptop August 27, 2010 10:53:11 PM Double click on them. It'll bring up some information about them. The errors will have a time/date noted on them. Match the errors up with a time you know it froze on you. Look at the Event ID and source for the errors. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumWindows 7 Freezes a Few Minutes after Start Up ForumComputer freezes after being on for 5 minutes ForumWin 7 ultimate crashes - games crash after 10 minutes Forum8800GTS - Vista freezes after 40 minutes . What's wrong? ForumMy computer freezes then doesnt boot after some time it does ... ForumPC Freezes After 5- 10 minutes of Working ForumWin7 freezes a few minutes after startup, Ubuntu 12.04 does not ForumWindows 7 64 freeze after login before desktop loads Forum10 minutes of play, freeze , restart, repeat ForumBF3 crashes every 5- 10 minutes consistently ForumNew Build Randomly Freezing Every Couple Minutes ForumBSOD after ~ 10 minutes ? ForumUnable to acces URL:s after 10 minutes More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !