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Toshiba A205 Satellite Laptop Freezes At Random Times


My toshiba a-205 satellite laptop freezes at random times, during start up or whenever it feels? Its about 4 years old, but freezes whenever it feels, during start up or whenever. The barrel looking light (hard-drive light) is always fully lit. It wont make it past the setup screen sometimes i cant even use it half the time unless i manually, by pushing and holding the power button about 5 times, but the freezes once the desktop screen appears. I think it may be a bad hard drive, but before i spend any money id like to be sure.

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