Having problems with your Dell Latitude C400 Notebook ?

I have a dell latitude c400, if left for a while

\015 I have a dell latitude c400, if left for a while im not doing anything it will freeze and the only way i can get it to work again is to hold power button in and turn it on again, any ideas whats wrong? it was not used for about 6 months if this makes a difference\015

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Check to see what your power functions (in the control panel) are set to--it might be set to turn off or sleep after a certain amount of time (but this does not sound like the problem). I am thinking it is more of a heat problem--as that is what usually caused freezing. The thing is, if it is a heat problem, then you would experience the freezing while working.

At this time, because we really do not know what is happening, I would clean out the dust by blowing it out through the vent holes.
Now look in the control panel and see what your settings are for power. If you are running Windows Vista, turn off the hibernation mode.

Run the msconfig command from the "Run" menu item. Uncheck any programs that do not need to be running (leave your antivirus programs and things like that checked) Now try it out.
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