Quote: Originally Posted by cj1739
OK, did as asked
Now the laptop boots up (though it takes about 5 or 6 minutes to get to the desktop), but instead of getting the BSOD the desktop freezes after a minute or so, the cursor dissappears and the laptop doesn't respond to the keyboard!
So I don't know what's going on now
any ideas please?
In safe mode with networking run a scan of Malwarebytes
, be sure to update the database first. Also run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
This will fix any corrupt system file(s)