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Windows 7: PC Hardware Problems

13 Jan 2011   #11
codyw

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with SP1
 
 

Clean the hard drive? What do you mean? I did a factory reset with the recovery disks.

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About a week ago my PC was infected with 101 pieces of spyware. I removed them all and it still didn't seem to help so I reinstalled Windows 7 on my HP laptop. Now, I am noticing different things going on - the CD drive will only read certain disks but yet it can burn contents to a disk and read the contents it burned. The other thing it just started to do is when I close the lid, the entire PC shuts itself down. The Geek Squad said that it could be a number of things from the motherboard, to the hard drive going bad to a number of other problems.

My question is, does anyone know what would be going on here? It sounds more like a hardware issue to me more than it does a software issue.

Thanks.
When you reinstalled, did you clean the HD first?

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