There are many reasons behind a laptop could get frozen, it may be caused either by a software problem or hardware malfunction. If is a software problem, you can use troubleshooting software to solve it, but if it is hardware related, then maybe you have to buy few parts or replacement part for your laptop.
Step 1- Disable Unnecessary Services:
The services that are running in the background sometime make a laptop or computer run slowly. Mostly, laptop freezes because unwanted services are running in the background. So, stop these services, particularly those which are not in use.
- Click Start, type Services.msc and press “Enter”.
- Right click a service and choose “Stop” option.
- Do same thing for all unwanted services
Step 2- Run Windows Experience Index
This tool checks the system configurations and recommends you to upgrade some hardware’s, which can solve the laptop freezing problem
- Click Start.
- Now type windows experience index and press “Enter”
- Now Click on the button Rate my computer
- Wait for sometime
- Upgrade the hardware accordingly after finishing the process.
Step 3 – Scan Laptop Registry
Your laptop could be freeze if your Windows registry is corrupted. Therefore, scan it for possible errors and fix these issues quickly.
- Firstly, download a Registry Cleaning tool.
- After downloading, start a full registry scan.
- Now, perform registry repair operation.
- Reboot the laptop.
Defragment the Registry
We know that Windows Registry contains system and application settings as it is the database. Sometime, the laptop gets to freeze a lot due to registry fragmentation. So, defragment it like this.
- First, get Registry Defrag software (A part of a Registry Cleaner and PC Optimizer tool).
- Now analyze the registry state.
- Begin the registry defragmentation process.
Step 4- Stop or Block Active Startups
Many programs start running at the Windows startup, when you turn on your laptop / computer. This puts lots of burden on the processor of your system, and causes your laptop to freeze.
- Click Start, Run.
- Now type “MsConfig” and press “Enter”.
- Click Startup tab.
- Now disable or inactivate the start-ups except antivirus program, then click Services tab.
- Now, disable the “Non-Microsoft services” except antivirus software services, if any.
- Apply the new changes and then restart your system.
Step 5- Uninstalled useless programs
Most of the laptop freezes because numbers of unnecessary programs installed within the system as they are wasting a big part of your disk space, so uninstall them quickly or reduce them.
- Click Start, and then click on Control Panel.
- Now Click Programs Uninstall a Program (Unnecessary).
- Select a program and click Uninstall button.
- Now follow the setup.