Does your Lenovo laptop start crashing a lot? This article introduces a mighty way to diagnose the problem of random crashes.
Disable Windows Aero Feature
Windows Aero, also called as Aero Glass, changes the user interface and designs with the help of a decent graphics card. If you’re stuck with repeated Windows crashes, temporarily disable the Aero feature.
- Right-click the Desktop.
- Select Personalize.
- Click Themes
- Choose any theme other than the Windows Aero.
Update the Drivers
Device drivers control the functionality of hardware connected to your computer. Make sure your device drivers aren’t outdated. Outdated drivers are occasionally responsible for sudden Lenovo laptop crashes.
- Press Windows Key + X.
- Select Device Manager.
- Expand the top node.
- Expand Display Adapters.
- Right-click the video driver and select Update driver software.
Restore Default Power Options
The power management options of your computer determine the energy consumption used by different peripheral devices connected to the appliance. Things may go wrong if you change the power settings in an incorrect manner. Reset the defaults using the steps below:
- Type Power Options in the Search Box on your Taskbar.
- Click Change plan settings ahead of the plan you’re currently using.
- Click Restore default settings for this plan.
- Click Save changes.
Run System File Checker
SFC scans for corruption of the operating system components and restores them to the original versions. It is the most useful way to troubleshoot Lenovo laptop crashes.
- Type CMD in the Search
- Open CMD from the Search Results.
- Type SFC /ScanNow and press ENTER.
System Restore is a recovery feature. It undoes any changes made to your computer during a significant change in your system setting.
- Right-click This PC
- Select Properties.
- Click Advanced system settings.
- Click System Protection.
- Click System Restore.
- Click Next.
- Select the most recent or relevant system restore point, click Next.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
Scan for Malware
Possible virus infection causes your Lenovo computer to stop responding and crash with a little obvious warning.
- Download an Antivirus software and update its definitions.
- Full scan all drives of your hard disk.
- Delete any infected files, objects found.