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My notebook locks up while playing game

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Pavilion 15 dk0017nt
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I have HP Pavilion 15 dk0017nt. My notebook locks up and freezes while i playing game. No functions works. When it locks up  sound also gets stuck about 1 min. It requires a hard reboot.  I don't know why but it only happens in some games.  My drivers are all up to date. I did diagnostic and all test about component but there seems to be no problem.

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@Axanto

Thank you for posting on the HP Support Community.

 

Don't worry as I'll be glad to help, however, to provide an accurate resolution, I need a few more details:

  • Did this happen after a recent window or software update?
  • Have you made any hardware/software changes?
  • Have you tried disabling the Windows Game mode?

While you respond to that, let's try these steps: 

  1. Open the Settings menu by clicking the cogwheel icon in the start menu.
  2. Select the gaming section of the settings menu.
  3. Navigate to the Game Mode section in the sidebar.
  4. Click to toggle Game Mode on or off.

And, also create a new power plan: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04752217#:~:text=Search%20for%20power%2C%20and%20then,battery....

 

Click here: https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c05525831 to know more about Improving Video Game Performance or FPS (Windows 10)

 

Hope this helps! Keep me posted for further assistance.
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Thanks for your assistance.

I gave my notebook to the technical service of HP. I got it back 2 days ago. Because of that, I was not able to reply. Anyway, after my notebook had come, I did some tests in-game. Unfortunately, I saw that my problem didn't solve. They did a clean install in my notebook. I didn't make either any software change or update. I also closed Game Mode.  Nothing has changed. The problem still goes on. 

I wonder is there a chronic problem with this model of notebook.

 

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@Axanto

 

I understand your concerns.

 

In that case, I would suggets you conatct our phone support and check for the support option. They will help you,.

 

Here is how you can get in touch with phone support.

 

 

1)Click on this link - www.hp.com/contacthp/

 

2)Select the product type.

 

3)Enter the serial number of your device or select let HP detect your product option.

 

4)Select the country from the drop-down.

 

5)You should see the HP phone support number or Chat option listed.

 

We are experiencing longer than expected wait times to reach an agent due to the CoViD-19 impact and there might have been issues in you getting the expected resolution on the issue. 

 

Have a nice day!!

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