My laptop is sony vaio 14"; VPCEA13EN which had factory installed Windows 7 Basic 64 bit; I bought windows 7 ultimate and got it installed through the technician in the computer shop. Everything was fine in the beginning, ecept that once in a while the computer would not go through the full steps of opening, would just stall, I would wait a long time and then I had to switch it off and the second time it would start and open fully. I did not forsee it as a any serious problem.
Next I had a problem when I installed office 2003 since I liked it but in the context menu I could not get the word document to appear. I tried for solutions on the internet, one of which suggested to do a little modification on the registry. I copied the instructions and tried the procedure but did not have any success and so deleted what I had done. Then I saw a warning somewhere that touching registry is dangerous and I should have backed up the registry before doing anything. After that I backed up the registry. That is the only time I touched the registry. later through this forum I solved my problem.
Now, not always, but a little more frequently, when I try to open the computer after going through half way my computer just refuses to proceed with the opening.After waiting for sometime I am forced to shut it down and start again and it starts properly.
I know that this is not the best method. Could anyone, please, tell me whether I am heading towards some serious problem. Is there anything I can do to resolve this annoying problem?