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  1. buggo

    [SOLVED] Installed Windows 10 to new ssd, can boot only in boot manager.

    Got a new nvme m.2 ssd and decided to put the os in that instead of my old and slow ssd sata. Installed a new version of windows flawlessly, and after rebooting to the ssd i get a "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key " error. The only...
  2. VermilionNeko

    Question Can’t access Windows from Welcome Screen

    Hi. From my previous thread, where the Welcome screen takes 2:30 minutes to load, I’ve gone and done something stupid to the point where I can no longer log into Windows. I was trying to fix the previous issue and just made things worse. I tried Microsoft’s AutoRuns tool to try and find out...
  3. S

    Question hard drive showing up as cd drive after windows 10 update

    so yesterday I decided to update my pc from windows 10 1903 to windows 10 21h1, slight problem is that my internal hard drive is not showing up anymore, It shows up in my bios at the correct sata port but in windows it shows up as cd drive. (also tried to put it in a diffrent sata port, same...
  4. VermilionNeko

    Question Windows 10 - Welcome takes ages to load

    Hi I'm not sure if this is due to a Windows update, but was wondering if anyone else is experiencing this, or could help pin-point what could be causing the issue. I'm currently on Windows 10 Home, version 20H2. My PC was reformatted not too long ago, so I don't want to be doing that again. But...
  5. RadonValo

    Question Why has this strange problem happened?

    Hello. My pc was working perfectly fine until I woke up today and found out a strange problem, my pc wouldn't make it through the loading dots at the beginning of the boot. It took me long enough to realise that it is actually on the lock screen(where you enter the user password) but it will...
  6. Aidan B

    Question Mass of SVCHost.exe processes running at once, bogged down drive

    Hardware: MSI GF63 8RC running an i7-8750H, GTX 1050, and 32GB of RAM on Win10. This laptop has always been slow. Like since day one, always sluggish to do much of anything, open programs, new windows, login, play games, etc. Once it gets going it does decently, but it doesn't run like its got...
  7. Question A previous install of W10 still showing

    So long story short, I recently did a fresh install of W10 on a different HDD, I have since formatted said HDD, however when I boot my PC I get a prompt to ask which OS I want to boot to? How do I get rid of the previous install of W10 that doesnt physically exist anymore? is a reference in...
  8. C

    Question Bluetooth paired but not connected - Possible fixes please

    Hi there. So I haven't used bluetooth in a long time and don't know exactly when this issue might have occurred. My bluetooth audio devices connect to my laptop, but within a couple seconds, they go into paired mode (Connected > Paired). I've tried to isolate the issue and it comes down to...
  9. PlsHalpSmile

    Question Bootleg vers. of W10 Corrupted

    Pls halp me :) I was helping a buddy of mine diagnose his streamlabs crashing problems.... So I had him install visual c++ redistributables... ( https://github.com/StreamlabsSupport/Streamlabs-OBS#install-visual-c-redistributable ) He installed those and I also had him update his drivers. He...
  10. V

    Question Split network use

    Hello everyone! So here's the thing... I want to be able to use 2 internet connections (wired one and wireless from time to time) Though i want to use the wired connection as the main one and default connection but i want to know if there is a way to make some apps to use the secondary...
  11. R

    [SOLVED] Frequent BSODs when rendering 4k videos

    I've been facing a bunch of BSODs on a new computer when rendering or scrubbing 4k videos in Davinci resolve and After Effects. Here are some of them: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL PAGE FAULT IN NON PAGED AREA KERNEL SECURITY CHECK FAILURE On...
  12. XxXBlackKnightXxX

    Question How do i setup iGPU for Windows and default apps, and dGPU for specific apps (mostly games) on a desktop PC ?

    I have an older System: MB : GA-H77M-D3H (rev. 1.1) (Bios ver.F12) CPU: i7-3770 (w/intel HD 4000 gfx) GPU: Nvidia GTX 650Ti 1gb Ram: 12gb, Drive:480gb SSD Windows 10 21H1 I have been trying to set up my Computer (main pc) and Windows, to use the integrated Graphics; and specify in windows to...
  13. L

    Question [Windows 10] C Drive running out of space. How to replace?

    Hi, as the title suggests, my I'm running out of space in my 100gb hard drive. Everything keeps downloading/saving to there even though I've changed the settings to save to my D drive. How can I make it so that everything is properly directed to my D drive, or how can I safely replace my C drive...
  14. T

    Question Can anyone help me understand this dump file?

    This is the message I got this morning. The system rebooted while I was asleep and I noticed everything had died, so it wasn't a fast boot, nothing had restarted. This is the first time running my RAM at 3200, and I'm wondering if it's something to do with that OC or if it is purely driver...
  15. T

    Question Aggravating problem i cannot figure out...

    I've posted before about this, and i got answers that did seem to fix some of the problems I have had, but there's a persistent problem I keep having and it's driving me CRAZY. and yes, I know it is a hardware problem and I am convinced it is the cpu and/or motherboard. So I keep crashing when...
  16. aitchgee12345

    Question BSOD Crashes

    Hi iv been struggling to pinpoint what is causing multiple bsod crashes on my pc... When i run in bluescreenviewer every crash has ntoskrnl.exe as a red flag. I have reinstalled windows at first. I have ran multiplescans on cmd aswell as a memory check on my ram which seems to of been fine too...
  17. Yooonjeonghan

    Question My internal HDD keeps disappearing from my laptop

    After a Windows 10 update my hard drive D is disappearing and sometimes appears again. I have an Asus laptop and it has never happened before that my HDD doesn't work. In the device manager the hard drive D disappears and reappears sometimes too. I tried removing the windows update and install...
  18. S

    Question Windows photo app no longer imports pictures into folders ?

    Hi, i only noticed this weekend that the standard windows photo app no longer imports photos into folders. i have been lazy about the photos and only copying ones that i needed to use, and previewing them in the photo app, so i hadn't noticed the change. apparently it's been this way for quite...
  19. N

    Question Running DS Solidworks on MAC

    Hi everyone! Macbooks are known for their extraordinary performance in 'designing softwares'. I'm a professional Solidworks user. Unfortunately, Solidworks is not available for MacOS. But recently I found out that Windows 10 can be installed on a macbook (Boot Camp Assistant). So, my question...
  20. P

    [SOLVED] even10016 distributedCOM

    let me give you a little backstory to my problem. For over a year I have been happily running Windows 10 playing video games without any problems all of a sudden last week I started encountering crashes without blue screen just a PC shutdown so I go to Event Viewer to find out the cause and the...
  21. P

    [SOLVED] Where is my C: drive ? !!

    Okay - this is gonna sound weird, but here goes: long story short - contacted Microsoft to help on a small issue I was having with WIn10 and the so-called "tech" who was SUPPOSED to help me bricked my boot drive and then bailed on me (told me to take it to an IT guy, but I am my own IT guy!)...
  22. virxually

    Question Windows only bluescreening with both sticks of ram installed

    Hello, Toms Hardware forum Before I get started, I'm sorry if this isn't on the correct forum, but I thought it belongs here. Here's a little backstory; My friend originally called me over to install a pcie wifi card for him as the USB adapter he was using would only get him around 5mbps. The...
  23. J

    Question Multiple WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR & Restarts

    Hi All. Huge thank you in advance for anyone taking a look at this and helping out. Short Version: When gaming my system will restart (power does not completely cut). Usually I get a frozen screen that goes pixilated, and and then my system restarts. No error messages. OR I'll crash and get the...
  24. F

    Question Power Outage Caused some issues

    Had a power outage yesterday and upon restarting my pc my motherboard displayed a message "bios has been reset please decide how to continue" I selected load optimized defaults and windows 10 attempted to boot up but froze right before I got to the lock screen to log in with a black screen and...
  25. mitsosha

    Question Inaccessible external hard drive

    Hello, a friend of mine handed me the following external hard drive: WD Elements Portable WDBUZG7500ABK - hard drive - 750 GB - USB 3.0 Specs She had connected the hard drive to her phone and apparently the phone formatted the drive with android file system. She asked for data recovery from a...
  26. L

    Question NVME and SSD boot problems

    Where to begin? A few months ago I purchased an NVME (Silicon Power 256GB) from Newegg and tried installing it as a boot drive on my pc. I formatted the drive and cloned my current HDD onto it. That process worked fine but I was still unable to boot from it. It would always say "Reboot and...
  27. S

    Question Clean Install - Fixes all software problems?

    Hi all, If I do a clean install where I delete all partitions on my drive and install windows 10 on a new partition, it should resolve all software related issues right? So essentially what I'm asking if it's redundant to do commands like: sfc scan DISM chkdsk fixmbr And any other commands to...
  28. AngusMcFife

    Question Windows recovery issue.

    Hi. Having a bizarre problem with my PC. Every time I boot up it takes me straight to recovery. That in itself is fine. The problem is the keyboard and mouse don't work. Tried switching the USB ports and restarting every time but nothing. Have used a ps/2 adaptor, nothing. Borrowed a ps/2...
  29. as.lokeeshwar

    [SOLVED] New laptop purchase, advice

    I am looking for a replacement for my age-old Dell Latitude E6410. A laptop that can handle CAD and medium stress games, under $900 to $1000 My current laptop (2011 Dell Latitude E6410) is just slow, it has 4 gigs of DDR3 1066MHz RAM, and a 250GB Seagate HDD, along with an Intel Core-i7 M640...
  30. Simply_

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 Bluescreened and i now have a bootloop

    Hello, yesterday my computer randomly had a BSOD at startup. I could not see what the code was because my monitor is broken. Altough after it restarted automatically it was and still is stuck in the automatic repair bootloop. I tried doing startup repair, wich just sends me to automatic repair...
  31. anchus

    Question Please help! Frequent BSOD errors

    For more than a month now, I've been getting frequent BSOD errors and I'm not able to use my laptop properly. It shows WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR and when I check the event log, I see these : Event ID 6008 Event ID 161 Event ID 1101 I tried most of the things I can, I don't know if I'm missing...
  32. baileyboy125

    [SOLVED] BSOD, and NVMe SSD No Longer Showing in BIOS ?

    Hi There, Yesterday I got a BSOD with the error DPC_Watchdog_Violation. My PC then restarted and it prompted me to install a boot device. I restarted the machine and went into the BIOS where I found that my boot drive was no longer showing, it's a Samsung 970 Pro 512 GB NVMe SSD bought about...
  33. J

    Question Boot SSD keeps spiking to 100% and freezing system for 10 seconds (Windows 10 )

    My setup: Hi everyone I recently upgraded my mobo/CPU/RAM and ever since, my boot SATA SSD keeps randomly spiking to 100%. This freezes the system for about 10 seconds. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason as to what causes it to kick in. I have tried the following troubleshooting...
  34. aranorde

    Question BSOD after the recent Windows 10 May 2021 update.

    Hello All, Issue : I updated my OS to 21H1 with recent updates recently and today I had 2 Bluescreen errors today one after the other within 30mins of doing nothing. Windows Windows 10 Education 21H1 OS build 19043.985 Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.2020.0 Specs : (built it this...
  35. S

    Question MSASCuiL popped up in startup, should I leave it alone?

    I had a clean installation of windows a few days ago, I decided to just use windows defender + malware bytes for scanning so I don't crap it up with any software. When I checked task manager, I see MSASCuiL pop up. I believe this is just what happens when you use windows defender as your...
  36. S

    [SOLVED] Disabling Services vs Manual for Performance

    Hi all, Does anyone know if manual or disable for services will make any difference on performance? I kept windows updates on manual whenever I want to check updates myself. I followed this video to disable unnecessary services: Disable Unnecessary Windows Services for 128% Faster Gaming...
  37. ThatGuyCpr

    Question Extremely slow internet in new build w/ MSI motherboard.

    I recently upgraded my PC with a new CPU, RAM, and motherboard, along with a fresh install of Windows. Pretty quickly I realized everything was downloading incredibly quickly and I found that whether over wifi or ethernet I topped out at around 17-25 mbps down, while on my laptop over wifi I get...
  38. W

    Question Program delay with no internet connection?

    Hello, so I have this issue (don't know if its an actual issue or just a Windows 10 thing) where i've basically noticed this while being disconnected from the internet (I run ethernet), programs such as cmd, task mngr and other system related programs get this 2-3 second delay, everything runs...
  39. M

    Question Adding RAM to Lenovo Ideapad 330

    I have Lenovo Ideapad 330-15IKB with Intel i3 2.20 GHZ processor and 4 GB DDR4 RAM with Windows 10. Lately my laptop is slow to boot and loading apps. I generally use laptop for browsing and video and studying. I was wondering if increasing ram will improve performance of laptop or should I go...
  40. D

    Question Problem making new SSD my boot drive!! Please help

    I’m trying to install Windows 10 onto an SSD to use as my primary boot drive, but would like to keep my current HDD for storage. I am unable to clone the HDD to the SSD as the data on the HDD is greater than the total storage on the SSD. So, I downloaded a windows media creation tool and set it...