Forum discussion tagged with windows.
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    Question CPU Temps increased with new May Update?

    I think title explains it almost all. I have a Ryzen 5 1600X an before the may update i was idling at around 40-45c but now it jumps to 55c and more. Only using the Power Saver mode seems to fix it. Using the Balanced gives higher temps. AIDA64 and Cinebench temps max out at 75c. Any fix...
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    Question Mouse Lag/Stuttering constantly

    Im on windows 10 and the mouse I'm having issues with is the Razer Deathadder elite. Whats happening is whenever I try move the mouse in any direction it suddenly stops, lags or feels like it gets stuck in mud. The mouse moves fine on my wooden desk but not on mouse mats I've tried 2 mouse mats...
  3. editor1

    Question Shuts down and reboots wen i'm afk. Post event log

    Hi It happen after I go to bead. Most of the day the laptop is idel. I use my desktop during the day. Any one know what this means or how I can understand this log ? "Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND...
  4. AndrewFreedman

    News Windows 10 May 2019 Update is Now Available

    The Windows 10 May 2019 is now available, just before the end of the month. That includes a new light theme, Windows sandboxing, and the uncoupling of Cortana and Search, among other features. Windows 10 May 2019 Update is Now Available : Read more
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    Question Windows Freezing on Startup

    I'm working on a PC and I'm kind of stumped at this point as to whats going on. My guess is either CPU or Motherboard but I'm seeking ways to diagnose or narrow down the problem as I don't have replacements. When I first started working on it I thought it would need a Windows reinstall. Windows...
  6. Zdos123

    Question Issue with APC_INDEX_MISMATCH, preventing me from installing Windows 10!!!

    Hello, Recently about two weeks ago and upgraded my computer from a Kingston a400 ssd to a Corsair NVME mP300 it has been fine up until today when Windows crashed and showed APC_INDEX_MISMATCH i tried some stuff, recovered my files but when i tried to do a fresh reinstall, whenever i try to...
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    [SOLVED] heaps of bsod errors

    about a week ago, i installed a windows update, i then got the bsod error “attempted write to readonly memory”, i decided to roll back the update (as i read from somewhere), and that didn’t help. so i created a bootable usb windows 10 thing and i reinstalled windows 10 onto my pc, i still get...
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    Question Performance issues after RAM upgrade

    I own an Acer aspire E5 572g-525v. I recently added another 8 gigs of RAM to it which had identical specs to the factory default stick except for the capacity. Now, I did run into some BSODs initially but over time they fixed themselves. As of now though, my biggest issue is the performance drop...
  9. AndrewFreedman

    How To How to Factory Reset a Windows 10 PC

    Sometimes, the best fix is a fresh start. Whether you're having technical issues or errors, or things just aren't running right, it may be time to reset Windows 10. How to Factory Reset a Windows 10 PC : Read more
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    Question Windows 10 Steam UI Build

    I am creating a gaming build for my father for father's day. He would like to use the system like a console where he would only need to use a controller to access his steam user account (different from admin). I'm wondering if there is a way to create a custom way to login to Windows 10 with an...
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    Question Disabled graphics card, now just black screen after resettimg cmos

    Okay so i stupidly disabled my intel graphics card trying to get games to use my gtx1060 instead, now its on a black screen no signal on the moniter, Ive already tried taking out the cmos battery for 2 mins,(switched power off and everything) amd yet when i switch it back on theres still no...
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    Question Windows 10/8 or Windows 7 - Which is better?

    I prefer Windows 7 over WIndows 8/8.1/10 What do you think which is better and why?
  13. javster22

    [SOLVED] BSOD, Reinstalling Windows

    I've been having a bsod issue recently (dmp file: I just want to know if a reset is enough to fix that problem or do I need to do a fresh install? (I want to keep my files)
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    Question Strange, inconsistent gaming behavior

    I recently built this workstation ~5 months ago, and since then I've been having some bizarre issues with certain games, which have been extremely difficult to effectively troubleshoot. Specs: Asus ROG Maximus XI Code motherboard Intel Core i9-9900K (Originally at 3.6 MHz, overclocked to...
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    Question Chrome restarts my PC(Win10)

    So recently my computer has been shutting down and turning back on straight away, like if power got cut off, it happened rarely but now whenever I have google chrome open my pc will restart after 1-2 minutes, this doesn't happen when I play games, or use another browser like firefox. Specs...
  16. Question Disk has two drives and Boot problems

    Hi, Sometimes when I boot my PC it freezes in the Windows logo, without the loading balls. I have to shut down my PC from the power button and start it up again until it starts working again. I had made a new fresh install of the Windows to the SSD. I have tried to go through the Startup...
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    Question I need help

    Hey so i already had my pc built a couple of months ago but i decided to get a 128 gb m.2 just so i could put a big game on it. But after installing it on my motherboard my pc won’t boot into windows anymore i just sends me into bios and it wont show the original ssd which i had my windows...
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    Question Dual boot question (W10 & Linux Mint)

    I have a Windows PC and a Linux PC. If somehow I decided to move the HDD from the Linux PC to my Windows PC, is it possible to dual boot? If it can, what should I do? Windows: W10 on 1TB HDD Ryzen 3 2200G - 8GB RAM Asrock A320M HDV Linux: Mint 19 on 500GB HDD Phenom II X4 955BE - 4GB RAM...
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    Question Windows 10 Activation Help

    Hello Everyone, I have a PC running Windows 10 Pro. This PC was earlier running Windows 7 PRO (long time back) and was upgraded to Windows 10 when Microsoft gave option of upgrading to 10 for FREE. Since last several years windows 10 pro has been running OK. I wish to dispose this PC so I...
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    Question Windows 10 freezes and will not reboot

    Hello So I upgraded my pc few weeks ago. I installed a new motherboard, cpu, ram. Gpu and ssd stayed the same. So the issue started when I was surfing around the internet and suddenly my windows froze. I could only move my mouse but when I moved it windows did the beep sound when its usually...