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  1. rushrage

    Question PC slows down when multiple programs are running - Trying to figure out what's causing the slow down

    Hi guys! I build a pc a few years ago and it's ran great! But a few months ago it has started to experience slow down. This is mostly a problem when there are multiple programs or things run - like really big pdf's, lots of tabs on chrome, etc. I'm trying to diagnose what the issue is. The...
  2. M

    Question How to Delete Locks virus And Fix Files

    How to Delete Locks virus And Fix Files in Windows 7
  3. A

    Question bsod only when starting/playing games

    Hi guys! I am getting a blue screen of death every time I start a game. the game I am testing if the BSOD still appearing is Minecraft (Java edition) I had this problem in Windows 7 and Windows 10 all updates and drivers are up to date! I have : processor: i5-4670 3.40 GHz GPU : Intel(R) HD...
  4. D

    Questions about overclocking on my laptop

    -Can I do it with my Acer V3-471G? -If so what risks do I have? -How far should I go? -By any chance if this fail,can I fix it without opening my laptop? I'm not a big fan of this -Is it worth it? -And the last one how do I even overclock I'm planning to overclock my processor and ram
  5. J

    Question How do I remove a Network Location, Windows 7? [SOLVED]

    Hello, I used to remotely log into a client's network. Their IT person set it up on my PC, but now I don't know how to remove them. Unfortunately a simple right-click delete option isn't available. Note this is not a wireless network, it's two Network Locations. I'm using Windows 7...
  6. A

    Question 0xc000007b Error , Please Help, Urgent Vegas/Mocha

    Hello Im posting here because i ran out of ideas and solutions. As you can read in the title i get the "0xc000007b" error but in only 3 applications.Those are: -Pes 2019 -Sony Vegas 16 -Mocha Pro 2019 I really need Vegas 16 and Mocha to work, i don't care about the game. I have tried almost...
  7. C

    [SOLVED] Running Windows 10 from a bootable USB flash drive will cause any harm to current OS and files?

    My laptop is running on Windows 7. I want to test Windows 10 before upgrading my system. I have decided to install Windows 10 in a bootable USB flash drive and run it. My question is that after I change the boot sequence and run Windows 10 in my laptop using USB then will it cause any harm to...
  8. D

    Question Installing windows 7 pro on SSD & NEW nve drives. PLEASE SOMEONE HELP - THANK YOU

    Dear all, really appreciate you reading this and taking the time out to help me. Ages ago i made a boot disc windows 7 pro on usb, i also added drivers to the windows 7 usb pen drive , so i could install windows 7 on samsung evo and other solid state drives. Not specific to samsung i could...
  9. ozzy_7

    [SOLVED] I think I just bricked my netbook...

    Ok, I really fudged up this time. I was attempting to downgrade from Windows 10 Professional to Windows 7 Ultimate on my Acer TravelMate B-115M. I'd done it several times before on different PCs, laptops and netbooks. I wanted to do as fresh and clean of an install I could do, so I chose...
  10. O

    Question "Consider replacing battery" notification removal

    Hi guys, recently I got my hands on a DELL Latitude D531 laptop and it's working well but Windows 7 constantly thinks the battery needs replacing because it "cannot hold full charge". I say that's not true because the laptop runs on battery for around 2 hours doing light tasks, and nearly three...
  11. D

    Question Should I upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 8/8.1

    Windows 7 support will end soon so I've been thinking to switch to another os I tried Windows 10 but It lags and my laptop doesn't have any drivers for it I'm thinking of Installing Windows 8/8.1 Here's my laptop https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/support-product/4075?b=1 It has a driver for...
  12. LTK103

    Question Hard Drive Question

    Okay so I have a gaming pc with windows 10 but I also had just a family desktop that was windows 7. The windows 7 desktops motherboard finally quit. So my question is could I just use the hard drive from the old pc and plug it into my gaming one for more storage. I do not care about anything...
  13. C

    Question Windows 10 Pro stuck at restarting

    Hello, I can't update my windows 10 version, because it keeps getting stuck at restarting. I have a dual boot system, I use windows 7 ultimate as a main, and windows 10 pro as secondary and if I want to use windows 10 pro I have to get into bios and do it there, also I need to use windows 7
  14. M

    [SOLVED] How do I make this batch script stop restarting the adapter after 10 restarts?

    How do I make this windows batch script stop restarting the adapter after 10 restarts? @echo off :loop timeout /t 8 echo Checking... ping -n 1 192.168.1.1|Findstr /I /C:"timed" /C:"unreachable" /C:"find host" /C:"failure" if %errorlevel%==0 (echo Restarting... netsh interface set interface...
  15. S

    Question Windows 7 Keyboard and mouse stop working on install

    I bought parts and assembled my computer this morning but I couldn't get it to install windows 7 from my disc. It showed Windows is loading files and then the Windows logo pops up and the 4 colors start spinning to make the Windows logo and then everything goes black and the computer...
  16. R

    Question getting inconsistent spontaneous black screen crashes

    hey so i've been trying to diagnose an issue and i'm pretty sure it's software but no matter what i do this crash still happens (save for switching to my backup gpu). i thought it was a MB issue at first and upgraded the MB/cpu/ram cuz they were all well over 5 years old at that point, crash...
  17. Moribund

    Question Odd behaviour and poor performance from I3 M370 CPU

    This is my customer's laptop. Inspiron N5010 with an I3 M370 2.4 GhZ Dual core CPU and 4GB RAM onboard. The CPU behaves rather oddly. I made it dual boot, installed Windows 10 and Windows 7 as requested, but after I did that, - I noticed that in Windows 10 64-bit on it the CPU would only run at...
  18. A

    Question CPU Usage at 100%

    Hi all, I have a Dell E6420 with the Nvidia NVS4200M inside, It is running Windows 7, Over the past few days, my CPU has been fluctuating between 50-100% percent for no apparent reason with any program no matter the intensity, I have cleared up half of my hard drive, defragmented the hard...
  19. O

    Question Rather Specific Motherboard/OS Upgrade Question

    My old motherboard recently bought the farm, so later this week it's getting an upgrade (ASUS z170 to AsRock z270), but that is neither here nor there. My main concern is the effect this change will have on my OS as I am currently running Windows 7 and I know that a reinstall of some kind will...
  20. K

    Question Recover Unallocated Drive after creating installation media accidentally

    Using this Create Windows 10 installation media I accidentally created the installation media on my 5TB external drive and now all of my files are in the unallocated portion of my drive. Do you have to pay for a program like MiniTool to recover my data? Are there better tools to use? I'm...