windows 10

  1. P

    Windows 10 Suspended at login

    I am running Windows 10 on a Mac with Parallels. After I completed this installation, I rebooted my computer and launched Windows 10. After the startup page loaded, I was greeted with a "suspended" screen. When I proceeded, the next message asked me to enter my old password, and reset my...
  2. N

    Upgrade to Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro for free.

    Dear All: I'm currently running Windows 7. Is there any way to upgrade to Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro for free? Please provide me with the link or links here. Thank you; I appreciate it. -NV
  3. ankitpassi

    Windows restarting unexpectedly after installing new HDD

    I installed a 4TB HDD on my system and it is working fine and everything is smooth. but after some time, my windows started to restart unexpectedly once a day. I still don't know what is the cause of this. I thought it was PSU inefficiency so I calculated required wattage by the system and it...
  4. N

    Windows 10 SSD Unplugged and Data Lost

    I lost all my data because apparently external ssd's are not hot swappable. Here is how it went: I installed Windows 10 on the SSD and moved all files from the HDD to the SSD while running the OS on the HDD. Then I put the SSD in the laptop hard drive space and booted up, but there were no files...
  5. InterpoL99

    Problem with mouse and keyboard on Windows 10

    Hi, Last few days I have problems with mouse and keyboard and their commands. About week ago I installed new version of Windows 10 but it's was bugged too much and I done recovery to previous version of Windows 10. Now everything is normal but I have problems with mouse and keyboard commands...
  6. N

    Windows 10 CHKDSK on Win 10 works incompatibly with Win 7?

    This is extremely aggravating and puzzling: I have both Windows 10 Pro (build 1703) and Windows 7 Pro (service pack 2 with the latest updates) installed on different NTFS disks/partitions on the same computer (actually, I have two computers with both installed). Here's the aggravating problem...
  7. TLG

    64 bit operating system: 64 bit games lag but 32 bit don't.

    Hi, i have had this problem for a while now but have fixed it by just running my games in 32 bit, but with new games coming out and 32 bit getting old a lot of new games don't support 32 bit My problem is whenever i run a 64 bit game, no matter what it is every minute or so i get a 15 second...
  8. G

    Locked out of windows 10 with microsoft account

    Every time I try to log in to my computer, I am given the error 'We can't sign in to your account' and am sent to a temporary profile which obviously means I cannot access my files or create new ones. The computer recently asked me to enter new account details on my profile so I added my work...
  9. M

    I'm having a BSOP storm in my PC

    Hi, I've been having several BSODs in Win10 lately (Screenshot 1), some say CACHE_MANAGER (NTFS.sys 0x34), others say DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, others System_service_exception, Unexpected Kernel Mode Trap, etc... They happen randomly, sometimes when I turn the PC on, sometimes when im...
  10. D

    100% Disk Usage Problem

    Hello, So like many other people on the internet, I have encountered a problem where my disk is running at 100% capacity. Now unlike many other people who have encountered this issue, mine doesn't necessarily linger on the 100% for more than minute when doing nothing, rather my disk will jump...
  11. Philip P

    Windows 10 - on restart opens programs from last session

    Hello. I have recently upgraded to Windows 10 Creators and have noticed that when i turn my PC on it opens all the programs and webpages that i had open during my last login session. For example yesterday morning, i had internet explorer, chrome and Edge all open at different webpages, plus...
  12. Junayd42

    Dual boot issue with windows 10

    I am using windows 10 as my main operating system but recently I needed to use a software which requires windows 7 due to some compatibility issues with windows 10. I do not want windows 7 as my main OS so I installed it on another partition and it dual boots fine but the problem is touchpad. It...
  13. Neemobeer

    Windows Hardening Guide: Securing the LSASS process

    Applies to: Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Server 2012 R2 and Server 2016 Description: This is a simple tutorial on how to run the lsass.exe process as a protected process so that it's memory can't be dumped and passwords extracted. Warnings: Some drivers may be loaded by...
  14. M

    Why does my laptop keep switching off when I shut the lid (it is set to do nothing when the lid is c

    These are the settings I have for my laptop power. I have it set to “Do Nothing” when I shut the lid because when I first had it, it was set to “Hibernate” but kept switching off when I shut the lid. In the last two days, it’s once again switching off every time I shut the lid.
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    Windows 10 Sound fluctuates up and down troubleshoot

    I bought an Alienware Aurora R5. I'm under a 3 year extended warranty through Dell for parts and software. The sound fluctuates up and down even after I try to update the sound drivers. I don't want to do a complete reinstall. I want the sound driver fixed! Is there anything that you can...
  16. G

    "Can't connect to this network" when using wi-fi on Win10

    Hello, I just installed Windows 10 (from scratch, not upgrade) and am running into this error all of a sudden. When I first installed Win10 I was able to connect to my wi-fi network without any issues and all of my other devices (android phone, Win7 laptop, WinXP Media Center) are able to...
  17. mendlo

    Windows 10 [SOLVED] Keyboard stopped working (odd driver issue)

    Hi, I have a pretty weird problem. My keyboard stopped working today. It works fine to navigate the system's BIOS menus, but as soon as Windows boots, the lights on the keyboard turn off and I cannot use it. Device Manager shows 3 "HID Keyboard" devices under the keyboard category. I have...
  18. ragnarok1968

    Windows 10 HP announces the OMEN X Laptop, calling it "a force to be reckoned with" [Update]

    ']HP announces the OMEN X Laptop, calling it "a force to be reckoned with" [Update] Almost exactly one year ago, HP announced the OMEN X Desktop, the flagship of the lineup. It's unveiled a number of PCs with the OMEN brand since then - including the OMEN X Compact Desktop - but today at...
  19. Lucas2201

    Windows 10 Seriously need help with re-activation of Windows 10 Home.

    Alright so this is a bit of a long story, but any help whatsoever is much appreciated. Back in February I got a new PC. Assembled everything myself, and everything worked like a charm. Prior to that, I had of course linked my Windows 10 Home license to my account, which would ensure the license...
  20. ragnarok1968

    Windows 10 15063.540 and 14393.1593 - here's what's new

    Microsoft Update Catalog Via: Even though it's only been a week since Microsoft released a cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1703, it's Patch Tuesday, which means that there are more incoming, for all supported versions of the OS. As always, there are no new front-facing...
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