|21 Nov 2011||#2|
Hello Powell and welcome!
- I'm not quite following here, are you getting any BSOD? If so, be sure to enable minidumps by doing this:
Quote: Originally Posted by "Carrona
Go to Start and type in "sysdm.cpl" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Click on the Advanced tab
Click on the Startup and Recovery Settings button
Ensure that "Automatically restart" is unchecked
Under the Write Debugging Information header select "Small memory dump (64 kB)" in the dropdown box
Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as "%systemroot%\Minidump" (without the quotes)
Click OK twice to exit the dialogs, then reboot for the changes to take effect.
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|21 Nov 2011||#3|
Hello FredeGail and many thanks for your reply. I'm sorry I took so long to reply but I have been trying to resolve a whole batch of problems with this version of windows 7 which came preinstalled on my new computer. Thers are so many it would take an hour just to list them. Since the criminals at Dell will no longer provide a Windows reinstallation disk (you have to set up a recovery disk using Dell's backup system) and since it's obvious that the version that was installed was corrupted, and since the only way they will provide support is by letting them have access to my computer (I tried that once with Vista and spent two weeks fighting their legal department to get rid of the advertising junk they installed.), and since I won't fall for that scam again, I have ordered a stand alone copy of Windows 7. and will never have to deal with Dell again
Once again, I thank you for your efforts.
P.S. It was only the new hardware I wanted as my old system had reached the four year limit I allow.
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|21 Nov 2011||#4|
WERCON nor Event Viewer reporting BSODs.
I did notice several chkdsk runs -
Checking file system on C: The volume is in use by another process. Chkdsk might report errors when no corruption is present. Volume label is OS. CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)... 133888 file records processed. File verification completed. 91 large file records processed. 0 bad file records processed. 0 EA records processed. 44 reparse records processed. CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)... 172798 index entries processed. Index verification completed. CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)... 133888 file SDs/SIDs processed. Cleaning up 859 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9. Cleaning up 859 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9. Cleaning up 859 unused security descriptors. Security descriptor verification completed. 19456 data files processed. CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal... 37388280 USN bytes processed. Usn Journal verification completed. The master file table's (MFT) BITMAP attribute is incorrect. The Volume Bitmap is incorrect. Windows found problems with the file system. Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these. 961189887 KB total disk space. 51983168 KB in 86126 files. 60288 KB in 19457 indexes. 266811 KB in use by the system. 65536 KB occupied by the log file. 908879620 KB available on disk. 4096 bytes in each allocation unit. 240297471 total allocation units on disk. 227219905 allocation units available on disk.
Run HDD Diags - SeaTools for DOS - http://www.techsupportforum.com/2828431-post7.html
Regards. . .
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