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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
They are typical Chkdsk results logs, 5 KB - 7...

They are typical Chkdsk results logs, 5 KB - 7 KB. Even they are a curiousity to me. There are 6 of them, 2 from 2010 and 2 from 2011, each ending with "Windows has checked the file system and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
I could only delete them with Linux and, yes, I...

I could only delete them with Linux and, yes, I did delete them. Then I verified that they were no longer in the Chkdsk folder -- it was empty -- and I ran Chkdsk again. It reported that it was...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
First I did an upgrade-in-place which ran without...

First I did an upgrade-in-place which ran without error. When it was complete the chkdsk log files were still there and Chkdsk gave exactly the same results.

So I booted up a Linux rescue disk. ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
Ok, thanks. I have a couple other Win 7 systems...

Ok, thanks. I have a couple other Win 7 systems here and none of them find these, or any, unindexed files. And why would the OS use chkdsk log file names to reserve this space?

I'm a bit...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks. As posted above, I tried this procedure....

Thanks. As posted above, I tried this procedure. The only difference I can see is that I can't clear the hidden attribute -- it is grayed out. The files simply don't delete. Only a confirmation...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
Btw, the dirty bit is not set -- Windows is not...

Btw, the dirty bit is not set -- Windows is not alerting me that I need to run Chkdsk.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
Well, I found the System Volume Information...

Well, I found the System Volume Information directory by setting Explorer to display hidden files and OS files. It was owned by "System". I am logged on as user Admin with Administrator rights. I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
I must have been speed reading and missed that. ...

I must have been speed reading and missed that.

Thanks. I'll let you know the outcome.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks. I looked at that last night. I can find...

Thanks. I looked at that last night. I can find the log results that have been written to the event log easy enough. The problem is that it doesn't say where it found the unindexed files and it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
Yes, I read that, along with several other...

Yes, I read that, along with several other similar threads before posting my question. The manufacturer's diagnostics find no errors. I cloned the drive to a new identical drive and the problem is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks. I've run Seagate's SeaTools (for Windows...

Thanks. I've run Seagate's SeaTools (for Windows and for DOS) and there are no hardware issues found. The problem is these unindexed files that I can't find but Chkdsk finds every time than cannot...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 3,122
Posted By HowardWoodard
Chdsk finds the same 10 unindexed orphan files each time

I have been having trouble with Windows acting weird so I ran Chkdsk /F on my 2TB Seagate SATA drive. It reported that it found and fixed issues. However, it didn't really fix anything. Each time...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By HowardWoodard
I have no idea why it said Chassis intruded since...

I have no idea why it said Chassis intruded since it was not enabled in BIOS. This who thing is a mystery to me.

I took everything apart and cleaned it and then reassembled the system, adding...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks all. This morning when I restarted it, it...

Thanks all. This morning when I restarted it, it would no longer boot. It would get into BIOS and then quit with...

New CPU installed!
Chassis intruded!
Fatal error!
System...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By HowardWoodard
Perhaps something cooked on its own but as I...

Perhaps something cooked on its own but as I said, it was working perfectly when I left back on September 10th and was freezing when I returned yesterday, October 4th. No one was home during that...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By HowardWoodard
System Freezing...

I have a system running W7 Ultimate on an ASUS P5Q Pro with a quad processor. It has been completely reliable for about 3 years.

I went on vacation about a month ago, leaving the PC on and...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,673
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks MH. I had run this earlier and it did not...

Thanks MH. I had run this earlier and it did not fix the problem. You provided the key when you said I might have to run it 3 times. I ran it again and, at least so far, I've not seen the error...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jul 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,673
Posted By HowardWoodard
linkinfo.dll is either not designed to run on windows...

My granddaughter has an old homebuilt PC based on the EliteGroup K7S5A motherboard and the AMD 2600+ CPU. With XP becoming obsolete I thought I'd take a shot at installing Windows 7 on it. I took a...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Apr 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 2,159
Posted By HowardWoodard
Browser partially freezes when outlook.com page is open...

I am on IE 11 and have been since it was released. Also, I open 4 tabs when IE starts, outlook.com being one of them. I've been doing this for a few years.

Starting within the last couple of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 6,075
Posted By HowardWoodard
Well, it hasn't gone this long without freezing...

Well, it hasn't gone this long without freezing since it started doing it. I'm pretty sure the problem is resolved.

Thanks for all your help and Merry Christmas.

Howard
Redmond, WA

Note:...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 6,075
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks for your time and all the good info. I...

Thanks for your time and all the good info. I went out Christmas shopping today and just returned about an hour ago. After getting home I removed N360 and could not get IE to freeze the computer. ...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 6,075
Posted By HowardWoodard
Thanks. I'll follow the steps you describe in...

Thanks. I'll follow the steps you describe in the above note but wanted to respond to your question about how I ran IE without add-ons right away.

I used to be able to start IE without add-ons...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 6,075
Posted By HowardWoodard
I've been pretty sure that creating a new account...

I've been pretty sure that creating a new account would "fix" it but I haven't done that because I don't know what it would tell me if it worked or didn't.

I'd like to know why it is having this...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 6,075
Posted By HowardWoodard
I am using The Norton Security Suite (N360)...

I am using The Norton Security Suite (N360) provided by our cable provider.

As for the icon problem, I'm sorry that I never updated that thread. The icon saver/restorer worked but I didn't want to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 6,075
Posted By HowardWoodard
IE is freezing my computer for 30-60 sec...

Sometime over the past few months, when using IE [now 11] my computer started randomly and suddenly freezing for about a minute - nothing will free it up - and then just as suddenly it will continue...
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