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Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 30,986
Posted By sverne
process mngr

:party:Just bought a Seagate mini external HD and it won't eject safely on my Win7, but OK on Win8.
As pebble suggested use the process manager and find the Seagates that are running after you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 8,183
Posted By sverne
What AV are you using, since Avast can cause this.

What AV are you using, since Avast can cause this.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 5,192
Posted By sverne
Try to get driver updates from your pc maker and...

Try to get driver updates from your pc maker and not windows, since they can be different, and that is crucial.
Also in my experience, the ASCAPI Sleep state setting in BIOS setup does not always...
Forum: System Security 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By sverne
After some research here, a post from 6/12 led me...

After some research here, a post from 6/12 led me to Windows, where it states that MSE supercedes Defender and also turns it off. So I have protectiona after all.
Forum: System Security 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By sverne
Win Defender hangs

After installing Superanti-spyware, and running Defender offline, the regular Defender does not turn on; a timed-out error occurs. Tried installing a fresh version, but in execution, box tells me...
Forum: Tutorials 02 Mar 2013
Replies: 1,663
Views: 4,015,649
Posted By sverne
Thanks Shawn. What about "recovery disks"? I...

Thanks Shawn.
What about "recovery disks"? I made 2 from my control panel. Will these do the same type of fix as you outlined? If not I'll download from the Dell link.
Forum: Tutorials 02 Mar 2013
Replies: 1,663
Views: 4,015,649
Posted By sverne
Is this the same as the "create a system repair...

Is this the same as the "create a system repair disk" from the control panel/backup rstore?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Mar 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By sverne
Avast did it.

I stopped Avast, installed MSE (file is fixed now), and problem is gone. I know from a previous old laptop Pentium 1) that had Avast, it could not handle the antivirus.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By sverne
PS: How do you run WDO? Should I go to BIOS and...

PS: How do you run WDO? Should I go to BIOS and set it for USB. I cannot see any executable files for WDO, as I did extract mpan-fex64, but nothing happened.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By sverne
OK, will now try WDO as I saved it on USB. Did...

OK, will now try WDO as I saved it on USB. Did sfc/scannow and it was clean. Have Malawarebytes and Superantispyware; both were clean.
Later, I'll go to the security forum as per DavidW7ncus'...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By sverne
Duh! I allready had Defender and it scanned...

Duh! I allready had Defender and it scanned clean. (But the MSE file is still corrupted in opening and thus cannot use). It starts up quick if it resumes from a very short sleep, but from overnight...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By sverne
I will try Defender offline. In resuming sleep,...

I will try Defender offline. In resuming sleep, it starts from the Windows logo instead of the cold boot, so it's quicker. It's just the lag after leaving the pc off for a while. Now I tried it with...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By sverne
Good to know it is not normal. I have Avast...

Good to know it is not normal. I have Avast free--perhaps it is the culprit. Tried installing MSE yesterday, but file could not install -it is corrupt. (I saw that others had this same problem, also...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 24 Feb 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By sverne
After sleep, hangs for a while

After waking laptop, (Win 7, 64 bit, dual core 2.2Ghz, 4G RAM and 500GHD), it takes about 1-2 minutes for pc to function normally. Before this time, it is as if the pc had a Pentium1 and was...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 4,436
Posted By sverne
won't sleep issue finally solved

After many attemps at fixes-and much time-I can say that my sleep mode now works on my Dell. There was an unknown silent audio streaming that prevented sleep, no matter what I tried.
To find out if...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Dec 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 4,436
Posted By sverne
According to Dell, it is the latest. A word of...

According to Dell, it is the latest. A word of warning Belarc Advisor, Avast caught some trojans in it as have some other users in CNET's comment section.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Dec 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 4,436
Posted By sverne
Thanks, tried the new settings, but no go. I...

Thanks, tried the new settings, but no go. I already have automatic updates, so I should have the latest drivers. Interesting, but some screen shots that I see on this forum do not appear on my Win7...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Dec 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 4,436
Posted By sverne
I just downloaded all the updates that Dell...

I just downloaded all the updates that Dell recommended: BIOS, an Intel Chipset, and video controller. Dell makes the MB so I did not find any other info on that.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 20 Dec 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 4,436
Posted By sverne
sleep not engaging

gregrocker: thanks for the link in Vista's forum-it is in great detail of this sleep problem. I tried the driver and Dell updates, but it did not make a difference. This is a sporadic (Windows)...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Sep 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 105,115
Posted By sverne
Been through most of these suggestions, but pc...

Been through most of these suggestions, but pc still refused to sleep. Decided to let "troubleshooting" power options do its job; it made some suggestions, which I followed, and problem solved. You...
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