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Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Dec 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By CosmicJest
@ThrashZone, I dl RealTemp and on running it, it...

@ThrashZone, I dl RealTemp and on running it, it came right out and said my processor isn't supported. @PhoneMan, I'm hoping this is going to be a sensor issue as you describe. That would make sense,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By CosmicJest
I can hear the fan running, and it seemed fine...

I can hear the fan running, and it seemed fine when I had the bottom off and was blowing it out. Everything looks pretty clean and shiny in there.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By CosmicJest
Hi oscer, Here's a screenclip of HW Monitor's...

Hi oscer,
Here's a screenclip of HW Monitor's readings. It's lower than Speccy when I ran them side by side, but still up there & shows a max of 236 degrees. The air coming out the side is pretty...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Dec 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By CosmicJest
CPU at 235 degrees F

Hello,

I just installed Speccy, and was horrified to find that my both cores of my 2014 Lenovo ThinkPad are running around 235 degrees! And that's with nothing running except normal boot programs....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
Still checking for updates. I think it's time to...

Still checking for updates. I think it's time to cancel the process.

Where do I go from here?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
Whew! I was quite relieved and very happy to see...

Whew! I was quite relieved and very happy to see a login screen this morning! It /was/ updating to Win 10, and the update failed. So current status is: improved. I can now check Windows Update...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
I rebooted the computer, and it began installing...

I rebooted the computer, and it began installing 1 of 1 update. That was about six hours ago. What should I do?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
Something happened, and several updates were...

Something happened, and several updates were installed last night at 3 AM! But why? What changed?

I tried downloading Win 10 again, but it stalls at the same point. However, the window did not...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
One more thing - I didn't install MSE right away...

One more thing - I didn't install MSE right away because the user is switching to BitDefender once this all gets sorted out. However, I'm giving her computer back today and will proceed via remote...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
For the Application log, I don't have an option...

For the Application log, I don't have an option to save under File, so I took an Action and Saved All Events As Appevt.evtx, which will hopefully be what you're looking for. I saved the System log in...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
I hesitated to uninstall a paid product without...

I hesitated to uninstall a paid product without consulting my friend, but did so in the interest of getting this problem resolved. Before installing MSE, however, I decided to check Windows Update....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
When I got home from work and opened the...

When I got home from work and opened the computer, I was greeted with a message that Windows Updates were turned off. Hmmm. So I clicked to turn them on, then I went to Control Panel and clicked on...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
Running the cmd prompt as admin the process would...

Running the cmd prompt as admin the process would not stop.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
Man, I jinxed it! The Windows 10 update download...

Man, I jinxed it! The Windows 10 update download stalled about 25% through.

There are three things different from before removing Norton and deactivating the Avast firewall:
1) the process...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
I don't think we're going to have to ask NoelDP,...

I don't think we're going to have to ask NoelDP, as I'm downloading Windows 10 as I type! :cool:

A firewall problem is indeed what it was - but there was a twist, because not only was the Avast...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
Just saw your last. I'll try this after work &...

Just saw your last. I'll try this after work & post back.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
Yes, I ran the fixit man first thing - got there...

Yes, I ran the fixit man first thing - got there through the troubleshooter. Thanks. Her firewall is provided by Avast Premier, which I'm unfamiliar with - I don't know if there might be an issue...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
I'm sorry, I misspoke above. It was fsc /scannow...

I'm sorry, I misspoke above. It was fsc /scannow I ran, not chkdsk. It ran with no integrity violations.

I cannot rename the CBS log folder as it is being used. There is a 1.3 MB text document...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Oct 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CosmicJest
routine Win 7 updates check stalls

Hello,

Helping a friend with a Lenovo laptop about a year old currently running Win 7 Pro. She wants to update to Windows 10, but had a problem with the installation failing.

Looking into the...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Sep 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,514
Posted By CosmicJest
The problem has been identified and fixed. It...

The problem has been identified and fixed. It occurred to me to try looking at the folder via C\Users\Me\My Documents, and when I did this, the display was correct. I figured the Library shortcut...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Sep 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By CosmicJest
It's all good. Path found. Help appreciated. :)

It's all good. Path found. Help appreciated. :)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Sep 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By CosmicJest
The user was told to do this in the future. Thank...

The user was told to do this in the future. Thank you.


Nope. No Temp Internet folder in the path when showing hidden files!


Wow. Thank you for going to the trouble to figure all this out...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Sep 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By CosmicJest
I personally find the App Data folder,...

I personally find the App Data folder, specifically the Local and Roaming subfolders, to be very useful when backing up certain programs (e.g. Thunderbird and Evernote), and when cleaning up after...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Sep 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By CosmicJest
Unhiding protected system operating files did not...

Unhiding protected system operating files did not reveal the App Data folder (which I accessed via %appdata%). I noticed when I went to re-check that the folder called CP6DU2Q6 was gone and a new...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Sep 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By CosmicJest
No 3rd party optimizers. We use CCleaner for...

No 3rd party optimizers. We use CCleaner for cleaning temp files, but apparently it hasn't been used in awhile. I've run it and set it to auto run at boot. The missing folder did not show up after...
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