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Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 2,912
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
mouse clicks on its own, clicks twice, clicks sporadically

On my Dell Optiplex 780, both the left click and the right click are affected. While I am moving the mouse, things will randomly activate as if I "clicked" it. When I do actually click the mouse, it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Aug 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Hard drive space dropping fast!

I am having an issue with my Dell Optiplex 780 where I lose 0.2 GB of free space every 30 minutes or so. A few hours ago, it said my C: drive had 14 GB free and now it is only 10.2 GB free and...
Forum: System Security 18 Jun 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Cannot delete folder "You require permission from Main/Arceus

I am unable to delete this one folder no matter what I do! It always tells me that I need permission from Main/Arceus to perform this action. I am logged in as Main/Arceus and I am the administrator...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jun 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Delete EFI System Partition on external hard drive

I have an external hard drive that was given to me and I am unable to delete the EFI System Partition on it. The instructions here...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jun 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 2,685
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
High CPU usage when computer is not being used.

Sometimes when I wake up in the morning, the fan on my CPU is going full blast on my Dell Optiplex 780. This tells me that the CPU is being maxed out. However, I never get to see what process is...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
$Windows.~WS & $WINDOWS.~BT Folders in root C: drive

I have two folders that mysteriously showed up on my Windows 7 PC. They were not there a few weeks ago but they are there now.


These folders are named $Windows.~WS and $WINDOWS.~BT and both...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Jun 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 869
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Windows Update keep turning itself off

I am having an issue across two different PCs. a Dell Optiplex 780 (desktop) and a Lenovo b570 (laptop). Windows Update will automatically turn off at seemingly random times. I am then presented with...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 May 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
"Applying update operation 15669 of 15669" stuck

On my Dell Optiplex 780, Windows has been stuck at the logo screen ever since I told it to restart to install updates. it is stuck at

"Applying update operation 15669 of 15669" and has been stuck...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Apr 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 998
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
ipconfig /renew error message

I yet again got the grudged "dns server isn't responding" error message and I tried the ipconfig /release and ipconfig /renew that was mentioned in my other thread. But every time I try to do the...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Apr 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Screen goes black every time I view jpg files

every time I open jpg files in Windows Photo Viewer. As soon as the jpg opens, my screen on my monitor goes completely black. The light is still green on my monitor so it still does indeed have...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Apr 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
And what does that mean? Is that bad?

And what does that mean? Is that bad?
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Apr 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Frequent "DNS server not responding" errors/loss of internet

This is the only machine that loses internet. all other devices work when this one goes down. When I run the Windows troubleshooter, I always get "The dns server isn't responding" and Windows is...
Forum: Software 05 Mar 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
"Open with" Not Working

I installed Photoshop and when I try to tell Windows to open a PNG file with Photoshop by right clickingthe PNG file and selecting 'Open With' then I browse for Photoshop. But no matter how many...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Hard drive space keeps going down!

I am having an issue with my Windows 7 on my Dell Optiplex 780! I lost 50GB of hard drive space C: in just five minutes! it went to 7 GB free and then keeps going down every time I check it until it...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Yes. It takes just as long every time. Even a...

Yes. It takes just as long every time. Even a folder with just 20 fonts takes forever.


I can understand a folder containing a game soundtrack Mp3s with 407 files in it—but 20 font files?
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
'sort by title' takes forever in Windows Explorer

It does not matter if I am sorting MP3 files by title, font files by title, or anything else by title, it always takes forever to sort my files by title. It can take up to five minutes in order for...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jan 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Shortcuts to My Pictures and My Documents disappear every WU

Every time Windows 7 installs updates, the shortcuts to My Pictures and My Documents that I have created in the 'favorites' folder always disappears! I always have to recreate these shortcuts every...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jan 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 768
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
"media test failure check cable" after bios update - Dell Optiplex 780

After I flashed a bios update on my mother's new Dell Optiplex 780, identical to mine, during which I was installing drivers and such,

every time it boots up, it always says " *media test failure...
Forum: Microsoft Office 30 Oct 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 2,923
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Office 2016 loses activation on every restart

I am having an issue with an Office 2016 I got from the college where every time I restart my laptop, the office is no longer activated "loses activation" I can enter the product key in again and it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Oct 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix

Every time I run sfc /scannow I always get the error message: "Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them."

I ran sfc /scannow at least 10 times all with...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 04 Oct 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,550
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Music stuttering problem with Windows 7

I am having an issue with my Dell Optiplex 780 whenever I play music or play a game with music in it, the sound will stutter for two seconds at random times.

It it hard to describe the stuttering...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 53,337
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Many years later, I am also having this problem....

Many years later, I am also having this problem. All copies of my team Valor outfit jpgs and pngs have disappeared. tried searching my hard drives and nothing.

This happens on ALL Windows 7...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Aug 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,344
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
taskbar frozen, killing explorer.exe not working

On my Dell Optiplex 780, my taskbar is completely frozen. I cannot click on any icons on it or do anything with it. I killed the explorer.exe process but the taskbar did not go away like it usually...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Aug 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Frequent "does not have a valid IP confiuguation" Wireless

My Lenovo b570 frequently gets a "Wireless Network Connection does not have a valid IP configuration" on almost all startups. When I start my laptop, I will not have internet. There will be a yellow...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Aug 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By Sylveon Fetish
Cannot create a restore point, no option to!

I want to create a restore point before I attempt display manipulation with Powerstrip in case I mess something up but I am not able to because Windows 7 is not giving me the option to.

When I go...
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