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    Certain games stuck on loading screen/black screen

    Thanks for replying Attached is a zipped file Please download it to your computer - saving it to your desktop Follow this procedure please Used with the kind permission of Brink - Admin of WindowsTenForums https://www.tenforums.com/members/brink.html I also work on that forum. Save log...
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    Certain games stuck on loading screen/black screen

    Further to my last post From your logs I mentioned in my previous post that I would send you a log gathering tool and analyse your data for you, to solve whatever the problem is. I have now found the above entry File Hash Mismatch CAN be caused - but not necessarily - when Windows is not...
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    Certain games stuck on loading screen/black screen

    There is evidence that the registry has errors. Either you are using a registry cleaner or some 3rd party system management software. such as a so called - make it go faster system booster that includes a registry cleaner OR you have some manner of problem with the file system caused by drive...
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    Scammers Blackmailing me Through Spam Mail

    I have no idea where you are situated eg what country as an example Scam emails demand Bitcoin, threaten blackmail | FTC Consumer Information OR If you are in the UK an example from here sextortion-scams-infographic.pdf (ncsc.gov.uk) as you will see from the above this not an uncommon scam and...
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    Happy Birthday Gr3iz!

    Best Wishes for your birthday Macboatmaster
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    2 buttons on my keyboard are switching my pc off

    1. What is the make and full model of the keyboard and how it is connected and as I asked has it had a spill on it or somehow been dropped or knocked. 2. From your spec 199 GB (18 GB Free); That on your system drive partition is not good You need to increase the free space 3. F5 unless you...
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    2 buttons on my keyboard are switching my pc off

    It is difficult to advice you when we no absolutely nothing about the computer - is it a laptop or a desktop I suspect you are going to say it is a laptop Has it had a jolt or knock or spill on the keyboard Please include the make and full model and the details from this in your reply which...
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    Kamo By Piriform

    Cheers I switch to In Private on Edge to access my various finance sites You have to then go through more details of verification for my sites, such as access code by text etc, but at least I know the cookies are not on the computer that allows me access - without the jump through hoops to get...
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    Kamo By Piriform

    I have not tried it However I thought I would respond, in case you do not know, that this is not really a new product It originated some years ago as TrackOff, owned by a Baltimore based software company Contacts Us - TrackOFF Privacy Software 2021 They sold it to AVAST in late 2019 Avast of...
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    19 Years With Tech Support Guy

    It must have dried up in the postal system. Mike organised a collection for the pen - I am sure he would have sent a new one, even if he got the initials the wrong way round
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    User Account Black Screens

    Does that occur if you sign into it on safe mode If so I would recommend you save the data and delete the account and all settings to it
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    19 Years With Tech Support Guy

    Many congratulations Frank It would be great to equal that record, but I think I will be very lucky if I can keep pace with changes etc., to Windows and hardware for another 8 years or so.
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    I/O Device Error on secondary drive

    If you connect it in the other computer and then boot that from a Linux USB - that is the Linux based OS on a USB flash pen you will not need to spend money on a usb enclosure for that drive. I have mentioned this before and you said I think that you were going to get the old system out of...
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    I/O Device Error on secondary drive

    I totally agree with my colleague managed Indeed I asked a couple of times and you replied NO. It is as I said, so unusual to have no warnings whatsoever of problems - even if not specific messages - one normally sees problems developing. ============== NOTE I have just realised that...
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    I/O Device Error on secondary drive

    I thought it was me that suggested that with specific reference to see if the computer still runs slowly Hope you manage to get the data. I should not pay too much attention to the mentioned 20 years of data When you delete a file from a drive, the file is NOT actually deleted it is still on...
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