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    Network Problem No Folders Showing in One Machine

    I have just set up a new Desktop. I have networked it with my laptop. Everything was working fine yesterday and I was able to copy files from the laptop to the PC. Today the Desktop shows in Network but there no folders showing. The folders are showing in the Laptop. Help would be appreciated...
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    PC BSOD or Apps slow to load then hanging

    OK. I only have a laptop and an old all-in-one here, and messing with those is beyond my pay grade! I do have a Tower elswehere but I won't be there for a couple of weeks. Does that make sense? Tried a second time and it ran a scan which found 99 errors and after about 36 hours the scan failed...
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    PC BSOD or Apps slow to load then hanging

    Tried the faulty hardrive again booting up with SeaTools which worked fine, but when I got to the License Agreement page I was unable to press the "Accept" button, and so it is effectively frozen. Did a search online and it seems this is a common problem with some motherboards. Suggested using...
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    PC BSOD or Apps slow to load then hanging

    At last I am at the old Tower. Switched the hard drive. Didn't boot. Put the original back in and it booted fine.
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    PC BSOD or Apps slow to load then hanging

    OK. I only have a laptop and an old all-in-one here, and messing with those is beyond my pay grade! I do have a Tower elswehere but I won't be there for a couple of weeks. Does that make sense?
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    PC BSOD or Apps slow to load then hanging

    Do you mean try the Bootable Disk?
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    PC BSOD or Apps slow to load then hanging

    Apologies for the delay. I've done that but now it will not only not boot from the HDD, but from a SeaTools Bootable Disc. I get the message: No boot device available. SATA 0 & 2 Installed SATA 1 & 3 None. On one of the many occasions when I tried to boot I got in to Dell's Own System...
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    PC BSOD or Apps slow to load then hanging

    Only updates of existing apps eg Firefox. I have used Dell Support Assist since my last post and done a Hardware Scan which the Hard Drive failed: "Cannot Run SMART threshold Test" and "Targeted Read Test WHD20-CMO". It then gave the option to update System Drivers and BIOS,which I did. It...
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    PC BSOD or Apps slow to load then hanging

    My PC is very slow to load Windows 10 or I get error messages Kernel Data Inpage Error or Driver Power State Failure and Parameter has exceeded its normal operating range. Apps load according to Task Manager but often don't show and when they do, they regularly hang. Dell Inspiron 3847 Service...
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    Solved PC Slowed Right Down Suddenly

    Thanks again Frank. That has done the trick. I can only think I installed Avast because I had read that earlier versions of Windows Defender were inadequate. Anyway all is good. :D
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    Solved PC Slowed Right Down Suddenly

    Thanks Frank. I'll delete it and then check the effect it has.
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    Solved PC Slowed Right Down Suddenly

    Windows 10 Version 1703. This was updated from the original that came with the PC. The Service Tag on the Box is CMZRPZ1
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    Solved PC Slowed Right Down Suddenly

    Many apologies. I meant Windows Defender!
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    Solved PC Slowed Right Down Suddenly

    My PC has suddenly slowed down and frequently hangs for varying periods. Looking at Process Explorer it seems incredibly busy with about 50 instances of svschost.exe., plus Toaster.exe and dwm.exe taking up constantly varying CPU and Memory. Firefox is also incredibly slow with just a couple of...
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    Can't Mirror Laptop to TV Since Upgrading to Win 10

    It's gone again:mad: It's suddenly stopped mirroring. I have tried with a different TV and cable but it makes no difference. I have tried with another Laptop with Win7 and that works fine.
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