windows 8.1

  1. TheAlleycat

    Idle Maintenance Keeps Disabling Itself

    I'm on Windows 8.1, and since I got this computer in 2015 it's always had no issues performing idle maintenance. However, I had to disable maintenance - both automatic/idle and scheduled - when it experienced hard drive read issues which brought the entire system down every time maintenance ran...
  2. erico2002006

    My User Data Missing Start Screen Tiles

    My start screen tiles are missing...I can't get them back...Can somebody help me...
  3. agent_washingtub

    System Service Exception error on Windows 8.1

    All of of sudden it goes blue screen and says SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION and then forces a reboot. Having this error pop up every couple of days. I tried completely wiping the hard drives and reinstalling Windows fresh, and the error is still occurring. Unable to pinpoint what is triggering it...
  4. G

    Driver Power State Failure - Windows 8 Lenovo Y510P

    I need assistance on my laptop. frequently it's been shutting down and has been showing this error message: "DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE" I've tried some online resources but it hasn't really helped. If there's a way to find this log so I can post it here, please tell me how to do so. Any...
  5. M

    My ASUS laptop is charging but it won't turn on?

    Hello all. Do please forgive me if this is not the right thread because I really need help right now. I have an ASUS X450J laptop with a Windows 8.1 OS and I have had this problem for three days now,including today. My Laptop is unable to turn on,it was functioning normally untill three days...
  6. A

    AMD r5 driver help

    i noticed i had a late version of amd radeon (my graphic card) so i tried to update it to no prevail, so i looked up something, and it told me to download the new version. i did, and it always said partially installed. so i deleted all the amd files expecting that when i restart my computer the...
  7. I

    Clicking Fast Crashes Specific Things

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 6009 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -1984 Mb Hard Drives: C: 417 GB (310...
  8. T

    Acer Aspire Win 8.1 Sudden Keys Glitch & more...

    My acer aspire 177 6432 has developed a huge problem recently and I'm not exactly sure how it happened. I bought the laptop about 3 years ago and haven't had many issues. Suddenly some keys don't work (I, o, shift, backspace, some numbers, etc), when I turn it on it opens to the setup screen...
  9. T

    I have sound problems with laptop

    Hello, I recently bought a new pc, ASUS G750jw. I was installing a theme called Hud Evolution, but it wasn't the win 7 version, it was the custom 8.1 version. Everything was working fine but when i clicked on the sound icon in the notification bar it didn't do anything. I went for several fixes...
  10. S

    Windows could not automatically detect proxy settings

    I've been trying to fix this problem for a while now. At first, it wasn't a big deal because strangely, I could still connect to the internet perfectly fine despite this error message. But it got annoying when I couldn't connect to any of the Windows applications such as Store, Mail, Update...
  11. T

    Updated to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1, USBs not working

    I recently bought a new Asus laptop. I got it for a cheaper price since they were stopping selling it. Included in the price was installation and setup of the laptop, with Windows 10. I cannot remember what might have caused problems, but I got stuck into the Asus loading screen. I reset the...
  12. S

    My laptop gets strucked at loading screen

    My laptop is HP-15-ac045tu. I'm dual booting Ubuntu 16.04 with win 8.1(I use grub) Yesterday I found that my win 8.1 was struck at loading screen. The same goes with Ubuntu,and it showed the errors and was not loading. (Yes,It did n't happen just like that.Before booting,I tried...
  13. R

    New Creepy sound file playing, clean malware scans

    I recorded the sound with my phone's voice recorder, you can hear it here: https://clyp.it/kmcrujep . I haven't been able to catch it, but for a while there were also some creepy water sounds, like of a pond or gulping. When I mute the speakers, the audio goes silent, which according to the...
  14. O

    Bluetooth not working properly??? Windows 8.1

    Im trying to connect my bluetooth headset to my laptop, but the bluetooth wont work properly. The headphones work with the laptop, I used them before. But randomly, they stopped working. Bluetooth is on, and im pretty sure im doing everything correctly. In the PC Settings, bluetooth keeps...
  15. shatrughna

    Unresponsive Windows 8 & 100% Disk problem

    Recently i have had updates installed on my Windows 8.1 and the system has become very very slow and unresponsive. After clicking on icons,i have to keep on waiting and most of the times each and every window becomes "not responding". In the task manager it shows 100% disk usage most of the...
  16. K

    Whole thing is broken

    Hi all, I don't know which thread to post about this in so I'll just go here. My laptop is seriously broken, I'm not 100% sure how but I'll run through a list of problems it's got. I can't get into my own windows account, every time it just loads for a long time and then says there's an...
  17. C

    HELP Network Adaptor Driver Not Found HELP

    Recently bought a USB network adapter and i'm trying to set it up but my operating system doesn't seem to recognize the driver files. The operating system is Windows 8.1 The network adapter the the TP-Link TL-WN722N I thought the adapter was supposed to be plug and play so just plugged it in...
  18. B

    Computer won't connect to wifi. Other devices will connect.

    My laptop, phone, tablet all are able to connect and use the wifi I have set up, but my computer cant use the wifi. It's a Windows 8.1, 64 bit, 4 years old. I've had it connected to the wifi during all of this time but today after turning it on it stopped working. When I try to connect to the...
  19. T

    Up grading to windows 10?

    My daughter confronted me with this "new" laptop that was last turned on and updated May 2015. Now iTunes and other apps etc wont work and it wont update. My initial reaction was to upgrade to Windows 10 OS and then go from there. Looking for advise on what to do with it? Tech Support Guy...
  20. A

    Solved Cant Uninstall a software!! (DimScreen)

    So i installed a software called "DimScreen" and when i installed it in my laptop, i couldnt find it in the control panel to uninstall it! its not viewing in the search bar either in the windows 8.1. I REALLY need to get rid of it but the only folder it seemed to create is the setup folder for...
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