Sorry for the delayed response, had finals this week. Did the disk check, here are the results:
Not much there from what I can understand. The event viewer shows lots of errors, which explains the dozens of error sounds I hear upon start up.
Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
A disk check has been scheduled.
Windows will now check the disk.
Stage 1: Examining basic file system structure ...
382720 file records processed. File verification completed.
19331 large file records processed. 0 bad file records processed.
Stage 2: Examining file name linkage ...
491744 index entries processed. Index verification completed.
0 unindexed files scanned. 0 unindexed files recovered to lost and found.
Stage 3: Examining security descriptors ...
Cleaning up 2847 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 2847 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 2847 unused security descriptors.
Security descriptor verification completed.
54513 data files processed. CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
38276056 USN bytes processed. Usn Journal verification completed.
CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the volume bitmap.
Windows has made corrections to the file system.
No further action is required.
487461887 KB total disk space.
422530736 KB in 225814 files.
165368 KB in 54514 indexes.
0 KB in bad sectors.
508887 KB in use by the system.
65536 KB occupied by the log file.
64256896 KB available on disk.
4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
121865471 total allocation units on disk.
16064224 allocation units available on disk.
00 d7 05 00 a1 45 04 00 21 fd 07 00 00 00 00 00 .....E..!.......
d1 06 00 00 64 8e 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ....d...........
Windows has finished checking your disk.
Please wait while your computer restarts.
I'm downloading the ISO now, thanks so much for the help. I will try setting up a daily system restore point; I had one before the upgrade to Windows 10, I just never set it up again z.z