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  1. Thread: Error updating windows by archz2
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 11 Views 3,552

    Thanks a lot man. This solved the issue. I was...

    Thanks a lot man. This solved the issue. I was able to succesfully update my windows. Now it is up to date!
    Enclosing the sfcfix text. Let me know what was corrupt and what got fixed in windows...
  2. Thread: Error updating windows by archz2
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 11 Views 3,552

    Hi. Here's the cbs file. Sorry for replying late....

    Hi. Here's the cbs file. Sorry for replying late. Been caught up with work and other stuff.

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    Thanks for this. Unfortunately it didn't work. There's some...
  3. Thread: Error updating windows by archz2
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 11 Views 3,552

    Error updating windows

    My windows 10 version is Home, 20H2, 64 bit. Build 19042.789Since probably November or December 2020 , I am facing an issue of error in Windows update. The updates don't get installed even after...
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    You performed the same registry tweak that I...

    You performed the same registry tweak that I mentioned?
  5. Thread: Scanning for cryptocurrency mining malware by archz2
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 1,398

    I just checked. It was already turned off. ...

    I just checked. It was already turned off.

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  6. Thread: Scanning for cryptocurrency mining malware by archz2
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 1,398

    If that has been the case, there would be...

    If that has been the case, there would be frequent occurrences of heating in daily usage. Why is heating occurring when the laptop is left idle?:rolleyes:

    I'll surely blow air to clean the dust...
  7. Thread: Scanning for cryptocurrency mining malware by archz2
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 1,398

    Scanning for cryptocurrency mining malware

    My windows 10 version is Home, 20H2, 64 bit. Build 19042.685

    Many times, while having my laptop sit idle for few minutes, it heats up and fan speed go high. This happens mostly when during noon...
  8. Thread: Encrypted folder for external drives by archz2
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 3 Views 580

    The reason I'm unable to use Bitlocker is that it...

    The reason I'm unable to use Bitlocker is that it is only available on Windows 10 home. I'm running Windows 10 home. I can keep veracrypt software installer exe file on the external hard drive itself...
  9. Thread: Encrypted folder for external drives by archz2
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 3 Views 580

    Encrypted folder for external drives

    My windows 10 version is Home, 20H2, 64 bit. Build 19042.685

    I require an encrypted folder on my external seagate hard drive of 1.5TB. I want to have an encrypted partition of 80-90 GB on it. I...
  10. Thread: 0x80070002 error code in windows update by archz2
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 2,351

    Thanks! The bat file didn't solve the issue. I...

    Thanks! The bat file didn't solve the issue. I manually downloaded and installed the update in the new section.
  11. Thread: 0x80070002 error code in windows update by archz2
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 2,351

    0x80070002 error code in windows update

    My windows 10 version is Home, 20H2. Build 19042.630I'm trying to download cumulative update KB4592438. I keep getting 0x80070002 error code. 311837


    311838 I also ran the windows troubleshooter...
  12. Thread: CPU usage 100% without any good reason by archz2
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 2,686

    Okay. I'll do a clean boot and post back my...

    Okay. I'll do a clean boot and post back my results.
  13. Thread: CPU usage 100% without any good reason by archz2
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 2,686

    System idle process has the highest CPU usage...

    System idle process has the highest CPU usage when I sort according to CPU.

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  14. Thread: CPU usage 100% without any good reason by archz2
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 2,686

    CPU usage 100% without any good reason

    I have Windows 10 version 1909 (OS Build 18363.1198). For the last few days, my system freezes badly. CPU usage goes up to 100% without any reason. In the following screenshot, I just had Adobe...
  15. Replies 9 Views 2,013

    What should I do for the autorun value here? ...

    What should I do for the autorun value here?

    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\VolumeCaches

    Neither you have it, neither do I.
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    This is unusual. I use the keyword 'thumbnail'...

    This is unusual. I use the keyword 'thumbnail' and I get zero results.

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    I tried running policy plus by choosing to run as administrator via right click menu as well. Still...
  17. Replies 9 Views 2,013

    Policy plus doesn't have the option to check the...

    Policy plus doesn't have the option to check the thumbnails.




    I used the command "regsvr32 gptext.dll" in command prompt and got a positive confirmation. I learnt this command from the...
  18. Replies 9 Views 2,013

    I have windows 10 home. The page here ...

    I have windows 10 home. The page here

    How to Speed up Thumbnail Loading in Windows 10

    in step 3 asks for searching "Turn off the caching of thumbnails". I couldn't find this using the search...
  19. Replies 9 Views 2,013

    Administrative template missing in group policy editor.

    I have Windows 10 version 1909 (OS Build 18363.1171).I want to speed up the loading of thumbnails in the file explorer for pdf files. I went to this article and it lists the steps that involve...
  20. Thread: Abnormal heating of CPU in just one tab of Google chrome. by archz2
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 7 Views 2,589

    In safe mode, the temperature does not shoot up....

    In safe mode, the temperature does not shoot up. Last year, I installed this extension in chrome, 'miner block' that blocks bitcoin mining on web.
    minerBlock - Chrome Web Store

    Heating issue is...
  21. Thread: Abnormal heating of CPU in just one tab of Google chrome. by archz2
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 7 Views 2,589

    Are you talking about this? 301334 I...

    Are you talking about this?
    301334


    I haven't touched any settings for turbo boost since day one of owning this laptop. What exactly are those?



    There's no update for my laptop's...
  22. Thread: Abnormal heating of CPU in just one tab of Google chrome. by archz2
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 7 Views 2,589

    Abnormal heating of CPU in just one tab of Google chrome.

    I have Windows 10 version 1909 (OS Build 18363.1082).

    Chrome is known to hog a lot of memory. There has been many posts on the web.

    Surprisingly I have just one open tab in Chrome and the...
  23. Thread: Should I disable hybrid shutdown ? by archz2
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 1,794

    Should I disable hybrid shutdown ?

    I have Windows 10 version 1909 (OS Build 18363.1016). I haven't done much reading on this but I do it on intuition. I always hibernate my laptop so that it starts up faster. In order for a better...
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    Thanks for this link! The dat file cleared most...

    Thanks for this link! The dat file cleared most of the files in that folder.
  25. Replies 4 Views 1,017

    Huge font cache folder - safe to delete?

    I have Windows 10 version 1909 (OS Build 18363.1016). While doing analysis for huge folders and files in C drive I came across font cache folder. It is occupying a whopping 11.7 GB space.

    Can I...
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