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  1. Thread: Very high CPU usage (processes not adding up) by allam447635
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    This doesn't happen every time I play, and...

    This doesn't happen every time I play, and yesterday was actually the first time I remember this happening. Again, rebooting got rid of the mysterious usage, and every time I checked the Task Manager...
  2. Thread: Very high CPU usage (processes not adding up) by allam447635
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 2 Views 289

    Very high CPU usage (processes not adding up)

    This morning, I was playing Minecraft, and I noticed my computer fan suddenly getting higher in pitch. I went into Task Manager and noticed that the CPU usage was always above 70%, but there were no...
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    Yes, I am indeed using a desktop. This is one of...

    Yes, I am indeed using a desktop. This is one of those newer ones where the power supply and everything are all inside the monitor, NOT in a box below my desk.
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    Computer clock falling behind after power outage

    This morning, the power flickered. AGAIN. I got back on the computer and found that the computer's clock had reverted back to the time when the computer was last woken up from sleep (which was 25...
  5. Thread: Desktop Window Manager using high CPU by allam447635
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 4 Views 647

    Only the Calculator seems to be causing it.

    Only the Calculator seems to be causing it.
  6. Thread: Desktop Window Manager using high CPU by allam447635
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 4 Views 647

    I have determined the problem to be something...

    I have determined the problem to be something related to the Calculator being open, because the Desktop Window Manager uses more CPU power with the calculator open than when it is closed. I just had...
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    Settings crash when clicking on Update & Security

    Earlier I went into Settings and clicked on Update & Security, and I found Windows Problem Reporting running in the background. I checked the Reliability Monitor (because for some reason problem...
  8. Thread: Cumulative Update KB4040724 failed 17 times by allam447635
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 0 Views 321

    Cumulative Update KB4040724 failed 17 times

    Title says it all, pretty much. I checked my update history and found that on November 27 this one update had failed to install repeatedly. Why would this happen?
  9. Thread: Are Windows feature updates automatic? by allam447635
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 238

    What I am actually worried about is that after a...

    What I am actually worried about is that after a certain number of days I might be upgraded as soon as I turn my back on the computer. Will this happen?
  10. Thread: Are Windows feature updates automatic? by allam447635
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 238

    Are Windows feature updates automatic?

    Well when my computer was first upgraded to Windows 10 on June 13, 2016, it happened in the earlier hours of the morning (8AM-9AM ish) without my consent. Later that year it kept trying to download...
  11. Thread: How to stop Windows 10 1709 upgrade? by allam447635
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 2,006

    As I said in the OP, I am not on Windows 10 Pro,...

    As I said in the OP, I am not on Windows 10 Pro, so I can't defer the update.
  12. Thread: How to stop Windows 10 1709 upgrade? by allam447635
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 2,006

    How to stop Windows 10 1709 upgrade?

    The other day, I upgraded my computer from Windows 10 1703 to 1709. It broke my display drivers, preventing me from playing Minecraft and also removing the option to put the computer to sleep. No...
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    Can't put the computer to sleep since 1709 upgrade

    Title says it all. Ever since I upgraded my computer last night, I don't get the option to put my computer to sleep. I have rebooted 3 times and nothing has changed. Also when this issue occurs,...
  14. Thread: Windows processes suddenly using more memory by allam447635
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 2 Views 407

    Windows processes suddenly using more memory

    A while ago I discovered that the memory usage was already 40% without anything running on my computer (I just rebooted earlier so it should be more like 30%). I then discovered a process called...
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    Black desktop with no icons after switching accounts

    Rarely, after I log into my own account after my father uses this computer, I get a black screen with nothing other than the mouse cursor. I have no way out other than to cold boot (which usually...
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    I rebooted and it went away. This never happened...

    I rebooted and it went away. This never happened until the night before I posted this.
  17. Replies 3 Views 502

    Dell MFC Application consistently over 30% CPU usage

    Title says it all. Last night after I rebooted my computer a process called Dell MFC application began using over 30% of the CPU constantly and causing the computer fan to run loud for seemingly no...
  18. Thread: Desktop Window Manager using high CPU by allam447635
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 4 Views 647

    Desktop Window Manager using high CPU

    For the past couple hours or so the fan has been running higher than usual on my computer. I went into Task Manager to check and found Desktop Window Manager consistently using >20% CPU. This...
  19. Thread: Error in DVD player by allam447635
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 19 Views 944

    In the 5K Player application it works fine. Rules...

    In the 5K Player application it works fine. Rules out a faulty DVD.
  20. Thread: Error in DVD player by allam447635
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 19 Views 944

    Also if you go to the reviews on the Windows DVD...

    Also if you go to the reviews on the Windows DVD Player store app, you will find that I am not the only one with this issue.
  21. Thread: Error in DVD player by allam447635
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 19 Views 944

    The Windows DVD player came with my Windows 10...

    The Windows DVD player came with my Windows 10 installation. My computer was first upgraded to Windows 10 in June 2016. This whole decoding issue did not start until the Creators Update, which was...
  22. Thread: Error in DVD player by allam447635
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 19 Views 944

    Also, this is only a problem in the built-in...

    Also, this is only a problem in the built-in Windows DVD Player. Other software works fine.
  23. Thread: Error in DVD player by allam447635
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 19 Views 944

    It is a DVD. As far as I know there is no way to...

    It is a DVD.
    As far as I know there is no way to tell how old the drive is but the copyright year on the case is 2003.
    It is a DVD of The Elegant Universe.
    I think it might be a copied version but...
  24. Thread: Error in DVD player by allam447635
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 19 Views 944

    Hello? Anyone?

    Hello? Anyone?
  25. Thread: Error in DVD player by allam447635
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 19 Views 944

    Error in DVD player

    So I was watching a DVD and paused to get up to drink some water. I come back and see this:
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    :huh: :eek: :confused: :confused:

    This is utter nonsense as far as I am concerned. Someone on...
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