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My Windows folder in the system partition is 66.3GB. I am fairly sure that this is a ridiculous size, but have no idea where to begin to get it fixed (beyond a fresh reinstall).

I already ran both Disk Cleanup and CCleaner, which only shoved off a few hundred MB.

I run Windows 7 Ultimate x64. This is on a Samsung 840 EVO SSD, if it matters (probably not).

Could anyone help me please?

So I have 64 Gb ram installed, I have tried every possible combination of RAM and ruled out the possibility of hardware. I had a new motherboard sent to me, and that did not fix it as well. All windows settings and systems show 48Gb installed. However a 3rd party software tells me I have 64Gb installed. Soo basically my 64Gb is installed and "working" but windows is not properly showing it. I am quite familiar with Tech, so all the basics -and advanced, ways to fix it have been tried. My motherboard supports well over 200Gb of Ram so thats not the problem, and 64Bit windows as well. I need some pro level help here. Thanks inj advanced.
Hello everyone,Recently my motherboard started to beep twice and just has a black screen. I made sure to have the power cables plugged in and everything. It did two beeps continually.  I redid all the cables and now it just beeps twice on start up (doesnt show up on monitor & backup monitor) and doesn't beep anymore.  Thanks for any help! -Tyler
I got on my Lenovo z50-70  today and as it turned on I got a message saying Application error saying "Application has generated an exception that could not be handled. Process ID=0Xa84 (6788) Thread ID=0x1118(4376) Cick OK to terminate the application  or click Cancel to debug the application."   then all of a sudden the PC shutdown giving the error "PC has run into a problem and had to shutdown. The stop code waa DRIVER IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL   What failed was tidsvycf.sys"  and as the laptop rebooted it ran a disk check but then as the laptop restarts and works for less than a minute but then it goes back to Application Error. I've tried clicking OK and cancel and neither work.  This kept happening for a while so I decided to go to System Recovery to reset my laptop back to factory settings. Which I've done in the past when my laptop got stuck on updates. But this time when I got on OneKey Recovery I got the error saying "program can't find initial backup image". Attached is the picture.. Now how do I factory reset my laptop..  When I got the laptop it was Windows 8. I upgraded it to Windows 10 using assisting technologies. So it was a windows 10. 

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Hi, does anyone found search problem in windows 7 with 32bit? I encountered this problem at company's PC.

1. Most of file types (eg.MS office and PDF files) cannot search by search box
2. Cannot search in MS Outlook 2013 as well
3. Rebuild search index > problem still exsits
4. download search fix  tool from Microsoft doesnt work
5. Windows 7 disk for recovery > problem still exists
Any resolution to fix it or only reinstallation?
I have the old lenevo z560 model with 6 Gigs of RAM installed.I am thinking of upgrading it to windows 10.I saw and downloaded drivers for my windows 7 a year ago but now it seems i can't find the drivers and lenevo bridge is unable to locate the resources or something.Any help will really be appricated.Thanks
Recently I bought a apple typec to lightning cable, but i can't use it in P51.I use it on Dell M3520?no ThunderBolt 3 version, it just a typec?success. I try to set TB3 is DP and USB in BIOS. Invalid, not any new devices in system 
I just reinstalled windows xp home edition to a compaq presario laptop, but I have not been able to connect to the internet.

In the first DIAL-UP CONNECTION WINDOW, three filled out boxes appear. The first one, for CONNECT TO has the correct name of my internet service provider (COMCAST) The second one, for USERNAME, has my correct username for my COMCAST internet service provider. But the third one, for PASSWORD, has sixteen dots, as if some system has assigned me a sixteen-character password, but my COMCAST password has only eight characters.

Below the three mentioned parts of information, there is a CONNECT BUTTON, and when I click it, then up to ten repeated attempts to connect are manifested, I guess to my wireless router, which is fed by a modem and the COMCAST INTERNET SERVICE cable, but the connection to the internet does not happen.

I have two other laptops that have no trouble at all with the internet connection.

I am afraid to erase the sixteen dots that are in the third box, and replace them with my eight-character COMCAST password.

I wish somebody knows the solution to my problem, and I really appreciate to be told what to do or what I can try.

Sincerely, Andres Ruvalcaba.
Firefox for win10-64 upgraded recently to Ver 57 and now I have hard time clicking on any program it's hard like rock the mouse freezes for 30 seconds then freezes again while IE and Google Chrome slide smoothly and wonderfully so all other programs and icons.
Hello, I'm didn't think I'll have to make a topic here. But since my Y50-70 is some how old and I've use it almost everyday (the system say I've running it for over a 1000+ days already). So, I did expected this to happen eventually. The things is, my numpad key didn't work... well, 0 1 3 4 6 7 9 and star(*) to be precise. I did saw a pattern there, so I need some help from advance expert. All other key on side numpad work. Only the key I mention is not working. Also, I try install all driver again but still didn't solve it. I think the numpad stop working about this week, well about tuesday this week. Since it was the days my Laptop restart with no reason (some update I think?). And I did use the numpad on Monday and it work fine. In conclusion, even in BIOS the key I mention didn't work. With or without numlock being turn on. You know with numlock turn off it should work as direction key, but the key I mention still do nothing. I hope to get some help and information from other Y50-70 user.
Hello,I'm trying to instll my new bluetooth mouse and I found out there is no bluetooth driver installed.After downloading and installing it says it cannot find any bluetooth device.I tried to google it but no spec website says a word about it, and it sounds strange that such a new laptop won't have bluetooth function. does it has one?If so could you please help me make the driver to work?Thanks.
Windows 10, Ideapad 100. Right and left clicks not working as of today. Fingerpad is working. What can we try?
Since Windows 10 did its update, my Lenovo ideapad 300 won't wake after going to sleep. The screen flickers and looks almost like a test pattern. I have to do a hard reboot with the power button a couple of times before it will start up. Anyone else experiencing this?
Trying to RDP
from Windows10 64 bit home [Version 10.0.16299.64]
to     Windows10 Pro 32 bit [Version 10.0.16299.64]
When doing so the error "An internal error has occurred"
From  Windows10 64 bit home [Version 10.0.16299.64] can RDP to WinXP
So it appears that the issue is on the Windows10 Pro 32 bit [Version 10.0.16299.64] machine.
Can use remote assistance to access Windows10 Pro 32 bit [Version 10.0.16299.64] machine, which indicates no issues with firewalls or Remote connection setup.
Problem occurred after updated windows Pro machine to [Version 10.0.16299.64]

Thanks and Regards
I turn on my computer, windows 10, i5, 8gb ram, and a 1060 graphics card. But when im in the screen before you enter your password to unlock the computer my keyboard and mouse wont respond yet, the rgb lights in them light up
So my boyfriend was using my Lenovo yoga 500 yesterday when the laptop forced an update, since turning back on there were purple flickering lines across the screen. He restarted the laptop and now there's only one line near the bottom however we cannot get rid of the line. Until the update it had worked perfectly... any idea how to fix? (Tried using the novo button but to no avail)
Just how hard is it to change your email address? Options there for the password but I can't progress further. Keep getting notifications that there is a problem with my Microsoft account. 
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I'm  not sure when it first occurred but I went from windows 7Pro X64 to 8 Pro X64 to 10Pro X64. Everything seems to be running fine. Ran all kinds of diagnostics and found no hardware errors or any other type of error reported. The latest Windows 10 updates are installed. Ran windows trouble shooter which reinstalled the driver but the problem persists. Current system info is shown below. Any help in resol... Read more
10 day old Inspiron 7570.
How to enable Spotlight? (ie; the pretty pictures that automatically change every time you log in that you can 'like' and 'dont like').
Currently i have lock screen background set to "Picture". I go to Settings -> Lock Screen. At 'Background' i select "Windows Spotlight", but when i exit and then come back to check on it and it reverts back to "Picture".  What else do i need to change?
Hi All,
Was working fantastically, and then bizarrely out of the blue I had some sort of Nvidia error. Anyway, since this, when I edit video in Adobe Premiere everything looks great. When I watch videos outside of premiere, the image is extremely dark and over saturated. I have troubleshooted the video files which play fine on other laptops/iPad etc. I have went into the Nvidia control panel and had a look about for anything amiss, and reset all the defaults, likewise with color collaboration on Windows 7. 
Anyone come across this? Debating whether it is a software/driver problem or something wrong with the monitor. However because it has correct color etc in Premiere, I'm guessing it rules out the hardware. Any ideas?
Many thanks in advance
XPS Studio 435MT with ATI Radeon HD 4800 graphics, Dell S2309W, Dell 1907FP
I have been using Windows 10 with these two monitors in extended mode since upgrading to Win10 on its release. This morning it suddenly stopped recognising the main screen. Rebooting brought both screens back to life but with a low resolution duplicated display.
Device Manager lists the correct Display Adapter (ATI Radeon HD4800) but 'No drivers are installed for this device'
I have downloaded and installed the latest versions available but this message still appears
If I select Update Driver and either search the internet or browse my computer I get 'The best drivers for your device are already installed' and yet Device Manager still shows 'No drivers are installed for this device'
Right-clicking the Desktop and selecting Display and 'Detect' produces 'Didn't detect another display'
Only the S2309W appears in Device Manager
How can I restore my former setup?
I restored the system to a previous restore point and it worked for about five minutes then reverted to the above situation
Hello,I have an Inspiron 3647 bought in 2014 and I would like to upgrade it.
Its default setup is (factory):
Core i3-4150 3.5 GHz1x 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM 800 MHz
Motherboard: 02YRK5 BIOS: A08
Searching Dell site, I found this pdf (HERE) that shows possible setups.
I was thinking of using these parts:
Core i7-4790 3.6 GHz2x 8 GB DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHzMy question is: If I buy these parts will it work? I mean, is the computer factory locked with its default parts?
I'm already using a GTX 750 Ti and it works, but since there was no offboard GPU in it when I bought it, I didn't think it would be a problem.
Thanks in advance!
I'm considering about eventually upgrading and install an Samsung 250 GB 950 EVO.
I've got the xps8920-version with a 32GB SandiskZ400 cachedisk and as I assume having Intel chipset Z270 and not H270 (which is the one that support Intel Smart Response Tech.)
I've looked in here in the forum and found another thread being into the actual M2-slot on this version, and where the cache is installed now. Whether this has a connection only for Sata3 or if it is NVMe?! I also read from that thread (from this spring) that there was some issues getting the similar Samsung to actually work and get it all to boot correctly?!
Possibly there's been some updates since in bios etc vs then?!
Otherwise I assume I will have to install the ssd-card through an adapter over the PCIe-busx4 location?!
I would also like to have my OS W10 and all other programs on there as well, like Photoshop Elements and some games etc, and use the 2TB hdd for files and storage.
If I install over the PCIe, if not possible at all over the m2-connection on the motherboard, can I still be using the 32GB cache and let it be there? Could perhaps help speedup at rendering photos?!
Anyone been doing this and having some experience (cloning the hdd, or re-install W10 etc)?
So been a big time dell lover for the PC's and almost never ever given me any problems which is why I decided to buy a OptiPlex 980. I will be using this for mostly learning and some gaming. So reading the forums there seems to be next to no info on recent Video cards which can be added into the SFF chassis.
So here's my question:
1. What is Dell doing to ensure that these devices have windows 10 drivers for these machines. There are still lots out of them out there. Just because you may not make them doesn't mean you shouldn't support them.
2. When did Dell last test the newer Low Profile Video Cards that are being manufactured by companies that support SFF. Such as the :
3. What is the largest Low Profile video card that this device will support. Your documentation was last updated with 1 GB being the largest. Should it stand to reason that these 2 GB video cards should be supported in the 980?
I would appreciate a response as timely as possible by someone that has the info I seek.
Thank you all that respond. I do appreciate them.
I want to know my fan size cause I want to add liquid cooling, the instruction manual doesn't tell me what fan size my case has can you guys tell me please.
I would like to change my login password to NO password.  There just my wife and I and I don't need that extra step. Is there any other way to do this besides restoring to factory settings?  Thank you in advance.
my computer will not boot up when I push the power button.
I have to pull the power plug & plug back in to start.
Hi friends!
I have a question about the XPS 9550's ability to display HDR content.
My XPS 9550 has an Nvidia GTX 960m graphics card. I understand from Nvidia's website that "All NVIDIA GPUs from the 900 and 1000 series support HDR display output," which seems to include my card. However, I also understand that mobile versions of cards often differ from desktop versions. I haven't been able to get a response from Nvidia support confirming whether the GTX 960m does or does not support HDR content, so I thought I'd come here! Do you know the answer?
I'm a mediamaker, and have a camera capable of shooting HDR content (specifically HLG/10-bit). I'd like to start experimenting with editing and delivering HDR, but I'd like to know if my GPU can support it before I sink the money into an HDR-compliant monitor! I know that the HDR market is still developing, but I'm sure there are folks out there who know the answer.
Thanks in advance for your help!
I got this new UP2414Q monitor, I tried both thunderbolt3 (xps15) to displayport (the monitor) and hdmi(xps15) to hdmi (the monitor) and both of them did not work. I was also installing Dell Monitor Driver Installer from C:\Dell\Drivers\XVH9H however it shows
The following connected monitors have been detected:
Sharp Plug and Play Monitor - SHP143E
Drivers for the following monitors have been found: Dell UP2414Q (DP) - DEL409C Dell UP2414Q (HDMI) - DEL409B
Drivers for the following connected monitor can be installed: None
Please connect your monitor before running this program.

And I also installed Dell Display manager, the newest intel graphics and nvidia graphics driver from DELL driver website. But there is just nothing going on the monitor screen. And I cannot see any other monitor detected in the device manager except the 'Generic pnp monitor'
For the monitor OSD, i can only choose HDMI/mini DP/DP, only these 3 options are available and I cannot get into the menu (see the photo)
I just bought dell inspiron 15 7567 30414G(2 week ago) and it lag on most of my games, I cant play bf4 without lagging(packet loss) but on my older acer laptop it does not suffer packet loss this bad. On gta5 ,it stutter about 2 sec ..really need help
older laptop spec: i5 4200u,gt840m 2gb,ram 6gb
dell : i5 7300hq,1050 4gb,ram 4gb
I am using Inspiron 15R 5110 Laptop. My few days my laptop was not receiving power. Charger is working fine but battery was not getting charged. I tried connecting the charger to the laptop and removed the battery to check whether power is getting supplied then i came to know that power was not getting supplied to laptop. Do I need to change the charger socket in the laptop? 
Please help me to fix the issue.
Is it possible to configure Intel AMT on an XPS 13 9365?
Thank you
I want to play music on my mobile phone but listen the sound on my E5450 laptop, using bluetooth (not other methods)
I have paired the device with the laptop, but I see no options in Windows about what bluetooth services is Windows offering to paired devices.
The laptop is using latest Intel bluetooth driver for the device that appears in device manager with name "Intel Wireless Bluetooth", with these hardware ids:
There is a "bluetooth headset service" on windows with start type manual, I've started hoping it would allow phone to "see" the laptop as a bluetooth audio headset but no change.
I remember old Windows had a "Services" tab sheet on the bluetooth settings but on my W10 is gone.
Is this gone for good from Windows 10, or only on my laptop? Using latest released windows version.
I get a BSOD code 0x0000007E iAStorA.sys, every time I try to wake my PC from extended sleep (more than 15 minutes) or hibernation.
I'm running a (relatively) fresh installation of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on my Dell Inspiron 15R SE. I'm not running it on the factory installed HDD, as that was beginning to fail and I replaced it with a HDD of similar specifications. W7 was installed from a Dell installation disc that I bought direct from Dell.
I have installed all updates available (including the ones released a few weeks ago), and all drivers except a few (more on that later) from the drivers and software DVD that came with my Dell. I updated them through the support page a while later.
I have done a bit of Googling and I gather that the code indicates a driver error. If it's relevant, I had trouble installing the communications drivers (DW1703 802.11b.g.n and DW1704 802.11b/g/n in particular) that came on the DVD - I could extract the files just fine, but InstallShield did not show up after that. I tried multiple times and to no avail.
I was looking for a part number for antenna for wireless card.
Can anyone please help me?
My system is: Dell Latitude E5530
Service tag is: <Removed Service tag>
I own a Dell Inspiron 5675 but it doesnt show me the size of the exhaust fan not even on the instruction manuel can someone find what the size of my fans are since I want to by a liquid cooler please give me links of liquid cooler that could fit on my case. Here is one I want to order if it fits I hope it does  
okay randomly when i let me laptop go in sleepmode ,when i came to wake it up ,the screen was very dark ,when i put it back in sleep mode ,and took the battery out again ,and it came back to normal ,and it was slow as well but fast now again ,the reason i asked because  i will be selling this and getting a macbook air ,need a new laptop ,dislike windows 10 ,find it hard to use ,and a downgrade compare to windows 7, shouild i mention this in the listing and just list for parts only? Thanks! 
my problem is that when the user try to register one of his finger, Dell Data Protection show message Error RN:02000068 failed finger registration, finger already registered.But when I go to admin the fingerprints of Dell Data Protection software, the number of registered fingerprints is 0.
Can anybody help me?
What is it with the HP accelerometer programs. Every time windows updates, the HP Driveguard program stops working. This has happened on two different HP Envy machines. The driver for this machine, via serial number, no longer works after the latest update,
I have tried the following with no success:
sp82228 (original0 on machine
Is there a driver that will function with my Laptop and more generally, when are we going to get a driver that will last more than one update of Windows? This is an extremely annoying problem!

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KB4048957 will not configure on my Win 7 Home  computer.  X64    I can get it to download successfully, but it will not configure.  When I started today I had issues  this update along with Service registration missing or corrupt
and Cryptographic service components not registered.
I have run SFC/scannow and also Dism.ex /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth .   I was able to get the Service registrations and Cryptographic component issues resolved. 

I have tried to get this KB update to complete several times and it will not do so.  It installs, tries to configure, then reverts the configuration and fails. 

I tried loading it directly from the Update Catalog and nothing seems to help.  Can someone point me in the right direction to find out WHY the configuration will not work?  Maybe then I can figure out how to fix it?     

Big problem here, I cloned my hard to an external one and then tried to open Google drive folder on it and it didn't work. Then I put in the external hard and accessed the folder, found my files and then made the huge mistake of cut paste it into the public folder (of my actual hard). So far so good, I take out the external, put mine back and Bam. My folder that contained 6gb worth of data is not there and nowhere to be found. I exchange them again but as I cut it the folder is now empty. These are some very important files and I just can't find them anywhere. It's like it never existed. I tried to restore but no restore point in windows or the original folder. Is there any hope that I can recover them or 5 years worth of writing and poetry is forever gone? (The reason I had to do this is because apparently Google drive decided to not sync it anymore or I don't know but the majority of files were not saved on cloud)
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 635 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 5887 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4200
Hard Drives: C: Total - 464031 MB, Free - 328160 MB; D: Total - 12354 MB, Free - 1511 MB; F: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 409199 MB;
Motherboard: FOXCONN, 2AB1
Antivirus: Windows Defender

My fonts have changed, my icons have changed and have black flags on them. I thought I had uninstalled FF but it's still here. I don't know where. I think this was from a new down load. I need some assistance on this, please respond.
I am a programming and trying to buy a new laptop online from HP website on Black Friday discount deal.
They have two products which i like.

Windows 10 Home 64
Intel® Core? i7-7500U (2.7 GHz, up to 3.5 GHz, 4 MB cache, 2 cores) + Intel® HD Graphics 620
16GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM (2 x 8GB)
15.6" diagonal FHD IPS UWVA BrightView WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080) Touchscreen (for HD Camera)
1 TB PCIe® NVMe? M.2 SSD
Office Software Trial
Security Software Trial
3-cell 52 WHr Lithium-ion Battery
No Internal ODD
Full-size island-style backlit keyboard
HP Wide Vision HD Webcam with Dual Digital Microphone (For Touch)
Intel® 802.11ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 Combo

price $999

Windows 10 Home 64
Intel® Core? i7-8550U (1.8 GHz, up to 4 GHz, 8 MB cache, 4 cores) + Intel® UHD Graphics 620
12 GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM (1 x 4 GB, 1 x 8 GB)
15.6" diagonal FHD IPS UWVA edge-to-edge glass (1920 x 1080) Touchscreen (for HD Camera)
1 TB 7200 rpm SATA
Office Software Trial
Security Software Trial
4-cell 55.67 WHr Lithium-ion Battery
No Internal ODD
Full-size island-style backlit keyboard
HP Wide Vision HD Webcam with Dual Digital Microphone
Intel® 802.11ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 Combo
Price $699

Can someone tell me what is the best deal go with. Since i am a programmer performance does mean alot to me which i am working with SQL SERVER, VISUAL STUDIO AND ANDROID STUDIO.

I am confused whether 7th generati... Read more
When I go to open my laptop back up everything comes on but the home screen won't come on. The fans run, LED backlight and keyboard comes on. I have to turn the laptop off by holding the power button then it all comes up. EDIT: I have went through the Lenovo Service Bridge and checked for updates and the only thing that wasn't updated was the solutions center so it looks like everything is up to date.Also I threw in the driver power state failure so I didn't have to open another thread. That has been going on for some time while I'm doing things and I'm not sure what to do. 
I want to know do you think really comodo fw add somthing to emsisoft? What seetings enable on comodo firewall to not overlap?
Hello, I have a Toshiba Satellite with the amd a10-4600m apu and 8gb of Kingston ram,( I don't have a model number) this laptop has killed many drives in the past and I am looking to get an ssd soon as I assume temperature is the reason why the drives keep dying. However, recently it lost windows 8.1 again and I got it installed on a usb flash drive but being a laptop it is not giving me any options! I boot from the usb flash drive and it still tries to do automatic repair, and when it finishes it sits there and does nothing. So really the problem is it doesn't boot from the usb and it needs to to reinstall windows, I have another drive but I don't want to use it. However I believe the reason why it is not working is because it knows windows is still on the drive and is trying to fix it, but fails to do so. If anyone knows how to bypass the automatic repair that would be great.
My local charity provides recorded news for partially sighted and blind people. They maintain a website www.watfordtn.org.uk but more importantly deliver recorders with the news, to participants. This is extremely limiting, as the number of machines is fixed by budget.

There are very expensive applications such as:
JSR Jaws Screen Reader is a product for windows by Freedom Scientific. It converts anything on your screen to speech, mega expensive.
Browsealoud is a product for websites which has an annual license.

Are there any cost-effective products that will convert screen data to speech? To give these people all the options that us more fortunate, already have.

it is showing as pluged in but not charginghave checked that the power cable is ok and connectedhave got conservation mode off only had it a few days                Jay 
When I go to open my laptop back up everything comes on but the home screen won't come on. The fans run, LED backlight and keyboard comes on. I have to turn the laptop off by holding the power button then it all comes up. EDIT: I have went through the Lenovo Service Bridge and checked for updates and the only thing that wasn't updated was the solutions center so it looks like everything is up to date.Also I threw in the driver power state failure so I didn't have to open another thread. That has been going on for some time while I'm doing things and I'm not sure what to do. 
My 4 yr old Yoga 2 Pro has developed a video flashing issue.  Upgraded to win 10 and have had multiple folks look at the drivers to no avail.  I have discovered that at battery about 50% or less it is more succeptable and when this happens I plug in the issue goes away.  Any suggestions?   This is the last driver updated .. 2017-11 Update for Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems (KB4049011)