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Cpu Temperature 60 And Hard Disk 50 Celsius


My cpu temp is around 60 celsius and hard disk is around 50 celsius in normal usage. Should i buy cooling pad or is it not needed?

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Hard Disk Cleanup

I did something dumb. I moved a program (not installed a program) to program files (not program files(x86)) of my local c hard disk. I realize it shouldn't be there and want it off. When i look at the instructions for disk clean up i get confused about what to choose and find that for such  a potentially ruinous application the instructions are too simplistic. I don't want to ruin anything and want to be sure i'm doing the right thing first. I have windows 7 pro.

The program does not show up at the control panel uninstall although the uninstall should be with the program. I can't find it anywhere. The program seems to work fine but i'd like to install it properly. Everything is working fine so i'd rather leave things as is if i would run a risk of any malfunctions. So if anyone out there can convince me on how to get rid of the offending program i'd bevery thankful.


Posted On: 2010-03-27 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Upgrade With New Hard Disk Drive

Vista 32 bit home premium (oem) to windows 7 64 bit home premium (upgrade) with new hard disk drive my current setup: i have a 2 year old hp laptop which came with windows vista home premium 32-bit pre-installed (oem). I have a partition on the hard disk that will allow me to 'restore' my system. I also received the 'restore' dvd from hp. I do not have the os re-installation dvd as this was oem (and hp doesn't give these out with their laptops) - i only have the 'restore' dvd / partition on the hdd.

I bought the windows 7 64-bit home premium (upgrade version) last summer when win 7 was released but have not had the time / courage to use it yet! (Laziness too!). Current problem: my laptop hdd is only 160gb and its already too full. This is what i want to do: i would like to replace my existing 160gb hdd with a new 500gb hdd and move from my existing vista 32-bit os to the new windows 7 64-bit os. If at all possible, i would like to do a clean install of windows 7 on
The new hdd instead of upgrading from vista to windows 7. Can this be done?


Posted On: 2010-05-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Hard Disk Space Unusable

I am using windows 7 32 bit edition on dell inspiron 1545. The specifications are
Intel core 2 duo
2 gb ram
250 gb hard disk

There is only one drive ( c drive ) in the partition. Only 232. 77 gb is allocated out of 250 gb. The problem is that 118 mb is unallocated. It was the oem's partition but i formatted it because i didnot knew what it was for. The left over 118 mb cannot be merged with 232. 77 gb. It only shows the option of creating new drive. On the other hand c drive does not show the option of extend volume. How can i use the 118 mb ? Do i have to format ?


Posted On: 2010-04-01 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Upgrade After Hard Disk Crash

Purchased upgrade directly from microsoft was one of the first to receive it. Installed it successfully last fall. Had a hard drive crash (seagate firmware problem) and my backup drive did not recover operating system (also seagate, 0 for 2). Had to reinstall vista using recovery disks. Now i can't load windows 7 upgrade, does not get past compatibility check.compatibility report on my desktop was empty. Downloaded and ran the windows 7 compatibility software. It said that i was good to go for the upgrade. Tried to reinstall windows 7, did not get past compatibility check.

Posted On: 2010-02-03 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Formatting Hard Disk, Will I Need A New Key?

My pc has gotten really slow, so i'm reformatting my hd. However, i am worried that i will need to fork out another 70 something quid for a new upgrade key. I have a valid vista base install on my pc, so i will be upgrading from that. But still, will i be needing to purchase another key? Please can someone answer, and if no, explain what i need to do. Ps, i tried contacting ms support, but i need to spend £40 to ask a question, as it says my product id has expired. Any idea's?

Posted On: 2010-05-03 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Change Hard Disk After Windows 7 Was Activated

I have one hp desktop with vista 64, i upgraded it to win7 by the upgrade disk mailed to me. My hard disk is 500g seagate. Thanks for the 7200. 11 seagate bad reputation, i might need to change it, in case burned. My question is :

Can i re-do the upgrade win7 on a different hdd in the future and activate it, or i have to stick with the same hdd after the win7 activated. What about motherboard, can i change motherboard after win7 activated? Or i have to change my mb before the win7 activation. Or put it this way, after the win7 activated, can i still change all the hw parts, or some restriction applied?


Posted On: 2010-01-22 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Unable To Use 2 Hard Disk Through Usb Connection Simultaneously

Unable to use 2 external hard disk through usb connection simultaneously connected - with each disk of different capacity. When using 2 external hard drive one of 1 tb another of 2 tb on a single computer together - one of them gets recognized properly the other one does not get recognized. Inserting the same drives one at a time make them work fine. The drives are seagate freeagent drives.

The computer nearly hangs when the drive that is not properly recognized is accessed. If it does not hangs it may show situations such as drive needs to be formatted - or does not have any data etc. I am facing these on problems in two computers - one core 2 duo desktop pc using intel motherboard and running windows 2008 server (with all important updates applied) and another core 2 duo dell inspiron laptop intel chipset running windows vista home basic (with all important updates applied). I am sure it is driver issue - but the drivers are provided by microsoft not seagate here.


Posted On: 2010-06-26 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Install Setup Did Not Find Any Hard Disk Drives

Well i used the windows 7 when it was on beta, now that i am trying to install my other version windows xp pro. It show that, "setup did not find any hard disk drives" 

I search everywhere but all the things i did was useless, i need help serious. How am i going to install the windows version if that happen. When i have the windows 7 and try to install the windows pro version, it says you cannot install because you have the new version, some thing like that.

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Posted On: 2009-12-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Can I Change Hard Disk And Reinstall Win 7 Without Violating The License?

Im using an oem windows 7 home premium on my computer. 2 months back i changed my graphics card with no issues. My question is can i change my hard disk to a higher capacity one without violating my license. I want to do a clean reinstall on the new hard-drive and use it in the same computer with same old mb, ram, graphics card. Can i reactivate via internet only without calling microsoft.

Posted On: 2010-08-13 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Error Message - Disk Is Corrupt Or Unreadable - External Hard Drive

Seagate freeagent go 500g external hard drive usable in xp professional works fine, but when i try to use it on windows 7. I get the error message "disk is corrupt or unreadable ". Installed windows professional x64 11/16/09. Everything works fine, all updated drivers for motherboard chipset. Tried everything, i can plug it into windows 7 pro x64 and get an immediate prompt to reformat, followed by disc is corrupt or unreadable. I can disconnect immediately and plug into a xp home computer and it works just fine.

Tried doing the security allow all users so its not locked from this new computer, didn't work, installing drivers hasn't worked, basically at a loss here, not enough room to back it up on the working computer, format on the new, and reinstall it on newly formatted hdd.


Posted On: 2009-11-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Win 7 Sees External Usb Hard Disk But Can't Access It

I'm using windows 7 home premium and had a power supply go out causing my computer to shut down in the middle of moving some large files to a fantom 1 tb external usb hard disk. I've got the system back up and running (after repairing the boot disk that had a corrupt boot sector) but when i plug in the external disk, windows won't allow me to access files. It does recognize the drive when i plug it in but if i go to properties and try to look at drive details or do disk maintenance, it gives an error message saying it can't access the drive. Also, the external drive is not partitioned.

I'm guessing it has something to do with the fat or partition table that got messed up when the power went out. I ran the easeus data recovery wizard-it was able to access the drive just fine and tells me the data is still there.

Any thoughts?


Posted On: 2010-01-28 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Install Win 7 On Sata Hard Disk - Intel 945 Chipset Motherboard

I troubleshoot more than one pc with dual boot system which run windows xp and windows 7. Which system are most latest- intel g31 chipset, 2gb ram, 500 gb sata hdd, 2. 5 ghz intel dual core etc.
But, now i face some installation problem with my pc. Yesterday i run my pc smoothly with windows 7 with 2 ghz pentium 4, 1 gb ram, 80 gb pata hdd, 945 chipset motherboard etc. I need more storage area, so i purchase a hitachi 500 gb sata hdd. My motherboard has one pata connector and two sata connector. I use the pata connector to attach my hdd and dvd. They worked fine.

But, when i attach my new 500 gb sata hdd to sata connector and remove the 80 gb pata hdd. Only dvd attach with pata connector. I insert my windows 7 installtion dvd to the drive and restart my pc and go to bios. This is amibios. I find bios recognize the sata hdd as primary master and dvd to secondary slave drive. I also find sata drive mark in ide form. (Their also raid and ahci also available. ) I save the configuration and reboot. After reboot, when pc want to start from dvd, i press the space key from keyboard and the setup start to copy installation file in 2 stage and i find it complete the copy process. And pc going to start up, but, but a green color bar running through a tube for about 2 hours. Nothing happen. Read more at the forum.


Posted On: 2010-03-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Disk Management Directory Fails To List Disk Drive C

I have an intel i7 cpu, running windows 7 pro and the computer management/disk management directory fails to list disk drive c:/ as part of the volume list . C:/ drive is visible in "my computer properties" and works fine! Intel i7 cpu, running windows 7 pro

Posted On: 2009-12-01 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Moving Data From 1st Disk To 2nd Disk

I installed my w7 on a single disk pc then i added a second disk for data. I want to have all my data (documents, photos, music, etc. ) In this second disk. In xp, when i did so, i copy my documents from "documents and settings" folder to the new location (d:/) and i was done. Now in w7 i open the "user" folder i found that files are not on a single folder but that there are several document folders (images, documents, etc. ) And settings folders (favorites, etc. ). May i copy all the user folder to the new location or i must leave there some of them in c:/system/users? In xp, when i move my documents to d:, every thing was redirected there (default1 saving folder, default download folder, defautl music folder, etc. ) In w7, would happen the same? The link on the desktop will redirect me to the location or may continue pointing the old one.

Posted On: 2010-06-12 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Disk Read Error And Recovery Disk Not Working

I have a toshiba satellite c650 that has recently come up with a disk read error. I want to access the command prompt to try some potential solutions that i have read about on the internet. I have made a windows 7 recovery disk using my other acer laptop which also has windows 7 installed. When i use the recovery disk and it has loaded the files etc it just brings up a black screen and the cursor. Does anyone have any ideas as to why this is happening? I tried booting my acer laptop from the recovery disk and it worked fine. Also does anyone have any suggestions as to why i am getting the 'disk read error - hit ctrl, alt and delete to restart' message?

Posted On: 2012-03-14 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Error - Logonui Exe No Disk - Outlook Exe No Disk

I have windows 7 professional running 64 bit. A very annoying error pops up every five minutes or so. The message varies and can read "logonui exe no disk" or "outlook exe no disk" or "your favorite app. - No disk" depending on what i am running at the time. I have looked at many forums and can see that this error occurred in previous windows flavors. Some answers point to malware or infected file, others seem to think it's a corrupt install file. I have a fresh install of win 7. My previous os being xp.

I have reinstalled win7 and tried repair functions. No luck so far.


Posted On: 2009-10-30 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Bsod After New Cpu

I've been looking and haven't seen anything on this topic, but if there is, sorry, didn't see it.
Anyways, i have been getting bsods every 2-4 hours ever since i installed my new processor. I cannot imagine why, but it happens, always saying usb_bugcode. As far as i am concerned the machine runs perfect; everything is fast, including games at 60 fps at least, would probably be even more when my 9800 gt gets back from repair (using a backup 8600 gt while it does). Anyways, people are saying it is my memory, however, like i said, everything is perfect besides the bsods and the occasional install error code.

I find it hard to believe that my 4gbs of ram, which by the way i found no errors on with memtest86 or windows memory diagnostics, suddenly became corrupted right on the minute when i installed my processor, not to mention the speed at which my computer runs. Would anyone know if the graphics card is doing this? Is its vram corrupt? Or is the computer just going mental because i installed a new cpu suddenly? I did format the hdd and reinstalled, so i know it's not viruses. The cpu is an e8400 @ 3. 00 ghz core 2 duo, 4gb of ram, an old 8600 gt, running windows 7 x64.


Posted On: 2010-01-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cpu Goes Up To 100%

I have upgraded from win xp to win 7 , with cpu intel celeron d 2. 53 ghz, 1gb ddr2 ram, nvidia geforce 6200 , via vt8237 sata , via rhineii lan and cmedia cmi9761 ac97 audio codec. After updating most of the drivers individually from the different manufacture , the computer become better in performance, however, it is 4 % cpu when idle and 100% when opening any one of the programs , such as word, ie8, etc and doing virus scan by kaspersky.

Notice that , i can not complete the virus scan as it shows messages insufficient memory after 3 hours scanning and then stops the scan. Also , the cmi9761 has no drivers updated for windows 7.
Do not know whether the single core cpu is the problem or the 1g ram is not enough.


Posted On: 2010-04-01 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Why Is Cpu Overloading?

I have newly upgraded to windows 7 ultimate 32 bit version. I also added a new sata drive and a new floppy drive (needed it for a specific job). It took days to get the sata drive working properly but it seems fine now. My problem: as often as once a minute the cpu use goes to 100%. At that point everything freezes and i have to sit and wait for some of the cpu to clear. I haven't timed it but the wait is approximately 1-2 minutes. This happens apparently randomly, and it happens a lot.

I have watched the task manager's processes tab and an on screen cpu meter (a gadget). Only two processes ever go high. One is a game. The other is something called "system idle process". I have no idea what that is or what it does. I am watching the processes in task manager right now. To add to the confusion, the system idle process is up to 97 but cpu usage has remained at 1-4%. Can anyone out there give me information about how to track the cause down?


Posted On: 2010-08-22 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Cpu Frequency Goes To Zero

I've been running windows 7 64 bit on my hp hdx 18t laptop for months (since the rtm) and noticed that every once in awhile my computer would stop responding for a 1-2 seconds and then be back. It seems to do this randomly. Sometimes i notice it happen a couple times in a 10 minute period, sometimes once and then not again, sometimes i never notice it. After having this happen sometimes i ran the resource monitor and turns out that the cpu frequency is going to zero for a moment and then coming back. Has anyone else run into this?  

My bios and cpu drivers are up to date. When i was running vista i didn’t have this issue (i did not upgrade from vista – i did a fresh install). Seems like the occurrence increases when i run vmware.
 


Posted On: 2010-03-24 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cpu Tries To Shutdown

Just switched to windows 7 and im starting to notice that my pc is starting to trying to shutdown . Its giving off the the noise it usually makes when it shutdowns like every hour but doesn't really shutdown . I have changed the power setting to never shutdown. It never did this when i was using windows xp so it somewhat seeming very strange. I looked up some info on the internet but that said it may be synchronization with my pc clock but that's not the case.

I have opened it to make sure everything was still running fine and of course they are but the continuous  shutdown noise is bothering me still. My board  is windows 7 compatible. Oh im am running windows 32 bit version if that helps. Any info on how to solve my problem would be greatly appreciated ty for your time drm my pc specs intel core i5 650 3. 20gh biostar th55b hdgskill  ddr3 1300 single channel 4gb ram evga 8400gs 512mb ddr2 graphic card  


Posted On: 2010-06-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

High Cpu Usage

I have searched the forums and the internet and even contacted microsoft customer support but cannot find any help. I upgraded from vista 64-bit to windows 7 64-bit home premium a couple of months ago. I guess i was the only person that never encountered a problem with vista so i was expecting a smooth transition to windows 7. The problem that i am experiencing with my hp desktop is very high cpu usage after some random period of low usage after it is first turned on. The cpu usage goes from a few percent to high 80’s to mid 90’s and everything slows down to a crawl.

This random period can go from minutes to days. Shutting the system completely down works most of the time. When checking task manager, no processes indicate high usage at all with processes running less than a few percentages after an initial spike after starting a program.

When i check "show processes from all users", the only high cpu usage is with system idle process and nothing else. I’ve redone the upgrade couple of times and then finally bit the bullet and did a clean install, but nothing helps. I’ve kept track of the processes and the services in task manager that are running when it is in low cpu usage and after it goes into high cpu usage and nothing changes. I’ve tried too many things on my own to mention here, but would appreciate any suggestions anyone might have. My hardware specs are as follows:

Amd phenom 9550 quad-core processor 2. 2 ghz
6 gb ram
64-bit operating system
Nvidia  geforce 9100 graphics


Posted On: 2010-01-19 . View Related Posts . . View 11 Replies .

Cpu At 100% Usage

I upgraded from vista to win 7 on release day and have had no problems until recently. Over the last few days, my cpu usage will spike up to 100% at random intervals and stay there for a long period of time. When i check task manager and show processes from all users, services.exe is fluctuating anywhere from the low 50 to low 70% in usage. When the computer is running normally, services.exe is around the high single digits. I've uninstalled and programs that i installed immediately prior to the problem happening (and it's happening again as i type this) and i've run comprehensive virus/malware scans using microsoft security essentials and the eset online scanner.

Both found some adware stuff and removed it, but no virus or serious malware issues. This has been going on for several days and has made my computer almost unusable, and i'm at a dead end for what to do or where to look next. I hate to to a reinstall because the original install was so recent, so any advice i can try to avoid starting over would be great.


Posted On: 2010-01-08 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Cpu Usage High

I'm a fairly experienced computer user, and have a basic understanding of computing theory. I was wanting to propose an idea about the high cpu usage in windows 7 and see if anyone with a deeper understanding could tell me if i'm looking this in the right way. Not only have i had high cpu usage, but my ram is running at a constant 50-60% as well. I have a pretty cheap setup, only running a 1. 8ghz amd athlon and 2 gb of ram. However in my laptop which only has about half the
Computing power and yet doesn't have this high usage. So here's my question.could the high usage issue be in the fact that the system bus takes up more resources to operate.

Meaning say for example, and only for example as i know it's not this simple, a 32 bit system with 2gb ram uses 512mb of ram while idling, shouldn't a 64-bit system need 1gb of ram while idling?  Again, i know that usage percentages aren't set in stone like that, but i was hoping to simplify my hypothesis/question enough for you (the readers) to understand what i'm asking. If this does sound like a reasonable suggestion, could anyone tell me how i might go about testing it in order to prove my theory. I may just be looking at the meaning of 32 and 64 bit all wrong, and if so can someone please explain it to me better? 


Posted On: 2010-05-08 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

How To Lower Cpu Usage?

I am running windows 7. I took my tower outside yesterday and blew the dust out of it. When i started it back up i noticed that my cpu indicator was hi when nothing was running. I have been noticing things have been running slow and at times my tower makes a slight reving sound. How can i lower the cpu usage. I know i need to eliminate certain apps from starting up but i wouldn't know which ones. Can you help?Task manage shows  iexplore.exe a couple of times with large numbers can i just click 'end processes'?

Posted On: 2010-08-13 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cpu Is At 100% When Idle

I have had a problem the last 2 weeks. My sons pc has suddenly started to behave badly when he is playing games. The are choppy and behaves strange. The same games worked perfectly before and just a few things has been altered. When i look at the cpu it's at a constant of 70-100% and it "spikes" every second. That behavior fits the problem it the games he plays.

When i look in task manager it shows that wmiprvse.exe has two processes running. One at 35-50% and one at 10-12%. At first i uninstalled avast 5 and reinstalled mse (the problem started about the time we changed the av) but it didn't help. I have also tried process-explorer and the only thing it tells me is several "ntdll.dll!Rtluserthreadstart" within wmiprvse.exe.

I have scanned the system for viruses and also scanned for malware but my system is clean. The system works fine in itself (windows 7 ultimate retail) but the hight cpu-spikes is really noticeable when a games is played. Of-course the system is up to date with all the latest drivers and updates from wu. What can i do?


Posted On: 2010-02-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cpu Often Goes Up To 100% Usage

Often, i turn on my computer and it slows down a lot when i get to the login screen. It hangs on the "please wait. " Screen for a minute until finally letting me log in and then goes to the "welcome" screen and hangs for a minute more until it finally pulls up my desktop. The cpu usage stays at 100% for a while. Sometime it goes down to a normal level, but other times it will stay there until i restart my computer (which usually leads to the same thing).

I used malwarebytes' to check to see if i had any viruses, malware, spyware, whatnot and it came up clean. I defragged my computer and that didn't work, i looked to see if there was a program eating up the cpu and there wasn't and then i tried anti rootkit and that found nothing. So, i am pretty *** right now because i have yet to find a solution.


Posted On: 2010-03-22 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Wininit.exe Using 50% Cpu

My windows 7 dell laptop has recently become really slow. Cpu load is way up high, the fan is on full speed and the hard disk is very busy. Task manager shows that wininit.exe is permanently using 50% of the cpu with other processes mostly using no more than a few percent. In safe mode, wininit behaves itself and cpu load remains low. In fact i'm writing this post in safe mode because the computer is too slow to use in normal mode. I've run virus scans with avg and panda and both came back clean. I can't remember what i did, if anything, to make this start but i'd be grateful for any ideas on how to make it stop.

Posted On: 2010-08-10 . View Related Posts . . View 10 Replies .

System Down Cpu Is 100%

I used xp and purchased windows 7, installed the 64 bit version and everything worked great. Then one day an important windows driver got deleted and there was nothing i could do but a clean install. I could not get the 64 -bit disk to read for some reason so i installed the 32. Now before the clean install, i could run two gaming windows and surf the net and my cpu would be around 30%.

Also when i rated my system my cpu was in the 6's. Now when i open one game window and nothing else, my cpu is 100%. And now my cpu is rated in the 4's. What could have made my cpu rate lower? I have downloaded the mobo drivers for windows 7 from my mobo manufacturer. I called tech support and think i got an asian kid that is still in high school. He did not have a clue as to how to fix it. I just did a clean install and he had me cleaning out my temp folders and other files which made my system unresponsive, once again had to do another clean install .

Cpu is still running poorly with windows 7. I have tried several things mentioned in the forums like disabling the windows media stuff but it did not work. The biggest thing soaking up my cpu is the system idle process which is always above 60%. I really like the windows 7 look but am close to just chalking it up to a wasted $140 and going back to xp. I thought windows 7 was supposed to be better than vista when it comes to resources but it seems much worse.


Posted On: 2010-04-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .