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  1. Thanks for the reply. This is a Roku TV and...

    Thanks for the reply.

    This is a Roku TV and not a regular smart tv with a Roku device in case that matters.

    My internet download speed is 25 Mbs at the modem. What the TV itself can download I...
  2. Sharp TV Mod LC-32LB591U Hardwire Internet connection needed

    Sharp TV
    Model LC-32LB591U

    This TV continues to lose Internet connection. It is a Roku based TV.

    My room mate who owns this TV says that he constantly loses the Internet (we believe this is...
  3. Next morning update: I don't see DismHost.exe...

    Next morning update: I don't see DismHost.exe running anymore. I guess it is finished and my HD % is back to where it should be.

    WinVer says version 1909 I am running. I would think that is only...
  4. DismHost.exe-Using almost 100% HD for over 110 minutes

    What the heck is going on?!!

    I noticed my laptop running sooooo sloooow suddenly. Opened Task Manager and see DismHost.exe using 75-100% hard drive usage. This has been going on now for almost 2...
  5. Update as of: May 4 2021 So far the laptop is...

    Update as of: May 4 2021

    So far the laptop is running like a charm since I started using the cooling pad. I leave the laptop up on the shelf ontop of the cooling pad and it runs 24/7. No problems...
  6. I have to say I think the problem with this...

    I have to say I think the problem with this laptop was hardware but not the drive. It was the CPU fan.

    Ever since I got my cooler pad (image attached) I really have not had any problems with the...
  7. Thanks for the suggestion Fink of calling a comp...

    Thanks for the suggestion Fink of calling a comp repair store. Problem - I live out in the boonies. Walmart of HDepot is 35 miles one direction. Only computer repair shop near me (48 miles) will only...
  8. Hey thanks Fink. I tried to blow it out really...

    Hey thanks Fink. I tried to blow it out really well and maybe it did some good. All I know is I got really dizzy blowing on it so hard.

    It seems that some times it can boot up and some times it...
  9. seems i may have found out what is causing my...

    seems i may have found out what is causing my system to get crazy.
    normally I do not open up my laptop when I use it I have a monitor connected to the HDMI port and also wireless keyboard wireless...
  10. Thanks for the links. I will take a look at them....

    Thanks for the links. I will take a look at them.

    Have a good holiday.
  11. Thanks JDC2000 for your detailed instructions....

    Thanks JDC2000 for your detailed instructions. Following them was no problem. I downloaded Linux to my hard drive without problems. Went to burn it to a DVD and I guess my DVD component is not...
  12. Starting to work on this now. Suggested I run...

    Starting to work on this now.

    Suggested I run on DVD Linux Cinnamon desktop (Post #20) to see if any issues with hardware before I wipe hard drive and reinstall windows due to high disk useage for...
  13. Got it - Thanks Fink! P.S. Fink I clicked...

    Got it - Thanks Fink!


    P.S. Fink
    I clicked on your link of "Cat lovers click here". I am a cat lover. I rescued one female (unfixed) from my neighbors about 3 years ago. Domestic short hair...
  14. One more thing I need to know please. Running...

    One more thing I need to know please. Running Linux from the DVD - Will I be booting up from the DVD in this case (will Linux be bootable)? I just want to know so I can set my BIOS to boot from the...
  15. Thanks for the info jdc I understand better...

    Thanks for the info jdc

    I understand better now your reasoning with versions of Linux.

    I will give it a go some time within hopefully this week as I have time to sit and concentrate on it.
    ...
  16. MidKnyte I ran Seagate Seatools on the hard...

    MidKnyte I ran Seagate Seatools on the hard drive. I would not know what tool to use for RAM.

    jdc2000 - I had no idea what Linux even was until I just did a quick read-up on it. From what I gather...
  17. Thanks for all of the help and suggestions....

    Thanks for all of the help and suggestions. Really appreciate it a lot!!

    Well it appears the only course of action for me to take now is to format the hard drive and reinstall Windows.

    Guess I...
  18. Thanks JDC2000 for the check list to reinstall...

    Thanks JDC2000 for the check list to reinstall Windows

    I've done a Windows reinstall many times in the past on multiple different systems so I am familiar with the steps involved - more or less -...
  19. Update Ok, I am out of ideas. I read thru the...

    Update

    Ok, I am out of ideas. I read thru the articles of the links given to me. I ran the Seagate Seatools and no problems with the drive.

    This is driving me nuts. I could be working on my...
  20. Thanks jdc2000 and midknyte I will check them...

    Thanks jdc2000 and midknyte I will check them out. It will take me a bit of time. Takes longer for me to comprehend what I read at 65.
  21. Thanks all for your suggestions and thoughts. ...

    Thanks all for your suggestions and thoughts.

    Ok, I will ignore those "events" that I posted. I read up on them a bit.

    My drive is a Toshiba MQ01ABD100

    I do see that there is a diagnostic...
  22. Disk space - TB drive with 606GB available -...

    Disk space - TB drive with 606GB available - don't think this is the issue

    The screen shot I attached in my #1 post is sorted by "Disk" which is usually what I have it sorted by.

    Even Viewer...
  23. Laptop stalls with "ntoskrnl" - System-URGH!!

    I am ready to toss my laptop out the f'n window from frustration.

    I will give you the specs on my laptop if needed.

    I am running an upgraded version of Windows 10. I am sporadic during the day...
  24. Thanks jdc2000 - I was able to go as far as...

    Thanks jdc2000 - I was able to go as far as selecting the image (?) in Manage attachments and going to the post that the image was used in. There I could not figure out how to delete the posted...
  25. [RESOLVED] Can't upload image-out of storage space in Manage Attachments

    I read the sticky that supersparks wrote on screenshots. I really don't want to use a 3rd party site to store my images and would rather use virtualdr's "Manage Attachments". I know how to use MA but...
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