Few Issues with Windows 8.1, that were not present in 7
Hey all this is one of my first times posting in this forum with my current laptop, but recently about a week ago or so I upgraded my laptop from Windows 7 Professional to Windows 8.1 Pro and I like it a lot, but there are a few issues I am having with certain things not functioning the way I was hoping, the first issue I am having is that sometimes whenever my system is transferring files from location to another my touchpad will all of a sudden lock up and quit working without warning, but my wireless mouse will still work and it usually takes me restarting my system to get it to work correctly and the other issue that I am having is that everytime that I shut down my computer the screen will turn off, but I look at my power lights and find out that the system is still powered on and not shut down completely and then it normally takes about a few minutes for it to shut all the way down, I don't know if these are Microsoft problems or problems with my computer because when I ran the upgrade advisor in Windows 7 everything passed and I was ready to upgrade.
Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Toshiba Satelitte C655-S5547 OS Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit CPU Intel Core i3-2350M@2.30GHZ Memory 4 GB Graphics Card Intel Graphics Sound Card Microsoft High Definition Audio Monitor(s) Displays Generic PnP Monitor Screen Resolution 1366x768
Keyboard Standard Ps2 Keyboard Mouse Microsoft Wireless Mouse 1000 Hard Drives OS(C): 450GB Internet Speed As of 4/25/2015 26.98 mb/s on the download and 2.90 mb/s on the upload Browser IE11 and Mozilla Firefox 38, Google Chrome if I must Antivirus WebRoot SecureAnywhere- Internet Security Plus Other Info This laptop was originally bought in like new condition off Amazon in September of 2014 with Windows 7 Home Premium installed and about 6 months later I got a e-mail from my school telling me I could get all kinds of software free for my computer and then decided to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional, about a week later I wanted to give Windows 8.1 a try, well after failing on using it the first ti
my touchpad will all of a sudden lock up and quit working without warning
You can check in Device manager(right click Windows icon an choose) and down the tree to your touchpad-right click it for properties- and choose the power management tab- make sure that "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" is unchecked(do this fo all peripherals that you do not want to turn off on you such as USB devices). Also check in power option advanced setting and turn off USB selective suspend" and under PCI Express turn off "Link State Power Management" and reboot.
I shut down my computer the screen will turn off, but I look at my power lights and find out that the system is still powered on and not shut down completely and then it normally takes about a few minutes for it to shut all the way down,
Windows needs to tell all open programs, apps and services that it's shutting down and they need to hurry up and finish what they're doing and close. Then Windows waits until each one say's "I'm done" before it powers down.
I see you only have 4GB memory and if you're using a laptop HDD with 5400rpm that can take awhile.
Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Lenovo H530/10130 OS Windows 10 Pro 64 bit CPU Intel Pentium G3220 @ 3.00GHz Motherboard LENOVO SHARKBAY (SOCKET 0) (BIOS Version IEKT31AUS) Memory 16GB (2x 8GB Kingston) Graphics Card 1024MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 7000 series (MSI) Sound Card Realtek High Definition Audio & AMD High Definition Audio Device Monitor(s) Displays LG 32LD350 HDTV Screen Resolution (1920x1080@60Hz)
Keyboard Logitech K330 Mouse Logitech M325 Hard Drives C: Samsung -> SSD 850 PRO 512GB(RAPID Mode off)
F: Libraries & S: Hyper-V VM's -> Samsung SSD 850 EVO 1TB
D: System Images & O: OneDrive -> HDD Seagate Barracuda 2TB Internet Speed 25+/5+ (+usually faster) Browser IE11 as primary / CHROME as backup Antivirus Windows Defender & Malwarebytes Anti Exploit Other Info Optical drive: MATSHITA DVD-RAM SW830
Router: FRITZ!Box 7490
I also have Windows 10 Home on my ASUS X54C laptop
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