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  1. jpolacko

    New Windows 8.1 Installation - Need Updates and a sticky

    Give this a try I found this solution from another member on here and he said it worked. I just reinstalled Win 8.1 and haven't had a issue yet with sticking updates so it must be a isolated problem.
  2. jpolacko

    Can I use win10 license to activate win8.1?

    Answer in short is that you will have to buy a new license in order to go down to 7/8/ or 8.1.
  3. jpolacko

    Wireless Security/basic question

    Yes that encryption is active all the time your connected to that access point. All data coming and going from that AP is encrypted
  4. jpolacko

    Solved Bug Check ( Code 1001)

    I will mark this solved. I did figure out what was causing the bug check! I found out the driver fwleaf.sys (Netgear) driver that was installed with my wifi adapter was causing my ntkrnlmp to hang and has since been removed. I will research more on it with Netgear.
  5. jpolacko

    Solved Bug Check ( Code 1001)

    This is what I got from my Dump File.. Could anyone analyze this? Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.3.9600.17298 AMD64 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP] Kernel Bitmap Dump File: Only kernel address space is available...
  6. jpolacko

    Solved Bug Check ( Code 1001)

    Well this is strange. I managed to get my first bug check. This morning I was watching a video and my system seemed to just freeze up. I forced shut it down and then checked my event viewer I seem to be getting alot of ID 41 (Kernel-Power). I was wondering if anyone could tell me what my bug...
  7. jpolacko

    Solved Windows freezes when shutting down

    This is the only thing I have disabled in the device manager. I'll re enable it. But wouldn't think that would cause any performance issues
  8. jpolacko

    Solved Windows freezes when shutting down

    Popeye, I did run a system diagnostic. Here's the results of that.. I don't know if this will help you any?
  9. jpolacko

    Solved Windows freezes when shutting down

    The system boots up and no issues with Windows it's self. The issue is where when I put it to sleep...shut down... and recently reboot. It hangs. I don't get any error messages and I don't know where to really look to find out what is causing the hang. I swapped the drive with my old Toshiba HDD...
  10. jpolacko

    Solved Windows freezes when shutting down

    Nope this time it froze up restarting. Was restarting then the screen went black then that was it.. Had HDD activity and then I forced shut it down. Weird... It was fine up til a few days ago:huh:
  11. jpolacko

    Optional Window Update

    I had a weird optional update appear today unsure what it's for and I haven't seen it before! Any idea's what it may be and what for?
  12. jpolacko

    Solved Windows freezes when shutting down

    DISM Command did fix the corrupted file... Here's the DISM log file..
  13. jpolacko

    Solved Windows freezes when shutting down

    Here's my log Popeye..
  14. jpolacko

    Solved Windows freezes when shutting down

    Forgot to mention my Smart check's out fine
  15. jpolacko

    Solved Windows freezes when shutting down

    Hey everyone. I have a new issue with Windows maybe someone has ran into before.. There is a issue where where when I shut down or put to sleep I get a black screen and won't shut down almost like its freezing up. I get HDD activity and all by quick buttons like WIFI and Volume mute button will...
  16. jpolacko

    HDD Massive slowdowns during file copy and installs

    This is how I have my drive set up under device management! I don't experience any drive performance issues.
  17. jpolacko

    March 10th 2015 Windows Updates

    I got 32 updates today! Thought that was quite a bit for patch Tuesday! :sarc:
  18. jpolacko

    Solved New HDD Windows is acting slow and freezes

    I managed to solve the issue with my drive.. After calling Seagate they will be shipping me a new HDD I found that after running a smart check it failed on spin up.
  19. jpolacko

    Solved New HDD Windows is acting slow and freezes

    I have had this install for about 3 weeks. I noticed today when setting up my wife's account on here it froze up on "We're setting things up for you" totally stopped had to force shut down and reboot