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Aeed

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Can't shut down & other problems

When attempting a shut down, the process "Windows Logon Application" uses 100% of one CPU core, and the computer does not shut down. When I try to end the task, it asks if I want to abandon unsaved data and shut down. This is happening every time I go into Windows now. I used the reset button last time, and again it wouldn't shut down. I had to hold in the power button for 10 seconds to turn it off, but I can't keep doing that. Already had a look at power options.
 
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    Windows 8.0
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    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5 2500K @ 3.3Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus Z68
    Memory
    2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon HD7770 -> 13.11 beta 6 driver
    Hard Drives
    256GB Vertex 4 SSD
    250GB Samsung (several years old)
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    600W Green Earth
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Brink

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mvp
Hello Aeed, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Are you closing and saving any windows that you have open before shutting down the PC? If not, then that could cause your PC to hang at shut down while it waits on the window(s) to be forced closed.


If so, then turn off Fast Startup as a test to see if that may be the issue.
Hope this helps, :)
Shawn
 

My Computer

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  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Name
    Shawn Brink
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
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    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
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    Thermaltake Core P3
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    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
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Aeed

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Yes, I'm closing all windows. Not that it should matter, since Windows 7 allows you to shut down even if windows are open. I tried turning off fast startup then shutting down. It goes to a blue screen with the text "Shutting down" and stays there indefinitely. I ended up hitting the reset button. Turned fast startup back on now.
 

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  • OS
    Windows 8.0
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5 2500K @ 3.3Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus Z68
    Memory
    2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon HD7770 -> 13.11 beta 6 driver
    Hard Drives
    256GB Vertex 4 SSD
    250GB Samsung (several years old)
    3TB WD External, wall-powered
    PSU
    600W Green Earth
    Browser
    Firefox (primary) Sleipnir (secondary)

Brink

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mvp
Sure, Windows 8 will still shut down even if you left something open. It's just that if you do, then it may cause it to hang at shut down if the program ignores the request to close to be able to finish shutting down.


If you have a restore point available dated before this started, then you could do a quick system restore using that restore point to hopefully fix this for you.

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/4692-system-restore-how-do-windows-8-a.html
 

My Computer

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  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Name
    Shawn Brink
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
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    Internet Explorer 11
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    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
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    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
    State/Region Flag
    us oklahoma

Aeed

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Just tried two system restore points. The problem persists across both. I've returned to the latest state.
 

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    Windows 8.0
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    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5 2500K @ 3.3Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus Z68
    Memory
    2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon HD7770 -> 13.11 beta 6 driver
    Hard Drives
    256GB Vertex 4 SSD
    250GB Samsung (several years old)
    3TB WD External, wall-powered
    PSU
    600W Green Earth
    Browser
    Firefox (primary) Sleipnir (secondary)

Brink

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My Computer

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  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Name
    Shawn Brink
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
    State/Region Flag
    us oklahoma

Aeed

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I really don't want to install Windows 8 again. I think I'm leaning towards doing a refresh, so that I can at least keep my personal files.
 

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    Windows 8.0
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5 2500K @ 3.3Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus Z68
    Memory
    2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon HD7770 -> 13.11 beta 6 driver
    Hard Drives
    256GB Vertex 4 SSD
    250GB Samsung (several years old)
    3TB WD External, wall-powered
    PSU
    600W Green Earth
    Browser
    Firefox (primary) Sleipnir (secondary)

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mvp
Clean Boot is not a clean install or to install Windows 8 at all. Instead, it's for troubleshooting.

Please click on tutorial link in my post above for more details. :)
 

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    64-bit Windows 10
    Name
    Shawn Brink
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    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
    State/Region Flag
    us oklahoma

Aeed

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Ok tried the clean boot method. No luck. Any other steps you'd recommend to try & solve this? Quick unrelated question: I have an SSD, can I disable superfetch in msconfig, or should I disabled it some other way? (I've already set EnablePrefetcher and EnableSuperfetch in the registry to 0.)
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.0
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5 2500K @ 3.3Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus Z68
    Memory
    2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon HD7770 -> 13.11 beta 6 driver
    Hard Drives
    256GB Vertex 4 SSD
    250GB Samsung (several years old)
    3TB WD External, wall-powered
    PSU
    600W Green Earth
    Browser
    Firefox (primary) Sleipnir (secondary)

MrShowdown

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Ok tried the clean boot method. No luck. Any other steps you'd recommend to try & solve this? Quick unrelated question: I have an SSD, can I disable superfetch in msconfig, or should I disabled it some other way? (I've already set EnablePrefetcher and EnableSuperfetch in the registry to 0.)

Try doing it.
After turning off the computer, try turn it on again, check on the Event Log to the time of shutdown.
 

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    Windows 10 Pro x64
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    Intel Core i5 7300HQ
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    OEM Lenovo
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    4GB DDR4-2400
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    Realtek HD
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    Seagate 1TB 5400 RPM
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    AMD Athlon X4 760K
    8GB DDR3-1866
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Aeed

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Try doing it. After turning off the computer, try turn it on again, check on the Event Log to the time of shutdown.
Umm, the way you said it, it sounds like a trick. Not sure if want.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.0
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5 2500K @ 3.3Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus Z68
    Memory
    2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon HD7770 -> 13.11 beta 6 driver
    Hard Drives
    256GB Vertex 4 SSD
    250GB Samsung (several years old)
    3TB WD External, wall-powered
    PSU
    600W Green Earth
    Browser
    Firefox (primary) Sleipnir (secondary)

Brink

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mvp
Ok tried the clean boot method. No luck. Any other steps you'd recommend to try & solve this? Quick unrelated question: I have an SSD, can I disable superfetch in msconfig, or should I disabled it some other way? (I've already set EnablePrefetcher and EnableSuperfetch in the registry to 0.)

Try doing it.
After turning off the computer, try turn it on again, check on the Event Log to the time of shutdown.

Umm, the way you said it, it sounds like a trick. Not sure if want.

Aeed,

You could disable the SuperFetch service in msconfig if you like, but since you have already disabled SuperFetch in the registry, it's not going to make any difference.

MrShowdown post is not a trick. He's just recommending to shut down, start the PC, then check your shut down time in the Even Viewer log.

At this point, I'm afraid you may be looking at to refresh or reset Windows 8 to fix this. :(
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Name
    Shawn Brink
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
    State/Region Flag
    us oklahoma

Aeed

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Member
Okay how come paragraphs don't work on this forum?

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.0
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5 2500K @ 3.3Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus Z68
    Memory
    2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon HD7770 -> 13.11 beta 6 driver
    Hard Drives
    256GB Vertex 4 SSD
    250GB Samsung (several years old)
    3TB WD External, wall-powered
    PSU
    600W Green Earth
    Browser
    Firefox (primary) Sleipnir (secondary)

Brink

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mvp
Okay how come paragraphs don't work on this forum?

Seems to work just fine for me.

What browser and site skin are you using?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Name
    Shawn Brink
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
    State/Region Flag
    us oklahoma

Aeed

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Was using the default skin. Changed it to EF Smooth and it seems to be working now. (Firefox 20 with NoScript - scripts on eightforums.com allowed) Okay on to the post:

I've found the source of the problem, and it's bad. Very, very bad. As in, I may not be able to use any operating system except choosing between going back to XP or switching to Linux.

I did a refresh, and started documenting absolutely everything I did, restarting and shutting down then doing cold boots fairly frequently until the problem reoccurred. Turns out it was a registry edit I had read about some time ago and performed:

Code:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager
BootExecute = autocheck autochk *
changed to:
BootExecute = autocheck autochk /k:C /k:D /k:E /k:F /k:G /k:H /k:I /k:J*

I made this change to stop Windows 8 from doing unwanted, unwarranted, uncontrolled disk repairs during startup. I had this problem with my last two drives which is the reason I made sure to make this registry change on the new SSD as well. The one is a 250GB Samsung 7200rpm drive with Windows 8 installed, and the other is a 1TB WD Green with XP installed. I set the 250GB drive up with Windows 8 on a different computer, then moved it into my current computer so that I could dual-boot Windows XP and 8. Pretty soon Windows 8 wanted to "repair" my XP drive, and every time I tried booting into Windows 8, it would try to repair, with no option to skip or cancel. I was resigned to booting to XP for a while, but I made the mistake of leaving the Windows 8 drive on default boot priority (I was using F8 to get into XP). Windows 8 slipped through my fingers one day, and started the repair. I stopped it (reset button) before 30 seconds had passed, but the damage had been done. XP no longer boots, it just BSODs.

Since then I've found out about this registry change in Windows 8 to force it to never attempt a drive repair on boot. So far so good. Except my 250GB drive mysteriously stopped shutting down, and I did a Win8 refresh. Now I'm on the SSD (with no other drive plugged in) and you know the rest.

I refuse to repair the XP drive until I've done a full backup (because I know darn well that a full repair using Windows 8 will utterly destroy XP) and I plan on using my XP install disk to repair XP. But this is going to happen again. Windows 8 is going to keep screwing around with repairs on boot that I cannot control. The only way to stop it I've seen thus far is to use the registry modification I listed above, but I can't shut down after that change.

Oh and for the record - My 1TB WD Green drive with XP on did not need a repair, there is nothing wrong with the drive, it is in perfect health, I have already checked.

My ultimate goal is to use the SSD for Windows 8 and the 1TB for XP and doubled up as a storage/backup drive. The other 250GB will be moved back to another computer as a test drive.

Other, somewhat unrelated problems I'm having with Windows 8:
I have disabled the BITS service in computer management, and set the startup type to disabled. Something keeps re-enabling it. How do I hunt down what is re-enabling it and stop it? I don't want BITS service running. Ever.

Thanks for the help so far. This operating system is just so frustrating. Bashing my head against a wall would be almost less painful.
 

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    Windows 8.0
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    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5 2500K @ 3.3Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus Z68
    Memory
    2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon HD7770 -> 13.11 beta 6 driver
    Hard Drives
    256GB Vertex 4 SSD
    250GB Samsung (several years old)
    3TB WD External, wall-powered
    PSU
    600W Green Earth
    Browser
    Firefox (primary) Sleipnir (secondary)

znod

New Member
Power User
I really don't want to install Windows 8 again. I think I'm leaning towards doing a refresh, so that I can at least keep my personal files.
Personally, I would never do any sort of installation/reinstallation without being backed up off computer.
 

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    DIY Rig; MacBook Pro (MBP)/Parallels/Boot Camp; HP Pavilion dv6500t Laptop
    CPU
    Intel i7-2600K (sometimes OC'd to 4.8 GHz)
    Motherboard
    ASUS P8P67 Deluxe Rev B3
    Memory
    16 GB Corsair Vengeance
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA 570 SC
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Gateway
    Hard Drives
    Dual Boot:
    Win7 Ult RAID 0 on OCZ Revo x2 and
    Win7 Ult RAID 0 on Caviar Black SATA 3's
    PSU
    Cooler Master Silent Pro 1000W
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    Cooler Master 932 HAF
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    Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5500
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Aeed

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Personally, I would never do any sort of installation/reinstallation without being backed up off computer.

What do you mean? As in, make a backup? The install is brand new. There's literally nothing on the drive to back up save for some files I didn't want to bother copying off my flash drive again.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.0
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5 2500K @ 3.3Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus Z68
    Memory
    2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon HD7770 -> 13.11 beta 6 driver
    Hard Drives
    256GB Vertex 4 SSD
    250GB Samsung (several years old)
    3TB WD External, wall-powered
    PSU
    600W Green Earth
    Browser
    Firefox (primary) Sleipnir (secondary)

znod

New Member
Power User
Well, you said "I really don't want to install Windows 8 again. I think I'm leaning towards doing a refresh, so that I can at least keep my personal files." I replied by saying "personally, I would never do any sort of installation/reinstallation without being backed up off computer. So, I was talking about backing up your "personal files" off computer.
 

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  • OS
    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    DIY Rig; MacBook Pro (MBP)/Parallels/Boot Camp; HP Pavilion dv6500t Laptop
    CPU
    Intel i7-2600K (sometimes OC'd to 4.8 GHz)
    Motherboard
    ASUS P8P67 Deluxe Rev B3
    Memory
    16 GB Corsair Vengeance
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA 570 SC
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Gateway
    Hard Drives
    Dual Boot:
    Win7 Ult RAID 0 on OCZ Revo x2 and
    Win7 Ult RAID 0 on Caviar Black SATA 3's
    PSU
    Cooler Master Silent Pro 1000W
    Case
    Cooler Master 932 HAF
    Cooling
    Zalman CNPS9900MAX-B CPU Fan
    Keyboard
    Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5500
    Mouse
    Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5500
    Internet Speed
    20 Mbps Download/2+ Mbps Upload
    Other Info
    Pioneer Blu-ray Burner/DVD Burner
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    us texas

MrShowdown

Well-Known Member
Power User
Why would you disable BITS? It may cause Windows Update to stop working.
 

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  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo Y520
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 7300HQ
    Motherboard
    OEM Lenovo
    Memory
    4GB DDR4-2400
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    1 (2)
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    Seagate 1TB 5400 RPM
    Occupation
    College Student
    Keyboard
    OEM Lenovo
    Mouse
    Logitech G502 Proteus Core
    Internet Speed
    100 Mbps
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Other Info
    PC:

    AMD Athlon X4 760K
    8GB DDR3-1866
    AMD Radeon RX 460
    Seagate 500 GB 7200 RPM
    Country Flag
    Indonesia

Aeed

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I have 166MB per day cap. I can't have BITS downloading 300MB per day without my permission (and it does, or more). Moreover, I want control every single thing that goes through my connection. For instance, this is why I won't install Chrome, because it installs updates and there is no way to stop it inside the program. If I want to do updates, I will always do them myself, manually.

BITS doesn't even tell me what it is downloading or ask for permission. I have automatic updates disabled, so it can't be downloading updates. My question then, what is it downloading, and why should I let it?
 

My Computer

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  • OS
    Windows 8.0
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5 2500K @ 3.3Ghz
    Motherboard
    Asus Z68
    Memory
    2x8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon HD7770 -> 13.11 beta 6 driver
    Hard Drives
    256GB Vertex 4 SSD
    250GB Samsung (several years old)
    3TB WD External, wall-powered
    PSU
    600W Green Earth
    Browser
    Firefox (primary) Sleipnir (secondary)

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