The same also for the day the power outage occurred. I have looked around the internet for others who have had similar issues, but none with exactly my issues. Nov 9, 2013 #8 Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777 +242 Your welcome Good luck hope all goes well. You do that by pressing windows key and just typing disk in the search box, select Disk Cleanup. Check This Out
Thank you both for your help, I appreciate it. Cobalt006 likes this. If not we'll carry on after you report back.
One way to hardware tests is use another PC to create a bootable CD of a portable Linux, including test programs for HDD and memory at least. Nov 9, 2013 #9 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,431 +77 Yes, sometimes a power outage is fatal to the OS. I apologize. Running a scan disk and so forth got me know where.
Any insight and/or assistance would be greatly appreciated. Second thing is to run Disk Cleanup. Services like a shared media player can block the computer from sleeping. I gave up and reinstalled windows.
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disk cleanup etc Nov 4, 2013 #2 Chigusa TS Rookie Topic Starter I apologize for the delay in my response, I have not been able to get to my computer https://support.software.dell.com/desktop-authority/kb/128634 It refuses to even run the OS without scanning. Avg Scanning And Repairing Drive Stuck At 10 The only options before me have been virus scans using Malware Bytes, and Microsoft Security Essentials. Checkdisk Mod Nov 4, 2013 #1 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,431 +77 Nobody can help you until you supply details about which OS version, SP level and hardware you are using, plus
Join the community here, it only takes a minute. his comment is here Nov 9, 2013 #10 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Similar Topics Stuck on Windows 7 splash page, also shutdown issues Dec 15, 2010 But what we see in there can change quite a lot depending upon what sort of files are left over, so just do that without cleaning anything the first time, and It would be a good idea to run chkdsk.
Can I assume you know how to get to the tools tab of disk properties on the C: drive? After two days of trying. TechSpot is a registered trademark. this contact form If you are able to and have a disk of your Os.
Nov 8, 2013 #5 Chigusa TS Rookie Topic Starter Never mind, it blue screened for an 1/8th of a second, started up, Windows loaded, now faced with a black screen I First off (counter-intuitively) is check the bios is showing what it should - especially the date and time. Thirdly, download and run CCleaner without actually doing anything (so it's safe) it would be good to do the registry checks (one by one, not all at once).
Also useful is what you have tried so far e.g.
Since then, my computer has been unable to shut down without me holding down the power key. The report will indicated why the system did not shutdown. You may also... Then click the 'check now' button and clear both options so it will run right away and tell you immediately if there are problems or not.
In both cases you will have to start from a recovery bootup command line, and again you might know how to do that. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Nothing before that. http://megathud.com/stuck-on/stuck-on-screen.html If there are, you can then run chkdsk /r to attempt corrections, and maybe chkdsk /f if things look really bad. /f can take maybe hours.
Nov 8, 2013 #6 Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777 +242 Your best bet would be to reformat and do a fresh install of your system. report back any unusual errors discovered Fourthly, (from the internet) run cmd.exe (as a admin) type the following command: powercfg.exe /energy it will generate a report that you can view in Oh, and dont ever forget to create a full drive image to removable media immediately after everything is working well, and every month thereafter !!! Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones
No, create an account now. Login now. I have been unable to complete the rest of the tasks. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Windows 7 Computer Stuck At ShutdownScreen ByChigusa · 9 replies Nov 4, 2013 Post New Reply I apologize if this isn't the
Join the community here. There is a single button for Registry cleaning. Nov 8, 2013 #7 Chigusa TS Rookie Topic Starter Aye it looks like that's what I have to do. They all share the Event ID 41, Nov 6, 2013 #3 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,431 +77 I would suspect after a power outage your disk may have some
I see no messages when I attempt to shut down my computer. Ask a question and give support. Fifthly, try http://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-will-not-shut-down BTW just press windows key and type winver to discover your OS SP status. For example Downloaded program files 0 bytes Temporary Internet files 1.49Mb and so on........it's the unusual ones I want to know about.
I have had this happen in the past with windows after a power outage.