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Offline MikeMobes

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #60 on: October 15, 2013, 09:45:47 PM »
here's the tcpmon file. I haven't really seen any BSOD's, what usually happens is that i'll go to use the computer, and upon trying to wake it from sleep/hibernation, it just hangs on a black screen.

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #61 on: October 15, 2013, 11:17:53 PM »
also, I updated the audio, wireless LAN, and graphics chipset drivers

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #62 on: October 15, 2013, 11:46:28 PM »
Try setting up your computer so it will go to sleep after 1 minute and then go thru a dozen sleep / wake cycles and see what happens. Let me know.

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #63 on: October 25, 2013, 10:11:19 AM »
MikeMobes, still around?

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #64 on: October 28, 2013, 05:09:04 PM »
still around. About to do the sleep/wake cycles.

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #65 on: November 19, 2013, 06:22:24 PM »
When doing sleep/wake cycles, it works fine. However, occasionally, when i get up in the morning to awake the computer, it turns on like it was off all the way, and pops up an error message once windows is up and running about the system recovering from a serious error.

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #66 on: November 19, 2013, 07:11:02 PM »
Do you have your computer going to sleep or hibernation at night?

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #67 on: November 20, 2013, 01:51:59 PM »
no, i usually just close the lid... I do suspect my g/f of unplugging my laptop to charge hers.  in the past, ive caught her unplugging my laptop without turning it off, and letting it die, but that should just make it hibernate, right?

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #68 on: November 20, 2013, 01:56:54 PM »
Depends on the power settings.  Go thru all your power settings and make sure they are set to go to sleep and not hibernate. Let me know what you find.

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #69 on: November 30, 2013, 07:14:59 PM »
MikeMobes, any updates? How is it going?

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #70 on: December 29, 2013, 10:54:19 AM »
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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #71 on: January 26, 2014, 01:41:02 AM »
sorry man, was laid off / didn't have internet for a little bit there. All better now though, new job! I'm working a graveyard tonight and am going to read through the posts and work on a better update/reply for you before I'm off of work in 10ish hours.

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #72 on: January 26, 2014, 10:33:27 AM »
OK, no worries. Glad to hear about the new job.

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Re: [In Progress] Aquired parent's old laptop, runs slow, discs don't eject.
« Reply #73 on: January 26, 2015, 11:05:18 AM »
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