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Title: teejays pc
Post by: Teejay on April 16, 2018, 07:37:32 am
so ... my desktop hp  pc was a windows 7 when I got it.
I upgraded from 7 to 10
everything was running fine until I got the creative manky update in feb..it would only get to 45% then it would tell me it couldn't do the update and undid all..over and over again every day more than once.

I have tried all sorts of things to right it from the Microsoft site but nothing helps
it wouldn't be so bad but ...windows stops working altogether on my pc and I have to  reboot
other weird things have started to happen too

my backup has disappeared so too my history of windows updates

i saw an option to re install windows and if i did this it warned me i would need to download a 802.11wiewless LAN card from the net .
i didnt know where to start ....
so i went to hp  and asked
they got really shirty with me and said my particular pc was never an option for windows 10
and all i could do was revert to factory settings ( i have no recovery discs of any kind)

so....thats what i am going to do. maybe this weekend ...
i have a laptop ... i  wont be without you all ..but i am worried sick...lol what a wimp i am..

i have reverted to factory settings a few times before  but...its all the windows updates that take forever to catch up ..this pc is nearly 5 years old ...anyway just needed a shoulder..thanks for reading.x
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Lynn on April 16, 2018, 08:34:15 am
Having had some problems with Windows 10 updates, I feel for you, Teejay. Here's hoping everything goes well this weekend.
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Post by: Linda2 on April 16, 2018, 08:52:23 am
Oh dear, I offer you my deepest sympathy as you try and get this straight.  Having been through it rather recently the mental stress is still rather fresh in my mind.  I wish I could help but sadly all I can offer is my commiserative feelings toward your plight.  Do keep us in touch because as our internet family we all stress and worry along with you.
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Post by: Majse on April 16, 2018, 09:00:44 am
Arrrgh Teejay - I know the feeling. It is very frustrating and our computers are so important. I hope you can get it fixed somehow. I will cross my fingers and send some good vibes
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Teejay on April 16, 2018, 09:08:30 am
thankyou so much for holding my hand with this
I know no one can help but it feels so much better sharing it...
many many thanks.
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Rege on April 16, 2018, 09:37:08 am
Teejay, like everyone else I've had to change computers several times and I can guess how you feel now, but unfortunately I can do nothing but sympathize!
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Teejay on April 16, 2018, 10:28:11 am
that's ok rege
just knowing you know helps
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Grethe on April 16, 2018, 10:57:05 am
Sending you all best wishes, chocolate and hugs, Teejay!
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Teejay on April 16, 2018, 11:03:55 am
thanks grethe
I ought to put my big girl panties on ...but I cant find them...lol
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Post by: SherylC on April 16, 2018, 12:42:14 pm
Sorry to hear about your plight Teejay. The recent Creators Update is causing some issues for many users....myself and Chris included.

I presume the update installed (or is trying to) itself under automatic updates? Not sure why your PC wouldn't be suitable in that case if the updates are automatic. You could try disabling your Security software if you haven't already tried that.   

 https://windows101tricks.com/windows-10-creators-update-not-installing-stuck/

The good news is that your files are probably not missing but moved to al different location. Chris opened his computer to find most of his icons had been wiped away including Outlook. Had to reinstall outlook and then search for the .data files so get the emails back.   

https://windowsreport.com/my-files-folders-disappeared-windows-10/

MS suck at giving answer to queries in my experience.
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Grethe on April 16, 2018, 01:30:36 pm
thanks grethe
I ought to put my big girl panties on ...but I cant find them...lol

I don't think you want those panties, big girls don't eat chocolates.  :laugh1:
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Linda2 on April 16, 2018, 01:46:17 pm

I ought to put my big girl panties on ...but I cant find them...lol

hmmm....I think these are the ones you lent me last time I was in a bind.  I'll give 'em a quick wash and send 'em right back.  Love you.....
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: San on April 16, 2018, 02:12:27 pm
Teejay I  am sorry to hear about you Computer hope you get it all sorted out I have a technician that I call on and I would be lost without him.  Which reminds me I must give him a call soon mu computer is way over due for a service.  I still have window 7 on my desktop and have now troubles.

But with my laptop I am have lots of  problems when Windows 10 has an update.  Sometimes it is okay and other it just messes things up.
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: MaryLou on April 16, 2018, 03:38:45 pm
I'm very lucky in that I haven't had a windows problem so far.  I just let it automatically update on both the desktop and the laptop.  On the other hand, I did have some problems with my last one upgrading from Win 7 to Win 10.  Did eventually get it all ironed out but as I recall, it was stressful.  Don't know what I can say to help other than to sympathize with you and hope all goes well!
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Linda R on April 16, 2018, 07:35:47 pm
Oh Teejay, at least you know you are not alone!!!  It was just over a month ago, that darn update messed my PC up so bad I had to format and start over.  I did download a new version of win 10 that already had the stupid update in it.  It installed with no problems and so far all is well.  (knocking on wood).
I wish I could help you but all I can do is sympathize like everyone one else! 
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Teejay on April 16, 2018, 11:19:22 pm
it does feel better knowing I am not alone it really does so thank you so so much.
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Post by: Joy on April 16, 2018, 11:23:21 pm
hi tj, my vaio laptop 19", ive had and still use for nearly 7 years..
.no trouble with windows 10, but the installing takes forever and a day..
ive learned a little patience..er um that is , maybe...
i keep thinking of a desktop but nothing as yet, is as good....
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Teejay on April 21, 2018, 10:24:17 am
I kidnapped a young lad on my street...he was 7 when I used to baby sit him... i taught him his best swearwords and how to cheat at cards  He is 22 now
I grabbed him of the street and told him what was wrong with my pc as far a I knew...(he is a bit of a geek)

he found a wificard thing to download...BUT he said he would try and fix it before I did a reset on windows
I told him there was a  20.00 in it for him if it works.... he got down to it

and bl*ddy fixed it .... :thud:
he wouldn't take the money cos he said I was his best baby sitter ...lol ...
he said it should last but if it doesn't I can re install or restart windows cos I have the wifi card

its running a lot better
there are a few slowing of the net but he said his moms is the same....

I am so relieved.  I told him if he didn't live with his mom I would have married him...that cracked him up. 
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: SherylC on April 21, 2018, 11:44:55 am
That's fantatic Teejay, so pleased and good to know you can kidnap the young lad again if you need to.  :brav01:
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Post by: Linda2 on April 21, 2018, 11:46:08 am
I am so blooming happy to read this!!  Makes my day. 
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Post by: Rege on April 21, 2018, 12:21:08 pm
This is good news, I'm happy for you!
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Post by: MaryLou on April 21, 2018, 12:24:36 pm
 :cancan: :cancan: :cancan:   Aren't you glad you were such a great baby sitter!!!   Sure glad you got things back  the way they were.  Nothing worse than having a computer out of service!!  Was nice of him not to take the money!  What a nice young man!!   :praise53: :YeeHaw:
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Majse on April 22, 2018, 01:35:32 am
I am glad for you - and to hear we still have such nice young men  :look:
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: Teejay on April 22, 2018, 03:46:12 am
i am thrilled with it
it was such a relief I nearly had a fit.
I had to promise never ever to bite his dog or tell his friends and never ever let on to his family he helped me.
never kiss him on the head in public ...never say anything to him if he has a girl with him...we shook hands on it but didn't spit on them so its half a deal.

I feel like a heavy load has been lifted and can smile again. :yay: :yes03: :look: he is my  :congrats04: baby sitted boy.
Title: Re: teejays pc
Post by: San on April 22, 2018, 02:27:56 pm
That is great news Teejay glad you got your omputer fix see it pays to babysit your neighbors kids.  Well you know who to call when you have more trouble.