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Can I have some help with my sick Windows 10 pc?

By JADavis9 ·
I've been gone for a while but I'm back. This ACER All-in-One Aspire ZC-102 16gb RAM desktop PC has been misbehaving badly for a few months. I'm pretty sure that it's a hardware issue since it even takes too long to boot Windows 10 and several other odd things happen on a regular basis.
1. Slow boot
2. Process Explorer that I replaced Task Manager with shows 20 processes that aren't running and that it can't restart.
3. On IE while typing it randomly gets busy and ignores keyboard input but sometimes is normal.
4. My bootable CD of GRC SpinRite won't boot anymore but it used to so my BIOS is obviously set right & I've verified that it is thru GRC tech. Maybe the PC is too distracted even before Windows boots so that means this must be a hardware issue and isn't Windows fault since it happens before Windows is even booted up?
5. DVD player doesn't auto-play when I insert a disc so I go to File Explorer and it can read the disc just fine.
6. Sometimes clicking on a link or attempting to start a program seems to do nothing but I've learned to just wait since it will eventually happen.
7. It runs so slowly that when I come back to it and it's on Screensaver, a simple mouse move doesn't wake it up even if I wait for several minutes. I've learned to both tap the mouse, tap a keyboard key and be patient.
8. It runs so slowly that updates or processes such as downloading the new database file for Malwarebytes don't ever happen fast enough so their system pops a reminder task bar box telling me that my data is old and past due and click here to update it even though that is set to be done automatically.
I could go on but those are the main things. I don't have enough money to just take my PC somewhere to be fixed so I need to try to fix it myself. For now, I've just been trying to live with it.
I did just learn of a process where the computer can create a PDF file of anything that it is doing between two points in time by typing “Steps Recorder” after the Windows icon is clicked. Could this be a benefit to help figure this out? I've never run it yet so obviously I've never seen what that PDF tells me that is good or bad.

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Would using “Steps Recorder” be helpful to understand this mess?

by JADavis9 In reply to Can I have some help with ...

I did just learn of a process where the computer can create a PDF file of anything that it is doing between two points in time by typing “Steps Recorder” after the Windows icon is clicked. Could this be a benefit to help figure this out? I've never run it yet so obviously I've never seen what that PDF tells me that is good or bad.

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I edited this Question's #4 about SpinRite and I added #7 & #8

by JADavis9 In reply to Can I have some help with ...

I really need help. I'm pretty much begging for it. I've copied all of this same text and put it into a Question over at Microsoft Answers at http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware/can-i-have-some-help-with-my-sick-windows-10-pc/e6066b14-e8cb-4781-9c5e-7d42773fe690?tm=1445283336495

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microsoft

by Night Fury In reply to Can I have some help with ...

i provide you solution on answers of Microsoft kindly apply it.......or any other question so feel free to ask....

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Please help me

by JADavis9 In reply to microsoft

I've been stuggling with this beast as a Windows 8, then 8.1 and now 10. I'd hoped that the upgrade to 10 would be so drastic that it would cure it but it sure hasn't. Even some big Version 1511 upgrade that I now have hasn't fixed it. I've got a few Questions over at Microsoft Answers on this and some overseas guy Gerry had been digging into it but he's gone away for some reason. I'm willing to do the work and I'm a little tech savvy.
Here's that one: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-performance/help-can-i-beg-anyone-who-knows-a-lot-for-some/e6066b14-e8cb-4781-9c5e-7d42773fe690
This second Question over there seems to be going nowhere. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-performance/computer-boots-slow-and-goes-to-sleep-sometimes/57a7ba03-704b-4bf2-bd20-372c63dcf0ae

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Please help me even with how to use the site which is different than it was

by JADavis9 In reply to Can I have some help with ...

I can't figure out even how to see any Comments on this site. I go to my Profile and I can see that Night Fury has replied to this Question, but nowhere on the Profile page do I see a clickable link to see your Reply. And when I come to this page by clicking the linked Question above where it tells me that you have Replied, all I see is the Question itself along with a green box saying ANSWER QUESTION and a grey one saying REQUEST CLARIFICATION.
I did just now see a tiny 'Read Later' icon. I haven't clicked it since I'm going to POST COMMENT first.
So will you please help me?

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I feel dumb. I just had to scroll.

by JADavis9 In reply to Can I have some help with ...

I feel dumb. I just had to scroll. I'm really in need of help as I've got to do this myself and I can't pay someone to do it.

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I feel dumb. I just had to scroll.

by JADavis9 In reply to Can I have some help with ...

I feel dumb. I just had to scroll. I'm really in need of help as I've got to do this myself and I can't pay someone to do it.

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Windows Tips and Tricks

by bnaz127 In reply to Can I have some help with ...

http://tipschief.com/how-to-speed-up-windows-7speed-up-your-pcspeed-up-computer-windows-tips-and-tricks/

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Please explain that link bnez127 & what it does to help a Win10 PC boot?

by JADavis9 In reply to Windows Tips and Tricks

I appreciate both of you trying to help me but I'm now really wanting to go down any blind paths just trying things. That's why I've been very specific in my original Question.
I think that the slow boot is a sure sign to someone who knows way more than me that this isn't a virus or malware.
And the fact that it won't even boot with my CD of SpinRite that works on my other computers even though GRC tech support has confirmed that my BIOS is sets properly tells me that I must have something serious wrong that a pro here could help me fix.
I've asked over at Microsoft Answers at http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware/can-i-have-some-help-with-my-sick-windows-10-pc/e6066b14-e8cb-4781-9c5e-7d42773fe690?tm=1445283336495
I'm broke and my only hope is DIY with help.

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same thing happened to me

by Brayden_Berger In reply to Can I have some help with ...

This Windows 10 really bugs me out, I already reinstalled Windows 7, but still there are problems which never happened before I update to Windows 10

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