Hi Jess, If the same problem on the other devices I would say the disks are dirty or defective. Check DVD’s for any dirt, etc. on surface and wipe with clean soft cloth straight from the centre out going around in a circle until the whole disk is wiped. Hope that helps! Mike
Upgrade hard drive to SSD. This will improve performance. Upgrading to Windows 10 would also spped it up. It is still a free update with legit W7, as far as I know. I would especially think this with Task Manager showing only 8%. The old hard could possibly be ready to die. What temperatures are CPU, etc.?
Just looks like something somebody poked into the drive. I have looked at the video below and can't see your part anywhere. Just a number of smaller springs. Have checked the mechanism to see if all looks and seems to work O.K.? Have you tried reassembling it to see if it works with that piece removed? If you watch this video you may see your part or get some ideas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_conti... The rollers coming out seem to be a common problem. Check them out.
Here’s a start: The standard ways: https://lifehacker.com/update-your-fios-gateway-g1100-router-right-now-to-fix-1833940678?IR=T Finding your Fios Gateway G1100’s firmware The vulnerabilities are present on Gateway G1100 routers running firmware older than 02.02.00.13 (for example, 2.01). To check your firmware version: (1) Open “http://myfiosgateway.com/” (2) Enter your admin name and password. The default name is “admin,” and your password is located on a sticker on your device. (3) Once logged in, you’ll find your firmware number listed under the System Monitoring tab. If your device is not running on version 02.02.00.13, there are a couple of ways to force an update. The easiest way to trigger a firmware update is by resetting the device. (1) Simply hold down the WPS button located on the front of the router for 10 seconds to reboot it. (2) Once it restarts and reconnects to Verizon’s network, it should grab and install the firmware. There is this method is by using an URL to send an update request.:...
Have you tried it with the battery disconnected and just the power supply/charger plugged in? See manual: [ドキュメント: vostro-1550servicemanual.pdf] page 11. Does that fix it? Then just defective battery. No? Then try resetting the BIOS by taking out the coin-cell battery, page 33 in manual, and then press the power button to discharge any power in computer. Should be 3 volts. Replace if lower. Let us know how it goes.
You don’t really say what settings and where you checked. Have you tried going in to the Control Panel > Recording > Select the microphone you use (is there more than one?) > Properties > “Device usage:” Is it set to “Use this device (enable) then in same menu > Advanced > Exclusive mode Both “Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device” and “Give exclusive mode applications priority: should have the check mark in the box. Click O.K. Fixed? If not do the above with viber and in Cisco webex running and see what you get. Long shot: Some time unchecking, apply, OK closing and openning again and repeating with boxes checked fixes problem. It would seem that viber and in Cisco webex are trying to use some other souund device. Let us know how it goes.