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#181
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I can not just trigger the greyed-out 'Apply to folders' at will, so I can not give you a specific answer; I can only say that it has often irked me that in 'later' versions of Windows, that option is often greyed out, and so I see icons for folders instead of textual 'details' - I can set DETAILS for a specific folder, but cannot generalise that view to 'all'; It was very much opportunism for me to raise this issue as a 'thorn in my side', without it being a CURRENT issue; since you have displayed such a profound knowledge of Windows.


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OK.  Next time it happens  give me the Type (from Folder Properties, Customize) and the full path including drive letter.


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Six hours after setting the dirty bit and then triggering checkdisk, the screen displayed 'Scanning and repairing Drive C:\ 100% done'. On C:\ there were no tell-tale 'found.###' files, nor any other sign of its overnight labours.

 

As for misbehaviour of THIS PC, it can be there one minute and the next, it is gone; seems utterly random.

 

It's been a long thread and I can not remember if I have told you that the misbehaviour is quite specific to THIS PC; if I open File Explorer in a view that is NOT 'THIS PC'

I CAN access the items which the misbehaviour prevents in THIS PC.

 

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I'll be on the lookout for a greyed-out 'Apply to folders'  box in the Folder Options box to report to you.

 

 

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I have just come across another odd phenomenon - not on MY computer, but on the PC of someone I help though TeamViewer.

I feel I have reached the limit of my transgressions here in starting new threads on a now obsolete opening post.

But I would like to keep open the channel of communication with YOU - is there a way I can start a new thread, but with YOU ?


Edited by Basty, 13 April 2021 - 04:40 PM.

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You can check the event log for the results from the chkdsk:

 

https://askleo.com/h...at_ran_on_boot/

 

Look down where it says: 

Using Event Viewer to Find Chkdsk Results

 

You can start a new thread and just put "for rkinner"  in the title.


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The jury has reached its verdict - as displayed in the attachment.

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Can I see a new VEW log?


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I had noticed that that booting difficulties could be remedied by pressing the Data cable into the SSD - suggested to me that contact there was not optimal, so replaced the data cable with a newer one - hopefully better.

 

Just before running the VEW, I tested THIS PC - it gave a full complement of entries in the right pane  - even showed one for the modem, and gave its 'description' - something that had not been happening recently.

 

Once again - have to defer the attachment (of VEW)  till a new post...


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Here's VEW

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VEW looks pretty good.  Perhaps the SATA cable was the source of your problem.  


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The mystery persists - the new data cable - straight from the shop, wasted no time in reproducing the problems of the 'old' cable; Earlier I had replaced the SSD in the hope of getting a more secure connection to the data cable, So I have tried both - a new SSD and a new cable, but the need to press the cable into the SSD still arises.

That of course is a separate problem to the misbehaviour of THIS PC - and those two issues may or may not be related.


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Perhaps a different brand of cable or perhaps you can use a rubber band to hold the cable in place?


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Yes, I could and have.


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