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Friday, November 18, 2011

Windows - Delayed Write Failed: SOLVED!

This message popped on my Acer Aspire1 laptop screen: AVG10 failure.

Now, this (the same heading DWF but different file):
Windows - Delayed Write Failed
Windows was unable to save all the data for the file C:\Program Files\Google\Update. Data has been lost. May be caused by a failure of your computer hardware or network connection. Please try to save this elsewhere.

I've turned on and off my laptop a few times now but I can't do anything on it. Cursor can be moved around but can't click on anything at all. I'm looking up for solution now using my mother's laptop, which I helped fixing last week. I just hope now that this one won't crash while I'm searching for my own laptop's solution. Fingers-crossed!

I will update this post when I find a suitable solution and when it works alright.

If some of you are expert on this field, please share your expertise on the comment box. :D

Have a great week!

I found the culprit! It was the Uniblue's SpeedUpMyPC which was the last one in the package I installed.

First was  the DriverScanner.   It was fine except for the update for the Sypnatics PS/2 Port Pointing Device driver. Cursor was way too fast and can't point and click on the icons on my laptop screen. It keeps 'missing the spot'! If you know what I mean. It was the same even if I adjusted the setting. So I reconfigured it back to the old setting/driver.

Next was the RegistryBooster. It went well so that's okay.

Last was SpeedUpMyPC. After I installed it, everything seemed to be alright. I turned off my laptop at bed time. When I turned it back on in the morning, that's when the error messages popped up. I turned my laptop on and off a lot of times. But it remained the same. I can't do anything.

Good thing there's another laptop within reach (as mentioned above) so I was able to search and read possible causes. I found these decent sites that presented different possible reasons for the DWF (Delayed Write Failed):



Solutions offered are overwhelming but I read them thoroughly. I even thought it was a virus as suggested by Social.Technet So I posted comment on the topic to get help:

I did restart windows, pressed F8 then chose 'Start Windows in Safe Mode'. However, my laptop didn't respond, nothing can be clicked nor pressed. So I turned it off again and restarted. But got the same result.

In the end, what made more sense was the Gibni's 8 Common Reasons for a Delayed-Write Failure

Then, I remembered that I installed that SpeedUpMyPC before all these happened, so that's probably the reason. So I restarted Windows again, pressed F8 then scrolled up and chose the:

Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)

And it worked! The first thing I did as soon as Windows opened and that I can click on anything and press any keys, I uninstalled the SpeedUpMyPC. Finished the process, restarted and whala!

Everything went back to normal. 

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