System Restore Error 0x81000203 – Solved

System Restore tab is either missing from “My Computer” properties menu or, the tab is there but produces an error code of 0x81000203. This error comes about when one or both of these 2 services are not running – Volume Shadow Copy & Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider.

System Restore error 0x81000203 on a recent computer here, “Volume Shadow Copy” was set to manual and service was running. “Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider” service was set as “disabled”… not running. “Microsoft ...

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Windows 8 System Interrupts High CPU Usage – Solved

Working on a HP Compaq CQ58 series laptop with very limited hardware with Windows 8, and upgraded to Windows 8.1. Dealing with “System Interrupts” in task manager running cpu at 45-65% alone non stop, 24/7 constantly. With no option to end the process in task manager. Spent 2 full days tweaking services, to lower memory & cpu usage down so the laptop will function.
 
 
By the way this Compaw CQ58 series was built with Windows 8, with an ...

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