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gallorgs

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Hi Guys
So i have just got back home from being in hospital to some updates which i downloaded,
however since then i had multiple issues with my pc, even though i have performed a system restore
The issues are
i keep getting a message "semaphore timeout period has expired" when im moving files around, its only when i reboot that it works
But the reboot can take up to a hour to do.

AS i said everything was ok until i did this upgrade

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gallorgs
 

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Hello

I am assuming you meant windows updates.. Do you know which ones,if so please post those..
 

gallorgs

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Actually it wasnt a windows upgrade, rather than a cloud storage that i have through a retailer, if in the uK the store is called Currys
 

gallorgs

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Hi, every so often the alert pops up do you want me to update ?

i dont know how i can back tract it!

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even though i have performed a system restore
How did you preform the system restore. Where did the software come from

its only when i reboot that it works But the reboot can take up to a hour to do.
Sounds like there is some corruption with the OS and hardware failure

Does the system have issues or run any better in safe more.

cloud storage that i have through a retailer, if in the uK the store is called Currys
if you were to uninstall and or disable this form running does the system run normally
 

gallorgs

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ok managed to get into safe mode, it had to repair the "C" disk, which has solved the rebooting time but
im still getting the "semaphore timeout period has expired" error
 

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The system now boots properly correct in normal mode

From what you have stated the issue is with them most recent update for the cloud storage software that you update. Have you tried uninstalling the software and reinstalling it to see if that correct the issue.

Is this the only time that the error message comes up? When you go to transfer online (download or upload) some place else does this message come up?

Check to make sure that you security software allows this to happen.
 

gallorgs

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think im going to contact the cloud storage people

Sorry Rusty im not very techy but how do i look to see if my security software allows it to happen
 

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Would depend on what the security software is and version.

Usually under options or maybe setting or maybe preferred and then under allow.
 

gallorgs

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ok whatever the problem was has seemed to have gone away, for the time being!!!!
 
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