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PC mouse freezes also all of PC

  RISC OS user 11:23 06 Jan 2020

My i5 Desktop PC had a probllem whilst running Windows 8.1 which had been fine for quite a few months. Last week a problem developed after a Windows update had been installed so I tried running System restore to an earlier date and found that it had a reset date just before the update, so started that going and waited eventully after perhaps 2 hours and a number of restarts the cog wheel was on screen and nothing happened so I switched down by holding the start key/switch on the case. After the above the PC would not boot and nothing I tried worked so I decided to re-install 8.1 for which I had a genuine disc and pass key, this worked and Windows was installed but it turned out that for some unknown reason Windows 10 was installed and of course all the installed programs where lost. I had tried without success to install Windows 10 some month previous but as I asked for my data etcetera to be saved it did not succeed. I now find that the PC freezes from time to time and nothing will get it working again except a reboot. I have run a diagnostic program and all is fine. Does anyone have any ideas what might be happening?

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