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    The Beauty of Images

    Hey Y'all,

    I thought I'd just take this opportunity to again stress the need to take System Images.

    Yesterday I attempted to upgrade both my primary desktop machine (Win 8.1 Pro) and primary...
  2. Now you have to worry about your DRAM getting hammered!

    Hey Y'all,

    I though I'd give you another security thing to worry about!

    And I though all I had to worry about was getting hammered myself!
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    bbearren, I know you have good backups...

    bbearren,

    I know you have good backups (Images) so have you tried going back to 7 and see what it reports about being genuine? When My Win 7 Laptop wouldn't Validate w/10 it was back to 7 via...
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    Jim, Have you checked your Trust Center...

    Jim,

    Have you checked your Trust Center settings to make sure that network directory is in your Trusted Locations list? It will warn against network locations but you can set them as trusted. HTH...
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    Hey Y'all, I just wanted to add this graphic:...

    Hey Y'all,

    I just wanted to add this graphic:
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    Pay special attention to the lower right corner.

    Yes this is the same key that FAILED ACTIVATION when I upgraded to the machine to Win 10...
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    bbarren, It may be their game but it's my...

    bbarren,

    It may be their game but it's my wallet! :lol: If they ever go to a true subscription model I'm off to Linux! As they say "Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice shame on me". I'll...
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    bbearren, When I have the Windows 7 Hologram...

    bbearren,

    When I have the Windows 7 Hologram DVD and complete package with Key and MS tells me it is not Legitimate ... "Houston (or in this case Redmond) we have a problem"...a big one! :cheers:
  8. Bill, These features have been removed from...

    Bill,

    These features have been removed from the task schedule in Win 8. Here's an article on how to restore the feature using PowerShell with Task Scheduler. HTH :cheers:
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    bbearren, That's some Expensive FREE Update!...

    bbearren,

    That's some Expensive FREE Update! It will be a cold day you know where before MS gets any money out of me for a FREE upgrade! Win 7 & 8.1 work just fine. :cheers:
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    Richard, That's what the little circles are...

    Richard,

    That's what the little circles are for (green in the example below)
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    HTH :cheers:
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    Zeddy, Tricky, Very Tricky! :clapping: :cheers:

    Zeddy,

    Tricky, Very Tricky! :clapping: :cheers:
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    Hey Y'all, According to This MS Article...

    Hey Y'all,

    According to This MS Article it looks like I'll be restoring my Laptop's Image from last night and waiting for it to offer the update!

    HTH :cheers:
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    Sudo, Didn't need one. It generated a new one...

    Sudo,

    Didn't need one. It generated a new one (not the same as the Win 7 HP key) at least according to my PowerShell program that mimics Belarc Advisor. Speaking of which will not run on Edge!...
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    Don't I know it it also breaks access the the...

    Don't I know it it also breaks access the the other PC's shared folders on my home network! :lol: :cheers:
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    Mike, Here are 2 possibilities: Public...

    Mike,

    Here are 2 possibilities:


    Public Function zMyDteFmt(Target As Range) As String

    Dim zDteAbr As Variant

    zDteAbr = Array("Su", "Mo", "Tu", "We", "Th", "Fr", "Sa")
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    Mike, As close as you can get with the custom...

    Mike,

    As close as you can get with the custom formatting codes is: ddd, mmm dd, yy which yeilds Sun, Apr 03, 16.

    If you must have the 2 digit day name you will need a UserDefinedFunction to...
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    Ok, here's a success. I upgraded my Win 7 HP dual...

    Ok, here's a success. I upgraded my Win 7 HP dual boot laptop to Win 10 Home via downloaded ISO placed on a USB stick via RUFUS, Windows Media Creator wouldn't see my USB drive for some reason. It...
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    Hey Y'all, Ok the second laptop updated just...

    Hey Y'all,

    Ok the second laptop updated just fine and even kept the dual boot and maintained the iReboot program provided by EasyBCD to move between OSes. Of course since this machine was a Local...
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    Joe, As with Outlook this had no effect. Looks...

    Joe,

    As with Outlook this had no effect. Looks like W10 won't make it on my main machine! :cheers:
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    Joe, DUH! Unfortunately, Cortana still will...

    Joe,

    DUH! Unfortunately, Cortana still will not see my calendar. Thanks for the Idea though. :cheers:
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    Joe, Good Idea...Same Resuts. :angry: 44277...

    Joe,

    Good Idea...Same Resuts. :angry:
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    Thank you Macrium Reflect! My Main machine is...

    Thank you Macrium Reflect! My Main machine is back on Win 8.1 Pro and all is working fine including MS Money & Virutal Box.

    I finally just downloaded the ISO for Win 10 Home for my laptop and...
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    Hey Y'all, Ok, Win 10 Pro Installed on my Main...

    Hey Y'all,

    Ok, Win 10 Pro Installed on my Main PC and it may have a short life there! :angry: MS has blown away their own program, MS Money Sunset Edition, you get a message that it needs you to...
  24. Bill, As a group No as far as I know. You...

    Bill,

    As a group No as far as I know.

    You can Export (from within TS) to a folder or USB key then Import them on the other machine. There is one glitch though the machine name/userid will of...
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    It gets better...The Windows Media Creation tool...

    It gets better...The Windows Media Creation tool errors out when I try to start if from my Win 10 Pro Laptop! :cheers:
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