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    Thank you both...Dummy was not thinking of...

    Thank you both...Dummy was not thinking of Control Panel. Your fixes worked perfectly well.

    Diane
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    Help with Windows Mail issue

    First of all, I'm using a local account and not my Microsoft account/windows 8.1.

    I wanted to email a link to a webpage from the file menu in Firefox. I mistakenly & stupidly clicked on "Mail"...
  3. Poll: What's most important to me are the forums, but...

    What's most important to me are the forums, but it's not clear to me where they are going to land. I see newsletters , tips and tutorials, etc., etc are to be a part of Windows Secrets 2.0, but what...
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    Actually, in that I started this thread, I must...

    Actually, in that I started this thread, I must pipe up and say I have the following in the house: a MacBook Pro(mine), Win 7 laptop( the hub's); Win 7 desktop (the hub's); win 10 laptop(mine); Win...
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    Thank you very much. I still have a tough time...

    Thank you very much.

    I still have a tough time dealing with how Win 10 does updates. On my laptop which is my play machine for experimentation and such, I allowed the Win10 update and just "let...
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    Should I put KB's back pre Win 10 install

    I kept a list of all the Windows updates that had to do with upgrading to Windows 10 and so far I have not been badgered, but my question is this. Should I "unhide" KB3035583, KB2952664, KB3075249,...
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    Thanks so much for providing the identity of an...

    Thanks so much for providing the identity of an alternative to consider.
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    Anti-spyware--O&O Shutup 10

    Does anyone know of this software or used it? It claims to give the user access to Win10's internals so some of its features may be simply managed by the user. It must operate similarly to GWX.exe,...
  9. Drive was sanitized and initialized and...

    Drive was sanitized and initialized and recognized by Windows. The "system reserved" partition was successfully removed.

    Suite of tools Crucial provided at the website was easy to use and pretty...
  10. Using the SATA III to USB cable, I was able to...

    Using the SATA III to USB cable, I was able to format the drive and update the firmware. Drive letters got assigned, so Windows found it w/o a problem. Drive appeared as healthy using Crucial's...
  11. Thanks to ruirib & jerry. The drive was...

    Thanks to ruirib & jerry.

    The drive was purchased in April & put in the new PC in May, so I've got some time re: warranty.
  12. Thank you so much. I read so much conflicting...

    Thank you so much.

    I read so much conflicting advice on the web, I wasn't sure what to do next. I have purchased the Startech Sata III to USB adapter and will work with the SSD as an external for...
  13. Crucial MX100 512GB question; corrupt or borked?

    We built a PC and installed the above drive as primary. The intent was to install Win7 HP>to Win 8.0> Win 8.1 Pro. Somewhere along the line in doing Windows Updates the OS got corrupted by Windows...
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    [SOLVED] Issue was fixed

    Issue was fixed
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    [SOLVED] Created an issue with Welcome screen

    I created a separate user account that has another email address and password for the Games store. It works okay.

    But now, my administrator account on the Welcome screen has my full name and email...
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    I'll go you one better..my Supa Dupa Walking Dead...

    I'll go you one better..my Supa Dupa Walking Dead Whacker :eek:
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    I didn't have a restore point that went back far...

    I didn't have a restore point that went back far enough to get over the KB3035583, which was installed on 8/3. I did a system restore from a full backup I did a week prior to that. My PC is all...
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    Watching system restore as we speak....I fixed it...

    Watching system restore as we speak....I fixed it good :)
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    Thanks to you both for answering. I looked on...

    Thanks to you both for answering.

    I looked on the list of services running and the GWX service is not on the list.

    I don't understand how an update can be hidden and installed at the same...
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    Can't Stop Win 10

    I may have caused myself a big headache. I hadn't received any notice to get updates for Windows 8.1. for a couple of days. So, today I went to Windows updates to check for them and Windows 10...
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    I did attempt the update install, but there was...

    I did attempt the update install, but there was something on my laptop that win10 didn't like..."windows couldn't tell if my computer was ready for the install", more than once. So, I stuck the ISO...
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    Thanks to both Jerry & Joe. I will get the Zone...

    Thanks to both Jerry & Joe. I will get the Zone Alarm version now available for WIN10. I didn't think to look for a new version with everything else going on.

    I spoke to Microsoft as well. The rep...
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    My Windows 10 Update Issues

    I got the Windows 10 update and created the ISO disk. The update was a serious issue because Windows could not determine if my PC was ready for the install; so I started over, got the same message....
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    Backups will be done in their final form on both...

    Backups will be done in their final form on both laptop & desktop after getting the final Windows updates; was a pleasure to do previous backups with USB 3.0 and EaseUS. Looking forward to the new...
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    Thanks very much-just didn't want to do the same...

    Thanks very much-just didn't want to do the same thing twice if I didn't need to.

    D.
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