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  1. The Windows screen magnifier in Win10 is Window...

    The Windows screen magnifier in Win10 is Window key and the Plus (+) key. This also brings up a little menu where you can control the magnification step granularity. Reduction is Windows and the...
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    Re the section on "Older apps cause QHD display...

    Re the section on "Older apps cause QHD display glitch in Win10" I too have a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro with QHD screen and experience this issue. I installed my Win 10 64 bit as a totally clean install and...
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    I followed a path like this to do a clean install...

    I followed a path like this to do a clean install of Win 10 Pro - purchased a key from MS. Downloaded the 32 bit and 64 bit combined ISO and burnt that to a blueray disc (at 5-6 GB it was a tad too...
  4. On my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 1370, I have a OneKey...

    On my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 1370, I have a OneKey Optimizer (ballpoint pen push) button that used to do that. but of course I lost that functionality when I deleted all the SSD partitions to do a clean...
  5. Yes, Thanks. EasyUEFi now installs and behaves as...

    Yes, Thanks. EasyUEFi now installs and behaves as advertised. Not so sure that the program is all that helpful though. Easier now to reboot to the real UEFI to make changes there, if needed, but at...
  6. The problem is now resolved.... Firstly, the...

    The problem is now resolved....
    Firstly, the EasyUEFI program wouldn't install. It insisted it'd only install in a system that had UEFI - which mine does have.
    HOWEVER: my UEFI settings were set...
  7. screen shots to show UEFI settings are not available on Advanced Startup

    Thanks Joe. Yes and Yes, and it wasn't. Here's some screen photos of the sequence. Sorry for photos, but screen shots only work when logged in...


    from the desktop (or anywhere, really) click...
  8. That's where I was in the first place. Doesn't...

    That's where I was in the first place. Doesn't help, but thanks for verifying I was looking in the right place - in W8.1 it used to be in that general area, but the option seems to have gone, or been...
  9. Windows 10 troubleshoot boot to UEFI settings gone (Win 10 Pro 64 bit)

    Under Win 8.1, I used to be able to do a troubleshooting reboot to get to my UEFI settings. Since removing my former OS and doing a clean install of Win 10 Pro, I now don't seem to have this option....
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    My comments were a summary only, but re their own...

    My comments were a summary only, but re their own article on Netflix, they probably didn't need to reference it because I told them I'm already on an admin-level account where the problem is...
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    I'm chatting with Netflix Tech Support now and...

    I'm chatting with Netflix Tech Support now and they will research a solution over the next few days.

    Summary of what I've tried so far:
    1. Uninstalled Silverlight, cleaned the Registry with...
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    Thanks for the pointer to Silverlight. So I...

    Thanks for the pointer to Silverlight. So I uninstalled Silverlight and rebooted. Then I cleaned the registry with my favourite tool CCLEANER and rebooted again. Reinstalled Silverlight, and Netflix...
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    Posts can't be periodically deleted

    They can only be deleted once. Unless you plan to periodically restore them and delete them again (why would you want to do that?).
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    Thanks, but that doesn't help because the problem...

    Thanks, but that doesn't help because the problem occurs in the Windows 8 App as well as firefox, so its not FF specific.
  15. Yes you can and I did. Here's my scenario: I...

    Yes you can and I did. Here's my scenario:

    I purchased a Lenovo laptop (Yoga 2) with Win 8.0 but I wanted the Pro version so I could use Bitlocker, so I purchased an upgrade to Win 8.1 Pro from MS...
  16. Hi, the number (18) appears when you look at the...

    Hi, the number (18) appears when you look at the "Libraries\Music" root folder. When you go to a subfolder you don't see the number (well I don't anyway). Also if you navigate directly to the "Music"...
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    Netflix on Win 8.1 Pro issues

    Hi, I was having problems with the Netflix app on Win 8.1 Pro (64 bit). It'd start okay and get me to the movies/shows browser but whenever I tried to watch a show it would tell me there was a...
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    I use SplashID Safe Pro...

    I use SplashID Safe Pro ($1.99 a month or $19.99 per year). There's a free version too. It works across Apple Iphone/iPad/Mac, and Windows (I'm using it on Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and Windows phone...
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    Hi, Thanks for an interesting article. Another...

    Hi, Thanks for an interesting article.
    Another interesting encryption solution for the cloud (DropBox, OneDrive or others) is Viivo (free for personal use, paid for commercial use). I've been using...
  20. I did a factory restore on my ThinkPad Twist a...

    I did a factory restore on my ThinkPad Twist a couple of weeks ago. It used to be on Win 8.1, but the factory restopre reverted it back to Win 8.0 (pretty much as I expected), then I had to apply...
  21. I use Allway Sync http://allwaysync.com/?a=1 to...

    I use Allway Sync http://allwaysync.com/?a=1 to backup my data files on a daily basis (I run it manually). I use Acronis True Image 2014 for the odd disk image/clone so I can have a fully restorable...
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    Depends on what you want to store. I got 50 GB...

    Depends on what you want to store. I got 50 GB with Dropbox for free (forget how) and I'm using half that maybe. Also Flikr has 1 TB (terabyte = 1000 GB) available for free for photos and...
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    I'm running the 32 bit version of Office 2013...

    I'm running the 32 bit version of Office 2013 Home & Business quite happily under Win 7 Pro 64 bit edition.
    I'm also running 32 bit Office 2013 Professional on a Win 8 Pro 64 bit system and it's...
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    Copernic Desktop Search...

    Copernic Desktop Search now supports Windows 8. It's not free though. There's also X1 Desktop Search. However they do also search inside Outlook emails if that helps you (which I find useful too - I...
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    all you'd need to do would be to change the UEFI...

    all you'd need to do would be to change the UEFI Secure Boot settings to allow uncertified programs to boot at boot time. The Win 8 default on factory-installed systems is to tie down the UEFI so it...
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