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    I am using Dropbox with Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)...

    I am using Dropbox with Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) (together with Microsoft OneDrive) without any problems (OS upgrade from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10 Pro).

    Have you installed the latest version...
  2. Learning a Hard Lesson (Should one pay more attention to Chkdsk?)

    I use Acronis True Image to make a backup of my full system once a week (incremental backups). Every couple of months I start a new sequence of incremental backups and delete the previous set. The...
  3. Thanks. I back up my full system weekly. I am...

    Thanks. I back up my full system weekly. I am under the impression that recovery disks should be replaced/updated if a major driver change occurs, such as when a new graphics card or external...
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    @bbearren: Strange; my Money 2004 Standard still...

    @bbearren: Strange; my Money 2004 Standard still works fine after the updates (and having initially had to make the original registry change when I upgraded to Win 10 Pro)
  5. @Paul: Yes, image backup and then go for it is...

    @Paul: Yes, image backup and then go for it is the plan (now that I "know" it should work with Win 10; and if it can't re-set Admin password, then I will give MS a call)
  6. Update: I have found the steps required for...

    Update: I have found the steps required for Windows 10 here (but once again, it is not clear if this works for the Administrator password):
    ...
  7. @BATcher: Interesting, thanks. Before I venture...

    @BATcher: Interesting, thanks. Before I venture into trying it (and potentially making an enemy of my neighbour!!) , please confirm this is a method to re-set the Administrator password (the...
  8. Resetting Lost Administrator Password in Windows 10?

    A neighbour has forgotten the password he used to set up his upgrade to Win 10 whilst enabling his Microsoft Account for the first time. He now sits with a Microsoft Account password that he...
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    I certainly saw an increased total monthly...

    I certainly saw an increased total monthly bandwidth usage whilst testing Win 10 TP. I have now settled down to using the standard upgrade version of Win10 Pro and, although there have been two...
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    Well, whether or not you like Windows 10, it...

    Well, whether or not you like Windows 10, it seems we must thank the existence of Windows "any version" for the existence of this Lounge and associated News Letter that keep us all so busy!! I...
  11. @RG: Thanks a ton!

    @RG: Thanks a ton!
  12. Regular updating of recovery disks when using Windows 10?

    Backup software (such as Acronis True Image and Macrium Reflect) recommend that users make a Recovery Disk to enable use of the software when (inter alia) booting into one's OS is not possible. ...
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    I have been impressed at just how rugged...

    I have been impressed at just how rugged Commercial, Off The Shelf (COTS) computer components can be. I served in the navy, and during the '90s we had standard COTS desktops literally strapped down...
  14. @Joe: Yes.

    @Joe: Yes.
  15. Whilst I am not to paranoid about the privacy...

    Whilst I am not to paranoid about the privacy Issue (beyond the obvious concern for ensuring optimum protection from virus, spam, phishing, hacking etc) I am concerned that my Privacy Settings in Win...
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    As I understand it, you can't actually delete an...

    As I understand it, you can't actually delete an account, you merely "de-activate it", the idea being that you MIGHT want to come back to it one day(!)
  17. Windows 10 Recovery Drive vs Windows 10 Repair Disk

    What is the difference between a Windows 10 Recovery Drive and Windows 10 Repair Disk? Some sources state that the Repair disk repairs system files whilst the Recovery disk will return the ENTIRE...
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    Rather than run Macrium Reflect (or any other...

    Rather than run Macrium Reflect (or any other backup App) within the Virtual machine OS, I suggest you simply include the whole VM with your other system and/or file backups from within your main...
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    @Moondooggy451: Yes, I am using the latest...

    @Moondooggy451: Yes, I am using the latest version of Norton Internet Security (and also Identity Safe) and both work just fine with my Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) setup. I note, however, that...
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    Drew: Well, I tried it and LIKE it! I note that...

    Drew: Well, I tried it and LIKE it! I note that closing secondary desktops moves any still-running Apps/open windows in that desktop to the next/adjacent desktop, leaving them still open/running.
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    Well, after making a fresh system image backup, I...

    Well, after making a fresh system image backup, I went ahead and let cCleaner cleanup everything (including windows.old). 34Gigs was "removed" as well as a massive, long, list of registry "fixes". ...
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    Manadatory updates could also (as I feared)...

    Manadatory updates could also (as I feared) render your Apps useless and force you to replace/upgrade them:

    According to Windows 10’s License Agreement, the OS has been granted the power of jury,...
  23. Windows 10 won’t stop talking to Microsoft, even if you tell it to

    More on Windows 10 and "Privacy""

    It seems that Windows 10 won’t stop talking to Microsoft, even if you tell it to ...

    Here's a sample of the text in the following article:

    "Windows 10 seems...
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    Not quite correct: "Defer upgrades in Windows...

    Not quite correct:

    "Defer upgrades in Windows 10: Some Windows 10 editions let you defer upgrades to your PC. When you defer upgrades, new Windows features won’t be downloaded or installed...
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    To Clean or Not to Clean ?

    cCleaner reveals that it can "clean" my system of 27 Gigs (having upgraded to Win 10 Pro from Win 8.1Pro (64-bit) several days ago). The windows.old file is included in this total.

    My system...
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