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  1. that is excellent. that makes these machines...

    that is excellent.
    that makes these machines much more useful to be able to donate.
    I upgrade machines every 3 or 4 years; the ones i retire are not bad machines, great for institutions to use for...
  2. thanks to all for reply. my concern was whether...

    thanks to all for reply.
    my concern was whether the FREE license was retained.
    because, even if teh license is tied to the machine, I did not want the FREE install to get overwritten by a "install...
  3. Win 10, free version, if DONATING a machine, can I re-install clean win 10 and license remains?

    i have couple windows 7 machines.
    upgraded to windows 10.

    i have some IMAGE BACKUPS of the prior windows 7, and the clean install disks, and am debating if I need this stuff.

    IF I have IMAGE...
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    your quote about "...scary that microsoft keeps...

    your quote about "...scary that microsoft keeps these settings in cloud...."
    that's not all that's scary
    i have windows 10 pro, on two machines
    and truecrypt on another (switching to veracrypt)
    ...
  5. any way to get a microsoft response to this,...

    any way to get a microsoft response to this, about how it handles BITLOCKER, for restarts, since it is bypassing my login page on the multiple restarts?
    re: Truecrypt, ALSO an issue; would probably...
  6. re: truecrypt - thanks for the reply and...

    re: truecrypt - thanks for the reply and clarification.
    that machine is not used much ano more, BUT after reading article, i guess it's time to quit it and go to vera crypt

    have you tried...
  7. not worried if truecrypt is broke. it is...

    not worried if truecrypt is broke.
    it is adequate for the standard thief who breaks into my house.

    cripe, even with more sophisticated stuff, the government gets hacked and hillary uses her own...
  8. windows 10 1511, possible security issue with encryption

    have three computers.
    two with bitlocker (win 10 pro 64)
    one with truecrypt (win 10 home 64)

    went to update win-10-home-truecrypt.
    kept getting fail message, Fix The installation failed in the...
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    the hackers have won, this is impossible for the majority of users

    Susan,
    I read the newsletter faithfully.
    but I look at my family, friends, and we tech savvy people might as well throw our hands up in the air.
    MOST users have NO CLUE of what to do with such...
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    have not tried the mail client yet. will...

    have not tried the mail client yet.
    will experiment with this
    thanks
    nick
  11. that is the problem. If you read about the UEFI,...

    that is the problem. If you read about the UEFI, the new machines with windows 10 MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO USE the available encryhption programs.
    Microsoft has not only not proviced bitlocker to lower...
  12. that helps to clarify this. I did a search,...

    that helps to clarify this.
    I did a search, found win 7 pro from some shady sites, for less, but from reputable sites for not much less than the $99.
    I wil keep searching

    BUT, at least I know...
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    windows 10, windows live, migrating my email?

    if I have windows 10 home (I have insider edition, I can test this) -
    what will be the email program they use; I currently use windows live, and am interested in how to migrate all the emails to...
  14. windows 10 home, to windows 10 pro, any upgrade cost?

    I will be eligible for windows 10 home.
    can I upgrade to windows 10 pro;
    if so, how;
    and if so, how much cost?
  15. thanks for reply. I don't profess to be an...

    thanks for reply.
    I don't profess to be an expert in this, but I do have many concerns about what government bodies can do to this data.

    SO, Microsoft restricts bitlocker to higher cost software,...
  16. windows 10, bitlocker, is NSA preventing release in windows 10 home?

    Subject: encryption and windows 10
    I have windows 10 insider, playing with it.
    I was ecstatic in that bitlocker was included
    LO and BEHOLD, it will NOT be included in windows 10 home, from what...
  17. sorry for the confusion I use paragon Hard Disk...

    sorry for the confusion
    I use paragon Hard Disk Suite, and I do back up the whole c: drive - this includes track 0, MBR, and the SYSTEM partiion of the 100 mb, and the main c: partition of 110 GB....
  18. Backup, Imaging, RESTORE to NEW drive, what is best sequence to follow?

    I would like to find, or help create, directions for recovering from a crash, in windows, whre a new drive needs inserted.
    Assumptions
    You have an IMAGE backup of the main windows partition...
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    also see www.syncovery.com

    also see www.syncovery.com
  20. Hibernate, Problem RE-surfaced, anny suggestions

    OK, machine in this thread, has been doing GREAT for several months.
    No change to hiberfil.sys, etc.

    THEN, I installed FAmily Tree Maker 2012, and accompanying that were some chages from windows...
  21. Hard Drive Reliability, for preservation of data, what kind to buy?

    to all (including windows secrets newswriters - a possible topic to cover)
    I realize this is not a software question, and not exclusively related to windows

    HOWEVER
    I am researching purchasing...
  22. thanks for reply. and, that is why I posted,...

    thanks for reply.

    and, that is why I posted, and I'd like people to respond to this thread if this does help them; i'm just curious if this is a significant solution for others who hve had this...
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    see this thread, started by me, very interesting...

    see this thread, started by me, very interesting solution

    nick

    Hibernate, Windows 7,not working, SOLUTION possible
  24. Hibernate, Windows 7,not working, SOLUTION possible

    see my prior thread, "hibernate .... (a pain)"

    had two machines, stopped hibernating, windows 7 machines.
    extensive suggestions in prior thread, from this forum, for mechanisms to try to fix it. ...
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    Hibernate, Pain, NOW WORKS, this is BIZARRE !!

    ok, i inadvertently hit hte HIbernate function, instead of shutdown (machine for past month has NOT hibernated at all, and I did NOTHING to it to cause this).
    TODAY, when inadvertently hitting the...
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