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    Berton, you're right! Nowbut I think it's still...

    Berton, you're right! Nowbut I think it's still better of course one has to be a bit more careful on placement etc., but I think it's still better.

    Thanks,
    Chuck
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    "Dead" spots on desktop?

    I am using the suggested 1600x900 resolution. I enlarged it by 125% to accommodate my vision. Strange thing now is that icons cannot be placed in certain spots, specifically the...
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    Desktop Icon Confusion?

    I have the Network icon showing on my desktop -- except when it decides to change to the Homegroup icon. It can be resolved by removing the network icon, and then replacing it, and the Homegroup...
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    Stranger logging into my PC?

    Via "netplwiz" I set it so that Win-10 boots directly to my account. It works fine, except that, as it is logging in, instead of showing Me as logging in, it shows "Other User."

    Is that supposed...
  5. I could not get my machine to accept that PID. I...

    I could not get my machine to accept that PID. I checked it with MS, and it is the same as yours and what I was trying to use, so, I dunno...

    I never could get a "bare metal" install to work. So,...
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    Now THAT would be depressing. I have always...

    Now THAT would be depressing. I have always liked being able to tweak the theme making it easier on my eyes but still remaining somewhat more appealing -- at least, that is, to me!

    Chuck
  7. Building my own machine...now that (for me) will...

    Building my own machine...now that (for me) will remain a wistful dream. I'm clumsy enough with less tentative things than to think I could pull that one off! But to be able to customize...ah...
    ...
  8. That's the same number I have, but it didn't seem...

    That's the same number I have, but it didn't seem to work.

    Chuck
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    Updates won't install

    See? I threaten my machine with going to the "boss" and it snaps out of it! All the downloads worked, including the update to build 10041.

    CB
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    I have been showing two updates, one for...
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    Jerry, that would work. I'll try that next time....

    Jerry, that would work. I'll try that next time.

    Thanks,
    Chuck
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    Browni, so, I do not have to log in with an MS...

    Browni, so, I do not have to log in with an MS account login to use the Feedback form? I thought it seemed that I did/do.

    No matter, if I can use the Insider forum instead. I can? 'Cause I am...
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    Rick, OK, as I walk through the process (I...

    Rick, OK, as I walk through the process (I already have a Hotmail address) it says "Your almost done. Your existing account will now be changed to a Microsoft account. All of your files on this PC...
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    A (Somewhat) Minor Gripe

    The other day I got assistance from this board in "localizing" my account -- disconnecting it from the Microsoft / Hotmail login. It has been working great.

    Problem is, that to use the...
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    I found it guys. In the Youtube video you'll...

    I found it guys. In the Youtube video you'll find the link:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_DIZpGjhvE

    Chuck
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    Standalone Solitaire games

    I found a standalone (not requiring a Microsoft account) set of software games for W-10. But, being a dingbat, I reinstalled last night to correct user issues, but hadn't made a copy, and now can't...
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    Ah...thanks Jerry. It's just surprising that...

    Ah...thanks Jerry. It's just surprising that this seems to be a new issue...sigh...

    Chuck
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    Berton, RG: It used to be something (in...

    Berton, RG:

    It used to be something (in Windows 7) that was tied into the Language applet on the Control Panel, and worked on several keyboards / PC's I've had over the years.

    I'll try...
  18. Drew et al, I dunno. All I do know is that I...

    Drew et al,

    I dunno. All I do know is that I downloaded the Tech Preview ISO, and, when installing as an upgrade there was no problem. But when I tried to do it to a blank disk, it wanted the...
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    Keyboard functioning

    I was able in Windows 7 to set the capslock function to work via the shift key -- like a typewriter. I cannot seem to find that now in "10."

    Am I missing it, or is it gone?

    Chuck
  20. Could this be what I did wrong installing Win10 from DVD?

    I posted elsewhere here that I was unable to install from a DVD, that it wouldn't accept the S/N. Strange, since it was/is provided by Microsoft. Then it came across my (sometimes so slow) mind: ...
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    Oh, and Jerry, when I tried to do a "clean"...

    Oh, and Jerry, when I tried to do a "clean" install, it wouldn't accept the product key. I went back and double-checked it from the MS site, and it seems fine. But I had to do an upgrade install...
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    OK, not being one to exhibit caution, I just went...

    OK, not being one to exhibit caution, I just went and changed my login to a local account. From CharlesBillow (Microsoft login) to CWBillow (local). That's good. But:

    In Explorer, there is no...
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    OK, thanks guys. Chuck

    OK, thanks guys.

    Chuck
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    Logon and Logoff sounds

    I found it. In the registry

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\WindowsLogoff] (or logon)
    @="Windows Logoff"
    "ExcludeFromCPL"=dword:00000000
    "DispFileName"="@mmres.dll,-5852"

    you just...
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    Logging In to Windows 10

    I undoubtedly am missing something here, but...

    I thought that "they" said that I had to have my user ID be a Microsoft account. So, instead of having my user name and logging in as, for...
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