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    Hardware DRM for Windows 10

    Micorsoft announces hardware DRM for Windows 10:

    Microsoft, Chip Makers Working On Hardware DRM For Windows 10 PCs
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  2. I wonder if there will be a Windows 10 Upgrade...

    I wonder if there will be a Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant, similar to those for Win7 and WIn8/8.1? I think such a tool is generally useful.

    However, with the GWX changes, it appears that MicroSoft...
  3. The web is alive with this one. Even Woody says...

    The web is alive with this one. Even Woody says he doesn't have the full story on this update. If it is related to Win10, it may be advance preparation for the Win10 DeviceGuard feature. My...
  4. Adding to this discussion... I managed to...

    Adding to this discussion...

    I managed to recover my original Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS system and successfully boot into it.

    Yippee!!!

    On an external hard drive, I have in the first partition, 32...
  5. To Bob Primak: For my 14.04.1 system I used...

    To Bob Primak:

    For my 14.04.1 system I used nvidia-current, which turned out to be nvidia_304. This was necessary in the original 14.04.1 system or one would be restricted to some low level...
  6. A bit of history: I was a long time user of Apple...

    A bit of history: I was a long time user of Apple products, from the Apple ][+ to the IIgs, then many variants of Macintosh up through OS 9 (did not transition to OS 10 & beyond). I spent a number...
  7. When my Win7 system came up this morning,...

    When my Win7 system came up this morning, KB3035583 was listed as an important update. I clicked the link for more information:

    http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3035583

    Here is the title...
  8. Woody, you are a sucker for punishment by hanging...

    Woody, you are a sucker for punishment by hanging with this Win10 thing.

    I installed build 9926 in a dual-boot environment, where Win8.1Pro is the boot manager. Win10TP worked fine, but there...
  9. @PCGeek: I think improvements are to be...

    @PCGeek:

    I think improvements are to be expected, yet Microsoft continues to "push" different ways to obtain certain results, thereby bring some confusion to the user community (the performance...
  10. Win10 is likely to have a locked UEFI, so things...

    Win10 is likely to have a locked UEFI, so things like dual boot with another Windows partition and/or Linux, will be a thing of the past.
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    Well, Microsoft came up with a better way to kill...

    Well, Microsoft came up with a better way to kill Win10...

    OEMs Allowed To Lock Secure Boot In Windows 10 Computers
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  12. For Win10TP, you can't post feedback to Microsoft...

    For Win10TP, you can't post feedback to Microsoft unless you use a Microsoft account and sign up for the Win10TP and/or developers arrangement. Microsoft wants to know who you are. I would guess...
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    Windows 10 machinations

    I ran across this jewel on MajorGeeks:

    http://www.majorgeeks.com/news/story/dear_microsoft_why_isnt_there_a_live_cd_version_of_windows_10.html

    The writer is asking about the absence of a "live...
  14. I went to my Win8.1Pro install and was able to...

    I went to my Win8.1Pro install and was able to obtain the experience scores using the command prompt route.

    I also tried that on Win10 Technical Preview. The data collection part worked, but the...
  15. Thanks for your reply. Indeed, I got snookered...

    Thanks for your reply. Indeed, I got snookered on the download link. I failed to check the URL and the keyword 'alldownloads' appears for both. Further, the signer was Digest Algorithm, which in a...
  16. Microsoft Office OneNote screen capture key sequence

    On Win7, with OneNote installed as part of Office, I can use the key combination of the Windows-key + 'S' to initiate a screen capture operation, which is then stored in a OneNote database.

    That...
  17. Win10 Technical Preview Attempted Crapware Install

    I have dowloaded and installed two packages to my Win10 TechPreview partition: Firefox 35 and Windows Essentials (formerly Window Live Install). These produced the following during the install...
  18. "What me worry?" You don't indicate what...

    "What me worry?"

    You don't indicate what version of Windows that performance report comes from, but I expect it is Win7 since that selection can't be made from Win8.
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    My Win10 TechPreview (as it is properly labeled,...

    My Win10 TechPreview (as it is properly labeled, not Win10 Beta) is installed on a separate partition on drive 1 (drive 0 is the drive that came with the vendor installed base software). It runs via...
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    With Win10 TechPreview, Windows Update will not...

    With Win10 TechPreview, Windows Update will not let you select which updates to apply (it does all that are available). In particular, there was an issue with Win8.1 on an Inventec fix for a RealTec...
  21. I have been running Win7 and Win8 in dual boot...

    I have been running Win7 and Win8 in dual boot mode for as long as Win8 has been available in the preliminary test releases. My node is a 32-bit computer with MBR formatted disk (GPT formatted disks...
  22. Thanks for the info on Resmon for Win7. I have...

    Thanks for the info on Resmon for Win7. I have hit a problem that actually goes beyond the capabilities you pointed out.

    After first boot each day on my 32-bit Win7 system (fully patched), when I...
  23. @BruceR: Did you contradict yourself? ...

    @BruceR:

    Did you contradict yourself?

    "...any failed update gets an error code with a help link which leads absolutely nowhere."

    Maybe that is why there are no confirmed instances of malware...
  24. From JoeP517: "...disable driver updates...

    From JoeP517:

    "...disable driver updates in Windows Update"

    There is NO specific item in Windows Update to disable driver updates. That is what I asked for.

    The response:

    "...turn...
  25. I checked on Win7 and Win8.1Pro, and did not find...

    I checked on Win7 and Win8.1Pro, and did not find any feature in Windows Update that could be set to specifically "disable driver updates". Can you please describe how to set Windows Update to...
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