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  1. No Bluetooth after Windows 10 Upgrade from WIndows 7

    I have just upgraded my old Dell XPS1340 laptop from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10.

    The built in Bluetooth function no longer works. Windows 10 came up with a notification saying (from memory) 'the...
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    Hi Satrow, OOPS. I did not attach picture. It...

    Hi Satrow,

    OOPS. I did not attach picture.
    It should be attached here.

    46398

    Geoff
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    Hi satrow, Device Manager / Disk Drives shows...

    Hi satrow,

    Device Manager / Disk Drives shows one item:

    SanDisk SDSSDHIII480G SCSI Disk Device

    Does the attached picture give you the information you requested?

    Geoff
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    Hi Paul T, Sandisk Dashboard indicates that...

    Hi Paul T,

    Sandisk Dashboard indicates that Windows TRIM is 'Enabled'.
    Trimcheck results displays that 'TRIM appears to be not working'.
    The Sandisk Ultra II drive is installed in a Dell...
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    Hi all, Thanks once again for all your help -...

    Hi all,

    Thanks once again for all your help - knowledge, experience, references etc.

    Well, would you believe it, I have succeeded. The SSD is now working in my laptop.
    This is what I did:
    ...
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    I decided to have one more go installing my SSD....

    I decided to have one more go installing my SSD.
    Cut a long story short - with the SSD replaced in the laptop I still get the following symptoms:
    Boots ok to user login screen. When I login, I get...
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    It is now the following day, early morning. The...

    It is now the following day, early morning.
    The HDD is in the laptop.
    I thought I'd have one more look around before restoring the system and programs partitions using Paragon Hard Disk Manager...
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    I've swapped the SSD out and the hard disk back...

    I've swapped the SSD out and the hard disk back in to the laptop. So I have the original system.
    AND - it WON'T BOOT.
    Also Start up repair 'can't fix the problem'. This is getting serious.
    ...
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    Hi RetiredGeek I should have mentioned that...

    Hi RetiredGeek

    I should have mentioned that when I get the 'this copy of Windows is not genuine’ screen, the whole computer becomes non responsive. i.e. there is no response to any of the keys....
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    Apologies for not replying earlier. I haven't...

    Apologies for not replying earlier. I haven't tried the suggestions in post 4 by Coochin until today. I used my Windows repair disk and got a different list of options when I ran the repair DVD. I...
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    Oops, pressed the submit button before adding the...

    Oops, pressed the submit button before adding the attached picture of the disk layout in the laptop.
    Geoff45798
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    Hi All, Thanks for all your help to date. ...

    Hi All,

    Thanks for all your help to date.

    Things I omitted to tell you in my original post:

    Physically changing the hard disk for the SSD is quite scary! The hard drive sits right up against...
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    Boot problem after changing HDD to SSD

    Have just cloned the 320 GB HDD in my Dell XPS1340 laptop to a Sandisk 480GB SSD.

    The Dell is running Windows 7 SP1. It has the following partitions: (partition letter and name):
    No Drive...
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    I'm picking up this thread on 15 November. ...

    I'm picking up this thread on 15 November.

    Thank you all for your replies.
    Microsoft troubleshooting could not find a problem. I rarely get a useful response from the troubleshooting.
    I was...
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    Windows 10 Updates have stalled

    I am located in the UK.
    3 days ago I checked the status of Windows 10 updates on my Sony Vaio laptop.
    The status was 'Downloading Updates 1%'. 3 days later it is still 1%.
    I see no activity on my...
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    I have just purchased a 2TB USB3 portable drive...

    I have just purchased a 2TB USB3 portable drive (Toshiba) which I use for backups and disk images.

    The drive will be used with my 2 4 year old laptops, a Dell 1340 Studio XPS and a Dell...
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    Reporting back as promised. Had a reply from a...

    Reporting back as promised.

    Had a reply from a lady at WindowsSecrets Editor <editor@windowssecrets.com>

    Apparently it was due to a mistake within the marketing team. It has been resolved. I...
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    Thanks JoeP517. I have forwarded the query as...

    Thanks JoeP517.

    I have forwarded the query as you suggested.

    I'll report back, hopefully with the solution!

    Geoff
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    Am receiving duplicate email Newsletters

    I have started receiving duplicate Windows Secrets Newsletter emails. It began on 17 April 2014. For many years I've been receiving the emails at just one of my current email addresses. Always the...
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    Hi RetiredGeek. Apologies for delay in replying....

    Hi RetiredGeek. Apologies for delay in replying. I had to look up what 'Modern Apps' were!! Shows how much I use the modern interface ...

    I've had Windows 8 installed on my spare laptop since it...
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    Hi Retired Geek, I just upgraded my Windows 8...

    Hi Retired Geek,

    I just upgraded my Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. About 20 minutes into the process I realised that I had not made a recent backup image, so I cancelled the upgrade and made an image...
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    WMC License

    I asked the question because of this statement** from microsoft at

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-8/feature-packs

    ** Windows 8 Media Center Pack is available at no charge for a...
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    Windows 8 and WMC License keys

    I have a question concerning how long I can delay before installing the Windows 8 and WMC low cost Upgrades.
    I have purchased one Windows 8 Pro upgrade for 24.95 and have downloaded the software...
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    winsx directory in Windows 8?

    Does Windows 8 use a winsx directory the way that Windows 7 does?

    The reason I ask is because since my most recent install of Windows 7 in January 2011, the winsx directory has grown to 13.8GB....
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    Hi ruirib, Thanks for your helpful comments. ...

    Hi ruirib,

    Thanks for your helpful comments.

    Your link pre-assessment tool links to an Adobe forum. Do you have the correct link available?

    Thanks

    Geoff
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