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  1. Posts : 4,999
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       06 Oct 2014 #151

    Not a single restore point has been created yet. Doesn't create one if I do Windows Update or install a program. This just bit me in the butt when I tried Aero Glass for Windows 8.1 and got in a error message loop about DWM not matching Aero Glass.

    There should be a restore point created when the install completes and you login for the first time and every time a program is installed as well as every time you apply a windows Update.
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  2.    06 Oct 2014 #152

    topgundcp said: View Post
    Here's how you snip a region of a popup:
    1. Run Snipping tool
    2. click on the drop down arrow next to "New"
    3. Select "Rectangular snip" then press <ESC>
    4. display the Popup you want to snip
    5. Crtl + Print Screen then click and drag on the region.

    Ummm... that's the exact procedure that my link describes, sans step 2 & Select "Rectangular snip".
    Last edited by EarthBoundMisfit; 06 Oct 2014 at 19:06.
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  3. Posts : 2,033
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       06 Oct 2014 #153

    Ztruker said: View Post
    Not a single restore point has been created yet. Doesn't create one if I do Windows Update or install a program. This just bit me in the butt when I tried Aero Glass for Windows 8.1 and got in a error message loop about DWM not matching Aero Glass.

    There should be a restore point created when the install completes and you login for the first time and every time a program is installed as well as every time you apply a windows Update.
    Not all Windows Updates will create a restore point, only those that MS thinks it might effect Windows functionality.
    And the same for Applications where developers think they should create a restore point or prompt if you want to create one. It has been that way to all Windows versions. SO the safe way is to create it manually before trying something new.
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  4.    06 Oct 2014 #154

    Ztruker said: View Post
    Not a single restore point has been created yet. Doesn't create one if I do Windows Update or install a program. This just bit me in the butt when I tried Aero Glass for Windows 8.1 and got in a error message loop about DWM not matching Aero Glass.

    There should be a restore point created when the install completes and you login for the first time and every time a program is installed as well as every time you apply a windows Update.

    I noticed that the Restore program was turned OFF by default.

    I turned it on and made space available for the restore system points.

    I still only have one restore point but, what I think is happening is,
    since MS has Windows Update on Auto and you can't turn it off it's
    because they need to update the OS as they get new info from the
    ones trying the Tech version out. This would mean that IF you turned
    the system back, you would undo the changes that MS has done as
    updates or fixes to the OS.

    I guess this would make sense and explain why we can't use restore .


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  5. Posts : 8,291
    Windows 10 Professional
       06 Oct 2014 #155

    Ztruker said: View Post
    Not a single restore point has been created yet. Doesn't create one if I do Windows Update or install a program. This just bit me in the butt when I tried Aero Glass for Windows 8.1 and got in a error message loop about DWM not matching Aero Glass.

    There should be a restore point created when the install completes and you login for the first time and every time a program is installed as well as every time you apply a windows Update.
    I just finished install, I've got one restore point.
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  6. Posts : 2,033
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       06 Oct 2014 #156

    EarthBoundMisfi said: View Post
    Ummm... that's the exact procedure that my link describes, sans step 2 & Select "Rectangular snip".
    Sorry I did not see your post but the same procedure was posted in the 8 Forums last year:
    How do you use the snipping tool in Metro? - Page 2
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  7. Posts : 11,206
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       06 Oct 2014 #157

    Ztruker said: View Post
    Not a single restore point has been created yet. Doesn't create one if I do Windows Update or install a program. This just bit me in the butt when I tried Aero Glass for Windows 8.1 and got in a error message loop about DWM not matching Aero Glass.

    There should be a restore point created when the install completes and you login for the first time and every time a program is installed as well as every time you apply a windows Update.
    I've had no issues, have already tested system restore which worked without an issue.

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  8. Posts : 8,291
    Windows 10 Professional
       06 Oct 2014 #158

    topgundcp said: View Post
    2 and 3 are needed if Rectangular region was not selected previously

    That's why on the next capture, you only need step 4 and 5
    You're right, my bad!

    I usually use Greenshot, a one click process, but haven't installed it yet.

    Greenshot - a free and open source screenshot tool for productivity

    Snipping Tool is almost there!
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  9. Posts : 4,999
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       06 Oct 2014 #159

    I'm in the process of doing a clean install again. Aero Glass for Windows 8.1 trashed my install and there were no, 0, nada, restore points.

    This is in a Oracle VB client.

    I'll check for restore points after the install completes. Maybe it's something to do with running as a VM????
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  10. Posts : 4,999
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       06 Oct 2014 #160

    Refresh does not work, at least it did not work for me running Win 10 TP X64 under Oracle VB. This was a clean install under Oracle VB.
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