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  1. Joined : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
    Posts : 2,917
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       25 Jan 2016 #21

    Jesse Williams said: View Post
    However, I have been having a problem with my Acer desktop and my sister's Acer laptop. The desktop is on Acer's list of compatible computers for Windows 10. My sister's however isn't though, but its a better computer than mine. The problem is that each time I boot those 2 computers up, the desktop icon font is black. I have to manually change them to white. I have made a thread about it, but so far no one has responded.

    Desktop: Acer Aspire XC603G & Sister's Laptop: Acer Aspire 5749
    with out getting into specifics ,desktop and laptops have some big difference ,and one of the main ones is the Processor's ,and then I would say the Video Device they use ,,,,,and that could be what you are experiences
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 831
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       25 Jan 2016 #22

    caperjack said: View Post
    with out getting into specifics ,desktop and laptops have some big difference ,and one of the main ones is the Processor's ,and then I would say the Video Device they use ,,,,,and that could be what you are experiences
    Actually, I think its a setting that has got messed with that needs to be looked at. But, I don't know what setting that is.
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    Philadelphia
    Posts : 1,075
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       26 Jan 2016 #23

    Jesse Williams said: View Post
    @DeaconFrost, what do you mean I have to go back quite a ways to find a processor that will not run Windows 10?
    I have come across people claiming to be running Windows 10 on a Pentium 4. So, if true, that means you would have to go back a long way t find a processor that is truly incompatible, meaning Windows 10 would refuse to install.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 831
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       26 Jan 2016 #24

    My sister's computer runs on a Pentium processor. Not sure if it's the 4 or what, but it is older as it came with Windows 7 64-bit and a Legacy BIOS. My system has the AMD E2 VISION processor that came with Windows 7 64-bit with a Legacy BIOS.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
    Posts : 6,772
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       26 Jan 2016 #25

    DeaconFrost said: View Post
    I have come across people claiming to be running Windows 10 on a Pentium 4. So, if true, that means you would have to go back a long way t find a processor that is truly incompatible, meaning Windows 10 would refuse to install.
    I have a Dell Laptop running Windows 10 with a T2390 CPU. I think it was released in 2006-2009.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 831
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       26 Jan 2016 #26

    Mine was released in 2011 - 2012.
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  7. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       27 Jan 2016 #27

    OK.... so backed up all files to external HDD and have done a 'clean' install of win10... hoping this will solve some issues... and display driver is now not reporting errors... should have done that from the outset... but see how we go
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  8. Joined : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
    Posts : 2,917
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       27 Jan 2016 #28

    AUWIN10 said: View Post
    OK.... so backed up all files to external HDD and have done a 'clean' install of win10... hoping this will solve some issues... and display driver is now not reporting errors... should have done that from the outset... but see how we go
    good luck ,it should work better
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  9. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       01 Feb 2016 #29

    caperjack said: View Post
    good luck ,it should work better
    Hi Again.. All WAS well... but now the start menu stops working... and right clicking on any programs i've pinned to the task bar does nothing.... Is it just me.. does windows hate me?
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