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  1. Thread: Anti-corruption software reqd (FREE) by Gusgf
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Yes I'd come across that page but dismissed it as...

    Yes I'd come across that page but dismissed it as much of the stuff suggested had limitations. But having had a second look I've downloaded Recuva and photorec. So will attempt a rescue with these.
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  2. Thread: Anti-corruption software reqd (FREE) by Gusgf
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Anti-corruption software reqd (FREE)

    Can anyone recommend free software which might be able to recover files which have experienced corruption. The files are on a camera SD card. When I view the file structure some of the contents of...
  3. Thread: Windows 10 not sleeping by Gusgf
    Forum: General Support
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    Windows 10 not sleeping

    For anyone else having problems with their computer not going into sleep state and have tried all the usual powercfg commands this is for you.

    I checked the following and was none the wiser:

    ...
  4. Thread: Removing Chrome profile by Gusgf
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 1 Views 575

    Removing Chrome profile

    I created a basic second user account on my Windows 10 computer, I also use Google Chrome extensively. I was miffed to find out that simply logging out of Google in that second Win10 account does not...
  5. Unable to unsubscribe Xbox Game Pass: Try that again error

    I've been trialling Xbox Game Pass for PC for evaluating FS2020 for the past two months and I've not really used it due to time constraints. So I thought I'd go in and cancel it tonight before I get...
  6. Thread: Desktop failing to sleep by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 40 Views 30,363

    Yep, so far so has mine :D There does not seem to...

    Yep, so far so has mine :D There does not seem to be a repeat of the sleep issues. I'm going to take your suggestion of sleeping the updates for 7 days but can I safely assume that anything related...
  7. Thread: Forced to power down by Gusgf
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 2,983

    Regarding.... Log entry @17:45 The previous...

    Regarding....
    Log entry @17:45 The previous system shutdown at 17:24:10 on ‎03/‎03/‎2021 was unexpected. (Event ID 6008)
    Huh!? What shutdown? System has been up for several days and I've been using...
  8. Thread: Forced to power down by Gusgf
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 2,983

    Thanks will take a look, puzzled about the other...

    Thanks will take a look, puzzled about the other log entry though :)
  9. Thread: Forced to power down by Gusgf
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 2,983

    Forced to power down

    The 'flashing cursor' no longer flashed and seemed frozen and could not be moved though was able to move the mouse pointer, use the keyboard but when I tried to chose sleep or hibernate nothing...
  10. Thread: Desktop failing to sleep by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 40 Views 30,363

    No problems with this party continuing as is...

    No problems with this party continuing as is :party:
  11. Thread: Removing password issues by Gusgf
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 8 Views 1,252

    Doesn't look like it is...

    Doesn't look like it is. There may be a very cut down trial version.
  12. Thread: Removing password issues by Gusgf
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 8 Views 1,252

    So effectively with this software your PC account...

    So effectively with this software your PC account admin or not can be hacked and broken into. I've never had to do this but I would have thought there are plenty of instructional videos on YT already...
  13. Thread: Removing password issues by Gusgf
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 8 Views 1,252

    I did now :chuckle: But regardless the...

    I did now :chuckle:

    But regardless the situation is ridiculous.

    Scenario: If you wake me I'll ask you for a password. If you reboot I won't. Hence the whole reason for a password being active...
  14. Thread: Desktop failing to sleep by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 40 Views 30,363

    Well err, just as well you didn't hear the...

    Well err, just as well you didn't hear the expletives :mad: what were ushering forth from my mouth a couple of days ago when for the umpteenth time my Windows desktop wasn't doing what I thought it...
  15. Thread: Desktop failing to sleep by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 40 Views 30,363

    Is that what they call a silver lining?

    Is that what they call a silver lining?
  16. Thread: Keyboard waking desktop PC by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 7 Views 1,043

    :o Just had another look at my device manager and...

    :o Just had another look at my device manager and this time I carefully went down the entire list not just HIDs, mice & keyboards to find a sneaky little entry called something like 'smart card...
  17. Thread: Desktop failing to sleep by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 40 Views 30,363

    This is a new second-hand computer so a fresh...

    This is a new second-hand computer so a fresh install of windows, drivers & BIOS done in the last month or two. I'm sure I've done it but will purposely try what you say to see if that helps with the...
  18. Thread: Keyboard waking desktop PC by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 7 Views 1,043

    Did that ages ago!

    Did that ages ago!
  19. Thread: Removing password issues by Gusgf
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 8 Views 1,252

    Thank you for the information. So obviously she...

    Thank you for the information. So obviously she is using a MS Act to authenticate. But you then didn't answer my other question.




    Gusgf said:
    But if I wake the computer from sleep/hibernate...
  20. Thread: Desktop failing to sleep by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 40 Views 30,363

    I imagine plenty of people would have tried what...

    I imagine plenty of people would have tried what you suggested i.e. manually run Win Update and reboot only for the problem to keep recurring. I think for a lot of folk like me who are running 20 or...
  21. Thread: Removing password issues by Gusgf
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 8 Views 1,252

    Removing password issues

    I'm working on a friend's desktop trying to get to the bottom of an issue with sleep mode. I've got her to remove her PIN for convenience. After she completed this step and on reboot she was prompted...
  22. Thread: Keyboard waking desktop PC by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 7 Views 1,043

    Keyboard waking desktop PC

    I'm looking at a friend's computer where we can't stop the keyboard from waking the computer. Note I have another ongoing thread on here where my desktop won't go into sleep mode reliably!! Honestly...
  23. Thread: Desktop failing to sleep by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 40 Views 30,363

    When will MS resolve this once and for all. It's...

    When will MS resolve this once and for all. It's all very well for those of us who sub to these forums and tinker with computers but for the vast majority of people who've never even seen a command...
  24. Thread: Desktop failing to sleep by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 40 Views 30,363

    I do appreciate the replies but I haven't had...

    I do appreciate the replies but I haven't had time to try these on my PC yet and when I do I'll update. thanks again
  25. Thread: Desktop failing to sleep by Gusgf
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 40 Views 30,363

    Desktop failing to sleep

    Windows 10 Pro, v20H2, build 19042.804

    Well I'm back here again. This has been an ongoing problem where my recently installed Win10 & fully updated Win10 desktop fails to go into sleep mode unless...
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