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  1. Thread: Multiple columns in vertical taskbar? by mck
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 12 Views 3,704

    I think you're right. Hope someone does that. ...

    I think you're right. Hope someone does that. Thanks.
  2. Thread: Multiple columns in vertical taskbar? by mck
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 12 Views 3,704

    Last try for help on getting multiple columns in...

    Last try for help on getting multiple columns in a vertical taskbar. Too bad Microsoft didn't program Win10 to do it automatically.
  3. Thread: Multiple columns in vertical taskbar? by mck
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 12 Views 3,704

    Reviving this year old thread since I have the...

    Reviving this year old thread since I have the exact same question. Has anyone figured out how to have multiple columns in a vertical taskbar in Win10?
  4. Thread: Windows 10 Defender scanning downloaded files by mck
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 17 Views 1,493

    That's a good idea. I used to have Malwarebytes...

    That's a good idea. I used to have Malwarebytes Free installed but I'm on a new build now and have yet to install it. Will do that and scan using Malwarebytes since my copy of Win10 Defender does...
  5. Thread: Windows 10 Defender scanning downloaded files by mck
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 17 Views 1,493

    Thanks for sharing your insight. mck

    Thanks for sharing your insight.
    mck
  6. Thread: Windows 10 Defender scanning downloaded files by mck
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 17 Views 1,493

    Hi Steve, I got a screen like yours one time...

    Hi Steve,

    I got a screen like yours one time during my testing but never again over a LOT of follow up testing. I have no clue why. I never get the "Threats found" and "Files scanned" info...
  7. Thread: Windows 10 Defender scanning downloaded files by mck
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 17 Views 1,493

    Thanks Ztruker, When I rt click a xxxxx.exe file...

    Thanks Ztruker,
    When I rt click a xxxxx.exe file and then click Scan with Windows Defender I get this:
    212459
    As far as I can see, there is no result of the scan or whether the scan even happened....
  8. Thread: Windows 10 Defender scanning downloaded files by mck
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 17 Views 1,493

    Windows 10 Defender scanning downloaded files

    Running Win10 Home 64bit on a MSI Z270-A PRO motherboard, i7-6700, 16 GB ram.
    This is a new build for me and I just installed Win10 Home and did all updates.

    When I download programs with...
  9. Thread: Cannot change desktop icon by mck
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 2,071

    Solved What ever caused the problem, there appears to be...

    What ever caused the problem, there appears to be a bug in Win10 that registers a desktop icon change via my previously mentioned procedure but does not change the icon on the desktop if certain...
  10. Thread: Cannot change desktop icon by mck
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 2,071

    Solved Cannot change desktop icon

    Sometimes a desktop icon changes from what it was to a plain white folder. Might be something I did but not sure what.

    To change it to the icon I want, I go:

    Rt-click icon > Properties >...
  11. Thread: How can I find the password for my Windows 10 laptop? by mck
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 6 Views 1,149

    Solved Hi Ed, No, I had not correctly stated my...

    Hi Ed,

    No, I had not correctly stated my symptoms in my first post. So no red herring on your part.
    Thanks for taking the time to help,

    mck
  12. Thread: How can I find the password for my Windows 10 laptop? by mck
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 6 Views 1,149

    Solved I found a solution to my problem. What I did...

    I found a solution to my problem. What I did was:

    Open Network & Sharing Center on the laptop.
    Click "Change advanced sharing settings"
    Expand the "All Networks" item.
    Change "Password...
  13. Thread: How can I find the password for my Windows 10 laptop? by mck
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 6 Views 1,149

    Solved Hi Ed, I tried the instructions in the link to...

    Hi Ed,

    I tried the instructions in the link to reset the password for a local account. I checked "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" (step-1), and selected the Spin3...
  14. Thread: How can I find the password for my Windows 10 laptop? by mck
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 6 Views 1,149

    Solved How can I find the password for my Windows 10 laptop?

    I have a Win10 tower and a Win10 laptop. Both are set to boot into Win10 without having to enter a password. I'm the only user for both PCs.

    I want to transfer a file from the laptop to the...
  15. Replies 17 Views 1,615

    Does that config stop Win10 from doing updates on...

    Does that config stop Win10 from doing updates on shutdowns?
  16. Replies 17 Views 1,615

    My PC was already set to disable Fast Startup. I...

    My PC was already set to disable Fast Startup. I do use Hibernation quite a bit during normal usage so I don't want to disable that.

    When I was troubleshooting a friend's new Win10 PC, (an Epson...
  17. Replies 17 Views 1,615

    Done. Though it will delay shutdown for 1...

    Done. Though it will delay shutdown for 1 second, I don't think it will stop Win10 from initiating any pending updates on shutdown. Thanks.
  18. Replies 17 Views 1,615

    Hi CountMike, I don't have any problem doing a...

    Hi CountMike,

    I don't have any problem doing a full shutdown. I wanted to know what's the difference between doing my desktop shortcut shutdown verses doing a (winkey+x) shutdown. I think my...
  19. Replies 17 Views 1,615

    I tried using your shutdown options but...

    I tried using your shutdown options but unfortunately it appears that it's the same as my current desktop shortcut shutdown (%windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -s -t 00") without the "-f forced" option....
  20. Replies 17 Views 1,615

    I'll create another desktop shutdown shortcut...

    I'll create another desktop shutdown shortcut using your method and see how it works.
    Thanks.
  21. Replies 17 Views 1,615

    What's the diff between win+x shutdown and desktop icon shutdown?

    I've always had a desktop shortcut to shutdown Win10 as follows:
    ..... TARGET: %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe /s /t 00
    However since switching to Win10 when I click that shutdown icon, Win10 can...
  22. Thread: Version 1703 Install Needs More RAM Disk by mck
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 2,074

    . When I updated my laptop to ver 1703, the...

    .
    When I updated my laptop to ver 1703, the first time failed (didn't note an error code). I had initiated the update via Settings > Update & Security. But I had just initiated the update after...
  23. Replies 7 Views 1,045

    . Hi kimkl, I went to Control Panel > Power...

    .
    Hi kimkl,
    I went to Control Panel > Power Options.
    "Balanced (recommended)" was already ticked.
    Clicked "Change plan settings" for Balanced.
    I don't see any way to put "Shut down or sign out"...
  24. Replies 7 Views 1,045

    Bree, Thanks for this valuable data. I...

    Bree,

    Thanks for this valuable data. I changed the powershells back to the command prompts that I'm used to.

    Now if someone can tell me how to add the "Shutdown or signout" shortcut to the...
  25. Replies 7 Views 1,045

    I was wondering if the powershell was the same...

    I was wondering if the powershell was the same thing as the command prompt, except background being blue instead of black. I'll do a search for them and check it out.
    Thanks for the tip!
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