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  1. Thread: Office restart required? by tohowalk
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 4 Views 560

    Perhaps I just don't explain myself clearly...

    Perhaps I just don't explain myself clearly enough. Anyway, I finally found a solution - sign out of my office account, close all Office applications, and start Word (or any of the others) again....
  2. Thread: Office restart required? by tohowalk
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 4 Views 560

    That's not it

    Thank You, but that's not the problem I'm having. Office update has updated me to version 1907 - the latest mainstream release. The error message is "RESTART REQUIRED Restart Office to apply changes...
  3. Thread: Office restart required? by tohowalk
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 4 Views 560

    Office restart required?

    I was just upgraded to Office 365 version 1907 by the automatic update. After installing, all my office apps tell me I must restart Office to apply my privacy changes. Unfortunately, nothing I do...
  4. Thread: Your Phone doesn't get anything from my phone by tohowalk
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 7 Views 1,486

    Solved Apparently, there are all kinds of permissions...

    Apparently, there are all kinds of permissions that need to be granted to allow this besides what the app specifically asks for, and I can't find a list of them all. Due to the fact that I have...
  5. Thread: Your Phone doesn't get anything from my phone by tohowalk
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 7 Views 1,486

    Solved I have granted all permissions I can find to...

    I have granted all permissions I can find to grant, and I have only tried this with one PC.
  6. Thread: Your Phone doesn't get anything from my phone by tohowalk
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 7 Views 1,486

    Solved It's not a cable connection. The phone needs to...

    It's not a cable connection. The phone needs to connect to a wifi source, and the computer needs to have internet access (if I have it all right), and all those things are in place.
  7. Thread: Your Phone doesn't get anything from my phone by tohowalk
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 7 Views 1,486

    Solved Your Phone doesn't get anything from my phone

    The MS Your Phone app is supposed to enable picture and text message copying from the phone to the PC (as I understand it). I have been messing with it for hours, and I can't get it to work. I am...
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    Update installed fine on my desktop, but not on...

    Update installed fine on my desktop, but not on my laptop. When I try to open the Windows Defender Security Center on the laptop, I get a mostly blank screen - only a few options appear, and the...
  9. Thread: Bitlocker problem by tohowalk
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 35,315

    Solved They were all motherboard-level drivers,...

    They were all motherboard-level drivers, primarily chipset and storage controller. Of course, as soon as I get it working, the latest update changes the game with new options!

    Tohowalk
  10. Thread: Bitlocker problem by tohowalk
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 35,315

    Solved Success! As part of researching this problem, and...

    Success! As part of researching this problem, and partially some other things, I came across a post today in another area of this site that mentioned the SlimDrivers utility. Knowing that some of my...
  11. Thread: Bitlocker problem by tohowalk
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 35,315

    Solved Well, here's a good laugh. I contacted the MS...

    Well, here's a good laugh. I contacted the MS help desk today via live chat. After explaining my problem, the tech told me I'd have to contact HP (oem) to get "the key to unlock the bitlocker on my...
  12. Thread: Bitlocker problem by tohowalk
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 35,315

    Solved Yes - three different USB sticks in three...

    Yes - three different USB sticks in three different ports - same result every time.

    Tohowalk
  13. Thread: Bitlocker problem by tohowalk
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 35,315

    Solved For this and a few other reasons, I did a clean...

    For this and a few other reasons, I did a clean re-install of Win 10 Pro today. The first thing I tried was the same bitlocker test, and it failed once again. I guess it's time to try to contact...
  14. Thread: Bitlocker problem by tohowalk
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 35,315

    Solved Just as another test, I tried it on my Wife's...

    Just as another test, I tried it on my Wife's computer, and everything worked fine. That's frustrating! Hers is a win 10 Pro upgrade (no TPM), and mine is a Win 10 Pro clean install. At least I guess...
  15. Thread: Bitlocker problem by tohowalk
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 35,315

    Solved Looks like mine except for the "file...

    Looks like mine except for the "file created/modified" message. I am stumped.

    Many thanks for your help - I will keep trying to figure this out.

    Tohowalk
  16. Thread: Bitlocker problem by tohowalk
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 35,315

    Solved Ok - now I'm really confused. In none of my...

    Ok - now I'm really confused. In none of my attempts at this has the name of the .bek file matched the Protector Guid. I can encrypt fine, but only decrypt with the password. In looking at the event...
  17. Thread: Bitlocker problem by tohowalk
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 35,315

    Solved Halasz - you are correct that the selection for...

    Halasz - you are correct that the selection for unlocking with a USB drive is under "os drive", and presumably wouldn't apply to a data drive - my bad. However, when I encrypt my data drive, it asks...
  18. Thread: Bitlocker problem by tohowalk
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 35,315

    Solved Bitlocker problem

    I have started experimenting with Bitlocker on my Win 10 Pro system. For testing purposes, I created a small partition on my C drive with its own drive letter, put some garbage data in it, and...
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