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  1. Thread: Disk 100% Used Issue, post Windows 10 Update... by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 6 Views 257

    After running Hard Disk Sentinel, that's ok as an...

    After running Hard Disk Sentinel, that's ok as an experiment to see if usage drops, but will fix nothing of course.

    You should also try
    Reset Windows Update in Windows 10
    and then the Windows...
  2. @Lance1...

    @Lance1 - you haven't read my specs properly. See second PC. For me, 1903 -> 20H2/20H1 was a functional downgrade in 3 respects. 1903 was the last build when Windows search had all its features.

    ...
  3. Under C:\Users can you see the folder for the...

    Under C:\Users can you see the folder for the account in question? And if so, does it contain what you expect?
  4. Replies 1 Views 98

    I haven't experienced this, but don't use...

    I haven't experienced this, but don't use Irfanview. Sometimes people have problems with default associations changing, perhaps related to an upgrade.

    Could you quote the URL for that page please?
  5. Thread: Disk 100% Used Issue, post Windows 10 Update... by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 6 Views 257

    Thanks. Hard Disk Sentinel is a disk checking...

    Thanks.

    Hard Disk Sentinel is a disk checking and monitoring program - download and install it (functional trial) or there's a portable version. Windows doesn't have an effective in-buit SMART...
  6. Thread: Disk 100% Used Issue, post Windows 10 Update... by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 6 Views 257

    Hi, given that's Windows Update, could you please...

    Hi, given that's Windows Update, could you please
    - post a screenshot of your Update History
    - advise how much RAM you have
    -post a screenshot like this
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    Your laptop (is it the one in...
  7. Thread: Microsoft Account reset password logjam by dalchina
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 4 Views 340

    Thankk you for your reply.

    Thankk you for your reply.
  8. Thread: Microsoft Account reset password logjam by dalchina
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 4 Views 340

    Hi, option 4 might let you do this using email.....

    Hi, option 4 might let you do this using email.. whether that helps I have no idea...
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/14699-reset-password-user-account-windows-10-a.html#option4

    It is indeed...
  9. Thread: Microsoft Onedrive storage and ransomware. by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 2 Views 156

    Best security is of course off-line storage e.g....

    Best security is of course off-line storage e.g. periodic disk images stored on off-line media.

    I can't comment on security methods used by Onedrive - but the ransomware has to be able to run to...
  10. Thread: Retrieving Windows old files by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 14 Views 385

    Just wondering if you really did a clean install...

    Just wondering if you really did a clean install of the current build, how is it you have Windows.old?

    Further, before you did that you could have backed up the files.. e.g. booting your PC from a...
  11. Replies 3 Views 365

    The OP now has two concurrent threads on failing...

    The OP now has two concurrent threads on failing updates. Here's the older one:
    I can not update the W.10- 21H1 (KB5004337)
  12. Thread: I can not update the W.10- 21H1 (KB5004337) by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 7 Views 640

    The OP now has two concurrent threads on failing...

    The OP now has two concurrent threads on failing updates. Here's the new one.

    I can not update KB5004296 (like before KB 5004237) also after downloa

    I suggest no more reponses be given here...
  13. Thread: I can not update the W.10- 21H1 (KB5004337) by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 7 Views 640

    And thank you for your reply, which didn't seem...

    And thank you for your reply, which didn't seem to respond to questions.

    Did you use the correct link for your PC of those listed in the first tenforums News article I cited?
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  14. Thread: stop 11 from installing by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 349

    I did that, but it's not as simple as just doing...

    I did that, but it's not as simple as just doing that; it was still necessary to follow the instructions I posted above as well subsequent to leaving the program.

    I.e. the download was STILL...
  15. Thread: stop 11 from installing by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 349

    Thank you for your - er- reply. Please see...

    Thank you for your - er- reply.

    Please see this- having also made sure you're also opted out of Insider builds.
    Windows 11 preview build 22000.51 released - here's how to download
  16. Thread: Hide user name from login screen (no typing the name)? by dalchina
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 3 Views 221

    You just may need to have a word with Satya...

    You just may need to have a word with Satya Nadella then...
  17. Replies 15 Views 423

    :thumbsup: Now you have your Win 10 installed,...

    :thumbsup:

    Now you have your Win 10 installed, do start creating disk images so if something goes wrong - corruption, theft, ransomware, disk failure... you have a complete backup and can recover...
  18. Replies 15 Views 423

    Unfortunately going 'out of spec' and updating...

    Unfortunately going 'out of spec' and updating old PCs to Win10 may carry risk and means it becomes your responsibility to try to resolve these problems, if feasible.

    For example, it may be that...
  19. Thread: Abort pending Windows 11 upgrade by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 452

    Yes, thanks, I know- I've had that running for...

    Yes, thanks, I know- I've had that running for quite a bit in a VM (Virtualbox). I signed up as an Insider just out of curiosity originally for another reason, and never received and never intended...
  20. Thread: Laptop Boots Slow After Windows Update by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 15 Views 883

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  21. Replies 15 Views 423

    Thank you. There are various freeware driver...

    Thank you.

    There are various freeware driver backup tools around you can use. Just search for one.

    There are also 5 options in that tutorial to try if you wish.
  22. Thread: Hide user name from login screen (no typing the name)? by dalchina
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 3 Views 221

    Hi, you might try this useful utility with full...

    Hi, you might try this useful utility with full explanation (URL)
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    How to make Windows 10 ask for user name and password during log on

    Or see 6 Ways to Hide User Accounts from the Windows...
  23. Thread: Reputation and Badges [3] by dalchina
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,162 Views 114,617

    Well done!

    Well done!
  24. Replies 15 Views 423

    What you can do from that is to save the audio...

    What you can do from that is to save the audio drivers in use (and any missing drivers), then try reinstalling them on Win 10.

    Backup and Restore Device Drivers in Windows 10
  25. Thread: Abort pending Windows 11 upgrade by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 452

    I think the problem is solved, thanks. The root...

    I think the problem is solved, thanks. The root cause was group policies not being reset correctly when leaving the Insider program. I'd tried to do that before and failed, because although Windows...
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