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  1. Thread: Convert MS login to local when no link present to convert it by NavyLCDR
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
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    I guess it all just depends on how much you value...

    I guess it all just depends on how much you value the security of the computer and the data that is on it, which seems to be not very much if you are willing to leave a disgruntled employee's account...
  2. Thread: New Windows 10 Desktop PC by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 17 Views 568

    Several methods of uninstalling McAfee reliably...

    Several methods of uninstalling McAfee reliably were given in this thread already. And when it runs out of the 30 day free use period, it's still going to be there nagging you to purchase it every...
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    Erase the drive and reinstall Windows.

    Erase the drive and reinstall Windows.
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    You do understand that CPUs in most laptops are...

    You do understand that CPUs in most laptops are soldered in? Plus, the motherboard in that laptop is not likely to support any CPU new enough to be on Windows 11 requirements list. Even if the CPU...
  5. Replies 9 Views 262

    VM likely won't work, because it will be...

    VM likely won't work, because it will be different "hardware", albeit virtual hardware. If the SSD with Windows 7 is MBR, and the computer it is going to be used in is booting in legacy BIOS mode...
  6. Thread: Convert MS login to local when no link present to convert it by NavyLCDR
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 10 Views 443

    Why does it have to be a slightly different name?...

    Why does it have to be a slightly different name? Any administrator account on the computer should be able to delete any other user account.

    Unless, maybe there are extra registry or file...
  7. Thread: Convert MS login to local when no link present to convert it by NavyLCDR
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 10 Views 443

    The biggest question I have is why do you want to...

    The biggest question I have is why do you want to convert the previous employee's user account from MS account to local? What purpose do you hope is served by that?
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    The problem is that Windows 7 does not tolerate...

    The problem is that Windows 7 does not tolerate being moved to new hardware as well as Windows 10 does. If you can build a second computer close enough in hardware to what the original computer was,...
  9. Thread: Windows install on a laptop bought at Auction? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 10 Views 471

    In regards to not wanting any association with a...

    In regards to not wanting any association with a Microsoft account, follow the clean install procedure until step 18 (after the computer reboots and you get the screen asking for region). On that...
  10. Replies 9 Views 262

    Need to see a screenshot of disk management: How...

    Need to see a screenshot of disk management:
    How to Post a Screenshot of Disk Management

    It sounds like you have Windows 10 booting, but you want a previously installed Windows 7 moved to an...
  11. Replies 27 Views 1,143

    Probably fueled by your inherent dislike of...

    Probably fueled by your inherent dislike of Windows 11.
  12. Thread: New Windows 10 Desktop PC by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 17 Views 568

    As others have mentioned - you already have a...

    As others have mentioned - you already have a license for Windows 10. To do a clean install of Windows 10 (or 11) would cost you less than $5 for a USB flash drive.
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    Installation & Upgrade You've got plenty of room on your secondary...

    You've got plenty of room on your secondary drive. I would create a verified image backup of C: drive (you only need C: drive, no other partitions) using Macrium Reflect Free (you'll need a Macrium...
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    Taffy078, I think you may need to face the...

    Taffy078,

    I think you may need to face the fact that you have been hit with a virus, or some other event which has corrupted your files. It sounds like you have no backup created of anything to a...
  15. Thread: New Windows 10 Desktop PC by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 17 Views 568

    Whenever I have gotten a new off the shelf...

    Whenever I have gotten a new off the shelf computer, I have:
    1. Used Macrium Reflect Free to make an image of the existing HDD/SSD.
    2. Exported the drivers to the standard Windows 10 USB...
  16. Replies 27 Views 1,143

    And the evidence of that statement is where?

    And the evidence of that statement is where?
  17. Thread: OEM key able to be used on VM? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 18 Views 1,150

    Jimbo, Can you explain this wording in the EULA,...

    Jimbo,
    Can you explain this wording in the EULA, then, please?

    "(iv) Use in a virtualized environment. This license allows you to install only one instance of the software for use on one device,...
  18. Thread: OEM key able to be used on VM? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 18 Views 1,150

    And I suspect their poor enforcement of the EULA...

    And I suspect their poor enforcement of the EULA is due, in part, because the more activated installations of Windows 10/11 they can get credit for, the more they make from sources other than the OS...
  19. Thread: Moving EFI partition to another drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 25 Views 849

    Great, glad it worked out for you!

    Great, glad it worked out for you!
  20. Thread: Mbr to gpt by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 10 Views 408

    Define initialized. Windows setup will convert...

    Define initialized. Windows setup will convert the disk to the format needed so long as there are no partitions defined on the disk.
  21. Thread: Moving EFI partition to another drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 25 Views 849

    Yes, that won't be any problem.

    Yes, that won't be any problem.
  22. Thread: Moving EFI partition to another drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 25 Views 849

    That's exactly what I was going to suggest.

    That's exactly what I was going to suggest.
  23. Thread: From Scratch Installatiom by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 186

    Clean Install Windows 10...

    Clean Install Windows 10
  24. Thread: Moving EFI partition to another drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 25 Views 849

    If you have an image to restore anyway, then why...

    If you have an image to restore anyway, then why not take the two minutes to run the commands I gave you? If they don't work, then restore the image.
  25. Replies 3 Views 193

    If you can get into Windows 10, even safe mode,...

    If you can get into Windows 10, even safe mode, try running:

    powercfg -h off
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