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  1. Thread: Desktop icons keep rearranging by steve1711
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 221 Views 498,174

    Not really a windows 10 fix, but I use a small...

    Not really a windows 10 fix, but I use a small free program called IconRestorer - one click and icon positions all restored.
  2. Thread: Getting lots of blue screen driver corrupted expool by steve1711
    Forum: BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Replies 3 Views 8,014

    Many thanks for quick reply - Lenovo software...

    Many thanks for quick reply - Lenovo software removed - it was a program to optimize bootup, which I haven't used in windows 10, but was loaded at startup. If I uninstall Avast, can I just use...
  3. Thread: Getting lots of blue screen driver corrupted expool by steve1711
    Forum: BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Replies 3 Views 8,014

    Getting lots of blue screen driver corrupted expool

    This seems to happen when running videos - either in the browsers or in media player. Seems to happen every few days but is now getting worse.
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    AMD Radeon HD 6300M update failed to install windows 10

    In my history of updates it shows that on 7th October the update for AMD Radeon HD 6300M failed to install. Is there anything I can do or just wait to see if it tries again.
  5. Thread: Need help disabling auto-brightness by steve1711
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 3,463

    Have you tried this: How to Disable Auto Adjust...

    Have you tried this: How to Disable Auto Adjust Screen Brightness - ambient light sensor - Ideapad Y560 - Lenovo Support (US)
    Seems to be something to do with lenovo power settings.
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    So glad that helped. I think the more you play...

    So glad that helped. I think the more you play around with windows 10 the more there is hidden.
  7. Thread: Bad Pool Header by steve1711
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 3,179

    Don't know what it is - didn't understand the...

    Don't know what it is - didn't understand the stuff on microsoft web site about this. Happened to me only one, a couple of weeks ago when using edge. Has not happened since, so hope updates might...
  8. Replies 3 Views 5,451

    If I use search and click on my stuff, it finds...

    If I use search and click on my stuff, it finds all instances of a word inside documents etc.
  9. Thread: When will windows 10 delete windows old folder by steve1711
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 16 Views 15,569

    All deleted

    Just checked computer after I booted up today. The Windows_old folder is now empty. Will mark this as sorted.
  10. Thread: When will windows 10 delete windows old folder by steve1711
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 16 Views 15,569

    Wow - thanks for the info. I have loads of space...

    Wow - thanks for the info. I have loads of space on my hard drive so I might just leave it be. What I thought would happen is after 30 days windows would automatically delete the folder. I guess...
  11. Thread: When will windows 10 delete windows old folder by steve1711
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 16 Views 15,569

    When will windows 10 delete windows old folder

    Hi,
    I've had windows installed since 31st July. Runs like a dream now and so well pleased with it. I thought that the old windows 7 - in the windows_old folder would be deleted by now. There was...
  12. Thread: Desktop icons keep rearranging by steve1711
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 221 Views 498,174

    Happens to me but only when I save a file - eg...

    Happens to me but only when I save a file - eg have an Excel file on the desktop, then save it and the file will be moved to some random location on the desktop. Other icons stay where they are -...
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    Make Firefox 40 default browser. Set google as...

    Make Firefox 40 default browser. Set google as default search in Firefox. Cortana will now use google instead of Bing.
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    I only get a list of web options for this. But...

    I only get a list of web options for this. But my search seems to work for pretty much everything else OK.
  15. Thread: Windows 10 - one week on by steve1711
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 1,926

    Windows 10 - one week on

    Hi

    Have had Windows since 29th July, so going on for a week now. For some reason it now wakes from sleep in an instant (2 or 3 seconds) instead of 90 seconds. It is only in the last couple of...
  16. Thread: Icons on Desktop move when saved by steve1711
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 5,301

    Icons on Desktop move when saved

    Hi
    This might seem like a trivial problem compared to some of the others on this site, but I was wondering if anyone knows how to fix my icon problem. I have icons for certain files - word and...
  17. Thread: Start Menu and Quick Launch by steve1711
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 2,579

    I had exactly the same after updating- nothing...

    I had exactly the same after updating- nothing seemed to work , could not open start menu or search. So I left the machine running overnight. In the morning I did a shut down, and then once the...
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    I've had same problem - sometimes after machine...

    I've had same problem - sometimes after machine on for a few hours, sometimes straight after waking from sleep. Only thing to do was to shut down and start up again. Just doing a restart sometimes...
  19. Thread: Can't unmark Read only from folder. by steve1711
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 22 Views 174,677

    I had same problem - all files and folders...

    I had same problem - all files and folders (except on desktop) had been set to read only. Changing attributes did not work. What I did was go to the security tab, chose edit, find the user and then...
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