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  1. Thread: Windows 10 on second pc by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 356

    Windows calculates the unique hardware ID from a...

    Windows calculates the unique hardware ID from a number of factors, including the CPU and the serial number of the motherboard. Understandably, MS keep quiet on exactly what else is used. One thing...
  2. Thread: Windows 10 on second pc by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 356

    Windows 10 is very good about sorting out drivers...

    Windows 10 is very good about sorting out drivers and running on completely different hardware, the old HDD is likely to boot in the new machine. On minor hiccup may be if the old machine was a...
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    Sticky: Microsoft have optimized the windows update...

    Microsoft have optimized the windows update 'Feature update' process for minimum download size....

    An update on Unified Update Platform (UUP) for Windows 10
    [/QUOTE]How long does the 1903 upgrade...
  4. Replies 6 Views 664

    Seems a Defender platform update was to blame....

    Seems a Defender platform update was to blame. Looks like the files themselves aren't corrupted, but the hash values supplied with them were incorrect.


    No, not quite. they should use Dism...
  5. Thread: Scanning images with "PaintShop Pro" by Bree
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 1 Views 215

    Me too :-) Create a shortcut to...

    Me too :-)




    Create a shortcut to Paintshop Pro on the desktop. Right-click on it and select Properties. Click the 'Advanced...' button on the Shortcut tab, here you can tick 'Run as...
  6. Thread: I'm hacked I think by Bree
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 16 Views 3,268

    Well, odetowatch13 has not yet been back to read...

    Well, odetowatch13 has not yet been back to read any of our replies. Perhaps the joke is on us after all?
  7. Replies 6 Views 664

    The corruption is a known problem with a recent...

    The corruption is a known problem with a recent update for the Defender antivirus platform. Run DISM as advised and it will fix it. Your CBS.log includes...


    2019-07-15 08:38:04, Info ...
  8. Thread: Accessing folders on old HD by Bree
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 8 Views 555

    Solved Yes, restore a Macrium image and you get exactly...

    Yes, restore a Macrium image and you get exactly what was there when you made the image, including all the file permissions.
  9. Replies 5 Views 512

    I am amazed that MS could break something as...

    I am amazed that MS could break something as classic and simple as Paint. Yes, on testing I find that in 1903 MS Paint has the bug you describe.

    What you can do if you still have an un-upgraded...
  10. Thread: Sign in page cleanup by Bree
    Forum: Customization
    Replies 3 Views 296

    That 'like what you see' message is an integral...

    That 'like what you see' message is an integral part of Windows Spotlight, and would be on the lock screen you see before the sign in screen. Turning off Spotlight for the lock screen will make it go...
  11. Replies 6 Views 940

    It appears that the latest version of Flash...

    It appears that the latest version of Flash player 32.0.0.223 released July 9th does not include any new security fixes, just bug fixes. The latest security release is still 32.0.0.207 which...
  12. Thread: Accessing folders on old HD by Bree
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 8 Views 555

    Solved Yes, you just need to change the permissions of...

    Yes, you just need to change the permissions of the folders on the old drive that you want to copy, presumably those are the User folders. Existing permissions are for the user accounts of the old...
  13. Replies 1,225 Views 229,211

    Sticky: Just a few minor things that always seem to get...

    Just a few minor things that always seem to get reset by any upgrade (not just the one to 1903). I have a little list of things I like to put back to the way I want them. After an upgrade it has......
  14. Replies 10 Views 665

    Solved Recently one of my machines became intermittently...

    Recently one of my machines became intermittently sluggish, sometimes taking an inordinate time to boot. Backups were taking far longer than usual too. Turned out that the HDD was failing.

    Check...
  15. Replies 10 Views 823

    Look up Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). This is...

    Look up Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). This is used to take a 'snapshot' of the system when the backup starts. This means you can continue to use the PC without altering what will be backed up....
  16. Thread: Can't change taskbar color by Bree
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 9 Views 856

    Solved Sounds like you may have deeper problem then. Try...

    Sounds like you may have deeper problem then. Try running SFC /ScanNow, if that finds issues it cannot fix, then try DISM's RestoreHealth option. You may need to use each several time to fix all...
  17. Thread: Can't change taskbar color by Bree
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 9 Views 856

    Solved Yes, I noticed you are in the US and used the US...

    Yes, I noticed you are in the US and used the US spellings in my reply, but drew the line at changing my system language before making the screenshots ;)

    It's not the language that make your...
  18. Replies 16 Views 5,101

    Applying ntfs compression to a file can make the...

    Applying ntfs compression to a file can make the size on disk smaller than the file size (in some cases much smaller). This is my most extreme example. It is a backup image file of a blank USB drive...
  19. Thread: Can't change taskbar color by Bree
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 9 Views 856

    Solved The 'Default Windows mode' is in Settings >...

    The 'Default Windows mode' is in Settings > Personalization > Colors. The Windows mode just applies to the Start menu and taskbar bacgrounds, as shown in the preview image.

    Dark

    240008

    Light...
  20. Thread: Wndows Performance Recorder ? by Bree
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 345

    Solved At least as far back as 1803... 240000

    At least as far back as 1803...

    240000
  21. Replies 28 Views 1,462

    That search page says: "...If you have been...

    That search page says: "...If you have been redirected to this page while attempting to visit the Lenovo support site; then the site is currently experiencing technical issues and is unavailable."
    ...
  22. Replies 28 Views 1,462

    If you have not yet deleted the OEM recovery...

    If you have not yet deleted the OEM recovery partition you can 'factory reset' using the NOVO button.

    Introduction to NOVO button - ideaPad laptops - US
  23. Replies 8 Views 51,616

    User Accounts Local Users and Groups is only available in the...

    Local Users and Groups is only available in the Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions.
    All editions can use Option Five below.

    For Windows 10 Home users who don't feel confident...
  24. Thread: USB memory stick issues by Bree
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 464

    Sometimes on inserting a usb for the first time...

    Sometimes on inserting a usb for the first time it isn't correctly identified and an incorrect driver is loaded. No amount of searching for new drivers can correct that. Rather than updating the ...
  25. Thread: I'm hacked I think by Bree
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 16 Views 3,268

    Yes, a practical joke looks the most likely...

    Yes, a practical joke looks the most likely explanation, but a full check is always worthwhile, just in case it isn't.


    The worrying thing is what (if any) other 'jokes' may have been...
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