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    You need to set up your Indexing Options. It's...

    You need to set up your Indexing Options. It's in the Control Panel. And look for tutorials on this forum which have reference to 'Indexing'.
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    Is this the forum you have queried about your...

    Is this the forum you have queried about your Apple search problem:

    Apple iPhone Forum

    It is not affiliated with Apple, but run by interested iPhone users. You might get a better response...
  3. Thread: Windows Defender Question by retexan599
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 1,033

    My OEM W10 system came with McAfee also. During...

    My OEM W10 system came with McAfee also. During commissioning, I declined the option to 'send data to McAfee'. I downloaded the 'McAfee Products Removal Tool' and let it do its thing. But it still...
  4. Thread: Windows search problems by retexan599
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 10 Views 713

    I have found that it benefits Windows Search if I...

    I have found that it benefits Windows Search if I rebuild the Index from time to time. When I want to rebuild it, I choose a time when I will not be using my keyboard or mouse and it goes much...
  5. Thread: How to get genuine license key from machine by retexan599
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 39 Views 1,880

    Solved Just for grins -- I have used a little...

    Just for grins -- I have used a little program/app called "Magical Jelly Bean" Product Key Finder for some years now.
    Magical Jelly Bean
    It has proved handy.
  6. Thread: Dictating software by retexan599
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 10 Views 991

    I use Windows Speech Recognition from time to...

    I use Windows Speech Recognition from time to time, but find I have to make frequent manual corrections. It seems to be much less capable than Apple's Siri, or the Android equivalent, or even Alexa...
  7. Thread: Snipping tool double printing ? by retexan599
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 351

    Somewhat a digression, but I had not realized...

    Somewhat a digression, but I had not realized that the Snipping Tool in Windows 10 even had a Print feature. Evidently something new with Windows 10? Glad to see it, was clumsy to paste into...
  8. Thread: Another Major Email & Password Breach by retexan599
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,255

    So...in order to find out whether I have been...

    So...in order to find out whether I have been 'pwned', I am to enter my email address into a site that I know nothing about called HIBP....
  9. Thread: Photo editing query by retexan599
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 1 Views 290

    Not a direct answer to your question (I don't...

    Not a direct answer to your question (I don't know the answer), but: I use a 3rd party program called VueScan. I have also used the software that came with my Epson V37 scanner; theirs is called...
  10. Thread: Hacked email by retexan599
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 11 Views 1,971

    My email service provider has a feature such...

    My email service provider has a feature such that, if the sender is not in my contact list, the email is automatically shunted to a 'Suspect Email' folder on their web site. That way, the spammer...
  11. Thread: Office 2019 by retexan599
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 5 Views 711

    I have Office 2019 Home & Student. It comes with...

    I have Office 2019 Home & Student. It comes with (only) Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. So there was no issue of installing only parts of it. I installed it on a brand new desktop so there was no...
  12. Thread: Is it Possible to Disable Cortana? by retexan599
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 803

    I am curious why one would want to disable...

    I am curious why one would want to disable Cortana. Is it a problem to use it?
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    Trying to Understand Backup/Recover/Restore Options

    New to Windows 10, wanting to set up my backup routine(s). Although I have had Windows systems in the past( 95, XP, Vista, 8.1) still not quite understanding what the various backup options provide....
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    General Tips One of the limitations to Windows 10 dictation...

    One of the limitations to Windows 10 dictation for me is that It has this time out. If you click on the microphone and do nothing it times out in 5 seconds. If you speak for awhile and then pause,...
  15. Thread: Anybody using Office 2019 yet by retexan599
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 15 Views 1,883

    I am currently using Office 2019 Home & Student...

    I am currently using Office 2019 Home & Student (no Outlook). I am now using EM Client as my client email application on W10.
    My needs are fairly simple, and so far so good (only a few days...
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    Probably a non-sequitur, but I have used a really...

    Probably a non-sequitur, but I have used a really old program (2002) called 'Karen's Clipboard Viewer' for many years, through XP, Vista, 8.1, and now 10. It is found at: All of Karen's Power Tools...
  17. Thread: Welcome to TenForums by retexan599
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1,129 Views 295,819

    Sticky: Hello, Another New W10 User

    Just bought a new desktop, noted in my specs. I came from Windows 8.1, and Vista before that. These forums have been very helpful over the years, and I see that TenForums will be just as helpful. ...
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