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    Performance & Maintenance Automatic Maintenance turning itself back on!

    Brink's Reg edit file to halt Automatic Maintenance worked a treat until recently. The way I test for AutoMaint being off is to try to start it manually; sure enough, nothing happens. Maybe I'm...
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    Solved Fixed!

    das10, that did it! I found this post in the thread you steered me to:
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    So I went to the Start menu, right-clicked the WLM entry, navigated to its folder, right-clicked the .exe and set it...
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    Okay, here's a demonstration. First, I generated...

    Okay, here's a demonstration. First, I generated a bogus 'AAA' Word .docx and placed it in my C: > Documents > WORD Docs folder, which is visible on the right. Then I opened my mail program, and...
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    Thanks, Burton; understood. My original location...

    Thanks, Burton; understood. My original location for the PDF was buried here:
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    It disappeared from that location when the 'copy' was moved from the mail program to the Desktop.
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    Question about a file in two places... or not.

    I've always assumed that any Windows file can be in two folder locations at the same time using the same file name, but I just noticed something strange and wonder what's going on.

    If I send an...
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    Solved Most attachments no longer open through mail client program.

    I'm running Windows Live Mail (the 'client' program) under Windows 10 Pro. Even though it's not supported anymore, I like that mail program.

    Up until just quite recently, and not associated with...
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    Windows Update & Activation Changes in behavior

    My post of a few days ago, #591, gives kudos to Brink's semiautomatic reg-edit utilities. Although my trust is unerring, I did notice something odd only today that I thought I should mention. By...
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    Windows Update & Activation Just a word of thanks here... I've been using...

    Just a word of thanks here... I've been using Brink's registry macros for more than a year now on two Win10/Pro computers, and they continue to hold the update-download and auto-maintenance functions...
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    In answer to NavyLCDR, the subject computer had...

    In answer to NavyLCDR, the subject computer had never been logged in with a Microsoft account, but to make my purchase of the Win10 Pro upgrade visible to Tech Support (who was sharing my screen and...
  10. Thread: Windows is not activated - Error 0xC004F012 / 0xc0020036 by Electrojim
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 12 Views 5,443

    Solved I have an activation issue too and looked where...

    I have an activation issue too and looked where you told Vellaura to look. There's nothing after the colon there, except a quote mark, which appears after every entry on the list. What does this...
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    Re-activating Windows 10 Pro after a motherboard replacement

    I think I'm royally screwed here, but want to confirm with you guys who are far move savvy than I am.

    I had an Asus Eee (mini) with Win7 that I upgraded (and I use the term loosely) to Win10 a...
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    Windows restarts after monitor-shutdown interval

    This is something relatively new. I generally have my Win10 (1709/16299.371) machine set to turn the monitor off after 20 minutes' idle time... no sleep mode, just monitor-off. But concurrent with...
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    Kyhi, that first part in the PDF you sent seems...

    Kyhi, that first part in the PDF you sent seems the exact ticket. I'll try it in the morning and report back. It would solve a plethora of similar problems here.
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    Cereberus, that's an interesting bit of kit. ...

    Cereberus, that's an interesting bit of kit. From the title in the Amazon listing, it seems that little box would solve the world's woes in one small package. Sadly, it's not available in the US,...
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    Can't Windows support Wi-Fi and LAN simultaneously?

    This is tangentially a Windows 10 issue; I experienced the same thing under Vista previously. Obviously I just need to understand how Windows, in general, handles this.

    My Dell desktop, running...
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    Windows Update & Activation Great, thanks!

    Great, thanks!
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    Windows Update & Activation Many thanks for the 'confidence factor.' A...

    Many thanks for the 'confidence factor.' A script to 'do' and 'undo' Option 5 would be very welcome too.
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    Windows Update & Activation Current status of this thread

    This thread now runs to more than 50 pages. I've been following it almost from the beginning, but now feel totally lost. Does Brink's tutorial and the instructions at the beginning of this thread...
  19. Thread: How to disable Windows Defender 'Health Scan'? by Electrojim
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 2,545

    Further, I see this under Event Viewer: 179346...

    Further, I see this under Event Viewer:

    179346

    Those are the four instances of restart.
  20. Thread: How to disable Windows Defender 'Health Scan'? by Electrojim
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 2,545

    Okay, Dalchina, Here's the results of that...

    Okay, Dalchina,

    Here's the results of that scan:

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    And under Reliability History, I do see unexpected shutdowns every couple of days:

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  21. Thread: How to disable Windows Defender 'Health Scan'? by Electrojim
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 2,545

    Thanks for the reply, dalchina. Here's what my...

    Thanks for the reply, dalchina. Here's what my screen shows:

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    ...same as yours, except no battery. Funny, perhaps the restart is NOT the fault of a Health Scan. They seemed to be...
  22. Thread: How to disable Windows Defender 'Health Scan'? by Electrojim
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 2,545

    How to disable Windows Defender 'Health Scan'?

    This relates to Windows Defender Security Center running under Windows 10, Version 10.0.16299.



    Consistently (not sure if it's the same time every day) I come back to my 'running' computer to...
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    Windows Update & Activation Well, fellows, I have tried all the...

    Well, fellows,

    I have tried all the suggestions mentioned here to rid myself of annoying updates, and I think that Brink's RegEdit scripts take care of most of it just fine. Just to make certain...
  24. Thread: Replacing individual MS Office components by Electrojim
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 1 Views 717

    Replacing individual MS Office components

    I recently upgraded from Vista to Win10, and at the same time replaced Office 2007 with Office 2010.

    Everything is hunky-dory with one notable exception. I use MS Publisher a lot for graphic...
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    Windows Update & Activation Thanks, Brink; I had considered doing that, but...

    Thanks, Brink; I had considered doing that, but hoped that this might have come up and been resolved in as elegant a manner as the initial scripts provided. Thanks!
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