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  1. Thread: Personalisation Intermittent Changes by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 1 Views 86

    Hi, not a solution as such, but I've chosen to...

    Hi, not a solution as such, but I've chosen to use a free 3rd party wallpaper changer 'Wally' which can use pics from a variey of sources from my own folder to on line sources. I've set it to change...
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    Hi, these may help: How to Enable or Disable the...

    Hi, these may help:
    How to Enable or Disable the Caps Lock Key in Windows 10
    How to Turn Off Caps Lock with Caps Lock or Shift Key in Windows 10

    The reverse of methods 1 & 2 may help with Num...
  3. Thread: how to remove blue box with arrows? by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 378

    There are quite a few programs - backup,...

    There are quite a few programs - backup, synching- that create overlays like that.

    Windows includes Snip & Sketch for screenshots: there are plenty of free 3rd party programs as well.
    333148
    ...
  4. Thread: how to remove blue box with arrows? by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 378

    Hi, could you please post a screenshot? Thanks. ...

    Hi, could you please post a screenshot? Thanks.

    Note: under your avatar you're running Win 7..as is shown in your specs.

    Norton perhaps?

    The chevron (>>) character in a blue box icon overlay...
  5. Thread: Cpu on 100% 24/7 by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 12 Views 2,244

    Good. Colours? See screenshot below and Autoruns...

    Good. Colours? See screenshot below and Autoruns guides

    Using Autoruns: a search for e.g.
    guide to using autoruns

    offers e.g....
  6. Replies 9 Views 498

    I can't recall seeing anything like this before,...

    I can't recall seeing anything like this before, although various issues related to Storage Spaces have been reported.

    Recovery
    One difficulty could be this:


    You could try this trial...
  7. Thread: Help Determine what partitions are needed by dalchina
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 15 Views 1,919

    It says it's partition 5. So Diskpart Sel...

    It says it's partition 5.

    So
    Diskpart
    Sel Disk 1
    List Part

    and you have the partition numbers in order if you can't tell from the partition manager.

    Earlier I gave you another method as...
  8. Thread: Help Determine what partitions are needed by dalchina
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 15 Views 1,919

    I had rather assumed your 2nd installation had...

    I had rather assumed your 2nd installation had been created in this fashion:
    How to install Windows in single partition for creating image - CCBoot v3.0 Diskless Boot System
    - just 1 partition.
    ...
  9. Replies 8 Views 736

    Thanks. And just for absolute clarification, can...

    Thanks. And just for absolute clarification, can you confirm you're left clicking it please?

    Try creating a new user for test purposes. Log in as that user, and advise if it behaves differently....
  10. Thread: System Restore Point Keeps Growing by dalchina
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 28 Views 2,259

    See post #11 - that utility may allow you to see...

    See post #11 - that utility may allow you to see exactly what is changing.
  11. Thread: Why Real Time Protection is disabled and I can't enable it anymore by dalchina
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 13 Views 1,317

    Thank you so very much for your reply. The...

    Thank you so very much for your reply.

    The item that you need - in big black letters - a FLASH DRIVE (which you said you didn't have) so you can create a bootable flash drive.

    Once you have...
  12. Thread: Help Determine what partitions are needed by dalchina
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 15 Views 1,919

    Post #1 states: so I had assumed that's...

    Post #1 states:
    so I had assumed that's literally how that installation was created.

    But as you say, caution is advisable.
  13. Replies 12 Views 868

    :thumbsup: Now, before something breaks, start a...

    :thumbsup: Now, before something breaks, start a new sequence of disk imaging of at least all O/S partitions e.g. MAcrium Reflect (free/paid) + large enough external storage.

    And remember to...
  14. Thread: Help Determine what partitions are needed by dalchina
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 15 Views 1,919

    post #2 - identify the Recovery partition in use....

    post #2 - identify the Recovery partition in use. Delete the other Recovery partitions.
  15. Replies 12 Views 868

    KB4535680 Security update for Secure Boot DBX -...

    KB4535680 Security update for Secure Boot DBX - Jan. 12
    was Jan 12
    KB5003169 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 v1909 18363.1556 - May 11
    was May 11 and gives you 18363.1556

    Note that 1909 is at...
  16. Thread: Help Determine what partitions are needed by dalchina
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 15 Views 1,919

    Hi, I only see one Win 10 installation there with...

    Hi, I only see one Win 10 installation there with a bunch of Recovery partitions, only 1 of which you need.

    Presumably that's on a different disk.

    To check which Recovery partition is in use,...
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    Hi, presumably you've tried this? 333087

    Hi, presumably you've tried this?
    333087
  18. Replies 12 Views 868

    :thumbsup: What's your current build number...

    :thumbsup: What's your current build number (winver) and what does your Update History show?

    - gets a variety of opinions from resetting Windows Update, to a bug, to just wait a bit.
    ...
  19. Thread: Cpu on 100% 24/7 by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 12 Views 2,244

    Are you using Storage Spaces ? A Windows feature...

    Are you using Storage Spaces ? A Windows feature that lets you combine several physical drives so they appear as 1 large drive? Google tells me smphost is used to implement that.

    Nothing at all...
  20. Replies 24 Views 1,929

    I thought the preview pane view for doc/docx/xlsx...

    I thought the preview pane view for doc/docx/xlsx etc etc should be provided by default given Office..
  21. Thread: Cpu on 100% 24/7 by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 12 Views 2,244

    Thanks, now that's a lot lower, but there's still...

    Thanks, now that's a lot lower, but there's still something going on.

    Clearly your clean boot isn't 'clean' - there are quite a few non-default things running. Hence Autoruns would be useful.
    ...
  22. Thread: Stop update by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 1 Views 80

    You posted that here just today I think: had you...

    You posted that here just today I think: had you forgotten?
    Stop updates

    If you really want more see some of the many previous threads on the same topic:
    How to stop updates from auto-installing...
  23. Replies 24 Views 1,929

    Do you use Office, @Edwin...

    Do you use Office, @Edwin? If so doc/docx etc whould have previews as does odt. And it appears you use Sumatra.. so should have pdf previews..

    These are the handlers I have:
    333043


    I know...
  24. Replies 24 Views 1,929

    Apparently MS Office also has preview support for...

    Apparently MS Office also has preview support for odt files, but Libre Office etc don't provide that.
    How to make Windows Explorer preview panel to show LibreOffice files preview? - Super User
    ...
  25. Thread: Cpu on 100% 24/7 by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 12 Views 2,244

    Thanks. Please also post one after a clean boot...

    Thanks. Please also post one after a clean boot for comparison.

    Remember to click the column header to organise CPU use high to low.

    If, after a clean boot, WMI is NOT using lots of CPU time,...
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