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  1. Thread: How to get genuine license key from machine by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    I find it refreshing that somebody figured out...

    I find it refreshing that somebody figured out things weren't quit right. And want's help to get it legal and above board. They may have just unsuspectingly followed some really bad advice.
  2. Thread: How to get genuine license key from machine by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    The 10 Pro key that showkey found is of no use to...

    The 10 Pro key that showkey found is of no use to you by the way, just in case you haven't figured that out yet.
    It's a KMS key that will not activate.
  3. Thread: How to get genuine license key from machine by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    I would wipe the drive / erase everything. Who...

    I would wipe the drive / erase everything. Who knows what other nasties were bundled with your "pre-activated" install. :eek:
    Download some safe install media via the Media Creation tool. Do a...
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    Thanks mta3006. I sould have added more info. I...

    Thanks mta3006. I sould have added more info. I put them in my Desktop folder, then just pin them to my start menu and or task bar.
  5. Thread: Why am I never offered an update to Version 1809? by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    Some would say be thankful, :zip: I had upgraded...

    Some would say be thankful, :zip:
    I had upgraded way back when the update was first released, had issues, and rolled back. Then just sat back and waited to see if it would auto update again on its...
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    I have two 19 inch 4:3 1280 x 1024 and one 22...

    I have two 19 inch 4:3 1280 x 1024 and one 22 inch wide screen 1080P. I game on the wide screen. Mine go 19 - 22 -19.
    "C:\Windows\System32\DisplaySwitch.exe /internal" is PC only...
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    I run triple displays. When I game I switch to a...

    I run triple displays. When I game I switch to a single display. Windows key :start: + P > PC screen only. Then when I'm done gaming I go back to Extend. :start: + P > Extend
    I put shortcuts on my...
  8. Thread: Strange activation issue by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 29 Views 990

    Solved Thats one of the best, most logical explanations...

    Thats one of the best, most logical explanations I think I've seen so far. :thumbsup:
    IMHO, this new Digital License scheme is a can of worms at best. It does have its advantages, lots of pitfalls...
  9. Thread: The Raspberry Pi Thread [4] by alphanumeric
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,786 Views 65,818

    I think they use the same clip on base as the one...

    I think they use the same clip on base as the one I have. Likely the same company makes them. The ones Pimoroni sells anyway.

    No rain here, as far as I know. I managed to get my morning walk in...
  10. Thread: The Raspberry Pi Thread [4] by alphanumeric
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,786 Views 65,818

    Yeah, its about 3 inches long and around an inch...

    Yeah, its about 3 inches long and around an inch diamiter at the front part where the black focusing ring is. I think the original intent was for clipping on your smart phone etc.

    Snowing here...
  11. Thread: The Raspberry Pi Thread [4] by alphanumeric
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,786 Views 65,818

    Was tinkering around with my Motion Eye cameras...

    Was tinkering around with my Motion Eye cameras yesterday. I did the check for update on one of them and it found an update. Did the update and all was well after. Did the same thing on my other...
  12. Thread: Strange activation issue by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 29 Views 990

    Solved If it won't activate, then what dalchina posted...

    If it won't activate, then what dalchina posted is what you do. You use the activation troubleshooter to transfer the retail license to the replacement motherboard.
  13. Thread: Strange activation issue by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 29 Views 990

    Solved I'd bet money that the activation server knows...

    I'd bet money that the activation server knows which motherboard is which. Somebody at some point activated (likely did the free upgarde) that motherboard.
    Every PC that activates 10 Pro with a...
  14. Thread: Strange activation issue by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 29 Views 990

    Solved Ok, thats not just 10 Pro then. It should ask for...

    Ok, thats not just 10 Pro then. It should ask for a product code, and when you don't enter one ask you which edition to install from a list. If it's installing 10 Pro all on its own its detecting an...
  15. Thread: Strange activation issue by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 29 Views 990

    Solved Where did you obtain said install media?

    Where did you obtain said install media?
  16. Thread: The Raspberry Pi Thread [4] by alphanumeric
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,786 Views 65,818

    Phil came through for me at Pimoroni. He did up a...

    Phil came through for me at Pimoroni. He did up a new simpler file I could run from python3 from terminal. My time of flight module looks to be working just fine.
    Its basically a laser range...
  17. Thread: The Raspberry Pi Thread [4] by alphanumeric
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,786 Views 65,818

    Hooked up my VL53L1X time of flight module but...

    Hooked up my VL53L1X time of flight module but not getting very far getting it to work. It looks like the installer is written for python 2 or something? Reran the two commands changing pip to pip3...
  18. Thread: The Raspberry Pi Thread [4] by alphanumeric
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,786 Views 65,818

    I've been cooped up in the house the last few...

    I've been cooped up in the house the last few days and got really bored. The trail where I usually take the dog for a walk is all ice now. Its not safe for man nor beast. And with the cold temps and...
  19. Thread: The Raspberry Pi Thread [4] by alphanumeric
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,786 Views 65,818

    New proto hat all wired up. I did clean up the...

    New proto hat all wired up. I did clean up the other one, picture turned out brurry so I'll need to take another one. I put all the i2c devices on this one. Room for expansion now on the other one...
  20. Thread: The Raspberry Pi Thread [4] by alphanumeric
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,786 Views 65,818

    Spoke too soon, date and time was messed up. Not...

    Spoke too soon, date and time was messed up. Not sure why that happens. I read out what was in the RTC and it was correct? Connected to the Internet and let the Pi sync with a time server anyway....
  21. Thread: The Raspberry Pi Thread [4] by alphanumeric
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,786 Views 65,818

    Its all back together and near as I can tell all...

    Its all back together and near as I can tell all working. Just have to wait and see if it glitches on me again. It only seems to do it when its outside running on battery. temperature may have...
  22. Thread: The Raspberry Pi Thread [4] by alphanumeric
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,786 Views 65,818

    Been working on my portable weather clock all...

    Been working on my portable weather clock all morning. Soldered my stacking header onto my new Proto Hat. That was easy, been a major struggle after that. My RTC breakout didn't want to unsolder from...
  23. Thread: Strange activation issue by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 29 Views 990

    Solved That I don't know. If the new motherboard doesn't...

    That I don't know. If the new motherboard doesn't have an embedded key and you don't enter one it shouldn't activate. What happens when you enter an already used Retail key I don't know. I've done...
  24. Thread: Strange activation issue by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 29 Views 990

    Solved :ditto: To what Bree posted. Luck was on your...

    :ditto: To what Bree posted. Luck was on your side when you installed Pro. Any other Edition likely wouldn't have activated. Best guess is the CPU you used was close to what the original owner used...
  25. Thread: Strange activation issue by alphanumeric
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 29 Views 990

    Solved What they said, somebody has already activated it...

    What they said, somebody has already activated it on Windows 10 Pro. Or it has an OEM embedded key. If you were prompted to enter key, and skipped doing it, there is no embedded key in the BIOS. ...
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