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    Thanks for that Jimbo. I'll give it a go after my...

    Thanks for that Jimbo. I'll give it a go after my afternoon nap. 😊
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    Can my program determine the command line string?

    My programming language of choice (Object Rexx) can determine the Process ID. But it cannot tell me the full command line expression, just the parameters passed.
    Is there a Windows utility/program...
  3. Thread: Sfc /offlogfile by Swifty
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    I'm all set now, but a little history might be...

    I'm all set now, but a little history might be interesting.
    I bought a PC of my configuration in 2012; the C: drive was a 128GB OCZ Vertex SSD.
    Around 2015, the system failed to boot, and the shop...
  4. Thread: Sfc /offlogfile by Swifty
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    I got /OFFLOGFILE from running the command SFC on...

    I got /OFFLOGFILE from running the command SFC on my Windows 10 PRO Version 1809 build 17763.55
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  5. Thread: Sfc /offlogfile by Swifty
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 15 Views 18,902

    Sfc /offlogfile

    If I execute the command: sfc
    ... then I get the help, including the parameter /OFFLOGFILE

    If I execute the command: sfc /scannow /offlogfile=E:\temp\scannnow.txt
    ... then the help is displayed,...
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    Ah, thanks. I'll go the scheduled task route; I...

    Ah, thanks. I'll go the scheduled task route; I already know how to do that. I have a scheduled task that turns my displays off when I lock the desktop.
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    Launching program at startup as administrator

    My user ID has administrator privilege but is there a way for my useID to launch Logitech Media Server at startup with administrator privileges?
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    I have WMP Tag Plus so maybe that was the...

    I have WMP Tag Plus so maybe that was the problem. I'm going away for some time, and whilst I'm away, the 35 day suspension of Windows Update will expire, and I may be back where I started. But I can...
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    WMP may be practically discontinued but then so...

    WMP may be practically discontinued but then so am I. :)
    I'm willing to try other players, and have done in the past, but I always end up with WMP.

    The feature that keeps me with WMP is "Auto...
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    I went into Windows Update to see what might have...

    I went into Windows Update to see what might have caused this problem and I noticed that I could revert to my previous version of Windows... I wonder if this will rollback Win10 Version 1803, or will...
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    Yes "Windows Media Player" is there, as in your...

    Yes "Windows Media Player" is there, as in your picture. I've unchecked and checked the boxes, and there are no error messages, but I still get the "not properly installed".
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    That takes me to Your request appears to be from...

    That takes me to Your request appears to be from an automated process)

    There seems to be no download. I tried various things and at one point was told that the download completed successfully. I...
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    Windows Media Player does not appear in Start ->...

    Windows Media Player does not appear in Start -> Windows accessories
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    From "Start" I can still find Windows Media...

    From "Start" I can still find Windows Media Player (Identified as a Desktop App) but when I start it I get a popup "Windows Media Player is not installed properly and must be re-installed"

    I...
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    How to re-install WMP12 after MS update obliterated it

    My Windows 10 x64 system applied a large update last evening. Now, I don't have Windows Media Player 12 any more.
    Is it possible to get it back?
    If not, can I rollback the update?
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    Perhaps I should have been clearer? I've been...

    Perhaps I should have been clearer?

    I've been using Windows since before Windows95, and I've always found it difficult to change the default DHCP to a fixed IP address. OS/2 was easier, as I...
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    Configuring Network Adapter for fixed IP address

    I've just changed ISP and their supplied router (BT SmartHub) has an IP address of 192.168.1.254 whereas my previous router (ASUS RT-AC87U) was at 192.168.1.1

    My Windows 10 PC is configured with a...
  18. Thread: Running a network without a router by Swifty
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 7 Views 1,523

    The holiday home doesn't have Internet access, as...

    The holiday home doesn't have Internet access, as we don't have a telephone landline, and our nearest cellphone mast is more than 25 miles away, across the ocean. I've achieved about 100bps with an...
  19. Thread: Running a network without a router by Swifty
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    Here at home I have an Ethernet adapter (Cat6...

    Here at home I have an Ethernet adapter (Cat6 connected to router) but no WiFi adapter (this is a desktop PC we're talking about).

    The Dell PC that I'm planning for the holiday home will have a...
  20. Thread: Running a network without a router by Swifty
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 7 Views 1,523

    Aha, I'd forgotten about Mobile hotspots. But I...

    Aha, I'd forgotten about Mobile hotspots. But I cannot find this feature on my Windows 10 Pro PC.

    I found a Microsoft support page that suggested Start -> Settings -> Network & Internet -> Mobile...
  21. Thread: Running a network without a router by Swifty
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 7 Views 1,523

    Running a network without a router

    Our holiday cottage will soon have a Dell Small Form Factor Windows 10 Pro PC. It would be handy if visitors could access the PC via WiFi, but would that necessarily involve having a router? I've...
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    Well, my settings seem to be in order, and my...

    Well, my settings seem to be in order, and my "Steves Power" profile is the active one.
    But if I wait long enough, the display does lock, so it looks like some other profile is the actual active one.
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    Yes, I'd saved the changes. But I had to go back...

    Yes, I'd saved the changes. But I had to go back into the power settings to be sure, and my Steve's Power Scheme (or something like that; I'm on my tablet, away from the PC right now) is as I'd set...
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    Turn off the display: 5 minutes; still on 30 minutes later.

    I created my own Power plan, and set "Turn off display:" to 5 minutes.
    I went away for half an hour, and when I came back, the display is still on.

    Any suggestions why this is not working?
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    I don't know. I was thrashing around, trying to...

    I don't know. I was thrashing around, trying to eliminate "ENG" from my taskbar. I found a website which offered two methods. Method #1 worked for me, so then I tried to follow method #2 just to see...
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