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  1. Thread: Moving icons on Taskbar by Wenda
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 5,155

    Thanks, W10 Tweaker, but that was the first thing...

    Thanks, W10 Tweaker, but that was the first thing I checked. I'll keep trying. :)

    Love your signature comment, BTW - but as a Windows user since 1994, I hardly think it applies here. :)


    Wenda.
  2. Thread: Moving icons on Taskbar by Wenda
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 5,155

    Moving icons on Taskbar

    So, just recently I've noticed that Windows keeps moving my open taskbar icons to the right-hand end of the queue without any input from me.

    Foe example, if I open a YouTube video in Opera, with...
  3. Thread: Sleep Issue. Falls asleep at random. by Wenda
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 9 Views 7,234

    Yes, fortunately I had everything backed-up 'just...

    Yes, fortunately I had everything backed-up 'just in case'.
    Been 'bitten' before. :)


    Wenda.
  4. Replies 3,646 Views 459,419

    Installed, and seems to be working fine. ...

    Installed, and seems to be working fine.


    Wenda.
  5. Thread: Sleep Issue. Falls asleep at random. by Wenda
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 9 Views 7,234

    Sorry for the huge delay in replying - the...

    Sorry for the huge delay in replying - the machine ended up dying completely. Offline for some time, but have now replaced it with a new machine. Thanks all. :)
  6. Thread: Sleep Issue. Falls asleep at random. by Wenda
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 9 Views 7,234

    All set to never turn off the display. Hasn't...

    All set to never turn off the display.

    Hasn't been an issue until fairly recently.

    Sometimes it will run unattended for hours - other times I'll go to make a coffee and it's in snooze-land by...
  7. Thread: Sleep Issue. Falls asleep at random. by Wenda
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 9 Views 7,234

    Sleep Issue. Falls asleep at random.

    So, it's set to NEVER sleep (unless I tell it to), but persistently falls asleep randomly - sometimes it will run for hours, other times it will sleep if you turn your back on it for 5 minutes.

    It...
  8. Replies 538 Views 83,813

    Sorry, don't sweat it. My bad. Looking for...

    Sorry, don't sweat it.

    My bad.

    Looking for something in the wrong place.

    Sorted now. Thanks.


    Wenda.
  9. Replies 538 Views 83,813

    OK, thanks. I'll try that. Just that my usual...

    OK, thanks. I'll try that.

    Just that my usual ways of accessing it had failed.

    All good.


    Wenda.
  10. Replies 538 Views 83,813

    Hi, all. Long time no chat. Well, it's...

    Hi, all. Long time no chat.

    Well, it's installed, over a new fresh install of 1703, which I wasn't happy with as so many legacy features were deprecated (like, where the hell is msconfig, or its...
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    I still have mine (NT4 SP1). I did have it...

    I still have mine (NT4 SP1).

    I did have it running in a VR, but I lost it in a crash.

    Will set it up again one of these days.


    Wenda.
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    TBH, I doubt that I'll bother with it. Probably...

    TBH, I doubt that I'll bother with it. Probably stay on build 10586, or even go back
    to the still-superior Win 8.1.1 - with MS updates turned OFF, as has long been the
    case with my Win 7 machine....
  13. Replies 21 Views 4,216

    Mobile I've got a Nokia Lumia 520 running 8.1 and it's...

    I've got a Nokia Lumia 520 running 8.1 and it's great - a good, value-for-money phone if ever there was.

    BUT...

    I have ONE APP which NEEDS java to run. And, of course, it won't. And no, there...
  14. Thread: System Backup by Wenda
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 12 Views 3,967

    Both are good. i use Easeus Backup myself. ...

    Both are good.

    i use Easeus Backup myself.

    And the old Vista W7 imaging facility, which was dropped in 8/8.1, is back in W10.

    It's basic, but it works.


    Wenda.
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    I wasn't a huge fan of 8, but I love 8.1, IMO...

    I wasn't a huge fan of 8, but I love 8.1, IMO it's a fine OS, even more-so with Classic Shell installed (although I never bothered, I used the All Apps screen).

    I ran the 10 betas in a...
  16. Replies 6 Views 5,470

    Update: The fix has been applied, and tested with...

    Update: The fix has been applied, and tested with a Win 8 Pro 64 disc in Virtual-Box.

    All now appears to be working as it should.


    Wenda.
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    I ran Avira for years with no problems, but had...

    I ran Avira for years with no problems, but had an issue with it on an early W8 beta so started using Defender.

    The W7 machine still runs it, and (not that it's needed) so does the Vista/XP box.
    ...
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    You beat me to it, but thanks for your help....

    You beat me to it, but thanks for your help. Would have posted earlier, but was sleeping (it's now just after 6am here). I let the (150+GB) image restore overnight.

    Yes, I know you can't run VB...
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    Gen 1 0r Gen 2 - it makes no difference. I tried...

    Gen 1 0r Gen 2 - it makes no difference. I tried both. 2 gives me an EFI boot error, 1 just gives the error in the thread title.

    I tried it in Virtual-Box, and got this (see below).

    I don't get...
  20. Replies 6 Views 5,470

    Error 0xc0000428 when install in Hyper-V

    Trying to install W10 in Hyper-V with W8.1 pro as host.

    Keep getting this error, but a search reveals fixes for the error only on installed OSes.

    This wasn't happening previously.

    Any...
  21. Replies 1,527 Views 294,150

    Because they are better, faster, more stable...

    Because they are better, faster, more stable OSes, without the blocks, lockouts, lack of choice, forced updates, bland looks, and spyware.

    And that's more than enough reason.


    Wenda.
  22. Replies 63 Views 12,534

    IE and Firefox - the only way to fly. Oh, and...

    IE and Firefox - the only way to fly.

    Oh, and Opera on the Win-phone.


    Wenda.
  23. Replies 1,527 Views 294,150

    Going back to 8.1 is looking more appealing by...

    Going back to 8.1 is looking more appealing by the day, I'm sad to say.

    Backing-up now, and will probably do an image-restore to 8.1 overnight.

    I was always somewhat disillusioned by 10, and...
  24. Replies 377 Views 55,204

    I have now blocked all updates from MS to my (so...

    I have now blocked all updates from MS to my (so far unsullied) Win 7 machine.

    And once I clear out all the telemetry garbage, I'll be doing the same with 8.1

    Then I'll probably take my...
  25. Replies 353 Views 53,876

    I'm staying with IE and Firefox. If MS remove...

    I'm staying with IE and Firefox.

    If MS remove IE from 10, I'll go back to 7 or 8.1


    Wenda.
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