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    Sticky: Memory Integrity

    I spoke too soon. I cannot switch Memory Integrity back on, even if I disable the HD4000 driver!
    Defender tells me that there is some incompatibly.
    Serves me right for trying to outthink Microsoft.
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    Sticky: Dodgy Solution to HD 4000 driver problems

    From the Intel Community forum a member suggested disabling Memory Integrity in Windows Defender.
    It works - "This driver is working properly" and multi-screen capability restored.
    This appears to...
  3. Replies 390 Views 416,742

    Sticky: Driver updated - but still incompatible!

    I successfully uninstalled the old driver - I had previously not ticked the "delete the driver software for this device" box.
    I then installed the 10.18.10.5059 Intel driver (16/08/2018) which is...
  4. Replies 390 Views 416,742

    Sticky: Intel Graphics Driver for 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors.

    Updating to Win 10 v1809 caused the loss of multiple display capability on my old laptop, vintage 2012.

    The story so far :-

    Laptop : Samsung NP550P5C-S03UKProcessor: i5-3210M @ 250Ghz Ivy...
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    Installation & Upgrade Success at last

    After many weeks of repeated 1803 downloads and failures to install I went for the in-place upgrade.
    To my surprise - it worked! First thing I did was image my system and C drives - I am now doing...
  6. Thread: Upgrade 1803 Failed by oldie
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 13 Views 17,183

    Can I use previously downloaded 1803 upgrade

    I have set my computer to 'metered connection' to avoid continuous downloads of 1803 and subsequent reversions to 1709. I now download from the Microsoft Update Catalog when a new update is...
  7. Thread: Restore Windows Update Service by oldie
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 7 Views 5,296

    Resolved - after a fashion

    I am afraid I took the nuclear option and reset my Win 10 Home, having ticked the box to keep my files etc.

    Windows update now works - but I seem to have lost my old mail program and a few others...
  8. Thread: Restore Windows Update Service by oldie
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 7 Views 5,296

    Brinks Reset Windows solution

    Thanks for the elegant solution.I downloaded the .bat file and proceeded as instructed.The result followed your script as far as "cannot reset windows update since 'windows update' (wuauserv) failed...
  9. Thread: Restore Windows Update Service by oldie
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 7 Views 5,296

    Restore Windows Update Service

    In an effort to stop the relentless lengthy downloading and subsequent failure to install of the Features Update (to 1803) I used a workaround that included stopping the windows update service in...
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    Chrome still freezes/fails to display page selected

    Since installing Win 10 I have had a variety of problems with Chrome and in general reinstalling has temporarily solved the problem. I have the latest version of Chrome installed but I occasionally...
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    Successful action!

    I found that RadDAd's method of opening task manager and doing an end task on the Local Authority Security Process actually worked.
    I have had this fault on and off for three weeks but believed...
  12. Thread: Does Win10 clean up installation files at 30 day limit by oldie
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 1 Views 1,230

    Does Win10 clean up installation files at 30 day limit

    I intend to keep Win10 after upgrading from Win7.
    At the automatic removal of Windows.old after 30 days, are the Win10 installation files removed too?
    Should I defrag my main drive and use...
  13. Thread: Adding new accounts to Windows Mail by oldie
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 2 Views 5,446

    New account now added

    Thank you for your reply.
    My main error was not scrolling the 'Add Account' page so I never saw the 'Advanced' option beneath the 'imap or POP3' choice. It was just what I was looking for!

    My...
  14. Thread: Adding new accounts to Windows Mail by oldie
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 2 Views 5,446

    Adding new accounts to Windows Mail

    I have added a gmail account to the Mail app but cannot add a Plusnet POP3 account in Settings/Accounts/Add account. In 'other accounts' I enter the email address and password and get the message :...
  15. Thread: Cortana and Start Menu aren't working by oldie
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 8,513

    Further Start Panel problems

    I spoke too soon.

    Following an overnight shutdown the same message appeared again

    'Cortana and Start Menu aren't working. We'll try to fix it the next time you sign in. Sign out now'.

    I...
  16. Thread: Cortana and Start Menu aren't working by oldie
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 8,513

    Problem temporarily solved

    I uninstalled the two most recent updates, KB3081449 and KB3081448.
    The latest made no difference but the earlier one took some time, needed two restarts and some time to uninstall.
    My laptop now...
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    Regrettably, since the Start Menu is unavailable...

    Regrettably, since the Start Menu is unavailable I cannot Restart and Simultaneously press the Shift Button as recommended in the link. I can only turn off by using the power button.
    Full details...
  18. Thread: Cortana and Start Menu aren't working by oldie
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 8,513

    Cortana and Start Menu aren't working

    I upgraded to Win 10 a week ago and after a long updating session was well pleased with the OS - everything seemed to work normally and much faster than before.
    However, a day after the last updates...
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    My C:Windows/Update File has been downloading for...

    My C:Windows/Update File has been downloading for the last half hour
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