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    Outlook 2019 is opening as small window at top left of screen

    Recently Outlook 2019 has started to open in the upper left quadrant of the screen and as quite a small window, and it keeps getting smaller and smaller.

    I'm pretty sure it always used to open the...
  2. Thread: Save File, "New Folder" very slow by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    Save File, "New Folder" very slow

    Lately when attempting downloads or saving files, the Save File "New Folder" button seems to take forever to complete (at least a minute).

    I can't pin down exactly when this started happening,...
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    I don't wish to disable hibernation thanks

    I don't wish to disable hibernation thanks
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    Docking station connects to multi-way connector...

    Docking station connects to multi-way connector in the base of the laptop.

    Fast startup got turned off ages ago. So unfortunately that's not the problem

    Thanks
    David
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    Resume from hibernate uses wrong monitor

    Windows 20H2.

    Dell M6800 laptop.

    I have a monitor in my desk that's plugged into the Display Port outlet on my docking station.

    If I boot the laptop the monitor on the desk is selected as...
  6. Thread: New droppings on Desktop by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    No they didn't but they've vanished since a...

    No they didn't but they've vanished since a restart so lets close this as one of life's mysteries!

    PS I can live with Hide Protected operating system files!

    D.
  7. Thread: New droppings on Desktop by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    Indeed BUT I WANT File Explorer to show me hidden...

    Indeed BUT I WANT File Explorer to show me hidden files. The desktop display should take that into account and quietly hide the desktop.ini files
  8. Thread: New droppings on Desktop by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    New droppings on Desktop

    In addition to the annoying desktop.ini files that have cluttered my desktop for ages, I now also get these:

    309692

    and they re-appear if I delete them.

    I think these appeared when I...
  9. Thread: Viewing Windows Error Log files (WER)? by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    Thank you

    Thank you
  10. Thread: Viewing Windows Error Log files (WER)? by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    Viewing Windows Error Log files (WER)?

    Getting crashes in iTunes/MobileSyncServer Error log files seem to have been written in

    \ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive

    How can I view these please? I'm getting permission...
  11. Thread: Hibernate immediately reboots by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    No just in a different time zone and having other...

    No just in a different time zone and having other stuff to do besides. Video driver is latest as far as W10 is concerned. I'll see what nVidia has to offer. I'll also try turning off fast...
  12. Thread: Hibernate immediately reboots by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
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    Honestly I think this is the first time I've ever...

    Honestly I think this is the first time I've ever tried to hibernate this computer (HP Z800).

    BIOS is latest version.

    David
  13. Thread: Hibernate immediately reboots by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 11 Views 1,918

    C:\Users\amonra>powercfg /lastwake Wake History...

    C:\Users\amonra>powercfg /lastwake
    Wake History Count - 1
    Wake History [0]
    Wake Source Count - 0

    - - - Updated - - -



    It's a wake from hibernate, not a reboot.
  14. Thread: Hibernate immediately reboots by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 11 Views 1,918

    Hibernate immediately reboots

    Strange but true - one of my systems will hibernate, sit there for a few moments and then comes back up again.

    Windows 10 Version 2004

    How on earth to fix?

    David
  15. Thread: Recovery Partition always mounted by perdrix
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
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    I launched Partition Wizard and it offered me the...

    I launched Partition Wizard and it offered me the option to change the disk letter on that partition, which I did and set it to Remove the disk letter - job done.

    D.
  16. Thread: Recovery Partition always mounted by perdrix
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 3 Views 545

    Recovery Partition always mounted

    Windows 1909

    I converted my main boot drive to GPT (I have no idea if this is relevant, but mention it for completeness).

    Since doing so the "Recovery Partition" is always mounted as Drive G.
    ...
  17. Thread: Registry location for storing data by perdrix
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Registry location for storing data

    I'm creating a new release (version 5) of an application whose registry contents won't be compatible with earlier releases, so I changed my code to write everything under:
    ...
  18. Thread: Displaying text from another language by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 1,374

    The way 7Zip handles different languages is quite...

    The way 7Zip handles different languages is quite clever, but I couldn't find anything that gave ma any clues.

    Lets take a different approach:

    In the .rc file for Trad. Chinese I have (for...
  19. Thread: Displaying text from another language by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 1,374

    AFAIK, the Chinese text displays fine on systems...

    AFAIK, the Chinese text displays fine on systems whose locale is Chinese - if it didn't I'm sure I'd get lots of complaints.

    If you can solve my problem ... that would help greatly
  20. Thread: Displaying text from another language by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 1,374

    Displaying text from another language

    I am one of the developers for an open-source application (DeepSkyStacker). It provides support for multiple languages by using multiple rc files. The user can switch language on the fly.

    I've...
  21. Thread: Windows Explorer Search disabled? by perdrix
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 344

    Windows Explorer Search disabled?

    Version 1909 (18363.592)

    I opened my Documents folder to find a file. Tried to click into the Search entry field and I couldn't?!

    Any clues what could cause this? Is there a way to get this...
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    Getting IR port working (code 19) - re-add IRDA to W10 1909

    This HP 6910p has a IR port, but W10 (1909) reported Code 19 for the device driver (mis-configured in the registry).

    After quite a bit of digging I found that MS removed IRDA support in 1903...
  23. Thread: Dual boot puzzle by perdrix
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    Your thought to turn Hibernate off reminded me...

    Your thought to turn Hibernate off reminded me about "Hybrid Shutdown" aka "Fast Startup", so I did a "Shift Key/Shutdown" to do a full shutdown and that allowed the boot options screen to be...
  24. Thread: Dual boot puzzle by perdrix
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 465

    I can try that, but I use Hibernate regularly -...

    I can try that, but I use Hibernate regularly - is that just a debugging step?

    D.
  25. Thread: Dual boot puzzle by perdrix
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    Dual boot puzzle

    I've just set up an old HP 6910p lappie with Windows XP (to support a parallel port EPROM programmer) and W10 in dual boot configuration.

    The BCD is set up to boot W10 by default with a ten second...
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