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    :thumbsup: Now you have your Win 10 installed,...

    :thumbsup:

    Now you have your Win 10 installed, do start creating disk images so if something goes wrong - corruption, theft, ransomware, disk failure... you have a complete backup and can recover...
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    Unfortunately going 'out of spec' and updating...

    Unfortunately going 'out of spec' and updating old PCs to Win10 may carry risk and means it becomes your responsibility to try to resolve these problems, if feasible.

    For example, it may be that...
  3. Thread: Abort pending Windows 11 upgrade by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 323

    Yes, thanks, I know- I've had that running for...

    Yes, thanks, I know- I've had that running for quite a bit in a VM (Virtualbox). I signed up as an Insider just out of curiosity originally for another reason, and never received and never intended...
  4. Thread: Laptop Boots Slow After Windows Update by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 618

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    Thank you. There are various freeware driver...

    Thank you.

    There are various freeware driver backup tools around you can use. Just search for one.

    There are also 5 options in that tutorial to try if you wish.
  6. Thread: Hide user name from login screen (no typing the name)? by dalchina
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 2 Views 56

    Hi, you might try this useful utility with full...

    Hi, you might try this useful utility with full explanation (URL)
    341994
    How to make Windows 10 ask for user name and password during log on

    Or see 6 Ways to Hide User Accounts from the Windows...
  7. Thread: Reputation and Badges [3] by dalchina
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 1,141 Views 112,396

    Well done!

    Well done!
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    What you can do from that is to save the audio...

    What you can do from that is to save the audio drivers in use (and any missing drivers), then try reinstalling them on Win 10.

    Backup and Restore Device Drivers in Windows 10
  9. Thread: Abort pending Windows 11 upgrade by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 323

    I think the problem is solved, thanks. The root...

    I think the problem is solved, thanks. The root cause was group policies not being reset correctly when leaving the Insider program. I'd tried to do that before and failed, because although Windows...
  10. Thread: Abort pending Windows 11 upgrade by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 323

    No need to thanks...

    No need to thanks...
  11. Thread: stop 11 from installing by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 2 Views 136

    Hi, I've just experienced that - however I have...

    Hi, I've just experienced that - however I have Pro and found the policies had been set differently to those I'd set myself....
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    You can run it without activation for test...

    You can run it without activation for test purposes.
  13. Thread: Abort pending Windows 11 upgrade by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 323

    No need- I have Pro.. so did it the posh way... ;)

    No need- I have Pro.. so did it the posh way... ;)
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    Thank you for your reply. Win 7 can be...

    Thank you for your reply.

    Win 7 can be downloaded from MS sources using e.g. the Heidoc iso downloader (free).

    There may be a pre-built Win 7 live boot iso file you can download somewhere...
    ...
  15. Thread: Abort pending Windows 11 upgrade by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 323

    Thanks, I've set that as a group policy. That...

    Thanks, I've set that as a group policy.

    That also led me to inspect a related group policy setting- despite having opted out of the Insider program, I found one set to enable preview builds. It's...
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    - a key issue of course. You might try creating...

    - a key issue of course.
    You might try creating a Win 7 live boot disk, boot your PC from that, and see if sound works
    Two Ways To Create Windows 7 Live USB Drive

    .. or put in a spare disk and...
  17. Thread: Abort pending Windows 11 upgrade by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 323

    Abort pending Windows 11 upgrade download

    Hi, whatever I've tried I cannot stop my non-Insider PC downloading Win 11.

    I'm not now signed up as an Insider- and I've never had an Insider build on my PC. I did sign up as an Insider...
  18. Thread: Problem with updates by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 5 Views 138

    21H2 is an Insider build... or do you in fact...

    21H2 is an Insider build... or do you in fact mean 20H2?

    .
    It is very strongly recommended that you be patient- some updates take a little time to be applied, whilst for a few people some...
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    Hi, Calculator has an 'on top' button- is that...

    Hi, Calculator has an 'on top' button- is that set? I can't see one on Photos though.


    Was that a true clean install where you deleted partitions comprising your existing O/S and installed Win...
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    Hi, your laptop seems to be very recent - please...

    Hi, your laptop seems to be very recent - please advise if you used any methods other than Windows Update prior to the increase in boot time.

    You mention a cold boot to lock screen (noted you say...
  21. Thread: Restore last data on external HDD by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 10 Views 365

    Hi, would it be worth doing a couple of checks-...

    Hi, would it be worth doing a couple of checks- SMART params - surface scan to assess damage?
  22. Thread: Laptop Boots Slow After Windows Update by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 618

    That indeed is the idea.. the tool won't run or...

    That indeed is the idea.. the tool won't run or do anything for you otherwise... have a look through those threads and you will see some suggested settings for the tool.

    Note the log can be...
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    Thank you for your reply. Have you tried...

    Thank you for your reply.




    Have you tried using a System Restore point created before that?



    If you look at
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    Thank you for your reply. I thought you posted...

    Thank you for your reply.

    I thought you posted here in search of a solution.

    As you wish to argue against advice given, I must leave you with this as there's clearly no point trying further.
    ...
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    No response I can see to my post #2. Despite that...

    No response I can see to my post #2. Despite that I note:



    Why didn't you do a true clean install? (Tutorial available).

    And verify it's NOT a windows problem by then convincing yourself it...
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