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  1. Thread: Updated to Win 20H2 but can not sign in to my local account by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 20 Views 1,342

    Just for kicks, I booted into safe mode and I was...

    Just for kicks, I booted into safe mode and I was able to sign in perfectly. What does that mean? :sarc:
    When something works in Safe mode but not in normal Windows it means that third-party...
  2. Thread: Screwed Up! by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 14 Views 743

    Good work! As a PS; I have also experienced...

    Good work! As a PS; I have also experienced System Restore issues that are almost always resolved by running it in Troubleshoot mode. All settings/Windows update/Recovery/Advanced startup. Reboots...
  3. Thread: Reset Windows 10 prior to selling laptop by mrgeek
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 9 Views 489

    I would disconnect internet when doing the setup,...

    I would disconnect internet when doing the setup, then turn off when you get to the 'Who will be using this computer' dialog. At that point the buyer can enter their credentials and connect their own...
  4. Thread: How can I "permanently" disable Windows Defender? by mrgeek
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 1,066

    That will not disable WD, I have it set that way...

    That will not disable WD, I have it set that way and run both side-by-side
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  5. Thread: My sign-in email is inextricably linked to the wrong account. by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 11 Views 987

    What you're experiencing is that the aol is your...

    What you're experiencing is that the aol is your Windows device alias, which is separate from your Outlook acct which is for MS services but can also serve as your device id. If you bought a 2nd PC,...
  6. Thread: STRANGE PROBLEM: Windows 10 Updated Itself to Version 21H1??? by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 677

    It will update both. Same comment applies to...

    It will update both. Same comment applies to 2004, as long as it has been updated within last 2 months, just not as quick as if you had 20H2
  7. Thread: STRANGE PROBLEM: Windows 10 Updated Itself to Version 21H1??? by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 677

    Just Restart. If you're on the latest 20H2, it's...

    Just Restart. If you're on the latest 20H2, it's a quick install enabling already installed components from present Build .1110.
  8. Replies 3 Views 243

    This tutorial may help, in this situation - ...

    This tutorial may help, in this situation -
    Restore Default Location of Personal Folders in Windows 10
  9. Thread: 2 user accounts - Office 2016 admin profile / Office 365 2nd? by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 3 Views 318

    If her account is Standard vs Admin account, she...

    If her account is Standard vs Admin account, she should not be able to access your libraries. As Admin, you can change this in Settings/Accounts.
    As for cross programs, you need to review the...
  10. Thread: Passwords by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 34 Views 1,852

    That's normal whether MS or Local account. Mine...

    That's normal whether MS or Local account. Mine shows that and I use a MS account. Good news- no other names in lower L corner means no other accounts on device. What happens when you hit 'Forgot...
  11. Thread: Update to 21H1 vanished from WU by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 21 Views 2,268

    Good, that is the most recent update from...

    Good, that is the most recent update from official history -
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/windows-10-update-history-7dd3071a-3906-fa2c-c342-f7f86728a6e3

    If you now want to advance...
  12. Thread: How to remove Microsoft news button? by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 378

    r-click weather icon/News and interest/turn off

    r-click weather icon/News and interest/turn off
  13. Replies 16 Views 1,252

    This MS article may help you - ...

    This MS article may help you -
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/install-and-use-different-versions-of-office-on-the-same-pc-6ebb44ce-18a3-43f9-a187-b78c513788bf
  14. Thread: Home page problem by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 499

    I just changed mine to ESPN.com. Worked instantly...

    I just changed mine to ESPN.com. Worked instantly and just fine after restarting Edge. Again, what website are you trying to use as home page?
  15. Thread: Home page problem by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 499

    335116 Are you clicking the home page icon...

    335116

    Are you clicking the home page icon (house)? What homepage address did you set? Your screenshot shows you're on a New tab not a home page. Set home page like this, then click house icon to...
  16. Thread: Home page problem by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 499

    You are opening a new tab, not home page. Refine...

    You are opening a new tab, not home page. Refine new tab options by clicking the gear in upper-R corner.
    If you want a specific home page, click the 3-dot menu in upper-R corner, then Settings and...
  17. Thread: Can I change my user name as used by WIN10 by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 5 Views 1,149

    "Can I add a user ian with administrator...

    "Can I add a user ian with administrator privileges and then after moving folders from iande to ian delete iande?"

    ABSOLUTELY. This is the easiest way w/o fiddling with registry entries and...
  18. Thread: MS Edge Removal 20H2 (almost done) by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 17 Views 15,646

    For all the work you put in, :banghead: wasn't it...

    For all the work you put in, :banghead: wasn't it easier to just not use it? :confused: What does a 'scannow' or 'online restore health' command produce?
  19. Thread: Download Windows 10 ISO File by mrgeek
    Forum: Tutorials
    Replies 872 Views 3,892,859

    Installation & Upgrade See "Bree's" post #868. MCT ISO is based on Apr...

    See "Bree's" post #868. MCT ISO is based on Apr cum update.
  20. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,771

    Did you try just restoring the Macrium image? If...

    Did you try just restoring the Macrium image? If it's not too old, should revert system to prior state but you'll lose new files and programs since snapshot.
    If that's not an option, create a...
  21. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,771

    Try the Macrium command prompt, should be in PE...

    Try the Macrium command prompt, should be in PE mode. Is Macrium on an ext drive or usb? If command prompt in Macrium fails, change the boot order in the bios so your Win10 usb is at top of boot...
  22. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,771

    Yes, change boot order in bios first, otherwise...

    Yes, change boot order in bios first, otherwise it will boot os from your hd in safe mode last seen. I'd leave it that way, really won't slow down boot more than millisec to realize there's no...
  23. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,771

    Do you have an installation usb, or can you...

    Do you have an installation usb, or can you create one on another computer, using Media Creation tool? If so, use it to boot to Windows RE, repair computer then in Recovery Options, select command...
  24. Thread: Update Win 10 Home from v1709 to 20h2 by mrgeek
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 3,068

    Just have to walk her thru getting into BIOS to...

    Just have to walk her thru getting into BIOS to change boot order to usb and then delete all partitions to one unallocated space to clean install. Just be patient with the BIOS part. Good Luck
  25. Thread: Latest Microsoft Edge released for Windows by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 2,051 Views 549,938

    Don't know if this was on the list but I see my...

    Don't know if this was on the list but I see my taskbar icon has my profile picture, maybe to distinguish between multiple users? But Canary doesn't have it :really:
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