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  1. Thread: pin code by awildttrout
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 9 Views 1,654

    reply

    Thanks to all who replied. Installing with no wifi did it. MS has taken control of the install process and you do things their way.
  2. Thread: user account control by awildttrout
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 1 Views 1,284

    user account control

    Hi Group, Rather suddenly, Adobe Acrobat Pro has started asking for user account control permissions to open files. "Do I want this app to make changes to this device?" Can I change permissions for...
  3. Thread: pin code by awildttrout
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 9 Views 1,654

    older versions of w 10

    I remember in the past, I was able to install W 10 without any password, pin or any other login. It just booted straight to desktop. Is that even possible any more? Is there anywhere that older...
  4. Thread: pin code by awildttrout
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 9 Views 1,654

    pin code

    Hi Group, I'm installing a new copy of windows 10 and I'm prompted to set a pin code. I dont want a pin code. I cant find a way around this. Is there a way I can do this without setting a pin code?...
  5. Thread: Killer Control Center by awildttrout
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 1 Views 15,250

    Killer Control Center

    Hi Group, Every time there is a Windows 10 update, "Killer Control Center" is downloaded as well. 5 times in a row now. It seems to be coming directly from Microsoft. What is this and how can I stop...
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    Racing and Rally games. Started with Grand Prix...

    Racing and Rally games. Started with Grand Prix legends way back there. Now Dirt Rally, Codemasters Dirt series WRC 7. F-1. I used mostly a joystick all that time (probably nearly 20 years, but...
  7. Thread: Error messages at DMV website by awildttrout
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 1 Views 687

    Error messages at DMV website

    Hi GroupI have a neighbor who is trying to reach the CA DMV. She is getting messages like: "performing a TLS handshake" to Request Rejected, "Secure connection failed." "The connection to the server...
  8. Thread: Windows 10 search finds nothing by awildttrout
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 904

    I went to control panel and chose to rebuild the...

    I went to control panel and chose to rebuild the index, said it might take some time.
  9. Thread: Windows 10 search finds nothing by awildttrout
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 904

    Thanks

    Thanks for your reply. I opened "indexing options" and saw "waiting to receive indexing status" and then the window crashed. Just wont respond to anything.
  10. Thread: Windows 10 search finds nothing by awildttrout
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 904

    Windows 10 search finds nothing

    Hi group, I guess the title says it all here. Windows 10 search finds nothing, just grinds and grinds. Appreciate any ideas.
  11. Thread: net framework by awildttrout
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 778

    net framework

    Sorry, I know I posted this before but I cant find it now. I have W10 which was upgraded from W7 free back in the day when it was in the system tray to install from there free. Now, when booting, I...
  12. Thread: net framework by awildttrout
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 778

    net framework

    Hi, Every time I boot up, I get a prompt to install net framework 3.5. I go through the process but then the files can not be found. I dont know if I need it or not but I want this prompt to go away....
  13. Thread: windows modules installer by awildttrout
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 1,373

    windows modules installer

    Hi, I have a lot of restore points piling up in my list of restore points with the title "windows modules installer." Almost one every day. I cant find anything matching in event viewer or task...
  14. Thread: errors by awildttrout
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 453

    errors

    Hi Group, I'm having crashes where everything crashes and the screen goes black. After a hard shut down and reboot, I go to event viewer and see errors 10016,1101, 6008, and 41. This just started...
  15. Thread: Create Restore Points by awildttrout
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 1 Views 1,006

    Create Restore Points

    Hi Group, I'm wondering if W-10 can be configured to create a system restore point on a regular basis? Like maybe once a week or so. Also, how much drive space does a restore point use?
    Thanks
  16. Thread: You device needs to be repaired. by awildttrout
    Forum: BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Replies 5 Views 980

    Getting worse

    Now, the BSOD appears at the same moment as the Dell logo, so it's not even possible to get to the boot options. :cry::cry::cry:
  17. Thread: You device needs to be repaired. by awildttrout
    Forum: BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Replies 5 Views 980

    Thanks. I was able to run the Dell diagnostics...

    Thanks. I was able to run the Dell diagnostics but it froze about 10% in and no more progress for the next 6 hours.
  18. Thread: You device needs to be repaired. by awildttrout
    Forum: BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Replies 5 Views 980

    You device needs to be repaired.

    I have a new Dell XPS desktop. Suddenly, at boot, I got the blue screen. "Recovery, Your PC/Device needs to be repaired, A required device isn't connected or cant be accessed. Error code: 0xc000000e....
  19. Thread: Access to new SSD denied by awildttrout
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 3,561

    The drive wasn't new,. I had used it before.

    The drive wasn't new,. I had used it before.
  20. Thread: Access to new SSD denied by awildttrout
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 3,561

    Access to new SSD denied

    Hi Group
    I have a new 500 GB SSD to replace my current 250 Gb SSD. I cant open up the new drive or do anything with it because "You dont currently have permission to access this folder." I have...
  21. Thread: Password prompt, but never set password by awildttrout
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 9 Views 9,285

    Thanks

    Thanks to all who replied. There was a lot of good information here.
  22. Thread: Password prompt, but never set password by awildttrout
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 9 Views 9,285

    Password prompt, but never set password

    Hi Group,
    Well, finally happened. We take extreme care when we set up Windows. We take every measure to make absolutely we never enter a password. Microsoft lays a minefield to try to force a...
  23. Thread: 2 boot options by awildttrout
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 8,506

    Thanks for your replies. I wiped the HDD with...

    Thanks for your replies.

    I wiped the HDD with DBAN.

    I went to msconfig/boot tab and there is only one OS entry there.
  24. Thread: 2 boot options by awildttrout
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 8,506

    2 boot options

    HI Group,
    I just put an SSD drive in my new Dell XPS 8920 desktop. I used Macrium Reflect to Clone the HDD to The SSD. I then wiped the HDD. So now I have one operating system on the SSD which works...
  25. Thread: System Image by awildttrout
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 6 Views 2,315

    Thanks for your replies

    This drive originally came with Acronis but I think it expired. The key doesn't work any more. Acronis is now $45/per year and the free trial version does not have the clone feature. Any ideas on...
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