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  1. Thread: win10 pro upgrade from win10 home by bbxrider
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    thanks for the sanity check, for sure the ms way...

    thanks for the sanity check, for sure the ms way can be maddening
  2. Thread: win10 pro upgrade from win10 home by bbxrider
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    showkeyplus info is bizarre and convoluted

    I guess I have to trust windows settings that I'm fully updated and activated to win10 pro, despite the
    bizarre and I would say conflicting information from showkeyplus

    showkeyplus screens
    ...
  3. Thread: win10 pro upgrade from win10 home by bbxrider
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 7 Views 481

    chg license from home to pro appears to require add'l activation

    this is the sequence of updating first with the generic license,
    followed by updating to the purchased license,
    that asterik message seems clear that more needs to done
    after submitting new...
  4. Thread: win10 pro upgrade from win10 home by bbxrider
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 7 Views 481

    win10 pro upgrade from win10 home

    I'm upgrading my home edition to pro which I have done before with other win10 home pc's, don't need or want the hassle of a new install.
    I got a win10 pro, its the full pkg, with an install cd....
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    sorry to hear your hassle keith, it just happened...

    sorry to hear your hassle keith, it just happened to me posting a reply with 7 pics :-((
    breaking the link to OneDrive freed up placing and allocating, I will most likely just put certain
    folders...
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    thanks try3, I have done that with some folders,...

    thanks try3, I have done that with some folders, but they don't appear in the 'this pc' list, see pic from my post just above, they do show up in other file save dialogues, as I remember from coding...
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    thanks again for all the replys, apologize for...

    thanks again for all the replys, apologize for the delay in posting this reply, all was good to set things up as soon as I got one drive out of the way!
    but as to why I wanted to use the default ms...
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    can't change location of Documents folder

    chased down a bunch of posts for the error message but not found an answer yet

    I added a new registry entry that was a post suggestion to fix
    325308

    I'm suspicious it has some thing to do with...
  9. Replies 6 Views 2,695

    thanks everybody, its subtle the difference to...

    thanks everybody, its subtle the difference to get the option to choose a program vs only ms apps, as Bree posted, I forgot how easy it is with the properties panel, and it gives the full choice...
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    change default program when not listed by ms for that file type

    win10
    want to change default photos app for .jpg to faststone, but not available to search in installed programs for it, just the ms store,
    hopefully there is some way to do this, not just for...
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    dumb luck

    thanks for reply, turns out before I even checked the link I decided to clean up files via the properties for my SSD os drive cleanup option, to my pleasant surprise there was the box to check to...
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    can't delete windows.old after changing myself to the owner

    keep getting blocked trying to delete windows.old to free up 17gb on my SSD which is my win10 os drive
    I thought it might work if I was able to delete the sub folders first, I was able to delete a...
  13. Thread: updates resetting changed defaults and settings by bbxrider
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 0 Views 1,387

    updates resetting changed defaults and settings

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    updates resetting changed defaults and settings

    the recent w10 updates I have rec'd are resetting defaults, like default browser from chrome to...
  14. Thread: really??? windows upgrades delete previous settings by bbxrider
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 644

    pushing their own apps

    the taskbar items get replaced with edge, microsoft store and ms mail, I thought they got busted for behavior like this? unfairly pushing their own apps because they have the o/s
    when you can't...
  15. Thread: really??? windows upgrades delete previous settings by bbxrider
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 644

    really??? windows upgrades delete previous settings

    the the last 3 'mandatory' upgrades have reset a bunch of settings like taskbar items and even some product installs, such that I have to resupply my registration, eg, office, textpad, faststone
    ...
  16. Thread: once again can't see computers on network by bbxrider
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 7 Views 1,874

    again working ok from one box to the other , but...

    again working ok from one box to the other , but not vice versa, see below for what I get from the box where not working, I think I did every thing but set up the shortcuts in the comprehensive...
  17. Thread: once again can't see computers on network by bbxrider
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 7 Views 1,874

    thanks very much for the follow and the super and...

    thanks very much for the follow and the super and I mean super mega link for the network sharing setup[

    from the previous post I had set bothFunction Discovery Provider HostFunction Discovery...
  18. Thread: once again can't see computers on network by bbxrider
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 7 Views 1,874

    both the function discovery services were running...

    both the function discovery services were running but manual so I set them to auto
    making progress, perhaps my mistake for not doing enuf restarts after making some changes
    both boxes running...
  19. Thread: once again can't see computers on network by bbxrider
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 7 Views 1,874

    once again can't see computers on network

    this seems to happen over and over with new versions of windows
    I am running windows version: Win32NT 10.0.17134.0 Microsoft Windows NT 10.0.17134.0
    I have shared documents folder with...
  20. Thread: android phone drivers by bbxrider
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 4 Views 1,609

    asus zenfone 3 windows 10 drivers

    thanks, I had been to that site and downloaded their latest_usb_driver_windows.zip, it was not clear that it would provide drivers for an asus phone, however I reached a point of frustration to try...
  21. Thread: android phone drivers by bbxrider
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 4 Views 1,609

    android drivers

    been there done all that, this particular win 10 install not cooperating, so thinking I have to fix manually myself, thats why I posted about all the drivers on the machine where all works well and...
  22. Thread: android phone drivers by bbxrider
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 4 Views 1,609

    android phone drivers

    got multiple questions in this post

    this is for an asus zenfone 3, android 7.1.1
    my win10 pro machine sees the phone ok, in devices it shows the following drivers see below
    just wondering why...
  23. Thread: how many accounts are there? by bbxrider
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 8 Views 1,918

    btw, just logged out and signed back into my ms...

    btw, just logged out and signed back into my ms account and only a password was needed, yay! sticking with that for now for sure
  24. Thread: how many accounts are there? by bbxrider
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 8 Views 1,918

    thanks for the reply went there and I don't...

    thanks for the reply
    went there and I don't know whether to laugh or cry, now don't forget I've already successfully logged in to my ms account when I click the more security options link guess...
  25. Thread: how many accounts are there? by bbxrider
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 8 Views 1,918

    As I go through this I am both asking questions...

    As I go through this I am both asking questions and making statements. I'm hoping to get answers to questions and corrections or amplifications to statements if needed

    .So there is a basic...
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