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  1. Thread: Cannot update from 10586, v 1511, to 16299, v 1803 by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 9 Views 1,764

    Thank you for your help. After yet another...

    Thank you for your help.
    After yet another failed install I bit the bullet and did a usb install and that meant configure and reinstall a bit.
  2. Thread: Cannot update from 10586, v 1511, to 16299, v 1803 by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 9 Views 1,764

    The laptop is going through an ISO file update...

    The laptop is going through an ISO file update now and is taking its time.<br>SFC / scannow came back o.k. I did this before starting the update process.
    I do not use the laptop very often and...
  3. Thread: Cannot update from 10586, v 1511, to 16299, v 1803 by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 9 Views 1,764

    I saw in another thread that people were advised...

    I saw in another thread that people were advised to run SFC /scannow. So the Laptop is just doing this.

    I have put the Laptop details into the thread starter, but could nt find the 2nd computer...
  4. Thread: Cannot update from 10586, v 1511, to 16299, v 1803 by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 9 Views 1,764

    Cannot update from 10586, v 1511, to 16299, v 1803

    My laptop runs Win10, 10586 and when I boot up I have been getting the message to update.
    No matter what I do like follow the instructions, use an iso file to update the update fails.

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  5. Thread: Thumbs.db on desktop by 26dipp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 793

    The desktop is not shared. I have some shared...

    The desktop is not shared.
    I have some shared folders and I do not have strong feelings about thumbs.db there.
    I have not had any new programme installs when there was a new"thumbs.db" on the...
  6. Thread: Thumbs.db on desktop by 26dipp
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 793

    Thumbs.db on desktop

    For a while I have been having a Thumbs.db icon in the top left of my desktop screen. I have tried a registry tweak - see attachment - and that seemed to have worked for a couple of weeks. I disabled...
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    I had a look in event viewer, but I have never...

    I had a look in event viewer, but I have never opened this and it is just a huge amount of data in there.

    The Local Security network settings are on private for all networks. I do not know why...
  8. Replies 6 Views 5,964

    And Windows 10 is back to public settings despite...

    And Windows 10 is back to public settings despite this being o.k. for almost an entire week.
    The look of the Group policy editor has changed. I don't know whether windows 10 / bloody Microsoft have...
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    Thanks, I went through the steps. I will report...

    Thanks,
    I went through the steps.
    I will report back on how long we keep the private network setting.
  10. Replies 6 Views 5,964

    Network property keeps changing between public and private

    This is really frustrating with Microsoft.
    The Network used to be stable and reliable, but it is not anymore.
    We have several PCs in the house and some are hardwired and some are on wifi. They...
  11. Thread: Boot problem since Windows 10 update by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 11 Views 1,808

    Thank you for the reply. The idea of wiping and...

    Thank you for the reply.
    The idea of wiping and reinstalling makes me cringe a bit. I know that a clean install might eliminate problems, but if the same updates are loaded again as MS offers them...
  12. Thread: Boot problem since Windows 10 update by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 11 Views 1,808

    O.k., thanks, but win7 is a building site for the...

    O.k., thanks, but win7 is a building site for the future now.

    Is there anything that I can do to fix this boot behavior, other than a complete reset?
  13. Thread: Boot problem since Windows 10 update by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 11 Views 1,808

    I am not asking for help to "reactivate" Win7...

    I am not asking for help to "reactivate" Win7 legally or illegally. At present it is just sitting on my hard drive UNactivated anyway.
    I only added this to explain my original multi boot setup.
    The...
  14. Thread: Boot problem since Windows 10 update by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 11 Views 1,808

    I had kept win7 after upgrading to win10 with the...

    I had kept win7 after upgrading to win10 with the idea of going back if any problems occurred. Win10 is working o.k., BUT I am still using an old PDA - Dell Axim X51V. This syncronized without...
  15. Thread: Boot problem since Windows 10 update by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 11 Views 1,808

    Thanks for the reply. I used to use dual boot and...

    Thanks for the reply. I used to use dual boot and it is still setup in MBR, but I have not actually selected it for a while and the old win 7 does not have an activation key since the upgrade to win...
  16. Thread: Boot problem since Windows 10 update by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 11 Views 1,808

    Boot problem since Windows 10 update

    For a few months now I have been having problems with the boot. I normally shut down Win 10 fully. I cannot say after which update it was, but suddenly Win 10 was reporting errors when booting which...
  17. Thread: Driver / Device support by 26dipp
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 0 Views 917

    Driver / Device support

    When I upgraded from windows 7 ultimate to Windows 10 Pro all the drivers and connections seemed to have come across without problem. I use a Dell Axim x51v PPC. It was visible and accessible.
    Last...
  18. Thread: Clean install while keeping existing partitions? by 26dipp
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 7 Views 5,091

    I bit the bullet and chose "Reset" in the Win 10...

    I bit the bullet and chose "Reset" in the Win 10 options.
    It leaves other partitions and OSs alone and only pastes a new install onto the existing Windows 10. It recoveres the windows activation...
  19. Thread: CHKDSK problem by 26dipp
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 6 Views 24,833

    Solved I have only recently upgraded to Windows 10 Pro...

    I have only recently upgraded to Windows 10 Pro and I was getting frequent chkdsk runs when I went back into my dual boot Windows 7. Last night windows 7 did a chkdsk again and seemed to "fix" a lot...
  20. Thread: How do I see my product key? by 26dipp
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 64 Views 9,842

    Thank you, that I got it, The key you posted is...

    Thank you, that I got it, The key you posted is the one I found.....
    Is this a universal upgrade key?
  21. Thread: Clean install while keeping existing partitions? by 26dipp
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 7 Views 5,091

    I am at the point where a windows 10 pro upgrade...

    I am at the point where a windows 10 pro upgrade is totally stuck - after 3 weeks - and I have to bite the bullet and choose the win 10 reset. Now my PC has 2 drives with several partitions and a...
  22. Thread: How do I see my product key? by 26dipp
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 64 Views 9,842

    Can I retrieve a windows 10 pro key from within a...

    Can I retrieve a windows 10 pro key from within a windows 7 OS? My win 10 decided to be corrupted, but the win 7 dual boot is still working.
  23. Thread: Unfortunately this PC is unable to run Windows 10 by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 10,031

    Thanks I started to run it and download...

    Thanks I started to run it and download windows10. Will there be any checks along the installation?
  24. Thread: Unfortunately this PC is unable to run Windows 10 by 26dipp
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 10,031

    Unfortunately this PC is unable to run Windows 10

    I need some help please.
    I have a Dell Dimension E521 which is running Win7 ultimate fine.
    I reserved Win10 and have got the icon. It told me that I would not be able to upgrade because of my old...
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