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  1. Thread: Badly needed; Password manager. by mrgeek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 22 Views 25,621

    DITTO! I set Properties to hidden, put it in a...

    DITTO! I set Properties to hidden, put it in a folder a couple levels deep in a main folder and revert to default 'un-check Hidden items' in File explorer View. Then just enable View Hidden items...
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    It's the system volume when you press the key to...

    It's the system volume when you press the key to +/- the level. It should fade out in a few seconds. This is Groove playing at bottom and your screenshot shows up for 3-4 secs after I change Vol then...
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    Just update an HP desktop yesterday. In...

    Just update an HP desktop yesterday. In Settings/Windows Update/View optional updates there are numerous PCI controller driver updates, mostly dated 2015 so ignored. You might check that section,...
  4. Thread: Reputation and Badges [3] by mrgeek
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 924 Views 55,717

    Sticky: Thanks to All for the congrats. Why this group is...

    Thanks to All for the congrats. Why this group is the best support group out there. :party:
  5. Thread: recovery drive of W10 Home by mrgeek
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 12 Views 990

    Did you run the tool (it'll take less than 5 mins...

    Did you run the tool (it'll take less than 5 mins to install and do drive scan)? It will do a much deeper scan than File explorer.
  6. Thread: recovery drive of W10 Home by mrgeek
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 12 Views 990

    My question is where could have the files gone...

    My question is where could have the files gone whilst backing up the system on a drive and why not all of them? Alternatively, when rebooting from a restore point, why weren't all the files back on...
  7. Thread: 20H2 Netplwiz no longer has auto login by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 16 Views 43,778

    devnull;2184966-So, I disabled the indicated...

    devnull;2184966-So, I disabled the indicated setting, "Require a password when a computer wakes (plugged in)", in gpedit.msc, and now Sign-in options looks like this:
    324773
    But netplwiz has _not_...
  8. Thread: Feature update to Windows 10, version 20H2 not downloading. by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 56 Views 13,981

    Yes. When you use the link in the tutorial-...

    Yes. When you use the link in the tutorial- https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 simply hit the 'Update now' button. Run the Update Assistant that downloads and select 'Keep...
  9. Thread: User account image at log-on by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 35 Views 6,257

    It would be helpful to post a screen shot of what...

    It would be helpful to post a screen shot of what image you are trying to get rid of. Cheers
  10. Thread: Office 2019 picking up old account by mrgeek
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 3 Views 317

    Did you run the tool in Option 2 of your link...

    Did you run the tool in Option 2 of your link with internet disconnected? Then install Office 2019 with internet still disconnected. Once you re-connect internet, user can sign-in with their...
  11. Thread: Unable to remove shared folders by mrgeek
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 3 Views 317

    Thank you for the reminder to really put some...

    Thank you for the reminder to really put some effort into this. It drove me nuts a long time ago so I had abandoned trying. Also, thanks for marking this Solved so someone else can find the solution.
  12. Thread: Unable to remove shared folders by mrgeek
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 3 Views 317

    This was a reminder to me that I've had an old...

    This was a reminder to me that I've had an old folder in my 'Shared' section for a while, same problem- no 'Delete' option w/R-click or on tab at top. At some point I must have had something in there...
  13. Thread: Universal Folder Options? by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 12 Views 1,449

    I can confirm that this works thru ext drives...

    I can confirm that this works thru ext drives too. My music and video customized columns on backup drives match my PC's, altho I may have reproduced those manually.

    'whitelion1284'-here are some...
  14. Thread: Universal Folder Options? by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 12 Views 1,449

    Use Option One in this tutorial- Change Folder...

    Use Option One in this tutorial- Change Folder Template in Windows 10
  15. Thread: Still on version 1909: how to force it - or should I? by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 16 Views 4,459

    This is usually the first thing I try when...

    This is usually the first thing I try when updating computers I work on, that are behind on versions. If device truly can't be updated, you get a notice right away that it can't be installed....
  16. Thread: Windows 10 Mail in synched in multiple PC's? by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 519

    Go to 'Settings/Accounts/Sync your settings' like...

    Go to 'Settings/Accounts/Sync your settings' like screenshot. Then sign in on each PC with same MS account which also have Mail installed.
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    It's safer and easier to just use Windows...

    It's safer and easier to just use Windows Accounts, as it was designed, and just create Standard privilege Local Accounts and password your Admin acct; imho
  18. Thread: New stray account appeared after replacing CPU by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 3 Views 268

    Terrific news, thanks for marking topic Solved so...

    Terrific news, thanks for marking topic Solved so someone else with the same problem can find this solution
  19. Thread: Adobe Setup Folder Missing by mrgeek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 8 Views 1,025

    If the next update attempt fails, use Acrobat's...

    If the next update attempt fails, use Acrobat's own uninstall tool which will completely delete all traces. I have used the 32-bit version on 2015-19 DC products, on several computers to repair or...
  20. Thread: New stray account appeared after replacing CPU by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 3 Views 268

    Try this- in your netplwiz 'User Accounts'...

    Try this- in your netplwiz 'User Accounts' screen, check the 'Users must enter ###' box (un-checked in your screenshot). Restart, sign in acct with picture by entering password. Run netplwiz again....
  21. Thread: A question about local account. Switching from MS acct to it. by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 2 Views 259

    You don't need an internet connection to sign-in...

    You don't need an internet connection to sign-in with your MS acct. It just won't sync your settings with other devices, like another pc or phone, access your Rewards or Privacy settings, etc. Also,...
  22. Thread: Did I cause any damage by running Disk Cleanup ? by mrgeek
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 6 Views 499

    No harm, as long as the 'Downloads' is not...

    No harm, as long as the 'Downloads' is not checked off. I know many people who not only never move anything out of there but never back it up either. Thumbnails can get very large but things slow...
  23. Thread: Seeking Adobe Acrobat X Pro Alternatives by mrgeek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 13 Views 1,430

    :really: I wish. It's a daily read, to add to my...

    :really: I wish. It's a daily read, to add to my own knowledge base, as they cover diverse topics :-) I would use the trial to see if it does what you need and use the discount link at the page...
  24. Thread: Seeking Adobe Acrobat X Pro Alternatives by mrgeek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 13 Views 1,430

    Assuming that you want editing features that...

    Assuming that you want editing features that Reader doesn't offer. Wondershare PDFelement has two versions with perpetual licenses that offer most of what you had in Acrobat X Pro. There's a...
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    It's the volume control. Appears after you adjust...

    It's the volume control. Appears after you adjust it +/- then disappears. There's a regedit to adjust the time it stays up but it's harmless. Here's mine-
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