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  1. Thread: Windows 10 Market Share - No Change by chemie
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 20 Views 3,605

    just got my new laptop at work with....Windows 7...

    just got my new laptop at work with....Windows 7 installed. This is a company wide roll out and they still going with Win7.
  2. Thread: Win10 Anniv Pre-install directory? by chemie
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 2 Views 1,149

    I updated two days before the anniversary edition...

    I updated two days before the anniversary edition came out (1551). I have Pro, so yes, I have updates blocked so this is why I wondered how a pre-install directory even showed up
  3. Thread: Win10 Anniv Pre-install directory? by chemie
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 2 Views 1,149

    Win10 Anniv Pre-install directory?

    I do not want and do plan to to install Windows 10 anniversary on my working Win10 install.

    I do see a directory now called "Windows10Upgrade" on c:\ just appeared

    Did M$ just pre-load this...
  4. Replies 74 Views 14,524

    this is why I have updates on manual, ran it 2...

    this is why I have updates on manual, ran it 2 days before the anni version, and plan to not run it again until xmas
  5. Thread: Who has disabled automatic updates in Windows 10? by chemie
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 1,783

    I have it disabled. A good example of why; I ran...

    I have it disabled. A good example of why; I ran it this weekend since I want to skip anniversary edition and it installed a new NVIDA driver which promptly installed things like 3D vision which I...
  6. Replies 26 Views 19,820

    My son thought the deadline was Sunday and called...

    My son thought the deadline was Sunday and called Sat saying he missed it by a day. He upgraded using the link from OP and it worked (July 30) However, based on Navy and Cerberus comments, sounds...
  7. Replies 26 Views 19,820

    How does it know? The download seems to be a...

    How does it know? The download seems to be a regular upgrade iso so how will it validate?
  8. Replies 81 Views 15,520

    So anyone can upgrade by saying they use...

    So anyone can upgrade by saying they use assistive technology. I wonder how activation works? Otherwise, how would this be different than running the upgrade iso?
  9. Replies 76 Views 12,337

    As far as I can tell, they are removing the group...

    As far as I can tell, they are removing the group policy editing but you can still manually set these features. So this applies to orgs and not individuals (ie you can manually turn off the start...
  10. Thread: Installation on 3TB disk (Non Uefi) by chemie
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 13 Views 11,268

    If you want to have your boot drive GPT, then it...

    If you want to have your boot drive GPT, then it has to be UEFI boot.

    For non-EUFI, I believe your only option is to partition the drive into a 2TB and a 1TB partition and install OS on the 2TB...
  11. Thread: Windows 10 almost 90gb in size? by chemie
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 16 Views 14,165

    system restore recycle bin page file hibernate...

    system restore
    recycle bin
    page file
    hibernate file

    disable all that you do not want
  12. Replies 5 Views 2,198

    with this thing called the internet, won't home...

    with this thing called the internet, won't home and pro users just google to see what the enterprise users have been told?
  13. Replies 11 Views 18,169

    I have same issue. If I manually navigate to...

    I have same issue.

    If I manually navigate to the shared folder \\computer\folder it works but it is never shown in the network section of file explorer.

    Win7 works fine but Win10 never shows.
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    work around is to boot in MBR mode and then get...

    work around is to boot in MBR mode and then get MBR install (1-2 partitions); but GPT is better
  15. Thread: Windows 10 Won't Sleep by chemie
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 49 Views 15,415

    Yes, I do have smart TVs on the network so maybe...

    Yes, I do have smart TVs on the network so maybe that was the problem. The fix worked anyway
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    Browsers & Email Thanks Brink. I tried that to no effect. ...

    Thanks Brink. I tried that to no effect. Perhaps it is the missing option to "login using clear text authentication"? This app is just missing a ton of functionality in setup that the Windows Live...
  17. Replies 33 Views 334,253

    Browsers & Email I wan to add a Imap account and need to specify...

    I wan to add a Imap account and need to specify the server ports for incoming and outgoing. There are check boxes to require SSL but no box beside it for port. Google search shows this but I think...
  18. Thread: Windows 10 Won't Sleep by chemie
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 49 Views 15,415

    try my fix Solved Dec 2 update broke sleep -...

    try my fix
    Solved Dec 2 update broke sleep - Windows 10 Forums
  19. Thread: Microsoft Account necessary? by chemie
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 11 Views 9,328

    I seem to be required to sign on for Office 2010...

    I seem to be required to sign on for Office 2010 updates from WIndows update....
    so I guess I won;t be updating that
  20. Replies 8 Views 11,668

    necro but I figured it out just now and thought I...

    necro but I figured it out just now and thought I would post better solution:

    navigate to c:\users\<your account name>\Appdata\local\Microsoft\Media Player (on your windows 7 image) and copy to...
  21. Thread: Need Help With Clean Install Of Windows 10 Home by chemie
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 22 Views 3,267

    kind of sad we all know what went wrong and how...

    kind of sad we all know what went wrong and how to avoid that painful path but M$ did not...
  22. Thread: Windows 10 Editions - Swap Computers by chemie
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 2,037

    however, you can take your Prox32 to Prox64...

    however, you can take your Prox32 to Prox64 without any issues
  23. Thread: An annoying issue with 1511 clean installs by chemie
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 22 Views 5,357

    Just guessing but I suspect that the upgraded...

    Just guessing but I suspect that the upgraded account started with a regular admin account which carried over in the upgrade. Your scratch install had no account and is using the built-in admin one....
  24. Thread: I want to move from MBR Win7 to GPT Win10 by chemie
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 6 Views 1,849

    The installation media DVD that was created is...

    The installation media DVD that was created is MBR format so how will the system boot if I set GPT before installation?

    Can I leave BIOS to MBR, boot, install using GPT (following this sites...
  25. Thread: I want to move from MBR Win7 to GPT Win10 by chemie
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 6 Views 1,849

    I have "legacy ROM" and "EFI Rom" which I hope...

    I have "legacy ROM" and "EFI Rom" which I hope will enable GPT support but that was not really my question. It was how to enable the GPT for a fresh install (ie when do I need to enbale the BIOS)
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