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  1. Thread: Problem with old programme by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved That's a good idea. I already have Apache Open...

    That's a good idea. I already have Apache Open Office on my other PCs so tried it to open a WRI file. It worked better than Wordpad. Still has some odd additions, but they appear only at the start...
  2. Thread: Problem with old programme by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved New screenshot

    You can see that the properties change has apparently been accepted in this next screenshot - made today.

    - - - Updated - - -



    I think our posts crossed!
    Just that I can open *.wri files...
  3. Thread: Problem with old programme by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved As I wrote, it puzzled me as when I first...

    As I wrote, it puzzled me as when I first installed Win 10 the Write programme did work, even after I converted Win 10 to Pro.. Only in the last few days have I got the MS warning message (in their...
  4. Thread: Problem with old programme by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Solved Thanks for advice. I will just continue to boot...

    Thanks for advice. I will just continue to boot up my Win 7 PC when necessary to see an old file and then transfer result.
    I was just surprised that it works on that without problems but not 10 even...
  5. Thread: Problem with old programme by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 11 Views 1,187

    Solved Problem with old programme

    I have been using the basic text programme Write ever since the early MS OS. It has survived through 1, 3, 4, 95, 98, 98SE, XP, 7, and up to now, 10. But when I tried to use it a few days ago, I got...
  6. Thread: Upgrading to 1903 by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 35 Views 4,236

    After some more discussion I have restored Win 10...

    After some more discussion I have restored Win 10 to the previous version using the Restore feature. Now it is ver 1809 again.

    Then I ran Image Health to find and repair one corrupt file. I also...
  7. Thread: Upgrading to 1903 by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 35 Views 4,236

    Thanks mrgeek I will check from time to time and...

    Thanks mrgeek
    I will check from time to time and try it when the Win 10 version preview arrives. In the meantime I will relegate my Win10 PC to backup status and go back to my Win 7 PC. I will also...
  8. Thread: Upgrading to 1903 by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    The only reason I activated Edge was because MS...

    The only reason I activated Edge was because MS claim that it is the best browser for Win 10. I thought I should try it and although I don't like it, I persisted with it.

    BUT, since the 1903...
  9. Thread: Upgrading to 1903 by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 35 Views 4,236

    Thanks. I have made all the checks, although one...

    Thanks. I have made all the checks, although one of the PS commands was rejected as it had a = in it that was apparently wrong! The other all singing, all dancing one worked.

    But fundamentally,...
  10. Thread: Upgrading to 1903 by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 35 Views 4,236

    Dalchina OK, now I have looked at the other...

    Dalchina

    OK, now I have looked at the other thread etc and see what you mean.

    HD Tune - tried that. It is very similar to the Seagate and WDC programmes that I have used ever since I settled on...
  11. Thread: Upgrading to 1903 by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 35 Views 4,236

    Sorry to be dumb. but I can't see any mention of...

    Sorry to be dumb. but I can't see any mention of a tool on post 2 in this thread?
    Also, where are the tabs you mention.In that tool?

    Tony
  12. Thread: Upgrading to 1903 by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 35 Views 4,236

    In the CBS log if I search for "warning" I find...

    In the CBS log if I search for "warning" I find that there are many referring to dual ownership not being fixable. There are associated references to Windows Defender. Meaningful or not?
  13. Thread: Upgrading to 1903 by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 35 Views 4,236

    I had tremendous trouble with upgrading to 1903...

    I had tremendous trouble with upgrading to 1903 from 1809 three days ago. VERY slow especially on Edge and IE11 hardly worked at all. I had started to investigate what steps I should take - all the...
  14. Thread: Remove file from Statup Folder by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 6 Views 782

    Solved Working on it! I didn't know that Win 10 has...

    Working on it!

    I didn't know that Win 10 has such a complicated way of getting to Advanced Startup. I tried the usual F8 route and when they failed I looked up the Lenovo help page and found the...
  15. Thread: Remove file from Statup Folder by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 6 Views 782

    Solved I presume you mean that after booting to CMD I...

    I presume you mean that after booting to CMD I can use commands to delete the file from the startup folder?

    I know where the folder is on my hard drive. But I don't know what commands to use to...
  16. Thread: Remove file from Statup Folder by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 6 Views 782

    Solved Suggestion failed

    Sorry, but the suggestion didn't fix it!
    I did as you directed and after restarting I checked that the file in TM Startup tab was still shown as disabled. But my new attempt to delete the file...
  17. Thread: Remove file from Statup Folder by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 6 Views 782

    Solved Remove file from Statup Folder

    I wanted to add a programme to the startup folder. I made a shortcut in the programme folder (x86) ready to place in the startup folder. So I had the programme folder open in File Explorer and ran...
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    I lost my other three computers after the recent...

    I lost my other three computers after the recent cumulative update! I got two back after various restart attempts but the third remained missing. The "Add a Network Location" trick worked once I had...
  19. Thread: Browser controls unstable by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 8 Views 490

    Yes, the Lenovo Forum has exactly the same...

    Yes, the Lenovo Forum has exactly the same question! From 2016 and the writers never got an answer!

    Now I have stirred it up direct with the Danish Support section, and a promise that "I have sent...
  20. Thread: Browser controls unstable by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 8 Views 490

    Going on from Denis' reply, I have now carried...

    Going on from Denis' reply, I have now carried out some of the suggestions.

    1. Check graphics card driver - I did that and found it there was an update available. My next test showed a difference....
  21. Thread: Browser controls unstable by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 8 Views 490

    Now images attached

    I wondered why I couldn't find the attach icon I had used before! My profile settings had changed!

    Here are the two I promised. In the situation where the three icons are not visible, if I start...
  22. Thread: Browser controls unstable by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 8 Views 490

    For the first part of my answer, I attach two...

    For the first part of my answer, I attach two screenshots where the top right icons appear on the Edge browser and where they don't after I had clicked on the bar to the left of the Minimise icon....
  23. Thread: Minimizing the browser window by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 2,909

    OK Denis I have done that with the title ...

    OK Denis

    I have done that with the title
    Browser controls unstable

    Tony
  24. Thread: Browser controls unstable by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 8 Views 490

    Browser controls unstable

    (Moved from the thread 'Minimizing the browser window')

    A few days ago my wife drew my attention to her Win 8.1 IE browser where the Minimize, Maximize and Close icons had suddenly disappeared...
  25. Thread: Minimizing the browser window by Snugglebugs
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 2,909

    A few days ago my wife drew my attention to her...

    A few days ago my wife drew my attention to her Win 8.1 IE browser where the Minimize, Maximize and Close icons had suddenly disappeared from the top of the browser. I checked the problem on my Win...
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