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    Is there a specific way to set up windows search?

    I'm having problems with searching for files and folders in windows search and would like to know if there is a specific way to set things up to make searching easier.

    At the moment searching for...
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    multi monitor issue - screen staying black

    So I have 2 monitors connected to an rtx 2070, one via hdmi (4k) and 1 via displayport (1440p). I mirror the screens so both display the same content.

    This usually works, however for reasons I can...
  3. Thread: no windows apps working or windows store by silverz
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 1 Views 350

    no windows apps working or windows store

    Windows 10 64 bit



    Hi, I know it's probably my fault but I think I've broken the windows store and all windows apps.
    The windows apps folder had several hundred gigabytes of space taken up by...
  4. Thread: large slowdown on fresh install by silverz
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 6 Views 540

    I did consider that but decided to be lazy,...

    I did consider that but decided to be lazy, lesson learnt :-)
  5. Thread: large slowdown on fresh install by silverz
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 6 Views 540

    Well that solved it, I didn't install to the SSD...

    Well that solved it, I didn't install to the SSD :o.

    It's on a hard drive that's apparently not worked for some time but is the same size as the ssd.
    Thanks for the help, I'd probably have done 5...
  6. Thread: large slowdown on fresh install by silverz
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 6 Views 540

    Previous build unknown, formatted and gone so no...

    Previous build unknown, formatted and gone so no way to see. Current build also unknown as menus not responsive and can't find out. Downloaded yesterday with windows media creation tool so I'd assume...
  7. Thread: large slowdown on fresh install by silverz
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 6 Views 540

    large slowdown on fresh install

    I took a gaming pc off a family member as they got a new one, everything worked fine on it however I did a fresh copy of windows 10 just to have a clean machine. Installation went trouble free from a...
  8. Thread: Where has my hard drive space gone? by silverz
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 5,107

    I don't think it's a general permission problem,...

    I don't think it's a general permission problem, it's basically a fresh windows install from last week. From what I can see online it's more of an issue of the windows store denying user access to...
  9. Thread: Where has my hard drive space gone? by silverz
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 5,107

    Ok so it's definitely partial windows store...

    Ok so it's definitely partial windows store downloads taking the space. Disk cleanup won't detect it even when cleaning system files, the link from Lottiemansion didn't help as resetting the store...
  10. Thread: Where has my hard drive space gone? by silverz
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 5,107

    Ok that helps a lot I can see folders that are...

    Ok that helps a lot I can see folders that are not visible otherwise. many gigabytes are used by MSIXVC which seems to be windows store apps and goes along with the other problem I have been having...
  11. Thread: Where has my hard drive space gone? by silverz
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 5,107

    Where has my hard drive space gone?

    My primary C drive has 222gb of space in total available according to windows just as it should do, after viewing hidden files the total contents of the drive are about 26gb including windows and...
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    Windows store not resuming game downloads.

    Yet more problems gaming with the windows store.....
    Does anyone know whats going on now? I can begin a game download of possibly several hundred gigabytes but if i pause the download and restart...
  13. Thread: Can't enable hdr by silverz
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 5 Views 10,051

    For anyone having this issue in future, it turns...

    For anyone having this issue in future, it turns out it was a setting on the TV. 'input signal plus' had to be enabled (Samsung TV) for the hdmi socket with the computer connected.
    After this the...
  14. Thread: Can't enable hdr by silverz
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 5 Views 10,051

    No it's only 8 bit color. I'm using all the same...

    No it's only 8 bit color. I'm using all the same equipment as last time when it mysteriously enabled on it's own.
  15. Thread: Can't enable hdr by silverz
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 5 Views 10,051

    Can't enable hdr

    Hi, I can't seem to enable hdr on windows 10.
    The option to enable should be under the 'windows hd color' settings of the display settings page however the sliders are not present to enable hdr and...
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    The problem isn't the subscription, that's...

    The problem isn't the subscription, that's actually quite easy to manage.
    What I'm really looking for is some way to look and see which games I have installed. There just seems to be no such feature...
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    Windows store games management

    Hi, am I missing something or is the windows store totally useless for browsing and managing games?

    I'm signed up to the xbox game pass and after 15 minutes of trying I am unable to locate a basic...
  18. Is it me or is the windows store not fit for purpose for gaming?

    Having an absolutely awful time with gaming via the windows store, so much that I've cancelled my gamepass subscription. Is it just me or is this just totally unfit for use?

    Simple tasks like...
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    Some more update, I'm sure windows wants to make...

    Some more update, I'm sure windows wants to make it extra annoying for me: If I sign out of the store account then the store works fine again.
    Sing back in again and I can't launch my games.
    ...
  20. Replies 4 Views 2,757

    Ipv6 is running, store has always worked fine up...

    Ipv6 is running, store has always worked fine up until now. No changes whatsoever to computer, no new software, drivers or settings changes what so ever.

    Literally went from fully functional to...
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    Quick update: Only seems to be games that won't...

    Quick update: Only seems to be games that won't work on the store. Apps working just fine.
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    Windows store: Page could not be loaded please try again later

    Bought Forza horizon 4 for pc on the windows store, It loaded up fine and I ran the benchmark to test the settings and got a lovely solid 60fps, exited out of the game while I ate food and returned 5...
  23. Thread: Need help resetting windows by silverz
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 2 Views 575

    thanks for all that info, I'll give it another...

    thanks for all that info, I'll give it another try :)
  24. Thread: Need help resetting windows by silverz
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 2 Views 575

    Need help resetting windows

    Hi, is there a way to fully reset windows 10?
    I've used the built in tools with windows to reset the pc and after it restarts things still remain - my desktop wallpaper is still the same, my user...
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    Actually, it's a 23 page thread with a bunch of...

    Actually, it's a 23 page thread with a bunch of different suggestions and solutions that has a time investment not worth the mild inconvenience it may or may not remedy.
    Anybody got a quick tldr?...
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