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    I use a font manager called NexusFont. You can...

    I use a font manager called NexusFont. You can move fonts to different folders and uninstall the ones you don't need right now. While NexusFont is running, programs like Microsoft Word can use fonts...
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    The solution here is to override the driver's...

    The solution here is to override the driver's requests to stay awake.

    Fire up an elevated (administrator) command prompt and use the command POWERCFG /REQUESTSOVERRIDE to override any process or...
  3. Thread: Best Windows 10 weather app? by Eksy61
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 6 Views 3,094

    The most consistently accurate weather forecasts...

    The most consistently accurate weather forecasts come from the US National Weather Service and the Weather Channel.
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    I don't know of any way in Windows 10 to...

    I don't know of any way in Windows 10 to automatically arrange the desktop icons in various configurations. You could try a third-party program, Stardock Fences, to create fixed groupings of desktop...
  5. Thread: Ext. HD Keeps Disappearing by Eksy61
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
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    I assume you've been connecting the drive to your...

    I assume you've been connecting the drive to your PC via a USB 3 port. Try connecting it via a USB 2 port. If that works reliably, then the problem is either with your USB 3 port or (more likely)...
  6. Thread: gpedit.msc by Eksy61
    Forum: General Support
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    There is a freeware program called Policy Plus,...

    There is a freeware program called Policy Plus, which enables some group policy management on Windows 10 Home. You'll have to download all the required administrative templates from the Microsoft...
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    I'll bet the Fences installer knows what that...

    I'll bet the Fences installer knows what that space is for.--temp files perhaps. Why don't you just install Fences completely and see what happened to that storage? You can always uninstall Fences...
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    The next time Windows just shuts down instead of...

    The next time Windows just shuts down instead of restarting, please launch the Event Viewer and see what interesting power-related events are recorded for those times.
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    From the error messages (e.g., "Measured Boot...

    From the error messages (e.g., "Measured Boot Library encountered a failure"), I'm guessing that the Master Boot Record (MBR) on the C: drive (if that's the drive you boot from) may have become...
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    A simple, lazy solution is to just buy a new disk...

    A simple, lazy solution is to just buy a new disk and do a fresh install of Windows 10 on it. That way you don't have to fool around with trying to repair your old disk. Instead, send your old disk...
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    I overrode UpdateOrchestrator's power requests by...

    I overrode UpdateOrchestrator's power requests by entering the following line at an elevated command prompt:

    powercfg /requestsoverride PROCESS...
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    Can AppData or ProgramData be replaced with shortcuts to other drives?

    I'm gradually running out of space on C:. I've moved most large folders to other drives that I know are safe to move.

    However, two of the biggest remaining storage hogs are C:\ProgramData (44 GB)...
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    First, my apologies for not seeing your post...

    First, my apologies for not seeing your post sooner.

    User interface customization was always limited in Microsoft Windows, and Windows 10 limited it even further.

    However, there are two...
  14. Thread: Microsoft "To Do" skips days of reminders by Eksy61
    Forum: Software and Apps
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    Microsoft "To Do" skips days of reminders

    Folks,
    Weeks ago, I had set up several daily reminders in Microsoft "To Do." But for some bizarre reason, it often skips whole days' worth of reminders, even though I didn't change anything. For...
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    How have you been controlling fan speeds? Via...

    How have you been controlling fan speeds? Via BIOS or via some software app such as Ai Suite?
  16. Thread: IGES & STEP files by Eksy61
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 6 Views 281

    Can you have them send the files in ZIP archives?

    Can you have them send the files in ZIP archives?
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    Alternatives to latest (buggy) Microsoft USB 3.0/3.10 drivers?

    Ever since November, when Microsoft installed their latest AMD USB 3.0/3.10 eXtensible Host Controller drivers on my PC, I've been having problems with my Seagate and WD external drives. They keep...
  18. Thread: Viewing REALLY HEAVY pdf files by Eksy61
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 23 Views 2,413

    You're right, Adobe Acrobat Reader definitely has...

    You're right, Adobe Acrobat Reader definitely has trouble with these intricate drawings. But another of my PDF reader apps, Xodo, reads it (eventually), and then it zooms in and scrolls back and...
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    Double-clicking opens folders but not files

    When I double-click on a folder, the folder opens. Good.

    But when I double-click on a file or document for the first time, it doesn't open (i.e., it doesn't launch the application to read that...
  20. Thread: Power Options Keep Resetting by Eksy61
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 26 Views 27,701

    You're very welcome. If you're unable to...

    You're very welcome.

    If you're unable to adjust AI Suite's power settings to stop resetting your power plan, you can create a scheduled task (in Task Scheduler) that will run a batch file to...
  21. Thread: ASUS Laptop found with by Eksy61
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 11 Views 1,326

    I had similar symptoms a couple of years ago with...

    I had similar symptoms a couple of years ago with the PC I had then. The PC was less than one year old when those symptoms started. Those same symptoms continued on and off for a few months--until...
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    Is there any way to clean up or move C:\ProgramData ?

    The amount of free storage on C: is decreasing steadily. Even though I install most of my apps on another drive (D:), C:\ProgramData just keeps getting bigger. Right now C:\ProgramData is 39.2 GB.
    ...
  23. Thread: Power Options Keep Resetting by Eksy61
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 26 Views 27,701

    Well, the Event Viewer should show these power...

    Well, the Event Viewer should show these power plan resets, so at least you'll at least be able to see exactly when it happens and what other apps and Windows functions may be running at the same...
  24. Thread: Power Options Keep Resetting by Eksy61
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 26 Views 27,701

    A while back, my Power Plans also started getting...

    A while back, my Power Plans also started getting changed for no obvious reason. But in my case, it had nothing to do with Windows. It turned out that a third-party application, ASUS AiSuite, was...
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    I never did install version 1909 -- do I have to?

    I never did install version 1909 because all the reports I saw of people having trouble with the installation just scared me off. (I currently have version 1903.)

    So I'm wondering: Have all those...
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