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  1. Thread: Norton Antivirus Is Now a Cryptominer by bbinnard
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 14 Views 4,571

    "At its launch, Norton Crypto will only produce...

    "At its launch, Norton Crypto will only produce Ethereum, which is difficult to mine on a single laptop or desktop."

    I wonder how long it would take to mine a single Ethereum using a single Win10...
  2. Thread: different repair approaches by bbinnard
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 7 Views 720

    OK - thanks. I've got no functional problems now,...

    OK - thanks. I've got no functional problems now, so I reckon I'll wait until something bad happens and then do a clean install.
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    Win Update 332259 easy-peasy :-)

    332259
    easy-peasy :-)
  4. Thread: different repair approaches by bbinnard
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    2 questions about inplace repair upgrade assuming...

    2 questions about inplace repair upgrade assuming I do it with the latest ISO file that matches my current running system:

    1. Will my WINSXS directory be reduced from it's current size of 5.22 GB...
  5. Replies 126 Views 62,497

    Win Update It broke my taskbar

    For me this update eliminated my taskbar completely and forced me to use the Restart button to restart my PC. This brought my taskbar back so I ran the REG file that turns off the News/Interests...
  6. Thread: Badly needed; Password manager. by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 22 Views 25,893

    I used the free version of LastPass for years...

    I used the free version of LastPass for years with no problems. When they announced cross-platform support would no longer be free I switched to Bitwarden, also free. Been using it ever since, again...
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    After using LastPass for several years with good...

    After using LastPass for several years with good success I switched to BitWarden 2 days after LastPass announced their free version would no longer synch between desktop and phone. I'm glad I did -...
  8. Replies 469 Views 160,757

    Win Update So apparently this means there is such a thing as...

    So apparently this means there is such a thing as magic - namely that Microsoft issued a fix for a bad problem that applied itself to my system at a time unknown to me and by a method unknown to me...
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    Great info, thanks. I guess it doesn't matter...

    Great info, thanks. I guess it doesn't matter that the unallocated space is not adjacent to the space used by the C drive.

    - - - Updated - - -

    MiniTool did the trick - thanks.
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    Can/Should I free up these unused C: partitions?

    This is the current layout of my Windows 10 boot drive:

    309891

    I understand that WIn10 has a required 1/2 gigabyte "Recovery Partition" that it likes to use when required to rebuild the boot...
  11. Replies 469 Views 160,757

    Win Update Yes, mine did the .Net update too - I didn't...

    Yes, mine did the .Net update too - I didn't mention that becuase on of the fixes I tried before doing the ISO reload was to deleted the 2 .Net features and re-install them. But the reinstall failed...
  12. Replies 469 Views 160,757

    Win Update I downloaded the Media Creation toolwindows ...

    I downloaded the Media Creation toolwindows

    10.0-kb4586853-x64_9c181d397b4b5d320af7e6f385ebc4bba693a95c.msu

    and ran the Setup.exe - it restored my system to 20H2 Build 19042.631. The I ran WU...
  13. Replies 469 Views 160,757

    Win Update What is the recommended fix for correcting 661?

    What is the recommended fix for correcting 661?
  14. Replies 469 Views 160,757

    Win Update Unfortunately in this case all that does is show...

    Unfortunately in this case all that does is show a message that the update failed.
  15. Replies 469 Views 160,757

    Win Update I'm on 20H2 Build 19042.661 and this update...

    I'm on 20H2 Build 19042.661 and this update failed for me.

    The download was quick and it quickly went to Installed 100 %. Then it changed that to Installing 23% for a little while, and Installed...
  16. Replies 693 Views 282,052

    Win Update I don't think I've got a 660 backup, just 661....

    I don't think I've got a 660 backup, just 661. And I've made a couple of software updates since latest backup, so.... I can wait until 08 Dec.
  17. Replies 693 Views 282,052

    Win Update Well, I ran the update again and it ended with...

    Well, I ran the update again and it ended with messages 100% complete, but the Installing message was still there. AFter waiting a while with no change I rebooted OK and was still with 661. Then a...
  18. Replies 693 Views 282,052

    Win Update Apparently there is something wrong somewhere...

    Apparently there is something wrong somewhere
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    I'll try Retry - once.
  19. Replies 693 Views 282,052

    Win Update I can't uninstall KB4586853 - probably because I...

    I can't uninstall KB4586853 - probably because I used dism to clean up WINSXS a while ago. So I'll just have to wait for the next real update.
  20. Replies 693 Views 282,052

    Win Update After installing...

    After installing Windows10.0-KB4586853-x64_330daa4ac35808160113ccb6b5a6a0fd54b414cd.cab Winver shows that I am on 20H2 Build 19042.661. What is Build 19042.662 and should I be on it? Or can I forget...
  21. Thread: Microsoft Frontpage by bbinnard
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 5,139

    My history with FrontPage

    I started with FrontPage many years ago. At the time it seemed like the best way to make reasonable looking websites with only a little more effort than required to make a nice looking Word document....
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    1. Click the LastPass icon on the browser address...

    1. Click the LastPass icon on the browser address bar
    2. Click Open My Vault
    3. At bottom left click . . . More Options
    4. In the MOre OPtion pane click Advanced
    5. Click Export
    6. Enter your...
  23. Replies 101 Views 43,230

    Win Update Right - I just did the ctrl +F thing on that page...

    Right - I just did the ctrl +F thing on that page and found it. But it's also listed as i7-8700B under the Kaby Lake section.

    This is a very obscure and bizarre way to find out the name of a CPU....
  24. Replies 101 Views 43,230

    Win Update That's great info - thanks. But how do you know...

    That's great info - thanks. But how do you know that's the code name? Is there someplace it's listed?
  25. Replies 101 Views 43,230

    Win Update It installed A-OK on my i7-8700 CPU, but I have...

    It installed A-OK on my i7-8700 CPU, but I have no idea what the Code Name of my CPU is. It would also be nice if there was some document that describes what this update does and/or why we should...
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