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    Drive %Full Bars Disappeared from This PC

    Title describes it all. I am not completely sure when it happened but bit was recent. I think after a recent large update.
    Thing is that I have tried the fixes suggest around the internet and...
  2. Thread: Forcing Windows 10 to Shutdown by davefaz
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 329

    Forcing Windows 10 to Shutdown

    Does anyone know how to force the inactivity timer to actually work? The problem seems to be that VLC player is disabling it, but I really don't want it to. I want the PC to shut down after a certain...
  3. Thread: Meet Now by davefaz
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 14 Views 3,932

    Meet Now

    That appeared on my taskbar today.

    I looked around and seems it can be hidden from the taskbar, but it seems that it can not be removed from the PC.
    I really resent the way that Microsoft seems...
  4. Thread: VLC Player by davefaz
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 1,217

    OK I solved it. The solution was to solve...

    OK I solved it.

    The solution was to solve another problem I had with the 4K display. The display is 3840x2160 but it also supported higher resolutions. I wanted to get rid of those higher...
  5. Thread: My monitor goes black by davefaz
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 38 Views 1,983

    I didn't read all the other posts but you are...

    I didn't read all the other posts but you are driving the 144Hz with much more data per second than the 60Hz monitor. I had a similar issue and it turned out it was the cable. I was exceeding the...
  6. Thread: VLC Player by davefaz
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 1,217

    No, alas it is not resolution. I have no idea why...

    No, alas it is not resolution. I have no idea why but the taskbar remains on top with VLC player on just one PC. It obscures part of the video. I tried wiping VLC off the machine, which worked...
  7. Thread: VLC Player by davefaz
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 1,217

    It is in Fullscreen. But for some reason on one...

    It is in Fullscreen. But for some reason on one PC the taskbar is accessible and not on the other pc's. I am completely confused by the difference. It works on two pc's but not the third.
  8. Thread: VLC Player by davefaz
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 7 Views 1,217

    VLC Player

    I am not sure whether this is a Windows 10 issue or VLC player, which is why I ask the question here.
    I have a number of PC's and on each one when I full-screen VLC player on all the PC's except...
  9. Thread: Strange Problem With Nightlight. by davefaz
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 0 Views 351

    Strange Problem With Nightlight.

    I have a PC connected to a TV that I have previously used the nightlight setting in windows 10. I noticed tonight it was off, so I switched it on and something very strange happened. Instead of...
  10. Thread: Network Addresses by davefaz
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 3 Views 532

    I have no idea what you just said, lol. However,...

    I have no idea what you just said, lol. However, set it to what you suggested and it worked so YAY! Thank you. That has driven me nuts for ages.
  11. Thread: Network Addresses by davefaz
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 3 Views 532

    Network Addresses

    I have a strange problem with my network. I have a VPN that directs all traffic from browsers and so on through the VPN. Also on the network I have a number of applications that access local items....
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    My computers ( and I have a lot ) have always...

    My computers ( and I have a lot ) have always been plugged in all the time thunderstorms or not. It is true that many years ago computers where readily damaged by weird power goings on, but these...
  13. Thread: Boot drive help by davefaz
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 1,250

    In passing, and my apologies if this has been...

    In passing, and my apologies if this has been said before, you never install Windows with all the drives enabled as "boot drives" in the BIOS or Windows or the BIOS has a habit of installing...
  14. Thread: Taskbars on Multiple Displays by davefaz
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 343

    Taskbars on Multiple Displays

    One thing that has always annoyed me with Windows 10 is the way that if you have two or more displays, the taskbar on the secondary displays is not the same as the primary display. On secondary...
  15. Thread: New NVMe drive is giving this (driver?) error by davefaz
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 5 Views 1,516

    I don't know. But in passing, you don't need the...

    I don't know. But in passing, you don't need the drivers for the Samsung's, they should just work in a Z390 board without any.
    As far as I know the ADATA is not in the supported device list for the...
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    Yes! That one. I have tried everything and...

    Yes! That one. I have tried everything and nothing stops it. I will try your suggestion next time it appears.
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    It's not in the startup. It's a Microsoft thing....

    It's not in the startup. It's a Microsoft thing. And it only appears after an update.
  18. Thread: BSOD when using dual monitors by davefaz
    Forum: BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Replies 15 Views 2,546

    The 730 can barely even manage 3840x2160 and then...

    The 730 can barely even manage 3840x2160 and then a second monitor on top? Seems to me like you are perhaps just pushing it too hard. Also, is it a passive card? Driving monitors at different...
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    Anyway to stop the annoying startup message?

    For the past few months I have been annoyed on all of my PC's by the occasional message on startup asking if I want to explore more features of windows - OneDrive and Office and such. The problem is...
  20. Thread: Connecting Wireless Display by davefaz
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 2 Views 1,930

    Oh! I found it. It is in the playback devices but...

    Oh! I found it. It is in the playback devices but appears as "Digital Output" ( distinct from <Soundcard> Digital Output ). It would have helped had it called it Bluetooth Digital Output or something...
  21. Thread: Connecting Wireless Display by davefaz
    Forum: Graphic Cards
    Replies 2 Views 1,930

    Connecting Wireless Display

    I connected a wireless display today, which works very well. This is a smart tv with wireless and a pc that has a modern wifi card. But ( there is always a "but"!) there is no sound. The device I...
  22. Thread: Why Would Windows Think an HDD is an SSD? by davefaz
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 5 Views 730

    Why Would Windows Think an HDD is an SSD?

    I recently changed an SSD for a large HDD, but Windows still seems to think that the new drive is an SSD. Does anyone know why this has happened and what I should do to correct the problem?
  23. Thread: Network Log? by davefaz
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 5 Views 572

    Oh, that's useful! But alas it doesn't show the...

    Oh, that's useful! But alas it doesn't show the issue. It shows the crash, ever night, but no information on what crashed or why. I am guessing though it is the application in question since nothing...
  24. Thread: Network Log? by davefaz
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 5 Views 572

    Hello! Thanks for the answer. The PC in question...

    Hello! Thanks for the answer. The PC in question has a known issue with a network wall socket. However, having checked the log it doesn't seem to be that. After some time the application just...
  25. Thread: Network Log? by davefaz
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 5 Views 572

    Network Log?

    I have one PC that some software bombs-out overnight. I am pretty sure that I know what it is - an intermittent network connection. Thing is that I need to prove that! Is there a Windows 10 network...
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