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  1. Thread: Intel microcode update confusion by JLJones
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    It absolutely does. There is it, obfuscated...

    It absolutely does. There is it, obfuscated behind "Legacy Core Processors" so I guess I'm being Intelshamed.

    And I know about the performance hits and will certainly look to see if it's...
  2. Thread: Intel microcode update confusion by JLJones
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 615

    Intel microcode update confusion

    Windows 10 Home v 20H2 x64

    Asking about Intel microcode update for Spectre/Meltdown protection. CPU is i5-2400S, and apparently KB4465065 addresses variants of both issues. However confused over...
  3. Thread: Auto-detect proxy settings: on or off? by JLJones
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 2 Views 377

    Auto-detect proxy settings: on or off?

    Windows 10 Home 20H2 (19042.804)

    I don't run a manual proxy / VPN of any kind, and don't use this machine to log into any networks -- just regular everyday wired ethernet surfing, streaming,...
  4. Thread: Revising dual boot to add Linux Mint by JLJones
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 6 Views 908

    OK I installed Linux Mint 20 successfully to HD1...

    OK I installed Linux Mint 20 successfully to HD1 after pulling the data cable for HD0 (Windows); removed Windows 7 partition. Windows 10 and Linux Mint both boot, though I do have to set the HD via...
  5. Thread: Revising dual boot to add Linux Mint by JLJones
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 6 Views 908

    Yes, that's what I meant, had a Senior Moment. THX

    Yes, that's what I meant, had a Senior Moment. THX
  6. Thread: Revising dual boot to add Linux Mint by JLJones
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 6 Views 908

    OK a couple of things: (1) I will be removing...

    OK a couple of things: (1) I will be removing Windows 7 partition no matter what, partition for Linux install already created on HD1; (2) Can't delete all partitions on any drive, as you can see...
  7. Thread: Revising dual boot to add Linux Mint by JLJones
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 6 Views 908

    Revising dual boot to add Linux Mint

    System:
    2 internal SATA hard drives
    Windows 10 Home 1909 on HD0 / Windows 7 on HD1
    BIOS/MBR boot (boot order CD, HD0, USB, HD1)
    OS installs on dedicated partitions
    bootloader on HD0 (Win10)

    I...
  8. Thread: Install the old MS PhotoEd in Win 10? by JLJones
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 9 Views 4,465

    I have been using PhotoEd in Windows 10 without...

    I have been using PhotoEd in Windows 10 without issue for a while. The Seven Forums links provided are the sources, IIRC, but just in case check this out too: Iscove Lab Software - Homebrew
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    Install iTunes Store version alongside standalone application?

    Windows 10 Home 1909 x64

    I have the standalone version of iTunes installed, works fine (except for its inability to display album art with custom DPI settings, but that's minor). Updating is...
  10. Replies 1 Views 411

    Explorer browse/copy/move window cut off at bottom

    Windows 10 Home v1909 x64

    I've seen posts about this issue here and there but stuck wondering: has anybody solved this issue yet? When using browse/copy/move files the explorer window opens...
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    Never encountered any issues with Kana since 98SE...

    Never encountered any issues with Kana since 98SE - and I've used it in every Windows version since then.

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    Lots; two pick two, it takes way too many steps to write a...
  12. Replies 8 Views 25,006

    Obsolete but fully functional. No problems with...

    Obsolete but fully functional. No problems with the application per se, its Windows' insistence on adding notification popups despite my deselecting them that's the issue. No other app (so far) has...
  13. Replies 8 Views 25,006

    Oh it's not working out. Notifications are back....

    Oh it's not working out. Notifications are back. This app keeps being activated, no matter which selections I disable, no matter the compatibility settings, or if it's un/re/installed. Can't figure...
  14. Replies 8 Views 25,006

    Updated info

    So it turns out that each app listing in the Settings/System/Notifications & Actions list is clickable and opens a dedicated dialog for that app with fine-grained controls. I did not know that...
  15. Replies 8 Views 25,006

    Notification settings per application not being retained

    Windows 10 Home 1909 (18363.657)

    I've seen other mentions of this all around the web but no working solutions: Some of my App Notification settings are not being retained. Specifically, I use an...
  16. Replies 13 Views 3,344

    Well it appears the trick has survived a hard...

    Well it appears the trick has survived a hard reboot ~ so good enough to mark solved. THX all.
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    I don't know exactly which item CCleaner is...

    I don't know exactly which item CCleaner is purging BUT on a hunch I deselected "Other Explorer MRUs" from CCleaner, ran it, and so far the smaller/minimized/whatever-you-wanna-call-it setting is...
  18. Replies 13 Views 3,344

    That is indeed what I had in mind. It seems to...

    That is indeed what I had in mind. It seems to work, surviving at least soft rebooting -- we'll see what happens next time I power off. However there are limitations:

    (A) it needs to be done on a...
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    Top is initial appearance of the dialog, bottom...

    Top is initial appearance of the dialog, bottom the "minimized" state I refer to -- the result of [only] clicking the choice at bottom left corner. I'd like to have the "hide folders" choice retained...
  20. Replies 13 Views 3,344

    Force "Save as" dialog to always run minimized?

    That's it :-)

    Win10 1909 x64, just wondering if there's any way to force the "Save as..." dialog to always load / run in minimized style, ie, in "hide folders" mode, so it takes up the least...
  21. Thread: Install the old MS PhotoEd in Win 10? by JLJones
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 9 Views 4,465

    The original ("real") Photo Editor was included...

    The original ("real") Photo Editor was included with Office97 and Office2000. Later versions revised it to Microsoft Picture Manager which was quite different. Somebody worked up an x64 installer...
  22. Thread: Install the old MS PhotoEd in Win 10? by JLJones
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 9 Views 4,465

    Install the old MS PhotoEd in Win 10?

    Win10 1909 (18363.628) x64

    I still want the extremely simple and effective functionality that MS Photo Editor provides (photoed.exe from old Office versions). I have an x64 installer somebody made...
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