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    For some reason, I have never had an issue with...

    For some reason, I have never had an issue with it.

    I do a lot of partition work as well, so I find it beneficial.

    I use both portable and installed software...whatever the best tool for the...
  2. Thread: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 36 Views 10,928

    The last "response on that subject" from the OP...

    The last "response on that subject" from the OP was post # 11.

    "Thank you for the information. When I ran option 5 nothing happened."

    A simple cut and paste command line is all that's needed.
    ...
  3. Replies 22 Views 8,684

    Well, sometimes there are better (and safer)...

    Well, sometimes there are better (and safer) tools for the job...that aren't built in to the OS.

    Both MTPW and Revo qualify.

    But you do you.
  4. Thread: Windows 10 backup not working by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 5 Views 1,468

    I would not recommend using the built-in Windows...

    I would not recommend using the built-in Windows disk imaging function Backup and Restore (Windows 7).

    There are multiple issues with it.

    Instead, I would recommend the free version of Macrium...
  5. Thread: Help, no sound! by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Sound & Audio
    Replies 18 Views 6,733

    How much free disk space do you have? The free...

    How much free disk space do you have?

    The free partition management program I have used for a long time is MiniTool Partition Wizard -

    Download and install it directly from the vendor site.
    ...
  6. Thread: bootrec /scanos or bootrec /rebuildbcd not working by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Replies 2 Views 2,457

    Follow the instructions at the top of the page on...

    Follow the instructions at the top of the page on how to collect and post logs for troubleshooting.
  7. Replies 22 Views 8,684

    You've heard wrong. I've used it for years...

    You've heard wrong.

    I've used it for years with no issues.

    Download and install it directly from the vendor site.

    Best Free Partition Manager for Windows | MiniTool Partition Wizard Free
    ...
  8. Thread: managed by your organization by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 7 Views 3,116

    Open a new tab in Edge and enter the following in...

    Open a new tab in Edge and enter the following in the address bar -

    edge://policy

    If there are entries, click on the Export to JSON button, and select your Desktop for the location.

    Post the...
  9. Thread: Can you run SFC without DISM??? by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 16 Views 7,318

    I don't follow your logic. If DISM was run,...

    I don't follow your logic.

    If DISM was run, post the DISM log.

    If SFC was run, use the parse CBS.log command, and post that log.

    If I get an error code in my car, I don't need training on...
  10. Thread: Can you run SFC without DISM??? by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 16 Views 7,318

    Maybe I'm missing something, but I guess I don't...

    Maybe I'm missing something, but I guess I don't see that as an issue.

    If I ran DISM first, I can look at dism.log in %windir%\logs\dism, and see what it found, or fixed (depending on the run...
  11. Thread: Can you run SFC without DISM??? by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 16 Views 7,318

    I don't know what you referring to. The...

    I don't know what you referring to.

    The diagnostics aren't "hidden" with SFC /VERIFYONLY

    The results, or no results if there's nothing to fix, will be logged in CBS.log.

    Running findstr...
  12. Thread: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 36 Views 10,928

    It's a simple Command line entry you can copy and...

    It's a simple Command line entry you can copy and paste -

    findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log > "%userprofile%\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt"

    Post sfcdetails.txt that was saved on your Desktop...
  13. Thread: Can you run SFC without DISM??? by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 16 Views 7,318

    If I were just doing diagnostics, I would run SFC...

    If I were just doing diagnostics, I would run SFC /VERIFYONLY, which finds issues, but doesn't fix anything.

    Regardless of whether /VERIFYONLY or /SCANNOW is used, if errors are found, and it's a...
  14. Thread: Can you run SFC without DISM??? by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 16 Views 7,318

    I am currently running sfc /SCANNOW, and it...

    I am currently running sfc /SCANNOW, and it doesn't invoke DISM as far as I can see.

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    Microsoft says -

    If you are running Windows 10, Windows 8.1 or Windows 8, first run the inbox...
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    Run the following commands and post the results -...

    Run the following commands and post the results -

    If the issue is happening on IPv4 -

    netsh interface ipv4 show route

    netsh interface ipv4 show neighbors

    If it's IPv6 -
  16. Thread: defender tests + analysis by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 1,625

    You might start with the AV/AM testing...

    You might start with the AV/AM testing organizations data -

    AV-Comparatives -

    Home - AV-Comparatives

    AV-TEST -

    Test antivirus software for Windows 10 - October 2020 | AV-TEST
  17. Thread: connect hdd ssd to computer by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 43 Views 8,803

    To get an idea of what external hard drive...

    To get an idea of what external hard drive enclosure looks like -

    Computer Hard Drive Enclosures

    I purchased this one earlier this year, and works well for my use cases (cloning, or restoring...
  18. Thread: Installing replacement SSD on laptop by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 41 Views 5,712

    You might consider storing backups on an external...

    You might consider storing backups on an external USB drive, and keep it offline when not doing backups.

    If anything took out Disk 0 (ransomware, hard drive failure, etc.) SusanBackups on G: would...
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    Try the following to uninstall KB4517245 - ...

    Try the following to uninstall KB4517245 -

    Open an elevated Command prompt and run this command in the format -

    Enter wusa /uninstall /KB:kb number

    Example -

    wusa /uninstall /KB:4517245
  20. Thread: Feature Upgrade: NO + Quality Updates YES not possible? by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 21 Views 3,231

    Feature updates are now optional, and have a...

    Feature updates are now optional, and have a separate "install" button.

    The only time you might be "force upgraded" to the latest version is if your current version has reached end of service (18...
  21. Thread: Unable to connect to shared printer by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 12 Views 10,031

    Off topic. I think I remember you from the old...

    Off topic.

    I think I remember you from the old Windows Secrets forum.
  22. Replies 4 Views 1,081

    I use a password manager, so it enters the login...

    I use a password manager, so it enters the login credentials automatically.
  23. Thread: Unable to connect to shared printer by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 12 Views 10,031

    Instead of physically attaching the printer to a...

    Instead of physically attaching the printer to a computer, attach it to the router, assign a static IP address to the printer in the router.

    Then, it won't depend on that computer being turned on,...
  24. Thread: Task Manager - Startup tab by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 7 Views 2,453

    You can use both tools to "match"...by name, by...

    You can use both tools to "match"...by name, by execution path, etc.

    Task Manager -

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    Autoruns -

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  25. Thread: Task Manager - Startup tab by OldNavyGuy
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 7 Views 2,453

    Actually, I like your suggestion as a first step....

    Actually, I like your suggestion as a first step.

    Unchecking the wrong thing in Autoruns can brick a system.
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