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  1. Thread: How do I Remove stubborn files from the Recycle Bin by Bree
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 2 Views 147

    The problem is that the files/folder were owned...

    The problem is that the files/folder were owned by the account(s) from that old PC, and those don't exist on this PC. Even if an old account account had the same name as one on this PC is is still a...
  2. Thread: Windows 10 bootable USB has 2 UEFI patitions? by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 3,443

    That is only true if the ISO contains an...

    That is only true if the ISO contains an install.wim. An ISO made by the Media Creation Tool will contain an install.esd. The ESD format is more compact and will be less than 4GB, so Fat32 can be...
  3. Thread: New Macrium Reflect Updates by Bree
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 1,988 Views 257,297

    Sticky: Solved I am on 1809 (17763.316) and it didn't ask me to...

    I am on 1809 (17763.316) and it didn't ask me to reboot.


    I don't have any scheduled imaging set up, perhaps it need to reboot if you do?
  4. Thread: Is v1809 Reliable Now? by Bree
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 17 Views 1,197

    Solved Yes, an upgrade always does that - the old W7...

    Yes, an upgrade always does that - the old W7 games are deprecated so will be unistalled, however you ended up re-installing them. Me, I never have my old MS Solitaire etc. uninstalled, but that's...
  5. Thread: Latest Firefox Released for Windows by Bree
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 1,782 Views 205,197

    Sticky: This was a clean install of Windows on a new...

    This was a clean install of Windows on a new machine, so I downloaded and installed from https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/new/ and had a working UK English language spell check in FF 64.

    It...
  6. Replies 11 Views 2,591

    Welcome to TenForums farbog I have repeated...

    Welcome to TenForums farbog


    I have repeated the test I did in post #6, this time with Firefox Portable 65.0.1 Mozilla Firefox, Portable (browser) | PortableApps.com

    Signed in as a standard...
  7. Thread: Windows 10 reinstall on new hardware - activation error by Bree
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 216

    Solved Major hardware changes can often be the root of...

    Major hardware changes can often be the root of such problems. You are not the first (and won't be the last) to be pleasantly surprised how helpful MS can be in such cases.
  8. Thread: Cannot open PC Settings by Bree
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 8 Views 559

    Well, some progress there. I would repair with...

    Well, some progress there. I would repair with 1803 or 1809, either should do and as eLPuSHeR says, 1809 works fine now. If you want to be ultra-cautious then use 1803 as you know for certain that...
  9. Thread: Reliability History Shows Unknowns by Bree
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 494

    It seems Corona has posted a composite...

    It seems Corona has posted a composite screenshot, the technical detais are shown below the reliabilty report. They are all for Intel, one sucessful removal and two succesful installs.

    I've never...
  10. Replies 19 Views 732

    I use Macrium to make my system images. A system...

    I use Macrium to make my system images. A system image is a copy of all the data stored on the partitions of your hard drive that are required for Windows. You can also include any other data...
  11. Thread: How to get genuine license key from machine by Bree
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 33 Views 1,020

    Yes, it will. In fact it would be difficult to...

    Yes, it will. In fact it would be difficult to install anything else (such as Home).

    When you boot from the install usb to do a clean install Setup will skip asking for a key because it has...
  12. Thread: Latest Firefox Released for Windows by Bree
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 1,782 Views 205,197

    Sticky: Just had this again on another machine. Really...

    Just had this again on another machine. Really annoying that the update gives no warning of this before or after installing. The only 'notification' is that spelling stops working. Not only that, but...
  13. Thread: How to get genuine license key from machine by Bree
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 33 Views 1,020

    Yes, in fact a clean install won't even ask you...

    Yes, in fact a clean install won't even ask you which edition to install or ask for a key. That OEM key shown by ShowKeyPlus is embedded in the firmware of the PC. Setup will detect this key, use it...
  14. Thread: Latest Firefox Released for Windows by Bree
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 1,782 Views 205,197

    Sticky: Thanks, Superfly will be pleased to hear that (as...

    Thanks, Superfly will be pleased to hear that (as am I).
  15. Thread: Latest Firefox Released for Windows by Bree
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 1,782 Views 205,197

    Sticky: :ditto: Latest release channel version 65.0.1...

    :ditto:

    Latest release channel version 65.0.1

    Does not happen in IE or Edge.
  16. Replies 19 Views 732

    The 'Backup & Restore (Windows 7)' has two...

    The 'Backup & Restore (Windows 7)' has two independent functions. The first is to back up files and folders, the second is to create a system image. You can schedule the files backup function or run...
  17. Thread: Is v1809 Reliable Now? by Bree
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 17 Views 1,197

    Solved I updated at the begining of October, before that...

    I updated at the begining of October, before that one 'big bug' was found and corected for the re-release. It seemed as reliable and stable as 1803 even back then, you should have no problems.
  18. Thread: Battery plugged in but not charging. by Bree
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 730

    My interest is personal, having a Dell laptop of...

    My interest is personal, having a Dell laptop of my own I want to be prepared should it develops the same problem in the future. :-)

    This video covers two common failure modes in detail with good...
  19. Replies 41 Views 5,731

    Solved It's OK, you can relax and leave the note as it...

    It's OK, you can relax and leave the note as it stands. The inconsistent behavior was the first time round when it left the option visible without a password. Now on this (and my other machines)...
  20. Replies 41 Views 5,731

    Solved This may take some time to check. It seems that...

    This may take some time to check. It seems that setting a password has premenantly restored the sign-in option in Settings. It doesn't disapear again when I remove the password. :(

    The steps that...
  21. Thread: Windows 10 bootable USB has 2 UEFI patitions? by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 3,443

    The MCT fails because the USB you gave it had a...

    The MCT fails because the USB you gave it had a gpt partition layout....

    Media Creation Tool Error Code 0x80042405-0xa001a - Windows 10 Forums


    The reason there is no chechsum available is...
  22. Thread: Battery plugged in but not charging. by Bree
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 730

    All laptops will say connected but not charging...

    All laptops will say connected but not charging when the battery reaches 100%. There is no trickle charge to keep the battery topped up, it would damage a Li-Ion battery to do so.

    It is normal...
  23. Replies 41 Views 5,731

    Solved I've just done a clean install of 1809 and had...

    I've just done a clean install of 1809 and had been searching Settings in vain for a way to remove the requirement to sign-in after resuming from sleep or hibernation.

    As is often the way, a...
  24. Thread: Cannot open PC Settings by Bree
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 8 Views 559

    Ouch! Something seems corrupted. Do you have a...

    Ouch!

    Something seems corrupted. Do you have a system image you could restore? If not, do you have any restore points? If that doesn't help, the the standard fix would be to try sfc /scannow,...
  25. Thread: management console by Bree
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 300

    Do you mean that the MMC opens, but has nothing...

    Do you mean that the MMC opens, but has nothing in it? If so, something has not been set up correctly. The MMC engine is used to show Services, but you shouldn't be seeing the MMC itself. If you've...
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