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  1. Thread: DLNA UPnP errors while streaming video by macnab
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    DLNA UPnP errors while streaming video

    Windows 20H2 19042.867

    But I have had the problem for years.

    Get the same problem of random freezes with Serviio and Emby.
    Can go weeks without a problem and then a day or 2 of random freezes....
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    I moved the backed up files (desktop folders)...

    I moved the backed up files (desktop folders) back to the desktop, switched off backup, OneDrive turned a happy blue colour and I unlinked.

    Everything is happy.

    I have a lot of data drives and...
  3. Replies 10 Views 4,715

    Unlinked before your message arrived. :( Only a...

    Unlinked before your message arrived. :(
    Only a handful of apps to remove and install.
  4. Replies 10 Views 4,715

    Thanks. I have my own backup plan.

    Thanks.
    I have my own backup plan.
  5. Replies 10 Views 4,715

    Yjanks

    Yjanks
  6. Replies 10 Views 4,715

    Windows wants to do EVERYTHING through OneDrive

    Hi

    10 Pro 20H2

    New MB, CPU, fresh install. OneDrive is Unlink from this device.

    I install software: it wants to store the settings in a OneDrive folder.

    I try screen capture: it wants to...
  7. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    Photos attached

    Photos attached
  8. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    Don't forget: I bought the software in South...

    Don't forget: I bought the software in South Africa. The box said for activation in Middle East and Africa. The product ID ended in MEA. I had to phone MS and get it activated manually because their...
  9. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    I went through the palaver because it said Wait...

    I went through the palaver because it said Wait for 2 days running.
    It also suggested that I go to the Store and buy a license.
    I must agree about support, she had absolutely no suggestions. And...
  10. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    Makes sense. That is why it said try again later....

    Makes sense. That is why it said try again later.
    Still strange that the key is invalid.
  11. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    Thanks, everyone. Booted up this morning and...

    Thanks, everyone.

    Booted up this morning and my PC says it is activated thanks to a digital licence linked to my Microsoft account.

    It also says that the last product key I entered cannot be...
  12. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    So if Windows keeps crashing and you reinstall,...

    So if Windows keeps crashing and you reinstall, after a few times it says you must pay again because our product is broken and keeps crashing? :-)

    I am hoping that if I can speak to an...
  13. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    Tried the phone here in South Africa. You have to...

    Tried the phone here in South Africa. You have to press 1 for activation problems and it tells you to go and sit at your computer and how to type the key in.
    Maybe saying a technical problem will...
  14. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    I went into a shop and said I want Windows 7. And...

    I went into a shop and said I want Windows 7. And they sold me this box with one round corner, and when you open it there is a DVD inside with a fancy hologram built in, and you open the paperwork...
  15. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    So someone who can actually DO something.

    So someone who can actually DO something.
  16. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    Will try that.

    Will try that.
  17. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    Retail. Was running Windows ME. I bought a...

    Retail. Was running Windows ME. I bought a Windows 7 DVD. Installed it. Activated it. A few times I had to reinstall Windows 7. I activated it.

    Did the free upgrade to Windows 10. Activated it....
  18. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    It is used on my PC. All I did was replace the MB...

    It is used on my PC. All I did was replace the MB and CPU. And Microsoft say the key is FAKE.

    Going to courier the original box to them. As I bought it. Complete with holgram DVD, so they can see...
  19. Thread: Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid by macnab
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 32 Views 6,520

    Microsoft says my 10-year-old Windows 7 CD Key is not valid

    Ran for years with it. Upgraded to Windows 10 with it. Have reactivated with it after reinstalls.

    Upgraded MB and CPU. Now refuses to activate. Spoke to customer support. They check the key - it...
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    Will do. Thanks

    Will do. Thanks
  21. Replies 16 Views 1,628

    My Windows 10 DVD seems to be faulty. I will go...

    My Windows 10 DVD seems to be faulty. I will go and buy a flashdrive tomorrow so I can create new boot media.

    - - - Updated - - -

    I successfully converted to GPT with an install flashdrive. But...
  22. Replies 16 Views 1,628

    Ok. I used CloneZilla to clone the boot drive...

    Ok.
    I used CloneZilla to clone the boot drive (for safety) because it doesn't use Windows.

    The BIOS has an either/or choice, makes life easier.

    - - - Updated - - -

    Conversion failed. Cannot...
  23. Replies 16 Views 1,628

    The BIOS is running in UEFI mode.. There was a...

    The BIOS is running in UEFI mode..

    There was a group of settings that I had to change to Legacy, otherwise it was just not interested in loading Windows. (Have to boot to see what they were.)
    ...
  24. Replies 16 Views 1,628

    It booted this morning. Holding thumbs. Must...

    It booted this morning. Holding thumbs.
    Must work fine for 3 days before I mark as solved. Not a lot of trust. :(
  25. Replies 16 Views 1,628

    @Ghot...

    @Ghot I have created a Favourite to the page.

    In the past, my image was always the same version as the PC. Following the steps you describe did a Repair Install.
    This time, with the image one...
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