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  1. Thread: Reset Windows 10 prior to selling laptop by mrgeek
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 3 Views 34

    I would disconnect internet when doing the setup,...

    I would disconnect internet when doing the setup, then turn off when you get to the 'Who will be using this computer' dialog. At that point the buyer can enter their credentials and connect their own...
  2. Thread: How can I "permanently" disable Windows Defender? by mrgeek
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 18 Views 866

    That will not disable WD, I have it set that way...

    That will not disable WD, I have it set that way and run both side-by-side
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  3. Thread: My sign-in email is inextricably linked to the wrong account. by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 11 Views 892

    What you're experiencing is that the aol is your...

    What you're experiencing is that the aol is your Windows device alias, which is separate from your Outlook acct which is for MS services but can also serve as your device id. If you bought a 2nd PC,...
  4. Thread: STRANGE PROBLEM: Windows 10 Updated Itself to Version 21H1??? by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 515

    It will update both. Same comment applies to...

    It will update both. Same comment applies to 2004, as long as it has been updated within last 2 months, just not as quick as if you had 20H2
  5. Thread: STRANGE PROBLEM: Windows 10 Updated Itself to Version 21H1??? by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 515

    Just Restart. If you're on the latest 20H2, it's...

    Just Restart. If you're on the latest 20H2, it's a quick install enabling already installed components from present Build .1110.
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    This tutorial may help, in this situation - ...

    This tutorial may help, in this situation -
    Restore Default Location of Personal Folders in Windows 10
  7. Thread: 2 user accounts - Office 2016 admin profile / Office 365 2nd? by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 3 Views 311

    If her account is Standard vs Admin account, she...

    If her account is Standard vs Admin account, she should not be able to access your libraries. As Admin, you can change this in Settings/Accounts.
    As for cross programs, you need to review the...
  8. Thread: Passwords by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 34 Views 1,765

    That's normal whether MS or Local account. Mine...

    That's normal whether MS or Local account. Mine shows that and I use a MS account. Good news- no other names in lower L corner means no other accounts on device. What happens when you hit 'Forgot...
  9. Thread: Update to 21H1 vanished from WU by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 21 Views 2,096

    Good, that is the most recent update from...

    Good, that is the most recent update from official history -
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/windows-10-update-history-7dd3071a-3906-fa2c-c342-f7f86728a6e3

    If you now want to advance...
  10. Thread: How to remove Microsoft news button? by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 355

    r-click weather icon/News and interest/turn off

    r-click weather icon/News and interest/turn off
  11. Replies 16 Views 1,226

    This MS article may help you - ...

    This MS article may help you -
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/install-and-use-different-versions-of-office-on-the-same-pc-6ebb44ce-18a3-43f9-a187-b78c513788bf
  12. Thread: Home page problem by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 492

    I just changed mine to ESPN.com. Worked instantly...

    I just changed mine to ESPN.com. Worked instantly and just fine after restarting Edge. Again, what website are you trying to use as home page?
  13. Thread: Home page problem by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 492

    335116 Are you clicking the home page icon...

    335116

    Are you clicking the home page icon (house)? What homepage address did you set? Your screenshot shows you're on a New tab not a home page. Set home page like this, then click house icon to...
  14. Thread: Home page problem by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 492

    You are opening a new tab, not home page. Refine...

    You are opening a new tab, not home page. Refine new tab options by clicking the gear in upper-R corner.
    If you want a specific home page, click the 3-dot menu in upper-R corner, then Settings and...
  15. Thread: Can I change my user name as used by WIN10 by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 5 Views 1,129

    "Can I add a user ian with administrator...

    "Can I add a user ian with administrator privileges and then after moving folders from iande to ian delete iande?"

    ABSOLUTELY. This is the easiest way w/o fiddling with registry entries and...
  16. Thread: MS Edge Removal 20H2 (almost done) by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 17 Views 15,578

    For all the work you put in, :banghead: wasn't it...

    For all the work you put in, :banghead: wasn't it easier to just not use it? :confused: What does a 'scannow' or 'online restore health' command produce?
  17. Thread: Download Windows 10 ISO File by mrgeek
    Forum: Tutorials
    Replies 872 Views 3,886,716

    Installation & Upgrade See "Bree's" post #868. MCT ISO is based on Apr...

    See "Bree's" post #868. MCT ISO is based on Apr cum update.
  18. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,758

    Did you try just restoring the Macrium image? If...

    Did you try just restoring the Macrium image? If it's not too old, should revert system to prior state but you'll lose new files and programs since snapshot.
    If that's not an option, create a...
  19. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,758

    Try the Macrium command prompt, should be in PE...

    Try the Macrium command prompt, should be in PE mode. Is Macrium on an ext drive or usb? If command prompt in Macrium fails, change the boot order in the bios so your Win10 usb is at top of boot...
  20. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,758

    Yes, change boot order in bios first, otherwise...

    Yes, change boot order in bios first, otherwise it will boot os from your hd in safe mode last seen. I'd leave it that way, really won't slow down boot more than millisec to realize there's no...
  21. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,758

    Do you have an installation usb, or can you...

    Do you have an installation usb, or can you create one on another computer, using Media Creation tool? If so, use it to boot to Windows RE, repair computer then in Recovery Options, select command...
  22. Thread: Update Win 10 Home from v1709 to 20h2 by mrgeek
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 2,908

    Just have to walk her thru getting into BIOS to...

    Just have to walk her thru getting into BIOS to change boot order to usb and then delete all partitions to one unallocated space to clean install. Just be patient with the BIOS part. Good Luck
  23. Thread: Latest Microsoft Edge released for Windows by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 2,039 Views 542,703

    Don't know if this was on the list but I see my...

    Don't know if this was on the list but I see my taskbar icon has my profile picture, maybe to distinguish between multiple users? But Canary doesn't have it :really:
  24. Thread: Update Win 10 Home from v1709 to 20h2 by mrgeek
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 2,908

    Agree with Samuria; very recently tried to remote...

    Agree with Samuria; very recently tried to remote upgrade 1909 to 20H1 which had not been self updating for months. Got it to latest 1909 but when trying via online Update Assistant and then ISO from...
  25. Thread: Badly needed; Password manager. by mrgeek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 22 Views 26,045

    DITTO! I set Properties to hidden, put it in a...

    DITTO! I set Properties to hidden, put it in a folder a couple levels deep in a main folder and revert to default 'un-check Hidden items' in File explorer View. Then just enable View Hidden items...
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