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    No idea Denis. But you may have found the reason...

    No idea Denis. But you may have found the reason why.

    The 2010 key would not work so used the phone to activate. MS offered a discount on 365, which I rejected and then rejected the offer of...
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    I have no argument with you. We both don't know...

    I have no argument with you. We both don't know if my legally purchased Office is fully legal.

    I have found your handling of my problem very professional.


    Incidentally, I'm replying on my...
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    I fully support manufacturers need to protect...

    I fully support manufacturers need to protect their products, but I'm now finding that there is too much over-protection that causes genuine users problems.

    Price can be an indicator (if it looks...
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    Many thanks for your reply. I knew about...

    Many thanks for your reply. I knew about companies having a company wide licence, but did not know that it was called volume licencing.

    It would appear that this is what I've bought as a private...
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    Office 2019 suddenly lost activation after running for many months.

    Today, while using copy & paste from a webpage to an Excel document, I got that dreaded blue screen stop.

    I restarted and repeated the operation and it failed again at the same point - when doing...
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    I looked in the BIOS, as suggested by Megahertz,...

    I looked in the BIOS, as suggested by Megahertz, and found an option to stop charging cell phone batteries with the laptop turned off.

    A rather stupid default-on setting, as it will seriously...
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    I'll check the BIOS and try the software removal...

    I'll check the BIOS and try the software removal trick.

    Many Thanks.

    To zbook:

    I have too many computers in use to list all. As an example, I'm still using everyday my Psion netBook. It's...
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    I turn it off with the keyboard mounted push...

    I turn it off with the keyboard mounted push button. I've also used the Start Power Shut down, to confirm a complete turn-off.

    The mains socket for the PSU is also switched off.
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    HP ZBook 15v G5 - USB-C port never turns off ???

    My new HP ZBook 15v G5 battery looses capacity over night. Turning off with PSU connected and 100% battery level, the battery level the following morning is down to 63%, 54% and similar. Also the...
  10. Thread: Unable to access BIOS at startup by Landyman
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 9 Views 7,269

    I have disabled Fast startup and this makes no...

    I have disabled Fast startup and this makes no difference.

    - - - Updated - - -

    I have discovered the cause of the problem. I also use a CF-53, which also has the same problem and I am also...
  11. Thread: Unable to access BIOS at startup by Landyman
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 9 Views 7,269

    The problem is that Windows 10 does not work like...

    The problem is that Windows 10 does not work like the OEM Windows 7.

    On Windows 7, the start screen displays a message to press F2 , but on Windows 10 this is missing and F2 does not work. Nor...
  12. Thread: Unable to access BIOS at startup by Landyman
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 9 Views 7,269

    Unfortunately, has no effect, but thanks for your...

    Unfortunately, has no effect, but thanks for your suggestion.

    [I have edited this message as text that I had typed, did not appear on the forum at this point.]

    This looks like what I require to...
  13. Thread: Unable to access BIOS at startup by Landyman
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 9 Views 7,269

    Unable to access BIOS at startup

    I am converting from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 Pro, using a clean new disk and a new licence. I am having problems with a recent W 10 update, that introduced a problem with a 'PCI Data Acquisition...
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    Model: CF-31 [S/U] (mk3) OS: Windows 10...

    Model: CF-31 [S/U] (mk3)
    OS: Windows 10 RSI (1607)
    I have used your link URL and downloaded, "PDP_CF-31mk3_Win10x64_V1.02L11M00.cab".

    But have encountered problems:-

    262422
    Expanding...
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    PCI Data Acquisition and Signal Processing Controller - Driver

    I am updating my Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 from it's OEM W 7 Pro to a new licence W 10 Pro clean install on a new drive.

    For those that know Toughbooks, their HDD is contained in a vibration...
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    General Tips I have always had this problem from the first...

    I have always had this problem from the first time I used Windows 10 Pro.



    I've changed all Snap options and it has no effect. Also 'Show windows stacked' is the same as 'Show windows side by...
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    I am investigating a new 17" screen laptop,...

    I am investigating a new 17" screen laptop, probably with a 3840 x 2160 display. It will be used with my existing iiyama ProLite B2875SUHSU external monitor. But probably mostly using 1920 x 1080...
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    Quite possibly! When I setup this new...

    Quite possibly!



    When I setup this new Windows 10 laptop, I deliberately chose a local account. Weeks later when installing iTunes, I was not aware that I was changing the laptop's account and...
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    I don't understand your reply - "setting up any...

    I don't understand your reply - "setting up any client", I was just installing another program!

    My wife and I have installed many programs on our W 10 laptops and never had this happen before.
    ...
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    Caution: Windows wants access to your Google Account

    I recently purchased a second hand refurbished Windows 10 Pro laptop. As Windows 7 support is ending, I've decided to put all of my music activities into one dedicated laptop. On this new laptop,...
  21. Thread: Would Like Opinions on PC Laptop by Landyman
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 56 Views 15,749

    I use a Logitech M535, or the older M555, with my...

    I use a Logitech M535, or the older M555, with my laptops. You may have a problem with the touch pads. While typing on laptops and not watching the screen while typing, you will frequently find...
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    Inconsistency sharing folders on home network. W 7 Pro & W 10 Pro,

    I have been able to setup folder sharing on my Mi-Fi home network. Internet works on all devices connected. I want to be able to share between all four of my Windows laptops. Two on W 7 and two on...
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    Thanks Dalchina. Much reading now required. ...

    Thanks Dalchina. Much reading now required. Your help has tremendously improved W 10.


    I use, "If its not broke, don't fix it". Perhaps MS should give that some thought !

    On my other laptop...
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    An extra question. I am now investigating...

    An extra question. I am now investigating cleaning up the 'Navigation pane'.

    I've found how to remove unwanted entries under 'Quick access'. But the same method does not work for items below...
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    Many thanks. I was getting to the point of...

    Many thanks. I was getting to the point of rejecting W 10 as it wasted too much time and was being frustrating to use.

    I'll now find time to review all the tutorials.
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