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    It has none of those file types. After...

    It has none of those file types. After installation it is NOT listed in apps and features.

    Rather than moving it after the install, I chose "Desktop" when the installer offered me an...
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    Software that installs in Program Files or Program Files(x86)

    I just installed a software package published by a company that caters mainly to Mac users and (in my opinion) really doesn't understand Windows well. By default, their installer (install.exe)...
  3. Thread: What's wrong with Nearby Sharing? by perkinw
    Forum: Network and Sharing
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    I should have mentioned one other change that may...

    I should have mentioned one other change that may have affected the machines' ability to see each other: As I said earlier, one of the machines (a laptop) was on WiFi. I plugged into the router...
  4. Thread: What's wrong with Nearby Sharing? by perkinw
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 21 Views 940

    I checked that all the settings. The only...

    I checked that all the settings. The only difference I found was that I had previously enabled SMB 1.0/CIFS. So I unchecked it on both machines and restarted both machines. After restarting, the...
  5. Thread: What's wrong with Nearby Sharing? by perkinw
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 21 Views 940

    Maybe I declared victory too soon. One day ago,...

    Maybe I declared victory too soon. One day ago, both PC's could see each other and were able to share folders. Today, one of the PC's does not see the other (it only sees itself). Neither...
  6. Thread: I don't see Libraries in File Explorer by perkinw
    Forum: General Support
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    Solved What about this: Hide or Show Libraries in...

    What about this:
    Hide or Show Libraries in Navigation Pane in Windows 10 > OPTION FOUR

    Thanks for the link to the tutorial! I found the solution at the very beginning:


    If you turn on...
  7. Thread: Attempt to create a system image fails by perkinw
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 25 Views 9,020

    So then I should make two rescue media: (1) Boot...

    So then I should make two rescue media: (1) Boot Menu (for convenience) and (2) flash drive (for when disaster strikes). I have already made (2).

    Thanks for the clarification!
  8. Thread: Attempt to create a system image fails by perkinw
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 25 Views 9,020

    I have already installed Macrium and have begun...

    I have already installed Macrium and have begun using it. It seems simple enough.

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    I'm confused. In the Rescue Media Settings window, I'm being asked to select a...
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    Solved Thanks! That worked like a charm.

    Thanks! That worked like a charm.
  10. Thread: I don't see Libraries in File Explorer by perkinw
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 10 Views 745

    Solved See the screenshot in the original post. ...

    See the screenshot in the original post. Explorer does not show a "Libraries" folder, so there's nothing to manage. By the way, it's a great tutorial, but currently useless to me.
  11. Thread: I don't see Libraries in File Explorer by perkinw
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 10 Views 745

    Solved I agree that it should, but it doesn't! "Show...

    I agree that it should, but it doesn't! "Show Libraries" was already checked in the navigation pane options when I originally posted (I should have mentioned it). But Explorer does not show a...
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    Solved Drive name shown in Explorer is different from volume label

    I have an external USB drive with the volume label "HDD-2." But when I connect it, Explorer shows the name as "Toshiba Canvio Hard Drive."

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    If I attempt to rename it in Explorer (right...
  13. Thread: I don't see Libraries in File Explorer by perkinw
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 10 Views 745

    Solved It was already checked!

    It was already checked!
  14. Thread: I don't see Libraries in File Explorer by perkinw
    Forum: General Support
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    Solved I don't see Libraries in File Explorer

    I had a local computer shop upgrade my Windows 7 PC to Windows 10. They did a clean OS install but preserved my user data. Actually, they backed up my user data and then then restored to a new...
  15. Thread: What's wrong with Nearby Sharing? by perkinw
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 21 Views 940

    Thanks for pointing me to this excellent...

    Thanks for pointing me to this excellent tutorial. I followed it to set up sharing on my network, and it's working!
  16. Thread: Attempt to create a system image fails by perkinw
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 25 Views 9,020

    Thanks. I'll re-make the rescue drive.

    Thanks. I'll re-make the rescue drive.
  17. Thread: What's wrong with Nearby Sharing? by perkinw
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 21 Views 940

    Thanks for the tutorial link. I was under the...

    Thanks for the tutorial link. I was under the impression that actual sharing between computers was no longer possible in Windows 10, and that the only way to "share" a file was to send it to a...
  18. Thread: What's wrong with Nearby Sharing? by perkinw
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 21 Views 940

    Thanks! I will try it and report back if this...

    Thanks! I will try it and report back if this fixes the problem with Nearby Sharing.
  19. Thread: What's wrong with Nearby Sharing? by perkinw
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 21 Views 940

    I can't see any way to tell Nearby Sharing what...

    I can't see any way to tell Nearby Sharing what kind of network to use (Bluetooth or WiFi). And I just can't turn BT off because I use a BT mouse.
  20. Thread: Attempt to create a system image fails by perkinw
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 25 Views 9,020

    I see a different version of the "Rescue Media...

    I see a different version of the "Rescue Media Builder" settings:

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    Solved File History is not keeping my backups up-to-date

    I'm new to Windows 10. I turned on File History and selected a network device (a NAS) as the destination. I set "Backup my files" to "every hour" and "Keep my backups" to "forever."

    The backups...
  22. Thread: Attempt to create a system image fails by perkinw
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 25 Views 9,020

    I don't see it there. I'm running version 7.2.

    I don't see it there. I'm running version 7.2.
  23. Thread: Attempt to create a system image fails by perkinw
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 25 Views 9,020

    I installed Macrium Reflect. I have a backup...

    I installed Macrium Reflect. I have a backup running now. There were some small differences from the tutorial, but nothing major. For example, I did not see the option to add Macrium Rescue to the...
  24. Thread: What's wrong with Nearby Sharing? by perkinw
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 21 Views 940

    Nowhere in the Nearby Sharing instructions does...

    Nowhere in the Nearby Sharing instructions does it say that the two PC's need to be "paired" but I paired them anyway. Nearby sharing still times out looking for nearby devices.

    To rule out...
  25. Thread: What's wrong with Nearby Sharing? by perkinw
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 21 Views 940

    What's wrong with Nearby Sharing?

    I have two PC's that were recently upgraded to Windows 10. I was sad to discover that Homegroups are no longer supported by Windows 10, since Homegroups are so easy to use. So now I am trying to...
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