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  1. Did you see any indication or hear a...

    Did you see any indication or hear a disconnection indication suggesting the USB connection was lost?
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    I think it's safe to delete both the file and the...

    I think it's safe to delete both the file and the startup.

    If you wish to be cautious, leave the startup disabled, and save the file somewhere.
    Use the PC for 'long enough', then if ok clean up.
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    If you look at post #9 from the link I posted...

    If you look at post #9 from the link I posted
    Receive "How do you want to open this file" on startup

    you will see something very similar.

    Suggest you delete those startups.

    Check to see...
  4. Replies 12 Views 49

    Good start... you can inspect the properties of...

    Good start... you can inspect the properties of those (rt click, Properties) and try to find out what they are.

    You have a few less common ones too. It would indeed be reasonable to inspect the...
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    I've added more to my post from a solved case...

    I've added more to my post from a solved case...
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    Hi, see posts 8,9 here: Receive "How do you want...

    Hi, see posts 8,9 here:
    Receive "How do you want to open this file" on startup

    Otherwise may suggest some program is being launched that causes that.

    History: (usually not given by posters):...
  7. Thread: MSPaint start menu icon/location by dalchina
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 4 Views 176

    :thumbsup: - it's a very useful tool, usually...

    :thumbsup: - it's a very useful tool, usually with full explanations. Quite often an easy way to do things covered in some of the many tutorials here.
  8. Thread: Sept and Oct Cumulative updates will not install by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 14 Views 357

    Glad it's resolved. It's always satisfying to...

    Glad it's resolved. It's always satisfying to find an exact solution- which everyone wants for free of course.

    Bear in mind that the expeditious solution - had you been paying for time- would have...
  9. Thread: MSPaint start menu icon/location by dalchina
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 4 Views 176

    Hi, given that for you it's an app, one way to...

    Hi, given that for you it's an app, one way to create a shortcut to it is to open the Start Menu, find Paint, click on it and hold and drag it to your desktop.

    You should then be able to place...
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    Thanks- I wondered if that was so, but my comment...

    Thanks- I wondered if that was so, but my comment would have just been speculation.
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    Good to hear it worked..:-)

    Good to hear it worked..:-)
  12. Thread: Windows 10 updates failed at 98% every time by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 13 Views 853

    Hi, you can - as Xantam did- perform a manual...

    Hi, you can - as Xantam did- perform a manual upgrade using an iso file or an in-place upgrade repair using an iso file of the same major build as you have installed - which is applicable depends on...
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    See this to understand more on the System...

    See this to understand more on the System Reserved partition if that's what you're bothered about:
    What Is the System Reserved Partition and Can You Delete It?

    and this:
    Managing System Reserved...
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    There are the two options, as I tried to explain,...

    There are the two options, as I tried to explain, and which are illustrated in the screenshot.
    That is one of the ones I mentioned.
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    Hi, I guess you're booted normally into Windows...

    Hi, I guess you're booted normally into Windows and trying to restore the O/S?

    That's impossible - as the disk is in use by Windows.

    There are two options - which it's trying to prompt you to...
  16. Thread: Cannot create a new folder - HELP!!! by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 330

    :thumbsup:Lucky you! SR sometimes fails to...

    :thumbsup:Lucky you! SR sometimes fails to complete just when you need it...

    Strange the tutorial didn't fix it.
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    hdmi - I've seen one reference to a 'normalise'...

    hdmi - I've seen one reference to a 'normalise' button - but I've never actually seen one. (Yes, I've looked at all 3 possible GUIs for it).

    Could you post a screenshot of where it actually is, or...
  18. Thread: Cannot create a new folder - HELP!!! by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 330

    Try using a System Restore point created before...

    Try using a System Restore point created before 'yesterday', assuming you have one..

    It's a great idea to have both restore points created on a schedule (tutorial available) and to use disk...
  19. Thread: PC not compliant with Windows 11 by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 298

    My PC (8 yrs old) is definitely not compliant; as...

    My PC (8 yrs old) is definitely not compliant; as I showed, no warning... (yet!).
  20. Thread: PC not compliant with Windows 11 by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 298

    It's not just that it's centred- it simply...

    It's not just that it's centred- it simply doesn't do all the things the taskbar in Win 10 does,
    Win 10 taskbar -> Win 11 taskbar: A downgrade, and what to do about it
    I hate the new Windows 11...
  21. Actually that can be done with Windows search....

    Actually that can be done with Windows search. However almost every question related to that is bombarded with answers about 3rd party tools, so I rather feel it's a waste of my time trying to answer...
  22. Thread: PC not compliant with Windows 11 by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 10 Views 298

    Hi, you can a. Bypass requirements and install...

    Hi, you can
    a. Bypass requirements and install Win 11
    Bypass Windows 11 TPM 2.0 and CPU System Requirements | Windows 11 Forum

    But you might not like Win 11. For example, the task bar is far...
  23. Thread: Moving/organizing bookmarks Windows 10 by dalchina
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 151

    Hello, could you please post a screenshot...

    Hello, could you please post a screenshot (picture of what you see on the screen) to illustrate what you want to do?

    Some possible interpretations:
    a. you want to reorganise your bookmarks in a...
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    Thank you very much for your reply. Again,...

    Thank you very much for your reply.

    Again, advise the update, and your windows build.


    Just giving a date does not convey that information.
  25. Replies 33 Views 589

    Hi, I don't see anything particularly helpful in...

    Hi, I don't see anything particularly helpful in that MS forum... at a quick glance, anyway. You might get lucky..

    Your PC seems quite recent.

    Which specific update causes this?
    Have you...
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