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  1. Thread: Screen Saver Question by spapakons
    Forum: Customization
    Replies 30 Views 55,194

    Solved I haven't used Watch 4 Idle for a while, but I...

    I haven't used Watch 4 Idle for a while, but I think you can also specify a SCR file in place of an EXE, so you can configure it to run the screensaver automatically. Installed screensavers are in...
  2. Thread: Problem updating from 1809 to 1903 by spapakons
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 13 Views 3,672

    Definitely disable updates during setup to...

    Definitely disable updates during setup to minimize risk of failure. Also keep in mind that you will not be able to replace the icons with Customizer God or otherwise due to changes in the system...
  3. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [10] by spapakons
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 322 Views 87,990

    In UK there is horseback police, why not...

    In UK there is horseback police, why not roller-skate police? Cool! When chasing a criminal they activate the hidden rockets and catch up!

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  4. Thread: Changing taskbar icons? by spapakons
    Forum: Customization
    Replies 24 Views 62,359

    I forgot to say that you have to click on the...

    I forgot to say that you have to click on the "Edit View" (or similar). Then you expand the Icon folder (section) at the left to display the available icons. If you right-click on the Icon folder you...
  5. Thread: Changing taskbar icons? by spapakons
    Forum: Customization
    Replies 24 Views 62,359

    I Googled Restorator and I see it is a trial...

    I Googled Restorator and I see it is a trial program. I hope it allows you saving (usually trial programs do not). I have not access to the specific computer now. Can you confirm it allows you to...
  6. Thread: Changing taskbar icons? by spapakons
    Forum: Customization
    Replies 24 Views 62,359

    Hello! I have recently upgraded Windows 10...

    Hello!

    I have recently upgraded Windows 10 v1809 to v1903 and I noticed some issues while trying to change the icons with Customizer God. First of all, I have an old version that doesn't open the...
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    Solved For older PCs it is best to avoid modern features...

    For older PCs it is best to avoid modern features such as Fast Boot, Secure Boot, UEFI mode etc. I even avoid setting the storage controller to AHCI (before installing of course), I prefer IDE mode...
  8. Thread: Problem updating from 1809 to 1903 by spapakons
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 13 Views 3,672

    Hello! Yesterday I upgraded my old Acer...

    Hello!

    Yesterday I upgraded my old Acer Extensa (Core 2 Duo 4GB RAM) laptop from v1809 to v1903. I saw something it might help. Before starting the upgrade, I saw something like "Change Windows...
  9. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 409 Views 262,591

    Hello! I just upgraded an Acer Extensa from...

    Hello!

    I just upgraded an Acer Extensa from Windows 10 Pro v1809 to v1903. Specs are Intel Core 2 Duo T7250, 4GB RAM, Intel 4 Graphics etc. Not really an old computer, but I wanted to share my...
  10. Replies 11 Views 2,440

    That's true. If there was never Windows 8/10...

    That's true. If there was never Windows 8/10 before and you do it once because of a hardware upgrade (not regularly), you can even call Microsoft, explain this is an upgrade and activate it for you....
  11. Replies 11 Views 2,440

    Assuming the new hardware is not very different...

    Assuming the new hardware is not very different (eg from Intel to AMD and vice versa or from a very old chipset to a newer of the same manufacturer), you should be able to just connect (or clone) the...
  12. Thread: Problem updating from 1809 to 1903 by spapakons
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 13 Views 3,672

    Hello! I would treat it as an old PC and take...

    Hello!

    I would treat it as an old PC and take the same precautions I would take on an older PC. That is, disable either in BIOS or in Device Manager all not-necessary devices (audio, LAN, Wi-Fi,...
  13. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 409 Views 262,591

    From the specs, most likely you are stuck with...

    From the specs, most likely you are stuck with Windows 7 32-bit. If I am right, there is no WDDM graphics driver for ATI Radeon 7500, so you will have to use the Windows XP driver (XPDM) which is...
  14. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 409 Views 262,591

    I just remembered... Windows 8.0 (the first...

    I just remembered... Windows 8.0 (the first version, not 8.1) did not allow use the metro interface (tiles) unless you had at least 1024x768 resolution. The netbook only had 1024x600 resolution, so...
  15. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 409 Views 262,591

    Well done! I had the same model but unfortunately...

    Well done! I had the same model but unfortunately I sold it to a friend since I needed the money back then. Good to know that it is capable of running Windows 10. To maximize the performance you can...
  16. Replies 6 Views 6,737

    Not familiar with that command, sorry. I have not...

    Not familiar with that command, sorry. I have not used command prompt since Windows 98 (all I remember is from MS-DOS era). Why do you need to do that in command prompt? If you are creating a program...
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    :thumbsup:

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  18. If upgrading to the latest drivers directly from...

    If upgrading to the latest drivers directly from nVidia (not Windows Update) doesn't work, then it might be the result of excessive heat. You have to thoroughly remove dust from your PC, especially...
  19. Replies 6 Views 639

    Create the same accounts on laptop. Connect the...

    Create the same accounts on laptop. Connect the old hard disk using a USB enclosure or a SATA-to-USB adapter to the notebook. Your user data should be into the folder Users/username. Open that folder...
  20. Replies 6 Views 6,737

    You could load the CMD (command prompt) and then...

    You could load the CMD (command prompt) and then issue the DIR command to see the folder's contents. If you are trying to see the root folder of a drive, at the beginning you see a description such...
  21. Thread: Windows 10 on tablet by spapakons
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 3,108

    The USB Flash drive must be created in UEFI mode....

    The USB Flash drive must be created in UEFI mode. Microsoft's Media Creation Tool should create a USB Flash drive that boots both in UEFI and CSM (Legacy BIOS) mode. If you use a third party utility...
  22. Thread: Upgraded from Win 7 by spapakons
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 3,358

    There are some incompatibilities between SSD...

    There are some incompatibilities between SSD drives and certain notebooks. Chances are that the storage controller is configured as AHCI in BIOS. Try changing it to IDE (or compatible/legacy...
  23. Thread: Windows 10 on tablet by spapakons
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 3,108

    Just leave it on the charger for 2-3 hours before...

    Just leave it on the charger for 2-3 hours before begin.
  24. Thread: Windows 10 on tablet by spapakons
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 3,108

    Hello! I work as a Technician in a computer...

    Hello!
    I work as a Technician in a computer store where we sell similar models. In your case, Windows is damaged and you cannot fix it. Your only option is to just format it and reinstall Windows 10...
  25. Thread: Is Windows Photo Viewer gone? by spapakons
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 75 Views 1,238,747

    Solved I don't think Microsoft will return Windows Photo...

    I don't think Microsoft will return Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10 again, they try to make you abandon "legacy" desktop applications and use the new apps instead. They should know that "legacy"...
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