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  1. Thread: Too many partitions? by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 5 Views 418

    Too many partitions?

    This is what my system looks like:

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    Over the years, my OS has grown to seven partitions. Aren't some of these unnecessary? I assume I must have messed with something in the...
  2. Thread: Fix Microsoft account prompt by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 2 Views 344

    Ed, Thanks.

    Ed, Thanks.
  3. Thread: Unwanted login prompt by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 16 Views 1,030

    My head is spinning :o Please indulge my...

    My head is spinning :o Please indulge my ignorance.

    Apparently, the user always has a password in the system, regardless of what you do in netplwiz. It says Account inactive. Is that the...
  4. Thread: Unwanted login prompt by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 16 Views 1,030

    I missed your first post. We must have been...

    I missed your first post. We must have been posting at the same time.

    I gave up on sleep/wake 6 years ago thanks to the info you passed along. I would love to resurrect sleep/wake as long as...
  5. Thread: Unwanted login prompt by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 16 Views 1,030

    Hi Bree, Thanks, that's very good to know. I...

    Hi Bree,

    Thanks, that's very good to know. I disabled all sign-in options long ago, as well as hibernation & sleep because of the associated complications. All I have now is the screensaver. I...
  6. Thread: Unwanted login prompt by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 16 Views 1,030

    ok, but when you say "the password is still...

    ok, but when you say "the password is still required", are you saying that there are occasions when you will be still be just simply "prompted" for a password, which can be avoided by rebooting, , or...
  7. Thread: Unwanted login prompt by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 16 Views 1,030

    Hi Brink, I established setting up netplwiz to...

    Hi Brink,

    I established setting up netplwiz to automatically sign in to my account long ago.

    This is not a startup Issue. It only happens when I "Log Off" and am brought back to the lock...
  8. Thread: Fix Microsoft account prompt by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 2 Views 344

    Fix Microsoft account prompt

    Sometimes when i reboot my computer, I am notified to fix my Microsoft account. I must go to Windows settings and log back into my Microsoft account with 2 step verification.

    Is this normal?
  9. Thread: Unwanted login prompt by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 16 Views 1,030

    Unwanted login prompt

    Generally, I have direct access to Windows after booting up. No password required.

    If I log off of windows, I am asked to log back in with a password that does not exist, and I must restart the...
  10. Replies 1 Views 194

    Random odd desktop taskbar behavior

    Sometimes I will have a situation where one or more desktop toolbar window buttons will not respond to a "left" mouse click.

    Usually, I must do a mouse hover on the given tab, move the mouse...
  11. Thread: SSD health status 99% by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 4 Views 293

    Didn't know it could do that. Great Idea! ...

    Didn't know it could do that. Great Idea!

    What about that "remaining life" adjustment thing?
  12. Thread: SSD health status 99% by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 4 Views 293

    SSD health status 99%

    I have two identical internal SSD's. Just recently, the"Crystal Disk Info" utility Crystal Dew World shows one of them as Health Status: Good, 99%. Previously, both were listed at 100%.
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    External links in Windows settings launch Edge, not default browser

    I don't know for absolutely sure when this first occurred, but I believe it was after updating to the "2021-11 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 20H2 for x64-based Systems (KB5007186)."

    The...
  14. Thread: Mysterious boot behavior by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 504

    I have 2 internal ssd's. I use one for data...

    I have 2 internal ssd's. I use one for data backup, and manually disconnect it when finished. I've had this happen in the past when reconnecting it, but not with my main ssd.

    As I mentioned,...
  15. Thread: Mysterious boot behavior by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 504

    Mysterious boot behavior

    I launched my computer yesterday, and got that what is typically the Windows Updated message, "100%, don't turn off your computer", and I figured it was about to momentarily boot into Windows.
    ...
  16. Thread: Disable Google search dark mode nag by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 392

    I tried that multiple times, but it kept popping...

    I tried that multiple times, but it kept popping up. But today, it's no longer appearing. Maybe Google is picking a particular day to force it?
  17. Thread: Disable Google search dark mode nag by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 392

    Disable Google search dark mode nag

    How do I permanently get rid of this

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  18. Thread: USB Port problem by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 4 Views 434

    In the past, with the receiver in the back, I had...

    In the past, with the receiver in the back, I had sporadic wireless signal issues with my mouse/keyboard, so I moved it to the front.

    Is it the distance, or the direct line to the receiver that...
  19. Thread: Google Drive for Desktop by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 4 Views 942

    I've got a few issues. My Google Drive...

    I've got a few issues.

    My Google Drive Directory, with the "Backup and Sync" setup is located on an encrypted drive. Or, I should say, was on my encrypted drive.

    Now that I installed Drive For...
  20. Thread: USB Port problem by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 4 Views 434

    So can I switch it out with one of the 3.0 from...

    So can I switch it out with one of the 3.0 from the back?
  21. Thread: USB Port problem by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 4 Views 434

    USB Port problem

    ASRock Z170 Pro4 (CPUSocket)
    Intel Z170 (Skylake PCH-H)
    Microsoft Windows 10 Professional (x64) Build 19042.1165 (20H2)

    I have 8 usb ports, seven 3.0, one 2.0., Two in the front, and six in...
  22. Thread: Import Scheduled Tasks in bulk by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 616

    Import Scheduled Tasks in bulk

    I found this method to import multiple scheduled tasks.

    How to Import (Restore) All Tasks in Bulk Using Task Scheduler in Windows? AskVG

    Does this still work? Is there an easier way?
  23. Thread: Can't run .bat files by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 1,145

    Can't run .bat files

    I haven't run a .bat file in quite a while, so perhaps I unknowingly did something along the way that prompted this problem.

    I was trying to run Brinks "Reset_Notification_Area_Icons_Cache.bat",...
  24. Thread: Icons in Taskbar Notification Area by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 387

    Hi idogat, I don't know for sure. Maybe...

    Hi idogat,

    I don't know for sure. Maybe random as well as some other factor(s) is the best answer I can give.

    I just now moved an icon from the taskbar area to the hidden icons menu, after...
  25. Thread: Disable Windows Hello nag screen by kitpzyxmsir
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 2 Views 437

    Thanks :-)

    Thanks :-)
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