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    You say "It's almost completely full" but how big...

    You say "It's almost completely full" but how big is the drive capacity? Some drives are quite small and Windows 10 can use 20 to 30GB leaving little room for, Restore points, apps & programs. If you...
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    Glad to have helped. Good luck.

    Glad to have helped. Good luck.
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    You use the word "Before" but you do not say...

    You use the word "Before" but you do not say "Before what". This implies that something has changed Windows behaviour. Can you tell us when it started happening? Have you tweaked something or...
  4. Thread: Prompted for Admin Account pass when I don't have one by wiganken
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 7 Views 891

    Good luck.

    Good luck.
  5. Thread: Prompted for Admin Account pass when I don't have one by wiganken
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 7 Views 891

    As per your last photo could you at some stage...

    As per your last photo could you at some stage have entered $PROMPT$ and this is causing Macrium Reflect to ask you to "specify a password at backup time"?

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  6. Thread: Prompted for Admin Account pass when I don't have one by wiganken
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 7 Views 891

    Have you tried clicking on 'More choices' to see...

    Have you tried clicking on 'More choices' to see where that takes you? Maybe you will be able to stop the pop-up there?
  7. Thread: Internet Security Apps are Annoying by wiganken
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 3 Views 534

    You haven't got more than one security product...

    You haven't got more than one security product installed have you?
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    When I had the same problem with hyperlinks not...

    When I had the same problem with hyperlinks not launching Firefox the following registry mods worked for me: -

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxHTML\shell\open]
    Enter value: - @="&Open"
    ...
  9. Thread: when I type "C", it shows locations by wiganken
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 6 Views 270

    When you say none of the Excel hyperlinks work do...

    When you say none of the Excel hyperlinks work do you get any alerts or do they simply not work?

    Now that you are referring to Excel it might be best starting a new Thread in the 'Microsoft...
  10. Thread: when I type "C", it shows locations by wiganken
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 6 Views 270

    Where are you typing the 'C'? In the Search box...

    Where are you typing the 'C'? In the Search box next to the Start button? More contextual info needed.
  11. Thread: when the devil usurps my system by wiganken
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 963

    Could the Ctrl key be sticking down sometimes?...

    Could the Ctrl key be sticking down sometimes? Try a different keyboard to see if that fixes it.
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    Helmut - Yes, I think you are right. It does seem...

    Helmut - Yes, I think you are right. It does seem an odd question. Maybe designed to waste our time. At least they have been warned. I'll waste no more time on this. :-)
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    The Registry is not a place to be editing unless...

    The Registry is not a place to be editing unless you know what you are doing and I would leave them alone if you are thinking of deleting them. Even changing the DWord values can have unintended...
  14. Thread: Help! Folder won't go away! by wiganken
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 13 Views 2,647

    Have you clicked on a blank area of the desktop...

    Have you clicked on a blank area of the desktop and then pressed the F5 key to 'Refresh' the desktop? This can make the folder disappear.
  15. Thread: Dell P66F001 Stuck Loading Windows by wiganken
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 18 Views 4,139

    If you still have the machine and not handed it...

    If you still have the machine and not handed it back to your friend I suggest disabling the Optional Windows driver updates and tell your friend to only use DELL Support Assist to install drivers for...
  16. Thread: Office 2010 Pro Re-Activation Issue by wiganken
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 13 Views 3,480

    If you don't succeed then consider installing...

    If you don't succeed then consider installing LibreOffice instead. It is free and compatible with Office files. It even includes the database module. It also gets updated so it is more secure than...
  17. Thread: Dell P66F001 Stuck Loading Windows by wiganken
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 18 Views 4,139

    fireberd - "That Dell OS' are customized has been...

    fireberd - "That Dell OS' are customized has been a long standing myth." Thanks for correcting me. So I am not alone in thinking this? As well as the Realtek sound drivers won't the graphics,...
  18. Thread: Dell P66F001 Stuck Loading Windows by wiganken
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 18 Views 4,139

    Chris Nicola - "Wiganken and Fireberd, it took me...

    Chris Nicola - "Wiganken and Fireberd, it took me a while, but I did find the Dell recovery options and decided to use them." - I'm glad it worked for you.

    In case it helps, the same principle...
  19. Thread: Dell P66F001 Stuck Loading Windows by wiganken
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 18 Views 4,139

    Clutching at straws here but have you looked on...

    Clutching at straws here but have you looked on the DELL website to see if they provide any recovery tools specifically suited to DELL machines?
  20. Thread: Is it safe to click on the links in this Cybernews article? by wiganken
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 4 Views 665

    Is this Cybernews article for real?

    I changed the title because the previous title elicited only one response and I thought the subject matter warranted more interest. We are talking security after all and this Cybernews website is...
  21. Thread: taskbar, make system icons larger? by wiganken
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 356

    I don't think you can but I stand to be...

    I don't think you can but I stand to be corrected. The Notification Area icons are set to be narrow to avoid taking up horizontal taskbar space and it is this narrowness that is limiting the icon...
  22. Thread: Is it safe to click on the links in this Cybernews article? by wiganken
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 4 Views 665

    8.4 billion paswords leaked is a lot of passwords...

    8.4 billion paswords leaked is a lot of passwords and that is why one might feel pressurised to check if any of your passwords are in the list. Could this push people to enter passwords where they...
  23. Thread: Is it safe to click on the links in this Cybernews article? by wiganken
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 4 Views 665

    Is it safe to click on the links in this Cybernews article?

    I believe Cybernews.com is a reputable site but I just saw this article and wondered if anyone else thinks "Why would I enter my passwords to check if they have been breached?": -

    RockYou2021:...
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    Seems like a Windows glitch or bug. Has the...

    Seems like a Windows glitch or bug. Has the problem just started to happen? If so could a recent Windows update have caused it?

    Maybe try updating all drivers and see if updating to Windows 21H1...
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    Have you checked for BIOS firmware updates. And...

    Have you checked for BIOS firmware updates. And while you are at it also check that all drivers are up to date.
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