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    DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth ...

    DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
    This seems like drastic measures to take due to screen saver and power
    mgt. issues. Just being a little cautious before jumping into the deep ...
  2. Thread: Are these offers really legitimate? by mrgeek
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 10 Views 846

    Solved " It's also useful to check that files I've...

    "
    It's also useful to check that files I've created with Open Office are compatible with MS Office before I send them out."

    If that's all you want to do, you can open them in Onedrive on a web...
  3. Thread: Why is my windows out of date? by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 316

    Backup or image first. As usual, disconnect all...

    Backup or image first.
    As usual, disconnect all usb devices except keyboard and mouse, disable antivirus.
    Go here https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10/ and click 'Update...
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    Customization Thanks for this, works very fast. Much easier...

    Thanks for this, works very fast. Much easier than opening 3rd party tool. Added to Recycle bin context too.
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    Customization "It does disable auto-arrange, but resets the...

    "It does disable auto-arrange, but resets the files back to their normal places when you close or reset the folder."

    It has been like this for a few years now. I've used it for years to re-arrange...
  6. Thread: Windows update error (0x80080005) by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 12 Views 725

    "So normally I'm able to update windows whenever...

    "So normally I'm able to update windows whenever I check for updates but this time it just keeps giving me this error."

    I recently ran into this on a computer that I support. Troubleshoot Update...
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    Are you talking about a built-in webcam, external...

    Are you talking about a built-in webcam, external webcam or digital camera ?
    What kind of computer and is it Win10 ?
  8. Thread: How to buy a Windows 10 Pro License by mrgeek
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 37 Views 2,589

    Maybe they work, at first then stop after a time,...

    Maybe they work, at first then stop after a time, but as the saying goes, "If it seems too good to be true, it probably is".
  9. Thread: product key/id by mrgeek
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 2 Views 255

    Product ID is for MS Tech Support, while the...

    Product ID is for MS Tech Support, while the Product Key is for OS installation/re-install validation and the more useful to store or have on hand, in case the key is not read from BIOS.
  10. Thread: Defragging a 2 Terabyte Drive by mrgeek
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 28 Views 1,579

    Win10, by default, will 'defrag' every week, in...

    Win10, by default, will 'defrag' every week, in the background. No need to go out of your way.
  11. Thread: Palemoon Browser Lost sound by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 3 Views 485

    Solved What Add-on are you using to download youtube...

    What Add-on are you using to download youtube vids ? Does it work ok with Facebook videos ?
    I use Palemoon 28.3.1 and tested a Youtube download. It works fine with this Add-on which places a...
  12. Thread: Still haven't received 1809 update as of 1/23/2019 by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 21 Views 2,195

    "I may try the Windows Update Assistant in...

    "I may try the Windows Update Assistant in another month or so if WU doesn't push out the 1809 update."

    If you're going to wait that long, you might as well wait until April when the next Feature...
  13. Thread: OneDrive is now integrated with Skype by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 1 Views 412

    This is a great idea ! I'll try it out soon, much...

    This is a great idea ! I'll try it out soon, much more friendly and recipient focused than sending an email link.
  14. Thread: Skype: How To Record Calls? by mrgeek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 35 Views 1,679

    I use built-in Voice Recorder to record Skype...

    I use built-in Voice Recorder to record Skype audio conversations to give me a record of what was said or promised. It will record both ends thru the mic in m4a format. Just push the start button in...
  15. Thread: FIX for: KB4023057 Fails - Error 0x80070643 (Windows 10 v1803) by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 61 Views 38,301

    Sticky: I looked at a computer with this update failed 3...

    I looked at a computer with this update failed 3 times and not in Progs & Features, like yours. When Troubleshoot WU failed, I reset WU components ( Reset Windows Update in Windows 10 ), deleted...
  16. Thread: Adverts popping up inside Chrome by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 390

    I would run a SuperAntiSpyware scan for deep...

    I would run a SuperAntiSpyware scan for deep search and removal. Easy to use, fast and quite effective.
    Get Free Edition here - https://www.superantispyware.com/
  17. Thread: Windows 10 recovery USB - which size??? by mrgeek
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 18 Views 1,322

    "This makes me think that I need more than 16GB...

    "This makes me think that I need more than 16GB because I have installed a lot of other programs."

    The recovery drive doesn't backup your programs, just the mfr's recovery partition. My HP...
  18. Thread: Should i enable the hidden administrator account? by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 20 Views 2,827

    "Isnt it basically the same thing as disabling...

    "Isnt it basically the same thing as disabling the UAC message, or am i missing something?"

    Yes, it is but what you're missing is what 'Bree' pointed out ... that viruses, malware and ransomware...
  19. Thread: Onedrive folder/file deletion by mrgeek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 0 Views 192

    Onedrive folder/file deletion

    Had this issue before today's cum update and still there. Local folders created within the default folders (Docs, Pictures, etc) can't be deleted and files within can't be either. If files is in a...
  20. Thread: Download Windows 10 ISO File by mrgeek
    Forum: Tutorials
    Replies 674 Views 2,330,060

    Sticky: Installation & Upgrade Oh, oh, are you saying this option is not there...

    Oh, oh, are you saying this option is not there anymore, that it's been over 10 days since 1809 install and Windows.old folder isn't there anymore ?
    220083
    Unless someone knows another trick, you...
  21. Thread: UUP Dump -- new probem or just false positive by mrgeek
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 3 Views 482

    Which site are you using to grab the image ? It...

    Which site are you using to grab the image ? It looks like an add-on from the 3rd party site. Use this one to fetch builds - https://uupdump.ml/known.php
  22. Thread: Download Windows 10 ISO File by mrgeek
    Forum: Tutorials
    Replies 674 Views 2,330,060

    Sticky: Installation & Upgrade Use drop down menus from TechBench here -...

    Use drop down menus from TechBench here - https://tb.rg-adguard.net/public.php
    Like this
    220066
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    User Accounts Good experimenting :party::party::party:

    Good experimenting :party::party::party:
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    Since it's happening in Sleep mode, the first...

    Since it's happening in Sleep mode, the first thing to try is to disable hibernation which will also disable Fast Startup which is known to cause issues trying to use Hybrid Sleep. I routinely do...
  25. Thread: Ransomware attack in Windows 1809 - Please help by mrgeek
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 20 Views 2,217

    Depends when image was taken. If it included the...

    Depends when image was taken. If it included the ransomware trigger, it may encrypt ALL of his files, if regenrated, not just 3 folders with little data. This is also why System Restore never works...
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