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    Hi, what is it you are actually trying to do? ...

    Hi, what is it you are actually trying to do?

    a. An in-place repair install of Windows (typically done with an iso file, but can be done using a bootable disk) - started after logging in normally....
  2. Thread: Rebooting After Updates by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 5 Views 187

    Then please do so. One of the restarts might not...

    Then please do so. One of the restarts might not even be related to an update. Please examine and research the event id and advise.



    This is not entirely clear. Do you mean you are now...
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    No.. you're not checking for viruses etc- but the...

    No.. you're not checking for viruses etc- but the integrity of the file system- not Defender's job.

    See e.g.
    ...
  4. Thread: and this morning my C drive told me it was full! by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 299

    First reacton would be uninstall Bitdefender then...

    First reacton would be uninstall Bitdefender then check to see if those folders have gone. If not you need to take action to remove them - whether using Bitdefender's manual uninstall tool which I...
  5. Thread: and this morning my C drive told me it was full! by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 299

    Please include the picture (Options, Show...

    Please include the picture (Options, Show TreeMap).

    ProgramData is the largest, so expand that- let's see which are the largest folders.

    Initial impression is there's perhaps nothing unusual-...
  6. Thread: and this morning my C drive told me it was full! by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 5 Views 299

    Hi, first your build number please, as prompted...

    Hi, first your build number please, as prompted when you wrote your post:
    342389

    What sort of disk do you have (HDD, SSD...) and what is the size of your Windows partition?

    Given you report...
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    Thank you so very much for your reply. I'm...

    Thank you so very much for your reply.

    I'm sorry your system seems unusual.
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    Hi, from the Tutorials section - does this help?...

    Hi, from the Tutorials section - does this help?
    Change Network Profile Name in Windows 10

    E.g. solved threads
    How can I change the name of my Ethernet connection?
    Change name of Ethernet...
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    Always be prepared- understand the product,...

    Always be prepared- understand the product, expect problems with updates and upgrades and act accordingly.

    The tools have been around for years.

    Example: I stayed on 1903 for 18 months plus to...
  10. Thread: USB Stick: Encrypting Of ? by dalchina
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 2 Views 225

    Hi, possibly Veracrypt (free) (VeraCrypt is free...

    Hi, possibly Veracrypt (free) (VeraCrypt is free open-source disk encryption software for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux)
    VeraCrypt - Free Open source disk encryption with strong security for the...
  11. Thread: Windows 10 power plan by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 1 Views 229

    Hi, you might consider using a freeware program...

    Hi, you might consider using a freeware program Don't Sleep- which has a surprising number of options.
    342341
    Download Don't Sleep - MajorGeeks

    For example, it can prevent sleep conditional on...
  12. Thread: Win 10/1909 Unfinished Install by dalchina
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 6 Views 272

    Password: - from the tutorial section here: try...

    Password: - from the tutorial section here: try

    Reset Password of User Account in Windows 10

    Note too that if you opt for a PIN etc, you still need your password.

    Clean install: you can...
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    If the PC in question runs an edition of Windows...

    If the PC in question runs an edition of Windows with the group policy editor, then
    - updates can be set to 'Notify'
    - feature updates (upgrades) can be deferred for up to 365 days
    - preview...
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    This is typical of a driver-related issue. It may...

    This is typical of a driver-related issue. It may be related to a 3rd party program's driver.

    Thanks for the log files. Please download and run setupdiag.exe (free from MS).
    This attempts to...
  15. Thread: Disk 100% Used Issue, post Windows 10 Update... by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 595

    You can download a Win 10 iso file easily e.g....

    You can download a Win 10 iso file easily e.g. using the relevant tutorial here - use the MS media creation tool (Google).

    With a clean boot and Safe Mode in particular you should find Windows...
  16. Thread: Directing data to a second drive ? by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 19 Views 796

    Thank you very much for replying. You create...

    Thank you very much for replying.

    You create your own folders and use them, just like any folder. Where relevant for particular programs you can confgure that program to use your own folder by...
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    Then you're on your own finding out what is...

    Then you're on your own finding out what is locking your device. You are of course welcome to research ways of doing that with Powershell or similar. Good luck - I'm out.
  18. Thread: Directing data to a second drive ? by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 19 Views 796

    Hi, whilst you can use the Location tab to...

    Hi, whilst you can use the Location tab to relocate these folders, this is not something I personally would choose to do, as I've written on a number of occasions. So once again:

    a. It's possible...
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    Hi, a program such as Lockhunter, Emco Unlockit...

    Hi, a program such as Lockhunter, Emco Unlockit or USB Safely Remove will list the locking processes.

    The first 2 are free, the last, which is very useful in these circumstances, is not.

    Try to...
  20. Thread: Disk 100% Used Issue, post Windows 10 Update... by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 10 Views 595

    Hi, thanks, your disk looks ok of course. ...

    Hi, thanks, your disk looks ok of course.

    That's good for a HDD.

    A more representative 'best' time is achieved with a single large file as I believe i said, not a bunch of small files - copying...
  21. Thread: Odd Trackpad Behaviour by dalchina
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 5 Views 341

    Hi, you can find a reference on enabling it in...

    Hi, you can find a reference on enabling it in this tutorial, which may or may not help:
    Enable or Disable Touchpad in Windows 10

    More:
    How to Enable Microsoft’s Precision Touchpad Drivers on...
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    Remember Win 10 is supported until Oct 2025......

    Remember Win 10 is supported until Oct 2025... but could be used long after that, just no routine updates.

    Win 11 may not be released until early next year.. we don't know. Have you actually tried...
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    I suggest you find a geeky friend to take you...

    I suggest you find a geeky friend to take you over this. It seems you are struggling to grasp basic concepts and logic necessary.

    Imagine parts inside yourr laptop are black and burnt. Your laptop...
  24. Thread: Odd Trackpad Behaviour by dalchina
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 5 Views 341

    Thank you for your reply. - which is why I...

    Thank you for your reply.


    - which is why I added the registry info I found for you.

    You can install a precision driver. Example: I had nothing in Settings for disabling my touchpad. I...
  25. Thread: Odd Trackpad Behaviour by dalchina
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 5 Views 341

    Hi, I have 342206 - on mine, that's a 2 finger...

    Hi, I have
    342206
    - on mine, that's a 2 finger gesture.

    I think the option below that is what you're looking for..

    More:
    342207

    Reverse touchpad scroll direction? Cannot do it via...
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