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  1. Thread: Mbr to gpt by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    It could have been fresh out of the box, but the...

    It could have been fresh out of the box, but the OP may have made an earlier attempt to install and aborted it when they realised it was going to do an MBR install. That could well have initialised...
  2. Thread: Mbr to gpt by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    Only if the disk is truly blank and not been...

    Only if the disk is truly blank and not been initialised. Once initialised as MBR Windows Setup is unable to change it to GPT, that's where Diskpart is needed.




    No it isn't, not completely...
  3. Thread: Mbr to gpt by Bree
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    Using your install media, boot to a Command...

    Using your install media, boot to a Command Prompt.

    Tutorial: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2880-open-command-prompt-boot-windows-10-a.html#option1

    At the command prompt, type Diskpart....
  4. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    Good afternoon Ken

    Good afternoon Ken
  5. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
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    Good afternoon Keith. I do now run 8.1 in a...

    Good afternoon Keith.

    I do now run 8.1 in a VM, just for reference. Still don't like it much, though it makes a bit more sense now that I have W10 experience to fall back on.
  6. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    Good morning Charlie happy birthday Charlie's...

    Good morning Charlie

    happy birthday Charlie's mom, what a wonderful family gathering that must have been. :cake:
  7. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    Afternoon Andre. Quite right, that because I...

    Afternoon Andre.
    Quite right, that because I never used it.

    I did everything possible to avoid ever having to use Win 8 - going as far as buying a used laptop rather than new when my XP one...
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    Yes, it would be sensible in those circumstances....

    Yes, it would be sensible in those circumstances. As far as I am aware, you simply need to switch from using an MS account with the old address to a local account, then switch back to an MS account...
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    Relax. Your digital licences are not tied to your...

    Relax. Your digital licences are not tied to your Microsoft account. Whether you have a Microsoft account or not, every digital license is stored on the Microsoft activation severs and the only thing...
  10. Thread: Defrag question by Bree
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 8 Views 294

    I don't know about 'quicker' but yes, moving off...

    I don't know about 'quicker' but yes, moving off and copying back should result in un-fragmented files.

    There is a third possibility. The more free space on an HDD, the more efficient...
  11. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    I can't say I was ever fond of W10's Live Tiles....

    I can't say I was ever fond of W10's Live Tiles. I approve of replacing them with proper icons - just not keen on the initial choices MS put there. Still, they can be dragged around to rearrange...
  12. Thread: Macrium Reflect restore issue / question...? by Bree
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 43 Views 839

    You did say in the first post that "I created an...

    You did say in the first post that "I created an image from a friend's dying older laptop". How did you create that image? Did you run Reflect that was installed on that PC?


    Now that you have a...
  13. Thread: Macrium Reflect restore issue / question...? by Bree
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 43 Views 839

    Basically, yes. You can select the C: partition...

    Basically, yes. You can select the C: partition on the destination disk within Reflect and delete it. Then drag the C: partition from the image and drop it into the free space you created on the...
  14. Thread: Macrium Reflect restore issue / question...? by Bree
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 43 Views 839

    You have a choice when building Macrium rescue...

    You have a choice when building Macrium rescue media of using WinRE or WinPE. The default is to use WinRE because it can get this from your installed Windows, to build WinPE you need an additional...
  15. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    LoL. I'm well past my 2nd month on W11 ;) I...

    LoL. I'm well past my 2nd month on W11 ;)


    I never tried to make W10 look and feel like W7 when I got the upgrade, and I'm not inclined to start doing so now in W11. I prefer to see how I can get...
  16. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    Good evening Mike.

    Good evening Mike.
  17. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    Good night Andre

    Good night Andre
  18. Thread: Macrium Reflect restore issue / question...? by Bree
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 43 Views 839

    To make a bootable Macrium Reflect recovery USB,...

    To make a bootable Macrium Reflect recovery USB, plug a USB stick into a machine that has Macrium installed, then open Reflect and select Other Tasks > Create Rescue Media...

    349472

    Boot from...
  19. Thread: Macrium Reflect restore issue / question...? by Bree
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 43 Views 839

    I have successfully restored a Reflect system...

    I have successfully restored a Reflect system image of a Legacy/MBR machine to a UEFI/GPT one.

    To get all the right GPT/EFI partitions I first clean installed Windows 10 on the UEFI machine. I...
  20. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    They taste great, and are one of the pleasures I...

    They taste great, and are one of the pleasures I really look forward to each Christmas...

    All you need to know is here:
    Roasting Chestnuts - Everything You Need to Know!
  21. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    Hello Charlie

    Hello Charlie
  22. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    Howdy Dude

    Howdy Dude
  23. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    Afternoon Ken, thanks for asking. Yes, all...

    Afternoon Ken, thanks for asking.

    Yes, all races except Silverstone are shown after the event.

    For this one the race time and time zone difference means that yes, our 'free-to-air' is to be...
  24. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    Fun, but tiring. Grandson has just got into...

    Fun, but tiring. Grandson has just got into football, and half an hour of goal practice in the garden is about my limit ;)
  25. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [197] by Bree
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 933 Views 8,336

    Good afternoon/evening all, just back from a...

    Good afternoon/evening all,
    just back from a couple of days of quality time with the grandchildren.
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