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  1. Thread: Is v1809 Reliable Now? by Helmut
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 17 Views 1,261

    Solved I have been on 1809 since 3 October, no major...

    I have been on 1809 since 3 October, no major problems then, and not now.
    1803 was the worst so far in respect of small niggles.

    I'm not beta testing 1809 in particular, there are minor niggles...
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    Settings > System > Notifications & actions....

    Settings > System > Notifications & actions.
    Under Notifications:
    Select what you require.

    Get Notifications from these apps:
    Scroll down to Mail for group notifications > On/Off. and/or the...
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    That is a chipset about 11 years old, it has...

    That is a chipset about 11 years old, it has probably aged out of spec or other MOBO parts including HDD and so forth.

    All the hardware will need checking, you can only go so far with doing that....
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    The Driver is generic from Windows 10, some...

    The Driver is generic from Windows 10, some manufacturers add a service.
    No doubt you will have already tried the uninstall Device, then the auto re-install.

    The slim line Laptop drives are very...
  5. Thread: Solutions for RAM issues by Helmut
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 19 Views 1,118

    All security applications require configuration,...

    All security applications require configuration, and that includes Defender. Comprehensive ones like Norton have many component parts. Some of those may already have coverage within Windows, Web...
  6. Thread: How to address high Temps in XPS 8930 by Helmut
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,125

    That is an incredibly bad and inadequate design,...

    That is an incredibly bad and inadequate design, totally inadequate heat sink and fan. PSU blocks airflow and apparently no extra case fans either.

    The replacement as suggested by the video was...
  7. Thread: Outlook Mail account failure by Helmut
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 10 Views 558

    The version number you gave was for the Windows...

    The version number you gave was for the Windows 10 Mail App. That is how I know what you are using.

    I have 2 Outlook Mail Accounts setup with that Mail App, but also Yahoo and Gmail Accounts. In...
  8. Thread: Outlook Mail account failure by Helmut
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 10 Views 558

    You are using the Windows 10 Mail App. Best to...

    You are using the Windows 10 Mail App. Best to state that clearly first otherwise everyone gets confused with "Outlook".

    You can Delete the Account and set it up again. Right click the Account >...
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    Settings > System > Notifications & Actions > go...

    Settings > System > Notifications & Actions > go down the list an enable what is required > click on the required ones for details and more settings which include Sound amongst many options.
    It was...
  10. Thread: Install Memory ? by Helmut
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 12 Views 699

    I would check the memory module labelling they...

    I would check the memory module labelling they should have the same production date code, chip code and pcb version number when bought as a pair for dual channel operation. If they don't there can be...
  11. Thread: Advanced SystemCare 12 Free question by Helmut
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 10 Views 703

    All such products are bloated junk that do...

    All such products are bloated junk that do nothing useful. Countless variations of the same thing.

    I use the tools built in to Windows 10, there are quite a few scattered around within the...
  12. Thread: My wireless mouse oddity by Helmut
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 15 Views 577

    In a cheap mouse the mechanics of a scroll wheel...

    In a cheap mouse the mechanics of a scroll wheel are very poor, or accumulated debris will cause them to be erratic or fail.

    Nothing to do with drivers which are usually generic MS ones, or they...
  13. Thread: Defragging a 2 Terabyte Drive by Helmut
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 28 Views 1,560

    Modern disc filing systems don't really need it,...

    Modern disc filing systems don't really need it, won't make any difference. Apart from that Windows 10 does it to a schedule. I set it to once per month. It does not get anything worse than a few...
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    Looks like the 1 TB HDD that needs a bit of...

    Looks like the 1 TB HDD that needs a bit of tidying.
    The obvious ones to get rid of are the 2 Ext4 Linux type partitions, you are the one to know what those are and anything you may need. Likewise...
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    As far as I know you have to go to the old...

    As far as I know you have to go to the old Windows Control Panel > Credential Manager > Windows/Web Credentials and remove the relevant entry.

    You can search for it taking the newer Settings...
  16. Thread: File History grown by Helmut
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 2 Views 273

    Solved Because you have not configured what Folders are...

    Because you have not configured what Folders are selected.

    More Options > Exclude these folders, and of course Add a folder.
  17. Thread: Removal of everything Logitech by Helmut
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 10 Views 737

    Solved Point 3. In the Task Manager > Start-up Tab go...

    Point 3.
    In the Task Manager > Start-up Tab go to columns headings right click and tick the column for Command line that should show the path to the EXE.

    Also Control Panel > Admin Tools > Task...
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    Nothing wrong with that, the manufacturer of mine...

    Nothing wrong with that, the manufacturer of mine did the same sort of thing. Some parts of the driver date from 2013. Some from Windows 1809 version update. No problem the sound is fine along with...
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    There is no problem with Image files from...

    There is no problem with Image files from different PCs just store them in different folders suitably named of course.

    I use File History and you would have to do the same sort of thing with...
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    I don't think VGA sends EDID information anyway....

    I don't think VGA sends EDID information anyway. That is only done with digital connections.

    You probably need to install an INF file to indicate to Windows the required data for resolution, scan...
  21. Replies 2 Views 221

    A GPU around the 85 C is too high for comfort. I...

    A GPU around the 85 C is too high for comfort. I would want that lower by 10 degrees. That is a periferal issue that probably does not relate to sound.

    Only a few components have temperature...
  22. Replies 32 Views 5,434

    Leave Random Hardware Addresses Off. On would...

    Leave Random Hardware Addresses Off. On would just complicate things so you don't want that.

    The Win 10 Network trouble shooter is confusing to use, was worth a try though.

    By all means change...
  23. Thread: Where to buy 2 5" mounting bracket/caddy? by Helmut
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 11 Views 885

    Those brackets are not generic they are specific...

    Those brackets are not generic they are specific to a manufacturer and maybe the model range.
    You re-use those. Depending on a particular Laptop you may need a spacer of some kind
    Most SSDs are a...
  24. Thread: How to log out from email outlook.com by Helmut
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 16 Views 627

    You seem to be using a Local Account for Windows,...

    You seem to be using a Local Account for Windows, and signing into any Microsoft Account separately.

    You must have setup the Mail App with some Account it does not do that by itself. When you...
  25. Replies 32 Views 5,434

    Hi It is Wireless settings in the BT Home Hub 5...

    Hi
    It is Wireless settings in the BT Home Hub 5 that may need changing which has nothing to do with Ethernet, or Windows 10 as such.
    The Wireless Card in your Laptop is Dual Band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz....
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