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  1. Thread: SSD OS migration to new CPU/MB by dalchina
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 15 Views 364

    Hmm - supercooled quantum computing? You've...

    Hmm - supercooled quantum computing? You've achieved better than absolute zero!
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    The number kept is self-limiting anyway,...

    The number kept is self-limiting anyway, depending on the space you choose to allocate, unless they are older than the limit set (if any).

    This may be of interest:
    System Restore Points Saved for...
  3. Replies 6 Views 425

    Hi, seems the URLs in my previous post were...

    Hi, seems the URLs in my previous post were somehow combined so clicking on this one didn't work:
    traceroute - What could cause a ping to fail if I am able to load the sites homepage in a browser? -...
  4. Thread: Can not complete Upgrade by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 199

    Hi, could you please complete specifications for...

    Hi, could you please complete specifications for your problem PC as far as possible? (See mine for comparison- click My computer below my post).

    What is 'the latest upgrade'? This can be different...
  5. Replies 6 Views 425

    Forgive the obvious question - can you browse...

    Forgive the obvious question - can you browse normally? Other than ping and tracert, is there any other evidence of internet problems?

    Discussed here with some ideas:
    Ping and Tracert return...
  6. Thread: Windows 10 1809 really slow after update by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 4 Views 333

    How much free space do you have on C: ? Is there...

    How much free space do you have on C: ? Is there evidence of paging issues? Task manager screenshot please?

    RossoPhantasm- you seem to have plenty.
  7. Thread: how to stop updates from running by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 1 Views 138

    Hi, you could perhaps be downloading build 1809-...

    Hi, you could perhaps be downloading build 1809- about 4Gb. You've not stated your Windows build or shown your Update History.

    Not a direct answer to your question, but in general for Home use...
  8. Thread: Right click will not open new folder by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 17 Views 532

    Thanks, thought I'd seen sthg about it....

    Thanks, thought I'd seen sthg about it. Fortunately it doesn't affect either of my PCs... which doesn't help anyone else, of course!
  9. Thread: Right click will not open new folder by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 17 Views 532

    What is your exact build- is it up to date? ...

    What is your exact build- is it up to date? Windows key + r, winver.

    If you are up to date, I think that bug has been solved, hasn't it?
  10. Thread: Right click will not open new folder by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 17 Views 532

    Agreed it's unclear, but seems to be a good...

    Agreed it's unclear, but seems to be a good clue.

    Note: there was a bug with 1803 I think a while back where there was a delay related to this option.

    @trumble What is your Windows build?...
  11. Thread: Right click will not open new folder by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 17 Views 532

    Hi, do you mean you wish to create a new folder,...

    Hi, do you mean you wish to create a new folder, and right clicking empty space, and clicking New, causes file explorer to hang?

    You can try repair 30 in this free, cautious repair tool which...
  12. Thread: How do I set my VPN as metered connection by dalchina
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 3 Views 147

    Hi, I've upgraded continually from 1511 to 1809,...

    Hi, I've upgraded continually from 1511 to 1809, skipping 1803. My C: is 127Gb, 60Gb used (after having run Ccleaner) on a 256Gb disk. My personal files are on another partition. I have a LOT of...
  13. Replies 6 Views 425

    Hi, are you in Finland? Can you normally view the...

    Hi, are you in Finland? Can you normally view the BBC site from there, or are you using a VPN?

    Do you have such a problem with any other site?

    ping bbc.co.uk
    works for me here in the UK
    ...
  14. Thread: Solutions for RAM issues by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 19 Views 1,119

    Hi, two more disposable items there- Pegasun-...

    Hi, two more disposable items there- Pegasun- apparently another optimiser suite- and you have something from McAfee.

    I've suggested you can try a clean boot for comparison, but really you should...
  15. Thread: Chrome right-click problem by dalchina
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 167

    I don't know I'm afraid- it sounds to me more...

    I don't know I'm afraid- it sounds to me more like a workaround than a real solution... further research perhaps? It's an old 'fix' so I would guess affects just a few.

    Have you tried Chrome with...
  16. Thread: How do I set my VPN as metered connection by dalchina
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 3 Views 147

    Hi, suggest you need a different method. Stop...

    Hi, suggest you need a different method.
    Stop Windows 10 Updates Properly and Completely Solved - Windows 10 Forums

    May I ask why you're blocking Windows updates? Compatibility?
  17. Replies 6 Views 631

    How to Resize Windows 10 Start Menu...

    How to Resize Windows 10 Start Menu
    offers no solution, but does comment:



    The screenshot under
    3. You will get something like this:
    may be interesting in passing.
  18. Thread: SSD OS migration to new CPU/MB by dalchina
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 15 Views 364

    Just make sure you have a backup- clone/disk...

    Just make sure you have a backup- clone/disk image, then you should be safe..
  19. Replies 1 Views 146

    Hi, try these from a command prompt: powercfg...

    Hi, try these from a command prompt:
    powercfg /DEVICEQUERY wake_from_any

    and
    powercfg /DEVICEQUERY wake_armed
    - this lists devices enabled to wake your PC.

    For info on this command:...
  20. Replies 5 Views 986

    Hi, this describes found.000...

    Hi, this describes found.000
    https://www.howtogeek.com/282798/what-are-the-found000-folder-and-file0000chk-file-in-windows/

    I'm going to guess you've already been recommended data recovery...
  21. Replies 8 Views 691

    Could I ask how that deals with other folders...

    Could I ask how that deals with other folders under the user profile that might have been created, and registry keys? Start men shortcuts?

    Simply deleting program folders is almost guaranteed to...
  22. Thread: Chrome right-click problem by dalchina
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 167

    And have you tried disabling hardware...

    And have you tried disabling hardware acceleration as per my post?
    chrome hardware acceleration - Bing
  23. Thread: Ipad Buster - Samsung S5E by dalchina
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 6 Views 810

    Chinese Android wins for me as a very occasional...

    Chinese Android wins for me as a very occasional m. phone user- great for maps etc and necessary communication in country. My first (Doogee) had fingerprint; my banks argued their app didn't work...
  24. Thread: Solutions for RAM issues by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 19 Views 1,119

    You should uninstall all added 'maintenance'...

    You should uninstall all added 'maintenance' software such as those I've listed, and aim to have CPU use under 3% when idle after logging in.

    If this proves impossible, given the history, consider...
  25. Thread: Task Manager Not Available by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 3 Views 195

    Glad it worked out. You might wish to consider...

    Glad it worked out.

    You might wish to consider a clean install at some point.. also make sure you have a valid license.

    Meanwhile make sure you use disk imaging routinely as a matter of course....
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