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    One software program can Save or Save-as only to Desktop

    I'm running Windows 10 Pro, Version 21H1, OS Build 19043.1052.

    I've used the graphics manipulation program 'HyperSnap' for years with no problems at all. Recently a new version came out, so I did...
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    Well, well. This is most interesting, and I have...

    Well, well. This is most interesting, and I have been able to duplicate both the loss of focus and the retention of focus. Here's what I've found. But first I must supply a definition.

    What...
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    Hey, das10, I'd like to better understand that...

    Hey, das10, I'd like to better understand that 'focus' scenario you speak of. Seems to me that when my Desktop returns it's ripped 'n rarin' to go. Can you give an example that I could duplicate...
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    Hey, das10, that works like a champ! I don't...

    Hey, das10, that works like a champ! I don't lose focus at all, but a Win+D brings back the highlight. Problem solved, many thanks!
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    Can Desktop icon highlights be maintained?

    Not sure how best to ask this really, but here's the cryptic question in more detail. I'm running Win10 Pro, 20H2.

    With my previous version of Windows (Vista), double-clicking a Desktop icon would...
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    General Tips "What a drag it is getting old," as The Stones...

    "What a drag it is getting old," as The Stones pontificated. One's memory doesn't get sharper, for sure.

    I really don't like the Search utility in Win10, with its meaningless suggestions in that...
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    That worked like a champ. Thanks for the link!

    That worked like a champ. Thanks for the link!
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    That fix worked for me just fine. After updating...

    That fix worked for me just fine. After updating to Win10 Ver. 20H2, Windows Live Mail refused to work properly on any of my accounts, except for Microsoft Hotmail. After the fix, Gmail and my...
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    Cannot open Windows Live Mail after update to Win10 Version 20H2

    Just updated to Version 20H2 and had a couple of problems. The first was solved by a group member, and I'm hoping someone else can help with this one.

    I'm running Windows Live Mail (I know, I...
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    Bless you, Edwin! That did the trick... and this...

    Bless you, Edwin! That did the trick... and this time I'll write it down so I don't forget where to find it. What a great group, eh?
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    Search utility obscures (hides) All Apps list after update

    I just updated and am now running Windows 10 Version 20H2, OS Build 19042.746. I put off the last couple of updates before this because of the very problem I'm having now. But rather than roll back...
  12. Thread: General server (security) question by Electrojim
    Forum: General Support
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    Nonsense! I am an electronics professional. If...

    Nonsense! I am an electronics professional. If I can't figure it out, into the trash it goes! (Actually it is figureoutable, just requires re-learning twice a year. I just have to offer disrespect...
  13. Thread: General server (security) question by Electrojim
    Forum: General Support
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    Thanks, pepanee; yes the computer was one of very...

    Thanks, pepanee; yes the computer was one of very few things in the house that did NOT require any action on my part. Still can't figure out how to reset that clock radio!
  14. Thread: General server (security) question by Electrojim
    Forum: General Support
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    Thanks for the fast service, Samuria. I noticed...

    Thanks for the fast service, Samuria. I noticed that the message popped up each time I got new email, and narrowed it down from there to my company's account, which was not accumulating new mail. ...
  15. Thread: General server (security) question by Electrojim
    Forum: General Support
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    General server (security) question

    This is not a specific Win10 subject, but I do trust this group to provide quick and clear answers. I'm running Win10/Pro, Ver 1909.

    Beginning this morning, I get this message popping-up on my...
  16. Thread: How to skip updates selectively by Electrojim
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    Thanks for that mention of the third-party...

    Thanks for that mention of the third-party utility; looks interesting. I have, in the meantime, discovered and run the Microsoft utility: wushowhide.diagcab, which now states that the update is...
  17. Thread: How to skip updates selectively by Electrojim
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    How to skip updates selectively

    I've got Windows 10 on two computers, both currently use Version 1909 (OS Build 18363.1016). I've also diddled my registry on both machines to notify me of updates, but not to automatically download...
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    To Samurai: Here's what I get when I question...

    To Samurai:
    Here's what I get when I question the SID thing:
    C:\Users\Lab>wmic useraccount where name='%username%' get sid
    SID
    S-1-5-21-572709066-2931371650-4259622231-1001
    Don't know if that...
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    I'm the same owner that I was back when it...

    I'm the same owner that I was back when it worked. Nothing should have changed following a Windows regular update, but who knows. I changed the Permissions from the usual suspects to "Everyone,"...
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    The files have been on this Win10 computer for...

    The files have been on this Win10 computer for several years now. Before that they were on a Vista machine. This function worked just fine until probably a couple of months ago or more recently (I...
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    Thanks for the tip, but no, that's what really...

    Thanks for the tip, but no, that's what really mystifies me. Nothing (that I know of) has changed, and no other type of file is evidently affected. It's almost as though Windows sees a .PCB suffix...
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    Unusual Permissions problem: certain files deny a Save command

    I'm running Win10 Version 1803 on a Dell 3650 with 16 GB RAM. The problem I'm having is relatively new, and to the best of my knowledge I have never previously set or reset Permissions for folders. ...
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    Windows Update & Activation I continue to use Option 3 from the first page of...

    I continue to use Option 3 from the first page of this thread, as I have been doing since first finding it a couple of years ago. It works for me just fine on two computers, my only wish is that it...
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    Well, Callender, that may have been it, all...

    Well, Callender, that may have been it, all right. BUT... I'm sure I didn't change that tic box between the time I saw the folder and when I didn't. That means that, either an update did it for me,...
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    Win10 WebCache files are there but don't show. Anyone else?

    I am running Win10/18363 and casually watch the size of my Windows 10 WebCache files. In fact, some time ago I even put a shortcut to that folder on my Desktop. It points to:...
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