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  1. Thread: External Drives And Cost by dalchina
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 3 Views 164

    Sounds good value- did you buy two so you can...

    Sounds good value- did you buy two so you can back it up? :chuckle:
  2. Thread: How to transfer my Windows 10 Pro license? by dalchina
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 10 Views 257

    Hi, 1. If you wish, you can create a data...

    Hi, 1. If you wish, you can create a data partition.

    Then, following e.g. the tenforums clean install tutorial here:
    Clean Install Windows 10

    (See Tutorials at the top - there's a massive set...
  3. Thread: PC Retarting EVERY night due to update by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 12 Views 417

    Sounds good-- and if you're not already using it,...

    Sounds good-- and if you're not already using it, a great time to start using disk imaging regularly and routinely as is endlessly recommended here, and start a new sequence wiht a new base image...
  4. Thread: PC Retarting EVERY night due to update by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 12 Views 417

    A number of upgrade failures with this have been...

    A number of upgrade failures with this have been reported- usually with an error number, which you might see in Update History if you've not noted it otherwise.

    Whilst it may be possible to...
  5. Thread: Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 questions by dalchina
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 20 Views 356

    Thank you very much for your reply. I agree...

    Thank you very much for your reply.

    I agree with AddRAM - why bother with the possible risk. Keep it simple- stay with Win 7. I would guess you'd see no benefit, and there'd be a learning curve. ...
  6. Thread: Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 questions by dalchina
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 20 Views 356

    1. From that linked page: Is that your PC? ...

    1. From that linked page:


    Is that your PC?


    Can you see the problem?

    Can you see I'm trying to illustrate for you a case where your PC model has problems running Win 10?
  7. Thread: Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 questions by dalchina
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 20 Views 356

    Thank you for your reply. MS attempts not to...

    Thank you for your reply.

    MS attempts not to offer Win 10 to devices on which attempting to install it may cause a problem.
    Assuming Windows Update is functional on your PC that's indicative....
  8. Thread: Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 questions by dalchina
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 20 Views 356

    Noted this:...

    Noted this:
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/windows-10-clean-install-on-hp-compaq-8200-elite/272fca07-4888-487c-8969-12d8cfec59ce

    - you may or may not have the same...
  9. Thread: Upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 questions by dalchina
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 20 Views 356

    Hi, your PC Hewlett Packard Compaq 8200 Elite is...

    Hi, your PC Hewlett Packard Compaq 8200 Elite is from 2011, so there's a chance of some incompatibility.

    Have you ever been offered a Win 10 upgrade by Windows Update?
    If you have, then there's...
  10. Replies 10 Views 489

    Only hundreds? :roflmao2: If it's true that...

    Only hundreds? :roflmao2:

    If it's true that manually checking for updates (seeking) => Win 11 being downloaded... (but only on supported systems of course!) then yes, there'll be weeping and much...
  11. Thread: weird language pack bug? by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 156

    What file type are you trying to upload, and how...

    What file type are you trying to upload, and how large is the file?
    How to Upload and Post Screenshots and Files at Ten Forums
  12. Thread: weird language pack bug? by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 156

    Thank you for your reply. No, e.g. Win 10 was...

    Thank you for your reply.

    No, e.g. Win 10 was installed as build 1511 and 1803 respectively. I.e. a long time back. Not recently. I did nothing unusual with the language packs.

    346870

    -...
  13. Thread: weird language pack bug? by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 156

    However-- that was set up a long time back, not...

    However-- that was set up a long time back, not with current Win 10 builds FWIW.
  14. Thread: weird language pack bug? by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 7 Views 156

    Hi, odd.. I have 2 PCs, same MS live ID, base O/S...

    Hi, odd.. I have 2 PCs, same MS live ID, base O/S language is US, UK language pack on both.

    I have nothing synchronised between them though.

    Was there meant to be a screenshot?
  15. Thread: 100% Disk Use by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 17 Views 757

    The issue is that the ability of the disk in that...

    The issue is that the ability of the disk in that system to handle data transfers seems very limited. If the pipe is small, you can't squeeze much through it. A little water fills it quickly. Bigger...
  16. Thread: How to clean up WindowsApps folder? by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 22 Views 1,304

    a. You can boot your PC from a bootable disk....

    a. You can boot your PC from a bootable disk.
    Then you can delete anything.

    b. You have to choose the appropriate command changing the parameter to match what you need to do.
    Don't just cut and...
  17. Thread: How to transfer my Windows 10 Pro license? by dalchina
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 10 Views 257

    a. The easiest way is if you link your activation...

    a. The easiest way is if you link your activation to a MS Live id:

    Link Microsoft Account to Windows 10 Digital License

    and the troubleshooter can help if necessary:
    Use Activation...
  18. Thread: How to clean up WindowsApps folder? by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 22 Views 1,304

    What should you do? You've been shown how to...

    What should you do?

    You've been shown how to
    a. delete folders from outside Windows so permissions issues don't appply.
    i.e. you can delete ANYTHING.

    b. given examples of commands...
  19. Thread: 100% Disk Use by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 17 Views 757

    Could you please explain how this can be normal...

    Could you please explain how this can be normal and acceptable:
    346852

    - and that's just one example.
  20. Replies 10 Views 489

    Hi, from the huge Tutorial section - which I'd...

    Hi, from the huge Tutorial section - which I'd encourage you to browse and search- this may help:

    How to Specify Target Feature Update Version in Windows 10


    Of course you can disable Windows...
  21. Thread: Disappointments with Windows 10 by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 16 Views 404

    Hi, there were reports of external disks being...

    Hi, there were reports of external disks being reported as RAW after certain upgrades. Not an issue I've looked into, but you can see if there's anything in these threads that may help:
    Windows 10...
  22. Replies 9 Views 344

    Kindly see my post #4 - no reponse to that.

    Kindly see my post #4 - no reponse to that.
  23. Thread: 100% Disk Use by dalchina
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 17 Views 757

    Then I'm afraid it's not going to be possible to...

    Then I'm afraid it's not going to be possible to help you with this on line.
    I fear we could both just end up wasting a lot of time. Technical problems require technical intervention.

    Could I...
  24. Thread: 2018-05 Update failed to install (KB4132216) by dalchina
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 171

    Hi, why are you clean installing build 1607? ...

    Hi, why are you clean installing build 1607?

    As you've just done a clean install, why not clean install the latest build, rather than struggling to upgrade?

    Simply use the MS media creation...
  25. Thread: Delete all personal data by dalchina
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 6 Views 208

    Hi, see the second option in the box: Reset...

    Hi, see the second option in the box:
    Reset Windows 10

    - Remove everything.



    Alternatively you could wipe (all) drive(s) then clean install Win 10.
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