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  1. Thread: Programs Take a Few Seconds to Start by ryley2637
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 2 Views 1,285

    Programs Take a Few Seconds to Start

    Over the past few weeks I've noticed that when I launch programs (no matter what it is) it takes about 5 seconds to appear. For example, I use VLC media player for videos; music; etc. If I launch it...
  2. Thread: Turning on BlueTooth Devices Turns on PC by ryley2637
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 1 Views 2,409

    Turning on BlueTooth Devices Turns on PC

    I have a BlueTooth speaker that sometimes I will connect to my PC for listening to music. If I don't disconnect the speaker from Windows, then turning on that speaker will turn on the computer if...
  3. Replies 1 Views 1,315

    Can't Delete Files on Share Because They're "In Use"

    This issue is mainly on OS X but it's with a file on a Windows share so that's why I'm asking this here.

    My home file server is using Windows 10 Home to create a few shares with files on my hard...
  4. Replies 2 Views 4,476

    Can't Ping VPN Server or Access Shares While Using VPN

    I've been dealing with this issue for hours now and have tried everything I can think of. I have a Windows 10 Home PC that I have an incoming VPN connection on. I can connect to it, but if the...
  5. Thread: Command Prompt Window Keeps Flashing by ryley2637
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 3,649

    Command Prompt Window Keeps Flashing

    I have two computers of mine that keep running "system32\schtasks.exe" in a command prompt. It will appear but go away in a fraction of a second; only by capturing the frame at the right time was I...
  6. Thread: Icons Turn Blank Until Renaming by ryley2637
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 1,358

    Icons Turn Blank Until Renaming

    I have this issue on occasion with various .exe files. Sometimes after installing a program an exe's icon will turn into a blank page. The only way to get it's icon to return is to rename the file...
  7. Thread: Home to Pro Upgrade by ryley2637
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 1,657

    Home to Pro Upgrade

    I have an old Windows 8 Pro key that I want to use on my Windows 10 Home PC. When I try to use that key under "Change Key" it just says you can't use this key to make the upgrade. Microsoft's website...
  8. Replies 1 Views 2,437

    Find My Device Missing & Tracking Not Available

    I've been upgrading all my family's computers to Windows 10, and none of them have the "Find My Device" option under Updates in Settings. Even when logging in to their account on the MS website the...
  9. Thread: Tasks Interrupting Screensaver by ryley2637
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 1,358

    Tasks Interrupting Screensaver

    I have a file server that has several tasks running every minute that run batch and vbs files to ensure software is still running. I also want to make sure the server stays locked so after I use it,...
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    Can't connect to VPN when it automatically assigns IP's

    I have a Windows 10 server with an incoming VPN connection created. Right now it specifies a range of IP addresses for the client to use. The alternative is to set it to have your DHCP assign the...
  11. Thread: Multiple Incoming Connections via VPN? by ryley2637
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 2 Views 4,454

    Multiple Incoming Connections via VPN?

    I've had an old PC that I've been experimenting with and have been turning into a NAS for my data so I can access it whenever necessary. I currently have the built-in Windows "Incoming Connections"...
  12. Thread: CD/DVD Drives Not Detected by ryley2637
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 1 Views 1,735

    CD/DVD Drives Not Detected

    I've had this same issue on 3 computers I've upgraded to Windows 10 (which are the only three I've even needed to have a working disc drive on). Windows 10 will not show the disc drives anywhere....
  13. Thread: Shared Drive Credentials by ryley2637
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 1,519

    Shared Drive Credentials

    I've been experimenting with setting up an old PC (running 10) as a NAS, and I've created a few shared drives with specific ones allowing access to specific users. Most of the shared drives will...
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    I've already tried all the built-in tools to do...

    I've already tried all the built-in tools to do this, but it still asks me this the first time I open any media file.
  15. Replies 6 Views 16,585

    Disable "How do you want to open this file"?

    On every computer I've installed Windows 10 on (a dozen+) despite me setting all my default file types and applications, the first time a specific file type in opened, it still asks if I want to use...
  16. Thread: Windows explorer and start menu by ryley2637
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 1 Views 1,843

    Windows explorer and start menu

    I've installed office 2016 on my desktop, and the icons on the start menu are just blank icons. They have the background colors for each app, but the actual program icon is not there. i've already...
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