Search:

Type: Posts; User: cereberus

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Thread: ShowKeyPlus by cereberus
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 1,394 Views 1,635,793

    Although Win 11 will no longer have 32bit, the 64...

    Although Win 11 will no longer have 32bit, the 64 bit version must still be able to run 32 bit programs. I rather doubt MS will ever drop this. It may become a store requirement for new apps to be...
  2. Thread: Introducing Windows 11 by cereberus
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 330 Views 85,055

    The Romans always get knocked out of the World...

    The Romans always get knocked out of the World Cup as they do not know what a corner is :chuckle:
  3. Thread: Defragment and Optimize "system Reserve" by cereberus
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 2 Views 273

    The hidden partitions are only used briefly...

    The hidden partitions are only used briefly during boot up. The impact of a slightly fragmented drive will be undetectable. Leave it alone.
  4. Thread: Word Association [32] by cereberus
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 734 Views 38,739

    soup

    soup
  5. Replies 6 Views 867

    The truth is the vast majority of pc users...

    The truth is the vast majority of pc users haven't got a clue how pcs and windows works and that is what front line support deals with all day mostly.

    So they provide a useful function but...
  6. Thread: Untie digital license from a motherboard by cereberus
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 19 Views 1,386

    In the end, MS do not really care - the cost of...

    In the end, MS do not really care - the cost of policing what is basically an honour system would far outweigh the lost revenue.
  7. Thread: Untie digital license from a motherboard by cereberus
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 19 Views 1,386

    It is not actually possible to unlink the digital...

    It is not actually possible to unlink the digital licence, so if a mobo was put into a pc with an unactivated version of same edition of windows installed, it would activate.

    So suppose you had a...
  8. Thread: Concern about Windows 11 Spec. by cereberus
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 32 Views 1,981

    All these posts saying there are ways round it...

    All these posts saying there are ways round it are true AT THE MOMENT, but they are all based on one assumption.

    Currently, the workarounds work because MS only check the pc specs during...
  9. Replies 6 Views 867

    This is a pointless post. MS Support is an...

    This is a pointless post.

    MS Support is an interactive service between an MS Support guy and an end user. These support guys are regionally based.

    The Feedback Hub is a statistical service for...
  10. Thread: creating a VM by cereberus
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 10 Views 908

    @NavyLCDR...

    @NavyLCDR, Kari (who told me the reset trick years ago), with my new faster pc, I still have to be pretty quick after a reset.

    My new idea of simply having 4 DVD drives all pointing to same boot...
  11. Thread: creating a VM by cereberus
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 10 Views 908

    Yeah - this is a long standing issue with UEFI...

    Yeah - this is a long standing issue with UEFI installations in Hyper-V. You just do not get enough time to press the cd/dvd prompt first time as it only gives around 5 seconds, and it takes over 3...
  12. Thread: Dual Booting on ASUS with Optane SSD by cereberus
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 357

    bI only needed the disk drivers for boot.wim. ...

    bI only needed the disk drivers for boot.wim. However, when I properly installed OS, it was still missing a number of drivers e.g. trackpad did not work, so as I said, I brute force injected all the...
  13. Thread: Dual Booting on ASUS with Optane SSD by cereberus
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 357

    My problem was not getting drivers but booting...

    My problem was not getting drivers but booting into a clean install as MS iso did not have the drivers.
  14. Thread: Dual Booting on ASUS with Optane SSD by cereberus
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 357

    Dual Booting on ASUS with Optane SSD

    I have just bought a new laptop - Asus with 1 TB Optane M.2 NVME SSD.

    I installed windows home from the oobe, and upgraded to PRO.

    I then partitioned hard drive into two partitions.

    I...
  15. Thread: Reset my pc reinstalled PRO! by cereberus
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 1 Views 164

    Reset my pc reinstalled PRO!

    I have just bought a new laptop which can with Home (key bios embedded).

    I upgraded to Pro, and messed around but did something dumb (don't ask) and I decided to reset my pc from cloud option.
    ...
  16. Replies 3 Views 256

    Legacy bios installations can have the bcd boot...

    Legacy bios installations can have the bcd boot files on the same partition as the C drive partition. It is pretty rare as this a backwards compatibility feature. So select partition checked and it...
  17. Thread: defrag script for sysinternal contig by cereberus
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 40 Views 1,946

    Yep - Windows 10 quietly defrags in background,...

    Yep - Windows 10 quietly defrags in background, and it is years since I have had to manually defrag a hard drive to improve performance.

    As you say, SSDs are the way to go. I have several...
  18. Thread: MBR2GPT Error - Frustrated by cereberus
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 9 Views 577

    Yeah - I am sure have done this before but it...

    Yeah - I am sure have done this before but it failed as you say.

    Probably grey matter losing the plot LOL.
  19. Thread: Windows Install Via USB - 7.53GB Big Enough? by cereberus
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 243

    It is plenty big enough. It is just a bit too big...

    It is plenty big enough. It is just a bit too big to fit on a 4 GB USB drive, so you need an 8 GB drive (drives go 4, 6, 8, 16 etc.).
  20. Thread: Where is my activation code? by cereberus
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 5 Views 439

    Even with a standalone pirchase, and no bios...

    Even with a standalone pirchase, and no bios embedded key, showkeyplus may not return original, if you have has build updates since installing it.

    However, it is worth trying to get a record of...
  21. Replies 14 Views 1,215

    As I said in previous post :-).

    As I said in previous post :-).
  22. Thread: Untie digital license from a motherboard by cereberus
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 19 Views 1,386

    All this advice is way overcomplicated and...

    All this advice is way overcomplicated and unecessary. The digital licence is tied to the mobo id.

    The link to an MS account is only temporary and only remains in force if user logins with same...
  23. Thread: Where is my activation code? by cereberus
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 5 Views 439

    Actually, you do not need the activation key at...

    Actually, you do not need the activation key at all. Windows 10 uses digital licences tied to hardware (mobi id). The licence is stored online not on the drive. So when you plug in drive, just skip...
  24. Thread: My latest experiment... by cereberus
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 6 Views 445

    This will work fine from an activation viewpoint....

    This will work fine from an activation viewpoint.

    I agree with Brink about using vdhx files. I have a batch file that does all the hard work including installation using dism.

    You just mount...
  25. Replies 14 Views 1,215

    The answer to your question somewhat depends on...

    The answer to your question somewhat depends on whether your data is on the C drive or in a separate partition.

    To me, the best solution is to keep data on a separate drive (if only one drive, a...
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:36.
Find Us




Windows 10 Forums