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    Hi there Just to confirm -- running W11 on that...

    Hi there
    Just to confirm -- running W11 on that computer -- I gave up trying to update W10 from 1909 EOL ---- whatever I tried it just wouldn't work -- even trying to switch back to MBR.

    The...
  2. Thread: FireTV Stick by jimbo45
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 5 Views 235

    Absolutely -- as you can install all sorts of...

    Absolutely -- as you can install all sorts of sideloaded apps e.g VPN's etc.

    I installed KODI on it -- brilliant as I don't then need a server to play multi media files from a remote computer -- ...
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    Hi folks If you have full fibre then you'll...

    Hi folks

    If you have full fibre then you'll need a decent router to connect to the ISP's WAN -- most domestic quality routers aren't very good - especially if you are talking about the 1 Gbps and...
  4. Thread: is VPN worth the money by jimbo45
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 8 Views 501

    Hi there Apart from all the other things people...

    Hi there
    Apart from all the other things people do on home computers -- without VPN's just think how difficult it would be for people to work remotely. OK these VPN's aren't being paid for by home...
  5. Thread: Windows 11 available on October 5 by jimbo45
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 572 Views 57,854

    Hi folks Totally given up trying any more to...

    Hi folks

    Totally given up trying any more to upgrade W10 on this particular machine - wont upgrade whatever.

    However Bonkers though it is W11 with direct ISO download installs without issue...
  6. Thread: What do I have to do to update from 1909 build 1863.1139 by jimbo45
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
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    Hi folks Just forgetting any more about W10 on...

    Hi folks
    Just forgetting any more about W10 on this "Rogue Machine"

    Downloaded the W11 iso from Ms -- installed via latest version of RUFUS 3.16 !!! -- Machine does have TPM and secure boot -...
  7. Thread: What do I have to do to update from 1909 build 1863.1139 by jimbo45
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 2 Views 121

    What do I have to do to update from 1909 build 1863.1139

    Hi there
    I seem to be stuck on this build -- seems to install the updates to latest version of W10 but afte re-boot just stays in this build :

    348723

    Perhaps a Clan install might work
    ...
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    Hi there I'm still mystfied as to why anybody...

    Hi there
    I'm still mystfied as to why anybody should even think of defragging HDD's / SSD's these days. Even classical "Spinners" have decent cache sizes so there's usually no problem with picking...
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    Did all that Clean install failed -- even on the...

    Did all that Clean install failed -- even on the oldest "Valid" system but I managed to get one that could actually re-boot and then download updates -- after taking nearly 2 hrs for the wretched...
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    Hi there sequel to this -- next update -- took...

    Hi there
    sequel to this -- next update -- took 45 mins and now won't boot

    I've decided for all sorts of reasons to junk this machine and use a 4 HDD RAID enclosure (170 EUR) on my older 2014 ...
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    Hi folks It depends on whether you have full...

    Hi folks

    It depends on whether you have full optical fibre cable (that has it's own box / connection) or the old fashioned ADSL "Copper Wire" type of thing -- I must admit I didn't realize those...
  12. Thread: Win 10 ARM ISO? by jimbo45
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 2 Views 152

    Hi there Go through UUPDUMP Zillions of...

    Hi there
    Go through UUPDUMP

    Zillions of builds going back a long way -- plenty of ARM ones. Both W11 and W10 - take your choice == --download the zip file, extract and run the windows.cmd. It...
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    Hi there Actually that wasn't the problem -- the...

    Hi there
    Actually that wasn't the problem -- the computer NEVER updated even when 1803 was current and updates to 1809 / 1909 being offered and updated -- it always bombed out BSOD -- "Inacessible...
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    Rogue computer W10 1803 not installing Windows 10 1909 any version

    Hi there

    Got a rogue machine which wouldn't install any W10 version after 1803 (either MBR or UEFI) -- error was always BSOD with messages like "inacessible / missing boot device" or similar.
    ...
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    Hi folks I've got one computer that can't even...

    Hi folks
    I've got one computer that can't even install any Windows version after 1809 -- install isos etc won't boot gives BSOD on boot -- missing boot device or things like that-- and the...
  16. Thread: booting a system with 2 EFI partitions by jimbo45
    Forum: General Support
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    Hi there tenjay Each VDHX is a totally...

    Hi there
    tenjay

    Each VDHX is a totally separate OS

    Screenshots should be on the post

    No problem with older machines using this -- I'm on a laptop with an old i5 processor.

    The VHDX...
  17. Thread: booting a system with 2 EFI partitions by jimbo45
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 16 Views 323

    Hi there tenjay what I would do in this...

    Hi there

    tenjay

    what I would do in this situation is to run both these systems as VHDX (Virtual hard drives) -- not Virtual machines - and then when you boot you will get a choice of which...
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    Hi there If you have enough storage why not...

    Hi there
    If you have enough storage why not download the older emails to another folder on the local PC - then no problem.-- I'm actually surprised that emails over a year old are still available on...
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    Hi there I'm using on one machine to Monitor 1...

    Hi there
    I'm using on one machine to Monitor 1 HDMI, Monitor 2 HDMI and monitor 3 (also HDMI) with DVI->HDMI adapter. Works perfectly as a 3 monitor setup -- all 3 monitors working as they should....
  20. Thread: Virtual memory not changing by jimbo45
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 3 Views 526

    Hi there What Virtual Machine program are you...

    Hi there
    What Virtual Machine program are you running -- HYPER-V, VMWare, KVM, VBOX etc. Assigning Virtual memory to a VM these days merely means that the HOST OS will always ensure that there's...
  21. Thread: Scam the Scammers !!! by jimbo45
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 3 Views 230

    Scam the Scammers !!!

    Hi folks

    Thought this an interesting read -- if you can stomach the normally very WOKE and left wing bias in this GB newspaper.

    However I did enjoy it so I hope you do too.

    Who scams the...
  22. Thread: When is it a good time to upgrade to 11? by jimbo45
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 20 Views 707

    Arkas Another way is to create a full W11...

    Arkas

    Another way is to create a full W11 system on to a Virtual hard Disk -- note Not a VM. - This disk can be external or anywhere in any partition. A better option than VM for those who like...
  23. Thread: Subscribed calendar not updating by jimbo45
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 6 Views 184

    Most of those webmail services are pretty hideous...

    Most of those webmail services are pretty hideous and often riddled with ads. Roundcube seems to be a fairly common one offered as part of hosting packages but it's still a dog compared to outlook.
    ...
  24. Thread: Backup by jimbo45
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 211

    Hi there Never had that trouble -- I could copy...

    Hi there
    Never had that trouble -- I could copy whatever folder(s) I liked to onedrive so long as no individual file was > 100GB and I was within the storage limit I'd paid for.

    Not sure why you...
  25. Thread: Backup by jimbo45
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 8 Views 211

    Hi folks This will depend a lot on your Internet...

    Hi folks
    This will depend a lot on your Internet speed and the amount of Backup storage space you need. Uploading in a lot of places can be much slower than downloading. Storage plans on both...
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