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    I found (1) Intel Optane Memory and Storage...

    I found (1) Intel Optane Memory and Storage Management, (2) Intel Graphic Command Center, (3) Intel Graphic Control Panel under the Software components heading. Under Disk drives I found one item:...
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    Nothing worked...not run as administrator, not...

    Nothing worked...not run as administrator, not Repair, not Reset. So, I uninstall and reinstall, and it solved the problem. But another came up. This time it was Intel Graphic something- same...
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    Intel® Optane™ Memory and Storage Management

    There is something new in my start up page: an announcement that Intel optane memory and storage page is not correctly typed or something and therefore "this app cannot open this page". I tried to...
  4. Thread: Drive wiper by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    It actually won't let you. If you select 'Entire...

    It actually won't let you. If you select 'Entire Drive (All data will be erased)' the C: drive gets greyed out so you can't select it.
    That's a relief.
  5. Thread: Drive wiper by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    Well, your PC stops booting for a start! That...

    Well, your PC stops booting for a start!
    That means the PC is dead? Amazing! Why would CC make such option? Why opt to wipe the entire C: drive?
  6. Thread: Drive wiper by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    I just found out there are two options in wiping...

    I just found out there are two options in wiping C: drive.. One is erasing just some free space contents. The other is wiping the entire C: drive. What does it accomplice? What happens when the...
  7. Thread: Windows Defender Offline by coolnewyorker
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
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    Thanks Bree. Found the logs (I did not know I...

    Thanks Bree. Found the logs (I did not know I have several)...but they all look Greek to me. Anyway, I did not see any report of malware found.
  8. Thread: Windows Defender Offline by coolnewyorker
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
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    Windows Defender Offline

    Question: How to view the result? It is not mentioned in protection history. Where is it logged?
  9. Thread: Drive wiper by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    There must be some indication to "destroy" data...

    There must be some indication to "destroy" data in free space other than to make them irretrievable. But then again, there must be some contraindication to destroying data. In my profession...
  10. Thread: Drive wiper by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    I was indeed just curious having bumped into...

    I was indeed just curious having bumped into CCleaner's Tools' option of Drive Wiper in my other PC which I acquired used 6 years ago (W7). Without a clue what it is used for, I test drove the...
  11. Thread: Drive wiper by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    I am not clear about free space containing...

    I am not clear about free space containing recoverable deleted files. Does this mean a brand new PC has empty or emptiest free space? Conversely, a 5-yr. old (bought used)device has free space...
  12. Thread: Drive wiper by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    Drive wiper

    CCleaner has an option: Drive wiper. Apparently it erases or clears contents of free space in drive C:. I am itching to run it but I have no clue what it accomplishes. Free space has junk files?
  13. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    "You want to create a backup image file of your...

    "You want to create a backup image file of your boot drive and store it to your external USB drive, so select the "image" option."

    How does this differ from the image created through back-up and...
  14. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    Between One Drive, restore point in system...

    Between One Drive, restore point in system restore, backup to ext. hard drive and now Macrium, I feel I am over backed up. Over the top? BTW, Macrium is extremely slow backing. I'm glad I can...
  15. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    OK, I installed free Macrium reflect 7. Should I...

    OK, I installed free Macrium reflect 7. Should I clone or image the disc?

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  16. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    I did Control Panel> Back-up & Restore(W7)>...

    I did Control Panel> Back-up & Restore(W7)> Create System image > to external hard drive (disk).. It took an hour? .
  17. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    I made a back-up to external disk and I am not...

    I made a back-up to external disk and I am not sure I would know how to use it. Too many file parts. But it is comforting to know if necessary, I can just do it again...Recovery> Reset> keep files...
  18. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    I did not lose any installed apps except web...

    I did not lose any installed apps except web WhatsApp which requires syncing with my phone's WhatsApp
    I had to re-add mail accounts in Outlook. Many updates were installed automatically....
  19. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    OMG...this tutorial gave me a headache. I ended...

    OMG...this tutorial gave me a headache. I ended up doing it the simpler way: Recovery> Restart and keep files> some tweaking after W10 installation. Now I am back to factory setting without losing...
  20. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    Next step? "3. If ok, run an in-place upgrade...

    Next step? "3. If ok, run an in-place upgrade repair install". How?
  21. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    scan did not find any problem. Portable...

    scan did not find any problem.

    Portable version meaning free trial?

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  22. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    I have run two chkdsk scans from cmd prompt and...

    I have run two chkdsk scans from cmd prompt and because I have no event viewer, I do not know the results.
  23. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    I have run two chkdsk scans but I cannot view the...

    I have run two chkdsk scans but I cannot view the result because event viewer is missing (or corrupt)
  24. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    I have a hunch many more files or apps are...

    I have a hunch many more files or apps are missing since I went back to W10. First, (1) event viewer. Apparently it has to be re-installed. Second, (2) Powershell. No clue what's wrong. It just...
  25. Thread: Back to W 10 by coolnewyorker
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 39 Views 2,965

    After downgrading back to W10, Event Viewer is no...

    After downgrading back to W10, Event Viewer is no longer viewable. Gone. How do I restore it?
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