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    thanks, i'm sending both... a bootable copy of...

    thanks, i'm sending both... a bootable copy of the windows 10 v1703 x64 iso and also win 10 recovery drive made off my win10 laptop.
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    Win 10 recovery USB drive. Question re personal info

    So if someone has lost their BCD and cant get into their machine at all and no repair is working and they didn't create a recovery usb nor have any install media. Is it ok to create from a different...
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  4. Initial Login screen. Pic rarely changes, even with Windows Spotlight

    I run with 3 Windows Pro 10 machines.. All on build 1703. All logging in via my Microsoft account.

    Anyway, on my main desktop machine, the initial login screen, where it asks you to put your pin...
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    Its Windows 7 Pro & I have domain admin rights....

    Its Windows 7 Pro & I have domain admin rights. Also this machine has domain users in the administrators group. So won't have an issue there. More concerned about licensing & writing over the boot...
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    Laptop with Win7 & Win10 partitions. Want to upgrade both to W10

    Currently have two partitions on my laptop. Win7 Pro, which is joined to my work domain and my own personal partition which is Win10, For the Win10 partition, I did the free upgrade from what was a...
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    Solved Rather than giving bad information, and trying to...

    Rather than giving bad information, and trying to steer people away from actual advice that works, please try and be a little more constructive, for the help of others. There's no point being part of...
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    Solved Great job Eagle51, this fixed my issue ! Owe you...

    Great job Eagle51, this fixed my issue ! Owe you a beer my man ! :)
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    Network & Sharing I had an issue, where I had upgraded a Win7...

    I had an issue, where I had upgraded a Win7 machine to Win10, and then upgraded my main machine. When i went to create my homegroup on my main machine, it said, i7 2600k (the machine that was already...
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    Solved I'm not sure we're reading the same tutorial. The...

    I'm not sure we're reading the same tutorial. The one you linked has a small handful of posts, how to join and leave a homegroup, with one small snippet of troubleshooting. Nothing worthwhile on any...
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    Solved It was ! I will give what you suggest a try...

    It was ! I will give what you suggest a try tonight and let you all know how i get along.

    Thx
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    Solved Unfortunately the tutorials are for basic leaving...

    Unfortunately the tutorials are for basic leaving and joining with limited troubleshooting.

    My path only extends to c:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Roaming There's no...
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    Solved HomeGroup thinking old machine is still hosting. How do i reset ?

    Basically the way it works in my home, is i get the latest hardware and then i hand down my mobo, cpu, GPU to my kids each of which have their own gaming pc's and their own Microsoft accounts All...
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    Thanks, i was a little disheartened to read the...

    Thanks, i was a little disheartened to read the first reply.. Like what i have all this fancy new hardware and now i'm going to have to buy a new license at $200 Noooooooooooooooooooooo :) ...
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    Even though i had a full retail license of Win7

    Even though i had a full retail license of Win7
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    Win10 Upgraded from Win7 - new build need to re-install O/S

    HiWhats the best procedure to reinstall Win10, if you took the free upgrade from Win7? i'm now on the Win10 Creators edition, but changing everything over this weekend, new mobo, gpu ........ and so...
  17. Thread: Clear down paths in the run command by thedoc46
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 3 Views 839

    Great thx, i don't mind using CC cleaner.

    Great thx, i don't mind using CC cleaner.
  18. Thread: Clear down paths in the run command by thedoc46
    Forum: General Support
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    Clear down paths in the run command

    Hi

    When I right click the Windows Button, and select Run, if i hit the pulldown there's no items. So therefore no registry items in RunMRU to delete. However if i say type a drive letter, then all...
  19. Thread: BitLocker Encryption process VERY Slow on Win10 by thedoc46
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 13 Views 40,294

    Thanks, guess i'm learning stuff about Bitlocker...

    Thanks, guess i'm learning stuff about Bitlocker ! :) I paused it, deleted the partition, re-ran bitlocker this time using 'used space only' and it was done within a min or two... Tested speed by...
  20. Thread: BitLocker Encryption process VERY Slow on Win10 by thedoc46
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
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    kinda 4 days in now, and worried if i try and...

    kinda 4 days in now, and worried if i try and restart the encryption in Win7, something bad may happen to the new drive..

    Also the 'encrypt data only' option, i was unsure about... if i took that...
  21. Thread: BitLocker Encryption process VERY Slow on Win10 by thedoc46
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 13 Views 40,294

    Correct. doing it from outside the O/S seems to...

    Correct. doing it from outside the O/S seems to be around the same speed, as in painfully slow !!!! i've just reverted to continuing in Win10. My other option that may or may not work is fire up a...
  22. Thread: BitLocker Encryption process VERY Slow on Win10 by thedoc46
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 13 Views 40,294

    I've had a 4TB USB3.0 ext drive encrypting now...

    I've had a 4TB USB3.0 ext drive encrypting now using full disk and the older AES 128, running in recovery mode for 48hrs and its done 27%. Wish i never bothered now.. Can kill it, you can either...
  23. Thread: Bitlocker very slow. Taking days as appose to hours by thedoc46
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 2 Views 2,194

    ok so checked the status of my drive that's been...

    ok so checked the status of my drive that's been going non-stop for 48hrs, and its only done 28%

    i'm not even sure i'm willing to keep my PC on in recovery mode for a full 24/7, just to encrypt...
  24. Thread: Bitlocker very slow. Taking days as appose to hours by thedoc46
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
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    So in future, should we be using 'free space...

    So in future, should we be using 'free space only' on new drives ? if an external drive has never been used before ? I'm a little unclear on that and on how it works. Does it slow the drive or take...
  25. Thread: Bitlocker very slow. Taking days as appose to hours by thedoc46
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 2 Views 2,194

    Bitlocker very slow. Taking days as appose to hours

    So have a new 4TB drive and i thought it would be prudent to encrypt it using bitlocker, as i have done in the past with all my external drives.

    I started bitlocker within the O/S and well after...
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