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  1. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,530

    Did you try just restoring the Macrium image? If...

    Did you try just restoring the Macrium image? If it's not too old, should revert system to prior state but you'll lose new files and programs since snapshot.
    If that's not an option, create a...
  2. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,530

    Try the Macrium command prompt, should be in PE...

    Try the Macrium command prompt, should be in PE mode. Is Macrium on an ext drive or usb? If command prompt in Macrium fails, change the boot order in the bios so your Win10 usb is at top of boot...
  3. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,530

    Yes, change boot order in bios first, otherwise...

    Yes, change boot order in bios first, otherwise it will boot os from your hd in safe mode last seen. I'd leave it that way, really won't slow down boot more than millisec to realize there's no...
  4. Thread: Stuck in Diagnostic Mode by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,530

    Do you have an installation usb, or can you...

    Do you have an installation usb, or can you create one on another computer, using Media Creation tool? If so, use it to boot to Windows RE, repair computer then in Recovery Options, select command...
  5. Thread: Update Win 10 Home from v1709 to 20h2 by mrgeek
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 580

    Just have to walk her thru getting into BIOS to...

    Just have to walk her thru getting into BIOS to change boot order to usb and then delete all partitions to one unallocated space to clean install. Just be patient with the BIOS part. Good Luck
  6. Thread: Latest Microsoft Edge released for Windows by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 1,861 Views 469,150

    Sticky: Don't know if this was on the list but I see my...

    Don't know if this was on the list but I see my taskbar icon has my profile picture, maybe to distinguish between multiple users? But Canary doesn't have it :really:
  7. Thread: Update Win 10 Home from v1709 to 20h2 by mrgeek
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 580

    Agree with Samuria; very recently tried to remote...

    Agree with Samuria; very recently tried to remote upgrade 1909 to 20H1 which had not been self updating for months. Got it to latest 1909 but when trying via online Update Assistant and then ISO from...
  8. Thread: Badly needed; Password manager. by mrgeek
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 22 Views 25,702

    DITTO! I set Properties to hidden, put it in a...

    DITTO! I set Properties to hidden, put it in a folder a couple levels deep in a main folder and revert to default 'un-check Hidden items' in File explorer View. Then just enable View Hidden items...
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    It's the system volume when you press the key to...

    It's the system volume when you press the key to +/- the level. It should fade out in a few seconds. This is Groove playing at bottom and your screenshot shows up for 3-4 secs after I change Vol then...
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    Just update an HP desktop yesterday. In...

    Just update an HP desktop yesterday. In Settings/Windows Update/View optional updates there are numerous PCI controller driver updates, mostly dated 2015 so ignored. You might check that section,...
  11. Thread: Reputation and Badges [3] by mrgeek
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 928 Views 56,744

    Sticky: Thanks to All for the congrats. Why this group is...

    Thanks to All for the congrats. Why this group is the best support group out there. :party:
  12. Thread: recovery drive of W10 Home by mrgeek
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 12 Views 1,004

    Did you run the tool (it'll take less than 5 mins...

    Did you run the tool (it'll take less than 5 mins to install and do drive scan)? It will do a much deeper scan than File explorer.
  13. Thread: recovery drive of W10 Home by mrgeek
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 12 Views 1,004

    My question is where could have the files gone...

    My question is where could have the files gone whilst backing up the system on a drive and why not all of them? Alternatively, when rebooting from a restore point, why weren't all the files back on...
  14. Thread: 20H2 Netplwiz no longer has auto login by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 16 Views 45,841

    devnull;2184966-So, I disabled the indicated...

    devnull;2184966-So, I disabled the indicated setting, "Require a password when a computer wakes (plugged in)", in gpedit.msc, and now Sign-in options looks like this:
    324773
    But netplwiz has _not_...
  15. Thread: Feature update to Windows 10, version 20H2 not downloading. by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 56 Views 14,316

    Yes. When you use the link in the tutorial-...

    Yes. When you use the link in the tutorial- https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 simply hit the 'Update now' button. Run the Update Assistant that downloads and select 'Keep...
  16. Thread: User account image at log-on by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 35 Views 6,316

    It would be helpful to post a screen shot of what...

    It would be helpful to post a screen shot of what image you are trying to get rid of. Cheers
  17. Thread: Office 2019 picking up old account by mrgeek
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 3 Views 324

    Did you run the tool in Option 2 of your link...

    Did you run the tool in Option 2 of your link with internet disconnected? Then install Office 2019 with internet still disconnected. Once you re-connect internet, user can sign-in with their...
  18. Thread: Unable to remove shared folders by mrgeek
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 3 Views 332

    Thank you for the reminder to really put some...

    Thank you for the reminder to really put some effort into this. It drove me nuts a long time ago so I had abandoned trying. Also, thanks for marking this Solved so someone else can find the solution.
  19. Thread: Unable to remove shared folders by mrgeek
    Forum: Network and Sharing
    Replies 3 Views 332

    This was a reminder to me that I've had an old...

    This was a reminder to me that I've had an old folder in my 'Shared' section for a while, same problem- no 'Delete' option w/R-click or on tab at top. At some point I must have had something in there...
  20. Thread: Universal Folder Options? by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 12 Views 1,455

    I can confirm that this works thru ext drives...

    I can confirm that this works thru ext drives too. My music and video customized columns on backup drives match my PC's, altho I may have reproduced those manually.

    'whitelion1284'-here are some...
  21. Thread: Universal Folder Options? by mrgeek
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 12 Views 1,455

    Use Option One in this tutorial- Change Folder...

    Use Option One in this tutorial- Change Folder Template in Windows 10
  22. Thread: Still on version 1909: how to force it - or should I? by mrgeek
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 16 Views 4,528

    This is usually the first thing I try when...

    This is usually the first thing I try when updating computers I work on, that are behind on versions. If device truly can't be updated, you get a notice right away that it can't be installed....
  23. Thread: Windows 10 Mail in synched in multiple PC's? by mrgeek
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 5 Views 525

    Go to 'Settings/Accounts/Sync your settings' like...

    Go to 'Settings/Accounts/Sync your settings' like screenshot. Then sign in on each PC with same MS account which also have Mail installed.
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    It's safer and easier to just use Windows...

    It's safer and easier to just use Windows Accounts, as it was designed, and just create Standard privilege Local Accounts and password your Admin acct; imho
  25. Thread: New stray account appeared after replacing CPU by mrgeek
    Forum: User Accounts and Family Safety
    Replies 3 Views 269

    Terrific news, thanks for marking topic Solved so...

    Terrific news, thanks for marking topic Solved so someone else with the same problem can find this solution
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