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  1. Thread: How do I change Chrome user data path? by PeterAstle
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 4 Views 4,602

    Solved I moved the Chrome cache from my SSD successfully...

    I moved the Chrome cache from my SSD successfully using a sybolic link but a few days later my symbolic link had been deleted and the cache was back in its old location!
    I have tried this half a...
  2. Thread: BitLocker Password Entry by PeterAstle
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 3 Views 1,166

    Solved!

    Thank you for your advice.
    I managed to resolve the problem by forcing shutdown three times in succession using the power button. On the fourth startup the keyboard began to respond. I was...
  3. Thread: BitLocker Password Entry by PeterAstle
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 3 Views 1,166

    BitLocker Password Entry

    I attempted to use BitLocker on my system drive. I do not have TPM so used the Group Policy Editor to enable. After the first few steps were followed, a PC restart was requested. On restarting I...
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    Customization "Remove location from Library" option missing

    Hi,
    Following your Option 3 in this thread, the menu I see is different to yours. Most importantly there is no "Remove location from Library" option. Removing a library location can be achieved...
  5. Thread: Group Policy Editor Error by PeterAstle
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 777

    Half solved!

    Many thanks for your assistance.
    By following the link you provided I have successfully eliminated the Group Policy Editor error message.

    However the first problem remains - my script does not...
  6. Thread: Group Policy Editor Error by PeterAstle
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 777

    Group Policy Editor Error

    My Windows 10 PC just updated itself to 1703.
    I have a script which used to run perfectly on Shutdown, but now it does not - I just get an empty black box and nothing happens. (The script still runs...
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    General Tips Thanks Brink - sorted!

    Thanks Brink - sorted!
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    General Tips Hello Brink and thank you for your reply. I am...

    Hello Brink and thank you for your reply.
    I am feeling rather dim here as I don't know what you mean by a hard shutdown or how that gets me into UEFI settings.
    Any chance of a little more detail?
    ...
  9. Replies 40 Views 1,277,829

    General Tips This is a hypothetical question. I have UEFI and...

    This is a hypothetical question.
    I have UEFI and can access settings from within Windows 10 without a problem.
    I have a system image on an external USB HDD created by NTI software which makes the...
  10. Thread: Driver Issue during Upgrade to 1607 by PeterAstle
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 1,145

    Hello Ken, Thanks for your help. "I think...

    Hello Ken,

    Thanks for your help.

    "I think you could go into your event viewer and it will likely give you more information about the "Event" and hopefully the driver version."

    I can find the...
  11. Thread: Driver Issue during Upgrade to 1607 by PeterAstle
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 1,145

    Driver Issue during Upgrade to 1607

    I have windows 10 version 1511 which has run for a long time with no issues at all.
    Windows now continually (at least once a day) downloads the Anniversary Update but the installation always fails....
  12. Thread: 1511 to 1607 Update Error 0x800700c1 by PeterAstle
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 6,718

    Solved

    :) Thanks for your time and your suggestions.
    I didn't get around to trying them because on the 63rd attempt, Windows successfully installed the update.
    There was no input from me at all - it just...
  13. Thread: 1511 to 1607 Update Error 0x800700c1 by PeterAstle
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 3 Views 6,718

    1511 to 1607 Update Error 0x800700c1

    I have Windows 10 Pro Version 1511, OS Build 10586.589.

    Windows continually attempts to download and install the anniversary upgrade.
    The download completes, but the installation fails with error...
  14. Thread: Turning Off IE11 by PeterAstle
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 2 Views 1,150

    Thanks for your reply. I will follow your advice...

    Thanks for your reply. I will follow your advice and leave well alone.
  15. Thread: Turning Off IE11 by PeterAstle
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 2 Views 1,150

    Turning Off IE11

    I installed Google Chrome and made it my default browser.
    Everything worked fine.
    I decided to switch off IE11 in "Control Panel > Programs >Programs & Features > Turn Windows features on or off"...
  16. Thread: Internet Explorer 11 Downloading Issue by PeterAstle
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 6 Views 2,740

    Thank you. I see that there are in fact two...

    Thank you.
    I see that there are in fact two different "Tools" menus. I found the one you referred to and turned off SmartScreen Filter. Unfortunately it didn't solve the download issue
  17. Thread: Internet Explorer 11 Downloading Issue by PeterAstle
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 6 Views 2,740

    Thanks for your response. I tried to follow...

    Thanks for your response.
    I tried to follow your suggestion, but in my version of IE11 under "Tools" there is no SmartScreen Filter option so I was unable to follow this through.
  18. Thread: Internet Explorer 11 Downloading Issue by PeterAstle
    Forum: Browsers and Email
    Replies 6 Views 2,740

    Internet Explorer 11 Downloading Issue

    The behaviour of Internet Explorer 11 has changed of late, probably after some Windows updates.
    When I attempt to download pictures or software from legitimate sites such as Flickr, Adobe or AVG for...
  19. Thread: Restore Points Intel Technology Access by PeterAstle
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 4 Views 2,881

    Solved Solved

    Apologies for my delayed response - been away from home a while.
    I didn't uninstall the software, but disabled it. That seems to have removed the problem as no more restore points appear to have...
  20. Thread: Restore Points Intel Technology Access by PeterAstle
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 4 Views 2,881

    Solved Many thanks for the link. It would appear that...

    Many thanks for the link.
    It would appear that if I don't have a touch screen (which I don't) then I could remove ITA without issue. I'll try that and report back.
  21. Thread: Restore Points Intel Technology Access by PeterAstle
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 4 Views 2,881

    Solved Restore Points Intel Technology Access

    When I look at existing restore points in my system, there are always lots of points labelled "Intel(R) Technology Access"
    Many have been created at very short time intervals, sometimes just a few...
  22. Thread: MapData Folder by PeterAstle
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 11,224

    Solved

    Thank you,
    Yes, it looks like you are correct.
    I never store maps for offline use however, so I presume I can simply delete this folder.
    I bet it gets recreated within a few minutes though!
  23. Thread: MapData Folder by PeterAstle
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 2 Views 11,224

    MapData Folder

    Can anybody tell me what is the MapData folder which has recently appeared on my D drive? (This is the drive containing all my user folders with the exception of Pictures.)
    It contains subfolders...
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    Customization Failed again!!! I am just a dunce, but I tried...

    Failed again!!!
    I am just a dunce, but I tried this and still I can select just one folder of pictures.
    Selecting a folder of folders does nothing I'm afraid.
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    Customization Desktop Slideshow

    Hello and thanks for a speedy reply,

    I created a library and put in a few of my picture folders to try it out.
    When I tried to select this library for a desktop slideshow, Windows says, "You've...
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