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    Ok waking this thread from the dead! :sleepy:...

    Ok waking this thread from the dead! :sleepy: ....... I landed here looking for a new permanent solution to "tips" on the lockscreen and thought I would add my between update work around. Go to...
  2. Thread: Bloatware free "fresh start" in 20H2? by mad4some
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    The "fresh start button" was eliminated in 20H1...

    The "fresh start button" was eliminated in 20H1 but you could still do the same thing thru "reset this pc" and then choose NO for "restore preinstalled apps?". In 20H2, that toggle is no longer...
  3. Thread: Bloatware free "fresh start" in 20H2? by mad4some
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 14 Views 3,162

    Thanks everybody, since the PC is new and I...

    Thanks everybody, since the PC is new and I haven't moved over any of my personal files and pictures yet, I figured I would wipe it clean now while it is easy. I'll probably remove the HP bloat and...
  4. Thread: Bloatware free "fresh start" in 20H2? by mad4some
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 14 Views 3,162

    I'm talking about the OEM bloatware apps and...

    I'm talking about the OEM bloatware apps and doing a reinstall that will result in nothing but clean Windows with no manufacture installed bloat.....
  5. Thread: Bloatware free "fresh start" in 20H2? by mad4some
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 14 Views 3,162

    Bloatware free "fresh start" in 20H2?

    Hi, I have a new HP desktop that is on version 20H2. Using "reset this PC" for a clean bloatware free reinstall and the tutorial I am following from the May 2020 update speaks of a toggle under...
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    So......using the "delete" button offers to wipe...

    So......using the "delete" button offers to wipe the chosen drive clean and this is all windows wanted. You would think they could make the error say "chosen drive must be unallocated space" instead...
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    Ok, so I should have left it all unallocated...

    Ok, so I should have left it all unallocated before I installed it in my laptop. I'll be at it again tomorrow and thanks!
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    I won't be trying the install again until...

    I won't be trying the install again until tomorrow afternoon, but will report here. I thought I was already choosing custom install and don't recall any options for deleting partitions but will give...
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    What partitioning does Windows 10 want in my new SSD?

    I recently cloned a new ssd and installed it in my desktop pc with no problems or hassles of any kind (yay!) Now I am doing the same for my laptop and it has been a mess. No luck with any cloning...
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    Thanks, I've tried all the above numerous times...

    Thanks, I've tried all the above numerous times and have only been able to get it to work after a reset........but I'll keep my fingers crossed!!
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    My PC refuses to take the major updates without...

    My PC refuses to take the major updates without freezing (at 33% or 42% etc.) and I have tried hours and hours of troubleshooting tips in order to fix it......to no avail. So for the last 2, I have...
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    Yeah, I was also trying to find out in what exact...

    Yeah, I was also trying to find out in what exact location are user apps stored, but as Berton just pointed out, properly installed user apps have "tentacles" that are needed in many locations. ...
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    Thanks, this is what I was starting to understand...

    Thanks, this is what I was starting to understand after lots of googling to find a good answer! Guess I'll just prepare to re-install all of them again :cry: At least a list of removed apps is...
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    Is backup of apps possible before a reset??

    Hello, when doing a reset you can choose "keep personal files", but it will still delete all your apps that you have installed that were not included with the pc. Is it possible to back these apps up...
  15. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [16] by mad4some
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 2,140 Views 127,688

    Thanks!! and yes, must have 5 posts to be able...

    Thanks!! and yes, must have 5 posts to be able to private message.
  16. Thread: Last One To Post Wins [16] by mad4some
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 2,140 Views 127,688

    Thought I would sneak my 5th post into this...

    Thought I would sneak my 5th post into this thread (so I can PM :p)........pretty sneaky!!

    Did I win??
  17. Thread: Startup tab in Task Manager empty?? by mad4some
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 3 Views 6,438

    Thanks cyber......I knew something was wrong, now...

    Thanks cyber......I knew something was wrong, now I wonder what it is??
  18. Thread: Startup tab in Task Manager empty?? by mad4some
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 3 Views 6,438

    BUMP! can someone check there startup tab in...

    BUMP! can someone check there startup tab in Task manager and see if it lists any programs with the enable/disable option like in 8/8.1 Thanks!
  19. Thread: Startup tab in Task Manager empty?? by mad4some
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 3 Views 6,438

    Startup tab in Task Manager empty??

    Hello, I've been on 10 Home since the 29th (Lenovo Flex 2 laptop) and my Task Manager > Startup tab is empty. I have all the programs on my pc that were on it before the upgrade (from 8.1) and I have...
  20. +1, I have such a hard time trying to understand...

    +1, I have such a hard time trying to understand what they are doing when they take something that is very easy, accessible, and intelligently laid out.......and just get rid of it!!!! Probably have...
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