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    Windows 10 Pro x64 21H1 Build 19043.1151 (Branch: Release Preview)
       #240

    @jimbo45

    I see what you mean.
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  2. Posts : 11,172
    Windows / Linux : Arch Linux
       #241

    Hi folks

    USB 3 devices (HDD's) when switched from Windows HOST to any VM running VMWARE -- OK - Guest OS sees HDD(s).

    re-attaching USB 3 HDD's to the Windows HOST -- you don't see the drive(s) -- can only access via control panel-->admin tools-->disk management -- then on the relevant HDD(s) there's no letter - so add /change drive letter. Then OK. If you don't like control panel there's a similar setting somewhere - I prefer the old control panel ('cos I'm an Old Dinosaur !!).

    Another issue with USB3 external HDD's -- when trying to remove one you get Device is busy or equiv message even though nothing apparently using it and led is not flashing. Try again a few seconds later and it's removeable OK.

    Seems USB 3 external interface is not always 100% correctly functioning.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Windows 10 21H1 Build 19043.1023
       #242

    Edwin said:
    I'm back on 18277, I haven't got the new features! Oh, it's another 'Only the privy get em'!

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    I didn't get Sets, so although I seem to have gotten this go-round, I don't feel a bit privileged, Edwin.
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  4. Posts : 1,215
    Windows 8.1, Win10Pro
       #243

    jimbo45 said:
    ... perhaps this version of Windows should be aptly renamed Windows Kindergarten edition.

    Cheers

    jimbo
    Nice name ... and, appropriate ...

    But, I will say up front that I am NOT a fan of touch screens -- on PCs, that is. I've used three of them, two laptops and an All-in-One, and I don't really see the value of using them when I can find what I want readily in the menu system or using the search box.

    So, to me, ever since Win8, when MS became "obsessed" with changing the default UI to support touch screens (which everyone NOW says is to support Mobiles), I've had a strong dislike for the Start Screen, and its miniature brother -- the Start Menu (as configured by MS.

    I use varions Start Menu alternatives and like them much more, since they are NOT touch screen oriented.
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    W11+W11 Developer Insider + Linux
       #244

    Mark Phelps said:
    Nice name ... and, appropriate ...

    But, I will say up front that I am NOT a fan of touch screens -- on PCs, that is. I've used three of them, two laptops and an All-in-One, and I don't really see the value of using them when I can find what I want readily in the menu system or using the search box.

    So, to me, ever since Win8, when MS became "obsessed" with changing the default UI to support touch screens (which everyone NOW says is to support Mobiles), I've had a strong dislike for the Start Screen, and its miniature brother -- the Start Menu (as configured by MS.

    I use varions Start Menu alternatives and like them much more, since they are NOT touch screen oriented.
    That's jut a side dish, mouse,Kb and touch pad work fine, it's not like they disappeared.
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    Windows / Linux : Arch Linux
       #245

    CountMike said:
    That's jut a side dish, mouse,Kb and touch pad work fine, it's not like they disappeared.
    Hi there @CountMike

    Yes but more and more apps seem to be designed as if they are to be used on mobile phones with a decent menu system disappearing -- e.g edge browser -- where are the classical menu bars as per Firefox or IE11 e,g file, edit, favourites, tools etc on top of screen, or others which don't have any sensible cascading option.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  7. Posts : 46,520
    Windows 10 Home 64bit 21H1 and insider builds
       #246

    Some unkind soul called Win 8 Windows Mobile Desktop Edition.
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  8. Posts : 19,209
    W11+W11 Developer Insider + Linux
       #247

    kado897 said:
    Some unkind soul called Win 8 Windows Mobile Desktop Edition.
    It all started because of tiles, they did look like a finger painting accessory. At same time windows have to be compatible with tablets and other devices with touch screen. On a computer without a touch screen it doesn't work anyway, can't see what's all the fuss about.
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  9. Posts : 629
    windows 10
       #248

    downloaded then installed till 28% then started downloading again this time it installed fully and so far no problems
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    Windows 10 21H1 Build 19043.1023
       #249

    CountMike said:
    It all started because of tiles, they did look like a finger painting accessory. At same time windows have to be compatible with tablets and other devices with touch screen. On a computer without a touch screen it doesn't work anyway, can't see what's all the fuss about.
    I have a Lenovo with a touch screen and forget it's there. Very strange, because I use touch on my phone and tablet.
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