Windows 10: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14291 for PC and Mobile Insider

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  1. Wynona's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Skip Ahead Preview Build 18219
       18 Mar 2016 #80

    Pulled 7200 RPM HDD (and the 240 GB SSD) out of Desktop A and installed the 500GB SSD.

    While I was inside, I removed the excess cabling and just cleaned things up in general. Went to Tim the Computer Guy's shop and traded my 4.5' monitor cable for a 6' one so I could get my monitors into the position I wanted them. I also removed the wired Internet cable. So far, Internet works just fine; at least Windows installed. :)

    Installation of Build 14291 went smoothly and so did Office 365 64 bit.

    Since I had so many freeze-ups with Build 14279, I'm not going to install Firefox yet. Hopefully I won't get frozen with this build, but we'll see. At least FF is out of the mix.

    For now I'm using the IE with a Mohawk; I'll give it a chance to see if there's any improvement.

    One thing at a time . . .

    Edit: Just to test to see if Edge behaves itself when I Edit my post. So far, it did, but what's strange to me is that instead of just bolding things, I get the b and /b (in brackets. Which might be OK, except it requires extra keystrokes; I'm fast enough, but not everyone has spent their life using a typewriter and then a keyboard.

    Oh, and I went in to Settings and put myself back on the fast track. And now I'm going to change my time zone.
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  2. AndreTen's Avatar
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    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)
       18 Mar 2016 #81

    Wynona said: View Post
    Pulled 7200 RPM HDD (and the 240 GB SSD) out of Desktop A and installed the 500GB SSD.

    While I was inside, I removed the excess cabling and just cleaned things up in general. Went to Tim the Computer Guy's shop and traded my 4.5' monitor cable for a 6' one so I could get my monitors into the position I wanted them. I also removed the wired Internet cable. So far, Internet works just fine; at least Windows installed. :)

    Installation of Build 14291 went smoothly and so did Office 365 64 bit.

    Since I had so many freeze-ups with Build 14279, I'm not going to install Firefox yet. Hopefully I won't get frozen with this build, but we'll see. At least FF is out of the mix.

    For now I'm using the IE with a Mohawk; I'll give it a chance to see if there's any improvement.

    One thing at a time . . .

    Edit: Just to test to see if Edge behaves itself when I Edit my post. So far, it did, but what's strange to me is that instead of just bolding things, I get the b and /b (in brackets. Which might be OK, except it requires extra keystrokes; I'm fast enough, but not everyone has spent their life using a typewriter and then a keyboard.

    Oh, and I went in to Settings and put myself back on the fast track. And now I'm going to change my time zone.
    Great job! And, if I may note: your avatar is going fine with the beginning of your story!
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  3. Wynona's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Skip Ahead Preview Build 18219
       18 Mar 2016 #82

    AndreTen said: View Post
    Great job! And, if I may note: your avatar is going fine with the beginning of your story!
    Yeh, StarFerret now has some cables, hard drives and a few dust bunnies (Sorry BunnyJ) in her stash. She even gathered up my previous downloads of Firefox.

    Gotta get a new avatar of StarFerret in a field of flowers.
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  4. Cliff S's Avatar
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu
       18 Mar 2016 #83

    @Wynona you need to click The "Switch Editor to Source Mode" button when using Edge.
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  5.    18 Mar 2016 #84

    Well, I guess I don't need to know what time it is anymore....or so MS think...


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  6.    18 Mar 2016 #85

    simrick said: View Post
    Well, I guess I don't need to know what time it is anymore....or so MS think...


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    Get a Watch simrick...... Running and hiding now....Zooom
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  7.    18 Mar 2016 #86

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    Get a Watch simrick...... Running and hiding now....Zooom
    Noooooooooooooo!
    Wonder if Cortana will have difficulty with appointments and reminders? She may not be able to read the time either!
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  8. Wynona's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Skip Ahead Preview Build 18219
       18 Mar 2016 #87

    simrick said: View Post
    Well, I guess I don't need to know what time it is anymore....or so MS thinks...


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    Before I gutted this thing, Build 14279 updated to Build 14291. Whatta timely mess! It took me forever and three days to get things set to the right time.

    Up until yesterday, every new update build left my time zone alone, but not this time! That was a real mess. However, I just looked at Lappy and after her update, she's right on the time money. Go figure . . .
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  9. davidhk's Avatar
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       18 Mar 2016 #88

    simrick said: View Post
    Well, I guess I don't need to know what time it is anymore....or so MS think...


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    Use this Seven tutorial................
    http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...e-disable.html
    Option Two

    Yes. it is still applicable to Win 10.
    I used it to restore missing Network and Volume to my Win 10 at least twice.
    The latest time was after I installed Insider 14291. Volume icon went missing.
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  10. davidhk's Avatar
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       18 Mar 2016 #89

    Wynona said: View Post
    Before I gutted this thing, Build 14279 updated to Build 14291. Whatta timely mess! It took me forever and three days to get things set to the right time.

    Up until yesterday, every new update build left my time zone alone, but not this time! That was a real mess. However, I just looked at Lappy and after her update, she's right on the time money. Go figure . . .
    Yes. It set my time zone to Pacific instead of Eastern.
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