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  1.    26 Jul 2015 #1281
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 84
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by DooGie View Post
    That's my problem. Can't afford to upgrade the system yet. But want Windows 10 now.
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  2.    26 Jul 2015 #1282
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 10,618
    Windows 10 IoT

    You have a whole year after the 29th to take advantage of the free upgrade offer. All depends on your definition or "now" I guess.
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  3.    26 Jul 2015 #1283
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 12,999
    W10Prox64

    Quote Originally Posted by Joanne View Post
    I've tried it just now and it doesn't work on my system, either. I right-click on the Network icon (task bar), Open Network and Sharing Center. It opens and then "Change Adapter Settings". It opens "Network Connections" and when I right-click on the "Ethernet" and select Properties, all windows close.
    Just tried it and it happens to me as well. I "upvoted" the feedback.

    Edit: all the adapter windows closed, the desktop went blank, then refreshed; all my other windows, like browser, etc., were minimized. My start button still works.
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  4.    26 Jul 2015 #1284
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 1,293
    Windows 10 and windows insider

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    I have no problems with accessing network settings.
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  5.    26 Jul 2015 #1285
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Spain
    Posts : 115
    Windows 8.1/10 TP 9926

    Quote Originally Posted by cheezz View Post
    When right clicking network icon to change adapter settings not working anymore. The window opens but when trying to disable/enable adapters the screen just flashes and nothing happens. Have to go device manager to effect changes. Anybody else experiencing this? This happened after yesterdays updates.
    Quote Originally Posted by Joanne View Post
    I've tried it just now and it doesn't work on my system, either. I right-click on the Network icon (task bar), Open Network and Sharing Center. It opens and then "Change Adapter Settings". It opens "Network Connections" and when I right-click on the "Ethernet" and select Properties, all windows close.
    Quote Originally Posted by linw View Post
    Just tried that here and it did what yours did. Wonder what is wrong there, then,
    Quote Originally Posted by thegeriatric View Post
    Same here!
    I also have problems. I can access the properties, but if I choose to disable my ethernet adapter the screen flashes but nothing happens. If I want to disable/enable my network adapter, I have to do it through the Device Manager.
    I believe this issue is related to the recent update that's causing explorer.exe crashes and other issues for many people.
    Gabe Aul has said on Twitter that a fix is coming.
    But, if this is a sneak peek of things to come...
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  6.    26 Jul 2015 #1286
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 552
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit

    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    I remember now, last time it happened it was due to Avast, removing it restored function but now I don't have Avast, defender only.
    I don't use Avast or defender, as I have AVG installed that seems to disable defender automatically.
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  7.    26 Jul 2015 #1287
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Spain
    Posts : 115
    Windows 8.1/10 TP 9926

    Windows 10 update KB3074681 causes Explorer crashes

    http://betanews.com/2015/07/26/windo...lorer-crashes/

    Not all systems are being affected in the same way, but I believe that the network setting issue is related to this. I'll try to uninstall that update later and try again.
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  8.    26 Jul 2015 #1288
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,502
    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by Jackalito View Post
    I also have problems. I can access the properties, but if I choose to disable my ethernet adapter the screen flashes but nothing happens. If I want to disable/enable my network adapter, I have to do it through the Device Manager.
    I believe this issue is related to the recent update that's causing explorer.exe crashes and other issues for many people.
    Gabe Aul has said on Twitter that a fix is coming.
    But, if this is a sneak peek of things to come...
    Here's a method that works:

    Enable 'Use check boxes...' in File Explorer Options

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    then:

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    and:

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    then check the selection box to reveal options above:

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  9.    26 Jul 2015 #1289
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 34,885
    Dual boot Windows 10 FCU Pro x 64 & current Insider 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by thegeriatric View Post
    I don't use Avast or defender, as I have AVG installed that seems to disable defender automatically.
    You use AVG on a HP Pavilion mini with an i3? Doesn't that bog down your system? How much RAM does that eat?
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  10.    26 Jul 2015 #1290
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 91
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro

    I could not open the control panel so I am back on 7 until at least the 29th.
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