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  1.    05 May 2017 #111
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    I wish they would do away with the friggin Lock Screen! Serves no purpose whatsoever!
    The old ways of disabling it work again - see tutorial


    Enable or Disable Lock Screen in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
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  2.    05 May 2017 #112
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 3,921
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    I wish they would do away with the friggin Lock Screen! Serves no purpose whatsoever!
    Oh???? I find it quite useful and necessary as treasurer for our church. When needing to step away from the computer and out of the office for a few minutes I don't have to shut down QuickBooks [close company] first, just press Windows key plus L. Of course it works best when having to use a password to log into Windows and the Lock Screen.
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  3.    05 May 2017 #113
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Florida
    Posts : 636
    W10 FCU & W10 Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    The old ways of disabling it work again - see tutorial


    Enable or Disable Lock Screen in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
    Us old geezers find it interesting to follow the methods to do so
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails ls.JPG  
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  4.    05 May 2017 #114
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Oregon
    Posts : 14
    Windows 10 Pro Version 1703, 15063.296, Windows Insider Preview 16199

    Quote Originally Posted by Wynona View Post
    I just tried it and it doesn't work for me either. I kinda like a new view every so often.
    Same here. They present some beautiful pictures!
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  5.    05 May 2017 #115
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 2,456
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview

    Quote Originally Posted by wen View Post
    Like a Fool, I tried installing Build 16188 again and it fully installed.

    I tried MS Outlook 2016 and it worked for two minutes, until I tried to compose email.
    It errored and locked up. then displayed this:
    Attachment 133666
    Rebooted and tried to access Address Book:
    Attachment 133666
    I did what it instructed, delete .ost file and it will rebuild upon Reboot.

    It slowly pulled off files from it's Exchange Server. Then I tried composing new email again and same error as pictured above.

    Attachment 133668
    Do remove your e-mail address in your post, or you could be compromised.
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  6.    05 May 2017 #116
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 28,953
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    Quote Originally Posted by martyfelker View Post
    You probably have done this already but if you have two Windows OS, even with separate partitions, it is safest to make sure neither Windows is aware of the other. Do this using Disk Management and remove the drive letters from the foreign OS. Say Insider is on the first partition and 1703 on the second. Then you don't want to see a D: drive from either. This doesn't explain the problem with your graphics cards however.
    Marty, thanks. Been doing that since start of Insider. I do it with a quick .reg file, one on each partition (RTM & Insider) to hide each from the other. I have in the way past been bitten by cross-pollination! Particularly during an update. I click it and reboot.

    Code is:

    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\MountedDevices\Offline]
    "\\DosDevices\\F:"=dword:00000001
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  7.    05 May 2017 #117
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,438
    win 10 Insider

    Woke comp this morning to find it at the lock screen. Funny, I said, must have been an update!

    It struggled with sorting itself out as Taskbar items took a while to appear. Then noticed the Notification/Settings wouldn't open.

    Shutdown and restart fixed everything spot on (I don't run Outlook!!).

    But funny I didn't get the "Hi etc" setup stuff.

    Anyway, happy as usual - one of the Blessed ones
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  8.    05 May 2017 #118
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    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Hi,

    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat View Post
    Marty, thanks. Been doing that since start of Insider. I do it with a quick .reg file, one on each partition (RTM & Insider) to hide each from the other. I have in the way past been bitten by cross-pollination! Particularly during an update. I click it and reboot.

    Et voila, you do not want to invite "crosspollination" .

    Cheers,


    Code is:

    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\MountedDevices\Offline]
    "\\DosDevices\\F:"=dword:00000001
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  9.    05 May 2017 #119
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 67
    latest Win10 Insider build

    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat View Post
    Marty, thanks. Been doing that since start of Insider. I do it with a quick .reg file, one on each partition (RTM & Insider) to hide each from the other. I have in the way past been bitten by cross-pollination! Particularly during an update. I click it and reboot.Code is:
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\MountedDevices\Offline]"\\DosDevices\\F:"=dword:00000001
    sorry, but that is a bit confusing to me. Why would os's that are on completely different partitions have anything to do with one another???? And how does it affect each other? I have been dual booting on the same pcie drive for years, and have never heard anything about this. i have a 500gb pcie m.2 drive, and split it into two equal partitions. one has my fast insider build, and the other has my slow ring build. i show both systems on each others partition. so i would love to know what the deal is with this. maybe it is at the root of my upgrade woes...?
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  10.    05 May 2017 #120
    Join Date : Nov 2014
    Floyd, VA
    Posts : 1,115
    Triple Boot Windows 10 IP Build 17025/Windows Server 2016/Debian Sid

    Thank you for this interesting code. I was imprecise in the way I described what you aptly call "cross-pollination" ]. It's been a long time since I made a mistake and confused windows system programs between two Windows installations. My main problem (actually I've downgraded this to an annoyance) is the Windows Bootloader. If you use the Windo9ws Bootloader you will reset the machine if you switch between Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. To avoid this I use Terabyteunlimited's Boot it Bare Metal program (been using Terabyteunlimited since the mid -90's). I use BCDedit and copy the Windows BCD store from (in this case) the Windows Server 2016 partition to the Windows 10 partition. That means I can directly boot into either OS. Actually my setup is a bit more complex since I'm actually triple booting with openSUSE. In openSUSE using BTBM I can disable the grub os-prober which I no longer need. So I have 4 primary partitions and can stick with MBR rathar than use EFI. Since playing with operating system is one of my main diversions I use VMware, Virtualbox and Hyper-V to satisfy my lust for novelty.
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