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Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By lehnerus2000
If you don't mind the always-on Telemetry and you...

If you don't mind the always-on Telemetry and you can stop it from installing dodgy drivers/updates/upgrades, W10 runs smoothly.

I got sick of having to spend hours fixing W10 after...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By lehnerus2000
I thought the original point was to avoid W10 and...

I thought the original point was to avoid W10 and continuing to use W7. :)

OTOH, If you want to play the latest games, you probably have no choice but to run W10. :(
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By lehnerus2000
Convert Current W7 Install to VM?

I can't really comment on this as my hardware only supports MBR.
I've never used UEFI.
Also I always use AMD based hardware, so I can't comment on any Intel idiosyncrasies.


When I've installed...
Forum: Installation & Setup 5 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By lehnerus2000
W7 Host & Linux Mint 18.2 Virtual Machine

I have a setup like the one you describe (but I'm using MBR).

I regularly use a LM18.2 VM in VMware Workstation 9 on a W7 Ultimate Host.
I have VMware Tools installed.
The VM is stored on an...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By lehnerus2000
Screenshots

Can you take some screenshots of the various issues and warnings? :geek:

There should be a button on your keyboard marked "Prt Scn" or something similar.
This will take a screenshot of your...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By lehnerus2000
Telemetry and GWX (Get Windows 10) are different...

Telemetry and GWX (Get Windows 10) are different things.

In any case, anything MS says these days is suspect (especially regarding W7).

MS has sacked so many people that there seems to be no...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,567
Posted By lehnerus2000
Thanks. :) No problems. It happens to...

Thanks. :)


No problems.
It happens to me too. :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,567
Posted By lehnerus2000
Maybe

It the sectors became corrupted after you made the Macrium Image, you may be able to recover the files.

You can mount a Macrium Image and browse it as if it were a drive or partition....
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,317
Posted By lehnerus2000
There is something that people need to do when...

There is something that people need to do when using an OS that is no longer supported.

They need to learn how to create regular Backup Images.

Tutorials
Backup Complete Computer - Create an...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 7,317
Posted By lehnerus2000
Manjaro + Microsoft Office Online

One of the reasons people cite for not using Linux Distros is that MS Office isn't available.
Since MS now has an online version of MS Office, that complaint isn't really true anymore.

The...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,567
Posted By lehnerus2000
Backup Images

Your HDD may be dying. :eek:

IMO, you should:


Create at least one Backup Image of your PC
Try to save your important data to another drive (e.g. external HDD) before trying any disc...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By lehnerus2000
Windows Search - Configure and Use Tutorial

Check out the "Windows Search - Configure and Use" tutorial.

The info that might help you is in the "Windows Explorer > Advanced Search Techniques" section. :geek:

Tutorial
Windows Search -...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By lehnerus2000
Market Share April 2018

Here are the charts from NetMarketShare and StatCounter.

NetMarketShare suggests that W7 increased & W10 decreased. https://www.tenforums.com/images/smilies/009.png
StatCounter shows W10...
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,515
Posted By lehnerus2000
It would be nice if MS released an update that...

It would be nice if MS released an update that replaced all of this year's broken updates. :(

I think that you need to get IE and .NET updates separately.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By lehnerus2000
Windows Explorer often fails to properly close...

Windows Explorer often fails to properly close program handles/threads. :(

I regularly have issues with Windows Explorer claiming that external drives (Flash & HDD) are still in use.
If I use...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 1,485
Posted By lehnerus2000
Driver?

It could be a graphics driver issue.

You should create a Backup Image of your PC and then try installing a new graphics driver (assuming one is available from the manufacturer).

I prefer to use...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 1,257
Posted By lehnerus2000
Folder Options

Windows Explorer can display Check Boxes.403478Unfortunately they don't work the same way as Check Boxes normally work in other software.
If you play around with them, you'll notice they are easily...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By lehnerus2000
I think you meant to quote mitchell65's post (he...

I think you meant to quote mitchell65's post (he provided the link). :)
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By lehnerus2000
I thought you may have been thinking of W8.1 or...

I thought you may have been thinking of W8.1 or W10. :)

Those Start button context menus have a lot of options.


I've never used those context menu options from the Start button either.

I...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 4,558
Posted By lehnerus2000
I rolled my PC back to my pre-January Updates...

I rolled my PC back to my pre-January Updates Image.
It actually seems to run smoother.

I guess I'll have to rely on my Backup Images for security (just like my XP install & VM).
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 6,566
Posted By lehnerus2000
I rolled my PC back to my pre-January Updates...

I rolled my PC back to my pre-January Updates Image.
It actually seems to run smoother.

I guess I'll have to rely on my Backup Images for security (just like my XP install & VM).
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By lehnerus2000
Right clicking the W7 Start button only brings up...

Right clicking the W7 Start button only brings up a context menu with a couple of items.403463
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 6,566
Posted By lehnerus2000
If MS aren't a bunch of jerks, this month's...

If MS aren't a bunch of jerks, this month's update should replace the last 3 month's worth of garbage updates with a single working update. :mad:
Forum: News 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 4,558
Posted By lehnerus2000
Has this update been repaired? Should I...

Has this update been repaired?
Should I download it again?


Reading this article I get the impression I should re-image my PC using my December 2017 Backup:...
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,453
Posted By lehnerus2000
They're both dangerous. Those companies (and...

They're both dangerous.

Those companies (and any others that are doing the same things) should be crushed. :axe:
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