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Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 14th 19, 03:49 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 4
Views: 42
Posted By Jason
Disk Cleanup option

In article ,
says...
Windows could compress NTFS disks since at least two decades ago, this
is not new. It can compress entire...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 12th 19, 04:41 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 55
Posted By Jason
Disk Cleanup

In article , says...
1) Compression is slow.

Yes it is, but tweaked lzw compression allows for very fast expansion.
Years ago, IBM added some...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 26th 19, 06:17 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By Jason
MBR error 2

I see this error message pop up every time I boot lately. The system
comes up ok and runs fine, but ....

The solution seems to involve using bootrec, but that is not to be
found on my Win 10 pro...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 5th 19, 11:48 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By Jason
How to reset Windows permissions

Is there a procedure, a utility, perhaps a built-in command that will
reset all Windows system file and directory permissions to their default
values?

I'm asking because I've seen some strange...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 29th 18, 04:43 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Jason
physical volume disabled - why?

In article , says...
1) the power connection flaky...check to another available connection
may solve the issue.

2) If not, new power supply is...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 11th 18, 04:33 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 15
Views: 149
Posted By Jason
New symbol in Task Manger task list

In article ,
says...
When memory is low,
suspended processes can be quickly killed (they aren't...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 10th 18, 03:04 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 15
Views: 149
Posted By Jason
New symbol in Task Manger task list

In article , says...

Jason wrote:

rlamont SAID ...

Mouseover it and it will tell you what it is.

I did mouse over it and...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 9th 18, 04:20 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 15
Views: 149
Posted By Jason
New symbol in Task Manger task list

In article , says...
Mouseover it and it will tell you what it is.

Rene

Thanks to all who responded.

I did mouse over it and nothing...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 2nd 18, 11:16 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 47
Views: 226
Posted By Jason
networking performance issue(s)

In article ,
says...

On Sun, 2 Dec 2018 07:22:16 -0500, Keith Nuttle
wrote:

Have you tried to...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 2nd 18, 11:14 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 47
Views: 226
Posted By Jason
networking performance issue(s)

In article ,
says...
Have you tried switching off your modem/router for 20 minutes or so?
They do sometimes get...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 2nd 18, 06:31 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 47
Views: 226
Posted By Jason
networking performance issue(s)

In article , says...

It could be DNS which is slow.

it could be the making of a connection
which is slow (a routing problem).

I've...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 2nd 18, 06:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 47
Views: 226
Posted By Jason
networking performance issue(s)

In article ,
says...

I don't know about Jason, but I have only one wifie in my house, and
she's been my wifie for almost 60...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 2nd 18, 04:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 47
Views: 226
Posted By Jason
networking performance issue(s)

In article ,
says...

No competing wifies in the house?
digital TV, cameras, M$ trying to update computer(s) etc. ?

...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 2nd 18, 05:56 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 47
Views: 226
Posted By Jason
networking performance issue(s)

In article ,
says...
The enemy of wifi is other wifi applications running nearby.
A strong signal will drown a weaker...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 2nd 18, 04:59 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 47
Views: 226
Posted By Jason
networking performance issue(s)

Recently, and I don't know if this is the fault of Windows or
of changes that Spectrum may have made, web surfing has slowed down. I
can watch the process in the corner of the screen when I click a...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 26th 18, 03:08 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 16
Views: 199
Posted By Jason
Bootable standalone utility to format HDD?

My Win 10 SSD C: drive suddenly reports errors that chkdsk tries but
fails to repair. It reports that the bitmap is corrupted. The disk may
have failed, but before I give up I'd like to try to...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 24th 18, 10:41 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 73
Posted By Jason
Name of running programs

In article , says...
That is so cool! I didn't know about all that. Thanks!


+1!
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 14th 18, 04:29 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By Jason
Selecting Safe Mode boot in msconfig doesn't work

In article ,
says...

Subject says it all. Selecting Safe Mode boot doesn't
cause system to boot into safe mode. ?
I...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 8th 18, 10:51 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 4
Views: 54
Posted By Jason
Any experience with EaseUS PCTran?

Installation of the latest feature update on my laptop has failed too
many times to count. I have tried every troubleshooting step I could
find to no avail. It looks like a clean install is all I...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 5th 18, 11:25 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By Jason
Sysinternals Tools coming to Linux

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-working-on-porting-sysinternals-
to-linux/
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 23rd 18, 03:20 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Jason
Why can't Microsoft figure it out - updates, that is

In article ,
says...
Even so
there was an occasional failure on a customer installation.

Emphasis on "occasional"! That's...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 14th 18, 09:03 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By Jason
How to force use of default, VGA graphics

In article ,
says...
Or just take the offending video card out of the system and leave just
the onboard...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 13th 18, 08:53 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By Jason
How to force use of default, VGA graphics

I have some faint reason to suspect that the Nvidia graphics adapter is
preventing the latest feature update from succeeding. I have read before
about how to disable it so the system defaults to...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum October 11th 18, 02:43 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Jason
Why can't Microsoft figure it out - updates, that is

No surprise, but the latest "feature update" fails to install on my Win
10 Pro laptop. The last one didn't either. The question remains: why
can't MS figure out why the updates fail? All I get is...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum August 25th 18, 02:56 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By Jason
Heads up? or just me - wifi weirdness since latest update

In article , says...
Hope this helps. I have tried I don't know how many "fixes" posted on-line,
from disabling hidden devices to Group Policy and Registry...
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