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Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 18th 19, 08:11 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 9
Views: 41
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Installing Software BS

Nil wrote:

What software are you complaing about? You do not need to be connected
to the Internet to install most software

It might warn you that it can't check it with smartscreen, though you...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 17th 19, 11:40 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 14
Views: 48
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Any way to get rid of this likely Trojan?

wrote:

For about two weeks now, exactly once a day my screen goes "half dark" and
a blue box pops up
I obviously do not believe this is from Microsoft at all

It...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 14th 19, 10:52 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 22
Views: 67
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Most annoying post-Gates/Ballmer screwup: Can't arrange windows

John Doe wrote:

After they screwed up window arrangement on the desktop, they haven't
bothered fixing it, because it doesn't further their goal of turning the
desktop into a smartphone.

Even...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 14th 19, 09:15 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 17
Views: 74
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Did Windows 1809 mess with the taskbar?

lonelydad wrote:

I ask because after having recently upgraded to 1809, I have noticed that
the taskbar that I keep at the bottom of the screen is taller than it used
to be.

If you right click...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 11th 19, 09:32 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 18
Views: 106
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Miracast?

Paul wrote:

If you have two well-equipped desktops with Wifi
cards in them, you can always try Miracast Sink on
one of them, then go over to the other PC and
try Miracast Source.

It's a...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 11:22 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 102
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

diskperf -Y or diskperf -N

This would turn off monitoring of C: as well?

Unfortunately, yes
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 11:06 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 102
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

On this machine, removable disks such as USB flash drives and SD or TF
cards do not show in task manager.

It does for me, and I'd like to remove this one from the...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 11:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 102
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

Sorry, that's what I called it, the task manager says "active time".

if you put an SD card in the slot, and then in File Explorer right click
the drive letter, do you get...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 10:25 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 102
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

It most certainly does show usage.* If you look on the performance tab, you

Never see the word "usage"
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 10:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 102
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

On the main task manager screen (processes tab), along the top is x%
CPU, x% memory, x% disk, x% network.* It's this disk percentage which is
wrong, as if drive C: is...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 9th 19, 08:45 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 46
Views: 102
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Task manager includes memory card in disk usage

Commander Kinsey wrote:

My Windows 10 task manager shows the disk usage of C: (the system hard
disk) and E: (a memory card socket). This is quite annoying as the total
disk usage shows 50%...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 6th 19, 01:40 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 34
Views: 119
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Has anyone *not* gotten the 1809 update yet?

Yousuf Khan wrote:#

Obviously it's a highly controversial upgrade, maybe it's best to not
ever upgrade to it

My work laptop is on "Semi Annual" rather than "Semi Annual targetted"
and it...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 6th 19, 11:46 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 18
Views: 106
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Miracast?

Peter Jason wrote:

My very old (2011) computer seems to lack a
"Bluetooth Adapter"

Miracast happens over wifi, not over bluetooth
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 6th 19, 11:45 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 18
Views: 106
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Miracast?

Peter Jason wrote:

The device does'nt support Miracast, so you can't
project to it wirelessly.
In my experience, even when it works it's low resolution, laggy and
jittery so you won't want to...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 4th 19, 05:49 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 25
Views: 112
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Not complaining at all but?

philo wrote:

When I later brought that first machine back into service and installed
Win10, it came up as activated.

I wouldn't risk having the same product key on the two machines, no need...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 2nd 19, 10:27 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 25
Views: 112
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Not complaining at all but?

Paul wrote:

There was a time when the "free upgrade" was aggressively
pushed, such that if Windows Update was running on Windows 7 SP1,
you could have a copy of Windows 10 "pushed" at...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 2nd 19, 05:58 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 25
Views: 112
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Not complaining at all but?

philo wrote:

The only thing that surprised me is when I checked activation, I saw
there was nothing I had to do...it already was activated.

It seems pretty common for Microsoft's Win10...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 2nd 19, 02:55 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 80
Views: 210
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
filever?

Mayayana wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

Do you need to re-invent the wheel?
http://pefile.net/example

He's in the mood to reinvent the wheel. It sounds
like he wanted to take Perl...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 2nd 19, 10:57 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 80
Views: 210
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
filever?

T wrote:

What I really, really could use if the definition of this metadata
so I knew where to look.

Do you need to re-invent the wheel?

http://pefile.net/example
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 1st 19, 05:44 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 3
Views: 34
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Google tags

J├╝rgen Meyer wrote:

I have found some strange tags in the video:
GoogleSourceData BADC202E5HH1352215243090936
GoogleHostHeader...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 30th 19, 11:22 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 18
Views: 98
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
I need help!

Paul wrote:

It's better if an external hard drive is powered by an
external source, but they don't always put a barrel
connector on the external drive casing.

They do often come with a USB...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 30th 19, 10:23 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 1
Views: 26
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
oath members

JD wrote:

why is gmail not part of oath on this list?
https://www.oath.com/our-brands/

Are you confusing Oath (the defunct brand name) with OAuth2 (the
authentication mechanism)?
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 29th 19, 07:53 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 4
Views: 40
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Edit Cookies

nospam wrote:

wrote:

I would like to review, likely edit my browser cookies.

that can be done within the app itself, no app required.

if edit equals delete, it can be...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 28th 19, 09:44 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 45
Views: 121
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
Forte Agent help

David B. wrote:

How can I check if ANY of the people posting on the news.myplugbox.com
server newsgroups are using BT as their ISP?

Do you think anyone who knows your antics is likely to help...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 18th 19, 08:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 72
Views: 219
Posted By Andy Burns[_6_]
MS Word 2010

silverslimer wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

if you don't like 90 degree increments, Format, Image, properties,
Image, Rotation angle

Do you know if this is a recent addition

Just...
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