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Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 31st 15, 03:43 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Windows 10 will not shut down

wrote:

The problem is that Windows is set to shut down, not hibernate.

Have you disabled hybrid shutdown, or fast startup whatever it's called?
Forum: Windows 7 Forum December 31st 15, 08:48 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Issuing 'SC Stop' for service - but waiting until stopped ?

(PeteCresswell) wrote:

FWIW, here is what I have now - and which seems to work.

Clearly 5 seconds is better than 0 seconds, but in how many cases does
it need longer to work?

Might be better to...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum December 27th 15, 11:23 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Issuing 'SC Stop' for service - but waiting until stopped ?

pjp wrote:

Isn't there a "/wait" option for cmd?

There's start.exe /wait ....

Run the "stop service" command
under a called new shell from within the batch file with the wait
parameter....
Forum: Windows 7 Forum December 27th 15, 08:26 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Issuing 'SC Stop' for service - but waiting until stopped ?

(PeteCresswell) wrote:

I want to stop the service, delete the files, and then
re-start the service.

Loop with a sleep and repeatedly match the status with

sc query wudfsvc | find /i...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum December 23rd 15, 09:18 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
AMYUNI Technologies Printers software update released in May,2015?

wrote:

Anyone know what this Optional Update is all about and if it is needed or not?
I've hidden it for now. Any thoughts/advice appreciated!

It's a print to PDF (and maybe...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 22nd 15, 06:42 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 2
Views: 7
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Latest NVIDIA driver fixed my Miracast issue

Slimer wrote:

For those who remember, I posted a Windows 10 problem a few weeks
back. If I used the Intel HD 4600 part of my laptop, I could project
to my Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 20th 15, 09:37 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 10
Views: 14
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
10586.36 context menu Line spacing

Rene Lamontagne wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

Try the "Theme Font & Size Changer" add-on ...

Thanks Andy, Yes I have it and have tried a dozen different fonts and
sizes and it does not...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 20th 15, 08:49 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 10
Views: 14
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
10586.36 context menu Line spacing

Rene Lamontagne wrote:

The right click context menu on the start button is now doubled spaced

I don't mind it on the desktop but it sure screws up Thunderbird news
reader.

Try the "Theme...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 20th 15, 08:29 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 10
Views: 14
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
10586.36 context menu Line spacing

Rene Lamontagne wrote:

The right click context menu on the start button is now doubled spaced

I think that came in with 10586 itself, when the start and taskbar
context menus changed from white...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 19th 15, 06:35 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 18
Views: 22
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
auto sleep mode not working in Windows 10

Albert wrote:

Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

I've not had to tinker with it for quite a while, but you might discover
something using

powercfg /waketimers

powercfg /lastwake
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 16th 15, 01:28 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 23
Views: 15
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Build Number?

SC Tom wrote:

Can you point me to where I can add color to title bars? I have searched all
through the Settings menus and have come up empty (kinda like my lily white
title bars).

Start,...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 15th 15, 09:27 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 23
Views: 15
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Build Number?

Cy Burnot wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

10586.29

Should normal updating install (or offer to install) that?

Yes it should, no doubt it's staggered to avoid crippling the WU
servers, but it's...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 15th 15, 08:03 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 23
Views: 15
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Build Number?

Cy Burnot wrote:

I see Version 10.0, build 10240.

No, 10586.29 is.

Microsoft consider 10240-10586 to be "major", the .29 is a new minor
version number they're using.

In reality 10586 is...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum December 15th 15, 07:09 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 34
Views: 1,114
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
My grandkid wants a "gaming" computer (don't want to make thesame mistake again!)

Oscar wrote:

What do I need to look for in a Windows laptop that will play such games?

A laptop is a bad choice for a gaming machine, it will cost more to
start with and have far fewer upgrade...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 15th 15, 07:09 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 35
Views: 49
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
My grandkid wants a "gaming" computer (don't want to make thesame mistake again!)

Oscar wrote:

What do I need to look for in a Windows laptop that will play such games?

A laptop is a bad choice for a gaming machine, it will cost more to
start with and have far fewer upgrade...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 15th 15, 07:04 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 23
Views: 15
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Build Number?

Cy Burnot wrote:

How-To Geek says I can find the build number, etc. like this:

click start and type winver is pretty easy ...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 11th 15, 12:50 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 74
Views: 21
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Printer Problem

Gordon wrote:

Keith Nuttle wrote:

http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01785846.pdf

Thanks, Keith, this seems to be the right manual for my printer. Now
if I could get my printer to print out...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 10th 15, 05:47 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 74
Views: 21
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Printer Problem

Keith Nuttle wrote:

If it is an HP printer the print head is part of the cartridge.

True for most HP printers, but apparently for this model, the cartridge
doesn't include the heads...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 9th 15, 02:10 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 18
Views: 4
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Mail Issues

Slimer wrote:

Andy Burns wrote:

mechanic wrote:

Ed Mullen wrote:

You could install something like Mozilla Thunderbird and use
that.
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 9th 15, 02:00 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 18
Views: 4
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Mail Issues

mechanic wrote:

Ed Mullen wrote:

You could install something like Mozilla Thunderbird and use that.

Seriously lacking in support as time goes on.

It would have been better if they'd...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum December 6th 15, 09:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 7
Views: 3
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
My Windows 10 Pro is now 10586.17

....winston‫ wrote:

Four cumulative updates have been released since the major o/s
replacement-upgrade Win10 1511/10.10586.0 Th2 was released.
- Each update changed the XX (3, 11, 14,...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum December 5th 15, 01:02 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
acer updater. Incompatibility with Windows

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

Andy Burns writes:

I see no problem with "possessing or affording copious supply;
abundant, plentiful, full" rather than "chiefly used in reference to
gross...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum December 5th 15, 11:18 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
acer updater. Incompatibility with Windows

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

Just for interest - I think you may misunderstand the meaning of
"fulsome", which Paul never is.

I see no problem with "possessing or affording copious supply;...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 30th 15, 06:22 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 19
Views: 4
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Can't see Samba shares after build 10586

Bucky Breeder wrote:

Dick wrote:

Right before I upgraded from build 10240 to build 10586, I copied a
number of files to a linux (samba) share.
After upgrading to build 10586 (~1 hr...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum November 26th 15, 08:24 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Andy Burns[_3_]
Connect "Mobile broadband connetion" (LTE) via console

Paul wrote:

Dne 24.11.2015 v 9:16 Andy Burns napsal(a):

netsh.exe mbn connect interface="iname" connmode=name profile="pname"

There are some problems with scripting these.

Tell me about...
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