The 09/28/16 update to my computer (an HP Envy 700-214, 64-bit, 2.5 years old) was to Version 1607 (OS Build 14393.222). It left me basically without a printer (an HP officejet Pro L77780 All-in-One, about 6 years old). That update affected some 35 programs (per “Programs and Features” listing), including some HP programs, but apparently […]
Microsoft Windows 10
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Since I switched to Windows 10 the playback for youtube TV clips and the playback of streamed TV shows on my computer has become very dark, so much so that it is impossible to see what’s in many sections. Brightening my monitor didn’t help. I have the latest version of Adobe Flash Drive (only a […]
Microsoft kindly installed Windows 10 on my computer on night, I had Windows 7 with which I was happy! With the Windows 10 surprise installation, not knowing how to correct it, I stuck with it, my big mistake, Windows 10 is dreadful, Windows Live mail was gone, Edge does not allow other toolbars, getting program […]
I use a lot of thumb drives, particularly with the different operating systems I use, El Capitan, Windows 7, and Ubuntu, AND Windows 10. It seems any time I used one of the sticks on Windows 10, it comes back trashed, unuseable in any other system. It seems Win 10 sets a unwritable flag, so […]
I have tried five times to “upgrade” my Dell Vostro 420 desktop computer to the Windows 10 OS, and all have failed. The first two times I watched what was happening, and saw the download and installation proceed as expected. The final screen was a black background with a white circle in the center displaying […]
Are folders a thing of the past in windows 10? I have lost many precious memories and also a folder called ASK Leo. How can I retrieve these lost folders?
Windows 10 security updates are not downloading to my laptop, a new Acer ES14 intel celeron quad core ,, Tried “Your” fix from an article about this problem but your answer was for windows 7-8 ,, only because there was no link for windows 10 at the end, otherwise that program/s ran good ,, I […]
I prefer to use faster DNS servers than the ones my ISP uses. Everything works fine until I have to restart Windows 10. Then I find that the DNS addresses that I entered have been deleted and I’m back to “Obtain DNS automatically.” So I have to input the faster server addresses again. And they’ll […]
My laptop was a windows 8 upgraded to the free windows 10. If my hard drive crashes and I have to do a full clean reload of windows 10, do I have to reload W8 and then pay for a new W10 new Product key after July 31st, 2016 or do I use Belarc and […]