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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1351 on: August 08, 2016, 04:33:07 PM »
Everyone that wants to go back to Win 8.1 after installing Win 10 can do so within a month time.

And that's the same under Win 7?
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1352 on: August 08, 2016, 07:55:21 PM »
I set my new win 10 computer up today and it didn't work so I wanted to return it.  I called Dell, gave them the order number, the service tag number and the person I talked to said he couldn't find the order, told me no order had been placed and I told him since it doesn't show that I received it I won't have to pay for it and he said "that's right Mrs...........

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1353 on: August 08, 2016, 08:26:42 PM »
I set my new win 10 computer up today and it didn't work so I wanted to return it.  I called Dell, gave them the order number, the service tag number and the person I talked to said he couldn't find the order, told me no order had been placed and I told him since it doesn't show that I received it I won't have to pay for it and he said "that's right Mrs...........

Also this has nothing to do with this topic but I don't have the paid version and I'm seeing this.

See other topic relating to this bug of some users having paid options - this but will in due course be squashed - when this will happen is unknown.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1354 on: August 08, 2016, 09:36:37 PM »
@-midnight,
Please start your own topic. This topic is meant for passing along information.
You are taking this topic way Off-Topic. Thanks :)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1355 on: August 09, 2016, 04:08:59 PM »
You can now link your Windows 10 license to your Microsoft Accont:

No need to keep track of the registration numbers or Product keys.
Click here for More Info

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1356 on: August 12, 2016, 09:43:53 PM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1357 on: August 13, 2016, 12:03:02 AM »

As you can see this update did not retain my Theme setting:

It also didn't retain many of the other default settings - Audio, Video, Browser etc.....
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1358 on: August 13, 2016, 05:29:05 PM »
Changing the Default View in Windows 10 Explorer
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1359 on: August 15, 2016, 05:05:46 PM »
I set my new win 10 computer up on Sat., uninstalled McAfee, installed Avast and the other programs I had on my older win 10 computer.  My new one is running really slow and I don't know how to make it run any faster.

I ran a full scan and scanned with MalwareBytes but neither found  anything.

I wouldn't think this slowness has anything to do with Avast.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1360 on: August 15, 2016, 05:08:28 PM »
I set my new win 10 computer up on Sat., uninstalled McAfee, installed Avast and the other programs I had on my older win 10 computer.  My new one is running really slow and I don't know how to make it run any faster.

I ran a full scan and scanned with MalwareBytes but neither found  anything.

I wouldn't think this slowness has anything to do with Avast.
How did you uninstall McAfee ???
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1361 on: August 15, 2016, 05:25:54 PM »
I set my new win 10 computer up on Sat., uninstalled McAfee, installed Avast and the other programs I had on my older win 10 computer.  My new one is running really slow and I don't know how to make it run any faster.

I ran a full scan and scanned with MalwareBytes but neither found  anything.

I wouldn't think this slowness has anything to do with Avast.
How did you uninstall McAfee ???
Aside from what Bob has asked...check how many background apps you have running in Settings - Privacy - Background Apps, you can use the CCleaner uninstall process to remove Apps that you don't require or just disable them, don't uninstall the Store App.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1364 on: August 22, 2016, 04:03:49 PM »
Want to know more about your Laptop Battery ???

This is only a small part of the report available by entering:  powercfg /batteryreport
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You can retrieve the report by going to the Users folder.
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