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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1905 on: December 27, 2018, 01:12:28 PM »
A little tip for those planning to upgrade to Windows 10 v1809.
I have an old Toshiba Satellite with limited storage space which I upgraded to Windows 10.
I now received a warning that I don't have sufficient storage space on the HD for the upgrade to 1809.
USB drive to the rescue.


If you cannot free up enough space on the primary drive to upgrade to Windows 10,
you can attach a USB key (16GB or greater) or an external USB hard drive to the computer to finish the upgrade.
Once you have attached a USB storage device, when the "Windows needs more space" screen appears,
select the drive letter for the USB key or USB hard drive to continue with the installation.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1906 on: January 04, 2019, 12:59:13 PM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1907 on: January 04, 2019, 02:28:14 PM »
Updating to Windows 10 1809 Deactivates Built-in Admin Account
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/updating-to-windows-10-1809-deactivates-built-in-admin-account/
Unfortunately there aren't any statistics as to how often this happens.
It isn't anything I've personally experienced.


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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1908 on: January 09, 2019, 11:24:53 AM »
Time to update. :)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1909 on: January 11, 2019, 03:39:32 PM »
After Multiple Disasters, Microsoft Has Finally Decided to Use Its Insiders to Test Cumulative Updates
https://wccftech.com/microsoft-testing-windows-10-cumulative-updates/

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1910 on: January 11, 2019, 04:16:15 PM »
After Multiple Disasters, Microsoft Has Finally Decided to Use Its Insiders to Test Cumulative Updates
https://wccftech.com/microsoft-testing-windows-10-cumulative-updates/

Well that is just fine, after the disaster with the version update and it being pulled and released. I'm still on 1803 (waiting on 1809) and there has just been a cumulative update for 1803.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1911 on: January 11, 2019, 04:26:11 PM »
After Multiple Disasters, Microsoft Has Finally Decided to Use Its Insiders to Test Cumulative Updates
https://wccftech.com/microsoft-testing-windows-10-cumulative-updates/
Finally..!! It took them quite a while to come to this (obvious) conclusion. ::) :-X
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1912 on: January 11, 2019, 09:49:35 PM »
After Multiple Disasters, Microsoft Has Finally Decided to Use Its Insiders to Test Cumulative Updates
https://wccftech.com/microsoft-testing-windows-10-cumulative-updates/
Finally..!! It took them quite a while to come to this (obvious) conclusion. ::) :-X
That will only work as long as they still sufficient insiders to do a valid test of the release. :)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1913 on: January 12, 2019, 06:29:14 AM »
Microsoft: Windows 10 to grab 7GB of your storage so big updates don't fail
https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-windows-10-to-grab-7gb-of-your-storage-so-big-updates-dont-fail/
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1914 on: January 12, 2019, 10:21:27 AM »
Microsoft: Windows 10 to grab 7GB of your storage so big updates don't fail
https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-windows-10-to-grab-7gb-of-your-storage-so-big-updates-dont-fail/

This is really another failure on Microsoft's part, when you consider the opening statement in this report.

Quote from: Extract from zdnet article
Microsoft will reserve 7GB of your device's storage to resolve a Windows 10 bug thrown up by Windows Update not checking whether a PC has enough storage space before launching after big updates.

I would have thought the lessor of two evils would have been, first 'bloody check' and inform.  all this would potentially be doing is removing storage from those systems that are already short. 
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1917 on: January 23, 2019, 03:12:31 PM »
All Windows 10 Mobile Support likely to end in December 2019     :'(
https://www.itprotoday.com/windows-10/doing-math-all-windows-10-mobile-support-likely-end-december-2019
https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/talkingtech/2019/01/21/windows-10-mobile-support-ending-microsoft-says-go-ios-android/2619336002/
No big surprise, they never gained any significant market share.

I wonder how that will play out for the windows tablets, that market share can't be very great.  Even for the supposed windows version. 

The Windows App Store must be getting pretty bare.

If I remember correctly the big change in the regular full fat Windows OS to the Tiled Interface was meant to unify (read promote) the look/feel across all platforms.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1918 on: February 01, 2019, 09:29:23 AM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1919 on: February 01, 2019, 01:31:29 PM »
Many Windows 10 Users Unable to Connect to Windows Update Service
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/many-windows-10-users-unable-to-connect-to-windows-update-service/
Update 1/31/19 10:51 PM EST:
According to a source familiar with the matter, this issue has been resolved by Microsoft, but did not involve Windows Defender.
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