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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2190 on: November 24, 2019, 06:00:07 PM »
Windows 10 Upgrades Blocked if Using Old Versions of AVG, Avast
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-upgrades-blocked-if-using-old-versions-of-avg-avast/
https://support.avast.com/en-ww/article/253

I would have to wonder if/why AVG/Avast antivirus software is singled out in this article (I didn't notice any references to other software), I would have thought that all AVs would be effected by this change by Microsoft (rot win10 OS updates) if the user is running out of date software.
I'd be leaning more toward a bias on the part of the author. :(

I was leaning that way, as I didn't notice any similar posts (in bleeping computers) about other AV Programs.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2191 on: November 25, 2019, 05:59:04 AM »
Windows 10 Upgrades Blocked if Using Old Versions of AVG, Avast
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-upgrades-blocked-if-using-old-versions-of-avg-avast/
https://support.avast.com/en-ww/article/253

I would have to wonder if/why AVG/Avast antivirus software is singled out in this article (I didn't notice any references to other software), I would have thought that all AVs would be effected by this change by Microsoft (rot win10 OS updates) if the user is running out of date software.
I'd be leaning more toward a bias on the part of the author. :(

I was leaning that way, as I didn't notice any similar posts (in bleeping computers) about other AV Programs.

If there was bias, it would seem to be coming from Microsoft since Mr. Abrams was reporting specific warnings from the OS provider. These warnings have also been provided by Avast, as shown in the second link from Asyn. 

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2192 on: November 25, 2019, 02:22:14 PM »
Windows 10 Upgrades Blocked if Using Old Versions of AVG, Avast
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-upgrades-blocked-if-using-old-versions-of-avg-avast/
https://support.avast.com/en-ww/article/253

I would have to wonder if/why AVG/Avast antivirus software is singled out in this article (I didn't notice any references to other software), I would have thought that all AVs would be effected by this change by Microsoft (rot win10 OS updates) if the user is running out of date software.
I'd be leaning more toward a bias on the part of the author. :(
I was leaning that way, as I didn't notice any similar posts (in bleeping computers) about other AV Programs.

If there was bias, it would seem to be coming from Microsoft since Mr. Abrams was reporting specific warnings from the OS provider. These warnings have also been provided by Avast, as shown in the second link from Asyn.
The second link from Asyn has to do with Windows 10 v 1903.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2193 on: November 25, 2019, 02:54:16 PM »
Any Windows Beta Tester here??

Did you notice that when ever you search for  something at explorer it does not show what you are typing? or am the only one experiencing it?

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2194 on: November 25, 2019, 04:49:32 PM »
I know that particular site mentioned above @BleepingComputer  does not recommend Avast At all,  I posted a topic there a long ways back on a PC issue I was having,  one of the first replies after I mentioned which Antivirus I was using on the system,  was to Drop Avast Free and just use Defender.    In fact one of the moderators there has a whole topic on why he doesn't recommend Avast, (should be easy to find in one of the topics there)

I've decided a ways back to keep my systems on Avast Free, as I trust it more,  it works well for my needs,  sure I tried Defender briefly in the past, but in the end choose Avast Free for the household systems here

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2195 on: November 30, 2019, 11:48:35 PM »
Any Windows Beta Tester here??

Did you notice that when ever you search for  something at explorer it does not show what you are typing? or am the only one experiencing it?

Windows 10 1909 BUILD 18363.476
@Pako,
See if this addresses your problem.
https://www.askvg.com/bug-fix-search-box-in-windows-10-file-explorer-stuck-or-not-responding/
Any Windows Beta Tester here??

Did you notice that when ever you search for  something at explorer it does not show what you are typing? or am the only one experiencing it?

Windows 10 1909 BUILD 18363.476
@Pako,
See if this addresses your problem.
https://www.askvg.com/bug-fix-search-box-in-windows-10-file-explorer-stuck-or-not-responding/

Thank You soo much It really worked
Best Regard
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2196 on: November 30, 2019, 11:50:27 PM »
@Paco7,
Always happy to help. :)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2197 on: December 02, 2019, 01:13:10 PM »
Windows 10 free upgrade offer still works for some users
https://www.windowslatest.com/2019/11/30/upgrading-to-windows-10-from-windows-7/

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2198 on: December 03, 2019, 03:10:04 PM »
Download Official Microsoft PowerToys for Windows 10
https://www.askvg.com/download-official-microsoft-powertoys-for-windows-10/
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2199 on: December 06, 2019, 08:37:12 AM »
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