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Forum: Email and Messaging 29-05-17, 11:49
Replies: 34
Views: 7,126
Posted By Helmut
Re: Could someone help - please ?

Madeline
You are an expert on what you don't use....
I use Yahoo Mail, Gmail, and an ISP supplied Email address, and WLM 2012 (just about) thus qualified to comment, even if I get no thanks...
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Forum: Email and Messaging 29-05-17, 01:25
Replies: 34
Views: 7,126
Posted By Helmut
Re: Could someone help - please ?

1) You are losing the Wanadoo/EE Email address, they are no longer providing Email services. Does not matter how you access it, it's gone.

2) Your internet (broadband) service stays the same.

...
Forum: Windows 10 help 26-05-17, 11:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By Helmut
Re: Magnifying glas instead of cortana 0

That is totally unnecessary to do Registry Editing, the options are there within Windows 10.
Forum: Windows 10 help 26-05-17, 11:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By Helmut
Re: Magnifying glas instead of cortana 0

You can show the Taskbar Search icon if you wish. Right Click Task Bar > Search then select > Show Search box, Show Search Icon, or hide.
Right Click on Start is still there so saving on a Task bar...
Forum: Email and Messaging 24-05-17, 22:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,310
Posted By Helmut
Re: Windows Live Mail import/download

Windows Live Mail 2012 or any earlier version is no longer supported.
You will have to find another Email client application.
Users were warned 12 months ago.

Windows 10 comes with the Mail...
Forum: Windows 10 help 23-05-17, 12:09
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By Helmut
Re: How do I open an attatchment?

Hi,
Right click on the attachment file Icon and Save, Save As, Download, depending on how you access your Emails. Then move the file to where it is wanted.
Forum: Windows 10 help 21-05-17, 23:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,826
Posted By Helmut
Re: DirectShow crashes Dxdiag

Why were you running dxdiag in first place ?

Run this for a start
Open Command prompt(Admin) then run
sfc /scannow
Takes about 20 min or so. If it repairs any files then re-start.
You may...
Forum: Windows 10 help 21-05-17, 13:28
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By Helmut
Re: Come on Microsoft give us a clue????

You can't timescale this, it is in terms of months, it's only been a month or so. There is a plethora of hardware on Windows systems.
They have to look at error reports for certain hardware and...
Forum: Windows 10 help 20-05-17, 14:40
Replies: 11
Views: 2,364
Posted By Helmut
Re: Windows 10 Updates never complete

kb4019472
It did not install completely, some of that is done after the re-start.

I would try and find a PC servicing person near you.
Forum: Windows 10 help 20-05-17, 12:08
Replies: 11
Views: 2,364
Posted By Helmut
Re: Windows 10 Updates never complete

"I should mention that I am not very computer literate or technically minder but I have a good basic understanding - just please do not get too technical."
Unfortunately this is a problem, as you...
Forum: Windows 10 help 19-05-17, 22:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,178
Posted By Helmut
Re: Is my Windows 10 the latest version?

To see latest Windows version numbers and whether yours is the latest.
Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Learn More.

Your version is listed here:
Settings > System > About.

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Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 19-05-17, 01:26
Replies: 18
Views: 1,805
Posted By Helmut
Re: Windows update not appearing in list

It's advisable to leave well alone now as part of the functionality has moved from the Xbox App to Windows 10 itself. Part of the 1703 CU new version.

Rather useful as you had to go that Xbox...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions 15-05-17, 11:19
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By Helmut
Re: Compatability

That is not a simple question anyone can answer. Far too complex.
For a cloud AV you can run it in conjunction with an installed AV but you have to know how to configure the installed AV such that...
Forum: Windows 10 help 15-05-17, 11:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By Helmut
Re: Time not Right on Lockscreen and NO Time server Sync internally

Buy a new CMOS settings battery and put it in, job done. A proper quality one not a cheapo.
As always you over complicate the really simple.
Forum: Broadband help and advice 14-05-17, 17:44
Replies: 12
Views: 3,212
Posted By Helmut
Re: Speedtest.Net

Your equipment, hardware is your responsibility to specify and buy.
Virgin Media just supply your internet service to the master socket.

Your download maybe limited by your hardware. One or...
Forum: Windows 10 help 14-05-17, 17:22
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By Helmut
Re: open with option

It's a shortcut, you can't (.lnk). It's a link to a File/Folder or whatever.

For a Website (.url), again it's a link. it will open in your default Browser.

That is why I always have the...
Forum: Broadband help and advice 14-05-17, 01:11
Replies: 12
Views: 3,212
Posted By Helmut
Re: Speedtest.Net

Depends on the routing and congestion, and the policies of Virgin Media's traffic management and infrastructure.

I don't get that sort of variation but I'm on ADSL, not fibre, and not with Virgin...
Forum: Email and Messaging 14-05-17, 00:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,253
Posted By Helmut
Re: Outlook Email - Focused Inbox

Some people do like these fancy features. Outlook Mail is competing with the likes of Gmail.

The trouble is the 'arrogance' of these companies in that they switch it on by default and you...
Forum: Web Browser Software 12-05-17, 21:10
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By Helmut
Re: Temp Internet files IE9

In IE 9 go to Internet Options, this should also be in your Control Panel.
Internet Options > general Tab > Settings > Temporary Internet files Tab > Disk Space to use.
Change that to some low...
Forum: Windows 7 help 12-05-17, 09:35
Replies: 16
Views: 2,673
Posted By Helmut
Re: updating drivers

Driver updaters are Illusionware, vast claims and counts are made on 'Driver versions'.
In the vast majority of them they just add sections for new wizzy bang hardware to an existing driver and...
Forum: Windows 10 help 11-05-17, 10:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
Posted By Helmut
Re: file history

You must have used More options as that's where you select/remove Folders. By taking the Settings route to File History.
That is the case for the current version of Windows 10.

Admittedly...
Forum: Windows 10 help 11-05-17, 02:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
Posted By Helmut
Re: file history

File History:
You need to use the 'More options' link below:
You set the Folders that uses File History. The default seems to be what is under the Users Folder.
You can Add or Exclude Folders to...
Forum: Malware Removal Help & Analysis 10-05-17, 13:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,845
Posted By Helmut
Re: Zip file in downloads

Delete it, and empty your bin, does not matter what it is. My guess would be an intentional faked update which is a Virus/Malware/link.

Don't be curious and fiddle about, could be fatal. Delete...
Forum: Windows 10 help 10-05-17, 12:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By Helmut
Re: System Restore OFF again!

They are not big 'updates', they are new versions of Windows 10 the Windows.old folder appears again with your old version in there.
System Restore points will be gone as they are for the old...
Forum: Windows 10 help 09-05-17, 16:48
Replies: 10
Views: 3,326
Posted By Helmut
Re: Windows 10 update and app store error (0x80240439)- help needed

Windows 10 1703 CU fault, I get that as well. There is a supposed fix, messing with the Registry, but why bother.
Does not stop you using Windows 10.

C:\WINDOWS\system32>Dism /Online...
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