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Apr
28
comment Remove System Volume information folder from external drive
Do know about removing it completely, but you may be able to reduce its size considerably by turning off System Restore for the drive.
Apr
18
comment How to Create a RAR File in Windows 10
HOW does it not work?
Mar
29
revised Permanantly delete BITS annd Windows update services in windows 10
Improved formatting, grammar, and spelling.
Mar
29
comment Cannot Manage Flash Drive
@EugenRieck: ...and installing a different OS on a work computer is most likely not an option. Get real.
Mar
27
comment Conclusively stop wake timers from waking Windows 10 desktop
@crokusek: The linked answer does say "(you may need to create the WindowsUpdate and AU keys) and create a DWORD value named AUPowerManagement". I used the technique on one Windows 10 Home machine I have to do Step 5 of this answer — which is why I mentioned in one of my comments here.
Mar
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Feb
13
comment MSI Z97S can't work with WIN 10
"it just loads" — you mean when you booted off of the bootable usb you created?
Feb
12
comment Unable to Remote Desktop into Windows 10 PC
Windows 10 Home doesn't support RDP, you need Pro or Ultimate. Suggest you use a third-party VNC solution like TightVNC or No Machine.
Feb
4
comment Cannot install updates on windows 10, VIDEO_DXGKRNL_FATAL_ERROR
You can completely get rid of the NVIDA driver using this free utility.
Jan
27
comment Conclusively stop wake timers from waking Windows 10 desktop
For anyone with Windows 10 Home which doesn't have the group policy editor, you can modify the registry manually as described in this answer to accomplish the same thing.
Jan
25
comment What happen if we reduce the size of hiberfil.sys
@deddebme: I haven't noticed any significant change on resume speed after using a powercfg -H -Size 60 size setting on my Win 7 Pro SP1.
Jan
21
comment Conclusively stop wake timers from waking Windows 10 desktop
Although your answer is very comprehensive, seems effective, and I up-voted it, I think it could have been better written as several parts are very vague and/or confusing (especially to folks who aren't super Windows computer savvy). Case in point: What does the info at the link "make yourself the owner" (which is command-line based) have to do with right-clicking on the reboot task and selecting Properties?
Jan
21
comment Spam is Killing Me - Can I use GMail as a spam filter?
This worked very well for me: My Internet/Email ISP allows users to set up a certain number of "alias" email accounts that will be redirected your regular "official" email account. So I made one with what I wanted my new mailbox to be and had Gmail forward everything that wasn't spam to it. Next I updated my email address with friends and businesses I wanted to have it. Lastly I asked my ISP to make my email alias my real email account and disabled the Gmail forwarding. Updating with everyone was a lot of work, but the result was worth it to me. Thank you.
Jan
18
comment Necessary to download Win 10 Pro Installer in order to have OS reinstall media?
@Moab: I ended up basically taking the advice in your last comment after Microsoft confirmed it. Thanks.
Jan
18
revised Necessary to download Win 10 Pro Installer in order to have OS reinstall media?
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Jan
17
comment What happen if we reduce the size of hiberfil.sys
It looks like on Windows 10, the powercfg command no longer accepts a /SIZE argument — it's no longer documented at least, but no error is produced if you specify it.
Jan
13
comment Necessary to download Win 10 Pro Installer in order to have OS reinstall media?
@Ramhound: "Reset" sounds promising (assuming I can still boot the computer). Where does it get the fresh image from? If it's via a download I might as well do it now ahead of time, don't you think?
Jan
13
comment Necessary to download Win 10 Pro Installer in order to have OS reinstall media?
I know I can make a backup image of my C drive — in fact I've already done it — but would also like the ability to do a clean install of the (Pro) version of the OS.
Jan
13
comment Necessary to download Win 10 Pro Installer in order to have OS reinstall media?
I considered that option, but want something that would work even if the installed OS won't boot. Also, although I have software to make a backup image of the C drive, I also want a way to do a clean install.
Jan
13
comment Necessary to download Win 10 Pro Installer in order to have OS reinstall media?
@Moab: I upgraded from Win 7 Home to Win 10 Home for free, but had to pay for upgrading from Win 10 Home to Win 10 Pro as far as I could tell.