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How do I select my Browser for my PC ?
Depending on the speed, privacy, performance, regular updates, security etc which browser will be good to run on Windows 10 ?
Why Goes Windows 10 block Google Search Engine?
I just want to complain about why I have to reset my access to Google Search Engine every time Windows 10 does an update. I DO NOT like the other search engines - and I have tried them. I think it's really tacky of Microsoft to be so petty about making it hard to use products or services from other companies - even if the solution is BETTER for the customer's needs. I'm stuck with Windows for the next couple of years, but my next laptop will probably NOT be a PC.
"The device is currently in use"
I try to safely eject my USB device and get the message "The device is currently in use. Close any programs or windows that might be using the device, and then try again." I get this message 99% of the time - even when no applications or windows are open. Why is this happening? Is there a way to get around this? I never get this message at work or school, unless the USB device is actually in use. I do log in as a standard, non-administrator user. I only elevate to administrator privileges when necessary like installing applications (I also only temporarily elevate privileges; I never log on as an administrator). So when I get the "The device is currently is use." message, I right-click on start button and click Disk Management. I know that I can safely remove the device by going into Disk Management and taking the device offline. However, I cannot elevate to administrator privileges to get into Disk Management. I get the following message: "You are logged on as a standard user. You can view device settings in Device Manager, but you must be logged on as an administrator to make changes." I don't want to log on as an administrator, but I do want to temporarily elevate to administrator privileges to take the device offline. Is there a way to do this? When I'm logged on as standard user and want to install an application, I get prompted for an administrator password. I want the same thing to happen when I go to Device Manager and other areas that require administrator rights.
I can't scan to the computer from the printer
After scanning a lot recently with out any problem, now the message comes up -"the scanner is in use or unavailable ( E1460 - B 305". I have tried a few things without any success such as : uninstalling the scan software and then re install, checking the connections and switching everything off, unplugging the printer and then after a minute reconnect the printer and turn back on. The computer is an Acer desktop with Windows 10 and the printer in an Epson XP - 8500 (printer and scanner ). I am still able to print from computer files as normal. Any advise/ideas would be much appreciated. Pete V
How was the October 2020 (Windows 10 version 2009) update?
How was the October 2020 update? Did it go smoothly? If you haven't installed it and you can't see it, you might have some missing requirements. If you want to download it manually, you can do it at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 Link credit: Reza Ameri (@Reza) Post credit (inspiration): Moderator (@Windows Community)
Windows update from 1909 to 2004
When I try to update windows from 1909 to 2004 I get the error 0xc 1900109 this happens on both my Lenovo computers, it occasionally gives me an error 0xc 0800 why can this happen it says all my drivers are up to date,
Win. 10, Ver. 20H2 Install Fails, Disk 100%, Restore Fails
I tried to install the October 20, 2020 Windows 10 update, version 20H2. The installation failed. I believe it was due to the HDD being maxed out at 100%. Following the failed installation, the computer continued to run with HDD at 100%. Following virus scans, I attempted System Restore. Only 2 prior System Restore points were available. Multiple System Restore attempts were made. Anti-virus and firewall settings were turned off following failed System Restore attempts. Following the final, failed System Restore attempt using the oldest System Restore date, the HDD problem seems to have been resolved, even though the System Restore failed. Regarding the failed System Restore, I received the following message after each failed attempt: _______________________ "System Restore did not complete successfully. Your Computer's system files were not changed. Details: System Restore could not access a file. This is probably because an anti-virus program is running on the computer. Temporarily disable your antivirus program and retry System Restore An unspecified error occurred during System Restore. (0x80070005) You can try System Restore again and choose a different restore point. If you continue to see this error, you can try an advanced recovery method." ______________________ HISTORY: This i5, 8GB, HP computer was purchased in 12/2018. It encountered a problem following purchase that required a System Restore. At that time, System Restore crashed the operating system, which became unusable. This required returning the computer to HP for warranty repair. The repaired laptop computer that was returned to me had an updated BIOS and the HDD partition was removed. I am currently running Win-10, Version 1909. The current HDD problem seems to be resolved. However, System Restore is not working properly. 1) Does anyone have any thoughts as to how I can get System Restore to work? 2) HDD at 100% seems to be a problem with Windows 10, Version 20H2. Any thoughts?
Create a custom font with your handwriting
Create a font with Microsoft Font Maker, a digital pen, and your own handwriting.
windows update is taking more than 3 hours what to do
I am using dell E6430 Laptop with Windows 10 installed as i was doing regular update but this update is taking more than 3 hours 2021-02 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 10 Version 20H2 for x64-based Systems (KB4601382) i need help so if anyone knows how i can solve it then please help coz this update is awfull it prevented my computer from doing a restart but i repaired it by reebooting it . Thanks to Microsoft Community for helping me
I know how to share my sticky notes on my Android phone from either the Microsoft Launcher, or from within OneNote. But is there a way to share a sticky note from my Windows 10 laptop?
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