16 May 2015 @ 10:44 AM 

Win10Build 10074 made my Synology NAS completely invisible to my main PC, still available to everything else on the network.  It’s taken hours of research to find the cause & Solution…

  1. Control Panel >Network and Sharing Centre > Change Adapter Settings
  2. Right click Network Adapter > Properties
  3. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) > Properties >Advanced >WINS
  4. Select “Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP” then click OK.
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 05 Apr 2015 @ 7:51 PM 

Win10It’s taken until build 10041 to remove the memory crash errors although it took 2 re-installs to resolve the lack of sound…still, no peace tfor the wicked, the next version has leaked…

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Last Edit: 05 Apr 2015 @ 07:51 PM

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 24 Jan 2015 @ 9:17 PM 

ClassicShellOh dear, another build another terrible Start Menu, this time if you remove the tiles an enormous blank space remains, the list of programs installed is just one gigantic list , oh and if you press WINKEY and start typing to search nothing happens…

Cue Classic Shell Beta to the rescue as I pretty much launch everything by WINKEY and then type the first few characters.

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Last Edit: 24 Jan 2015 @ 09:17 PM

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 02 Nov 2014 @ 12:35 PM 

File ExplorerThe usability of Windows 10 File Explorer (previously Windows Explorer) is a mess, making it virtually unusable due to the illogical layout and limitations in in re-ordering.  This is hopefully something they are fixing, but for now you can  do something about it using Regedit…

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Last Edit: 02 Nov 2014 @ 08:10 PM

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 01 Nov 2014 @ 8:43 AM 

Win10Not that this isn’t just as simple as using your mouse…

Snapping in Windows 10 is very different than it was in Windows 8 and Windows 7. If you never made the jump to Windows 8, or if you decided to revert back to Windows 7 after you realized you didn’t like Windows 8 one bit, snapping windows in Windows 10 will seem even more different.

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Last Edit: 01 Nov 2014 @ 11:12 AM

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 16 Aug 2014 @ 8:12 PM 

windows8logoI would not be surprised if this were true given how terribly Windows 8 has been received, I like it’s speed, but that’s about it.  The interface(s) are jarring, the lucky charms are ridiculous on a standard PC or laptop and the flat, aero free look is both boring and almost the same a Win 3.11.  Oh, don’t get me started on the ludicrous tiled Start Page.

If the rumours are to be believed, all of these usability issues will be addressed, I guess we’ll know in a few weeks time.  Oh, yes I am aware you can remove/fix/replace the majority of the items listed above, but hacking an OS to make it usable seems a bit OTT to me.

Microsoft is aiming to deliver a “technology preview” of its Windows “Threshold” operating system by late September or early October, according to multiple sources of mine who asked not to be named.

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Last Edit: 16 Aug 2014 @ 08:12 PM

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 12 Apr 2014 @ 11:01 AM 

teracopy3Faster, smarter and more informative than the standard File Copy/Move dialogue and bringing Win 8 features to Vista and Win 7 (It also works on Win 8), oh and free…

  • Copy files faster TeraCopy uses dynamically adjusted buffers to reduce the seek times. Asynchronous copying speeds up the file transfer between two physical hard drives.
  • Pause and resume file transfer activities Pause the copy process at any time in order to free up system resources and continue with a single click.
  • Error recovery In case of a copy error, TeraCopy will try several times to recover and, in the worse case scenario, will simply skip the file, not terminating the entire transfer.
  • Interactive file list TeraCopy shows the failed file transfers and lets you fix the problem and recopy only the problem files.
  • Shell integration TeraCopy can completely replace the Explorer copy and move functions, in turn enabling you to work with files as usual.
  • Full Unicode support.
  • Windows 8 x64 support.

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 05 Jun 2013 @ 7:17 PM 

After 6 months of struggling with Win 8 and an inordinate amount of time and effort to make it play nice, Win 8 creamed in again last night, multiple times and then failed to fix itself.  There was a simple cure though, welcome back Windows 7…

26281059blue-screen-of-death-windows8-0windows-8-shit-or-goodWindows-8-Demotivator

 

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 14 Apr 2013 @ 6:59 AM 

I did the usual registry and group policy changes to to bin these time wasting and to be frank useless on a home PC screens.  There is an easier way…

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 31 Mar 2013 @ 12:23 AM 

25362999My ongoing quest to purge the flat, boring and frankly terrible look of Windows 8 continues.  Now I have removed the flat part by installing a Windows 7 theme…

If you have a PC with Windows 8 but miss Windows 7, there’s no need to downgrade. Following a few simple steps, you can make Microsoft’s current operating system look and feel almost identical to its predecessor. Here’s how to bring back the Start menu and the attractive aero glass theme how to hide other Windows 8 elements like the Charms menu.

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Last Edit: 01 Apr 2013 @ 01:48 PM

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