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Forum: Windows 10 05-02-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By ctal
Re: The Windows 10 April 2018 Update Debuts On April 30

A couple of more things to note, as the update has now been performed automatically on both of my computers which have W10 Home (both of them being identical Eluktronics laptops).

On the first...
Forum: Windows 10 05-02-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By ctal
Re: The Windows 10 April 2018 Update Debuts On April 30

One of my laptops which has W10 Home automatically performed the update last night. There was one major problem, and a couple of trivial ones. The trivial ones also occurred during the Fall...
Forum: ABXzone News and Announcements 03-11-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By ctal
Re: I'm retiring.

I'll add a strong second to the many eloquent responses that have been posted above. All the best to you in your "retirement," Sandog. And profound appreciation for your countless valuable...
Forum: Off Topic 03-03-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By ctal
Re: What's Happening?

Hi Skully,

Great minds think alike! Just a few weeks ago I bought a bright red 2018 Honda Civic Sport Hatchback, mainly for my wife to drive. Great little car, good looking, handles and performs...
Forum: General Hardware 12-11-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By ctal
Re: New Phone reccomendation

I recently replaced my eleven year old flip phone (!) with a Motorola Z2 Play (https://www.motorola.com/us/products/moto-z-play-gen-2), and after making a few simple tweaks to some of the settings...
Forum: Windows 10 12-01-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By ctal
Re: Anyone not using a Microsoft account on W10?

Hi FV,

I don't have an MS account, I don't use the MS store, and I don't use OneDrive or make regular use of any form of cloud storage. Neither my wife nor I have any need for those things, but...
Forum: Operating Systems 10-20-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,733
Posted By ctal
Re: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is Here!

My two computers which have Windows 10 Home have installed the Fall Update, with no significant issues. (My other computers have W10 Pro and are set to defer feature upgrades).

The only very...
Forum: Windows 10 06-12-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,975
Posted By ctal
Re: Windows 10 Creative update?

The manual for the Terabyte Unlimited "Image for Windows" program I use for disk imaging contains the following statement:

Also, if Fast Startup is enabled the program provides a warning to that...
Forum: Technical Support 06-01-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,961
Posted By ctal
Re: When will the Front Page and other things be back to normal?

I haven't received any automated email notifications whatsoever since late last year, even though I am subscribed to a great many threads that have been posted in during that time.

Regards,

--...
Forum: ABXzone News and Announcements 04-19-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,398
Posted By ctal
Re: Posting & Usability Issues

On the few occasions when I've seen the long delay between submitting a post and the normal response I've simply gone to the site on a different tab and found that the post did in fact get put up...
Forum: Introductions 03-17-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 26,217
Posted By ctal
Re: why am i having trouble getting on website?

Hi guys,

I'm told by one of the admins that regarding the remaining board issues "I have been told by the owner it will be at least another week to restore all the way."

Best regards,
-- Al
Forum: Introductions 02-22-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 26,217
Posted By ctal
Re: why am i having trouble getting on website?

Thanks for the update, Zap.

Looks like some progress has been made already, as a spambot was able to register here today for the first time in many weeks :-)

Best regards,
-- Al
Forum: Introductions 01-11-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 26,217
Posted By ctal
Re: why am i having trouble getting on website?

The only insight I can provide is to note that intermittencies, erratic performance, and other anomalies continue to plague the forums at Yuku.com (which as I had indicated is part of...
Forum: Introductions 01-08-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 26,217
Posted By ctal
Re: why am i having trouble getting on website?

I had mentioned in a post dated 12-28-2016 in the "Good Morning To All" thread that I had taken a look at Yuku.com, which is part of Crowdgather and hosts a vast number of forums. There have been...
Forum: Off Topic 12-28-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10,823
Views: 687,205
Posted By ctal
Re: Good Morning to All!

Hi everyone,

When I began being unable to get through to the site several days ago, I took a look at Yuku.com, which provides free hosting for a huge number of forums, and like abxzone is owned by...
Forum: Windows 10 08-23-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 60,150
Posted By ctal
Re: Win 10

FV, to find the Windows imaging function in Windows 10 right-click the start icon, then select control panel, then select "Backup and Restore (Windows 7)." Although I suspect from your post that you...
Forum: Windows 10 08-04-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 60,150
Posted By ctal
Re: Win 10

Thanks for the links and the info, Jim. Among other things, one of the links reminded me of how the Anniversary Update can be rolled back/uninstalled, if necessary for some reason, which I hadn't...
Forum: Windows 10 08-03-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 60,150
Posted By ctal
Re: Win 10

Tonight I did the update on one of the five computers I have in my house. No real problems, but as Peter found it was necessary for me to go through all the settings and change a number of them. ...
Forum: Windows 10 08-03-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 60,150
Posted By ctal
Re: Win 10

FV, one thing that might have helped, that you and the others might want to consider having on hand for use in the event of future such problems (as well as for other uses), would be a bootable CD...
Forum: Windows 7 and Beyond! 07-29-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,130
Posted By ctal
Re: Time running out for free upgrate to Win 10

Skully, thanks very much for your comment. The pleasure is mine, as time permits of course. I had been spending a lot of time here in past months dealing with automated spambots that were placing...
Forum: Windows 7 and Beyond! 07-28-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,130
Posted By ctal
Re: Time running out for free upgrate to Win 10

Hi Chris,

Turn Windows 10's absurdly named "Fast Startup" function OFF!

In my experience every now and then (but not on most startups and shutdowns) it would cause both startup and shutdown to...
Forum: Windows 7 and Beyond! 07-24-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,130
Posted By ctal
Re: Time running out for free upgrate to Win 10

Just right-click the start button/icon, and you'll see a link to click for the command prompt, as well as for various other administrative functions.

Regarding the hosts file, I think you can...
Forum: Windows 7 and Beyond! 07-24-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,130
Posted By ctal
Re: Time running out for free upgrate to Win 10

As I mentioned earlier in the thread, I'm a firm believer in drive imaging. The last time I re-installed an OS from scratch was 15 years ago, as a result of a hard drive failure. I had a lot of...
Forum: Windows 7 and Beyond! 07-22-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,130
Posted By ctal
Re: Time running out for free upgrate to Win 10

Hi Zap,

Just right-click the start icon and you can call up the familiar Windows 7 type of control panel, as well as various other administrative functions.


Consistent with my earlier...
Forum: Windows 7 and Beyond! 07-21-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,130
Posted By ctal
Re: Time running out for free upgrate to Win 10

Thanks, Peter. Cool looking desktop!

Another little nicety I appreciate in W10 is the underline that appears under taskbar icons when the corresponding program is open, as can be seen in your...
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