Windows 10: Has W10 fixed these problems yet?

Discus and support Has W10 fixed these problems yet? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Howdy folks! I'm (still) a W7 holdout. I tried '10' a year or so ago but it bit me, so i rolled back. What went wrong? Following is a list... (I'm not... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by infinice, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. infinice Win User

    Has W10 fixed these problems yet?


    Howdy folks!
    I'm (still) a W7 holdout. I tried '10' a year or so ago but it bit me, so i rolled back. What went wrong? Following is a list... (I'm not here just to gripe- that doesn't help anybody. But if i describe my problems, others will probably share them and be helped when you provide your fixes.) Here's hoping...
    1] I got "Default App" nags when MS decided i should be using their apps to open a given type of content. And i couldn't figure out how to turn it off. Is that fixed yet???
    2] Does one still need to enter ones PIN? (I can't remember if this was a problem, or just a niggle i didn't like.)
    3] Cortona was in my face, obtrusive and couldn't be disabled. Can it now be turned off. (I like using W7's Listary- so does W10 have an equivalent?)
    4] VideoRemix/Photos was interesting but i couldn't manage to download it, much less make it work. And, by the way, i don't have or want home internet so can i get it in an offline installer, and use windows 10 safely/easily without internet generally?
    5] Are Office365 ads still present? Can they, and ads generally, be turned off, really, and not just theoretically?
    6] I noticed that W10's "Help" was heavily internet-dependent- being mostly a list of links (lame!). Has that improved?
    7] I encountered a rez bug- it stuck W10's display at overly-high rez? I couldn't find a fix. Does anybody know of one?
    8] does anybody know of actual benchmarks? Reviews, and MS, claim speed gains but nobody (!) proves it.
    9] And here's my biggie that alone prompted nuking W10 with prejudice... when i swapped a hard drive it forced me to reactivate! That's a PITA, but it's even worse when you're internetless. HAS THIS BEEN FIXED?
    10] I love CursorFX, WindowsFX, Autohidedesktopicons (invaluable!), CinemaDrape (frames that darken background), Dexpose2 (best task switcher), Gapa (handy contrast/brightness changer), Vitrite (transparency controller), WinPatrol, and a better mousetrap word processor called CryptEdit. Does W10 run them, or have good substitutes? HOW IS W7 COMPATIBILITY GENERALLY?

    Yeah, i'm asking for a lot of help, and i suspect i won't get (enough) answers. Too bad- because without them i don't think i'll bother to retry W10, and i do lust for its new dark themes. Thanks for reading this far.


    Skeleton walks into a bar, orders a beer and a mop.

    :)
     
    infinice, Nov 4, 2018
    #1
  2. fullinfusion Win User

    Trixx and W10 Problems

    @W1zzard

    What's the deal with trixx these days?

    I mean, with W10 it f*cks with the card and locks the last set clock even though the check box to restore clocks is checked/ unchecked whatever...

    I know its a W10 thing but is there anyway you could fix this or suggest a fix?

    I cant boot once I've set my cards to high.. well it boots then artifacts and then blank screen.

    I used the latest version of trixx and the 635235030956777758 one 4.8.2 me thinks (the trusted one) but even this version screws with the system...

    Any Ideas?

    And also besides the BS wait 2 crashes in W10 to happen just to goto safe mode How can I get there besides waiting for windows to do its 2 times blank screen?

    Even in safe mode and removing the software, the card is locked to the last bad clock, and I've spent some time playing around to get things back to normal but nothing works except a clean OS install.

    W1zzard can you help?

    Thanks man
     
    fullinfusion, Nov 4, 2018
    #2
  3. dalchina Win User
    Windows 10 1709 System Restore problems...


    That seems to be an attempt at Option 2 in the tutorial, which requires you to
    a. Boot to a command prompt (Did you?)
    b. You then seem to be mixing steps 3,4 and 5, thus your command is incorrect.

    I suggest Option 1 is easier.

    If you still have problems, please repost listing each specific step and saying which option from the tutorial you are using. Thanks.
     
    dalchina, Nov 4, 2018
    #3
  4. zbook Win User

    Has W10 fixed these problems yet?

    Programs not working


    In post 26 there were steps listed to fix the operating system corruption.
    Are you able to follow them?
    In post 29 was the suggested dism repair command.
     
    zbook, Nov 4, 2018
    #4
Thema:

Has W10 fixed these problems yet?

Loading...
  1. Has W10 fixed these problems yet? - Similar Threads - Has W10 fixed

  2. Fix Account, Yet Again

    in Windows 10 Customization
    Fix Account, Yet Again: Let's try this again. I've looked at threads that address this problem, none of which as far as I can tell actually provide a usable answer. On top of that, most of the threads are locked. I guess this is because nobody at M$ knows the answer, and they don't want to deal...
  3. W10 Workstation Pro edition - Anybody here yet

    in Windows 10 Support
    W10 Workstation Pro edition - Anybody here yet: Hi folks Just wondering if anybody on these Forums is usimg Windows 10 Workstation Pro yet and if so what's the difference between that and standard W10 Pro or W10 Enterprise. Cheers jimbo 116495
  4. Has Ms fixed security flaws found in Edge and IE11 yet

    in Browsers and Email
    Has Ms fixed security flaws found in Edge and IE11 yet: Hi there I believe this also appeared on Google as well but here's a very recent (2 days ago approx) note from the BBC about security problem found in Edge and IE11 browsers. Bad bug found in Microsoft browsing code - BBC News I haven't had any update over this yet...
  5. Who all has and has not received the Windows 10 Anniversary Update yet

    in Windows 10 Updates and Activation
    Who all has and has not received the Windows 10 Anniversary Update yet: Who all has and hasn't received the Windows 10 Anniversary Update yet? I still haven't received the Anniversary Update yet on 2 of my computers. I don't want to download it from the internet again like I did on my Desktop and my personal Laptop since the update was or is...
  6. Couldn't click Start, fix has caused other problems

    in Windows 10 Software and Apps
    Couldn't click Start, fix has caused other problems: Hi all, This morning I couldn't click the Start button or anything on the taskbar. I found a fix on Youtube which was to open an Admin cmd prompt and type: Commands to type: Command 1: powershell (with command 2 and 3 if after pasting you notice a dash or a hyphen...
  7. Yet another W10 sleep bug

    in Windows 10 Support
    Yet another W10 sleep bug: My daughters HP laptop had sleep issues when W10 came out but one of the W10 updates fixed it. It recently started having sleep problems - One of the W10 updates most likely broke it again. (currently running 14393.479) I noticed that if you turn the laptop ON, don't...
  8. Windows 10 Installation problem, yet to find fix!

    in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade
    Windows 10 Installation problem, yet to find fix!: [img] Can anyone help me, tried this loads of times and I can't find a fix Thanks Kieran! 28242
  9. fixing problems

    in Windows 10 Support
    fixing problems: Hi all Many of us have told and send their problems about windows 10547 to MS and I do not understand why Microsoft keeps asking for feedback if they are not fixing stuff. I do think that the "FEEDBACK" is a waste of time or has anyone actually got their problem seen to?...
  10. Yet another Start Menu problem

    in Windows 10 Support
    Yet another Start Menu problem: I'm sorry to bother everybody with yet another Start Menu issue, but I've tried various things and just can't get it fixed. The only thing the Start Menu shows me when left clicking on it is a list of recently changed apps. Typing the name of an app doesn't produce anything....