Windows 10: I have 2 question's about win 10 home

Discus and support I have 2 question's about win 10 home in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; This is about an Asus model X541N laptop OS win 10 Home 64bit that I up for free from a pawn shop owner that I know. He couldn't get the previous... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by reble, Nov 20, 2018.

  1. reble Win User

    I have 2 question's about win 10 home


    This is about an Asus model X541N laptop OS win 10 Home 64bit that I up for free from a pawn shop owner that I know. He couldn't get the previous owner's Microsoft account off the laptop and he can't sell the laptop without the previous owner's account removed. It was a simple job to remove the previous owner's account.
    But I have 1 problem. In the bios I can't get the laptop to see the onboard optical drive, like if I have to put in a self booting cd or a dvd. The laptop only sees the hard drive in the bios so I can't change the boot order to boot off a cd/dvd. Windows sees the optical drive just fine. But the bios don't. This came about because forgot the Windows password. I have a self booting Windows password recovery prog that works on any Windows from XP to Win 10. I was tearing my hair out because I couldn't get the bios to see the optical drive. I finely found the paper that I wrote the password on.
    Whtch leads me to my 2nd question. How do I make a password recovery cd? I found instructions for Win 10 to make a self booting USB thumb drive or a self boot SD card. But not for a cd disk. This laptop doesn't have a SD card reader and I don't have any small USB thumb drives to do it on.
    ooooo 1 more question. When I left click on the Windows icon on the lower left and those 2 groups of icons popup. How do I get rid of the groups? I am used to win 7 Home. Win 10 is different and new to me.

    Steve

    :)
     
    reble, Nov 20, 2018
    #1
  2. Mohan B P Win User

    3 questions for Windows 10

    Hi,

    I realize the issue you are facing with the desktop.

    As you have multiple issues with the desktop, let me assist you with the issues one by one.

    Question 1:

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps:


    • On the Desktop, right-click on an empty space.

    • In the drop down options, select
      View.

    • Uncheck the option: Auto arrange icons.
    Question 2:

    The information provided in question 2 is not clear, so kindly answer the below question;



    • About which “favorites” you are talking about
      (EDGE or WINDOWS EXPLORER or INTERNET EXPLORER)?
    Question 3:

    I suggest you to refer the below link to change Adobe to open PDF files instead of Edge and check if it helps:

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/change-default-programs-in-windows-10

    I hope the given information is helpful. Kindly write back to us for further assistance on Windows 10.

    Thank you.
     
    Mohan B P, Nov 20, 2018
    #2
  3. Local account installation question


    I'm fairly certain that Skip this step was available in 10.0.130 - the workaround in Step 20 (back button) is no longer required.

    The currently known, as of 10.0.130, ways to create a Local account sign-in are
    • Skip this step at the MS account creation phase
    • No Internet connection during the install
    • static IP (post# 2 by Fragment) - New (to me anyway)
     
    Slartybart, Nov 20, 2018
    #3
  4. I have 2 question's about win 10 home

    win 10 update leaves vertical pink line on screen

    today i applied latest win 10 update and now i have a vertical pink line on screen, it remains on every screen. i have tried these fixes

    Step 1: I suggest you to run SFC scan,
    System File Checkeris a utility in Windows that allows users to scan for corruptions in Windows system files and restore corrupted files.

    Follow the below steps:

    • Right click on the Start button, click on
      Command Prompt (Admin).
    • Type “sfc /scannow” without the quotes and hit
      Enter.
    • After the scan, restart the computer and check for the issue.
    Step 2: Also, I suggest you to update the display drivers and check.

    Steps to Update the Display Adapter driver.

    • Press Windows key + Xkey when you are at desktop.
    • Select Device Manager.
    • Expand Display Adapter.
    • Right on the Display Adapter and click on
      Update driver software
    BUT i still have the line on screen.
     
    tinacaston, Nov 20, 2018
    #4
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