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    Game centre

    I keep being asked if I want to run the game centre, which I don't, and didn't realise I had, and which I cannot see any way of stopping this. Where does this message come from ? What is the game centre ? Why does it keep popping up ? Does anyone have any ideas on how to stop it ? Sent from...
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    Transfering photos

    Plug device into USB port on PC and file manager will display contents of device. You may select and copy from device to PC. I don't have an iPhone, but it works for iPad and 2 other phone makes. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Windows 10 Game centre

    What is game centre in Win 10 ? Popup keeps coming up asking if I want to open it. How can I stop this happening ? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Windows 10 Automatically Lagging

    Of course if you suspect malware, why not use the FREE Microsoft anti-malware program. It works well, but does seem to take forever. Make sure you download the most recent version each time you need to use it. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Windows Firewall has blocked ...............

    You should download malware removal tool from Microsoft and do a full scan. This can take a very long time, but will remove any malware found. Just be patient. No need to have Norton, or indeed any other anti virus software, with Win 10. Rely on Windows defender (free with Win 10 installation)...
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    Odd programs delay shutdown

    Since upgrading to Win 10 I have noticed that when shutting down my PC one or two programs seem to be delaying the shutdown. The program descriptions don't seem to be in English, possibly Chinese or Japanese, and after a few seconds shutdown proceeds. I have investigated, but can find no reason...
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    How to make Microsoft Edge your friend

    ON YOUR OWN HEAD BE IT ! ! ! LEAVE WELL ALONE, ESPECIALLY OF YOU DON'T FULLY UNDERSTAND DETAILS OF HOW (AND WHY IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES) THE HOST FILE IS USED. YOU CAN MAKE A LOT OF HEADACHES FOR YOURSELF ! ! ! SUGGEST YOU SARCH WIKI FOR "HOST FILE "WHICH EXPLAINS THE FILE AND IT'S USE BY THE...
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    Windows 10 Questions about windows10 services

    Suggest you don't mess with these or Windows may cease to operate properly. As the folder suggests these apps are used by THE SYSTEM. In fact it's a pity Microsoft don't hide this folder to protect inquisitive users. Leave well alone. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Does your Windows 10 shut down occasionally ?

    Yes.. I have checked EVERYTHING. Gone through settings and control panel with a fine tooth comb. Strangely enough since my original post it's only happened once, so it may have been sorted out by recently downloaded updates to Win 10. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Does your Windows 10 shut down occasionally ?

    Yes. Fully up to date. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Does your Windows 10 shut down occasionally ?

    Normally I leave my PC on lock screen or put it to sleep using a key on my keyboard. On several occasions I have returned to my PC (after some hours) only to find that it has shut down for no apparent reason. On switching it back on the boot sequence runs OK with no error messages or reason for...
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    Windows 10 CD/DVD rom missing on Windows 10

    See forum post CD DRIVE NOT TETECTED AFTER WINDOWS 10 UPGRADE I had the same problem and that post helped sort it out within just a few minutes. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    lost favorite entries after upgrade to windows 10

    If it's the favourites in IE then you are able to pass them to Edge. Open Edge. Click ... Top right of screen. Find entry to import from IE Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Cannot see start screen

    How to download Windows 10: Force Windows 10 update using this method this tutorial shows. how to force upgrade. As a matter of interest I got the upgrade reservation app on 30th June 2015, did the reservation, and on 8th August I was informed that the upgrade was ready for me. It took about...
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    How long does it take Microsoft to ?

    How to download Windows 10: Force Windows 10 update using this method this tutorial shows. how to force upgrade. As a matter of interest I got the upgrade reservation app on 30th June 2015, did the reservation, and on 8th August I was informed that the upgrade was ready for me. It took about...
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