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    Windows10Debloater (a great tool)

    This wonderful tool removes bloatware aka crapware from your PC. Note that it only removes apps i.e. Microsoft-installed apps and those installed from the Microsoft Store. It will not remove installed programs like Adobe Reader, Foxit, etc. I have used it on Windows 10 and Windows 11. It works...
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    Windows 10 Reset This PC : Misery and Subsequent Recovery

    I want to recount how 'Reset my PC' saved my *** recently. My misery started when I replaced a failing 10-year old Lexmark printer with a new Epson WF-4740 AIO. Long story short(er) I was unable to uninstall the Lexmark and made the mistake of trying to manually delete the Lexmark drivers and...
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    Win10 Home Users Can No Longer Block Upgrades

    ABBREVIATIONS WUP = Windows Update W10 = Windows 10 Initial Release (v15xx W10AU = Windows 10 Anniversary Update (v16xx W10CU = Windows 10 Creators Update (v17xx W10A8 = Windows 10 April 2018 Update (v1803 W10O8 = Windows 10 October 2018 Update (v1809 REFERENCES =>Microsoft has given itself...
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    Windows 10 Windows Update "Facilitator" KB4056254/KB4023057

    Abbreviations W10 = Initial Release Windows 10 (v15xx W10AU = Windows 10 Anniversary Update (v16xx W10CU = Windows 10 Creators Update (v17xx W10A8 = Windows 10 April 2018 Update (v18xx WUP = Windows Update Resources AskWoody.com ######## Microsoft is at it again, trying to force-feed us the...
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    Windows 10 How To REALLY Block Windows 10 Updates and Upgrades

    Here are the abbreviations used in this article: W10 = original release v15xx W10AU = Anniversay Update v16xx W10CU = Creators Update v 17xx W10A8 = April 2018 Update v18xx WUP = Windows Update ############ In May 2018, as I was starting to write this guide, Microsoft released W10A8...
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    Windows 10 Update Fails Error 0x800705b4 -Solution-

    => THE PROBLEM I have Windows 10 on all 3 of my home machines; two are on the original release (v1511) and I was forced to update the third to the Anniv. Update (v1607). Windows Update (WUP) was working on all machines until about a week ago. On the two v1511 machines, "Check for updates" would...
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    Insider Preview Windows Store (Beta) Broken in Build 10061

    I installed Build 10061 about 3 days ago ... which broke lots of things that worked in Build 10041 Weather, eXcel Preview, Word Preview And most importantly Windows Store (Beta) -- without this you cannot install/update any Win10 apps. I found three fixes [1] from Win+R (Run) wsreset.exe [2]...
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