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  • joep517

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    • in reply to: 20H2 and Adobe Flash Player #2356478
      joep517
      AskWoody MVP

      The February 2021 cumulative update removes Flash.

      --Joe

      in reply to: How much RAM does your computer have? #2356477
      joep517
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      Two Dell XPS-13. Both Win10 Pro. Each has 16GB RAM.

      --Joe

      in reply to: Windows 10 version 20H2 – Is it Stable Now? #2356270
      joep517
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      It seems as though you are bouncing back and forth between web access via a browser and access via the built-in mail app.

      If you go to hotmail.com on any browser you will be redirected to outlook.com. Your Hotmail credentials will still work as before. I’ve done this on a clean install of 20H2 and the latest insider build. I just logged in to a Hotmail account on an in-private browser window using Edge. An in-private window will not have any knowledge of what I’ve previously accessed.  If you can’t access the Hotmail account using a browser please post pictures of what you are seeing.

      I’ve also successfully set up a Hotmail account in the built-in mail app. When you try this, please post pictures of the steps you are attempting. Remember, a picture is worth a thousand words especially a series of pics showing the steps.

       

       

      --Joe

      in reply to: Removal of Chromium Edge in 20H2? #2355989
      joep517
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      Chromium Edge will be the default browser installed with Win10 21H1. Legacy Edge is being removed with the April security updates for 20H2.

      You are free to install any other browser, make it the default, and use it.

       

      --Joe

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      in reply to: Printer Offline After Every Reboot #2355946
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      If the printer is in a “sleep” mode when the system is booted, the system may not recognize it as being online.

       

       

      --Joe

      in reply to: Windows Update for Business isn’t just #2355945
      joep517
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      It is easy for those of us on this site who are IT Pros or Tech Enthusiasts to remember that the vast majority of Windows Users are neither. We, on the other hand, have grown used to digging into Windows to make it work the way we want. They just want to use their systems without problems. They don’t care about the difference between a Quality update and a Feature update. They don’t want to have to figure out different deferrals and other ways to avoid updates. They don’t want to have to call their support person (i.e. me or some friend or other family member) to figure out how to update or not.

      Microsoft is trying to make it easiest on most people while still giving those who are inclined the mechanism to tinker.

      --Joe

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      in reply to: How to set up and use a Microsoft account in Windows #2355666
      joep517
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      Sure. It will get saved again if needed.

      --Joe

      in reply to: How to set up and use a Microsoft account in Windows #2355658
      joep517
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      I have Teams from an E3 Office 365 subscription. I do not have to login each time Teams starts. I do have my account set to stay logged on to Office.

      To get your password try this. Press the Windows key. Start typing “credential manager” without the quotation marks. Click on “Credential Manager” to open it. Click on “Windows Crdentials”. Look for your Microsoft Account. You should be able to copy the password.

      You should be able to find a password revealer with a simple internet search if you need it. Or use a program like WebBrowserPassView if you have typed the password into a browser and let the browser save it.

      --Joe

      in reply to: Feedback Hub: Can I delete it? #2355499
      joep517
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      I’m not sure if you should delete the folder. Try moving the contents to another folder. If nothing untoward happens for a few days then delete the content.

      --Joe

      in reply to: It’s time for 20H2 #2355353
      joep517
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      20H1 and 20H2 have the same code base. To upgrade to 20H2 from 2004, you install a simple enablement package turning on code that is already there. If you are already on 2004 the upgrade should be quick and painless. BUT, always make a system backup before beginning the upgrade process. You’ll end up with version 19042.870.

      The primary reason Susan recommends 20H2 is the longer support window. It is supported until March 2022. The support time frame for Windows 10 Home & Pro is 18 months from release. 2004 will be out of support this fall.

      --Joe

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      in reply to: It’s time for 20H2 #2355345
      joep517
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      Perhaps. The article presents an easy method for everyone. No need for a second set of instructions which could lead to extra questions and confusion for some. For those who are used to GPedit, your method is an easy way to accomplish the same thing.

      --Joe

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      in reply to: 20H2 – Can’t Get There from Here #2355324
      joep517
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      Try using the Media Creation Tool at Download Windows 10. Susan Bradley has a short video on this method at video.

      --Joe

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      in reply to: It’s time for 20H2 #2355318
      joep517
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      Should read 21H1 not 21H2

      --Joe

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      in reply to: It’s time for 20H2 #2355310
      joep517
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      Users of Windows 10 Home do not have the group policy editor.

      --Joe

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      joep517
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      The OEM may not be able to install a clean version of Windows 10 Pro. If the OEM is being compensated by Microsoft for pre-installing Office, the OEM may be contractually required to install it on all systems. Can’t hurt to ask though.

      --Joe

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