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    • in reply to: Liberate the Windows Feedback Hub! #1983752

      PKCano
      Da Boss

      The fact that Google (or bing) searches don’t turn up Feedback Hub results is, in and of itself, proof that the Hub is unusable.

      Not to mention that priority seems to be placed on “up votes,” not real problems.
      More Emojis anyone?

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    • in reply to: Realtek LAN Error 10 issue with KB4515384 and KB4524147 #1983742

      PKCano
      Da Boss

      Have you updated the Realtek drivers – preferably from the computer manufacturer? This may help.

      FYI:  KB4524147, although it has an October 3 date, is actually a September Out-of-Band CU. The October v1903 CU is 2019-10 Cumulative Update for Win10 v1903 KB4517389.
      Have you tried rolling back the CUs you installed that caused the problem to see if the problem goes away? If it does, I would recommend updating the Realtek drivers then trying the October update in a week or two (giving time to see if it is also causing the same problem).
      You will also need the latest Servicing Stack KB4521863 if you are doing a manual install. If you are using Windows Update, it will be installed automatically with the CU.

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    • PKCano
      Da Boss

      I suspect one of the things you should do is run a scan and clean up on your USB drive, as what you downloaded was obviously malware. It needs to be disinfected before you consider using anything stored on it.

      Before you do that, though, I would recommend downloading some additional malware scanners, like MalwareBytes and Hitman Pro, and run additional scans on your PC. It is frequent that one malware remover does not get all of the bad stuff.

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    • PKCano
      Da Boss

      Oooooops!
      Something went wrong!
      There is no “X” in the upper right corner to install Win10!!

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    • in reply to: From hot to lukewarm topics and subsequent reactions #1983837

      PKCano
      Da Boss

      These:

      Screen-Shot-2019-10-17-at-2.23.30-PM

      Attachments:
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    • in reply to: From hot to lukewarm topics and subsequent reactions #1983816

      PKCano
      Da Boss

      OK, learn something new every day.
      Checking the box Subscribes you to the whole shabang. Unchecking the box Unsubscribes you.

      I concede – both of you are right (of course).

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    • in reply to: From hot to lukewarm topics and subsequent reactions #1983814

      PKCano
      Da Boss

      Are you saying that if:
      You check the “Notify me of follow-up replies via emai” at the bottom when you submit a post.

      Then you will get an email when anyone posts anywhere in the thread not related to the post you submitted?

      If that is so, what is the difference between that and “Subscribe”?
      Do they both do the same thing?

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    • in reply to: From hot to lukewarm topics and subsequent reactions #1983806

      PKCano
      Da Boss

      If the poster doesn’t click on the “Reply” button when answering, and simply drops his post at the bottom of the thread, you won’t get a “Reply” notice because the person did not “Reply” to your post, he simply commented.

      If you instead click on the “Subscribe” button at the top right of the thresd, you will get notifications when someone posts on the thread. And, yes, you will get notices when everyone/anyone posts on the thread, but you can delete the notices not from the poster you are interested in/working with.

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    • in reply to: Realtek LAN Error 10 issue with KB4515384 and KB4524147 #1983776

      PKCano
      Da Boss

      Have you installed KB4517389 (and KB4521863 only if installing manually)?


    • PKCano
      Da Boss

      I have one v1803 and two v1809 Pro.
      My settings on both versions are SAC, Feature deferral = 365, Quality deferral = 0
      In Group Policy, Wundows Update is set to Atomatic Updates = Enabled, value 2 (notify download/install).
      The reasoning behind those settings is: with quality deferral at zero, the updates show up in WU when they are released so I can SEE what is pending. But they DO NOT download until I click on the “Doenload” button as defined by Atomatic Updates = Enabled, value 2 (notify download/install). The 365 Feature deferral has kept me from EVER seeing an upgrade unless I specifically went looking for it by lowering the settings. I have ALWAYS been offered the current month’s CU on Patch Tuesday for both v1803 (even now with MS pushing 1903) and v1809.

      As of today, 10/16, it haas been 147 days (or there about) since 1903 was declared ready, and 202 days for 1809.
      If I wanted to upgrade the 1803 to 1809, I would lower the Feature deferral to somewhere between 148 and 201 (148 keeps 1903 away, if over 202 v1809 won’t show up). If I wanted v1903, I would make the setting below 146.

      Microsoft has (up until now) always respected the settings.

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    • PKCano
      Da Boss

      Download from MS. Your license key should work. If it needs a phone call for activation, be sure to write down the long number they give you in case you have to reinstall..

      As far as installing other programs, everything should work the same as it always has.

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    • PKCano
      Da Boss

      The main blog has a lot of information about patching.
      The DEFCON system is used to determine when patching is safe, and Woody writes an article in ComputerWorld (linked at the bottom of the DEFCON topics) with instructions for patching. Read about DEFCON – button in top menu.

      The Forum structure is listed under the “Forums” button in the top menu. Its a little difficult to understand sometimes, and slow to wade through, but if you have a question you can create a topic in the appropriate area (as this one) and get help. There are a lot of experts hanging around.

      Antivirus is a matter of personal choice. MS Security Essentials works fine. I am mostly on a Mac working Windows out of VMs. I use TrendMicro (paid) for the OSs facing the Internet (Win and MacOS) and Bitdefender Free for most of the VMs and test stuff (I can’t afford all paid, LOL). But I use MalwareBytes Free and SuperAntiSpyware free (not running in the background) for occasional checks.

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    • PKCano
      Da Boss

      The task you set up in Task Scheduler will run on startup and remove the tlelmetry tasks. So you’re basically set to forget about it.
      And your Windows should be updated as of Oct if you performed the last install.

      Your Windows Update is on manual (Never check) – don’t forget you are responsible for updating.
      The other option is to set it to “Check for updates but let me choose when to download and install” That means the updates will automatically be in the queue until you choose to download.

      Other than that, you are good to go. Come back if you have problems. We’re here 24/7.

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    • PKCano
      Da Boss

      They have been pushing to non-business versions – Home and Ultimate.
      Pro is considered business along with Ent\Edu.

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    • PKCano
      Da Boss

      If you do not see the “.bat” on the end, you need to enable file extensions.

      Save the file to the folder where the updates are.
      The problem is, you can’t see the file extension.
      Let’s fix that.
      In Control Panel\Folder Options click on the “View tab”
      Scroll down and uncheck “Hide extensions for known file types”
      Click Apply, then OK
      You should be able to see the .bat now

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