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      Two Dell machines, both 1909 Pro. Feature updates set t0 360 on both. Registry settings as advised by PKCano.

      May cumulative update plus .NET update downloaded and installed.

      No issues or other offerings as yet.

       

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      in reply to: Is it safe yet? #2260202
      TonyS
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      One Dell desktop and one Dell laptop both backed up, cloned and updated with KB4549951 this afternoon. So far, so good.

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      TonyS
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      I let it update when it needs to and only do quick scans when it needs to as I don’t go trolling the Internet.  I just checked and my antivirus definition is:  1.313.1607.0   So it looks like it has not updated to the problematic version.  I’m not about to tell it to update; I’ll let MSFT figure this out.

      Likewise, mine’s set to quick scan as standard. Looks like MS may have done half a job going from 1638 to 1666?

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      TonyS
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      Just done full scan with v.1666 – Yes it’s crashed, about to reboot.

       

      Rebooted. Same v.1666 signatures. Service running. Smart scan finished ok, normal (?) service resumed (for the time being).

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      • This reply was modified 5 months, 2 weeks ago by TonyS.
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      TonyS
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      Windows ran an auto scan about 10.33 GMT, no issues reported.

      Checked security after seeing this thread – service had stopped. Service restart crashed so did system restart then ran a manual scan. No issues and service still running as I write.

      Update list shows defender update 1.313.1638.0 was downloaded and installed before morning  scan, but I’m now also seeing 1.313.1666.0 installed at 13.31 i.e. immediately before latest scan.

      1638 was the year of the Great Thunderstorm in Devon, England

      1666 was the year of the Great Plague and the Great Fire of London !!!

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      in reply to: W10 1909 pending updates #2213336
      TonyS
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      Thanks for that fine explanation and advice. I shall proceed as I was taught. “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it” and “if in doubt, don’t”

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      in reply to: W10 1909 pending updates #2213334
      TonyS
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      KB4497165is an Intel Microcode update.

      Thanks PKCano, yes I was aware of that, just wondering why it’s not appeared before. Unless I hid it previously and it’s now un-hid itself  – it’s been a bit like Groundhog Day in recent weeks 🙂

      So  ok to install that one?

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      in reply to: MS-DEFCON 3: Get the February patches installed #2173040
      TonyS
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      Win10 1909 Pro Dell desktop with PKCano’s recommended registry settings. Feb patches installed this morning, no apparent issues.

      wushowhide still showing KB4497165 available (Intel microcode update), but it didn’t come down the MS update chute.

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      in reply to: Is there a way to cheat Pause Update? #2172950
      TonyS
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      I’ve had W10 v1903 since new Dell desktop last September, updated to 1909 last year, all essential patches installed up to January, registry/pause settings set as per PKCano advice. Pause ran out today but just to be on the safe side I set connection to metered yesterday. I now see pause updates has been reset i.e. I can pause until 4th April.

      Given Woody’s move to defcon3 I guess my next move is to install Feb updates when they become available

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      • This reply was modified 7 months ago by TonyS.
      • This reply was modified 7 months ago by TonyS.
      in reply to: Windows 10 1903 now missing printers #2001709
      TonyS
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      “There is a setting in the Settings app that allows you to uncheck Windows managing your printers. Settings\Devices\Printers and Scanners”

      I’ll second that!

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      • This reply was modified 10 months, 3 weeks ago by TonyS.
      in reply to: Synctoy Incompatible #2001570
      TonyS
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      I use AllwaySync https://allwaysync.com/

      Very flexible and very reliable but a lot of options so suggest you play with it using a test file and remote folder  and make sure the remote drive always take the same reserved drive letter, before you commit anything important. Once you’ve got it up and running to your satisfaction, the profile can be copied to another machine or OS as required.

      I think there’s a limit on file transfer per month on the free version so check the website.

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      in reply to: Windows 10 1903 now missing printers #2001560
      TonyS
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      I had a similar problem after installing 1903 October updates. I could print from Win7 machine and android phone, but not from Win10 (Pro) despite seeing printer (Canon Pixma) in devices. Can’t remember the exact error message but something like ‘printer not on line’.

      To echo @PKCano suggestion, I solved it by downloading and installing Canon device software instead of relying on plug’n’play which was how it was set up initially.

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      in reply to: Personal accounting software #1985413
      TonyS
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      You and me both. I’m still using Quicken 98. Although I am keeping backups offline and a Win7 laptop in the cupboard if Win10 refuses to run it.

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      TonyS
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      Anyone remember Rin-tin-tin? 🙂

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      TonyS
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      Just updated to 18th Sept signatures and quick scan ok again.

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