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Windows 10 Calendar Is there any way to do a search on the calendar supplied in Windows 10. Is there any way to change the colors of appointments and the day frames to get other than light blue or print in gray scale for black? Could this actually be a windows / outlook calendar plopped into Windows 10 Another app pushed out to fast without giving enough thought in to the process. Yes the cart was place before the horse. If I am wrong and there is a way to do the above, I fully admit I am an idiot! w

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Desktop, Start, & personalization 06/01/2017 0 Comments 2 views

Fatal display driver error at boot, supposedly simple issue degerating into an inexplicable series of hurdes

Windows 10

1) Power cut during operation 2) Power-on computer 3) Receive display driver error, unable to boot 4) Restart computer, select safe mode, open control panel 5) Identify SM Bus Controller error (not installed) in device manager as an issue 6) Attempt to install Intel Bus Controller driver automatically using Windows 7) Installation fails, Windows unable to identify device 8) Download and run appropriate driver software from Intel 9) Installation fails with MSI Installer error message 10) Add registry entry to permit this in safe mode via command prompt 11) Start Windows Installer service via command prompt 12) Attempt to install driver software from Intel 13) Installation fails with Windows Installer package error message 14) Download and run Microsoft Program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter 15) Select "program unlisted" option during process 16) Receive error message and directive to repair registry 17) Run registry scan via command prompt 18) Receive error message that repairs were unable to occur 19) Locate CBS log and run search for "error" within document 20) Receive message that search term was not found - No system restore option - No manual changes applied to any hardware - No electrical surges responsible - Currently unable to install any software if .msi - Willing to entertain the idea it was somehow Windows Update though was not scheduled - Windows reinstallation seems both unnecessary and impossible under current circumstances - Willing and able to accept instructions for those only familiar with Windows 8 and 10 systems - AAAAAARG Through numerous turns I've gone from a fatal display driver error to repairing the registry (and why?), which is not possible because Windows seems unable to record details of the error. This appears to be a dead-end and I can find no further solutions provided online. Hate to be a bother and this is the first time I've asked for assistance regarding PCs but for good reason -- the bizarre circumstances are pretty unexpected and I'm feeling overwhelmed. A seemingly neverending series of fixes-for-fixes ultimately leading to a conclusion that will hopefully resolves the original issue. The plan is to limp along in safe mode as I have work to do but I hope to make this as easy as possible for whoever is kind enough to look in. Thanks for reading.

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Desktop, Start, & personalization 06/01/2017 0 Comments 3 views

Endless bugs, Edge vs Facebook

Windows 10

I am growing very tired of the bugs in Edge, one of the most annoying issues is with facebook.com: After writing a comment, if you try to write another on a different post...(also happens when writing post after writing a comment) various keys/letters will refuse to show up in the new text boxoften focus will jump apparently randomly to other parts of the page (eg to the status post box at top of page)Cursor position jumps around inside the textbox, eg to middle of a word or start of text, while typingDelete will not work, often leaving 2-3 letters that simply refuse to be deleted.Text will duplicate itself over and over inside box, when pressing enter (to post), but post doesnt get submittedPost button refuses to do anything seems to me something is going wrong in the way Edge sends keystrokes to the fb scripts, triggering hot keys, rather than writing text. I'm betting MS will say its facebooks fault, however these problems do not occour in any other browser, its not acceptable for MS to change the way javascript and other things are implemented ....we have standards for a reason. This is just one of the reasons i am very close to saying good bye to Edge forever, i think i've been pretty patient so far, but non of the new features are worth the constant headaches i get from browsing with edge. Tbh the only real reason i havent given up already is because i dont want to faff about with all my various website accounts again ��

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Desktop, Start, & personalization 06/01/2017 0 Comments 9 views

Locked Out Of Data Entry into Windows 10 and Microsoft Office Applications

Windows 10

After entering my Windows 10 password from my keyboard I am allowed into my system. However, I can no longer input any keyboard functions or data in any applications including Windows 10 and Microsoft Office programs. I have already run Windows Defender to remove malware and viruses. Also, I reinstalled Windows 10 and it displays as activated in the settings for system security. Can someone please advise me with what is going on with my system ant how I can restore it to a state where I can enter data and use the other keyboard input functions. I entered this entire message by on screen keyboard. Thanks in advance.

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Desktop, Start, & personalization 30/12/2016 0 Comments 9 views

Changed Microsoft account email, now can't log in?

Windows 10

I changed the main email for my Microsoft account and removed my old one from my account completely; but on my desktop, my old email is still displayed as my main one despite the changes (like in my account info in settings). Now whenever I turn my computer on it asks me to log into my account with my old email and every time I try to (with my old password or new password) it cannot login (probably because that email is removed from my account). I cannot make any changes like switching accounts or logging into a local account without logging with my old email.

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Desktop, Start, & personalization 30/12/2016 0 Comments 5 views

Visual Web Developer 2005 Express long removed from Windows but MS keeps trying to install updates anyway (which doesn't work)

Windows 10

Visual Web Developer 2005 Express was uninstalled from my system a long time ago, does not show in Control Panel - Programs and Features, but MS Update still persists in trying to install the software patches... which keep failing. I have been unable to find any obvious remnants of VWD2005 anywhere on the system, but of course, I have no idea what the stranded components might be called. Likewise, any related junk left in the registry. The symptoms, aside from a string of MS Update failure messages, are a half dozen hung MS Install processes. These cause other software updates to halt until I open the Task Manager and kill them off one-by-one. My system is running Windows 10 with the Anniversary Update. So, the question is, what can I do to stop MS Update from trying to install patches to obsolete software that is not on my system?

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Desktop, Start, & personalization 29/12/2016 0 Comments 6 views

Upgrade from Windows 7 To Windows 10

Windows 10

i have Windows 7 and am currently trying to upgrade to 10. Everything is fine until I get "checking for updates" and it just keeps going and going and going....it's been doing this for a day and a half now. does it generally take this long to collect updates or is it collecting 7 updates as well? Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.....I am trying to install Windows 10 home edition....

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Desktop, Start, & personalization 29/12/2016 0 Comments 6 views