scrambler2

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  • Installing the latest July update manually fixed it for me https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172605
  • For old programs with User Interfaces that are not made to adapt to hi dpi screen, I use a method I found on the Web and that I documented below. http://forum.tabletpcreview.com/threads/workaround- ...
  • Replied in Also Luddites
    And because it is the future, so you might as well get on board and forget about the past :) It is just an OS, move on and focus on the more important things in life :)
  • I have a very simple / subjective / personal test. When something new comes along, I force myself to stick to it for several weeks even if it feels awkward or unfriendly at first. Once I am fully ...
  • From what you are saying, your Windows 10 upgrade has already been initiated, so at this point the next time you restart it will proceed with the installation. Depending at what stage you are you ...
  • No, this is not at all what I said :) 1- If you have upgraded to Windows 10, you can update to the anniversary version any time you want. I was just saying that if by doing that you loose the ...
  • If it tells you to restart, then you should. After you restart, go back to windows update, and check for update again, as you may have a large backlog of things to update and install.
  • According to this https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/instantanswers/1235b5b0-bf94-4b77-9cbd-1c1a8337070c/going-back-to-windows-7-or-windows-8.1 The 10 days only apply to people who upgrade after ...
  • If you want windows 10 specific task manager help, search for "How to use windows 10 task manager" :)
  • If you have disabled updates, then you may not be getting the update that stops the nagging. Try updating :)
  • No you do NOT Have to create a Microsoft account. When it asks for it during installation, there is a small "Skip this step" at the bottom left that lets you avoid it. This will install windows 10 ...
  • No need to double post :) My answer is in your other thread https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/58151395
  • When you initially upgraded windows 7 to windows 10, you only got 30 days to revert to windows 7 after that the automatic reverse is gone anyway. If you wanted to be able to go back to your windows ...
  • This is not a valid comparison. The reason you have to upgrade an OS is not for New features, but for security reasons. There are armies of hackers out there spending their time looking for ways to ...
  • You just cant give details can you :) No luck as: 1- Could not download 2- Could not install 3- Downloaded and installed, but checking for updates still takes forever?
  • So have you tried to download the latest Rollup update from Microsoft (below) http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/search.aspx?q=kb3172605 As mentioned in the kb https://support.microsoft.co ...
  • If you are using an old version of Photoshop, then you are right it does not. For old programs with User Interfaces that are not made to adapt to hi dpi screen, I use a method I found on the Web ...
  • I have not had any more issue with that on the two troubled systems since the recent updates. I did however clear the Windows \SoftwareDistribution folder, may be that helped too.
  • Can you elaborate. (1) Where you not able to download the last rollup update from the Microsoft site? (2) Or did you have a ...
  • The OP mentioned his last update was june 17, this rollup already had the fix for the slow windows 7 update checking. He also mentioned he had issues with the manual download of the update. That ...
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