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alacran

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  1. alacran

    Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    No doubt they are getting better all the time.
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    Update Win 7, or Not ?

    You are not forced you to use it, you are free to install any other AV. But on the other hand in the past they were forced to make N editionts without Windows Media Player, and also add an option to download and install other Internet browsers.
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    Windows 7 Touch Pack without MultiTouch

    Go to device manufacturer site and see if there is some software or driver for your device: https://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/q1u-series EDIT: On this page: https://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/q1u-series on software there is this: Touchpad Version 1.2.0.0 APR 22,2008
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    Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    Better call MS for assistance, your case is really unique.
  5. New version 181017 with very minor changes is available. What's New in Version 181017 = Added: Link to repository. Starting from version 181017 all translations (*.ini and Readme.txt files) are now available on separate folders on: https://www.mediafire.com/folder/a39a3kebewmlu/Wimlib-clc You may download your prefered language files, and just put them on wimlib-clc folder and rename them by deleting from the original name _DATE (as an example clc_es-ES_181017.ini renamed to clc_es-ES.ini), to let the program find them easier (or automatically if you prefer).
  6. It is my pleasure to share with all of you this Great Tool made with AutoIt: wimlib-clc v181010 first multilang version. Since long time ago Retokener (the author), a very good friend of mine, has been working hard on this project and made several builds since August 2014, this great tool is a Command Line Compiler or in other words a GUI for the fantastic tool of Eric Biggers wimlib-imagex, To use this GUI you need to extract it to a folder (I suggest use wimlib-clc as folder name), preferable to the root of a drive (C:\, D:\, etc.) and download wimlib-imagex x86 or x64 as required (I recommend download v1.13 Beta 5) , links to wimlib-imagex project and download page available on the program Menu under Info, just dowload your required version and make a subfolder x86 or x64 (or both if you want) and put into it libwim-15.dll and wimlib-imagex.exe files respectively, the program will find and use the correct set of files the first time you run it. If you ran before a previous version located on other place, the program could be still pointing to previous location, then on this case on Menu open File >>> Select Program File, and select it on its actual location. For more info on wimlib-clc use you may reed Readme file. Source: http://reboot.pro/topic/21861-wimlib-clc/#entry207901 Download link: http://reboot.pro/files/file/588-wimlib-clc/ Thread on wimlib forum: https://wimlib.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=369 MediaFire Alternative download link: https://www.mediafire.com/folder/a39a3kebewmlu/Wimlib-clc Password (just in case any stupid AV complains during dowload): clc Author deserves all credit, I only have collaborated with him as Beta tester, Spanish translator, and giving some suggestions. Now for the first time this program is multilingual: English, German and Spanish available for now, translators to other languages are wellcome, into download you can find clc_readme_en-US.txt and clc_en-US.ini, you can use both as a template to translate to you desired language, savig it as clc_readme_xx-XX.txt and clc_xx-XX.ini changing xx-XX for the codes of your translated language, you may use this page as a guide https://ss64.com/locale.html use codes under column "Short string". New translations can be uploaded here: https://www.mediafire.com/filedrop/filedrop_hosted.php?drop=7068e57385e9c4c85920e2c63e18d02c726253cf0c40ee55 Best Regards alacran
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    Restoring Windows 10

    This means it was more than a month ago, MS give you 30 days to let you go back to your previous OS, after that period all related files/folders to previous OS are deleted. If restore partition is from HP and it is still there (undamaged), It is the usual way you can bring back your equipment to the initial state (as purchased), better make an external backup of all your documents, pictures, music, videos, etc., before doing this, since if they are located on same drive that will be restored they will be lost as the drive will be formated and initial image of OS will be deployed on it. Even if infrequent, there is always the possibility of some corrupt files/folders on restore partition that could make the procedure fail. I wish you good luck. Best regards alacran
  8. alacran

    Windows 10 - Deeper Impressions

    Maybe some are out of tune.
  9. alacran

    Windows 10 - Deeper Impressions

    OK, let's say then they pretend to be "programmers" Well, If that were the case, things would be done better. They look more as kindergarten kids.
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    Windows 10 - Deeper Impressions

    I think programers working on 10 updates type with their toes not their fingers, it is always the same, they fix something but they break other thing(s), they all look as amateurs making their first programs. alacran
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    Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    See this topic, this may help you: alacran
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    Windows Update Manager

    This is a very interesting and needed project for all 10 users, still on development, but so far: See the project on Github: https://github.com/DavidXanatos/wumgr/releases/ Build using .NET Framework 4.6.0 alacran
  13. alacran

    Update Win 7, or Not ?

    All my 5 PCs at home are running Win7x64 SP-1 updated up to December 2017, Browser is Firefox on all, but two of them also have Google Chrome, AV is Avast Free, and also have Malwarebytes Antimaware Free only to run on demand (just in case), not a single problem so far. Also all of them can dual boot Win10x64 Pro from another partition since I got and ID for them during free update, but nobody here use Win10, all they have an old 10 version. Only one PC has Win10 with a more recent version 1709 updated to December 2017, but updates dissabled, used mainly for running PEBakery to make some new WinPEs. I installed on this PC on a VHD (just to test) the 10x64 Pro 1809 (downlodaded last week with MCT) and I was able to see during second reboot a message saying something like Deleting or maybe Cleaning all old files on user profile, but since it was on a VHD I assume only files on that VHD were affected by this, I didn't loose any file on the HD Documents partition. So since thread title is UpdateWin 7 or Not? = I may say yes but only upto December 2017. Update to 10 = Better don't, it do not have any advantage over 7 and on the contrary it has all disandantages, it is Malware by definition, and ALL updates have a problem, especially the last one that can make you lose all your documents, you can never trust on MS anymore. Best Regards alacran
  14. I as you, prefer to have only OS and some programs on C.\, all documents, games, downloads, etc are on separate drive/partition. This way my backup images are smaller and faster to update or redeploy, I use wimlib-clc for my backups (a GUI for wimlib-imagex ), not the faster making the first image but the smallest image file, and following Delta images are very fast. I have done something like this with some games that do not install on another drive/partition, installing them to C:\ and latter copying the main folder and all file/folders into it to another partition, and by means of Junction Link Magic created symbolic link (symlink) to new folder, and deleting all content of folder on C:\ (but not the folder), so far all has been working fine. In this case games were allready installed, but if we know the folder name (to avoid confusion) that will be created by the program/game, then we can create the symilink before installing the program/game etc. I know it can be done directly on Windows, but it is easier using this free tool, Download link: https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Miscellaneous/Junction-Link-Magic.shtml But we need to remember the symlink is pointing to a path like D:\My-Game, just like a shortcut, so if we change drive letter it will stop working. More info here. Best Regards alacran
  15. alacran

    Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    That sounds very logical as one is crap and the other for cleaning crap.
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