Recent content by gervaise

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    Mobile updates.

    I am simply trying to work out which Windows 10 Mobile build I have, I realise this is a Windows 8 forum and my mobile is W10, on an MS Lumia 550, I am hoping the two will be similar enough for a 'generic' type answer. Thankyou.
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    Solved Sharing implications for single user.

    Hello, from someone who embarrassingly never used nor really understood 'Sharing folders' in any Windows edition, I would simply like to know if I being the only user of my laptop where to stop sharing via my 'Users' folder I would get any benefit or at the very least not to suffer any malign...
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    Solved HDD max's out with minimal task, constantly.

    HD Usage %100 Thank you for your input, might well be what is needed.
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    Solved HDD max's out with minimal task, constantly.

    Can somebody help me by explaining why according to Task manager when I open any program or file my hard disk usage jumps to 99% almost immediately and remains there for up to a minute, only when the level drops to around 30 to 25% does said program finally launch and I can continue working...
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    Intermittent ethernet since W10 upgrade.

    Can anyone help me discover why since upgrading to windows 10 from 8.1 my ethernet connection fails after about 40 minutes to an hour after booting. The only way to re-establish a connection is to reboot the laptop or to uninstall then re-install the (Broadcom netlink gigabit ethernet) adapter...
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    Hd max

    I have noticed lately that according to Task manager my hard drive is reaching 98% and 100% and remaining at this level until completion of most tasks, the size of the HD is 750GB with 120GB used so plenty of space, upon opening windows defender one file was quarantined on the 8/10/15...
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    Broken slider

    Can anyone help me by explaining why whether I am in battery or mains mode I cannot adjust the brightness display the three power plan presets have no effect nor does the slider in the same window, likewise the function key combo, although the FN combo graphic appears onscreen it is...
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    Solved Inspired

    Yes it can and if you add a spent battery it get's even lighter. PS. I intend this to be the last word on the antimatter.
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    Solved Inspired

    My laptop is getting uncomfortably heavy to carry can anyone tell me how much lighter it would be if I where to say delete all but the operating system?
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    Solved Remote connection

    'Two rows of three' exactly, Thank's.
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    Solved Deleting redistributables.

    It makes it easier to decide when the advisor is listed as a Professional user. Thankyou.
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    Solved Deleting redistributables.

    I am asking for help concerning the freeing up of HDD space without compromising the function and viability of my operating system (Windows 8.1 x64) specifically whether or not I can uninstall the following: Microsoft visual C++ 2005 redistributable Microsoft visual C++ 2008...
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    Solved Remote connection

    I did exactly that and they could not get their head around the question. Thank's for the response though, the fact that it isn't a pressing issue is something of an understatement.
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    Solved Remote connection

    This is a question which may defy catergorisation, when inserting batteries into the TV remote control (a Virgin media item) which arrived yesterday I noticed a six (6) pin male connector similar to what you find on a desktop motherboard, is this for quality control at manufacture or is the...
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    Launch list!