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Windows 10 Update
« on: February 14, 2018, 18:21 »
Beware of the latest Windows 10 update (see attached file)!

After restarting my computer, it cleared itself.
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2018, 18:30 »
It seems to have booted up using the dingbats font.   :o  Crazy! 
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2018, 18:33 »
It does mess with fonts.  Mine have been changed, but only to the default Segoe UI font, although there now seems to be no easy way to change it.
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2018, 19:37 »
It totally changed the screen resolution of Mrs Clive's ancient Dell laptop but it wasn't difficult to correct.  The Microsoft explanation for Gill's experience is here:

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-start/all-fonts-are-missing-on-windows-10/7c93be3f-c8bc-4744-bf29-7f5bccaec767?tm=1440019576651
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2018, 19:52 »
Thanks Clive.  If my 'pooter goes haywire again I'll be able to refer to the fix using my (android) tablet.

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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2018, 16:36 »
This is why I never install any Windows updates less than three months old.  :(

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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2018, 17:32 »
I don't think you can defer them for that long on Windows 10, Dave.   :(
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2018, 17:52 »
Dave is still very wisely using Windows 3.1   :thumb:
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2018, 18:23 »
:lol:

I was forced to move to Windows 7 when Microshaft stopped supporting XP and that is where I intend to stay until it takes its last breath.

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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2018, 19:04 »
Gotta say, I would much prefer to use linux on my PC if only programs such as Photoshop and Affinity Photo were compatible.  I have linux on a laptop and it's good but the graphics programs are now looking archaic.  It's about time the Gimp was updated.
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2018, 20:56 »
:lol:

I was forced to move to Windows 7 when Microshaft stopped supporting XP and that is where I intend to stay until it takes its last breath.

Me too, on my main desktop computer.  My laptop came with Windows 8.1, so I upgraded to 10, thinking it couldn't get much worse...   :facepalm:
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2018, 22:16 »
I bought into the concept that Windows 10 would be updated forever but now I've heard that's not so.  Mainstream support for Windows 10 will continue until Oct. 13, 2020, and extended support ends on Oct. 14, 2025.   >:(
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #12 on: February 17, 2018, 13:55 »
Looks like one of microsofts better updates then  :woot:
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2018, 20:11 »
Win 10 is far better than Win 8.
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Re: Windows 10 Update
« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2018, 20:39 »
Says an Apple user.  :devil:
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