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Re: Windows 10 April update
« Reply #45 on: Friday 11 May 18 10:38 BST (UK) »
I notice MS have discontinued the Homegroup facility in this version. Although you can still use the printer from another PC it looks like MS are pushing customers towards using their cloud for file sharing, for a fee of course.
I've never used Homegroup. Just simply share folders and printers with other pcs on your network using the the share functionality. I never did see the point of Homegroup to do this.

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Re: Windows 10 April update
« Reply #46 on: Friday 11 May 18 10:46 BST (UK) »
Interesting to see that there are already updates, for the new update, happening.

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Re: Windows 10 April update
« Reply #47 on: Friday 11 May 18 10:55 BST (UK) »
Interesting to see that there are already updates, for the new update, happening.

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Re: Windows 10 April update
« Reply #48 on: Friday 11 May 18 12:53 BST (UK) »
Just be aware that as we progress through the various versions of Windows 10, the older versions are no longer supported by Microsoft!

I finally upgraded from 1511 to 1709 at the beginning of April, although to be fair I was still getting security updates from MS up until then.  One of the benefits of having Windows 10 Pro is I can defer major upgrades for up to 12 months (or more previously) and although they've changed the way you can avoid their monthly security updates installing for a time after they are released, the metered connection option stops any from downloading when MS might like. ;D
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Re: Windows 10 April update
« Reply #49 on: Sunday 13 May 18 09:20 BST (UK) »
My update was fairly painless taking about 2.5 hours in total.   However, I now have a drive "H" which is intermittently reporting that it is full, when I inspect it, the drive appears to be about 450Mb with approx. 45Mb free.   Interestingly it also appear to be empty even with "show hidden files" ticked.

A brief scan of the web, suggests this is a system drive that Microsoft used to hide and that it must not be deleted.
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Re: Windows 10 April update
« Reply #50 on: Tuesday 15 May 18 21:58 BST (UK) »
Just had the update on my pretty new laptop. It took about 20 mins to update and  about the same or even less to configure.  Then it asked me a set of daft questions and wanted to show me all the 'new' things. Otherwise, nothing seems to have changed so far.
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Re: Windows 10 April update
« Reply #51 on: Thursday 17 May 18 14:16 BST (UK) »
The "daft questions" are to do with EU legislation about needing to opt-in to data harvesting rather than them being able to do it by default.

When you install Win10, there are a few of these questions, but you have to avoid the "Let us make things easy for you" option to see them.

My guess is that if your settings were for outside the EU, then those questions would not appear.
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Re: Windows 10 April update
« Reply #52 on: Thursday 17 May 18 14:21 BST (UK) »
No problems so far. All settings as before.  I'd rather be in than out!
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Re: Windows 10 April update
« Reply #53 on: Monday 21 May 18 22:51 BST (UK) »
After updating her computer, my wife just tried to print a resume, is there a easy fix?

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