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Channel 9's tech support and troubleshooting show hosted by Larry Larsen and Gov Maharaj. Send your questions to DefragShow@Microsoft.com.

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Channel 9's tech support and troubleshooting show hosted by Larry Larsen and Gov Maharaj. Send your questions to DefragShow@Microsoft.com.

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    Defrag: Windows 10 Creators Update Updating, Fixing a Win10 Homegroup, Star Trek VR and more...

    Defrag: Windows 10 Creators Update Updating, Fixing a Win10 Homegroup, Star Trek VR and more...

    Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed. [00:38] Where's Defrag, we missing you... [00:56] WinBook Windows 10 Creators Update Updating discussion, Download Windows 10 (Windows Media Creation Tool), Windows Setup Command-Line Options [13:49] How does Windows Drive letter assignment work? [15:00] How does Windows Clean Boot select drivers? How to perform a clean boot in Windows [19:45] New NAS is not showing up on some computers. There a way to compare network settings between machines? [22:22] Running Windows 10 VM from SD Card (don't) [24:51] Outlook 2010 not showing new emails [28:02] Fixing a broken Homegroup on Windows 10 Pick of the Week:[30:13] Star Trek VR on the Vive Follow @CH9 Follow @larryla

    • 33 min
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    Defrag: New Year, New Defrag Show Episode!

    Defrag: New Year, New Defrag Show Episode!

    Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed. New Year, New Show, New C9 Studio Devices and New Gov and Larry Updates [09:13] Help understanding Windows 10 bug sources[17:02] What is the Microsoft Surface Data Eraser Tool?[20:15] Help stopping "Rah-link Bluetooth Adapter driver"[22:54] Windows 10 and a defaultuser0[24:03] Removing Properties and Personal Information Metadata from Files[25:41] Volume Notification does not appear when using Keyboard Volume keys Pick of the Week:[28:28] Razer Stargazer, Unboxing: Razer Stargazer Windows Hello Compatible Webcam Pick of the Week:[30:31] eeroPick of the Week:[32:24] RT-AC5300 Follow @CH9Follow @larrylaFollow @gduncan411

    • 34 min
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    Defrag: Lots of Windows 10 AU Questions, Drones, Cool Cameras and more...

    Defrag: Lots of Windows 10 AU Questions, Drones, Cool Cameras and more...

    Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed. [00:10] You voted, Desk Studio it is... Mailbag:[00:47] Directory Opus (link) [01:23] How to get people who installed a leaked build to stop using that build? (link) [02:15] Windows 10 1607 (aka. Anniversary Update, AU) Clock Font Color is Black on Black background [04:46] After Windows 10 1607 update there's a 'Default.migrated' user, delete it, yes or no? (No) Side note: [05:26] Great chat with CCleaner [06:34] After Windows 10 1607 update wired Ethernet does not connect. [07:10] Pranks Students Play [09:12] Windows 10 hardware connect/removal log [10:10] Windows laptop doesn't not connect to cell networks until reboot [10:53] Non-disappearing Windows 10 Toast Notifications [11:23] Connect to Windows 10 via RDP with a PIN? [12:59] Start search only shows apps and documents, not photos, music, etc. [13:48] Windows 10 1607 setting Cellular connection to Metered connection [14:44] Calling Reset Hub via command line Pick of the Week:[15:18] Typhoon (link) Pick of the Week:[18:27] DJI OSMO camera (link) Follow @CH9 Follow @larryla

    • 20 min
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    Defrag: We're Back (again), New or Old Studio (You Decide), Windows 10 Anniversary and more...

    Defrag: We're Back (again), New or Old Studio (You Decide), Windows 10 Anniversary and more...

    Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed. [00:23] Fourth show of the Year! :| [01:20] Old Studio or New? YOU Decide! [02:46] Windows 10 Anniversary, Media Creation Tool [10:12] From the last show, TortoiseCVS and UAC (link) [10:53] Just installed Outlook and the week is starting on Wednesday (File -> options -> calendar -> first day of week) [11:47] Windows 8.1 Disk Management tool and partitions on USB flash drives [13:23] Dell laptop trackpad stopped working? [14:08] Disable CMD for Child Accounts on Windows 8.1 [15:16] Looking for a File Explorer replacement [17:50] Aero Theme and Windows 10 [18:29] Added VLC right-click support for ISO's Pick of the Week! [18:58] Eero Wifi Tip of the Week! [22:12] WIFI Antenna Layout Pick of the Week! [24:43] Lightblade VR, Hot Dogs, Horse Shows and Handgrenades Pick of the Week! [26:36] Plumbago Bargain of the Week! [28:15] Pen Tip Kit Follow @CH9 Follow @larryla Follow @gduncan411

    • 28 min
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    Defrag: We're back with new tools, old tools, partition tips, Hibernate vetoing and more....

    Defrag: We're back with new tools, old tools, partition tips, Hibernate vetoing and more....

    Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed. [00:54] Build [01:26] Microsoft Edge Web Summit 2016 [02:43] Sysmon [03:54] Defrag Tools #162 - Defrag Show Crossover - Gov Maharaj [04:48] Seeing who's connected, active and how to block them (TCPView) [11:47] Partition HD after OS install [13:21] What is KB3152599? (link) [14:12] Windows 10 Hibernate veto [16:47] Force Windows 10 to always display a shutdown confirmation? [18:43] Why is Data Deduplication only supported in Server Editions? [20:12] My webcam is always "in use by another application" [21:18] Windows 10 1511 PT-BR exFAT shows wrong cluster size when formatting [22:05] Changing the Spacebar scroll behavior [23:05] Activation issues for Windows Insider Fast Ring? [23:54] UWP Apps not loading on Insider Fast Ring and a Gov CCLeaner moment [25:01] Source for RAM Disk API (link) [25:25] RAM Doubler Flashback [26:25] An Excel workbook takes minutes to open Pick of the Week:[27:41] Nokia OZO VR Camera Follow @CH9 Follow @larryla Follow @gduncan411

    • 31 min
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    Defrag: Endoscope USB Camera, The Final [HoloLens] Vote, Adblock Pi and more...

    Defrag: Endoscope USB Camera, The Final [HoloLens] Vote, Adblock Pi and more...

    Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed. [00:35] Holiday Presents: Robert's Endoscope USB Camera (link) [03:12] Windows 10 skip or suspend a given Windows Update [05:07] Edge Favorites location and backing them up [06:05] Remote Desktop Connection creates a new user [07:28] BSOD VIDEO_DXGKRNL_FATAL_ERROR when trying to update Windows 10 [07:48] Changing the picture of a user account [08:44] Setting the Windows 10 background to an HTML5 file [09:42] Upgrading SSD's and impact on being "genuine" [11:57] Windows Language/Keyboard Settings are syncing (and how to turn that off) [13:54] Desktop Icons locations keep resetting [15:45] Wireless Adapter issue on Windows 7 Pick of the Week:[16:42] The Final Vote (link) Pick of the Week:[19:24] PINE A64, First $15 64-Bit Single Board Super Computer (link) Pick of the Week:[20:39] Adblock Everywhere: The Raspberry Pi-Hole Way (link) [23:26] Bonus Links CHIP - The World's First Nine Dollar Computer (link) UP - Intel x5-Z8300 board in a Raspberry Pi2 form factor (link) LattePanda - A £45 Win10 Computer For Everything (link) Can A $9 Computer Spark A New Wave Of Tinkering And Innovation? (link) Follow @CH9 Follow @larryla Follow @gduncan411

    • 23 min

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