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Why is my Lock Screen is showing New Year's Eve Tomorrow: All Day?

Question: Why is my Lock Screen is showing New Year's Eve Tomorrow: All Day?

Yesterday my phone started displaying the following message on the lock screen:
New Year's Eve
Tomorrow: All Day
The lock screen was displaying the correct date (January 20th 2015). I checked the calendar and there is no event for the 21st of January. So, thought that maybe it was just a glitch and it would clear up by tomorrow. Well tomorrow is here now January 21st 2015 and the phone is still showing the message.
Any ideas as to what could be causing this?

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Answer: Why is my Lock Screen is showing New Year's Eve Tomorrow: All Day?

Go to Settings -> lockscreen and pick any other app than calendar for detailed information. Now pick calendar again. This should fix it. If not, pick another app again, perform a soft reset, make sure your device is set to the current date and time, pick the calendar app for detailed information on your lockscreen again and you should be fine.

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Lock screen shows only month and day + time. I want it to show year, too.

Answer:how to add year to windows 10 lock screen?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Lock screen shows only month and day + time. I want it to show year, too. not sure if his setting exists but in time settings, can you change the date format? So it shows the full date? That might then correspond to the lock screen date
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Looks those shinny Windows XP days are really counted now.

Answer:Tomorrow and One Year left to XP

How or where did you get this message?
Is it being displayed for anyone still running XP?

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I've tried searching through the forum but can't see anyone who has a similar issue.

I can access the lock screen settings and I can see all available apps and have set a detailed status app and a couple of less detailed ones. However, when I actually get to the lock screen after having set the apps to appear, there is nothing but the time and date and WiFi in bottom-right corner.

Could this be because I am logging in locally rather than using a MS account?

Answer:Lock screen apps not showing up on lock screen

I'm having exactly the same issue, and I log in using a Microsoft account.

- CMW

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system is showing 24h clock. On my Surface Pro 3 as well.

Answer:24h Clock not showing on lock screen

Anyone know how to enable it?

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My lock screen, with Windows Spotlight - that changing screen that shows up before you log on to Windows, and asks "Do you like what you see?" - is now showing random comments on the screen... I have no idea where these are coming from. They look like social-media-type comments, one-liners about the picture being showed.
WTF? Has anyone else seen this? How can I make it stop? I know I can change the Spotlight feature by switching to a static picture or slideshow in Personalization/Lock Screen, but honestly I kind of like Spotlight and was really enjoying it for a few months before these weird comments started showing up. Screenshot shows the settings I have currently (I never changed any of these):
Detailed status: Calendar
Quick status: Mail Calendar Phone Messaging
Not really sure what those do, or if they are related to the problem.
Thanks for any help!

Answer:Lock screen showing comments now?

Hello Samus, and welcome to Ten Forums.

That would be from "Windows spotlight" set as your lock screen background. If you like, set the background to "Picture" using an image you want for it instead to stop this.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html

The status options are to let you know about any notifications or details for the selected apps.

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I have disabled my lockscreen in both security options and power options, but it still shows up when it wakes from sleep... how to I get this PROPERLY disabled? Thanks :)

Answer:Lock Screen showing even though disabled

Hmmmmm, from control panel, search for wake up, there you'll find an option to disable this ;)

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My lock screen, with Windows Spotlight - that changing screen that shows up before you log on to Windows, and asks "Do you like what you see?" - is now showing random comments on the screen... I have no idea where these are coming from. They look like social-media-type comments, one-liners about the picture being showed.
WTF? Has anyone else seen this? How can I make it stop? I know I can change the Spotlight feature by switching to a static picture or slideshow in Personalization/Lock Screen, but honestly I kind of like Spotlight and was really enjoying it for a few months before these weird comments started showing up. Screenshot shows the settings I have currently (I never changed any of these):
Detailed status: Calendar
Quick status: Mail Calendar Phone Messaging
Not really sure what those do, or if they are related to the problem.
Thanks for any help!

Answer:Lock screen showing comments now?

Hello Samus, and welcome to Ten Forums.

That would be from "Windows spotlight" set as your lock screen background. If you like, set the background to "Picture" using an image you want for it instead to stop this.

Lock Screen Background - Change in Windows 10

Windows Spotlight Background Images - Find and Save in Windows 10

The status options are to let you know about any notifications or details for the selected apps.

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When I go to my lock screen (win key and L), I don't have any apps. I selected Favebook and weather but nothing shows. I downloaded an app called Chameleon but that doesn't do anything. I have Win10 home, Gateway, 6gb ram, intel i3 3.3 ghz.

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Hi everybody,
I was just checking out the features of windows 10 when i came across the apps-on-the-lock screen feature (in Personalization settings). I tried setting up weather app, calendar and alarm app but NONE of them are showing up on the Lockscreen.

Is it because Windows 10 is still being 'built-up' or is this a bug?

Any solutions would be appreciated.

Thanks

Answer:None of the Apps showing up on Lock Screen!

bump.

I wonder how MS could ignore such a prominent bug??

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Hi,

I noticed that when the screen is locked, when resuming from sleep, the desktop will still show for few seconds before actually loading the login screen.

Has anyone else noticed this?

I am on a clean install with the latest updates.

Thanks

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Hi,

I'm having a weird issue.

Every time I Restart my Laptop, the Lock Screen does not show the Welcome Screen and skips directly to the User Account login screen. Actually, it shows a darkish blue screen for a couple of seconds and then jumps to the user account login.

When I use the logout function or the shutdown (and I power it back on) everything works normally.

I have ran SFC / Scannow in windows (8.1 by the way).

Any suggestion ?

Thanks.

Answer:Welcome Screen (Lock Screen Pic) not showing on Restart

I may have misunderstood what you are asking but does this tutorial help?






In Windows 8 and 8.1 there are two "Lock" screens.
The user lock screen is the one that displays when a user locks the PC while still signed in to Windows, and when the user is selected on the sign in screen, times out, and returns to the lock screen. Each user is able to change their lock screen background image to an image of their choice.The default Lock screen image is the one that displays when there are no users currently signed in to Windows or selected on the sign in screen.



See full tutorial here - Lock Screen Default Background Image - Change in Windows 8

Regards,
Jamie

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Hello all!
On my lock screen (black) clock + date is shown. Also holidays. But my phone (new Lumia 950) shows holidays for my country (Slovenia) + Croatia. Is there a setting for this?
thx
M

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Hi,
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Getting super frustrated because I can't solve this simple problem.
The daily calendar reminders are not showing on my lock screen under the time.
In settings, I have calander set as the app to show detailed status on.
Using a1520 with Denim.

Answer:Calendar notifications not showing on lock screen [Lumia 1520] How to fix?

Have you used a custom lock screen app in the past? Could have bugged it out. You can try "resetting" your lock screen by turning Kid's Corner on then back off.

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Answer:I have downloaded Windows 10. After this the lock screen is showing "loaing...."

use the "windows phone recovery tool"

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I'm not sure if this is a hardware issue or just Windows but it is super annoying (really).

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Answer:Lock ups, studders and other annoying bugs on my 3 year old PC

Please use this tool to update your profile specs rather than putting it in the thread

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i can't find the  C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Systemdata, folder,
in my laptop
how to get default lock screen images in 8.1? plz help me..

Answer:Lock Screen Custom Image Stuck on Load for Windows 8.1, (Can't see the default lock screen images)

Please take a look at this link and it should solve your problem.
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/29621-start-screen-set-default-background-image-windows-8-1-a.html

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I have The Weather app permissions set to allow it to display the weather on the lock screen. This has been working fine for some time -- up until now.

Now it only shows alerts, not the temperature. Any idea how to fix this?

Answer:Windows Weather and Lock Screen -- Weather not showing

To get the weather to show on the lock screen TWO things are needed:

Give the Weather app permision to access the lock screen.Tell the lock screen what you want to see.
I think number 2 is set up by default and I think I set up number 1 myself. This was enough to make it work.

Somewhere along the line I mucked up number 2. I do remember experimenting in that area.

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much appreciated.

i have Windows 7 64bit BTW.
 

Answer:uTorrent causing computer to lock up. Had this problem for over a year.

You have answered your own question, probability is that RAM module may be defective. You can verify that by running memtest, for minimum of 8 passes (first with both modules installed, then with one module at a time), however, it would be more appropriate to let it run through the night and see whether it reports any errors. Regards
 

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Hi,

how to disable Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock screen messages?



I have desktop pc with two keyboards usb and bluetooth. Also TOSHIBA Bluetooth Stack software, but in device manager: keyboard > hid keyboard device both using microsoft drivers. And I dont have any software installed for keyboards. Also bluetooth has separate system tray indications (it is also disabled) so its not that. I made some googling and found other fix it with Hkey_Local_Machine\Software\Widcomm\BTConfig\General KeyIndication set to 0, but I dont have it in registry. Acualy I dont have anywhere in registry KeyIndication. So any ideas how to disable it? Thanks

Answer:Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock screen messages

Hi,

You'll find that the messages are controlled by a piece of software that came pre-installed on your machine when you bought it. Try looking for a Hotkey managing app to see if the notifications can be disabled.


OS

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Each project has its own record in the database, along with its own date on which it was approved in a MM/DD/YYYY format.

As for the running total: the graph is going to be constantly going up. For example: if in 2000 we had 0 projects approved, then in 2001 we approved 5 projects, then 2000 would have a point at 5. Then in 2002 we approved 2 projects, the line would need to go up to 7, not jump down to 2 for 2002.

How can I get my query to return the Year on the X axis and the running total on the Y axis? Is this even possible, or can I only get it to work in Excel?

Attached is a picture of what the end chart is going to look like (in Excel... but I need to use Access).

Thanks.
 

Answer:Solved: Access 2007 - Showing only Year when working with dates

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id like to know if I can create a lock screen when my computer boots up to completely lock it from a very advanced user? Or any other ideas would be great. I'd like to know when im not home my computer is completely locked from my very spying boyfriend! I live alone, but sometimes he's here while im working. Im using windows 7 home premium. Thanks ahead of time for any ideas
 

Answer:would know if ican setup a lock screen wheny computer boots up to completly lock it .

Re: would know if ican setup a lock screen wheny computer boots up to completly lock

Don't log in :-D

Use a very difficult password. We have plenty of password generators on majorgeeks.
Enable the system admin account and password protect it.
Those two are probably enough. How advanced is he?
 

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Hi, new to these forums, hope I don't break any rules or anything here.

My laptop is a
Sony Vaio - Model: SVE141R11L
Product name: SVE14135CXB
Pre-loaded with Windows 8 x64
Intel(R) Core i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz
6GB RAM w/ 900GB HDD space
Purchased in Navy Exchange last year (around July 2013)

I have dropped it once or twice from at most a 3ft fall inside a padded case. I mostly use my computer for school work, some gaming, extensive video/photo editing, internet browsing. I've installed some debatable programs but have been installed long ago. Most of my programs included Microsoft Office, Adobe suite, Steam, iTunes, uTorrent, McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, Winrar, VLC, etc. But are now gone due to the refresh I had just done last week for prior problems, but still experience problems.

I recently been having issues with my computer where it just won't respond at all. Like today, I had it working for a few hours, but then went out and left my laptop on the lock screen, and came back to it being completely stuck. Completely stuck as in, no keys or clicks would unlock the screen to the login prompt. However, my cursor was fully able to move around the screen, and my caps/num lock buttons work as they display the lights enabling/disabling them. The time when it was stuck was 8:03pm, but the clock was stuck on 7:55. But on the bottom of the front of the laptop, the HDD orange light is not lit up at all, which I believe suggest that the HDD is not reading/properly reading. Oddly e... Read more

Answer:Windows 8 Lock Screen Stuck, Cursor/num/cap lock work

Sounds like one too many drops killed the computer. You may get lucky and find a local mom & pop shop that will fix it cheaper then Sony.

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My friends dv7-1135nr is not posting. The num lock and caps lock led light will flash once every 2 seconds at the same time. According to HP this issue is a " not functional" cpu. I am ordering another cpu for 16.00 off ebay because this is cheaper opposed to ordering another board. Anyone else have this issue? And if so did you fix it ?
 

Answer:dv7-1135nr black screen caps lock/num lock flashing

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Well, I have no idea what caused this but the tablet buttons (even the on/off button) the lights for caps lock and scroll lock as well as the automatic screen orientation change when I flip it to be a tablet have stopped working.Also the screen does not turn off anymore when the lid is closed. Reinstalled pretty much all of the drivers, no effect.Any ideas? Is this thing already broken?

Answer:X41 tablet buttons + scroll lock and caps lock lights + screen orientation change stopped working!

well, SOMETHING is broken.. though it would seen unlikely it is hardware.. a question: did you load anything new just before this happened..?anything at all..scanner drivers or printer drivers or a new application..? OH!, welcome to the lenovo community..! 





Bill Morrow, kept by parrotsSysop - forum.thinkpads.comX300, T60p, X60s,X60T (sxga+), Transnote, MacBook Pro, iPhone, iPod----She was not what you would call refined.She was not what you would call unrefined.She was the type of person who kept a parrot.Mark Twain

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Can anyone tell me how to eliminate the lock screen preview and bypass the 'Sign In' button on the lock screen?

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I'm guessing I'll no longer be able to hit the spacebar, turn on my mouse and go directly to the desktop but if I can hit the spacebar, turn on the mouse, then hit the space bar one last time, that would be satisfactory.

Answer:Lock Screen Preview and Lock Screen nuisance

Turns out, the instructions I found to not require a password at the sign in screen did the trick for me.

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T470 20HE model Windows 10 64-bitFn key actions are displayed with on-screen icons/symbols (Volume/Mute, Mic, Display brightness), however when I select Caps lock or Num lock, there is no on-screen display.I re-installed the latest Lenovo Power Management Driver and Hotkey Features Integration for Windows 10 but no success.When I open the Display Settings >> Display adapter properties >> Screen configurations, the section "Indicator settings for Numlock and Capslock" is missing.Here are the Lenovo instructions: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/HT002122 See attached file for comparison of the Screen configurations settings and my actual settings. Interestingly, in the Lenovo Hotkey Features Integration for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Laptop 9.0.07 (current version) Readme.txt, (https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/n1wvu28e.txt ) there is a reference to a fix in the 9.0.0.6 as follows:<9.0.0.6>
- (FIX) Fixed CapsLock and NumLock OSD issue that the screen configuration
setting function in display adaptor properties control panel may not
work. Please advise if there is another fix to show the Capslock and Numlock on the display. 


























OSD comparison.pdf ?138 KB

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ANyone have aclue how to get these working again  i did a clean install of windows and for the life of me can't get these to work I've installed all drivers from the drivers page with no luck

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I have a Acer Aspire 7750G-9411 laptop. I recently had to reload my operating system. since then the "on-screen " icon for the cap's lock and number's lock does not show up. I made sure to download and install all of the drivers but have been able to restore this one frature. Thanks for any help you can give me. Cliff

Answer:on-screen icon for Caps lock / number's lock is mi...

If you are using Windows 8, then it is important to note that the on-screen indicators for Num Lock and Caps Lock are not available in Windows 8. To know more about this, you can refer to the link below:http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/30035/~/no-num-lock-and-caps-lock-indicator If you are using Windows 7, you can check if following the steps below helps:1. Click on "Start".2. Type keyboard in the "Search" field.3. Double-click "Keyboard options".4. Go to "Key settings" tab and then, go to "Key settings" list.5. Locate and double-click "Caps Lock" and select the option "Display Caps Lock status on screen". Click "Finish".6. Follow Step 5 for Nums Lock as well. Hope this will resolve your issue.

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Lenovo Y720 So, when I hit caps ock or num lock an on screen display tells me whether capslock or num ock has been pushed. While I appreciate it is helpful for some, in my case it become a hinderance. You need to remove "num lock" for single key print screen request, and if I have a short time frame, I am stuck without being able to screenshot until the num lock indicator goes away.  How do I turn off the on screen display.  Now, before you send me to the previously asked questions of similar nature, I have tried. There is no "display settings" in Control Panel. There is no "advanced display settings" on the settings panel. And there is no way to control it through NVIDIA or Intel graphics settings (that I can see).  Thanks kindly. 

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Good afternoon,

I just did a clean install of 7 to fix errors with my laptop, and it fixed one, but not the other main issues,
My caps lock, and number lock button on the keyboard don't have a light on it and the pop up that is supposed to pop up doesn't show up on screen.
I figured by doing a clean install it would all magically appear again... I was wrong, I have tweaked everything I could think of looking/trying to change setting from the keyboard in control panel, (including messing around with ease of use) and Gateways so called "support" area was of no help, as well as googling the issue has led me down a path of useless tips, I have also looked on this forum for help.

Any help in this area would be GREATLY appreciated!!

Answer:Caps Lock/Num Lock, on screen pop up gone Gateway NV77

Ok, I have a problem I have set up the sound, and it does not play a sound.

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Hi. I recently bought a new R5-417T laptop, and in the process of personalisation found no intuitive way to disable the caps-lock or num-lock notifications. (Windows 10 btw)  ^Notification in question^ How would I go about disabling this? I've tried looking in the BIOS, in regedit and some mythical "Launch Manager" program bundled with older acer laptops that I can't find a working version for.

Answer:How to DISABLE Caps-lock and Num-lock screen notif...

Caps lock is thr Caps lock key.For Num lock try Fn and F11.

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Hi. I recently bought a new R5-417T laptop, and in the process of personalisation found no intuitive way to disable the caps-lock or num-lock notifications. (Windows 10 btw)  ^Notification in question^ How would I go about disabling this? I've tried looking in the BIOS, in regedit and some mythical "Launch Manager" program bundled with older acer laptops that I can't find a working version for.

Answer:How to DISABLE Caps-lock and Num-lock screen notif...

Caps lock is thr Caps lock key.For Num lock try Fn and F11.

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Ok I've been suffering this issue with Windows 10 for as long as I can remember, and it's stopping me using it as the primary OS.

In short I have two, intermittent issues which nothing I do seems to resolve.

1: After waking up from sleep and typing my username password and hitting return, the screen goes black. Cursor moves, Windows + P operates (Screen options do appear from the right) but doesn't actually make any difference, and I'm stuck having to hard reset because ctrl alt del doesn't work either. This isn't an every time issue, hence googling seems to fail miserably because all the examples are people getting it every time. This, for me, is a 3 in 10 regularity.

2: Logging a user off occasionally sees the lock screen ... locking up. Ironically. Mouse moves, and power button DOES work but that's all that works.

These issues are plaguing me and I just cannot fix them - endless googling has left me empty handed, and I've tried disabling SLI. No help. I've tried disabling apps. No help. Nothing I do makes any difference and event viewer doesn't seem to reveal anything useful either.

Anyone got any idea how I can resolve this?

System is:

132GB SSD OCZ
2TB Seagate HDD
4790K
2x980Ti SLI
32 GB RAM @ 1800 Corsair
Asus Z97-A
Windows 10 & Windows 7 dual boot 64.

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Hi All.

I have a new one installed Lenovo T450s with Windows 10 Entreprise.
I have joined the machine into a domain without some active GPO.
When I'm at home or sitting at a customer and must unlock the screen, it takes a war! It is as if searching for the DNS server for my AD domain as my PC is a member of.
In Windows 7 or Windows 8 there is no problem.
This is not a problem in Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Some have suggestions?

Thank you

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Ok I've been suffering this issue with Windows 10 for as long as I can remember, and it's stopping me using it as the primary OS.

In short I have two, intermittent issues which nothing I do seems to resolve.

1: After waking up from sleep and typing my username password and hitting return, the screen goes black. Cursor moves, Windows + P operates (Screen options do appear from the right) but doesn't actually make any difference, and I'm stuck having to hard reset because ctrl alt del doesn't work either. This isn't an every time issue, hence googling seems to fail miserably because all the examples are people getting it every time. This, for me, is a 3 in 10 regularity.

2: Logging a user off occasionally sees the lock screen ... locking up. Ironically. Mouse moves, and power button DOES work but that's all that works.

These issues are plaguing me and I just cannot fix them - endless googling has left me empty handed, and I've tried disabling SLI. No help. I've tried disabling apps. No help. Nothing I do makes any difference and event viewer doesn't seem to reveal anything useful either.

Anyone got any idea how I can resolve this?

System is:

132GB SSD OCZ
2TB Seagate HDD
4790K
2x980Ti SLI
32 GB RAM @ 1800 Corsair
Asus Z97-A
Windows 10 & Windows 7 dual boot 64.

Answer:Being absolutely tortured by lock screen lock ups...please help!

Disable Internal PLL Overvoltage. It should be 'Auto' by default. Choose 'Disable' from the dropdown and disable it.

Attachment 89957

See how it goes. Let us know.

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I recently bought a wireless keyboard not realising till I got it home there is no light to indicate whether the Caps lock is on. As I am a useless typer I was wondering if there is any programme that would show on the screen whether it was on or off? I use the accessibility sound so at least I know when I select it what mode it is in, but just not as good as the visual

Answer:Is there a programme for showing caps lock on

click hereclick here

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Hi, I would like to know if there is a way to enable caps lock screen indicator on U410 models with Windows 8.I know that there is a Quanta Caps lock OSD driver for Windows 7 but it does not enable cpas lock  screen indicator. I reinstalled the Lenovo energy management but still not showing caps lock screen indicator. Is there a way to turn on the caps lock OSD? Any help would be appreciated. 













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Answer:Caps Lock OSD not showing (U410)

hi kang106,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
The Ideapad U410 here on the lab came with Windows 7. We decided to upgrade it to Windows 8 (thru Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant) and the OSD drivers for the brightness, volume, and capslock are all working.
 
Have you tried to uninstall the capslock OSD and lenovo energy management (windows 8 version) and reboot then reinstall the Lenovo Energy Management  (Windows 7 version) and capslock OSD driver and reboot?
 
 
Regards,
neokenchi

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I installed the Live Lock Screen BETA on my NL 925, but decided I didn't like it for a number of reasons. So I uninstalled it. But now, whenever I try to unlock my phone, it says "resuming..." for several seconds and then displays the normal lock screen. How can I fix this?

Answer:Why is Live Lock still showing on my phone after I uninstalled it?

Same here. Been having the same problem.

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i have Time computer which i bought in 2004 and then later it went bust and now i have virus on the computer and try using the reload or recovery cd but i get the error message unable to determine bios lock please contact manufacturer which have gone bust and need to my computer back as quick as possible running please help much appreciate with owners of time computer or ho have experienced this problem please help! what shall i do and how to bypass it and reinstall windows xp because it's not happening with bootup disks

Answer:Time computer showing unable to determine bios lock?

HI, i have the same issue with tiny PC, any help appreciated. In fact what i would prefer is not tohave to do the reload, but it all keeps crashing on me, cant boot up even in safe mode. Got as far as defrag in safe mode then crashed and cant get anywhere near it now

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Hi! So, I've upgraded to Windows 8 RTM this weekend and I'm having this problem: Every time I boot the PC (shutdown or restart), the Num Lock key is off. Since my password uses numbers, and I'm pretty used to type it with Num Lock, I'd like to keep it always on. It was fine on Windows 7. Now, I've searched for it, and there is the "InitialKeyboardIndicators" key on regedit. I have changed values for all of them to "2", and it didn't work. My BIOS say to keep it always on. Is there anything else that I'm missing?

Answer:Num Lock always activated on lock screen

Netplwiz, or tap num lock before starting password entry.

Besides those, you can check to make sure keyboard is plugged in directly to motherboard instead of add-on card or something.

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I've been using Windows 10 for just over one year. For some reason the Lock Screen/Sign-in screen shows three users. All three are me in three iterations. I find also that when trying to save some excel and word documents I receive messages saying that i am not allowed to save to this folder or that folder. I am able to save to the desk top and then drag and drop the document into the folder that I need to place it in. I know that this must have something to do with "permissions". Not sure how to fix that. One of the accounts that shows up is the initial account that I created back when hotmail.com was around. Any ideas/advice on these issues? When i updated to Windows 10, pretty certain that i followed all of the instructions, although that has been over 1 year now. Thank you in advance...cheers and beers to all!

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I've been using Windows 10 for just over one year. For some reason the Lock Screen/Sign-in screen shows three users. All three are me in three iterations. I find also that when trying to save some excel and word documents I receive messages saying that i am not allowed to save to this folder or that folder. I am able to save to the desk top and then drag and drop the document into the folder that I need to place it in. I know that this must have something to do with "permissions". Not sure how to fix that. One of the accounts that shows up is the initial account that I created back when hotmail.com was around. Any ideas/advice on these issues? When i updated to Windows 10, pretty certain that i followed all of the instructions, although that has been over 1 year now. Thank you in advance...cheers and beers to all!

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Looking at the Last Modified Date in Windows File Explorer, the Year field shows the year 2036 on some files but not all. The Creation Date matches the Last Modified Date. This happens to folders and individual files.

I first noticed this when I did a fresh install of Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Does anybody have an idea what is causing this. Any help would be appreciated.

Attached: a snipped image of Windows File Explorer showing the problem

Answer:Date Last Modified year field is set to the year 2036 on some files

Hello wguimb,

Looks like you're from the future. LOL

Double check to see if your system date may be set incorrectly somehow.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html

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I have an x61t that when it locks for screen saver password and you have to CTRL ALT Delete the relog back on. the CAPS lock on the onscreen keyboard indicates on but it's not. 1. Log into the tablet.2. The screensaver would lock the tablet.3. Press Ctrl Alt Delete to get to the logon screen.4. The on screen keyboard would show the Caps Lock key as on but it wasn't. If they pressed the Caps Lock key it would then be on.5. The users don't press the Caps Lock key now, even though it is being displayed as on, and they can logon OK. I cannot recreate this problem on another X61tablet and this behaviour happens even when the notebook is in a docking station with an external keyboard.  anybody seen this error before?  

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K I'm on a laptop... n have been... I got the BSOD in the last 3 weeks twice.... Im confused as to why this is happening n have only seen this BSOD ever in my life in my 10 years being online in this one laptop....

Tha last time this happened it was a gradual nightmare till i almost couldn't work on the laptop n ended up just getting a new HD this was last year roughly the same time...

I don't know what is causing or has caused this n what i can do to not have this issue. It can't be a virus or spyware. (I think anyway) It just error n then something like Driver IQL or something like that is less or equal value..... I didn't even know what to look for.....

Anyhow can someone help? Will a scan work?
 

Answer:Blue screen of death on new HD in less than a year?

...It just error n then something likeClick to expand...

Please tell us exactly what is printed and the first alpha-numeric string. (may look something like 0x000000ab) where aand b might be letters or numbers.
 

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Hi,
I've read every post I could find on this so I'm sorry to ask another dumb question but here goes.

I created an access database (volunteer work) which has an autoincrement field to issue numbers to animals taken in at our shelter. My 'boss' (also a volunteer) wants this simple autoincrement changed to a value which begins with the two digit year and then has 4 digits, starting with 0001 which will increment sequentially and restart at 0001 with the new calendar year. Therefore, records will start with 10-0001, 10-0002, etc for this year and 11-0001, 11-0002 for next year.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Autoincrement field including year - restart each year

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I found a post on this exact topic from back in 2010. I am trying to incorporate the code into my database and am not able to get the code to work if I make any changes. Here is the link to the previous thread: http://forums.techguy.org/business-...increment-field-including-year-restart-2.html

I have also uploaded the database that was provided in the last post. If I try to change the field and object names I appear to be unsuccessful in having the code still work even when I change the items in the code as well. I woud like some help. I would like for there to be a field called "RequestDate" that has the date stamp that is keyed in by the user. Then after that is keyed in on the form the "AssignmentID" field is updated to the new assignment number. The "RequestDate"="Admit_Date" and "AssignmentID"="ActualFWCNumber". I am trying to do this in Access 2010. If I make changes either the number field doesn't autopopulate or the same number keeps repeating. Any and all assistance on this would be great.
 

Answer:Autoincrement field including year - restart each year

tamanthalou, welcome to the forum.
As you have posted the original database a copy of your database with no data in it would be better to understand your problem.
 

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I have created
C:\00 - savehere \2012
C:\00 - savehere \2013
C:\00 - savehere \2014

current vba code is:-
ChDir "C:\00 - savehere \2012"
Range("c57:h102").ExportAsFixedFormat Type:=xlTypePDF, Filename:=composedfn & ".pdf"
Is there a way to save to ChDir "C:\00 - savehere \ currentyear
without having to change the vba integer value to each new year? or using if statements for each year? So when the 1st of jan comes it automatically save to the new current year directory and if possible creates a directory at the start of each new year as well?
 

Answer:Solved: Save PDF to a year directory each new year or month

If folder exist....

' Does this directory exist? If not, create it.
If objFSO.FolderExists(strParentPath) = False Then
Set newFolder = objFSO.CreateFolder(strParentPath)
Wscript.Echo "Put a ocr fold here" &
Else
'Save it here code'
End If

This will get you the year
CurrentDate = Date
File_Year = DatePart("yyyy",CurrentDate)

You should be able to code it with this info
 

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My T61 with nvida suddenly had an unreadable screen after using it for a year and a half or so. This showed up when waking from sleep mode and happened immediately on re-boot with blocks and strange characters showing. When windows booted the screen was split horozontally with black bands on sides and very hard to read. Going to properties, settings, the screen was set at 640x480 with 4 bit color (I think) and options above 800 x 600 did not exist. Could not access nvida software in control panel. Shipped to Lenovo without hard drive mid day december 2 and received it repaired mid day december 9th. Since I had downgraded to XP I had to change BIOS back to SATA compatibility mode. Other than that slipped in my hard drive and evry thing is great. From EasyServ Repair Action Report: system board/planarplasticsfan and thermal unit updated BIOS/embedded controller I had forgotten that I purchased three year warrantee and was happily surprised when I looked it up.I am happy with service. If I had one year warrantee I'd be buying a new notebook though. Hope this helps someone T61 7664-17u downgreaded to XP,  nvida,

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hi all, first post, so apologies for any faux pas in advance.
I have a 2 year old xps 8700 running win 8 that has been suffering startup problems. occasionally, on pressing the power button, all I'd see would be a black screen (no dell logo etc). no lights would show on the keyboard (caps lock etc) and the red led under the mouse remains unlit. there appears to be no POST as there are no beeps etc. if I press the power button, it would shut down immediately. I'd 'solve' this by unplugging the power lead for about 12 hrs (yes, hours) then trying again - heat related?
it seemed that the start up problem was worse when the ambient temperature was higher during the few days of summer we had.
when the pc does fire up, it usually works fine unless it goes into sleep mode whereby it would occasionally not wake up and require a power off to get it to respond.
I'm now at the stage where the PC doesn't start up, regardless of how long it is left disconnected.
having read a post from 4 years ago at http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19521152 I tried the unplugging all usb etc. no joy. I tried unplugging the hard drives - no joy. I then eventually tried unplugging the monitor cable (hdmi) and could then hear the pc go through the 'normal' disk access sounds for a normal boot - the lights on the keyboard and mouse would all be active. cool. problem solved!
or not.
on plugging the hdmi cable back in to the PC the monitor report... Read more

Answer:2 year old XPS 8700 on Win 8 - black screen on power up

devilgas,Click the link below for information resolving the issue with your xps 8700.XPS 8700 - Experiencing a Black Screen on Startup

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I need to replace my shitty WRT54G2 as it sucks ass for wireless gaming when 4 or more PC's are on the network wirelessly as we keep getting disconnections left and right.

I've found 2 good routers on our forums here and both are used, I'm looking at a 3 year old WRT54GS that rarely saw wireless use and the guy ran DD-WRT but lowered the xmit power to the min needed for his 1 PC to be on the net, there were 3 - 5 PC's wired thru this router though I'm not as worried about wired load.

The other is a 1 year old WRT54GL that did have a slighltly heavier wireless load on it but is pre-flashed as well, this guy used his PC, iphone and X360 via wireless and about 3 PC's wired.

They are both going to run me about $40 shipped so which one would you guys pick?

Oh, the router will be used in a 100% wireless network with 2 desktops and 1 laptop. The 2 desktops are on the internet non stop from 2:30 - 3pm onwards to arround 9:30 PM during the week and are usually playing online games and downloading non stop. The laptop usually only gets on for email and almost daily 1 - 2 hr lan/net gaming sesions which also include the other 2 PC's. Every other week we have 4 - 6 PC's connected wirelessly for lan gaming sessions which usually span 2 - 3 days and last from 3 - 8 hrs per bout so this is when traffic will be the highest and also the reason I need a new router.
 

Answer:What would you pick? A 1 year old WRT54GL or 3 year old WRT54GS?

Flash your current wrt54g2 router with DD-WRT..see if that gets her running smoother.

240MHz, 16 megs.

The wrt54gl is a step down, older 200MHz processor, 16 megs of RAM.

The wrt54gs came in various versions, 200MHz processor, earlier versions with 32 megs of RAM, later versions with just 16 megs of RAM. But some of the later versions have the same processor as your wrt54g2...they're the same router, just in the older case.
 

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at a wal-mart store. It disappeared from my PC although the year not up until 2016. I saw for a minute the Product Key on my PC but it is now gone alone with all traces of Norton 360> How do I reinstall my product key?

Answer:I bought a 1 year protection for 1 year Norton 360

I'm not exactly sure what you need but if you're asking how to recover the 360 product key so you can reinstall you might try Belarc:http://www.belarc.com/free_download...It will list most/all? of the product keys associated with your installed software. For anything beyond that you may need to contact Norton.

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Hi All, i have tired to use year function to get to the year.A1: "Mar18 B1: year(A1). Result: 9-jul-05A2: July17 B2: Year(A2). Result: 9-ju;-05Could you please help me about this.

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I have an installation folder on my main machine(Windows 7) with all my software. I have repeatedly run into issues connecting odd devices to my shared folder. This time I have installed Windows 10 Technical Preview (on a different machine) and don't understand why it tells me I can't access my own machine. After all these years, you would think user friendly would be a reality. It seems to be a coin toss as to which machines will connect. I hate never knowing I can access my own machine without issue. Here I am trying to install applications but yet I can't get to my storage location.

What is the secret to sharing your machine, so that anyone on the same network can access shared folders?

Edit: I always turn on "Network Discovery" and "File and Print Sharing".
 

Answer:Network connection issues (year after year)

I'm more brutal via the firewall:

set trust localhost and your lan ip's, eg 192.168.0.1/24

then add two rules for only the PRIVATE PROFILE

inbound allow tcp/udp from 192.168.0.1/24 to any for ports 137-139,445
outbound allow tcp/udp from any to 192.168.0.1/24 for ports 137-139,445
I use a much more complicate scheme in reality to enforce known vs unknown devices and to segregate WiFI from wired access, but that's just me.

In services, ensure these are running

Bonjour Service ( mDNSResponder)
fdPHost
Network Connections
Network List Service
Network Location Awareness

 

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T400 LCD has a dark point within half year, which I bought Oct. 2008. Could I get some change or warranty?

Answer:T400 LCD Screen has a dark piont within half year.

welcome to the forum! you'll need to reference your defective pixel(s) with the current replacement policy to know if it falls under warranty: http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-69856.html

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what to do when a dell latitude d630 laptop is not on but cap lock, num lock and scroll lock is on and i'e tried to check the VGA and the processor

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Hello! Since the most recent build of W-10 (9879), my caps lock, num lock, and scroll lock lights do not function on either computer on which I have W-10 installed (a desktop with a USB keyboard and a laptop with an integrated keyboard). The keys still work to correctly toggle the functionality, but the keyboard lights don't work. In case it matters, my keyboard's actual backlights and my mouse's internal light (not the laser, the internal LED) are working correctly, it's just the CL, NL, and SL indicators that don't function.

Anyone have any ideas for fixing this?

Answer:Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock lights no longer function

Welcome to Windows TenForums, Vaindil.

It doesn’t seem to work on anyone’s system and there doesn’t seem to be a fix yet. You can read here into the beginning of the next page if you like.

https://www.tenforums.com/general-dis...tml#post167249

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At the "Looking for you..." stage of unlocking my Lumia 950XL, since today I'm getting a little electronic sound just after pressing the side unlock button. I press the unlock/power button to wake up the phone...it goes to lock screen and starts the Iris scanner and "Looking for you..." and makes this weird 3 second or so tinny electronic sound. Most annoying, and I don't know where it came from or how to turn it off. Anyone else have this issue?

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Hello. I am trying to fix an HP G62-367DX Notebook PC.
Operating sys: Win 7, 64bit, AMD Turion(tm) 530II Dual-Core Processor, 4GB, 2.50GHz. I had this laptop since December of 2010 and on June of 2013 is when I used my notebook PC and was initially of no use. I have been working on my laptop on and off since. I am not afraid to open the sucker up and get this thing up and running.

The problem started out with what most ppl call it, the "blue screen of death". Like most ppl, I did ignore the blue screen and did a restart which brought me to the normal Windows screen and then it would start back up just fine. I found this in Device Manager's (Hidden Files):
Non-Plug and Play Drivers
-! ehdrv
-! epfwwfp
-! Security Processor Loader Driver
I am not sure if it has anything to do with what it was the blue screen situation, but I tried searching on the net on what it all meant and to see if I was able to fix it, but before I was able to do something about it, the blue screen kept popping up and it was getting worse.

The problem progressed to where on Windows startup it would just stop there, blue screen would pop up and of course I had to restart it and do an F8 key press for Safe Mode. I had to work on Safe Mode for a good couple of weeks before I can figure out the problem/s. I believe I had went into the system and found out it had something to do with some kind of error... *sigh* I did write it down, but that was like a month ago and I am unable to locate my ... Read more

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I can't tell exactly when this started as I have upgraded the NVIDIA drivers as well as the Dell bios and switched from running the onboard Intel HD 630 to GTX 750ti , but now on a cold boot, with the fast startup off, the screen flashes white for a sec after the Dell logo. It could possibly be white noise but I can't focus on it fast enough. It doesn't happen on restarts. I'm connected via hdmi out to a LG TV.
Dell XPS 8910 using the NVidia GTX 750ti and an HDMI TV as monitor Bios version is 1.1.0 ,1.1.0 Original version was 1.0.9, 1.0.9, can I revert back to 1.0.9 ?

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I did an upgrade from Win 7 , and Screen Saver / Turn off display after 5 mins was working under Win 7 64 bit
As my title suggest Screen Saver / Lock screen Slideshow / Turn off display after 5 mins are not working under Win 10
The Lock screen Slideshow is there when Win 10 starts but only shows ONE image, never moves to another.
THINGS I've done so far to get any of these working ...Screen Saver / Lock screen Slideshow / Turn off display after 5 mins
I’ve turned off all the Wake on lan functions
Tried different folder/ images for the lockscreen Slideshow ,window spotlight and picture
Tried to set new power options , was able to get SLEEP to show up in "Start" as it was not there before, but once click , the display DID turn off, but wouldn’t turn back on with mouse movement keyboard presses, had to do a hard reboot. Win 10 started without issue and the SLEEP mode was no longer aviable via the power "start" menu.
Anyone have a clue how to get all of these working. Really would like my display to turn off after 5 mins , and the Screen saver to work , the Lockscreen I'm not fussed about

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Kind of screen glitch that appears before windows 8 lock screen appears at start /restart and a notable delay in starting/restarting time than with my 1st win8 install.

I think this appeared after I installed my windows 7 back ( dont ask me why..)( a clean install) and installed my win8 back again.I dont think Ive done them corectly:

I couldnt install win 7 it in C ,neither to format that partition because of this message [Windows cannot be installed to this disk. The selected disk has an MBR partition table. On EFI systems, Windows can only be installed to GPT disks] and an error code 0x0000 smth... while attempting to format the C. I could only manage to instal windows 7 back after deleting all of the partiton and now I have a single C one.

When Ive tried to reinstall windows 8 these days I expected to see only a partiton where to put my windows but instead there were other minor ones too ( they dint shown during my win7 install) like they appear now if I open disk management .

So now I have that glitch when starting windows 8. I dont know how to describe it: its a black screen -with that windows 8 doted loading wheel -partially covering my Motherboard logo screen ( that screen at startup with bios setup, boot menu options etc).I say partially becuase I can see parts of my motherboard screen on left and right but they are kinda shredded and disolved into scraps. This appears after the clean Motherboard screen witht those options I mentioned above. On my 1st win 8 inst... Read more

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Hello, Windows 10 Pro, fully fully updated. The following happens on two completely different machines (desktop and laptop of different manufacturers).

Up until some time ago (I believe, before Creator's Update, but not 100% certain about that), I used to have Windows Spotlight activated, so that almost every day or every other day, on lock screen, I get one of those lovely photos from Microsoft world archive. However, I not only used to get them on the Lock Screen, they were appearing on the Sign-In screen as well on the first boot-up and Sign-in, as I thought they should, as Windows Spotlight works that way (right?). And I really liked it.

But as of one update, that stopped happenning. Windows Spotlight still works fine on Lock Screen, new photos just fine, but on the sign-in screen, I keep getting the Windows 10 default backgroud photo, the beach/cave one.

Needless to say, I changed nothing in the Sign-In or Lock screen settings at all.

Any ideas on how to fix this? I've already tried the "Brinx fix". Also, needless to say, I've tried resetting the Windows Spotlight back to Photo, and reboot and back countless times.
Cheers

Answer:Windows Spotlight Lock screen photo not coming up on Sign-in screen

Same here & has been happening since a CU in June, I've put it down to MS possibly breaking Spotlight with that CU or they've removed the feature.

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Hi All,
Please kindly let me know how could i stop the spotlight (drop-down) screen in windows 10 using registry settings.
Means while we lock the computer or while we restart the computer then there one screen appears then we press "Space" and then went to up and then we can see the login credential page to login to the windows. I need to disable the same screen using
registry change".

I have tried with the registry
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\
Right-click the Windows folder and click New > Key. Name this new key "Personalization" and then navigate inside it.

but still i am getting the drop-down screen in windows i want to disable the screen it should not appears on the login page.
please let me know how could i disable that screen.
OR
If we can increase the time for the screen then how we can increase the time to display the screen.

Thanks & Regards,
Yogendra 

yogendra kumar

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I have the option for 'Show lock screen background picture on the sign-in screen' enabled, but every time I get to the sign-in screen the only image that is ever displayed is the default 'beach from inside a cave' picture. My current settings are that it will choose images as a slideshow from a specific folder which definitely does not have the beach picture in it, and it works just fine for the lock screen itself.

EDIT: I changed the lock-screen settings to only use a picture instead and it worked just fine, but now the lock screen only shows that image, not a slideshow, regardless of settings. Is having the sign-in screen as a slideshow even possible?

Answer:Change signin screen to a certain image keeping lock screen slideshow?

Set this to disabled, see what happens, but it doesn`t show the ability to do a slide show. I just use the same picture for both.

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Hello, Windows 10 Pro, fully fully updated. The following happens on two completely different machines (desktop and laptop of different manufacturers).

Up until some time ago (I believe, before Creator's Update, but not 100% certain about that), I used to have Windows Spotlight activated, so that almost every day or every other day, on lock screen, I get one of those lovely photos from Microsoft world archive. However, I not only used to get them on the Lock Screen, they were appearing on the Sign-In screen as well on the first boot-up and Sign-in, as I thought they should, as Windows Spotlight works that way (right?). And I really liked it.

But as of one update, that stopped happenning. Windows Spotlight still works fine on Lock Screen, new photos just fine, but on the sign-in screen, I keep getting the Windows 10 default backgroud photo, the beach/cave one.

Needless to say, I changed nothing in the Sign-In or Lock screen settings at all.

Any ideas on how to fix this? I've already tried the "Brinx fix". Also, needless to say, I've tried resetting the Windows Spotlight back to Photo, and reboot and back countless times.
Cheers

Answer:Windows Spotlight Lock screen photo not coming up on Sign-in screen

Same here & has been happening since a CU in June, I've put it down to MS possibly breaking Spotlight with that CU or they've removed the feature.

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i m unable to change my windows 8 appearance as this menu is disable in my windows can anyone please help me as i m new to windows 8 ?

Answer:unable to customize lock screen, start screen, account picture

If you're using the official release of Windows 8 Enterprise trial, you'll need to activate it. PC Settings doesn't have an entry to Activate, so you'll need to go to the Desktop to do so. The little Action Center icon on the lower right hand side (a little flag) should have a red X. Click on it, and it should say you need to activate. Do so, and you'll get those customizing features unlocked.

Product Key Number - Change in Windows 8

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Hello all- I updated the BIOS to 2.26 a while ago and ever since then there's no on-screen indication of caps lock on/off, screen brightness or volume when I change it. Since it seemed to be affected by BIOS, I updated again to 2.27 just now, but the problem persists. Any ideas? Thanks in advance for the help. EDIT: Just fixed my own problem. I needed to update the Hotkeys Feature Integration by downloading the utility thingy from this page. Probably wasn't a BIOS thing after all.













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Answer:T440s: No on screen display of caps lock, volume, screen brightness, etc.

Hi Brightnsalty,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per your query we understood that you were facing issue with On Screen Display earlier on ThinkPad T440s.
 
And we glad to hear that the issue has been resolved after installing Hot key feature application.
 
I also suggest you to update Lenovo power management application, if the OS is Windows 7, please update Lenovo Power Manager application.
 
Cheers! 

Hemanth Kumar






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I'm looking for an app that will rotate my lockscreen and home screen wallpapers.
I've just found Paper Shuffle which does exactly what I want for my lock screen but I want something for my home screen too.

Answer:Where can I find an Wallpaper App that will rotate my lock screen and home screen wallpapers?

At the store

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Windows 10 v1607 displays the lock screen image on the sign-in screen too, which is pretty cool in my opinion.
But if you wish to display a plain login screen, Open Start Menu, click on Settings.
Open Personalization settings and select Lock screen from the left panel.
Here you will see Show lock screen background picture on the sign-in screen.
Toggle the button to the Off position.

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I have updated my Lumia 920 to 8.1, from then sometimes my lock screen gets magnified and it would be impossible to unlock as the fullscreen is not viewed. The phone has to be restarted for this always.
Secondary, earlier I used to easily access the videos or movies stored in videos folder, but now if we try playing some videos through VIDEO app it displays a message "signing in....",then "logging in........", but not able to connecct and videos are not being played.
Kindly suggest what to do in the above issues.
Regards,
damodar.

Answer:Lock screen gets magnified and unable to unlock the screen, videos stored manually not being played

Looks like you unlock your phone via double tap to unlock feature and accidentally turn on screen magnifier. To turn of screen magnifier , go to phone settings /ease of access / turn of screen magnifier.
For video , try to update the Xbox video app from windows phone store Video | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

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Don't buy this laptop! This slim laptop is thin and light but not well built. My wife is a careful user and she uses this laptop to pay the bills. Has anyone ever ordered a replacement base from Dell?  

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its been 30 minutes since my phone has been frozen at the lock screen, i try to swipe up and get the lock code but its not working. the screen is frozen, i tried to soft reset it by pressing the volume down and power button which isnt working. what do i do. i held it for 10 seconds and no change.

Answer:my soft reset isn't working and my screen is frozen on the lock screen

Did the phone vibrate?? If you will need to button combination to force a reset. I can't remember it off hand but have a look on the web, or join here and have more help available. The button combo is for Nokia / microsoft

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Hello,

Is it possible to enable a background image for both the login screen and the lock screen? Even if it is the same one.

Thanks!

Answer:Enable background image in both lock screen and login screen

Hello Provost, and welcome to Ten Forums.

Yes, you sure can. The tutorial below will help show you how to.

Show Lock Screen Background on Sign-in Screen in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

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Hi,

I'm on RTM win 10 pro on my Dell 7720 laptop. Have 2 queries:

1). I've changed the font size to 150% which is fine on the desktop. But I need only the lock screen/Welcome screen to be 100% font size since on 150 % the font is too big and ugly. So is there any way to change only the lock/welcome screen to 100% font size again?

2). I'm experiencing fuzzy/blurry font and icons for some of the applications. For example: Dell touchpad circular scrolling icon is fuzzy, while on 8.1 it was fine. Even the text in Device manager is fuzzy, while on the properties window of this PC it is fine. See below:-





Please help.

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Whenever my laptop wakes up from sleep and shows the lock screen, I click and type in my PIN as normal. But on the lock screen at the top right, there's a Cortana box usually giving an example of what I can do, like 'tap and say remind me to water the plants when I get home'.

The problem is this box stays on the screen after the computer is unlocked, and displays semi-transparently in the top left over all other windows, with the only way to remove it is to double click, have a Cortana window display full screen and then close it.

I'd like to find a way of either fixing this or disabling Cortana from the lock screen altogether as I never use this feature. Any tips would be appreciated.

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These aren't very important problems, but I'm just curious why this happen after Anniversary Upgrade.
- When I start my PC or when I shutdown/restart, in the log screen there isn't my profile image. Just the generic blank one.
The image is still present when I click on Start button on desktop and in Control Panel. I also tried to set it again.
- I prefer a "blank" lock screen background as I had before, with no panorama pictures or nothing. How can I remove it?

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Lumia 735 second screen asking to ENTER PIN I've never seen this before and don't have a pin for it? after 3 attempts it asks for you too enter a passphrase which is A1B2C3 to try again I can not get into my phone. It's not the lock screen, i've already accessed that.

Answer:Lumia 735 cant get past enter pin screen after accessing lock screen

Is there any chance of a picture of this screen?

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How can I have the weather on my glance screen without setting the weather app as my lock screen? As I have the live lockscreen set!

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These aren't very important problems, but I'm just curious why this happen after Anniversary Upgrade.
- When I start my PC or when I shutdown/restart, in the log screen there isn't my profile image. Just the generic blank one.
The image is still present when I click on Start button on desktop and in Control Panel. I also tried to set it again.
- I prefer a "blank" lock screen background as I had before, with no panorama pictures or nothing. How can I remove it?

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I recently upgraded to Windows 10 from the taskbar on my desktop. The upgrade was successful and I was able to use my computer normally. Today, when I started my computer, a disk check was started. After a long time of being stuck at 10%, I force booted the computer off. Now, the computer boots past the Windows 10 logo and goes to a black screen with the cursor. This screen appears before the login screen does. I am able to move the mouse but that is the limit of my control. The mouse is also showing the little blue loading circle next to it blinking over and over.

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