Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | ... | 38
5451 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 684

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1354908 29-Jul-2015 21:48 Send private message

semigeek:
Behodar: Does anyone know how to set your current location in Maps?


Do you have location turned on in settings/privacy? As well as setting windows maps to On, for apps that can use your location?
If so, click the location icon, 3rd from top in the vertical bar on the right of the map app.

Oh and doing that, may just show the top half of the North Island, but if you don't live in Auckland, drag the map until you find the home icon.

I think you may have misunderstood me. I want to set the current location (it's completely wrong).

If you didn't misunderstand: When I click the third button it plonks a dot on top of Auckland, but I don't seem to be able to drag it. I can't move it, can't right-click it, I can left-click it but the address is greyed out and can't be edited.

PS. Argh, TinyMCE + Edge = World of frustration.

5 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1354910 29-Jul-2015 21:56 Send private message

freitasm: Left my laptop on all day at home. Just checked and still nothing...

yea same here for my desktop just going to wait

3440 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1539

Subscriber

  Reply # 1354912 29-Jul-2015 21:57 One person supports this post Send private message

MikeB4: That is the best error message I have seen in a long time


Almost as good as ...





Sideface


1503 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 101


  Reply # 1354914 29-Jul-2015 21:57 Send private message

Behodar:
semigeek:
Behodar: Does anyone know how to set your current location in Maps?


Do you have location turned on in settings/privacy? As well as setting windows maps to On, for apps that can use your location?
If so, click the location icon, 3rd from top in the vertical bar on the right of the map app.

Oh and doing that, may just show the top half of the North Island, but if you don't live in Auckland, drag the map until you find the home icon.

I think you may have misunderstood me. I want to set the current location (it's completely wrong).

If you didn't misunderstand: When I click the third button it plonks a dot on top of Auckland, but I don't seem to be able to drag it. I can't move it, can't right-click it, I can left-click it but the address is greyed out and can't be edited.

PS. Argh, TinyMCE + Edge = World of frustration.

 

 

 

I see your problem now, and I am trying to find a solution for it too.

1181 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 105


  Reply # 1354917 29-Jul-2015 22:11 Send private message

I ended up getting the download tool and making a bootable pen drive.  Then used it to do an upgrade on my PC and a  Upgrade followed by a clean install on my surface pro.

On my PC, I needed to update to the latest AMD drivers and there was an update to OneDrive. 





TwoSeven

12258 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1343


  Reply # 1354919 29-Jul-2015 22:14 Send private message

Has anyone done an upgrade from windows 7, and does all software such as outlook 2010, photoshop etc still work fine? I have done it from windows 8.1, but that isn't as much of a leap, as from windows 7, as 8.1 isn't too dissimilar from 10 apart from the start menu. I am wondering if a clean install from windows 7 is not a better idea.

2483 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

  Reply # 1354920 29-Jul-2015 22:17 Send private message

Behodar:
semigeek:
Behodar: Does anyone know how to set your current location in Maps?


Do you have location turned on in settings/privacy? As well as setting windows maps to On, for apps that can use your location?
If so, click the location icon, 3rd from top in the vertical bar on the right of the map app.

Oh and doing that, may just show the top half of the North Island, but if you don't live in Auckland, drag the map until you find the home icon.

I think you may have misunderstood me. I want to set the current location (it's completely wrong).

If you didn't misunderstand: When I click the third button it plonks a dot on top of Auckland, but I don't seem to be able to drag it. I can't move it, can't right-click it, I can left-click it but the address is greyed out and can't be edited.

PS. Argh, TinyMCE + Edge = World of frustration.


I'm pretty sure that's deliberate. If you're on another platform, and the location marker cannot determine your location properly, it will just drop a fixed marker, so the same is happening here.

I'm guessing you want something as a start/end point for directions? If that's the case, it appears that it doesn't support that, and you'll need to do address lookup. You can then use the Favourites feature to store it for quick lookup when creating queries for directions.




Find me on Twitter!

I posted 1, 2 x 10^3 times!

935 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 193

Subscriber

  Reply # 1354921 29-Jul-2015 22:19 Send private message

The download is really slow now? I did two Win10Pro downloads this afternoon and they went quite quickly, but now downloading Win10HOME and its taking ages. 3 hours for 27%.




Life is too short to remove USB safely.


5451 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 684

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1354922 29-Jul-2015 22:23 Send private message

Home and a Pro both use the same media; it's only the product key that changes.

As for Maps, it seems like a poor design decision if there is no way to tell it (and save) where you are.

4885 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1299

Trusted
Microsoft

  Reply # 1354923 29-Jul-2015 22:23 Send private message

mattwnz: Has anyone done an upgrade from windows 7, and does all software such as outlook 2010, photoshop etc still work fine? I have done it from windows 8.1, but that isn't as much of a leap, as from windows 7, as 8.1 isn't too dissimilar from 10 apart from the start menu. I am wondering if a clean install from windows 7 is not a better idea.


"should" be fine.  A lot of work has been done to make inplace upgrade/setup reliable

3440 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1539

Subscriber

  Reply # 1354924 29-Jul-2015 22:27 Send private message

mattwnz: Has anyone done an upgrade from windows 7, and does all software such as outlook 2010, photoshop etc still work fine? I have done it from windows 8.1, but that isn't as much of a leap, as from windows 7, as 8.1 isn't too dissimilar from 10 apart from the start menu. I am wondering if a clean install from windows 7 is not a better idea.


I've upgraded 8 PCs from Win 7 Pro (fully updated) to Win 10 Pro today, including all software / apps.

No problems detected with any software - including Office 2010 and Photoshop Elements 11.

No clean install required.




Sideface


935 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 193

Subscriber

  Reply # 1354925 29-Jul-2015 22:30 One person supports this post Send private message

Sideface:
mattwnz: Has anyone done an upgrade from windows 7, and does all software such as outlook 2010, photoshop etc still work fine? I have done it from windows 8.1, but that isn't as much of a leap, as from windows 7, as 8.1 isn't too dissimilar from 10 apart from the start menu. I am wondering if a clean install from windows 7 is not a better idea.


I've upgraded 8 PCs from Win 7 Pro (fully updated) to Win 10 Pro today, including all software / apps.

No problems detected with any software - including Office 2010 and Photoshop Elements 11.

No clean install required.

You deserve a KitKat! :)





Life is too short to remove USB safely.


1503 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 101


  Reply # 1354927 29-Jul-2015 22:34 Send private message

Is Edge going to be able to import bookmarks from any other browser other than Internet Explorer? Also, will you be able to right click on the favourites bar and add bookmarks in upcoming versions?

1811 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 18

Trusted

  Reply # 1354928 29-Jul-2015 22:35 Send private message

Gamegeek: After upgraded do you have to reactivate Windows again?


Nope

5 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1354929 29-Jul-2015 22:39 Send private message

anyone with a nvidia gpu having problems with windows 10? read that the updates were interfering with drivers.

1 | ... | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | ... | 38
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic








Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:






Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.