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  Reply # 1354908 29-Jul-2015 21:48
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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.

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  Reply # 1354910 29-Jul-2015 21:56
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freitasm: Left my laptop on all day at home. Just checked and still nothing...

yea same here for my desktop just going to wait

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1354912 29-Jul-2015 21:57
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MikeB4: That is the best error message I have seen in a long time


Almost as good as ...





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  Reply # 1354914 29-Jul-2015 21:57
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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.

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  Reply # 1354917 29-Jul-2015 22:11
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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. 





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  Reply # 1354919 29-Jul-2015 22:14
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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.

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  Reply # 1354920 29-Jul-2015 22:17
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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.




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  Reply # 1354921 29-Jul-2015 22:19
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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%.




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  Reply # 1354922 29-Jul-2015 22:23
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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.

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  Reply # 1354923 29-Jul-2015 22:23
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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

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  Reply # 1354924 29-Jul-2015 22:27
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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.




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  Reply # 1354925 29-Jul-2015 22:30
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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! :)





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  Reply # 1354927 29-Jul-2015 22:34
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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?

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  Reply # 1354928 29-Jul-2015 22:35
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Gamegeek: After upgraded do you have to reactivate Windows again?


Nope

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  Reply # 1354929 29-Jul-2015 22:39
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anyone with a nvidia gpu having problems with windows 10? read that the updates were interfering with drivers.

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