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Old 03-10-2021, 21:02   #91
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Will u be able to force upgrade on the 5th by downloading a media creator like u could on windows 10?
good chance but only if your system meets the requirements
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Re: Windows 11

I have been running Windows 11 as part of the Windows Insider Program. I am now on the release version and it is running fine. I much better like the interface compared with Windows 10 which i never fully got on with.

As i am hard of hearing and need hearing aids the redesigned closed caption themes that are easier to read and customise are a bonus.

Time will tell if Microsoft have finely moved away from the good OS then bad OS cycle
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Old 04-10-2021, 22:32   #93
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Re: Windows 11

Windows 11 launches tomorrow

Today, Facebook/Instagram/WhatsApp suffer a major outage.

Coincidence?

I think not…

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Re: Windows 11

you can get windows 11 officially now here is link can download now MCT of full ISO

https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/soft...load/windows11

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Old 05-10-2021, 13:34   #95
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Re: Windows 11

Right ive installed Windows 11 but i have 2 problems which i cannot find the answer to.

1 - I cannot set MP4 files to play via a default app as whatever app i look under to play back in the default app list it does not list MP4 files.

2 - When I try and view pics in a folder, I don't get icons of the pics showing up on the folder.
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Re: Windows 11

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Right ive installed Windows 11 but i have 2 problems which i cannot find the answer to.

1 - I cannot set MP4 files to play via a default app as whatever app i look under to play back in the default app list it does not list MP4 files.

2 - When I try and view pics in a folder, I don't get icons of the pics showing up on the folder.
Right click on MP4 file select search for app, find the app you want to open it and click the box always open with this app ( or words to that effect)


Click View and select large icons or extra large depending on the size you want to see
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Re: Windows 11

Doesn't give me an option to search for an app. I can choose to open with an app each time but it wont allow me to set as a default app for that file type.
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Re: Windows 11

Here's how to do it in 11, it's not as easy as 10 for some reason

https://www.howtogeek.com/746203/how...on-windows-11/
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Re: Windows 11

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Doesn't give me an option to search for an app. I can choose to open with an app each time but it wont allow me to set as a default app for that file type.
right click / open with / choose another app / find app and tick the box

Just tested it and it worked and it is almost identical to windows 10

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Here's how to do it in 11, it's not as easy as 10 for some reason

https://www.howtogeek.com/746203/how...on-windows-11/

This method is a PITA. I dunno why M$ did this as it is a terrible idea
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I know this may sound daft but ive tried searching for MP4 to associate and it doesnt find the format.
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I know this may sound daft but ive tried searching for MP4 to associate and it doesnt find the format.
What Video Player are you using?
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I know this may sound daft but ive tried searching for MP4 to associate and it doesnt find the format.
just follow the instruction I gave. Point it to a player and tick the box

If all else fails install teamviewer and send me your details I will take over your pc and show you how simple it is

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What Video Player are you using?
Ive tried my main player which ive used for 2 years which is pot player

Ive tried doing what it suggests in that but it simply just wont find the MP4 files to associate.
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have you tried opening the player and dragging the file into it? I feel you are making this hard work
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Re: Windows 11

Use VLC, it plays audio just the same as video
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