Sunday, February 19, 2017

How to delete and format a protected EFI disk partition on USB thumb drive

When you try to remove the partition on USB thumb drive which is protected EFI disk partition, you will receive a error "Access is denied"

(Remark: You cannot not use Windows format tools to format the USB thumb drive too)

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Solution:

Use "HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool" to format the USB thumb drive

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Then, use "Diskpart" to clean the disk.

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It will become a normal USB thumb drive now.

 

Reference:

http://www.winability.com/delete-protected-efi-disk-partition/

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

WhatsApp for Windows 10 Mobile have new version released - UI improvement

The new version WhatsApp one of the improve on UI is swap the position between "Chat" and "Call", it is very good for me.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Action now - Sign up and join the World Community Grid

As a Windows Insider, I always running multiple machine to test different build of Windows 10. Using those machines idle time of computing power to tackle scientific research projects that benefit humanity.

 

1. Go to https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/join.action?projectToAdd=scc1 

Fill-in the following information, then accept EULA.

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2. Select the projects which is you want to join to donate your machine idle time

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3. It will pop up and ask for allow to download the program like the following:

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4. You will receive a program like the following, just install it. (Remark: I receive a error message on my 15031 build machine, just ignore it and continuous the installation, it will running well)

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5. After the installation complete, open the program and it will ask for your login (The account which is you create for signup and download the software)

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6. After your login, it will take few minutes to run the program and also make connection like the following:

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7. When the program start to work, you will see the screen like the following and also it take me around 2x% CPU only:

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I think it is good for us to giving back to society. Please donate your machine idle time. Thank you.

 

Reference:

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http://www.hksilicon.com/kb/articles/1268465

https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/discover.action

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Windows 10 Insider Preview (Creators Update) Build 15031 for Mobile released on Fast Ring

It just release an hours to my Nokia Lumia 636

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If you receive a error message (0x80080008) like the following, just reboot your phone and run the update again

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Windows 10 Insider Preview (Creators Update) Build 15031 for PC released on Fast Ring

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A new build just released for PC only.

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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Windows 10 Build 15025 ISO released - All 32bits insider able to download and upgrade their build to join Windows Insider Creators Update February Bug Bash

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https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windowsinsiderpreviewadvanced

 

Windows Insider Creators Update February Bug Bash started

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/02/03/windows-insider-creators-update-february-bug-bash-winbugbash/#FgBTLMW5fFhpAXlM.97

 

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3165302/windows/windows-10s-creators-update-bug-bash-begins-signalling-an-end-to-new-feature-releases.html

 

#Take the lead

#Do cool things

#Do great things

#LIFE IS LIKE SUSHI

#dream again

#change destiny

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Windows 10 Insider Preview (Creators Update) Build 15025 for PC (64bits OS only) and Mobile released on Fast Ring (For PC: It takes time or effort to upgrade)

I have upgrade successfully from 15014 to 15025 after 1 day on Lenovo W510 laptop

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For the other testing machine X220, I fresh install the build 15002 on it, but I still need to do the following steps to upgrade successfully

 

  1. Change the service "Delivery Optimization" startup type to disable

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      2. Reboot

      3. Run the batch file (Windows Update Reset Script) download from http://windowsreport.com/windows-update-problems-fix-windows-update-reset-script/

      4.  Upgrade successfully

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Reference:

http://sihmar.com/fix-windows-10-build-15025-download-stuck-0-issues/

http://windowsreport.com/windows-10-build-15025-bugs/

 

For the Windows 10 Insider Preview 15025 for mobile, I able to upgrade my Nokia Lumia 636 form 15014 to 15025:

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I still waiting for the 15025 32bits ISO release for upgrade my Chuwi Vi8 plus tablet since it cannot upgrade via Windows update for this build release.

For more detail about the 32bits arrangement of this build, please refer https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/02/01/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-15025-pc/#84piAFZZUjOUphGm.97

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