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Yep king of how many tweaks it takes to get rid of the annoying crap which 10 didn't need by the way

Read you say 11 virtual machine abilities are better than 10's ?
Please share exactly how or what make 11 better at vm's
Frankly if you're using vm it's likely to escape 11 with some other os not use 11 more :laugh:
 
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Hi,
Yep king of how many tweaks it takes to get rid of the annoying crap which 10 didn't need by the way

Read you say 11 virtual machine abilities are better than 10's ?
Please share exactly how or what make 11 better at vm's
Frankly if you're using vm it's likely to escape 11 with some other os not use 11 more :laugh:
I think you mis-read. I hate VM's. I like REAL hardware testing

Now on to my issue. I recently today tried Explorer patch and with Maximized Windows I get full black Taskbar to where I need to hover over my mouse to see the WiFi/Sound/Etc
 
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Do you have a link or any information on how to do this? I'm completely willing to reinstall. (My windows eats ram.)
I can make a walkthrough if there is enough interest. However, fair warning, the way I do things is very much not the microsoft way.
 
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I can do a little tomfoolery. My Windows 11 takes 10 GB doing nothing.
Wait, are you serious? I've got 2 browsers, an email client, a image editor and file manager open and I'm only 4.1GB..
 
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I am just running mine @ stock... is that bad? Performance feels strong and snappy... but trfc 255 at 1933 14-15-15-35 could make it feel that way too :wtf:
 
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While that's a fair statement, many people do. One should never cut one's self off from a useful technology just because it's older.
Especially if it’s a sata ssd. When it comes
To game loading it’s negligible compared to nvme.

does win 11 support 3.5” floppy?? :)
 
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Do 3.5" floppies still exist ?? :D
 

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Especially if it’s a sata ssd. When it comes
To game loading it’s negligible compared to nvme.

does win 11 support 3.5” floppy?? :)

Probably.

Anyways I have WUD disabled and not looking back lol (no more forced updates).

Also the W10 and older context menu is back. All thats left is to restore all items found in settings back to the control panel and get AeroGlass GUI
 
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I can do a little tomfoolery. My Windows 11 takes 10 GB doing nothing.
That's abnormal. For a system with 16 GB of RAM, a fresh, non-tweaked install of Windows 11 should use around 3 or 4 GB of RAM when idle, with nothing running in the background. Not 10 GB.

Do 3.5" floppies still exist ?? :D
... I think they're still mandated in Japan for bureaucracy stuff?
 
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That's abnormal. For a system with 16 GB of RAM, a fresh, non-tweaked install of Windows 11 should use around 3 or 4 GB of RAM when idle, with nothing running in the background. Not 10 GB.
Wait, are you serious? I've got 2 browsers, an email client, a image editor and file manager open and I'm only 4.1GB..
Sir I'm interested :toast:
I've got fewer things open with 32 GB of ram. Maybe Windows is splurging and pre-loading stuff?

Also, It's not like I'm spending a lot of system resources anyways. I just came from an I5-7400 so many of my saving habits are still around.
 

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I can do a little tomfoolery. My Windows 11 takes 10 GB doing nothing.

Yeah, no. That's not Windows lol. You run a lot of background programs.

I used to disable a bunch of services on 10, not anymore on 11, just a once-over upon clean install but it's only 3 or 4 services. Idle use is about 4GB-8GB with stuff open, not going out of my way to close background tasks like HWinfo, Dropbox etc.

Unless you use Chrome (not edge chrome). Then it's normal usage :laugh:

i just pick a few quality of life stuff off here

 
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Mine sits usually just under 6GB usage with just chrome open with few background apps, I don't care much, I got 32GB now anyway....
 
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Mine sits usually just under 6GB usage with just chrome open with few background apps, I don't care much, I got 32GB now anyway....
Yeah, I'm just concerned because there is no way Windows is eating that much. I will try out those tweaks though.
 
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I've got fewer things open with 32 GB of ram. Maybe Windows is splurging and pre-loading stuff?

Also, It's not like I'm spending a lot of system resources anyways. I just came from an I5-7400 so many of my saving habits are still around.

i have a lot of stuff open with 32GB and i'm still not using 10GB, you definitely have something abusing your RAM.
 
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i have a lot of stuff open with 32GB and i'm still not using 10GB, you definitely have something abusing your RAM.
I checked all my background processes, it's not the stuff I'm running. It's definitely Windows 11.

Better to rip off the bandage now and reinstall with tweaks.
 
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I checked all my background processes, it's not the stuff I'm running. It's definitely Windows 11.

Better to rip off the bandage now and reinstall with tweaks.

I'm on windows 11.. 2 game launchers, email client, telegram, and like 8 chrome tabs and im sitting at 5.8Gb.
 
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Yeah, I'm just concerned because there is no way Windows is eating that much. I will try out those tweaks though.
Maybe scan for malware...
 
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The stuff I did have open took 2-3GB of ram. (Stuff I downloaded and was running.) The rest is Windows 11.
 
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Probably.

Anyways I have WUD disabled and not looking back lol (no more forced updates).

Also the W10 and older context menu is back. All thats left is to restore all items found in settings back to the control panel and get AeroGlass GUI
What?!? Win 11 can disable updates? Like the home edition?
 
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