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  1. bmo

    Farmer

    What country were they in...??
  2. bmo

    Lion Tamer

    Would have been my answer also..
  3. bmo

    Brewing

    And the fun begins...
  4. bmo

    Unexpected entry

    Is she Blonde..?
  5. bmo

    Catherine Summer

    I like the way he thinks.. woo woo...
  6. Shutting Down Doesn’t Fully Shut Down Windows 10 - But Restarting Does... When you click “Shut Down” on your Windows 10 PC, Windows doesn’t fully shut down. It hibernates the kernel, saving its state so it can boot faster. If you’re experiencing computer problems and need to reset that state, you’ll need to restart your PC instead. We’ve personally experienced this problem ourselves. When faced with weird system problems that may be caused by a buggy driver or other low-level software issues, the problem persisted after shutting down our PC and booting it back up. Why Doesn’t the “Shut Down” Option Fully Shut Down? This weirdness is all thanks to Windows 10’s “Fast Startup” feature, which is enabled by default. This feature was introduced in Windows 8, and has also been called Fast Boot and Hybrid Boot or Hybrid Shutdown. RELATED: The Pros and Cons of Windows 10’s “Fast Startup” Mode In the traditional shutdown process, Windows fully shuts down everything, discards the running system state, and starts up from scratch the next time the PC boots. When you hibernate, Windows saves the entire system state, including all your open programs and files, to disk so you can quickly resume from where you left off. Fast Startup mixes the traditional shutdown process with hibernation. With Fast Startup enabled, Windows 10 discards all your open programs and files (as it would during a traditional shutdown), but saves the state of the Windows kernel to disk (as it would during hibernation). The next time you boot your PC, Windows restores the kernel and starts up the rest of the system. The kernel is the low-level core program at the heart of the operating system. It has full control over your computer and is one of the first things loaded during the boot process. The hardware drivers that your computer uses to interact with its hardware devices are part of the kernel. Loading a snapshot of the kernel speeds up the startup process, as Windows doesn’t have to take time to load all the device drivers and reinitialize your hardware devices. This kernel hibernation process all happens automatically when you click “Shut Down,” and people will rarely notice the difference. But it means that if a hardware driver in your kernel is stuck in a weird state, shutting down your PC and then booting it back up again won’t fix the problem. Windows saves the current state and restores it instead of reinitializing everything. How to Perform a Full Shut Down and Restart If you’re troubleshooting system problems, you’ll want to perform a full shut down of the kernel to ensure Windows reinitializes things from scratch. To do this, just click the “Restart” option in the menu instead of the “Shut Down” option. Windows restarts your computer, but it performs a full shut down first and discards the state of the kernel while doing so. RELATED: Why Does Rebooting a Computer Fix So Many Problems? micr0$0ft made this decision because people experiencing problems often reboot their computers to fix them, so it makes some sense. On the other hand, it’s counterintuitive that the “Restart” option performs a more complete shut down than the “Shut Down” option. But that’s how it works! Why Doesn’t the “Shut Down” Option Fully Shut Down? This weirdness is all thanks to Windows 10’s “Fast Startup” feature, which is enabled by default. This feature was introduced in Windows 8, and has also been called Fast Boot and Hybrid Boot or Hybrid Shutdown. In the traditional shutdown process, Windows fully shuts down everything, discards the running system state, and starts up from scratch the next time the PC boots. When you hibernate, Windows saves the entire system state, including all your open programs and files, to disk so you can quickly resume from where you left off. Fast Startup mixes the traditional shutdown process with hibernation. With Fast Startup enabled, Windows 10 discards all your open programs and files (as it would during a traditional shutdown), but saves the state of the Windows kernel to disk (as it would during hibernation). The next time you boot your PC, Windows restores the kernel and starts up the rest of the system. The kernel is the low-level core program at the heart of the operating system. It has full control over your computer and is one of the first things loaded during the boot process. The hardware drivers that your computer uses to interact with its hardware devices are part of the kernel. Loading a snapshot of the kernel speeds up the startup process, as Windows doesn’t have to take time to load all the device drivers and reinitialize your hardware devices. This kernel hibernation process all happens automatically when you click “Shut Down,” and people will rarely notice the difference. But it means that if a hardware driver in your kernel is stuck in a weird state, shutting down your PC and then booting it back up again won’t fix the problem. Windows saves the current state and restores it instead of reinitializing everything.
  7. bmo

    Technology Upgrade

    Young people need more lessens like this...
  8. bmo

    Before you leave

    Good try wezzer...
  9. bmo

    The poor gardener

    Betcha that's what happened...
  10. bmo

    Leadership

    Yup - I would have done the same... grin...
  11. bmo

    Just speak louder

    Some jokes you can just picture them happening in your mind and they are funnier that way..! This one cracked me up...
  12. bmo

    Sweet old lady

    Obviously a Blonde Old Lady...
  13. bmo

    A Rose

    I'll get there someday...
  14. bmo

    Be Very Careful

    Oops and eekky...
  15. bmo

    I Never Agreed...

    Don't tell the ladies that story...
  16. bmo

    Like A Baby

    AINT THAT THE TRUTH...
  17. bmo

    Forty years of marriage

    Lucky Guy (maybe..)...
  18. bmo

    You gotta like Grandmas!

    Smart Lady...
  19. A sweet grandmother Telephoned St. Joseph's Hospital. She timidly asked, "Is it possible to speak to someone who can tell me how a patient is doing?" The operator said, "I'll be glad to help, dear. What's the name and room number of the patient?" The grandmother in her weak, tremulous voice said, “Norma Findlay, Room 302." The operator replied, "Let me put you on hold while I check with the nurse's station for that room." After a few minutes, the operator returned to the phone and said, "I have good news. Her nurse just told me that Norma is doing well. Her blood pressure is fine; her blood work just came back normal and her Physician, Dr. Cohen, has scheduled her to be discharged tomorrow." The grandmother said, "Thank you. That's wonderful. I was so worried. God bless you for the good news." The operator replied, "You're more than welcome. Is Norma your sister?" The grandmother said, "No, I'm Norma Findlay in Room 302. No one tells me f**k all around here.”
  20. bmo

    Harvey and Gladys Goldman

    Oops... All those years and still hasn't learned...
  21. bmo

    Dad on a Road Trip

    too funny....
  22. Sex Life & Coca-Cola... Two friends meet after many years and talk about their past life. One asks the other: “And how’s your sex life"? “Same As Coca-Cola" "Oh great!......Full of bubbles, eh?” “Nothing like that! Before it was ‘CLASSIC’, then it became 'LIGHT' and now it is 'ZERO' !
  23. I'll use that if I get into that situation...
  24. bmo

    Canada Pension Office

    Tough lady... woo woo...
  25. bmo

    A victim of scam

    I'll check Walmart for any sign of them...
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