Just when I was getting close to.. appreciating Windows 10.
Shut everything down as normal, and when I booted back into Windows 10, it all seemed to go ok. Tried to start my browser. It wouldn’t start. I tried to start compatibility mode to see if that was the issue, and that wouldn’t start for it. Next step, reinstall and reinstall. Nope, didn’t work. Searched the web. Why isn’t it the only solution Windows Tech comes up with is either : a clean boot, or reinstall of the OS. Well, the clean boot didn’t do diddly squat, and a reinstall is like killing a mosquito with a sledgehammer.
And for some bizarre reason, both Windows 7 and 10 want to run chkdsk on all the drives. Why? I have no idea. I can see running it if the system drive shut down unexpectedly, but this wanting to scan external data drives?
So, booted into Windows, and everything is running just fine. Browser started without any problems.
I think the next time I boot into Windows 10, I will make a back up of my browser profiles, deactivate programs, and just f**king reinstall windows 10. There’s something wrong with it. Maybe start fresh. I cringe at all the time I’m going to have to waste reinstalling program, and begging one software maker (Panolapse) to please give me a new key for my program, and just reinstall.