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Getting Out Of Dialogs That Have No Exit Button? by (PeteCresswell)
I'm running 8.1 as a Windows Desktop user. i.e. When I see Metro, I've done something wrong and I immediately click the "Desktop" tile I have set up for that...
April 13th 14 06:34 PM
by Big Al[_5_] Go to last post
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I'm afraid of doing updates by Jon
I had windows 8 working right but sudenlly keyboard refused to input login password and I've took the decision to restore windows 8. Found that system was...
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April 13th 14 12:04 AM
by Gene E. Bloch[_2_] Go to last post
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Unwanted zoom by Jon
Sometimes, in certain web pages, I use mouse to scroll down and it zooms in. Then select another page and Internet Explorer opens another tab. Task manager...
April 12th 14 09:06 AM
by Big Al[_5_] Go to last post
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Resetting My PC by Alek Trishan[_2_]
Since everything else failed in my attempts to upgrade to 8.1 including attempts to repair and to refresh 8.0, I decided to "reset". Since it does not...
April 12th 14 08:57 AM
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Another operating system on the same machine. by Peter Jason
The machine has a GA-X58A-UD7 motherboard (2010) and a i7 Intel CPU, and USB_1394_SATA sockets. Win7 SP1 is installed. For the new operating system,...
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April 12th 14 06:46 AM
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Windows 8.1.1 (I think) by David.WE.Roberts
I helped a friend set up a brand new laptop the other day. Her old XP system is too hardware limited to run W8 without a lot of fettling, which makes it not...
April 12th 14 03:24 AM
by ...winston[_2_] Go to last post
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XP - W.8.1.1 - old XP drive as VMWare image? by David.WE.Roberts
X-post to relevant groups. Migrating from XP to W8 for a friend. Data and program transfer are next on the agenda. I have read that you can convert a real...
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April 12th 14 01:49 AM
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Can't Get to MS Store! by Alek Trishan[_2_]
I have Win 8 on a laptop with Classic Menu (and some other tricks -- eliminate the lock screen, boot to desktop, etc.) I went to Metro and clicked Store. The...
April 11th 14 07:28 PM
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any connection between the update release last week and features link in the Action Center screen by Yes[_2_]
OK, I don't follow this very closely. Last week Microsoft made a major update release for Windows 8.1. No problems here; everything downloaded and installed...
April 11th 14 07:23 PM
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Win 8.1 footprint vs win 8.1 update footprint by HS[_2_]
I have read some discussions on line but did not contribute to it. However here is my experience. In my computer at home I have 2 hard disks. My working...
April 11th 14 01:02 PM
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Printer Drivers in W8? by John[_88_]
Kids have bought a HP "all in one PC" with W8 paired to a Canon Printer that is connected via USB and wirelessly via router. When they try to load drivers...
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April 11th 14 02:48 AM
by Gene E. Bloch[_2_] Go to last post
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Clean Boot Disables Network Connections by Alek Trishan[_2_]
One of the suggestions on an MS support site to people having trouble download and installing 8.1 was to do a Clean Boot. Well, that disables connection to...
April 10th 14 11:03 PM
by Alek Trishan[_2_] Go to last post
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Windows 8.1 April 8 Update by Steve
I installed the Windows 8.1 update today. Since I have a desktop computer without a touch screen, it defaulted to the desktop when I sign in. I went in and...
April 10th 14 10:13 PM
by Char Jackson Go to last post
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SFC error messages by Alek Trishan[_2_]
These were in CBS.log. A LOT of these: 2014-04-09 17:16:33, Info CSI 00000400 Beginning Verify and Repair transaction 2014-04-09...
April 10th 14 07:19 PM
by Gene E. Bloch[_2_] Go to last post
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Upgrading XP to Win 8.1 - Lenovo Thinkpad Z61p by David Kaye
The title says it all: Upgrading XP to Win 8.1 on a Lenovo Thinkpad Z61p. Has anybody ACTUALLY DONE THIS? According to the Lenovo website this model is...
April 10th 14 06:03 PM
by Bill[_40_] Go to last post
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Change to W 8.1 by Keith Nuttle
If Microsoft were truly interested in promoting the change from XP to W8.1 it seems that they would have worked with the vendors to insure that all of the...
April 10th 14 07:54 AM
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Anyone setup Google Cloud Printing? by Big Al[_5_]
My Canon printer is compatible and I was wondering what pros and cons there are to doing it? I seriously don't have a use, it prints in house very well,...
April 9th 14 01:24 PM
by Seth Go to last post
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win 8 upgrade by F Murtz
When I upgraded win8 to 8.1 on my vaio it put recovery on my sd card and wiped everything else on it.Idid not realise that I had to remove the sd card. I do...
April 9th 14 10:41 AM
by ...winston[_2_] Go to last post
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Chrome browser, so many Pop Up windows by micky[_2_]
My friend lent me an almost new Win8 Toshiba laptop, running the chrome browser. In only an hour, I've never seen so many popups. They were so...
April 8th 14 06:31 PM
by Gene E. Bloch[_2_] Go to last post
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8 - 8.1 UGH!! by Alek Trishan[_2_]
I just upgraded (hah!) my stepson's new Dell laptop from Win 8 to Win 8.1. I had set up a local account for him under 8, but the upgrade seems to have been...
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April 8th 14 05:16 PM
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