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Win 8.x security curiosities by Neil Gould[_2_]
I have a couple of networks set up, one a workgroup of several computers, another for guest wi fi, etc. Up until Win8.x, computers could only "see" the network...
November 19th 13 07:51 PM
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Windows 8.1 Pro - installed Hyper-V by Yes[_2_]
As I reported yesterday, today I'd be working on getting Hyper-V running and install a VM WinXP. Because I'd never done that before, I was nervous and really...
November 19th 13 05:35 PM
by Stef Go to last post
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Windows 8.1 - DVD problem by Yes
I rent and watch movies on my DVD player. I use Media Player Classic - Home Edition to do so. At least, that's what I did on my WinXP system. Under Windows...
November 19th 13 05:04 AM
by Yes[_2_] Go to last post
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Eternal September is broken? by John Doe
Eternal September won't allow posting?
November 19th 13 03:33 AM
by Gil J Go to last post
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Windows Media Player - Interesting Problem by Silver Slimer
Hey guys, Windows Media Player in my Windows 8.1 install is acting very weird. Every time I try to open it up, it goes through the wizard and when I click on...
November 18th 13 11:53 PM
by ...winston[_2_] Go to last post
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Apologies for offending by WireTalk
OK My apologies to group for the large sig and for seeming lie a spammer. Yes, I only just realized I have to be careful of the date of the posts and if the...
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November 18th 13 09:11 PM
by Gene E. Bloch[_2_] Go to last post
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Windoes 8.1 Pro - new install, first impressions by Yes
I just installed Windows 8.1 Pro, after help from people here to decide to go ahead and get it. My previous OS was WinXP Pro, SP3. I chose to disconnect the...
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November 18th 13 09:07 PM
by Gene E. Bloch[_2_] Go to last post
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Microsoft digital media keyboard 3000 by housetrained
is there a way to assign a key to make the computer sleep? housetrained ---
November 18th 13 03:51 AM
by housetrained Go to last post
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Icons by Keith Nuttle
In Windows XP there were several type of file types that would show a preview of the document in the Icon. JPG and some image formats are obvious and still...
November 18th 13 12:32 AM
by Gene E. Bloch[_2_] Go to last post
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Going back to win7 by generic name
Decided to "bite the bullet" & format the usb3 2 TB drive; bad news for me as lots of i/o errors trying to mass copy my media files in "chunks"; then the...
November 17th 13 10:17 AM
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Frankenstein 8.1 is ready for pre-order by WireTalk
On 2013-10-03 3:05 PM, Todd wrote: I disagree. I hated Windows 8.0 too. But for some reason I really like Windows 8.1 and won't call it that. The thing that...
November 16th 13 07:58 PM
by RustY Go to last post
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How to I add programs to the "Default" Menu by Juan Wei
Set Your Default Programs displays a subset of installed programs. How do I get it to recognize everything I have? Also, when I try to set a file association...
November 16th 13 05:47 PM
by Juan Wei Go to last post
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System Restore by Mathedman
I'm new to Win 8 --- slow learner I guess. How do I get to system restore? I haven't found access via control panel or via a computer search.
November 16th 13 05:17 PM
by WireTalk Go to last post
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Fun with installing 8.1. Not. by WireTalk
On 2013-10-20 8:51 PM, Wolf K wrote: So I won't be using the apps any more with 8.1 than I did with 8.0. HTH Right. One should uninstall (or...
November 16th 13 08:31 AM
by Yes Go to last post
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skydrive by Keith Nuttle
I tried to avoid skydrive when I installed 8.1, but was unsuccessful. I finally went into the permission and denied it all accesses. Will this essentially...
November 15th 13 10:15 PM
by WireTalk Go to last post
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OT - Rant about trying to findi details about versions of Win 8.1 OS by Yes
Microsoft is out of their collective f*** minds. I just spent a half hour trying to find details about what the versions of Win 8.1 are and how they differ...
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Thread Rating: 2 votes, 5.00 average.
November 15th 13 09:38 PM
by WireTalk Go to last post
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Closing programs in WIndows 8.1 by Keith Nuttle
I have been using W 8.1 for a couple of months now. Most of the programs that I am using run on the desk top, but I have several games that work on the new...
Thread Rating: 5 votes, 5.00 average.
November 15th 13 08:11 PM
by Keith Nuttle Go to last post
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Privacy questions Windows 8.1 Professional by Yes
I'm a single user with only the one pc. I avoid opening accounts at places unless ABSOLUTELY necessary and have no intention to put my files into a cloud...
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November 15th 13 08:07 PM
by WireTalk Go to last post
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Win 8.1 ate my hamster - I think by David.WE.Roberts
I have a copy of Win 8.1 Pro on a HDD which is not usually the first boot drive - so it sits around waiting for me to get Vista into a state where I can...
November 15th 13 07:52 PM
by WireTalk Go to last post
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WINDOWS 8.1 by Keith Nuttle
When I had XP, I maintained a copy of the SP3 updates on a CD. Does Windows put a copy of the 8.1 update in the recovery partition that is on most hard...
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November 15th 13 07:11 PM
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