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MS Surface: Power Off/On Options? by (PeteCresswell)
I'm currently using a 10" Android tablet for media consumption, but a Surface tablet would support some software that I prefer for that consumption. When I...
October 21st 13 10:13 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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Touch vs Non-Touch: Price Diff? by (PeteCresswell)
Can anybody ballpark the price diff between touch and non-touch for two laptops of otherwise-similar capabilities? Not looking for nickels and dimes.... more...
January 18th 14 11:02 PM
by Bill[_40_] Go to last post
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Windows 8: How Many Concurrent Windows/Monitors? by (PeteCresswell)
I just read Kieth's post under "PS Windows 8.1" and came away with the impression that, out of the box, Windows 8 only allows two concurrent windows to be...
January 23rd 14 07:02 AM
by DevilsPGD[_4_] Go to last post
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Multiple Monitors On Surface Pro? by (PeteCresswell)
I've got to take a second person laptop shopping on Wednesday. For this one, cost is not a consideration, small size is, and I can imagine them going for a...
January 20th 14 07:41 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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Ripping A DVD On Surface Pro? by (PeteCresswell)
Has anybody done DVD ripping on a Surface Pro or like-powered machine? Using an external drive, of course... I'm wondering how long it would take compared to...
January 25th 14 11:25 PM
by Gene E. Bloch[_5_] Go to last post
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Small Laptops With "Big" Screens? by (PeteCresswell)
I'm shopping for a laptop. A nice-to-have would be minimal physical size with a high-rez screen so I can hang a large monitor on it for extended use yet carry...
January 26th 14 01:59 PM
by SC Tom[_3_] Go to last post
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ZenBook: Who Is Sitting On "D:" ? by (PeteCresswell)
Finally bit the bullet and bought a ZenBook. Windows 8 isn't quite as traumatic as I was expecting - especially with the addition of Start8. I re-partitioned...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
January 28th 14 07:15 PM
by Gene E. Bloch[_5_] Go to last post
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Stylus For Win 8 Touch Screen? by (PeteCresswell)
Asus Ultrabook. Nice screen, but it could use a stylus - especially when remoting to other PCs with larger monitors. Tried the styli from my Samsung 5" and...
April 17th 14 06:24 PM
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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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Asus Laptop: Keeps Losing Touch Screen? by (PeteCresswell)
Zenbook. Last week or so, the "Touch" feature of the screen has stopped working maybe 5 times already. The workaround is Control Panel | Troubleshooting |...
April 21st 14 02:06 PM
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Chrome Alternatives? by (PeteCresswell)
I've had it with the maddening "App Shelf" that Google has pushed down to Windows users. No relief in sight for Desktop users so far as I can see. My problem...
September 3rd 14 10:14 PM
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Regedit.exe: "The Service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion" ??? by (PeteCresswell)
C:\Windows\Regedit.exe.... Right-click, choose "Run As Administrator"... and it throws "The Service did not respond to the start or control request in a...
September 1st 14 11:47 PM
by (PeteCresswell) Go to last post
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Fully (?) Functional by (PeteCresswell)
"TW700": Sixty bucks at Micro Center.... impulse buy... couldn't pass it up. Surprisingly functional... Only a gig of RAM, but Windows 8 runs and it takes a...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
January 17th 15 10:50 PM
by Keith Nuttle Go to last post
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OT? Installing Prey on TW700? by (PeteCresswell)
"Prey" being a tracking/recovery application for Windows, Android, and maybe some other OS devices: https://preyproject.com/ I've got Prey running on my...
January 28th 15 10:53 PM
by (PeteCresswell) Go to last post
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Yet Another Unasked-For Windows Update ? by (PeteCresswell)
This time it's the 7" Windows tablet I bought a couple weeks ago. Definitely, 100%-surly, absolutely-for-certain had Windows Update turned off... as in *OFF!*...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
February 7th 15 08:51 PM
by Bob F[_2_] Go to last post
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Chrome Window Spontaneously Resizes? by (PeteCresswell)
On my 8.0 touch screen ZenBook, the Google Chrome window spontaneously resizes to a rather small window. Sometimes I will open it and see it resize, other...
February 27th 15 12:40 PM
by Ed Cryer Go to last post
1 335
How To Determine If More RAM Will Help? by (PeteCresswell)
Asus Zenbook - came with only 4 gigs. Sooner or later, I will have to crack the case to replace the battery and I am thinking maybe that would be the time to...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
March 7th 15 09:05 PM
by Ken Blake, MVP[_4_] Go to last post
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Searchable/Accessible List of Files Across Multiple Folders? by (PeteCresswell)
Is there a way to bring up a single Explorer window showing everything cross multiple folders in a single list - i.e. the same sort of list as if I opened one...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
March 15th 15 07:41 PM
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Which Version For Full Implementation of Storage Spaces ? by (PeteCresswell)
I want to build a Windows 8 box that uses Storage Spaces to create a Raid-5-like redundant storage space using 12 2-TB drives. The PC in question has an old...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
October 22nd 15 04:28 PM
by (PeteCresswell) Go to last post
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Storage Spaces: Dual Redunancy? by (PeteCresswell)
I am trying to read https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831739(v=ws.11).aspx Under "Resilient storage", I see "Mirror. Writes data in a stripe...
October 27th 16 07:47 PM
by Jonas Klein Go to last post
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