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Never-ending “maintenance in progress”

My desktop PC (used primarily for development) has recently been telling me (via Action Center) that it needs to perform "maintenance". I allow it to do so, and hours later (I left it running ...
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Upgraded to Windows 8.1 Pro, Cannot Dismiss Backup Notification

I upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 via the Windows Store. To my dismay, the Windows 7 File Recovery tool has been removed. OK, whatever, I can find something else to fulfill my needs. However, ...
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Windows 8 64bit desktop, action center and windows solutions

So I run my windows 8 with two user accounts. Admin for anything relating to changes to services and similar. And a normal user account for installing programs, games and so on. Now here is the issue ...
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How to get rid of message “Windows could not check for updates automatically”?

I have a managed Windows 7 PC, on which I don't have control over the download and installation of Windows updates. In my Action Center notification icon in the taskbar I keep having the message ...
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Windows Action Center notification icon says Backup in Progress when no backup is occurring

How can I get Windows Action Center's little flag in the notification area to stop saying "Backup In Progress" on Windows 8? It's driving me nuts. I disabled the Windows Backup service completely and ...