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I have a computer running Windows 8.1 Pro. I also have Ubuntu 12.04.3 Server running within Hyper-V on the same machine. The Ubuntu server has Samba installed. Both the host and guest OS are connected ...
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How do I remote desktop into a windows 8 pc to a live.com user account without being prompted for username and password?

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How to remove warning message leftover from domain on Windows 8 login

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I'm a software developer in a company with 6 employees. Everyone has a machine for him-/herself, so none of the machines is shared. I'm currently setting up my machine with Windows 8 and was ...
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Just installed Windows 8 Enterprise on my work laptop. I have configured my VPN connection (PPTP) like I had in Windows 7, but for some reason, I cannot find out where to select that I want to ...