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How to copy Winodws 8.1 updates files from one pc to another?

I just installed Windows 8.1 through the app store in my windows 8 machine. I have another machine that needs to be updated. I can't get the iso because im a single language user. How to move the 8.1 ...
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2answers
5k views

Windows 8.1 keeps setting a manual proxy when I uncheck the option

In Windows 8.1, for some reason you have to configure your proxy settings through the Modern UI instead of the control panel, which is a lot more powerful. In the proxy settings menu, there is a ...
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0answers
146 views

Add Windows 8.1 user: Service unavailable

When I try to add a user with Microsoft Live account via PC-Settings (german Windows 8.1) I get the message "The service is currently unavailable. Please try again later.", for several days now. While ...
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0answers
723 views

Program suspended in Windows 8.1. Can't kill it because 'Access is Denied'

I have been getting this problem since I upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1. What happens is after any program crashes, I cannot open it again and I cannot change any of the files that would normally not ...
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2answers
102 views

Upgrading Windows 7 KMS to Windows 8 [closed]

I have Windows 7 Enterprise through KMS (Key Management Server, so I get the license from my university). Can I buy the Windows 8.1 upgrade pack from the Microsoft store and upgrade the KMS version? ...
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2answers
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How to reset Windows 8.1 START screen to default?

I would like to reset my Windows 8.1 Pro x64 START screen. It has so much stuff on it from installing software that it defeats its usefulness. I tried links such as this one but it doesn't seem to ...
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1answer
177 views

How do I uninstall the Sentinel Drivers from windows 8?

I have tried several times to uninstall the sentinel drivers from my Windows 8 machine. It is a Toshiba laptop 64 bit system. Let me know step by step how do I do it, because I have tried other ...
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2answers
420 views

Is there a possible connection between a Microsoft Redistributable and a virus?

I have a question about Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables. I understand in general that I - a complete amateur - should not remove them. But - there are 7 all of which were installed when I ...
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0answers
77 views

Can you automatically open a Metro application in split screen mode in Windows 8.1

Suppose I open the calculator app (Metro version) from my desktop, is there a way to open it in split screen view like a sidebar? I would like to be able to work on my open apps without rearranging ...
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0answers
407 views

Windows 8 two-factor authentication w/ auto login

I recently enabled two factor authentication on my Windows account, which works no problem and I've authenticated on most of my Microsoft devices/accounts (phone, Xbox, etc). On my PC at home I've ...
1
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0answers
412 views

can I expand the haptic feedback capabilities of the Surface Pro?

I notice that, when I touch the Windows logo area on the Surface Pro, it vibrates some. However, this vibration is never utilized elsewhere in the experience. Is there any way I can expand this haptic ...
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2answers
11k views

Where can I legally download Windows 8 for my OEM product? [closed]

I have a Toshiba Satellite C850 - 1C1. It came pre-installed with Windows 8 64-bit and just like any other Windows 8 OEM product it does not have a product key I can use; or rather, the product key is ...
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0answers
156 views

How to setup middle button action in IntelliPoint?

I have Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000 and it's Control Panel applet allows to setup: (1) left button, (2) right button, (3) wheel, (4) second left button (tiny one) and (5) second right button (tiny ...
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1answer
71 views

Windows 8 upgrade on multiple PCs

I bought windows 8 upgrade from microsoft, and i found on this page that: Offer valid from October 26, 2012 until January 31, 2013 and is for individuals and small businesses needing to upgrade ...
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1answer
54 views

New document opens in a very small size, not full screen

When I open a new Word 2010 document it opens in a very small size, not full screen. I cannot get it to the full size so I can't read the font that I am typing as it is so small. I have tried ...
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2answers
5k views

How do I get a Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 joystick to work on Windows 8?

When I plug it in, Windows 8 doesn't recognize the Microsoft Sidewinder Precision 2 joystick as being plugged in at all and it doesn't work.
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2answers
717 views

Skydrive 1 way sync possible?

I have no external hard disk to backup, so I want to use my skydrive account as my backup source.The problem is, AFAIK skydrive uses 2 way sync: so if someone will hack and get access to my skydrive ...
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1answer
2k views

Moving my store bought Windows 8 Pro license off of old laptop to new laptop. Clean install both times

I have installed Windows 8 pro onto laptop 1 from a CD purchased at a store. I entered the CD key on Laptop 1. Now laptop1 is out of comission, and i want to move my Windwos 8 Pro license from dead ...
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3answers
9k views

How to change Microsoft Office Language?

I have Legal license of Microsoft Office 2010 and Legal license of Windows 8. The OS, Windows 8 is English and the Microsoft Office is Hebrew. It's very uncomfortable, because Hebrew is a ...
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2answers
215 views

Windows 8 upgrade to windows 8 Pro

My customer purchased windows 8 and only windows 8 pro has the capability to join to the domain. Windows 7 had an upgrade key which you can purchase at any store and you can upgrade windows 7 home ...
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3answers
76 views

What is the official Microsoft name for Windows 8 versions: Intel compatible vs. ARM?

Windows 8 will, AFAIK, be available in two very different flavors: One that supports old Windows programs (intel processor, I think) and the other will be an ARM processor which does NOT support x86 ...
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1answer
40 views

Will I have to do any update or upgrade at the release date of the Windows 8 OS?

I'm a MSDN subscriber and I would like to download and setup Windows 8 (x64) (legally of course) on my computer. The question I currently asking myself is the following : Will I have to do any update ...
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2answers
669 views

What dose the yellow in the new Microsoft logo represent? [closed]

Microsoft just launched a new logo and from this video you can see that the different colors represent different parts of Microsoft. From the video you can clearly see that: Blue = Windows Green = ...
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1answer
164 views

Is there a way to save the installed app list on Windows 8 RP?

I'm testing Windows 8 RP. Installed tens of apps from market. What I wanna know is, is there any way to save (or maybe sync with Windows Live account) installed app list, and install these saved ...