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Windows 8.1: Delayed PIN or picture logon after booting

When ever i turn ON my Windows 8.1 laptop, I can instantly login with my password, as I would expect. However, if I use my PIN instead, the system mostly freezes for about one minute: The input box ...
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How to change SIM card PIN code in Windows 8.1

On a Windows 8.1 notebook with integrated SIM card slot (not a Windows phone), how do I change the SIM card's PIN code? I tried to find a screen that allows me to do that. I cannot put the SIM in my ...
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How to determine if it's a motherboard or CPU issue? [closed]

Note that I read the main suggested question and my situation is different, so that's why I'm asking again. I'll explain everything in detail (this will be a little long, but I'll make it as short ...
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AMD Phenom 2 x4 955 Pin out

I broke 2-3 pins of my AMD Phenom 2 x4 955 Black Edition. Now, I am trying to find its pin configuration. I cant get its pin out or its data sheet. Please Help. I tried using a copper wire. I ...
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How to pin modern ie to the taskbar?

Regarding the new Windows 8.1 Update 1's ability to pin modern apps to the task bar, I have a problem - I cannot pin the modern IE to the taskbar. When I right click and set "Pin to taskbar" it pins ...
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When I upgraded to OS X Mavericks it asks for System Pin

When I upgraded from Lion to OS X Mavericks from the App Store, it completed then I restarted my computer and then it said... Please enter your system pin lock to continue Or something along the ...
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on pin configuration in ALSA

I seek explanation for a strange behavior: as my codec dump can testify, I have speakers on pin 0x14 and HP on 0x15 (and, possibly, ext MIC at 0x18 and int MIC at 0x19), then why does the command ...
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How to recover Windows 8 without password?

I would normally log in with a PIN to use my laptop, but all of a sudden the "Sign-In Options" button used to enter a PIN had disappeared, and I was only able to enter a password, which I do not know. ...
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Is there a way to use a PIN number to log into Windows 7?

Just wondering, is there a way to use a PIN number to log into Windows 7 just like in Windows 8? Or is there a way to have the password be automatically submited after entering in 4 digits? Thanks
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“Extra” pins on WD MyPassport hard drive controller board

I know that these pins are not "extra" but I'd like to know what they do... Are they jumpers like the old IDE hard drives had? The drive doesn't want to spin up anymore and I'd like to learn as ...
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How can I pin Backup and Restore to the start menu?

I want to pin Backup and Restore to the start menu since I use it so much, but it appears to be impossible.
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Deskpins / Afloat Alternative Mac Mavericks

When I was on PC i loved deskpins. Afloat is a similar app for mac. I am having trouble getting the Gethub app to run after compiling and archiving with xCode. https://github.com/millenomi/afloat/ ...
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Pinning Folders To The Taskbar In Windows 8?

Whilst application shortcuts and programs can be pinned to the taskbar in all recent version of Windows including Windows 8. I can't find a way to pin folders to the taskbar for quick access in ...
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folder won't show up in jumplist

I use the jumplist of explorer to pin folders that I use often. I have a folder with all my game shortcuts and on Windows 7 I always had a link to it pinned on the explorer icon. But since moving to ...
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Compatibility between 3 pin and 4 pin fan connectors

Can I plug a 4 pin fan to a 3 pin header? If I were to use a Rosewill Model RCW-FPS-401 12" PWM Splitter to split a 4 pin header in my motheboard to three 3 pin headers, would I still be able to take ...
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Windows 8: Delayed PIN or picture logon after booting

After rebooting my Windows 8 laptop, I can instantly login with my password, as I would expect. However, if I use my PIN instead, the system mostly freezes for about one minute: The input box ...
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What is the purpose of PIN logon in Windows 8? [closed]

Windows 8 has got a new feature that allows you to login to your computer using a 4-digit PIN code: Over the years we've been taught that we should always protect our accounts with secure ...
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What can I do if I lost my iCloud PIN code?

Is there a way I can retrieve my PIN code used to lock my MacBook Air via iCloud though my Apple ID? I just can't seem to remember the code and need to unlock it but can't seem to find the correct ...
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Launch multiple copies of a program pinned to Windows 7 taskbar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Launch App multiple times from a Pinned Shortcut Using Taskbar buttons set as Never combine and the Classic skin (if that matters), how do I launch multiple copies of a ...
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Is there any way to pin more than 6 items to the quickplay screen in Zuneware?

I use the Zune software for my media playing on my laptop, and it lets you pin things (albums, artists, playlists, etc.) to the homescreen for quick access to your favorite items. Stupid thing ...
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How to pin NetBeans to Windows 8 (x64) taskbar?

I've googled around and it seems that I'm not the only one with the problem, however I couldn't find the solution. Maybe someone around here has figured it out. The problem is that netbeans.exe is ...
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Bluetooth pairing on the command line in Ubuntu 11.10

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and try to connect to a Bluetooth device from the command line but I always need to enter the PIN in a graphical dialog box. The commands I use: root@ubuntu:~# hcitool scan ...
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Is USB Data + wire supposed to have grounding?

Whenever I am connecting a LED to USB's red cable (5V) and Data + (white cable), the led turns ON, although the light isn't that bright as if i would connect it to GND (black cable) instead of Data +. ...
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How to fix an ancient Windows XP start menu bug?

I dual-boot Windows 7 and Windows XP. I still use Windows XP for some old software, but I never allow it to go online - the ethernet drivers are disabled in case I forget to power off the cable modem. ...
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Custom folder with subitems in Start menu in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Is it possible to pin a folder containing sub items in the Start menu in Windows 7? I want my custom files to be visible to users via the Start Menu, much like recent files are shown as a sub menu ...
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How to add a running application to the Windows 7 System Tray? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to put a program in system tray in Windows 7? I want to save some space and move minimized running applications to the System Tray. Is this possible? Note: I am ...
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Can't pin modified shortcuts to the Windows 7 taskbar

I have a shortcut to a .bat file which I pin to the task bar using a workaround by using another icon and this seems to work. Now I make a copy of that shortcut, point it to a different .bat file, ...
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Can I pin a cmd/batch file to command prompt on the Windows 7 taskbar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to pin either a Shortcut or a Batch file to the new Windows 7 Taskbar? Windows 7 CMD.exe jumplist possible? Hey all, just wanted to ask quick if anyone knows how ...