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clone windows 8.1 tablet (lenovo miix 2)

I am trying to clone a lenovo miix 2 tablet onto another lenovo miix 2 tablet. What is the best away to achieve this? Trying casper and Acronis did not allow me to restore onto another tablet. System ...
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Activate Windows v8,1

I purchased a Toshiba laptop that had Windows 8 already loaded. Not long afterwards the laptop experienced a hard drive failure and the system was inoperable. I had the hard drive replaces and ...
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2answers
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Dual monitors — Control from which edge the cursor appears at

Let me explain better. I have dual monitors. When I move my mouse toward the right edge on my primary monitor and then move it over the edge, the mouse appears on the left edge on the second monitor ...
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0answers
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Windows 8.1 update error 8009001D

I cant install windows updates, it reports error 8009001D. I've tried to disable all windows services (expect Microsoft's), but still cannot install any updates. Does anyone know what this error ...
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0answers
10 views

What is difference between homeusers group and users group?

What is difference between homeusers group and users group? I want to know the property of homeusers group. and I want to know the property of users group?
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3answers
52 views

Why some web pages interfere with my USB speakerphone?

I have a speakerphone (Jabra Speak 510) connected via USB to my computer (Windows 8.1). There are some specific web pages (very few) which interfere with the speakerphone (like the sound of a modem, ...
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2answers
28 views

how to start up items only when laptop plugged in

I'm running windows 8.1 (but that shouldn't matter) on a laptop and was wondering if it would be possible to modify the startup process in a way that: Certain programs ONLY start when you're plugged ...
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27 views

Copy a folder with many folders on Windows 8 not possible due to too long names

I have copied a folder with many subfolders into C:\test Windows explorer is saying now that some folder names make the directory path too long. What can I do against this? I really can not change ...
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2answers
23 views

Program (RackAFX) won't open in clean installs of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

I have a fresh install of Windows 8.1. I installed a program 'RackAFX' but it just won't start. I double click the icon and nothing happens. I have already installed BOTH the x86 and x64 ...
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1answer
27 views

Unable to delete folder on Windows 8

I am struggling to delete a directory using Windows 8. There is a directory that is used by Eclipse/ADT to developer android apps. It is in my user folder (c:\Users\Mark.android). I have tried the ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Failure to start windows 8.1 update on windows 8 pro x64 Acer 5512AWLMi laptop

I'm trying to update to windows 8.1 from windows 8 pro x64 version on Acer 5512AWLMi laptop. Clicking on a large 'free windows 8.1 update' tile in Windows Store results in no action, though the tile ...
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0answers
25 views

Windows 8 Upgrade to different language using registry

I have a Windows 8 Enterprise Demo in German right now and already set up everything over 3 months. Now I bought the Windows 8 Pro version in English and followed the steps on this page so I can keep ...
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0answers
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Combined view for Google, Apple and Exchange calendars in Windows 8

I am using Windows 8.1 and want to have the possibility to view (editing is not absolutely necessary) Calendars from an Google, Apple and Exchange account. It's already working for me on my Android ...
0
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2answers
35 views

How do you shut down an unresponsive program on Windows 8?

I have a Windows 8.1 machine and I tried to install and launch Clip Studio Paint on it and the program is unresponsive. The application window can't be moved, menus don't open, etc. Although it does ...
18
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3answers
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Does Windows 8 have to be installed on NTFS?

Does Windows 8 need to be installed on an NTFS partition or does it just like to be on one? If I installed it on NTFS and then copied all its files on to a FAT32 partition would it work or would it ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Folder missing either before or after Chkdsk ran in verify mode

When I started my computer I was shown a popup window asking to check the disk of H:, I chose the scan mode that only checks and would allow me to choose what to do. I wasn't asked again if I should ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

How to have both OSs hibernated

I set up a dual boot with Windows 7 and Windows 8, it all works good, I can hibernate each w/o problems. Now I find annoying that every time I want to go to the other OS I have to shut down the system ...
2
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1answer
53 views

Windows 8.1 freezes irregularly at system reboot, cold reboot fixes it

My system is windows 8.1. From sometime ago, it starts to freeze irregularly at start-up during reboot. Screen shows 2 spinning dots and freezes at the windows logo screen. Turn off the PC and turn on ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

How can it be that when I am connected to wify network localhost requests use DNS?

When I am connected to local wi-fi networck requests like http://localhost:63342/prototype/index-3.html redirect me to some web page. When I turn wi-fi off it stips and works as normal (hosted on my ...
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0answers
18 views

Reformat Windows 8.1 after upgrading from Windows 7

I brought Windows 7 when I built my computer which I upgraded to 8, then 8.1. I want to reformat but am unsure if I am going to use my original product key from my windows 7 box or I would need to ...
3
votes
1answer
124 views

Computer won't recognize new hard drive

I have a 1TB external drive. It is actually an internal laptop drive I got out of my old HP Pavillion DV7 which I broke. I liked that computer so much I found the exact same model on eBay and bought ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Windows 8 system restore failing?

It appears that I cannot use Windows 8's system restore. The error I get has something to do with "Appxstaging", which I believe relates to Windows Apps. Now I remembered that I disabled User Access ...
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0answers
40 views

Repairing UEFI Windows 8 Boot with Linux

I got my laptop a few months ago, and it's just stopped booting. I don't know if it's the Bootloader but I'll give a boot repair a try. It just freezes with the Windows 8 boot loading spinner and the ...
0
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0answers
14 views

Stop the Windows Store Icon from always coming back [duplicate]

Is there a way to keep the Windows Store Icon from always coming back pinned to the Task Bar? It seems like every update it comes back. Very annoying. Can I just uninstall or disable the stupid ...
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votes
1answer
39 views

Windows cannot access \\Shared Folder - How to remove the saved credentials of sharing?

My PC name is PC2 and there is a shared folder called PC1Shared on PC1 and I have a full permission to access that folder, However i am always having the following error message: Windows cannot ...
1
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0answers
19 views

Are there any unpublished downsides in Windows 8 Regular?

I intend to buy new notebook and I have two options either buy one with Windows 8 Regular or one with FreeDOS which is ~100USD cheaper, while retaining the specs. Because I'm in academia I have an ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Creating an ISO from a Hyper-V Machine

I'm new to this image deployment. I used MDT to deploy I guess what you call a liteimage to a Hyper-V Machine. From there I installed several applications, tools and profile settings. Do I sysprep ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Rewrite HTTP requests on a single URL

Is it possible to rewrite certain URL requests in Windows (8.1)? The background story is that I am programming some application and have hit a blocker bug, and on all requests to a single URL I will ...
0
votes
3answers
74 views

Can not open “.jar” file in windows 8

I downloadd jar application named Need for speed most wanted. Now when I double clicked on the jar file icon, it does not executed. I checked I have jre installed in my windows 8 (64 bit) machine in ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Can't access drive letter after successful network share mapping on Windows 8

I am trying to map a network share to a drive letter persistently on Windows 8.1 (\server\pictures to W:) and after it succeeds, it is not visible in File Explorer nor can I access it by entering the ...
1
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0answers
61 views

Error 1 File 'Windows.props' not found. Visual Studio 2013 Premium

I'm getting the error Error 1 File 'Windows.props' not found. every time I try to build a JS Store app (Windows, Windows Phone or Universal). I've been getting this error ever since i installed the ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

How do I install the PowerShell Community Extensions (PSCX)

I'm on Windows 8.1, and fairly new to Windows-side development. I've had PSCX suggested to me, but for the life of me, I can't figure out how to install PSCX 3.1 on Windows 8.1 and make the cmdlets ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

Remote Desktop Connection not working Windows 7

I'm having trouble setting up Remote Desktop Connection at work to a Windows 7 Pro SP1 machine. I've enabled RD, checked the services and firewall rules. I've also tried numerous of potential fixes ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Windows: How do I recognize that someone has access to my PC?

I'm a Windows user (Windows 7 and 8.1). How can I see that somebody has access to my system and how do I block this? I mean both scenarios: Some person somehow knows my password and can access my ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Trying to migrate Win8.1 to ssd(things are little more complicate than normal)

I'm trying to migrate my Win8.1 system to an SSD. I tried Paragon's, EaseUS Todo, EZGig and many more but it doesn't work for me. I think it's because i'm on uefi. If i open disk management, i see my ...
1
vote
3answers
56 views

Two Windows 8 installations on separate hard drives - failure to boot

My motherboard supports UEFI and I have 2 disks on it. I did the following steps: a) Installed Windows 8 via USB on hdd1 (Let 's call this WinA). Worked fine, booted fine multiple times. b) ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

How to add text speech support with Windows Speech Engine removed?

I'm under Windows 8 x64, it's a custom installation where I've removed the windows text-to-speech engine and male/female TTS voices that were implemented in the DVD to clean-up a big space, but now ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Brightness slider not working

I have installed Windows 8.1. I am unable to change brightness, I found the brightness slider in Windows mobility center but this simply does not work. I move the slider but brightness does not ...
0
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0answers
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Reset 2013 Apps as Default

I am running Windows 8.1 Enterprise and (usually) Office 2013. Recently I ran into an old access file that required Office 2007 to run. I found the Office 2007 disk and chose to only install Access ...
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votes
1answer
73 views

Why does XP installation takes more time than Windows 7 and 8 [closed]

Installation of XP takes more time than Windows 7 and 8..Why it takes so long time? and Why Windows 7 installs faster?
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vote
1answer
49 views

“%1” in the “Open With menu” in Windows 8.1

While trying to choose the program to open some .TGA files, I clicked "Open with" and what I saw was that there is an option "%1", and it's selected by default. What is that? Is it a bug in registry ...
-1
votes
0answers
26 views

an operating system was not found after accessing windows 8 partition from windows 7

I partitioned my system into two: one with Windows 7 and the other with Windows 8. While in Windows 7, I opened computer management with the hope of shrinking it and extending the windows 8 partition. ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Windows 8 Upgrade to 8.1

I have a Windows 8 Pro machine activated with a Volume License MAK key. I keep getting notifications asking if I would like to upgrade to Windows 8.1 (and I really would), however when I click Upgrade ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Virtual Router how to share dail up connection?

I was trying to share my dial up connection to a android device using Virtual Router. I connected dial up. But I cant find it on Virtual Router Manager: Also tried MyPublicWiFi. I could see the ...
0
votes
3answers
34 views

Can I print two copies of a document on the same page but different sides?

I have tried several things, but Windows always prints a different page for the second copy even if I select print two sided. If I print more than onepage, Windows will print page 1 and 2 on one sheet ...
-1
votes
1answer
30 views

Make a shortcut that doesn't do anything [duplicate]

I need to make a shortcut (.Lnk) that doesn't do anything when clicked. Is there a way to make such a shortcut?
0
votes
1answer
30 views

How to monitor what triggers randomly starting program?

BACKGROUND INFO Hi, so the following has happened to me: Suddenly I realize that the program on Windows 8.1 that was associated with .mp3 files randomly starts, sometimes multiple times per minute. ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Event Viewer is not opening

When I double click into Event Viewer in Control Panel, nothing happens. Computer management does not open too. No any error messages displayed. If I run eventvwr from command line, also nothing ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Unable to filter events in event viewer

Unable to filter events in event viewer: appropriate controls are dimmed:
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0answers
93 views

BSOD Asus G750JM Win8.1

I have been getting random reboots and/or bsod's on my G750JM that I very recently bought. Everytime it does this the error is: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE The bug check in my event logs shows this: ...