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WP7 Contact sync with live does not work without “touching” the contact

I connected my WP7 with my Live account, in order to Sync the contacts. By the way these contacts comes from a GMail account, but I don't think it is strictly a problem. Apparently none of the ...
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How do I change the Windows Phone reserved space and other content?

I have bought a Windows Phone and I love it. It reserves some space for other content. When I saw it the first time. It was just a few hundred MB. And it was for documents and other stuffs. Now it's ...
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Synchronize Outlook RSS feeds and a Windows phone

I use Outlook desktop for reading my feeds. I would like to sync these feeds in order to check them on my windows phone, Nokia lumia 620.
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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 ...
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Is there a way to tell windows phone upload Camera Roll pictures to SkyDrive via wifi only?

I'm a newbie on Windows Phone, I spent time on iOS and Android before and use the instant upload feature as well. I found that on the Windows Phone, there's an option to upload Camera Roll pictures ...
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Zune software not recognizing attached WP7

When Zune software is already started and I attach my phone, Zune never recognizes that I've attached it. However, when I close Zune software and attach my phone, it launches Zune automatically and it ...
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Windows 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing: Mobile Device says “No Internet Access”

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1 (without Update 1). I have setup ICS like this: Charms > Settings > Network > Network Name (Mobile Broadband) Share this Connection = on It turns on ...
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Can I run Windows Phone 8 emulator (hyper-v) under an os in virtualbox/vmware?

My computer has Windows 8.1 Single Language, but I need at least Pro to enable Hyper-V. I have a Windows Embedded 8.1 Industrial Pro ISO and a Dreamspark key, but I have all my data on my hard drive ...
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OneNote synchronisation phone <-> computer

I have OneNote installed on my HTC8S and on my laptop with Windows 8. In both I'm logged into the same account (my personal outlook.com account) and I want to synchronize my notes between them. I ...
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Accessing windows phone 7.5 local data without using zune

How can I access the local phone contents on a Windows Phone 7.5 (Samsung Omnia W) without connecting the Zune? Is it possible to tweak the Windows Registry to do the same? Please help me.
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Where does this toolbar button exist in the menu?

I really try to avoid the mouse, but the toolbar drop-down that switches your Windows Phone Emulator target doesn't seem to have a corresponding menu item. Does anyone know where it is?
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Using my VPS as a proxy server

I have a VPS which is running windows XP SP3 on it. I want to connect from my home PC to the internet through it. How can I configure a private proxy for this purpose? (sorry I couldn't find a way ...
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How do I sync purchased apps from the Zune client to my phone?

I have just finished setting up a Samsung Omnia 7 with the Zune client on Windows 7. The phone works great, and I can sync music, videos and pictures from my PC to the phone using the Zune client. I ...
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Advice on Dev Laptop (Lenovo W530) for Mobile Development

I am ordering a Lenovo W530. It is going to be used mainly for mobile (iOS, Android & Win Phone) and backend development. A lot of VMWare virtual machines of course. But not over 2 concurrent ...
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What can I do with a Bluetooth connection between Windows Phone and Surface Pro?

I have both an HTC Windows Phone 8x and a Surface Pro, each of course with Windows 8. Both of them I log in using my same Microsoft Live account. I can manage to get my phone connected to the surface ...
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Installing Windows Phone SDK 7.1 in Windows 8 Developer Preview

Is it possible to install the Windows Phone SDK 7.1 on Windows 8 Developer Preview? I am planning to test Windows 8 on my main machine.
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Upgrade of WP7 with Zune on Windows 7N raises error 80072FA

whenever I try to update my Windows phone 7 on Windows 7N with Zune the error 80072fa8 is raised. I tried restarting the System Event Notification Service but avail. It doesn't work.
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Can I create a manual playlist and add podcasts episodes to it - Zune

I do this in iTunes to create a list of must listen podcasts so that I don't miss them. In Zune, I was not able to create podcast episodes to playlist. Does anybody know how to do this?
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Synchronizing Windows Mobile 6.5 and multiple PCs

I'm supposed to work outside home for a long period of time. I have a home desktop PC with Outlook 2010 synchronized with my PDA. I also have a laptop: both computers run Windows 7. I have the ...
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How to disable SSLv3 on a Windows Phone?

I have a Nokia Lumia phone that runs Windows Phone 8. However, simple test on the browser tells me I'm vulnerable for POODLE attacks. I use the phone for internet and email access a lot and I need it ...
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can't erase MBR of microsd card

I have a microsd that has been used in a windows phone 8.1 phone, I read here and there that I have to erase the MBR of the sd to use it with the pc and other devices. the card seems to work well in ...
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Office 365 Account with Windows Phone 8.1

A few months ago, I started transitioning from using Google gmail, calendar, etc. to using a purchased Office 365 for small business premium account. I thought that I'd give Windows Phone 8.1 a try ...
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Find the correct date of pictures taken with Nokia Lumia 520

I am trying to find the correct date of the photos taken from the Nokia lumia 520 phone which I bought in September 2013. Some of the pictures that I took from the phone give wrong date details. ...
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Where are the incompatible files on a windows phone 8 device stored?

I transferred a flv file through bluetooth to my Lumia 520 with windows phone 8 OS. But after the transfer was succesfully completed, I came to know that, this extension cannot be played on my device. ...
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Windows phone not recognized

I upgraded my Dell Venue Pro on someone else's computer and since then I'm unable to get it to be recognized by my own computer. Its a T-mobile version operator-unlocked developer-unlocked device and ...
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Is it possible to enable Hyper-V in Windows 10 Preview

I have a question regarding Hyper-V and Windows 10 Preview. Few weeks ago I installed latest build of W10 Preview as my main system, it was upgrade from Windows 8.1. Now lately I've installed Visual ...