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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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Is it possible to enable Hyper-V in Windows 10 Preview?

A few weeks ago I installed latest build of Windows 10 Preview as my main system, it was upgrade from Windows 8.1. Now lately I’ve installed Visual Studio 2013 Community to try some Windows Phone ...
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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 ...