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The chrome remembers these configurations, so you just need to do this once: When you stand on the border between the star and the extension icons there is an arrow, when you drag it to the right or left it will expand or decrease the place for the extensions. Chrome don't pile them on top of each other when they have place (it'll when you don't give them ...


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SSD, would make more of a difference in general use. 8gb is enough, and 16gb would only be useful if you were running multiple vm's at the same time but with a slow disk that would be painful. I would shop further around as well, as I recently got a 256b ssd from Crucial.


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If you don't use Libraries at all, you can hide them. This makes your default "This PC". In File Explorer, select the View tab and click the Options button. In the General tab, under Navigation Pane, uncheck "View Libraries" Click OK, then restart File Explorer.


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Micrsoft stopped supporting gadgets all together. Not just in windows 8, but in 7 as well. There used to be a library available where you could download gadgets for windows 7, but Microsoft stopped with this a year ago. In Windows 8, you have Metro with tiles which is supposed to be the replacement for gadgets.


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Yes, this is possible with custom Windows shortcuts. Create two shortcuts for Chrome named Chrome Desktop and Chrome Metro. Enter the following flags for the shortcuts. --force-desktop for Chrome Desktop and --force-immersive for Chrome Metro In case you don't know how to add flags in shortcuts, refer to this image where the --incognito flag is added: ...


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"taskbar real toggle" The AutoHotKey script above in the best answer works fine. On my PC I combined it with http://www.itsamples.com/taskbar-hider.html (v1.2) This taskbar hiding application lets me choose the hotkey to hide the taskbar. I mapped the AutoHotKey-hotkey to Win+A and the TaskBar Hider to Win+Y. So now when I press Win+Y, Win+A the taskbar ...


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It would help to have the exact SSD model. Did you receive with it any bundled software such as Dataplex? If not, one alternative to Intel Smart Response Technology is FancyCache, now in 180-day beta testing period. The drawbacks are firstly its SSD cache is non-persistent cache and gets reset in a reboot. Secondly, if using write caching with deferred ...


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I know how to fix it. It's easy, make a image recovery (if your F4 recovery works follow this) in a USB 32 GB Flash drive and change the settings in your BIOS to Secure Boot = Disabled Boot UEFI Advanced -> DEP = Disabled Boot Priority USB FDD USB HDD Media CD Put the USB flash drive in the laptop and wait a minute, then you should see the ...


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(This answer is more of a summary of the work done in the comments of the post.) Notifications are lousily done in Windows 8.1, but I advised to still recheck all settings and include their screenshots in the post. As the notifications you were missing the most were from the email app, you checked it and found that the app was set to show notifications for ...


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Windows have disabled the RAID drivers because you were using AHCI. You need to reenable them. Check this link http://www.overclock.net/t/1227636/how-to-change-sata-modes-after-windows-installation No reinstall is necessary.


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Hitman pro has a kickstarter kit you can install to a USB stick (will clear the content of the USB stick upon installation, so backup or use empty) which will boot into a save windows environment to elimiate any virusses or spyware. Because hitman is the first thing that loads, virussus can't shut it down. An active internet connection is required, but that ...


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Obviously the D:-Drive seems not to be the one you expects. When I start my Windows from a virtual harddisk, all drives are interchanged as well. In the repair menu/screen, you can hit Shift+F10 on your keyboard to get a command prompt. Use the following commands to determine your Harddisks: C:\Windows\system32>diskpart Microsoft DiskPart version ...


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You laptop might have a sticker on the bottom with Windows License key. You can use that when installing OS. If there are no stickers and you had Windows 8, then your laptop most likely uses UEFI Secure Boot with license information stored in UEFI partition. For this, you should be able to just install Windows version that you had and Windows should pick-up ...


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I'm inclined to say that isn't an option as things stand right now. That colour is based on the primary colour chosen for your user profile, so it's not based on any image. Instead, it's just a simple colour fill. Perhaps the ability to change that may come in the future, but I don't think it's possible without some 3rd party modifications to Windows.


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There is a third-party plugin for Windows called DisplayFusion that will allow you to do this. This feature is not available in the free version but you can use the full version free for 30 days.


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The lid/screen of your laptop is triggering your trackpad which is causing the phantom movements. Try using a thin piece of cardboard to keep the screen slightly open (1-2mm) while the lid is closed to see if the movements disappear. Dell xps laptop by any chance? I've had a few that exhibited this same behavior.


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It really depends on what you are doing Scenario 1: You have a bunch of data to store on your computer, want to be able to run programs fast, but aren't particularly concerned about the speed at which they open (or the speed at which the computer turns on.) You also tend to run many programs at once. go with the 16 gb of ram. This will ensure top notch ...


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1st of all, try running Windows in safe mode (this article explains how to do that : http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windows-8/a/open-advanced-startup-options-windows-8.htm). After you boot in safe mode, Windows should load the default drivers for the video card. If Windows is running in safe mode, you have a driver issue. You can try this driver (not sure ...



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