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Check the process with another tool such as TCPView from Microsoft. It will show process names with ports open with PID, protocol, local address, local port, remote address, remote port, as well as sent and received packets and bytes for each entry. Look for process ID 4 in its list. When you have located it, if you double-click on an entry, or right-click ...


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Open control panel > device manager > keyboard (assuming you are using an external USB keyboard) and remove the built in one. Now that is HOW: So now WHY? If Key in randomly means you press a key and random keys are displayed, you have these options; Have a dirty keyboard. Clean it. OR Are pressing way to hard. If you are just using the mouse and ...


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While I am unable to confirm that Windows Defender (WD) is better than Avast (Av), what I can confirm is that they do not play well together and MS-WIN 8.1 is of little or no value in helping the user to work around this issue. Hopefully, WIN.10 will be better. Until then, I'll go without WD and run Av+MWB and hope for the best. [PCsince82]


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Can I use an Windows 7 or 8 key to do a clean Windows 10 install using ISO-image ? No. Just like any other version of Windows, you will need to have a key for that specific version, which means you need to upgrade from Windows 7/8.1 and then clean install using the ISO, that way you need no key for Windows.


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I had the exact same error while I wanted to upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. My solution was the following: Log in as an administrator. Press Windows+R, enter regedit and press enter to open the registry editor. Locate the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade (if it's missing, create it) ...


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I've had to deal with a similar problem with a user's personal computer, but that was a while back. It looks like there are some graphical methods now. The method I used involved replacing the file accessed when clicking the "Accessibility" button on the logon screen with cmd.exe, so you could then modify user settings without logging in (as outlined here: ...


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bootrec /fixmbr stage 1 of grub often resides in the mbr another solution is when you see the grub screen press esc and type lock windows10 (substitute whatever the windows option is called in the grub menu)


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Windows 8 OEM licences are built into the UEFI firmware, so there's no key sticker in many cases (If there is, they hide it, check under the battery). Just do a clean install of windows 8 from media of the appropriate version (see the answer that was selected as correct here). Then you can upgrade that, as per normal to windows 10. This would be a lot ...


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Please be noted that you need a Windows 10 installation disc(and a product key) to install Windows 10. First, in your Windows 8, launch Disk management. In there, resize a disk partition for Windows 10 installation.(It should be at least 20GB). Before installing Windows 10, get an USB stick with Ubuntu installer. Next, insert Windows 10 installation disc ...


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Ok, I was bold enough to try it. :) Windows 8.1 with Bitlocker system drive full encryption, using TPM 1.2 and PIN. I got the free automatic Windows 10 download upgrade, and started it without deactivating Bitlocker. The update process worked like a charm. There have been three automatic reboots by my count, all with disabled Bitlocker because obviously ...


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use following command: wmic path softwarelicensingservice get OA3xOriginalProductKey Tested on my genuine @in 8.1 64 bit. Reference - http://www.thewindowsclub.com/find-windows-product-key


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You can actually download the single language ISOs directly. Just head over to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows8ISO (from Mac or Linux, or change your user agent so it doesn't redirect you to download manager), and download the ISO. I've just updated my W8 oem laptop's license to W10 that way. Just don't add any CD key whenever ...


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This can be configured under Settings, Devices, Typing: However, you may find it's already switched on. I noticed on a tablet after putting Windows 10 on it that the on-screen keyboard didn't pop up automatically. I had to use the Accessibility icon to get a keyboard when logging on, or I had no way enter my password. But then it seemed to settle down and ...


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Sometime you can't (officially) uninstall some update, because they are marked as permanent in its manifest file (metadata) <package identifier="KBZZZZZZ" [...] permanence="permanent"> Microsoft does this for all servicing stack updates. You could remove this permanence entry, but I had issues in the past after removing older servicing stack ...


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Your key is actually stored in the BIOS. But don't go looking for it in there. Since microsoft decided to remove the stickers at the bottom of your laptop, Your only choice will be to use a software to retrieve the missing key. Download this software and unzip the software, after opening pkeyui.exe try searching for it with the MSDM option checked, ...


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There is a great, but not really obvious option that can do this. It will work for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Here are the steps: open Control Panel open Region open the Administrative tab click the button Copy Settings On this screen you can copy your current language (of course, make sure your user language is set to the one you want to ...


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There's not really an answer to this question. It automatically detected the external monitor after the Installation was done and the external monitor was plugged back up and turned on. Patience is the key!


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What control panel you want to pin? there are two the main control panels. non classic the \All Control Panel Items is classic.. You can send shortcut of C:\Windows\System32\control.exe to the desktop, then pin it to the start menu that gives you non classic.. For the classic control panel from the desktop shortcut open control panel click the > a drop down ...


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I found away that worked for me to change the default IE10 download folder. After many tries i found that the name of the new folder cannot be "Downloads". So now I use D:\Download. This worked for me.


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To be eligible for the update: "If you're running Windows 8, you'll have to bump it up to 8.1. To do that, click the Store tile on the Start screen; inside the store, you should see an icon for the update." - Source here To install this update, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) ...


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The free windows 10 upgrade is only available if you are running 8.1 or 7. Windows 8 users need to upgrade to windows 8.1 update and install all windows updates before the "Ger Windows 10 App" will appear. Quote from http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/windows-10-faq The only requirements are that a) your device is compatible, and b) you’re running ...


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Try SharpKeys. A tutorial is available here.


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Not UI mode but it is more manageable with : Windows key and left, right arrow will make it 50% of the screen. Process to use the windows key and D to put the desktop on the other side. You also have got a bar you can move to set the size for yourself then


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StartIsBack has an option to restore pre Windows 10 taskbar icon size. The application is not free, but has 30 days trial. P.S.: I'm not it's author.


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Updated: Misread the earlier version; updating to reflect further research. According to the Windows 10 Enterprise FAQ for IT Professionals, you should be able to perform an in-place upgrade: Can I upgrade computers from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 without deploying a new image? Computers running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 can be upgraded directly to ...


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Try creating a new usb installation drive containing windows 8.1 and perform an installation. Later restore from the recovery drive created earlier. Can you share a screenshot of the blue screen error.


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I bumped into the same problem on a Lenovo T430s laptop. Its firmware refuses to boot from a NTFS formatted partition created by Microsoft Windows Download Tool. Fortunately it is very simple to create a bootable FAT32 Windows installation USB disk and the best of it no tools are needed other than a working windows system already has, namely diskpart and ...


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Download the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool and follow the steps under Run the tool on that page. You should have an Upgrade this PC now button. A quick amendment to @Fazer87's method #1, which will not work for you but may benefit others: Make sure you have reserved your free copy of Windows 10. Run Windows Update and make sure you are set to receive ...


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You have a couple of options here: 1) Force windows update to get the Upgrade: Step 1: Make sure you have reserved your free copy of Windows 10. Step 2: Run Windows Update, and make sure you are set to receive updates automatically. Step 3: Navigate to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download folder and delete everything in this folder. Step 4: Now run ...


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This article describes the problem and gives the solution. It worked in my case.


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If your graphics card and drivers support it, you may be able to scale down the width and hight enough to give you a slide in area. Here is a more detailed article about this.


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The first picture is probably a mockup made by an ad-agency which uses Macs all day long and can't begin to understand why anyone would want to suffer the terrible font rendering of Windows. I'm using MacType as well, and it makes things tolerable, but never reaches the quality of actual Macintosh font rendering. I was hoping Windows 10 would offer a ...


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It has nothing to do with your graphics card or anything else in your hardware. Microsoft changed the way Windows smooths the edges of screen fonts. As a result, text looks blurry and/or jagged on desktop-sized monitors. The change was first made in Office 2013 and Windows 8 and is now also in Windows 10. To be precise, they changed the anti-aliasing ...


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Use m.google.com:443 as the server to bypass that message. We are a Google apps for education institution, so new EAS connections are still supported for us. This behavior is obnoxious, as there are still many (corporate, government, and education) users who can use EAS with Google Apps.


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Yes and no. If you want to use Windows Update to do the upgrade, then you need to be on Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1 S14 with all updates installed. However, if you just want to manually do it, you can use the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to download and perform the upgrade, or create an ISO and perform the upgrade from that (making sure to do an ...


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Yes Microsoft has a page that is very clear about the criteria, you to run the upgrade from an existing Windows installation and if you are already running Windows 8 you need to install the updates to get the Upgrade offer (1, 2). If you experience issues on a machine or license eligible for the upgrade to Windows 10 and you don't want to look up and ...


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I had to change this setting as soon as I started to play with Windows 8.1. Just follow the directions laid out in this tutorial and you'll be all set. http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/38359-precision-touchpad-scroll-direction-set-windows-8-1-a.html


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Your Logitech device has special software utility called SetPoint which allows various adjustments of keyboard and trackpad on your device. You can download it from K400r support page. Since SetPoint 6.51.8 you can enable "Natural scrolling" which reverses scrolling direction. Open SetPoint, go to Scrolling tab, click on Scrolling options and check the ...


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I found two possible solutions. 1. You could change the default window size on a per application basis. To force Windows to record the size of a window and set it as the default size for that program each time it's opened, simply re-size the window to your preferred size, then depress and hold the CTRL key while you click the red X to close it. The ...


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Based on your note, there is a solution. You can check several implementations of gestures using AutoHotKey tool. I haven't tried them but I have general experience with AutoHotKey tool so basically I think they should work - especially for simple tasks like closing a window. Maybe not all gesture implementations will sufficiently fit your needs, but perhaps ...


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Go to Control Panel > Indexing options > Advanced > File types tab. At the bottom, you should see : Add new extension to list Type the new extension & click add > OK Fred


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SRUJet is a database engine working with database file srudb.dat. This thread shows that: You should be safely able to delete srudb.dat and Windows should re-create it. The functionality is part of Diagnostic Policy Service. You can post permissions of the file for further details.


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In the Store Settings you can select that all Store Apps are updated automatically. Set this option. The message in Visual Studio comes from an Visual Studio extension. This is independent from Windows. In the VS2015 option you can also turn on automatic updates for Visual Studio extensions:


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Hit Windows+R, then type winver or msinfo.


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The cleanest way would probably be to: Update to Windows 8.1 Create your clean Windows 8.1 Iso file http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/create-reset-refresh-media Burn the iso to a DVD or USB flash drive. Lookup your current licence key using a tool like eg. http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html Reboot and install from your new ...


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This how I successfully imaged a defective disk: The strategy was to image all drive but avoid a 'sector-by-sector' true image copy from the culprit partition (only). Then image the culprit partition using a simple copy tool to copy data in an imperfect way so the data would just be copied at application level on top of Windows, leaving Windows doing the ...


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The location of this setting has changed in Windows 10. Open the Start menu Select Settings Select the Personalization button Select Start in the left column Toggle Show most used apps to the On position


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The reason the HP Stream 7 has a 64 bit processor and 32 bit UEFI is that 32 bit UEFI is the only supported platform for 'Connected Standby' (Receiving notifications online) The processor theoretically could sustain 64 bit Windows, but that would be run at the risk of destroying parts of the computer Sources: Independent Research on the Dell Venue 8 Pro ...


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As a workaround, on Windows 7, if the "Windows Modules Installer" service is stopped, then starting it appears to trigger the log rotation process that creates a fresh cbs.log file and moves the old file into a compressed CbsPersist .cab archive. My 500mb log file got compressed down to 30mb. Note that it might take a few minutes to run. The service seems ...


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Sounds like a weird driver problem to me See here to reinstall WiFi drivers specifically How to reinstall Wireless drivers - Wikihow



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