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Questions tagged [windows-8.1]

For questions specific to Windows 8.1. Use [windows] instead for questions involving Windows in general.

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WIFI not working on Windows 8.1 but Windows 10

My laptop came with Windows 8 preinstalled in it. The WIFI was working fine then. After that I upgraded to Windows 8.1 and then to Windows 10. There were no issues with the WIFI connectivity. After ...
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How to edit a text file in a zip or rar archive in android, without manual extract/compression? [migrated]

I have a text file in a compressed file (rar/zip) On my desktop, I happen to be able to edit it, and then winrar or 7zip send a message saying the text file was changed and asking if I want him to ...
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Im having Phpmyadmin installation problems on windows 8?

I’m new here and new to php. I need big help. Recently I was trying to install phpmyadmin 5 on my windows 8.1 computer without using xampp. I had already installed php …mysql and apache. So when I ...
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How do I block Windows access to Bing search?

I'd like to block, NOT disable access to Bing's Internet search via Windows search. I've tried with OpenDNS and while it blocks the Bing domain via a browser, access to "search the web" via Windows ...
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How to force a monitor to be recognized as a Generic Non-PNP monitor in Windows?

I have an Insignia NS-19E310NA15 monitor. Normally when I connect the monitor via VGA to my computer, my computer recognizes the monitor and limits the maximum resolution on the monitor to only 1366 ...
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Is it possible to access Windows kernel files from the router by outside URLs?

I'm a privacy conscious user and I don't like to be fingerprinted by marketing websites, so I set up my Symantec firewall and closed most of the ports that I don't use. I also disabled ICMP requests. ...
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Alternative to Rufus for Windows Vista [closed]

Are there any alternative to Rufus which would work on Windows Vista? I need to make a Windows 8.1 bootable UEFI USB and a Windows 10 bootable UEFI USB. Thanks!
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Windows 8.1 Clean install reboots to installation menu

I am trying to re-install Windows 8.1 (using a bootable DVD) and on the first reboot after having selected the unallocated drive where to install windows, I am prompted to ''Press any key to boot from ...
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Series of 8 Ntfs type 134 Warnings in System Event Logs

I have a Windows 8.1 workstation on which I have begun, as of a few days ago, to see in the System Event Log a series of 8 type 134 Ntfs warning messages logged 1 minute 43 seconds after the start of ...
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Unable to use the Internet on Windows 8.1, “Internet Access Blocked” displayed everywhere

I'm having a really strange issue on a Windows 8.1 machine. If I open Chrome or Opera, they say "Your Internet access is blocked", followed by "Firewall or antivirus may have blocked the connection". ...
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Windows can't create hibernation file, but there's enough disk space?

Has anyone got an idea what to make of this error, or how to troubleshoot it? Hibernation file creation error 0x7f is usually related to disk space. But I just expanded the disk by 70 GB or so, so I ...
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Windows 8.1 + Android ADB = Instant BSOD (wdf01000.sys)

The question, or rather the problem, is quite simple. Yet, I cannot find any solution to my issue. The problem: As soon as I enable ADB on my phone, and plug it into my Windows 8.1 laptop, I get a ...
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Bluetooth not working on Windows 8.1, but worked on Windows 10 (running on a MacBook Air)

I can't get Bluetooth to work on my MacBook Air 1,1 2008 when running Windows 8.1. The Bluetooth card shows up as working in the Device Manager but none of the Bluetooth options in Settings or Control ...
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Laptop slow with Disk Utilization 100% windows 8 Toshiba laptop [duplicate]

hi my laptop is running very slow and here are the Below specification windows 8.1 i 5 Intel cpu @1.60 Ghz 2.30 GHz Ram 6 GB 64 bit Performance of the system Performance Disk
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Click of freezing up

I have listened to some clicks of death - heck, I had my laptop HD die to CoD - and the sound of this PC is nothing like that. It's a click, maybe more a clunk, and it happens especially while I'm ...

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