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Questions tagged [windows-8]

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Lost Admin privileges

I am using a window 8 pro hp, My computer has logged me out of all administrative privileges including command prompt. I tried turning active the hidden administrative account but it returns with an ...
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How can I get my flash drive to be read properly again? [duplicate]

I have a 32GB flash drive. When I plug it in, it won't show up under devices and drives, but it will show up on control panel under devices and printers as "USB Mass storage device". I right click and ...
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Drive rejecting me as admin

Since yesterday i have a problem that my D drive does not recognise me as admin anymore. meaning i cannot edit/delete or even save something on it. It also mentions my recycling bin in that D drive is ...
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Is it possible to disable memory cache a.k.a. standby memory in Windows? [closed]

If you don't know the answer, don't say anything, otherwise, please do. I've read so many posts on various forums where people are either answering this question with a question and providing no ...
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windows 8.1 rt type keyboard missing driver

I don't know how but the driver for my type keyboard on surface rt8.1 is missing. I have tried update (which is automatic so should have sorted the problem but didn't), I done a refresh and a reset ...
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How to limit the available bandwidth for specific processes on Windows 8.1 Pro [migrated]

So, I wish to limit the upload speed of specific applications which lack a built-in control for it and at the same time I'm trying to find a solution that's as organic and long-lasting as possible. ...
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Can't ping a Windows 10 machine from my Windows 8

I'm trying to ping a Windows 10 machine from a Windows 8 machine but it doesn't work unless the Windows 10 machine pings the Windows 8. I've tried many tutorial and disable the firewall but the ...
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Windows 8 won't boot, even from disk or usb

I removed some virus-protection programs from my uncles laptop(Acer Aspire V5-531), and it seems like it messed up the BCD, giving the following error on boot: boot error message Path A) The ...
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Files modified or created in linux mint not shown in windows

I have a dual boot system with linux mint 18 and windows 8 set up. I can access both windows partitions and files therein in linux mint without troubles. My problem is, if i create a new file or ...
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Has anyone else started having problems taking screenshots in Windows 8.1 recently?

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro and have been unable to take screenshots the last week or so. (Pretty sure it started after the latest update) Is anyone else having the same problem? I've tried ...
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how to add page numbers to a pdf file (being printed)

I frequently take prints of PDF, but the source doesnt add page numbers to them. Is there a way to add page numbers to a pdf file (it is not editable)? Or if page numbers can be inserted anyway during ...
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Windows 8 boot issue after installing Ubuntu

After multi-boot installing Ubuntu, my Windows 8 will not boot anymore. I can enter the System Repair interface and open a command line. But when I execute the bcdedit command, it says : X:\windows\...
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How to update my Windows Phone from 8 to 8.1 [migrated]

I want to update my Windows Phone from 8 to 8.1 but it takes forever to download. I have waited for it to download for three days but still no update takes place.
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Mysterious Sound [closed]

I was working with an old computer (New enough to have Windows 8 as the base operating system, old enough to be shut down for a minimum of 4 years without being touched or turned on) and I was getting ...
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How to easily reconnect to hidden WIFI network - Windows 8

If I turn off my laptop when it is not connected to the hidden WIFI I use, I have to manually select the "hidden network" item in the WIFI network list, then enter the SSID, and then enter the ...

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