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Questions tagged [windows-8]

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Win7 smb denied [closed]

Win7 64 without security Updates, openmediavault samba share, no Logins Works. Power Shell the Most things denken or not an my System Regedit add guest auth in lanmanworkstation Works not ...
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Spectre V2, what to do whith the PC

I have a PC running AMD E1-1200 processor which is not getting any microcode updates from my PC manufacturer. In my opinion it is vulnerable to Spectre V2. What should I do whith my PC? Can I use it ...
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Upper left corner Mozilla darkened on extended display, Windows 8.1

I have this: Dell XPS 13, running Windows 8.1 & Classic Shell, with an extended display to an HP 22 uh monitor. Mozilla Firefox Quantum 63.0.3 (64-bit) gets a darkened rectangle in the upper ...
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Is Advanced Boot Options Same as Advanced Startup Options?

Is Advanced Boot Options exactly same as Advanced Startup Options? Or is Advanced Boot Options only available in Windows 7 and it's replaced by Advanced Startup Options later on in Windows 8?
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Bridging Ethernet Adapters for Active Backup?

I have two ethernet adapters I have bridged. I would like to configure them for active backup in case one of them should fail. How do I do this?
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Can anyone tell me the reason as to why Windows applications have to send data through Multicast 224.0.0.1 and etc?

So I have DNS Client, IGMP, and UPnP all disabled in Windows 8 yet Windows applications such as Chrome, GoogleUpdate, and Windows Activation executable still tries so hard to send outbound UDP frames ...
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Internet Connection Sharing in Windows 8 switches off every 15m - 3h

I try to share the internet connection to other network in Win8 x32 on ACER SWITCH 10 tablet. It works for a while and then within 15 minutes to 3 hours internet sharing disappears. (internet ...
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How can I recover my asus notebook from a failed BIOS update?

I have an ASUS notebook Model:K56C. Windows 8 Pro installed on it. Additionally, I was going to update a BIOS and during the update process windows suddenly restarting because scheduled operating ...
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Windows 8 virtualization enabled in BIOS but doesn't seem to be working. Also no hyper-v installed

I am trying to use Android Studio on my machine. After attempting to run emulators, I was getting errors letting me know that my virtualization was disabled. Therefore, I went to BIOS and enabled it ...
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How to install Windows 8/10 from an iso file?

I have an .iso file I made of my Windows 8 CD for a backup if I lost the CD or it got damaged. A few months ago, I did lose it and just a few days ago my little brother put my Windows 8 machine into a ...
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How do I programatically check disk partitions on windows 8 and 10?

I'm aware of diskpart, but that doesn't work in my case because I need to do this programatically, with no user input. diskpart doesn't provide any output when you give it a script so my program can't ...
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Any way to add support for windows 8 -Change-Volume-UI for any app.

So, Windows 8 added a playback widget that comes with the volume notification. Picture that displays what this post will be addressing While this is extremely distracting for people that just ...
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Windows 8.1 install mbr/gpt

I am trying to install windows 8.1 onto a partition on my drive, I already have Linux installed on another partition. When I try to install windows it says something along the lines of windows cannot ...
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How to unplug a portable hard disk from Windows 8 without shutting the computer down or damaging the disk? [closed]

Does anybody knows how to unplug a portable hard disk from Windows 8 without shutting the computer down or damaging the portable disk? Is there any software to eject it beside windows safely remove ...
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How to recover deleted file when it is deleted from recycle bin [duplicate]

I had deleted many files from recycle bin I want to know if I could recover them .can you tell me the procedure.

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