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  1. K

    Win7 Pro UEFI - cannot boot from USB

    Hello, I've got a problem installing Win7 Professional x64 on my GPT partition and using UEFI to boot on HP Probook 650 G1. I've got a DVD from HP with Win7 OEM version. 1. Made an ISO image from Win7 DVD I was sent from HP. 2. Using Rufus & my ISO image I created UEFI bootable USB. 3. UEFI...
  2. Neemobeer

    Retrieve your Windows Product Key without extra software

    This quick tutorial shows you how to retrieve your Windows product key from a working system. This is helpful in cases where your device doesn't have a sticker. Open powershell (Press the Windows Key, then type powershell) Type the following command The output will be your 25 character...
  3. B

    Windows 10 Shortcut for Jumping from Desktop 1 to 2 etc.?

    Hey Guys, I love the new feature of using virtual desktops in Windows 10. I am currently using the shortcut Win + Ctrl + Arrows to navigate from one desktop to another. Do you know if there is a shorter way to get from desktop 1 to 5 without having to jump over desktops 2,3,4? I used to have...
  4. M

    WindowsApps folder security settings messed up

    I was trying to access my C:\Program Files\WindowsApps folder and I did by changing the security features in this video but I tried to restore it and now none of my WindowsApp will launch. When I launch a App like my calculator or weather it opens the window and after second it closes the app...
  5. Neemobeer

    How to reset Cortana

    I felt Cortana deserved it's own tutorial since it requires a different approach in order to correctly reset. Since Cortana is a system application it can not be uninstalled like other applications. You also cannot remove the settings folder in your user profile because the SYSTEM account...
  6. Nauman

    Why windows encrypted files opens in android without decryption?

    I have some pictures files encrypted in windows. When I transferred that encrypted files in android, the mobile show them as normal without decrypt. With this the purpose of encryption becomes vain. What is the reason behind this and how can we secure our personal data with encryption?
  7. Debora

    Windows 10 Start menu, menu bar, full screen & other problems

    Hi everyone since I upgraded to W10 I'm having some problems. -The start menu doesn't work anymore -The search tab neither -Right click on the icons on the menu bar neither -When I'm watching a video and I freeze the pc, I can't use the full screen anymore. I have to restart the pc. I...
  8. F

    Need help ASAP

    Guys, I need help with something. It's about my Windows laptop. It's an HP laptop. Right now I'm experiencing a huge problem. When I turn it on and start using it for about three hours, it works fine but after those three hours, my laptop starts acting up. The problem is this: the internet (my...
  9. H

    windows won't boot after install

    I just built my own computer and I'm having problems. I installed Windows and then it said that it had to restart and it did but then it just went back to the screen that tells you to boot from a media device. I was having numerous problems with my ssd and its happened so many times. I used a...
  10. ussnorway

    "Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Screen Capture" "how to"

    "Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Screen Capture" "how to" screens... someone will find it useful I'm sure. Step one is download and install the software; "Microsoft Expression Encoder 3 Screen Capture" = XP "Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Screen Capture" = all other Windows To use "Microsoft...
  11. H

    Wireless stops working after connecting iPad to PC

    Hello, I'm facing a really strange problem. I have two wireless network adapters on my Desktop PC, and two Windows OS's, 7 and 10. I am facing the exact same issue in every situation. As soon as I plug in the iPad via USB to the computer, the WiFi dies, and no troubleshooting works. The...
  12. elaypro

    Windows 8 Setup Screen Remains Empty?

    I'm trying to install Windows 8.1 from a CD i bought on my iMac Mid-2014 El Capitan OS X via Bootcamp. I also later want to upgrade to Windows 10. I went through the Bootcamp Assistant partition setup easily but when Windows 8.1 starts up and I get to the "Where do you want to install Windows?"...
  13. Nannerson

    windows 7 product key sticker worn

    I've bought and repaired a 2nd hand laptop. Everything swell apart from trying to verify genuine windows. The sticker on the base is all legible but for one group of numbers/letters. Can anyone help me decipher? or have any clues? I know win 7 keys are cheap, but it's the principle...
  14. iSpithash

    Windows 10 Windows + Q shortcut stopped working.

    The Windows + Q shortcut (Cortana pop-up search) suddenly stopped working. Is there an Registry Edit or something to bring it back to life? Thanks in advance.
  15. C

    Problem connecting PC (win7) with Laptop (win8) in WLAN

    Hello everyone, The Pc is win 32 bit home edition, the laptop is win 8.1 64 bits, and both are connected to internet via HUAWEI router There isn't any issues with internet conectivity, The problem is that I can't find a correct way to connect between each other I created a home group (in the...
  16. A

    System Language Change

    Hi guys, sorry if this post is redundant. I changed the display language of my Windows 7 Ultimate to English from Mandarin, but many parts of the computer experience are still in Mandarin. For instance, when I go to twitter, facebook, etc. I'm taken to the Chinese portal. Also, installation for...
  17. F

    Need feedback on a Windows networking project

    It's sort of like Homegroup on Windows 7, minus the Microsoft limitations. It works by connecting through SSH and you build a personal space for your settings and programs and files you want to share or access remotely to others. It can be developed on using Python, C++, C#, Java, Python...
  18. Rudy Toma

    Your account has been disabled. Please see your system administrator?

    Hi, i recently was trying to downgrade to windows 7 and it told me I had to remove any user I had on the computer so I did, then it told I had to also remove the administratior account on the computer which I did using command prompt. I then reseted my computer and it wont let me log in or do...
  19. L

    Obstinate update

    Hello. I have problems with windows10 update, or rather not updating to this. I uninstalled this update KB3035583 and even though "WINDOWS UPDATE" still wants to restart my computer for this update, update reschedule tool still works, and I can't search for other updates untill I restart and...
  20. H

    Net framework and windows update issues

    So with the release of windows 10 i tried to update my computer to allow me to get the free upgrade (didnt happen) I ended up with an error in windows update of "code 900070643" I have tried everything on the micorsoft support website and even had the support team take remote control of my...
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