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    Windows 10 Windows 8.1

    I want to change my Network from Public to Private. My understanding is that in Windows 8, you would go to the Charms Menu > Settings > Settings > Network > Ethernet, then click on Find my Devices. But in Windows 8.1 they removed that Slider Bar. In Windows 8.1, how do I switch my Network from...
  2. Foxtrash

    Windows 10 Windows 8.1 Laptop Hotspot working but other devices cant connect to it, "Unable to obtain IP address"

    I've recently followed this tutorial "" to set up a hotspot on my Windows 8.1 Laptop, everything went according to the tutorial and there were no errors. Other devices can easily see the network I just set up but the problem comes with actually trying to connect to it. It doesn't work. I did...
  3. Frippsy

    Windows 10 Muffled sound with headphones

    So I have stumbled upon this problem where all sounds are muffled as soon as I connect my Bluetooth headphones. Now I have occurred this problem before with a MacBook and another computer with windows 10 (Current one has windows 8.1), but with those, I would just go in to sound settings and...
  4. Rahul Saini

    Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Pro No apps working including PC Settings

    I just upgraded from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8.1 Pro and got error in almost all apps which windows install. They open and just disappear. Icon remains on the taskbar but I can't maximize it again. All apps showing error even the PC settings. I tried to open them in Safe Mode, created a...
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    Hey when I was installing windows 8.1 I accidentally deleted windows system partition.Now I am facing problems like when the PC wakes from sleep state it hangs and struck at the login screen and I cannot do anything and should force restart the PC with hard keys. Information: Before had 360MB...
  6. KPDON

    Windows 10 Apply Visual Styles/Themes on Windows 10

    Credit for Video: ZealPlex Steps 1.Download uxstyle and install it -- 2.Find a theme you like NOTE: MAKE SURE YOUR THEME IS MADE FOR THE VERSION YOU HAVE OR IF YOU GET IT FOR SOME OTHER VERSION, IT WILL BREAK YOUR SYSTEM! 3. Drag the theme's windows theme file and the folder...
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    Windows 8 Directplay not in windows 8.1

    Hello there. I'm trying to get a retail version of an old game running. The game runs, but I have a problem. I've searched around a bit, and the solution seems to be turning directplay on. I go to control panel, and to my surprise directplay isn't there, nor the legacy folder it's contained in...
  8. Neemobeer

    Windows 10 Windows Hardening Guide: Securing the LSASS process

    Applies to: Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Server 2012 R2 and Server 2016 Description: This is a simple tutorial on how to run the lsass.exe process as a protected process so that it's memory can't be dumped and passwords extracted. Warnings: Some drivers may be loaded by...
  9. klelund

    Windows 8 Win 8.1 is using boot files from USB when booting Windows

    I have had some problems with my windows 8.1 installation. It all started when I tried to update to windows 10. It failed and if I remember correctly my computer showed blue screen of death when I restarted it afterwards. Pretty sure the error code was 0xc0000034. I tried a lot of things to...
  10. Fr13ndly

    Windows 8 Error 0xc000007b

    So yesterday I installed pubg and when i wanted to run it, it would say that i am playing it for 10 seconds and then it would go back to being online. So I browsed local files and run .exe as administrator and error 0xc000007b poped out. So investigated since this is the first time i got this...
  11. Grace Nakanishi

    Windows 8 Can't rename/move new and existing folders

    Every time I try to rename or move a folder (both existing and new) I get an error message saying "Can't find the specified file. Make sure you specify the correct path and file name" If I click Try again it says "The file or folder does not exist" I've uninstalled recent installations (only a...
  12. S

    Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Laptop Can't See Network attached printer

    Hi everyone, here is the overview of my issue. Background: IP address for printer is: 192-168-1-20. Windows 7 system can also remote into the printer with a browser. Windows 7 Laptop can see Network attached printer. I can print with this machine to the printer with no issues. Windows 8.1...
  13. iNarek94

    Windows 8 Windows 8.1 BSOD again and again

    Hello, Recently (a week ago) I have changed my motherboard, cpu and ram. At this moment I have the current configuration Corsair 550W PSU ASRock H170 Pro 4 Intel Core i5 6500 XFX R9 270X 4GB 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance DDR4 2133MHZ 120GB SSD Kingston V300 1TB WD HDD After struggling with drivers...
  14. Vivek

    Windows 8 Problem with Changing Access Control of a directory

    In order to make one of my directory secure, I changed the access control of the directory to none using the command cacls DirName /e /p everyone:n. But when I tried to grant the full access using cacls DirName /e /p everyone:f, it gives me Access Denied Error. Also, I am unable to open the...
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    Windows 8 Windows 8.1 causes repeatedly blue screens

    Hello people, my relatively fresh Windows 8.1 64 bit installation causes repeatedly blue screens that display a "watchdog violation" message. I already did some research on that, but the proposals for solution were not successful. The attached image shows the content of the minidump file.
  16. sacrover

    Windows 8 Right Click on Music and Video Files takes forever

    This is annoying. I have checked the solutions all over internet but this hang never ends. This happens only when I right-click on a music file or a video file. I have already tried disabling extensions via both shexview and windows Registry Editor. I have also updated the graphics drivers. My...
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    Screen brightness locked

    I have a Lenove Ideapad z400 that came with Windows 8. Ever since I “upgraded” from Windows 8.1 to 10, the brightness adjust buttons immediately make the screen change to the lowest brightness setting – unusable in all but near-darkness. - The first time it happened, I updated the graphics...
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    Windows 8 Windows 8.1 registry entries request

    Can anybody please give me the registry values of "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\RegisteredApplications" in Windows 8.1? Thanks in advance.
  19. M

    Windows 8 Remove the Ease of Access Button from the Logon Screen in Windows 8.1

    Hi, I want to remove completely the 'Ease of Access' button shown in Windows Logon Screen. This is just to ban a security issue related to the use of this button, when the hacker changes the 'utilman.exe' file in Windows folder into the 'cmd.exe' by taking some steps. Then, after restarting the...
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    Windows 10 (windows 8.1) Boot error with secondary hdd

    Hi guys, i hope i can get some help with an issue i had this past days.:ohno: Recently i had a problem with my computer, i had to format my sdd (which was my only hard drive at that time), before formating i bought a new hdd and backup all the old information on that hard drive. After...