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  1. Thread: Repair Install Windows 8

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    Hello Dark Rider, Answers inline. :) ...

    Hello Dark Rider,

    Answers inline. :)



    So this to me means If I have a 500 gig drive and 450 gigs are being used i need to have 8.87 gigs free plus 450 gigs free to do the repair install? If...
  2. User Accounts - View Detailed Information About in Windows

    How to View Detailed Information About All User Accounts on a Windows PC


    This tutorial will show you how to quickly view detailed information about all user accounts on your Vista, Windows 7,...
  3. Thread: Can't Disable Defender

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    by Brink
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    You won't be able to change the Windows Defender...

    You won't be able to change the Windows Defender services.

    You'll only be able to turn Windows Defender itself on or off like in the tutorial below.
    ...
  4. Thread: OneDrive files available online only

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    by Brink
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    Hey Vincenzo, Sure you could set to be...

    Hey Vincenzo,

    Sure you could set to be available offline only on that PC. :)

    http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/28148-onedrive-available-offline-online-windows-8-1-a.html
  5. Thread: Folder Options All greyed out

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    In that case, I can only suggest to see if doing...

    In that case, I can only suggest to see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated before your Folder Options were grayed out may be able to undo and fix it.
  6. Thread: Folder Options All greyed out

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    Yep, I mentioned libraries just to make sure...

    Yep, I mentioned libraries just to make sure since I've had several people think they were in their user folder, but was actually in a library.

    It seems that your Folder Options may be disabled as...
  7. Thread: Remove Favorites from Navigation Pane

    Performance & Maintenance
    by Brink
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    Have you updated to Windows 8.1 yet? ...

    Have you updated to Windows 8.1 yet?

    http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/32995-windows-8-1-update-windows-8-a.html

    If not, then you should be able to use the method in the tutorial below to...
  8. Thread: Remove Favorites from Navigation Pane

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    by Brink
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    Iskender, Please go ahead and post a...

    Iskender,

    Please go ahead and post a screenshot showing what you see using OPTION TWO below instead.
    ...
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    Google will fix battery-eating 'bug' in its Chrome browser

    Read more at: Google will fix the battery-eating 'bug' in its Chrome browser | ZDNet
  10. Thread: Folder Options All greyed out

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    by Brink
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    If you are in a library, then that would be one...

    If you are in a library, then that would be one reason why it's grayed out.

    You'll need to directly open the folder (ex: "c:/users/bill/pictures"), then click on the Options button in the ribbon...
  11. Thread: Folder Options All greyed out

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    by Brink
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    Hello Tottieon, and welcome to Eight Forums. ...

    Hello Tottieon, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    The "Apply to Folders" option will only not be grayed out of you open Folder Options from within the currently open folder like below, and not open...
  12. Thread: Unable to open UAC control dialog

    User Accounts and Family Safety
    by Brink
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    Antares, 0 = Disable UAC, and breaks modern UI...

    Antares,

    0 = Disable UAC, and breaks modern UI and apps

    1 = Enable UAC. Default setting, and what should be set in Windows 8/8.1.
  13. Thread: Remove Favorites from Navigation Pane

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    by Brink
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    Iskender, Right click on an empty area inside...

    Iskender,

    Right click on an empty area inside the navigation pane instead of on one of the folders. :)
  14. Thread: How to Delete a Redundant Local User Account in Win. 8.1?

    User Accounts and Family Safety
    by Brink
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    Hello Dovelyada, and welcome to Eight Forums. ...

    Hello Dovelyada, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    While you are signed in to Windows with your Microsoft account, you should be able to use an option in the tutorial below to delete the local account....
  15. Thread: Can't Disable Defender

    System Security
    by Brink
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    Yeah, those two services are protected and cannot...

    Yeah, those two services are protected and cannot be changed for security purposes. All you can do is turn on/off Windows Defender itself.
  16. Thread: Can't Disable Defender

    System Security
    by Brink
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    Hello Crimsom, :) If you like, you can use the...

    Hello Crimsom, :)

    If you like, you can use the method in the tutorial below to turn off Windows Defender.

    http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/21962-windows-defender-turn-off-windows-8-a.html
    ...
  17. Thread: Remove Favorites from Navigation Pane

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    by Brink
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    I'm referring to the missing settings to...

    I'm referring to the missing settings to add/remove Favorites in the tutorial linked in your post.

    Check to see if this may help instead. :)

    Favorites - Add or Remove from Navigation Pane -...
  18. Thread: Unable to open UAC control dialog

    User Accounts and Family Safety
    by Brink
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    I'm confused. You mention in the first sentence...

    I'm confused. You mention in the first sentence that the enableLUA DWORD set to 1, then that it's set to 0 in the second sentence. :confused:

    Double check to make sure that it's set it to 1, and...
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    Hey musiclover, You might be able to remove...

    Hey musiclover,

    You might be able to remove the now no longer available computer from the homegroup on each PC using OPTION ONE below. :)
    ...
  20. Thread: Unable to open UAC control dialog

    User Accounts and Family Safety
    by Brink
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    That enableLUA DWORD value should be set to 1...

    That enableLUA DWORD value should be set to 1 instead so that UAC is enabled. If UAC is disabled, the modern UI will not work.
  21. Thread: Windows Live Mail Problem

    Browsers & Mail
    by Brink
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    Solved That's great news JCM. I'm glad we could help. :)

    That's great news JCM. I'm glad we could help. :)
  22. Thread: Windows Live Mail Problem

    Browsers & Mail
    by Brink
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    Solved Hello JCM, and welcome to Eight Forums. Since...

    Hello JCM, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Since you refreshed Windows, you should of had a C:\Windows.old folder created that contains a copy of your previous installation.

    While inside the...
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    Solved You're most welcome. :)

    You're most welcome. :)
  24. Thread: Remove Favorites from Navigation Pane

    Performance & Maintenance
    by Brink
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    Hello iskender, That is unusual for those...

    Hello iskender,

    That is unusual for those settings to be missing. If you like, see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated before Favorites went AWOL on you may be able to restore it.
  25. Thread: Help with 2 items

    Browsers & Mail
    by Brink
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    Hello Don, and welcome to Eight Forums. :) Q1)...

    Hello Don, and welcome to Eight Forums. :)

    Q1) For Outlook, you can add contacts to the People app to have them added.
    ...
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