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Dual Boot Win7/8 - Win 8 goes black after a short time

  1. #11


    Posts : 1,093
    Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1 Preview


    Still too small IMHO.

    Open disk management to a full view
    Hold down the Windows Key and press the Print Screen Key (not sure where that is at on your rig)
    (your screen will flicker monentarily)

    I will take a screensot of this view right now...

    See folder to open here:

    Click image for larger version

    See screenshot I took:

    Click image for larger version

    Notice you can click on each image to enlarge to full screen.

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  2. #12


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    Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1 Preview


    Here's mine:

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  3. #13


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    If saving the full screen view via ctrl + print screen keys, make sure you save it as a jpg file (not gif) and do not resize it.
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  4. #14


    Posts : 22
    Windows 7


    Yes this is what I did (Windows Key + Prt Scr) And the screen did blink but unfortunately this is no Screenshots folder under Documents\Pictures. I even searched my drive for the a folder "Screenshots" and nothing. Let me see if I can find another way. I'll resize the png to (1600x1200) which is a larger format. How's this one?

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  5. #15


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    Windows 7


    If this one is no good I see you can right click on the image and SAVE IMAGE to your computer then open with whatever you choose.
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  6. #16


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    Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1 Preview


    Save it as a jpg file please!
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  7. #17


    Posts : 22
    Windows 7


    This time I saved as a JPG wth snipping tool.
    Click image for larger version
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  8. #18


    Posts : 22
    Windows 7


    Ctrl+Print Screen I used for the first image I uploaded and saved as a jpg
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  9. #19


    Posts : 22
    Windows 7


    I'm so sorry, I have to get to bed it's getting late. I'll check tomorrow. THANK YOU so much for being so patient with me in my attempt to enlarge this Computer Management Image. I also think I'll start a new thread with a similar subject since this one has gotten so long, I'll include another image with that. I'll try to figure out why the Windows Key + Prt Sc doesn't work for me and Screenshots don't appear in My Pictures. I'm running Windows7 64bit if that makes a diff. Thanks again. Lee
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  10. #20


    Posts : 376
    W8.1, W7


    Right click the attachment and chose 'view image' (ff) and it looks fine.

    link: https://www.eightforums.com/attachmen...management.jpg
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