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Recent content by Auricman

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    Problem with networking between W-8.1 computer & W-10

    I have a W-10 laptop that I can connect to my other computers, but only from the other computer, not vice-versa. The icon of the other computer shows up on the network window of the W-10, but when I click on the icon, I am prompted to enter my credentials - but the password is not accepted. From...
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    System Image Backup fails

    Installed Macrium Reflect and ran backup. It failed because of the I/O device error. I hope I don't have any problems with the system in the near future. BTW, I do the updates from Microsoft daily.
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    System Image Backup fails

    I don't understand what you mean by, 'treeing down'. The backup does find my external hard drive and begins the backup, but then it fails.
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    System Image Backup fails

    In the past, system image backups from my Toshiba laptop to an external HD worked, but now I get the error displayed in the JPG attached in this post. I have done the CHKDSK/R on my hard drive but the backup still fails. I even tried a different external hard drive, but the results are the same...
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    Need Batch File Help

    From for/? Runs a specified command for each file in a set of files. FOR %variable IN (set) DO command [command-parameters] %variable Specifies a single letter replaceable parameter. (set) Specifies a set of one or more files. Wildcards may be used. command Specifies the...
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    Moving the recycle bin

    I am using a touchscreen on my Toshiba laptop, and I have moved that icon by dragging it with my finger. A tablet may behave differently.
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    Solved how access this folder C:\Users\Ron Wolpa\AppData\Roaming?

    By right clicking the application icon, don't you get a selection, "Open file location"? Clicking on that should open a window to the location where the exe file is located.
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    Solved You have new apps that can open this file...

    When I double-click on txt files or html files on my hard drive, why do I get this popup that tells me I have new apps for this type of file? Notepad is fine for txt files, as is Firefox or IE for the html files.
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    What % do you use the desktop vs. modern UI?

    I use the desktop 80% of the time and Metro 20% of the time.
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    Solved Serious questions for the Windows 8 viability for busines

    I have been using Windows 8 on this Lenovo laptop since July 2013. I am fairly used to how it operates, but I am disappointed with all the bugs this OS has. Even Vista, which a lot of people had complained about, was not this buggy. I visit this Windows 8 Forum, and I see that many others have...
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    Solved Excel file doesn't open

    Right-click the xls file and choose "Open With". Then select "Choose default program". Assign it to EXCEL.
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    Even after reviews: windows cannot find.. shell:sendto

    On my laptop, the SendTo folder is under (my user name)/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/SendTo. Use File Explorer to display this folder. You can then copy a shortcut to your browser into the SendTo folder & you can use the browser by right-clicking a file and selecting SendTo, then your browser.
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    Windows 8.1 Built-in apps doesn't start

    Have you tried this solution to apps disappearing after one second? 1. Open a command prompt. 2. In the command prompt, copy and paste the command below, and press Enter. Code: powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register...
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    cannot get into windows store

    I had the same problem which is now resolved... After installing 8.1, the Store would revert back to the Start Screen after one second. I posted the problem here, but I made no progress until I found the thread with the title: Store - Re-register in Windows 8 and 8.1 After upgrading to...