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    Vertical scroll speed changes spontaneously

    W8.1. Vertical scroll with an MS 5000 wireless mouse is fine for weeks, then suddenly it's on steroids. Changing it in Mouse PROPERTIES (or the registry) returns speed to normal, but only until the next boot, when it reverts to fast. Reinstalling MS Mouse and Keyboard Center software is a fix...
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    Network & Sharing Center - missing items

    Interesting. Maybe there's no problem after all in W8? Can others confirm that they see the same when opening Network and Sharing Center?
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    Network & Sharing Center - missing items

    The Network Sharing Center does not display the network route map or any icons that are standard in W7. W8 advanced network settings also appear to offer fewer options, as do the choices under "Change Network Settings." The attachment displays what the N&S Center looks like here in W8. Note...
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    Solved Build # appears on Desktop

    ***Automated activation process took care of it.*** "Windows 8.1 Pro and build # appear on Desktop" - which means it's not activated... When I attempt to activate, the last five characters of the string are shown, so it knows who I am. Enter the full string and it reports "this ID is being...
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    Mouse "wireless" tab

    Yes, I can imagine that your board and ball work OK without SetPoint. But here, using the unifying software for both keyboard and mouse - with or w/o SetPoint - it bogs down W7 for a few minutes after boot, and hangs briefly at shutdown. There are numerous other problems, but this isn't a...
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    Mouse "wireless" tab

    SetPoint software is buggy in both W7 and W8.1 here, so I've abandoned Logitech mice. The mouse in question is a wireless Microsoft Explorer 2.0, and its associated Keyboard/Mouse Center.
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    Mouse "wireless" tab

    In W7, with older drivers, the mouse config window had a WIRELESS tab. And a prompt would issue a low battery warning. With the advent of the newer MS Mouse/Keyboard Center, those features vanished. On 8.1 as well. Any way to get them back?
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    START UP - Win 7 vs. Win 8

    Very nice. I just happen to have that utility stashed on a archival drive. ^
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    START UP - Win 7 vs. Win 8

    It's handy to see where the entry resides in the registry, as there are so many spots where RUN can be invoked. Thanks.
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    START UP - Win 7 vs. Win 8

    That's what I'd like, but the registry entry, specifically, is not available on a right-click in W8/8.1. I see only DISABLE, OPEN FILE LOCATION, SEARCH ONLINE, PROPERTIES.
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    START UP - Win 7 vs. Win 8

    Under MSCONFIG|start up in Win 7 files paths and registry entry paths are shown for each item. Under TASKMGR|start up in Win 8/8.1 that info isn't shown. Is that handy information readily available elsewhere?
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    Freeze at media insertion

    Occasionally, and not immediately repeatable, W8.1 will freeze when a USB flash drive or wireless adapter, camera card or DVD is inserted. There is no keyboard input, mouse pointer is on-screen but dead. Reboot needed. No error message. Event Viewer lists "unexpected shutdown." There were...
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    Solved Numerous event id 10016 errors win 8 pro 64 bit

    /Sayjimwoo said: "Follow these instructions to the letter and your problem will be 100% resolved." I did, and so it is. Have long been seeking that fix. Good work!
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    Solved Numerous event id 10016 errors win 8 pro 64 bit

    Cluberti, All is well until one must "type in the user name from your error dialog *exactly* as it appears in the error dialog from the event viewer." Here is the event viewer readout... The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server...
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    8 / 8.1 sluggishness

    It has run better with time. The old drive's C: partition had 25-30Gb free. Since upgrading to a new drive (a month ago ) with a 900Gb partition there have been no slowdowns. Yet. Wouldn't think that the former free space would have been an impediment. But one never knows. ^_^
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