Recent content by darknethacker

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    Dual Booting Windows 7 with pre-installed Windows 8 Laptop

    Hi All, Just after a bit of advice, my girlfriend has recently got a new laptop and unfortunately she doesn't like it, despite me loving Windows 8.1. She would like to try Windows 8 but is going back to Uni soon so would like Windows 7 as a back-up dual booted. I've shrunk the partition and...
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    Windows 8 Music Player Screenshots Leak

    The screenshots was released by the site, the music player is one of the apps that can be downloaded from the store. The music player follows the metro design guidelines, and the images can be checked out here
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    New touch gesture to close metro apps

    A recent video has been released showing that users can close metro style apps just by using touch gestures, this video has been released on the web site. In the developer preview of Windows 8 users are only able to close metro apps using the Task Manager. To view the video go...
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    New Task Manager

    I wonder if it will be released in the beta version, haven't seen anything about it in the development preview.
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    Webcam Application

    Henry - Its a application that is built into Windows 8, that lets you view and create images and videos from your webcam
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    Help: Extending C:\

    I am asking for help on how to extend the space of my c:\, Thanks
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    Windows Store functionality uncovered

    The saga of the Windows store has been full of fakes and misinformation. But it now appears that we are finally getting more reliable information that has been uncovered within the Windows 8 leaks. The information comes courtesy of as they have uncovered the information...
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    New Task Manager

    Thanks, I've managed to find a way to enable the new webcam application, here it is.
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    Webcam Application

    I've managed to get the webcam application working, 1.Navigate to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\GRE_Initialize". 2.Create a new DWORD Value called "RemoteFontBootCacheFlags" with the decimal value of "4111". 3.Open up webcam.exe in System32.
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    "Moorea" new application in Office 15?

    Looks very interesting, can't wait to see more info about it! Reminds me of Live Labs Pivot, a application by Microsoft Research
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    New Task Manager

    I'm able to open pdf files with it, here is a screenshot;
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    New Task Manager

    Here you go To activate the new PDF reader 1. Navigate to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\Paint\Capabilities" 2.Create a string value and call it "CLSID" and set its value to "{D3E34B21-9D75-101A-8C3D-00AA001A1652}" 4.Open glcnd.exe That should work
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    Aero problem

    I have managed to get it working now, I had a good look on the internet and have managed to find the right drivers and they work, definitely looks alot better with aero, Thanks Ben
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    Windows 8 build 7955 in the wild, log on video surfaces

    The video on the first post has been edited to play now, or are you one about the video posted above this post?
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    Some concept art that should be in Windows 8

    I reckon in programs such as Microsoft Office, they should give users a chance to change between the new metro look and old ribbon.