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Recent content by gahbmwm5

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    Windows Media Center-8.1 Update DVD/CD Issue...

    Ok...response back from Asus (was excepted)...D/L and install the latest chipset and BIOS and see if that helps..Already had this...lol Unfortunately Asus does not have a updated firmware for TSSTcorp SN-208BB CDDVDW Rom drive...please contact TSSTcorp support...lol. TSSTcorp replied back that...
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    Windows Media Center-8.1 Update DVD/CD Issue...

    Doing this via my Lumia 920...when I updated to Win8.1.1, then opening up device manager and viewing DVDCDW--->properties it then reads: TSSTcorp, but does not have SN-28BB next to it like it showed with Win 8...? It worked perfectly fine in both Windows Media Center and VVLC players will...
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    Windows Media Center-8.1 Update DVD/CD Issue...

    Hi all, Thanks as I did try VLC player, and when the US legit purchased..lol DVD plays without issue in Windows Media Center, then it will also play fine in VLC player..however when the above Windows Media Center pic pops up, then the DVD will not play in VLC player. The only trouble shooting...
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    Windows Media Center-8.1 Update DVD/CD Issue...

    Hello, Utilizing a ASUS K-55 laptop installed with Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center OS, my TSSRcorp SN-28BB drive is acting up....I have tried to uninstall the driver through device manager, then make sure that region--->is set to United States (1), then the DVD media would work fine...
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    Windows Phone 8.1 now available on Windows Phone Preview..

    Make Xbox Music, Video and Games transparent with this new app for Windows Phone 8.1! For those of you who were somewhat bothered by the 'manic-look' of having transparent and non-transparent (standard) apps on your start screen...lol Make Xbox Music, Video and Games transparent with this new...
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    Windows Phone 8.1 now available on Windows Phone Preview..

    Got to love Cortana! For shixxxs & giggles, you 'all probably read about this: Ask her, 'Do you like Clippy...? lol @Coke Robot, I agree, the 3 column look on a Lumia 920...at least for moi is just too small...I picked up and played with Lumia 1520, but I could not fit it comfortably in my...
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    Windows 8.1 - Update to from Windows 8

    That is great to know Shawn, and as always wonderfully, detailed work! I am one of the 'fortunate ones' who successfully updated from Win 8.1 Pro/Media Center to Windows 8.1 Pro Update/Media...I never received any 'error messages'.....had one little cosmetic glitch....have experimented too...
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    Solved Windows 8.1 Update 1 (KB2919355) installation FAILS

    Hi MKeezy, I would love to view your sources on this, as I did have Windows 8.1 Pro/Media Center, prior to successfully installing KB2919355....however even with this 'successful installation'...I am having issues. Please see this post/thread...
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    KB2919355 breaks down logon screen and lock screen

    Hello, Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community Forum. I would appreciate if you can provide us the following information to help us understand the issue better. Are all other updates installed on your computer? Is (KB2919442) update installed on your computer? Is the issue...
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    Solved 2 New important updates

    Thanks for 'clearing up the confusion David...:) The reason that Windows Update did not pick up KB2957390 for my system (laptop) is that I do not have Microsoft Internet Information Services installed! I do have KB2933809 installed which was picked up by Windows Update after KB2919355...
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    KB2919355 breaks down logon screen and lock screen

    Thanks derlee, as I just posted this on the Windows 8.1 IT Pro Forums: Windows 8.1 Update-Metro Mail App Issue When Closing App With New '- x' Feature... Hi, With the recently installed Win 8.1 Update installed, I'm finding that when attempting to close the Metro Mail app, with the new '- x'...
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    Computer speaks to you

    Thanks. I too wish I could write code, but will give this a go...thanks!
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    Computer speaks to you

    pcRat & mikeytg, Thanks gents....great stuff...:cool:;) http://www.eightforums.com/sound-audio/23135-text-speech-engine-not-working.html I was not even aware of this feature...my text to speech engine is working properly...I just copied/pasted the above link for 'Control Panel' settings, and...
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    Computer speaks to you

    LOL...man I had to try this, and I too like OP (David Bailey) do not utilize a password to login. Pretty neat, thanks for some entertainment. Can you change the voice..........lol? Dim speaks, speech speaks="Welcome to your computer, Glenn" Set...
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    Windows 8.1: Most Metro Apps crash immediately at launch

    Yes indeed, welcome hiro11...I could not agree more!