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    Can't update any apps - Windows firewall is not running!

    Any fix for this? Same issue. Do we have to have windows firewall active to install store apps?
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    Errors in Event Viewer -- How to correct ?

    Thanks Ive run sfc, never found errors. Ill read that post though
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    Windows 8.1 Update -- Iso Download

    I noticed there are links to download the Windows 8.1 update, but those are for technet subscribers. Are there any public links yet? Reason I ask, I want to download/burn the ISO, so when I format my system, I have a disc to reinstall windows. Can this 8.1 update be installed fresh? Or...
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    Errors in Event Viewer -- How to correct ?

    Keep seeing these errors in my event viewer: Cryptographic Services failed while processing the OnIdentity() call in the System Writer Object. Details: AddLegacyDriverFiles: Unable to back up image of binary Microsoft Link-Layer Discovery Protocol. System Error: Access is denied...
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    Solved Windows 8.1 Crashes Randomly

    Have the same issue with the recently released windows 8.1 update. Can you elaborate with what you mean by BAD CONNECTION? I tried to save the error logs also, and got the same message as you.
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    Whats your favorite Metro Weather App?

    Currently running the stock BING and The Weather Channel. Wondering what people prefer for their desktop metro weather app
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    Skydrive - First time using, suggestions

    First time user, having a few questions on how to setup skydrive. I have always used Drop Box in the past, but with windows 8.1 and my xbox one, I want to start using Skydrive. Few questions. How do most people set it up? Do you use your default My Documents folder for skydrive? Or do you...
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    Classic Shell for Windows 8

    I use Stardock Start8. What does this software do that Start8 doesnt?
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    Solved Closing Metro Apps takes me to desktop

    I open up my Live tiles screen on my 2nd monitor. When I open an app, say facebook. All is fine. When I drag from top of screen to bottom with my mouse to close the app, it goes to desktop. Is there a way for me to go back to the Live tiles screen? Also, is it possible to have the live...
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    Does this look like, all these partitions

    Thank You. I guess this could have caused issues in windows if I didn't clean this up
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    Does this look like, all these partitions

    thanks so do step 1 and 2c?
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    Does this look like, all these partitions

    I run 3 HDS. 1 SSD, and 2 normal drives. I just clean formatted my SSD © and installed Windows 8 on it, which I always put on that drive. However I am seeing a bunch of partitions, 4 recovery partitions. Are these normal? If not, how would I get rid of them?
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    Defrag software on Windows 8.1

    Any idea which work? I know perfectdisk does not work in windows 8.1 Not sure if the default Windows 8.1 disk defrag is as good as third party.
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    Windows 8.1 RTM (Core, Pro, Enterprise x86, x64) leaked

    Make sure you tweet (@PerfectDisk)or post on Perfectdisks facebook page ( that their app does not work in 8.1 Preview, or 8.1 RTM so they get the message for users so a patch comes. I've had Perfectdisk on my system for months now, unable to use it with...