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    Jump Lists - Reset and Clear in Windows 8

    Shawn, my Windows 8.1 does not quite work like you describe. My "frequent places" list can be cleared (using "delete history, frequent places") independently of the items on File Explorer's jump lists (pinned and frequent) - see attached screenshots showing status now. Why should this be?:sarc:
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    Shell Commands in Windows 8

    Thanks for feedback, all ! Reply in order: rdwray, It is impossible on my Win81 system to make a New Folder on the Desktop, naming it "New Recent Items.{AE50C081-EBD2-438A-8655-8A092E34987A}", the system rejects it. You missed my question. Brink, sorry, you can't put required path-characters in...
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    Shell Commands in Windows 8

    I am looking for a CLSID or GUID for the special folder "Recent Items", but fail to find one anywhere in any of your superb lists on EightForums or on SevenForums. I can see the path in File Explorer which is: C:\Users\Alex\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent. Goal is, with CLSID to create...
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    Services - Start, Stop, and Disable in Windows 8

    Hello Brink ! Tested your suggestions to preview and print graphics in Eightforums articles again. There are inconsistencies between i-browsers (Google Chrome Version 31.0.1650.57 m, and Mozilla Firefox v26.0 beta channel) - both up-to-date as of now. My cursory results are: - Chrome: has no...
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    Services - Start, Stop, and Disable in Windows 8

    Hello Brink, The reason you give for not including screenshot pictures seems decidedly odd, and makes not practical sense; neither does offline option you mentioned. First, all the Win7 Forum articles I have looked at had all have pictures included in the article on my screen. It appears Win8...
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    Services - Start, Stop, and Disable in Windows 8

    Hi Brink Thanks for your careful article on controlling Windows 8 and 8.1 services. FYI on the Webpage T'would be nice if all the screenshot .jpg files were visible in your article for reading, instead of having to click on the visible filename and link to a separate browser window to view...
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    Solved remove homegroup from windows 8.1

    Hi Shawn Thanks so much for your reply and support. Have made changes to properties (amazing where you can right-click for context menus and properties - I did not know that). After testing, will report back.
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    Solved remove homegroup from windows 8.1

    HomeGroup reappears after re-booting Thanks Shawn, for your great tutorial series on customizing the Navigation pane in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. I'm working in the latter, and followed the above instructions, and after first re-boot the Homegroup disappeared from the Navigation pane...
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