I can't open .EXE files in Windows 8.1 Pro without renaming the file to .exe
The exe file downloads as _exe and not as .exe
I thought I had malware so did a clean install of Win 8.1 Pro to 8 Pro and updated back to win 8.1 Pro ...it did not help but for a short time period...
Killing the desktop: Can you survive in Windows 8's modern UI alone? | PCWorld
My opinion is no too...I am mostly a desktop user and hope the desktop remains for awhile
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This is back to the old argument do I shut down or leave it run...form your own opinion
Personally...I think heat is your enemy...abs
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