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    I guess no one has ever solved the multiple Software Licensing checks every time you open up Word, Excel, etc... Any news?. Any new thoughts?

    I guess no one has ever solved the multiple Software Protection Licensing checks every time you open up Word, Excel, etc... Any news?. Any new thoughts? Every time I open up an Office application I will receive the below in Event Viewer. I have fiddled with various registry entries, changing...
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    Event Viewer 1001 error CbsPackageServicingFailure2 Fault bucket error

    Event Viewer 1001 error CbsPackageServicingFailure2 Fault bucket error I know this is Windows 8.1 but did not know where else to post this. Sorry. Fault bucket 1653993244962248431, type 5 Event Name: CbsPackageServicingFailure2 Response: Not available Cab Id: 0 Problem signature: P1...
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    Added new local account and have issues... Win 8.1

    I added a new local account with admin privileges. Now if I boot into or sign into my main account FIRST that I have had for a long time all is well with this new local account. By that statement I mean startup tasks are run from my main account that you can see under Task Manager, all icons are...
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    Solved Can I delete Win 10 Windows.~BT folder,Windows.~ws on Win8

    I did indeed disable the update . Thank you very much Peter
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    Solved Can I delete Win 10 Windows.~BT folder,Windows.~ws on Win8

    Can I delete the bloated Windows.~BT folder, Windows.~ws, in C: and elsewhere? I do not need Windows 10, do not want it BUT more importantly do not want it to downlaod again and I did uncheck and hide the update called Windows 10. Should I run the disk cleanup file and get rid of temporary...
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    Solved Windows 8.1 keeps downloading Windows 10 manual updates

    One other item, can I delete the bloated Windows.~BT folder, Windows.~ws, in C: and elsewhere? Should I run the disk cleanup file and get rid of temporary installation files or is this dangerous? It would help lessen disk space used by my Acronis Backup. Thanks so much once again to those...
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    Solved Windows 8.1 keeps downloading Windows 10 manual updates

    Thank you very much. Had to perform all steps from both links The one thing I did but I think can restore is the GWX subdirectories in System32 and SYSWOW64 if I recall. Still in recycle bin. **Do I need to restore?? After rebooting ans doing another Check for updates, I did not get the WIndows...
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    Solved Windows 8.1 keeps downloading Windows 10 manual updates

    Windows 8.1 keeps downloading Windows 10 manual updates Yup, everything was fine. So today when I do a Check for Updates. Windows 10 downloads to laptop and creates the usual folder $Windows.~BT I reboot adnd it asks if I want to ACCEPT installtion f WIndows 10..I say DECLINE. ALso note, I...
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    Solved Windows 8.1 Administrator Account says Administrator but..

    Thanks, getting there I think. 1. I found out that the Administrator Local Account has all the settings I want and use 99.999% daily BUT the Metro Apps do not work (hence error msg) in this account. 2. The other account "Peter" with email address and implies "Administrator" but in properties...
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    Solved Windows 8.1 Administrator Account says Administrator but..

    Windows 8.1 Administrator Account says Administrator but.. Okay. My laptop is working fine and perhaps I should leave well enough alone. The issue came up I guess when I wanted to use the Metro Apps, I seldom do. I was getting an error, the infamous: abcde App cannot be opened using the...
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    How do I modify what shows on Windows Start 8.1 screen-Not

    How do I modify what shows on Windows Start 8.1 screen-Not tiles? Please see this link: http://www.peterbio.com/tempit/startscreenshot.png How do I change what appears on the right side where Run, This PC, etc... are?? Thank you Peter
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    Windows 8.1 desktop icons rearrange on reboot

    Windows 8.1 desktop icons (not metro) , on reboot rearrange themselves on left side of screen. Auto arrange is turned off. Thoughts? Thanks Peter
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    How modify Start Menu commands & also show Recent programs

    How modify Start Menu commands & also show Recent programs? How do I modify what shows in Start menu such as Run,network, Control Panel etc.. (attachment) I looked and looked but am very tired at this point from setting up crashed laptop. So.... This is not on the metro screen 1. This is on...
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    Windows 8.1 Metro screen -showing all apps

    Windows 8.1 Metro screen - how only show recent apps and not aall by Category. If I click the up arrow at bottom I see just the 8 apps or so I would ike to see But then when I go back into Metro it shows all Thoughts? Thanks in advance Peter
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    Can I add Network (Ethernet and WIFI) icon to taskbar?

    Thanks, I did not try the Customize option from the Start Menu but will try that. I did try the right side of the taskbar that shows the same screenshot as yours with the "Show ICONS and NOTIFICATIONS" and did not see a Network selection Will look again later Thanks so much peter
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    Can I add Network (Ethernet and WIFI) icon to taskbar?

    I have been searching but have not searched perhaps as far as I should In my Windows 8 taskbar on the right there are a few items I can select and customize but see no selection for network icons. I am using Windows 8 with Start8 product add-in. I can see speaker icon, skydrive icon...
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    Box around desktop icons when mouse hovers over

    I posted an image of the rectangle. Wonder if this will help any? Remove the "Focus Rectangle" from Icons Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums Thanks Peter
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    Box around desktop icons when mouse hovers over

    Hmm I still get it with small icons as well Thanks Peter
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    Box around desktop icons when mouse hovers over

    Tried all the options under advanced and there was no difference Thank you Peter
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    Box around desktop icons when mouse hovers over

    I can live with it. But I use Start8 to bypass metro screen I also have settings under Advanced to not display boxes around icons, yet I still get a box around a desktop icon when my mouse hovers over it. Tried all I know how. Thanks in advance Peter