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  1. Zaref

    upgrade to windows 10 disappeared after refresh PC

    hello i have an OEM laptop running 8.1 upgraded from pre installed 8 i have reserved windows 10 in 29 july but i had some serious problems with internet connection till then *of course not related to the reservation* so i couldn't download the update my laptop ran into some problems with...
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    too much problems with permissions

    hello i just don't know happened , suddenly copying , renaming or moving any file from any partition asks me to provide admin rights please don't underestimate the WUAC dialogue box as it turned my life into hell first i couldn't download anything from the internet or install any program or even...
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    Games using Nvidia physX are very laggy

    Hello i encounter very low frame rate when i play games using Nvidia physX like mirror's edge (the game runs on 7 frames per second only) When i turn off the physX from game options frame rate is about 45 The problem is that some other games like metro 2033 doesn't allow you to turn off PhysX...
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    windows media player can'y play music via network

    hello i have samsung note 3 and lenovo G580 *specs below* when use the nearby devices option on mobile i can access music , pictures and videos on my laptop and listen to them without any problem but when i try the reverse via windows media player it lists the music files , videos and pictures...
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    can i run remote desktop on OEM laptop ?

    hello i installed the remote desktop app for android , it said it's necessary to have Pro or Ultimate versions of windows i headed to PC settings i got this can i run it ?
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    are gigantic hiberfil.sys and pagefile.sys safe to delete?

    hello i was trying to empty some space on my C drive , i found those 2 files with a size more than 7 gigabytes what are they ? can i delete them ? will it affect anything ? thanks in advance
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    registry editor is editing nothing

    hello about a month ago i asked here how to change font color in windows boarder and the solution for my problem was editing some registry key which i did but didn't solve any thing today i was trying to change the system font by editing the key "MS Shell Dlg" and "MS Shell Dlg 2" i tried many...
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    headphone works only when i partially plug it

    hello i have samsung headphones that came with my NOTE 3 it was working well when i plug it to my laptop just today something strange happened when i plug it in the laptop only the left one work but the right one doesn't if i plug it half way both work well but the microphone doesn't N.B : both...
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    Saving compatibility settings

    Hello I have some old apps and games that only work when I run them using widows XP SP3 compatibility. The issue here is that every time I want to run it I have to go to properties.and change the compatibility to xp sp3 Is there any way to save these compatibility settings Thanks in advance
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    Solved can't play MKV files downloaded from youtube

    hello i'm a student and i frequently download lectures from youtube to watch them later earlier this month i noticed a change in the extension of the files i download from MP4 to MKV which windows media player can't run i tried media player classic which played the sound only VLC played the...
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    chrome is default browser , can't use internet explorer

    hello i use google chrome as the default browser for internet every day use but some times apps and microsoft services require using internet explorer when i try to run internet explorer it opens google chrome instead if i change the default browser from PC settings to internet explorer i can...
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    Solved Any permanent fix for windows store pending problem ?

    Hello It's very frustrating problem and it never get fixed When o try to install an app from the store it just stays stuck and says pending I tried almost every single solution in the internet starting from wsreset.exe Clearing the store cache , stopping and restarting the windows update service...
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    updating to 8.1 , stuck at 63%

    hello i used the refresh PC method as mine got so slow with many errors and crashes i downloaded the 8.1 update via store and left it to apply it the whole night now it's still stuck at 63% applying changes can you help ? i tried restarting but othing changed
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    upgrading from windows 8.1 to 10 [OEM]

    hello i read some articles saying that people who already own windows 8 or 7 will get a free upgrade to windows 10 i have a laptop with windows 8 pre installed will i get this free upgrade ? another questions : the article said something about DX 12 , will my Nvidia Gefroce 610M support it ...
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    sharing files between laptop and mobile via wifi direct

    hello is there any method to send files on my laptop to my mobile or another laptop using wifi direct ?? i hope you could help :)
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    can't change folder icons

    hello my problem is i can't change folder icons on my friends laptop who has windows 7 it woks well but on my 8.1 it doesn't work
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    several problems with microphone and skype

    hello i have some problems with skype and microphone please help :) 1-when i plug in an external microphone *for example samsung mobile headphone* i just listen to myself even if i uncheck listen to 2-skype mutes every thing , i also checked nothing on communication 3-i hear many beeps when i...
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    one drive showing error on every boot

    this screen appears on every boot followed by long error number that i could never got the time to read or even capture it some times this screen stays for very long time and cancel button just doesn't work
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    can not update windows after "refresh your pc"

    hello i used to use windows 8.1 for about a year and it was running well but lately my laptop became slow i used refresh PC and now i use windows 8 the problem here is that ican't upgrade to 8.1 unless i install all previous updates when i try to download them via windows update it just stucks...
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    android devices aren't recognized by my lenovo G580

    hello my problem is very confusing every time i plug in a usb for android device it says it's not recognized by windows however the mobile or the tablet are charging via the USB but i cannot access the memory card i tried installing intel USB driver , ADB driver but still no response i use...