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    What are the things you should do after a motherboard change?

    How do I backup my data? I mean I want the exact same desktop and its contents and my exact same preferences. Is that possible with a fresh install somehow?
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    What are the things you should do after a motherboard change?

    I recently had to change my motherboard because of hardware failure. Fortuanately, its of the same company, so not much headache there. My question is that what should I do now after the motherboard is changed. My PC is taking a little longer to boot. I wonder if it still is holding the drivers...
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    Unable to boot into Windows 8.1 due to corrupted registry

    I am unable to boot into windows due to a corrupted registry. Somehow the system file is corrupt. I tried repairing it said that the drive where Windows was is locked. How do I unlock it? I tried sfc /scannow /offbootdir=C:\ /offwindir=C:\Windows It says Windows Resource Protection could...
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    Solved Which Windows 8.1 image do I download?

    I need to repair my Windows 8.1 x64 installation. For that, I need an untouched ISO of Win 8.1 x64. Microsoft.com allows you to download images from here. What is the architecture? Is it x64 or x32 bit? I need a Windows 8.1 x64 Pro image. Where can I download that from? Edit: I have already...
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    How to open ports and do port forwarding in Win 8.1 ?

    No I am afraid this is not what I am looking for.
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    How to open ports and do port forwarding in Win 8.1 ?

    I don't have a router. I have installed Asterisk PBX on a VM but I need to port forward incoming requests on port to 5060 to my VM.
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    How to open ports and do port forwarding in Win 8.1 ?

    Okay I am trying to configure a SIP Phone system on my desktop and I stuck with open a port and how to do port forwarding. First how to I open a port and verify that that port is open ? Suppose I want to open the port 9000 for both TCP and UDP incoming/outgoing connections. So, correct me if...
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    Managing the C runtime libraries

    Can't I use Windows System Image Backup ?? I am kinda apprehensive about using third party tools to make backups, because if anything goes wrong then not even God can help me. Plus does the software that you have specified above work for GPT disks, because that's what I am using.
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    Managing the C runtime libraries

    Give me the exact procedure of how to do this. I need to know how I can make an image an perform my tinkering. I have been looking all around to make a recovery image of Windows. Please site some references via which I can do this. Please.
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    Windows 8.1 - Disabling Ping

    Is the following rule that you have given here used for blocking someone who pings my computer from within my network ? Because After applying the rule I can still use ping to ping google.com and my local DNS. Also does blocking ping cause any adverse effects in the network ? You can never be...
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    Windows 8.1 - Disabling Ping

    Are you saying that if I disable DNS I will lose Internet access ? I have seen PCs where you cant run ping but have access to the Internet. Isn't DNS done by the DNS servers I specify in my Internet configuration ? Why is there specific services for DNS in Windows then ?
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    Windows 8.1 - Disabling Ping

    Hello everyone, I am was reading about how DNS on local machines can actually help malware. So I wanted to disable DNS on my local machine completely. That is to say when I execute ping www.google.com from cmd.exe I should get the message could not resolve. How do I do...
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    Managing the C runtime libraries

    What about creating a restore point and then uninstalling then if my applications break then I can revert back from the restore point. What do you think about that ?
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    Managing the C runtime libraries

    So let me get this straight. I have no way of knowing whether I need a particular library or not I cannot just keep the latest versions of the libraries because of compatibility reasons and I cannot use system restore to restore the libraries if I have by chance uninstalled them. So you are...
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    Managing the C runtime libraries

    So if I uninstall all the libraries except the most recent libraries I will still face problems ? What is the use of keeping both previous and recent libraries ?
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    Managing the C runtime libraries

    Hello everyone, I am using Windows 8.1 with Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 installed. Now I having a lot of Microsoft Visual C-runtime libraries installed on my PC (view the screenshot below)-: Now my questions are-: Do I really need all the libraries ?? I mean what is...
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    Access problems in C drive

    Here is something that I learned the hard way. Always create a system restore point before messing with permissions of you Windows installation drive. If you do mess up something that cannot be repaired you can perform an in-place upgrade or repair install. Do that only and only if something...
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    Solved Windows 8 DVD copy

    How make Bootable DVD using xcopy Do you have a tutorial which shows you how to make bootable DVDs using xcopy ??
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