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    Installing Windows 8.1 on 2nd HD makes it a multi-boot?

    OIC, I guess that explains a lot. Thanks. Curious, can you run a "boot repair" to transfer a bootable HD between different computers? Will it automatically update all the drivers/settings to make the OS work on different hardware? What if you have identical hardware in the different computers.
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    Installing Windows 8.1 on 2nd HD makes it a multi-boot?

    How exactly does this work? In the past I installed Windows 8.1 with Windows 7 on an old HD. I forgot exactly what I did, but it turned into a multi-boot prompting startup. Then I found out later on when I removed one of the HD's, it can no longer boot. Recently, I did a Windows 8.1 with...
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    Can't get Netflix 5.1 Audio on Windows 8.1 App

    I found the solution. Under "Languages" for some odd reason, there's: English (Stereo) <--- defaulted English (Dolby Digital Plus 5.1) . . . What a weird category to put this setting. Why would anyone think to look in "Languages" to change a setting like this?
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    Can't get Netflix 5.1 Audio on Windows 8.1 App

    All I get from Windows 8 Netflix App is PCM. Troubleshooting: Old Windows Media Center recorded TV show works. - SPDIF out from GTX 960 works - HDMI out from GTX 960 passthrough to TV SPDIF works Netflix Windows 10 App on WinTablet works. - HDMI out from Atom x5-Z8350 works This...
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    IE update KB3139929 causes computer to freeze

    Update on problem: I updated one of the crashing computers to IE version 11.0.30 and it worked. BUT...upon checking another identical computer with 11.0.29, it ALSO worked! The only conclusion I have on this is that perhaps update 11.0.29 broke some function specific to some TV provider logon...
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    IE update KB3139929 causes computer to freeze

    Could be hardware dependent. I did have another issue with IE a while back on a different computer. It would crash after a few minutes of playing Youtube video, irrc. I thought it was the video drivers but I rolled back drivers with no success. Then after a while using Chrome I decided to try...
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    IE update KB3139929 causes computer to freeze

    There's a "version" and an "update version". I think the 9600 one for tracking within the company. The second number is the one is the one we get I suppose.
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    IE update KB3139929 causes computer to freeze

    Hello, Has there been any other issue like this? 11.0.9600.18231 11.0.29 (KB3139929) ...appears to cause computer to freeze when IE visits some sites. Hard reboot is required. That I know of, it happens on Netflix, EpixHD, HBOGO and trying to log into some premium movie sites. Not sure what...
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    Services/Tasks to disable to max weak computer

    I know Windows has all sorts of automated bells and whistles that do something interesting but not necessarily beneficial. What are some of the things you can do to it to max out the performance, such that frees up resources like CPU, MEM, HD, etc. Thanks!
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    Is Windows 10 Good To Upgrade To?

    As always, any new release will have bugs. Whether it effects you is up in the air until you learn the hard way. ;) IMO, Windows 10 seems like Windows 8 "desktopized". They put corner buttons back and every app behaves like a "window" now, albeit quite bizarre in some cases. They returned the...
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    Zero brightness too easy in Windows 10

    Hey, I just updated a Vulcan Excursion XB tablet to Windows 10. In the battery icon, there's a brightness toggle that sets to 0, 25, 75, 100 percent. The problem is that when it toggles to 0, the whole screen disappears! It's really easy to hit this and the problem is, when it does happen, you...
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    Windows 8.1 keeps exiting and entering "connected standby"

    OK I finally figured it out. The keyboard seems to make it exit standby for some reason. When it's disconnected, it doesn't seem to exit standby by itself. The model is "Vulcan Excursion XB" for the record. It comes with it's own keyboard. So every time I charge the device, I have to...
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    Does Windows "cloud" your WiFi known networks list?

    Hmm...there has to be something extra going on. I even have "remembered" connections that I have no clue where they are! Is there a feature that auto-connects / remembers nearby networks? Like perhaps I walked by a hotspot and the computer was on, finds the hotspot, and remebers it? :huh:
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    Does Windows "cloud" your WiFi known networks list?

    I just set up a new tablet like 2 days ago and some of the restaurants I went to in the past appears on my "Known Networks" list. Does it store the SSID/passwords somewhere in the cloud or something? I don't remember seeing this feature on outlook/onedrive website.
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    Can you log out of MS while remaining logged in locally?

    So I have this problem with my tablet. It keeps comming in and out of connected standby: Event 507, Kernel Power The system is exiting connected standby Reason: User Input. The only thing that seems to solve this is if I turn off OneDrive sync AND log off. I don't know why it does this but I...
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    Can't see Tablet on Network

    So are you suggesting that when logged into an MS account, you're essentially on Microsoft's network? So perhaps Windows 8 is stepping into separating your network from MS's cloud or something like that?
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    Can't see Tablet on Network

    OK. I found a pattern. Windows 8 computer (MS account) -> accessing another Windows 8 computer (that doesn't have same account) prompts for user/pass Windows 8 computer (local account) -> accessing any computer (Windows 8 / 7 /Vista) doesn't prompt This seems kinda of bizzare to me, but is...
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    Can't see Tablet on Network

    I have all those settings. The reboots seemed to solve the "Tablet not showing" problem. Now I can see the public folders in the Tablet. However from the Tablet POV, some computers on the network still seem to ask for User/Pass when clicking on them. The stange thing is that the popup says...
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    Can't see Tablet on Network

    The tablet is on "Private" profile with "Turn on network discovery" checked. I presume that the setting that should make it visible under other PC's File Explorerer>Network tree. But no PC on the network can see it. Though the tablet can see all the others. However, it does exhibit...
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    Changing the initial settings

    You know that part where it goes "Hi...welcome...whatever" and you can customize your "on/off" settings like error reporting or something like that? How do you get to those settings afterward? Thanks!
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