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    SkyDrive has stopped uploading files - Win 8.1 Pro x64

    From the past week or two, SkyDrive has stopped uploading files. There are about 400 files to upload and from the past week or two, it just says "Pending" below the files. And sometimes, I get a popup which says "SkyDrive Sync Engine Host is restarting." Please help me!
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    Taskbar thumbnails disappeared.

    Just noticed today that on hovering in the taskbar, thumbnail previews don't show but just a line of text. This has started from a couple of days. In between, randomly, the preview will show up. But mostly it is not over the past couple of days. Any ideas? 8.1 Pro x64
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    Tabbed file explorer for Windows 8?

    Is there a utility which integrates with Windows 8's File Explorer and gives tabs? I don't want dual pane. Just tabs. And I want it to integrate with Windows 8's own File Explorer preferably.
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    Driver Power State Failure

    I just got a BSoD with the error as DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE. I have attached the logs. Also, I was googling for this and one site told to run sigverif. The output for that is also attached. The second and third one are okay because I allowed them to install. They are a custom trackpad...
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    Bugcheck reboot

    Logs attached.
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    High disk usage leading to slow responsiveness

    Of late, my system is quite unresponsive showed my Disk Usage is always high with System at 0.1 MB/s. Any ideas? I have no idea what troubleshooting to perform. Please help.
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    Hosted network doesn't set IP address

    This problem happened today. I was having some network related issues and ran the script here While it solved my problem, I have a new one. I generally create a hosted network with this command: netsh wlan set...
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    BSoD crash

    PFA the diagnostic zip. Also, AFAIK, all drivers are updated. Please let me know if otherwise. System info on my profile.
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    Spotty sleep performance.

    I'm really clueless as to how to describe my problem here. My laptop running Windows 8 Pro sometimes goes into sleep and sometimes doesn't (when I close the lid). I don't even know what troubleshooting to do. Can I get some help?
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    BSOD when I do shutdown and then startup (Fast Startup on)

    Please see the attached logs. This is a fresh installation of Windows 8. System Specs is on my user profile.
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    Rebooted from a bugcheck?

    Hi I am running Windows 8 Pro on an Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012. Of late, when I close the lid to put it to sleep, it doesn't go to sleep and on opening the lid, it just shuts down. After rebooting, I was digging through the Event Viewer for Windows/System and found this. The computer has...
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    Solved Calendar, SkyDrive, Photos, Messaging crash on launch

    Hi These 4 apps - Calendar, SkyDrive, Photos and Messaging crash on launching them almost always. I saw the Applications log and it redirected me to the TWinUI/Operational Log. In that log, it says Access Denied. What do I do? Please give me a solution which doesn't need me to refresh. Thanks...
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    Kaspersky blocks Java in the browser

    Hi I have Windows 8 Pro running and also Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 as my anti-virus. Kaspersky is blocking the JRE plugin from running in the browser. How do I enable it?
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    Outlook 2013 doesn't pull mails properly in IMAP

    Has anyone noticed this problem where Outlook will pull only some mails and not the rest? I have noticed with Gmail connected via IMAP and also my university email via IMAP
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    Solved PDF files don't show thumbnail previews

    PDF files on my laptop show thumbnail previews erratically. Sometimes they do and sometimes they don't. In the attached screenshot, you can see that Word is showing nicely but the PDF file won't. Default app is Reader (the Metro app).
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    Create an ISO file from a CD/DVD - free software

    Any free software which does the trick - create an ISO files from the files on a CD? Basically, reverse of burning. I'm on Windows 8
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    Windows Phone 8 SDK has conked off my hotspot

    Hello all Yesterday, I installed Windows Phone 8 SDK. After installation, it said it needs to install Hyper-V. It restated to install and then horror of horrors, Connectify stopped working. This happened because the Microsoft Virtual MiniPort Adapter is gone and Connectify doesn't know how to...
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    Metro apps don't work

    Hi I'm using Windows 8 Pro from the past month or so. Suddenly, from yesterday, Metro apps won't connect to the Internet. I tried reconnecting, disconnecting and nothing worked. So, I did a clean install and they worked. But, as soon as I updated them, they stopped working. The Apps...
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    Solved Camera not working in MacBook Pro

    Hello all I have a MacBook Pro 9,1 Mid-2012 (non-retina) and I installed Windows 8 Pro (got from Dreamspark). I installed the Windows 7 bootcamp drivers and one irritant has been the camera. When I open the camera, it says "Camera app cannot be used by this version of Windows". Any solutions...
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    Win7-Win8 Dual boot problems

    Hi I have a Lenovo G550 with Intel Pentium Dual Core T4400 @2.2 GHz and 3GB Ram. My laptop is triple booted with Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 32-bit, Windows 8 Release Preview 32-bit and Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. The problem is that when I shut down from Windows 8 and the next time I start...