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    Microsoft bought my beer.

    So I'm in Norway. On Wednesday I went down to visit my husband's friend at a startup work space in Oslo, at this place: Introducing Startup Summer 2012 teams | Startup Norway It turned out we had missed the representative from Microsoft by about half an hour. He was down there to give a...
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    How do you want your music?

    Hey All, No one seems to believe that Music for Metro is a serious app, and given both it's excesses (advertising) and limitations (ability to toggle your collection effectively) I'd like to know what YOU want from your music player. What do you hate/love about Music for Metro? What music...
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    Driver broken, can't uninstall or overwrite

    So I installed win8 RP yesterday and ran into a problem installing the very first driver -- the network adapter driver. I got an error saying that the installation had failed, but when I looked at the device in device manager, it did have a driver installed. however, the driver was damaged and...
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    The Problem With 1366x768 (widescreen) Tablets

    So having read about the minimum sized screen requirement for metro apps (1026x768), I got curious to see what would happen if I rotated my screen, (which is the smallest possible to enable snap: 1366x768) and launch some apps to see what they look like. To be clear, rotating my screen means...
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    Solved Have to re-calibrate touch screen after every restart

    Heya, I don't know if anyone else was having this issue: I've been having to re-calibrate my touch screen after every restart. After restart it always goes back to showing the touch curser about 1/4 inch above where I'm actually tapping. When I calibrate, I have to touch about a 1/4 inch above...
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    Solved Solved: Audio but no video in apps

    I've had a problem since installing win8 where any apps that run videos would load, launch the video, and then play the audio track but not the video. I've been installing codecs trying to se if any would fix the problem, and the one that I needed was the Ogg codec set. Hope this helps anyone...
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    Panda Antivirus Pro 2012 Beta for W8CP Free

    Panda Security Announces Windows 8 Compatibility for Panda Antivirus Pro 2012 « News « Windows 8 Apps – news, downloads, forum I used the cloud based antivirus on my tablet in win7 and really noticed how much lighter it ran than locally installed security software. Downloading the beta now to...
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    Gesture to Scroll to top/bottom

    I've been sorely missing some sort of gesture to be able to scroll automatically to the top or bottom of any page in IE10. It would be really helpful when browsing the forums. Can anyone think of a way (or is there one already) to gesture to get back to the top so that you don't have to flick...
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    So many metro games crash, screen res or graphics driver issue?

    Evidently there are some really awesome games in the metro store, but I wouldn't really know because they all either fail to load or BSOD. Notable exceptions: Pirates Love Daisies, which is great and doesn't crash my system, and Cut The Rope, ditto. Mah Jong runs and is an ok game. Some games...
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    Solved Screen Flicker in Windows Metro view Intel GMA 500 graphics controller

    I just installed the Intel GMA 500 graphics controller on my Viliv S10. It had been running the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter, which didn't detect the screen's actual resolution but instead ran it at a slightly lower and distorted resolution. At the lower resolution running the basic display...
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