Just had a client's PC set was still on 8 and having problems. (Really???)
Hadn't worked on 8 or 8.1 in a while and took me a bit to find the 8.1 upgrade was through the Store.:o
Owners are older couple who only do the basics, email, reservations, a little shopping and GAMES, of which Solitaire...
Can't open PC Settings and others from the Start Screen.
Help and Tips, Reading Lists, Food and Drink, Health and Fitness, One Note and Skype all have a black "x" and say "This app can't be opened" when clicked.
"Store" and "PC Settings also have a black "x" but "flash" and disappear when...
When this PC was originally setup, owner created a local account, of which the password is lost.
A Microsoft account was set up after.
At boot, the local account comes up with incorrect password displayed. I can click on the left arrow and access the Microsoft account. I have to enter the...
All of a sudden I have 2 Users at boot.
I'm set up with only one user with my Microsoft account.
The first one is just my User name and below
"The User Name or password is incorrect. Try again."
Clicking OK takes me to another screen with my User name, (not my Microsoft account email), with...
I have an Acer V3-731. Owner's nephew somehow put W-8 Enterprise on.
Received a complete set of Recovery CDs from Acer.
I want to do a complete recovery, no data.
First CD, "System" started and said needed UEFI
The BIOS is set
Secure Boot Mode-Standard
Windows 8.1 Pro
I did a Refresh to clean up some problems.
After the Refresh:
Couldn't access store:
Apps broken, black x
8.1 Power Options and Search missing
No red x, no new toolbar at top
Powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register...
Windows 8.1 Pro
When trying trying to run a Program, in this case Dashlane, I get the attached warning.
I'm the only User, running as Administrator.
I've run my Malwarebytes, TDSSKiller, Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit.
This has happened with other programs but this one is constant now.
Somehow managed to delete the partition with W-8 which was dual booted with W-7. Acronis Disk Director screwup, my fault.
Windows 8 files all backed up.
I've merged the 2 partitions and now have a single partition with W-7.
Thought this would be great time to install W-8 Pro, I have the disc...
Didn't plan ahead:o
Dual boot Windows 7 and 8.
I only initially allowed 100 GB for my primary Windows 8 on a 2 TB drive.
I'm hardly using the W-7 and now find myself out of space on the W-8 (C)
I'd like to repartition to give (C) 1 TB and 1 TB for (D)
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center,
Pro Media can access 8.1 Network and Homegroup.
8.1 cannot access ant Pro Media.
"Windows cannot access \\Desktop\Users\Pete\Documents' (or any other folder)
Can access IP4 address.
Windows 8.1 new machine, came...
Have a couple of different problems with my 8.1
When I try to use the tutorial, (thanks, Shawn), I get as far as the Product Key entry.
The install was an original 8 I downloaded when it first came out.
I then installed 8.1, probably from the Store.
I recently downloaded and install 8.1 Media...
Having a problem trying to run exe's. Adware Cleaner, AdwCleaner.exe fails. CCleaner, ccsetup410.exe works.
Junk Removal Tool, jrt.exe fails, Malwarebytes mbam-setup.exe works.
This just started.
"A required privilege is not held by the client" when I try to open the above.
I have a Windows 8.1 which I upgraded from my purchased W-8.
Decided to order the Windows 8.1 Media Center Pack.
Ordered online, $9.99 and installed.
Got Windows Activation screen saying Windows can't activate right now. Try activating later. If that doesn't work, contact support.
My system is a dual boot Widows 8.1, (default) and Windows 7 Pro on a partitioned 1TB.
I want to keep the dual boot config but move my W-8 which is about all I use to a new Crucial M500 SSD,120GB and keep the 7 on the older drive, along with most of my data files.
Am I dreaming or is something...
Dual booting windows 7 with 8.1.
I had that neat looking boot screen that came up giving me a choice and setting default.:D
Now it boots to a crummy looking F8 type screen every time and I have to make a choice.:(
Not a big deal but I'd like to fix it.
Setting up a new 8.1 PC for a customer. He was 97 :party: years old on the 11th and still computer active.
Obviously, not going to get him accustomed to the new Metro tile format.
I want to be able to place a couple of shortcuts to the Desktop from the Game apps, mainly the...
Have a Gateway Desktop. Upgraded from 8 to 8.1.
Somehow I disabled the disabled Password Logon and its back asking for a password at boot.
Owner doesn't remember original password when setup.
I have a password blanking cd that I've used on both 8 and 8.1 pc's.
The problem is I can't boot from...