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  1. BigFatBoy

    Solved running - System File Checker (SFC) AND the CBS.log

    reply to keoni3535 if your Windows Store app on the Start screen does not open the Windows Store, chances are the "configuration data for this product is corrupt." I tried to fix the corruption of the Store App by running the App troubleshooter, and every suggestion and fix posted on every MS...
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    Solved running - System File Checker (SFC) AND the CBS.log

    reply to vmd - Rx? yes, 8forums is a good forum and has answered many of my questions... for this thread, thanks go to David Bailey for the original information! ;)
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    access denied on harddrive

    see post #2 "Your account is an administrator on your computer. Not the computer that the hard drive was originally used on. The permissions on the drive are set for your other computer, so you need to take ownership and change the permissions."
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    Solved File Access Denied

    to fillup fillup based on what arc1020 stated "If you added properties using a program other than Windows, you should remove those properties using that program. The Remove Properties dialog box removes properties that were added using Windows, but it might not be able to remove all properties...
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    Take Ownership of a File, Folder, Drive, or Registry Key in Windows 8

    with regard to the Warning: "WarningDO NOT take ownership of the Windows 8 C: drive. Doing so, could result in Windows 8 becoming very unstable." Is it simply fair to say that the "Administrators" should have ownership of the drive where Windows 8 is installed; eg; C: thank you
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    NEED W8.o Task Scheduler/Windows Update Default Settings

    I am having problems with Windows Upgrade installing update files (eg, daily Windows Defender updates). The primary concern is an inability of the PC to 'install' new updates after automatically downloading the updates online. The Task Scheduler "Tab" settings I am asking for are: Task...
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    Permissions - Allow or Deny Access to Users and Groups in Windows 8

    My PC is and was working well, except for one recent issue of trying to install a driver for an older HP printer. Prior to the issue with the printer driver, I *have changed some permissions and/or ownership on some files and even some folders, *but seemingly without any negative results. Even...
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    Permissions - Allow or Deny Access to Users and Groups in Windows 8

    PERMISSIONS - not child's play ! I browsed thru the Tutorial however my question about Permissions is not addressed. Q. Is there a direct way (short of a re-install of W8), to re-set all Permissions on all Drivers, Folders, and Files, back to the "factory" defaults ?? My W8Prox64 PC is a...
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    Windows 8 Review

    arggghhh ! I suppose if one keeps current on conversations here and elsewhere, that the Windows 8, plus update, plus update, and/or maybe plus upgrade, not to mention the W8Pro update-upgrade confusion is something one can follow.... however, for others like me, it is difficult to follow the...
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    Default File Associations - Restore in Windows 8

    thank you thank you for the following list and the .reg files; I don't know how I lost contact with .exe but I did. this fixed that.
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    Startup Options Menu Shortcut - Create in Windows 8

    just what I needed; ie, the Advanced Options shortcut...! after asking w8 to create a USB Recovery Drive I decided to test it before having to use it. I reconfigured settings in the UEFI to dis-able 'Secure Boot' by *not choosing W8 as the OS but choosing rather "other OS". The USB Recovery...
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    Computer Wakes at 3:14 AM to Sync Hardware Clock

    WCarp, ms t/s and c/s run hot and cold, 50-50. some are good; some are not. there are so many things inter-related in any OS incl. W8, it is often hard to say unless one has already encountered the issue. your current issue seems unique in that regard. like it or not, one has to be...
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    Solved "SETUP.EXE Has Stopped Working" W8 Error Message

    Solved. a strange solution to my problem was to: 1) uninstall Sound and Audio devices from Device Manager. 2) Install a audio driver file from ASUS and install it. 3) It appears uninstalling devices from the CP\DM did the trick..I don't know why I install ASUS Audio driver *not the Realtek...
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    Computer Wakes at 3:14 AM to Sync Hardware Clock

    FatBoy Response #2 obviously something is waking up your PC. In Power Options\Sleep\Hibernate=NEVER ?. Unless you like Hibernation, select Never as your data entry. How do you put your PC in Sleep at the end of your day? Do you use a Power Button on your case, W8 Charms\Settings\Power\Sleep ...
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    Computer Wakes at 3:14 AM to Sync Hardware Clock

    W8 Task Scheduler - Task Settings W8 Task Scheduler\Time Sync'\settings I don't have an answer; I do have a sense of the general direction of a solution. Here are some things I do know: > W8 includes Automatic Maintenance of several Tasks. As such, all the tasks that run in AM are interrelated...
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    Solved "SETUP.EXE Has Stopped Working" W8 Error Message

    SEE the next POST #2 please... the problem was: "Setup.exe has stopped working". I was trying to install new ASUS software for my motherboard using W8x64 Pro. When I attempt to run the Setup.exe file as an Administrator, or by double clicking the Setup.exe file itself, or used the 'RUN'...
  17. BigFatBoy

    Strange event recorded.

    to Saltgrass You asked about ESENT in an earlier post.... In return, I asked, "What is ESENT? that it has a version # and components that may be active? where can I find it? thank you for any leads on ESENT" ----------------------------------------------------------------- It appears you are...
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    "SETUP.exe Has Stopped Working" - Message when installing

    A reply from BFB. A Mis_Directed Thread.... Are you saying that the primary setup.exe file, "AsusSet.up.exe, may itself be a compressed file container that may also need to be opened by extraction...? I will try that this afternoon and see what happens. thanks BFB REPLY. thank you, but it was...
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    Strange event recorded.

    a question in response to your post above what is ESENT that it has a version # and components that may be active? where can I find it? thank you for any leads on ESENT
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