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  1. livewire

    Would A Faulty Internal Hard Drive Make File Explorer Unresponsive? (Not C: drive)

    I have six internal hard drives (5 mechanical and 1 ssd for the OS) A few days ago I started getting a problem in Windows 8.1 where my mouse was freezing for a second every now and then. Also when I opened file explorer and clicked on a drive (Steam games) file explorer became unresponsive and...
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    OneDrive showing as SkyDrive on original Surface RT

    I got given an original Surface RT and did a full reset, it's running Windows 8.1 but OneDrive shows as SkyDrive in file explorer and also the app tile shows as SkyDrive. Is this normal or should it show as OneDrive? I've fully updated now.
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    Best Software To Clone A HDD With Same Drive Letter?

    I have a 3tb data hard drive(F: drive letter) that is almost full, I want to replace it with a 4tb hard drive. What would be the best - simplest software to clone a drive? I also don't understand, would I have to format the new drive with a drive letter then change that drive letter to the same...
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    SD Card Not Being Recognised With Internal Card Reader

    I have the very latest Windows 8.1 update. My internal multi card reader has been working fine for just under a year but just recently it has stopped recognising SD cards. When I insert a card it normally opens an explorer window but now it does nothing and does not show in file explorer...
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    Solved Can You Not Search The Calendar App?

    I've just started using the Calendar app on 8.1 but cannot see how to search the calendar from within the app? I tried using the search in the charms bar but it does not show Calendar search results :huh:
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    Moving Files In The SkyDrive OneDrive Metro App

    I haven't used the OneDrive metro app much since windows 8 came out but I'm sure in the early days you could move files within the metro app :think: by right clicking on a file (or swiping down) and you would get a 'move' button along the bottom menu. When did this option get removed? and why...
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    Solved Weather App Live Tile Not Working When Set To Fahrenheit

    Using 8.1 my weather live tile does not work if I have the option set to Fahrenheit. Once I set it to Celsius the live tile works just fine. I tried installing the app again with no change. Anybody have a clue how to fix this? I really want it to display in F
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    How To Listen To Voice Messages In Skype?

    I just recently purchased a Skype number and I have a few emails telling me that I have a new voice message and I should sign into Skype to listen to them. So I signed into the metro style Skype app on windows 8.1 but could not find voice messages. I tried on the surface rt app but no option...
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    Ugly Google Chrome Tile

    So I just updated to 8.1 and I find that all the desktop app tiles have taken on a coloured background which makes the start screen look really snazzy. Only one tile still has the ugly grey background and that just happens to be Google Chrome ... is this sabotage :think:
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    Connecting Surface RT to PC

    Is there no way of connecting the Surface RT to a PC through usb to drag files from one to the other? :think:
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    Stop Windows remote Controlling iTunes?

    I purchased a GMYLE Windows media remote to control dvd software on my computer which works fine but the remotes nav, play and pause buttons etc also at the same time controls iTunes, is there a way to stop the remote controlling iTunes? Just some info, obviously it does not happen when iTunes...
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    Game sound through speakers + chat through headset?

    I'm in the market to buy a headset for chat in online gaming, at the moment game sound is through my gtx cards hdmi to my tv speakers and I want the headset for purely just voice (like Xbox). In layman's terms how would I set it up this way? A friend said he thought the game sounds as well as...
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    Media Center Install Problems

    don't know if anyone can help but about a month ago I wanted to install media center on my windows 8, so went to add new features, paid for a license key, the payment went through fine, accepted the terms then get the error message "something went wrong, close the wizard and try again later" I...