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    Getting Win 8.1 set up on my z690 motherboard

    Hi. To get Windows 8.1 working on your Asrock z690 PG Riptide motherboard, you will need to ensure that you have compatible drivers for the motherboard and any other hardware components in your system. You can find these drivers on the Asrock website by searching for your specific motherboard...
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    Install Windows Server 2012 updates on Windows 8

    Hi, Installing Windows Server 2012 updates on Windows 8 is not officially supported and may cause compatibility issues. Additionally, Windows Server 2012 is a server operating system and is not designed for use as a desktop operating system. As for installing Windows 10 on your grandfather's...
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    Windows activated but says I need to activate Windows to personalize

    Hi, It's possible that the "reset this PC" process didn't fully activate Windows on your laptop. Windows 8 uses a product key for activation, and if that key wasn't properly entered or isn't valid, it can cause issues with certain features, such as setting a custom background or account picture...
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    Restore Windows Live Mail in Windows 8.1

    Download and install the latest version of Windows Live Mail from the Microsoft website. Once the installation is complete, open Windows Live Mail and select the "File" tab. Click on "Import" and then select "Messages" from the drop-down menu. Choose "Windows Live Mail" from the list of options...
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    Disable Win 8.1 (64 Bit) Smart Screen?

    In general, if you are trying to download and install a new version of the software and you are having trouble with a "smart screen" feature, there are a few things you can try. First, you can try disabling the smart screen feature in your operating system. To do this, you will need to follow...