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    Problem with networking between W-8.1 computer & W-10

    I have a W-10 laptop that I can connect to my other computers, but only from the other computer, not vice-versa. The icon of the other computer shows up on the network window of the W-10, but when I click on the icon, I am prompted to enter my credentials - but the password is not accepted. From...
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    System Image Backup fails

    Installed Macrium Reflect and ran backup. It failed because of the I/O device error. I hope I don't have any problems with the system in the near future. BTW, I do the updates from Microsoft daily.
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    System Image Backup fails

    I don't understand what you mean by, 'treeing down'. The backup does find my external hard drive and begins the backup, but then it fails.
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    System Image Backup fails

    In the past, system image backups from my Toshiba laptop to an external HD worked, but now I get the error displayed in the JPG attached in this post. I have done the CHKDSK/R on my hard drive but the backup still fails. I even tried a different external hard drive, but the results are the same...
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    Need Batch File Help

    From for/? Runs a specified command for each file in a set of files. FOR %variable IN (set) DO command [command-parameters] %variable Specifies a single letter replaceable parameter. (set) Specifies a set of one or more files. Wildcards may be used. command Specifies the...
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    Moving the recycle bin

    I am using a touchscreen on my Toshiba laptop, and I have moved that icon by dragging it with my finger. A tablet may behave differently.
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    Solved how access this folder C:\Users\Ron Wolpa\AppData\Roaming?

    By right clicking the application icon, don't you get a selection, "Open file location"? Clicking on that should open a window to the location where the exe file is located.
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    Solved You have new apps that can open this file...

    When I double-click on txt files or html files on my hard drive, why do I get this popup that tells me I have new apps for this type of file? Notepad is fine for txt files, as is Firefox or IE for the html files.
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    What % do you use the desktop vs. modern UI?

    I use the desktop 80% of the time and Metro 20% of the time.
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    Solved Serious questions for the Windows 8 viability for busines

    I have been using Windows 8 on this Lenovo laptop since July 2013. I am fairly used to how it operates, but I am disappointed with all the bugs this OS has. Even Vista, which a lot of people had complained about, was not this buggy. I visit this Windows 8 Forum, and I see that many others have...
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    Solved Excel file doesn't open

    Right-click the xls file and choose "Open With". Then select "Choose default program". Assign it to EXCEL.
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    Even after reviews: windows cannot find.. shell:sendto

    On my laptop, the SendTo folder is under (my user name)/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/SendTo. Use File Explorer to display this folder. You can then copy a shortcut to your browser into the SendTo folder & you can use the browser by right-clicking a file and selecting SendTo, then your browser.
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    Windows 8.1 Built-in apps doesn't start

    Have you tried this solution to apps disappearing after one second? 1. Open a command prompt. 2. In the command prompt, copy and paste the command below, and press Enter. Code: powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register...
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    cannot get into windows store

    I had the same problem which is now resolved... After installing 8.1, the Store would revert back to the Start Screen after one second. I posted the problem here, but I made no progress until I found the thread with the title: Store - Re-register in Windows 8 and 8.1 After upgrading to...
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    Solved Windows Store not working

    Try right-clicking on the start page. There should be a button that says, "all apps." Click on it and the apps will be displayed alphabetically. You should be able to scroll across the page until you find it. After Windows 8.1 is installed, you can wipe the start screen upward and the apps page...
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    Solved Windows Store not working

    I'm delighted it worked for you, Karin. It took me days before my problem was resolved.
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    Solved Windows Store not working

    Karin, I got the same error when I was trying to download free apps from the store on my Lenovo running W 8.0. I decided to update with Windows 8.1, hoping that would solve the problem. After installing 8.1, the Store would revert back to the Start Screen after one second. I posted the problem...
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    Solved Wake-up Alarm?

    Looking on the Apps page, I found an Alarm app which I had never installed, but it was set to 7:15 AM. It had a button which toggles between 'ON' and 'OFF'. It is now turned off after I toggled it. What is strange is when I used the CHARMS search, it didn't show up. Since I upgraded to Windows...
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    Solved Wake-up Alarm?

    The last few days an alarm has come up at 7:15 AM on my laptop running Windows 8.1. I am not interested in having this alarm, but I can't find how to disable it. I searched for 'Alarm', but I can't find where it resides. Can anyone tell me where to find this app so I can turn it off? Thanks.