windows 8

  1. MacWills

    Windows 8.1 cannot install SMB feature

    Hello, I need SMB to improve my network connection on Windows 8.1 but cannot install it... I suppose missing same dependencies, but from where to download it and how to install it ? Here it's the CBS logs: I tried too: Dism /Online /Enable-feature /FeatureName:SMB1Protocol But fail
  2. J

    System-wide or OS error?

    I installed Windows 8.1 x86 to a 4 TB Kingston Passport drive. I booted from it, and upon checking everything, say that my ram was installed, but was limited. I have checked the maximum memory thing in the boot settings. -- boot settings -- ram error I've attached the images below in case...
  3. N

    Need help getting into old computer

    Hi all! I’ve done extensive research on this issue, and cannot for the life of me figure it out. I’m trying to get into my old computer so I can access old photos and what not. So, here is my issue.. 1. I forgot the password to my windows 8 toshiba computer. The password is not connected to my...
  4. J

    Solved Windows 8.1 install is driving me crazy!

    EHi everyone, This is the n-th time I'm attempting a Windows 8.1 install to no avail. The computer in question is the HP All-in-one 20-040d (originally shipped with Windows 10 Creators Update, wiped it for Linux, now trying to get 8.1 working). The steps I did are: 1. Download a Windows 8.1...
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    Partitions Deleted in Diskpart, Recovery issue

    I had Windows 8 installed on my HP laptop with core i7 and I planned to install windows 8.1 instead. I backed up all the contents on the last partition and started the procedure. Due to MBR format Windows 8 setup asked me to convert it to GPT and i looked over on youtube and did the Diskpart on...
  6. Styles P

    Realtek RTL8723BE network adapter issue.

    Hey guys, I have a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15BY and when I'm on WiFi, I keep seeing the yellow alert on my WiFi icon (meaning there is an issue) and I'm unable to browse the internet. If I troubleshoot, sometimes it fixes the problem for a few minutes but then the problem arises again. I tried...
  7. ziadmario54321

    Solved Uninstall the system language (default language of the user interface)

    Hello everyone from the forum! I just upgraded Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8.1 Pro using the Upgrade method. The issue is that suddenly the default display language has set into the other display language which is not the default language from the previous operating system. I have changed...
  8. P

    Bad Pool Caller BSoD, need help!

    So I got a Bad_Pool_Caller blue screen a couple hours ago, and I'd really like to fix it as soon as possible. For background, this computer hasn't bluescreened in the year+ I've owned it, and I haven't added new software or hardware in a couple months, though I moved into my new home yesterday...
  9. G

    Administrator only for Family and Safety

    Hello, I'm new to the Windows Administrator world, though not new to being an administrator so please pardon any potential "obvious" items I may have missed. I have an issue where I need a row of computers running Windows 8.1 to have a time limit placed upon them. Some quick research revealed...
  10. Rosemarie69

    How to bypass USB DISK has been blocked by the current security policy

    Hi, so I have this old laptop I want to repair. For some reason the driver to my keyboard has gotten corrupted, and there is no way to log into the computer since it doesn't detect my keyboard input. Well it can only detect numbers, but not characters. I have also tried connecting to a...
  11. N

    egistec es603 installed but failed to start in device manager

    i have been trying to get the es603 reader to be recognized by windows for the last 4 months, i have installed versions:,, and still nothing works. they install fine but in device manager i get the following message: "This device is not working properly because Windows...
  12. pbolton-au

    Solved Change default upload folder

    Hi, When I am browsing the internet and go to upload a file, I notice that it always defaults back to the folder where I last uploading from (even after a reboot). Can I set a default somewhere so it always goes back to a specific location and not just the last one access. I've noticed that...
  13. N

    Windows 8, EgisTec ES603 fingerprint reader not working

    I have a Sager NP8651 / Clevo P650SE laptop running Windows 8.1 64-bit and while all other hardware works the fingerprint reader does not no mater which driver i use from the Clevo OEM site. what files do i need to upload or report to linclude to help this get resolved. I have contacted Sager...
  14. L

    Please help!!!!!

    Hi, I am having a problem being that my screen resolution will not under any circumstances get higher than 600 x 800px (even under unsupported resolutions) I have tried Pheonix etc and nothing will get it to the right resolution, with Pheonix I was able to get it higher but not right, my native...
  15. S

    Windows 8 pre-Beta might be a Developer Preview
  16. V

    VBSCript support

    Hi, We are using Windows 8 pre version to verify our software support for this OS, and when we run the vbscript file, got the error 'Variable is undefined:Session' Our script has this line of code UILevel = Session.Property(CustomActionData) What is wrong , the same script is executing...
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    Leaked Power point PPT of Windows 8

    These are some of leaked power point slides from the Microsoft.With these slides we can can say that there is something in th8 windows 8 which is different from the older version of Windows and Microsoft is trying to provide the smoothness Reliability Like apple:D Source Reddtech
  18. Ammalgam

    Video: Interview with Steven Sinofsky – He introduces the New Look of Windows 8

    Video: Interview with Steven Sinofsky – He introduces the New Look of Windows – Windows 8 Video: Interview with Steven Sinofsky - He introduces the New Look of Windows - Windows 8 | Windows8update - Comprehensive Windows 8 News and Information
  19. Ammalgam

    Video: D9 Windows 8 demo

    This is the actual demo that was given at the D9 conference yesterday. Video: D9 Windows 8 demo | Windows8update - Comprehensive Windows 8 News and Information
  20. Ammalgam

    Video: very very interesting conversation with Marc Andreessen

    Video: very very interesting conversation with Marc Andreessen | Windows8update - Comprehensive Windows 8 News and Information Very fun interview