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My login times out after a short time of inactivity. How can I lengthen that time span?
After I log in to Win8, I am automatically logged out after all too short of time of inactivity. How can I lengthen that span? ou might be confusing Sleep with Log out. If you get a password box after sleep that is normal. You are not really logged out, just protected from others users if you are aw...
2022-05-12, 4722👍, 1💬

"Device Install Group Policy" Scheduled Task on Windows 8
What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\Plug and Play\Device Install Group Policy" on my Windows 8 computer? "\Microsoft\Windows\Plug and Play\Device Install Group Policy" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation. You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\Plug and ...
2022-04-13, 2570👍, 2💬

💬 2022-04-13 FYIcenter.com: @Ivan. Agree. Windows is poorly designed.

💬 2022-04-11 Ivan: Why would i keep it enabled if i didnt even make the group policy or even find its location. I cant even check what the actual f...

Can't sign in to my online banking. My computer gets stuck in verification mode.
Signing in on my computer that doesn't run 8 works just fine. So must be windows eight that is causing the problem. It is not Windows 8 specifically but IE10. Websites are very specific with their website coding to only authorize specific browsers. IE10, which is included with Windows 8, is not on t...
2021-11-03, 11905👍, 1💬

💬 2021-11-03 Grant W: thank you very helpful

Track Startup Programs with wmic.exe on Windows 8
How to track and maintain startup programs on Windows 8? I want to keep a record of what startup programs are configured on my computer. If you want to get a list of all startup applications on your Windows 8 system and save it to a file, you can use the Windows Management Instrumentation Command (w...
2021-10-10, 1861👍, 0💬

View Startup Programs with Task Manager on Windows 8
How to view all startup programs on my Window 7 system? If you want view all startup applications on your Windows 8 system, you can use the Task Manager (taskmgr.exe) as described in this tutorial: 1. Press Windows-R keys. You see the "Run" dialog box. 2. Type "taskmgr" in the search box and press E...
2021-10-10, 2461👍, 0💬

Uninstall Old or Bad Software on Windows 8
Where to find tutorials and answers on uninstalling old or bad software on Windows 8? I want to learn now to review and remove software to keep my computer secure and fast. Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on uninstalling old or bad software on Windows 8 compiled by FYIcen...
2021-08-01, 1124👍, 0💬

Delete or Disable Scheduled Tasks on Windows 8
Where to find tutorials and answers on deleting or disabling scheduled tasks on Windows 8? I want to learn now to review and manage scheduled tasks to keep my computer secure and fast. Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on deleting or disabling scheduled tasks on Windows 8 c...
2021-07-02, 1089👍, 1💬

What Is an Installed Software on Windows 8
What is an installed software on my Windows 8 computer? An installed software is a collection of programs and supporting files that has been installed and registered to the Windows 8 system. When a software is installed on you Windows 8 computer, it will be properly managed by the Windows 8 system a...
2021-07-02, 3302👍, 1💬

View Installed Software and Programs on Windows 8
How to view all installed software and programs on my Windows 8 system? If you want view all installed software and programs on your Windows 8 system, you can use the Control Panel as described in this tutorial: 1. Press "Windows-R" key and enter "Control Panel" menu. You see the Control Panel scree...
2021-07-02, 1151👍, 1💬

Security Impact of Scheduled Task on Windows 8
What is the security impact of scheduled tasks on my Windows 8 computer? scheduled tasks have major security impact on your Windows 8 system. In many cases, Malware (Virus, Worms, Adware, Spyware) are often designed to infect your system and fetch your private data by configuring them as scheduled t...
2021-07-02, 1092👍, 1💬

Uninstall Installed Software and Programs on Windows 8
How to uninstall an installed software and programs on my Windows 8 system? I want to get rid of that software from my computer. If a software or program has been installed on your Windows 8 computer and you want to get rid of it, you can use the Control Panel as described in this tutorial to uninst...
2021-07-02, 1215👍, 1💬

Windows 8 "Trust this Device" not working.
This is what I do Charms bar >Settings> Change my PC settings > User > "Trust this PC" When I get my Code via Text, E-mail, or Phone Call I am taken a screen that says Visit https://account.live.com/trust deviceon Internet Explorer from the Windows 8 device you would like to trust. But I am already ...
2021-07-02, 18940👍, 10💬

💬 2021-07-01 FYIcenter.com: Agree!

💬 2021-06-30 Airgeddon: I would not "suggest" to ANYONE to open Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer and login to thier Microsoft Account (https://accoun...

💬 2021-06-02 HI YOU: This is 100% BS frim ns. Just turn off messages about your ms account & make firefox your default browser. IE is not secure ...

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Using Windows Defender on Windows 8
Where to find tutorials and answers on Using Windows Defender on Windows 8? Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on Using Windows Defender on Windows 8 compiled by FYIcenter.com team: What Is Windows Defender Install Windows Defender on Windows 8 Quick Scan with Windows Defend...
2021-06-05, 1275👍, 0💬

Recommendations on Scheduled Tasks on Windows 8
Can I get recommendations on scheduled tasks for my Windows 8 system? Here is a list of commonly seen scheduled tasks on Windows 8 system with recommendations whether to keep, disable to delete them: Adobe Flash Player Update - FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe - disable it GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore - ...
2021-06-05, 1221👍, 0💬

Install Windows Defender on Windows 8
Do I need to install Windows Defender on my Windows 8 computer? No. You don't need to download and install Windows Defender yourself. Windows Defender is preinstalled in Windows 8. You can search and run Windows Defender on Windows 8 at any time.   ⇒ Quick Scan with Windows Defender ⇐ What I...
2021-06-05, 1203👍, 0💬

What Is Windows Defender
What is Windows Defender? Windows Defender is malware protection that is included with and built into Windows 8. This software helps identify and remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Windows Defender runs in the background and notifies you when you need to take specific action. How...
2021-06-05, 1160👍, 0💬

Quick Scan with Windows Defender
How to perform a quick scan with Windows Defender? You can follow this tutorial to perform a quick scan of your Windows 8 computer with Windows Defender. 1. Search "Windows Defender" and run it. 2. Click on "Home" tab. 3. Select "Quick" and click "Scan now" on the right panel. 4. Wait for the scan t...
2021-06-05, 1110👍, 0💬

Remove Malware Detected by Windows Defender
How to remove threats detected by Windows Defender? You can follow this tutorial to remove malicious threats detected by Windows Defender. 1. On the Windows Defender scan result screen, click "Show details" under the "Clean PC" button. You see the threat details screen. 2. Set "Recommended action" t...
2021-05-28, 1710👍, 0💬

Trojan:Win32/Mywife.E!CME24 by Windows Defender
What is Trojan:Win32/Mywife.E!CME24 detected by Windows Defender? Trojan:Win32/Mywife.E!CME24 is a mass-mailing network worm that targets certain versions of Microsoft Windows. The worm spreads through e-mail attachments and writeable network shares. It is expected to corrupt the content of specific...
2021-05-28, 1577👍, 0💬

View History in Windows Defender
How to view history in Windows Defender? I want to see if there was any malware threats detected previously. You can follow this tutorial to history information in Windows Defender. 1. Search "Windows Defender" and run it. 2. Click on "History" tab. 3. Check the "All detected items" radio button. 4....
2021-05-28, 1282👍, 0💬

Detected Threat Details in Windows Defender
How to view detected threat details in Windows Defender? If you Windows Defender detects a malicious program on your computer, you can follow this tutorial to view detailed information of the detected program. 1. On the Windows Defender scan result screen, click "Show details" under the "Clean PC" b...
2021-05-28, 1203👍, 0💬

Full Scan with Windows Defender
How to perform a full scan with Windows Defender? You can follow this tutorial to perform a full scan of your Windows 8 computer with Windows Defender. 1. Search "Windows Defender" and run it. 2. Click on "Home" tab. 3. Select "Full" and click "Scan now" on the right panel. 4. Wait for the scan to f...
2021-05-28, 1158👍, 0💬

View Startup Programs on Windows 8
Where to find tutorials and answers on viewing and tracking startup programs on Windows 8? I want to learn how to view and track startup programs to know what's running on my computer. Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on viewing and tracking startup programs on Windows 8 c...
2021-02-16, 1394👍, 0💬

Disable or Remove Startup Programs on Windows 8
Where to find tutorials and answers on removing or disabling startup programs on Windows 8? I want to learn how to disable or remove startup programs to keep my computer secure and fast. Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers on removing and disabling startup programs on Windows...
2021-02-16, 1359👍, 0💬

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