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Windows 8 recovery disc?
On the day windows 8 came out I bought it and installed on my computer. When I was going through the setup, it gave me an option of buying a recovery disc, or something like that. I said now. No I'm wondering what the difference between that recovery disc, and the actual windows 8 physical disc is. ...
2013-05-10, 2288👍, 0💬

SD card reader not reading properly.
My Windows 8 Dell laptop is not recognizing my SD card when I insert it into the SD/MMC-MS/Pro slot in the laptop. I went through my device manager and everything seemed to be working except a USB port labeled "Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller - 1E2D." Not knowing i...
2013-05-09, 3024👍, 0💬

A few changes to the User Interface (UI) in the People app
I noticed some changes to the People apps User Interface. What gives? The changes to the People apps User Interface (UI) were put in to speed things up and make them more consistent. Some of the changes are: · We now have similar views when you select multiple contacts or a single contact. You’ll se...
2013-05-09, 2013👍, 0💬

Move email to folders via dragging
'm trying my darndest to use Windows 8 effectively, but there are some things that just make absolutely no sense whatsoever. How do we go about submitting "feature requests" - is there an avenue for that besides these forums? The issue I've stumbled across is with the Windows 8 Mail app. The latest ...
2013-05-08, 2196👍, 0💬

How to do a system restore using windows 8. my mouse will not work but keyboard does work
how to do a system restore using windows 8. my mouse will not work but keyboard does work. I updated some drivers and now my mouse will not work Press the Windows key and the "R" key. type "appwiz.cpl" without the quotes in the Run box. Use the arrow keys to scroll down to the updated drivers. When ...
2013-05-08, 2057👍, 0💬

Windows 8 is the biggest piece of garbage I have ever layed hands on it is garbage.
Just trying to install normal adobe software on it is a major pain. It is less efficient, ruined my Norton Security and messed up my computer registry. I should have listened to those who have warned me about Windows 8. I will make sure to warn everyone else I know about this huge mistake Windows ma...
2013-05-07, 2473👍, 0💬

How to Share Files Between Computers in windows 8
I've in my house 7 computers and sometimes i want to send a document or any files to another computer , every time i use USB flash drive to put the files on it , then copy , paste ,,,,etc , it is a hard way to do every two days Is there any easiest way how to share the files between all these comput...
2013-05-07, 2244👍, 0💬

Uninstall and reinstall games from Windows Store
If I uninstall a game that I purchased from the Windows Store, is it gone forever, or can I reinstall it without paying again? Any Windows Store applications that you purchase remain in your Store account forever. You can also install the app on up 5 different computers and as many User Accounts on ...
2013-05-06, 2223👍, 0💬

Wifi network successfully added - but not showing up in list of available networks.
Our wifi does not broadcast - I added it, my laptop says it added successfully - but it doesn't show up in list. Tried to add it again but it says it's already added but STILL not showing up!! About to pull my hair out.....any suggestions?? To help you suggest steps to resolve the issue, I would app...
2013-05-06, 2384👍, 0💬

Must enter password after wakeup even though "don't require a password" is checked
I've gone through all the maneuvers to disable password after wakeup ("don't require password" shows as checked after reboot) yet I still am required to enter a password after wakeup. I am using the default power options. What's the trick to avoid entering this password? Do you just want to not have...
2013-05-03, 2462👍, 0💬

How can I totally remove login password?
I do not need and do not want a password for login. If I leave for just a few minutes I have to login again when I return. I try to change the length of time for the pc to go to sleep but that won't change either. What's so good about Windows 8 if it can't do the BASICS? 1) from keyboard: Windows Ke...
2013-05-03, 2395👍, 0💬

How to Burn data to DVD in Windows 8
I asked this question before but lost all my programs due to Windows 8 crashing. I want to burn some MP4 files to a DVD and Windows 8 won't let me. You gave me a program that worked. If you click on your name underneath "Question", it will take you to your own page where your previous questions and ...
2013-05-02, 2077👍, 0💬

How to sign out of the mail app in a windows 8 computer?
I cannot sign out of the mail app. Do you know how to do it? If you're using a Microsoft account to sign into Windows, you can't sign out of the Mail app. If you need to add more accounts to the app, open the Settings charm and click accounts to add other accounts.
2013-05-02, 2265👍, 0💬

PC hangs when trying to get app updates from the Windows Store
I’m trying to get updates for my apps from the Windows Store, but when I do, it freezes. This happens every time I try to get the updates. How do I fix it? If you are experiencing this problem whenever you try to get updates for apps from the Windows Store, try the following troubleshooting steps, i...
2013-05-01, 3109👍, 0💬

Is there a portable payment app like Square or Go-Pay for Windows Surface?
We would rather have the Surface than an Ipad, but need to use a credit card reader like Square or other with it. What kind of portable payment app will work with the Surface? It may require a subscription/contract, not sure. Quickbooks Point of Sale system is supposed to work with it as well, but r...
2013-05-01, 4101👍, 0💬

Is there any way to EASILY adjust the text size in the Microsoft news app in Windows 8?
I have Windows 8 installed on my desktop and while I don't have a touch screen I still would like to be able to use some of the offered apps like Microsoft News. I really like the way the app functions but I find that the text is just too small for my 64 year old eyes to read easily. I want to be ab...
2013-04-30, 2666👍, 0💬

I want to view my photos like how I did in WIndows 7, with left and right arrows.
First time poster here. Just got a new laptop with Windows 8. Hate it, but trying to deal and figure things out. I have a ton of pictures and when I open one, there is no left arrow or right arrow so I can't move to another picture. I have to close it and then go back to Explorer and double-click th...
2013-04-30, 2474👍, 0💬

Missing "add recipient" button
Just getting to grips with Windows 8 and have discovered one of many reasons I'm not enjoying the Mail app. The "add recipient" button (small + sign next to the recipient box) is missing! Anybody else had this issue? Any suggestions? I'm really hoping I don't have to re-install the program given how...
2013-04-29, 2360👍, 0💬

HOW DO I TURN ALL MICROSOFT PROGRAMS BACK ON ?
I TURN OFF MICROSOFT PROGRAMS TO SEE IF IT EFFECTED STARTUP. Can't remember how I did it . I think it was in admin.W8 Did you perform a Clean Boot and now wish to return to a Normal Boot? Windows 8 1. On the Start screen, type msconfig, and then press Enter. 2. On the General tab, tap or click the N...
2013-04-26, 2525👍, 0💬

How do I use my External Hard Drive on Windows 8?
got it as a gift I was trying to use it but then I deleted the volume accidentally (im stupid) And now I'm stuck and I don't know what to do. I can't preform any tasks with it, like I can't do anything other than view its properties. .___. I need to use it, and I need help ASAP! Also, I read somewhe...
2013-04-26, 2402👍, 0💬

I cant register windows 8 pro after fitting new hard drive
I fitted a new hard drive, loaded the windows 8 professional (that was working fine on the old hard drive) but I now get the error message saying I cant upgrade with this version. I do have the disk with windows 7 that was originally on my laptop. Everything is working fine but keep getting the mess...
2013-04-25, 2274👍, 0💬

Unable to receive emails as they arrive after installing the latest release
I installed the latest release of the Windows Mail, Calendar, People, and Messaging applications and now I can’t receive any mail. How do I correct this? Thank you for upgrading to the latest version (17.0.1114.318) of the Windows Mail, Calendar, People, and Messaging applications. We’ve recently id...
2013-04-25, 2382👍, 0💬

Asus Vivo Tab RT stuck on configuration screen after device reset
I just recently bought the Asus Vivo Tab RT (TF600T) and wanted to reset the device to factory settings, but it has been stuck on the "Preparing to Configure Windows" screen for almost an hour now. What should I do? I thought this was supposed to be quick? Disconnect the external devices (printers, ...
2013-04-24, 3228👍, 0💬

Windows 8 downgrade - Can I reuse this licence.
If I have a preinstalled copy of Windows 8 on a computer and I downgrade to Windows 7, can I use the Windows 8 licence key on another machine? I know I must use a third party software to get the licence key (which seems odd as I should have access from within Windows 8). No, the Windows 8 license th...
2013-04-24, 2653👍, 0💬

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