Windows 10 Tutorials
Where to find tutorials on using Windows 10? I want to learn how to use Windows 10 more efficiently. Here is a collection of tutorials on Windows 10 compiled by FYIcenter.com team. Topics include understanding the operating system; available commands and tools; how to perform basic tasks. Introducti... 2019-07-16, 70364👍, 0💬
My Windows 7 File recovery back up keeps on crusihing whin I try and create a sytem image.
The error message tells me that Windows Backup skipped backing up system image because one of the critical volumes does not have enough free space. Free up some unnecessary files and try again. Formatting the external hard drive, and clean up the C drive to free space made no difference. I choose to... 2013-02-19, 2507👍, 0💬
What is dpc watchdog violation during install?
What in the world is this error??? happens after 2nd or third reboot during install. It tries to fix but goes right back to same message. This is on a dual boot setup. Other option it gives is try other operating system --which just produces running chkdsk. Windows 7 recovery couldn't even fix it, h... 2013-02-03, 9062👍, 1💬
How can I easily connect and disconnect my bluetooth speakers?
I have a bluetooth speaker system. In wins7 I could click on "control" in the shell menu of the device in devices and printers. That's gone so is there any other way of connecting/disconnecting without re-adding the device with its drivers/going out of range and turning off bluetooth? Check and make... 2013-01-24, 4838👍, 1💬
Windows 8 and Hibernation
I noticed since the Windows 8 CP that the option to Hibernate was not found. How can I enable Windows 8 RP to enter Hibernation? 1. Go to control panel and click on Power options Icon 2. In Power options window look to the left of the window and you should see some option. Click on the 'choose what ... 2012-12-28, 2820👍, 1💬
Samsung A777 phone to Windows 8 via bluetooth
I just bought a dell inspiron 660s running Windows 8, 64 bit, and I want to transfer photos from my Samsung A777 phone to it via Bluetooth. The computer says it has Bluetooth capabilities, but I can't get it to detect my phone, nor can I get my phone to detect the computer. I've tried using the cont... 2012-12-25, 3178👍, 0💬
Where is my metro style boot manager?
I've installed Win8 Pro 64-bit on a separate partition to run alongside my existing Win7 Ultimate 64-bit in a dual boot setup. After the first time that Win 8 rebooted and I saw the boot manager menu for the first time, it was the new styled version in blue with a tile for Win 7 and Win 8 respective... 2012-12-25, 3502👍, 1💬
Microsoft IntelliMouse Optical Mouse
I noticed that xbox music does not display special characters like äöü. I was listening to a German album and the songs look strange. As I understand you are facing issue with Microsoft Intellipoint Optical Mouse. It seems to be an issue due to the Windows 8 compatibility, but not to worry we have a w... 2012-12-16, 7709👍, 1💬
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 Windows 8 x64
I have just done a clean install of Windows 8 Pro and I can't get it to recognise my NVIDIA GPU. I have contacted Nvidia who told me to use a 32 bit driver which didn't work anyway. I have tried several different Nvidia 64 bit drivers but none of them work. I get the message that no compatible hardw... 2012-12-11, 5357👍, 1💬
How do I set SafeSearch Settings in the Bing app?
How do I set SafeSearch Settings in the Bing app? SafeSearch settings can be accessed through App Settings / SafeSearch in Bing. SafeSearch settings (and any actions taken within SafeSearch) are NOT shared with the bing.com experience. For example, you can have SafeSearch within the app set to OFF, ... 2012-12-07, 7958👍, 1💬
Windows 8 music app not showing any music
The Music app is just not finding any of my music in an library I point it at. Before we begin lets start with what I have already tried so we don't keep going over old ground: 1) I have followed the little link to the xbox site and 'managed' my music folder. 2) I have copied a number of mp3's to th... 2012-11-30, 3565👍, 0💬
Can I downgrade from windows 8?
I have recently purchased a new PC with windows 8 on it. My new PC is not a touch screen so it is a bit of a nightmare to use. I want to downgrade to an earlier version of windows any tips on how I can do this without costing me the earth? If not it's back to the store for my PC and I, for the first... 2012-11-30, 2566👍, 0💬
My screen is shaking after updating to windows 8
After updating my windows 7 to windows 8 my screen starts to shake anywhere for no reason.. i find a connection between playing videos and surfing the web maybe.. my laptop is Hp Envy 17 1110nr After researching it by myself I found a solution but its not perfect.. The solution is in the power optio... 2012-11-29, 4372👍, 0💬
Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant fails (repeatedly): "Intializing checkout failed."
I'm attempting to download and install Windows 8 with the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. I get to the point where I'm going to check out and get the following message: We couldn't finish processing your order Your order requires additional processing Provided by arvato digital services, llc. Privacy S... 2012-11-28, 3108👍, 0💬
Windows Updates are available for Windows 8
I’ve just started to run Windows 8 for the first time. Have there been any updates released for Windows 8? Yes. An update for Windows 8 has been released that addresses a set of post-launch issues. You will not be notified that this update is available during the first 24 hours after you run Windows... 2012-11-28, 2587👍, 0💬
Can I add multiple cities to my weather app
In Windows 8 on the Start page on the Weather Tile, I am wanting to know how to add additional cities, so that I can see what the weather is doing where family and friends live in other parts of the country, and around the world. 1. Open the Weather app. 2. Reveal the app options by right-clicking w... 2012-11-27, 3345👍, 0💬
Bluetooth driver and G-sensor driver not working in acer w500 drivers
In regards to Acer W500--I had the Bluetooth and Rotation working on the Release Preview of Windows 8, but with the real version the drivers from Acer's website do not work. -For the Bluetooth: The Bluetooth driver is an executable that is incompatible with Windows 8 and I can't get device manager t... 2012-11-27, 6543👍, 0💬
System image backup failed for Windows 8
I downloaded Windows 8 a couple days ago. I tried creating a system image to a 500 GB (409 GB free) Western Digital external drive four times and each time after several minutes a message said that the backup failed. The Recover Partition backup seemed to complete OK each time. The failures occurred... 2012-11-26, 6517👍, 0💬
Unknown Device after upgrading to windows 8
I don't know if this is a Windows Problem or an HP problem. HP says windows. But anyhow I have a brand new HP Pavillion M7 1015dx notebook pc and I just upgraded from windows 7 to Windows 8 doing a clean install. After installing all of the appropriate updated drivers from my PC manufacturers websit... 2012-11-26, 17380👍, 0💬
Can I obtain the 64 bit version for download?
I downloaded Windows 8 and installed, but found it was the 32 bit version. I called and wanted to find how to get the 64 bit version, but was told only the 32 bit version was available for the download option. Can I obtain the 64 bit version for download?: When performing the upgrade process the upg... 2012-11-16, 2976👍, 0💬
I keep getting BSODs with the memory_management code. What gives?
This seems to happen during all different kinds of computing, but only after updating to W8. I can't think of a single BSOD I had under 7. Any ideas as to what is causing it? The error code given is memory_management, but MEMTEST86+ (10 passes) shows no error. It is possible there is an issue with t... 2012-11-16, 3878👍, 0💬
Programs Compatibility Application Windows 8
i am using an Asuslaptop series A54C MEMORY 4gb hdd 500gb os win7premium.i downloaded windows8 pro but i can,t install or run thisCOL Notes: * Gather all important application discs and hardware driver discs you might need to be reinstalled. * Check the manufacturer and software developers website f... 2012-11-15, 2966👍, 0💬
Windows 8 Update Failing On KB2770917
Windows Update is failing on update KB2770917. Very annoying due to the fact that this update requires a reboot. Here is what is happening exactly: 1. Indicate KB2770917 update is available 2. Download update 3. Begin install process 4. Ask for reboot 5. (manual reboot) 6. Fail installing update at ... 2012-11-15, 5349👍, 0💬
Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant PayPal payment fails, but funds removed
I recently purchased Windows 8 through the upgrade assistant using PayPal. The payment went through but the upgrade assistant said it failed, now I cannot download. Anyone know what I can do? Great start, Microsoft. We understand some customers were having difficulty purchasing Windows 8 with their ... 2012-11-14, 3131👍, 0💬
windows 8 stuck on configuring windows update.
1. stuck at 13% not able to access safe mode and not budging off the screen for more than an hour 2. stuck at 13% and able to access safe mode and updates revert after 45mins. Unfortunately if you have the first problem you are stuffed, take it back to the shop! For the second problem their is a fix... 2012-11-14, 6082👍, 0💬
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Error 126: Application Management Service Failed To Start. The Specified Module Could Not Be Found. ...