Windows 8 Services Tutorials
Where to find information about what services are running on Windows 8 and how to manage them? I want to know everything about Windows 8 services. Here is a collection of tutorials about Windows 8 services compiled by FYIcenter.com team. Topics include understanding services; start, stop, and disabl... 2016-12-11, 3724👍, 0💬
Unable to remove or set my contacts in the People app.
Original title: People list settings. I can't remove any names from my contact list or people list. Also, I cannot set my list to last name first and sort according to last name. You could try running the System File checker that should get your app back. When you uninstall one of these Mail, Messag... 2012-08-21, 2824👍, 0💬
"Unable to load rich text editor" in Gmail
Since this morning every time that i try to send a new mail in my Gmail account using IE 10 the application shows the message "Unable to load rich text editor", is this a general error or is just my pc. “It seems that Google has recently rolled out an update to Gmail that breaks the web app on Windo... 2012-08-21, 2511👍, 0💬
I can't even sign in to Skype in Windows 8!
Since installing Windows 8 evaluation prog I am unable to sign into Skype. The FAQ page on Skype is most unhelpful. The current Skype version is 5.9.x, and it has no known problems with win 8. Older versions do. If you are running the newest version you will need to contact Skype as it is their soft... 2012-08-20, 3121👍, 0💬
DVD driver not recognized after windows 8 installed
DVD drive not recognized after windows 8 installed. Before it was well functioning with Win 7. I studied most of the forum answers and tried some of the following answers: Answer 1: I'd recommend you to open the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter and check if it helps. a. Press Windows key+ W, that... 2012-08-17, 4624👍, 0💬
What Is the Windows 8 Edition on MSDN?
I realize this may be considered off topic here, as I'm asking about the Win 8 RTM available on MSDN subscriptions. What is the edition? I installed the Win 8 x64 available, but all it says when I look at System in Control Panel is "Windows 8". No edition mentioned. When I try to find Gadgets (in Wi... 2012-08-17, 7936👍, 0💬
I keep getting a Mail Can't Open message, how do I fix it?
Whenever I try to open the mail app I get a white screen with a grey banner that says Mail Can't Open and then links to this site. It also happens with people, Calendar and Messaging. I have rebooted and even refreshed, my resolution is 1920*1080. Although I'm not sure what caused the problem to occ... 2012-08-16, 11527👍, 0💬
Driver Card NVIDIA Gforce Go 6150
I have a problem wiht the Drivers Video Card, I have a laptop HP dv6448se and the video card are a NVIDIA Gforce Go 6150, but I can´t found the drivers. Windows 8 is unfinished and unsupported. If you are bothering to test it, you should know how to troubleshoot and work on these issues yourself, in... 2012-08-16, 13334👍, 0💬
"No Updates Available"? - Even though Windows Store shows "Update (1)"
Why does my Windows 8 "Store" show an "Update (1)", but when I click on the "Update (1)" a new window reports "No Updates Available"? This is a known bug in this Preview version of Windows 8. It has already been fixed in a later build. 2012-08-15, 3633👍, 0💬
A modern UI app closes suddenly without warning such as open/close on startup
A modern UI app closes suddenly without warning such as open/close on startup The Customer can use View all Problem Reports which may tell them why the issue occurred or at least give them the opportunity to tell us about the problem. To Do this: 1) Go to the Win8 Start menu 2) Start typing “view al... 2012-08-14, 3552👍, 0💬
Can I Do a Clean Reinstall Without Re-Downloading All My Programs?
Can I Do a Clean Reinstall Without Re-Downloading All My Programs? You can copy anything you have saved right now onto an external device, but when you do a clean reinstall, you will lose everything. You will need to reinstall the programs. 2012-08-14, 2261👍, 0💬
Trouble changing my auto renewal to "Off".
I'm trying to change my auto renewal to "off" but when I click change it goes to "Help us protect your account" page. I enter the code but it just goes to another one of my other emails again. It keeps recycling the "Help us protect your account" page. Any solutions or tips please? Are you trying to... 2012-08-13, 2552👍, 0💬
How do I cancel xbox live?
I want to cancel my xbox live, but when I follow the instructions on the xbox.com page I'm not getting anywhere. Please assist. These Microsoft Answers forums do not support XBox. 2012-08-13, 2512👍, 0💬
New Microsoft Surface Tablet
Does anyone out there know (or can you find out) if the new Microsoft Surface tablet will have a battery that the owner can replace, or will the device have to be sent somewhere to have a new battery installed? I currently have a Fujitsu tablet with Windows 7. I bought it because it has a battery I ... 2012-08-10, 2284👍, 0💬
Is there a way to Turn Metro off....
Is there a way to Turn Metro off.... Thats not good enough i have bought vista ultimate and windows 7 ultimate and well it's sad but my current OS will be the last microsoft product i buy. My Desk tops a desk top not a tablet ,i own a smart phone sure but i didn't spend in access of 10k on a rig to ... 2012-08-10, 2453👍, 0💬
MacBook Pro feezing/hard lock at random intervals - behavior in RP same as CP
I've been pleased with Windows 8 with one serious exception. On my MacBook Pro (mid-2009), the system will freeze up at seemingly random times. Nothing is written to the system logs and there is no STOP error to look at. I am very concerned that there is a hardware fault in the entire line of MacBoo... 2012-08-09, 3101👍, 0💬
How do I add an email account in RP's mail app? The button is not there as in CP!
In CP, there is an "account" button at the bottom left corner but in RP, I simply can't find any such button to do the magic... For those of you experiencing issues with adding accounts because the bar closes right after being opened, could you check if you have enabled Caret browsing in accessibili... 2012-08-09, 2602👍, 0💬
Will windows 8 have an option to choose between metro-style layout and windows default layout?
Hello Microsoft and Microsoft forum users. My question is: Will windows 8 have the option to choose between metro-style layout and windows default layout? Although this is very important. I know that the Microsoft Windows head-designers want to improve the way windows works. Yes we the users underst... 2012-08-08, 2891👍, 0💬
Secure Boot Violation after installing Windows 8 Release Preview on Samsung 'Developer' slate
I just installed the Windows 8 Release Preview on the Samsung slate that we attendees got at the MIX last year. After installing I get a 'MS-DOS'-type error message +---- Secure Boot Violation ----+ Invalid signature detected. If this error persists, seek technicall assistance. I've tried hitting F5... 2012-08-08, 13588👍, 0💬
When I try to log off i get error "no disk in drive x:/ with X being a particular drive"
When I try to log off i get error "no disk in drive x:/ with X being a particular drive" Try removing any external device connected to the computer and check. Follow these methods: Method 1:Follow these steps: Step 1: Boot the computer in Safe mode and check if the issue persists. Follow these steps... 2012-08-07, 2528👍, 0💬
Booting from Windows 8 Release Preview DVD - error code 0x0000005D
Booting from Windows 8 Release Preview DVD - error code 0x0000005D To install Windows 8 Release Preview on your PC, the processor (CPU) must support the following features: Physical Address Extension (PAE), NX, and SSE2. Most CPUs have support for these features, so if you receive this error, it is ... 2012-08-07, 3302👍, 0💬
Using Windows 8 Mail - Is it possible to use my regular IP email account with the Metro style Mail app?
Using Windows 8 Mail - Is it possible to use my regular IP email account with the Metro style Mail app? 1. Which IP email account are you referring to? 2. Are you using Microsoft account or Local account to login to Windows 8? If you are using Microsoft account, then the computer will automatically ... 2012-08-06, 2723👍, 0💬
where is the media center in win8 build 8400
where is the media center in win8 build 8400 Windows Media Center is not preinstalled in Windows 8 Release Preview. If you want to use Windows Media Center, you need to add it by following these steps: 1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. (If you're using a mouse, poin... 2012-08-06, 2698👍, 0💬
Can't login with a Long Password (> 16 characters)
I changed my local account to a Microsoft account. When I did this, was necessary my password, fine, I've typed it and everything worked ok, but when I tried to login again on windows 8, the system awlays say that my password is incorrect. Could anyone tell me what's happening? by chance is your pas... 2012-08-03, 2829👍, 0💬
How do I reconfigure accounts after changing my Microsoft account?
I changed the email address for my Microsoft account. Now, I can’t see mail, calendars, or contacts that I had set up. How do I get to my data? If you changed your connected Microsoft account through PC settings on your Windows 8 PC, you'll need to configure your mail accounts again. * Open the Mail... 2012-08-03, 2744👍, 0💬
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