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Reduce size of Hiberfil.sys on Windows 8 RP
I use Windows 8 RP and don't use Hibernate, but If I disable it, "Fast startup" will disable, too. So, I'm going to reduce size of hiberfil.sys (because I install windows 8 on my SSD). What's problem or not if I do that? You can reduce hiberfil.sys to half the amount of RAM you have, but it could ca...
2012-09-19, 4356👍, 0💬

Reduce size of Hiberfil.sys on Windows 8 RP
use Windows 8 RP and don't use Hibernate, but If I disable it, "Fast startup" will disable, too. So, I'm going to reduce size of hiberfil.sys (because I install windows 8 on my SSD). What's problem or not if I do that? You can reduce hiberfil.sys to half the amount of RAM you have, but it could caus...
2012-09-18, 3428👍, 0💬

All video playback is green
When using Metro or desktop IE10, videos (HTML5 or flash) show a green box with only sound playing in the background. This also applies to the Video Metro App and Windows Media Player. This is super annoying. This was a clean install with no custom codecs. Graphics card is a Radeon 6990. Issue is th...
2012-09-18, 5124👍, 0💬

After burning an ISO file, this file can't be deleted.
I've installed Windows 8 RP x64 on a x64 machine and when I burn an iso to the disk, once done the disk is ejected which is all right then I want to delete the .iso file and I receive the message shown in this screenshot Problem solved. It was when connecting a Iomega eGo Encrypt Plus 500gig that wa...
2012-09-17, 3275👍, 0💬

Sound volume lowers after connecting an USB device
Everytime when connect a USB device the volume lowers by 80% It happen with Soundblaster Audigy SE and VIA HD Audio. I'm using the Windows Update drivers for Windows 8 PRO for the Audigy and for VIA i'm using the ones provider on the support page. While with audigy the volume lowers, with VIA the mu...
2012-09-17, 3508👍, 0💬

After burning an ISO file, this file can't be deleted.
I've installed Windows 8 RP x64 on a x64 machine and when I burn an iso to the disk, once done the disk is ejected which is all right then I want to delete the .iso file and I receive the message shown in this screenshot : Problem solved. It was when connecting a Iomega eGo Encrypt Plus 500gig that ...
2012-09-14, 3562👍, 0💬

Sound volume lowers after connecting an USB device
Everytime when connect a USB device the volume lowers by 80% It happen with Soundblaster Audigy SE and VIA HD Audio. I'm using the Windows Update drivers for Windows 8 PRO for the Audigy and for VIA i'm using the ones provider on the support page. While with audigy the volume lowers, with VIA the mu...
2012-09-14, 14159👍, 0💬

Upgrade to Release Preview - CPU incompatibility?
I tried upgrading from 8 Consumer Preview to 8 Release Preview and it now tells me my CPU is not compatible. Anyone else seeing this? My understanding is that 8 is compatible with anything 7 was compatible with. Dell OptiPlex GX280, I installed the CP from a disk, but was attempting to upgrade to th...
2012-09-13, 2829👍, 0💬

dual booting win7 and win8 possible?
Is it possible to install the consumer preview and dual boot? Yes, you can dual boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 Consumer Preview. To dual boot you will need a free partition on the hard drive - if you don't have one you can shrink a partition and create a new one to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview o...
2012-09-13, 2696👍, 0💬

Windows 8 RP Activation Error
I keep getting a error 0x80072F8F whenever I try to activate Win8, I used the exact product key provided. I couldn't activate the system for a couple of days sense I have no internet at home and had to wait until today when I got to my local library. Also using the 32bit version. Method 1: Perform t...
2012-09-12, 2975👍, 0💬

Random blackouts while using the computer
Random blackouts while using the computer As the issue is non recursive, letís try to reinstall the display drivers. But before proceeding any further make sure that you have the backup of correct display drivers. You can download the display drivers from your manufactures website by entering your p...
2012-09-12, 2964👍, 0💬

Not able to add an account in the "Mail" app by Microsoft
My default Hotmail account is added by default, but to add another email account, when I bring up the charms ---> "Settings", it displays the 3 options related to "Mail" app -- "Accounts", "Permissions" and "Rate and Review". Clicking on "Permissions" keeps the right side bar open, but clicking on "...
2012-09-11, 4708👍, 0💬

need control panel - No Control Panel tile is present
need control panel - No Control Panel tile is present Right click the lower left hand corner. You may also press Window key + X then click on the Control panel to show it.
2012-09-11, 2650👍, 0💬

Windows 8 beta has caused my computer to be INOPERABLE and Microsoft will offer no technical help! They say it is not available!
I downloaded the Beta version of Windows 8 beta version. My computer now is asking for a password. None of mine work. Microsoft is telling mt, too bad, it is Beta. Microsoft has NO live technical support for this!!! Th Geek Squad has come to my house and Cannot resolve the issue! I am screwed, thank...
2012-09-10, 2318👍, 0💬

Window defender can nor remove win32/open candy
How do I remove malware win3232/open candy. I have run window defender and it will not remove. I would suggest you to download Microsoft Safety Scanner then scan your computer for virus and malwares then check how it works. You can download Microsoft Safety Scanner from the link "Microsoft Safety Sc...
2012-09-10, 2800👍, 0💬

Bug: Windows 8 RC very unstable on a machine where the beta was perfectly stable
It looks like the Windows Media Player causes my Windows 8 to crash if I play a MP4 video (H264, AAC). With VLC is looks okay. But I will have a closer look over the next days... After it happens, I can not do anything else as power off the device and reboot it. The event viewer just shows, that the...
2012-09-07, 2673👍, 0💬

My computer continuously crashes for unknown reasons
My computer continuously crashes for unknown reasons Please provide the following information to help us figure out the problem: - Please zip up the contents of the C:\Windows\Minidump directory - Upload it to the Public area of a SkyDrive account ( https://skydrive.live.com ) - Post a link here so ...
2012-09-07, 3012👍, 0💬

Windows Store is showing 1 update available, but when I click it displays no updates
Windows Store is showing 1 update available, but when I click it displays no updates I had this, too. For me it was because the Kindle App was installed, but is no longer supported. So the Store put the icon that something needed updating, but nothing to update. Funny little oversight by someone. Th...
2012-09-06, 3645👍, 0💬

How do you activate Windows 8 Enterprise?
Just installed Windows 8 Enterprise build 9200 and I cannot activate it! Every time I hit activate it tries to activate--with the wrong key. It never asked me for a key during installation, and now I have no way of activating it. If anyone could show me where to put in the activation key, I would be...
2012-09-05, 3908👍, 0💬

windows security essentials for windows 8 preview
How do I protect my Windows 8 Consumer Preview machine with windows security essentials? You can't. MSE is not compatible with W8 - period. But W8 includes a version of Windows Defender which differs from all prior versions and offers equivalent protection.
2012-09-05, 2711👍, 0💬

window defender can nor remove win32/open candy
How do I remove malware win3232/open candy. I have run window defender and it will not remove. suggest you to download Microsoft Safety Scanner then scan your computer for virus and malwares then check how it works. You can download Microsoft Safety Scanner from the link "Microsoft Safety Scanner". ...
2012-09-04, 2719👍, 0💬

Get error LOGON.EXE fails when logging out of Windows 8
When am logging out of my Windows 8 pc, i normally get an error message LOGON.EXE fails Start Windows 8 -&gt; insert DVD in drive -&gt; Let it swing in Drive -&gt; After 5-10 minutes -&gt; Shut Down Windows 8 with DVD in the drive -&gt; Restart Windows 8 -&gt; Let DVD run for...
2012-09-04, 2451👍, 0💬

Get error LOGON.EXE fails when logging out of Windows 8
When am logging out of my Windows 8 pc, I normally get an error message LOGON.EXE fails . Just "Ran the DVD" through which I had installed the "Windows 8 RP' (i.e. REBOOT WINDOWS 8 WITH WINDOWS 8 DVD).
2012-09-03, 2737👍, 0💬

How to start a program upon login automatically?
In Windows 7 or Vista or XP, I could have a program start when I logged in by putting it in the startup folder in the start menu. How do I do that in the Windows 8 release preview? Navigate to the following location and paste the program launch icon you want to launch on startup in the startup folde...
2012-09-03, 8181👍, 0💬

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