Windows 8

Windows 8 is a personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, with an emphasis on improving its user experience on tablets. In particular, these changes included a touch-optimized Windows shell based on Microsoft's "Metro" design language, the Start screen, a new platform for developing apps with an emphasis on touchscreen input, integration with online services, support for USB 3.0, Advanced Format hard drives, near field communications, and cloud computing. Additional security features were introduced, such as built-in antivirus software, integration with Microsoft SmartScreen phishing filtering service and support for UEFI Secure Boot on supported devices with UEFI firmware.

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Hi, I need help on creating either Batch file or Powershell script to modify security settings of the internet explorer.
What I need is to add multiple sites into trusted sites of the internet explorer.
I have done this through Group policy for domain computers but I also have 50 of non domain computers.

Please let me know if you have ideas.
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Is there anyone who knows the exact solution for this problem "windows resource protection could not start the repair service"
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The latest iTunes (as of March 2017) gets installed and gets pointed to C:\music on the initial install.  When iTunes is started it gets the message "The folder "iTunes" is on a locked disk or you don't not have write permission for the folder".  The folder is NOT read only and it HAS the right permissions.  We've gone as far as to change the C:\music folder permissions to FULL for EVERYONE.  

This is on a WIndows 8.1 Pro, 64-bit OS.  The machine is also on a domain with redirected folders.  Even so, this install should work because it is installed locally where the domain user is also the in the local administrator's group (much less giving EVERYONE the same privileges).

CHKDSK C: /F was run but there were no errors.
CHKNTFS C: was not dirty.
The system is not fragmented and the MFT only has 2 fragments.

Any ideas?
Real answers only - no "read this blog" or "click this link" please.
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I currently own an ASUS Crosshair V Formula Z with an AMD FX-8350 Black Edition processor. The motherboard is not function properly and ASUS has tried to repair it, to no avail. I am still within my warranty period, but I am not receiving any further assistance from ASUS; even though I have tried (am trying still). So I am going to write it off and get a replacement.

I need to be pointed in the right direction to determine... how can I get a replacement MB/CPU and still use the current OS License (Windows 8.1 Professional 64 Bit OEM System)?
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Has anybody been able to get the Sony EVI-D70 camera work with Skype on either a Windows or Mac?  I have tried the Startech SVID2USB23 and the Hauppauge USB-LIVE2 adapters using both S-Video and Composite video...no luck.  Skype will not pick up the camera.  It recognizes both adapters but won't connect to the video.  If I try the same camera with Google Hangouts, Webex, GoToMeeting and Join.Me, all those services find the camera with no problems using either adapters.  I have tried changing the webcam settings, downloading obscure drivers, etc., and nothing works.  I have tried Win 7, 8 and 10...no luck.  Mac OS 9 and 10...no luck.  If I call Sony, they say they are not responsible for Skype.  If I call Skype, they say they have a list of approved webcams on their site.  If you are using a non-approved webcam, they cannot help.

Please advise.
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I backed up a SQL database on my server.  I need to copy that file to another server.  I was trying to connect to my computer first and copying the file there.  

I can't find my computer on the network in windows explorer.  I tried to share the C drive on my computer and use the \\username\c but unable to connect.

Any suggestions how I can copy that file?
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Hi Guys,

i have a new 8 TB  hard drive (secondary drive) attached through sata cable, i also setup a couple of shared folders in the drive,
last couple of days, the drive disappeared in Windows explorer, but i was able to see it in disk management (drive letter was gone), and shared folders were working fine. after i assigned drive letter, it came back. but it has happened twice already.

i have set it up as a backup drive so the I/O is a bit intense, any idea what could be the cause???

Regards,
Frank
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All of a suden a couple days ago we started getting a rash or profiles not loading.  Operating system doesn't matter it is happening on Windows 7, 8.1, and 10.  Also it hapens with a local or roaming profile.   They have been working fine up until the past Wednesday.  "You’ve been signed in with a temporary profile"
Any ideas how to fix this isue or what would be cauing it?
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Hi

One of our customer wants to log with Username and / or Email (Like user principal name. But the username@domain  is not the Email adress. They use name.surname@domain as the Email adress) in their environment. I did some research and it is not possible to combine username and Email adresses. Can you confirm me this?

Environment information:
- They have Windows 7 and 10 Enterprise
- all Servers are 2012 R2
- They do also have Exchange 2016

Many thanks in advance.
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Hello Experts,

I have to fix a DELL desktop that came with Windows 8 and the password was forgotten while starting the setup.

So we are locked out of the desktop.

I 'm not sure how to reinstall the OS or start over. Should I download the OS and reinstall the OS? It will have to be with a USB drive this desktop does not have a CD drive.

For all your help and comments thank you
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Hello,
different search search features in WIN7/WIN8 /WIN10
one of my users has windows 8:
I can open word or powerpoint files from the search results, but office items don’t open – neither on doubel click (which worked well in the past versions of windows and outlook) and neither with the menu button “Open” that appear in the window
does anyoneknow this issue ?
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We took in a Pavillion 20 AIO recently that the motherboard had gone out on. We bought a replacement for the board (specific to the model number of the machine), but now have no activation with Windows 8 (the original OS). Do we need a new Windows 8 OS? Is there another avenue that we could take? We've been unable to recover a serial license from the old board and with the PC being out of warranty, HP is practically unhelpful without fees of their own (Understandable, but hindering from the prospect of refurbishing a machine).
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Trying to boot from CD to install windows 7. It has windows 8 right now. I have disabled secure boot and changed the boot mode to CSM.

However when it restarts i get the error " Check cable connection! PXE-M0F : Exiting Intel PXE ROM. No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key"

It seems like its not picking up the dvd drive. i hear the disc spin from time to time when computer starts up. there is no cable to check since the sata connector is right on the board where the dvd drive enters the case.  

I have tried going into windows without CSM enabled and going to advance settings and boot from cd that way but i get error that no boot device is available.

Everything i find online shows it as simple as changing those two things and it starting right up. Ive done this on many others with winodws 8 and as soon as i disable secure boot and change to legacy boot it works no problem. No clue whats different here.
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Hi...my hp laptop has some issues with a few applications at least...when click to open.

For example when i click to open a few applications - the application window will flash and disappear and nothing would open.

One example of this too is an app called "PC Setting". When i click to open it .... it would flash and nothing would open.

A few steps i have done after googling...i have restored the system to at least 6 months ago and the system restore was successfull. However the issue still exist. I then restarted my laptop into safe mode and checked but those applications in windows 8 still wont open...as said earlier...the application  will flash up and disappear n nothing would open.

There are no updates recently made so i cant comprehend what the solution to these faults.

Maybe a fresh clean windows installation...yeah?

I mean...what could be the cause?
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i have remote clients windows 7 and windows 8.1 windows 10  trying to access several machines on a corporate network.
the corporate network contains windows 7 machines an sbs 2008 server  A vm host running 2012 standard . RDS gateway , SQL Server

I am able to use rdp from windows 7 remote to all machines on corporate
on windows 8.1 or 10.  I am able to access windows 7 corporate only
when attempting to access access the servers or SBS 2008 I receive the attached message
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Hi experts.

Given: 2 sharepoint systems (test and production), both https and kerberos authentication active. SQL 2016, Windows Server 2016. Single sign on works when editing existing documents on both systems in all browsers (Edge/Chrome/IE11/FFox)

However, when creating a new document directly in the library (->file ->new document), win10 asks for authentication on any machine with any user and browser (and on both sharepoint systems). After authenticating, creation works, but that step is annoying.

And on win8.1 systems, it does not ask for authentication, no matter what user or machine or browser. We have no idea why, since there are no settings especially for win10.

What does win10 do differently?
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I have developed CRM (windows/web) application using .net. This application using SQL Server 2012 and windows server 2008/2012.
This application installed  (windows deployment) in more than 20 windows 8 computers. From this computer CRM applications accessing THE production (SQL Server DB and IIS)  Windows Server 2012 server.  Since the application using WEB Services i need IIS and it hosted in the same production server (SQL Server also hosted in the same server). Also i have a backoffice portal that is hosted in the same production server(local). So in the customer internal network anybody can access thebackoffice portal using web browser.
How will the Windows CAL license work? Do i need CAL license for all 20 windows computer for accessing SQL server and IIS?
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Does putting apps on the Windows 10 Start menu waste battery life?
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

           Due to the nature of this upcoming question, I believe it is more of a storage issue as opposed to an operating system issue.  Basically, I wish to upgrade a Visual Land Premier 10 tablet currently running Windows 8.1 to Windows 10.  However, here is the catch.  The internal storage capacity of this tablet is only 8GB with only 899MB free.  Given this tricky situation, could someone share some insights with respect to accomplishing this goal?  

            Thank you

            George
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

        I have recently ordered a Samsung 32GB Micro-SDHC memory card for my Visual Land Premier 10 tablet which is expected to arrive on Tuesday.  Seeing that I have never used a Micro-SDHC memory card, I am wondering what will be necessary for it setup and configuration.  The operating system of this tablet is Windows 8.1.

        Any feedback given will be greatly appreciated.

        Thank you

        George
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I have read the following articles that indicate how to find and use Windows 7 backup in Windows 8.

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/12/using-windows-8s-hidden-backup-to-clone-and-recover-your-whole-pc/

http://winsupersite.com/article/windows8/windows-8-tip-picking-backup-strategy-144428

However I can't find this on my Win 8 installation.

Any tips?
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What is the easiest way to copy a movie DVD (owned) to a flash drive to view on a laptop for travel?
Thanks,
Mags
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Hi

I can't run this PowerShell script (for Server 2003) on both of my clients.
Error on Client 1:

Method invocation failed because [System.Char] does not contain a method named 'Contains'.
At C:\temp\Microsoft.DHCP.PowerShell.Admin.psm1:796 char:6
+   if($text[2].Contains("Server may not function properly")) { Write-H ...
+      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (:) [], RuntimeException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : MethodNotFound
 
Get-DhcpServerv4Scope : Invalid class 
At C:\temp\Read_DHCP_Reservation.ps1:15 char:12
+ $Scopes2 = Get-DhcpServerv4Scope -ComputerName $DHCPServerNew
+            ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : MetadataError: (PS_DhcpServerv4Scope:root/Microsoft/...cpServerv4Scope) [Get-DhcpServerv4Scope], CimEx 
   ception
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : HRESULT 0x80041010,Get-DhcpServerv4Scope

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Error on Client 2:
On the second client I can't find any modules. But the import was successful

Error 2
Source:
https://expirebox.com/download/827ed50c10126227a112d7bc83052b24.html
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/b4d1f4801d1657b5d932bb616a815bb0ef803c5d24fc0d2baf18ac9b92d0028c/analysis/1485267555/

Any idea?

Many thanks in advance.
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my pc is windows 8 and i m trying to download vpn client but has error 28011 windows 64 bit not supported cisco system
plz .... give me solution
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Hi in Win8 desktop, there are several small files, which is like ~WRL21.tmp. What is going on? how to prevent it from happening ? Thank you
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Windows 8

Windows 8 is a personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, with an emphasis on improving its user experience on tablets. In particular, these changes included a touch-optimized Windows shell based on Microsoft's "Metro" design language, the Start screen, a new platform for developing apps with an emphasis on touchscreen input, integration with online services, support for USB 3.0, Advanced Format hard drives, near field communications, and cloud computing. Additional security features were introduced, such as built-in antivirus software, integration with Microsoft SmartScreen phishing filtering service and support for UEFI Secure Boot on supported devices with UEFI firmware.