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Boot issue with ASUS K55A - Black Screen

A fiend asked me to look at a problem on their laptop.Laptop is an ASUS with the model # K55A-HI5103D running Win 8. It started getting an error on boot about having an issue with a PXE utility?? ...
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Windows 8 Store Error code 0xc03f40c8

I recently converted the account on my Surface Pro 3 from a Microsoft account to a local account (because I was tired of typing in a password for each and every user). However, since doing this, I am ...
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Windows 8 boot mode on external monitor

I have a Dell laptop with Windows 8 where the screen is not working, so I am using an external monitor connected through VGA. I will enter the boot mode by restarting the computer and keep pressing F2,...
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Windows 8 Login Password Out of Sync with Windows Live ID

I'm working with a computer that has setup a local account connected under Windows Live ID. The user can login to Live ID (like hotmail) from another computer with the correct credentials. However ...
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How do I split a 3TB disk into two 1.5TB disk partitions?

I bought new 250GB SSD drive and 3TB HDD and i want to use it with windows 8.1. I have installed windows on the SSD drive but i cant use my 3TB with its full capacity.What I want is to split my 3TB ...
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How to disable middle mouse button calling Instant Viewer?

I am using middle mouse button to rotate 3D scene in blender.Unfortunately, sometimes, for some reason, Windows intercepts my clicks as some gesture or may be just as single middle-click and ...
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Is it possible to make a custom shortcut to “undo” in Word 2013?

It appears it does not exist in custom shortcuts window and even if I make a custom ribbon item with it in it, it does not appear in the list. Let me know if I miss something.
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How do I add Sublime Text the Windows 8 “Default Programs” list?

I've tried using the following registry file to add Sublime Text 2 to the Default Programs list in Windows 8 Enterprise x64. It doesn't show up. All the paths are correct. This method has worked for ...
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How to delete the account image in Windows 8?

I have edited my profile pic. Now I want to delete it, not simply to change it.So how to get the default account picture?
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Front Audio/Mic Jack Panel Not working in Windows 8

My brother recently bought a locally assembled desktop PC. But since he bought the PC the audio and mic jacks in the front panel doesn't seem to work while the ones at the back works fine. Also the ...
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Cannot boot Windows 8 install cd in uefi mode

I have a Toshiba Satellite that came with windows 8 pre-installed on it. After foolishly wiping the HDD, I acquired a Windows 8 install disk.My problem is that the computer will skip attempting to ...
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RDP connection from Windows 7/8 to Server 2012 is slow

I recently installed Windows Server 2012 for development purposes at our office and noticed immediately that connecting via RDP is slow. It can take 5-10 seconds to connect at times, where as ...
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How do I kill a specific thread in Windows?

The process explorer.exe has a thread with "start address" starting with "windows.immersiveshell.serviceprovider.dll". It takes a lot of processing power. Additionally, after waking up from sleep it ...
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Enable remote desktop or remote administration remotely

I recently reformatted one of my computers and had forgotten to turn on Remote Desktop. Now I am trying to grab some files off that computer, but I have no way of accessing it. I have an ...
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Unable to get Windows clients connecting to VPN OS X Server

My aim is to allow for all employees to be able to connect to the office via a Mac mini running OS X Server (Mavericks).I've set up the VPN service on the Mac and can connect to it fine with a ...

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