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CSS not working in steam and browser. (Windows 8) [on hold]

Some websites are not working and look like that, mostly seen on steam- or porn/erotic- connected websites, however, they work properly, when I turn on the VPN. I am pretty sure, it is not a virus (...
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Error 1 File 'Windows.props' not found. Visual Studio 2013 Premium

I'm getting the error Error 1 File 'Windows.props' not found. every time I try to build a JS Store app (Windows, Windows Phone or Universal). I've been getting this error ever since i installed the ...
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How to clear hidden attribute from partition if “attributes volume clear hidden” fails with “Virtual Disk Service error: The object is not found.”

After select volume [n] in diskpart attributes volume clear hidden fails withVirtual Disk Service error:The object is not found.I found some forum threads which might contain a solution (http://...
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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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How can I keep the Windows 8 virtual keyboard from popping up?

I am the unwilling recipient of Windows 8. Lenovo couldn't fix the new Windows 7 Ultrabook I bought, so they sent me a Yoga laptop, with touch-screen and Windows 8.Once I bought a start menu ...
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Why won't my Windows 8 desktop icons show?

After I restart my computer and go to my desktop, my startup items begin to load but none of my desktop items load unless I right click for some reason. I'll right click, get the loading icon ...
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Windows Key + X shortcut stopped working in Windows 8 64-bit laptop?

Okay so I got a new laptop, it's a week old, it is an Asus X501A-XX277H that came with windows 8 installed. At first the shortcut WinKey+ X worked but now it does not while all the other shortcuts ...
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Disable Ctrl+Shift+0 on Windows 8

I use apps that have functions bound to Ctrl+Shift+0, but Windows captures the keyboard shortcut. I have gone into the Advanced Settings and disabled the key sequence (similar to the Vista steps), but ...
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Toggling between Hangul and Latin alphabets in Korean IME (Win 8)

Picking up from this thread as none of the solutions listed there seem to be coming through for me. Any help greatly appreciated!Working in Windows 8 64-bit with three 'language/layout pairs' ...
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Where is the startup (autostart) folder in Windows 8?

Well, Windows 8 has no Start Menu any more and the startup folder has disappeared also. Where can I find that folder? Or is there a new way with Metro?
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Linux on UEFI - how to reboot to the UEFI setup screen like Windows 8 can?

makeuseof.com explains that Windows 8 certified hardware has a new way to enter the UEFI setup screen (equivalent to BIOS). From How To Access The BIOS On A Windows 8 Computer:No longer do we ...
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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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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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VMware workstation windows host shared folders issue

My laptop is a Linux mint powered host and a windows 8 guest via VMware Workstation.Yesterday, I get the bad and stupid idea to upgrade my windows 8 to windows 8.1 final release, using the Installer ...
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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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