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Questions tagged [windows-8.1]

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Surface display screen stops working after leaving cover on for a long time

I recently upgraded my Surface with Windows RT to Windows RT 8.1. When I close the Type Cover, the screen shuts down as it should. However, if I leave the cover on overnight, the display screen ...
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Pin a tile (App or shortcut) to a specified position on Startscreen (Windows 8 / Powershell)

The title is nearly the whole question. I am searching a solution to pin an installed app or desktop application to the windows 8 startscreen. I am in an enterprise environment and the purpose is to ...
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Wireless screen sharing options (DLNA, WiDi, Miracast, etc) to extend Windows 8 screen

Ideally I would want to turn a Windows 8 tablet into an extension of the screen of another Windows 8 machine, without cables. In a perfect world the screen on the tablet would forward touch events to ...
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hiren's will not boot on windows 8.1 preview pc

I burned a hiren's boot disc (latest version, I might add) to recover the password from my windows 8.1 computer, I have the BIOS order right and I have legacy mode on. I start the computer up and it ...
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How to use different scaling for every monitor?

One of the new features in Windows 8.1 is the new "Desktop display scaling", which allows user to configure scaling per monitor. I've been trying to get this working in preview but with no success. If ...
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AMD Radeon HD 6700M on Windows 8.1

I have a problem with my notebook. I have just upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, and I got my graphics cards messed up. I have two of them, an integrated Intel one and an external AMD one. I ...
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Trick Windows 8.1 into thinking it is Windows 7?

So, yes I foolishly upgraded my Windows 8 Pro machine to the Windows 8.1 preview without really reading that you cannot upgrade to 8.1 RTM when the time comes. The machine I did this on was originally ...
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Taskbar context menu appearing behind taskbar when jump list is being shown

I've noticed something weird in Windows 8. When I right-click the taskbar, the context menu shows up normally. However, when right-clicking the taskbar with a Jump List open, the menu appears behind ...
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Windows 8.1 evaluation version sets the resolution to 1024X768

Windows 8.1 evaluation version sets the resolution to 1024X768 and is not letting me change it. Although my Laptop supports 1366X768. How can I change it as the icons are looking too big and the user ...
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Juniper Network Connect and Windows 8.1 error nc.windows.app.23712

I've been using network connect for years at my company. I've had Windows 8 since it was released on MSDN. This morning I connected fine from Windows 8. I installed 8.1 during lunch and now it ...
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Windows 8 Tile Color

With Windows 8.1, the start screen tiles for desktop apps seem to have all sorts of colors. It seems to be based on the color of the icon or something. Anyways, this makes the screen look messy. With ...
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Sony Vaio CPU fan runs at full speed after installing Windows 8.1 preview

I installed the Windows 8.1 preview on my Sony Vaio E Series 14P (http://www.sony.com.au/product/sve14a27cg) and now my CPU fan is running at full speed all the time. When I first start my computer it ...
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Changing the SkyDrive default path in Windows 8.1

The deeper integration with SkyDrive is truly beneficial, but my laptop has a somewhat small primary drive (an 128 Gb MSATA SSD), and when possible, i try to move installations and other folders(like ...
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How to hide “Start” button in Windows 8.1?

Does anybody know how to hide this "Start" button in Windows 8.1 so that the task bar looks like it did in "old" Windows 8?
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Windows 8.1 and fingerprint readers

Is there any build in UI for that kind of hardware like it exist in Modern UI for WiFi, Bluetooth, Broadband mobile and other common settings or I'm forced to use separate software (besides the ...

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