Forum discussion tagged with Windows.
  1. Paul Wagenseil

    News Hey, Windows 7 and XP Users -- You Need to Patch Now

    Microsoft is patching Windows XP as well as Windows 7 to fix a wormable flaw in Remote Desktop Protocol. Hey, Windows 7 and XP Users -- You Need to Patch Now : Read more
  2. Mark Spoonauer

    News Lenovo Just Unveiled World's First Foldable PC, and I Saw It

    Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 foldable PC prototype boasts a foldable 13-inch OLED display, a digital pen and Bluetooth keyboard. And there’s no crease. Lenovo Just Unveiled World's First Foldable PC, and I Saw It : Read more
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    Question Microsoft’s $9,000 Surface Hub 2S Could Be the Ultimate All-in-One for Teams

    Microsoft unveils the newest version of its advanced touchscreen collaboration tool. Microsoft’s $9,000 Surface Hub 2S Could Be the Ultimate All-in-One for Teams : Read more
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    Determine last time sd card connected

    Is there a way to find out the last time a sd card was plugged into my laptop? I have access to the laptop but not the sd card. I lost a sd card that was plugged into my laptop, and am trying to narrow down when, hence where it was last connected. My laptop is running Windows 8. I know no...
  5. Question Windows often failed to boot, while Linux mostly boots fine.

    I bought 2 HP Elitebooks 8730w 17" laptops for bout $150 each back in 2017. One of them works fine, while the other constantly often fails to boot Windows. It fails about 70-80% of the time (at least). While Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) will be successfull (at least 90% of the time). For Windows 7, it...
  6. shad0walker

    Question Strange behavior of my laptop

    Hello. I have a problem with my Lenovo Y50 - 70. Apart from the slow start, many apps do not open them, Google chrome first of all. Some open them only as an administrator. Sometimes it starts the task manager, sometimes not even that starts me. If I try to uninstall / install some programs, it...
  7. Juaniblanco

    Notebook turning on black screen then turn off

    Hi everyone! First of all, i have been searching for a while, and there are some similar cases but not exactly what is happening to me. I have a Bangho BES G0304. The issue here is the boot up. Whenever i turn it on, the laptop turns on the screen backlight and after a couple of seconds, it...
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    Fix USB keyboard not recognized on all ports without reinstalling Windows 10

    When I connect my USB keyboard, the keyboard isn't recognised (on all ports). (screenshot) Screenshot from Device manager. Screenshot from Device Remover with details. Most probably this is due to some recent Windows 10 Update (There was a previously reported issue for KB4074588 update that...
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    Distorted screen after using

    HELP!! After using my laptop for about 5-10 minutes, the laptop hangs and shows vertical with distorted colors and stuff. The windows is inaccessible on that stage and the only way to turn the laptop off is to turn it off with the power button manually. I really need help. I'M JUST NEW HERE...
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    I can't do anything, stuck at windows logo at startup after a few BSOB loops

    So I just bought a Lenovo Legion Y530 a few weeks ago and it was working fine until I got a random Blue Screen of death while playing earlier with my friends. Specs: I7 8750H 16GB RAM 128GB SSD 1TB HDD GTX 1050ti So my experience went like this: I was playing a game with my friends when...
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    How to control embedded sound clips in Wordperfect?

    I'm using Wordperfect x7 and x9 (on different computers). I have a Wordperfect file that lists a lot of song ideas I've jotted down. I recorded each song idea as a wav file when I saw that you can insert a sound clip into a Wordperfect document in wav format. However, it seems VERY strange to...
  12. Goran Petric

    Question Windows stuck at installation on laptop

    This is ages old problems, was reading all day thro all the posts on the interwebz, but no real solution for laptops (lots of people fixed it by removing cd drives or extra hard drives, i have none of this on laptop) I took friends Toshiba Sattelite laptop for 'repair', its bit older model with...
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    Touch Screen Driver for Acer One 110-ICT

    Pl. help, If any1 has this laptop model Acer Switch One 110-ICT After upgrading to new update of Windows 10, my touch screen driver got corrupted. Even after upgrading driver from Microsoft, the touch screen of my device is malfunctioning So...
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    how to remove windows os on a nextbook tablet

    i want to remove the windows os on my nextbook tablet and replace with a android os but i need help
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    HP Compaq nx6125 - Windows failed to start - boot configuration data error

    My HP Compaq nx6125 is not working properly. I can see the following message on the display Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. File:\Boot\BCD Status: 0xc0000034 Info: An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data...
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    Repair loop fix

    How do i enable windows protection mode to restore from the auto repair loop?
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    looking for a solution for windows system recovery

    I have a Lenovo g50-80. when I power it on it shows windows system recovery and in the boot options it is set the default to start windows normally and then the windows boot animation is seen and after the animation ends I can see only my cursor with dimmed out brightness on my screen. I have...
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    Lenovo Yogapad 13 not loading or crashing

    Hello Have got an issue with my Lenovo yogapad 13 laptop. It will not load up properly and freezes repeatedly on the windows loading screen where it says "Welcome Chris". Then, on the occasions where it does load up, cannot connect to internet properly and if I click the windows menus, it gets...
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    Windows not installing on my laptop but installing on another laptop with the same hdd

    So my windows is not installing on my main laptop, but when i switched the hdd from my laptop to my friends laptop i can install it, on my laptop it usually stays stuck at 0% and with a diffrent version of windows 10 it says windows can't format a partition on disk 0, can i install w10 on my hdd...
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    Acer aspire wont load windows

    Hi everyone,I need your acer aspire touch screen E5-471P wont load the windows jst stays blank after loading past acer screen.
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    Razer Kraken Tournament edition NOISE

    Hello, today I bought a new Razer Kraken tournament edition and I've found a problem. When I listen to music, I can hear noise (not loud, but it can be distracting, I can hear it most clearly, when I click at Window's sound icon and enable for example sound level 22, it does some beep windows...
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    new toshiba z20t / connected batteries not charging

    Girlfriend bought a new Toshiba Protege Z20t. I let the tablet instal itself (windows 8.1 pro). Problem; it seems not to recognise its batteries (1 in tablet and 1 in keyboard). Had windows reinstal ACPI drivers (deleted them and let windows search for adjusted devices). ACPI was reinstalled...
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    Solved! editing a audio file

    Hi I have a Geediar voice recorder an a recording on it that I need to upload to my windows computer, and edit the length. when i plug it into the computer its seems to be automaitcall y be saved to music groove. i want to play and save and edit it in quick time, any tips, how also should i save...
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    can't install windows 7 ultimate in HP

    i am unable to install windows 7 ultimate in my PC
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    R420S VivoBook Windows Hello?

    Hello I recently bought an ASUS Vivobook R420S (R420SA-RS01-BL) and I just looked up the specs out of curiosity and found a pic on google of the laptop with the Windows Hello greeting at the top of the screen and I went and looked in my settings and it says Windows Hello is not compatible. Am I...
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    Charger unplug and plug automatically in windows when it's on !?

    Hey guys you good ? I have a problem I can't understand , it's been 2 weeks since I faced this , charger's connected to my laptop so when I look in windows I see it plugged and fine but sometimes it unplugs then plugs automatically so I said lemme take a look at the lamp in my laptop which says...
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    RGB software compatible with my OMEN laptop that isn't OMEN Command Center ?

    I have an OMEN X laptop to be exact. My Omen Command Center doesn't work properly, I tried fresh windows installations, driver updates, re-installed the thing probably 20 times, I finally gave up and uninstalled it. Wondering if there's an RBG software that is compatible with the RGB...
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    Asus x555l's Windows button doesn't work sometimes and mouse cursor sometimes disappears

    Sometimes, the Windows button doesn't work, and the pop up doesn't show. In addition, the mouse cursor sometimes disappears.
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    Can Someone Help Me Make Sense of Something Re:External Drives on Xbox One

    Long title, but to get to the issue, I have a Macbook (Mid-2010) running the latest OS it can, and I also have a Toshiba 3TB External Hard Drive running on NTFS. I know you can't write to an NTFS external anything w/o the proper software on Mac so I've got Paragon NTFS for Mac and loved it ever...
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    I have the product key for Windows 10. How do I download Windows !0 so I can use my product key? Thank You.

    [b]I have the product key for Windows 10. How do I download Windows !0 so I can use my product key? Thank You.
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    Windows problem installation

    I am have a doubt regarding windows installation. I would like to know whether i can flash windows 10 usb 2.0 drive through 3.0 port
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    Lenovo thinkpad P51s stuck in boot manager.

    My thinkpad (P51s, windows 10) crashed. Now when I start it up I see the lenovo splash screen that says to interupt normal startup, press enter. Then it will go to the boot menu (blue and gray screen with two tabs, boot menu and app menu, under boot menu my options are windows boot manager and...
  33. red_wine

    WMR headset not detected after connecting. Driver fails to install.

    I'm having problems connecting my windows mixed reality headset (samsung odessey+) to my laptop (Acer predator helios 300) It should be as easy as plug and play but the laptop cannot detect/make it run. It appears on device manager with error code 31. The led on the headset blinks with no...
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    Upgrading from 32bit to 64 without external media devices?

    So I have a Windows tablet 32bit and I want to install a 64bit version of windows. The issue is that i disabled xhci usb controller from bios and i can't boot from usb anymore and i was wondering if there's any way to install windows 64bit straight from windows
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    Asus windows broken

    So I have an Asus n551jx (windows 8.1 pro) and it gets stuck on the Asus in search of incredible screen every time I start the laptop and after a few minutes it goes to a black screen that says reboot and select proper boot media. So i have the windows disk I have tried using it in this screen...
  36. M

    Solved! Help to remove keylogger

    Hello, I have this problem on my personal PC. Some time ago programs started minimizing and opening again, then in chat it started to type some random letters. After that I saw it type words from my previous conversation. I did some research figured out it was keylogger, I have ran antivirus to...
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    Factory Resetting Acer Predator G9-739

    My question here is, If I use Windows Media Creation to factory reset the Acer Predator, would the features (Acer and Predatorsense) still be there after I factory reset my laptop back to normal. Because I've spent $1,750 on this gaming laptop and I hate for it to break on me again. Hopefully...
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    Solved! Will uninstalling bitdefender internet security remove my product key

    I need to uninstall the bitdefender internet security off of my windows to test if it impacts a lot on my Cpu performance. Will uninstalling the program disable my product code? Or will I be able to reinstall it couple of days later? Please answer if only you know. Thanks in advance
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    How to Run Windows Software on a MacBook Pro

    Windows based PCs have always been the primary choice of a lot of users due to the vast array of software and applications available for the platform and also the ease of access. However, what the MacBook provides is a whole new level of speed computing and also a variety of features and...
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    Letters pop up in the wrong place when I type them-right letters, wrong place

    I have a Toshiba laptop with Windows 7
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    Windows updates fails

    I have built PC and its been working for last 4 years with no issues. I have upgraded windows 10 pro and recent updates 2018-09 , its not completing windows properly and always holding with Initializing and never comes out of it. I tried to stop windows update service and reboot the PC and it...
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    1 month problem

    how could i fix my asus smart gesture if this problem always pop up when im trying to install it? "There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of the set up did not finish as expected. Contact your support personnel or package vendor." this is always poping in...
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    Windows Boot Problems (windows 10)

    Windows Boot problems. (windows 10) Hi I've had some problems with my pc that I can't seem to fix myself even though I've tried just about everything I can think of.. So, a week ago my pc bluescreened while I was playing a game, it said I would restart and I let it, after the restart I was...
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    Is it OK to install wifiinfoview?

    Hi, a wifi dongle developer suggested me to install a Wifi Scanner and send a screenshot to him to see why I have slow wifi connection. Usually I don't install unknown software on my computer due to possible virus and other security concern. Is it OK to install the following app? I googled it...
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    Asus laptop stuck

    My laptop was updating and it got shut up during the update now I'm getting an install windows message on the loading screen the message says "The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed. To install windows, click "ok" to restart...
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    Weird thing going on at the bottom of the screen whenever windows boots up.

    Whenever I turn my laptop on, this happens : link It happens randomly and only after windows has booted. Usually gets fixed when i put the laptop to sleep and turn it back on but not always on restarting or shutting down. Any help would be appreciated.
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    Can't Install Windows on Laptop

    Hi guys. So i got this laptop and whenever i try to install any windows it will get to either windows logo or into installation but then it will crash and it will do same thing over and over. Anyone has any ideas? Thanks
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    How to Get a Photo Viewer like Windows on your MacBook Pro

    The MacBook Pro is a machine built with the intention of providing the maximum amount of ease of access. This entails a variety of applications and features which are available only in a MacBook and these make it a much better PC than a Windows one. However, there are certain features of a...
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    Windows not detecting low battery - Laptop cuts out when capacity is low

    Hi, I'm running a Clevo custom laptop that I've had for 3 years now with various upgrades including a new battery. The battery is about 2 and a half years old and I have a feeling it's starting to show it's age. Recently, I've experienced the issue of Windows 10 not recognising when the...
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    Samsung NP350E7C-A01US takes 2-3 minutes to boot to BIOS

    Hello everyone, I have an old-ish Samsung laptop, model NP350E7C-A01US that I've owned since 2012. It ran Windows 8 and later in 2015, Windows 10. In Windows 10, Kaspersky needed to Update, and so I did just that. Upon rebooting, however, the PC was stuck in a kind-of boot loop; it would begin...
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    Smallest Battery PC with Large Memory

    What is the smallest, battery powered Windows-comparable PC that can host 32GB of RAM & USB3 ports? I drive astro cameras (ZWO ASI183s using SharpCap for Windows) at 300+f/s, buffering full frames into RAM for subsequent storage: the more RAM the better. No real need for GPU, especially as such...
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    No bootable device - Please help!

    Hey guys! I just bought an expensive Gigabyte gaming notebook from somebody. He showed me it working and I was more than happy with it. However, after I tried to do a refresh of Windows to erase all of his personal files it gave me an error message, and it was cancelled. I then did something in...
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    Microphone Terrible after windows upgrade

    Hi I was helping my non-tech literate friend through getting windows 10 over the phone. It was all pretty painless untill he found that his microphone now sounds like it's inside his mouth. It's a Logitech G633 the playback is just fine and the mic works on another computer, I had him reflash...
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    Windows reinstallation prepering loop

    My power went out while i was installing windows and now my computer turns on, says preparing, and turns off. i do not own a dvd or isb copy of windows since this was a pre built computer. Any help would be appreciated.
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    HP EliteBook 840 G3 won't boot windows at first start

    After shutting down or sleep my laptop won't boot in windows, only if power it the second time
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    How to Play Windows Games on the MacBook Pro

    It is undoubtedly true that in one aspect Windows PCs can trump a MacBook Pro any time, and that sphere is video games. Why Apple refuses to license and recode these games to suit the MacBook, no one will ever know. However, what we do know is that this can be made possible with the help of what...
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    Does exist any app wich shows you when the windows is ready to use?

    Does exist any app wich shows you when the windows is ready to use? I mean, when i start the pc and windows shows up, an app to pop up after some seconds to tell me, your windows is ready to use. The app should see when all programs and services are ready. I have an SSD and it don t take more...
  58. zniff

    Microphone not working on sound blasterx AE-5 pure edition after windows reinstall

    i reinstalled windows and now my microphone wont work on my audio card. the audio card is a Sound Blasterx AE-5 pure edition. ive tried reinstalling drivers and the windows sound settings
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    Black screen on boot, and when booting into Windows. Screen works when booting into Ubuntu

    Hello again, I posted a while back, and this time I have more information as I have been trying to figure out the issue, but it's still not working. Things that haven't changed: Everything is visible when using an external display. There is no power to the screen during boot, the grub menu...