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How do I transfer a hardrive w/win8 to a working pc?

Q: How do I transfer a hardrive w/win8 to a working pc?

My old Gateway desktop crashed, is non-repairable, when I tried the harddrive into the newer Gateway, it came up blank blue screen......checking file system on G, CHKDSK verifying files.......& nothing came up on it, a computer tech at the store checked it, said it was working & had 16G on it,.........can I buy a backup device, & try to transfer it to the working computer on a new blank hard drive?

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Preferred Solution: How do I transfer a hardrive w/win8 to a working pc?

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My computer was acticng crazy & would not start so I called DELL & they sent me a new hard drive.I basically want all of my old documents & stuff transferred from the old to the new.But I don't know how to do it.Can someone please help me! I have to send the old one back in soon!


Thanks!

Shavar!
 

A:How do I transfer stuff from one hardrive to another?

I know there's plenty of ways to do this, but I would suggest that you place your old hard drive into your new computer. There should be a program out there that should copy the files from your old hard drive to your new one. If not, you can just copy paste your files.
 

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Hi all,

I recently bought a new hard drive, installed it in my machine, installed xp on the drive, as well as all my programs, and then hooked my old drive up as a slave to the new drive and began transfering all my files from the old drive over to the new drive. All has gone smoothly, with one exception. I cannot get my wifes outlook data tranfered to the new drive. I have done a search in windows on the old drive for her .pst files, but have found none. When I tried to open outlook program, and launch it from the old drive, it pulls up a blank slate, and asks if I would like to set up oulook from scratch. Where did her files go, her address book, her old emails. hoe do I transfer them form the one drive to another, or do I need to take out the new drive, hook up the old, export her files, burn to disk and then reinsert into the oulook data files on the new drive. I hope you are following what I'm saying. I am going to do this again on a friends computer next week, and would like to find a way to perform the transfer from one hard drive to another. Let me know if possible. Thanks in advance!
 

A:How does one transfer .pst files in outlook from one hardrive to another?

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Hi.
My Samsung notebook np 300 v5a is running quite slowly nowadays. It took me 1-7hrs to transfer a 10GB file from my external hard-drive to my laptop. I tested it on my Lenovo ThinkPad T520 (which has the same processor speed) and it takes 5-10minutes to transfer the same 10GB file. In the past my Samsung has transferred files fine, but now it seems to be running slower and slower. I've only installed a few games on it after recently formatting my computer. Is anyone able to shed some light on my situation? Any information would be helpful.
Thank you.
 

A:Hardrive Transfer Speed Problem

Transfer speed from an external drive is dependent upon the controller type, not necessarily the cpu. After the reinstall, did you install all of the system/motherboard/chipset drivers?
 

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I have a Dell Dimension 4600, Hitachi 3.5, 41 pin hardrive. Pc was damaged in tranportation (looks as tho heat sink dislodged an shorted out motherboard) will not boot up. How can I get Pic's & files from this hardrive to a new laptop.
 

A:Solved: Hardrive file transfer

A hard disk enclosure
 

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Hi, I am writing in hopes someone can help me with mu computer problem. i had a windows 7HP that was old and i could not open up. i transferred the contents of that hard drive onto my new computer.  It will not let me open up any of my files from this other hardrive, It is sayong somethinh abou an administrator, Can anyone help/ I really need access to my pictures.  Thanks

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Hello,
Having never done it, I am attempting to help my friend. Has old laptop, been making system image backups with Macrium Free on external usb WD Hardrive. Now wishes to get new laptop and transfer pertinent data and programs to the new computer. I haven't a clue. He had not installed the HD programming, using macrium instead. Any assistance is appreciated!
Glennc

A:Transfer programs and data to new computer? External Hardrive!

You can transfer data, but not programs.

Windows Easy Transfer - Transfer To & From Computers

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hello i am trying to clone my hardrive from my inspiron e1505 using cms data transfer solution which is called bounce back. there are no problems when i clone the drive and when i try to boot from the cloned drive i get and i get passed the loggin with password i get a rundll32.exe error that says windows cannot access the specific device path, or file. you may not have the appropriate permision to access the item. it also says that. there is a dell wireless WLAN card wireless network controller stopped working and was closed. i was wondering what could possibly be causing this i have media direct 4.7 so im not sure if the hidden partition from that might cause this? i also noticed that right after i put my password in with the cloned drive it says its preparing your desktop while with the actual drive it says welcome. any help would be much appreciated

A:trouble cloning my dell e1505 hardrive with cms data transfer solutions

Use on-board Windows 7 imaging to make image backup -

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ge-backup.html

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi guys,
As per title. My old motherboard died and I recently got Win8, upgraded from Win7 and it's installed on my HDD. I had a few problems but the new motherboard and windows are working fine so far. I also purchased an SSD just in case I did have to reinstall Windows as I wasn't sure it would be activated (As far as I know it is linked to motherboard).

I'm wondering if it is possible to put Win8 on the SSD without any problems.
I tried to download the .ISO from my Microsoft Email but it won't accept my product key (I assume doesn't link my motherboard)
Other than that I'm not sure what else I can do to get it onto the SSD, unless there is a way where I don't have to re-activate.
Can Microsoft update my product key to match the new motherboard at all? Or issue a new one?

Thanks in advance
Frogsta

Edit; Is it possible to simply set up a dual-boot, both with Win8?
Obviously I would prefer having Win8 on the SSD

A:New Motherboard and SSD - Win8 on HDD and want to transfer

Most likely your new MOBOhas a uEFI BIOS.
Did you upgrade with Windows 8 x64?

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I have a question, is there a way to transfer metro apps from say Developer Preview to Consumer Preview or Release Preview. My kids kinda like Tree House Stampede and Tube rider.

A:How do I transfer Win 8 DP Metro apps to Win8 CP or RP

I don't remember what games are in Consumer Preview.
As to Win 8 Release Preview, there are no games available.... except the XBox Live.

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I have 2 RAID 1 mirrors (2 pairs of 2Tb discs) on an i7 870 on GA-P55A-UD7 (Gigabyte) motherboard under Win 7 64bit.

I have ordered a new desktop (i7 4771 on Asus Z87 DELUXE/DUAL MB) (hopefully with 8.1 on it (another thread))

When I get my new desktop will I be able to transfer the two RAID 1 mirrors from the Win7 desktop to the Win8.1 desktop and have them work properly?

I hope! I hope!

A:Can I transfer 2 RAID 1 mirrors from Windows 7 to Win8.1

don't know much about raid ,except for when I first googled it years ago that it was not recommended for average computer user because of the fault /failure rate of it .below is basically what I read years a go and why I never ever used it
this from the link I provided ,in the link some say it will work so say it won't ,but they are just discussing win7 to win7 ,not to win8
[When re-installing Windows, keep in mind that using a RAID array is counter-productive in a home environment:

It provides no protection against 99% of all problems that home users encounter (e.g. user error, virus infection, file system corruption, file corruption, bad drivers, registry problems, loss of data due to lack of external backup etc.). RAID is NOT some advanced type of data backup solution!
It adds a level of complexity that can cause big problems unless you're an expert on RAID arrays and drivers. What would you do, for example, if one or the other disk failed?]

anyway I didn't think it would be possible to move it to 8 ,so I google and found this info ,good luck
How to move Windows 7 raid 1 drives to a new computer? - Microsoft Community
just curious, why do you use raid in you windows setup

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I have 2 laptops:
- laptop A has vista
- laptop B has win8 (I upgraded from win7)

When I upgraded B I set up a dual boot so win7 is still there.

My question is, can I transfer the win8 licence from B to A? (or is the licence tied to B like win7 which came with it)

My reason is that windows 10 will be free for both laptops then

A:Can I transfer the win8 licence from an UPGRADED machine

How to transfer Windows 8/8.1 license to new computer. -> link

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I have a Windows 7 computer with Lotus 8.5 on it and I need to transfer Lotus 8.5 and all it's files and emails and the encryption key to the Windows 8 computer. I do not think that Windows 8 will recognize Lotus 8.5 so I had the idea to partition the Windows 8 computer and install Windows 7 on one of the partitions thus making it a dual boot computer, then install Lotus 8.5 to the Windows 7 partition. My problem is Windows 8 is already installed on the computer and Windows website warns not to install the older operating system second.
Windows website warns, "You must install the older operating system first, and then install the more recent operating system. If you don't (for example, if you install Windows Vista on a computer already running Windows 7), you can render your system inoperable. This can happen because earlier versions of Windows don't recognize the startup files used in more recent versions of Windows and can overwrite them." What should I do? I have found some information on installing Windows 7 as a second operating system on a Windows 8 computer thus creating a Dual Boot computer and giving you the best of both worlds and full app compatibility as some of your Windows 7 applications may not be supported in a Windows 8 environment. Thank you.
 

A:How To Transfer Lotus 8.5 from Win7 to Win8 Computer

you only need to post in one of our forums

continue here
http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/1116460-lotus-8-5-how-transfer.html

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Problem: Cant transfer files from PC or Android tablet to tablet.
Version(S): PC: Win8.1 64-bit Android tablet: android 4.4 other tablet: Win8.1 not sure bit version
Detail: Need to transfer file from CD to Win8.1 tablet.
Steps tried:
-extracted files from CD to .SFX archive and added a copy to PC and Tablet (android4.4)
-tried over cloud, cloud upload failed and retried multiple times for same result.
-tried direct file transfer from pc to WinTablet and from AndroidTablet to WinTablet with the appropriate cables, both times neither device detected the other
-tried file transfer over homegroup, gave error message about "access denied" even after giving access on both devices
-tried email but .sfx was too large (almost 800MB)
-tried over Bluetooth on both devices (PC and android) again transfer failed
-tried over WiFi connection, failed access denied
-tried over Ethernet cable but only PC has Ethernet port
help appreciated.
thanks guys.
 

A:Solved: file transfer win8 failed

sounds like you have file sharing turned off on one or all of the devices. they also should technically be on the same work group, but it's easy to get around that if you share a folder on all of the devices. it's pretty easy to do, you want to search for how to enable file sharing on the specific device. for the windows 8, you can go to the control panel and then network and sharing center. advanced sharing options are on the left side of the window, make the appropriate choice.
 

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I have a Windows 7 computer with Lotus 8.5 on it and I need to transfer Lotus 8.5 and all it's files and emails and the encryption key to the Windows 8 computer. I do not think that Windows 8 will recognize Lotus 8.5 so I had the idea to partition the Windows 8 computer and install Windows 7 on one of the partitions thus making it a dual boot computer, then install Lotus 8.5 to the Windows 7 partition. My problem is Windows 8 is already installed on the computer and Windows website warns not to install the older operating system second.
Windows website warns, "You must install the older operating system first, and then install the more recent operating system. If you don't (for example, if you install Windows Vista on a computer already running Windows 7), you can render your system inoperable. This can happen because earlier versions of Windows don't recognize the startup files used in more recent versions of Windows and can overwrite them." What should I do? I have found some information on installing Windows 7 as a second operating system on a Windows 8 computer thus creating a Dual Boot computer and giving you the best of both worlds and full app compatibility as some of your Windows 7 applications may not be supported in a Windows 8 environment. Thank you.
 

A:How To Transfer Lotus 8.5 from Win7 to Win8 Computer

you only need to post in one of our forums

continue here
http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/1116460-lotus-8-5-how-transfer.html

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Just wondering what would be the symptoms if your hard drive stops working after your laptop has been running for awhile... say after eight minutes after start up.. Would applications and computer funtions cease to function and crash or would certain things such as the Task Manager still work? Just trying to troubleshoot a problem I've been having with my computer crashing.

Specs:

System Model: HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebook PC
System Type: X86-based PC - 32-bit Operating System
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7500 @ 2.20GHz, 2194 Mhz
Memory (RAM): 3070MB
BIOS Version/Date: Hewlett-Packard F.59, 11/25/2008
SMBIOS: Version 2.4
Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium
Version: 6.0.6000 Build 6000
System Board: Quanta
System ID: 30CB
Version: 79.2E
Hardware Graphics/Display: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
Warranty Status: Out of warranty
 

A:non working hardrive symptoms

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I was opening pro-tools le and the COmputer went to a blue screen and said dumping memory. It said if this was the first time it happened to restart the computer.

We restarted and the computer has not come back on since then.
We put the hard drive into another computer to see and it kept saying "read disk error occured"

Now the CD drives both are not powering on. A DVD-Rom drive and a CD-Writer drive.
I have no clue where to go from here. We checked all cables and everything was conected correctly.

Any advice.... Thanks
 

A:Hardrive, CD drives not working

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ITs the wierdest thing, I was runing windows Xp with 2 hardrives. The
secondary hardrive 300Gb is a Segate. It was almost full. I formated my C
drive and installed windows Vista, now When i go to my computer, I see C, and
D. my secondary drive shows up with a red line showing that its almost full.
It shows that there is 1.03 GB left and that it has 279GB of used Space. When
i go to it, its empty, I can put stuff on the 1.03 GB that that it has left,
but I can't see my files.
Winamp was able to access it and find the songs, and play them that are on
there, but I can't see it with Explorer. Its formated as a primary drive.
NTFS. What can I do?
 

A:Hardrive not working properly.

Try running chkdsk /r on it. It may just need to have NTFS upgraded to the latest version (though I haven't seen your problem before). Otherwise, use the method you have for backing up your second drive (because it will fail at some point) and reformat it from Disk Management.

How is #2 designated in Disk Management?
 

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i have had these infections recently

trojan horse downloader zlob
trojan horse generic 9 AALK
trojan horse generic 9AADH

and i thought that they had been got rid of by avg but now the pc is running slow sometimes freezing and the hardrive seems to be working a lot more than it did a few weeks ago.

will someone please help me out and here is the HJT LOG

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14:47:32, on 04/12/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Thomson\SpeedTouch USB\Dragdiag.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\3COM Technology Corporation\3COM Wireless USB Utility\Wlan.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgw.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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Hi I made an old hardrive in to a usb storage device from a Seagate momentus 5400.3 hardrive(comes up as 2.0 sata bridge in device manager)it has been working fine on my desktop xp and on my ps3 but I cant get it to load on my new Dell xps windows 7 laptop .when I plug it on the light comes on so I know its working properley but it does not show up in my computer it does show up in my devices but it wont allow me to open it .I have reinstalled the the drivers and ran the troubleshoot program and it says the device is working properly but I still cant open it .ive also tried going in to disk manage ment and it shows up as disk 1 and online I havvetried to right click on it to gat it to format but it just comes up help. any ideas whats wrong as it has all my photos ,videos music etc on it.
 

A:USB 2.0 external hardrive not working on Windows 7

i have now got it working.
when i plugged it back in to my desktop xp i went in to disk management and noticed there was still part of the drive marked as a recovery partion i just deleted that partition . i then plugged it back to the laptop and it recognised it straight away . ps i have no idea why this worked it just did.
wayne
 

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I have a Windows 7 computer with Lotus 8.5 on it and I need to transfer Lotus 8.5 and all it's files and emails and the encryption key to the Windows 8 computer. I do not think that Windows 8 will recognize Lotus 8.5 so I had the idea to partition the Windows 8 computer and install Windows 7 on one of the partitions thus making it a dual boot computer, then install Lotus 8.5 to the Windows 7 partition. My problem is Windows 8 is already installed on the computer and Windows website warns not to install the older operating system second.
Windows website warns, "You must install the older operating system first, and then install the more recent operating system. If you don't (for example, if you install Windows Vista on a computer already running Windows 7), you can render your system inoperable. This can happen because earlier versions of Windows don't recognize the startup files used in more recent versions of Windows and can overwrite them." What should I do? I have found some information on installing Windows 7 as a second operating system on a Windows 8 computer thus creating a Dual Boot computer and giving you the best of both worlds and full app compatibility as some of your Windows 7 applications may not be supported in a Windows 8 environment. Thank you.
 

A:Dual Boot Win7 on a Win8Lotus 8.5-How To Transfer Software from Win7 to Win8 Computer

you question is mainly about how to setup a dual boot on windows 8 PC

do you have an installation CD for windows 8 and for windows 7 ?

i will move to windows 8 forum and need to change the title a bit
 

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Hello,

I have a I/O Magic external hardrive and is not workin properly. It does show up in device manager, But its inaccessible, It also has a "!" sign next to it. So i tried uninstalling it and reinstallig it but nothing happens it still shows the "!" sign. Does anyone have any suggestions on what I can do?
It would be greatly appreciated if anyone could help out ,and anything is helpful.
Thanks in advance!

-Frank

(This is the picture of the hardrive)
 

A:I/O Magic 120gb external hardrive not working

Can you see it in Disk Management? It may need to be formatted.
 

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I have a Maxtor 250GB Smart Drive external hard drive that just seemed to stop working from day to the next. Windows is no longer recognizing it and my pc seems to be freezing up when I turn it on. The weird thing is when I turn it on, I hear the noise as if it was recognized. The lights on the external come on and are steady and there's no odd noises coming from the external itself.

I've even brought the drive to my job and plugged it in to my work computer and it's the same issue. At work, the computer showed that it had found new hardware and gave me the notification that the new hardware was installed and ready for use but the drive did not show up under my computer. It also does not show up under device manager.

Please help!
 

A:Solved: External Hardrive stopped working...

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It was working fine the other day, then out of nowhere it just stopped working on my mac, i plugged it into my windows laptop to get a better idea of what is going on, and it says (not initialized, unallocated)

On minitool it says bad disk, and logical type, can anyone explain how to fix this ? I know you have probably gotten this before and gotten bored, but please help me, i mainly just want the files and am prepared to throw this stupid hardrive away

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I am trying to help I guy that really did alot to his computer and doesn't remember all he did and when he did it, anyway.
He wanted me to help with his cdrom it would not play he has not got a burner just the cdrom.

He has 3 harddrives in his computer, why I don't no but he has windows Pro on a 5 gig drive and the he has I think a 20 gig harddrive and a 40 gig harddrive. Trying to make this short he told me that everytime he put in a disk in the cdrom an error comes up and say put a disk in or no current disk in drive, he has his cdrom on a drive G, He had the 40 gig harddrive hooked up and on the same ide line he had his cdrom. he had the harddrive as slave and the cdrom as master I told him he should change them that the cdrom should be slave (I am right on that I hope) anyway the lite comes on when you put a cd in the tray you can hear it trying to start the whirring noise and in device manager every thing is ok. I uninstalled in device manager and then rebooted thinking it might be a corrupted driver but did not help it says it is working properly. Then he said after that ,, that the cdrom quit working right when he hooked up the new 40 gig hard drive. He unplugged the new harddrive and we just kept the cdrom on that ide (by this time we had already changed the cdrom to slave) but even with just that on and the harddrive unhooked you get the same error. should we leave the 40 gig harddrive out and now try the uninstall and reboot to see if that helps or any id... Read more

A:Solved: Windows XP Pro SP2-hooked up hardrive & cd-rom quit working Please check it out?

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What Antivirus works with this build ?

~updated 05/01/2011~

*AVG - Doesn't work on 7850 (Work on 7955)
*Avast - Doesn't work on 7850 (Work on 7955)
*MSE - Doesn't install on 7850 (Install on 7955)

Avira - Works (reported by Dwarf)
PC Tools AV - Works
ClamWin - Works (no real time protection)
Panda Cloud Antivirus - Works (reported by Bill2)
NIS 2011 - Works (reported by yowanvista)

What else have you tryed?

:ninja:

A:Working Antivirus for Win8

That's worrying. PC Tools AV is not too great I hear. I'm still waiting on a download so can't try anything yet. What about Avira?

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Hi everyone,I just reinstall win8.1 on my y50 (old one got virus and i format it and reinstall the OS)so when i try to use OKR , it shows that "Current System can not support backup"does anyone know why?Also what other preinstalled software does laptop come with?Thank you.

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previously i had windows 7 in HP Probook 4430s

fingertouch was working fine to lock and unlock the pc...

recently i installed windows 8 enterprise in same pc...

but this time it is not at all working...
Plz help...

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I have just updated from win 8 to 8.1 and since then my touchpad does not work any ideas

A:Touchpad is not working after Win8.1 update

Well finally found that if i roll back to previous driver all now working did not realize that driver had changed must have been part of 8.1 upgrade

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Hi,
After upgrading to Win8.1 from 8.0 I noticed that I can no longer search anything under 'Settings' (Winkey + W). I am still able to search for files and the web (Bing ads and all that) however (ie. under 'Everywhere' or Files). I have already rebuilt the index and rebooted/shutdown a few times and it still does not work. Anyone have any idea what's going on with it?

A:Win8.1 search not working for 'Settings'?

FYI, you are not alone. The Win 8.1 Preview search worked like crap and the new 8.1 Final seems to be just as bad.

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Thanks to this great forum I was able to install Win 8.1 on my laptop (Dell Studio XP 1340).
Resolved here: Windows 8.1 RTM installation fails on Dell XPS 1340
As per advice I got here I had to disable Bluetooth in BIOS to be able to install the system.

Now with the system up and running I would like to use Bluetooth. The device is not listed in Device Manager and no driver was installed. When I enable it in BIOS system will not start, it crashes with error (https://www.dropbox.com/s/l8ith0xljh...2020.34.11.jpg).

I found the driver which should be installed. So with Bluetooth still disabled I tried to install it. It's in exe so I can't really get the driver files. The SW asks for Bluetooth to be activated by a switch. I have a button which normally turns Wifi+Bluetooth on/of .. but with BT disabled it does not work, obviously. And the only option is 'Cancel':
https://www.dropbox.com/s/jq2ei0zhmp...%20install.jpg

Any ideas or experience with this?
Thank you!

A:How to get BT working on Win8.1 + Dell XPS 1340?

I don't suppose the .exe is a compressed folder with a self extractor? If so, you might be able to open it with something like 7Zip and see the files inside.

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Not sure what happened but I want to factory restore windows 8, but when I go to change pc settings it just goes back to start page.
 

A:Factory restore win8 not working

rednecklady68

Welcome to Tech Support Guy

You should see this screen when selecting General - please see my screenshot

If you do not try holding the shift key down whilst clicking on restart
That is Windows key + C
then settings
then power
then hold shift key and click restart
then do you have the options including troubleshooting etc
 

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I'm having this strange issue that I noticed a few hours back ... for some reason when i change power plan from the taskbar batter icon, the screen brightness doesn't change, no idea why/what could trigger this as I've not updated the nvidia driver for a while now, not sure I think 6month + or so .. and it was all working fine.
Also beadvised I haven't updated windows for a while ether ... so its probably not the fact that a win update caused this as I haven't updated for a while and last I check .. and once again about 6month or maybe 8months back .. it was working fine.
Also if i right click on the batter icon "adjust screen brightness > the vertical scrollbar" .. when i move it left or right ... nothing happens.

Strange thing is .. when I use the laptop on batter or there is power outage .. the screen brightness gets reduced as it should be.

This thing really isn't effecting daily usages however as its an issue, I would like to get it fixed if possible, any ideas?

System specs:
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Asus X555LF
Wndows 8.1 64bit
Intel? Core? i3 5010U Processor
DDR3L 1600 MHz 8GB SDRAM
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A:Win8.1 brightness change not working

Also on another note probably the graphics drivers are working fine or atleast the nvidia one is .. as I can games like blade and soul etc just fine .. no visual issues or anything. Could it be that the intel driver or some other ms driver related to the display adapter got damaged somehow maybe

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Facebook will not load using Chrome. I-net Explorer will open it, but some of the photos will not open and there is a small box in the center of the frame. I can not figure out how to Download TSG SysInfo to include the outcome here. Any help is appreciated very much! Thanks!
 

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Hi all,

I used to use olby tiles/modern tile maker to create custom tiles just fine. However yesterday this happened and now any custom tile I create looks like these, regardless of which program is used to make it:



I have tried the "rebuild cache" and "refresh" options offered with olby tile and modern tile maker... but they do not do anything.
Does anyone know how to solve this problem? (the shortcuts still work, just the image is always this; also, normal shortcuts made via windows pin2start look and work fine).
Thanks

A:Custom Win8 Tiles Not Working Properly, Please Help!

Same problem here (Oblytile)

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In Win7 (Home Edition), I used to login to admin account and start an application (say Magicjack VOIP for instance). As long as the admin account was signed in Magicjack worked no matter which user logged in. When I upgraded to Win8 Pro, Magicjack only works when my account (admin) is active. When other users log in and my account is signed in but inactive, Magicjack stops working.

Can anyone help me to set Win8 up such that my applications will work as long as I am signed in and other users log in?

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A:Apps like MagicJack from one user stop working in another in Win8 Pro

i avoided all this by getting magicjack pro and just plugging it into my router downstairs, the phone id's come up on my satellite phones not my computer, just the way I want it.

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when i go to download win8.1 64-bit apps the application store and game not opening its minimize soon 
what can i do

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Hello guys,

I have old Satellite U200-165. I installed windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation successfully after i changed the hard drive to SSD, but the sound did not work. Windows showing that the sound work perfectly, but it does not come out.

Any advise please.

A:Satellite U200 - Sound is not working after Win8.1 installation

Satellite U200 is pretty old machine and not supported for Win8 or Win8.1. I think we don't have any report on this forum how this old piece of hardware works with Win8.

If sound card is properly installed, have you checked all sound settings?
I presume the same problem is with headphones, right?

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The AMD card won't work,The load is all on the intel graphics card,I tried everything from installing the AMD drivers to disabling the Intel drivers,nothing seems to work and my FPS in the games I play is quite for the specs I have on this laptop..Anyone got a similar problem? or Is it windows related?

A:AMD Radeon R5 M335 not working on Inpiron 5559 (win8.1 64-bit)

You can't run the AMD GPU independently of the Intel GPU - the AMD GPU is just a co-processor.
Does the system recognize and have drivers loaded for BOTH GPUs?  If so, are you using the AMD Control Panel (or context menu) to choose the AMD GPU for the applications you want to run with it?
The AMD GPU depends on the Intel GPU to function - and there are often settings that need to be changed for certain games (and in fact there are still plenty of games, many older ones, that will not run with a hybrid GPU setup).

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I have installed build 7989 on VirtualBox 4.0.8 r71778, installation went fine but, having trouble getting the internet connection to work.
First time using VB.

Wireless router, Linksys WRT54G2, host computer is using cable.
Rig specs listed below.

Tried:
PCnet-Fast III (Am79C973), Cable connected selected.
Host Only Adapter, with same as above.
and NAT, with same as above.
None will let me connect to the router.
Name and password have been confirmed on another computer.

A search gave me several things to try but no success yet, also have read sections of the VB manual.

Anyone have any suggestions that I can try?

Thanks
EDIT: Solved

Bridged Adapter with Intel PRO/1000 MT Desktop works.

A:Win8 7989 and VirtualBox network settings not working

Found this looking for a fix and it did the trick!

Used VBox4.1.2, Win8Dev, and some sorting of the bus types (most how tos did not work for me), got it installed and then no network, I tried several things, no go, then finally came across the above network settings and success!!

This may be fix for some of us for the next Win8 beta/RC and later!

Thanks!!

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Since updating op system to Win 8.1, I am not able to get into the Nvidea control panel. I get a message that no displays are connected. I have got the Nvidea card as my primary source for the monitor.


Help appreciated.

A:Since Win8.1 update NVIDIA control panel is not working

I guess you read the step by step instruction how to update the system from Win 8 to Win 8.1
Did you? Did you follow such instruction?

Did you update and install the essential nVidia driver for Win 8.1 which is available on Toshiba driver website?
If not, do that!

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Hi

I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 and then my Webcam doesn't work... I checked if I have the driver in device manager but I couldn't find it. I don't know how can I fix it I was looking for driver in thosiba website but I got any result.
Someone can help me?

Thanks

A:Satellite NB10t-A - Webcam is not working after Win8.1 update

Hi

Which notebook model do you have?
Webcam should be listed under “Imaging devices”. Can you see any entry there?
What happen when you try to start Camera application?

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Hello,
After doing a batch of MS Windows updates on May 16 on an Asus laptop preinstalled with Win 8.1 Pro 64-bit installed, I have not been able to do any printing except to an older HP Deskjet F2120.
Other printers (Samsung CLP365, Lexmark E230, HP Laserjet etc) cannot be printed to.
The same problem occurs with printers regardless of network or local.
I can set up a printer using either software from the printer vendor or let Windows find the printer, and still the same problem.

The laptop is running fine apart from the printers issue and so I don't want to get a new PC, try System Restore, or anything similar.
The printer setup runs smoothly, but once the printer has been set up I go into Devices and Printers and select the printer, the following error messages come up:
Right-mouse click on Printing Preferences: 'Operation could not be completed'
Right-mouse click on Printer Properties: 'The <xyz> printer driver is not installed on this computer. Some printer properties will not be accessible unless you install the printer driver. Do you want to install the driver now?'
However, when I go into 'Printer Server Properties' and the 'Drivers' tab, the <xyz> printer driver is shown to be installed.
For exmaple, this happened yesterday when I visited some friends near work and did a test with a Brother inkjet MFP they had - the first time I had ever connected my laptop to a Brother printer.
Therein lies the conundrum ...
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A:Printer not working in Win8.1 after May15 Windows updates

Roll back before you installed those updates. If the printers do not have Windows 8 compatible drivers, you are stuck in a really hard place.

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So dad bought my mom a new laptop for her birthday. Of course it has(had) Windows 8 on it. She did not like it & we have a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate on hand to reformat the laptop. Well everything has gone well on the install for windows 7. Everything seems to be working except for the wireless card. I will update this post if needed because I don't remember the particular model of the Toshiba laptop but when I talk to my dad I will get it posted asap. I do have a parts number. P/N:PA3839U-1MPC. I have tried to look around for different drivers & what not but no luck so if someone could help that would be awesome. No rush but the quicker the better would be great. Thanks in advance.

A:Networking card isn't working after reverting back to win7 from win8

I could be wrong but I'm sure that is the Wireless N WiFi card RTL8188CE you can get the drivers here Realtek RTL8188CE but if you could get the exact model of the unit it would be really usefull in us helping you out

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Hi there,
Prior to the 8.1 update I was able to run java fine on the desktop IE10.  For work this is essential, as I access dropbox to upload files, etc.  I'd much rather keep using IE, however since 8.1 I get an alert that some of my add-ons are not compatible
with the new enhanced security features, etc.
I turned off "Enhanced Protected Mode", toggled various settings, uninstalled/reinstalled latest java, etc.  Still nothing working.  I'd rather not get a new browser as I love IE... any solutions?
I'm running a 64bit OS & processor, high-end machine.
Many, many thanks!
Andrew

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