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    Install Windows 7 from Bootable USB drive - GPT Partition issue on Windows 8 machine

    Hi All I have made a bootable USB drive on my Windows 7 machine using a Windows 7 x64 ISO file (4.6GB) and Power ISO. I want to install Windows 7 on another partition on my new Windows 8 laptop When I want to boot from the USB drive on my new Windows 8 x64 laptop, it does not pick up the...
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    Windows 8.1 What do you think?

    Hey guys. Okay I cant believe I'm saying this but I stared really liking windows 8... At first I hated it, but like using it now, its so fast and smooth... Anyways... I see Windows 8.1 now. What do you guys think? Anyone who hated it at first, but love it now? I have these questions...
  3. jes

    Microsoft releases revs up developers for Windows 8 apps

    Microsoft releases revs up developers for Windows 8 apps Microsoft has released a test version of its Windows 8.1 OS, bringing back the “start” button and adding a host of features it hopes will appeal to users
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    Windows 8 - Telnet issue on VPN

    Good Day I have 2 PC on my LAN - Windows 7 Pro and a Windows 8 Pro. Now the both of them are on the same network as well as on the same VPN network. Both are successfully connected to the VPN network. The issue is: TELNET: When telnetting from the windows 7 PC to all available addresses...
  5. jes

    Windows 8.1 UI fixes showcased

    Windows 8.1 UI fixes showcased Microsoft has revealed some of the UI improvements coming in Windows 8.1 and announced Outlook 2013 for Windows 8.1
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    Acer Iconia W3 8-inch Windows 8 tablet: SA pricing revealed

    Acer Iconia W3 8-inch Windows 8 tablet: SA pricing revealed Acer has announced its Iconia W3 tablet PC, the first in its size-class to offer Windows 8
  7. jes

    Windows 8 gets Start button

    Windows 8 gets Start button Microsoft is bringing back the Windows “start” button, one of a slew of improvements aimed at winning over tablet users and placating PC customers
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    Microsoft satisfaction rating nears historical low

    Microsoft satisfaction rating nears historical low Challenging market conditions and unhappy Windows 8 customers sees Microsoft's consumer satisfaction rating slide into Vista territory
  9. jes

    Microsoft says OS update to be called Windows 8.1

    Microsoft says OS update to be called Windows 8.1 Microsoft has said the company’s forthcoming update to its Windows operating system will be called Windows 8.1
  10. QuintonB

    Microsoft to rework Windows 8

    Microsoft plans Windows 8 reboot Microsoft said it will make changes to Windows 8 later this year, after a lukewarm reception for the dominant PC operating system.
  11. LazyLion

    Common Windows 8 Gripes and some possible solutions

    Microsoft is preparing an update to Windows 8 for release later this year. It says the changes are designed to address complaints and confusion with the new operating system. Windows 8 is the most radical overhaul of Microsoft's operating system since Windows 95 came out nearly two decades...
  12. QuintonB

    100 million Windows 8 licenses sold

    Microsoft hits Windows 8 landmark, mulls future Microsoft Corp has sold 100 million Windows 8 licenses in the six months since launch, but wants to combat sputtering interest by making it compatible with smaller tablets.
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    Microsoft Surface South Africa launch window announced

    Microsoft Surface South Africa launch window announced A launch Window for the Surface tablet PC has been revealed by Microsoft South Africa
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    Windows also has hardware driver issues

    This afternoon, a certified technician at a large retail outlet lamented lamented the numerous comebacks on Windows 8 64-bit, with peripheral devices including HP MFD's and printers suffering from driver incompatibility issues. A quick glance at Apple forums reflect hardware compatibility...
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    The 7th Hell of Gates

    They say it is the best version thus far, Windows 7. I am transferring 1.6GB data on my son's brand new laptop with i5 2.6 cpu, 4gb ram and Win7, from the dvd to a kingston 4gb flash. It has been taking 4 hours now and many system crashes in between. Task Manager has to remain handy to kill...
  16. NomNom

    Thinking of going back to Win 7

    Before I begin I would like to say that my Pc is in no way slow or doesn't have enough ram, I use Windows 8 Pro Build 9200. So I have been using Win 8 for about 4 weeks, I have gotten used to it's layout and everything. However there is one thing that I am seriously getting angry about and...
  17. NomNom

    Recommend me a backup program

    I need a backup program that has the following: -Is free -Windows 8 compatible -Can run on a schedule -When it does a backup it only updates the files that were changed (doesn't do the entire backup from scratch) Any help would be appreciated.
  18. NomNom

    [URGENT] Windows 8 Password Reset

    Hi all I need a bootable program to reset the password of the administrator and user profile on a Windows 8 laptop. I don't have a Windows 8 DVD. Going to be trying hirens now, I don't want to use Ophack because the laptop battery power is limited and Ophack hasn't worked for me in the past...
  19. QuintonB

    Windows 8 app winner announced

    Microsoft’s Windows 8 app winner announced PressPlay Video app developer is the latest winner in Microsoft’s Windows 8 app development competition
  20. jes

    Microsoft made mistakes in mobile strategy, says Bill Gates

    Microsoft made mistakes in mobile strategy, says Bill Gates Bill Gates not satisfied with the company’s pace of innovation over the last few years
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