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No 3rd party programs required, just some mouse clicking. 1. Again, check the technical support section of your computer manufacturer's Web site. It's all going tits up. I'm not very happy with Microsoft and feel they should pay my bill...

It gets to about a little over halfway downloaded and then gives me the 0x80240031 error. You could get themes for your Windows 8 desktop – or create your own. Juem I got the problem because my windows update (still windows 8) won't work. On my Win 8.x machines I also use an additional toolbar, the Programs Toolbar. why not try these out

what should i do??? Once I did, I didn't take long to get the desktop to something similar to Win 7. I lost mine ANIL GAIKWAD Says: January 13th, 2014 at 6:07 am not yet updated Richard Padgham Says: December 9th, 2013 at 6:01 am downloaded 8.1 now everytime I try to See related:  Asus Transformer Book T100: One week in |  Asus Transformer Book T100: First impressions  |  Asus Transformer T100 is calling my name  | ASUS Transformer Prime: Perfect for business trips

The desktop is as it's always been, but I don't want 2 or 300 icons on there for a bunch of stuff I rarely use. They had to wipe the laptop clean and start over. Accessories, Office, Graphics, Multimedia, Comms etc. Kaspersky 10 and Norton AV interfered with multiple 8.1 upgrades I've done.

Either way you launch the System Information, once it is up and running, you'll want to remain on the System Summary screen, which appears by default. when i clicked the download link in windows 8 store, it started downloading. It works fine, and I can create groups, but again, it appears to be limited to 1 level - name/apps. Windows 8 SUCKS!

Also, I cannot open it in my document folder. If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? Also check: Fix Problems While Installing or Upgrading to Windows 8.1 Share this article: Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Reddit | Tell a friend Posted in: Troubleshooting, Windows 8 / 8.1 To move it to the left, first right-click Taskbar again and clear Lock the taskbar option.

If you want, you can leave optional updates such as Bing Desktop, Silverlight, etc unchecked but make sure to install all important and critical updates. It's very helpful. That would at least give me a way to put together things like the e-book applications or the image processing stuff. For more information of Windows theme: Regards DiWuNewFolder Marked as answer by Cloud_TSModerator Thursday, January 08, 2015 2:10 AM Friday, January 02, 2015 8:09 AM Reply | Quote Moderator All

I do miss the Word features. So to be safe, make sure your drivers are up to date via MS update and Using your OEM updater that comes with your computer and you may even go to duh, please explain, why MS web page does not work with IE11? To create the Programs Toolbar, right-click on the Taskbar and select Toolbars->New toolbar....

Other peeps I talked to also had 8.1 install w/o their permission recently. It's the desktop system of choice at my software company. -Noel Detailed how-to in my eBooks: Configure The Windows 7 "To Work" Options Configure The Windows 8 "To Work" for 1.5 hours. If you're using Word, just slick on the create new Word Document when you open the program.

Meanwhile, right-clicking or doing a long-press on a tile brings up options to resize it (large, wide, medium or small), remove it from the Start screen, and more. After a couple of minutes, you’ll see a playlist created based on artists or songs mentioned on the website. When you click OK, Windows Features will install Client Hyper-V and then prompt you to Restart your system.

Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home Built OS Windows 8.1 CPU Intel 5820 Motherboard Asus X99 Deluxe Memory Crucial Ballistix 32GB Graphics Card GTX 970 FTW Monitor(s) Displays 2, 30"

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A New Start (Sort Of) One of the more welcome features is the return of the Start button. IS there a way to adjust column width, spacing, and font for the Apps screen? I showed him how to do that and have IE open on a pane to the right. You still get the tile-based Start screen, but it’s a lot more customizable than the previous version.

All Rights Reserved. After 2 weeks I've dragged it largely into a form that's pretty productive, but the color management is STILL a mess. If you can give me any suggestions, I'd appreciate it. Or desktop.

It's a better implementation than ANY Microsoft has ever put out, and it's rock solid and stable. I'm going to do the monitor calibration on both monitors, but at the moment the color schemes available in 8.1 are dreadful on my monitors... Why? Microsoft really dropped the ball on this one.

i have done 9 clean installs to date and still cant make any progress. Click Select Folder. But it is different from other sites in this space. I've concluded I'm just some king of troglodyte.

And there's nothing found in the "C:\Windows.~BT" temporary folder created, only the set of DLLs and data needed to reboot later. Both Word and Word Pad work exactly the same way in 8 that they do in 7 and fairly similarly to how they work in XP. However, if the Second Level Address Translation Extensions or the Data Execution Protection settings are set to No, then you will not be able to use Windows 8's Client Hyper-V. This was really frustrating my friend, and making Metro IE the default relieved that frustration by letting him stay on the Metro side of things.

Michal I tried to install w8.1 to my computer time ago, so i am not sure about numbers, but i would say i had 0x80240031 error.