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Fix Crashing Apps after upgrading to Windows 8.1

Fix Crashing Apps windows 8.1

There are some issues with Apps not working after upgrading to Windows 8.1 or installing some updates. Try these steps if you face the same issues on your computer. Right click on Start -> Select command prompt (admin) Copy the command powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.XML Paste it inside command prompt window and [...]

Nokia 1320 Windows Phone 8 – A Buyers Guide and Review

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It seems Nokia have started investing heavily on Phablet market. Even though it took some time for them to develop strategy for big screen devices, now they can concentrate more as Windows OS is now more optimized for large screen devices. It is hard not to compare 1320 with 1520, the result being 1320 less [...]

Fix “You must log into an account that has administrator privileges” Error while upgrading to Windows 8.1 from Windows Store

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Some users are facing problems when upgrading to Windows 8.1 from Windows Store. On clicking the Windows 8.1 update in Windows store, a message shows up “You must log onto an account that has administrator privileges”. The user is left with no options to proceed further. This article will show you the step by step [...]

Fix SecureBoot isn’t configured correctly in Windows 8.1

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This is one annoying message which is frequently reported in Windows 8.1. The error message appears like a watermark on the desktop, just above the taskbar at the bottom right corner. The error message came after making some changes on the BIOS configuration. A little research on the topic and it was an easy fix. [...]

Fix Help Tips Pop-up issue in Windows 8.1

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If you update to Windows 8.1, you may get several pop up tips to get yourself accustomed to MetroUI. This tutorial in the form of pop up is meant for first time users to get adjusted easily with the new interface. Usually, this is a one time pop up. Once the user completes the tutorial, [...]

Windows 8.1 Windows Experience Index

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Windows Experience Index is a benchmarking tool which gives you an vague idea on how well the operating system is working on your computer. In other words, it tells you how the operating system rates your PC. The feature was first introduced with Vista. The score can be as low as 1.0 to the highest [...]

Windows 8 God Mode – Create God Mode in Windows 8 and 8.1

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Previously, I have written about what is and how to create god mode in Windows 7. In this article, we will see how to create Windows 8 god mode. God mode is simply an easy way to access all administrative options under a single window. For a system administrator or users who regularly toggle with [...]

Microsoft offer $100 to buy Windows 8.1 devices

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As we all know, Microsoft will be ending XP support on Apr 8, 2014. This marks the end of support for releasing any updates or patches to fix loopholes inside XP. You can opt for XP Premium support, but you need to pay for every call you make to Microsoft. Windows XP is soon going [...]

Fix Shut Down Problems with Windows 8 and 8.1

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Here is another problem. This time my PC seems to have shut down problems with Windows 8.1. Scenario: My Desktop is relatively new (assembled on Nov 1st 2013) with i7 Haswell Processor, Asus Z87 PRO Motherboard and Win 8.1. I had problems in the beginning with Win 8.1, most of them related to Asus driver [...]

Fix Mouse Scroll not working in Internet Explorer

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Do you have a problem with mouse scroll not working in Internet Explorer? This is not a mouse problem. It is an issue with some change in settings inside IE. Most probable culprit is IE add-ons. Add-ons and toolbars are considered the one which creates maximum problem to web browsers. Press Windows Key + R [...]