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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #15 on: November 04, 2011, 08:53:10 PM »
Let's see...Win8 is still in dev. stage...people want "everything" to be compatable from the get go.
"It ain't gonna happen!" I remember when patience was a virtue.

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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2011, 02:27:12 AM »
Microsoft Security Essentials Beta is now available.
You can sign up for it at: http://www.ghacks.net/2011/11/19/microsoft-security-essentials-beta-program-sign-up/
I'm currently testing it on Windows 8 Developers Preview set up on a separate Partition using 100 Gig of the current HD.
Here are some screen shots:



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The version of Windows Defender that comes with Windows 8 also acts as an antivirus since it checks everything.
I have no clue as to how effective it is which is why I've added the MSE beta to that partition.

Hopefully there will soon be an avast! beta to test in place of MSE.  :)


 
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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #17 on: December 06, 2011, 10:27:29 PM »
i've just installed avast on windows 8 ignoring alerts. it seems tu run perfectly fine.

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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #18 on: December 06, 2011, 11:17:29 PM »
i've just installed avast on windows 8 ignoring alerts. it seems tu run perfectly fine.
avast! 6 is not compatible with Windows 8.
Installing it may work but how much protection are you actually getting ???
If the developers tell you that it doesn't work on Windows 8, are you going to trust it to protect
your system ???
I know I will not and wait for a build of avast! that actually is meant to run on Windows 8.
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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #19 on: December 09, 2011, 06:35:25 PM »


Does your PC have what it takes to run Windows 8's Hyper-V?

The computer I'm using has what it needs:


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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2012, 03:59:25 PM »
The next time that you have a proiblem with Windows 7 (Also works in Windows 8 Developers Copy)
Why not use a tool that's already built into the operating system to solve your problem ???

Win7 and Windows 8 built-in Problem Steps Recorder





How do I use Problem Steps Recorder?
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/How-do-I-use-Problem-Steps-Recorder

Video demo of how to use this function:
http://youtu.be/NdFMqz8VMk4

Here's the information you'll need to set up a shortcut on your desktop:





Next time you run into a re-occurring problem, give this a try and become a Computer Guru.
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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2012, 11:46:46 PM »
@bob3160 Thank you for telling us this! I never knew a such tool like this even existed on windows! :) I guess the saying is true you do learn something new everyday ;D
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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2012, 11:52:12 PM »
@bob3160 Thank you for telling us this! I never knew a such tool like this even existed on windows! :) I guess the saying is true you do learn something new everyday ;D
For me, the day I stop learning is the day I'll be 6 feet under.  ;D
I actually got some of the information in one of the  News Letters that I subscribe to.
I just enhanced it and added screen shots and found out the actual program the article was
talking about so that I could create a desktop shortcut.
Even though it's buried in the control panel functions, I couldn't find the actual program used
without a lot of digging.
The fun of learning.  :)
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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #23 on: January 05, 2012, 11:59:07 PM »
@bob3160 Thank you for telling us this! I never knew a such tool like this even existed on windows! :) I guess the saying is true you do learn something new everyday ;D
For me, the day I stop learning is the day I'll be 6 feet under.  ;D
I actually got some of the information in one of the  News Letters that I subscribe to.
I just enhanced it and added screen shots and found out the actual program the article was
talking about so that I could create a desktop shortcut.
Even though it's buried in the control panel functions, I couldn't find the actual program used
without a lot of digging.
The fun of learning.  :)
The thing that gets me though where is the screenshots that you can see inthe ".mhtml" file in the zip folder that it creates is stored..  wait is the images stored in the mhtml file?  ???
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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2012, 12:04:12 AM »
Correct. It creates the file with all the information including the screen shots.
This program was actually developed for professional who help customers track down the
problems.
Remember, it only works for problems you can recreate. Or problems that happen at
a predictable time after you launch the system   etc.
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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #25 on: January 06, 2012, 12:49:31 AM »
@bob3160 Thank you for telling us this!
+1....had no idea this was there, thanks

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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #26 on: January 06, 2012, 12:31:06 PM »
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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #27 on: January 06, 2012, 01:14:58 PM »
Virtualizing storage for scale, resiliency, and efficiency
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2012/01/05/virtualizing-storage-for-scale-resiliency-and-efficiency.aspx
Nice but not available in the currently released build ???
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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2012, 02:03:10 PM »
Virtualizing storage for scale, resiliency, and efficiency
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2012/01/05/virtualizing-storage-for-scale-resiliency-and-efficiency.aspx
Nice but not available in the currently released build ???

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It will all be available to you as part of the Windows 8 Beta release in addition to the features available in the Developer Preview.
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Re: Windows 8 Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #29 on: January 06, 2012, 02:30:49 PM »
Which will hopefully be out by some time in Feb. 2012.
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