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Re: Windows8 - 8.1 - Windows Threshold Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #645 on: October 03, 2014, 12:30:57 AM »
Okay I installed the Win 10 preview on the laptop in a dual boot setup with 7. I have to say I like it. The new start Menu pretty much takes away the need for Classic Shell. There are some things I'd like to see changed though. There is no option to add browser favorites to the Start Menu and that's what I use the most. You can add them in 7, 8, and 8.1 but they've been omitted in 10. I'm talking about right clicking on the taskbar and then Properties/Start Menu/Customize.

The biggest problem I had was that the wireless networking driver that Win 10 installed did not work right. I kept getting limited connections. After a few Google searches I found the right driver and instructions on how to make it work. The card is the Broadcom 4313GN and it seems that it had the same issues in Win 8 and 8.1.

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« Reply #646 on: October 03, 2014, 03:12:08 PM »
I'm also dual booting with Windows 8.1 as the default boot and Windows 10 as the alternate.



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Re: Windows8 - 8.1 - Windows Threshold Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #647 on: October 04, 2014, 12:53:45 AM »
I edited my Win 8.1 desktop wallpaper with Irfanview.

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« Reply #648 on: October 04, 2014, 01:02:03 AM »
So Malwarebytes is working ?   Come on avast!, I hate using Deffender. :)
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« Reply #649 on: October 04, 2014, 01:15:15 AM »
So Malwarebytes is working ?   Come on avast!, I hate using Deffender. :)
Yes Malwarebytes works fine. I haven't tried the free Bitdefender AV yet so I'm still using Defender as well.

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« Reply #650 on: October 04, 2014, 02:51:06 AM »
Malwarebytes installed and, as you said, it's working flawlessly.
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« Reply #651 on: October 04, 2014, 02:00:02 PM »
Check for updates.
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Re: Windows8 - 8.1 - Windows Threshold Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #652 on: October 04, 2014, 02:02:11 PM »
The Windows 10 background has invaded my Windows 8 partition ???
Strange since they are on separate partitions. When I booted this morning,
I noticed the desktop background in Windows 8.1 had changed to the Windows 10 image.
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Re: Windows8 - 8.1 - Windows Threshold Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #653 on: October 04, 2014, 07:35:00 PM »
The Windows 10 background has invaded my Windows 8 partition ???
Strange since they are on separate partitions. When I booted this morning,
I noticed the desktop background in Windows 8.1 had changed to the Windows 10 image.
The same thing happened to me. It's because of the syncing through OneDrive.  Go to PC settings and then to OneDrive and change the sync settings by unchecking syncing of desktop things .

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Re: Windows8 - 8.1 - Windows Threshold Tips Questions and Solutions
« Reply #654 on: May 06, 2015, 05:28:41 PM »
Another useful shortcut Key combination:
             
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