I like the Windows 8 search feature as it allows you to quickly find settings, programs and other items with a quick text search. However, I do not like the new Window 8.1 Bing web searches that get integrated into the search pane 🙁 The web searches: -make the entire process seem slower and less responsive -raise privacy issues, as your searches (which may be intended to be local and private) are sent to MS -make the results more confusing
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Need to format a > 32GB USB flash drive as FAT32 but Windows won’t let you? No problem, here is a free and safe utility that you can use to format your thumbdrive: (dl website) More details and background: Recently I needed to format a 64GB USB flash drive as FAT32. This was for use in a Chevrolet vehicle that requires FAT32 and 32K cluster sizes in order to read from high capacity USB flash drive. I ordered a
Q. Help! I am trying to access a file from an old hard drive on my new machine but when I navigate to the directory on my Windows command prompt I get an ‘Access is denied.’ error message 🙁 Can you help me??? -Megan A. Yes, I believe I can help you Megan 🙂 #1 First you need to start the command prompt as an administrator. You can do this by navigating to the command prompt in the start menu
Picked up a HP Stream 7 at Amazon and have been loving it: +IPS display +Nice size and build quality +128GB MicroSDXC support +USB OTG support +Free MS Office +Free 25GB of Dropbox space +Runs Chrome and uTorrent quite well +Respectable battery life +Very nice hardware for a great price* *Amazon currently has it for $99 with free shipping! HP Stream 7 32GB Windows 8.1 Tablet (Includes Office 365)http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NSHLVD2/Lightning-fast performance: Get the speed and responsiveness of the powerful Intel quad
If you have a new monitor and it is only showing a blank or black display after being connected, you may need to adjust your display settings: Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalization -> Display -> Screen Resolution Select, ‘Extend desktop to this display’ and hopefully you will be all good!