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  1. That's one of the keyboard shortcuts listed here, http://forums.pcpits...ortcuts-for-cp/ I updated it last week to reflect the Alt + F4 shutdown option.
  2. Those 10 plus more @ http://forums.pcpits...ortcuts-for-cp/
  3. First: A little Information: Full Article @ http://redmondmag.co...-windows-8.aspx Tutorial for running CHKDSK: There are 2 options to running CHKDSK (Check Disk) in Windows 8 Option #1: Run CHKDSK from "My Computer" 1. Open "My Computer" either from Programs or Windows + E 2. Right click the drive you wish to check and click on "Properties" 3. Click on the Tools tab, and click on the Check button under Error checking. 4. If no errors are found, you can either "Cancel" (close) or scan the drive anyway. 5. If errors are found, click "Repair drive" When the scan or repair is completed, you can click on "Show Details" to view the results of the chkdsk logs from the "Event Viewer". Option #2: Using Command Prompt (CMD) w/Administrative Privileges 1. Open the "Elevated Command Prompt" 2. The following Switches are the commands to be used, ones in red are new in Windows 8. You must place a space between each switch if more than 1 is used. /F - Fixes errors on the disk. The disk must be locked. If chkdsk cannot lock the drive, a message appears that asks you if you want to check the drive the next time you restart the computer. /V - On FAT or FAT32 volumes, displays the name of each file in every directory as the disk is checked. /R - Locates bad sectors and recovers readable information. The disk must be locked. Includes the functionality of /f, with the additional analysis of physical disk errors. /L: - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Changes the chkdsk log file size to the number size you type. If you omit the size parameter, typing /L displays the current size. /X - Forces the volume to dismount first, if necessary. All open handles to the drive are invalidated. Includes the functionality of /f. /I - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Performs a less vigorous check of index entries, which reduces the amount of time required to run. /C - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Does not check cycles within the folder structure, which reduces the amount of time required to run. /B - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Clears the list of bad clusters on the volume and rescans all allocated and free clusters for errors. Includes the functionality of /r. /scan - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Runs a online scan on the volume. /forceofflinefix - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Must be used with /scan switch. This will bypass all online repair and set aside (queue) for offline repair. /perf - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Must be used with /scan switch. Uses more system resources to complete a scan as a fast as possible. /spotfix - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Runs spot fixxing on the volume. sdccleanup - Can only be used with a NTFS disk. Garbage collect unneeded security desciptor data. Includes the functionality of /f. offlinescanandfix - Runs an offline scan and fix on the volume. This concludes the CHKDSK Tutorial for Windows 8 Hope you find this useful; Lynn
  4. Just an Update; Works for the Release Preview too.
  5. If you Google for Windows 8 Consumer Preview watermark removal, you'll find plenty of sites that tell you how to do it by downloading a patch file, renaming the shell32.dll.mui file and replacing it blah, blah, blah. I ran across this one that takes less than 2 minutes and it works perfectly on x64. http://www.my7apps.f...hp?do=file&id=7 Once downloaded and opened, click the box @ "Remove All Watermark" Then click "Apply New Settings" Then just reboot and change the desktop background. Watermark-be-gone.
  6. This guide contains Registry changes, PCPitstop and I are not responsible for registry changes you make to your machine. Do so at your own risk and back up the registry before making any changes. First thing to do is make a new folder for your icons in a place of your choosing and name it "HardDriveIcons". Next, collect your icons and place them in the "HardDriveIcons" folder. Note; All icons should be 256x256 in size w/ .ico extension. Now, open "Regedit" and navigate to; HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes Expand "Classes" and scroll down to "Applications" (if that key does not exist, create it by right clicking on "Classes", then "New", then "Key", name it, then hit Enter) Under "Applications" expand "Explorer.exe", then "Drives" (if neither of those sub-keys exist, create "Explorer.exe" by right clicking "Applications", then "New", then "Key", name it, then hit Enter, create "Drives" by right clicking "Explorer.exe", then "New", then "Key", name it, then hit Enter) Now, under "Drives" create new keys for each drive using the drive letter as the name, then under each drive, create a new sub-key and name it "DefaultIcon" When finished it should look something like this; Now, to change the icons; Click on "DefaultIcon" and in the right pane, right click on (Default), then click on "Modify", then in the "Value Data" box, enter the location of your hard drive icons, ie: J:/HardDriveIcons/cobalt.ico. Do this for each drive icon you wish to change and that's it, your done. Before: Standard Windows Drive Icons: After: Custom Hard Drive Icons;
  7. I'd be willing to test it, if still available.
  8. As far as I know, no you cannot send a fax through a wireless connection, due to the fact that a fax requires tone, which would require a dial-up modem. There are however E-Fax services for hire. Hope this helped.
  9. Great Defragger Been using it for a while now.
  10. Yep! Leave it to Symantec/Norton to try and sell you more junk. I don't pity the people who fall for this either.
  11. Just happen to run across this at bleepingcomputer.com "Hi there are some times that a computer may be infected with a malware and you will not able to use IE. You can try to access internet using Paint or calculator . Step1. Click Start --> Run --> and type mspaint or calc Step2. Once you open one of this program press F1 Step3. Place your mouse curser on the yellow question mark and rigth click it and click "Jump to URL" Step4. Once you press that you will have the option to put an address bar. NOTE: You need to input all the address including "http://" Example: "Https://www.bleepingcomputer.com" http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic213460.html Dated March 23rd 2009 by Bouken Red
  12. Ditto on the Iobit SmartDefrag http://www.iobit.com/iobitsmartdefrag.html
  13. http://www.techmetica.com/howto/descriptio...d-crash-errors/
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