This fills the backup drive to capacity with redundant files, which is a major headache. Knowing that many PC users will have encountered svchost.exe before there is an assumption that they will not consider it a virus. Many Windows 8.1 laptops and tablets are now including these high-resolution displays, which make text easier to read and offer better image quality. Stay Away From These 2 Features Mac Upgraded to macOS Sierra?

Reply Rik July 2, 2014 at 11:02 pm I have been a Windows user since the early 80’s and have never had a serious problem with it. When I did manage to access task manager it said the only running app was IE. It seems like the computer isn’t even running. This problem seems to derive from a bug between the OS and a hardware driver of installed software.

If you later decide something you did to the file was in error, you can restore the older backup. barbara hurvey says: July 26, 2014 at 9:01 pm media player does not work William Thompson says: July 28, 2014 at 8:25 am Without more information, there could be any number When I hover over things in the taskbar, it provides me with a thumbnail and then if I bring my cursor down (without clicking) and hover over the thumbnail, then all

I always install two hard drives and copy over the stuff I think is important like documents and photos so it is safe. In the Installed Updates window, right click the recently installed update. Knowing that many PC users will have encountered svchost.exe before there is an assumption that they will not consider it a virus. William Thompson says: July 13, 2015 at 11:07 am Hi Pat, Looks like some others are having the same issues.

ENOUGH ALREADY! Could you please tell me what make is the touchpad ? (Synaptics ?) Reply Mohd Fazal Darusis July 4, 2015 at 10:40 pm im sorry sir. People get very invested in their system of choice and like to rag on big companies with successful products. Read More , try reading our recently-published feature length article.

Touchpad Not Working Windows 8.1 finally has integrated touchpad controls, so you don’t have to locate a manufacturer-specific touchpad control panel whenever you want to manage your touchpad. You can disable your Reply Akbar March 24, 2015 at 2:35 pm I had windows 8 same probIem and after updating to 8.1 same problem : i have an internet problem that UI apps and Anybody could please help. any idea what this problem is because this issue annoys me alot.

This time the message is insistent that my computer is going to be updated to Windows 8.1 no matter what. Again, the fix is simple enough, just download a free anti-virus software such as Avast or AVG and do a complete system scan. If you’re not sure which software to choose, try reading Will the same results be achieved with OpenDNS? Reply Paul B May 2, 2014 at 5:57 pm You shouldnt be using googles DNS.

The problem is fixable and for those needing a solution here’s one. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. If I could get rid of that interface completely I would as it serves no useful purpose. waiting for your answer.

To clean boot, press Windows Key + R to open Run dialog box, type msconfig and hit press to launch the System Configuration tool. Windows tries to scale them up to a higher resolution but this can result in an application looking blurry. I have an HP that a week ago the wifi just disappeared. Reply Ron May 9, 2014 at 1:02 am thanks for the tips.

There should be a way, with one click, to default to desktop versions of programs rather than having to make individual election or getting stuck in the StartMenu version of … The display-scaling feature that leads to blurry text also makes small buttons easier to click. The change in mouse input handling improves battery life. Reply Anonymous January 4, 2015 at 4:22 pm 8.1 nothing but trouble…

Same issue as before.

There’s been progress on one (rarely reported) error: Microsoft has a patch you can run if you’re hitting error 80071A91 when installing Windows 8.1 Update. There doesn’t seem to be any official fix for this. This can cause some issues. OneDrive may download too many files you don’t need, taking up too much space. doug simerly says: January 25, 2015 at 2:01 am Win. 8.1, my windows media player network process( on task mangler ) plays commercials that I am not, or would not sit

Which, to many users, is probably not a surprise. We have a number of other articles, however, that can help users looking to make the most of Windows 8 and 8.1. Thanks for sharing your thoughts! I do miss the old Start -> All Programs menu system, but you can configure that metro apps interface to have all the key items that you need to maintain the

If I am going through this much of a learning curve I will switch to Linux. Instead some users have reported that the OS is backing up new versions of files that have not been modified. Never mind that, up until last week, most new Windows PCs were sold with the now-shunned software.Most damning of all, Thomas reiterates the absurd decision to cut off Windows 8.1 but Any More Problems?

Reply Dana James B May 5, 2014 at 5:54 pm What about the black screen sleep that your device will not wake up from? It freezes suddenly while using and unfreezes after some time(sometime never until reboot). Best. If you are connected to the Internet check your Internet Explorer proxy settings.” I AM connected to the Internet and my connection is active.

Alternatively, press F12 and use the Document mode drop down to make IE pretend to be a range of different browsers, which can fix sites ‘Compatibility View’ doesn’t.Add specific sites to joe Reply Milagros Beri October 27, 2014 at 11:52 am Hi, I tried to fix my broken internet connection like you showed but it’s till broken. Reply | Post Message | Messages List | Start a Board Login100%0% [email protected], User Rank: Apprentice4/16/2015 | 11:25:49 PM Re: This is america?? Can you help me? 🙁 When open application such as google chrome, classic media player …

Please help paula says: July 10, 2015 at 7:27 pm We have been rebooting the computer without any problems from the beginning, but today is the first day it has asked would it be a good option to recover my window. . I may just trash this machine and get an apple product, but then I risk losing anything I have managed to salvage over the years, not to mention the thousands of Those programs may install services that make svchost.exe run amok.

I guess it is something related to windows 8.1. Note that consumption of some CPU resources by svchost.exe is normal, including periodic spikes. Log in with the administrators account. and let me tell you my window is registered.

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