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  1. Boot configuration data on computer is missing or contains errors

    My current computer has been through several re installs from Windows 7 to 8 and now 8.1

    I have two solid state drives and two Western digital HDD. All of them at one time had Windows installed...
  2. Kaveri CPU combined with dedicated graphics card

    My current computer system uses a quad core FX processor on a Gigabyte 990FXA board. If I wanted to upgrade the system and stay with AMD there is the new option of the Kaveri CPU that is also quad...
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    Re: vcomp100.dll is missing windows 8.1

    Thanks you for the reply to my post. I did download and run

    Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x64). After the installation and restart the problem is still there.

    I already...
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    vcomp100.dll is missing windows 8.1

    I am using Windows 8.1 64 bit with all the recent updates installed. I attempted to load the game MotoGP 13. This installed and created a shortcut to run the program on the desk top. When launching...
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    Re: I don't beleive this: Shakespeare in Maori

    I recall the script from Star Trek VI where Chancellor Gorkon states over dinner to Captain Kirk, "You haven't heard Shakespeare until you've heard it in the original Klingon."
  6. Thread: Windows 8

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    Re: Windows 8

    I did a clean install of Windows 8 in the prerelease version on an SSD (topic in a previous post). I installed it again once the OEM version was available. I don't have a touch screen on my desk top...
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    Re: Why am I loosing free disk space on my SSD?

    Thank you for your input here. So with the latest changes, I have deleted the hibersys file. I have 16 GB of RAM anyway, and less need of a virtual memory (probably no need at all). I cut down the...
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    Re: Why am I loosing free disk space on my SSD?

    In part I am doing this just to see how all this works, a sort of computer program doodling that appeals to my inner nerd. It is like taking books that you may not need in and out of a limited book...
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    Re: Why am I loosing free disk space on my SSD?

    I turned on the hibersys file again by using the command prompt (need to run this as administrator)
    Powercfg –h on
    By default Windows 8 set this to 8 GB (50% of my 16GB RAM)
    I tried to resize this...
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    Re: Why am I loosing free disk space on my SSD?

    Thank you for your input here. I ran Windirstat and yes the page file takes up 16GB of space. Installing Windows in the SSD seem analogous to a what is supposed to be a single person moving into a...
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    Why am I loosing free disk space on my SSD?

    When I installed Windows 8 64 bit version OEM on my computer I used a 64 GB SSD. I have two other 10,000 RPM HDDs for programs and back up. Installation should only be about 20 GB for this, and if...
  12. Re: Cannot purchase Windows 8 applications in New Zealand

    By the way, there is more Windows 8 weirdness. Every user on the computer has to set their own regional settings. Once I set my regional setting as administrator to New Zealand, I still had to change...
  13. Re: Cannot purchase Windows 8 applications in New Zealand

    Thank you for your post. Indeed you are correct here. The regional setting of the computer is separate from the details in Microsoft Account. My computer regional settings was set in to United...
  14. Cannot purchase Windows 8 applications in New Zealand

    I am running Windows 8 64 bit on a new computer. Windows 8 was created in part to run applications in the same manner as Apple has been doing. When purchasing an application on an iPad, you get...
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