windows 8.1

  1. Djc0810

    Can't use keyboard or mouse at windows login screen

    I have tried everything in my limited computer skills to fix this problem. I can enter the BIOS and use my keyboard and mouse there fine, so it isn't a problem with my keyboard or mouse. I have also reset cmos battery multiple times. Plz help :(
  2. MS-JustLetMeBE

    Cannot Clone Drive, but Good in FSUTIL

    Hello, I am new here and it looks like a good place to be. I am so sick of babysitting and fighting with my HP 350 G1 running 8.1 PRO. I am in the process now of compressing all of my files and transferring them over to storage device although I purchased another hard drive yesterday but...
  3. N

    Laptop stops charging, restarts charging then stops again

    Hey. I want to ask a question. So i got a problem on charging. When i plug my charger, there's a beep sound and the charging indicator in my laptop is appearing. But after a few moment, the charging indicator is disappearing, means that my laptop is not charging. But when i unplug my charger...
  4. J

    DxDiag detected problem accessing DirectShow

    Please help, I’ve recently gotten into Emulation on my laptop however they all (RetroArch, epsxe and Dolphin) run very laggy usually around 15-30 FPS. They are only PS1, N64 and GameCube games so I expected them to be easily run smoothly. Biggest file is only 1.3 gb however they stutter so...
  5. P

    Video is not playing well since I have downgraded.

    Few days back I downgraded from Windows 10 to Window 8 (64 bit). Since then video is not playing well offline as well as online. Video plays but it is shaky at times. Please help.
  6. I

    Dell Inspiron 15 3567 32-Bit Wifi driver is missing

    I'm tired of downloading and installing drivers. Please help me! Thanks.
  7. B

    Can Windows 8.1 be rebuilt without affecting installed apps

    This is a request for problem resolution and for my education. System information, entered manually (unable to run system info utility on failed laptop) Failed computer: HP Envy 15 Notebook PC (laptop) Model: 15-j011dx Windows 8.1 Hard drive: Toshiba 681 GB (29.6 GB free), (pretty sure it is...
  8. Zelda90Knightess

    Bios Boot Crashed Laptop?!?

    Around 4am of December 27th my laptop that is connected to our internet provider via wifi, disconnected completely--I spent 2 hours troubleshooting before going to this website: https://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001575.htm Prior to following their steps I had already unplugged, turned off...
  9. D

    Error installing windows 8.1 on old VAIO laptop

    Hi, Recently I have been trying to fix a five-year-old sony vaio laptop of mine. As it was not booting correctly, I loaded up DBAN on a usb and stuck it in. DBAN did its job but i think it may have done it too well as it seems to have removed the vaio UEFI however im not sure. I installed an...
  10. W

    Trying to install Photoshop and keep getting an error

    I just wiped my whole computer and I'm trying to reinstall Photoshop but every time I run the installation software I always get an error saying my api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll is missing. After some quick googling and an attempt to update my laptop, I download the windows 10 universal c...
  11. R

    Unable to run any applications

    Windows 8.1 I recently updated Kaspersky Internet Security if that might help, everything was working fine yesterday. On startup when using file explorer a popup shows index not turned on. After clicking turn on index I am unable to run any applications. If I click on anything example...
  12. L

    Disk Usage at 100% most of the time.

    Hi! I'm new to this forum and have exhausted all online video tutorials, various blog posts, and a number of websites addressing this issue but to no avail. I'm at a loss and am so fed up with this. I have no clue what to do at this point and am tempted to get a new HD or an SSD at this point...
  13. C

    Buy Desktop Tower for Business

    My families business currently has 3 desktop computer (all have 2 new monitors). I am not happy with how they're running, we keep on having issues with them running slow, printers not connecting properly and other little things. I am just wanting to update the towers and need recommendations on...
  14. V

    How do I add a trusted IP address to allow connection

    Windows Firewall - How do I add a trusted IP address to allow connection to a Win 8.1 PC acting as a Web based server on the LAN I've got this Win8.1 PC which I've installed LAMP to and am wanting to use as a server for a web-based PoS over the LAN/Wi-Fi. This server and the PoS are all...
  15. N

    Some sites doesn't works on my laptop and some works

    Some sites doesn't works on my laptop Dell 15 inspiron 3000 series model P40F. It shows for some websites that it take too long time to rspond or this site can't be reached though some sites working properly. Please share your valuable solution. Thanks
  16. S

    Camera on Windows 8.1 not working

    I've recently purchased a used Surface Pro 3 and every time I try opening up the built in camera app, it says "To get started, connect a camera". I've tried numerous times to look up how to fix the situation like go into my device manager settings, but there is no option whatsoever with...
  17. V

    Solved New pc (Gigabyte Z370M-D3H), no internet connection

    Hi there, I just bought a new pc with motherboard Gigabyte Z370M-D3H, installed a fresh windows 8.1 and proceeded to install the motherboards drivers that are on the DVD. The problem is that I can't connect to the internet after installed the LAN drivers, the connection is always limited...
  18. FrankieDee

    Start Menu does not respond to right click

    Right Click on Menu does not open Start Menu Context Menu Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 3070 Mb Graphics...
  19. fd10801

    Right Click Does Not Work on Windows 8.1 START Menu

    Right Click on Menu does not open Start Menu Context Menu Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 3070 Mb Graphics...
  20. S

    Strange thing happened when booting up laptop

    A while back, something particularly strange happened. I started up my laptop but it booted as if it was a brand new pc and gave me the screens you first see after purchasing one. Screens like: "Hi. We're setting things up for you." while the background changes color occasionally. On the login...
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