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Defrag: Defrag RSS, Reconstructing Accounts, CL Printing

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Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed.

[00:31] - Pixel 0,0 redux [link]
[01:56] - Getting audio-only Defrag RSS.
[02:47] - Excluding SkyDrive history on Win8.
[04:21] - Properly reconstructing a user account.
[05:54] - Setting up a firewall to allow all but blacklisted.
[06:56] - Windows only sees 2TB of a 3TB drive.
[07:44] - How to remove a file association rather than change.
[08:40] - Recording system sounds in Audacity.
[10:08] - Typical time for a 500GB checkdisk.
[11:12] - Relocating AppData\Local. [link] [link]
[13:10] - Command line printing. [link] [link]
[14:00] - Remote access to work PC from home.
[15:43] - How to remove search history from Win8 File Explorer.
[17:30] - Variation in copy speed from thumbdrive to SSD.
[19:30] - Pick of the Week - Bing It On [link]

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  • Benjaminblacqwolf Local Weirdo.

    Thanks, Gov. I'm the one that submitted the white pixel bug and this helped.

    Also, worth mentioning the dot isn't solid white. It doesn't appear when using a non-composited theme, and it takes the window border properties of your current theme when using any Aero theme. It will also appear when Transparency is enabled; it's simply not as noticeable because the dot is slightly transparent due to reasons just mentioned.

     

    (PS: Yes, the dot is in the screenshot. You didn't look close enough. Cool )

  • dan_tdtower Surface Fan

    It's too late to pull back the Metro name; it will always be Metro to me. Plus, the design language is still called Metro on the phone. Plus pt 2, calling it the Windows 8 design language is not a good idea. "Metro" divorced the ui language from the product which was nice. If you don't *really* change it for Windows 9 you'll be stuck. The "Windows 8 UI Language for Windows 9" doesn't really roll off the tongue.

    Good tip about removing the searches. Thanks Larry!

    Did Bing it On a few days ago and it was a draw. Don't remember my search terms so I tried it again using searches from my history to remove expectation bias.

    This time: Google

    1. msdn GetPackageId : Bing
    2. Norman Gorlaug : Draw
    3. Morningstar Bacon : Google
    4. nbtstat : Google
    5. Vancouver Wa thai food : Google

    Such a small sample doesn't mean much and honestly the top result on each page was close to if not the one that was dark blue. I think on some I picked the side that presented different types of media (pics + text + youtube) hits.

  • uus831uus831

    Bingiton is not available in my region. The link redirects me to bing.com. :(

  • The AppData\Local folder has a Location tab in its properties. What are the pro's and con's of using that to relocate the folder? 

  • MagicAndre1981Magic​Andre1981 xperf addicted

    [07:44] - How to remove a file association rather than change.

    use this tool for any kind of file association changes:

    http://defaultprogramseditor.com/

    [19:30] - Pick of the Week - Bing It On [link]

    doesn't work in Germany.

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