Defrag: AppLocal Loc, Outlook Sync Error, Sub-Folder Sizes

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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.

[02:08] - Changing App Local folder via properties. 
[03:11] - Explorer crashes throughout the day. 
[04:39] - Outlook 2010 getting a sync error with Outlook.com email. [link]
[06:10] - Win8 restarting in first boot, restarting fine second time. 
[08:18] - Fan on Sony VGN-SR11M runs constant on Windows 8.* 
[11:00] - Getting to Recent Documents on Windows 8. 
[14:09] - Finding RSS button in IE10. 
[15:03] - Ethernet controller needs to be removed/installed on reboot. 
[17:58] - What is purpose of 100MB partition with Windows 7. 
[18:36] - XP Mode and Windows 8. 
[19:30] - Connecting 3 laptops with various problems. 
[21:53] - Fastest way to delete Recycle Bin with thousands of files.
[23:17] - Seeing the size of sub-folders. 
[25:15] - Win8 associated emails with Mail rather than Outlook. 
[26:27] - Pick of the Week: Watching debates on Xbox Live. [link]
[28:04] - Pick of the Week: New version of Eye-Fi. [link] [link
[31:05] - Pick of the Week: Delta Six Controller. [link]

Steps taken to repair Sony issue above: (Thanks Valerio)

1. Sony Shared Library
 Sony Shared Library, Version 5.9.0.03310 for Microsoft® Windows® 7
 http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/VPCSA4W9E_XI/downloads/SOASSL_00249674__0042_6119
 
2. Setting Utility Series
 Setting_Utility_Series 4.0_082Q_4.0.00.17120.zip
 http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/VGN-SR11M/downloads/Preinstalled_Utilities_4216
 
3. Event Service
 7UPG_VAIO_Event _Service_5.0U_5.0.0.08040.zip
 http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/VGN-SR49VN_H/downloads/generic_4756
 
4. Power Management
 VAIO Power Management 3.0 _ 3.0.00.05270.zip
 http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/VGN-SR11M/downloads/Preinstalled_Utilities_3967
 
5. VAIO Control Center
 VAIO_Control_Center_3.0_082Q_3.0.00.16210.zip
 http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/VGN-SR11M/downloads/Preinstalled_Utilities_3969
 
6. VAIO Original Function Settings
 VAIO Original Function Settings 2.0.2.02240
 http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/VGN-SR11M/downloads/EP0000219316_5048

 

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