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 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 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 for Microsoft® Windows® 7
2. Setting Utility Series
3. Event Service
4. Power Management
 VAIO Power Management 3.0 _
5. VAIO Control Center
6. VAIO Original Function Settings
 VAIO Original Function Settings




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