Windows 8.1 64 bit

Forum discussion tagged with Windows 8.1 64 bit.
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    [SOLVED] Transferring OS question

    I'm going clone my HDD to my new SSD , and then build a new computer. New parts and everything from the last one, if I install the SSD in the new computer will all my stuff and the OS still be there? (The OS being a Windows 8.1 originally then updated to a Windows 10.)
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    Question Laptop won't hibernate

    Hi. For the past couple of weeks now my laptop refuses to hibernate, and instead just does a full reboot on startup. I'm running Windows 8.1 on a Toshiba Satellite C55-A. Yeah, it's a bit old, but it's what I have. Specs are: 16 GB RAM 1TB Seagate Barracuda 'hybrid drive' (8GB of flash...
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    Question Windows 8.1 Won't Boot After Fresh Install

    Hello Brother! Recently my Windows 8.1 wasn't working and giving bluescreen errors and automatic startup repairs. First I solved it by pulling the rams out and inserting again. It worked but after sometime it again showed same issues and didn't worked even trying the ram fix. So I did a clean...
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    [SOLVED] Chinese cheap SSD's

    Hi, I’m owner of a Dell laptop D630, a quite old computer, I know, but it has now several improvements I introduced on it less than one year ago and now it works smooth and fast like a monster. Among these improvements, like RAM extension to 4Gb, new batteries, etc, there is the change of the...
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    [SOLVED] upgrading from windows 8.1 to windows 10

    hey ! i'm going to upgrade to windows 10 pro from windows 8.1 pro and i want to know, after the upgrade to i need to reinstall driver and programs that have been installed for the windows 8.1 version? for example my gpu drivers are for windows 8.1 do i need to re download the windows 10 version...
  6. Sortilax

    [SOLVED] Problem 0XC0F1103F on Nvidia GeForce Now

    Hello, I have a problem with Nvidia GeForce Now. When I launch GeForce Now, it gives me the error code 0XC0F1103F. I researched the Internet and saw that I had to use the integrated graphics processor. Problem: I'm on Windows 8.1 and my PC is made for Windows 10 (I installed Windows 8.1 for...
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    Question Lost Administrator Password

    Hello, I have lost the administrator password for my computer and cannot install any new programs. I would like to create a new administrator password. Does the operating system need to be reinstalled? The system info is: OS Name Microsoft Windows 8.1 Version 6.3.9600 Build 9600 Other OS...
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    [SOLVED] Windows 8.1 SM Bus Controller Asrock Fatal1ty Z87 Killer Motherboard

    Hi, I know this has been addressed in previous threads but there is a new problem. I had to reinstall Windows 8.1 and got the same "SM Bus Driver Missing" that I got last time I had to go through this. However, the Intel Management Engine driver I downloaded from Asrock can't connect to Intel...
  9. taha fareed

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade to windows 10 on old rigs?

    Hello, Windows 7 is going to end its support on Jan 2020, I was planning to upgrade the OS. I've two options, should I upgrade to win10 or 8.1 because of my PC old hardware I'm worried that if I upgrade to win 10 then I should face many issues like performance drop most probably drivers...
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    Question Laptop suddenly auto-deletes everything on Desktop and, programs not found

    Hi, I am using a 5 year old Lenovo (Ideapad S1500p) laptop with original windows 8.1 (64 bit) with 4 GB ram and 500 GB HDD I am presented with a peculiar sort of problem in my laptop, whose solution I am unable to find. this has happened twice in the last 3-3.5 months. I am working in...
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    [SOLVED] Made a mistake when activating Windows

    Hi, I recently did my first build in years and I used a copy of Windows 8.1 which I forgotten I had used 3 times already. Of course when windows was installed it couldn't be activated for the reason I mentioned previously. I was quite tired and frustrated (wasn't really in the mood to do the...
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    Question [Windows 8.1] Disk usage goes to 100%. System seems to be behind it.

    My laptop lags when it happens. From my experience, when I use Firefox and have 4-5 tabs open with one of them being Facebook, the problem arises. But when I close the Facebook tab, it disappears. Even having 5 non-FB tabs running, the problem does not appear. Lags go in 3-5 intervals; lags or...
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    Question Force hardware acceleration for the particular software

    Hi, is there a way to force a program use hardware acceleration? the software is a DAW (digital audio workstation) Cockos Reaper. it is not a 3d application. and the windows is 8.1
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    Question Laptop thermal shutdown

    HP pavilion 15-e016tx Windows 8.1 64-bit My laptop is 6 years old. But it was running very smoothly until recently when it shut down abruptly in thermal shutdown. I cleaned the fan and vents. But still the problem persists. It starts normally but after some 5 minutes, it shutdown suddenly...
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    Question No Intel(R) Adapters are present in this computer please help

    Hi I just reset my computer and deleted all files and drivers because I was having fatal errors, now everything is running but after installing everything that came with my pc when I ordered it I noticed that I was unable to connect any network settings, it simply says “No Connections are...
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    Question Some huge trouble installing Windows 8.1 from Windows 7

    Hello, Guys. I need a big help from you guys. This is the list of events, is long but I’ll try to be precise: My gf give me her Hard Drive Disk (Seagate 1000gb) with a lot of important data on it and with Windows 7 (64 bits) installed. We recently change the motherboard because a powercut...
  17. taha fareed

    Question Does asus p5g41t-mlx supports windows 8.1

    Windows 7 ends support on 2020 and before that I want to upgrade my os, I want to know that does my mobo supports win 8.1. On the asus site it shows only win 8 drivers but not 8.1. I'm bit worried about this. I don't really like win 10 also win 8.1 ends on 2023...
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    Question BSOD Whenever I Connect to Internet

    Hey everyone, I've tried to play IT guy for the last 24hrs but to no avail. The Problem: I receive a blue screen after connecting to the internet either immediately or within five minutes. Connection through Ethernet or WiFi causes a bluescreen. No issues when ran in safe mode or without...
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    A strange thing with a USB hub that I have

    Hello everyone, I just have bought a USB hub. And yeah, it doesn't seem to work on my PC. It's a 3.0 hub. But the strange is that on my mac (laptop) the hub seems to work just fine it's my computer that doesn't want to work with it. I have managed to make it work several times, but after...
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    4GB memory reserved how do i fix this?

    hello, i just bought a new pc and it have 8gb of ram but only 4gb are usable, i checked some threads and said maybe i needed to change the sticks , i checked and changed them and is still the same. I've never had this problem before so i dont know what to do, here are my specs. thanks :)