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Can I uninstall default Metro apps like Health&Fitness?

Q: Can I uninstall default Metro apps like Health&Fitness?

Is it possible to uninstall preinstalled Metro apps, like Health & Fitness or Music?

Or at least, is it possible to block them out for a particular account without using the built-in parental control?

Thanks in advance!

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A: Can I uninstall default Metro apps like Health&Fitness?

Don't know about blocking them but uninstall is possible via right click menu.

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A:Do you need more than Windows default tools to check/repair a hard drive?

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A:Some apps unresponsive until HD whirs then clicks

Look at your power profile settings. Likely the HD is being powered off after xx minutes.
 

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A:HDMI hijacks default playback device

Hmm; I think HDMI is mutually exclusive to pc { speakers & headphones }. If the HDMI senses a signal to the tv, then the others go off.

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A:Realtek Microphone "Set Default Device"

Try doing a system restore to a previous time in which this was working correctly.
 

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A:Monitor stopped working after uninstall

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So you can only boot into the 32 bit version of Windows?
 

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A:How do i make my second hard drive the default storage location?

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Note the solution presented in the previous thread is for a different make of laptop.

Problem: Wirless disabled by default on start up and resume.

I am having the same problem with my windows 7 reinstall of my SYX160001. Have tried similar remidies... ie power management, driver updates, enabling netowrk discovery, etc.

Any idea on how to overcome this nusiance of needing to turn on the wireless
 

A:Atheros AR9285 wireless disabled by default at startup

SOLUTION! (at least for me on my laptop)

I just had this problem when I reinstalled the OS from the OEM disc (not the factory install disc) I figured the OEM disc had a driver conflict. But I incorrectly pointed the finger at the wirless lan driver.

The HOT KEY strip (the one with the buttons that turn white when you touch them just above the keyboard) on my laptop also controls the Wi-Fi Radio on/off button. This was the problem. You need the origional driver for that strip, even if your volume on the strip is working.

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A:Default gateway not available, constantly dropping Internet / network

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2. You say that your dad's computer is an "old Pack-Bell..". Power supplies gradually lose their effective output over time as components in the power supply wear, so his 250w PSU is likely much less. The GT210 isn't a power hog by any means (30.5w max) but picking up a suitable (and relatively cheap) PSU might be a good investment in any case, especially if the computer/PSU are 5+ years old.
 

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A:No default or UI configuration directive found!

Check your hard drive for errors or replace it... Good try with English by the way
 

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A little confusion on my part here! Are you talking about (two) external monitors being hooked up to one lap top computer? Or are you referring to the (default) monitor, being it's own built in screen being the (default) which wont work? And if the built in LCD screen won't work, are we talking about you hooking up an external monitor, which will not work as well? And something about you shutting down your computer ability to show itself on a monitor that may have some how been turned off, probably through your XP's (control panel) under (display)!

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A:Resetting default audio settings?

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Network adapter Local Area Connection driver information:

Description . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Manufacturer . . . . . . . . . : Realtek
Provider . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft
Version . . . . . . . . . . . : 7.2.1127.2008
Inf File Name . . . . . . . . . : C:\Windows\INF\netrtx64.inf
Inf File Date . . . . . . . . . : 13 July 2009 20:37:30
Section Name . . . . . . . . . : RTL8168D.ndi
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Instance Status Flags . . . . . : 0x180200a
Device Manager Status Code . . : 0
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A:Win 7 (64-bit) mouse pointer flickers/disappears on XP apps/games

Have you tried another mouse? Is the mouse wired or wireless?
 

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A:Crysis and Metro 2033

Unless you're playing across multiple 1080p screens you won't need gobs of power to run either game. A single GTX 460 or 5850/5870 will run the games just fine on reasonable DX10/11 settings coupled with a decently powerful CPU.

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A:Default.aspx

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The hard drive is probably corrupt... Try formatting and re-installing XP
 

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A:How to uninstall video drivers

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TIA

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A:Default Gateway Error

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A:Can't uninstall sound max so i can reinstall

Uninstall it in SAFE MODE.
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~plas
 

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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/140365

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A:BT software uninstall after wireless network install

Hi

Start > Run > Msconfig > enter and see if there is anything in there related to the BT software, also try the standard start up folder, the path is

"C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs"

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A:Awful crackling/popping noises consistent in music and midi-apps...

Update:

I have tested old speakers with the OLD audio card, which is still installed above my new Audiphile one. Old speakers work PERFECTLY, so it is NOT the CPU or PC. It is either the SPEAKERS or the AUDIOPHILE sound card. How do I find out? I have no other speakers that connect to the Audiophile card, and I have no other PC with a card that can test the speakers.

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Perhaps the easiest way would be to do a system restore to before you uninstalled your sound drivers.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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Please don`t open multiple thread for the same problems. Thanks.

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A:XP works only if I disable or uninstall the video card.

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A:set motherboard bios cmos to factory default.

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You overlooked something.... resolution

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hello Well the problem is that the comp just reboots when playing a big app game Like World of Warcaft or when running other (mostly apps) reboots w/ big Random games although it happens allot more when I m playing WoW Note i had the BIOS reset once and after that I put in mb ram and this all started to occour so i think its the ram thats interfiering with the other one I had the famous Blue screen of death a couple of times It said something like this st one BAD POOL CALLER and then the code x c x x cd xA A x c the nd one IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL the code x A x x c Random reboots (mostly w/ big apps) x x e c Now for me thats chinese so I don t know what this all means rolleyes for the specs i will need some kind of program that can give me the details about my comp cause i don t know the exact specs of my comp blush I also have some other annoying little problems that started to occour when I resetted the BIOS Prog called Sandra told me to update my BIOS but i didn t really know how thanks anyway nbsp

A:Random reboots (mostly w/ big apps)

oke I have searched for this problem on microsoft.com and this is what if found.

microsoft result

this is only the IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL problem
 

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Hi...

When booting up, on my bios screen i get the following message:-

Check system health ! VCore=1.500

Is it anything to worry about???


Hardware is:-
GIgabyte 8INXP Motherboard
P4 2.4
Antec true power PSU (500w or 550w)

TIA
 

A:Bios = Check system health ! VCore=1.500

who knows.

i wouldn't have a bloody clue mate. maybe your mobo n cpu n stuff dont like ur bios version or something.. lol. remember: if it aint broke, dont fix it.
 

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Hi, just wondering, when installing programs, the default drive is set to C, right? What if you dont want it to be C by default, is there any way of changing it? (This is just a matter of convineince as its quite annoying when you accidentaly install on the wrong drive!)

Thanks,
Ed
 

A:Default Hard drive?

Some installation programs default to C:, some default to where you installed Windows.

It is up to the installation program to offer you the opportunity to choose the location. Sometimes you have to select the advanced install for that.
 

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i have recently installed a hard disk in to my computer but i want to be able to save to my E:\ and not my C:\ automatically so i dont have to select where i want to save.
 

A:Hard disk problem (save to E rather than C by default)

If you are using IE:
Use a registry editing tool to navigate to the following key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer


Insert a value with the following details:
Data Type: SZ
Value Name: Download Directory
Value: Full path of directory you wish to use.


If you are wanting to do this for MS Word , go to tools -> options (within word), and the File Locations tab.

I'm sure you can do it for other applications either through their options/prefs or through the registry.
 

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hi

i've been having a problem with my winmodem disconnecting ffrom my isp every 10 min. or so, and am in the process of getting a us robotics hardware modem as a replacement. while trying various fixes, like uninstalling & reinstalling the driver, and trying a different driver from conexant (it's an hcf modem using conexant chips), i've been unable to get the modem completely uninstalled. i go into the device manager, then the "properties" window for the modem, then into the "driver" tab. when i uninstall it, it no longer appears in the device list, but next time i start up the pc, it's back again.

how can i get rid of the old drivers completely, so as to have the cleanest possible setup for installing the new modem once it arrives?

thanks!

drew j.
 

A:Can't get modem to uninstall under win xp

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Open up your case and pull the modemcard out.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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