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Which cpu is overall better in value and fps results on modern games , i5 4460 or i5 4690k?

Q: Which cpu is overall better in value and fps results on modern games , i5 4460 or i5 4690k?

GPU : GTX 750ti / 750 since this is a value oriented and energy efficient video card ( less fps but saves on power bills ).
Games : BF4 / far cry 4 and multiplayer titles.

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A: Which cpu is overall better in value and fps results on modern games , i5 4460 or i5 4690k?

The I5 4690K would be better and should be able to be overclocked if u are interested in that.
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A:Are most modern games always about 50 gb?

Hi Scotty,

It appears the games just keep getting larger in size with no end in sight. In fact, there are a few out there that are well over 100GB in size. However, you can still find some games that are relatively small in size but who wants to buy a game based on size?

Good luck,

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A:will 7600gt alone be able to run modern games?

If he would add more ram maybe a chance. 512mb doesn't cut it anymore.
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A:Can not get modern games working with my machine FRUSTRATED PLEASE HELP

Hi smallandlovable and welcome to Vista Forums

Have you checked the game manufacturers websites for any patches that are applicable for the games? Check the game forums as well to see if anyone else has had any similar issues and what they did to resolve them.
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A:How is intel Q9550 handling modern games?

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A:BSOD Crash when in Modern 2016 games such as Fallout 4, and more

The 6/30 9:05PM dump points to xusb22.sys dated 10/30/2015. This belongs to the Microsoft Xbox 360 Common Controller for Windows Driver.
There is an updated driver 6/26/2016 from MS in the upcoming Redstone release scheduled for August 4th I believe.

I don't know if this driver is the actual cause of a problem as normally MS files are not. Usually something else is the actual culprit. In this case I wonder since the XBOX support is still fairly new. Also I don't see anything in any of the dumps I've looked at that point to anything else.

Nothing else useful in the dumps I looked at. Give Driver Verifier a try, see if that flushes out any driver problems:

Driver Verifier is a diagnostic tool built into Windows 10, it is designed to verify both native Microsoft drivers and third party drivers. Driver Verifier's verification process involves putting heavy stress on drivers with the intention of making bad, outdated, incompatible or misbehaving drivers fail. The required result is a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) which will generate a crash dump for debugging purposes.
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Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable in Windows 10

It is not advised to run Driver Verifier for more than 48 hours at a time. Disable Driver Verifier after 48 hours or after receiving a BSOD, whichever happens soonest.

Always create a Restore Point prior to enabling Driver Verifier.

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A:Laptop BSOD While Playing Modern Games, Error x116

Hello The12thMan, welcome to the Forums. I will try to help you with this if I can. Am I correct in this Laptop has Optimus technology? What you seem to be getting is video TDR errors, which is very difficult to resolve. A TDR error (Time Delay and Recovery) basically means your drivers crashed and did not recover in the allotted time. This is what I found in your dumps

Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arg1: fffffa8015b474e0, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff88006287f38, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: ffffffffc000009a, Optional error code (NTSTATUS) of the last failed operation.
Arg4: , Optional internal context dependent data.

start end module name
fffff880`05ae4000 fffff880`064f6000 nvlddmkm T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: nvlddmkm.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Thu Feb 05 12:01:37 2015 (54D3B001)
CheckSum: 009D4DDE
ImageSize: 00A12000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
What I would like you to do is download the latest WHQL driver from the Motherboard's web site or the company who built the Laptop's web site. That is important as most OEM manufacturers alter the drivers to work the way their motherboard works and they are all different. Next, try to install it this way.

I am going to give you some links that will help you get a good clean install and not have any drivers you don't need that will conflict with other drivers. Download a WHQL driver from the manufacturer's web site. Once you have them downloaded, uninstall you current driver from control panel. next clean up any left over drivers from following this tutorial Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling and select only ATI Display Drivers. After you have done that and rebooted, install the new driver, only select custom install and install only what you have to. Very few people need most of what they include. You do not need the audio/HDMI drivers as you already have that in your Motherboard drivers. Unless there is some reason you need them, the only thing you really need is the Display Driver.

See if that makes any improvement for you. You can also install a program such a MSI Afterburner ( to monitor your temps. It is basically an overclocking utility. I strongly advise you not to use it for that. But, it has some excellent monitoring features and you can even have your GPU temp on screen while playing a game, as well as a lot of other statistics.
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A:How to Overclock i5-4690k properly

OC'ing a CPU is not an exact everyone's hardware is different. When OC'ing a CPU.....the first and foremost piece of hardware is a top of the line CPU cooler. Otherwise you risk damaging the CPU. Your Evo 212 is a great aftermarket cooler, I have one on my setup, it isn't really designed for OC'ing. For Air cooled OC'ing you need to look at Nactua otherwise you need to start looking at a AIO water cooled CPU cooler.

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A:Poor Benchmarks GTX970 & i5-4690k

Do you have the latest GeForce driver installed? You can check for this here: Rolling back video drivers never works very well
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A:Playing games for a while results in black screen with no signal.

Hi SuicidalChief, welcome to the Forum.

Check out this MS website. There are a lot of possible causes of your problem. Things like overheating, over clocking, poor power supply etc.. Read through it & see if you can find the cause.
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Hello OrlandoTek,

Usually the modern IE is not available on Start when Internet Explorer is not set as the default browser. Here are some other items to check as well.

Internet Explorer Modern - Restore in Windows 8

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What is the name of the app? Just simply "Modern" is not an app I can find.
Are you using anything special in settings > personalization > themes?
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A:Skype-Modern App

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A:Modern Warfare 3

I need this info:
1) your PC model number
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A:So, do you use W8 Modern UI apps?

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A:Modern UI Failure

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A:what modern browser is best?

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A:Maximum modern ui

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Solitaire with App? Corrupt Someone Help Modern a Can won't start - it crashes after the splash screen I tried to update it through the store but it fails My Can Someone Help with a Corrupt Modern App? first thought was to manually remove it using PowerShell but attempting to remove it generates this error Code PS C Users teddy gt remove-appxpackage -package Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection x wekyb d bbwe remove-appxpackage Deployment failed with HRESULT x CF Package could not be registered Exception from HRESULT x CF NOTE For additional information look for ActivityId c b -aa e- -b d- d eaad in the Event Log or use the command line Get-AppxLog -ActivityID c b -aa e- -b d- d eaad At line char remove-appxpackage -package Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection CategoryInfo WriteError Microsoft Micro wekyb d bbwe String Remove-AppxPackage IOException FullyQualifiedErrorId DeploymentError Microsoft Windows Appx PackageManager Commands RemoveAppxPackageCommand When I request the log I get Code PS C Users teddy gt get-appxlog -activityid c b -aa e- -b d- d eaad Time ID Message ---- -- ------- The calling process is powershell exe Started deployment Remove operation on a package with main parameter Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection x wekyb d bbwe and Options See http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId for help diagnosing app deployment issues Creating Resiliency File C ProgramData Microsoft Windows AppRepository ef ec - bce- c - f -f c be f S- - - - - - - rsl c for Remove Operation on Package Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection x wekyb d bbwe Deployment Remove operation on package Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection x wekyb d bbwe has been de-queued and is running for user TEDDYSSURFACE teddy About to service package Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection x wekyb d bbwe Setting the package state to disabled returned with x C Program Files WindowsApps Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection x wekyb d bbwe AppxManifest xml warning The 'windows publisherCacheFolders' extension category in the Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection x wekyb d bbwe package is unrecognized error x Reading manifest from location C ProgramData Microsoft Windo ws AppRepository Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection neutral split scale- wekyb d bbwe xml failed with error The system cannot find the file specified error x Reading manifest from location AppxManifest xml failed with error The system cannot find the path specified error x Cannot register the Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection neutral split scale- wekyb d bbwe package because the following error was encountered while trying to read the package The system cannot find the path specified error x Cannot register the Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection wekyb d bbwe package due to the following error The system cannot find the path specified The last successful state reached was ResolvedDeferredRegistrations Failure occurred before reaching the next state RegistrationChanged Finished servicing package Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection x wekyb d bbwe Setting the package state to enabled returned with x Deployment Remove operation with target volume C on Package Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection x wekyb d bbwe from Microsoft MicrosoftSolitaireCollection x wekyb d bbwe failed with error x CF See http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId for help diagnosing app deployment issues error x Deleting file C Program Files WindowsApps Deleted CardinalBlue P icCollage x nyvb jmhdxy g b c - e c- b-baee- ccaf f ClrCom pression dll failed error x Deleting file C Program Files WindowsApps Deleted CardinalBlue P icCollage x nyvb jmhdxy g b c - e c- b-baee- ccaf f Lumia Imaging dll failed error x Deleting file C Program Files WindowsApps Deleted CardinalBlue PicCollage x nyvb jmhdxy g b c - e c- b-baee- ccaf f failed Can anyone help me decipher what's going on I just want to play some mindless cards
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Ok so this is a topic that was generated from one that I made about a week ago concerning a virus or two that has kicked the crap out of my computer The previous link is http www bleepingcomputer com forums Trojan Day Modern War A topic htmlSeemingly appropriately named the Backdoor Trojan has been buttslamming me with PC-HIV to no avail lately I followed the instructions from the previous moderator and I had to stop because the Blue Screen of Death made back-to-back appearances I made it to the point where I am supposed to run GMER I ran the utility and it gave me an hourglass for a few seconds then went to the Blue A Modern Day Trojan War Screen I restarted tried again same result The Blue Screen said quot A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated quot The tech info was quot STOP x F x x BFEB C x D The error report that I sent to Windows looked like this Troubleshoot a problem with a device driverYou received this message because a device driver A Modern Day Trojan War installed on your computer caused Windows to stop unexpectedly This type of error is referred to as a quot stop error quot A stop error requires you to restart your computer Steps to address this problemUse Windows Update to check for updated driversSteps to work around this problemWarningThese steps are designed to address a particular problem but might do so by temporarily disabling or removing some functionality on your computer If this problem occurred after you installed a new hardware device on your computer the problem might be caused by the device driver Go online to learn how to use the Dell Driver Reset Tool or uninstall the driver How do I disable or uninstall a device driver If this problem occurred after you installed new software the software might have installed a driver that caused the problem Try uninstalling the software How do I uninstall a program If you don t know the specific driver or software go online to learn more about performing a System Restore For information about your support options go online to the Support Dell Com website This is as far as I got before the crash DDS Log DDS Ver - - - NTFSx Run by j kubach at on Mon Internet Explorer BrowserJavaVersion Microsoft Windows XP Professional GMT - AV Symantec Endpoint Protection On-access scanning enabled Updated FB E- B - A- F -E D C FW Symantec Endpoint Protection enabled BE FE -CD B- - A - DB DDB Running Processes C WINDOWS system svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost exeC WINDOWS System svchost exe -k netsvcsC Program Files Symantec AntiVirus Smc exesvchost exesvchost exeC Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccSvcHst exeC WINDOWS system spoolsv exec drivers audio r stacsv exeC Program Files Broadcom Corporation Broadcom USH Host Components CV bin HostControlService exeC Program Files Broadcom Corporation Broadcom USH Host Components CV bin HostStorageService exesvchost exeC Program Files Dell Dell ControlPoint Connection Manager SMManager exeC Program Files Common Files Apple Mobile Device Support AppleMobileDeviceService exeC Program Files Intel ASF Agent ASFAgent exeC Program Files Bonjour mDNSResponder exeC Program Files Dell Dell ControlPoint DCPButtonSvc exeC Program Files Dell Dell ControlPoint System Manager DCPSysMgrSvc exeC Program Files Intel Intel Matrix Storage Manager IAANTMon exeC Program Files Java jre bin jqs exeC Program Files Common Files Microsoft Shared VS DEBUG mdm exeC WINDOWS system nvsvc exeC WINDOWS system svchost exe -k imgsvcC Program Files Symantec AntiVirus Rtvscan exeC WINDOWS Explorer EXEC Program Files Western Digital WD SmartWare WD Drive Manager WDDMService exeC Program Files Western Digital WD SmartWare Front Parlor WDSmartWareBackgroundService exeC Program Files Symantec AntiVirus SmcGui exeC WINDOWS system SearchIndexer exeC Program Files DellTPad Apoint exeC Program Files Intel Intel Matrix Storage Manager iaanotif exeC Program Files Wave Systems Corp Services Manager Docmgr bin WavXDocMgr exeC ... Read more

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Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will appear Click OKDeFogger may ask you to reboot the machine, if it does - click OKDo not re-enable these drivers until otherwise instructed.Download DDS:Please download DDS by sUBs from one of the links below and save it to your desktop:Download DDS and save it to your desktopLink1Link2Link3Please disable any anti-malware program that will block scripts from running before running DDS.Double-Click on dds.scr and a command window will appear. This is normal.Shortly after two logs will appear: DDS.txt Attach.txtA window will open instructing you save & post the logsSave the logs to a convenient place such as your desktopCopy the contents of both logs & post in your next replyScan With RKUnHookerPlease Download Rootkit Unhooker Save it to your desktop.Now double-click on RKUnhookerLE.exe to run it.Click the Report tab, then click Scan.Check (Tick) Drivers, Stealth,. Uncheck the rest. then Click OK.Wait till the scanner has finished and then click File, Save Report.Save the report somewhere where you can find it. Click Close.Copy the entire contents of the report and paste it in a reply here.Note** you may get this warning it is ok, just ignore"Rootkit Unhooker has detected a parasite inside itself!It is recommended to remove parasite, okay?"information and logs:In your next post I need the following1.logs from DDS2.log from RKUnHooker3.let me know of any problems you may have hadGringo
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 2.50 GHz, 1333MHz, 4MB Cache, 7.5x Ratio, 95W, Retail, BX80580Q8300
Asus P5Q Pro Turbo, Intel P45 Chipset, DDR2

Memory: 4gb DDR2


or more to the point, are they all compatible?

A:Will this pc run MODERN warfare 2?

Yes, most likely all high settings too.

And yes, compatible.
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Basically the plan is to have Windows 7 retail dual-booting with XP x64.
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So basically, is XP64 worth buying at $100?

A:Windows XP x64 on modern PC

IMO XP is not worth $100 plus it is no longer supported by MS so no updates leaving it vulnerable, I would move to 7 which has support until 2020.  That will give you time to think out your next step, 7 can be bought for about the same $$.
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A:Modern app vs Desktop app

Hello mx900 and welcome to the TenForums

There is no general rule of thumb on this; often the modern apps lack some of the functionality of the desktop apps but this is not always the case. I think you have to experiment and see. I have found OneNote to be good as the modern app, the Dropbox app is not so good for me as it does not sync with my desktop folders.
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A:Chrome in the Modern UI

F11 / Fullscreen is also something that takes all the screen on the desktop version. But yeah, every browser now needs a Metro version as well.
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A:Modern Warfare 2


You can go to C:\Windows\Minidump

Rar or zip the contents there, then attach to a post using the paperclip.

We can have a look at the crash dumps to try to determine what may help.
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A:Can't get local search results on one machine (only web results)

set up some Win10 PCs.

disable networking. logged out and logged back in.

some of the machines now FAIL to do a local search.

any search terms type after hitting the Windows key, or typed into the search box produce NO results.

Microsoft is receiving *all* searches even if web search is disabled in search settings:
turned networking back on
opened cmd and netstat -aon; no connections to www ips
type a search for "notepad" in search box
my computer connects to a Microsoft IP address!

This is ridiculous!
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A:Old Computer with Modern RAM -- is this a problem?

The RAM has to be compatible with the Motherboard. Tell us what you have and we can help.
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In Windows Microsoft has prohibited the user to log on straight to the Windows Desktop through a system licensing policy Due to this policy you always have to start with the Modern UI If you re a power-user or you just want choice you should be able to boot your system straight to the desktop I m not against the Modern UI and I have no problem with the start screen but I m pretty sure I and many others don t need it Modern Bypass 8 Windows UI right from the beginning of a session It is also Windows 8 Bypass Modern UI annoying to use Windows 8 Bypass Modern UI some of the current solutions out there as all they do is skip this screen on every sign-in but this results in showing the start screen for a split second which can be a very jarring experience for the user After a lot of work and research I finally think I found a native way and maybe the cleanest solution to bypass Modern UI during sign-in Therefore I wrote an application to skip this behavior Modern UI is not disabled It all works only the sign-in behavior is affected Source A Guy

A:Windows 8 Bypass Modern UI

Originally Posted by A Guy

In Windows 8, Microsoft has prohibited the user to log on straight to the Windows Desktop through a system licensing policy. Due to this policy, you always have to start with the Modern UI.

"Modern UI"? Is that what they're calling it now? LOL. It's actually the "Atavistic UI", because its full-screen, modal program launcher is reminiscent of running Hotwire on my Atari ST circa 1988, except Hotwire didn't have anything as stupid as Windows 8's "4 Corners". And while I haven't read the article, bypassing the login to the "Modern UI" doesn't mean you never have to work with it. After installing programs, to pin programs to the taskbar, I would have to use the "Modern UI" or open the Start menu folders, which Microsoft has made hard to get to as a side-effect of getting rid of the Start Menu and its menu with "Open" and "Open All Users" commands for the "All Programs" menu item. My advice for people who recognize the ridiculousness of the "Modern UI" is to stick with Windows 7. Why spend money on a non-upgrade and then have to run various hacks to get it to a usable state? And then spend even more money to get Windows Media Center back, a part of Windows essential to anyone using CableCard, a part that hasn't even seen bug fixes much less improvements? Just because they're not thinking doesn't mean you have to stop.
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i uploaded the screen shot

A:CoD Modern Warfare 2: won't start up! =(

Hello Mahde

Welcome back....You can click on Posting screenshots in my signature and follow the instructions.

I have marked your thread as open to attract the attention of our Tech team and talented forum members,someone will be with you shortly.


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Thanks in advance.

A:Custom Icon's In The Modern UI?

It's not built in, but you can use OblyTile to create custom tiles/shortcuts to desktop programs, using any image you want. Here's my start screen (still a work in progress, but gives you an idea of what you can do):
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A:Why does UAC have to be enabled to use any Modern Apps

Hey Rich,

When UAC is disabled, the account basically runs elevated. Modern apps will not run in an elevated account by design for security purposes.

About all you can do is set your UAC settings to the bottom level.

User Account Control (UAC) - Change Settings in Windows 8
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IBM PC @ 100% compatible, 386 minimm
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CD-ROM drive
MS-DOS 5.0 or higher
MSCDEX 2.2 or higher
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Windows 3.0 or higher.

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A:Old Game on modern computer...

It would probably be easiest to just run it in DOS, if you have 98. I mean, that's what it was made for.
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I am glad to know that you have completed the system refresh and all the Apps and Windows store are functioning properly. In case you face any other issues with Windows in future.
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Pics of my bios for reference below.

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A:Trying to pin Reboot to MetroUI/Modern UI

Hello Geeve,

It looks correct for restart except that you just forgot the -c switch. I like using the -f switch as well to force it.

shutdown.exe -r -t 00 -f -c "Machine is rebooting...."
Restart Computer Shortcut - Create - Windows 7 Forums
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Hi all

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A:Windows 8.1 modern app crashes

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A:Solved: modern warfare 2

If you have vista/Windows OS then go to your firewall settings and allow the game to connect to the internet or press shift-ALT when in-game for coming up on the dashboard and see if you have any messages from your firewall,also check your router settings and patch your game if it hasn't been updated.
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Modern Warfare 2 Action Trailer |

A:Another modern warfare teaser

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Need help!



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Hello Alex,

You might double check to see if DPI is set properly for the Modern UI (Metro) screens for the size of your monitors to see if that may be the issue.

DPI - Change for Modern UI in Windows 8

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In addition, you can also set links to open to either IE10 desktop or Metro mode.

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Welcome to the Windows 8 forums, Orless.

Your screenshot shows that yes, all updates are installed. I just checked and I have a context menu when I right click, but nothing like what I had before. There used to be a list of stuff along the bottom of my screen that's no longer there. Strange, but I guess I don't need it since I haven't missed it until now.

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try asking in the game's community forum, you'll probably get a better response:
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Hello. Welcome to 8 Forums.

Have you tried to make an adjustment using the metro tools.

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A:Cannot find certain programs in the modern UI

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Both MW2 and MW3 work fine for me in build 9926.

What are your system specs?

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hello and welcome to eightfourms .
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Hello Tomanband, and welcome to Eight Forums.

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Generally speaking the fan is intake, and the exahust is out the back of the case.

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I/E A Vapor-X type cooling solution it wouldnt effect as much.
Try it and watch the temps best way to know. It really does depend how well they implemented the cooling solution on the card.

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To close a Start Screen app, use Alt + F4
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System details:

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All apps fully updated from Windows 8.1 store
As always, any help is greatly appreciated.

A:8.1: Modern UI app process persistence after closing

So why the persistence now in Windows 8.1? Caching/speed improvement?

Seen from MS's side: Spying\Monetization improvement? Maybe. lol

Check in Task Manager now and then, and do some 'ending'.
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