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Windows 8.1 Review Commented on: 1 year ago (October 20, 2013)

My biggest Problem with Win 8.1 is that it does not (in contrast to Win7 and Win8) include a solution for a complete file based backup.
@Paul: I suggust you write an article about this

GA Rollup A Provides Updates to Windows 8.1 RTM Commented on: 1 year ago (October 19, 2013)

On my machines with Win81 RTM 3 updates were installed on 17 Oct 13:
"Update for Windows 8.1 for x64..."
KB2884846, KB2883200, KB2895219.

Are these the Windows 8.1 GA Rollup A...

Windows 8.1 Upgrade: Step-By-Step Commented on: 1 year ago (October 17, 2013)

On one of my machines I had installation rollbacks too. There was an error log somewhere under $windows.~bt\Sources\Panther.

Windows Phone 8 Update 3: App Shutdown Commented on: 1 year ago (October 16, 2013)

I know many asked for this shutdown button. I never missed it. For what situations is it helpful?

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013) Commented on: 1 year ago (October 14, 2013)

An easier way to reach the "Page Flip menu" / slider that Paul mentions is to swipe from bottom up in reading mode.

For me personally the readability is better on the old Paperwhite. Maybe...

Microsoft Touts the Windows 8.1 Mail Experience Commented on: 1 year ago (October 4, 2013)

Notifications for new email obscure the search box. Is there any workaround besides switching notifications off?

Windows 8.1 Pricing Revealed Commented on: 1 year ago (September 19, 2013)

I assume "No more upgrade versions" only is about pricing and the full Win81 version will still allow to "carry everything" (including desktop applications) from Win7 to Win81.

[edit] I...

Windows 8.1 Tip: Use System Image Backup Commented on: 1 year ago (September 17, 2013)

So, at least a builtin disk imaging tool still does exist in Win8.1.
But with Windows 7 Backup gone I still do not see a usable backup strategy for Win81 with builtin tools.


Windows Phone Book: The Next Chapter, Office + OneNote Commented on: 2 years ago (May 19, 2013)

Maybe you can cover "How to pin a OneNote notebook to the start screen?".

For a part of the solution see my answer here:


Windows Phone Book: Calendar 1.1 and Photos 0.6 Commented on: 2 years ago (May 18, 2013)

Does anybody understand the rationale behind the reminder choices offered? If find the choices annoyingly limited.

Set reminder
5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour,...

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