windows 8

Couldn’t mount file. Sorry, there was a problem mounting the file. You might get this error message while trying to mount an ISO file on Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012. This article helps you in understanding the root cause and find a solution for this problem. I ran into this problem first time when […]

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Yesterday I have used PowerShell to build a VHD of Windows 8.1 from ISO file. My home laptop is having Windows 8.1 home edition and features set is limited. To explore the features in Windows 8.1 enterprise edition, I decided to make my laptop multi boot. When I decided to make multi boot, I have […]

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I am using Windows 8 for quite some time. Since I have UAC enabled in my computer, I need elevated command prompt to perform some actions. There are many articles on internet explaining different procedures to open an elevated command prompt. Most of them are using the search option in Windows 8. These approaches are […]

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I got my first personal laptop last weekend. Since I want to run couple of VMs, went for a bit high configuration. While setting up VMware Server on this laptop, I experienced a problem where drivers signing is failing on Windows 8. A quick search in Google suggested that I should disable driver signature enforcement […]

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Ever since Windows 8 consumer preview is out, I wanted to upgrade my Home PC. Given I have only one PC, it has some softwares which I use regularly. If some of them not working, then I can do nothing but reverting old OS. That is a waste of time and efforts. I need to […]

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As promised MS has announced Windows 8 Consumer Preview version and many enthusiastic people has already downloaded and playing with it. There are two download methods available for this product. 1. Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup: If you go to http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/download and request for download, you will see a “Windows8-CustomerPreview-setup.exe” downloading. Basically what this does […]

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This is my first post on Windows 8. After Microsoft announced it’s first Windows 8 Developer preview edition, I downloaded 32-bit version of it and tried on my virtual computer environment. It surprised the moment I started the boot from ISO with a blue screen message, “Your PC ran into a problem that it couldn’t […]

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