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Strange bug with built-in Windows 10 apps and different DPI or language settings on multiple profiles

I don’t like the default DPI setting (250%) on my laptop (4k display). So I manually set it to 225% instead, making texts and icons a little smaller, as I prefer. My wife and children also have Windows profiles on the … Continue reading

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Resolved: some Windows 8 apps wouldn’t open or had runtime issues, libraries couldn’t be read, and URLs wouldn’t open

Since I’ve upgraded my machine from Windows® 7 to Windows® 8 (and recently 8.1) I have had a few related issues with Windows Store apps (i.e. those Windows 8 specific apps that could start in “the Modern UI area”, i.e. … Continue reading

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Reading local libraries for a specific user profile persists on Windows 8.1

I have had an odd issue with multiple Windows Store apps on a Windows 8 machine: they are not able to read item libraries (photos, music, etc.) due to some internal COM exception that suggests a security permission issue in … Continue reading

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