Tag Archives: Windows 8

Syncing Internet Explorer Favorites between Windows 8 Devices

You probably know that (unless you don’t manually turn syncing app settings off), Internet Explorer favorites are syncing automatically between your Windows 8 and 8.1 devices (provided that you login using the same Microsoft account). However, at work, I usually … Continue reading

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When WSReset doesn’t resolve Store Broker issues

What do you do when WSReset.exe (called either as a direct command or from Microsoft’s Apps troubleshooter) doesn’t solve your Windows Store or Store Broker service issue in Winodws 8/8.1? In my case, Store app didn’t open, WSReset.exe temporarily allowed … Continue reading

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Resolved C00D07C9 error setting up Zune wireless sync

I recently had trouble setting up wireless sync for my old Windows® Phone 7.8 to Zune software on a Windows® 8.1 PC: error C00D07C9 – indicating that the devices may be connected through a public network. It was not 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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Links don’t work, URLs don’t open in Windows 8

I have a strange issue in Windows® 8, and Windows® 8.1 update hasn’t solved it. (It is either related or not to the other issue I have regarding file libraries.) On my machine (originally upgraded from Windows 7), at least … 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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Windows 8 keeps waking from hibernation

I recently updated my workstation from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro. After the upgrade, the computer seemed to wake up by itself from hibernation daily (I usually use hibernation instead of system shut down to preserve the state of … Continue reading

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