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Migrating from VMware to Hyper-V; Problems with Hyper-V

Hello, I am Running the 64-Bit Version of Windows 8.1 Pro and i am now Virtualizing a Windows Server 2008 R2. It in itself is not Causing an Issue. (I know 2008 R2 and 2008 are EOL) I am Running 8.1 in a Windows Server 2003 Domain, since i do…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
Hyper-V
Hyper-V
A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
1,822 questions
Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,159 questions
asked 2022-08-30T11:17:18.853+00:00
Maximilian Schäfer 21 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-20T20:25:39.6033333+00:00
Maximilian Schäfer 21 Reputation points
1 answer

>net Framework 4.8 Compatability with Windows 8

I currently use AOL for my e-mail and browser. Recently I received notices saying I needed to upgrade my Microsoft application to .Net Framework 4.8 to be able to continue to use my AOL. My computer is old and I use Windows 8 according to what I…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2022-08-19T04:51:25.097+00:00
John Ross 1 Reputation point
commented 2023-01-20T16:32:59.0766667+00:00
Harrison 0 Reputation points
1 answer One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Windows 8 Jan 2023 update never ends

It's a weird problem. I have 32-bit Windows 8 VM and the Jan 2023 update was installed wihtout problems. But for other 64-bit Windows 8 VMs, the update process got stuck as 95%. After some digging, I see that Windows (I believe some services) are very…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2023-01-14T13:07:54.58+00:00
Neo 146 Reputation points
accepted 2023-01-16T07:36:42.3333333+00:00
Neo 146 Reputation points
1 answer

windows 11 to 8.1

i want to know if it is ok to download my official windows 11 usb on to my older 8.1 widows' system, with correct ram and system requirements but an intel core 13 3rd generation processor. what will happened

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,488 questions
asked 2023-01-10T12:06:27.81+00:00
Holger Lutze 1 Reputation point
answered 2023-01-10T12:14:31.817+00:00
Kapil Arya 5,531 Reputation points Microsoft MVP
8 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Windows 10 Upgrade Error (From Windows 7/8.1)

Hi, I have been trying to upgrade my Operating System from Windows 7/Windows 8.1 (2 Separate PC's) for over a week now. The upgrade has failed even after trying multiple times on both systems. Already tried the following : SFC/SCANNOW - ·Windows…

Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
5,926 questions
Windows 10 Setup
Windows 10 Setup
Windows 10: A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.Setup: The procedures involved in preparing a software program or application to operate within a computer or mobile device.
1,729 questions
Windows 7
Windows 7
A Microsoft operating system.
347 questions
Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2021-10-25T12:35:54.993+00:00
Kushik Kaushal 236 Reputation points
commented 2022-12-31T02:22:00.313+00:00
Docs 12,866 Reputation points
2 answers

How do you download the latest Windows Defender platform engine for offline PC, as well as the definitions?

How do you download the latest Windows Defender platform engine, as well as the definitions? It is for computers that are not online yet, I would like to do this for both Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. I have found this page…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2022-05-17T11:31:50.813+00:00
Sheroz Nasir 1 Reputation point
answered 2022-12-14T10:32:15.75+00:00
Wojciech Napierała 41 Reputation points
4 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Can I disable Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry (CompatTelRunner.exe) in my laptop with windows 8.1?

Dear Community, We have a system in our company whose user keeps complaining that its as slow. When we checked in his startup programs there was (CompatTelRunner.exe) process that was taking alot of resources. We want to disable it so we can make…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2020-12-14T05:45:20.293+00:00
Seema Kanwal Gurmani 311 Reputation points
answered 2022-12-09T21:25:57.207+00:00
Patrik 1 Reputation point
0 answers

Something went wrong. Correlation Id: 3eb0b6fd-7163-45a9-9953-1eaec23ae525

Good day everyone. I was trying to access the learning material for Microsoft Learn module and other modules on Viva Learning on Teams. However i get the error message "Something went wrong. Correlation Id:…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2022-12-05T09:24:12.3+00:00
Abongile Msusa 1 Reputation point
2 answers

Test Page failed to Print, the system cannot find the file specified

Hi Team, Already, workstation are installed with Canon Printer PCL 6 and followme printer were working and Printer Server was in the same version. On proactive basis and to avoid network load, we did deployed Canon PLUS PCL 6 driver to all…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
Windows Server Printing
Windows Server Printing
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Printing: Printer centralized deployment and management, scan and fax resources management, and document services
495 questions
asked 2022-05-19T08:28:49.553+00:00
NConnects 1 Reputation point
answered 2022-11-28T10:26:40.077+00:00
1 answer One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

purchasing an app

I tried a free app called Winches Colors of the Deep. The Cursed Heart, and was so impressed decided to buy. Was refused by site saying, the sale could not be processed. Tried several times with the same result. Discovered a tech friend of mind had…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2022-11-23T16:18:48.533+00:00
Talha Zafar 41 Reputation points
accepted 2022-11-24T19:45:31.813+00:00
Talha Zafar 41 Reputation points
1 answer

no internet on windows 8 but has on windows 10

I have a gigabyte motherboard pc and i have this usb from work that has windows 8 on it and i simply directly boot windows 8 to it but i cant get internet connection. But, when i try to boot my pc on its HD drive that has Windows 10 it has internet…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2022-11-06T03:16:46.95+00:00
ariston 1 Reputation point
commented 2022-11-23T07:23:54.93+00:00
ariston 1 Reputation point
3 answers

Windows 8 Developer Preview (Build 8102) fails to boot on VMware Workstation Player 15

Ok so for the past 2 days i have been trying to install Win8 DevPreview (Build 8102 to be specific) and the first time I tried to boot from the .iso file, I got the error message saying "Your computer needs to restart ,Error code: 0x0000001E",…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2020-09-13T17:30:31.203+00:00
Diego Chávez 1 Reputation point
answered 2022-11-23T02:04:34+00:00
mirh 1 Reputation point
2 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

[Solved] Error code: 0x80072eff on windows updates

Error number: 0x80072EFF on widows update & microsoft update whats the fix. Anyone know?

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2020-10-05T10:16:27.44+00:00
Keron Pollard 26 Reputation points
commented 2022-11-18T19:39:23.427+00:00
0 answers

Corrupted OS software

Quite a complex quiz for users community. Something wrong has occurred, a disaster, to my laptop Asus X751 - for no visual reason, all the files/documents in the Documents folder, as well as in the Downloads folder, have completely disappeared, vanished…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
Office Development
Office Development
Office: A suite of Microsoft productivity software that supports common business tasks, including word processing, email, presentations, and data management and analysis.Development: The process of researching, productizing, and refining new or existing technologies.
1,943 questions
Microsoft Graph Notifications API
Windows 10 Security
Windows 10 Security
Windows 10: A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.Security: The precautions taken to guard against crime, attack, sabotage, espionage, or another threat.
2,135 questions
asked 2022-11-04T16:15:49.413+00:00
Nemo 1 Reputation point
commented 2022-11-05T11:12:33.723+00:00
Nemo 1 Reputation point
4 answers

Windows 8.1 upgrade to Windows 10 failing

Hello, I've been trying to upgrade from Windows 8.1 to 10 but it keeps failing. I tried multiple times. This is using the media creation tool. Tried MediaCreationTool20H2 and MediaCreationTool21H1. I'm getting the Dreaded "Windows 10…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
Windows 10 Setup
Windows 10 Setup
Windows 10: A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.Setup: The procedures involved in preparing a software program or application to operate within a computer or mobile device.
1,729 questions
asked 2022-10-04T23:50:41.447+00:00
Chris 1 Reputation point
answered 2022-10-30T21:50:20.443+00:00
Docs 12,866 Reputation points
2 answers

Should I learn about WDM or WDF to be able to work with file system minifilters?

It's a bit unclear what I need to learn. I will start working on an antivirus software and I need to be able to monitor the filesystem for file creation and modification. Digging up through the internet I found out about WDM, WDF, and Filesystem…

Windows 7
Windows 7
A Microsoft operating system.
347 questions
Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,488 questions
Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
5,926 questions
asked 2022-10-22T16:56:01.747+00:00
Eyad Hossam 1 Reputation point
answered 2022-10-25T10:00:41.83+00:00
Limitless Technology 8,961 Reputation points
1 answer

Hi, When I try to update my computer it says ERROR: 8024200B or when I try to update my computer, the bar is still stuck. I have a windows 8.1

I have a windows 8.1 and when try to update the computer, It says *error: 8024400B * PLEASE HELP!

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2022-10-22T21:15:55.297+00:00
Ari 1 Reputation point
commented 2022-10-24T12:53:43.05+00:00
Dave Patrick 329.1K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
3 answers

Errors with windows 8.1

windows was unable to create a required installation folder error code:0x8007000b

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2022-10-20T17:23:16.793+00:00
risto trajkov 1 Reputation point
commented 2022-10-21T11:27:38.37+00:00
Dave Patrick 329.1K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
0 answers

Recent Files showing older files

Dear Community, We have Started to Notice that the Recent Files in Excel or Word are not showing up. I can see older Files are Showing up, the files that I opened alot of time ago like more than a month or so. But the most Recent Files are not…

Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
asked 2022-10-19T11:58:46.337+00:00
seema gurmani 1 Reputation point
1 answer

Windows SDK, Provide a direct way to download Header files (Ex: Windows.h) and allow the redistribution of the Header Files.

I'm aware of Windows SDK including the Windows.h header file. The problem with Windows SDK is that it is a huge blob file that reach 1 Gigabyte of download size. I'd like to know what is the way to directly download the Header files separately…

Windows 7
Windows 7
A Microsoft operating system.
347 questions
Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,488 questions
Windows 8
Windows 8
A Microsoft operating system.
163 questions
Windows API - Win32
Windows API - Win32
A core set of Windows application programming interfaces (APIs) for desktop and server applications. Previously known as Win32 API.
1,891 questions
asked 2022-10-13T17:04:20.883+00:00
BoQsc 1 Reputation point
commented 2022-10-13T19:06:29.87+00:00
BoQsc 1 Reputation point