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Windows 8

Windows 8.1 right click start button doesn’t work

Problem:

When you right click the start button it doesn’t let you see the menu.

Solution:

Copy the following folders from a user where the menu works:

c:\User\<user>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WinX\Group1
c:\User\<user>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WinX\Group2
c:\User\<user>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WinX\Group3
 
Copy it to your account and to the default account.
 
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Error: Unable to rebuild performance counter setting from system backup store, error code is 2

Problem:

When running the command you receive the error:

Error: Unable to rebuild performance counter setting from system backup store, error code is 2

Solution:

Open the command prompt and run the following command:

cd ..
cd syswow64
lodctr /r

Noow you receive the following message:

Info: Successfully rebuilt performance counter setting from system backup store

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Update ADMX files for Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 R2 on Windows 2008 R2 domain

Problem:

You would like to manage Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 R2 through GPO from Windows 2008 R2 domain without updating your domain.

Solution:

Download and install the Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 8.1 Update and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update and copy the definitions to your central store.

\\Domain\SYSVOL\Domain\Policies\PolicyDefinitions

To see what’s new: Group Policy Settings Reference for Windows and Windows Server

Links:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=43413&WT.mc_id=rss_alldownloads_all

 

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