ehowton (ehowton) wrote,
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[SOLVED] <-- If You're an Idiot


For example:

[SOLVED] Windows 8.1 Change PC Settings Not working [SOLVED]

"My USB mouse had come uplugged! I couldn't click anything - works now!"

Really? Awkwardly, the fix was just as nonsensical:
powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\ImmersiveControlPanel\AppxManifest.xml

Why would anyone ever have to do that? Don't answer that.

Additionally, I can ping external addresses from the commandline and Windows Update connects and works, but antivirus/anti-malware programs can't reach the internet for updates, and chrome returns:

DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET

And since we're discussing Win8[.1], how about launching Google Chrome and Windows asking you, "How do you want to open this type of link (http)" and giving you the sole option of, "Continue using IE?" Who comes up with this crap? What I thought would be an easy fix was going into Default Programs and associating *.html with Chrome. Guess what? ITS NOT AN OPTION. I guess Microsoft finally showed them who's boss! Even when I drill down and set it manually, it doesn't return an error, but continues using Internet Explorer no matter what I set it to.

Now that's how to get market share!

God I hate Windows.
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