Windows 8

How to keep NUM LOCK on after reboot in Windows 8


Press WINDOWS KEY + R together, when the Run Window pops-up type in regedit and click on Run

In the Registry Edit windows that pops-up, navigate to HKEY_USERS->.DEFAULT->CONTROL PANEL->KEYBOARD and double click on InitialKeyboardIndicators on the right

Set the Value data value to 2 and click OK

Reboot your machine and the Num Lock should be on without turning it on mannually.

How to turn FAST STARTUP on or off in Windows 8


Open Control Panel Click on System and Security Click on Power Options On the left hand menu, click on Choose what the power buttons do Click on Change settings that are currently unavailable All options will become available, untick the tickbox next to Turn on fast startup (recommended) If Turn on fast startup (recommended) is unavailable, tick the tickbox next to Hibernate. and click on Save...

Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000709) when trying to connect to a Network Printer. Windows 8.1


Open Devices and Printers Click on the Add Printer tab Select The printer that I want isn’t listed Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings Create a new port and set the type to Local Port and click on next Type the Printer location in the Port Name window and click ok Select Printer and Model and click on Next Give your printer a name and click on next Under Printer...

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