• How to deploy a Metro App to the Desktop?

    I am trying to deploy a C# app to my Windows 8 Metro desktop. The deployed files are in the bin folder but when I try to access them I get the following error: This application can only run in the context of an AppContainer. I checked the properties context menu and I searched through both the...

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  • Build-in Windows 8 Apps and WinRT?

    Can non-Metro Windows apps (e.g., Explorer) be built with the new WinRT, or must they still be Win32 based?

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  • How do I create Windows Metro style apps with Java?

    For the most part, I mostly know how to create small desktop applications in Java. However, I'm looking to create Windows Metro style applications using Java. Searching for my answer, I've only seen it being done with C++/C/C#/JavaScript. Is it possible to use Java. If not, what would be the...

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  • How does Windows 8 Runtime compare to Silverlight and WPF?

    Does anyone know if Windows 8 Runtime can be used to create Metro style apps? I know it can be used with XAML and it is based on .NET, so C# and VB.NET can be used to write the apps. With this being the case, does it work with HTML, CSS, DOM, and JavaScript as well?

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  • Why is WinRT unmanaged?

    When Windows 8 introduced WinRT, it was unmanaged. Could someone tell me why that was the case? Was it a performance issue or was it not suitable for lower level APIs?

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  • Adding user accounts to Windows Server 2012

    Windows 8 lets me add new accounts by just adding the email address from a Microsoft account. Now, I want to know if it's possible to do the same thing in Windows Server 2012 (Can I add accounts the same way)? Thanks for all the help!

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  • Deploying C# to Windows 8 Metro desktop

    I've been trying to deploy a C# application to my Windows 8 Metro desktop. I can see the files in the bin folder but I keep getting an error when I try to open them. Here's the error: "This application can only run in the context of an AppContainer." Can someone tell me the best approach to fixing...

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  • What’s the best way to save sensitive data in Windows 8?

    What's the best way of saving sensitive data to a local file in Windows 8? I'm developing a C# application that needs to store oAuth tokens/passwords. I've heard it was common in .NET to encrypt/decrypt data, but I don't have any experience with those mechanics. Is encryption still recommended or...

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  • Different between WinRT and WPF?

    Can anyone explain to me the difference between Windows RT and WPF in Windows 8? I understand WinRT is a different version of WPF but I'm still confused. Any help I can get on this would be great. Thanks!

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  • How do I create a live tile in Windows 8?

    After doing some searching, I still can't find the answer to my question. Does anyone know how to create a live tile in Windows 8? What language should I use? C#? XAML?

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  • Activate Windows 8 Pro with media center.

    Hi Group, Recently I have installed Windows in my PC. I need to activate it. How do I activate Windows 8 Pro with media center? Regards, M

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  • What’s the one feature that you find most disappointing on Windows 8?

    While he's mostly a fan of Windows 8, expert Gary Olsen has found some issues that might delay the migration to Microsoft's latest operating system. His list includes (among others): Migration: Splitting the enterprise between the tablet and PC Getting to the desktop The missing Start button -- and...

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  • Do you think applications are the key to success for Windows 8?

    Even though Windows CEO Steve Ballmer announced that 100,000 apps will be available in the Windows Store by the end of the month, application developers are rushing to fill the void and meet the rising enterprise demand for Windows 8 apps. Many developers believe Windows 8 applications are...

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  • HP printer

    How to attach printer (Laser Jet printer1010 HP) to Windows 8?

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  • Hook up AOL

    I'm using Windows 8 HP. Can I connect to AOL by adding something?

    blaza10 pointsBadges:
  • Open Source Music Manager for Windows 8

    Songbird isn't available for Windows 8 yet. Are there any other open source options for Windows 8?

    Michelle Greenlee670 pointsBadges:
  • SharePoint: Thoughts on keeping Windows Server costs down

    I want to implement a 3 layer (SP, SQL, IIS) SharePoint 2013 development environment, plus direct access, and keep the costs down by ordering only one copy of Windows 2012 standard. With a regular install I guess this is the normal VMs I will have on Windows 2012: VM1: SQL VM2: SP & DC VM3: IIS...

    pitiko20 pointsBadges:
  • Hotmail and Windows 8

    Why doesn't Hotmail show all of your emails on Windows 8?

    scoots20810 pointsBadges:
  • c6180 HP All in one Printer Conflict with Windows 8 64 Bit

    I have a new Windows 8 laptop that I'm trying to connect my HP c6180 all in one printer to. I tried installing the download from the HP website for this printer with proper OS selection. Not working. I read online to try Win 7 64 bit driver. Also didn't work. Verified cables and printer work. Works...

    connie7510 pointsBadges:
  • Office 2007 & Windows 8

    Will MS Office 2007 ultimate run under Windows 8?

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