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Does windows 8 have default settings?

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#1 theo19


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Posted 29 May 2015 - 12:41 AM

I bought two new computers today for my business, both had the same hardware and software with windows 8 installed. I noticed that one of them they have some toolbars on the taskbar that the other one doesnt have, on one of the pc's there is an address bar labeled "Address"




The other PC didn't come with it activated by default, just wondering if this is normal. both these computers are brand new and identical. Maybe someone fooled around with it before sending it to me

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Posted 29 May 2015 - 05:25 AM

If they are truly identical, maybe someone turned one of them on at one point (and didn't turn the other one on).

Most computers are sold with tamper-proof tape holding the box closed - did yours have this?

In most cases, identical computers will have identical software.

The exception here is if the OEM has changed things during manufacture and is using a different image.

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