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Windows 10 - don't show 'wrong pin' when the inputted pin is the length of my pin

I like the pin option in Windows 10 for logging in quickly. I have a few security issues with it though. My pin is x digits long. Whenever the user inputs x digits it tries to log-in with the inputted ...
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Require password instead of pin for admin

Me and my family share a computer and they need to be able to login to my account (with a pin). I was wondering if I could require a password for admin privileges instead of an option to enter a pin. ...
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The center pin of broken power jack in my power connector. How to fix? [closed]

My power jack central copper pin was cut in half and half of it is stuck in the charger. I replaced the jack, but I dont want to replace the charger. Is there any way to pull the pin out? Here is an ...
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PIN DEFINITION OF P5B DELUXE FRONT PANEL(AAFP)

as seen in p5b deluxe manual(page 2-33) pin definition of 9-PINS AAFP CONNECTOR(front panel audio connectors)are as follows: GND, PRESENCE#, SENSE1_RETUR, EMPTY PIN, SENSE2_RETUR, PORT1 L, PORT1 R, ...
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Laptop camera pinout

I have an asus 04081-00094700 camera with red, (twisted) green blue, (twisted) Gray white, purple. I have found continuity with the purple and ground as well as the red but its with resistance. I ...
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How do I sign in with a password instead of a pin?

I'm using Windows 10. It defaults to a PIN. I want it to default to a password instead. I did this about 2 years ago so I know it can be done but now I can't figure out how I changed it. Does anyone ...
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Pinning to Word Documents Windows 10

I recently and regrettably had to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and am having trouble with pinning a Word document onto the Word Document program (2016 version) on the task bar. Previous in ...
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Why does the SATA data cable have 3 pins for ground

Why does the SATA data cable have 3 pins for ground? I understand it has 2 data wires for every direction which are twisted to encounter noise. But what is the purpose of having 3 different ground ...
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How to pin applications on Mac OS

I am using Mac OS(Mojave) and I am using 5-6 applications at a time.One of them is a Slack messenger. Now, whenever I reply someone on slack, this application moves further on the application list. I ...
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STM32L053 - internal command error when i load in keil (µvision5)

I just got my STM32L053 Nucleo64, and i'm stucked when i load on the flash memory with keil (µvision). The error "internal command error" occured. You can take a look at the error details. This is ...
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Cannot use Win10 Hello PIN (looping dialog)

I run Windows 10 Pro, nothing special about the set up. Been using the PIN system for about a year or so when suddenly I got an issue. Anytime I access the store or xbox apps, it would request the PIN....
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How to differentiate between different types of traffic coming to DRAM?

I read a research paper, in which the author has shown a graph which shows how much traffic coming to DRAM is from (i)Page table walk Access, (ii)from replay memory access and (iii)other memory access ...
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Windows 10 - lost PW - Can I login into my account with my PIN forever?

Cant remember my Windows 10 User Account password, since I constantly logged in with my PIN. Now my PC wants to restart. I am afraid I cant login afterwards with my PIN and it might force me to login ...
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gpioset: error setting the GPIO line values: Device or resource busy

I am using Linux on my SAMA5D27 embedded board. I am also using libgpiod to manipulate GPIO configurations of the board. First, I can list all the lines of specified gpiochips, their names, consumers, ...
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How to get all the clock source pins on synplify?

I am using Synplify_pro_ME_L2016.09M-SP1 and I have difficulties while trying to declare the clocks in the synthesis constraints. I am using the command create_clock -name {CLK_name} -period $...
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Icons automatically pinned to taskbar after every reboot in Windows 10

I have a corporate laptop which is managed by my organization. Each time Windows starts, IE and Windows Explorer are automatically pinned to the taskbar. This is kind of neat, but I am wondering how ...
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Anyway to connect A/V cables to a laptop?

I want to connect the red, white and yellow A/V cables from an A/V camera receiver to my laptop so that I can cast the video from the camera to my laptop screen. But there are no A/V ports in my ...
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6-pin EPS - is it real? And can I use 8-pin instead?

There's this 2-socket server motherboard ASUS WS C621E SAGE. It has two 8-pin connectors and one 6-pin connector. I assume that two 8-pin connectors are for powering two CPUs, but on page 2-6 of the ...
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Where do I find the WPS Pin for my Brother Printer?

Getting a message on my windows computer to put in the WPS Pin. I looked on the printer and in the manual, but nothing is working.
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Some of the EPS power connectors in my GPU is broke [closed]

Yesterday I accidentally spilled a few drops of water on my GPU (MSI Geforce gtx 970 4 gb). Since that my computer short circuit everytime I power on my computer with my GPU pluged in, but works fine ...
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Disable PIN caching for Virtual Smart Cards

We want to store digital certificates for PDF signing on Virtual Smart Cards. The default behavior for PIN entering is that the PIN is only entered once during a session. Is it possible to change this ...
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Can't disable windows 10 PIN complexity

I recently linked my Microsoft Office account to my school to have access to Office for students. Right after linking my account, I couldn't login to my computer again with my 4-digit pin code and got ...
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Can not pin MyComputer on windows 10 taskbar or as a tile

I can not pin MyComputer to the taskbar when dragging it on the taskbar a list appears with the pinned system icons and in that list the MyComputer icon is there and seems pinned but it does not ...
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Windows 10 - Updating Background for Start Icons/Pins

Requesting information on how to change background color of Start Pins in Windows 10. An example would be changing from the blue background to black (example image: VS Code with black and VS 2017 with ...
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How do I get Windows 10 to stop asking me for a pin?

Every time I log in my computer asks me to set a pin. I already have a password set and don't want to set a pin. How do I get Windows 10 to stop asking me for a pin?
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Thermistor to Celsius/Fahrenheit/Kelvin in MATLAB

Thermistor to a Temperature Unit in MATLAB I am using an Analog Read Pin on an Arduino Uno to read the temperature as given by a thermistor. The resistor being used on the thermistor is 220𝝮. What I ...
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How do I find the wps pin on a brother dcp-L2540DW?

Got a new laptop but I can’t find the wps pin to connect to the laptop. How do I find it on the printer?
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How to bypass Windows 10 PIN complexity requirement

I have recently updated Windows 10 on a PC. When I try to enter the same old PIN that I have been using, it says my PIN does not pass the complexity requirement. I know the reason it cannot pass ...
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When I start my PC sometimes it doesn't log me on

Hello to the SuperUser community, I have recently installed Windows 10 Education on a Dell Precision laptop. It is on the latest, stable Fall Creators Update build (1709). In recent days I have ...
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Unable to set or remove a login PIN on Windows 10

After my computer decided to run some updates, I was unable to login with my PIN. I had to do a password reset. I'm trying to re-enable the PIN, but I'm having difficulties. I'm in Settings > ...
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What was this DIG (or may be D G ) Interface on IDE (PATA) CD Writer?

I hope this question is in scope for this site. While I was just about to throw away my very old internal CD Writer (PATA Interface) in E-Waste, I saw two pins on its extreme left back panel ...
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Bitlocker + TPM + PIN + error code 0x80310031

When I try to add PIN protection to my bitlocker set-up I get the following error: ERROR: An error occurred (code 0x80310031): This key protector cannot be added. Only one key protector of this ...
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Are these CPU pins bent on this motherboard?

I don't know if it's supposed to look like this or not, since I'm building my first PC. I'm using a Z270-a Pro motherboard. I would guess that, yes, these are definitely bent, but it's exactly one-...
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Windows 10 fingerprint login changes default login method back to password

I have a Lenovo laptop running Windows 10 that I use both standalone when I'm on the go, and connected through a dock to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse when I'm at home. When I'm out, I use the ...
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What's the point of pads without any IC attached to them found in some boards?

I've come across many motherboards (or even generic electronics boards) that have what seem to be pads that should be attached to some IC, but are left disconnected. What's the purpose of them?
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How do I get rid of my PIN on Window 10?

I am just getting started using a Windows 10 based tablet computer; every time I want to use my new computer now, ever time the screen times out, I have to use my email password. I also do not want ...
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Why do some DDR4 have pins of unequal length?

I just found some DDR4 memory modules having shorter pins on left and right halves. I saw it by chance in a Kingston datasheet. And when I looked at two DDR4 Kingston modules next to me I saw it too. ...
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I set my bitlocker preboot pin in Arabic

I was trying to set a preboot pin for bitlocker for my laptop. I enabled extended and set the pin in Arabic (thought it wid be more secure). Now at the pin entry page, the keyboard layout is in en-us. ...
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15 pin COM Header on motherboard

On a Lenovo M81 motherboard there is a 15 pin header labelled "COM2". I know that some serial interfaces can have 15 pins, but thought the most modern variation is 9 pin. I would have expected a 9 ...
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Is it possible to lock single modern apps via PIN on Windows 10?

My customer wants to lock single apps on Windows 10 via PIN; does anyone know if this is possible?
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Can't access into Windows 10 session after update

Last day I used Windows 10, Windows updated. A few days after updating (and no one had access to the computer), I tried to log in into my Windows 10 user session but I couldn't, I enter my login pin ...
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How to check if the wires from a 2-pin fan connector are swapped?

I have a 120mm 2-pin fan from an old power supply that I wish to use as a case fan. The closest fan model I can find that matches my fan in appearance is this: http://www.aliexpress.com/item/...
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Windows 10 PIN - RDP

I have a user with a Windows 10 machine - they have linked it to their MS account, and they use a PIN to access the machine. We have a few people who share the machine so the users know what the PIN ...
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PIN in Windows 10: how safe?

Windows 10 enables users to sign in to their device using a PIN (so called Passport PIN). Normally is PIN a simple four-digit code and I wonder how can it be safe?
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Can I Bypass both MS Passcode and PIN on Windows 10?

How can I disable both MS Passcode and PIN on Windows 10? I am currently required to enter PIN number everytime my PC wakes up from sleep mode. I changed the Settings in the Sign-in Options to never ...
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What is this cable which came with my chassis fans?

I ordered 3 chassis fans for my PC but I have only 2 connector pins left on my motherboard, so I was looking at a female to male Y splitter for the connector when I found this in the box: What is the ...
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Finding the power pins on an Acer TC 220 motherboard

I am trying to move the internals of an acer TC 220 into a different case, but I'm struggling to find the pins to connect the power and reset switches to. The only labeling th MB has is "DAA78L/...
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Windows 10 select default login option

I have created a PIN to make logging in on my laptop a bit faster. Now the problem is, that, by default, my laptop asks me for my password. This is somewhat annoying, since it takes 2 clicks to switch ...
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Broken connectors / pins on graphics card

My graphics card stopped working from time to time. So now I took it out and had a look on it. I discovered that some pins seem to be broken. Can this make fatal damage to a card? Because it looks ...
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Old PC case, new motherboard, connector incompatibility

I have an old PC desktop case, about from the ddr1 / single core k7 era. I've modernized it into a much newer desktop machine (centralized around an MSI 970A motherboard, if it matters). Everything ...