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Disable screen lock on too many wrong PIN guesses?

My little children keep playing with my locked PC and guess the PIN multiple times. Eventually the screen locks out and requires a restart. There's the A1B2C3 safety pass which I don't mind, but the ...
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asus tuf gaming x570 pro (wifi) cpu pin

I just bought asus tuf gaming x570 pro (wi-fi) ant it has 8+4 cpu pin but my power supply has 8+8 pin. Will it work, if i put only 8 pin? Or just plug 8+8 to 8+4 pin
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File explorer, Google Chrome and Google Drive autopin on startup. How to remove autopinning?

I have a little problem with my computer. Everytime I start it, it autopins these three applications to the taskbar. I don't mind Chrome and File Explorer but I don't want to have Google Drive there. ...
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Can't change Windows 11's PIN without access to Internet

tl;dr I am locked in Windows 11's lock screen with my PIN revoked (due to hardware change) and no Internet connection to setup an new one. Cannot bypass lock screen at all and do anything in Windows ...
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Windows 11 RDP not possible - No password option on local account

I can no longer connect to PC via RDP and PIN. RDP requires password but does not recognize the password. Windows 11 Pro, 10.0.22631 Build 22631 RDP v.10.9.5 on MacOS Locally can connect with ...
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Cache FIDO2 security PIN for a few hours

How to configure Windows to remember my Security Key PIN for a few hours? I've just checked: logged in to the same site twice in incognito mode within 1 minute and I was asked for the PIN twice. _
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"Organisation requires pin change" even after disconnecting organisation

I have been using the same PIN code for Windows 11 for a long time. Recently I connected my machine to a work-account. I tried to log in with my PIN code, but I got a message that I had to change my ...
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Force Windows 11 to not use PIN for login? (Password login option is missing)

I have a Windows 11 pc that has a PIN on it that I do not remember setting, but this normally would not be a problem as I know the password for the computer. However, the password option is missing ...
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How can I connect a case power switch to these DeskMini X300M STX pins?

I am looking at an Asrock DeskMini X300M STX motherboard (images below; this form factor is often called Mini-STX). This board, produced to fit a very bespoke case, has a set of pins for the power ...
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Graphics card damage pin

I have RTX 2060 Graphics card. It randomly shutdown some times. When I removed it from motherboard then I realized that it has 2 half damage pin. Damage pin close-up: I notice, my PC shutdown under ...
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Pin corrupted after Motherboard change and cannot get to internet . Any fix

Just upgraded motherboard which I have done 3 times in the past without any issue. Install motherboard, logged into Windows and then installed drivers and PIN was never an issue. This time I did the ...
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User profile cannot be loaded and pin is disabled

I was doing a factory reset on my computer, when everything was finished I get this error when I try to log in: User profile cannot be loaded And here's what I've tried: I've tried to start the ...
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"Pin to Start" personalization - How? Windows 10 Home

I have a questions on organizing the pins on the start menu. (The list in the left pane and the taskbar, I already know how to manipulate.) Microsoft provides a pre-made group icon containing things ...
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Fix "This sign in option is disabled because of failed sign-in attempts or repeated shutdowns"

I have a problem with sign-in to windows 11 account using PIN, when i try there's always prompt with "Please type code "A1B2C3" and after that i type my PIN, but always i got back "...
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Use fingerprint login without pin

At the Windows 10 (21H1 build 19043.1266) login, I select fingerprint login. I touch the fingerprint reader and the login prompt says "Your pin is required to sign in". How do I change the ...
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The RJ45 Ethernet only has pins 2, 4, 6 and 8 terminated. How can I solve this?

I just moved into a condo, they have Ethernet running to each room. I couldn't get it to work meaning when I plugged my router to distribute internet to each room from the distribution box, the other ...
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Found 3pin usb cable name. But I don't know the name of this cable

I bought a camera module from AliExpress. I'm looking for a cable to connect to Nvidia Jetson. This is the module I used before. This is using a 3-pin USB cable. What I want is the cable needed for ...
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What in millimeters is the pin pitch for a 14-1 aka TPM-M connector?

Without disassembling enough of my two running self-built desktop PCs to be able to measure them in millimeters, I'm trying to find out the spacing of the pins on the standard TPM-M (also called 14-1 ...
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"Skype" is trying to authenticate user. / Enter PIN to allow this

I'm using Skype version 8.75.0.140 on macOS Big Sur 11.6 (20G165) and this just appeared on my screen... I'm not exactly sure why all of the sudden Skype decided that it needs to authenticate, ...
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"I forgot my pin" on windows 10 does not work

I forgot my PIN on my Windows 10 VirtualBox machine. I don't see any other way to make logon and I just see the form to type the PIN. There is also the "I forgot my PIN" to click but it ...
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Can I disable domain login with PIN in W10?

We are currently using login with fingerprint in our domain but I would like to disable PIN login for users. So they can use only fingerprint or password. Is there a way how to disable login with PIN?
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What s the name of that 6 pin fan connector?

I m having a special system fan type in my computer which is very noisy (between 60 to 75 Db with vendor provided fans). But if nothing is plugged on it the computer refuse to run. Here a what the ...
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Windows Hello not allowing to login

My laptop's battery died so I charged my laptop and I swtched it on. At the Windows login screen I entered my email address and password. Then my name popped up and the system is asking me to set up a ...
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Can't set other user accounts to log in

On a windows 10 20H2 system there is a user AzureID\someuser and it can login with PIN and/or password. There are two more local accounts (one is 'administrator') on the system and they can't login ...
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How to correctly connect my front audio panel?

My motherboard is a gigabyte ga-a320m-h. I don't know how to plug the wires in right sequence. I tried to find the answer in the user manual, but I still don't understand how correctly connect. Please ...
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Windows 10 unpinning updated apps: how to prevent?

I create my pinned entries in startmenu, group them nicely, resize them etc so that it fits my needs but then when I update an app, windows just removes it from the menu and I have to repeat it all ...
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Is it possible to change a PIN, picture password, and/or security key from a batch file or PowerShell script in Windows 10?

In a batch file or PowerShell script, is it possible to change a user's PIN, picture password, and/or security key? Password: I am using net user USERNAME \password:NEWPASSWORD. PIN: I hear that the ...
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HDMI and DVI cable

I have bought a cable: one end is DVI and the other is HDMI. This DVI cable has 3x3 plus 3x3 pins with a space between these 2 groups. But the PC end has 8x3 pins. Can I insert the cable into the PC ...
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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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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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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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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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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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