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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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How can I configure Chrome Remote Desktop so that it doesn't forget my PIN?

Once every few weeks, Chrome Remote Desktop forgets my PIN, despite me selecting "Remember my PIN on this device". How can I configure Chrome Remote Desktop so that it doesn't forget my PIN?
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Setting up PIN using CMD

I have a question. I was poking around the security section of Windows 10, and saw the PIN option. Is there a way to set up a PIN using Command Prompt Admin? If so, can you please provide the command ...
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Laptop screen: The official replacement part has 30 pins, but my laptop has 40 pins

I need a replacement screen for a Lenovo Flex 3-1570, series 80JM, model 80JM002CUS. According to the maintenance manual, the correct part numbers are 5D10H91422 or 5D10H91423. However, when I search ...
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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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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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