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How does Windows locking down the drive for Fast Startup work?

Microsoft Windows has a feature where, when shutting down, it will actually go into a state of hibernation instead of fully shutting down, to boot faster in the future (though this can be disabled). ...
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Batch file run before the windows 7 system starts to boot [closed]

I need to start batch file with windows 7 at the same time. Edit: I'm trying to press some key combinations, the moment the system starts to boot, because I only have access to the telnet remotely
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Hybrid shutdown (fast startup) stopped working

My system in Windows 8.1 Recently the hybrid shutdown stopped working for me. The hybernation works just well, but when doing hybrid shutdown (it is enabled in the settings) or via shutdown command, ...
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Does Windows 10 Fast Startup feature drain battery while laptop is turned off?

I'm wondering if leaving this feature enabled drains the laptop battery while it's turned off. I've searched online already but haven't found a conclusive answer.
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How do you disable startup programs that only exist in the Task Manager Startup tab via command line?

Searching the web yields plenty of results for Get/Set-Service, wmic and sc and plenty of GUI options with msconfig and Task Manager itself, but I need to setup an unattended install of a Windows ...
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Repeating Calculator Windows blocking any other input

The minute I login Win 10 64 bit . Effectively calculator "takes over" - cascades innumerable calculator windows prevents searches or any other input to stop the app.
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windows 10 black screen before login without cursor, and fast startup mode won't let me go into bios settings

I made a mistakes when I install windows 10: it told me I need update videos card driver, but I ignored. I reboot to bois, and turn on the fast startup and secure boot, then I save and reboot... now ...
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Google chrome opening on start up without being ever installed [closed]

my pc has always worked really well but lately it has been slowing down a little. Now whenever I turn on the PC it opens google chrome, but google chrome has never even been on this PC. Please, I use ...
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When I hibernate or turn off/on my Windows 10 PC, the NIC stops working

As the title states, every time I turn on my PC (or wake it up) I won't be able to connect to the Internet. I have had this problem for quite some time and the only solution I have found so far is to ...
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Can't access BIOS - how do I alter the UEFI settings?

Update & Security > Recovery > Restart > Troubleshoot I can't access the UEFI Firmware settings using the path above on my updated Windoes 10 PC. The Troubleshooting options are all ...
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Is it possible to exclude specific partitions from Windows's Fast Startup?

I have three hard drives, one for Windows, one for Linux, and one that - ideally - would be shared, alas, disabling Fast Startup very significantly slows down the booting process. I know it is not ...
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Windows 10 won't boot; won't get to Startup Repair/Recovery options

I'm a db dev & vba programmer, very active on Stack Overflow, but Windows 10 boot/hardware stuff is out of my comfort zone. I have an Acer E551 laptop with Windows 10. A few months ago it had a ...
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PC says “Press CTRL+ALT+DEL to unlock” upon restart

I noticed that my PC has been logging me in instantly upon reboot. I wouldn't get any verbose messages like I'm used to when logging in, I would just hit ENTER and immediately my desktop would appear. ...
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Why would WIN10 throttle my apps but not speedtest or speedguide? (if not VerizonFIOS)

Win10, VerizonFios 25/25 Mbps shows about that speed on speedtest.net and speedguide.net But firefox accessing gmail or other websites, or other apps I use, show mostly 0.1Mbps (1/2 second on 1/2 ...
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How do I disable fast startup using safe mode?

My laptop turns black, displaying only the cursor as soon as it gets to the point where it shows the Windows login. When I did my research to fix the issue, I saw that disabling fast startup may ...