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Why does YouTube keep buffering video playback on a high speed connection on a Lenovo IdeaPad 320-15ISK running Windows 11 Pro?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ISK with Core i5 7th Gen, 8 GB RAM, and 128 GB SSD running Windows 11 Pro. Playing a video on YouTube keeps buffering yet my internet speed is around 50Mbps. This issue ...
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When an update is available, Windows won't let the screen turn off, instead, it blinks

I set my computer (Windows 10, 19045, but I've had this problem for years) to turn the screens off (not sleep!) after 5 min of idling. It works perfectly. After 5 mins of idling, my monitors turn off. ...
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How to get the return value of pipe and executable on Windows

I am running some unit tests which involve piping into my executable, like this. cat text.txt | my_exe --options Running these commands, how do I get the return value of my_exe? Even when my_exe ...
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Windows Terminal: Open cmd.exe then run script

I want to create .bat file to open cmd.exe in Windows Terminal and activate python environment cd D:\pythonApp venv\Scripts\activate this successfully open cmd in Terminal and set the directory wt....
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How to track down why 3-4GB of memory being used up as soon as the PC starts?

When I try to do findstr on these non page drives, I either get a really large error strain, or nothing. Even when all the applications are closed, I still see 3-4 gigs of RAM being used. This is a ...
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How can I make the changes to gamma made in 'Display Calibration' stay saved in Windows 10?

I have lowered my gamma level within the built-in 'Display Calibration' program in Windows 10, but whenever I turn my PC off and turn it on again, or whenever I restarted my PC, the custom gamma ...
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SNMP configuration

I have a Sonic Firewall, and I want to set up SNMP. However, I have been informed that I need SolarWinds to be able to use SNMP. I did try consulting with NinjaOne, my vendor, in vain. Is there any ...
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What backwards compatibility is in PowerShell 7.2?

My Windows 10 system with PowerShell 5.1 has this registry key: HKLM/Software/Microsoft/PowerShell/3/PowerShellEngine PSCompatibleVersion REG_SZ "1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 5.1" It also has ...
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Excel VBA: Export/save won’t work correctly

(Hope the formatting is okay. I’m doing this on my phone, so it’s hard to tell.) So, I’m trying to create some VBA to automate the clean up process of data I get from my field crews. Everything below ...
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How to collect LOG File on Windows using Ansible Playbook running on Ubuntu 20.04

All machine running on oracle virtual machine Ubuntu 20.04 (1st machine - local-control node-running playbook) Windows 10 (2nd machine - server) Ubuntu 20.04 (3rd machine - server) I already collected ...
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Show odt page count in file explorer

In file explorer I have the pages column but for LibreOffice files it doesn't list the page count. Is there a way to view the page count from file explorer tab? Thanks in advanced.
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External microphone not picking up signal on Dell Inspiron

On a new Dell Inspiron laptop running Windows 11, when I first insert an audio cable (external microphone) into the jack port, a prompt came up from what looked like a third party software that asked ...
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How to decrypt a file that was encrypted on a different computer?

Some years ago, I have a RAR file that I encrypted on my computer. However, that computer died because of a power surge. When I got a new PC, I still have a copy of the RAR file. But, I no longer can ...
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Trying to reach my website results and downloading a file [migrated]

We're upgrading from Windows Datacenter 2016 to Datacenter 2022 using IIS 10 and .NET 4.6. I've gone through the old server and copied the configuration to the new server, but I'm running into an ...
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How can I run Cygwin Terminal under a current Cygwin installation under Windows 10?

In the past I have used Cygwin Terminal, i.e. a window similar in external appearance and external behavior to the DOS/Windows command line window that runs natively under Windows. Right now, in my ...
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Putty history access weird behavior

I'm using PuTTY v0.78 on a Win10 host, connecting to Ubuntu v22.04. After I've pasted any command into the PuTTY terminal, when I scroll though the history using ↑, I can't scroll up to the prompt ...
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Is it possible in Win10 to have a path which shows the content from multiple folders?

I have a program (call it App1) which read data from c:\ProgramData\ProgramCompanyName\App1\ I need to get the content of ProgramCompanyName on another disk, so I moved that folder to D:\App1\...
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Issue while Concatenating TXT Files

I hope you're all doing well. I have a simple command-line prompt that I use on Windows to concatenate all TXT files into one file named "merged." copy *txt merged.txt However, I've ...
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Cannot delete a file on Windows 10. I am the administrator. Tried to follow many tutorials, but anything work

I installed a game into my computer. Tried to uninstall but it didnt worked. So I started manually deleting its files. I have deleted all but one file, that does not allow me to delete it. This is ...
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Where is dxdiag pulling the driver date from?

I am working on a project which requires spoofing dxdiag results. So far I have been able to spoof everything by changing the registry values, however the same can not be said for the driver date. It'...
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Rebuilding Windows Server 2019 Boot

I have a Windows 2019 Server that has been in service for about 8 months. It is an MSI 670P motherboard and implements a RAID10. It won't boot. Apparently there was a power failure, and the system ...
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Machine is not in committed state in boot. How to fix?

I have HP ProBook laptop OS windows it worked correctly before I install an Linux ubuntu with dual boot. After that when my system boot show the this: error: warning machine is not in committed state!...
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Unable to boot windows 11 install

Like usual a broken windows update has damaged one of my computers. At first the system failed to boot and could not do a repair due ot bitlocker, via recovery environment i managed to turn bitlocker ...
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Samba can't access to directory created by local user

I have samba share [Attachments] acl_xattr:ignore system acls = Yes acl_xattr:default acl style = windows dos filemode = true acl allow execute always = Yes acl ...
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How to set up automatic SSH connection between windows 10 and another windows 10. Using only OPEN-SSH. Planning to connect both windows then ubuntu

The process requires Windows 10 and another windows 10 installed in Virtual Machine, Oracle Virtual Box. The windows 10 must be automatically connected to the another windows thru ssh, since both of ...
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How to set Windows 11 clock app (ms-clock) timer (or alarm) using code? [closed]

How can I set a Windows 11 clock app (a.k.a. ms-clock) timer (or alarm) using code? For example, if I want to set a 30 minute timer using a .bat file, or an alarm for 9 am using a Lua file, or, to ...
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Windows installation media for windows 11 fails saying system is not compatible, even though I already have windows 11 installed

I'm trying to do a clean computer refresh and whipe everything (custom install, format hard drives ect), with a fresh new windows 11 install. As of right now, I'm currently on windows 11. I have no ...
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My windows time changes to the future and causes problems

Summarize the problem My windows time changes to the future (this last time somewhere in 2042). Provide details and any research Bitdefender subscription As a result my Bitdefender thinks it's ...
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Automatically change the scanner save folder to the current open folder

I am looking for guidance on how to configure my scanner in a way that it can automatically save all the scanned documents to the folder that is currently open on my computer. Can you please suggest ...
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Building Windows server based Docker image in Atlassian Bamboo

In a corporate devstack I have access to an Atlassian Bamboo, version 9.2.9 build 90208 - 21 Dec 23. Is it possible, and if yes how, to build a new Docker image from mcr.microsoft.com/windows/...
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How to remove reference to disabled 3rd party Excel Add-ins (NOT COM add-ins!) from menu

This is for Excel 2016. I did find this amongst a hundred other web results regarding the removal of COM add-ins, which I figured for myself, there's a handy remove button right in the menu: However, ...
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Change the format when renaming multiple files?

In Windows 10/11 File Explorer is it possible to change the format when renaming multiple files? When renaming multiple files, the result is something like this: MyFile (1).jpg MyFile (2).jpg MyFile (...
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How to install the certificate used to sign an executable using PowerShell?

This question is a follow up to Programmatically getting an executable's Certificate Details. I want to know how I can install the certificate to the cert store used to sign the executable using ...
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No reaction to click left mouse button - Windows 11

I have a problem in Windows 11. Randomly, the Laptop stops responding to left mouse button clicks. It doesn't matter if it's a laptop touchpad or another external mouse. After refreshing the system (i ...
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Installation of Drivers Via Programming Language

I have a Driver called X that manages a hardware component A. I would like to remove that drive and replace it with one called Y that also manages the component A. So far I have been using .NET ...
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Tiling Window Manager for Windows? [closed]

I saw that in Linux and Mac there is a "windows" management system (called "tiling" I think) that is really powerful for productivity and pro-keyboard users. My daily driver is a ...
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How to put Windows 10 on a thumb drive with Ventoy to install?

As suggested, I've downloaded Ventoy and did run the shell script. It's not clear to me what "install ventoy" does, but I did install it to a USB stick. How would I then get Windows 10 ...
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Disk 0 doesn't show when using PowerShell Get-Disk

On one machine I'm using, the PowerShell cmdlet Get-Disk doesn't show Disk 0. But using other commands it will... Get-Disk | Select Number, FriendlyName, HealthStatus, Size Number FriendlyName ...
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Automated dismounting & mounting of external hard drive

I have an external hard drive for my backups, but to better protect it against ransomware, I want to have a scheduled script after the backup finishes, that dismounts the drive, and then a similar one ...
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The source window should remain active after dropping an item in another window

I have two windows opened in Windows 10. Whenever I drag a file from one window to another, the window where I drop the item is active. But I would like to keep the window from which I dragged the ...
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Split Tunneling on an application level - Windows 10/11

OS = Windows 11 I need to make use of a VPN to access a license server for software I want to run on my machine. The VPN itself is slow (internet wise) and cannot be configured/altered (i.e. cannot do ...
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What path to write a Windows ISO to create a bootable thumb drive?

Was looking to use PXE, but now just directly downloading the Windows 10 ISO as: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ ll /media/nicholas/ total 18 drwxr-x---+ 5 root root 5 Feb 19 18:23 ....
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Where to download a Microsoft PXE image?

When I look for a Microsoft PXE image to download I can only find different tools which will build a PXE image. Is it still possible to simply download a Microsoft PXE image directly? Looking to make ...
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Is account called "Local" reserved in Windows 11?

I've tried to add such user 'Local' (in latest Windows 11 Enterprise 23H2 jan 2024 update) and got the following result: C:\>net user Local /add The account already exists. More help is available ...
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git is unable to properly determine the terminal width (git-bash, windows)

As you can see in the screenshot, the terminal is currently 100 characters wide, and both methods of detecting such that I'm aware of are returning the correct value. Despite this, unless I explicitly ...
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Force Windows not to Delete Huge Folders [closed]

Under Windows 11, on a USB HDD, compressed drive, with 20% free space, for a folder larger than 20% of the disk, I selected that folder, pressed the DEL key, and after the Dialog Box asking to delete, ...
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Why is my default gateway in a different network?

I ran ipconfig and I noticed that my default gateway is 192.168.128.1 and my IP is 192.168.129.8. How can it be that they are in different Net-ID's/networks? Same goes for my Ubuntu VM. IP 192.168.129....
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Connect to VPN working inside WSL from Windows environment

I have a remote VPN set up, to which I can only connect to via Linux machines. As of now, I do have access from WSL to this VPN, meaning I can ping and interact with the hardware that is only visible ...
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Enabling Search Bar Functionality for Network Shared Files on Windows [duplicate]

I have a specific question regarding the functionality of the search bar on my Windows machine. Previously, when searching for files that were included on my PC, they would automatically appear when ...
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Windows registry migration

I have a 32 bit VC++ application and its registry is created under 32 bit registry hive : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\<company>\<product> Now I'm migrating to 64 bit version of my ...
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