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My Windows10 keeps waking up from sleep

My computer keeps waking up from sleep (while it's on battery). I checked quite a few key points to see what's causing this: On battery, wake timers are disabled: I have checked last wake reason: ...
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Windows 10 PC with SSD harddisk: possible problems due to regular power cuts?

For an art exhibition I have a mini PC with Windows 10 with SSD harddisk playing permanently a looped video. When the museum closes in the evening all power in the building is cut off. In most cases ...
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What does windows 10 do if the disk is filled at 99.99%?

I have a server that was left alone for a long time and because of an application automatic backup (not sure with what privileges) it had reached 95% capacity (7GB free out of 142GB). It used to have ...
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"It looks like Windows didn't load correctly" after power loss

I have some computers which are acting as information displays without a mouse or keyboard attached. After a power cut, Windows 10 fails to boot. It shows a blue Recovery screen with the message "...
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Windows 10 Network Credentials not working

So, although connecting to our servers works from all other pc, including a VM that is running on my machine, for some reason my credentials won't work when i try to open a folder on our server. I ...
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Utilizing a LAN connection between two peered Windows 10 devices while simultaneously using integrated 4G mobile broadband for internet

Would someone clarify the drawbacks of making the registry changes here, as I would have commented on it, but do not have a high enough rep to do so? I have two peered Windows 10 devices with a LAN ...
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How to display file size before starting a download?

In Firefox when you click a link to download it, before starting the download it tells you the size of the file you're about to download. Whereas in Chrome it just opens the window asking where to ...
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Attempting to register WMI task results in Event ID 10 with Error 0x80041010

I am currently trying to register a task in the WMI to run a script whenever a USB stick is inserted. For testing purposes I have written the following .mof-file (mostly taken from here): #PRAGMA ...
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Scripting an APPX install

I have a very large application which installs two of its many components from APPX files which have been renamed to an ADIX extension. The rest of the components are a mixture of MSI/MST and EXE ...
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Is there a way to install Microsoft Store-exclusive apps without Store?

Unlike apps I can download online and install, I can't figure out how to install apps that are only availabe for download via Ms-Store app, without first installing Ms-Store. I ask this because I am ...
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Alternatives to set screen resolution on Windows 10

I have 2x 4k60fps monitors connected to my machine using a single DP cable that goes through a splitter (like daisy chain) to connect to both. I am aware that 2x4k60fps is too much resolution to pass ...
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Left Insider Program but still receiving Insider updates

I enabled windows insider program, it worked fine for a while, then windows 11 came and my laptop keep trying to update to windows 11. thing my laptop does not have TPM 2.0, so I can't install windows ...
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Is there a way to programmably turn on and off low power mode for specific display on windows 10?

i am programming a small app in python that will be taking remote signals and playing diffrent video clips on a projectior. Its for a big miniature railway display with day & night cycle. The ...
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Can't access bios after bios update

I used the Dell Update utility to update my bios. After reboot, the Dell logo did not appear and I could not access the bios by repeatedly pressing F12. There was also no message to indicate which ...
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A better `where` command [duplicate]

A very useful command on unix-like systems is the whence command (sometimes called whereis). This tells you where a binary, source and manual file are located. This is handy for those CRAFT moments ...
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How to get the command line of a Windows Explorer context menu entry?

I have tried several context menu editors, etc., among others ShellMenuView, OpenWithView, Ultimate Windows Context Menu Customizer and "File Menu Tools" (that's a tool's name), but can't ...
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I've been getting many BSOD crashes when encoding videos

I've been getting many BSOD crashes when encoding videos. This is the information that I got from the Reliability History Source Windows Summary Shut down unexpectedly Date ‎5/‎16/‎2022 9:17 PM ...
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HP trying to make dual boot windows 10 and Kali

After I successfully installed kali to dual boot with windows 10 on HP. I ejected the usb drive to restart the PC, I get an error of bootable device not found. Please I need help
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Search a file on all volumes in the computer

I'm trying to search for a file on all volumes on my computer I was not successful with the answer from this link: get-childitem-with-multiple-paths-via-variable I tried: $Location = 'c:\*', 'd:\*', '...
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Any differences between the registry value "~ RUNASADMIN" and "RUNASADMIN"?

By checking Run this program as administrator for the current user, the following REG_SZ values can be observed within Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\...
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Change Ctrl+Z behavior in Windows 10 to undo character but not action

Is there a way to change how Ctrl + Z works in Windows 10? I would prefer if it undo just one character per time instead of taking the whole paragraph away. I understand that some applications did ...
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How to change mp4 windows file creation date to create date from QuickTime

I have seen many similar questions to this, but can't sus out this exact problem: I take a lot of GoPro videos during my motorcycle adventures. While on the road I will upload video files to a cloud ...
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how to connect to Olympus camera wifi with windows 10 GUI wifi manager?

question is, how does one connect to Olympus camera wifi using the windows GUI wifi manager? have a really strange issue, a "Olympus D33235" camera can open a wifi to share images with other ...
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Windows 10 not opening network folders

As mentioned in the title, i can't acces my network folders on my PC. My PC is connected to the local network via WiFi and when i open my network in the explorer it shows the other computers, but i ...
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Dell Latitude 5520 microphone and camera stopped working

On one Dell Latitude 5520 notebook with Windows 10 latest version the Realtek microphone array and the Integrated WebCam stopped working. Uninstalling, reinstalling drivers, updating everything ...
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Why does mouse movement minimize other application to the taskbar?

I am experiencing something strange: When I grab the title bar of an application's window and move it in a certain way, all other windows which are currently displayed on the desktop get minimized. ...
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My computer is likely blocking my access to an IP Address on my local network. What is the best way to troubleshoot the block?

On my Win10 computer, I have Windows Defender and MalwareBytes running. Also on my network, I have a raspberry pi running octopi for my 3d printer. I can interact with octopi through a webpage which ...
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Why ipconfig shows NICs (Hyper-V) which arent in device manager and how to delete them?

when I run ipconfig /all I see adapters (created by Hyper-V) but they are NOT in device manager (Show hidden devices is ON) and they are NOT in Hyper-V virtual switch manager. I have 2 VMs. They are ...
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Windows 10: Is it possible for programs to bypass system proxy settings?

Suppose that the window system is configured similarly to the screenshot below: proxy I know that there are vpn extensions or browsers but they don't seem to work. Without changing those proxy ...
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Only ONE VBS stop working in somes PCs - Windows 10

We have a VBS here that creates the directory (folder) daily. It has been running since 2014. We have 5 PCs that use VBS script on Windows 10. But 2 PCs (so far) just don't run this VBS script anymore....
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Blank screen then doesn’t power on toshiba c660-pr2 [closed]

After cleaning dirt from my keyboard, I pressed the power button. The screen wasn’t working, but after ten minutes windows 10 symbol appeared. I waited for one hour and the symbol was still there. I ...
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Unable to install Realtek High Definition Audio driver - "No Audio Output Device is installed."

Today my partner's Windows 10 Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKB decided it no longer wanted to produce any audio. It's coming up with "No Audio Output Device is installed.". Screenshot of the error ...
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Windows 10 Norton.exe Trying to Access Controlled Folders

I don't really know much about computers lol but this has been bothering me. I turned on controlled folders a small while ago, just because I thought it was good to have on, and around the same time, ...
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Windows 10 is not booting, tried every known trick but still BSOD and no boot. Triple boot installation (win 7, win 10, parrot os)

hope you all are doing very fine I'm having trouble with a Windows 10 installation, believe it or not I broke it trying to copy a ps2 game larger than 4gb to an ext2 formatted flash drive. Since I ...
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How to logs result to file AND display when using W10 CMD.EXE? [duplicate]

When using Windows 10 command prompt, i know i can log the results to file by doing this : dir c:\ > results.txt But problem is, doing this , the results are NOT displayed on the screen. Is there a ...
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My laptop says password incorrect ,even after entering the right password.laptop immediately switches to ubuntu [closed]

When I'm trying to sign-in to my windows, I'm recieving this message : this sign-in option is disabled because of failed sign-in attempts or repeated shutdowns. use a different sign In option, or ...
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Ubuntu 18 does not boot after windows 10 update (dual boot) - ubuntu in emergency mode

I have dual boot in my laptop(Ubuntu 18+W10). Yesterday night I updated Windows10, and today Ubuntu has problems to boot. When I select ubuntu in the Grub menu, it enters the emergency mode and can't ...
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AirPlay only working sporadically

Previously (on my Windows 7 machine), streaming from iTunes to AirPlay-enabled speakers used to work fine. Now that i upgraded to Windows 10, these AirPlay devices don't always show up in iTunes. In ...
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Windows 10 no longer detects new audio port connections after replacing GPU

I just upgraded my GPU to a 3060 ti. When I booted my computer, the sound was working normally and the drivers were out of date. I updated to the latest driver through the GeForce Experience control ...
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Usb type-c repair for a Roku streaming stick

Can anyone tell me the wiring diagram for the roku streaming stick on the type-c side? I have searched and I've been unable to find anything.
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Manage BitLocker disabled suddenly

I'm on Windows 10 Enterprise version 1909. I have a drive locked by BitLocker, after installing Advanced SystemCare or Windows 10 Manager software to optimize my system, I disabled some windows ...
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Why is there a 16gb blank volume space on my primary partition on C: Drive?

TL:DR - Can I delete the 16gb volume on my c: drive that isn't assigned to anything, without bricking my system? It is to the left of my "Healthy (EFI System Partition)" The only reason why ...
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Windows 10 SSD maintenance/defragmentation/compression query

I have a 1TB Samsung EVO SSD as my system drive (Windows 10). I let it get almost full and paid the price - performance writing new files dropped off by a factor of something like a thousand. I ...
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Why does "Out-File" seem to ignore the "Encoding" parameter?

I'm trying to save output to a file: SFC | Out-File -FilePath out.txt Now if I open out.txt in Notebook, I expect to see You must be an administrator running a console session in order to use the sfc ...
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What exactly is MediaCreationTool doing when it's "Getting a few things ready"?

Every time I run this tool from Microsoft to create a Windows installation media/ISO, it says for quite a long time before it actually starts: Getting a few things ready What exactly is it doing at ...
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Why could there be high power usage, while low CPU and GPU usage?

When I use Zoom (under Windows 10 Pro), the coolers of my Precision 5520 with Xeon E3-1505M v6 CPU begin working very hard and never stop. I decreased Zoom's priority in Task Manager to below normal. ...
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Which software can help me run remote WINDOWS machine without opening command prompt on the remote machine [closed]

So I am looking for a TeamViewer like software which allows me to run commands on the remote machine without needing to start command prompt on the remote machine. This is just a silly example and not ...
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How to make my win 11 bootable

Here is my situation: I inherited a machine that has already fully used the 4 Primary partitions: Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type /dev/sdb1 * 2048 1026047 ...
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Monitor keyboard access on the Windows lock screen

I don't do this very often, but every time I lock the screen in Windows [Win+L], the keyboard (and sometimes the mouse) stops responding and it goes straight into the password field and it starts ...
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How can I hide settings' results from windows search box

I wondered if it was possible to disable settings and control panel's results in the windows search box as follow : Also, I would love to know if the "Settings" tab seen above can also be ...
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