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Questions tagged [windows-10]

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Windows 10 Pro Game DVR not recording Microphone

It used to work than some Microsoft updates later it stopped working. I don't often try to record my microphone so I am not sure when. I have verified my Windows 10 Game DVR Settings Record audio ...
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Laptop won't boot after Windows 10 update (No HDD activity, No Display and Won't even show BIOS screen)

My laptop had problems before I installed windows 10. But before I install the latest update that I downloaded windows warned me that my device may be risked because it is out of date but I still ...
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How to disable SHIFT modifer for NUMPAD keys?

Is there a way to disable shift modifer on numpad on Windows 10? In some games, I use SHIFT|CTRL|ALT modifiers and on the numpad it automatically switch to LEFT (SHIFT + NUM4), RIGHT (SHIFT + NUM 6) ...
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How can I troubleshoot spikes in my GPU? [on hold]

Not sure if this is the correct stack but it's the most relevant one I could find. My graphics card is spiking at regular intervals and I'm not sure why. As far as I can tell, it happens at precisely ...
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How can I backup windows 10 for linux virtualbox?

I am migrating from Windows 10 to Linux. I want to use my current Windows 10 on Linux Virtual Box. How can I create a system image that has all my files and programs? I can back up my windows 10 to ...
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Laptop Repair. Black Screen until boot

Talking about HP 15-b151sv Got a laptop for a repair and as a technician it's the first time of my life getting a problem like that. I got the laptop which screen starts and shows image only when ...
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DEll D3100 Docking station issue blinking while in sleep

when I put my computer to sleep, a single 2.0 and two 3.0 USB ports flash power and I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers but nothing works. I have also restarted my computer many times. How ...
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How to enter BIOS on Windows 10 Laptop that fails to boot with previously Fast Boot setting enabled?

There are a few related questions on this forum e.g. here & here, however I am still considering a slightly different situation. On a Windows 10 Laptop with Fast Boot enabled, the laptop does not ...
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Where are the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool temp files located?

Apparently my 8GB USB drive has some error that disables it from letting the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool (MCT) install the ISO onto it, so I've found another way to do it. However, the temp files ...
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Prevent Laravel from changing command prompt font

When I open a command prompt in Windows 10, the font is a comfortable size for me. However, as soon as I run any Laravel command, the display font changes. How can I stop Laravel from doing this? The ...
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Windows 10, High contrast theme & Firefox - does not show some images

When using high contrast theme on Windows 10, Firefox can use this setting and I find it very useful feature as I can set the background color globally. But there are some issues with images in ...
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Extending Monitors Causing Screen Issues

After moving houses, I’ve begun to experience an issue with my monitors/graphics card. I can duplicate the displays just fine, but whenever I try to extend my displays (as normal) I experience the ...
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Windows 10 Quick Assist 6 digit Security code

Windows 10 Quick Assist uses 6 digit security code to identify a helper to a person being helped on intermediate Microsoft server so that IP connection can be established. Code is valid for 10 minutes....
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is it possible to reset my pc via the windows 10 'reset this pc' or “fresh start” option but only keep some files [duplicate]

as in selectively pick folders not to remove, like my games or other files im going to download ether way, which is gonna take like a few hundred hours to do, aint got the best internet nor the memory ...
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Do I need both copies of my printer (Brother DCP J715W) on Windows 10?

I'm moving to a new computer and I freshly installed a Brother package of drivers and utilities for my printer/mfp. Somehow there is already my printer and a copy of it, both functional, as I was ...
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Deliberately print a job twice in Windows 10

Is there a straightforward way to make a printer deliberately perform a printing twice (or even more times)? I've been trying to set our ticket printers to do so through Windows because our ...
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How to Uninstall HoloCamera from Windows 10

I'm unable to uninstall HoloCamera from Windows 10 and my sysprep is failing as a result. Build is 1703. Edition is Pro What I've tried: Get-AppxPackage | where-object {$_.name -notlike "*store*"...
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How to find out how a program started on Windows

From what I have understood after researching on Google, there are two ways of how a program can start on Windows: Manual (The user doubled clicked on the executable or shortcut file of the program) ...
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Unable to click in image and video editing sofware after lost focus

As the title says, when I'm using a image or video editing software like Premiere, Illustrator or GIMP and have it continue to run in the background when playing games the software crashes in a ...
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Deleted Ubuntu partition. Now Windows nor Linux can start due to GRUB's normal.mod not found

I had Windows 10 and ElementaryOS Freya (Ubuntu 14.04) installed and both booting happily through GRUB. This is how my disks were set up: /dev/sda /dev/sda1 ntfs 420MB /dev/sda2 ntfs 210GB - ...
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blocked activating office 365 cant access internet 0x80004005

So I'm trying to activate my Microsoft office 365 by signing into my account by I am getting a blocked signed-in error. I believe it is the Spybot anti-beacon but when I try to undo it or delete the ...
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Customise Office 2013 elements in Windows 10

When I was on Windows 7 to customise elements that are installed with Office 2010 / 2013 I had to: open "Add/Remove programs", find correct item and hit "Modify" button or run installation program ...
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How can I create a virtual switch which allows the virtual client to communicate with the host but not with the internet

I'm using Windows 10 Enterprise and the Hyper-V Manager. I want that my virtual machine is able to see the host but not the cooperate network and internet. I want to be able to connect from the ...
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USB pendrive : A request for the USB device descriptor failed

I have tried in several computers so it's a device problem. It says: Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43) A request for the USB device descriptor failed. ...
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cannot install kali on my lenovo T540p

i am using a lenovo T540p i5 laptop. I installed oracle virtual box on windows 10 but when i click on "install" the laptop makes a loud beep sound, and returns to the window showing the available ...
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Dell Windows 10 Pro -> Factory Image Restore requires password that I don't have

I'm trying to reset my dell PC but an old Windows user is required to continue. This PC was used by someone else at the company and no one knows the password or who used it anymore. To log in the PC ...
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How to automatically suspend a process in windows 10; how did I kill Cortana/SearchUI?

Long ago I killed Cortana. I forget how. Now, after the Creators Update, my start-menu search is not working, so I'd like to get Cortana back. What's happening is that ShellExperienceHost.exe and ...
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How to Autochange Windows 10 Backgrounds

I'm not good at all with code and I haven't found any specific program that works the way I want it to. Basically, I'm looking for a program or code that would change my background on a specific day, ...
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Force BitLocker to trust current state of laptop

I have a laptop that came with Windows 10 Home, but for some reason its disk is encrypted with BitLocker. I wanted to use Linux, so I installed Ubuntu 18.04 (dual-boot with Windows on a seperate ...
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MS Outlook 2016 Archive Issue

Friend had her archice messed and she cant get her old emails and generally her archives dont work well (someone set her archive). I would like somehow to revert this and set her archive fresh as if ...
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Changing Chrome for greater clarity

The problem is not with Chrome, per se; it's when aging eyeballs which need greater contrast to read accurately vs web developers who use light blue and grey type faces. In Chrome 68.0.3440.106 on ...
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No partition active; Reboot and select proper boot device

I am experiencing the following issue, after having tried to install Kali along Windows 10 on an Asus ROG 551J: I have first installed Windows, then Kali. Trouble is, Grub did not install properly ...
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Application performance degradation on Surface

I have C# desktop application. It gets video from USB camera and makes some calculation with every frame. There is no problem on my desktop Windows 10 PC. However, if this application runs on my ...
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What will I need to reinstall after performing a Fresh Start on an HP computer [on hold]

Windows Fresh Start reinstalls Windows without the Bloatware, but also without drivers and stuff. What will I need to re-install after I have done a Fresh Start?
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Windows 10 windows being shuffled around after locking computer

I recently upgraded monitors to new Dell Ultrasharp monitors from some older Dell monitors. I have 6 monitors, and two Nvidia GPUs to drive them all, and the old monitors all had DVI connections. ...
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How can I make a window active without having to click in it in Windows 10?

I have both Windows applications (ie. Ultra Edit text editor) and Linux applications running through Xming and Putty in an xterm window. In previous versions of Windows, I could activate a window by ...
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Pointer to Desktop Background Picture

I am trying to get a pointer to the original desktop background pic. The background is set to custom and pulls an image from my pre-determined folder which has hundreds of images. I have looked at the ...
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the System cannot read from the specified device [on hold]

while I am installing Microsoft Office Professional 2016 in my Windows 10 laptop a error message appeared and says "the System cannot read from the specified device" while the Finalizing the ...
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Reliable way to open a group of URLs using Google Chrome on Windows 10 from the command line (batch or powershell)

My code snippet (Windows 10 cmd shell) set s1="https://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/programmes/schedules#on-now" set s2="https://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4extra/programmes/schedules#on-now" set s3="https://www....
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Start Menu wont open and Windows defender wont start

Pressing the Windows key or clicking on the windows logo does not open the start menu suddenly on my Dell Optiplex PC running Windows 10. Also, if I try and run Windows Defender, it starts to open ...
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bluescreen Page_Fault_in_non_paged_area after windows login

One PC in our office suddenly got bluescreens when trying to log into windows user, after entering password when windows was loadinng. The Bluescreen error message was Page_Fault_in_non_paged_area ...
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In Windows 10, why does a batch file with a common command (explorer.exe) return an error? [on hold]

This is one that I haven't seen before. I want to run explorer.exe in a batch file with arguments, but the system returns a "not recognized as an internal or external command" error. The odd part is ...
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connected phone arrangment in windows explorer - windows 10

Windows10 - Windows Explorer with a USB connect Android (Samsung) not a major issue, it's really a small thing, but would be nicer having the phone not group up in the middle of "documents" "...
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Blue screen while formatting in Windows 10

I have a laptop which is ASUS X402C and I have a bootable usb drive with Windows 10 OS but when I try to format it, blue screen of death keeps on popping and suggests recovery options yet F8 and the ...
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Can I / how do I get Windows 10 to display password requirements to users?

A user of Windows 10 recently was asked to update her password when she was logged out of her computer, but none of the requirements for passwords were listed. Of course since she was logged out of ...
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Windows 10 still asking for password being blanked previously

My Toshiba laptop still asks me for password that was reset by Offline NT Password & Registry Editor. I tested it on another Dell laptop and it works fine. What would be the problem?
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How to split DNS resolution per domain?

I would like on my Windows 10 to resolve DNS addresses on different DNS servers, based on the domain. In practical terms, I would like *.example.com to be resolved by 10.10.10.10 and the rest by 10....
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VM on Hyper-V can't access mapped drive on its host immediately after rebooting host

Host machine is running Windows 10 running Hyper-V as the hypervisor. Host machine has created a network folder share with full permission to Everyone. An external virtual switch has been configured ...
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I changed the location of my download file to my documents, now they are linked together and im trying to un-link them.?

I'm trying to unlink the two but every time I change the location of one the files back to its original, the other change as well. for instance, I change my download file back to downloads now my ...
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Keyboard shortcut to expand grouped taskbar button

When one points cursor to a grouped taskbar button, it gets expanded displaying previews of the grouped windows. Is there any keyboard hotkey that can do the same for the active window? The purpose is ...