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Why Windows 10 fonts looks pixelated in all apps?

I have been using Linux and Mac for past 8 years. I installed Windows 10 (October update) today first. And got a nasty surpirse. The default font (which I believe Segoe UI) looks horribly pixelated, ...
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Two OS on two separate SSD

My laptop has one SSD with Win10 on it. I want to buy addition SSD M.2 and install ubuntu on it. I have few questions about this: I already have experience how two setup win7+ubuntu on ONE HDD, but I ...
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Why does my browser report half the speed that my wireless network adapter shows? [on hold]

I'm using Windows 10 on a laptop. I use the ASUS USB-AC51 nano wireless adapter rather than the on board wireless adapter. The utility tool on the ASUS shows that it is receiving 350mbps or more from ...
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Is mounting C drive owned by the default user and not root is possible under WSL without updating to windows insider?

I know it is possible to config the mounting points and options on /etc/wsl.conf and /etc/fstab after windows insider build 17093. However, I am using the university machine and it is advised to not ...
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“Access denied” on public shares belong to an external hard drive

I have two drives, C: and D:. C: is the main hard drive, and D: is my external hard drive that is connected via USB. On my computer, I'm able to access both \\localhost\c$ and \\localhost\d$ fine. ...
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(W10) Can not get windows to accept my new default “open with” application, even though it does register and suggest it on double click

So as my massive title suggests, but let me begin from the beginning: I have a java application which gave me a .jar file. Using "Launch4j" I have managed to produce a functioning .exe file. This file ...
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Windows update error 0x80240438 for optional features

I updated to the latest Windows 10 (1809) with the windows update assistant and now I get constantly error messages in the messaging center, that something couldn't be installed. If I click on it I ...
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How to restore a PNG file with just the text?

Lets say that i have a chunk of text that may indicate that its a PNG image. ‰PNG ��� IHDR��X�����€«���PLTE���ÿÿÿŸŸŸ¿¿¿ßßß???___þæô��� pHYs��Ä��Ä•+��åIDATxœíÚÍ[ÛFÇq!0ò±ƒ'GhÉË5ݣݻÇxÁ-G”MhŽ8iqŽÐ$...
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Single plug for headphones and microphone - enable only the microphone

In my laptop I have a single plug for headphones and microphone together. I have a headset, but I want to plug it but only use its microphone, and want the sound to come out of the laptop's speakers. ...
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Windows 10 slow running performance when joined an AD and using an AD-Account

We recently updated our teams infrastructure to Windows 10 within an AD. Everything works fine except: We're observing slow performance in some situations. First observed was it as our Post-Compiling ...
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How to do a true factory reset on surface pro 5?

I have a surface pro 5 that I bought for work and then they installed some software on it that allows me to VPN, restricts sign on options (no windows hello), prevents access to unknown local networks,...
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How to enable memory compression Windows 10

Recently I've been running programs that really like to soak up my system memory. So much that a lot of the time I don't even have a gigabyte left. This has led my system to hang and eventually crash ...
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What's the lightest, fastest program to open pictures in Windows 10? [on hold]

I feel that sometimes Window's Photos doesn't load my pic fast enough. Thanks in advance for the answer.
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Wifi stops working 2 mins after startup; must manually disconnect and reconnect to work every time (Windows 10)

I am using Windows 10, and my Wifi has never given me any problems until a forced update about 3 weeks ago. Ever since then, when the computer boots up, the internet would work for about 2 minutes, ...
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Hook to shutdown VirtualBox on restart due to Windows Update

Although those of us on Windows 10 Home are stuck with uncontrolled system restarts due to Windows Update, is there a way to add a hook that will run whenever Windows restarts or shuts down, whether ...
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Can I use a windows 10 system image from a SP4 on a different SP4?

I checked out a couple similar questions here on SU but the one that gave me hope was Using a Windows System Repair Disc to restore a System Image on a blank HDD but that question the user still had ...
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How do you set Windows file permissions/security options non-recursively?

I somehow botched up my C:\ (root folder) security settings on Windows 10. They remained botched even after an in-place reinstall and somewhat botched after a full (no-save) reinstall. Right now if I ...
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How can I prevent one user account from using a wifi password of another

Basically, I need two user accounts under Windows 10 each of which remembers a password to a different Wifi but does not use the wifi from the other account. Can this be done?
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Deleting multiple monitors displays

How do I clear the multiple monitor configuration of a computer that is running Windows 10? I have 2 monitors I'm using at different resolutions. For some reason Windows 10 is reading my sound bar ...
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Windows 10 Recent Update Freezing Users Up (SharePoint/Office related?)

We use Windows 10 on our machines and we get constant updates automatically. Recently users started having issues where their computer would freeze up when they try to access SharePoint shortcut ...
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Is there a way to use Twitters Twemoji on windows 10 1803 [on hold]

I want to use twitters Twemoji font as the default emojis on windows 10 1803, I tried using https://github.com/eosrei/twemoji-color-font but the fonts didnt change.
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Windows File History Include/Exclude Order of Precedence?

I am attempting to configure Win 10 Pro File History without continually backing up stuff I don't want and thus overflowing by backup device. Specifically, I want to exclude all of \users\me\documents ...
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Prevent Windows from going to sleep automatically

I bought a PC from someone to learn with and it keeps freezing. It works normally, but when it falls asleep, it won't wake up and I have to force it off by holding the power button. It came with a ...
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How can I recover the files of a recently reset windows PC? [duplicate]

So I recently had to do a factory reset of a Lenovo netbook running windows 10 pro. I was offered two different options when I did it, to clear the drives or to just wipe it. As it said that clearing ...
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is KMS-Digital-Online_Activation_Suite safe valid and genuine to activate windows 10?

I bought Windows 10 Pro Key online through Lazada, the seller gave me a product key but upon activation it failed to activate the system. I asked the seller for some help and then he gave me a link ...
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Custom Java app, does not show startup splash screen on some devices?

I have a Java app, called Infra12. It is not for sale so wont be in common use. It is designed to interrogate industrial equipment, but the supplier of the software has gone into administration, and ...
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Why won't a program won't run off my external drive? But it will run fine when it is placed on my desktop?

The program I am using is portable and self contained. I am not able to discuss the details of the program unfortunately. I am in contact with the developer but it doesn’t appear that any other users ...
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Exclude single executable from path

I have a small problem with my path environment on windows 10. I'm running CLion, which uses CMake, and it spits out this error: sh.exe was found in your PATH, here: C:/Program Files/Git/bin/sh....
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How do I type the backtick on a standard US QWERTY keyboard?

I seem to be unable to type the backtick without using an alt code. However, the ~ works fine, and the key can be used as a hotkey in games/programs, just cannot be typed. How would I fix this?
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C:\Windows.old has a phantom permission, how do I rid myself of it?

I just clean reinstalled Windows 10 1809 (big mistake, I know). It's the official refreshed version, but it grants ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES permission to C:\Windows.old. This is relevant because ...
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Creating Primary partition Error

My USB is shown on disk management as "unallocated". I ran: chkdsk /f /r d: it told me that my drive is RAW type. So I tried using diskpart. My volume is shown as unusable so I selected it and ...
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Run a program from task-bar hidden icon automatically at logon

I would like to run a program (ToolwizTimeFreeze.exe) from his hidden icon on the task-bar(it starts only from this location) insert the password and activate the freezing option...It needs to be done ...
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Several questions and advice switching from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and issues with it's builds [on hold]

My situation: I'm switching a few parts on a PC build soon to improve it's performance in games specifically, one of which is the motherboard, which in my case will require a new windows installation ...
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Can I have Radeon 6950 + RX 580 installed together on Windows 10?

I'm a game dev and I use RX 580 as my main GPU. I'd like to install older Radeon 6950 and optimize the game for it. I plan to use two displays. I tried doing this on Windows 7, but it's impossible ...
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Sound differences between aux and bluetooth audio

(I have actually had a lot issues with sound quality with my new Dell XPS 15, leading me down endless self help articles and constant audio driver uninstalls and updates. However, this forum isn't for ...
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KB4471332 fails with 0x800f0922, EFI partition is over 500MB

I'm having trouble installing Windows 1809 update KB4471332, it's failing with the error 0x800f0922. Having done some googling and searching here, many of the suggested solutions involve ensuring the ...
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Windows 10 Update on a USB

Windows 10 Update on a USB I got locked in one of those update loops. You know what I mean, probably. My Windows 10 would start an automatic update, then fail, and then reset itself to a previous ...
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Windows 10 CMD responds extremely slow

My command line is so slow. I mean even ruby -v takes 10-13 seconds to return version and more complex commands like running rails s is a pain. I tried chkdsk and no problem found. Tried to have ...
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Harddisk is almost full but i don't have anything

My free harddisk space is almost full but when i select all folder inside the C:/ drive(including unvisible folders) it shows only 70 GB. What is the problem ? https://imgur.com/EBhaSzc https://...
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“You need to fix your Microsoft account” notification, but no account

Dears, After changing my Microsoft Account password online, my Windows 10 build 17134.471 started occasionally complaining about me having to fix my Microsoft account. It would appear that Windows ...
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Windows 10 installations after modifying it with NTlite

I modified my Windows 10 1809 LTSC ISO file with NTlite and removed a lot of stuff from it. such as xbox, remote registry and remote assistance, speech recognition files, ease of access themes, ...
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Two Ubiquiti UniFi WAP on same network, Windows 10 /only/ connecting to WAP on other side of apartment

I am at my wits' end here with this WAP issue. We have two Ubiquiti UniFi WAPs in our apartment and until quite recently my laptop has been connecting to the one that is 5 feet above it on the ceiling....
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default programs for certain file extensions

I am having trouble editing the registry to get a file type to open with a default text editing program. i have edited the registry following this post: https://superuser.com/a/1369178/972419. ...
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I want to extend Local Disk C but I can't create unallocated space next to it so that i just simply extend it

I urgently need to extend my Local Disk C but when O shrink the other disk (E), the unallocated space appears after disk E so I'm unable to extend disk C to the unallocated space.
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Reactivating Windows 10 OEM guest after transferring from Xen to Virtualbox

I had a Windows 10 Pro (OEM) installation running as a guest on a Xenserver 6.5 host. The host has crashed and I copied the VHD file directly from the host to another host running Virtualbox. I was ...
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Dual monitor setup issue - Both monitors detected but 2nd screen Is blank/black

I recently bought a new monitor to my PC... and i have a big problem. I connected 2 monitors to my graphic card: Geforce gtx 1050. One with HDMI and the 2nd one with a DVI adapter. They both ...
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Bootable External Hard Drive Windows 10 while have Files

It is possible my external hard drive to become bootable windows 10 while it have files like videos, music, document?
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Windows 10 setting is managed by administrator, but I am already an admin

I am already a admin, how this appears on my windows 10 PC?
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Powershell can't see all files in a directory

Im at a loss with this one. I have a script in the Powershell Directory that I cannot see with Powershell. I've navigated to the directory and ran Dir -Force which should show me all files in the ...
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Trouble restoring backuped users folders

I have a broken windows 10 HDD. It fails to boot Windows 10. I moved the HDD to another machine, to do a backup. I was told to copy c:\users\username, reinstall windows, with same usernames, and ...