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Install Radeon RX 570 4G Card Driver

I try to install the card drivers, however none of them seems to work. I have used the ones that come in the purchase with the CDs, and some others from the internet. Although everyone says they ...
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MBR2GPT: Disk layout validation failed for disk 0

When trying to convert to GPT, I get this error: PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> mbr2gpt /validate /disk:0 /allowfullos MBR2GPT: Attempting to validate disk 0 MBR2GPT: Retrieving layout of disk MBR2GPT: ...
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deleted path variable in windows 10 and when I recreate it and come back after is not there

Hi first of all I'm very sorry for posting question that has been asked a lot before but none of those couldn't solve my problem I had problems with creating JAVA_HOME variable and at the meanwhile I ...
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Visual Studio Code - working with two sub-windows but making them not effecting one another?

Visual Studio Code (VSCODE to all you coming here from search engines) allows splitting the current working window into two windows: When I type text in one, it appears in the other. I desire that ...
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Why does this rclone bandwidth limit timetable triggers at midnight?

I'm launching rclone with this bandwidth limiter schedule: --bwlimit "09:00,25 13:00,off 14:00,25 23:59,off Sun-12:00,off Sun-16:00,25" At 23.59, it disables the limiter: 2018/12/15 23:59:03 NOTICE: ...
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Random Shutdown on PC

I built a computer around 3 months or so. I had a problem that the computer turned off after some time and I fixed it for some time after reinstalling windows (10). It was all fine until I added a ...
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How to create EFI when installing secondary OS on a Legacy System?

I have Windows 10 installed on my laptop in Legacy mode. I want to install Ubuntu. I shrank the Windows main partition by 150GB and am installing Linux there. During installation, I get this error ...
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Change Border Color in Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

I'm not certain about title, sorry about that. My problem is I want to Photo Viewer like in first photo. Up border is white, but down is blue or whatever my theme is. But I can select both white or ...
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Sony Vaio laptop - What is the magic behind rapid wake and how to migrate to newly bought ssd?

I have vaio svs13125cgb laptop ( before vaio brand was sold ), I want to buy ssd and replace the hard drive, how do I keep the "rapid wake" feature ( not windows hibernation, not sure how sony did it) ...
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share samba drive with windows without having to allow guest access

I am trying to set up a simple samba share between my raspberry pi and my windows 10. This is my config: [global] min protocol = SMB2 workgroup = WORKGROUP wins support = no dns proxy = ...
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Extending allocated primary partition with preceding unallocated volume

I tried to make a dual-boot system on my Razer Blade. When I allocated a seperate partition for my Linux installation, I suddenly got a new unallocated partition in front of my Windows partition. Now ...
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Windows 10 Start Menu Search extra box

I am wondering how do I turn off the extra box on the right when I'm doing a search in the Start menu on Windows 10 as shown in this image?
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No audio in Windows lock screen after sleep

I'm using a homemade solution to wake me up in the morning by playing music. The basic idea is that I set my computer to sleep in the evening, and the next morning a scheduled task wakes up the ...
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scanning by windows defender of win10

I use win10's own windows defender to scan viruses. Strangely each time when only 1 file is there, windows defender's scanning report shows>100 files scanned. I did choose the specific file to scan. ...
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Windows 10 USB device disconnecting after a power failure

My USB mouse is always getting disconnected after a power failure. I tried unplugging the device and plugging it again, the laser lights for sometime and then it stops. For all USB root hubs i had ...
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My computer woke up from a device that does not have permission to wake the computer

I'm running windows 10 and I have been fighting windows wake-up ever since I got windows 10. Recently I thought I had done everything needed to prevent it but today there it goes again and wakes up. ...
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Dual monitor setup issue - Both monitors are detected but second screen Is blank/black

I recently bought a new monitor for my PC... and I have a big problem. I connected 2 monitors to my graphic card: Geforce GTX 1050. One with HDMI and the second one with a DVI adapter. They are both ...
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Can a Ubiquiti Nanostation 5ghz 802.11ac Mimo wifi wireles outdoor CPE be connectecto a pc ethernet port?*

I have the above Nanostation which I believe is a POE device. I have been told that I can plug it directly into my pc ethernet port. As it is powered I am concerned that I may damage my pc. If I ...
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Force iSCSI Disconnect

I've been toying around with iSCSI for a little while (FreeNAS 11.1-U5 target, Win10 Pro initiator) and have run into what would be a bit of a deal-breaking issue: I can't seem to disconnect from an ...
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reagentc /enable failing with error code 3bc3, Windows Update failing with error 800F0922

A while back I cloned my Windows partition from my old hard drive over to a new SSD. I'm now having trouble with the latest cumulative Windows update (which is failing repeatedly with error ...
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PC restarting without warning

I have had an issue with my PC restarting during resource intensive gaming and I cannot figure out what the cause is. The main culprit in question is Star Citizen though it seems that other games will ...
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Two blue arrows [compression?] on literally nearly everything [duplicate]

I went to sleep, and now it seems that everything, from program folders to images, have blue arrows on the top right of their thumbnails. Naturally this has spooked me a little. Is there a way to mass ...
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Simple INTERNET RADIO application for WINDOWS (preferably Freeware or Opensource) [on hold]

I'm looking for something I found in 2 seconds on my phone.. but seem to be having an issue finding it for PC. Basically I was hoping someone could recommend me a internet radio application. Not like ...
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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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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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Toggle between dual monitors from laptop

My work PC is a machine running Windows 10 Pro and has twin dual 17" monitors. I have a home laptop running Windows 10 Pro and connect to my work PC using Remote Desktop. I need to find a keyboard ...
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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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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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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?