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Checking For CPU Errors [closed]

I have Recently Updated My computer Including getting a new CPU however I am now having performance issues is there a good way to check for possible errors on a CPU as I believe that it is getting ...
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Frequent permanent freezing of Windows 10 while using Citrix Workspace

I have recently rebuilt my PC with the following specification but am seeing frequent freezing requiring a hard reset. I have been investigating for quite some time but not able to pinpoint the root ...
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Mysterious windows emoji keyboard textbox?

Sometime ago, I stumbled upon this weird feature where when I open the windows emoji keyboard when certain things are in focus (the task bar or desktop icons), text input is directed into this ...
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Problems with New hardware [closed]

I have recently built a new system and have been getting crashes mainly when using YouTube and Games, I have been trying to diagnose the problem for over two weeks and haven't made any progress. it ...
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Some sites fail to load on Windows 10

When I try to go to Office 365 I get an error. This site can’t be reached The webpage at https://www.office.com/ might be temporarily down or it may have moved permanently to a new web address. ...
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Drawing up arrows with pen removes the arrow tip

I am using a graphic tablet and I was trying to draw arrows facing upwards. Sometimes it works, but sometimes a white circle with a blue inner circle appears and the arrow tip is removed afterwards. ...
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Standby and zeroed memory not being utilized when needed, resulting in game crashing

I posted this question a few days ago about how I have high memory usage that isn't related to memory leak. Since then, I've installed Intelligent Standby List Clearer and run it on the background and ...
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how to make windows 10's explorer focus existing window when opening the same folder

There is a scenario: suppose I have two open explorer windows, window 1 showing the folder C:/data and window 2 showing the folder C:/. What I want is that when I double-click (open) the folder data ...
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need help enabling microsoft store

I've always had trouble with Microsoft store and now (because im also having trouble downloading origin) ive stumbled with the problem that Microsoft store in task manager appears as "disabled" but ...
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Driver for Huion New 1060 Plus does not recognise the device - can't configure keys

I have a Huion New 1060 Plus graphics tablet and I have downloaded the latest drivers, dating 2019-12-20. However, the Huion Tablet app has all optiones greyed out and I'm unable to configure the ...
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Pen input with Huion 1060 plus lags in Krita

I have downloaded Krita and I am trying to use it with the Huion New 1060 Plus pen input tablet. However, the input lags so much / has such a high delay that Krita only draws a few dots when I am ...
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Customize Fn keys

Is it possible to customize fn keys without referring to third party programs (e. g: Autohotkey)? Laptop: Lenovo G40-80 OS: Windows 10 To clarify: I already know that it's possible with DELL ...
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All outgoing TCP requests begin to fail 30-40 minutes after starting my PC

This just started happening this morning, and has been happening all day. I have had to restart my system about a dozen times so far. About 30-40 minutes after I start my PC, all outgoing TCP ...
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Copy and paste is not working in my VirtualBox

Recently, I want to transfer some files and folders from my Windows computer to the VirtualBox. However, I just find that the function of copy and paste is not working, but I am sure that I have ...
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Attempting to compile FFmpeg 4.2.3 statically for Windows 10 (x86_64), but binaries asks for missing DLLs [migrated]

I am using Msys MinGW (x86_64) and pulled a snapshot of the latest major release of FFmpeg off of their website. Here is my ./configure options. I plan to use the binaries on both the computer that I ...
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explorer.exe starts every five minutes a new window (win 10)

my problem is pretty simple, but i could not find a solution. Problem: explorer.exe starts every five minutes (more or less) and opens the same folder (my documents folder on c:), over and over again....
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How to Run Batch File when the Active Window is Fullscreen (and on Exit Fullscreen)

As the title states, I want to write a script that detects when a program enters or exits fullscreen; these two triggers will then run one of two .bat files that start or stop the Rainmeter.exe ...
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Move the bootloader to the drive with the system root

My windows 10 installation is on (C:) drive ("Boot" label), however the Boot Loader ("System" label) resides on another disk (F:). Here is the Disk Management: Is there a safe way to move the Boot ...
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Monitor’s Speaker on while using built-in jack

I’ve just bought a monitor with speakers but when I plug headphones in the jack of the monitor (since closer it is easier than use the jack of the pc) the speakers keep working. I tried to look in ...
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Unable to recover original user profile while using temporary profile user WIN10

I've win10 on my computer, before 1 month ago i've tried to install Android Studio, and i was unable to install the SDK because my username was in Hebrew. my friend modify my username to english and ...
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Command to make powershell console window hidden not working

I have a script that needs to run as administrator and hidden on my computer. I am able to initially call it as a hidden process but if the script fails or the code changes I will call it again: ...
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Can't enable AMD-V in VirtualBox (hardware virtualization)

In the VM settings, the case VT-x / AMD-V is grey and I can't check it. Why ? I have a Windows 10 pro host (updated) I use Vbox 6.1 (the latest) SVM mode is enabled in my BIOS settings Windows task ...
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What's a good shortcut to immediately and abruptly terminate the process that uses the most memory?

I have looked around and every answer stops short of describing how to just kill the process. Even if it's still responsive and nothing is wrong with it. I know that I will lose my data, point is that ...
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Having trouble forwarding ports on uncommon south american router(telecom)

That is the router menu where i imagine the port-forwarding is setup, the thing is, it looks nothing like tutorials in port forwarding look like online and I dont know what to put where. This is what ...
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What is causing these BSODs?

My PC has had an issue with BSODs for most of the time I've had it. Most of them are Critical Process Died, usually svchost.exe or services.exe. Today, it crashed with Unexpected Store Exception. I ...
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How can I fix my “P” key on Windows login?

On Windows 10 login, my "P" key does not function in the password field. I can get around the problem in two ways: If I instead use my PIN to login, the P key works just fine once I'm actually logged-...
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Disable virtualization on a Surface Book 3

Does anyone know how to disable virtualization on a Surface Book 3? Most articles show going into the BIOS to change this setting however, Surface Book 3 uses UEFI instead of BIOS. When going into the ...
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Unzip multiple chunk files and delete on the fly

I downloaded a 70GB video zipped into five .7z files of approximately 15GB each. Video.7z.001 Video.7z.002 Video.7z.003 Video.7z.004 Video.7z.005 I have 40GB of free disk space left on my PC and can ...
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Is there a way to mount a folder from a host specified in $HOME\.ssh\config and using pubkey auth?

Does Windows (10; either through PowerShell or somehow via WSL[2]) have a way whereby a folder sitting on a host specified in $HOME\.ssh\config, and using Public Key Authentication, can be mounted in ...
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Safe test-area in Windows 10

I have been running Windows 10 in a virtualization for the last couple of years because the work I do has a tendency to eradicate essential files or other important parts of Windows. It would be ...
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ADB-like thing for Windows 10?

My actual aim is to find out what causes freezes occurring on a HP ProBook 450 G3 about once in a week (no reaction to any keystrokes except power button; however there is obvious activity, and the ...
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How to remove AccuWeather in Windows 10

This pop-up window starts to become more and more irritant and I never installed it. I went to Control Panel to uninstall it but could not see the AccuWeather application in the list. Could someone ...
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Where is EFI partition data for Windows 10 located in C drive, if any?

I dual boot with Ubuntu 19.10 and Windows 10. The drive was partitioned as: dev/sad1 (8GB swap) dev/sda2 (~50MB EFI Partition, containing UEFI files for both Ubuntu and Windows dev/sda3 (~450GB ...
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COM ports not refreshed after editing registry

I have a couple of FTDI devices that I need to change the COM port names of; following: https://www.ftdichip.com/Support/Documents/AppNotes/AN_132_Re-Assigning_COM_Port_Numbers_Using_Registry.pdf ...
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Linux does not boot anymore after switching disks in SATA ports

I have two disks. One SSD with Debian 10 and an HDD with Windows 10. This morning I installed Debian 10 on the SSD while the SSD was plugged in SATA1. After that I shut the PC down, plugged the disk ...
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Difference between Shift + F10 and the Context Menu key

What is the difference between the function of the keyboard combination Shift + F10 and the Context Menu key on the keyboard. Context Menu key Is there actually any difference and if not than what ...
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Windows 10 Outlook: Updating this folder takes a long time

My Windows 10 Outlook is taking a long time to "Updating this folder". Sometimes taking 5-10 min, (my internet is fine) I have tried Recreating my User Profile Deleted my user inbox and sent ...
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Double boot after AC power reset?

My computer has been doing this for so long I basically accepted it as normal: any time AC power is lost, intentionally or not, the PC takes 2 tries to boot. Never 3, always 2. So if I toggle the ...
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Bluetooth regularly vanishes/reappears from settings, device manager. Nothing I do seems to make a difference

Windows 10 (Latest). MSI Gaming Pro Carbon AC (integrated Intel BT) - this board None of the suggested solutions on other posts (e.g. device manager, driver update, etc.) have worked for me, and ...
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Windows 10 auto connect to two WiFi at boot

I have two WiFi networks. One is for the internet, the other (which does eventually also route through to the internet) is for a special purpose internal network. I have Windows 10 Pro (and Ubuntu ...
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Can't open Xmls with edge on Windows 10

I cannot open XML files with Edge by double clicking on them, despite Edge being set as standard program for XMLs. The only thing that happens is that the cursor switches to the "wait cursor" for a ...
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Allow application to run only manually

Inside big application one service has unexpected behaviour causing issues. But sometimes I need it. If I just stop process - it will restart in a minute. I've found partly solution gpedit.msc > ...
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OneDrive Business: Folder shows green checkmark although directory is not completely synchronized

OneDrive Business is syncing to the local file system. In the file explorer, it often happens that a folder shows a green check mark, but when I go into the folder, then some of the content shows the ...
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Is my Windows 10 genuine?

To cut a long story short my father bought a new laptop without consulting me. I checked the laptop and it had KMSpico software on it. He paid the full price of the laptop and it "came" with Microsoft ...
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Regex: Find those html pages which does not contain this particular word on a link

I have these 2 lines on more than 3000 HTML pages: <link rel="canonical" href="https://mywebsite.com/hi/about.html" /> and <link rel="canonical" href="https://mywebsite.com/about.html" /&...
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Removing ghost keyboard layout

On my computer I see an Irish keyboard layout in the language bar. I don't know any Irish and English (USA) is my default langage with QWERTY being its only keyboard layout. How do I permanently ...
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How to search inside images in Windows 10? [closed]

I had seen this answer. Agent Ransack is used to search inside the files. Such as pdf, txt, doc and etc. But I have many images with texts, I want to search the keywords inside the images too. There ...
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Identify package name of an appx file

Is there an easier way than unzipping the appx file and inspecting files for the given scenario to obtain the full package name of an appx file? I install a specific appx file on a machine with Add-...
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make a file undeletable

I have to test a message displayed by our application when it is not possible to delete a certain control file (used by our application; the file is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\...
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Make existing Windows installation bootable from USB3.1gen2 adapter

Background: I have an nvme-SSD with Windows 10 installed, this was my default drive in the system. Yesterday I swapped the wi-fi card in the system and with it a new nvme-SSD that contains Linux. ...

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