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Difference between adding a user with the Net User command vs using Windows Credential Manager

Today I was working on a client who had a printer connected to PC-1 (running Windows 10 Pro) but they needed to print on it from PC-2. I set up a connection from PC-2 to PC-1 using the Windows ...
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Accidentally changed my only Administrator account to Guest [duplicate]

As the title suggests, I accidentally changed my only admin account to guest today. The account is also my Microsoft account, and I don't have any other accounts on my computer. So I ended up with ...
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How do I make things even between my primary and secondary screens?

I got a new computer and I noticed on my secondary screen everything is tiny. I went to the settings for Windows and Chrome, set them how I liked, but the problem persisted. While everything on my ...
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It should request a password even when I'm in the administrator user

Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? I want that every time this message shows up, one of the administrators' passwords would be needed, even when I'm in an administrator ...
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Create a new policy in computer management Win 10 pro

I would like to create a new policy that should make users be able to install programs on the computer even a local user
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Is an already using windows 10 pro licence transferable to another PC?

I have a laptop that had windows 10 home pre-installed when purchased. I installed Ubuntu in it. After that, I installed windows 10 pro in it. Then bought windows 10 pro license and using that product ...
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Windows 10 - How to turn off "This app has prevented you from shutting down"

Windows 10 does not always shutdown because "an app is preventing you from shutting down". Is there a setting to force shutdown regardless of "potential save loss"? I don't care if ...
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Windows 10 suddenly shows a lot of keyboard languages [duplicate]

I know this was asked many times before, but I couldn't find a recent answer, and it seems that Windows 10 has changed a lot and some answers went out of date in a year only! Where did these languages ...
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How to change duration of timeout after too many incorrect password attempts in Windows 10?

Using Windows 10 Pro, I authenticate in the login screen with my password. It often happens that I mistype my password multiple times and at a certain point the password prompt is delayed for a minute ...
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WiFi disable when connect to public network

Windows-10 I connected to a public WiFi network, but the WiFi option and the hotspot option vanished. The menu became short, and only the Ethernet was enabled. It had happened 5 years before, on the ...
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Random Blue Screens Windows 10 (I've tried literally everything)

Ever since I built my current computer about a month ago I have had a BSOD about once every 2 weeks and as well as that games sometimes just crash randomly (sometimes on startup or sometimes after I'...
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Can I run VMware Player and WSL2 on the same Windows 10 Pro machine without disabling either?

Its not super clear to me from searches done if I can run VMware Player on the same Windows 10 Pro machine using Docker / WSL2 to run Linux containers. Or does it mean Hyper-V needs to be disabled to ...
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Will I be able to recover win 10 license after removing microsoft account?

I just activated a Windows 10 Pro license in a new computer, and a friend convinced me to link my microsoft account to my windows installation so I will be able to reactivate it after a hardware ...
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Transparent windows in Windows 10 Pro over videos & color shift while browsing

I recently bought a new MSI laptop and after installing windows 10 pro I am facing some issues with the screen. First of all, it goes to night mode (shifts color tune) when I am browsing the internet ...
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Why does my pc sleep when I want it to hibernate?

This is my first question on stack exchange. I have a three-day old thinkpad t590 running windows 10 pro. It has 1tb ssd and 24gb memory. My problem is I noticed that whenever I set my pc to hibernate,...
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Is it possible to install the security update without installing the update preview?

I would like to install the security intelligence update but not the update preview. Is that possible? Is there something I've neglected to do in my update configuration that is causing these two ...
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Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Pro fails with error code 0xc004f050

I have a PC running Windows 10 Home (valid license and activated). Now I bought a Windows 10 Pro Upgrade license (OEM) to upgrade that PC to Windows 10 Professional. If I enter the license key in the ...
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electrobot amd ryzen 5 3600 nvidia geforce rtx 2060 super 8gb gaming tower pc with a 550 watt power supply + 24" lg ultragear 1ms 144hz [closed]

i have a electrobot amd ryzen 5 3600 nvidia geforce rtx 2060 super 8gb gaming tower pc with a 550 watt power supply + 24" lg ultragear 1ms 144hz gaming monitor + zebronics transformer m gaming ...
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System 30/40% high cpu at the start

I'm really desperate. I have a new laptop but when I start it or restarts the "system" process eats up 30-40% of the cpu for a couple of minutes. I did a check and this is what I found ...
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Upgrading / Changing / Moving Windows 10 License

I've just bought a Windows 10 Pro License because I want to use that on my main PC which currently has Windows 10 Home on it for the extra features. I've upgraded most things over the years so pretty ...
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Hyper-V corruption on save/start

I have set up a Windows 10 Pro VM on a Windows 10 Pro host. The guest is a Generation 2 VM and the settings veer off the defaults only to specify 16 GB max dynamic memory, 8 virtual CPUs, disable ...
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Deploying git clone into Windows 10 inetpub wwwroot

I have a brand new Windows 10 Professional installed, configuring for the first time. I have a local web presence that I like to deploy, typically from Git repository straight into whatever the ...
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RDP connection to Windows 10 PC logs out local (console) user with another username, any solution?

I'm trying to connect to a Windows 10 Pro machine using username USER01, and there's another user named OTHERUSER02 already logged in locally to the machine. But he receives a message to log him out ...
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Windows 10 pro official installation media

I have a DELL laptop with windows home on it. (sticker license). I want to download windows 10 pro and install it on this laptop. So I downloaded from here the media creation tool: https://www....
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Network speed varies greatly

My WiFi speed tests have been reporting very low figures as of yesterday. Also, as you can see in the very low-res videos, google loads a white page for a second or two before loading the full site, ...
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Windows 10 Pro doesn't show version of Windows, can this be fixed?

I use a computer at work which has Windows 10 Pro installed but when I look to see its version, it doesn't show it, it just shows Edition and that's 64 bit. I need to see its version since a paid ...
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Copy files with Remote App on Windows 10

I am using the Remote Desktop App on Windows 10 pro. Not the old program, the app. This is another issue but secondary to this. I will say though that everything on both sides is fully up to date, I ...
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Windows 10 pro USB issues with networking and mouse

I'm having some trouble with a windows 10 pro laptop that also has a dual boot with ubuntu. Everything works fine in ubuntu so I assume its not a hardware issue. I don't use Windows much, really only ...
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Safe way to eject an internal hard disk drive being connected externally through USB

I have removed a 500 GB Barracuda internal hard disk drive from my old laptop This is an actual spinning magnetic hard disk and not an SSD I have a USB converter cable for it that lets me ...
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Oracle Database 18C XE Installation completed with Errors

I am getting the below error while trying to install Oracle Database 18C XE on my local system (Windows 10 Pro). Oracle Database Installation Completed with Errors The wizard was interrupted before ...
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Hyper-V on Windows 2019 Server or Windows 10 Pro Desktop for production use

I want to virtualize my desktop PC, which is a) rather potent and b) always on anyway, and run some other VMs on that hardware. It is Windows 10 Pro right now. The VMs will be production VMs, like ...
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Windows 10 not starts my Delphi 7 program if there is no (random) argument in command line

This morning some of my clients contact me reporting that my application wasn't starting (from night to day). After trying some things I noted a bizarre behavior: My application only starts if I ...
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Multiple issues with VGA

Good day! I'm facing some issues with Intel HD 4600 VGA, I will mention some: I'm setting my resolution to 1920x1080 as follows: My resolution in settings BUT in advanced display settings, this is ...
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How to set display resolution via PowerShell on Win10 Pro

I was asked by a client's IT admin to "write a powershell script that sets the resolution manually on bootup". Presumably it is possible if they're asking me to do this. I have absolutely no ...
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SD Card Micro SDHC "You don't currently have permission to access this folder"

I'm running on Windows 10 Pro, and every time I try to open my SD card it says "You don't currently have permission to access this folder. Click Continue to permanently get access to this folder." ...
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Bluestacks Hyper-V not disabling

i recently tried to install Bluestacks on windows 10 pro (x64) and upon installation i am greeted by the "Bluestacks is unable to use hardware assisted virtualisation when hyper-v is enabled". Even ...
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I have two operating systems on two different hard drives one is fast and one is slow. Why?

This is my system: Intel i7-7820x CPU 3.60Ghz DDR4 16GB RAM Geforce GTX 1080TI ASUS ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME Disk 1: Seagate BarraCuda - 2TB, 7,200 RPM Disk 2: Western Digital - 1TB, 7,200 RPM I ...
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Changing Location of User's Personal Folders Only Partially Works

I changed the location of a user's personal folders to a mounted network drive, by modifying the values under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders. ...
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Hide "3D Objects" from "This PC"

There are plenty of tutorial online for removing "all" of the folders from under This PC, by editing the registry. All of the folders are removed as they are supposed to be, besides for the "3D ...
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Update SLIC with Windows 10 Pro key so Windows installer uses it

I have a Dell laptop with Windows 10 Home. I have also purchased Pro key. From my experience, if I reinstall fresh, the USB doesn't ask me for a key at all, it just grabs the license information from ...
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How do I turn off Windows 10 searching the store when I press start and type? [duplicate]

I just upgraded to Windows 10 1903 and now when I press Start and type Windows is showing store results How do I turn that feature off? I don't want windows searching the store when I press the start ...
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Installing PCI Gameport on newer PC for older joysticks

I have an older gameport version of a CH Products joystick that I plan to use on my Windows 10 Pro. I would use a gameport to USB adapter, but they all have very limited "space" for buttons/ hats and ...
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In Win10 can a Storage Space 2-way Mirror be the System disk? [duplicate]

I promised to set up SW RAID Mirroring for my client. The computer came with a 500GB HDD as the only disk (with Win10 Pro installed on it). I just plugged in 2 additional new 500GB SSDs (not yet ...
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Trying to start Biitlocker I get "This device can't use a Trusted Platform Module."

I am trying to upgrad a 500GB SATA disk that was bitlocker encrypted to a 2TB disk. Here's what I have done so far. 1. Turn off bitlocker on the source disk. This was necessary to be able to expand ...
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Using support for nested virtualization to run another not-Hyper-V hypervisor inside the Window Root OS

I'm trying to better understand how hypervisors work. I know that only one hypervisor at a time can use the virtualization support from the CPU. I also know that Hyper-V is a type 1 hypervisor so when ...
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For how long is a Windows 10 Pro license valid?

I couldn't find any info about this. I'm thinking about buying a Windows 10 Pro license but I'm wondering for how long it will be valid? Is it some cloud thing that needs to be renewed every year, or ...