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Questions tagged [windows-10-v1511]

For questions specific to Windows 10 November Update (Version 1511). Use [windows] instead for questions involving Windows in general.

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sudden change in icons on desktop & outlook

Sometime last week my computer changed the size of all the icons on my desktop and also changed the size of all size of the print in outlook. I don't know if this was due to an update or not but ...
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Can I delete amdkmpfd.ini package in Windows 10?

I am having a dell-inspiron-15r-7520(SE) Laptop. The laptop is currently running Windows 10 Version 1511 OS Build 10586.1176. The laptop comes with AMD Radeon HD 7730M discrete graphics card. My ...
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no “Windows subsystem for Linux (Beta)” available

I'm trying to use Linux shell on my windows and this is my system info: I followed this instruction: Install Linux bash on windows but there is no "Windows subsystem for Linux (Beta)" available. can ...
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Can SYSPrep be used to repair user accounts in Windows 10?

There seems to be some problems with my user and system accounts and rights in WIn10, which seem to affect various operations. I found this article that recommends to use SYSPrep to repair: https://...
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How to rename Virtual Desktops in Windows 10 v1511?

With the v1511 version update on Windows 10 Virtual Desktops now are named with quotation marks. Does this mean that you can rename them now? I also discovered a registry key called "...
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DirectX (dxwebsetup) doesn't work on Windows 10

I've been searching on the web for a while... and I've got through many sites related to the topic "Unable to run games because of DirectX version" (e.g. 1, 2, 3, etc...). Done patching it to 1.27a, ...
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Task Manager sometimes starts at the top left corner and is very small

I want to preface this by saying that I naively installed some malware a few months ago and even though I tried everything to repair my mistake, my computer still seems to have kept some scars from it ...
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Windows 10 Start Menu Different Between Builds? [duplicate]

The first image is from Windows 10 v1511 (Build 10586.218), and the "All apps" menu item is tucked into the lower left corner, out of sight & mind. This image is from a Surface Pro 4 running ...
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Install major windows update after going back to a previous build

After installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, I experienced some issues which caused me to use the built in option to go back to the previous build (1511). How can I now reinstall the update ...
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Folder attributes lost on copy or move in Windows 10 1607 (Anniversary Update)

Windows 10 1511 Make copy of folder with attributes +R/+S on same partition - Copy has same attributes set Make copy of folder with attributes +R/+S on different partition - Copy has same attributes ...
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Windows 10 (Pre-Anniversary update) Hyper-V client problems with DPI and connection bar

I'm using a laptop for work that is completely locked down, with Hyper-V host enabled and a VM with full admin rights for doing anything I can't do on the laptop's host OS. The laptop is running ...
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amd display driver crash in Windows 10 version 1607

I am facing this problem from the first version of windows 10. Initially, the error was: "amd Display driver stopped responding and has recovered". I searched solutions at Microsoft Community about ...
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Will windows 10.1511 eventually get the anniversary update automatically?

I currently run the Windows 10 professional 1511, which I upgraded to from Windows 7 (the same edition) on July 25th. I thought it would be a 30 days delay before I get it through the windows update (...
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Windows 10 summons rundll32 after install something

I've noticed that every time I install something, rundll32.exe runs and it takes up 99% of my disk resource, which makes my computer slow. This is the command that is run: rundll32.exe aeinv.dll,...
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Windows 10 Anniversary Update Crash on installing

Problem Windows 10 Education x64 crashes on installing of Update 1607 without BSOD. I see Windows's ring progress indicator before the crash. Goal Updating Windows 10 Education x64 from Version ...
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Windows 10 client can't ping/reach/lookup specific hosts in a network

I have a strange problem with a Windows 10 client in a customer network. It's a Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1. The client was first upgraded from Windows 8.1 to 10. Everything related to networking worked ...
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How does starting Application Identity fixes start menu won't open issue

I'm running Windows 10 OS Version 10.0.10586 Build 10586 and there's the bug when start menu, volume mixer, action center, wifi settings dialogs do not open when clicked on them. I've run across the ...
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Does xNeat Clipboard Manager work on Windows 10 not upgraded from Windows 7 (Or installed after Windows 10)

I have installed xNeat on a system that ran Windows 7 and has been upgraded to Windows 10 and it works the same. On my new Windows 10 laptop and other laptop upgraded without installing xNeat before ...
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Computer shut downs automaticly

I have windows 10 64bit and facing a big problem with my laptop when on Battery power. firstly the situations in which the problems occured. when i am on Battery and playing games or running any ...
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Laptop screen at 40% brightness when first turned on

I have several HP ZBook 17 G3's that my company just purchased. They are all imaged with an up-to-date Windows 10 image, and the first thing I do after imaging them is run HP Support Assistant to ...
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Does the current Windows 10 media creation tool allow Windows 7 product key activation

Today is the 2nd last day before the Windows 10 Free Upgrade offer expires. I'd like to know - does the current ISO (or installer) downloaded via the Media Creation Tool (MCT) allow for inputting the ...
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Windows 10 Search: Search my stuff by default

Generally I use the built-in Windows 10 search to find my documents by name. However, in Windows 10 version 1511 the search is not performed in my stuff. Is there a way to make "Search my stuff" the ...
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Virtual memory on windows 10

I've read on many articles and i've seen on my previous PC that the default Windows virtual memory formula is : 1.5 X RAM Size (for initial size). But on my new Pc with 6GB of RAM , with windows 10 ...
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HP stream with 32Gb HDD

How the hell do I upgrade Win10 to latest version when the current win10 takes up 20Gb and the upgrade is requesting 20Gb. I have moved what I can to a SSD card and currently have 3Gb left, but why is ...
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Graphic adapter seems installed correctly but windows is using basic driver

I have Windows 10 x64 Pro build 1511 with all latest updates. My graphic adapter ( discrete ) is an ATI radeon HD 5450. I have installed the latest drivers downloaded from AMD site. But now under ...
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Windows 10 Start menu, notification center, not working after trying all available fixes

I have a windows 10 pro (upgraded from windows 7), version 1511, build 10586.420 up to date. No virus, or malware found. I have tried all the fixes from the following post without success. Windows ...
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How do I make audio go through both front and rear jacks?

My computer has both a front and a rear jack to plug in headphones or speakers. I'm trying to make it so that if I plug a headphone on front and another one on the back, it would ouput sound on both. ...
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How do I format an internal hard drive to exFAT in Windows 10?

I have an internal hard drive that I use as storage where I dump the stuff I need backed up. I want to format it to exFAT instead of NTFS so that it doesn't have to deal with permissions. The problem ...
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Windows 10 USB install “Windows cannot read the <Product Key> from the unattend start file”

I've got my Windows 10 iso from MSDN. I created a bootable USB with it. I go to actually install, and I get an error: I've used the same iso before when burned to a disc. I'm not trying to install on ...
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Windows 10 update to 1511 installation fails

I'm having problems updating to the Windows 10 November Update (1511) with an error saying "Something Happened" I've tried to update using Windows Update Media Creation Tool Tech Bench ISO I've ...
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No right-click menu for VS 2015 in Windows 10 taskbar

In Windows 10, I can't get a context menu when right-clicking the Visual Studio 2015 icon in the start menu nor on the taskbar. The icon is visible, but when I right-click on it, I get no context ...
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Can't install update 'Upgrade to Windows 10 Enterprise, version 1511, 10586' (KB3012973)

I can see that I have a new update on my machine 'Upgrade to Windows 10 Enterprise, version 1511, 10586'. The Windows update is constantly nagging me to restart my computer but when I do restart (I ...
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Something in Windows 10 is re-dating all of my archived *.eml files

Background info Between 2003 & 2013 I had the habit of saving important emails out of my email account to my local hard drive as *.eml files. (I no longer do this, relying on the vast backup ...
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Unified Write Filter servicing on Windows 10 enterprise not working as expected

Working with Windows 10 Enterprise, fresh image, only extra software is Notepad++, all updates applied. Now that's out of the way, we are testing Unified Write Filter (UWF), and it almost performs as ...
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How do I force Windows updates to install?

My computer says I have an update pending (Windows 10 Pro, version 1511, 10586), and keeps shutting it down every night to restart. However, the updates never actually install. My computer restarts, I ...
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Windows 10 Hello fingerprint issues

Currently I have set up a windows 10 machine to our domain. this machine is setup with 2 different set of domain id. 1 of which is an administrator account, and the other a normal user account. I ...
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Windows 10 upgrade version 1511, 10586 acts like it installs but does not actually install

I have done a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro (XPS 15 9550), installed drivers etc. When I do Windows update it downloads and installs version 1511, 10586 with no real fanfare. When I do Windows ...
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Code 31 (Windows cannot load the drivers) For Some Portable Devices

I have 3 physical USB drives. A) Flash drive B) Physical external drive (self powered) C) Physical external drive (wall powered) All but one of the partitions on these drives exhibits the yellow ...
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File and folders Right click menu is open very slow

I'm running windows 10 build 1511 with all latest updates. When right click on a file , folder or shortcut , the menu is open very slow. When right click On desktop , recycle bin , and other system ...
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Edge browser does not sync bookmarks in real time

I'm using the latest available version of Edge (25.10586.0.0) in Windows 10 on my devices like the main work pc, my Win10 tablet and a Microsoft Lumia 950 phone. When I bookmark a website or add it to ...
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Graphical oddities in Start menu, Action Center

I have been seeing graphical oddities in both the Start menu and notifications in the Action Center. Namely, all interactive objects are darker than normal, and mousing over them further darkens them: ...
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ON/OFF charger has been removed from your pc

Since the last Windows 10 update, I've been getting this notification every time I boot. Does anybody know what the heck it is? And how to stop it complaining at me? My PC was originally an iBuyPower ...
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Start menu and “action center” cannot be opened in Windows 10 [duplicate]

After about 2 months from updrading from Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 10 I am having weird issues: When I click Windows icon, nothing happenes - Windows menu is not opened. The same happens when ...
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Recent Windows update broke smartphone connectivity and windows media player

Seems like my windows 10 updated itself to a new version without telling me first* (my winver says 1511 build 10586.36 - Windows 10 Pro N). As a result, I lost several program functionalities, ...
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Windows 10 Pro doesn't show update 1511 (build 10586)

I have Windows 10 Pro and it doesn't show the update 1511. I've followed all the steps commonly advised: I ensured "Defer Upgrades" is not enabled in Windows Settings (Settings -> Update & ...
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Very slow internet connection on Windows 10

I have Windows 10 build 1511. The internet connection is very slow. I have a 30mbps internet connection. I have 2 pc both wired connected with my router. The first PC with Windows 7 has a very ...
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Secondary hard drive contains exact copy of my user profile

I'm running Windows 10 version 1511 (build 10586.63). Windows is installed on my SSD (drive C:) and my hard drive (F:) is used for holding various data. This evening I noticed that drive F: contains -...
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Start menu is not sorted alphabetically

I'm using Windows 10 build 1511. Today I've noticed a problem with items on Start Menu-All Apps. I have installed several adobe applications, and after installations, all the shortcuts have the word ...
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Windows 10 tells me no ethernet connection when I am connected to the internet via ethernet

My laptop: Sony VAIO SVT15117CDS My OS: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (version 1511 build 10586.36) I hooked up an ethernet cable to my laptop, and internet is working on my computer without problems. ...
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Automatic services doesn't start automatically after windows restart

I have windows 10 built 1511 with all the updates. Today I have noticed some strange behavior : when I make a system restart , after , some of the services with startup type Automatic doesn't start ...