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Questions tagged [windows-10-v1803]

For questions about the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (Version 1803 - Build 17134.1). Use [windows-10] for questions not specific to a particular release of Windows 10.

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How to reinstall Windows on Surface Laptop?

I've got a bootable USB stick and am getting to the driver loading stage. I've got the Surface Laptop drivers extracted from the Microsoft driver MSI and parked on another USB stick. I'm able to ...
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Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme bricks after removing from domain to workgroup

This is the third time this has happened. Its OS is Windows 10 pro 1803. So we got some new rugged tablets for some of our truck drivers and I need to add them to our domain so I can push software to ...
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Write to Recent Items

Is there any way of making the folder %appData%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent writable? Read-only is always enabled - disabling it and applying the changes to the folder, subfolders, and files seems to ...
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Windows spotlight not working on secure logon (requires ctrl+alt+del to logon)

How do I enable windows spotlight when secure logon (requires ctrl+alt+del to logon) is enabled? It seems that whenever secure logon is enabled, spotlight ceases to work. Any fix would be highly ...
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Windows 10 freezes and becomes unresponsive

My Computer running on Windows 10 1803 keeps stuttering and freezing. It basically becomes unresponsive for about a minute and then does everything you clicked while it was unresponsive very fast. ...
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Windows 10 update from 1703 to 1803 (skip 1709) offline

After searching alot i was unable to find a proper solution. My situation is something like this. I am on build 1703 (15063.674) and i want to upgrade it to 1803. Skipping version 1709. I want to do ...
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Windows 10: Despite file sharing being turned on, shared directory cannot be seen beyond computer

I am dealing with a client's computer that needs to have a directory shared out so that the HP AIO printer can send scans to his computer. The computer is not on a domain, as the workgroup (the small ...
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Remove Sticky Bloatware in Windows 10

Few days back, I installed a software and I do not remember its name on my Windows 10 PC. It showed some error during installation so I immediately removed it. Since then I am seeing a big square ...
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Cannot see available network page after updating to KB4346783

I just updated my laptop using Windows 10 1803 using the cumulative update package (KB4346783). Everything is working great except I cannot click on network taskbar icon and see available network ...
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Open windows 10 emoji dialog with Win+X hotkey turned off

I want to insert emoji while typing in Windows 10. Unfortunately I have globally disabled Windows+X hotkeys using Group Policy. So I cannot use Win+; or Win+. anymore. How do I use it then? I am open ...
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Windows Media Player says “improperly installed” and won't start

Seems like after installing Windows 10 1803, Windows Media Player won't start for me. It always says Windows Media Player is not installed properly and must be reinstalled.Do you want to ...
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Windows 10: " and @ keys switched, no other languages installed

I have a US keyboard, and no other languages installed on Windows 10, 1803. Suddenly today I find both keys are swapped sans explanation. My language settings look like this, en-US being the sole ...
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Disable “link your phone” links and keep Windows Spotlight

I'd like to disable "Link your phone"-like notifications, but keep Windows Spotlight turned on. I found this answer, but it is not working. I have Windows 10 Pro: And I have disabled notifications, ...
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changes to the LGPO thru gpedit.msc on domain connected machines do not apply after restarts and gpupdate /force

FYI I am very new to the world of system administration. However I have been able to find answers to nearly every question that has come across my desk - till now. We have LGPO policy's set manually ...
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Windows 10 Update stuck in Initializing Status - [Internal – Corpnet Required]

Question: I am trying to update one of my Windows 10 operating system, but it has been stuck in Initializing status. The update in question is: [Internal – Corpnet Required] 2018-08 Cumulative ...
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Windows 10 Update (1803) broke 5K support

I have a PC that wasn't used for over a year, so it was a long way behind in Windows Updates. It has an NVidia GTX 960 graphics card, which had been running a Dell UP2715K 5K monitor quite happily ...
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Windows 10 Enterprise N fakes shutdown and then returns to login prompt with flight mode enabled

I first noticed this problem a couple of days ago when I arrived at work to find my PC booted with flight mode enabled. I initiated a shutdown yesterday only to find that my PC's screen went black ...
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AutoHotkey does not send some media keys?

With this AHK script running: ^!Left:: Send {Media_Prev} MsgBox, 0, , Pressed Left! return ^!Right:: Send {Media_Next} MsgBox, 0, , Pressed Right! return ^!Space:: Send {Media_Play_Pause} MsgBox, 0,...
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I'm not sure whether my system uses TPM or not

I've encrypted my hard drive with Windows 10 version 1803 installed on it. I used BitLocker for it, but before the encryption process I had TPM turned off in UEFI. Suddenly I found it that it can be ...
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Facebook and Instagram images are broken in some browsers

On my main computer (Windows 10, 1803, 17134.165) no images or videos on Facebook or Instagram are displayed when using most browsers. All of the images and videos (from both sites) are being served ...
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Language Options -> Spell Checking in Windows 10 version 1803

What's the difference between the Spell check settings in the Language Options of Windows 10 version 1803? The options I see are as follows: Full Partial Mixed Mixed Authorized
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SearchUi.exe and Edge crash after updating to Windows 10 1803

After updating to Windows 10 1803, Edge always closes automatically and the taskbar cannot be opened. I've already tried the following: System recovery Login with a different user also an ...
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How to Upgrade Win 10 to 1803 Using Remote Desktop

I have to upgrade Windows 10 to 1803 on several remote machines, which can be accessed by using a Remote Desktop connection. Some months ago I used this command to install 1703 without having to ...
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Remove Cortana from start menu

so i've been trying to remove the cortana Icon from the start menu for a while now but haven't been successful yet. How do you guys do it? This is the current look All i want to do is remove/hide ...
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“TPM Storage is not available” and other TPM issues

Three days ago I completely reinstalled Windows, including formatting my drives. Two days ago I installed the Windows Cumulative Update, KB4338819. After doing so, I got a TPM reset request on boot....
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Preventing a downloaded Windows Update to be applied

I'm in need of preventing the big update of Windows 10 Home Single Language to version 1803, where I failed to stop it, until the state of wait for restart to apply it. I used Wushowhide tool to hide (...
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C drive randomly shows low disk space pop up

Sometimes Windows 10 shows me the wrong disk space since upgrading to v 1803. I have 18GB free on C:, but after some time it shows 5GB and the low disk space notification pops up. After I restart my ...
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Can't access Windows shares after Windows 10 build 1803 update

I have two Windows 10 computers on the same home network. Prior to the 1803 update I used to keep them in sync by sharing a folder on one, connecting to it on the other, and using sync software. The ...
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Annoying “Controlled folder access” popup after Windows 10 v1803 upgrade

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 v1803 (last night, as the update finally came out through Windows Update for my computer). However, I am now constantly getting this popup on my desktop. It's ...
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Win 10 Home v 1803 - Remove blue arrows on compressed file/folder icons?

Anyone know how to remove the blue arrows displayed on compressed file/folder icons in Win 10 v 1803? Apparently there was a simple registry tweak to remove them in older versions of Windows 10, but ...
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Did Windows 10 “Spring” Update remove the speaker output from the Taskbar?

I upgraded to Windows 10 "Spring" update or whatever they call it a couple of days ago. I haven't really used this machine much since the upgrade, this morning I was going to do some work and I was ...
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Hyper-V: Importing a previously-exported virtual machine sometimes results in “cannot find .vmgs file”

It seems that I have a 50% success rate exporting virtual machines from Hyper-V on Windows 10 Pro. Export always appears to function well, but sometimes importing fails. The failure is due to Hyper-...
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Windows Update KB4284835 Freezing computers

've been trying to update a work laptop which specs are I5-4200M 2.5ghz 4GB Ram OS is Windows 10 Pro 64bit I've been trying to update a machine it's 2018-06 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version ...
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Sleep takes too long on Windows 10 April Update(1803). How to force simple S3?

I know there is sleep and hybrid sleep. I used to disable hybrid sleep and it worked on the same hardware before. But recently, and I assume it is after the Windows 10 April Update, the sleep started ...
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Windows 10, Folder Properties > Security > Add, no object type “computer” available

Some how-to guides, like this one, require modifying folder permissions for a computer on the local network. In other words, provide special access permissions to a folder on this pc, to another ...
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Windows OS 10 build 1803 appended user folder [duplicate]

In efforts to fix an issue with software constantly crashing (Nero 2017 Platinum), I learned that the issue could be cause from the latest Microsoft OS 10 update, build 1803. It created a second user ...
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How can I change the Windows 10 version 1803 shutdown sequence?

Since I updated Windows 10 to version 1803, there is a change in the shutdown behavior. Once I click shutdown the system switches off the display although it is still busy with the rest of the ...
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sftp from Windows-10-v-1803 into WSL Ubuntu-18.04 ssh-server… won't connect

Though there are interesting suggestions in: How can I SSH into "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10"? They may be obsolete in Windows-10-v-1803 with the new implementation of WSL. I Installed WSL ...
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Windows10 app icons missing after 1803 update [duplicate]

After windows10 1803 update app icons are missing from Taskbar and start menu. They are displayed as Blank Icon. I first tried re-installing all windows apps as described in the following article, ...
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Error when Connecting to ubuntu 17.10 using RDS

I've been trying to connect ubuntu 17.10 using windows Remote Desktop Services from a windows 10 laptop, the machines are connected to the same LAN, after entering the username and password the ...
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PotPlayer fails to play videos after Win 10 1803 update, how to fix it?

Since the update 1803, PotPlayer can play the audio of a movie but fails to play the video. And the player window seems to be duplicated and stuck there. And this is not an exception, my music player ...
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Why is my Windows lock screen spamming me?

I'm running the Windows 10 April 2018 Update with Cortana enabled. Suddenly this morning there is a small earth/globe icon on my lock screen with the words: "Watch. Play. Connect.". There is another ...
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Is it safe to remove the extra local disk after upgrading to Windows 10 version 1803? [duplicate]

I upgraded Windows 10 to version 1803 recently, and I discovered that I now have an extra local disk (drive D) which only has about 500 MB space. After checking in the Disk Management interface, I ...
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How to enable mDNS on Windows 10 build 17134?

I am looking for a way to resolve .local addresses in Windows 10. Windows itself also includes mDNS support, but that appears to only be available for Modern API applications. In the past, the ...
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Windows 10 Enterprise 1803: how to associate AD account used for login to Microsoft account

I've installed version 1803 (windows 10 enterpise) to my PC and it seems like the option to connect my AD account (my PC was added to a domain and my domain account was added to the local Admin group) ...
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How to configure sharing on a small Windows 10 network since HomeGroup is gone?

This is apparently a common problem but I have not found a solution. With the deprecation of HomeGroup after the release of Windows 10 version 1803, I cannot get two computers to maintain network ...
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Win 10 after April update no longer detects Microphone on line-in

just got the big April update on my laptop (AlienWare), and line-in headsets no longer work. I tried Bose QuietComfort 25 Samsung EHS64 Stereo Headset Condenser Microphone, SF-666, not a headset, but ...
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Touchpad not working after Windows 10 1803 update

I am using an Asus ROG G502VY with Windows 10 Family version 1803. After updating to Windows 10 version 1803 from a previous version of Windows 10, and after rebooting my computer, the touchpad ...
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Cannot open any Office 2013 application after Windows 10 1803 update

The latest Windows 10 feature update has somehow corrupted my Office Home and Business 2013 installation. I cannot run any of the applications. I get the flashy popup from Office, stating that "...
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Any way to get Intel Graphics 3000 to run properly in Windows 10 version 1803?

I have an older HP i7 2nd gen laptop with Intel integrated graphics and a Radeon 6700m card. I recently updated (via a fresh install) to Windows 10 version 1803, and I am not able to set the ...