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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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Windows 1809 update always fails with 0x80070490

It always fails at exactly at "Status: Preparing to install - 80%". I have tried everything I could possibly think of: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth sfc /scannow Removing c:\Windows\...
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How to update Windows 10 to 1803? [duplicate]

I have a windows 10 tablet that I reset and then it went back to windows 10 1511. Now I want to update it to 1803. I don't want to get the latest version (1909 as of the moment). That's because I'm ...
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My PC isn't updating from 1803 to 1903

I cannot seem to update, and using the Windows 10 Update Assistant reports that Windows is installed in an unsupported directory, and it cannot proceed to update without clearing all of my data (PC ...
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Can't update my windows 10 (No updates showing) [closed]

I'm trying to update Windows 10 v1803, but whenever I try to update via Windows Update, it states: You're up to date. I've searched many websites and can't find any solutions. I've tried restarting ...
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Unable to update HP Z420 Workstation BIOS

I can't update my HP Workstation BIOS, I am getting the below error: Error! System ROM is invalid. I'm not actually sure what the current version was (I forgot to take a picture).
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Windows update error 0x800703ee

Windows update cannot install the Windows 10 upgrade to version 1903, I tried upgrading manually through the Microsoft upgrade assistant and the same error happens, with the error message saying it "...
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Windows powershell drastic slowdown after upgrade to v1903 from v1803

I recently upgraded my PC running Windows 10 v1803 to v1903. Windows powershell was perfectly fine to work with(in 1803). Immediately after update, powershell drastically slowed down to a great ...
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Windows 10 microphone not working version 1803

I formatted my computer from Windows settings a few weeks ago. Since then, my microphone does not work. I switched all privacy settings for mic ON and I re-installed Realtek a few times. I thought ...
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If Windows 10 came preinstalled on my machine, can I reinstall using a windows DVD?

I need to downgrade from 1903 to 1803. Since I updated over 2 months ago the only option I have is a brand new install from an iso file. The question is, if I use this iso file can I put in my OEM ...
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Remote uninstall software via powershell

I have a user who works from home, but he's connected to our internal network. I have a remote access program (LANDESK) that I can connect to his system, but per our office policy, I can't remove ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from 1803 to 1809?

I'm trying to upgrade from 1803 to 1809. In the Windows Update there are no updates, I've clicked "Check for updates" a couple of times. Is it possible to upgrade to 1809 somehow? I've found ...
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How to change the default setting of the Shut Down Windows dialog (Alt-F4)?

After a recent Windows update, the default option (when I press Alt-F4) in the Shut Down Windows dialog in Windows 10 has changed on my laptop: The default option is now Switch user. Previously it ...
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unable to recover data on a dynamic disk

I had a computer with two 3TB HDDs that were Dynamic Disk mirrors of one another. I'm trying to recover data off of one of them without success. So I plugged one of these 3TB HDDs into a USB3<->...
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Windows 10 Updates are not anymore working

I have a problem with my Windows 10 Education x64 Edition, Version 1803, Build 17134.590. Since the Windows 10 Juni 2019 cumulative update was released, my Windows Update is not working on my system. ...
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How to upgrade to Windows 10 1903 with Users and OS on different drives?

How to upgrade to Windows 10 1903 with Users and OS on different drives? I'm currently on Windows 10 1803 and I would like to update to 1903. I have an Ausus FX503VD which has a 128GB M.2 SSD and ...
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How to keep memory compression enabled after computer restart?

I'm currently using Windows 10 1803 LTSB. I've learnt how to enable memory compression but it always revert to disabled after a restart or shutdown cycle. I just want to know if there's a way to keep ...
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How can i get the specific version of msvcr90.dll in my windows and How DLL's get into the windows folder WinSxS?

I have a Windows 10 Pro Build 1809. I am looking for information on specific version of MSVCR90.DLL (9.0.30729.9518). I see that it is present in the path "c:\windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft.vc90....
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Enable explorer dark mode in windows10

I enabled dark mode in the settings however the explorer is not in dark mode. Is this not implemented yet? How do I get dark mode to work with explorer?
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Explorer.exe not responding on every startup. Windows re-install and changing user account did not fix this

My dad has same problem in two of his laptops. After booting, the bottom taskbar keeps showing the "loading" circle and icons do not load properly (blank white icon). Temporary solution has been CTRL+...
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Why does my script fail on the first attempt at running the OOBE (but work on the second)?

I have a script that uses C# code in powershell to set the screen resolution and orientation for the devices I'm developing a windows image for. For various reasons, related to screen orientation ...
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I can't open Windows Update Minitool anymore

I have a Asus K73S laptop with Windows 10 Home v.1803. I have been using Windows Update MiniTool for some time now, without problems. Now, I can't open it. In the window that appears, I get the ...
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Windows 10 version 1803 - strange behaviour when opening folders containing TypeScript files

Windows never stop surprising me with its strange behaviours. This time, after I updated to v. 1803 (build 17134.706) I have this annoying thing when opening folders containing TypeScript files of ...
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Changing Windows display language from Japanese to English

So I changed my laptop's language to be in Japanese in order to use a program called UTAU (if you don't know what UTAU is, it is a Japanese singing synthesizer application that's similar to the ...
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Use now ASUS XONAR DGX [closed]

Bought recently a new card but freezes in a different period of time: Windows 10 x64, Xonar DGX, driver v1.81a r2, Windows 1803. Conditions at the moment: Realtek turned off in BIOS All other sound ...
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Surface Type Cover stops working when rotated

I'd like to be able to use my Surface Pro 6 in this sort of position: The rotation lock button is disabled when the keyboard is connected, so I first disconnected the keyboard and enabled rotation ...
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What can defer a windows 10 update besides the update channel and the number of defer days?

I have my updates on Windows 10 Education set to the Semi-Annual Channel and the defer time for both feature updates as well as quality updates are set to 0 days. Despite this I'm stuck at Version ...
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How can I tell why my PC hasn't upgraded to Windows 10 build 1809?

I have Windows 10 version 1803, as revealed by running Winver, and the Windows Updates page shows that there are no updates available. I am aware of the problems MS had with build 1809 on its initial ...
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Windows 10 freeze System to last stable Version

After update to 1809 and rollback to 1803 based of incompatible Graphic driver (Intel 4000) I will not run into the same issue again. Is it possible to freeze Windows 10 to the last stable Version ...
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Windows 10 v1803: How to change “Active signal resolution” to match “Desktop resolution”

So I have a laptop with Intel HD Graphics 530 (integrated graphics), and I ran into a problem I hadn't run into before and I think the culprit is that the laptop is sending w.e. resolution my laptop ...
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Windows 10 Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP), cannot open virtual port

After upgrading our Windows 10 PCs (to 1803 + 1809), it is not possible to connect to/open the (Bluetooth) virtual serial ports anymore. We are using Bluetooth Barcode-Readers, which are connected ...
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Windows 10 Update 1809 not offered even if I manually search for it

I am operating two different PCs both running Windows 10 Professional x64 Build 1803. I know that Microsoft has delayed the update to 1809 because of some problems, but I have also read that the ...
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documents downloads and other folders missing from home folder in This PC

When I open File Explorer and go to my home folder, I do not see many folders like Documents, Downloads, Music, Video, etc... The folders do exist -- like if I go to C:\Users\nacho\Downloads but they ...
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Windows File Explorer Address line is BLACK and the path is compressed

My windows file explorer is acting strange... I have windows 10 pro creators edition and the file explorer, at times, sporadically, causes issues with the path displaying BLACK and the path, ...
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L2TP VPN connection stuck “Connecting” on Windows 10

On Windows 10 Pro build 17134, when I try to connect to an L2TP VPN connection, through the system tray network menu, it gets stuck "Connecting" and never connects: However, when I connect the same ...
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Very high volume on Windows 10 when any media starts playing

I'm having this very annoying issue with my Win 10 tablet/laptop. It's the "mini surface" by ASUS namely T102HA. Every time I start playing media, the volume seems to be at maximum. When I try to ...
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Why can't I run any UWP apps in Windows 10 Enterprise?

I'm on Windows 10 Enterprise v1803 build 17134.441. Whenever I try to run any UWP app such as Photos or Calculator I get the error "This app has been blocked by your system administrator". I am the ...
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How do I disable password on windows 10 home edition after wake up from sleep? (netplwiz already tested)

I have windows home 10 Microsoft Surface Go with version 1803 (OS build 17134.345) that I gave a local user and password. I have used netplwiz to disable password login and this seems to work when ...
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Can't install Chrome on Windows 10,1803

I just borrowed a PC which I believe had been factory reset to Windows 10. I finished that installation and installed all updates. Then the first thing I did was trying to install Google Chrome. I ...
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Does stripping 8dot3name entries on NTFS OS partition on Windows 10 on an m.2 SSD provide any noticeable benefit?

I've read about 8dot3name problem when there is a large number of files on a hard drive partition (>300'000 is the general rule of thumb, it seems) but all the sources are at least several years old ...
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Windows 10 won't respond to network requests

I'm having an issue where my Windows 10 PC won't respond to network requests. Windows 10 Pro Version: 1803 Steps: Setup my network with the Private profile Setup static IP on my local network Made ...
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Videos are playing in greyscale when laptop is plugged in

Recently, in Windows 10, videos have been playing with the wrong colors when my laptop is plugged in. If I play a video while plugged in, it looks like this: The only color in it is the yellow ...
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Windows 10 — how to remove a user from logon screen?

I'm using Windows 10 (1803) and since I'm the only user of my PC I've enabled autologon using netplwiz: It worked fine for a long time but after some newer updates (still no 1809!) there is a second ...
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Win10 issue: all windows moved to left monitor in dual-screen RDP session

Machine in question is on Windows 10 Enterprise, build 1803. When I remote in (RDP) from another machine with dual-monitors, all of my open windows are forced over to the screen on the left. I also ...
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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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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 ...