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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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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 can I prevent Cortana from launching when I connect my bluetooth headset?

When I connect my bluetooth headset to my Windows 10 machine using the headset's "connect" control, Cortana launches with audio explaining how I can improve speech recognition. I haven't been able to ...
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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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PowerShell 64-bit hanging on new machine

I just got a new computer with plenty of horsepower and its works fast everywhere except PowerShell. Some of the symptoms, which seem to be consistent: Opening PowerShell shows the copyright info ...
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Windows 10 - Your phone - Add a phone - Disabled

I am on Windows 10.0.17134.285. I opened the Your phone settings page (click on Start Menu > Cog (Settings) > Phone). The Add a phone + button is greyed out. A message in red says Some settings are ...
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Why does VMware stop writing data read using ddrescue?

I'm using VMware Workstation 15 Pro to run a VM containing some pretty current rescue-Linux to rescue data from some broken USB-HDD using ddrescue. That starts working fine for some GBs of data, then ...
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Windows 10 [1803 Build 17134.407] Does not allow put x86 applications as default [duplicate]

In the new OS Build I believe they don't allow us to change the default application (for example mp3) when the selected program have a 32bit (x86) architecture. For example you cannot put Musicbee ...
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Script to remove icons from the Windows 10 taskbar

I am trying to clean up our deployment process and give all users a clean and bloat-free desktop, start menu, and taskbar. We are using Windows 10 (1803). My Goal is as follows { Desktop: Icon for ...
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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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VMware Horizon Client generating hundreds of gigabytes of logs in VDM folder

I work for a very large financial institution and use VMware Horizon Client daily for work, both on a personal laptop (which runs Fedora) and home desktop. This issue is occurring on the desktop; the ...
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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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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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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 ...