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Win10 1809 Cumulative Updates not working due to version being too old

I have a machine that is running Windows 10 v1890 Build 17763.805, which is apparently too old to take the latest cumulative updates (CU), as that CU doesn't even recognize that old a version/the pre-...
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How can I suppress the Windows 10 1809 end of support notice?

We have about 100 assets still running 1803 or 1809 and I would like to find a solution that can be pushed via command line or Powershell to stop users from seeing the notice. The goal is to roll ...
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Windows 10 version 1809 will not update to 1903 or 1909 automatically

I have a Windows 10 Pro v1809, OS build 17763.1339. According to the MS docs, this is the latest update to version 1809. I'm not sure why feature updates are not being shown via Windows update. I have ...
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Possible Memory Leak after Windows Upgrade

I am currently running Windows 10 v1809 Pro using an Intel i5-8250U processor and 8GB SODIMM DDR4 RAM @ 2400 MHz I updated to v1809 from v1803 back in December, and since then, I've noticed that my ...
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Running Sandbox on Window 10 Home - Error: 0x80072746 The connection to sandbox was lost

I had Win 10 Home 1809. I read that Sandbox can run only on build 1903, So I upgraded to 1908, and installed sandbox with this guide It didn't work, and I kept getting 0x80072746 error. It seems like ...
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Linx 1020 tablet on Windows 10 not restarting or installing updates

I have a Linx 1020 tablet, running Windows 10. It has the following problems (which I assume are related): Powering the tablet on can require holding down the power button for ten seconds or more, ...
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Removing the Settings and Search icons from the start menu

I want to remove Search, Setting, Windows Security Icons from the start menu list in windows 10. I have managed to remove other icons. Is anyone have an idea how to remove these icons? Thanks, Mike
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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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Windows 10 1809 cannot search for emoji - restart did not fix

When I press Win + . and start typing I get (shown is MS Teams, but same happens in other applications also): The Windows display language is set to English I have tried restarting the laptop per ...
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Microsoft Reader App Keeps Crashing

This question has been asked before, but I'm asking again because it has been a while since that one was asked. I'm aware that the Reader app has been discontinued, and that it is possible to keep ...
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PowerShell hangs when closing with “X” button only when read-host is awaiting input

In Windows 10 Version 1809 build 17763.914 (LTSC 2019) with the latest updates installed, I've encountered an interesting issue with PowerShell that I did NOT have in Windows 10 Version 1607 Build ...
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Error code 0x80070003 while upgrading windows 10 from 1809 to 1909

I have trouble upgrading my computer (Surface Pro 1 128GO, bought in 2014 on Windows 8.1 pro in Europe) from Windows 10 Pro 1809 to 1909. Windows Update always return the same error code (0x80070003)....
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Start menu (and others) not working (v1709 and above, for Tile Store, NOT Tile Data Layer)

Some background: At one point all Windows "Modern UI"-style apps stopped working, ie. the calculator, "Clocks & Alarms", etc. Upon rebooting (to see if it would fix the issue), the start menu ...
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computer hangs when pointer hovers over new option

After right clicking and hovering my mouse pointer over "new" in desktop screen (right click pop up menu),system hangs for a considerable amount of time.The file options on new are also not displayed....
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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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Storage Spaces Drives Preventing Update/Install of Windows 10 1903

I have Windows 10 installed on a 1TB SSD, with 6 HDDs (3 or 4 TB) in a storage spaces virtual disk. Some of the HDDs are plugged into SATA slots on the motherboard and some are plugged into a PCI-E ...
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Is it possible to edit “Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Policy Install” task through GPO?

I am curious if it is possible to modify this task through GPO or modify any tasks that are not in the root of the Task Scheduler Library. The reason for this is that Microsoft somehow forgot to give ...
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Unable to play DVD without admin rights - Win 10_1809 AD workstation

I'm running into an issue in VLC When I go to open disk in VLC (Ctrl D) > DVD > Play. I get this error "Playback failure: DVDRead could not open the disc "F:". Your input can't be opened: VLC is ...
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Unable to add language pack from Windows 10 ADK/PE add-on to Windows 10 ISO

Scenario: I want to add additional languages to the Windows 10 Pro installer so I can easily build Windows instances with packer by only changing the autounattend.xml file. I would like Windows 10 to ...
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How to get the Windows 10 1809 and not 1903?

I am on an earlier Windows 10 version and would like to update to 1809, but not the new 1903. I cannot find an official link to an update file. The Windows Update center, etc. only offers 1903. How ...
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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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How to solve error 0x8007000e while updating to windows 10 1903 from 1809?

Yesterday windows update asked me whether i want to update my window to 1903. I clicked "download and install". It downloaded the whole update and after installing upto 27%, the windows update itself ...
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150% Scaling adds large padding to windows applications

I'm having trouble getting the scaling to work properly with Windows 10 on a 3840x2160 display. Windows10 Pro version: 1809 (OS Build 17763.504) All Windows 10 apps, such as Settings, Sticky Notes, ...
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I can't become an a administrator on my Win 10 laptop [duplicate]

I have an Asus K73S laptop with Windows 10 Home v.1809 (personal computer at home). I never created a user account or password on it. Windows apparently defaulted to a generic user account named ...
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Windows SIM is failing to open a .wim with a System.BadImageFormatException

I'm trying to validate my Answer file using Windows System Image Manager. To do this, I need to open the Install.wim off of the .iso provided by my vendor, however when I try to open both the x64 and ...
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How do I remove the Downloads option from Disk Cleanup?

In the new Windows 10 October 2018 Update, the Disk Cleanup tool (yes, I know, soon to be deprecated) has a new option to delete one's Downloads folder, in addition to the other options for cleanup. ...
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Windows 10 audio sound recording dropouts - how to change buffer size?

I have no playback problems, but I get crackles when recording. Example: https://instaud.io/3w6w This came with the newest Windows update "April 2, 2019—KB4490481 (OS Build 17763.404)", which even ...
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After update, Windows 10 stop outgoing network connections while still connected to internet?

My issue is that every 2-6 hours, my internet connection seems to 'drop.' Specifically: After X hours of being connected to the internet, my Windows 10 (Version 1809) desktop using a usb wifi dongle (...
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Windows 10 // v1809, Windows not maximizing active windows

I recently upgraded to Windows 1809 using a Lenovo laptop, and I'm facing an issue where, when I maximize a window by any of the following means: Click on the window's taskbar icon Using the winKey + ...
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Fullscreen Playback glitched in Chrome

Whenever I try to play a video fullscreen in Chrome, from YouTube or any other site, my laptop crashes and shows a black screen for a while until I turn it off form the power button. In YouTube, green ...
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Cannot seem to get Build 1809 update installed on Windows 10

I really want the Win10 Dark Mode theme update, but I cannot seem to get build 1809 installed. My machine is a Dell Precision T1700 running Windows 10 Enterprise. Windows Update says all updates are ...
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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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How to just open a .pages document from Windows or Linux and without any Apple product?

Iwork pages uses a native format which can’t be opened from Openoffice nor Wordperfect nor Microsoft word… All solutions I found involve using a macintosh or a paid Apple account whereas I was sent a ...
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How to remove top bar of Windows Connect?

After updating to the Windows October 2018 Update, I have this bar at the top of my screen when I'm using Connect to cast to another screen: This is after unpinning it, but it still appears when I ...
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Installing Features On Demand from an ISO File

I am trying to install RSAT tools on Windows 10 1809 through Features on Demand since that is where they put them now instead of downloading a package installed. (Because why make it easy). I have ...
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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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honestech TVR2.5 screen appearing white, no audio

honestech TVR 2.5 capturing video using techcom tv tuner ssd-tv-817_125_win7_support from SOLID HD S2 6024 set top box for Indian DoorDarshan Free Dish on W10-64 bit, Composite channel, no ...
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Windows 10 stuck at 73% updating to 1809

I've seen this on two machines now - once when performing a manual upgrade using the ISO and once via WSUS. Both times, the installer gets to 73%, then stays there - indefinitely. On the manual ...
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Windows 10 Home - 1809 Virtualization Features

I'm running Windows 10 Home edition. Recently updated to 1809. Found a few new features and services related to virtualization. Does this mean Hyper-V is now available for Home edition too? What do ...
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w10-1803/1809 mouse hovering activates windows too fast

on w10-64, when it had updated to 1803, hovering mouse to various areas on the screen used to activate those windows too fast. I found solution on the net to define in ActiveWndTrkTimeout in ...
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w10 after 1809 update, net dongle not connecting to Windows update, wi-fi does

Yesternight, my W10-64 updated from 1803 to 1809 Since then, when I am using net dongle (Idea Sim, Digisol Dongle), net is working in browsers (ff, edge), but only windows updates is not finding net ...
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Is it safe to upgrade to W10 1809 on a Surface Book 1?

On my Surface Book 1 (i7/dGPU), I noticed that Windows Update doesn't offer me to upgrade to v1809 (I'm currently using 1803), although it has been released a long time ago. So, is there a problem ...
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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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Installed Precision drivers for Synaptics Touchpad: Mouse is moving but not clicking after using a while

I've installed the Precision touchpad drivers for my Synaptics in HP Laptop. All works great but after a while, it doesn't click anything. It just loses the ability of click, even though mouse cursor ...
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Intel® Driver & Support Assistant always says there's a newer version available

As of the last few months, something has changed on Intel's site and downloading the latest drivers requires the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant. Problem is, after installing the latest version ...
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Can't shutdown Windows 10 after a clean install

I had to reinstall Windows 10 a few months ago and am currently on v1809. For whatever reason, I cannot shutdown my computer. Everytime I do, it restarts. I'm sporting an Intel Core i7 4770K on a Z87 ...
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Missing timestamp from Explorer NTFS

Ever since I installed windows 10 1809, one of my drives is randomly showing files as having no modified date. If I edit and save these files, the date updates, however this applies to thousands of ...
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Secondary monitor not turning on after PC turned the screen off

I've had this issue ever since updating to Windows 10 1809. My second monitor is connected to my PC via VGA and to my Nintendo Switch via HDMI. After my computer turns off the screen (Settings > ...
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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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Print Option stopped working in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC after upgrading to Windows 10 version 1809

Few days back, I upgraded my desktop (Windows 10 version 1803) to Windows 10 version 1809 using the update released through WSUS. After the upgrade, I'm unable to print any PDF document in Abobe ...