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Questions tagged [windows-10]

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Hook to shutdown VirtualBox on restart due to Windows Update

Although those of us on Windows 10 Home are stuck with uncontrolled system restarts due to Windows Update, is there a way to add a hook that will run whenever Windows restarts or shuts down, whether ...
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Can I use a windows 10 system image from a SP4 on a different SP4?

I checked out a couple similar questions here on SU but the one that gave me hope was Using a Windows System Repair Disc to restore a System Image on a blank HDD but that question the user still had ...
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How do you set Windows file permissions/security options non-recursively?

I somehow botched up my C:\ (root folder) security settings on Windows 10. They remained botched even after an in-place reinstall and somewhat botched after a full (no-save) reinstall. Right now if I ...
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How can I prevent one user account from using a wifi password of another

Basically, I need two user accounts under Windows 10 each of which remembers a password to a different Wifi but does not use the wifi from the other account. Can this be done?
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Deleting multiple monitors displays

How do I clear the multiple monitor configuration of a computer that is running Windows 10? I have 2 monitors I'm using at different resolutions. For some reason Windows 10 is reading my sound bar ...
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Windows 10 Recent Update Freezing Users Up (SharePoint/Office related?)

We use Windows 10 on our machines and we get constant updates automatically. Recently users started having issues where their computer would freeze up when they try to access SharePoint shortcut ...
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Is there a way to use Twitters Twemoji on windows 10 1803 [on hold]

I want to use twitters Twemoji font as the default emojis on windows 10 1803, I tried using https://github.com/eosrei/twemoji-color-font but the fonts didnt change.
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Windows File History Include/Exclude Order of Precedence?

I am attempting to configure Win 10 Pro File History without continually backing up stuff I don't want and thus overflowing by backup device. Specifically, I want to exclude all of \users\me\documents ...
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Prevent Windows from going to sleep automatically

I bought a PC from someone to learn with and it keeps freezing. It works normally, but when it falls asleep, it won't wake up and I have to force it off by holding the power button. It came with a ...
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How can I recover the files of a recently reset windows PC? [duplicate]

So I recently had to do a factory reset of a Lenovo netbook running windows 10 pro. I was offered two different options when I did it, to clear the drives or to just wipe it. As it said that clearing ...
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is KMS-Digital-Online_Activation_Suite safe valid and genuine to activate windows 10?

I bought Windows 10 Pro Key online through Lazada, the seller gave me a product key but upon activation it failed to activate the system. I asked the seller for some help and then he gave me a link ...
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Custom Java app, does not show startup splash screen on some devices?

I have a Java app, called Infra12. It is not for sale so wont be in common use. It is designed to interrogate industrial equipment, but the supplier of the software has gone into administration, and ...
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Exclude single executable from path

I have a small problem with my path environment on windows 10. I'm running CLion, which uses CMake, and it spits out this error: sh.exe was found in your PATH, here: C:/Program Files/Git/bin/sh....
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How do I type the backtick on a standard US QWERTY keyboard?

I seem to be unable to type the backtick without using an alt code. However, the ~ works fine, and the key can be used as a hotkey in games/programs, just cannot be typed. How would I fix this?
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C:\Windows.old has a phantom permission, how do I rid myself of it?

I just used Clean Install to reinstall on Windows 10 1809 (big mistake, I know). It's the official refreshed version, but it grants ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES permission to C:\Windows.old. This is ...
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Creating Primary partition Error

My USB is shown on disk management as "unallocated". I ran: chkdsk /f /r d: it told me that my drive is RAW type. So I tried using diskpart. My volume is shown as unusable so I selected it and ...
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Run a program from task-bar hidden icon automatically at logon

I would like to run a program (ToolwizTimeFreeze.exe) from his hidden icon on the task-bar(it starts only from this location) insert the password and activate the freezing option...It needs to be done ...
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Several questions and advice switching from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and issues with it's builds [on hold]

My situation: I'm switching a few parts on a PC build soon to improve it's performance in games specifically, one of which is the motherboard, which in my case will require a new windows installation ...
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Can I have Radeon 6950 + RX 580 installed together on Windows 10?

I'm a game dev and I use RX 580 as my main GPU. I'd like to install older Radeon 6950 and optimize the game for it. I plan to use two displays. I tried doing this on Windows 7, but it's impossible ...
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Sound differences between aux and bluetooth audio

(I have actually had a lot issues with sound quality with my new Dell XPS 15, leading me down endless self help articles and constant audio driver uninstalls and updates. However, this forum isn't for ...
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KB4471332 fails with 0x800f0922, EFI partition is over 500MB

I'm having trouble installing Windows 1809 update KB4471332, it's failing with the error 0x800f0922. Having done some googling and searching here, many of the suggested solutions involve ensuring the ...
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Windows 10 Update on a USB

Windows 10 Update on a USB I got locked in one of those update loops. You know what I mean, probably. My Windows 10 would start an automatic update, then fail, and then reset itself to a previous ...
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Windows 10 CMD responds extremely slow

My command line is so slow. I mean even ruby -v takes 10-13 seconds to return version and more complex commands like running rails s is a pain. I tried chkdsk and no problem found. Tried to have ...
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Harddisk is almost full but i don't have anything

My free harddisk space is almost full but when i select all folder inside the C:/ drive(including unvisible folders) it shows only 70 GB. What is the problem ? https://imgur.com/EBhaSzc https://...
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“You need to fix your Microsoft account” notification, but no account

Dears, After changing my Microsoft Account password online, my Windows 10 build 17134.471 started occasionally complaining about me having to fix my Microsoft account. It would appear that Windows ...
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Windows 10 installations after modifying it with NTlite

I modified my Windows 10 1809 LTSC ISO file with NTlite and removed a lot of stuff from it. such as xbox, remote registry and remote assistance, speech recognition files, ease of access themes, ...
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Two Ubiquiti UniFi WAP on same network, Windows 10 /only/ connecting to WAP on other side of apartment

I am at my wits' end here with this WAP issue. We have two Ubiquiti UniFi WAPs in our apartment and until quite recently my laptop has been connecting to the one that is 5 feet above it on the ceiling....
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default programs for certain file extensions

I am having trouble editing the registry to get a file type to open with a default text editing program. i have edited the registry following this post: https://superuser.com/a/1369178/972419. ...
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I want to extend Local Disk C but I can't create unallocated space next to it so that i just simply extend it

I urgently need to extend my Local Disk C but when O shrink the other disk (E), the unallocated space appears after disk E so I'm unable to extend disk C to the unallocated space.
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Reactivating Windows 10 OEM guest after transferring from Xen to Virtualbox

I had a Windows 10 Pro (OEM) installation running as a guest on a Xenserver 6.5 host. The host has crashed and I copied the VHD file directly from the host to another host running Virtualbox. I was ...
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Bootable External Hard Drive Windows 10 while have Files

It is possible my external hard drive to become bootable windows 10 while it have files like videos, music, document?
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Windows 10 setting is managed by administrator, but I am already an admin

I am already a admin, how this appears on my windows 10 PC?
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Powershell can't see all files in a directory

Im at a loss with this one. I have a script in the Powershell Directory that I cannot see with Powershell. I've navigated to the directory and ran Dir -Force which should show me all files in the ...
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Trouble restoring backuped users folders

I have a broken windows 10 HDD. It fails to boot Windows 10. I moved the HDD to another machine, to do a backup. I was told to copy c:\users\username, reinstall windows, with same usernames, and ...
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Windows 10 0xc000021a issue

I have windows 10 along with Ubuntu with dual boot from Grub Menu,recently I have a issue of 0xc000021a with looping restart. I have no solution, after googling a lot but no solution of my problem. ...
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Cannot disable Hyper-V in Windows 10 64bit [duplicate]

I want to disable Hyper-V, but when I go to Windows Features, untick Hyper-V and click OK. It asks me to Restart my computer, and I let it do a restart. During the restart, it says it failed to apply ...
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BadImage error when installing software on Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB

I'm running Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB 64bit. Every time I try to install a software I get an BadImage error I have tried to install different software (Firefox 32bit/64bit, Opera 32bit/64bit, ...
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Docker for windows proxy setup not working

I am on Windows 10 and using Docker for Windows 2.0.0.0-win81 (29211). I am behind a company proxy and can't pull any image: Error response from daemon: Get https://registry-1.docker.io/v2/: net/http:...
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PuTTY: Network Error: Connection timed out [closed]

(Windows 10, Raw connection)I need help with PuTTY, everytime I try to connect to a server it gives me a timed out error code. The connection type is raw, I have tried disabling anti-virus and ...
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How do I make Windows 10 only show me the windows associated with the CURRENT virtual desktop when I hover an app's taskbar icon?

I have 5 or 6 virtual desktops in Windows 10, both on my home PC and my work desktop. At work, I'm able to have e.g. a separate instance of Sublime Text open on every virtual desktop, and on any given ...
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Nothing works to enter BIOS on new Laptop

I picked up the new ASUS TP370QL, and I'm trying to get to the BIOS/Boot menu to boot of a USB drive. However, everything I've tried and seen to try hasn't work. Restarting while holding down/spam ...
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Remote USB device not visible with RDP

I have the same problem as asked here How to access *remote* usb devices over rdesktop and here Remote desktop: remote USB devices not recognized long time ago, unanswered. I have a remote machine ...
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Full screen apps (games) cause screen to turn on and off, but only if computer ran overnight

The problem: Running any game in full screen causes the screen to turn on and off. It goes completely black for 1-2 seconds, then turns back on. This will keep happening at uneven intervals. Sometimes ...
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What does circled number means in right down corner of the system tray in Windows 10? [duplicate]

I have a number in system tray which is 7 in this picture: What is it? If it is a number of some messages, then how to see them? If I hover mouse it says but I found no way to see these ...
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Frequent, intermittent “Close Program” system sounds

On my parents' computer, a chime plays rather frequently. It's not consistently triggered, but it is frequent. It will happen while the computer is idle, but often times if it has gone a while without ...
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Can I clone the partition containing the OS to another partition so as to have two OS on separate partitions [on hold]

I have a PC with an OS on two partitions using a bootloader. One has become corrupt and my image is also faulty. I have tried to clone the good OS over to the other partition but windows will not boot....
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Windows10 “System” using all memory

A process called "System" on my windows10 laptop is using all the memory. I can't play any games because of this. Chrome too freezes. It's almost impossible to use any program. I've 8GB Ram. The "...
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How do I bulk download photos marked as favorite from iCloud?

I have about 1000 photos in iCloud marked as favorite and I would like to download them in full quality all at once. So far, I found two options and none of them is good: Multi-select photos on ...
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Windows 10 is not finding all my applications

I am having an odd issue with Windows 10 and it seems to have started about a month ago. When opening an application, I usually just click in the Cortana search bar and type a few letters of the ...
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Removing extra option from Boot Manager in “Legacy Mode” after deleting Ubuntu (able to load Windows when boot mode = UEFI)

I have a Lenovo Yoga 720 laptop with Windows 10 installed. I was attempting to install Ubuntu 18.04 as a dual boot option. I was able to install Ubuntu successfully, but encountered some ...