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How can I stop background process in Windows 10 which I don't know the name?

I have deleted exe file of that process,so every time the service runs in background,it can't get that file. How can I stop this service which I have no idea the name? The path it's showing is "C:\...
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VPN Connection shows error 720 in Windows 10

I'm working in a company with a local network and Internet is shared using VPN connections. I'm connecting to the network with my laptop. Yesterday I did a Network Reset and after that I cannot ...
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After disabling W10 Lock Screen can you still have a Login picture?

After using a group policy (Do Not Display Lock Screen) to disable the Windows 10 Pro Lock Screen the wallpaper picture that had been showing during Lock and Login no longer displays. Now it's just a ...
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Windows 10 GPU order

I have 2 GPUs (both gtx 780ti) The problem is in the wrong order of them. For example, if I run Speccy program, it kinda inverts the index of those cards. The first card is shown as the second one, ...
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Bridging Ethernet Adapters for Active Backup?

I have two ethernet adapters I have bridged. I would like to configure them for active backup in case one of them should fail. How do I do this?
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How to create a minidump

I have a windows 10 laptop that keep crashing with a blue screen error. One of the errors I have followed this tutorial to see if a file is causing the issue but it didn't create anything. I'm logged ...
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Window 10 Memory leak with Minifilter drivers

I've been seeing, for around 4 months, a constant memory leak when using anti-viruses that install a File System minifilter driver. Three months ago, I noticed this with AVAST, but as they had a ...
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Windows 10: turn off screen in X amount of seconds on Y power plan

I've been googling vehemntly about how one can turn off one's monitor after X amount of seconds, but only when the PC on a specific power plan. Does anyone have any idea how one could possibly solve ...
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Is there a Windows software that can add an option to keep a window “Always on Top” via the title bar context menu? [closed]

I'm talking about this menu that you get when you right click the title bar. screenshot I'm looking for something that will add an additional entry there to keep that particular window on top or not....
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How can I fix the error “fatal error - cygheap base mismatch detected” when using git on Windows 10?

When using git on Windows 10 (1803), some commands give the following error: git submodule add https://github.com/..../......git ...... 3 [main] basename (13656) C:\.....\basename.exe: *** ...
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Windows 10 Search & Indexing Not working

My search index on windows 10 does not work currently. I have tried to go into the indexing settings but every time i go into indexing options it gets stuck on "Waiting to receive indexing status" ...
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How to COMPLETELY uninstall Visual Studio Code from Windows 10

Seriously, its hyper frustrating that after 35 years making software, Microsoft doesn't knows yet how to uninstall a program I'm trying to uninstall Visual Studio Code, yes, this question is similar ...
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Cannot find apps in Programs/Features after moving them in a different directory

I decided I wanted to organize my stuff a bit and moved some apps in a new directory, as such, the shortcut paths and the Programs/Features paths to the apps no longer work. I recreated the shortcuts, ...
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Failed installation of 7zip caused File Extension folders to disappear in Registry

When I tried installing 7zip, an issue occurred that removed a few extensions, most notably .7z and .rar. I'm not really sure what caused the error to begin with. Due to that error I can no longer ...
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Can I configure 1 monitor in a dual monitor setup to not automatically turn off while the other one does?

I have a technical issue with one of my monitors where it sometimes goes black for a second or 2 while my computer is on. I can't predict when this blackout will occur, and it can occur multiple times ...
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What does `@` represent when dealing with Windows registry keys?

What does @ represent when dealing with Windows registry keys? Examples:
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Windows 10 search results “double” wide

I am having problems with my Windows 10 search result window (the window you get by pressing windows and then starting to type stuff), TLDR its twice as wide as I have seen on any other windows system ...
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Blue arrows on every icon 2 [duplicate]

[disclamer: Blue arrows on every icon I like how this post marked as duplicate despite linked one not being connected in anyway with asked question] So, I join to the question and the question is: ...
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can i install nvidia driver without acpi driver?

My question about Microsoft ACPI-Compliant System can I install Nvidia driver without it? I try to uninstall it but it disable Nvidia driver as well
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Windows Explorer Navigation Pane - Manual reordering

I really want This PC to be the first element in my navigation pane, after Quick access, but things like OneDrive and Dropbox give themselves higher priority: How can I reorder or remove specific ...
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Microsoft Surface laptop not connecting to external screens [closed]

I have Windows 10 pro on a Microsoft Surface Laptop. One of the main things I do with my laptop is connected it to my TV or my external monitor via HDMI/Mini Display port. As of now, my laptop is not ...
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Windows 10 Background Logon - Can it be disabled?

This is tricky to search due to most results being about the login screen background image, apologies if it's been answered elsewhere. When loading Windows 10, before I have logged in Windows ...
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Removing near-duplicate rows in Filemon / Process Monitor to more easily analyze OS operations

Process Monitor allows great power when it comes to filtering, but it doesn't do something which seems extremely simple and beneficial, which is to simply allow the option to remove rows which are ...
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Can't use LAN functionality over VPN

I am currently using ZeroTier VPN to connect two windows 10 computers. We can see eachother on the network browser, we can ping eachother and we also can connect to eachother in any software that ...
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How can I install Windows 10 (including System Reserve) to Disk 1 instead of Disk 0?

I'm trying to install Windows 10 to Disk 1, which is sort of working. I get C: and the main file system on Disk 1. However, a "System Reserve" partition is created on Disk 0. Also, it seems that ...
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Lua script can't find files on new Windows 10 device

I've been trying to set up a co-op emulator experience with some friends (emu-coop and bizhawk-co-op are two different ones that both exhibit the same symptoms). On my old computer, the download and ...
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How to add hotkeys to Windows 10 system setting toggles?

There are certain system settings that I toggle regularly, such as enabling and disabling HDR or night light. Is it possible to add hotkeys for these or at least somehow toggle them without the ...
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Comment on “Internet Connection Sharing stopped working after Windows 10 Anniversary Update” [closed]

unfortunately I do not understand the first solution posted by Andrew J. Brehm. In which application do I have to run the code and where exactly do I have to enter my adapter names. Do I only need ...
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Blurry screens after monitors wake up from standby

I recently purchased a new video card and two new monitors. Since then, I've noticed that often after the monitors turn off due to inactivity, when they wake back up one or both of the screens are ...
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How do optimise windows 10 for a low powered pc? [closed]

I have a low-powered all-in-one pc that I like to install windows 10 on as it has windows 7 currently installed. and I was wondering if there any steps that I can do in order to make it run a bit ...
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Windows (with NTFS Usermap in Linux) new files permissions error

Whenever I download an exe file to that partition in Windows, I cannot run it at all. It gives me the error: "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the ...
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Can't select paired bluetooth speaker as sound output (Windows 10)

I just got a new bluetooth speaker, an Urbanears Stammen (concrete grey) I can connect to it from my phone, using Bluetooth, and play back sound no problem. But I can't get my Windows 10 laptop (Dell ...
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Can I benefit from Intel Rapid Storage Technology Somehow with this setup?

I have laptop Msi GV62 7RD with 2 disks. SSD 1x M.2 x2 && HDD 1x 2.5" SATA HDD So basicly 1TB HDD Sata + 128GB M.2 SSD My operating system (Windows 10 Pro) is installed on the M.2 SSD ...
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I have i3-7100 ,12gb ram , 3tb hdd and a 120gb ssd

Okay so I have i3-7100 ,12gb ram , 3tb hdd and a 120gb ssd I wanna migrate my os to my ssd ,but for some reason my os is 1.7Tb lol https://gyazo.com/e8181ef47abcc70db85292ada8bb3fb3 and my sdd is ...
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Synaptics regedit for double tap and hold for dragging and hilighting text

Windows Update updated my drivers and there was a setting in regedit to delete preferences on update (it is the default options and quite ridiculous) I have reverted the driver and recovered all of my ...
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Windows hello won't let me log in using local password

I accidentally clicked on windows hello when first trying to log in to my laptop (because the text is difficult to avoid, being all over central screen). I now cannot log in as I do not use a ...
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PC stuck on “Press Del or F2 to enter UEFI BIOS”. What to do?

I have a Dual Boot Setup with Windows 10 on a 250GB SSD (SSD1) & Ubuntu on a 128GB SSD (SSD2). Running on a Z97-Pro Gamer Motherboard with an Intel I7-4790K, Nvidia GTX 970 & 16GB of RAM. ...
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Changing power scheme from scheduler not working in Windows 10

I have configured a task in scheduler that runs powercfg.exe using the -setactive option to change power schemes to the high performance power scheme (never allow sleep). The idea is that after 4 ...
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Bridge Network in Windows 10 Generates ERR_SSL_BAD_RECORD_MAC_ALERT in Chrome

I have a weird problem, for which I researched a lot, but no luck! I have created an External Switch in Hyper-V, which in turn creates a network bridge on my Wifi adapter. I'm facing this issue that, ...
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Remap Winkey and Disable It's Shortcuts

The purpose is for gaming and I want to remap the Winkey to some other key so the Start Menu doesn't pop on when I hit it, and I want to disable Winkey shortcuts like Winkey+e (which opens explorer....
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Path destination too long [duplicate]

I am in the process of trying to delete a folder from C:\Users but when I try and delete it, it tells me the folder cannot be deleted because there is a file name that is too long to go in the recycle ...
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How to remove Bluetooth cache?

I paired a Bose QC35 II headset to my laptop over Bluetooth. The device gives off two bluetooth signals: "Bose" and "LE-Bose" The latter apparently refers to "Low-Energy" mode. The LE device never ...
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Win 10 volume C partition “not supported” but disk size is reduced

I tried shrinking the C volume on my Win10 machine using Disk Management and it said that it was shrinkable by about 199GB. I chose to shrink it by 100GB, got the request is not supported message, but ...
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Houdini crashes on start

Unable to start Houdini on Windows 10 Home and Nvidia GeForce 770 because of a crash. Crash Window says: Houdini Console 7272: Fatal error: Segmentation fault Saving application data to .......
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Assign a second letter to a Mapped Network Drive, without it appearing in This PC

I currently have a network drive assigned to letter O:. A few of my co-workers have it mapped to a letter Z:, and that's how they post their links to me. From this question I've found I can subst that ...
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Google Drive Prevents Windows Shutdown

This is a similar question to Google Drive (googlesyncdrive) preventing PC from shutting down or hibernating - however, it is different since this time it is Windows 10 (not 7) and I actually get an ...
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Windows 10: associate a command to “all” files

In windows machines, I need add a "right mouse" option to "all" data files (in concrete, all image formats and text files with extension .txt or .html, but add it to all files is also acceptable ). ...
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System Image and Backup& Restore

I know there is threads talking about these 2 concepts, but I still have a few questions. So I have 3 physical drives (Drive C,D,E). My C drive contains my OS (Windows 10 already activated, so will be ...
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My laptop keyboard no longer works after dusting out laptop

After a long while of not cleaning my laptop I decided to spray out the inside of the laptop. After finishing cleaning and turning it on, and waiting for a Windows update to run, I found that my ...
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Stop Windows from replacing spaces with '+' in downloaded file names?

I'm using Windows 10 Home edition, and recently it started replacing spaces with '+' in the names of files I download. How do I stop it from doing this? The only suggestion I've found so far is to ...