Questions tagged [windows-10]

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Some processes high CPU usage in Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 and all the driver (BIOS included) from Dell site; luckily my laptop is Windows 10 compatible. 2 processes use a little too CPU, I'm talking about "System" and "Windows desktop ...
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How can I change the email associated with my Windows 10 account?

I switched to Windows 10 but the email address I gave it was not the email address that I want associated with the account (the instructions were not clear). How do I change my account to be with ...
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Microsoft Edge drop-down menu does not stay

In Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, when I tap on drop down menus, they won't remain for long. For example, in eBay when, I tap on my eBay drop down, it is shown only for few seconds and goes away very ...
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How to set background wallpaper change time Windows 10 [duplicate]

I searched a lot over internet but there isn't any question like this. How would I set Background Wallpaper change every 15 minutes or so. So, the next wallpaper in series show up once the allotted ...
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Dual Booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu

How do I do this, should I follow the same method as for Windows 7? I did not try anything but am looking for suggestions. No I don't want to use VB. Please help. My hard drive has around 50GB free ...
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How to dual boot Windows 10 and (Kali) Linux?

I tried to install (Kali) Linux over a live usb stick (live .. > Application > System Tools > Install Kali Linux), but the with Windows 10 created partition of ~60GB won't be recognized by the ...
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Unlock Windows 10 with Bluetooth proximity?

There used to be an application or two which would cause Windows to lock and unlock based on the proximity of a paired Bluetooth device. These apps don't seem to exist anymore, and I'm surprised ...
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Windows 10 Upgrade 32-bit to 64-bit

So, Windows 10 Upgrade is being rolled out worldwide, and I have 'reserved' my upgrade. Currently my computer is running Windows 7 Pro 32-bit. I'm planning to 'upgrade' it to Windows 10 64-bit (via ...
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How to update a program using Windows 10's PackageManagement system?

Looking at PS C:\Users\yzT> Get-Command -Module PackageManagement CommandType Name Version Source ----------- ---- ...
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Asus Q550LF Cannot connect to internet in Windows 10

I have just upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 (x64) and I cannt connect to internet, neither ethernet or wifi. On Asus website there are NO drivers for network adapter for Windows 10 so I tried ...
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Change synaptics left touchpad button to middle click on windows 10?

So, after upgrading to win10 my synaptics driver didn't work, so I uninstalled and then windows helpfully installed the 'newer' synaptics driver (v19?). However, this driver doesn't seem to have an ...
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Change the folder of recording in Windows 10 Xbox app

Is there any way to change the recording folder for xbox app in windows 10?
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Change Windows 10 “from” address for Gmail

I have just upgraded to Windows 10. In Win7 I would usually use Gmail in the browser. I use Gmail to send emails on behalf of my own domain name (so I have a Gmail address, but it sends from my ...
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The Windows 10 onscreen keyboard does not launch automatically

I have a Acer w700 Windows tablet and I have installed Windows 10. However the on screen keyboard is not launching automatically. On Windows 8 when you tapped on something you could type into the ...
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Repeating WinKey on Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 on my Leonovo Miix 3 (with keyboard dock). Most things wok fine. One thing is driving me up the wall, I've tried all sorts. When you press and hold the WinKey down, it treats ...
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Running VMware on Windows 10 (not the other way around)

Windows 10 is currently downloading on one of my machines. That particular machine has VMware Player 6.0.7 installed on it, running several virtual machines (which are important to me). I couldn't ...
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Will Internet Explorer run on Windows 10?

Will Internet Explorer run on Windows 10? I can't seem to find an answer to this anywhere. I have just updated to Windows 10 and need to be able to do web development testing on Internet Explorer, ...
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Windows 10 default dpi settings make cmd blurry

I have recently upgraded to Windows 10 and I have noticed that my cmd console is very big and blurry. I have tried reducing text-size, but if I reduce those the desktop items become too small. The ...
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Changing the language of Windows 10 store

For some reason my apps and store is on my local language while windows itself is on English. How can I change everything to be on English?
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Windows 10 Sign Out behavior with multiple users

I just installed Windows 10 and I'm confused by the new Sign Out behavior. I have multiple user accounts on this computer. Previously, in Windows 8.1, when I would sign out, it would bring me back to ...
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Dynamic Disk (software RAID) not accessible after windows 10 upgrade

I have two 2TB drives set up as a single volume in Windows. In Disk Management these physical drives are listed as Dynamic. I set them up in Windows 7, and they continued to function fine when ...
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Change Windows 7/8/10 system language - welcome screen, login, etc

Changing an admininstrator user language is pretty straight-forward, but it does not change the language of the Boot screen, Welcome screen, Login screen, etc... Pretty much anything that's not on ...
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Is there any way to make taskbar icons bigger in Windows 10?

So after Windows 10 installation I've noticed that icons in taskbar became a significant bit smaller than they were in Windows 7/8 while taskbar height stayed the same, here's the comparison: The ...
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Is OneDrive a required component in Windows 10?

Is OneDrive required in Windows 10? If it is, what makes it a required component? If it isn't required, how can I disable it? I do not use OneDrive for cloud storage; I have Dropbox for that. I'm ...
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After Win 10 download, what happens after “agreement” page?

I clicked the "reserve" icon on July 29, thinking I was just reserving Windows 10. It immediately started to download. The download took about 45 min and then an "agreement" page came on, and I have ...
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Windows 10 upgrade listed as “insider preview”

I reserved my windows 10 upgrade using the system tray popup. Now, windows update shows the windows 10 insider preview is available for download. Is that the full version/release of windows 10, or ...
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Windows 10 Mail program never syncs automatically

I installed Windows 10 late Tuesday night and I've configured several e-mail accounts in Mail. Three of them are Microsoft Outlook accounts and two are Gmail accounts. For each account I've set Mail ...
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Windows 10: Change shortcut keys to switch between desktops [duplicate]

In Windows 10, the shortcut keys for switching virtual desktop are ctrl + win + right / left arrow. I'd like to simplify it, by changing it to ctrl + right or left arrow key only. How can I do this?
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windows 10 default calendar cannot be set to the calendar app

I'm just playing around with windows 10 and I like the calendar app that is associate with the mail app that comes with windows 10 (it is basically outlook I think). In the default apps section of the ...
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Windows 10 Scroll Wheel Not Working In All Windows

Just upgraded to Windows 10 on my (~5 year old) laptop, and overall I like it; however, I've got one little quibble with it that I haven't yet found a solution too... When attempting to use the scroll ...
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Windows 10 volume jumps to 100% on random

So today I installed windows 10, and I love it except one thing: The volume is bugged. I'll be sitting watching youtube videos on Microsoft Edge, click next video and my ears will be blown off ...
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I cannot adjust screen brightness in Windows 10

I have Lenovo Ideapad Z510 with Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600 and NVIDIA GeForce 840M and I cannot adjust the screen brightness, I think now it is 100%. Yesterday there was no problems and it wasn't ...
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Use Cortana to launch a specific web page

Using Google Now on Android it's possible to say "Go to stackexchange.com" and it will successfully launch stackexchange.com in Chrome (or another browser you have installed). I'm looking to ...
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Do I need both AMD and ATI Catalyst Control Center?

I was browsing through some programs to remove, to save some disk space, and I found that I both have AMD Catalyst Control Center and ATI Catalyst Control Center. Do I need both of them, and if not, ...
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Windows 10, Outlook 2013, Zimbra: outlook fails to start since upgrade

I upgraded to Windows 10 Pro on my Surface Pro 3 (64-bit) this afternoon and since then my Outlook 2013 (which uses a Zimbra Connector for Microsoft Outlook) has not opened and returns the following ...
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How to pin a program from a drive different than C: to the Start Menu?

I have several programs installed on another drive (F:\) than my system drive (C:\). On Windows 7 I had the possibility to pin those programs both to the Start Menu and the taskbar. I just had to ...
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Windows 10 Black Screen with working cursor after login

I tried upgrading to Windows 10 yesterday, the update went fine, and after choosing the express setup, I logged in successfully, but now it's been stuck on a black screen with a cursor. I've tried ...
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I paralyzed my synaptics touchpad in Windows 10

I successfully upgraded yesterday from 8.1 and this morning I was looking at the new "desktop switcher." I was looking for an OSX style touchpad gesture to switch between them. I followed the ...
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Windows 10: Do I have the right retail to get windows?

I have a question about windows 10, I did a method to check which retail I have of windows, (windows 8.1) But I dont get it, can I not get Windows 10? Name:Windows(R), Enterprise edition Description: ...
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Windows 10 Calendar doesn't show appointment time correctly

I imported my Google calendar into my Windows 10 calendar but It doesn't show the appointment time correctly. Here is an example. There is one-hour time difference.
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8.1 to 10 setup : Something happened > Setup has failed to validate the product key

Just like millions of other users, I'm attempting to upgrade to windows 10. I have a Dell laptop running 8.1, which had windows reinstalled once. That was because I swapped the HDD out for a SSD and I ...
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Will windows 10 automatically detect my external tv/monitor?

I have a windows 8, now 8.1 hp laptop with a damaged screen. I wanted to know if I upgraded or did a clean install to windows 10, would it automatically recognize my external monitor/tv. When I had 8 ...
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WampServer issues after Windows 10 upgrade

Since upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10, WampServer does not appear to be working (anything loaded in the browser is just a blank page), and even a fresh install does not cure the problem. Under ...
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Windows 10 Update Failure from Windows 8.1 Pro [duplicate]

In my C dive i have 15.3 GB free available space. Get Windows Icon shows that my laptop is fully compatible for windows 10 update. but it has been the third time it failed to update my pc from ...
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WIndows 10 external monitor

I have a windows 8, now 8.1 hp laptop with a damaged screen. I wanted to know if I upgraded or did a clean install to windows 10, would it automatically recognize my external monitor/tv. When I had 8 ...
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Headset not working in Windows 10?

In 8.1, although I had to pick between using the headset as either headphones or a mic (regardless of using an audio splitter), at least these functions worked. In that version of Windows, whenever I ...
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How do you start Windows 10 in safe mode?

I've been through the Windows 10 upgrade, and am experiencing a recurring "INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR", which is stopping me from logging in. I'd like to be able to try to boot to safe mode, but it appears ...
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no wifi on windows 10 media creation tool

I was tired of waiting for the windows 10 download so went ahead and downloaded the media creation tool from windows site but now i can't search wifi or change wifi settings because it is not there. I ...
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Incomplete Windows 10 clean install

I started a clean install of Windows 10 on my previously Windows 7 laptop, but my daughter turned off the computer while my back was turned. Now it is in a constant reboot cycle. Can I create a ...
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How to disable automatic updating of Windows 10 pro? [duplicate]

Today i install windows 10. All features is better. But i can not find the way to disable windows automatic update. In windows 8.1 or lower versions have a option to disable automatic update or ...