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How do I stop Windows 10 Pro from creating mulitple profile folders for a local administrator user [closed]

Create user in Windows 10 Pro creates the folders Username, Username.PCname, and Username.PCname.bak. The standard folders Contacts, Desktop, Documents, etc., are created in the Username.PCname ...
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Product: ASUS Update Helper — Error 1316. The specified account already exists

I've been looking for an answer all over the net for the last 12 hours and most answers always seem to suggest the same things; using a registry cleanup such as CCleaner and using the microsoft ...
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Disable Outlook “Metered Connection” warning

I connect to the internet using 4G. I have set the connection to "metered" in Windows 10. Unfortunately this means Outlook displays a "metered network" warning and will not download mail until I ...
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“Recent” lists on start and taskbar despite turning it off

Since updating to Windows 10 1809, right clicking on start and taskbar icons shows a list of recent documents. When going to Settings, Personalization, Start, and then checking and unchecking "Show ...
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Powerpoint - Open PPTM (macro enabled) File on Startup

I have a PowerPoint presentation with a macro. I would like PowerPoint to open on startup the following to files. Blank.pptm (My custom PPT file with macro) Blank.pptx (Default PPT file) (Optional) (...
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Error launching Ubuntu shell on Windows

When trying to launch Ubuntu 18.04 on Windows 10 via WSL, I get the error: WslRegisterDistribution failed with error: 0x800703fa Press any key to continue...
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Windows Boot corrupted

I made a live USB Installation of Kali Linux which I need for one of my classes. I booted it (UEFI) on my Windows 10 Dell XPS and used the persistence mode since I assumed it would store my changes (...
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I can't set a program as the default to open a Video File with in Windows 10

I am trying to set bomi as the default video player. In the past I was using it as my default player without any problems. But, for some reason I uninstalled the application, and then installed it ...
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Getting a 2000 ms delay on HTTP/HTTPS packets on Windows 10 machine [closed]

I am getting a 2000ms latency delay on HTTP/HTTPS connections on a Windows 10 laptop. At first I thought it was the ISP because telnet connections from the same box were instantaneous. However I ...
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Screen Recording without third-party software in Windows 10?

How can I record the screen using native features of Windows 10? In my research, I saw there is something related to xBox, but I'm not sure if this is the correct route. Is there anything built into ...
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Associate a bunch of unassociated file extensions with Notepad++ at once via batch

I've got thousands of files with extensions ".0", ".1", ".2", etc. that I want to associate with Notepad++ (v7.5.8). They currently don't have any file association in Windows (Windows 10). Since they ...
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Numerous Windows Error Reporting Information messages in Application log

I found tha my log is full of messages like this: Inside each message is a content line this: Fault bucket , type 0 Event Name: BEX64 Response: Not available Cab Id: 0 Problem signature: P1: python....
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Outlook 2016 Pro Plus Digital Signature issue

in my organization there are 50 clients, circa (Windows 10). On 8-10 of these, there's a single mail account configured with IMAP in Outlook 2016. From 15/10/2018 some emails from inbox automatically ...
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After Windows 10 Upgrade, 3rd Monitor Only Works on USB (which sucks)

I have a Dell Latitude E5430 non-VPro laptop (at work). On Windows 7, I had 2 displayport monitors and 1 VGA monitor (using a docking station). All worked fine. My computer was upgraded to Windows 10 ...
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“open windows powershell” not working from windows 10 file explorer

Not sure what happened, but when I open windows 10 file explorer and goto the menu: File->Open Windows PowerShell->Open Windows Powershell Then it doesn't do anything. Meaning it doesn't ...
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How to rename multiple files using Windows Explorer in Windows10?

Let’s start with an example, let's say we have a directory C:\dev\to-delete Under this directory you can find a file: Blah.txt And one folder called Foo Under the Foo folder there is one more file: ...
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Microsoft Word: Text Colour Palette results in GREY-tints (Windows 10)

I have a software problem using Windows 10 and Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 (64 bit). In Microsoft Word the TEXT COLOUR PALETTE doesn't work correctly (in ribbon, tab Start): If I unfold ...
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When I hibernate or turn off/on my PC the NIC stops working [Windows 10]

As the title states, every time I turn on my PC (or wake it up) I won't be able to connect to the internet. I have had this problem for quite some time and the only solution I have found so far is to ...
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How can I create a new .reg file from the CLI

I'd like to create a new .reg file and add it to the registry, as suggested in this article. REGEDIT4 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\IniFileMapping\Autorun.inf] @="...
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How can I force Whatsapp for desktop to use a proxy in Windows 10?

I use Whatsapp for Desktop on my work-provided Windows 10 PC. Because it's work-provided, I alternate between being on the corporate VPN and connecting directly to the internet. With the latest ...
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Dual boot windows 10/ Parrot afterward problems

I installed Parrot OS (dual boot) after windows 10. But now I can't boot the windows 10 I had before. There doesn't exist the windows 10 option on the boot menu of parrot. Even though I was doing all ...
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Unable to disable windows search in windows 10

I disabled the Windows Search Services in Windows Services but when i click on the Windows Menu from the desktop then type on my keyboard, the Windows Search is still available and i am able to use it ...
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6 GB memory usage on Windows 10 with no programs open

When I was using Windows 7, my laptop would only use around 1-1.5 GB of RAM with no open programs. Since updating to Windows 10, it is now using over 6 GB (out of 8 GB total) of memory with nothing ...
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Using the dedicated graphics card on an external monitor

I have just bought a Lenovo Yoga 730 15" with an Intel graphics card and a Geforce 1050 graphics card. It runs games perfectly fine when I'm using the internal monitor, but as soon as I change to an ...
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curl proxy error caused by no_proxy or http_proxy

When I connect to my internal web server I get a proxy error. For details see below. I narrowed the issue down to the no_proxy or http_proxy environment variables that I have set to ensure I can ...
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Windows 10 boot taking 50-60 seconds from power on

My PC takes around 50~ seconds to boot - I'm running Windows 10 with the latest updates. I have used Windows Performance Analyzer to analyze my boot, and I'm currently uploading the zip to post a ...
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Virtual Com Port Driver Wouldn't Install on Windows 10

My software requires a user to supply Admin's credentials when asked by windows operating system. This scenario used to be working well with Windows-7 where user would double click on the executable ...
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i do some tweak in registry (usb entity) [duplicate]

my question is about key in registry the key location is "Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\USB\VID_04D9&PID_AD50&MI_00\7&1423bb6d&0&0000 " key name is "...
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How to delete an application without a trace in Windows 10

I have installed The Open Simulation Race Car (TORCS) on Windows 10. I also tried to add a server functionallity for the application by an officially supported patch (tried version 1 and 2) and I get ...
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Spinning white dots on black background (no text) after Windows update?

About a year ago, my desktop machine died. I hardly ever used it anymore due to a new laptop, so I didn't rush to fix it. Today I finally did - a new PSU did the trick. It booted into Windows 10 ...
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Windows 10 BSOD due to HID

Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-DriverFrameworks-UserMode Date: 28/11/2018 16:34:44 Event ID: 10111 Task Category: User-mode Driver problems. Level: ...
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Special Folders (Documents, Pictures, etc) Hidden from User Folder in Explorer

I noticed today that if I go to Explorer and click on my username from the Quick Acccess pane to get to my home directory, several of the "special" folders are not displayed--things like Documents and ...
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Windows 10/Ubuntu boot failure

I have a setup capable of dual-booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04, which has worked fine for just under a year. Some time since my last windows boot (~1 month ago), something has changed causing ...
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Windows 10 stuck in diagnostics loop

Laptop : Sony vaio Model number : SVF152125NB Running O.S : dual boot (Windows 10 and Ubuntu) After the last update (probably at June 2018, I don't remember the exact update name/ID) from Windows, my ...
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The procedure entry point getTimeout could not be located in the dll

I want to use The Open Racing Car Simulator 1.3.7 (C/C++ project) with python (I have Python 3.6.7 installed, removed other python versions). I was able to install the application and the patch 2.0 (...
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Win 10 - 32 bit VM on a win 10 64 bit GPT disk system

I have a win 10 pro x64 system running a GPT HDD. GPT mandates 64 bit systems and a win 32 bit system cannot exist in the presence of GPT disks. I want to run a win 10 pro 32 bit system in a VM such ...
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Using AutoHotkey to swap LEFT-CONTROL and LEFT-ALT on Windows 10 disables the ALT-GR on my German keyboard.

Windows 10Pro 1803 AutoHotkey 1.1.28.02 Cherry MX 3850 USB Keyboard (German) I have an extremely simple AutoHotkey script... #NoEnv ; Recommended for performance and compatibility with future ...
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Pnputil is not recognized as an internal command

I'm trying to use pnputil.exe within a command prompt on a brand new Windows 10 Virtual Machine using Virtual Box. PnpUtil is a native windows application to install drivers. Located in C:\Windows\...
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How to set default app for some file type in windows 10

I want to set an node.js C:\Program Files\nodejs\node.exe handler as a default action for opening .js files in Windows 10. So that "when i left-click them i can run them". However when i right click ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 + VirtualBox 5.2.22 - VM hangs/freezes when I press printscreen button

I am running Virtualbox 5.2.22 on Windows 10. The VM is a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.1 with 6 processors, 8GB of RAM, and 128 Video RAM. Guest additions is installed. If I press the printscreen ...
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Fail to use 'Remote Desktop connection' with display size 3840x2160

I have setup a Hyper-V Windows VM on my Windows 10 machine. When I run that Windows VM and then i try to remote in using 'Remote Desktop connection', I cant' get connected if i set the Display ...
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VcXsrv: Dedicated mouse/keyboard to different display instances, multiseating

What Im looking for is a way to run multiple instances of VcXsrv on windows 10, and have each instance set with a dedicated mouse and keyboard, allowing for multiple users to use one computer at once. ...
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how to duplicate a folder and its subfolders in the same directory using cmd in Windows 10

I want to duplicate one folder with its subfolders in the same directory using the command prompt. But I am stuck as I cannot find a way to rename the duplicate folder. I have tried xcopy "TEMPLATE ...
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Permission to access another computer failed, but I can access the shared folder

Environment: Two stations with windows 10 (PC01 / PC02); Password protected sharing disabled; Sharing permission for Everyone in the X folder; Security permissions for Everyone in the X folder; ...
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Files saving to OneDrive instead of PC

I recently uninstalled OneDrive because of the issues I was having with it and now whenever I save a file it goes to OneDrive instead of my PC. I can see the file on my desktop but when I check its ...
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Can't change txt files to open with anything but wordpad [duplicate]

I want to change txt files to open with a specific .xls it used to work but for some reason now it won't save anymore when I set the .xls program as the default. It's a serious pain to have to open ...
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VirtualBox Windows 10 with Ubuntu guest is too slow without 3d Acceleration

I have been using virtualbox in windows 10 with ubuntu guest for a while, the virtual machine options had enabled '3d acceleration' and everything was working fine. Nevertheless the screenshots that I ...
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All USB ports without power and not recognizing any device after booting to windows 10 after change in registry

I have a problem with my pc after I made one change at the registry. Like in this tutorial I changed my registry to be able to recover a USB stick with permission issues. But soon after I made the ...
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Would upgrading to Windows 10 Pro and enabling WSL affect my laptop's performance?

I just got a new laptop, which I chose mainly for its long battery life. It has an i5 8th gen processor and 8GB of RAM. It came with Windows 10 Home. Now I am intrigued by the idea of having a Linux ...
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Getting data off Bitlocker drive restrictions where Bitlocker uses TPM and no password

I'm exploring the security of Bitlocker when combined with TPM and secure boot (and no password for Bitlocker or BIOS), and am struggling with something - Does/How does Windows protect the early boot ...