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how to limit software raid resync speed on wndows

I would like to reduce the rate at which rebuilding the raid arrays on my system occurs. For example after I have to manually press reset on the PC, all my mirrored drives require a resync. Then ...
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Macro or Shortcut to toggle

After reading this StackOverflow question I wanted to know if it was possible to have a keyboard shortcut that does some specific sound settings. My system is Windows 10. Whenever I want to start ...
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Windows 10 install from usb drive - boots up but freezes

I'm trying to do a clean install of Windows 10 from a usb drive. Problem: The system boots up and presents the first Windows setup screen (where I'm supposed to choose language, time- and currency ...
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Surface Pro 6 goes Standby every 30min-ish (SC_MONITORPOWER)

My Surface Pro 6 behaves weirdly ever since I had it, but I can't really figure out why. Sometimes during the day or mostly during the evening the system goes in standbymode. It happens every ...
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How to enable moving the mouse pointer from the left side of the left monitor to the right side to the right monitor in Windows 10?

I am working with 3 Monitors. Is it possible to make the mouse pointer jump from the left side of the left monitor to the right side of the right monitor when I move the mouse there? So I wouldn't ...
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Notifications won't open when I click on them on Windows 10

I get my notifications on my Action Center on Windows 10. When I click on them to get to their website to actually read the notification, it just disappears and it won't take me to the website. How ...
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Win10 doesn't see changes made on HDD by Win7

I want to copy tens of gigabytes of data from my old Win7 computer to my new Win10 computer. By Wifi this is very slow. Hence I pulled out the Win10 HDD, plugged it into Win7, copied the data, and ...
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Remote Shutdwon via CMD does not work

If I want to shutdown a computer in my LAN via the shutdown /m 192.168.55.57 /s command, the message 192.168.55.141: Access denied(5) appears. How can I fix this? Thank you.
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Is there a way to connect a USB flash drive to a SATA port?

I have a desktop machine with an Asus x79-Deluxe mobo. Some of the USB ports are unable to detect any USB device like sticks or flash drives. Is there a way to connect a USB device to a SATA port?
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How to disable the message preview for Desktop Alerts in Outlook (Office 365)

I have enabled desktop alerts for my outlook instance because I want to be informed about new emails. Is it possible to censor the content of the arrived Emails and show only a notification with the ...
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Debugging disappearance of FTDI USB/Serial device in Windows 10?

Ok, this is the thing: I have to use a device which has a FTDI FT245 chip. On other computers, this device works fine. So, I need to attach it to my work Windows 10 PC. However: when I attach it, at ...
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Increase Cmder keystroke repeat rate

I am using Cmder in Windows 10, and I often have long commands. Having a faster (or better yet, accelerating) keyboard repeat rate will be helpful. Cmder's keyboard settings do not seem to have that ...
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browser suddenly open “http://windowsdefender.club/warning/download.php?mn=5623”

in recent days, my browser"chrome" would suddenly open a site with the address "h ttp://windowsdefender.club/warning/download.php?mn=5623" I have no idea why and I have tried several diff methods of ...
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Windows Mapped Network Drive Does not show linux dotfiles

I connect to a VDI machine via Citrix. This is a dedicated VDI. I connect on my physical Mac Machine running MacOs 10.14.4 The VDI machine is running windows 10 and it automatically has my Host ...
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Lost Ability To Resolve UNC Path On Windows 10 Host to VMWare Guest

This is a bit involved: I have a Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit host and guest (VMWare 15, also running Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit). Until recently, I was able to resolve \\HOST from the guest and I ...
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How to switch between headphones and speakers without unplugging the headphones

When i'm using Ubuntu 18, I'm able to freely switch the audio output between my plugged-in headphones (with a jack plug) and the PC speakers using PulseAudio, without unplugging the headphones . I ...
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Slowing down screensaver slideshow speed Windows 10

I am only given 3 options (Slow, Medium, Fast). I need it to go slower than "Slow". "Slow" is around 10 seconds, I'd like to have around 20s. How is this achieved?
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Disable indexing of network files for quick access

I like the quick access feature (Frequent Places and Recent Items), but it also indexes items on slow network locations. Is there a way to disallow network files and folders from being added to the ...
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Windows 10 Sleep Options Missing

I used to be able to put my computer to sleep but suddenly the setting has been completely removed. What I have already done: I checked the power options and it is missing from there as well. I made ...
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New NVME or Old Sata SSD for boot

I'm working on a new PC build (Windows 10 Pro, possibly dual boot Linux), which I will be using the PC all day every day for work (Web Dev elopement and Graphic Design) as well as playing games. I ...
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Windows 10 Lock Screen - Windows Spotlight - Launch Chrome for links

On the Windows 10 lock screen, set to Windows Spotlight, there are "text box" links that will give you more information about the image once you sign in. These links automatically launch Microsoft ...
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Need Help Setting up Bridged Adapter in VirtualBox

I am running Ubuntu on a VirtualBox VM with a Windows 10 host system. I need my VM to exist within my Wi-fi network, and I know that to do this I need to set up my VM with a Bridged Adapter. However, ...
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Video rendering issue after Windows update

I'm using a GoPro Hero7 Black for making some family and amateur videos, Sometimes I used Quick application for short clips and sometimes I used Davinci Resolve 15 for more complicated things.. ...
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Why can I get Windows 10 legally, officially and free?

If I go to this microsoft.com link, I can easily get a free, legal, and completely official ISO of Windows 10. If memory serves, this is where I got the ISO that I used in one of my virtual machines ...
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Sign in without a password in Windows 10?

When I boot up my computer, I'm presented with two user accounts (both my name, I'm guessing one is administrator and one isn't?) and I'm asked for a password before logging into Windows. Is there a ...
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Loud fan noises in latest update for Windows 10?

Ever since the latest update, Windows 10 has been freezing and the fan noises have gotten louder. A few updates ago, Windows 10 had a troubleshooting feature called "hardware" which took care of these ...
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Feature update to Windows 10, version 1903 and Windows update files

In Windows Update, I clicked Check for updates And I see, You’re up to date Also, I see The Windows 10 May 2019 Update is on its way. We're offering this update to compatible devices, but your ...
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Trying to install Deepin OS beside Windows 10, no NTFS option for formatting a partition

I'm trying to follow this article to install Deepin OS beside the existing Windows 10 OS I form a ext4 parition for the OS and I'm trying to make another NTFS partition for /home, for purposes of ...
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Why would launching an exe via .cmd file allow it to run correctly, when it errors with a normal dbl-click launch?

I'll try to clarify. I have an exe, let's call it foo.exe on a Windows 10 PC. If I dbl-click this file--whether it's via a shortcut on the desktop or by dbl-clicking from File Explorer--it throws ...
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How to keep display settings after opening laptop lid? (it resets to first screen)

I’m using my laptop with an external display. Windows 10 is configured to project only to the second screen (said external display). That is, when hitting WinP, the last option ("only second screen") ...
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NSLookup Unable To Resolve Local Computer's Hostname

I went through all of the suggestions here: Windows unable to resolve hostnames I recently discovered that I cannot resolve any Windows host name (i.e., the computer name). For example, if open a ...
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Windows 10 BSOD System_Service_Error when running VM under VMware Workstation 15 Player

I used to have my Ubuntu VM run fine inside VMware Workstation 15 Player under Windows 10. Today after a power outage, I suddenly noticed that each time I start the VM inside the player, I get BSOD ...
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How do I get rid of the white band at the bottom of screen when using chrome?

I have a white bar accross my Chrome window. A few observations: It only happens with Chrome It only happens when the window is maximized It is dependent on the monitor I am using (see image below). ...
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How to start Outlook Office 365 automatically with Windows 10?

All answers to this question that I found so far boil down to the assumption Outlook is installed in a static location. With the Office 365 pc installation, it is not so static. Currently Outlook is ...
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Unexpected IP Address When Using NSLookup

My desktop is running Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit along with an ASUS RT-N56U router. My router's DHCP range is from 192.168.3.2 through 192.168.3.100 and the gateway is at 192.168.3.1. But this ...
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Can we modify Windows files in WSL or other way around after update1903?

In the blog post by Windows, they happily say In the past, creating and changing Linux files from Windows resulted in losing files or corrupting data. Making this possible has been a highly ...
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Conection LG FLATRON E2281 to Dell Inspiron 5558 via HDMI cable

I've tried to connect my monitor to the laptop for extending the display. The laptop was detected monitor but nothing display in LG monitor and "check signal cable" was shown. I connected the laptop ...
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Windows 10 Pro Sleeps After Locking

Windows 10 Pro sleeps the machine shortly after the screen locks. I want the screen to lock but the machine to continue running with a screen saver (or sleeping the display only). I set up a new ...
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Reverting file association with .dat file to blank

My operating system is Windows 10. If more information is necessary, please ask. I did a fair amount of research both with Google and even more dismayingly with the search underneath the title bar ...
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anaconda-navigator not launching from Anaconda Powershell Prompt

In Windows 10 Enterprise, after installing Anaconda3-2019.03 64 bit, I get the following error when I try to launch anaconda-navigator: (base) PS C:\> anaconda-navigator Traceback (most recent ...
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Dualboot Windows 10 and Linux on software RAID with common devices

I'm interested in improving the reliability and availability of the operating systems on my workstation as part of an upgrade being planned soon to my hardware. I tried to find a question like this on ...
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ThinkPad T400 booting to black screen

I recently acquired an old ThinkPad T400 without a hard drive, so I put one in and installed Windows 10 on it. The first few boots were pretty painless and Just Worked, but there's some kind of ...
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Num Pad 4 is held on boot and CTRL C not working Windows 10

I have a Clevo Laptop and recently have this issue since a Windows update. The Number Pad 4 is held when I boot up, this can be stopped when I press backspace key. From there the Number Pad 4 won't ...
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Windows 10 WiFi password storage protection

What encryption algorithm and what key is being used to encrypt WiFi passphrase storage in Windows 10. I am trying to understand this. I looked at the XML file at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Wlansvc\...
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How to solve error 0x8007042b while connecting a Google account on Windows 10?

I recently updated to Windows 10 and I'm quite fine with it. Except for apps like Mail or Calendar. Upon starting them, they ask me which accounts should be used. So I'd like to add my Google ...
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Cortana / Windows 10 seems to be reading my email without my permission

When I reinstalled Windows 10 recently, I was careful to disable all the options for Cortana. I removed it from the taskbar then when into the settings and disabled every permission I could find. I'...
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Windows cannot read files from a HD disk taken from a Samsung DVD player

I have a Samsung DVD player from around year 2010 I want to throw away. The device has an HD where I have some recordings from TV. I want to keep a clip that features an interview to my father in a ...
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Create folder from Windows then access from Bash in Windows 10 WSL

I am running Ubuntu from Windows. When I create a folder from Windows called newFolder in the root directory C:\Users\myuser\AppData\Local\lxss\root\Newfolder then from Bash when I run ls I don't see ...
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How do I stop Windows from stopping write access to an unmounted EFI partition on a disk that is not used by Windows?

Setting: The computer has two or more physical hard drives. One is entirely dedicated to a Linux installation, one entirely to Windows. Both can be booted up. The system is configured for EFI booting. ...
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Task Scheduler fails to start on WIndows 10 (Insider Build 1903 (18362.1)

I don't often deliberately reboot my PC but it is set to accepting Windows 10 Insider updates (Fast ring) and update overnight. As a result, it's usually up and it was only recently, that I noticed ...