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Unable to use client certificates in Chrome or IE on Windows 10

I have an nginx installation and a self-signed CA against which I want my users to authenticate with client certificates signed by this CA. Things work perfectly in Linux with both Firefox and Chrome....
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In Windows 10, why does unchecking the "Read-only" checkbox here not "stick"?

This is a long-time issue which I have not noticed for a long time, because I have learned to stay away from thinking that there is any kind of control over the files and their many "modes" ...
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Unable to connect to Xerox B205 printer and print to it through Wi-Fi. Can connect to scan without issue

I've a Xerox B205 printer and my PC (Windows 10) has difficulties connecting to it through Wi-Fi. In Xerox Easy Printer Manager I can connect to it and scan without any issues, however for printing it ...
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Ctrl-Shift-T shortcut stopped working in ALL programs (Windows 10)

At least, it stopped working in Chrome and VSCode. I use this shortcut frequently so this is pretty painful. I'm using a new computer but I'm pretty sure it was working at some point, right now Ctrl-...
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How to get stdout of steam game when launched programmatically

I'm successfully launching Factorio through steam on windows via steam -applaunch 427520 but unfortunately, I need the stdout for the project I'm working on and the steam process that this command ...
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Computer hardware

I have question related SSD. My laptop is HDD, Window 10 . I need to download a IDE which is not working in my laptop and it is continually hanging, when I asked my teacher he said this IDE will work ...
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How do I disable Microsoft Edge Updater?

When I end task it on task manager it opens up 15 minutes later. I don’t need a web browser I don’t use to be updating every minute of the day, slowing down my computer. I mean MicrosoftEdgeUpdate.exe
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How to stop Logitech MX Master 3 mouse from disconnecting from Bluetooth?

Using the latest Windows 10, this mouse keeps disconnecting, usually upon exiting sleep mode. But sometimes even in the middle of usage! I've noticed it happens much less after the computer gets ...
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Window's Slack is frozen

The Windows app opens and loads Slack but then Slack freezes. Even the quit button doesn't work. I have to force-ably shut it down via the task manager. The Windows app's menu bar does work but some ...
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4 monitor computer, resets task bar every time I turn off screens, method to move task bar and resize not using mouse?

I have a computer with 4 screens. 4 monitor display Monitor 1 (primary) is 2k 165hz displayport screen that I use for gaming, 2 & 3 are 1080p @60 for other stuff, and 4 is a drawing tablet. My ...
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How to remove "Trending searches" in Windows 10 search?

In Windows 10, this is how my search looks: How to remove the "Trending searches"? It is annoying. I'm using 22H2 version of Windows 10.
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Device Manager: Update Driver Hangs

I have administrator access to my windows 10 Pro laptop. I've opened the Device Manager and discovered that I cannot update any device driver of any kind. No matter what device I pick (Display ...
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Lower Windows Explorer timeout when looking for mapped network shares that are not available on the network

I have a Windows 10 Pro laptop that has some LAN network shares mapped to drive letters. When my laptop is not at home, Windows Explorer is very slow to open. I assume because it is trying to connect ...
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Not getting a option for code runner / run in terminal

Not getting option of run code in terminal have already download jdk. Java extension pack? I've reinstalled the vs code and file but still not getting! When I am taking scanner class so not able to ...
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How to flush / garbage collect GPU memory - Windows 10 - Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti

Some of the applications / game i play have GPU memory leakage The gpu memory used gets increased over time Even after I close the game / apps gpu used memory is still there When I disable GPU from ...
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Windows 10 HDMI video lag, no sound

I have this issue with Windows 10. I have used the same setup with Windows 8.1 without any problems. The first thing I've noticed, is that there is no sound over HDMI. I'm using a Philips 5500 series ...
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How to make links open on main Chromium window when opened on a different virtual desktop in Windows 10?

If the browser is open on desktop 1 and a different application on desktop 2 opens a link, it creates a fresh new window on desktop 2 instead of the one already open in desktop 1. I want to make it so ...
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How to install Windows 10 from a local drive (D:) and completely wipe out the old Windows 7 System drive (C:)

I would like to install a Windows 10 from my local drive D: and completely wipe out (reformat?) my system drive C:. Is it possible at all? I've downloaded the .iso of Windows 10 from MSDN. I've ...
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How many desktop configurations when accessing PC remotely?

I'm accessing a specific PC from several other computers (say, a work computer from a home desktop and also from a laptop). each of these computers have a different screen resolution and aspect ratio ...
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How to download 64 bit version Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 10?

This is the page where one can download Windows ADK for Windows 10 but there is no way to select the version, 64 bit or 32 bit. I thought, at least the default might be 64 bit which is what I need ...
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Windows CMD - How to append .txt to the names of all no-extension files in a folder and its nested subfolders?

I copied all my files from Ubuntu to a new Windows 10 computer. Many of these files (literally thousands of them) are plain text files without extensions ... Every time I try to open one of these ...
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PsExec error - "Couldn't install PSEXESVC service: Access is denied

I've done a lot of research into this problem and still haven't found a solution. I wrote a powershell script that uses psexec to activate another one on a file share using a p2p network. I keep ...
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PuTTY Error Connection Timed Out

I installed PuTTY on Windows 10 to connect to a workstation. On entering the IP address it remains idle for a while and says Fatal Error, Connection Timed Out.
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NTFS external hard drive formatted on Linux is not recognized by Windows

I fully formatted a hard drive in NTFS on Linux from a completely empty (zeroed) drive and it is not recognized by Windows 10. It is not listed in the Windows File Explorer nor with the fsutil fsinfo ...
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Can't start CMD or PowerShell as Administrator on Windows 10

It's been a while I can't start CMD as Admin by: right click on start (windows logo) Windows PowerShell (Admin) or left click on start (windows logo) typing "CMD" right click on Command Prompt and ...
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How to rename the User folder in Windows 10?

After installing Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 3 it took my user name 'Jeremy' and created a user folder named C:\Users\jerem. I want to rename the folder C:\Users\Jeremy. The procedure for Windows 8 ...
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Win 10 Mobile Hotspot not allowing connection "No Internet, secured"

I have enabled a Mobile hotspot in Windows 10 (build 1607) using the Windows network settings and set a Network name and password. But I am having trouble connecting other devices to this one. Other ...
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How can I allow access to a samba share on Windows 10 Pro coming from a different VLAN?

Here is my configuration: Windows 10 Pro on 192.168.21.19 with a folder shared Brother printer on 192.168.55.34 pfSense with FW rule that allows 192.168.55.34 to access any port/protocol on 192.168....
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Source of Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy device (and others)

I seem to have 3 sound devices on my Windows 10 installation that I haven't really seen before, called "Microsoft Streaming Service Proxy", "Microsoft Streaming Quality Manager Proxy&...
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MS OneNote Link To Paragraph links to page, not paragraph

If I Copy Link to Paragraph and then paste that into my browser, it just loads the Page containing the paragraph rather than actually going to that paragraph. Is this just a known bug? OneNote ...
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How do I change the Windows 10 Hot Tracking color?

I am one of those people who like customizing just about everything in my system. Unfortunately, unlike in Linux, Windows 10 does not have a readily available way to change my hot tracking color (...
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Invalid image file when adding install.wim to wds image

When trying to add the install.wim file from the Windows 10 iso to WDS install image, I get a error message. "Invalid Image file - The file does not contain a valid install image". The iso is ...
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Transferring files via Windows 10 Remote Desktop Copy/Paste does not work

After switching my office PC to Windows 10, the Remote Desktop connection does not allow copying files using copy/paste anymore. Copying text to a remote machine works like a charm though. Steps to ...
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Why isn't telnet logging?

As you can see below I have specified a log file and logging is enabled. You can see baretail opened in the background to the same file as the telnet logfile. I then initiated a connection that ...
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How do I get a list of "work or school" acounts connected to my Windows 10 (and Windows 11) device using cmd or PowerShell?

I have a few "work or school" accounts connected to my Windows 10 personal device. Is there a way to get a list of these accounts using cmd or PowerShell? There's dsregcmd /listaccounts in ...
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Does there exist a shortcut in Google Chrome to close all open Incognito Windows, but not all open Chrome windows?

Suppose one is browsing on Chrome on a regular window, but there is also an (or many) Incognito window(s) open in the background. The user does not want to open them and close the windows one by one, ...
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How do you prevent Microsoft Edge from automatically logging in to Microsoft Account?

(As also asked in this unanswered forum post) Problem You are logged into a Windows 10 system using your Microsoft Account Opening the Edge browser creates a Microsoft Account session for you ...
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What is "launch efi shell from filesystem device" from the boot manager?

Im trying to boot my laptop from my USB Flash drive with its USB Legacy disabled and the internal Hard Drive has no Operating system (clean). After i entered the "launch efi shell from filesystem ...
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Windows 10 multiple desktop dual monitors swapping

I am using Windows 10 and I have dual monitors. When I create multiple desktops and when I press CTRL + WIN + RIGHT or LEFT ALT both monitor desktops move together so does anybody know how can I move ...
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Cannot `cd` to E: drive using Windows CMD command line

I connected a camera to Windows machine through USB, but I am unable to access the device when I type "cd E:\" through command line. I can see the device through file explorer, and the drive ...
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Immediate, unwanted wakeup from sleep in Windows 10

I'm asking for a friend ;-). His computer (Windows 10) keeps waking up when he puts it into sleep mode. Prior to asking here I searched online a lot to solve the problem, but without success. After ...
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Windows 10 Taskbar is freezing for 10-20 minutes

I'm an IT intern at a company and we have a lot of workers suffering from this problem.They're going out for a lunch break for 45 minutes,they're leaving computers on until they start to work again....
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Is there some way to make "file rename/move aware" foobar2000 playlists?

I want to carefully construct a great playlist in foobar2000. It's not hard at all. The problem is that I expect to move around and rename those files in the coming "many years", and if I do ...
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Editing VPN gateway properties in Windows 10

When setting up a VPN under Windows 10, I can't edit the properties for IPv4 Networking settings. Clicking on the "Properties" button, under the "Networking" tab of VPN Properties doesn't do anything. ...
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Windows key stops working on windows 10

I seem to have an intermittent issue with my windows key. While this works shortly after booting, it stops working after a short time. I have tried sfc and various dism commands to try and resurrect ...
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Forward specific IP to localhost

I have this old code that runs tests against an SQL Server with a specific hardcoded IP on my network 192.168.X.Y, however I want to run such tests against my local server at 127.0.0.1. How can I tell ...
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Old driver after upgrade to Windows 11

I moved my Win 10 Pro SSD to a new laptop, and then did an in-place upgrade from Win 10 Pro to Win 11 Pro. After the upgrade I am no longer able to adjust the brightness of my screen. The brightness ...
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How to create Win10 USB boot stick with UEFI support?

I want to install Windows 10 via USB. I also want to use UEFI. I downloaded this iso https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows10ISO As I want to use UEFI, I have to partition my USB ...
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How to kill suspended processes in Windows 10

I have found tons of arma3.exe processes in Task Manager on Windows 10. They all have status "Suspended". When I try to kill them, I get the message "Access Denied". I tried to ...
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Windows 10; crash after few minutes after startup; restarts and never crashes again until a power off

I turn on my computer. Windows 10 boots up and the desktop appears. I login and get to do my work. After a few minutes, the computer restarts by itself suddenly (no BSOD). Windows boots up and I get ...

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