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Windows 10 - No Minidump created after crash

I am struggling pc crashed that show up as a Kernel Power Error ID:41. I if want to take a look to see if there is a Minidump with detailed info I see that there is no Minidump created. I already ...
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Unable to Access Network Drive as SYSTEM account on Windows 10(Windows Server 2016)

I have a scheduled task(batch script) for syncing data from a network driver everyday. The task is run as nt authority\system account. It works fine on Windows 7/2008/2012, but does not on Windows 10/...
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How to change .esd files to .cab files for Win 10 interface language change?

I want to change the interface language for my PC that has Windows 10 Single Language version. According to a thread here I need to download the language package from uupdump.net and change the .esd ...
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Icon meanings help description [closed]

enter image description hereCan someone help explain what some of the pc icon signs mean please
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How to fix 100% HDD usage in intel optane memory based laptop

My laptop's harddisk usage is at 100% without any activity. Task manager display active time as 100% read speed -0 kbps and write speed 0 kbps. How I fix this problem? My laptop's specifications CPU -...
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Windows 10: enumerating sessionnames - access is denied

When I open Task Manager, Processes and Users tabs are empty. There are a lot of topic over the internet with the problem, but I couldn't find a fix for the problem. Then tried to open a cmd prompt ...
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The Keys -a, ESC, tab, CAPS Lock on the keyboard- do not work

Since the latest Update of Windows 10 the keys A, ESC, 1, and Tab do not work at all.
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Right click in windows 10 very slow

Since I've upgrade form windows7 to windows10, the right mouse click (context menu) is very slow (3 to 5 seconds) This is on a fast I7 system. I've already reduced the context entries with "ccleaner" ...
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How can I make icons in the Windows 10 taskbar/quicklaunch/tray darker to help prevent burn-in on my OLED display?

OLED panels are susceptible to burn-in. How can I make the taskbar/tray and quicklaunch icons/text (even if it makes the taskbar itself) darker? I know about the dark theme, but please understand that ...
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Windows computer needs a restart every time it goes to sleep

Every time my computer goes into sleep mode, nothing will wake it back up without a force restart. Moving the mouse and pressing keys on the keyboard makes the keyboard activate (the numlock indicator ...
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Win 10 won't boot, sfc fails to run from external USB Win 10

HP AIO, 8th Gen CPU. Win 10, newest, startup repair runs, can't fix. Reset also fails. Restore point also fails. Using a known-good USB ISO also fails to fix (windows resource protection could not ...
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How to set different UID and GID for each NFS folder in Windows 10

I have two NFS servers running Ubuntu (server0, server1). My client is on Windows 10. The Unix accounts for this client on each servers have different UID and GID, it is something like 1002,1002 on ...
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USB 3 slow speed: ~8 mb/s

I have a Z390 ASUS Maximus XI Hero with 3.1 USB support and a Toshiba KIOXIA TransMemory U366 USB Flash Drive 32GB USB3.2 Flash advertised with 100 MB/s. Yet when I copy anything, I end up with this ...
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100Hz monitor not working by default on windows 10

I have this MSI 34inch 100Hz monitor and I'm having a weird issue with it. I'm using it as a second monitor and when windows starts or resumes and if the monitor is at 100Hz it won't show anything, ...
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How can I split the windows taskbar into two parts?

So I got one of those new ultra-wide monitors with a 5120x1440 resolution, basically two 2560x1440 screen molded together. Now when I play games, I tend to play them on 2560x1440 for performance and ...
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Create multiple profiles for Firefox Portable on Windows 10

I am using a Firefox Portable version, and I am wondering how can I create multiple profiles? I used pathToFirefoxPortable.exe -CreateProfile profile, which starts Firefox, but I don't think it ...
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Can't user samba server with Windows "Backup and Restore (Windows 7)" on Windows 10

I created a samba server on a local Ubuntu machine. I can access it using the file explorer from my Windows 10 machine and add files and so on. But when I try to use this as a network location for my ...
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PC audio stuttering/noise every 2-3 seconds

I have a Gigabyte B450M-DS3H motherboard which I've been using for a long time now. Recently, the audio has started to be distorted and stuttered, this is not a constant problem, it occurs every few ...
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High CPU usage, temp in idle hovers around 50C, drops to low 30's as soon as I open the task manager (Win 10) [closed]

Lately I've noticed my idle temp in Win 10 is around 50'C even if there's no apps running on my desktop. First thing that came to mind was to check the task manager to see if there's anything with ...
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Cannot disable the WinHttpAutoProxySvc service

For something I am working on, I need to be able to stop and start the Dhcp Client service. However, when I attempt to do so through elevated command prompt I am greeted with System error 5 has ...
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How to start Epsa Diagnostics for a Windows 10 based Dell Laptop?

I'm having trouble with some hardware due to which I am trying to start the Epsa diagnostics which is usually accessed from tapping the F12 key at the time of Boot at the dell Logo.But now after the ...
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"Uwfmgr Filter Reset-Settings" is no longer supported. Is there an alternative?

As of April 2024, the docs about UWFMGR tool contains the following statement for the "Filter Reset-Settings" command: Restores UWF settings to the original state. If you added UWF to your ...
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unable to change driver letter/format /view files on USB drive previously used as a flash space for linux centos 7

The device of discussion is: Kingston DataTraveler 3.0 USB Device Performing below actions on Operating system: windows 10 I used this 64GB as a flash space for the iso file for centos 7 ( linux) ...
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gpo to allow local standard users to install software on windows

I have one admin account and 2 standard user accounts on a local computer and not on a domain. For example, User A -> (Admin Account) User B -> (Standard Account) User General -> (Standard ...
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How to see which python scripts are running?

I ran the command tasklist | FIND "python" and got How do I see the actual script that's being run?
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How do I clear recent emoji input history on Windows 10 emoji panel?

WinKey+. provides an emoji panel, but it shows recent emojis; How do I clear recent emojis?
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Cannot Update AMD Radeon Settings (No Error Given)

I am running Windows 10 Pro and am using this video card. Recently (within the past few weeks), Windows has been letting me know that there are updates available to the driver software in AMD Radeon ...
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Win 10 update causes BLACK SCREEN (Macbook Pro with Boot Camp)

I have a MacBook Pro. Created a new boot camp partition and installed Win 7 Pro. Performed all updates. Upgraded to Win 10. Seemed to work fine. I saw there was an update so I updated and it asked me ...
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Unified Write Filter servicing on Windows 10 enterprise not working as expected

Working with Windows 10 Enterprise, fresh image, only extra software is Notepad++, all updates applied. Now that's out of the way, we are testing Unified Write Filter (UWF), and it almost performs as ...
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External hard drive not being recognized by Windows virtual machine on Mac

Using: VMWare Fusion 8.0.0, El Capitan 10.11.4 on MacBook Pro (Late 2013), Windows 10 x64 (trial version by the way), LaCie 1TB Porsche Design Mobile Drive (USB 3.0, NTFS) Goal: Read/write/delete/etc ...
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Change screen position in underscaled custom resolution on Windows

I'm trying to display a custom aspect ratio (32:9) on a projector that doesn't support custom resolutions. I've created a custom resolution on Windows 10 through Nvidia Control Panel at 3840 x 1080 ...
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How can a command prompt be opened fullscreen in Windows 10?

I have Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 (OS Build 10586.679). How can I make the console window full-screen? (Same as what we did in Windows XP.) When I press Alt + Enter, the prompt This system does ...
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How do I add a user with "Full Control" permissions to folder without changing owner of the folder (I.E.) Administrators, using the command line?

I want a command-line solution to add a local user account to the permissions table for a directory and grant the account full access... WITHOUT changing the ownership of the directory. I'm looking ...
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A series of DeviceSetupManager warnings in Windows 10 event logs

I have been "cleaning up" Windows 10, and I'm noticing a series of warnings in the Event Viewer every time I start Windows. And they are in the following order. Event 202, DeviceSetupManager "The ...
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PDF on File System mysteriously disappeared without a trace, Windows 10

On my computer, I have a few different drives, C:/ (where my OS is stored and runs, SSD), a X:/ (Where I store my games and other things that benefit well from an SSD), and a Z:/ (HDD, for documents ...
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Manually resize WinRE partition (Windows 10 Home)

I would like to do the procedure outlined in Microsoft KB5028997. I would like my WinRE to become 1G. But I am not 100% sure I understand the instructions for that. Only 99%, so I would like to ...
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WSL can't access disk mounted *below* a drive letter

A Win10 host, with WSL 2 running Ubuntu 18.04, has an SSD mounted as drive path (C:) \2 in Disk Management. (This was to quickly "grow" my C: SSD for software that insists on being ...
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Windows Security authentication dialog freezes

Since a few weeks ago, when my Windows 10 Pro computer has displayed a Windows Security authentication dialog like this: It awaits input from me but then freezes instantly as soon as I click the OK ...
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How to prevent Windows 10 IP address conflict for 0.0.0.0?

I sometimes see a message about Windows detecting an IP address conflict. It always seemed to be spurious, but today I noticed that it is associated with losing connectivity for several seconds. So I ...
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Windows 10 shutdown very slow

I installed windows 10 one week ago, it was working fine. But yesterday, after an auto update and installing some Modern UI app, my laptop shutdown became very slow, after the screen was turned off ...
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What is the purpose of the DISM /RestoreHealth parameter and SFC?

What is the purpose of the DISM /RestoreHealth parameter and the SFC /ScanNow parameter? How do they correlate to one another? In what order should they be run? Why does the order sequence matter ...
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How to change Windows 10 console screen buffer beyond 9999?

The hard limit for the legacy Windows console was 9999. I'm surprised to see that, in the new console's dialog box, MS have still set a limit of 4 figures (therefore 9999) for the maximum screen ...
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Windows 10 PsExec localhost

The following command generally works fine on Windows 7 and Windows 10: psexec \\machine -u username -p password -h -c -f script.bat However, on Windows 10 when 'machine' is the localhost, I receive ...
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PowerShell equivalent to DISM's /Cleanup-Image in Windows 10

What is the PowerShell equivalent to DISM's /Cleanup-Image in this command: DISM /Image:%mounted_image% /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /Resetbase /ScratchDir:%scratch_dir% Within Use DISM in ...
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Why do some applications open as separate buttons in the Windows taskbar?

When I open an application button pinned to my taskbar, normally the app just opens, and an underline appears under its button. Yet when I open certain applications, they open under a duplicate button ...
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.net framework 4.0.30319 config file parse error

I was trying to install sqlite for component one library and as per one tutorial I made a small change in 2 config files C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\Config\machine.config C:\...
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How do I quickly position two windows side by side in Windows Tablet mode with a keyboard shortcut instead of moving the window to the side?

When in Tablet mode: I cannot just press the shortcut as in How do I quickly position two windows side by side? to split the screen into two windows: Win + arrow and then choose the other window ...
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Why does my network adapter have two IPv4 addresses in Windows 10?

I have a USB Ethernet adapter (TP-Link UE330). I assigned it a static IP address: 192.168.6 199. I was having trouble automatically detecting a device on the network. I investigated and discovered ...
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No Internet in Chrome but MS Edge (Chromium) works fine, how is it possible?

For some weird reason, chrome stops working in between. If restart the system it works again. "No internet Try: Checking the network cables, modem, and router Reconnecting to Wi-Fi Running ...
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Browsing network drive crashes File Explorer

When browsing to specific folders in a network drive File Explorer crashes. However, when accessing it directly by accessing the network path in FIle Explorer it works without any issue. The issue ...

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