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My Bluetooth Hands-free is not connecting with win-10 PC through Bluetooth Dongle, it requires PIN but Hands-free don't have one?

I am trying to connect my Bluetooth handsfree to my Desktop PC through Bluetooth USB dongle. PC Specifications; Windows 10, v 1709 (OS Build 16299.15) 64-Bit OS, x64 Intel i5-6600 Processor,...
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Cannot connect to remote desktop that has been ide for a while

I am trying to connect to a laptop that is connected to the same LAN via WiFi from a desktop that is connected via ethernet. It usually works but connection fails the laptop has been idle for some ...
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My Laptop Dose Not Start

I have a dell laptop which has been having a problem for some time is that by pressing the power button the laptop's power light goes on for a while and the switch goes off but the laptop doesn't ...
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Can we copy recovery usb files to another recovery usb as bootable

I am using HP 15-DK0045TX Gaming Laptop which has Windows 10 Home. I created a system recovery USB drive by using the "Recovery drive" application inside Windows 10. My doubt is, can we boot from ...
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Using Docker Windows containers on air-gapped machines

I want to use Docker to manage software on some air-gapped servers running Windows 10 Enterprise, but I can't find any clear info on whether what I want to do is allowed by Microsoft's licensing of it'...
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Why is WinInet's FindNextUrlCacheEntry() returning ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND=2 instead of ERROR_NO_MORE_ITEMS=295

Description As per the title, WinInet's FindNextUrlCacheEntry() results in an undocumented error code of 2 (ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND) instead of ERROR_NO_MORE_ITEMS=295. Can someone explain why or ...
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Does Windows 10 log where location requests come from?

I noticed in the systray a little icon that said my location was in use. Is there a log that will tell me which applications access my location?
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Brightness control in Windows 10 doesn't work

I have installed Windows 10 on my XMG Clevo Model P150HM laptop and the brightness control does not work. Neither the buttons Fn + F8 / F9 (those are the buttons with the brightness icons) nor the ...
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My screen has a dead “click” zone(invisible window)?

The weirdest thing is happening to me - there is a dead zone on my screen where I can't left-click up on the right side of the Screen. On SO, it covers parts of the toolbar. I can click the left two-...
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Can I use a webhost as a VPN server?

I found an open source code "PHP" that can turn any webhost into "unblock website" service. Like you put the link and the code will use the server IP to ask for the website then send it back to you. ...
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How determine most recent active local windows user accounts?

We have a few computers that many employees (70+) have used over the years. I am upgrading these and want to transfer the most recent users. Just the ones that have signed into the system in the last ...
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Why is my laptop goes to sleep every 1 minute?

My windows-laptop goes into sleep mode if I don’t use a mouse or keyboard about 1 minute. Because I can’t read books. I set all my power settings to 'NEVER SLEEP'. I disabled hibernate. I turned off ...
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Can a Windows wim image only be applied to a device of the exact same specification?

I've created a .wim image for a Windows 10 device with the following Hardware specifications : Microsoft Surface Pro 6 - Tablet - Core i5 8350U / 1.7 GHz - Win 10 Pro - 8 GB RAM - 128 GB SSD NVMe - ...
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How should I detect whether the network connection (VPN) has unexpectedly died from PHP CLI?

Situation: I have a perpetual PHP CLI script running whenever my computer is powered on. Every minute, it launches a bunch of sub-processes which each do some work in parallel. (I do it like this ...
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YouTube will not consistently use my Bluetooth speakers?

Sorry if similar questions have been asked, but this is beyond frustrating. I have a job where I'm allowed to stream audio. In my case, I have playlists on YouTube that I listen to while I work. ...
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I have several security issues with W10 Pre-Installed on my new HP Lap..is Skype {which keeps appearing everytime I log in} a MS App Now?

I don't appreciate my time being wasted when I don't use Skype and I would just LOVE to remove it completely...but I need some advice here on how to do that.
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CMD command to get state of a device

Someone on Stackoverflow said I should ask my Question here. I'm using a HP x360 Envy Notebook which supports Stylus-input. When I'm sitting in university, it's pretty annoying when I try to write, ...
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My laptop charger is turning off during any gpu usage and then the battery drains 5% in one minute

Yesterday I updated my drivers with Geforce Experience. I didn't think anything of it. But today I opened Blender and when I switch to a rendered view or simply render any project, my laptop charger ...
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Can another program force Windows to update itself even though updates are paused?

This is what happened: Yesterday I paused the updates for 7 days in the settings because I needed to quickly shut down the computer and there was update on the line. Today I installed IntelliJ IDEA ...
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Hotkey to open specific app window (MS Teams)

Is there a way to set up a hotkey in windows 10 to un-minimize a specific app window? The app I want to do it (MS Teams) is already running in background. I did assign a shortcut key to it but for ...
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How to determine which sectors a file occupies on Windows?

I want to determine which sectors a file occupies on an HDD. I want to know if a file is split into different non-sequential sectors. Is there any way to do this on Windows 10? The ideal solution ...
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How to modify Text-to-Speech output spelling on windows 10

this is my very first question in this portal. Until now i found everything here because anyone had the problem before me. Now i have not found anything about my topic. I have a windows 10 PC ...
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Properly expand copied file names using XCOPY

I've made a batch script that is set to copy all .cpp files from a location I have set. It can copy the files and retain the folder structure, but it isn't expanding the copied file names properly. I ...
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How does a Windows app play sound on a muted HDMI device, and how to prevent it

Today, I had a video conference in Microsoft Teams. Since I had sound issues with similar conferences in the past, I connected with my phone for sound and with the Windows 10 app for screen-sharing. I ...
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Using Windows 10 v 1507 Safe or not?

In my company, the pc's are running Windows 10 Enterprise but most of them are running v 1507 the very first from 2015. Anytime the tech support has to set up a new PC for someone, they install the ...
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Reading Windows7 Hard drive from windows 10 machine

So my Windows 7 PC power supply died. I removed the hard drive and connected a SATA / USB cable to it. My windows 10 PC can recognize the hard drive but can’t see any of the files. Ideally I’m just ...
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Unkown enabled account RedisService

I am on a windows 10 Pro 1809 I just checked (cmd "wmic useraccount list full") and found that on my system there is one account named RedisService with description Redis Server Service, that is ...
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Why My Computer Automatically shuts down when Turbo Boost is enabled?

I have a laptop G7 8th Generation, I have been using it for 6 months and it was okay there was not any problem I Faced till this month.now my computer freezes, display blue screen finally shuts down ...
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The application was unable to start correctly 0xc000007b from mysqld.exe

I'm trying to install wamp 3.1.9 in windows 10 . I've all the VC packages setup, 2 services are running fine. Mysql is not starting up. This is the first time 'm setting up wamp. This is the error ...
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Unfiltering ports on Windows 10 machine

I am trying to test out a filtered port scanner and need a way to unfilter one port on my computer. Is there a good way to do this on Windows 10?
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SD Card Micro SDHC “You don't currently have permission to access this folder”

I'm running on Windows 10 Pro, and every time I try to open my SD card it says "You don't currently have permission to access this folder. Click Continue to permanently get access to this folder." ...
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When right-clicking a taskbar icon, none of the “application-specific” options work

I have about 15 icons on my taskbar. When I right click them, I see the corresponding options menu. For example, Firefox's right-click menu shows my frequent websites, Windows Explorer shows my ...
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Windows 10 Education- registry editor acces denied. Any way around this? I don't know the admin password

I followed a different question thread to get to registry editor-privacy-google-chrome-full control-deny. It says access denied. I know that the system administrator controls this, but is there any ...
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Cannot print screen on Logitech K780 keyboard

I have a Logitech K780 keyboard. When I press fn+delete, I cannot print screen. The keyboard does not have a "Print Screen" button. Am I missing something?
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How to reinstall OneNote for Windows 10 without using the Microsoft Store?

I am working with a bunch of computers that were imaged by someone who removed all the built-in Windows 10 apps -- including the Microsoft Store app. Whoever removed them didn't just uninstall them ...
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“File and printer sharing resource is online but is not responding to connection attempts”

I want to access the shared folder of one of the network systems that I encounter, but I receive the following error: file and printer sharing resource is online but is not responding to connection ...
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Multiple monitor windows overlapping one taskbar

Windows is so weird. To the left of the blue line on the image below is monitor A, and to the right of the blue line is monitor B. You'll notice that the the windows are in front of the taskbar on ...
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EPERM: operation not permitted, open 'C:\Users\Moustafa\.vscode\extensions\.obsolete'

When i try to install extentions on vscode on my windows 10 machine the installation fails and asks me to install it manually, when i do so another error appears stating: EPERM: operation not ...
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Windows 10 Enterprise Activation for Remote Worker

Where I'm at, we have a Windows 10 deployment image (*.wim file) we push to all PCs. The current version of the image uses Windows 10 Enterprise x64 1803. After deployment of the image we let Windows ...
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How to clear stacked up Windows 10 Slack notifications?

When I get home from work, my home PC always starts showing all the notifications that arrived from Slack while I was at work. Those are messages that I have already seen. I get a notification for ...
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Converted Chromebook to Windows 10 a few months ago and restarted it and now its stuck at the boot screen and esc isnt working

Title says it all. I've tried several times doing cold restarts (switching it off, switching it back on) but nothing's worked. I converted a Acer Chromebook 14 to Windows 10 Pro and it's been working ...
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Black screen suddenly appeared

Mayday, Mayday Some parts of my computer screen is black. I've tried to press the windows key with Ctrl and delete, no success. Would anyone know what key to press? Daniel
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BSOD when I turn on a virtual machine but I do not have Hyper-V

I have a problem because when I try to launch Nox, Bluestack, MuMu, or any other emulator, I receive a BSOD with a SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION. I have read that I have to uninstall Hyper-V as a windows ...
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Configure win10 as rdp client only

I have a company with AD RDP terminial server (win 2016) running. People use a win10 computer to sign into the RDP server using the standard windows RDP client. I have been able to auto connect to ...
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Fixing Windows Update being unable to install updates while sfc and dism are unusable

At some point in the lifetime of my PC Desktop system I got two bluescreens in a row while playing video games. Following that I managed to stop the system from crashing by rewireing all hardware but ...
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Java 11 on dual boot machine - malfunction

Something strange is happening. This machine is dual boot to W10 and Linux Mint 18.3 (based on Ubuntu Xenial). 64-bit machine. Java 11 works fine in Linux. But twice now I have installed Java 11 in ...
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VeraCrypt deployment on Windows 10

I have a question about software distribution under Windows 10 by VeraCrypt. Can I deploy a Masterkey for all Clients? I read the VeraCrypt documentation but couldn't find anything.
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How to put thumbnails to files in Win 10

After upgrading from Win 7 my wifes long list of embroidery files downloads has lost all of there picture markers(thumbnails). Any help .have tried Google suggestions but nothing seems to work ...
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Why doesn't Notepad's Undo function work correctly?

This has been an issue across multiple Windows iterations of Notepad: the undo function, more often than not, doesn't undo the last X actions/characters, rather, it wipes the entire notepad of ...
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Windows 10 and precision touchpad in remote desktop session

On my personal notebook I have set "Three fingers gestures/taps" action to "Middle mouse button". Works as expected. When I use remote desktop session to my workmachine, the gesture propagates and ...