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Restoring personal certificate on windows 10 due to encrypted files

I ran into some trouble. In certmgr.msc I have removed my personal certificate by mistake while trying to update some certificates needed for ID card. The problem is that files which were encrypted ...
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Sysinternals procmon "Process Active Summary" is missing most processes

I am trying to track CPU usage of our build script and of all the processes it spawns to accomplish the task of creating a release. I ran a procmon64.exe (with profiling) session during the course of ...
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How can I move one disk partition so I can expand the original one?

The image below helps to explain what I mean. I have one physical SD disk that currently contains 5 partitions. I want to get rid of the partition F and use its space to expand the C partition. I am ...
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All Windows app icons showing the same

Hopefully someone can shed some light on this... When I access the start menu, all apps are displayed as you would expect, with the correct icons However, when I click the magnifying glass at the side,...
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Blank icon shows up on the taskbar even though I selected an icon

I setup a shortcut on the taskbar to go directly to a specific Zoom meeting. Initially, it showed up with the standard Zoom icon. But then it's been replaced with a blank space. I've gone in and re-...
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Microphones not recognised in Remote Desktop Session

This may appear to be a duplicated question, but it is actually not. The Remote Audio settings are set to "Record from this computer". Redirection is enabled for both policies in the Local ...
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What happens to default user files stored in D:/ when the drive fails?

So, on my office pc (win10) I set my default user docs to be in D:/ and not in C:/. I worked like that for 8 years storing my design files predominantly in 1 folder "Design". This year my D:/...
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How to disable Windows 10 touch style login with digitizer attached

I attached a digitizer to my PC to help with image editing. The digitizer doesn't have a screen; it mostly acts as a mouse, but with pressure-sensitive input to for image editing. However, since ...
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Microsoft XACT - How to preserve window & column width

While using Microsoft XACT I have grown increasingly frustrated with the application not remembering my preferred column and window width. Anyone who works with these type of applications knows that ...
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Windows 10 August Update KB5016616 returns 0x800f0922

Few days ago Microsoft released a new update KB5016616. When Windows Update tries to install, after restarting the PC, Windows says "we couldn't apply the updates, rolling back". I tried ...
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USB Serial Port driver clash in USB Serial controllers

can my serial port device have different drivers to my serial controller? After Plugging in my USB serial converter, the FTDI driver automatically creates a COM port; I go to USB serial controllers ...
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Windows 10 update KB5016616 hangs on reboot after install

I'm trying to update to the latest Win10 update released on 8/8/22. Ever since that update was downloaded the machine hangs on the required reboot after the install. I have disabled updates until I ...
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How to use a windows laptop with broken keyboard and touchpad

I have an HP ZBook 17 laptop running Windows 10 that does not respond to input from the built-in keyboard, the built in touchpad, or any external keyboard or mouse I've tried. I am able to log in ...
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How to rip a website including dynamically linked external content [closed]

I am new to scripting and currently limited to the Windows 10 OS (but learning Linux). I am currently using a very limited scripted WGET. I know that some of the websites have external content that is ...
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Fix MBR with another windows version disk

After trying to remove Zorin OS from a dual boot machine (Win10, Zorin), W10 cannot boot anymore and goes directly to a BIOS memory scan. This machine has Windows 10 Pro, version installed this year ...
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Show seconds with Clock app

I am using the Clock app on Windows 10: but it doesn't show the seconds. Is it possible to enable this?
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Why does my device I have set to "Listen" keep turning itself off?

An audio recording input that I have set to "Listen to this device" keeps turning off said "Listen" without my input. I've tried keeping the device open in Sound control panel (it ...
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Prevent Google Chrome from launching external handler for custom url

I installed an app that was associated with a custom url (not sure how it occurred) in Google Chrome for a specific site. It sucked so I uninstalled the app. However, Google Chrome continues to allow ...
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Make OneDrive be my default Documents, Desktop directories, etc

I just had to wipe my drive and start over with Windows 10. I have a 365 subscription. Previously, OneDrive's version of Documents, Desktop, Pictures, etc. seemed to be my defaults. So in the Quick ...
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Horizontal Scrolling Screenshot

Is there a way to take a horizontal scrolling screenshot? I am using a web-app and would like to take a wider screenshot including all the columns in the bottom pane. The problem here is that I can't ...
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How can I create a command on Win10 to open the "Folder and Search Options" window on the second tab?

Background I'm big on customizing my context menus, and I have edited the registry to include a context menu item that appears when you right click the background of a directory. The context menu is ...
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How to disable the highligting of the location of the mouse pointer? Screen dimming with a bright circle around the pointer

How to disable the highligting of the location of the mouse pointer? It's the one where the screen gets dim except for a bright circle around the mouse pointer. I am not sure what keyboard and mouse ...
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Levono ThinkPad yoga 11e

I have been trying to enable intel (R) virtualization technology. But I couldn't access the option to enable virtualization. My question is what can I do to make choices under BIOS ( to enable ...
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How do I signal to a user to replace text in a filepath?

Say I want to tell a user where a file is on a shared drive. For this example, the file is at "O:\my_name\Main Directory\file.xlsx". How do I tell a user to replace my name with their name? ...
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Create a redundant folder

The operating system I am using is Windows 10 Enterprise. I had a folder on a shared drive of my employers network with data that was deleted by someone. I don't know who or why. I have found some ...
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Windows clock is running slow

My windows system clock is running slow. I've sat with a stopwatch and checked, each second it counts takes about 1.5 seconds. It synchronises normally every hour or so with windows time server and ...
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ZeroTier with Windows Network Discovery Service [closed]

I have 2 PCs that are in the company network and run windows. I want to have access to one of the machine using the Windows Network Discovery service. I enabled this service, but I cannot find the ...
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Windows 10 pc can’t shutdown via software anymore. How do i fix it?

This happens about 50% of the times i start the computer up. I can’t find anything about this anywhere online Here’s a video showing the problem: https://youtu.be/uBFxEi-_x7A The button on the start ...
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How to convert model.tflite to model.cc and model.h on Windows 10 [migrated]

I have created a TensorFlow Lite .tflite model which I plan to use on a microcontroller. However, this file must be converted to a C source file, i.e, a TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers model. ...
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My USB Headphones show up as USB Flash Drive

So, here's it. It shows mine USB headset as non-functional USB Drive for some reason. And it did not do that previously. It works perfectly as it was before, but still pops up as USB Drive. And in ...
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How to transfer ssd with windows 10 to a different computer/motherboard

My computer with windows 10 has stopped working but I still have the ssd with everything on it in my possession. I want to purchase another computer and move the ssd onto it. I understand that there ...
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How do I stop MS from auto filling possible answers to searches

I don't want MS to give suggestions when I am searching. Also, I don't want past sites from being added below my search line.
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Change CMD/Git Bash home direcroty to C:\Users\Phil

My home directory in CMD/Git Bash is a network drive H:\. I want my directory to be the same as my user profile C:\Users\Phil. I don't want to have a network drive be my home directory because it's ...
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My computer freezes often then sometimes works as it should

The computer is constantly freezing when opening and changing apps, searching, when entering data, playing games, etc. Then sometimes the computer works as it should. Should I take it to shop for ...
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How can I reset the order of screens when moving app windows with Win+Shift+Arrows on Windows?

I have a Windows 10 system with more than two monitors, and I frequently use the Win+Shift+Arrows shortcut to move app windows between screens. Normally, the order in which they cycle between screens ...
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Stuck in emergency mode (Ubuntu) after Windows 10 reinstall

After reinstalling Windows 10, I am now unable to boot into Ubuntu 22.04. The message displayed right after the boot failure is the following: Right afterwards, I entered maintenance mode and typed ...
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Physical Ram is at 50% while virtual Ram is full and freezes PC (Windows 10) [closed]

I have 16GB Ram and 31495 MB Virtual Memory on my PC. Pretty much every day the virtual Memory is at 100% while my Physical Ram is at around 50% and makes my PC freeze. How can i fix this?
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Why does my touchpad sometimes not work unless I hold my finger on it for a few seconds?

My ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th generation) sometimes has the same problem as this person on Microsoft Answers. Sometimes, after I've been using the computer for a while, the touchpad becomes unresponsive. ...
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I change the folder ICON to a red square after I finish. GONE

I repair and convert old books into EPUB format. I have done this for 7 years and when I have completed a book, I changed the folder icon in EACH folder to a red square, signifying completion. When I ...
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BIOS doesn't recognize internal HDD connected through a SATA to USB adapter

BIOS(or motherboard firmware), doesn't recognize internal HDD connected through a SATA to USB adapter I have two computers, a tower and a laptop. I usually use a laptop but recently, in addition to ...
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Windows 10 - performance issue: randomly occurring latency at basic tasks (opening a window, reacting to keys type or mouse click)

The PC: HP Envy 15 Latop Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4702MQ CPU @ 2.20GHz (bought around year 2015) upgraded ~2 years ago to SSD HDD & 16 GB RAM current Windows 10 installed at that moment, automatic ...
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Win10 Explorer Dimension Column Blank

Just noticed that my explorer in Windows 10 doesn't show the dimensions of my images or videos anymore. Explorer Example: I remember having the Width, Height and Dimension columns working before but ...
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My Acer V206HQL's display is half cut off from the top & same is reflecting in the bottom

My Acer display is half cut off from the top, the same is visible at the bottom of the display divided by a white line, also there is a fringing issue, I can guarantee you this is hardware related not ...
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Command prompt or PowerShell to connect any available network?

Is there a way to schedule window connect to any network if it available by using command prompt or powershell? Here is the scenario: My computer need to connect to a network 24/24 I have 3 wifi ...
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ffmpeg 5.1 build fail with --enable-shared ( libavcodec\avcodec-59.dll not found or not built by the last incremental link

Installation : https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide/MSVC https://www.roxlu.com/2019/062/compiling-ffmpeg-with-x264-on-windows-10-using-msvc Env: win10 + vs2019 + MSYS ffmpeg version: 5.1 ...
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SendTo menu is missing in Windows 10

Issue Description I'm using Windows 10.0.19041.450 x64 I have my frequently used destination shortcut files inside the SendTo folder at: C:\Users\Administrador\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo ...
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Hibernation doesn’t work when it is booted from external SSD drive

I have an external SSD drive connected to my laptop through a USB C port. I can start Windows flawlessly from the SSD. Windows was installed when the laptop was directly connected to the motherboard ...
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Create desktop shortcut to Windows Store app on Windows 10 [duplicate]

I found my Windows Store app I would like to launch from the desktop under C:/Program Files/WindowsApps in a subdirectory. However when I seect it Windows says, "Windows cannot access the ...
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Is there a way to display non printing characters in Windows 10 Wordpad?

How can I display non printing characters (new line, space, tab, etc) in Wordpad? Google search for this is very difficult as all search results seem to be poisoned by instructions about ms word. How ...
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I found my laptop top on at 2am [duplicate]

Before going to bed,I put my laptop in airplane mode, then shutdown my laptop from the start menu. Around 2am, I found my laptop up and up and running. I went to perform a defender scan and it ...
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