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Windows 10 + WebDAV: Mutual authentication failed: The server's password is out of date at the domain controller

We have an existing WebDAV installation with an Apache mod_dav was WebDAV drive hosted at an SSL protected URL with CA issued certificate and basic authentication. MacOSX and Windows < 10 have been ...
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Internal card reader fails after upgrade to Windows 10 - “Device could not be migrated”

I have just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, everything went smoothly except for one thing: My internal card reader mostly stopped working - it doesn't recognize any card that I can insert into ...
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High CPU usage running Symfony on PHP-CLI

I have a Dell laptop with Intel i7 5th generation running Windows 10 x64 and PHP 5.6.17 x86 environment. When I run a fresh installation of Symfony 3.0 using php-cli: php bin/console server:run In ...
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Separate custom scaling levels for each display in Windows 10

I want to set a different custom scaling level for each of my 2 monitors. The "recommended" scaling for my laptop display is 150%, while 100% scaling is recommended for my external monitor. ...
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Windows 10 Home - 1809 Virtualization Features

I'm running Windows 10 Home edition. Recently updated to 1809. Found a few new features and services related to virtualization. Does this mean Hyper-V is now available for Home edition too? What do ...
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Microsoft Edge Developer Tools window stays blank

The dev tools window for Microsoft Edge currenty looks like this on my system: This has worked before. I don't know why and when exactly this change happened. I'm on Windows 10.0.14393 and Microsoft ...
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automate so that if and only if external monitor is attached, closing laptop lid does nothing

Please don't mark as duplicate before reading the whole thing. I have read the other posts and they do not solve my issue. I'm using a laptop with an external display. When the display is connected, ...
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How do I output 256 or even 24-bit colours in Git Bash?

I'm running Git Bash on Windows 10 Creators Update build 15063. During the installation of Git for Windows I chose to Use Windows' default console window instead of MinTTY. The default console ...
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How to change account picture of DIFFERENT user in Windows 10?

I have created new user and set a password for him. Can I also set account picture for him? I searched following places: New windows style: PC Settings -> Accounts Medium age windows style: Control ...
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Why does Windows 10 “Update and shut down” not complete the update?

I'm curious if there is any technical or user experience design reason for this phenomenon I'm experiencing: Whenever I select "Update and shut down", the machine will update for a while and then shut ...
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How can I preserve the WSL linux environment while doing a Windows 10 system “reset?”

This post mentions simply restoring the WSL directory partially restored WSL, but with some functionality issues. This post gives generic information for how to back up and recover a linux ...
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How do I open a program directly to a specific virtual desktop with powershell

Here is my situation. I am setting up a monitor screen. Because of the compatibility with different web pages needed to be viewed running a tab switcher in Firefox or Chrome is not working well for ...
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High DPC latency Windows 10, unable to fix

Edit: I am still experiencing this issue. ndis.sys is causing issues and I have not been able to resolve it. I am at a loss of what to do. I have tried reinstalling windows AGAIN, reinstalling drivers ...
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Want the Windows 10 start menu to show the expanded start menu

I am customizing the Windows 10 desktop, and am wondering if it is possible to make the start menu show the menu that one sees when they click the expand button, by default. Here's what I mean: ...
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How to bypass certificate error in Microsoft Edge?

I'm trying to access an intranet server under HTTPS, whose certificate has been autogenerated. With other browsers (IE, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) I have the option to ignore this error and to somehow "go ...
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Audit failure 5061 after logging in to Windows 10

Logging in to Windows 10 Build 10547 I see for a split second a message box pop up. There's no time to read it as the login succeeds. In the event log I see: Audit failure 5061 with a task ...
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Windows 10 windows all return to main monitor on sleep

Running Windows 10 Enterprise RTM. With two monitors, after the computer goes to sleep all windows return to main monitor. When only locking the computer and waking it up again windows stay where they ...
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Activation of application xxx!App failed with error: Unknown HResult Error code: 0xc0eb0003

I have installed the newly released Windows 10 and now get the following error message in the Event Viewer when starting a modern app: Activation of application Microsoft.WindowsStore_8wekyb3d8bbwe!...
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Make Windows 10 always accept Bluetooth files

I have working Bluetooth on my PC and I have no problems when actually transferring files, however, I need to go into a control panel menu and allow Bluetooth file sharing every single time I want to ...
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Middle mouse button not working in Windows 10

I recently purchased a new laptop and the middle mouse button no longer works. It is a Logitech M310 that works fine on another laptop, so I know the hardware is working. I checked the Mouse settings ...
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Disable Windows 10 language popup

Is it possible to disable the popup list of input languages at the bottom right corner when having Alt+Shift pressed in Windows 10 version 1903? I do not want to disable the Alt+Shift hotkey (or Ctrl+...
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Windows 10 taskbar multiple monitor - Show pinned apps + only active apps on each monitor

I was able to get only active apps to show on the taskbar for each monitor in a multi-monitor setup via this thread: Show corresponding icons for each monitor on task bar That works great, now I ...
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BitLocker recovery key required after dual-booting Ubuntu

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon with Windows 10 and a BitLocker-encrypted drive. I installed Ubuntu dual-boot recently and didn't realize I was supposed to disable BitLocker during the installation....
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High CPU usage from explorer.exe shcore.dll!Ordinal247+0xc0

I've been experiencing high cpu usage from explorer.exe in Windows 10 Pro since a while ago, and this specific dll function seems to be the culprit. Any idea what it's for? I couldn't find anything ...
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Thumbnail preview for custom file extension with known format

I have a file named test.png. Windows 10 shows a thumbnail preview in file explorer just fine. I'd like to rename it to test.abc and have the thumbnail preview still work. Following forcing ...
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Windows virtual desktops. Cycle back to first desktop at end

Let's say I have three virtual desktops. I know I can navigate through them using: ctrl + windows + left | right However, is there a way to make it cycle back through to the beginning if I reach the ...
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Windows 10: Bluetooth headset's media play button doesn't work

I have a JBL E40BT Bluetooth headset. It comes with media controls on the left ear cup, a play/pause button, and a volume up and down (previous and next track is handled by three and two fast presses ...
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Windows 10 search: can't open Control Panel items

Update I've mentioned this in the comment already, but it's worth repeating here to avoid any misunderstanding: this issue is gone after numerous Windows updates. This means that unfortunately I won'...
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Make the left pane of the Windows 10 start menu wider

The left pane in my Windows 10 start menu is too small. For example, I have the following two folder entries cut off: Microsoft SQL Server 20.. Microsoft SQL Server 20.. (I can hover on start menu ...
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How can I find out what “Windows Modules Installer Worker” is doing?

Windows Update tells me that I'm up to date, and I've not knowingly started any installers, but the "Windows Modules Installer Worker" process is merrily thrashing my disk - is there a log, or way to ...
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Snap to top of screen in Windows 10 on portrait monitor

In Windows 10, is there a way to snap to top and bottom of screen (instead of maximising on dragging to top of screen for example) on my portrait monitor?
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How does the Windows 10 scheduler deal with Hyper Threading since Core Parking is disabled by default for Intel CPUs?

I'm running Windows 10 (1607) on an Intel Xeon E3-1231v3 CPU (Haswell, 4 physical cores, 8 logical cores). When I first had Windows 7 installed on this machine, I could observe that four out of eight ...
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What does this bizarre message mean which popped up in Windows 10 days after I installed it?

Let's finish setting up Now that you're connected to the network you aren't able to finish setting up your device. [OK] No, I did not make any typos in the above quote. See for yourself: ...
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How to move the recovery partition on Windows 10?

I upgraded to Windows 10 and a 450Mb Recovery partition was created on my disk. I would like to extend the system partition but the Recovery partition is in the way. How can I move the Recovery ...
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How can I hide Top apps from Windows 10 search?

The Windows 10 May 2019 update added a new feature to the search menu called Top apps which lists your most used apps. I want to hide this list from the search menu, just like you can do from the ...
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Windows 10 : How to save a virtual desktop session?

I'm currently working on multi projects involving a lot of different tools and therefore windows in my taskbar. To prevent having a messy desktop, I split it using virtual desktop feature from ...
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Stop volume change noise when Sennheiser Bluetooth headphones connected on Windows 10

When my Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC Bluetooth headphones are connected to my Windows 10 PC - changing the volume makes a beeping noise. This is the case whether I press the volume button on the ...
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How to restore Win10 TaskView UI to how it was before the April update?

The latest win10 update introduced a timeline in the task view. It's possible to disable this, which I did, but I am still annoyed by the new UI. How can I a) completely revert to the old UI without ...
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Windows 10 unable to boot, failure to repair loop-refer to srttrail.txt inside

UDPATE2: This has been SOLVED by following this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f-GorXWkoc It shows how to copy the registry hives from the Regback folder to the config folder. The Regback ...
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How can I disable the “Link your Phone and PC” notification in Windows 10?

The new "Continue on PC" feature that came with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update also includes a notification that pops up saying "Link your Phone and PC". Answering no or clearing the notification ...
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Reverse tunnel, remote desktop session hangs when moving PuTTY window

I have a ssh server on my Windows 10 computer at home and when I set up a reverse tunnel from my Windows 10 work computer with PuTTY with this command: putty.exe -ssh user@xxxxxxxxxx -R 9999:...
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Save Remote Desktop connection bar size and position

Using RDC on Windows 10 connecting to a VM (also running Windows 10), I always have to manually change the size and position of the connection bar at the top of the window. But when I disconnect (or ...
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Overlay a fullscreen Remote Desktop Connection

What are the options to overlay a Remote Desktop Connection? The connection is in fullscreen mode. So the taskbar of the host system is no longer visible. A Brwoser on the host system runs a web ...
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Copying files using MTP leads to 99% disk utilization

Since Android phones are no longer mounted as an external drive I'm having an issue with a copying of large amount of photos from the phone (no matter what - LG G3, Galaxy S7) to the laptop (Windows ...
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Windows 10 Search: Search my stuff by default

Generally I use the built-in Windows 10 search to find my documents by name. However, in Windows 10 version 1511 the search is not performed in my stuff. Is there a way to make "Search my stuff" the ...
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How to see detailed log of nVidia driver crash on Windows?

While doing GPU-intensive parallel processing, nVidia driver apparently crashed. Only information in Windows Event log is the following: The description for Event ID 1 from source NVIDIA OpenGL ...
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Edge “security certificate is not secure” since bash installation

Description I am running Windows 10 Insider - Build 14316. I managed to reproduce the issue by reverting the update and try it again to see exactly when the problem occurs. So, I activated Ubuntu On ...
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How to disable blur in Windows 10's Photo Viewer when zooming (or alternative programs)?

I work on pixel art stuff so this always bothers me. Windows 10's default imageviewer does this to the images: and while it's great for some types of images it doesn't work with what I usually have ...
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Windows 10 - Have to run calc/Calculator twice from the Run menu

I use Calculator in Windows 10 every once in a while. However, I'm facing an odd issue when launching it. Short version I often have to execute calc twice from the Run menu before Calculator shows up....
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Adjust window snap speed on multi-monitor setup?

I am using a multi-monitor setup and every time I try to move a window from one monitor to the other it tries to snap it on the side of the current monitor not letting me move it over to the other ...

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