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Make Windows PC blur my screen instead of showing the lock screen image when I lock it

Is it possible to make my Windows 10 PC show whatever is shown on my screen blurred at the lock screen?
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Windows 10 recovery after 20H2 update lands at DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE

I had kept Windows 10 for 20H2 updated but there after was got crashed landed to bluescreen with failure error... with some PCI express related issues (don't remember the code). But there after I can'...
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Ninite tells me I don't have .Net Desktop Runtime x64 5 when I try to install Handbrake even though I do have .Net Desktop Runtime Enviornment x64 5

The question I have is in the title. When Ninite tries to install Handbrake, it gives me this warning: Skipped (not supported:.Net Desktop Runtime x64 5 required) I clicked on the Get help on failed ...
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Suspend/Pause process when out of space and resume when gaining space back

On Windows 10 how do I make auto suspension of processes when C: is running out of space and resume when gaining the space back?
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Recurring "Reference by Pointer" BSOD after multiple Attempts at Troubleshooting

This seemed to have all started when I tried to update my Intel Iris Xe graphics drivers to the version 30 drivers (The support said up to 21H1 for Windows 10, I was currently and right now am running ...
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How can I monitor network stability over time via command line on a Mac?

I'm seeing some odd network issues on my new work computer. The IT dept says it's a problem with my network. But my other Mac isn't having any issues with networks even when it's directly on top of ...
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How to disable ASUS driver automatic installation on Windows 10

My Windows 10 Pro machine is used for handling sensitive data, so I do not install anything but an endpoint protection software, and everything is installed in Hyper-V containers. I accidentally ...
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How exactly are criteria of conditional access for client state (domain-joined) evaluated

When evaluating conditional access policies within AAD, Microsoft offers to check the device-state. This includes also checks for "Azure AD joined" and "Hybrid joined". If a client ...
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Windows 10 Can't change desktop background to specific image

My issue is that a particular file cannot be set as the desktop background image. I can change the background to other pictures (so its not a permissions issue). I tried converting the original jpeg ...
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How to create new build system on sublime text 4

I used sublime text 3. I created a new build system for C++ to take input from the command line. Recently I installed windows 10. So I have to install sublime text again. Now the version of the ...
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Why does my Bitlocked External HDD go read-only after I unlock it?

Windows 10, AD-managed environment, WD My Passport external. We had a new external HDD enter circulation, which per policy has to be bitlocked. This being new, policy is also that it be fully ...
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Can disabling secure boot affect Windows?

Can disabling secure boot affect Windows OS? I want to disable it to install Linux. I use Windows 10 as my main OS now so all my data would be potentially lost if there is some problem with Windows ...
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Prevent Windows 10 from accessing network shares with wrong credentials

I have a NAS with a SMB share in my network. On my local machine (Windows 10) I haven't saved the credentials for the NAS. Now when I'm starting up, I can see in the access logs of the NAS, that it ...
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Windows 10 cannot detect internet connection after adding Hyper-V Ethernet Adapter

I installed Docker, which added a Hyper-V Ethernet Adapter to my PC. Restart computer, now computer can access internet, but say it can't: Screenshot: Windows display "No internet access" ...
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Windows 10 PC as discoverable bluetooth speaker?

I would like to make my Windows 10 PC a discoverable bluetooth speaker. I have seen that Windows 10 has added support for A2DP However, all guides I found so far about this require that the other ...
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Does the Realtek audio manager and driver manage a USB headset?

I am using an MPow headset with an HP Elitebook. It used to work fine but now Windows 10 is having trouble using it an audio input device. The device shows up in Device Manager under 'Sound, Video and ...
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Windows 10 enable login with work account

within my organization an employee has received a laptop which had Windows 10 Home installed and set it up using his private microsoft account. As we would like everyone to log into windows using ...
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Unregister network properties [closed]

I want to delete the network properties record, I want to install a new network adapter but it comes out as ethernet 5 and for work purposes I need it to be Ethernet only, please support me to solve ...
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Microsoft Edge still not saving passwords

My Microsoft Edge is not saving passwords, despite all efforts that I've tried. As explained here I can see all over the internet this seems to be a common issue, but Microsoft don't seem to be ...
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How to prevent programs from changing input language in windows 10?

Programs are able to switch keyboard layout without user input or permission. I need to prevent this behavior. I have disabled all keyboard shortcuts for changing languages or input methods. I have ...
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Any good Software for Organising Files in Windows? [closed]

I have way too many images and videos in a folder and I want to organize them but manually doing them seems a tedious task, is there any software that can help me?
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How to center the start menu along with the taskbar icons in Windows 10

I am using a Windows 10 (1909) PC and I don’t want to update to Windows 11 (since my PC in unsupported). Is there a way to center the start button or the entire menu to center of the taskbar. I have ...
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Can't find Multi-GPU mode in NVIDIA Control Panel

I have two Geforce GTX 1660 that power multiple monitors. Sometimes I like to disable all monitors except one and use that one for gaming. I'd like to switch to Multi-GPU mode when I do that to make ...
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Win 10 21H2 Update stopped file sharing

I have desktop Win10 Home and Win10 Pro computers that are hard wired to my router on the same "home" network. File sharing via network drive mapping has always worked OK. After the Pro ...
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Would there be some logs on Windows 10 about why a monitor is going blank?

I have a Windows 10 machine with an nVidia GeForce RTX 3090 powering 3 Gigabyte Aorus FI32U monitors connected with Ivanky Display Port cables (https://ivanky.com/products/4k-displayport-1-2-cable-...
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disable command prompt from auto-closing without using /k globally

I have an issue where I am working with a development environment (UE4) and it is making a call to a command line program to package content. The program is throwing an error and the command prompt ...
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User profile folders data Backup/transfer

looking a simple way to backup/transfer User profile data like Desktop, Documents, Downloads etc before doing any changes on system or installing a windows. Any guides?
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Remap Mouse Buttons

The mouse wheel of my HP mouse is broken, besides this I am used to the two finger scroll on touchpad, so how can I remap pressing both mouse buttons simultaneously as a scrolling gesture? I prefer an ...
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Four different HID Keyboard Device in Device Manager?

I have one keyboard plugged in, but 4 different HID Keyboard Device are shown. Why?
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How can I see which "Date & time" settings are "hidden or managed by your organization" (and where) [duplicate]

I am on a domain-joined Laptop which cannot connect to the domain controller except once a month or less, so the system time is off by 10 seconds. I can set it manually, but I'd like it to sync to ...
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How to fix "SetUnhandledExceptionFiLter could not be located in powrprof.dll"?

Today (21 Sep. 2021) Windows 10 updated itself over night. Now when I start F.Lux or WinSCP I get the following error message: The procedure entry point SetUnhandledExceptionFiLter could not be ...
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After long sleep, screen goes blank if mousing over certain things

I have an HP Laptop 15-dy1751ms. If it sleeps for a while, (I don't know exactly how long) the screen will go blank if the cursor is hovering on different parts of the screen. (not caused by clicking) ...
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Inconsistent 3DMark CPU Score

I completed a new Ryzen based PC build, and have been trying to optimize it by doing some minor overclocking. While doing so, I've noticed that I'm getting inconsistent 3dMark CPU results that are ...
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6TB harddrive shows two 2TB unallocated partitions

I am adding a new 6TB "WD Black" Western Digital drive. It shows two 2TB unallocated partitions. I have re-initialized both the partitions to GPT. It should have done the trick but it did ...
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Sensible debugging of WMI Provider/Service?

So I'm trying to make sense of the issue with WMI I have. Every time a new object change is made via Group Policy Client (be it new firewall rule or any other property state change) I see about 50 WMI ...
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Can't open shortcut as minimized in Task Scheduler

I have a lnk to a bat file that opens a minimized window when ran. It works fine. However if I create a task in Task Scheduler by doing cmd /c "C:\...\task.bat.lnk", it no longer opens in ...
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Will my Windows version and all Windows updates remain same after Windows 10 Reset

I want to reset my Dell Laptop using reset this PC and remove everything(all files and personal data removed). Why I am doing so? It's because I have a problem with visual studio installer that is ...
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Fix repeated keystrokes without destroying AutoHotkey scripts?

I have a mechanical keyboard problem where sometimes 1 keypress registers as 2. I solved this by installing Keyboard Chattering Fix and setting a minimum 50ms delay requirement between key presses. ...
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How to specify winget installation folder

I would like to use winget, on Windows 10, as a packet manager, it seems to work pretty well. However I have encountered a big inconvenience: I seem to be not able to specify the location of the ...
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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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Can't unlock SafeSearch

I want to unlock SafeSearch, but I don't know how to do it. What do I do?
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issue with lenovo audio - windows 10

I am having an issue with my lenovo thinkpad since I bought it. No sound devices are installed , so the laptop speaker and microphone are not working (however I am able to use bluetotth speaker and ...
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Set up a seperate multi-keyboard/mouse input

I'm trying to see if there's a way to get one machine on Windows with two displays with input devices relegated to their respective display. I know there was one question similar to this but it was ...
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Exception when running windows 10 in qemu

So I've downloaded the windows 10 iso file on raspbian, and I've tried running it on qemu, but it gives the following error: how do I fix this?
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How to disable Windows Media Control

To preface, I face a similar issue to this thread: Disable large rectangle from Windows 10 Volume Overlay The solutions presented work for browsers and some applications but Discord doesn't have an ...
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How to trigger a WIndows task based on a process terminating?

I'd just like to run BleachBit on the command line when my browsers close, to simulate the convenience of certain commercial software I have no interest in having on my computer anymore. It's pretty ...
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Bypass Microsoft pin after restoring from a windows Image Backup?

I am using Windows 10 on a dedicated DAW (digital audio workstation) laptop which is never connected to the internet. I performed a major update to one of my software and it caused some issues so, as ...
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How to trigger a programme to switch on device when email arrives [closed]

The laptop needs to be able to switch on devices when an email is received with the required parameters - ie which device, how long it should be on etc - all of which are contained in the email. Any ...
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I am using a limited keyboard and would like to change my Windows 10 system shortcut keys?

I am looking for ways of customizing Windows 10 system in order to adjust it to my habits. I am especially used to editable shortcuts for the window manager actions (minimize, maximize, tile/arrange ...
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How to get rid of warnings about mixed content downloads in Microsoft edge?

Half of the times I click on a PDF link in MS Edge, the browser tries to stop be from getting the article I want. I have to click through two confirmations. Very annoying, and easy to click on the ...