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Handle not released after closing a program (IntelliJ IDEA with Gradle Support)

Problem When attempting to delete the .gradle folder in my user folder, I'm told it's being used by another process. Source of problem After searching for handles, I noticed quite a few handles all ...
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My computer Is VERY LAGGY but it has pretty good specs [on hold]

Let me just get into it with no starters I've got very good specs but my Laptop is very laggy makes it extremely useless sometimes i'm not saying they are the best but they should work with no lag at ...
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Screen goes black and weird issue

Today I installed ubuntu on my second drive to dual boot. It then made my win10 not boot so I reinstalled it from usb. Then now my rtx2070 does not drive my screen properly. The screen goes a random ...
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M.2 SSD is showing up in Windows but not in bios

So basically title. I've bought an M.2 SSD, plugged in, booted from main one and it is showing up in a disk manager. Then I used easy partition to clone my system to a new SSD, everything went fine. ...
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A reboot loop, then nothing win 10 custom built [on hold]

I came home from work yesterday, and my computer (running the latest win 10), had the little spinning circle deal going. It stayed there for about 30 minutes. So, I powered down, restarted... Bios ...
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How to configure Windows to lock screen on sleep/wake but not on display-off

This relates to Windows 10 Pro version 1903. The ideal behavior I want is for my laptop to: turn off the display after a few minutes of inactivity go to sleep if inactive for a longer period (an ...
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Installing PDL on Strawberry Perl running on Windows 10 fails

I'm trying to install PDL on a Strawberry Perl (5.28, 32bit) running on my Windows 10 machine. I tried cpanm --notest PDL and cpanm --notest --force PDL but - after lots of processing - I keep ...
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Refresh desktop after registry edit without restarting explorer.exe

I am editing the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell FoldersKey and DesktopValue. The new location does work intentionally once explorer has been restarted, ...
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File transfer is slow in South Korea

I recently moved to South Korea and I noticed file transfer between an external hard drive and my laptop has slowed down tremendously. My backup/restore session usually takes less than 1 hour and now ...
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What prevents me from surfing even though I am connected to my Wi-Fi?

I am not an expert in computer neworks, but I thought that I know enough to diagnose most basic problems. But this problem leaves me completely stumped. When I am connected to my home Wi-Fi, my ...
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Automate editing of 100+ Hex Strings

I'm currently working on a project which involves me having to replace hundreds of Hex strings, so far I've been doing this manually but the data we have has grown too large to make this sustainable. ...
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Does windows media creation tool on USB delete personal files on the computer where it runs?

I have an old computer with win7 on it. For whatever reasons, I suddenly cannot access the operating system, even in safe mode(BSOD all the time). Now I plan to install win10 on it with a USB created ...
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Windows 10 and Ubuntu 19 dual boot: is it a good idea to have a shared partition with Dropbox on it?

I am going to set up a Windows 10 and Ubuntu 19 dual boot. I was wondering if it would make sense to have a separate NTFS partition where I would put data I share between the two systems. Previously I ...
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deleted ubuntu partition from windows 10. now facing error: unknowm file system; entering rescue mode; grub rescue

I have a system with dual boot with windows 10 OS and Ubuntu 16.04 server OS in my system. after 1 year ... I found no use of Ubuntu and deleted the ubuntu and extended the drives in windows. so I ...
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Force (correct) ultrawide resolution on Monitor

I have an LG Ultrawide monitor with a native resolution of 2560x1080, now paired with a Surface Pro 6 (SP6) running Windows 10 Pro x64 (I upgraded). I am using a Mini Display Port to HDMI adapter for ...
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OpenSSH server W10 : permission denied, please try again

I installed (added capabability) OpenSSH server to my W10 via powershell. On my other computer (also W10), I'm trying to ssh to the server, but no matter how I try, I get: permission denied (it doesn'...
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In Windows 10, what default behavior can I expect when a file extension association exists, but a File Type Open Command String has not been set?

Installation of Strawberry Perl 5.30.0.1 inspired this question. Users of Active Perl have reported problems with the <FileType>=<OpenCommandString> pairs created during the installation ...
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getting started with ffmpeg command line, need assistance

I am using windows 10, ffmpeg version 4.1.3. I am getting getting started with ffmpeg cmdline version i am trying to encode video with 2 Pass with H256 8bit encoding, encode audio to aac 192kbps I ...
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How can I transfer/share a software with another Microsoft account? [on hold]

I want to use Minecraft: Windows 10 edition on my computer, but the code for the game was redeemed from a different Microsoft account than the one I am signed in to on my computer. Even if I install ...
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Is it possible to make B360 Motherboard supports Windows 7?

After building my PC, I found out that the latest CPUs and mobos don't support Windows 7 anymore, so I installed Windows 10, I really want to dual boot my pc with Windows 7 so I did my research, I ...
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Why Did Powershell Stopped Working When I Installed Docker Desktop for Windows?

I am currently having trouble with Microsoft Powershell. When I open Powershell, the window pops up with the blue screen but no text shown and shortly after, the window closes by it self. This problem ...
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How to have a custom start layout only for new users?

I want to to have a customized start layout for my company's Windows 10 machines before we migrate. I've found the Import-Layout powershell cmdlet, but as far as I'm aware that only applies to the ...
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Command Prompt won't change directory to any folder on desktop

I have been trying to get command prompt to change directory to any of the folders on my desktop, but it keeps on saying, "The system can not find the path specified." It changes to desktop via: cd ...
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Date modified changes on network folder when right clicked (Windows 10)

Wierd thing I've noticed recently. Just right clicking a folder (which opens the context menu) then closing it again will change its date modified to the current date and time. I created two (empty) ...
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Sound doesn't work any more on my laptop on speakers neither on headphone

As you see on the image, the sound seems to be working fine because the logo of the speaker does not show any errors, the problem appeared after a crash when I was editing a video for YouTube on ...
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A required certificate is not within its validity period: Microsoft Windows Certificate

Today I tried to start taskmgr but it said the verified publisher is unknown. I checked the taskmgr's signature and detected that the Microsoft Windows certificate has expired and the file does not ...
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Virtual Box - Can I boot from host's disk to another system, safely?

I have windows and ubuntu (using grub of course) on my machine. Let's say I've booted to windows and created a virtual machine on Virtualbox that boots from my own physical HDD, the same one that ...
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Unable to connect to the internet on my school's Wi-Fi network on Windows 10

There is a captive portal login page that must be signed before I get internet access, and that page is not opening because I don't have internet. When I try to open it via the URL, it says "...
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Hook two different windows while using ALT-TAB on Windows 10

I was wondering whether it is possible to hook two different windows. I often compile LaTeX documents with Powershell Terminal and I have SumatraPDF (a PDF visualizing app) next to my terminal. I also ...
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Are there special requirements for a service started via a .CMD file?

I created a .cmd file which starts a Python script. I wanted to add it as a Windows service via C:\Windows\System32>sc create DNSResolver127 binPath= "D:/bin/32dsdnsproxy.cmd" [SC] CreateService ...
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All memory is not usable in windows 10 x64 Edu (Pro) ( 256GB )

My System : M/B : ASUS ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME CPU : 7940X RAM : Samsung 32GB ECC/REG RDIMM x 8 I used old bios (ver 1004) to use ECC/REG RAM on x299 system ( Related Info : https://forums....
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How can I get rid of a blurred monitor?

I was watching a movie on my laptop and all of a sudden it color of monitor changed to light green with pink strips. I then stopped the movie but still there was no change
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Cross icon near the local drive icon? [duplicate]

Recently I've brought a caddy for my Lenovo Ideapad 510 to fit in the HDD. Currently using Samsung SSD 850 EVO 240 GB for windows. Just few days back, I'm starting to see weird icon near the drives ...
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iPhone quit charging after unlock to use accessories [migrated]

I have searched all over the internet, and can not seem to find anything. So I was hoping someone here had experience this problem. Here recently every time I plug my iPhone into my computer it says ...
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External SSD not detected ANYWHERE, how to fix?

Alright. I messed up pretty bad. I had an external SSD (M2, Crucial Micron) with Ubuntu 18.04 on it as XFS file system, GPT partitioning. I had the ssd running on a computer, plugged in with usb and ...
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Bison 3.4.1 Crashes with Error 3328 when Built and Run within Cygwin

I have installed Cygwin 3.0.7 to my 64-bit Windows 10 system with the latest version of Flex, GCC, GNU M4, GNU Make, and GnuPG. I also have Strawberry Perl installed, and it exists after Cygwin in ...
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Alienware Aurora R7 Repair Loop

So, I started my computer up today and it said it wanted to go in to repair mode which was fine. Now, Windows 10 will not boot. I ran a hardware check by pushing F12 and going in to the sub menu. ...
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Windows 10 restores default Quick Access shortcuts using my old wrong QA shortcuts thinking it is its own default QA list

I'm making backups of my system volume using DISM with %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent folder excluded through configuration_list.ini. But every time I restore the system, after some short time ...
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Big performance drop on own program [migrated]

I am not sure that this right site Stack Exchange. Tell me which one if it's wrong. I have my own program (C#, WinForms) and two computers with CPUs: Intel Core i5-2320, 3200 MHz (Windows 7) Intel ...
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How many user accounts should i find when I run “useraccount list all”

How many user accounts should be found when I run "useraccount list all" when there is only 1 person using personal computer?
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How to limit the maximum CPU resources for a specific process?

I've googled and found this blog but when I try to repeat the steps, I see that my context menu doesn't have the options to limit a process. I restarted Task Manager as admin but it didn't make any ...
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Combine OneDrive and OnDrive for Business accounts to one client

I have a personal OneDrive account, that syncs with the OneDrive client that came on the laptop. I recently synced a work OneDrive for Business account to the same machine. I now have two clients ...
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C# application installed but wont start in client matchine [migrated]

I have a C# application build, published and installed in Client machine but nothing happen when i try to run it, I checked the event lock found to error "Application Error" and .NET Runtime Error" ...
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Autocomplete no longer works in cmd after the July Windows 10 update

Since my last Windows update there were some features added to the command prompt cmd but autocomplete doesn't work anymore it only inserts a TAB character, does anyone experienced this behavior or ...
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My windows 10 desktop plays noises that sound like a skype call coming in

On Windows 10, how can I tell what is ringing? hear alerts that I can't find a source for. I don't know where to look for all alerts or notifications that get played on my computer.
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red circle with white x on all drives on all pcs [duplicate]

This happened a few days ago, i have three computers running windows 10 pro x64 1903 and all drives, even new ones added, usbs, iphones all have these x's on them seen in the picture. but it happened ...
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Does a successful LTSC repair reinstall reboot to desktop/login? Evidence in Logs?

Left PC to reinstall LTSC, in-place Windows repair reinstall started from Windows LTSC, went to bed as I saw it restarting and installing. On return it just showed the desktop, with audio driver now ...
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Where does tensorboard debugger client store its temporary data? [duplicate]

Tensorboard debugger client will keep eating more disk space everytime you issue a run,normally it will be freed if you quit the debugger session on command window.However i found the space will not ...
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windows randomly unable to restart or shutdown after prolonged usage

I have a problem with my PC being unable to shutdown or restart after prolonged usage. I enabled verbose mode during boot / shutdown / restart and I can see the system looping very fast through ...
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How to share Android SDK and Emulators between all users on Windows 10

I have a laboratory where multiple developers used a computer, everyone has their own windows profile. Everytime when a new developer used the computer, Android Studio will download the SDK to the ...