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Windows IP route metric 0

Have internet connection via ethernet cable. When connect USB wifi adapter to wireless router, system have two default gateway (as expected). When later disconnecting USB adapter from wifi router, two ...
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VirtualBox - Can you have internet active only within VM?

Is there anyway to run, for example, Ubuntu within VirtualBox, and Windows 10 on the outside, but Windows 10 is not connected to the internet, while the virtual machine, is? I am using a USB wireless ...
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Chrome hangs when right clicking on a few lines of highlighted text

I have an unusual problem. Whenever I right click to try and copy a larger amount of text in a textbox in Chrome, the system will freeze up for 5-10 minutes. I first discovered it when using ...
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Can an RDP client prevent “Windows 10 Keylogger” from accessing what is typed on client computer during a session to a remote computer?

The “improve inking and typing” setting in Windows 10 allows Microsoft to send themselves processed samples of what is typed on a machine (not sure if it is processed to remove details as it’s typed ...
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How to get rid of an extra Windows Boot Manager entry in UEFI?

My system firmware is seeing two Windows boot manager entries, on the same device. It has only one EFI partition, and only one of the entries boots properly, how do I know where it is and how to ...
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Windows disk space not increasing with Hyper-V increase

I first created a VM with 10 GB hard disk space but when Windows booted, there was only 69 MB free. Therefore, I created another disk (red-marked in image) but selected "Copy contents from ...
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Confirmed working Windows 10 USB, BIOS settings, and repaired boot. Why won't Windows 10 USB boot?

I have a bootable Windows 10 USB stick that does not boot from my desktop. In the BIOS settings, I can see the USB stick listed. I select it for boot override, and then the screen goes black for a few ...
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Connect Windows 10 laptop directly with a TV stick using ethernet for streaming

I have an USB Ethernet adapter for Firestick and trying to connect Fire stick lite to a PC directly in order to stream PC (WIN 10) games using Moonlight, sloping internet provider. I don't have any ...
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How to hide a VeraCrypt partition from Windows Explorer?

My question is kind of opposite of What GPT partition type GUID should I use for a VeraCrypt partition? and I don't like a solution like https://superuser.com/a/1438051/: I have an USB stick ...
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"keep on top" mode activated by typing "&"

When I type & (AltGr + C on Hungarian keyboard) in Microsoft To Do, its "keep on top" mode is activated. It's pretty annoying, is there a way to avoid it?
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Use your voice to search for and perform an action in Word

According to Microsoft, it's possible to search command by using voice in Microsoft Office (I've Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2021): In my case I cannot see the microphone button. Do you know ...
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How to increase open app taskbar button width on Windows 10

I am working with Windows 10 on a high-resolution ultra-wide monitor. The default width for open app buttons on the taskbar is too narrow for me. I want to use wider buttons so I can read more of the ...
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What does "WAITING FOR SENS" mean at bootup

Running Windows 10. it used to work fine. It started a few months ago - After an update and reboot, it appears to hang in the BIOS. A cold boot always works. This time there was a message Waiting for ...
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Intel(R) Graphics (ADL-S Gt1) in i9 12900k

I have two system with i9 12900k cpu, in windows when I run geekbench test it shows Intel(R) UHD Graphics 770 but in when I run it geekbench in my ubuntu system it shows Intel(R) Graphics (ADL-S GT1) ...
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Changing password from BIOS via PowerShell

I need to create a script where I should be able to change the BIOS password. I thought that would be a easier task, but whenever I "google" it just appears topics related with HP/Lenovo/...
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Can I track back what process changed the DPI of my mouse?

When I play with Warzone 2, the DPI of my mouse changing to a different value. I know it's not me, and the mouse is fine, because it works flawlessly with this game on other computers. Any advice?
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Unable to build a Win 10 VM in Hyper-V

I have a server with a fresh install of Server DataCenter. I'm attempting to build some VMs for various uses. I've got 2 Server R2 servers built and running fine but I can't get a 3rd one to work. I ...
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My computer restore files by itself and I do not install any software

System: Win10 Today morning, I tried to open Microsoft Edge and it report an error: 0xc0000005. I tried to reinstall it and I made a rar in order to avoid data loss. It can not be installed and I just ...
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Can't Press Multiple keys at the same time

When I first purchased this laptop and install some games I was able to hold w and press 2 on my keyboard at the same time to select my 2nd inventory slot but now when I try to hold w and tap 2 it ...
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How to hide media in a video?

I have a video and I want to hide the media in it. I just want to keep the sound. How can I do that? It is a private video so I don't want to do this using a website.
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Remote help for a standard Windows 10 user

I have a colleague - who is geographically remote, so I can't simply visit him in person - who is a standard user on his Windows 10 computer. He needs administrative privileges for a task, which is ...
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Send a batch of commands to a serial device from Windows 10. Then receive and save the results

I have a PuTTY config called COM12_9600 that I can use in Win10. I can manually run a series of commands to a particular serial device and watch the results return (these are about 10 lines each). e.g....
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Windows screen saver and screen power off not working

The situation is the following. In my Windows 10 (22H2), the screensaver is not engaging, and neither does the system power off the screen after the set amount of time. After lots of searching online, ...
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How to set exact DPI for mouse sensitivity in Windows 10

I would like to set mouse sensitivity in Windows 10 to a specific DPI value - 2100 in my case. I got used to the 2100 DPI using my previous mouse and would like to continue using it. It is possible ...
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Office files only open with Run as Admin

I fixed my registry issues using CCleaner. after that my office files such as *.docx and so on will not open. I must open them through the main word app which is ran as administrator. Or I should run ...
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BSOD when connected to internet via Ethernet

Problem definition I am using Windows 10 on a Lenovo laptop with a Realtek network card. The network card shows in the Device Manager as "Realtek PCIe GbE Family Controller" and I usually ...
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Intel iGPU passthrough on Hyper-V using Discrete Device Assignment (DDA)

I have a Hyper-V VM (Gen 2) running a Linux distribution and would like to passthrough my intel-iGPU (intel UHD graphics) using DDA. I have encountered the following error after following the ...
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trackpad needs two fingers to move mouse, won't scroll on windows 10

all of a sudden my trackpad has changed it's behavior on a windows 10 Lenovo that hasn't had any updates today. Before it could scroll with holding both fingers down and scrolling, now no scrolling - ...
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My GPU average 95-100 degrees when I play Minecraft. Why

When I open the Minecraft launcher, the GPU on my system jumps to 95-100 degrees. Every 10-15 minutes I have a freeze that doesn't allow me to play. My computer can run many games and it's only in ...
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discrepancy in default routes listing

have machine with two network interfaces: Ethernet and WiFi. Primary connection to internet is via Ethernet and this utilize static IPv4 settings. When connect wifi (utilizing DHCP) to wifi router ...
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Internal Power Error

From time to time my 1st attempt to turn on my PC fails (the motherboard manufacturer graphic is displayed and then immediately PC shuts down). Every single next attempt is always succesfull. Here is ...
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I have an Intel i9 12900k which has 16 cores but my system recognizes two cpu with 8 cores each

System showing 2 cpu I have an Intel i9 12900k which has 16 cores but my system recognizes two cpu with 8 cores each.
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Windows 11 remove soundbar

In Windows 11 there's a new soundbar when you change the volume with the F3/4-Keys. It always covers exactly the spot where you can pause and play the music on spotify. Is there any way to either ...
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Is there any reason to keep the (new) default of LastAccessTime being updated?

AFAIK the new default for Windows 10 and 11 is to update file LastAccessTimes. This seems to be a bad idea as it thrashes SSDs and serves no useful purpose. But perhaps I'm wrong. So, is there any ...
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Automation on Windows: Launch/close of second app due to launch/close of first app

I want to create an automation on Windows 10 where if I open the first app, I want to a second app (predetermined) to open up as well. And when I close the first app, the second app should close as ...
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Gradual time synchronization in Windows

I have a 3rd party application that doesn't work properly if it detects a timeout condition. For some reason, my computer clock seems to lose about 90 seconds each day, so that when Windows does its ...
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Running WSL that was installed from the Microsoft Store results in "Windows version 10.0.19045.2251 does not support the packaged version of ..."

I installed the latest WSL from the Microsoft Store on Windows 10 22H2, but when I attempt to run it, the result is: Windows version 10.0.19045.2251 does not support the packaged version of Windows ...
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Critical Error - Start Menu Not Working for single AAD user across all devices

One of my Azure Active Directory users is getting a message "Critical Error - Start Menu Not Working" whenever she clicks on the start menu. There are several resources online for how to ...
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Windows 10 PC stops responding to ping after not being used for a while

I have a desktop computer at work with Windows 10 that I have to access remotely through Windows RDP frequently. It works well usually: it responds to pings both through another local machine or a ...
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Disabled driver installations through GP then removed a device

I have one laptop with faulty keyboard (stuck keys which occasionally write stuff on their own) and I Googled "how to turn keyboard off" ... found a way which includes Enabling ‘Prevent ...
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What's the difference between "Update all" and "Get updates" in Microsoft App Store? - and "Open" vs "Get"?

The current version of the Microsoft Store (running on Windows 10 21H2, if that matters) has two buttons that seemingly do the same thing: A hyperlink-style button labelled "Update all" A ...
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WIndows 10: FIle Explorer disk C:\ usage and actual content size don't match

I have quite of a problem. I have a 120GB SSD with two logical drives. One of them is a system one, 106GB in size. It has about 70GB of files and folders (incl. pagefile.sys and hiberfil.sys). I've ...
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How to recreate a mirror after failed redundancy without delete volume

I'm search some result. I remove my mirror. After that I realize don't plug power for my disk. Reboot my computer and import disk. Now I have two partition same but can't mirror again. I want another ...
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DPC WATCHDOG VIOLATION - how to identify the issue

My laptop keeps crashing after playing the new COD: Warzone and it keeps reporting the DPC Watchdog Violation error. I'm using Windows 10 and I've never experienced this issue before. I'm not quite ...
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Windows 10 Movies & TV app opens up to a black screen with no trackbar or menu options

figured I'd try my luck asking here, since google gave no helpful results. It's as the title suggests, Windows 10 Movies & TV app opens up to a black screen with no trackbar or menu options, but ...
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Why is 1024x768 the max resolution I can set in Windows 10 running in a virtual machine (host: Windows 10; hypervisor: Virtual Box)?

1024x768 the max resolution I can set in Windows 10 running in a Virtual Machine: I installed the Virtual Box guest additions: Why is 1024x768 the max resolution I can set in Windows 10 running in a ...
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Entire hard drive disappears randomly on Windows 10

I have an MSI laptop (GL75 9SE) with an NVMe SSD disk (Partition C) and an additional 1 TB hard drive (Partition D). I have Windows 10 Pro 22H2 Build 19045.2251 with the last updates In the last few ...
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New windows 10 installation stuck on "trying to connect to microsoft" & then"Looks like something happened."?

ASUS VivoBook 15 i3 I have no internet on the laptop in question - it is an offline machine. I do not want to link this laptop to a Microsoft account and all telemitry will be disabled once I get ...
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Mouse Doesn't Respond Correctly To Some Screen Elements In Windows 10

In Windows 10, my Logitech USB Bluetooth mouse doesn't respond correctly to all elements on-screen, such as things that should be clickable, scrollable, selectable or have a context menu open with a ...
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How to disable or remap Ctrl+esc in windows from registry

i am looking for a way to disable the default windows behaviour of Ctrl+esc, and free up this key combo for usage in the terminal / other programs. I would like to avoid using external apps such as ...