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Cant access my UEFI. (Windows 10) (Desktop PC) (Asus Motherboard name: B150M-A). Does anyone know how to fix this?

My problem is, that i cant access the UEFI Bios. I have tried booting it up from the windows bios and hitting the F2/Del key during startup (Startup is not in fast mode), but it does not work. Can ...
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How to automate log-off after process ends?

My process is Playnite.DesktopApp.exe. I have set it up as my custom shell, so upon logging into my guest account in windows 10, this is the only process that boots up, nothing else. After the process ...
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Can't boot past "press any key to boot USB" from windows 10 installation USB

The problem: My supposedly bootable win10 is visible in the boot menu. When I select it, it says press any key to boot USB... and that's as far as it goes. I'm left with an underscore blinking on the ...
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java based program won't run on windows 10 PC

It's a pretty old (2009) program based on Java, it was already installed on another computer using Windows 10, so I know it's not a OS problem. when I install the program I get the following error, ...
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Late 3.5mm jack detection + weak Wi-Fi/Bluetooth signal

When I plug headphone cables in a 3.5mm jack of my case (front or back), the detection notification will show lately (after 4 to 7 sec) and I can't use it until the awareness of the system also the ...
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How to make a network folder that is only accessible on certain PCs

Is there a way to make a network folder that can only be accessed on certain PCs instead of user accounts? Basically, my school uses domain login for every computer lab in the district, meaning that ...
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Windows Freezes when i connect my PC to HP E273 monitor when i play youtube videos for sometime

I have a PC with the below config Ryzen 5 3600 RAM 16GB 3200 MHz Geforce GT 710 Asus Prime B550 MA Wifi I have it connected to my HP E273 monitor and after watching online videos(youtube mostly) for a ...
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How to keep myself logged in on PCs that are shares over a domain?

I'm in a broadcasting class at my school, and the classroom has a computer lab that consists of Dell Optiplexes and Dell Precisions. The Dell Precisions are used to edit video as they have Nvidea ...
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Windows spotlight in Windows 10 Education

I have Windows 10 Education installed in my laptop (version 20H2) and I am not able to enable windows spotlight as the lock screen background. The only options in the bar are Picture and Slideshow. ...
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Explorer.exe Restore previous folder windows at logon fails

Having the restore option selected in Folder Options works fine, except for vpn drives and virtual (subst) drives that are not initially available at the time explorer.exe tries to connect. The ...
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Something kills Explorer

On the PC of my customer (MS Windows 10 pro 21H1 fully updated) there is some process that temporarily kills Explorer (the file manager daemon). As well, Explorer restores itself in few seconds. How ...
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Excel color is abnormal

The Excel setting is Dark Gray, and it turns out to be super black inexplicably when opened today, and there are some dotted lines in the table. I checked online and there are several methods, but ...
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Installing ssh server in windows 10

I cant install ssh server in windows 10 as I mentioned in this post here: Can't install open ssh server in windows 10 So i want to know is there any other way or third party way to install it in ...
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What is Windows doing when it's "Calculating..." after it finishes moving/copying files and sits at 99% done for 3-30 seconds?

Something I've observed lately on Windows 10 for the past couple of years, especially when working with cross-drive and NAS/SMB shares: Move or copy a few hundred files around between two drives on a ...
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Windows 10 Two Wifi Adapters. Can I force a specific adapter to connect AUTOMATICALLY to a specified Access Point

In windows 10 I can choose to connect automatically to an AP. I have a local wireless LAN for printers, and another router connected to the Internet. I purchased an extra Wifi dongle to connect to the ...
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How do I access a Windows 10 Storage Spaces from another Windows 10 install?

BACKGROUND So a while ago (maybe 3 weeks ago) I decided to divide my NVMe in half to duel boot Windows and Linux. In the process I somehow deleted my Windows boot partitions or something. I honestly ...
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Windows 10: How do I turn off "Microsoft Start" completely? [duplicate]

Reposting from Windows 10: How do I turn off "Microsoft Start"? as none of the answers there works for me, as I'm still seeing this: Although I've disabled everything according to the ...
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Disable "Show Desktop" button action on second monitor

I have a two monitor set up. On one of them, I keep the same windows always opened for quick review (trading charts). On the main monitor, I often click on the "show desktop" button to ...
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Destination unreachable when I try to ping my host machine from my guest machine. However, other computers get the reply

I am trying to ping my host machine (windows 10) from ubuntu guest machine and I cannot get a reply I get a Destination unreachable message. This is only happening between the virtual machine and the ...
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No bootable device found in my Dell G3-3579

SSD drive is detected sometimes and then it's not next morning. In this image, drive is detected currently but next morning it'll show 'none'. Somehow, removing all connected devices including power ...
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VMware - Can't ping host machine and VM even in bridged mode

I have set my Ubuntu virtual machine in bridge mode so that my VM could communicate with my host machine but I can't seem to receive any ping replies from both ends. My host machine is windows 10. ...
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Search menu zoomed in

I have recently adjusted my setup (can't have enough monitors, right?). I changed my primary display to one of my external monitors, but now I have one small, but very challenging issue. My search ...
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Can't install open ssh server in windows 10

I am unable to install open ssh server in windows 10 .I have use the GUI methord (add optional features)but it did not worked then i checked it is already installed or not using powershell C:\WINDOWS\...
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Find reason behind BSOD resource_not_owned

I've an HP EliteBook 850 G7 with Windows 10 1909 (18363.1916), it's around 1.5 year old. In the past couple of months I started to get BSOD 1-2 times a month. The pc is managed by my company, I can't ...
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Burning a disc into a desktop

When burning a disc It give me 2 option and I choose the Like a USB Flash Drive and burn my videos in my disc.. Does my disc will read on any cd/dvd player even though I choose the Like a USB Foash ...
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Password less Local user account in windows 10 enterprise

For the internal application authentication purposes, would like to have a password less local user account in one of our windows 10 enterprise system. Tried to create a local account but getting ...
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Using monitor in UHD resolution, but keeping all Windows UI approx. the same visual size as it was in lower resolution?

I would like to buy a new monitor, capable for UHD resolution. I use my current monitor 1680x1050, its native resolution. (weird I know, it is old) Supposing all my hardware capable to produce UHD@...
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Providing default driver for unknown devices

I have a very specific case. I have a software which is listening to device events and as soon as the device is inserted it takes control of the device. Problem is if a device is inserted for which ...
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Can I tell windows to never allow specific apps (or apps with specific publishers) to be installed? [duplicate]

Periodically I get a panicked call from my mum because her computer is saying it's got a virus and she needs to renew her antivirus in order to fix it. She's on a licensed copy of Windows which has ...
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My laptop doesn't boot after keyboard became unresponsive and the system rebooted

Today, I was using my laptop, and I noticed that the keyboard wasn't working, so i rebooted, and the keyboard was still not working, but after a few seconds, it started to typing random keys, and ...
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Windows 10: Remove Program Folders from Documents Folder

Windows seems to allow programs to add folders to my documents folder (adobe, blackmagic, mygames, etc.). This results in a very cluttered Documents Folder that only has one or two folders that I've ...
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Prevent Windows 10 from moving applications to primary monitor when changing secondary monitor inputs

I have 2 systems and 2 monitors. System A is using DisplayPort (DP) and is connected into the DP port on each monitor. System B is using DP to HDMI and is connected to the HDMI port on the secondary ...
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my hdd turns itself off when on use [closed]

I recently bought a seagate hdd ST1000DM010 and everything was working correctly until about 2 days ago, it started disappearing completely from the system (disk management and device manager included)...
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tiny, intermittant delay between key press and response (log all process switches?)

I've got a brand new (2-3 day old), super aggravating little nuance. Intermittently, there's a very short delay between a key press, and a visual response. I see it using both app- and os-hotkeys, ...
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How do I get my Cordless Wheelmouse (MRF-2000) to work with Windows 10?

The mouse came in two parts, one sender and one receiver. (I believe the data is radio transmitted) The receiver is plugged in with an PS/2 to USB adapter to my computer, and the other part is the ...
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CAN'T UPGRADE FROM WINDOWS 8 TO WINDOWS 10

I have a Lenovo laptop that is currently running Windows 8, and it is not a bad laptop: When I try to run the Windows 10 setup I get this error when it's almost done: I am using the 21H1 update ...
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How to verify a windows desktop is running and online? (telemetry)

How can one best set up a system to poll a group on PCs running Windows 10 and generate a notification if one of them drops off of the network? I don't care if the PC crashes or the Ethernet cable is ...
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15 year old software wont run on my new W10 machine, because "operating system is not adequate"

Ive got a c. 15 year old .exe programme. Ive tried to run it on my new w10 laptop (purchased from Dell in 2020) which has a 1 GHZ i5 CPU in it. This new laptop seems to run all my other programmes ...
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Senheiser Momentum 3 Autopause Only on One Laptop

So I had to reformat my laptop and after installing programs, changing registry keys and whatnot, my Senheiser Momentum 3's started autopausing and then autoplaying every few seconds of all media. I ...
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How to fix this? "Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding"

I didn't install anything and also didn't change any settings. Suddenly my internet connection became unstable (sometimes it works).
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How can I automate Windows 10 Wi-Fi hotspot with VPN sharing?

I want a way (anything like Batch, Powershell, Python, C# or...) to automate these steps in Windows 10: Disabling Win10 Wi-fi Hotspot (if it's enabled) Disabling my VPN adapter sharing checkbox (in ...
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Is Winload.exe the Same on all Systems Having the Same Version of Windows 10?

Booting my Windows 10 PC results in a message saying that the winload.exe file, located in Windows\System32, is either corrupt or missing. Can I copy the winload.exe file from someone else having the ...
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Why did Atom launch multiple instances of itself at once?

Whilst using my Laptop, immediately after the PC turned to low battery mode, multiple instances of Atom(A hackable text editor for the 21st century) launched. How and why did this happen? I suspect ...
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Explorer opens during startup

Windows 10 is opening up an explorer window during startup. I need to identify the "process" which is doing this as it is at the very least just annoying. I went through the startup ...
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Is there a .k5login equivalent on Windows?

Having obtained a Kerberos ticket, I can switch identities on Linux and BSD machines with su (or ksu), because the target account lists my main principal in its ~/.k5login. Can the same authorization ...
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SSDP replies from 192.168.1.1. What exactly is at this ip address?

When I send a crafted ssdp request packet with ssdp:all to 239.255.255.250, an address 192.168.1.1 replies with a bunch of HTTP 1.1 OK ssdp messages(captured on Wireshark). Are these ssdp services ...
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Can I do a fresh/reinstall of an OEM PC with the bought Product Key? [duplicate]

I want to rebuild a PC I bought from Newegg (Which BTW ripped me off so part of the reason to rebuild this foreign mess). It came installed with Win 10 Pro which I would like to reinstall, configure ...
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How to configure PuTTY to use Windows Kerberos ticket?

Our network uses Active Directory (duh) and all end-user accounts are in AD (not local). I'm trying to configure PuTTY to use the ticket I obtain automatically, when logging into my Windows ...
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How do I add Custom Entries to the Windows 10 Navigation Pane?

My goal is to add an entry to Windows 10's Navigation Pane that holds user-defined items. The idea is to create a new category outside of the existing ones so that items can be added under it without ...
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Outlook 2016 crashing while trying to download messages

Outlook keeps crashing when open and it connected to the server and trying to download emails on Windows 10 for a week now. Errors are given below for reference. Please advise what is the best way to ...