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why windows registry batfile shell key overwrites value during bootup [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\batfile\shell] [closed]

I am given a new windows10 Enterprise (20H2) HP laptop for my new job. When system boot-up, everytime it sets following registry value: When this key is set to "edit" as shown above, files ...
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2nd monitor at a random interval goes black for maybe less then a second and then comes back again

I have a desktop computer with 2 monitors connected on on-board VGA and HDMI. The 1st monitor is connected via VGA to VGA port while the 2nd monitor is connected via VGA to HDMI connector to the HDMI ...
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gmail app password for outlook2007

The article at https://www.msoutlook.info/question/902 lets me believe that I can continue using outlook 2007 for my gmail if I get an app password. But google says that it’s not available for my acct....
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Solved Asus B550 (AM4) build - Can't install Windows 10

I have a new build with an Asus B550-A mombo and Ryzen 9 CPU and I am trying to install Win 10. The installer fails to find a "necessary driver for a media device." It suggests it might be a ...
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How to make antivirus ignore my programs?

Is there any way to prevent my antivirus from flagging my programs on my computer and slowing their execution by scanning them constantly? I've written them, so I know they're OK. Disabling antivirus (...
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Why group policy can't prevent Windows Update from installing drivers?

After I have uninstalled the device (remove driver software selected) and edited the entries in group policies to prevent driver installation. Windows Update still installed drivers for that device. ...
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How Is it possible to use virtualization engine options in vmware workstation when using Hypervisor?

I use the vmware workstations virtualization engine heavily, but I noticed after enabling WSL2 which requires the Hypervisor to be enabled, I can no more run any virtualization with those options ...
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Batch Rename Files by Switching Two Parts of the Name

I'm new here and don't have any coding knowledge or experience or software, but I use Windows 10. I have LOTS of files named like:(1) 2020-03-12.mp3(7) 2021-04-10.mp4(6) 2022-08-25.docxetc.They're mp4,...
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View date created Windows 10

The folder is only showing "Date Modified" and not "Date Created". Even when I right click-properties or right click the bar there is never a date created.
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Do preinstalled apps in offline Windows 10 image get deleted during Windows Installation/Setup?

I have a fresh Windows 10 image and I've been trying to preinstall an appx package to the offline image. Based on Microsoft's docs I extracted the ISO that I downloaded from Microsoft, then I ran the ...
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I do not know why the WiFi device is suddenly disabled?

I do not know why this problem occurs suddenly and can not be solved even with repeated restarts. What's more interesting is that sometimes it happens on its own. However, my efforts have not been ...
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Computer is lagging and software keeps running out of memory at 50% usage [closed]

Computer is using 2x 32GB RAM cards. However, it's been ridiculously slow at 50% usage, and some apps are crashing with "out of memory" errors. more disk info as requested in comments:
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Prevent Windows 10 from installing OneNote printer

OneNote printer is a nightmare for me. I removed it from Printers countless of times. It always comes back. Sometimes as a default printer, sometimes as a regular one. How can I get rid of it once and ...
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Access denied to NTFS drive

I have two system hdd's connected to my laptop. After some manipulation with partitions I can't acess second drive anymore: Got error: Location is not available D:\ is not accessible. Access is denied....
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EFI file structure

I have system partition on my Windows 10 PC. It contains files EFI --Microsoft ----Boot ------bootmgr.efi ------bootmgfw.efi ------bootmgr.efi ------...other files ----Recovery --Boot ----boot64.efi --...
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How to make a Windows local group default for new users?

I have created a local group on Windows Pro ("OpenVPN Administrators"). I want every new user that gets created on the machine to have this local group. How can I achieve this? I have ...
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Negative/inverted screen when I hit a dialog / "interrupt"

My screen sometimes turns negative/inverted in colors when I hit a dialog / end-of-actions. The most obvious one is when I have no more steps to undo in PowerPoint of Excel and press CTRL+Z again my ...
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External Hard disk not showing in disk mangement but show in device manager

Yesterday when I was copying over over 130gb data from my internal hdd to external hdd using my laptop, the copying stopped at 20% says that the external hdd is not found. Then I tried unplugging it ...
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My laptop keeps crashing irregularly

My laptop is a Lenovo ideapad s340 It just keeps crashing irregularly lately. It overheats like crazy when I open any tab from any browser. Ive already brought my laptop to a computer shop, they have ...
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Repair UEFI boot

I have laptop with two HDD. Each HDD has its own Windows 10 installation. Bios mode is UEFI. I have change boot sequence in bios and start system from second disc. System has done some windows update, ...
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My CPU is working on 100% until I open Task manager

I am here because I have a problem. My CPU is working at 100% (while I am idle) until I open Task Manager. When I open Task Manager it shows that my CPU is on 100% and after a half seconds it ...
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Windows 10 - Way to change default search mode in Windows Explorer to 'Current folder'

Has anyone found a way / hack to set the default search mode in Windows Explorer to 'Current folder'? I probably need to search for a folder, by partial name, in the current directory (no recursion) ...
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Windows print clients resist & autorevert network printer configuration

We have a HP Laserjet P2055dn running on a local Linux (Ubuntu 22.04) server running Samba. It is well configured (i.e., works locally as configured, is shared to the right clients, which can access ...
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Is there any way to edit 'refresh' entry from desktop context menu?

I have searched through all context menu entries in windows registry editor (in places like HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell) but was not able to find anything linking to the 'refresh' ...
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Windows Desktop Stuck on Invisible Screen

I really messed up my windows PC today. I tried to connect my laptop to a projector via HDMI. When nothing was showing up on the projector I went to the display settings to see if I could fix the ...
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Line-in audio isn't working

I can't use my line-in for the microphone because the front jack isn't working and I have wired headphones. If I put it on the speaker one my mic doesn't work and if I try using another mic in line-in,...
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Can't stop getting Windows Update error 0x80073712 despite running every fix I can find On Windows 10 21h2 X64

Attempting to update my computer and getting the listed error on the listed update (2022-04 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 21h2 for X64). I tried everything on the guides that are repeated ...
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ipconfig release/renew for Wi-Fi doesn't work

ipconfig /renew Wi-Fi ipconfig /release Wi-Fi Either of those commands don't work for the Wi-Fi adapter yet they work fine for the Ethernet adapters or any of the other adapters. Like the adapters ...
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Windows 10 says there is a threat Win32/Uwamson.A!ml from ffmpeg-tools downloaded from https://www.gyan.dev/

I just download and got the Threat warning from Windows 10. I haven't even unzipped. What do you make of this?
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How to turn off "Always run as administrator"/ "Run this program as an administrator" on Windows 10/11 with CMD or PowerShell? Is this Possible

Is this possible to turn off "Always run as administrator" on Windows 10/11 with CMD or PowerShell for any specific program? I have to off "Run this program as an administrator". ...
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Find hotspot password in Windows 10 using command line or registry editor

I'm currently trying to find the hotspot password on my school-issue laptop, the only issue is they've blocked off the network section of windows settings so people can't remove the firewall they have ...
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Is it safe to remove the "Mail and Calendar" app when I am using Outlook?

My question could be expressed in the title, however, here's some background. I have my work computer set-up to dual-boot Windows and Linux. Since the medium-sized SSD needs to host two operating ...
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How to make Win10 to set new network name the same as adapter name

We have Windows IoT embedded to our device and it is connected to two networks. We have named network adapters according to usage (for this example DEVICE1_NET and DEVICE2_NET). When the network is ...
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Creating an AD User that can only access the Network and C Drive [migrated]

Hello fellow Superusers I am trying to create a User that can only acccess the Internet and using the installed Office. The User should have no access to printers, network drives or other productive ...
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IPTables on windows 10

I'm looking for a way to get iptables functionality in windows 10. any tips? edit: These iptables rules were used in ubuntu, when I was working on virtualizing a freeBSD with Virtualbox, with the ...
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How to stop jar from executing inside container, with green border?

Windows 10 (64-bit) I'm trying to run an executable jar. It opens & runs fine, but there is a green border around the window, and any application which is opened by this app, also has a green ...
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Does Windows 10 track which storage devices are connected to it?

Does Windows 10 keep a log or history of USB storage devices that are connected to it? For example, if I connect a USB drive to my Windows 10 computer and access some files on a USB drive with it, is ...
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How to solve error 0x1 in Task Scheduler in Windows 10?

I'm trying to run a task in my laptop, I'm using Windows 10 Home, I've created a task in Task Scheduler and I'm getting error 0x1 on the Last Run Result. I've set the "Run whether user is logged ...
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Strange Windows 10 error 0x80070570

My PC has an SSD and a hard drive. Everything works flawlessly on them. The following is strange behavior on a USB drive. If I create a new folder and take the default name "New Folder", ...
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Windows Search issues

I have this weird issue with one of our Windows 10 PC... Search is no longer working. Here is what I have done: Stopped and restated Windows Search service. Rebuilt Indexing Options. Obviously ...
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Is there a way to change "Playback through this device" option for microphones with a batch file?

I have earbuds and headphones that I like to switch between depending on how I'm feeling. I use virtual audio cables to split my audio for when I'm streaming/recording. Right now if I switch from my ...
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PowerShell Script Has Wrong Icon and Context Menu Items

I have a .ps1 script on one of my computers and it looks like this: When I right click and bring up the context menu, it has an "edit" entry. However, when I copy the same PowerShell script ...
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Can I set separate desktop background slideshows for an extended desktop setup with Windows 10?

I have a laptop with Windows 10 connected to two external monitors. The dimensions of my three monitors are each very different -- one is my normal laptop monitor, one is vertical and one is extra ...
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How do I set the default Firefox zoom level for *local* files?

Every time I open a new local file, the zoom level is reset to 100%. Is there a way/extension to make the default a different zoom percent? It'd be even better (but not required) if I could set this ...
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USB Composite Hub not detected, Windows 10

I've been having an issue lately with a webcam that I have above a TV quite far away from a Windows computer, not easily accessible. To reach it, I'm using a USB extension with a repeater + a second ...
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USB 3.0 port is not detecting USB 2.0

I have 2 USB ports, one for USB 2.0 and the other one for USB 3.0, they work normally until the USB 3.0 port stopped detecting USB 2.0 flash drive, mouses, keyboard... But it still detects USB 3.0 ...
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My laptop has heavy CPU load when playing SOME games

I just got my hands on a used Alienware 13 R3 with these specs: QuadCore Intel Core i7-7700HQ, 3400 MHz (34 x 100) , 6MB cache 12157 MB RAM (12 GB) nVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Dell) , 6 GB vRam (DirectX ...
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Remove ShutDown, Login, Welcome, Logout message

I searching for a way to remove/hide the message that appears during ShutDown, Login, Logout step as you can see below: I have a Windows 10 IoT Entreprise LTSC v 21H2 If you have any ideas, do not ...
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Disabling icons from appearing on the task bar doesn't work

I wanted to select some icons to be disappeared from the taskbar. But as you see from the screenshot, it doesn't work at all: I disabled the appearance of "DisplayLink Ui Sys-Try Application&...
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VcXsrv on Windows 10 wsl2 does not show app

I have gone through many posts after googling this and I do not see an answer or an answer that works. I am on Windows 10 (NOT Windows 11) I have Debian 11 on WSL2. I have VcXsrv installed, latest at ...
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