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Ethernet adapter stuck at 100Mbps connection when it should have 1Gbps

I'm about to start ripping my hair out over this issue.. Currently experiencing a problem where my internet connection is unstable and I'm only able to download around 100Mbps when it's usually around ...
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Linux file access on external drive using Windows 10

I have multiple machines (3 Windows 10 and 1 Ubuntu Bionic Beaver). I back them up, or back up files/folders using drag and drop. The external drive is all NTFS and is not set up as a NAS device. ...
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add network route with higher priority than wifi on windows

I'm trying to configure the following: General access to internet - via WiFi Access to specific internet IPs - via USB Tethering on mobile phone I run command ... route add 123.123.123.0 mask 255....
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Will "Reset This PC" on a Bootcamp partition also erase the MacOS from my SSD?

I was trying to fix my Windows Defender on windows 10 in my bootcamp partition (windows defender wasn't loading as it is supposed to) and in doing so have altered values in the registry, and now my ...
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How to make file information (from the "details" section) copyable?

When checking the "General" tab of the properties of a file, one can select and copy the corresponding information, as you can see in this example: After pressing CtrlC, opening Notepad and ...
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Does Windows 10's portability limit OS features?

From what I can see Windows 10 can support 2015 CPUs, and I'm aware that all x86 architecture uses similar intruction sets, but surely there's features that are missing if it supports that many older ...
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How to fix the Viber error "The procedure entry point IsWow64Process2 could not be located in the dynamic link library error in Viber"?

I got an error while opening the software Viber. It looks like this: The error reads "The procedure entry point IsWow64Process2 could not be located in the dynamic link library error in Viber&...
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Why executing 'bash' in the terminal opens wsl on Windows 10?

When I run the 'bash' command in the terminal, my console automatically switches to the 'wsl' mode. Why is this happening and how do I stop this behavior? It causes problems when I run other scripts, ...
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keep windows iconset from 100% display scale in higher scaling settings

I noticed that Icons get swapped at 100% display scale. Not that this is a pressing issue, but still somebody might know if there is some tweak in Windows to keep those Icons that are shown at 100% ...
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Allocate free disk space to partition in dual boot (Fedora & Windows)

My setup is the following: dual-boot system with Fedora 40 (Linux) and Windows 10 operating systems. I have several unollacted disk spaces when inspecting my hard drive in Fedora. The following ...
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Windows 10 news and interests and weather widget stuck

After I reboot my Windows 10 PC that little panel showing weather works and when I click on it it shows news, stock info and other things. It doesn't take long though and it just stops reacting and ...
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Win 10: how to connect through a particular wifi adapter?

My Win-10 laptop has an internal wifi adapter and a USB wifi dongle connected. How do I force it to connect through the dongle and not the internal adapter? The dongle has a high-gain antenna.
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How to Display "Keywords" Property in Windows File Explorer's Details View Columns?

Following this post, I have a PowerShell script that uses ExifTool to add metadata to PDF files. Specifically, it adds a tag to a PDF's "Keywords" property. The script is available here on ...
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How to disable Realtek logging to a file?

I need help with this Realtek logging too much unwanted data on SSD and contributing to unwanted reads and writes. My HP laptop has an inbuilt Realtek WiFi card and its drivers. However, the drivers ...
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SSH login to Windows 10 not possible with a admin account

I am trying to establish an SSH connection from a VirtualBox Ubuntu2204 guest to Windows 10 host via ssh using public key. I can do it when I use a non-admin account, but it fails with an admin ...
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Unable to Add Tags to Files in Windows: Missing "Tags" Property in Details Tab

Following this Tweet, I'm trying to organize my files by adding tags in Windows, as outlined in these instructions. However, I've encountered an issue where the "Tags" property does not ...
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How Can I Customize the Categories and Items in the Windows 10 File Explorer Navigation Pane?

I'm looking to modify the "Navigation Pane" in Windows 10's File Explorer to better suit my workflow. I've attached a screenshot of the current state of my Navigation Pane. I want to add new ...
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Adjusting bookmark bar length of tab groups in Google Chrome, OS Windows 10

I saved tab groups in my bookmark bar, and I'm looking for how to adjust the length of the red part in the figure below. It seems that it's not possible to change the length, maybe there is a trick to ...
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Windows 10 reset operation stuck on black screen with spinning dots

I wanted to do a full reset of my Windows 10 without keeping any file or app on main disk, so I used the Windows reset feature, but now after seeing the "MSI" logo, I can see only white dots ...
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Windows 10: Wireshark sees DHCP DISCOVER, tftpd64 does not?

I am trying to follow the procedure given in https://alexanderhoughton.co.uk/blog/connecting-to-raspberry-pi-direct-to-pc-via-ethernet/ - in briefly, it says: Raspberry Pi is already connected with a ...
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Changed file and folder names within a compressed .zip email attachment received from Outlook

I am using Outlook and I received an email containing a compressed .zip file. When I download and try to extract its contents, the names of all the files and folders contained inside the compressed ....
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Windows Photo Viewer always shows a specific photo, not the photo opened

My friend has a problem on his Windows 10 computer. When he opens any photo in Windows' default photo viewer app, after 2 or 3 seconds it will instead show a different photo, specifically a photo of ...
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Cannot ping windows from kali linux laptop

In general, I can ping from windows 11 kali linux mine on a second laptop, ping 192.168.1.84 but when I try to ping ping 192.168.1.51 from kali linux there is no response and the ping hangs. Two ...
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Constant Wi-Fi Issues and Bluescreens

I’ve been dealing with technical difficulties since I bought my PC in 2019, so this has been going on for a while. It isn’t a regular pattern, and from what I can tell can’t be reproduced on purpose. ...
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Audit file system does not log to eventlog

We are investigating an issue on our system about some files are missing(potentially deleted). I search around on internet. It seems the standard apporoach is to open the file system audit then I ...
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Which primary partition can be deleted if there are more than 1?

I have a dual-boot laptop (initially only Ubuntu and now it is Windows with 186Gb partition and Ubuntu with 50Gb). I would like to remove the Ubuntu partition to make space for windows but both the ...
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Raising a dialog window from a Windows .sys driver from the command line?

I would like to allow the user of my application to directly open the (Windows Control Panel) "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)" properties dialog (see image below), for a selected ...
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How to fix error: "FAIL: Unable to load driver '\efi\rufus\exfat_x64.efi': [26] Security Violation"

I'm trying to reinstall Windows 10 but the short DST test fails and also it states Unable to load driver '\efi\rufus\exfat_x64.efi': [26] Security Violation. My laptop is a HP EliteBook 840 G3 1TB ...
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shortcut property using COMMENT field

In Windows 10 Pro 22H2, when I create a shortcut such as this: it often changes (on its own) to this shortcut: which is what I do NOT want to happen! As you can see, my first shortcut provides a ...
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How to set affinity in task manager

Can anyone help me understand the cause of this error window? Every time I attempt to "set affinity" on MsMpEng.exe in Task Manager a message appears stating my access is denied. Im not sure ...
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Git missing from win10 debian wsl, libc6 version prevents install with apt-get

Git is not seen by WSL after installing for windows. Using apt-get install git gives the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... ...
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What is the proper way to restore EFS certificate?

I have backed up my EFS certificate (.pfx) along with the password I used for it. And then I followed this tutorial to restore it which seemed pretty straight forward. I didn't encounter any errors ...
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How to convert UTF-8 to ANSI

(note that I posted a previous iteration of my question in stack overflow) Hello there, I am trying to change multiple files from UTF-8 to ANSI in Notepad. My goal is change them to ANSI like my ...
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NVMe SSD showing up as Disk 1 when SATA HDD is connected?

When I plug a regular HDD to my computer's SATA, the NVMe SSD where Windows is installed becomes Disk 1 and the new HDD becomes Disk 0. Now I know this does not affect performance or anything but I ...
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Gimp showing submenus in Greek characters

After I installed the Gimp on my machine running Windows 10 Enterprise, submenus such as the 'tool options' are shown with Greek characters (as far as I can tell the words are English): I had first ...
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Troubleshooting failed update Windows 10 version 22H2

Since several weeks the update mentioned above fails on my Laptop (Lenovo Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4558U CPU, 64-bit, x64 based, built in 2018, so a bit old). During this time the update remained stuck at ...
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Checking PC compatibility with Windows 10

I have a PC with Windows 7 and wished to upgrade it to Windows 10, but want to check first whether it is compatible with Windows 10 (hardware and installed apps). How do I do this? Apparently there ...
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How to automatically run a batch file each time an application opens in Windows 10?

I am looking to automate the execution of a .bat file every time I open a specific application, such as notepad.exe, on Windows 10. Here is what I have done so far: I configured the local security ...
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Blurry, smudged text in some applications on Windows 10

Problem I am experiencing an issue with unreadable text on windows 10. This occurs only in some applications. For Example TeamSpeak and Arduino IDE. Due to inactiveness (?) within these windows or ...
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npm command on windows gives syntax error every time

I tried to write a script to install the npm_modules in a different location than the current working directory. This was to mirror our workflow where binaries get saved on another drive than the ...
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Can't sync time on Windows 10 due to w32tm access denied

tl;dr: I cannot sync time on Windows 10, because w32tm /resync responds with Access denied. The strangest (to me) part is that I can run w32tm in combination with any other switch. It says about no ...
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Wi-Fi adapter gets disabled automatically after system reboot

I have recently installed Ubuntu 22 alongside Windows 10; it is dual boot. My Wi-Fi adapter gets disabled after this. After some online research I have disabled the device (Realtek 802.11 adapter) and ...
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Landing in Grub shell while starting Ubuntu - Grub can't see all drives

I have installed Ubuntu beside Win10. Both are installed to their own hard drive. When I try to load Ubuntu I land in the Grub shell and Grub does only see the Win10 hard drive but not the Ubuntu one. ...
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Raid 5, single disk failure

A friend's Raid 5 array going down. OS: Windows 10 on SSD, not on RAID Raid controller: HighPoint RocketRAID 2720 controller Raid 5 of 8x8TB drives HighPoint controller is managed through their ...
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(Windows 10) Symbolic link failing, claims "system cannot find specified path"

I am trying to create a symbolic link between %ProgramData%\PopCap Games\Insaniquarium and %ProgramData%\Steam\Insaniquarium to fix compatibility problems with the game Insaniquarium, however, the ...
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Windows 10 Wake on LAN over Ethernet, not Wifi?

I have an MSI GF65 Thin that lives in another room of the house. Sometimes I need to access it from my office on the other side of the house, but it's asleep. The laptop has WoL enabled in the BIOS. ...
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How to correct Dolby Vision HDR video on Windows 10 (it is correct after sharing on Facebook)

I have a video that is recorded from an iPhone in Dolby Vision HDR. When playing it using the Windows Films & TV app, the colours look washed out (I assume it is because Windows does not have ...
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How to change .esd files to .cab files for Win 10 interface language change?

I want to change the interface language for my PC that has Windows 10 Single Language version. According to a thread here I need to download the language package from uupdump.net and change the .esd ...
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Win 10 won't boot, sfc fails to run from external USB Win 10

HP AIO, 8th Gen CPU. Win 10, newest, startup repair runs, can't fix. Reset also fails. Restore point also fails. Using a known-good USB ISO also fails to fix (windows resource protection could not ...
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"Uwfmgr Filter Reset-Settings" is no longer supported. Is there an alternative?

As of April 2024, the docs about UWFMGR tool contains the following statement for the "Filter Reset-Settings" command: Restores UWF settings to the original state. If you added UWF to your ...
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