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Get Windows 10 Icon not active [duplicate]

So I have the GW10 icon in my notification area icons menu, where I can select from the drop down menu one of three options. When selecting the "show icon and notifications" option, I get a response ...
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Black screen with cursor after successful Windows 10 upgrade

Last night I tried to upgrade my Lenovo G580 laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 using the icon/reserve feature in the corner. It completed 100%, rebooted, asked me whether to use Express Settings ...
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Share a screenshot from Edge with Outlook

The web note and screenshot sharing feature of Edge is really nice, but the out-of-the-box sharing options for me are only Mail and OneNote. I'd love to share via email through Outlook. Is there a ...
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Getting Windows 10 from “Non Genuine” Windows 7 Gateway

My SO bought a computer from Gateway which originally came with a copy of Windows 7 installed. She did not keep the OEM install disk when she received the desktop. After her OS crashed, I ...
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Multiple monitors broken with Windows 10 upgrade

I have a HP ENVY 17-3200 (switchable graphics: Intel HD 4000 + AMD Radeon HD 7800M) with a triple monitor setup: Laptop's builtin LVDS 1080p display DisplayPort WQXGA display DisplayPort 1080p ...
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How to disable sticky corners in Windows 10

It seems Microsoft has tried to solve this problem Multi-monitors and the corners of the screen. In Windows 7, there is no boundary between monitors and the mouse can move freely across the top of ...
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How can I update window/title color in Windows 10?

I mean the this: I was able to set a color for the new taskbar and start menu. It is even a little transparent and the background is blurry, like in Windows 7 from which I've updated. Aero Glass is ...
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Windows 10 shortcuts - onenote vs cortana

I'm happy with my windows 10. It looks just like windows 7, but nicer. There's just this little thing... I like OneNote snipping tool. At the press of Windows+S it lets you pick a region on the ...
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Can Windows 10 act as UPnP server?

One of the primary purpose of my Windows 7 Pro 64bit is to use it as UPnP server to stream my movies to my Panasonic Viera VT50. It's the one thing I couldn't yet figure out before upgrading: will I ...
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Bluetooth not working on MSI GS60 2QE [closed]

I have a problem with my Bluetooth and honestly the Killer Network card makes me angry. The bluetooth worked fine since I've bought my computer, but earlier a bug has happened with bluetooth on ...
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Can't Right Click on Windows 10 Taskbar Icons

On my Windows 7 computer, I was able to right click on icons on my taskbar to unpin them. I just upgraded to Windows 10, and I could have sworn the right click menu was working when I first installed ...
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Must I download The Windows 10 Upgrade for every PC on my network?

Windows 10 is out this week! I want to upgrade all the machines on my network to Windows 10, but not have to download it for each of them. That would kill my internet connection. Is there a way ...
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Window 10 compatibility issues?

I made a new installation of Windows 10 pro on a drive that only had a new Windows 7 pro installation. When I started installing softwares and drivers, I got several instances of “this software is ...
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MacBookPro 5,1 - Windows 10 - Right Click

Anyone have any ideas on how to get right-click to work on Windows 10 installed via bootcamp on an older Macbook Pro? Every version of apple's windows bootcamp drivers that I've tried to install tell ...
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“Some settings are managed by your organization” while not on domain?

So, I installed Windows 10 Pro 64-bit yesterday and have been configuring it since. Somewhere along the way a setting got triggered somehow which results in a message "Some settings are managed by ...
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How can I get the Trust Relationship to the domain to stop failing?

I just installed Windows 10. I was part of a domain. When I try to log in I get, "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed." Since I do not remember my local ...
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Windows 10: Pin an item to left side of Start Menu?

Has anyone figured out how to pin an item to the left side of the start menu? Articles online about this are referencing an older version of 10 where this was possible. No matter the size of Start, ...
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Windows 10 Free Upgrade - Not Downloading?

I "reserved" weeks ago, and so far as far as I can tell I have not seen any unusual network activity. I assume it is not DLed yet, as I have not gotten a "upgrade now" prompt. Currently, I have 0 ...
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Make Windows 10 stop installing driver software automatically

I've upgraded my PC from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 10 Pro; overall it seems to be working fine, with small bugs here and there. One thing that I find really annoying is that Windows seems to think ...
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Windows 10 upgrade after formatting

I have a laptop with Windows 7 : Home edition, 64 bits. SP1. The windows update were done and I upgraded to Windows 10. No problem. But I wanted to reformat my computer and though it was a ...
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Windows 10 Simple PIN

One login feature of Windows 10 is that it allows you to log in with a PIN instead of with your password. This is especially useful for those of us who have complex Microsoft Account passwords but ...
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How to bring back Photo Viewer in Windows 10?

In Windows 10, when opening images, it gives me the option to open in the Photos metro app, Paint, or GIMP. I'd like it to open in Photo Viewer, but when I directed "Open with" to PhotoViewer.dll in "...
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Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter for Windows 10 [closed]

I'm having difficulty getting an ASUS Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter working in Windows 10 (x64), not sure what the model of the card is but it is using a Broadcom bcm4352 chipset. I can't find a ...
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No network connection after upgrading to Windows 10

A few hours ago I upgraded my Dell Optiplex 3020 from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 via the updater. Since then I have no network connection. I did the same update on a similar machine and the Internet ...
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Cortana cannot hear me - But my microphone works fine everywhere else

I'm having a really unique issue with Cortana not being able to hear me. I was able to set her up just fine when I did 'Learn My Voice' underneath her settings. When I click the microphone next to the ...
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Black screen without cursor after upgrading to Windows 10

Ola, I've been searching all over the internet for this one, so far without any luck. Today I hit the big update button in Windows 7. I updated all my stuff before doing this, then restarted, then ...
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After Windows 10 upgrade - signing out or switching user freezes

I upgraded from Windows 8 (not 8.1) to Windows 10. I have a high percentage CPU usage on System interrupts, about 5%. I'm able to shut down restart and sleep, but when I sign out I get a black ...
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I have had 2 BSOD since upgrading to Win10

I have had 2 BSOD, one called "Video_scheduler_internal_error". & the other called "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" . Can someone tell me what this means?? This PC is brand new. About a week old. i ...
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Windows 10 Media installers fails to start

I was really excited for Windows 10, but my system was factory reset, so I had to go back to Windows 8.1. By the time I got back to Windows 8.1, I installed all 100-something updates, hoping Win10 or ...
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Installed Ubuntu next to Windows 10 caused nothing to boot anymore

The following broke my PC. Installed Windows 10 Education x64 final release Booted Ubuntu 15.04 install disc Installed Ubuntu with option to install next to Windows Installation said it has been ...
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How to open classic version of OneNote in Windows 10?

I have Windows 10 and Office 2013 installed (with latest updates). I wanted to start OneNote so I clicked Start and then typed "onenote": The first (and only) application that appeared is a new ...
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How to install Guest Additions in Windows 10 on VirtualBox

I just installed Windows 10 RTM on my VirtualBox and I wanted to install Guest Additions. I inserted virtual CD with it and during installation the graphics crashed and since then (even after reboot) ...
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Windows 10 Groove Music player: Mini version?

Windows 10 on PC comes with a new music player application called Groove Music. In the classic Windows Media Player app that came with prior versions of windows, you could put the UI into a "mini ...
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Why does my computer lag on Windows 10? [closed]

On Windows 7, my computer runs beautifully at 60fps. When I upgraded to Windows 10, my fps (in games) dropped to like 10 on Low settings. Why is that? It is not a problem with my specs: Zotac GeForce ...
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Windows 8.1 wouldn't upgrade to Windows 10

I have a windows 10 virtual machine on VirtualBox. It doesn't show "build 10240" and now i can't upgrade my windows 8.1 computer to windows 10. I didn't see the windows 10 icon so i downloaded a ...
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Type Cover 2 not working with WIndows 10 (Release)

I have a Surface Pro 2 with the Type Cover accessory. After updating to Windows 10 yesterday, my type cover keys no longer work (though the mouse touch pad part seems just dandy). I found this help ...
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Windows 10: Laptop display refuses to turn off

System: Clevo P157SM (Sager NP8255-S). I've just upgraded to Windows 10 Pro on my laptop and now the display refuses to turn off even if I lock the session or after the configured timeout (15 minutes ...
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Can't activate Cortana in some languages

I'm having trouble enabling Cortana. At first it worked fine with en-UK, but since it wasn't recognizing my voice very well, I tried to switch it to en-US, by following the instructions. So I changed ...
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Is there a limit on pinned taskbar items?

I just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and there seems to be a limitation on the number of items I can add to the "pinned list" for taskbar items: Before I upgraded, my list of pinned items ...
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How do I rearrange pinned taskbar items?

I just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and I can no longer rearrange items in the "pinned lists" of my taskbar items: In Windows 7, all I had to do was drag an item to a new location in the ...
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Windows 10 is Super Super Slow

I upgraded from windows 8.1 to windows 10. I updated all of my drivers and windows itself. But still is super slow and it shows that It only uses 1% CPU and 10% ram. However, even the a right click ...
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Windows 10 login screen background

Hello today I just upgraded from 8.1 to windows 10, everything went fine but I'm stuck on a simple thing. How on earth can I change this really bad blue background on the windows login screen right ...
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PSEXEC remote to Win 10 - No process is on the other end of the pipe

I tried to use PSEXEC from a Windows 7 to Windows 10 PRO (not the preview). PsExec.exe -i 1 -u myuser -p mypass \\xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx cmd Output Error communicating with PsExec service on xxx.xxx.xxx....
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Can I install a fresh copy of Windows 10 for free on a new PC?

Is it possible to download an offline installation and to install Windows 10 for free on a new PC without buying any previous versions?
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Migrating “File History” from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10

Currently I am using File History on my Windows 8.1 Pro machine to backup all my data to an additional disk drive. Now I would like to migrate to Windows 10 Pro by reinstalling the whole system (no in-...
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How to activate Windows 10 Pro without installing previous version first?

Here's the situation: I own Windows 7 Ultimate, box version, with product key and all. But I DON'T HAVE IT INSTALLED. I used my only system SSD to test Windows 10 Insider Preview. I admit I used ...
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I am fully updated on Windows 8.1 Pro, and I can't see the Get Windows 10 Icon

My copy of windows is activated with a legitimate license. I have updated everything and when I go to Windows Update it says everything is updated too. But I can't see the Get Windows 10 icon on the ...
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The program can't start because MSVCP100.dll is missing on Windows 10

Hi I'm getting this error when I try to start MegaSync from mega.nz Installation worked, but the program doesn't start I tried solutions from here https://superuser.com/a/803291/475313 and from here ...
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Windows Update on Windows 10 doesn't work?

I upgraded from windows 8.1 to windows 10. At first I could access to windows update but after restarting, I can't even open it. Also, Its icon in the all program is gone.
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Edge browser on windows 10 Enterprise LTSB?

So I'm running on Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB, which doesn't automatically come with Edge. Is it possible to install edge on this version of windows 10? Thanks