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Enable Go Back button in Windows 11 After 10 Days

Is there a registry setting that will allow me to re-enable the 'Go Back' button in Windows 11 after 10 days for going back to Windows 10?
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Windows 11 - Hide drives when you have multiple OS installs

I have a system with multiple drives (5), two of them have different installations of windows 11 (1 for personal, 1 for work, each on a separate nvme). The reason for this is that for work I have to ...
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Windows 11 - Running WSL I get "The requested operation cannot be performed on a file with a user-mapped section open."

I'm running Windows 11 and normally I can open WSL from Terminal immediately after startup. But if I try to start Ubuntu-20.04 WSL, I get an error in the terminal: The requested operation cannot be ...
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PC Starts back up even when power LEDs are off and after a clean shutdown (Windows 11)

To clarify, when I perform a clean shutdown by going to "Start > Power > Shutdown the PC" it shuts down as usual and stays off for a few seconds (2-3). In this short window of time ...
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Windows 11: Extremely slow file transfer to CFexpress card via Thunderbolt 4 USB-C

Problem Description My Windows 11-based laptop is driving me nuts. I am trying to copy over to a CFexpress card about 8'500 photo files (JPEG). The average file size is around 13.87Mb. When I start ...
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How can I access my Ubuntu server GUIs from a local network Windows 11 PC?

I tried to use X server as per my post: https://askubuntu.com/questions/1409289/error-no-display-environment-variable-specified-when-using-x-server I was thinking about setting my DISPLAY env.var. to ...
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Why does starting Google Chrome make my VPN work

I have openvpn client on Windows 11 which started to sometimes work and sometimes not (after years of working ok). Two changes I made were windows upgrade and getting a Dell docking station with UTP ...
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What is the hard requirement for a CPU to be supported by Windows 11?

I have a new laptop which happily updated to Windows 11 and an older Lenovo stationary whose Xeon E3-1241 processor is not supported by Windows 11 so it has to happily keep running Windows 10 (except ...
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Option to disable autocorrect is gone in Windows 11

I'm trying to disable autocorrect in windows 11. Problem is that the option isnt there to toggle it. When I upgraded my computer from Windows 10 I noticed that the "normal installer" did not ...
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Boot Windows (7,10,11) installation in GRUB on GPT partittioned USB

The question is why chainloader +1 works with MBR partittioned USB and can boot with bootmgr but GPT version of my USB stick brings me back to GRUB console after chainloading? Also no luck with ntldr /...
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Which is THE most significant change to make Windows restart faster?

In April 2022 I updated Windows 10 on my laptop from version 1803 (build 17134.1246) to version 21H2 (build 19044.1682). I was shocked to realize that a normal restart would now take 45 minutes! Back ...
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Win11: Is there any way to darken or change the color of the context menu's selected item?

See this screenshot: I can barely see what's selected in the right-click menu. I'm on Windows 11 Pro 22H2 Build 22621.1. Is there any way to change the highlight color? Also, I can't stand that they ...
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Installing updates on an expired Windows 10 Insider Program build

I have switched to the Windows Insider Program some time ago and my build has expired. I have un-enrolled from this program and now I want to have the regular updates and experiences. Yet, for some ...
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Very old, crispy font in certain UIs in Windows 11

I've installed Windows 11 today on one of my machines and I have noticed that LICEcap (and some other apps) has a very old, crispy font in certain elements of the UI. A font that I remember back in ...
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Windowed Alt+Tab experience completely gone from Windows 11

I started using Windows 11 this morning. After a couple of hours (and installed updates?), I don't know what happened or what I did, but my Alt+Tab menu reverted to some dully one that I remember from ...
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Wi-Fi is missing on Windows...while Keyboard and mouse wont work on Linux(only Touchpad)

I have this weird issue where my Wi-Fi and Bluetooth is missing from setting, while in Linux, even the Keyboard and Mouse won't work to control the Laptop. I have a Legion 7i with Intel Core i7 10750H,...
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How do I assign "Switch to Virtual Desktop 1 (2/3/4)" to F1 (F2/F3/F4) in Windows 11?

My fastest way of working is not to have 4 monitors (swiveling or rotating the head takes at least half a second) but to have fixed Virtual Desktops for specific tasks. So I know "Webbrowser: 3rd ...
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Recovering Windows 11

I messed up Windows 11 when I resized my linux partition in gparted, after this when I tried to boot Win 11 from the grub menu, I was getting two lines of error about gpt and windows manager, etc. ...
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Turning off only certain animations in Windows 11?

I really am not a fan of any kind of hover animations (moving your cursor over elements, making the selection animated) because I think it makes the OS feel slow instead of smooth. So for example in ...
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Greenshot Not Working and Reinstallation failed

Greenshot unable to be activated using Fn+PrnScrn. Tried to uninstall and install againt, but with the following error: Software version: 1.2.10.6-RELEASE-c2414cf0149a1475ea00520effc01b40087c225c (64 ...
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How do I diagnose the yelllow triangle symbol over my battery on Windows 11?

I've got a Lenovo X1 Extreme Gen 3 and, even when using the official chargers, I always get this warning triangle over the battery logo. I've updated drivers and Windows is up to date. Even tried ...
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How to fix Windows 11 widgets not loading?

This is my Widgets view currently I recently re-installed Windows 11 Pro and have run into a weird issue. My widgets area just stopped loading altogether. Upon the first few startups, the Widgets area ...
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Why ipconfig shows NICs (Hyper-V) which arent in device manager and how to delete them?

when I run ipconfig /all I see adapters (created by Hyper-V) but they are NOT in device manager (Show hidden devices is ON) and they are NOT in Hyper-V virtual switch manager. I have 2 VMs. They are ...
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SSD performance falls off a cliff

I have a Samsung MZVLQ1T0HALB 1TB M.2 SSD which came pre-installed with my laptop, the MSI GP66 Leopard 11UG-018. When copying a 6 GB Windows ISO from My Documents to the Desktop it goes from about 1....
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Windows 11 shows two extra English input method which not in my selection [duplicate]

Not sure what is the reason but whenever I press win + space to switch between input method, I have to choose from five input method, there's two input method doesn't exist in my selection like this. ...
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How to make my win 11 bootable

Here is my situation: I inherited a machine that has already fully used the 4 Primary partitions: Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type /dev/sdb1 * 2048 1026047 ...
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precision touchpad settings made touchpad not work properly

My touchpad didn't work properly as it should. So I changed my precision touchpad settings as mentioned in the dell website. The settings are the features tap with two fingers to right-click and tap ...
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Rufus bricked my USB

About 2 days ago, I bought a 64 GB USB drive, and I wanted to try "Rectify11" so I downloaded the iso and opened Rufus, and selected the 64 GB USB drive, and 1 minute in, Rufus showed me an ...
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docker without sudo on WSL2

According to https://docs.docker.com/engine/security/rootless/ running dockerd-rootless-setuptool.sh install will let you run Docker without sudo, however, when I try to do it, I get this error: [...
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How can I get Windows 11 to show both headphones and headset as separate devices in playback devices for my Bluetooth headset?

In Windows 10's "Playback" tab in the "Sound" window, I would get two devices listed for each pair of Bluetooth headphones I would have connected. For my ear buds, we first have ...
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Is It Possible To Move The Windows C: Drive To A Physically Separate Drive? Workarounds?

I'm trying to help a family member setup a custom built PC. I've run into an issue though in that the boot drive is a M.2 128GB NVMe SSD drive separate from the main storage drive which is a Samsung ...
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How to make Windows 11's new auto-hiding scrollbar thicker?

I want to make the scrollbars thicker. I have followed this tutorial ( https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-8-scroll-bar-hard-see-change-windows-8-scrollbar-width ) but I think it only affects the ...
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Open touch keyboard via command

Opening the touch keyboard should be possible by command using c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\ink\tabtip.exe (source). It works fine in Windows 10 but I couldn't get it to work under ...
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Win11 Color Scheme -- how to make it look like Windows 10?

I am finding that Win11 is a usability downgrade. For example, consider color emphasis when an app has focus: Many apps (including notepad and Chrome) have little to zero change in shading when they ...
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Win11: Notepad & Other Apps: Cursor disappears and/or stops blinking

I am a heavy user of Notepad I find the cursor is hard to see (it is very skinny). I found that in Settings, I can thicken the cursor (however, this setting does not affect all apps, for example the ...
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Safe way to resolve Windows files owner inconsistencies

I just found out that I have a mix of security properties inconsistencies on my files. The desktop was build afresh 2 yrs ago but with Win 10. It was upgraded to Win 11. Also one disk (not system) is ...
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mstsc prevents standby windows 11

My Windows 11 has recently developed a sleeping disorder. This is the result of powercfg -requests: [PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume3\Windows\System32\mstsc.exe RAIL Power Request [PROCESS] \Device\...
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Windows Defender Application Guard has no internet access

We are testing the use of Windows Defender Application Guard. It is enabled, and I can access it through the Edge Settings menu, but once on the application guard edge browser we seem to get no ...
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Windows 11 doesn't change audio output automatically

So here's the problem: When I plug in headphones or connect bluetooth ones, each and every time I have to go to audio settings and change audio output manually. After disconnecting I have to repeat ...
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Windows 11 - RDP reconnect not working until laptop reboot

I have a new Dell Latitude 5520 with Windows 11. I can connect to my remote server through OpenVPN using RDP or using TightVNC to another machine. But when my laptop disconnects with a network for a ...
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Windows 11 Notepad: Command Line Options?

Are there command line options in the new UWP app (using a richedit class) similar to those for the Notepad of Windows 10 and previous? e.g. /A open file as ansi /W open file as unicode /P print ...
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Buzzy sounds when mouse moving

As title says I have buzzy sounds when mouse is moving. I've seen a lot of questions on web about it. Common answer is either change mouse usb port or just forget about it because it's not that ...
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How can OneDrive be completely disabled in Windows 11?

How can OneDrive be completely disabled in Windows 11? Don't want what I create in the 'cloud'. Yes. I've considered encrypting it, but still want OneDrive fully disabled. Yes, I know that removing '...
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Unknown vEthernet adapters

I have Windows 11 (version 10.0.22000) desktop with Hyper-V host which has 2 virtual switches: Default and external-switch-1 - both based on Ethernet physical card. Not Ethernet 2 There are 2 VMs, ...
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Delete a keyboard layout in Windows 11

For some reason, I have an Icelandic keyboard installed (probably due to a misclick in Windows setup): However, Icelandic is not in the list of my languages: Why the disparity, and more importantly, ...
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"Stored User Names and Passwords"-Applet not working in Windows 11 (rundll32.exe keymgr.dll,KRShowKeyMgr)

Windows 10 used to support the classic "Stored User Names and Passwords"-Applet via the command rundll32.exe keymgr.dll,KRShowKeyMgr. Windows 11, according to statements from other users' ...
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Invisible overlay bottom right corner in windows 11

I have upgraded my laptop from windows 10 to windows 11. Since the upgrade, I noticed that I cannot click anything in a rectangular area at the bottom right of the screen. This of course prevents me ...
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Pop-up window appear behind the active window in Windows 11

I downloaded the iso file from Microsoft and installed Windows 11. After, I've had this happen several times. A confirmation window that appears when I delete files, and a progress window that appears ...
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How to setup second ETH adapter for host while using first for Hyper-V VMs only?

Windows 11 x64 Pro. I have Hyper-V which has an external switch which is used by VMs. I have 2 Ethernet ports on the machine. I want to use 2nd port for everything except Hyper-V VMs. How to setup ...
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Unable to Print: A StartDocPrinter call was not issued

A client's computer running Windows 11 Home receives A StartDocPrinter call was not issued error when printing to any printer from Notepad. The error is received if printing to their Canon printer or ...
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