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Win is trying to repair while booting > cmd > chkdsk C: filesystem is unknown

This is my first question so please be kind. Recently i did my first installation of Ubuntu.(yesterday, ever since i tried to repair it, did not found anything helpfull) I wanted dual boot with ...
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driverquery.exe returns more drivers when running as administrator [on hold]

One more driver is returned when running driverquery.exe on my Windows 10 machine as administrator than it does when running without elevation. The extra driver returned is MsLldp. Why the difference?...
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Windows 10 Hangs Frequently [on hold]

Windows 10 Freezes Randomly. In Event Viewer, application logs contain error (Event Source Application Hang- Event ID 1002). We are facing this issue on 2 Different Machines. Both Machine are using ...
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Windows: Open 3rd-party terminal via Explorer address bar in the current location?

I've been wondering about this simple question for quite some time. I know it can be done but I haven't succeeded in my Registry search. (I have Git for Windows installed and it's integrated just like ...
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Setting up direct Ethernet connection

I have two desktop systems, one with Windows 10 and the other one using Debian 9. All my data are stored on the linux system, whose is mounted as a network drive under Windows using Samba. I want to ...
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Home Virtual Desktop Infrastructure - Windows Licensing

I am curious how many people is asking about similar topic but usually regarding technical problems rather than licensing. I am planing to build home virtualization server. I want to have (at least) ...
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How to restore a PNG file with just the text?

Lets say that i have a chunk of text that may indicate that its a PNG image. ‰PNG ��� IHDR��X�����€«���PLTE���ÿÿÿŸŸŸ¿¿¿ßßß???___þæô��� pHYs��Ä��Ä•+��åIDATxœíÚÍ[ÛFÇq!0ò±ƒ'GhÉË5ݣݻÇxÁ-G”MhŽ8iqŽÐ$...
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Need to search for a string in the network path files through findstr dos command..Can we do it?

I have a directory in the network drive called as \OAGCS4SV-UAX08\uat-ers for instance, now I have multiple files inside the above location and I need to extract a complete string which begins with "...
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Meinberg NTPD for Windows timeouts and not finding files

In my network, I have a reliable NTP server which all PCs are synchronized to. Due to the various problems the Windows Time service is known for (at least in Windows 7 and lower versions), I have ...
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DISM /Capture-FFU and /Apply-FFU is painfully slow

I need to capture+apply an entire disk image with Windows Full Flash Update (FFU) It seems an interesting improvement compared to WIM images, also they state that it is faster... but it doesn't seem ...
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How to do a true factory reset on surface pro 5?

I have a surface pro 5 that I bought for work and then they installed some software on it that allows me to VPN, restricts sign on options (no windows hello), prevents access to unknown local networks,...
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Virtial machine that feels native?

Is it possible to have a fully functional native OS desktop experience (Windows) on a virtual machine that doesn't feel like it's a guest OS? Kinda like Virtualbox but once it's loaded you can't tell ...
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Can I use a windows 10 system image from a SP4 on a different SP4?

I checked out a couple similar questions here on SU but the one that gave me hope was Using a Windows System Repair Disc to restore a System Image on a blank HDD but that question the user still had ...
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Couldn't Boot to both Ubuntu 18.04.1 and Windows 7

Here is the case, Previously my laptop (only 1 physical hardrive, with 2 partition, ie: C:\ and D:\) were using Windows 7 Premium (64-bit), then I plan to make in dual boot, so it will eventually ...
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Is there an autoexit for cmd.exe like there is an autorun?

In windows when you create a value autorun in registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Command Processor and set it to, say, echo Hello from autorun, invoking cmd.exe will, on invocation, ...
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Windows 10 multiple usb of same type on usb hub not working [closed]

I have 2 of ZTE mf 823 LTE usb stick modem. I want to connect them to "ORICO Aluminum 10 Port USB3.0 HUB" to work simultaneously. (I am building an lte proxy server home made). But once I connect the ...
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AspNetMVC4 installation in Windows Docker container

Dear members of Server fault. I am trying to to setup a windows core container (2016) to run an ASP .NET 4.6 web application, one of the prerequites is AsPNetMVC4Setup installation. On regular ...
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Prevent Windows from going to sleep automatically

I bought a PC from someone to learn with and it keeps freezing. It works normally, but when it falls asleep, it won't wake up and I have to force it off by holding the power button. It came with a ...
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Cygwin rsync backgroud job

We are moving windows server from a very old version (2008) to a new one. We are putting the storage on a nfs system that will be shared between several servers. All good and well - but the 2008 ...
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Running “net” commands with /domain flag outside of the domain

As a part of my work I sometimes connect to a network with an AD environment/Domain, and receive domain user credentials. However, my machine is not a part of the domain. So when I try to query the ...
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is KMS-Digital-Online_Activation_Suite safe valid and genuine to activate windows 10?

I bought Windows 10 Pro Key online through Lazada, the seller gave me a product key but upon activation it failed to activate the system. I asked the seller for some help and then he gave me a link ...
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Run one installation of Windows 10 in VirtualBox and on a real machine

I use Linux as the main OS on my computer and Windows 10 in VirtualBox. I would like to switch to dual-boot, but in some special form. I would like to be able not to reboot every time I need Windows ...
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Is it possible to replace conhost.exe with a later version (or ConPty) meant for W10?

I have a bunch of machines running on W8.1, which is obviously getting dated, but for various reasons I cannot update these machines for some time, but I would like to take advantage of the new ...
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Requesting aliased :guifont rendering in Vim on Windows

Non-AA font rendering seems available everywhere except for Windows. In MacVim, this is possivle via noantialias. When using GTK2 front-end, the same can be achieved by adding antialias=false to the ...
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Establishing a real time event trace consumer in Windows 10

I am trying to use software like "Message Analyzer" and "TraceView" to receive event from "Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing" or "Microsoft-Windows-Eventlog" Providers, but I had no luck with ...
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Having difficulty uninstalling git from Windows computer

Whenever I attempt to uninstall git from the control panel, I get this error message: Problem is, I don't know where I can download this file: unins000.exe. Can anyone help me?
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C:\Windows.old has a phantom permission, how do I rid myself of it?

I just used Clean Install to reinstall on Windows 10 1809 (big mistake, I know). It's the official refreshed version, but it grants ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES permission to C:\Windows.old. This is ...
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Several questions and advice switching from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and issues with it's builds [closed]

My situation: I'm switching a few parts on a PC build soon to improve it's performance in games specifically, one of which is the motherboard, which in my case will require a new windows installation ...
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Outlook Meeting Invitation

Why would a meeting invitee entry move to optional and not show up in the To: as I sent it? I sent 22 invitations out and 2 of those do not show up on the invitations but those 2 appear as optional ...
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Did have a risk of corruption to my disk when i migrate it

I tried to copy my current disk SSHD 1 To onto a SSD 1 To. Both of them are configured in GPT. I do the first section of this site https://www.partitionwizard.com/help/migrate-os-to-ssd-hd.html ...
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Rename a subfolder and apply attributes to it in batch? [closed]

Alright, so all i'm trying to do is rename a subfolder in a folder with a .bat file. The line looks something like \tests\Area51\Sector1 and the .bat file has to be in the tests folder. I've ...
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Two Ubiquiti UniFi WAP on same network, Windows 10 /only/ connecting to WAP on other side of apartment

I am at my wits' end here with this WAP issue. We have two Ubiquiti UniFi WAPs in our apartment and until quite recently my laptop has been connecting to the one that is 5 feet above it on the ceiling....
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How to call dismapi.dll on Windows 7

How do I install the DISMAPI on Windows 7? There is the function DismGetDrivers that I want to use on Windows 7. According to the documentation it is supported on Windows 7. However a program I have ...
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Is it possible to disable the interlocutor's video in BlueJeans?

Is it possible to disable all videos for anybody in the call in BlueJeans when in a videoconference? The motivation is to reduce the network usage. I use BlueJeans on Microsoft Windows. Interlocutor'...
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default programs for certain file extensions

I am having trouble editing the registry to get a file type to open with a default text editing program. i have edited the registry following this post: https://superuser.com/a/1369178/972419. ...
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Who eats my disk space? [closed]

Windows 10. Every now and then ~4Gb of my disk space vanishes into a thin air. And then mysteriously re-appears after few minutes. I need a tool to track the offending process down. Any recommendation?...
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Why does it seem like 40GB of deleted files on my SSD are still taking up space a month later?

So about a month ago, I deleted about 40GBs worth of files to my recycle bin and then emptied recycle bin. My system is running on a SSD and it’s 220GB in size. Today, I had to resort to downloading ...
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BadImage error when installing software on Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB

I'm running Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB 64bit. Every time I try to install a software I get an BadImage error I have tried to install different software (Firefox 32bit/64bit, Opera 32bit/64bit, ...
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How to find duplicate video files basing on length/duration? [closed]

I am looking for a way to find duplicate videos based on duration (e.g number of seconds) and not based on size/MD5/thumbnails/etc. This is a very simple concept but I find it impossible to find a ...
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Docker for windows proxy setup not working

I am on Windows 10 and using Docker for Windows 2.0.0.0-win81 (29211). I am behind a company proxy and can't pull any image: Error response from daemon: Get https://registry-1.docker.io/v2/: net/http:...
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XP64 2 XP64 install software using WMI

I try to install a .exe remote onto my gaming PC. I know the .exe exists but the call gives me an error. C:\WINDOWS>wmic /node:"Spiele" /user:"Spielen" /password:"XXX" product call install true,"",...
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Zip files expand with backslashes on Linux, no subdirectories

So, weirdly, I can unzip a file a friend made on windows. What it gives out is strange, and incorrect in a way I've not seen before. <base directory stuff> assets\Changes.txt assets\...
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Asus SW5-012 trying to do dual boot Linux

I have an Asus Aspire SW5-012 and cannot disable secure boot. I get into BIOS just fine. It's 5.0 setup utility. The system BIOS version is V1.13. When I go to the security tab, secure boot mode is ...
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Remote USB device not visible with RDP

I have the same problem as asked here How to access *remote* usb devices over rdesktop and here Remote desktop: remote USB devices not recognized long time ago, unanswered. I have a remote machine ...
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Create .lnk (windows shortcut) by pasting path (text) in windows explorer [closed]

Some program to make it("question" name) work ? (i'm sure that some 'windows extension' thing, like Link Shell Extension, Relative, .., which would add this, should be somewhere)
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How to uninstall Skype for Business from Office 365 package?

I have installed on my Windows 10 PC, Office 365 Pro package for students (https://products.office.com/pl-pl/student/office-in-education). With this package on my PC in addition to Word, PowerPoint ...
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How can I Autoconnect a L2TP VPN with presharedkey on windows server?

Just as simple as my question, every tutorial on the net, doesn't solve reconnecting L2tp, But pptp. They don't mention that rasdial doesn't ask anything about L2tp specific fields and without them, ...
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How to recover data from a faulty hard drive? [duplicate]

I have a HP laptop with windows 10 on it's hard disk. I clicked on a recently obtained file then: # windows explorer got stuck # tried opening task manager to kill windows explorer ; blue screen ...
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Remove the same image watermark from every page of a pdf file

I am in possession of a long PDF file. On each and every page of this file there is an annoying watermark/logo that I wish to remove. The printing shop unlawfully added their own logo on somebody else'...
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CMD Fileless equivalent of < redirection

I have a batch that wraps AnyConnect Mobility Client CLI (vpncli.exe) and asks username and password to later handle them to vpncli. Simplified code: set /p user_id=Username: set /p pwd=Password: ...