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Windows 10 Pro: many features disabled (Some parameters are masked or managed by your organization)

I've activated a new Windows 10 Pro license but now I've many windows settings where this message in yellow appears "Some of these parameters are masked or managed by your organization." and ...
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SSD is not bootable

I have looked in many solutions and none seem to work, so I am resorting to possibly duplicating. I recently bought a new desktop (Dell Vostro) to replace a failing ASUS laptop. In the old laptop I ...
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How to rename the User folder in Windows 10?

After installing Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 3 it took my user name 'Jeremy' and created a user folder named C:\Users\jerem. I want to rename the folder C:\Users\Jeremy. The procedure for Windows 8 ...
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Samba Network Path not found

I am trying to set up a Samba-Connection between my linux server and my home computer. However, when I try to add the Samba share as a network drive using net use k: \\ip.ip.ip.ip\shared password /...
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Windows store application re-install

I've tried to reinstall windows store app, with this command Get-AppXPackage *WindowsStore* -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\...
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How to create desktop shortcut and placed on a specific location on the desktop using scripts only

I know how to create shortcuts using Windows Script Host (link). But what I need is to create shortcuts and placed at specific locations without having to use the mouse manually to place them. Is this ...
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How to redirect text-to-speech output to microphone input in Windows?

I have a lot of social anxiety involving my voice and would like to reply back to people in Skype/TeamSpeak/Discord. Using text chat isn't always an option because the people I talk to don't often ...
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How to find files bigger than 2gb Windows command line? (32 bit overflow prevents the well known method working)

I am using the following well known solution to recursively find files greater than a specified value: forfiles /S /M * /C "cmd /c if @fsize GEQ 2000000000 echo @path" This perfectly works ...
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No Device drivers were found while installing windows

Here is the situation, I was trying to install Windows 10 on my PC. I have cleaned the hard disk (including the C drive which contained my Windows OS) and started installation with my bootable usb. I ...
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Windows batch script equivalent of a Windows PowerShell script

Can anyone help me to crate a Windows batch script equivalent of Windows PowerShell script that I wrote. I know what first few lines should be, but I am not shore for the rest. PowerShell Code: Get-...
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Server has Half GBIT when it's the IPERF server including Client except when Client is IPERF server

First of all: NO, it isn't any of the cables, switch or network cards of my two systems. Everything in this setup is 1GBIT and it used to work. And no it isn't the speed of my storage. My Server which ...
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Do I launch the app XLaunch for every login to use GUI in Ubuntu WSL in windows 10 pro?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS WSL in y Windows 10 pro. To set graphic user interface in Linux bash shell I installed XLaunch. But to use GUI in my WSL for every login in my pc I need to launch XLaunch. Is ...
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Can I delete C:\ProgramData\Dell\SARemediation\SystemRepair?

After running Spacesniffer on my Dell G3, I noticed a huge 14 gigabyte folder whose path was C:\ProgramData\Dell\SARemediation\SystemRepair. What does it do, and can I delete it?
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Is there a way to prevent Microsoft Word 365 from showing spelling suggestions on LEFT click?

A (recent?) new behavior of Word that seems to have come with an update (presumably to make the application friendlier to users working on tablets and such, who may lack a right-click modality) is ...
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How to determine which application is syncing my desktop folder or remove the sync status?

So, I have a really weird problem: I recently installed OneDrive for Business on my pc and I tried to sync the desktop and documents folder. OneDrive prompted me an error saying that another program ...
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Is there a script that monitors a folder and when files land in there moves it to another folder? [closed]

I am looking for a solution for a remote worker. We have an internet attached machine that he is sending files to, then copying those files to the network and finally on the PC he works on copying ...
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Live console output in Windows Remote Shell?

Windows has several built-in options to access the shell (command prompt) of a remote computer and run commands on that remote computer. This is done through the Windows Remote Management service (...
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Best settings to 7z a binary file with short records

I need to zip large binary files which contains bytes where repetitions arent many (unlike text files). and record size is variable between 30-50 bytes. What would be the best params for 7z to ...
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how to work around access denied

I'm unable to effect a multiple deletion of files/sub-files/folders on ccleaner.(I've been in contact w/customer support but they can't come up a solution) the 'delete all highlighted items' only ...
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Switch users batch file on a PC with ForceAutoLogon

I would like to run a batch file to get to the login page. Is there a way to bypass the ForceAutoLogon setting in a batch file, like you can with shift and GUI menus? I have a PC with a default user ...
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Windows 10 screen flicker only on certain apps / when full screened?

I just received a 2016 Razer Blade (gtx 1060, FHD display) and have had issues with some apps (Chrome and VMware Workstation) causing rapid screen flickering when full screened. Additionally, some ...
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Accidentally booted with a cloned drive installed

I have pretty much broken my whole original OS when transferring data to an m2 drive, thinking it would be smart to use something like CloneZilla, which has worked for me in the past; instead, I have ...
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How to execute a *.bat file on a remote computer using psexec.exe

I have two computers one running Windows 8.1 Pro and the other running Windows 10 Pro (remote computer). The windows 10 computer has a *.bat file located in the following path "c:\windows\...
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Tile App for Windows - “Turn on Bluetooth” warning even though bluetooth is on

Screenshot: https://i.imgur.com/bW6ncn2.png Using a Belkin USB bluetooth adapter which seems to be working perfectly fine. I've rebooted and tried this app on two computers... Same results. Any ...
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Conda proxy configuration

Is it possible to set up Conda's configuration file (.condarc) in windows so that the current user's credentials are automatically sent to the proxys defined in proxy_servers when HTTP requests are ...
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How to format a bootable USB [duplicate]

I recently installed a USB with a windows 7 bootable, the USB now says the disc is write protected. I Cannot appear to find any way to fix this so i can use the USB again, apart from programs found on ...
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How do I completely prevent Windows 10 from downloading updates? [duplicate]

In order to prevent Windows from downloading updates automatically and make my online games lag, I have set my connection as "metered connection". Yet this does not seem to prevent all ...
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Feature update to Windows 10, version 20H2 - Error 0x80070002

I am not able to update my desktop Windows. I tried to follow this tutorial https://www.ionos.co.uk/digitalguide/server/configuration/0x80070002-error/, but nothing worked. Any idea what else could ...
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Metro boot locked me out of windows due to loop

I managed to successfully dual boot Manjaro and Windows 10, from Windows, using a program called easyBCD. It was all working normally, but there was 1 little issue I found, which was that you had to ...
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Do I have to install a monitor driver to access full display modes of a monitor [duplicate]

I bought a Lenovo ThinkVision 23 inches monitor today and I checked the resolution of the monitor from the official website and it happens to be so big, its resolution is 1680*1050,} after checking ...
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Windows Taskbar show titles option not showing up

link to the image of the problem my taskbar is not locked and I still cant see the show titles option. the reason I want it so that I can centre all my icons and do that I need the links option, but ...
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Can concurrent processes slow download performance in the case of a disk bottleneck?

I am currently downloading a reasonably large amount of data using a 1Gbit connection and would anticipate a download speed of ~125MB/s (this has been achieved on the same connection on a different ...
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Proftpd in application selection loop

I've installed a proftpd server locally for a project, and everything seems to work alright, i can access it via filezilla or the terminal. The problem comes when I try to acces the ftp server through ...
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Take advantage of spare space in Windows 10

I have several (most) disks that have quite a lot of GB to spare. Is there a way to take advantage of each disk's storage and create something shared? Like a new disk or partition of 53 + 95 GB from ...
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System Information shows incorrect System Model and Manufacturer

Three or four years ago I somehow changed my computer manufacturer and model information whilst dual booting multiple operating systems on my PC. Now whenever I run msinfo32 (System Information) it ...
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I keep getting data errors when installing various common programs

This is going to be more of a read than the title implies. My PC has had Windows 10 on it for many years. Only in the last year or two have I started to have truly unexplainable breakdowns. In ...
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Does Windows 10 Uses MBR in hybrid mode even on UEFI firmware ,Compared to Linux?

I would like to know if Windows 10 uses hybrid MBR. I know how the GPT works. Basically it has protective MBR at LBA 0 LBA 1 GPT primary header partition entries partitions secondary GPT header. ...
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What is the application from the link below? [closed]

enter image description hereI saw this investment app in an instagram post and I would like to know the name
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How do I make a batch file recognize file extensions in For loop?

I'm trying to make a batch file, a newer one than the one I made last time, and I'm planning to add to my previous program, for organize all of the respective images it finds into folders ...
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How can I determine if the current version of Windows is either 32-bit or 64-bit from the command line? [duplicate]

What's the command line to find out if the OS is running a 32-bit version or 64-bit of Windows?
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Maven command into bat

I must run a maven project from command line with this command and works fine: mvn -Dexec.args="-classpath %classpath com.mycompany.serverrds.serverMainClass" -Dexec.executable="C:\Program Files\Java\...
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How to cancel “resetting this pc”

I selected "Reset this PC" in the Windows 10 boot menu (the one that lets me choose between Windows 7 and Windows 10). I did this while my Win7 thumbdrive was inserted, with the hope that this would ...
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Windows 10 Cant fully change Language

Im a little bit confused. I have a friend from Korea. He bought a microsofr surface book 3 english version. When he change language into Korean,, first it's success, the sign-in, control panel and ...
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W10 Computers can't access Windows Server 2008 Shared Folders

I have a server with "Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise" Installed, it is not in a domain, it's a workgroup. This server has several shared folders, a few days ago Win 10 computers can't access these ...
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Number format #.# - Excel bug?

I try to use the number format #.# to display 7 as 7, but it does display "7." (in Excel, or other MS environment) I want 7.1 to be 7.1, and 7 to be 7, and 7.49 to be 7.5, that is #.# (see ...
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Windows 7 shuts down automatically after 3-5 minutes unless I wait 3-5 minutes before login

I've tried to: Disable all services/startup programs in msconfig (including microsoft ones) Check the disk for errors Starting up in safe mode (works just fine) Event Viewer (no description of the ...
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Unable to enter Secure website [closed]

My work requires me to use a secure part of their website. I downloaded and installed the web certificates needed for this, and it said the installation was successful. But when I then go to the ...
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Multiple computer windows update

In our company we sell our devices together with AIO computers that we buy from electronics vendor. Usually we make like 10 pieces series. My current task is to update all the bought computers to the ...
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Is there a Windows command-line utility to list largest files exceeding specific size in sub-directories?

Would like to be able to find full paths of files in a directory tree that exceed a specific size (say 10MB). Currently aware of Microsoft's Diruse (part of Windows XP Service Pack 2 Support Tools) ...
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How can I disable my “network desktop” and use my PC's local C: drive desktop?

I'm working remotely for my job and we've all been issued work laptops. On the laptop I was given, files that I place on the desktop aren't actually saved to the hard drive, but rather on some remote ...

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