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This question may be better answered on security.stackexchange. I posit that this would be a very hard ask and impractical, but not impossible in all cases. Many PC's (albeit more commonly/accessibly in servers) include Baseboard Management Controllers (ie BMC's) which are small, low-power embedded computers which have pretty full access to the computer, ...


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Some software is likely trafficking with the settings of the VPN, enabling the option of "Automatically use my Windows logon name and password", so that after a disconnection the VPN reconnects using the wrong credentials. The VPN settings file is a .pbk file found at: Current user: %AppData%\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk All users: %...


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In Windows 10 there is a setting whether to allow third party apps (i.e. downloaded executables which install programmes, usually called "Installers") or only allow trusted apps from the Microsoft Store. You find this setting in the settings app under apps/apps and features. The default and recommended setting is of course only to allow apps from ...


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This is probably a very special case but it still could help someone: For me it was OldNewExplorer which kept the Microsoft Search indexer failing. Some weeks ago I already noted problems with accessing the OneDrive folders. But I did not find a solution. Today again. It got worse and worse and it seemed to effect other folders like "Downloads". ...


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