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What exactly is MediaCreationTool doing when it's "Getting a few things ready"?

During the "getting things ready" phase, SetupHost.exe (which was extracted into C:\$Windows.~WS\Sources by the main Media Creation Tool program) is obtaining the list of downloadable ...
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Easy way to switch between two windows of the same app in Windows 10

There are three ways for doing this: You can hold Ctrl + Click on the icon of the app in the taskbar Use Win + position of app on taskbar. For example, if Google Chrome is on third position, do Win+...
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Why is there a 16gb blank volume space on my primary partition on C: Drive?

Boot a (linux, hiren, whatever) CD and get some actual information on it. What format, how much used. Just because windows/ windows software doesn't recognise it, DOES NOT mean it is blank. Then use a ...
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Windows 10 SSD maintenance/defragmentation/compression query

SSD Defragmentation is generally a not advisable. There was a bug in Windows that caused excessive automatic defragmentation, "affecting an SSD drives' [sic] longevity". Since there are a ...
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