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WSL command provides no output when run in Administrator console

I have this same exact problem. Dang if I can fix it . wsl --list --verbose wsl --update wsl --anything i type no output when run in administrator powershell works perfectly in regular user ...
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Windows clock is running slow

Thanks, this worked for me! You might find that re-registering the time service as shown in FIX: System Time/Clock Running Faster Than Normal helps - it mentions the same BIOS clock correct/Windows ...
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How to fix my localhost resolution on Windows?

Change this 127.0.0.1 kubernetes.docker.internal to 127.0.0.1 kubernetes.docker.internal localhost
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Windows 10 ask password when return from sleep

A method you haven't tried: Open Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options Under "Require sign-in", set "If you've been away, when should Windows require you to sign in again?" ...
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Can I add an additional startup folder to Word?

Word uses two startup folders and only two. You can modify the location of one of them. As discussed in my article you linked, Word actually uses two startup folders, the Word startup folder and the ...
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My USB Headphones show up as USB Flash Drive

After reboot it disappeared itself!
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RDP from windows to ubuntu not working

You need to install an RDP server on Ubuntu. See the article How to Install Xrdp Server (Remote Desktop) on Ubuntu 20.04 on how to install the xrdp package. In a nutshell, you need to do: sudo apt ...
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Laptop is insanely freezing even after 100% fresh windows 10 OS installation, what are the possible fixes?

This is only one step to narrow down the cause. Most importantly you need to find out if it is caused by hardware or software. I recommend that you create an Ubuntu live usb and boot into that. It ...
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Notepad++ open and start monitoring

You can do that with the Document Monitor plugin. You can install it in from the Plugins Admin (Plugins > Plugins Admin) or from the source https://sourceforge.net/projects/npp-plugins/files/...
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How to prevent a folder from being synced on OneDrive?

An alternative method is to use the amazing free, feature rich and open source app from rclone.org that can copy, sync, move and mount files with almost every cloud storage provider on the planet ...
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Unified Write Filter servicing on Windows 10 enterprise not working as expected

I know this question is kind of old but the issue is still existing. I have searched a lot and found several questions at the sites of microsoft support. All were already locked, so I will post my ...
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How do I determine why my Windows 10 bandwidth is so much lower than my Macbook Pro?

Using a tool such as Nirsoft's WifiInfoView, you can see how the PC is connected. For example, there may be multiple WiFi outputs from the router, and if the PC is connecting to a lower speed 802.1 ...
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Un-allowed DMA capable bus/device(s) detected

Turns out that you don't have to use process of elimination to find out which bus to add to the approved list, it's in an event viewer message. Open Event Viewer. Choose Applications and Services ...
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Create a windows 10 recording device thats listening to a existing playback device?

I have similar issue here, I don't have recording device of my external midi controller with usb interface in order to plug in between analog mixer (master channel) and controller rca output on that ...
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Powershell $env:path changing depending on how it is opened (PowerToys Run)?

A child process inherits the environment of its parent. It seems like PowerToys Run modifies its PATH variable before executing PowerShell. The only way to avoid it might be to set up a script that ...
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Properties Separators in File Infotips

Adding separators is not possible with existing Windows infotip menus, only possible with cascading menu items that you added to the context-menu for some file-type. Such a menu is defined via the ...
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File Properties in Windows 10

As mentioned in the comments, MP3 files (can) have tags. There’s multiple formats (ID3v1, ID3v2, APE), it’s chaos, but possible. That’s what Windows displays here. IIRC Windows always writes ID3v2 ...
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File Properties in Windows 10

Converting files to get properties sounds like an low practical way to get what you expect. Take a look at File Metadata and set the default mp3 to other file types not supported by Windows.
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Chrome starts running in background after startup

I found exactly why this happens. There is a VBE script which runs Chrome and navigates to hxxp://www.google.com.487382835812038.windows-display-service.com/ (replaced http with hxxp to avoid ...
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SnippingTool.exe not located where it appears to be?

The original question may have been regarding the old snipping tool in Windows 7/8/10. Yet, if it is helpful the Windows 11 snipping tool path is: %userprofile%\appdata\local\microsoft\windowsapps\...
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Installing Hyper-V, but "We couldn't complete the features" (Undoing changes)

The first Error in cbs.log is: 2022-08-17 12:29:03, Info CSI 00000123 Begin executing advanced installer phase 31 index 0 (sequence 0) Old component: [l:0]'' New component: ...
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Any way to restrict *.exe files (e.g. software installers) to not ask for admin rights?

Two ways, both not recommended : Lower the UAC protection level (computer not protected) Enable and run under the hidden Administrator account (equally dangerous). By disabling this protection, you ...
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A request for the USB device descriptor failed

I had this issue in my laptop (HP Elitebook) with Windows 10. In my case, I wasn't using a dongle. Just a bluetooth mouse paired with my laptop bluetooth chip. I tried uninstalling the device. I tried ...
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Disable only Excel previews in Windows 10 folder preview pane

I needed to disable Excel previewer because of some issues it was causing with Excel display scaling. ShellExView and Windows Explorer approaches didn't work for me but the direct registry edit did.
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Audio output leaking into microphone

For those whom the above solutions did not work and if you have "Realtek Audio Console" in your system, open it, go to Microphone Array under Recording Devices and set "Personal Call&...
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Is Task Scheduler's StartComponentCleanup the exact same utility/process as dism.exe's StartComponentCleanup?

There is a 1 hour timeout when the cleanup is initiated by the scheduled task, but there is no such timeout when ran manually, that's what the documentation says. The StartComponentCleanup task ...
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"Windows created a temporary paging file" message after every startup

I encountered the same problem and found a (dissatisfying) fix for it. My observations were: Windows wants a page file on C: (as @Daniel B wrote in the comments) The secondary page file must have a ...
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How can I stop my keyboard's Power button from shutting down my PC without disabling my laptop's Power button?

I've had the same issue as well on my keyboard. I saw a solution to this a few years ago that might work for you as well. (I can't find it otherwise I would link it here.) Follow these steps: Go to ...
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How to disable aero snap without disabling Win+Left/Right on Windows 10?

Previous answer is missing a value. Here is complete change: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop] "DockMoving"="0" "SnapSizing"=&...
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Why are there so many recovery / backup options in windows 10 and which should I use?

1. Leave the 3 partitions that Windows 10 and 11 create. You may want / need the recovery partition one day. 2. File History backs up files you designate. It is not a whole disk backup. I use Sync ...
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How to disable accented characters in keyboard? [Win 10/11]

selecting the language to English US helped me to get rid of special characters. I chose English India as the default.
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Chrome: remove padding/border from window when not maximized on split screen

Instead of using FancyZones, you can try Alt Snap. It allows you to use ALT key + left click hold and drag, to move windows to zones. By default you need to hold down Shift as well, but this is ...
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How can uninstall an app whose name consists of garbled characters from Windows 10?

Enter into : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall Get the menu and delete it.
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How to use a Windows drive without the /mnt/ directory in WSL

Create Symlink You could change the mount, but I'm not sure if that would cause any negative consequences or problems, so I would rather create a symlink: ln -s /mnt/d /d This creates a symlink /d ...
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How to use a Windows drive without the /mnt/ directory in WSL

As you've noticed, WSL automounts fixed Windows drives under the /mnt mountpoint by default. There's good news, bad news, and a workaround here. The good news: It's possible to change the default ...
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Immediate task kill for Windows 10/11?

You can give try for this batch file inspired from this code Embed PowerShell code in a batch file in order to run it in loop and check every minute for non responding tasks, so when he found, he will ...
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How to use a windows laptop with broken keyboard and touchpad

For me, the eventual solution to my problem (if it can be called a solution) was a complete reinstall of Windows. Even the built-in reset process failed to complete... my OS really was "hosed&...
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Immediate task kill for Windows 10/11?

Instead of trying to kill the app after it's hogging all resources, try setting it to run at a lower priority. You can do this with Task Manager on the Details tab, as shown below: However, you can ...
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Start menu shortcuts and settings not appearing in start menu search

I gave up on trying to index the two Start Menu folders, facing the same problem you had. However, I came up with a rather brute-force solution that works well for me. I thought I would share it here. ...
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How to disassociate a file extension from a program in Windows 10?

This can also be done with Windows settings: Change default programs in Windows Select Start > Settings > Apps > Default apps. To change the default app, you can do either of the following: ...
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How to keep an RDP session alive?

Put an analog watch under your mouse. The mouse will see the second hand moving and not go to sleep
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How can uninstall an app whose name consists of garbled characters from Windows 10?

The message says that Windows cannot find the uninstaller. One way to fix this is to properly install the App (if you know what it is), restart, and uninstall it. If you do not know it, this will not ...
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How can uninstall an app whose name consists of garbled characters from Windows 10?

Try to run the Windows troubleshooter: Download the troubleshooter Run it and click the small Advanced link (not Next) to be able to clear the "Apply repairs automatically" box Click Next ...
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How to fix "Permission Denied" in Git Bash in Windows 10?

I got fed up with all the permission issues of Microsoft Store's Python app, so I just uninstalled it and downloaded Python straight from python.org. After that, everything was smooth sailing in Git ...
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Is there a way to force regedit and task manager to use dark theme in W10?

I can't believe that 2 months actually passed since I embarked on the quest to make Windows 10 100% Dark Mode, in every window in the system. I was focused on this all this time, almost all day long. ...
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How do I create a network replicated drives on my windows computers?

There is not a natively Windows folder replicator across drives. Consider how this is done with a Windows Server (including very sensitive folders / files). Keep your documents on a central machine. ...
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Find issued ram through memory address

Most likely, this is an error caused by MPC-HC writing to a protected area of RAM, not an issue with the physical RAM modules. First, get the latest version of MPC-HC from the development site (v. 1....
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Daisy chained Dell P2419HC monitors fonts are blurry but video and pictures appear fine

If it's visible on screenshots, then it has nothing to do with displays. Screenshots show what the GPU renders, not what the displays display, so if your screenshots show the problem, then it's ...
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Can I use a USB fingerprint reader to unlock bitlocker on Windows 10 Pro?

Lots of MCUs these days can operate in "keyboard mode" (send keypresses over USB) and are smaller than the USB slot itself (fit invisibly inside)... all that's needed is the fingerprint ...
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Dropbox context menu not showing all options

To get a menu like this, I need to open Dropbox (double click on it) which in turn opens a Windows File Explorer window. So then there should be Windows Explorer context menus. This is how it works on ...
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