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Windows Search bar fills background with black color

Today I launched my laptop, and when I hit the 3-finger gesture to open the search box, it blacked out the whole screen and then popped in the left part of my screen, taking more space than usual. It ...
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Windows 10 - Mandatory installation of server's certificate on the client computer

There are 2 parts to my question, both related to SSL sites: I want to configure my Windows OS to disallow browsing to any SSL sites whose server authentication certificate is not installed on my ...
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Task Scheduler freezes when Properties is clicked on the Actions pane even after sfc/scannow and reboot; but opening a second Task Scheduler succeeds

When I open Task Scheduler on Windows 10, choose a task, and then click on Properties in the Actions pane, the Task Scheduler GUI freezes. I can still work with other things on the desktop. So I run ...
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Using command prompt (cmd.exe) to "open new window" in explorer at a specific path under the same process in Windows 10

NOTE: This is NOT a question about opening a cmd prompt window instance in the current explorer folder path. I've scoured the internet trying to find an answer to this, but have come up empty. So far, ...
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Rotating screen on my laptop doesn't allow my mouse to go to lower portion of screen

So, when I attempt to change my laptop's screen from landscape to portrait, the mouse doesn't go past the height of the landscape mode. This is in landscape mode: This is in portrait mode: That red ...
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Windows 10 becomes slow after trying to open Pycharm or VSCode with Anaconda and does not recover unless restarted

I have been having trouble debugging this for a long time and do not know where to write the question. I am using Windows 10 and have the latest version of Anaconda, Pycharm and an older version of ...
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Scrolling tab doesn`t exist in Synaptics Driver

Synaptics settings don`t have scrolling tab, only buttons. Synaptics settings Roll back doesn't help. Updating doesn't help. Reinstalling doesn't help. Reinstalling windows10 doesn't help. HP pavilion ...
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Only Maintain Display Scaling in Intel graphics control panel

I want to scale my display for 4:3, but in intel graphics control panel i have only Maintain Display Scaling and in Nvidia control panel i dont have display tab. intel panel nvidia panel How can I ...
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How to find out which process attempts to install a driver?

I'm getting this pop-up from time to time, maybe twice a week. Is there a way to find out which process does this?
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High kernel usage in Windows 10 (after upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10)

TL;DR; There are high kernel usages all the time (I have other Win10 installation I could compare it to) and I've tried to do as much of my own investigation as possible (screens included). ... ...
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How to reduce spacing between jump list items Windows 10?

Is there a setting, registry tweak or app to reduce the space between jump list lines/rows/items? Currently there's about 1/2 cm between lines on right-click recents list, and over 1cm on the hover ...
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Cannot install windows 10 alongside Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu installed on my NVMe drive on my computer. I wanted to install Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu. I followed tutorials and when I boot from the USB stick which has Windows 10 on it and go ...
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Setup Windows and apps on a VM then move to PC

Is it viable to do it? I'm considering installing and configuring Win10 and all apps I use inside a VM, then create an image of the partition and restore it on my PC. I'm considering it because my ...
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LG Gram Brightness changes when rebooting

On a Windows 10 2019 LG Gram, the brightness changes when I load up media or site that changes a bunch of pixels. The brightness still reports 100%, but the screen is noticeably brighter. On a ...
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How Do I Link or make BLK4: to FS10: so to boot a BLK that is not FSx:

My situtation, OpenCore Bootloader. Dual Booting MacOS and Windows 10 Pro. Installed Windows 10 Pro via manual method rather than going through the Installer. Shift+F10 bringing up command prompt ...
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Is there a way to change font per application on Windows 10

Is there a way to change font per application on Windows 10. I have an application, particularly ControlFLASH Plus where I would like to change its default font to something else. The application ...
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How do I backup the structure of the windows 10 customized folder icons?

I have a tendency to customize many folders' icons throughout my windows system. just one example: The problem: Every time I migrate to a new computer or reinstall windows, I have to manually ...
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How to add all devices to an AD group?

I have a group which requires all devices to be added. There is no group for this I can see in AD. Is there another way to add all devices?
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Iterate over a list of directories in Windows command prompt?

Is there a way to iterate over a list of directories in Windows command prompt? I have a bunch of folders that each contain SQL dump files. The number of folders grows as data updates come in, and so ...
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Desktop Icons rearranged when hiding Taskbar Windows 10

I recently noticed that when I toggled the taskbar visibility in Windows 10 that all my desktop icons are rearranged. When restoring the visibility of the taskbar (unhiding it), the desktop icons are ...
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How to migrate primary system drive from RAID array to SSD with Windows already installed?

I currently have an SSD (C:) with Windows 10 installed on it (C:/Windows/*). I also have a RAID 1+0 array of 4 HDDs (D:) that does not have an OS installed. I would like to remove the RAID (D:) ...
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Laptop touchpad only working in BIOS setup

One day I woke my laptop from sleep and the touchpad was not working, neither the touchpad buttons nor the track point(the one that’s inside the keyboard, mostly in old dell workstation laptops). Then ...
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How can I make Android Studio run the app on the phone plugged into the local computer over a remote connection?

I am remoting into another PC on my home network and want to be able to run my app on the phone that I plug into my laptop. How can I accomplish this? I've already tried sharing the drives via the RDP ...
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Random BSOD opening excel files

At my office, we have several users that when they open some of their excel files, it goes right to BSOD before Excel has a chance to open. There is no pattern to the excel file or the user. The stop ...
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how to open ms-settings:notifications pointing to my application's page?

this page https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/launch-resume/launch-settings-app#system explains how to use the the ms-settings URIs to open specific pages of the windows settings application. ...
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The display flex cable of my Windows 10 tablet died. Would HDMI out to USB C work?

I own the Voyo i7 plus (Windows 10) which has an HDMI out, 2 USB A and 1 USB C port. The display flex cable is broken and not replaceable/fundable all over the internet somehow. When I connect the ...
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Keyboard lags after grafics card change

A workstation (lenovo - windows 10) received a new graphics card (Quadro P400 - 2 GB GDDR5 - PCIe 3.0 x16 Low-Profile - 3 x Mini DisplayPort) to allow the user to plug in three screens. Since this ...
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Maximize a group of windows at the same time on Windows 10

On Windows 10, is there a way to minimize/maximize a group of windows (from the same app) at the same time, with one single click on one of the windows/tasks in the Windows taskbar for example? I ...
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doing something on second monitor makes fullscreen app invisible

I am having an issue, because whenever I have a fullscreen app on the primary monitor, in my case, Minecraft, and I go over to switch podcasts, my Minecraft goes invisible until I click back over. Why ...
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Setting Up Dual Monitor with High Resolution on Windows 10

I am on Windows 10 and I am trying to set up two monitors. LG 27UD58 Dell U2720Q The letters on my Dell monitor are sharp and clear. However, the letters on my LG monitor are not great. I get a ...
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How to turn off MAC Address Broadcast

My router detects a MAC address broadcast from my computer every two minutes. I checked Wireshark and found out that my PC sends a MAC address broadcast to the network every two minutes. This ...
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Can't change SATA mode from RAID to AHCI in Windows 10

I am trying to install Ubuntu in dual boot with Windows 10, but after many failed attempts I realized that I have to change SATA mode to AHCI. I have tried literally everything I have read online, ...
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Can't locate Windows 10 program (BurnInTest_Autorun) in "Startup Apps" [duplicate]

I bought a new Windows 10 PC and only installed a couple of programs (Bitdefender and Privacy Eraser). I then noticed "BurnInTest_Autorun" in my "Startup Apps". Some research ...
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How to completely shut down Windows defender [duplicate]

Basically any antivirus is very heavy. Windows's antivirus (MsMpEng.exe also known as Antimalware Service Executable also known as Microsoft Defender Antivirus Service) is not an exception. Many times ...
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Can Admin rights be gained as a standard user in win 10 without a boot disk [closed]

I am working on a school laptop without admin rights and would like to install eclipse IDE because Notepad++ isn't cutting it.
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Port forwarding and IPv6

I have a basic small server that I run on my own computer, which I can access like this: localhost:3000 However I would also like to access the server from outside my home, for example using my phone ...
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LUKS partition disappeared after Windows installation

I had a NVMe drive that had one partition with a LUKS encrpyted Linux Mint 19 and another partition with Windows 10. Both were able to boot (I had grub were I could select Linux or Windows to boot). ...
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Cant ping over direct fiber connection using static ip addresses win10 to ubuntu 20.04

So far have not been able to get my pc direct connected to my server and I am hoping someone can see where I have gone wrong or what I have missed. I have searched through many posts and spent some ...
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I installed an SSD with Windows 10 from a dead laptop into another laptop. How can I add the second SSD OS to windows boot manager and dual boot?

I have two laptops. One I use mostly for work stuff. Even though I use it for work, it's my own personal laptop and not corporate owned. The other laptop I use for personal activities. They both have ...
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Windows 10 Explorer search cant find files

While recently trying to located some lost files, I noticed that my Windows Explorer search was not functioning properly. As a test, I typed in a file I knew existed in a location: C:\Users\USERNAME\...
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How do I get Realtek HD Audio Manager

When I built my computer, Realtek HD Audio Manager was not installed by default, which was never an issue until I got new headphones, and now I need to change some settings. I don't have any files ...
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My workbook is 2 sheets. the 2nd looks in the 1st for a match on a name and returns the value in a cell from the row where the matching name is found

I asked this question before and got an answer that worked well, however, it no longer does. I've spent the last half hour trying to find it on site but can't. So anyway, I'm like to attach a sample ...
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What's a reliable way to drain battery on Windows 10 without admin?

My work laptop has group policy that resets our volume if it's muted, and we don't have permissions to shut down the laptop, only sleep it. The laptop takes itself out of sleep even if it's unplugged. ...
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Is it anyhow possible to use QoS with DSCP in Windows10 Home?

I know gpedit.msc is not available in Windows10 Home versions in general. However I have came across to an article which let me install this policy editor (and I believe all required components too): ...
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How to avoid outlook mail windows to show on all virtual desktops?

I use two displays - one for the tasks I currently work on and one for Outlook and Teams (this is on Windows 10 Enterprise 20H2 build: 19042.1586) And since I switch between different types of tasks ...
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How to enable high intensity on Windows DOS (CMD) shell? [closed]

On a new computer on Windows 10, DOS colors are pale, while on other computers they're much more brighter (not bold; brighter): Is it possible to make these colors brighter permanently (not only for ...
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How to access Windows Hello IR Camera

I have a Surface Pro 6 with a Windows Hello integrated infrared camera. Months ago, while using app.houseparty.com, a video calling service that has since been shut down, I discovered that it let you ...
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Powershell not processing beyond 1 entry in array. How can I make this work?

New to this. I have made the below script to download the newest versions of the applications and install them, but it only ever processes the first entry innosetup[0] $inno ="https://downloads....
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Simple solution for manual and regular external HHD folder backup/sync, without using overkill software [closed]

I am using Windows 10 and I have an external USB hard drive that I wish to use to backup/sync a computer folder regularly (say, once a week) by manually connecting then disconnecting it. What category/...
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Audio output being sent to my mic input

Hello so im currently having the biggest problem where any kind of audio from windows is being sent to my input. Im currently using an apollo solo usb interface, my mic is a neumann tlm 102 and im ...
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