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Q&A How do I make Xbox stop telling me that I have a free game pass on Windows 10?

On my Lenovo Legion, every single time I boot up Windows 10, I get confronted by an Xbox app popping up and telling me that I have a free game pass or something and to log in to claim it. Every tim...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Free Windows 10 software for trimming videos (e.g. .mp4) from 2-10 GB?

Can you please recommend free software for my Windows 10 laptop, to trim videos from 2 to 10 GB? I've tried Lightworks, ShotCut. But they keep freezing after I apply my trim, and I must force-clos...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by mcalex‭

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Q&A How to get rid of the ugly search icon rolled out in today's Windows 10/11 update?

Just updated Windows (2022-06-17, version Windows 10 Pro 21H2) and now there's an eye-catching, ugly icon in the taskbar, which graphics suggests that Windows' intended target audience is children ...

1 answer  ·  posted 7mo ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 7mo ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A How do I stop my laptop from freezing when I stream a game?

My problem is mostly on dealing with OBS and Minecraft. I stream Minecraft using OBS and whenever the stream reaches 15 minutes or more, it starts to slowly freeze bit by bit, until it starts free...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  edited 8mo ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Q&A How to quickly change the maximum processor state in Windows 10?

I am using a Lenovo Legion laptop and one thing I have noticed is the fan working at full speed from time to time. This seems to be related to the CPU jumping to a high frequency to deliver more pr...

1 answer  ·  posted 8mo ago by Alexei‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by Alexei‭

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Q&A Safe to delete [e0fe99ff-3983-409E-97D9-AA6223751C46].msi?

A Microsoft T3 Support Engineer confirmed that this .msi for a third party program, not Microsoft, because it doesn't appear in the Roaming &gt; Microsoft folder. What's this .msi for? Can I safel...

2 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by Este‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by Este‭

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Q&A How to add a partition of Disk 1, to another partition of Disk 0?

I use Windows 10. How do I add the yellow partition to the red one, to increase the size of red? Green (833 GB) must be left alone, and must not be changed or moved.

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by elgonzo‭

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Q&A Camera USB device in file explorer - why so slow?

I have been using my 10-year-old small Samsung compact camera until recently. Whenever I plug that one into a Windows laptop, it shows up as a regular mass storage device just providing files, no-...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by CanisSomnolentus‭  ·  edited 11mo ago by Alexei‭

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Q&A RSS feed client for Windows 10 which allows stacking and popups

I seek a recommendation for a native RSS program which is: Installable on Windows 10 Allows stacking: Putting all notifications in one place (for example, if I get feeds from two websites, I ca...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A How can I halt Windows from forthwith switching to Google Chrome, after I click on URLs on Skype?

Whenever I click on an URL in Skype, Windows opens up Google Chrome straightaway with the webpage. How do I halt this, so that Windows stays focussed on Skype? I like to click and open URL's — tha...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Why do simple calculations take such a long time in Matlab 2020 on my computer?

For example: 2+2 ans = 4 10-5 It takes 10-20 seconds before I get the result (ans=...). Why it is taking so long to return the answer to such a simple calculation? The system require...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A Switching to an admin user within Powershell SSH session

Is it possible to switch to an admin user from a regular user within a PowerShell SSH session (similar to Linux's su &lt;user&gt;) without even connecting to a remote desktop session and open Power...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by ajhalili2006‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Can a Windows 7 installation be restored by simply restoring all its files?

I'm looking for a reliable and easy backup and restore system for the OS on a Windows 7 laptop (more details below). If I were to boot it to an external drive and back up all the files on the hard...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Pastychomper‭

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Q&A Paid Windows 10 software for trimming videos (e.g. .mp4) from 2-10 GB?

Can you please recommend PAID software for my Windows 10 laptop, to trim videos from 2 to 10 GB? This differs from my previous question where I requested solely FREE software. I've tried Lightwork...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Q&A Microsoft Photos app takes a lot of time to load in Windows 10

One of the default apps on Windows 10 for viewing photos is Microsoft Photos. The app is really nice and have very useful features but one of the worst problems with the app is that it takes a lot...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Q&A How to stop all automatic Windows Update restarts on a Windows 10 Pro machine?

I have Octoprint on a Windows 10 computer to print to an Ender 5, it's fairly often that prints will go overnight and around 15-16 hours. If Windows Updates plus a restart were to happen during th...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Chris Henry‭

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Q&A How do I start diagnosing why a Windows Server turns itself off?

We have a Windows Server, running Microsoft 2019 Essentials that is supposed to be on all of the time, but after a couple of days it will turn itself off, and then we have to manually turn it back ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Safe to delete Windows10Upgrade at 11.0 GB?

I need to free up hard drive space. What happens if I delete this folder? This Reddit thread has no definitive answer.

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Quintec‭

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Q&A How to fully verify a Windows computer so that I can use Remote Desktop without having to type the password every time?

There are a bunch of Windows Servers that I use Remote Desktop to connect to, all but one allow the saving of passwords. When I try to connect to that particular server I get an error message that ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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Q&A Preventing Cura from connecting to a 3D printer?

I have Cura on a Windows Computer and an Ender 5 that I print to with Octoprint connected via USB. The problem I am currently running into is that if I open Cura before I start Octoprint, Cura will...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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Q&A Hot keys with AltGr for Windows 10

My Windows 10 laptop has a Scandinavian keyboard. Very convenient, as I can write the letters æ ø å with ease and ä ö with a couple of keystrokes. However, I am missing the quote symbols « and », ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by tommi‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How to setup Octoprint as a Windows Service?

I have Octoprint on a dedicated Windows 10 computer for monitoring a Ender 5, the only thing is that if the computer shuts down I currently have to open a command line and manually restart Octoprin...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A In Windows 10 21H1, how do I remove the weather report in the task bar?

Windows 10 version 21H1 added a weather report to the task bar, next to the system tray area. Since I can just look out the window instead and get accurate, up-to-the-second weather information, I...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Is it wise to delete C: (containing Program Files) on an old hard drive, to create space to backup more files?

I'm asking just for Windows. My old laptop died, and I removed its hard drive ("HD"). Now I'm using this as a backup HD. I partitioned it into C and D, because C contains all the "Program Files" an...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Vorgon Spacecadet‭

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Q&A Why does my second LCD monitor overflow, when I try to maximize windows?

My Display 2 is an old LCD monitor, Samsung SyncMaster 913V. This website lists its "Native Resolution" as 1280 x 1024. It fails to maximize programs perfectly. You can see below this problem with ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Q&A Grub rescue error

I was using Linux mint and Windows 10 together (in different partitions). Few months I was using it freely. Today I got a message in Windows 10 (new updates available or shutdown and update) then, ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Q&A How do I debug this problem with a laptop sometimes not seeing some dock connections?

I have an HP ZBook laptop running Windows 10. This is a work machine with a corporate-controlled OS image, but I have some admin rights on the machine.[1] The machine was issued to me about 20 mo...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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