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Q&A How can I speed up Git cloning in Windows?

Since my Ubuntu system is currently fried, and running a live boot was encountering problems, I am forced to resort to attempting to clone a Git repository on a Windows 10 system. I installed Git f...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 8mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A Strange item in an Outlook folder called EventCheckPoint

I have just noticed that Outlook is displaying a strange item generated in a folder named EventCheckPoint and also displaying <This item contains active content.. Hovering the folder name it in...

0 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 8mo ago by Alexei‭

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Q&A Stop Avast from installing itself without permission

A few days ago Avast Premium Security installed itself in my win10Vm without permission. I have repeatedly tried uninstalling it with the windows add/remove programs feature, and with the 1st party...

0 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by Darth_Muldoon‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by Darth_Muldoon‭

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Q&A Trouble Running Diablo 2 resurrected on Windows 10 Home

Dell Latitude 5580 (laptop) Intel Core i7-7820HQ 16GB DDR4 Nvidia Gforce 940MX 512GB SSD Windows 10 Home Surprisingly, I am having trouble running Diablo 2 Resurrected with pretty much the...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 10mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

Question windows-10 gaming gpu
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Q&A net::ERR_HTTP2_PROTOCOL_ERROR for a single user when using an Angular + ASP.NET Core application

Note: I am posting this here because I think this is more related to some configuration issue rather than a programming problem I have deployed an Angular (SPA) + ASP.NET Core application in a k8s...

0 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by Alexei‭

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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 2y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by Wicket‭

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Q&A Why did Windows automatically open 1 Word document, but not 2 others, in the same folder?

Call the 3 Word documents in the same folder 1.docx, 2.docx, 3.docx. I followed Allen Wyatt's instructions for "Opening a Word Document when Starting the Computer" that is encapsulated by Microsoft...

0 answers  ·  posted 11mo ago by TextKit‭

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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 1y ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 1y 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 3y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y 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 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Lundin‭

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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 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  last activity 2y 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 > Microsoft folder. What's this .msi for? Can I safel...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Este‭  ·  edited 2y 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 2y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by elgonzo‭

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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 2y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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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 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 2y 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 <user>) without even connecting to a remote desktop session and open Power...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by ajhalili2006‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Canina‭

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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 3y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 2y 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 2y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  edited 2y 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 3y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Chris Henry‭

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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 3y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Quintec‭

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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 3y ago by tommi‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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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 3y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Canina‭

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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 3y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 3y 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 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭