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Questions tagged [windows-10]

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After Windows 10 upgrade I have to enter my WIFI password for every startup

Until I upgraded to Windows 10, everything was working fine. Now I have to enter my WIFI data (SSID and password for a hidden network) each time I start the computer. Why, how do I find out what is ...
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Bluetooth not working in Windows 10

After upgrading my Acer Aspire V17 Nitro 791G-792A to windows 10 all bluetooth functionality/support seems to have disappeared. The device manager lacks any bluetooth adapter/device, and when I click ...
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Windows 10 search: can't open Control Panel items

Update I've mentioned this in the comment already, but it's worth repeating here to avoid any misunderstanding: this issue is gone after numerous Windows updates. This means that unfortunately I won'...
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Setting the picture password in windows 10 never applies

I've set the picture password on windows 10 but at the log in screen I never see the picture, I am only able to log in with the password or the PIN. Local account, not on a domain.
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Windows 10 file deleting from Explorer is very slow

Ever since I went from Windows 7 to Windows 10, file deleting from Explorer has become very slow. For example, deleting my Steam folder with 180K files in it timed itself at 2 hours! And this wasn't ...
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Chrome “add to taskbar” icons are just capital letters

You know how through Chrome menu > More tools > Add to taskbar... you can add websites to a Start menu entry, and then pin them to the Start screen, desktop, and taskbar? The icons of most websites (...
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“We couldn't complete the updates, undoing changes, don't turn off your computer” windows 10

After Windows 10 restarted to install an update, the computer gets stuck in a loop of Getting Windows ready, don't turn off your computer. and then after the update fails to install: we couldn't ...
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Set the Windows 10 default mailto handler to a program not listed

When I go into the System settings in Windows 10 and look at the "Default apps", the Email option provides Google Chrome, Mail, Microsoft Outlook, and "Look for an app in the Store" as my only options....
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Eject USB drive using the explorer

When I right click a drive in the This PC view which is associated with an SD card I have the option in the context menu to eject it. If it is associated with a USB flash drive this option doesn't ...
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Windows as a virtual machine [closed]

I was wondering if there were any downsides to implementing windows 10 as a virtual machine on a Linux (Kali) host system. I have a G751JL Asus and have had a ton of trouble dual booting Kali Linux ...
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Pin folder to Start

As I learned in FastEthernet's answer it is possible to pin Quick access to Start in order to set a shortcut. Now I tried to pin other folders to Start. But that option isn't part of the context menu ...
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How can I stop Windows 10 from nagging me to “restore internet security settings”?

Windows 10 has a new notification system that it uses instead of system tray messages so that users can check back on old notifications they have not yet dismissed. One of the more odious messages ...
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What's different when moving windows around in Windows 10?

On Windows 7 and 8, I used to use Win+Arrow to move windows around. My standard move was to Win+<= a Chrome window and then move out a tab and Win+=>. The problem with Windows 10 is that when I do ...
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How can I expunge the Windows 10 upgrade scheduler component from my computer?

I'm not yet ready to upgrade to Windows 10. Apparently, I or someone else inadvertently reserved the upgrade, so after the release, I got a prompt to schedule the upgrade. There wasn't a button to ...
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Computer not responding when creating a folder

I have Windows 10. I've noticed that whenever I'm trying to create a folder on the Documents folder the Windows Explorer stops to respond and the whole computer gets stuck. How can I resolve this?

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