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Remote session not interfering with a local user

Is it possible to remotely connect to W10 Pro machine in a way that does not interfere with a local user that is currently using that machine?I am okay with solutions that include creating a new ...
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What are the drawbacks of using old Windows NT versions?

For a typical user, what they need are just having the programs work. The programs might need to be continuously updated, but is the OS too? Within the same kernel, what are the main differences ...
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Device manager Keyboard and Mice

In device manager. Under Keyboards my mouse and keyboard are listed. Under mice the mouse and keyboard are listed under it. why would keyboard be under mice and mouse under keyboard? Is this normal? I ...
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How to bypass Windows 10 PIN complexity requirement

I have recently updated Windows 10 on a PC. When I try to enter the same old PIN that I have been using, it says my PIN does not pass the complexity requirement. I know the reason it cannot pass ...
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How to terminate child processes in Firefox without closing the main program

I used to be very satisfied with Firefox showing in Windows' task manager as a main process-tree with most of the browser's windows and several distinct processes, each connected to a specific window, ...
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Reassociate Windows 10 system hotkey

Windows 10 has taken WINKEY+F and made it bring up the Feedback application. WINKEY+F used to be the Windows file search in Windows, and I still catch myself hitting it sometimes on accident to find ...
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Windows 10 Quiet Hours not turning on?

as of recently, I can't turn on Windows 10's Quiet Hours setting. I click the button and it does nothing. Not really sure what other info needs to be provided but I can provide anything upon request. ...
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Computer stopped working hard oversnight

I'm dealing with a strange computer problem at the moment. My computer's CPU suddenly goes to 100% super fast. Im monitoring it and things that usually only take 10-30% CPU take 100%. On top of that ...
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Permanently prevent Windows from rearranging desktop icons

I have a weird issue. Every now and then, seemingly at random, my desktop icons' positions reset to alphabetical order. I have them grouped by type -- all my games in one place, IDEs in another, etc. -...
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Remove Loudness Equalisation windows 10

I have a realtek intergrated sound card on my laptop , running the latest driver version.I experience loudness equalisation (The bass seems to quiet down even when I crank up the volume)there was a ...
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default gateway after network card damage

This is my default gatewayI am trying to set up Static IP for windows server 2016 in Virtual box,Author of this tutorial says..his default gateway is 192.168.1.1..Upon some research,it lead me to ...
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Windows language

After trying installing a Chinese language, Wubi, for a couple of times, my windows 10 language input seems wield. Although I set English as default option and move it on top of the setting list, it ...
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NirCMD - Command line screenshot with incremental numbering

NirCMD is a free command line utility. I am using it to take the screenshot at a fixed time interval. (NirCMD reference).I am trying to get it index the image names so that it would be img1.png...
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batch file from scheduled task returns code 2147942401

I am trying to schedule a job to run a batch file with Windows 10 Task Scheduler, but it results in return code 2147942401. The batch file is on remote location so I am giving the absolute path"\\\...
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Office-js Excel: Access is Denied trying to use localStorage

If I try to run this code in my office-js add-in in Excel 2016 (Desktop), it throws an error and says Access is denied.ngOnInit() {console.log('Writing to localStorage...' );localStorage....

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