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Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system featuring the "universal application architecture" (UAP); apps can be designed to run across multiple devices with nearly identical code, including PCs, tablets, smartphones, embedded systems, Xbox One, Surface Hub and HoloLens. Windows 10 also includes a virtual desktop system, a window and desktop management feature called Task View, the Microsoft Edge web browser, support for fingerprint and face recognition login, voice-based search (Cortana), new security features for enterprise environments, and DirectX 12 and WDDM 2.0 to improve the operating system's graphics capabilities for games.

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I select a file and right-click. WinZip does not appear in the menu. I have selected all the options in the WWinZip menu.
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Hi, i have a folder on a Windows 10 PC (PC A) that i want to share with another PC (PC B). The folder on PC A is assigned to an account with a password. I can see the folder on PC A across the network on PC B but it doesn't give me any sign-in options (Account Name/ Password). I just keep getting the message 'You do not have permission to access \\PC_NAME\Folder' contact your network administrator to request access.

I'm sure this used to work fine!
Thanks for any help
WE ARE GETTING 611 ERROR - DIRECTORY SYNCHRONIZATION , password hash synchronization failed for domain

WE NEED TO KNOW what is the version of Azure AD Connect and whether it is compatible with Windows Server 2016 Domain Controller
as we just promoted new DC yesterday
When requiring a password change AD domain only tells user if what they choose doesn't meet the requirements but doesn't indicate what the requirements are.  Is there a way to define an AD group policy that will notify the user of what the requirements are?
Dear all,

My laptop (Microsoft Windows 10,  Enterprise 2016 LTSB, Build 14393). It's a Dell Latitude and a bit old but was working OK. Lately, it has been slow and displays erratic behaviors (strange processes, pop ups, power Shell down based on Event viewer, will come back to this in a second). Besides the Falcon Sensor Free trial and a paid version of Symantec End point protection, I've run different scans such as ESET  Online Scan, Restoro, I have done that for days with no luck so I think it could be a bad Windows 10 version.

Today when I checked the USERS folder in C, there was a new user! and there were traces of strange events on the event  viewer including the log on of this user (DAU1-2106).

On the other hand, I was installing Visual studio yesterday when the "log on" happened, can Visual Studio create a new user during installation?

I also tried identifying the username of the SID by using the wmic command in cmd and it was not found to be in the domain.

Please let me know if it's safe to attach the files on here as they can contain sensitive information of my network and user names, etc.

Thank you very much and I will check back in a few minutes.

Kind Regards,
I have OMEN by HP Laptop at home.  Model number is:  15-dc0051nr
It has Intel Core i7 8th Generation
It's running Windows 10  64-bit

Yesterday, I installed a compiler in this laptop.  Did I have admin privileges when I installed the compiler?
I want to update my 4 Office computers to Windows 10 Pro.  I just want to update the OS from Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro and leave existing applications and data as is.

I thought purchasing would be very straightforward but I see many options and prices.

On Amazon I see a Win 10 Pro on a USB for $189.  I see other offers for Win 10 Pro OEM for much less.

Where to buy Win 10 Pro?  I want to get a good price but some of the prices I see are suspiciously low.

Is there a difference between the OEM version and the others?
I have as program that runs fine under Windows 7, but when I try to run it under Windows 10, I get the attached error messageError Message
I am running Windows 10 on my new Lenovo laptop.  All of a sudden, when I try to print from MS Office programs I get the following message (see below).  I uninstalled and reinstalled the printer, and it prints a test page fine …. and also prints from the browser and other programs, just not from MS Office programs (which is where I print 95% of everything).  This is a serious problem, and I don't understand the error message (see below).  Please help.  

Printer Error
Oh, and the next window says "Printer Not Ready" …. but it is.


Hello, I have a user running windows 10 pro and the user said the mouse started moving as someone else was in control and mouse went to browser settings and was going threw their passwords. Also when the user came into to work this morning was up, she just contacted the bank and there were 3 small 10 dollars charges overnight. I am running malware bytes and defender and ensure the firewall is up but I have never encountered an issue like this, any suggestions??
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I am running Windows 10 on my Lenovo laptop.  During a recent uninstall of Chromium, I noticed that there's a program called "Seguarzo" in my Processes.  I tried to "End Task" so I could uninstall it, but the Task Manager couldn't End Task either of the two Seguarzo processes that were running.  Malwarebytes was able to identify and quarantine the program, but indicated that it couldn't be removed.  Is there any way to get this off my computer?


I’ve a group policy being applied from a demoted server, how can I remove it?
When deleting files on my external HD, I get this error, but no prompt to enter my credentials.
I'm logged in my PC as a domain admin, so not sure why I'm even getting prompts like this.

Any idea's why windows is not actually giving me the logon prompt?
I am upgrading several Windows 7 Pro computers to Windows 10 Pro.  I have a usb drive that contains the iso image for WIndows 10 Pro and a program to mount the iso.  When the install has finished with updates it begins to install Windows 10 Pro and then says that the computer will reboot several times.  My question is, when can I eject the usb drive that is plugged in?  When the computer reboots it tries to boot to the flash drive.  Other than changing this in the BIOS, is there a time before the 1st reboot that I can eject the USB drive (or pull it I guess since I am not seeing a windows screen at the time of install) and it will not need to read any data from it, or do I need to go the BIOS route?
echo %username% and environ("%username%") are not working.  

This morning echo %username% and environ("%username%") stopped working.  
It affected all vba programs and batch files in my windows 10 (1903 build 18362.418) laptop.

The following screen shots show the problem.
I am working from home using windows 10 "always on vpn" to connect to a Microsoft Server Essentials 2016 domain.  
I suppose it is time for yet another reboot, but I have a lot of stuff open.  Does anybody have an idea of what I might try?


Saturday evening everything was fine and I went to bed without closing several Explorer folders.
While I slept, the connection got lost so on Sunday morning the Explorer windows showed "the directory name is invalid".

I reconnected, and continued to work with no obvious problems.
But, about a half hour later one of my batch files failed because %username% was not working.  

My documentation of the problem is shown in the above screen shots.
Setup a remote Windows 10 (1903) PC for a customer the other day.

All available updates were successfully completed, however shortly after I had to perform a PC Reset due to an issue with the system's network adapter defaulting to the "public" network profile rather than the set "private" profile.

The reset installation completed successfully and the user files were restored from backup.

I noticed no "new" updates were available, and the update history is empty, however uninstall updates does show 4 or 5 updates

I downloaded a .NET update (kb4516115) to attempt to install manually, but receive an error stating the security update was already installed.

Short of performing a clean install

Is there a way I can get the PC's update database to see what's installed and update itself
Is there a way to force a re-download/re-install of all updates

I've already tried resetting the update tool with no change
Does anyone have a "Task List Software" like that offers ALL of the
below, including "on Premise webpage, NOT Cloud" ?
--------------------------------------- Already Does
 1. easy drag/drop to rearrange TASKS
 2. different color PRIORITY levels
 3. history log so we can see who
    deleted something/etc
 4. user level security
      ** ONE user as ReadWrite access
      ** other user has ReadOnly access
--------------------------------------- Does NOT do
 1. on Premise webpage, NOT Cloud
      ** per
My wife installed Holdem Manager 3 on her Windows 10 Home computer for my son.

We gave my son a limited account (Windows 10). When he runs the application, it asks for the admin's password which my wife entered. I don't know whether there is a timeout, but when he closes HM3 down, and brings it up again, it does not ask for a password if he didn't log out of Windows.

Since we are not giving him the admin password, we would him to be able to start the application without having us to enter the admin password.

I tried two things:
1) ~10 years ago, I succeeded in setting users rights to full control. So I did that for HM3.exe as well as the other applications in that folder. There were about 170 dll's, so I did not try to change them.

2) I tried the steps in this link, but the application did not start.
Any idea why this link might fail for HM3?

I found other links which I have not read yet:

Will any of these links work for HM3?

I have a Microsoft work account that is tied to Microsoft 365 Business.  That is the account that will be used to setup my PC at home.  Can I add a local account for someone in my family to access the computer also?  I created a local account and I don't see a way for that user to login since it asks for an email address on the login screen.
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I am using QuickBooks Pro 2012. I recently upgraded to Windows 10. Now I find that I can't print any of my invoice to PDF. I can't even print them to a real printer. I used to use PrimoPDF but I get the following message: "You don't have permission to modify files in this network location" even though I am logging in with the exact same username I have used before (which has Admin privileges). I then tried the print to PDF on PortPrompt only to be told that "Could not print to printer. Check your printer selection. Printing may have been cancelled from another program" - I have tried this with SnagIT/OneNote/Brother printer - just to get the same message. What am I missing?  it is frustrating when I can see the invoice in Print Preview.....
I have a new pc with win10. My old printer, an HP Laserjet P1606dn is connected to its network.
For a few days now, when I print a page, it prints an unlimited number of copies, so I have to stop it each time.
It even happens when I print from Notepad a file that only contains "aaa".
Very annoying Indeed.
Anybody knows how to fix that?
Is there any issues migrating from a 2008 R2 print server to a 2016 print server?  I read on another board that it can be done because to migrate from 2008 R2 to a 2012 is the same process as jumping from 2012 to 2016.  Just looking to see if I'm going to run into any problems or surprises.
I've just had answers given and accepted to a previous question titled "Exchange Server in the Cloud".  A recap of my needs is just below.
1) Laptops must meet HIPAA compliance regulations.  This will mean tweaking the BIOS settings of each laptop and setting Windows 10 Computer Configuration to specific settings.
2) Laptops will join a "guest" wireless network at any facility they enter in order to reach their 3rd Party software vendor via an internet browser.
     a) This method may require an online VPN service to insure encryption of data transmitted while connected to the "guest" network . . . or,
     b) A personal Mifi device would be used if a "guest" network is not available.
3) End users will be using Office 365 and Exchange Server in the cloud for email transmissions - which would be hosted by any number of different vendors.

Although it would be time consuming, on any 1 laptop I can get a new one out of the box and handle all the tasks mentioned above.  However, I need to do this on at least 30 laptops now and numerous laptops in the future.

Using the same laptop Make/Model, is the following possible?
Create an image file using Microsoft's MDT which would automate all these tasks, i.e.:
1) Reset the BIOS to needed settings
2) Automatically install the online VPN service
3) Automatically install Office 365
Hi Experts,

we have two old DCs -> Win2008R2 + DNS
and we have two new DCs -> Win2016STD + DNS

We have to remove the old DCs from the network.
Can you provide a tool, to check the source for incoming connections ?
I need to know where these old DCs are configured and entered.

We have over 1000 VMs and some physical hosts and many locations.
Hi Experts,

I have an urgent question.
Here the ldapquery doesnt work anymore, because of more than 1500 attributes.

Can I change the value to max 5000 ?
I have checked the value with NTDSUTIL and ldap policy: Show Value

We use Windows Server 2008R2 and 2016.

Windows 10





Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system featuring the "universal application architecture" (UAP); apps can be designed to run across multiple devices with nearly identical code, including PCs, tablets, smartphones, embedded systems, Xbox One, Surface Hub and HoloLens. Windows 10 also includes a virtual desktop system, a window and desktop management feature called Task View, the Microsoft Edge web browser, support for fingerprint and face recognition login, voice-based search (Cortana), new security features for enterprise environments, and DirectX 12 and WDDM 2.0 to improve the operating system's graphics capabilities for games.