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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.

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I'm looking to configure a VM lab where I can install separate OS's for development testing and learning but I'm not sure what is the best setup for this. I'm running Windows 10 and have a 1TB external hard drive i'm planning to use as storage for the VMs. I just need a low-key personal lab but need some direction to get this set up.

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I have an HP Envy 750 424 with Windows 10 Home edition. Started up a couple of days ago and immediately get the bsod saying Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We'll restart for you. The stop code is  System Thread Exception Not Handled. Then get the message "Preparing Automatic Repair". It then goes back to the bsod with a different stop code. The stop codes I've seen so far are

System Thread Exception Not Handled WHAT FAILED FLTMGR.SYS
System Thread Exception Not Handled WHAT FAILED WDF01000.SYS

I've reseated the memory sticks. Tried each memory stick by itself. I created a rescue dvd and usb drive but the pc will not boot to either device. It tries to boot the devices then fails with the varying bsod's above. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I have Database.mdb which is a 570 meg file on a Windows Server 2016 shared directory.  

When I drag it to  \\CPUDesk c: drive it takes 10 seconds.  This is a $400 windows 7 proiDell Inspiron 620 desktop that is 6 years old.

When I drag it to a \\CPULap c: drive it takes 50 seconds.  That is a brand new $700 windows 10 pro Dell Inspiron 15 laptop with a fast i7 chip and 8gig memory and a super fast SSD SanDisk x400.

I am shocked that an old cheap desktop is so much faster than the latest technology laptop.

At first I thought it might be a bad Cat 5 cable or switch port, so I swapped the laptop and the desktop and reran the test with the same result.

CPULap has a 1000 gig NIC which is confirmed because the network switch shows two green LEDs.  

Does anybody have any ideas of how I can trouble shoot this?  


P.S.  At the risk of giving "Too Much Information", here are some additional facts, to muddle the picture.

I tested the copy on other cpus
*1 year old windows 10 pro laptop ($1300 quad core Lenovo t460p) also took 50 seconds.
*3 year old windows 10 pro desktop took 10 seconds
*3 year old windows 10 pro desktop took 10 seconds
* 5 year old windows 7 pro desktop took 10 seconds
* 4 year old windows 7 pro desktop took 50 seconds

* 2 month old windows 2016 server took 1 second (no surprise, because that copy didn't even go through the switch.)
recently an HP Proliant /w Server 2016 Essentials reboots 2-5 times a day. I am getting a Event 41 error. I have changed out the Memory hoping that was the issue. It was not the problem. No new hardware has been installed prior to the issue.  Any help on where to start looking would be great.


What is the correct process for installing a RDS server 2016 in a 2008 domain.

I have 1x 2008 DC server which also has these services installed and is currently being used as a RDS server:
RemoteApp Manager
Remote Desktop Connection Manager
RD Gateway Manager
RD Session Host Configuration
Remote Desktop Services Manager

I just got Windows 10 and Dagon naturally speaking 13 (aka dns).  can you dual boot 10 with Ubuntu?  i like linux for the free stuff but I like Windows because I think (?) they make better games.  i say they are better but i have heard of, but haven't tried, a Ubuntu game engine called Smoke.  currently, my OS is Ubuntu and i was about to overwrite this with 10, because i think windows has to be installed first.   the expert john hurst mentioned using VMWare player as an alternative to dual booting.  i need dns because i have ms but i like free stuff of ubuntu.
Hi Experts,

I cannot install an application and I get this error:
Error 1324.The path Eigene Bilder contains an invalid character.

Do you have any ideas ?
I am having problems with a new Windows Server 2016 VM.  This server is a print/internal web server.  I have webroot installed on this computer and I also noticed Windows Defender is also active as well.  I have noticed several things that are odd.  For instance, I have an hosted app on this machine that will launch but immediately closes after entering the username and password.  However, on the same machine I installed Firefox and it works fine.  The software provider for this app indicates a 405 error is occurring with IE.  I have the app defined as a trusted site too.  So for now I am using Firefox to logon to the app for now.

We also use Quorum OnQ to backup our hosts.  Since this server has 1.5 million files it took a little while for the initial backup which is normal.  However, performing following backups takes 5 to 6 hours because it has to scan each file to see if changes were made to back them up or not.  So, I enabled QFiltering for this server since this feature will build a database of all the files so that it does not need to scan all files.  Once I enabled QFilter, Windows will not allow the QFilter service to start (Event ID 7000, Service Control Manager with error:  Windows cannot verify the digital signature of this file...  Also, the Qfilter service uses SquirtCopy.

So in order to get a backup of this critical server, I disabled Qfilter and the backup ran last night.  It took about 6 hours to complete.  Early this morning around 5:40am I remotely …
We have a new RDS environment built on server 2016.  We are using it to publish one app.

When users log in and launch the app, they are able to save to the server.  I need to stop that.  

I need my RDS users to ONLY be able to save to their local PC.  It would be ideal for them to NOT even see the local server options and the library options, but I'll settle for users not being able to save to the server and only be able to save to their PC.

I have a Dell Latitude 5414 Rugged laptop with internal cellular with the following problem:

The cellular card stops responding to pings when an ethernet or wifi connection is established.  This is not a routing issue but rather a windows 10 issue where it disables the cellular card when it detects another connection.

I have tried all the standard troubleshooting, updated drivers, changing network metrics, powershell hacks and many others but nothing works other than downgrading windows 10.

This is causing a problem for me because the machine needs to have a camera system connected to the ethernet port while connected to cellular.

This problem began with windows 10 version 1709 and is not a problem with version 1703 or earlier.

I can also confirm that the Windows 10 mobile hotspot feature does not work ether because of the same problem.

Can anyone else confirm the problem with their laptop with built in cellular?

The cellular card is the dell wireless 5806e gobi 4g lte.

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I would like to create:


SecurityGroup A = Rights to delete the hole folder
SecurityGroup B = Unable to delete C:\MyFolder - but able to delete all content under C:\MyFolder - Write/Read all files - Create/delete folders - no access to rights/take ownership

Thanks in advance

I need to clean up some computers running Windows 10 for a nonprofit. We need some free software to remove viruses and malware and get them running fast again.

Thanks for your help
Bought Q-Yee Bluetooth headphones which work perfectly with my IPhone. But can they also work with my PC  running Windows 10 home edition?  The Bluetooth phones, when switched on, do NOT show up on my 'This PC 'Screen
When installing Windows 10, you can join the computer to Azure AAD with the builtin functionality.
Is it possible to apply GPO's to these computers without having to use Intune or an on-premise AD controller ?
What about an Azure AD, connected to AAD... kan that handle GPO's to these computers ?
Or does the AD and computers have to be local ?
I have a windows 10 PC with a single disk split into various partitions. c and d drives are visible in explorer but I also have an f drive in explorer that I cant see in diskmgmt.msc. There is no partition assigned the letter f.

In explorer its says f is a local drive but I dont know where that is.

This is a new HP business desktop PC. There are no usb drives or anything like that attached.

Any ideas?
Dear all,

please help me to disable windows store in group policy to all windows 10 client.

group policy configure in windows server 2008.
I have a Windows 10 system  where I use Microsoft Outlook to manage my email. A couple of months ago I noticed that I can no longer follow links contained in the email messages I receive. Instead, when I click on the link I get the following message:

Can anyone tell me how to fix this?
Need some licensing help. I have a customer that purchases Windows 10 Professional. My understanding is that if I want to clone his computers every time he gets a new one is that I have to get him a single Windows 10 Professional Volume License because the only version you can legally clone is a Volume License. Is that correct?

   Does anyone know the Microsoft part number of what I am looking for and the cheapest way to obtain it? (I guess I need to order something else along with it to make 5 points?)
In view of KB40568902 damaging our computers, we first took to hiding it.  Then, to be more conservative and not knowing what's coming next, we turned off Windows Update service.

Today I'm looking at a computer that had the Windows Update service Disabled and Not Running.
It got updates last night and, I'm rather sure those must have included KB4056892 as the computer appears to be among those most damaged.  We are going to have to reinstall Windows 10 Pro on this one - to follow the many we've already had to do.

This is a big deal.  It appears that the Windows Update service state didn't protect us on this one.  So the others must be unprotected as well.  That's a surprise.  Should it be a surprise?  What else can we do?

I don't *like* turning off Windows update because I fear it will interfere with installing printers at times, getting .NET Framework 3.5 turned on (meaning installed really) when necessary, etc.
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There are two users in the organization
one user is windows 10 and office 365 - he cannot open his Outlook 2016.. he is getting this error " your mailbox has been temporarily moved...." (pic 1 ) . deleted the profile and added another one .. it seems to work.. but when i close outlook and go back in .. it is giving the same error. also repaired office 2016. still no luck . any ideas?
second user has windows 10 and office 2016 - he also had the above same error and when i deleted his profile and added another one. getting this error while setting  his mailbox -- "log onto exchange activesync mail server ....... cannot be found " (pic 2 ). i cannot setup his mailbox again.
any ideas as how to resolve this issue.
we host our exchange server 2010.
I need to keep putting it on every 10 minutes or so

Why is this ?

I am looking for a seamless way to start a program at startup automatically for normal user as administrator in Windows 10 Pro so the user can interact with that software. The program in question is Hikvision CCTV software.

Thanks in advance,
Kind Regards,
Im currently testing the following Group Policy from the Chrome admx Template.
This policy should deactivate or activate the Website Isolation setting for Chrome. The Registry key is changed / applied but it has
no effect in the Chrome settings. I tried it in User and Computer Configuration and with restart.
Has anyone else tried to apply this setting and experience the same issue or has any idea what could be the problem?

Enable Site Isolation for every site

Data type:
    Boolean [Windows:REG_DWORD]
Windows registry location for Windows clients:
Windows registry location for Google Chrome OS clients:
Mac/Linux preference name:
Supported on:

        Google Chrome (Linux, Mac, Windows) since version 63
        Google Chrome OS (Google Chrome OS) since version 63

Supported features:
    Dynamic Policy Refresh: No, Per Profile: No

    NOTE: This policy is experimental and may break functionality! You might want to look at the IsolateOrigins policy setting to get the best of both worlds, isolation and limited impact for users, by using IsolateOrigins with a list of the sites you want to isolate. This setting, SitePerProcess, isolates all sites. If the policy is enabled, each site will run in its own process. If the policy is disabled, the pre-Site Isolation process management logic will take effect. …

I am trying to create a cluster in 2016 where i am getting the error "You don't have administrator privileges on the server." I am using domain admin account to configure the cluster.

Can you please suggest me on this.
 On Windows 10 domain joined PC, I see the following error. Should I be concerned about it? This computer has no issues whatsoever in terms of connecting to the server or performing any other functions.
Log Name:      System
Source:        NETLOGON
Date:          1/15/2018 9:09:21 PM
Event ID:      5719
This computer was not able to set up a secure session with a domain controller in domain Domain_Name due to the following:
We can't sign you in with this credential because your domain isn't available. Make sure your device is connected to your organization's network and try again. If you previously signed in on this device with another credential, you can sign in with that credential.
This may lead to authentication problems. Make sure that this computer is connected to the network. If the problem persists, please contact your domain administrator.

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.