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How can I disable “Show hidden icons” in Windows 10 (without activation)

Much like this: How do I auto-hide taskbar in Windows 10 without activation? guy, I want to access a specific setting in Windows 10, but I don't have it activated. So I am hoping there's a regedit I ...
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INF CopyFiles Directive - Copy Cursors To Non-Default Folder

I'm using this INF template that installs cursors to "C:\Windows" using the DIRID 10. My problem is that I want to install the cursors on "C:\NonSystemFolder" (ideally using %SystemDrive%). I used a ...
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How to not show file path with dir /b /s command in batch file

Is there Any way I can bypass displaying file paths when using the dir /b /s command into a file? Currently, when I run dir /b /s C:\WinPE_amd64 >dir.txt it outputs something like this: C:\...
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Windows 10 client cannot connect to shared folder

I have a conventional Windows 10 Home client/server setup - one machine is a file server Server0 hosting shared folders in D:\Shared, and several other PCs have access to those files via \\Server0\...
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What is “keyboard hook timeout value” and should it be changed to accommodate VMWare?

I'm running Windows 10 natively and attempting to get a VMWare VM going. I'm currently making an Ubuntu 14.04 VM but this same message seems to appear even if I start a different VM: I'll type the ...
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Windows: Why does the Alt Gr key does not work when an RDP session is running?

I came across some really strange behavior in Windows 7. I usually have open a remote desktop connection to another Windows (Win 7 or 10) machine. Nevertheless, I mainly work on the local machine. ...
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How to mix windows from different Remote Desktop servers on the same client's screen?

I'm in front of a thin client capable of running mstsc.exe, which I use to connect to a couple of remote systems. Each individual RDP-session works fine, but each creates a full Windows desktop of ...
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Run a script on power button press on windows 10

i want to link the power button press on my PC with the script that i want. I would want my script to shutdown the PC without any notification to the user of any unsaved data. Only the msgbox should ...
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How do I change the computer and user names during an automated installation?

I try to set the names of the computer and the user during an unattended.xml based installation. We're talking the last boot, before the user accounts get activated and the login screen appears. This ...
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What are the requested optimal settings for the size of the pagefile in a Hyper-V guest to minimize disk space

I have several Hyper-V guest server. (Through history the server versions are mixed 2008R2, 2012R2, 2016). My host has currently 30% free RAM. The memory statistics for all guests show that they have ...
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windows program, top bar menu, add item to specific program

A windows program has the windows bar on top, the program icon on the left, the 3 buttons on the right. You can right click on this bar or the icon to get a menu with the items "Restore, Move, Size, ...
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How can I generate a text list of users from a windows local user group

I am on Windows Server 2012, but I believe this applies to other windows versions. Under Control Panel -> Computer Management -> Local Users and Groups, I can right click a group and view properties ...
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How to run the process with SYSTEM privileges when a scheduled task is created using AutoIt

I have one task which triggers the exe on system start. Task is created with highest privileges and SYSTEM privileges but actual process runs with user level privileges. How to run the process also ...
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Windows Update KB4284835 Freezing computers

've been trying to update a work laptop which specs are I5-4200M 2.5ghz 4GB Ram OS is Windows 10 Pro 64bit I've been trying to update a machine it's 2018-06 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version ...
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Windows 10 “ghost files”, cannot be removed even by admin

When I try to remove files, they sometimes become "ghost files" that are impossible to delete. These files disappear when the computer is restarted, but restarting my computer isn't always a ...

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