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Use this tag for questions regarding the upgrade path to Windows 10 from an earlier version of Windows.

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Can't connect SQL Server when EXE is run from network share

After last update of Windows 10, one program is not connecting to SQL Server when its executable is started from network share (e.g. \\192.168.1.2\share\the_tool.exe). When it is copied to local HDD,...
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After Windows 10 reset I am unable to roll back to previous version despite having old.window folder/files

I messed up my registry. I was unable to do a system restore, so I tried to do a System Reset, which is like an upgrade in place. The new install is still acting weird so I want to revert it back to ...
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Troubleshooting utility or resources for Windows 10 1803 Update BSODs? [duplicate]

After the Windows 10 1803 update, I started seeing random BSODs. This was not a problem prior to the update. After trying the Windows 10 Troubleshooting tools and going through the recommendations on ...
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Windows 10 closing folders after awakening from stand by

So yesterday I programmed my pc to go into standby mode using Vista Shutdown app. Today When I turned it on, all my folders where closed, but the programs were opened. I've searched everywhere in the ...
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“Plugged in, not charging” after upgrade to Windows 10 from 8.1

I have an ASUS X551MA laptop that I recently upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1. It charged just fine with Windows 8.1, but ever since it upgraded to Windows 10, whenever I plug it in, it shows ...
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Windows Insider Preview stuck on 17677

Currently I run Windows Insider builds on my second pc. The recent days it tries to update the build but everytime it reboots a GSOD will appear with a System Service Exception caused by "afd.sys". I ...
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Is it safe to remove the extra local disk after upgrading to Windows 10 version 1803? [duplicate]

I upgraded Windows 10 to version 1803 recently, and I discovered that I now have an extra local disk (drive D) which only has about 500 MB space. After checking in the Disk Management interface, I ...
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Windows 10 fails to upgrade from Home to Pro edition [duplicate]

I have a legitimate Windows 10 key, which I got from Microsoft Imagine as part of being a student at my school. I have previously used the key 1 time on another computer of mine and successfully ...
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I installed Win10 Pro in a vhdx with BitLocker encrypted, how to upgrade OS?

With Windows Update, but it show I can't upgrade, because my C: is encrypted with BitLocker. Anyother method to upgrade OS?
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Does the latest Windows 10 upgrade create a local D disk drive that is full and how to solve this? [duplicate]

Windows 10 has been updated and now the following message appears frequently: The Windows explorer indicates that the Local Disk D is full but seems to be empty. By the way, I cannot remember that I ...
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mp3DirectCut error after windows 10 update: could not open wave/audio device

I have reinstalled the newest version (2.24), have lame encoder, stereo mix as default. have read all the related posts, but nothing helps configuration: output device -> speakers input device -> ...
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Windows 10 1803 Build 17134.48 does not load NVIDIA Device Drivers [duplicate]

Windows 10 ver 1083 build 17134.48 does not recognize either the GTX-560 or GT-630 graphics adapters. Installation of any driver version for these cards fails. Microsoft tech support unable to fix at ...
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Windows 10 N Pro to Windows 10 April Update

I have Windows 10 Pro N running on my PC and i want to update it to the 10 April update. When i go to Microsoft site to download the ISO, it only has 1 option, no N option like before. So can i use ...
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Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 while replacing SSD

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X1C 5th Gen with Windows 7 Professional 64 preinstalled through downgrade rights in Windows 10 Pro. I am going to replace the SSD and would like to upgrade from Windows 7 to ...
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Windows 10 update 1803 renamed the user account folder with .000 suffix

I installed the Windows 10 update version 1803 yesterday night. Some time later, I realized that for some reason, it had renamed my original User's folder with a .000 suffix. My user account name is ...

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