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How to set a static IP while using a switch?

I have my main router in one room, and a PC in another. I have connected this PC to a switch, which is connected to the main router. I would like to manually set the IP of this PC as seen by the main ...
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Terrible audio quality in Windows 10 after recent software update

I'm documenting this question and answer for others for my specific situation that I hope is a benefit for others. I'm purposely being verbose in hopes that some sort of keyword search or general ...
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How to use certain network interface cards for certain tasks

On my computer I have access to two different networks. The main one (through the wireless NIC) is the one I need to be on 90% of the time. However I also have a USB to ethernet adapter that connects ...
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Can docker for Windows run inside a Windows Guest (VM) running on ESX?

Our build system is a win 10 virtual machine, running on an ESX host. We want the build system to run docker (docker for windows, part of Windows 10) to create containers as part of the build. Is ...
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Chrome cert not importing

I have a cert with SAN that I want to use for my localhost projects so I can stop getting warnings from Chrome. When I go to Settings => Advanced => Manage Certs => Personal => Import, I can import ...
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(Dual boot) Windows 7 asks for recovery key after update

I have an HP Zbook 15 G3 with 2 x Samsung SM961 nVME SSD's installed. One SSD has Windows 7 Ent installed and is protected by BitLocker. The second SSD has Windows 10 Ent installed but is not (...
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Localdumps folder

I have Windows 10 x64 Version 1803 (OS Build 17134.81). I don't really install new programs or put media files on my OS drive C but my available space keeps going down. So I'm cleaning up things and ...
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Windows not staying maximized when dragged to other monitors

If I have an application like Discord or Slack that is maximized, and I drag it to another monitor, it will not be maximized anymore. There will be a gap at the top of the screen and I will have to re-...
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Windows 10 - Updating Background for Start Icons/Pins

Requesting information on how to change background color of Start Pins in Windows 10. An example would be changing from the blue background to black (example image: VS Code with black and VS 2017 with ...
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Ctrl + Win + Num hotkeys stopped working Windows 10

I received an automatic Windows 10 update a few days ago, I seem to notice my hotkey went broken after the updated. This is my current windows version: Edition Windows 10 Home Version 1803 Installed ...
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Connect to device over ethernet port

I am a long time reader, but this is my first question so please bare with me. I am trying to to connect to a Hardware Debugger. It's method of connection is an Ethernet port. It has two states, one ...
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VLC shows all subtitles only on first frame

I'm using VLC v3.0.3 on Windows 10 When a video starts I see ALL subtitles immediately and after dosen't work as expected. This is a .srt file for example. 1 0:00:00.000 --> 0:00:04.020 Text 1 2 0:...
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This hack to allow “pin to start” for files (not just folders) doesn't work

This article proposes the following to add "pin to start" functionality for files (besides folders) in Windows 10: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ; Created by TheWindowsClub [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*...
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Is there any way to group together all pinned applications that are not launched in Windows 10?

I have a whole bunch of applications pinned on my Windows 10 taskbar (more than 10). These are items that I use on a daily basis, but not like everything running at the same time. My problem is that ...
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USB Keyboard and mouse stopped working

I have external USB keyboard and mouse. Both of them were working fine before i locked my PC. But after sometime, when i try to unlock my PC, both devices stops working. I check device manager, and it ...

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