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Windows 10 Start Menu Search extra box

I am wondering how do I turn off the extra box on the right when I'm doing a search in the Start menu on Windows 10 as shown in this image?
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Windows 10 USB device disconnecting after a power surge

My USB mouse is always getting disconnected after a power surge. I tried unplugging the device and plugging it again, the laser lights for sometime and then it stops. For all USB root hubs i had ...
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Connecting a HDMI device that isn't monitor

I have a soundbar that I connect to my PC. Windows thinks it's a monitor so it randomly opens up windows on that "screen", mouse can go there, etc. but because it doesn't exist, it's a pain. Is there ...
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Is it possible to dual boot without sharing drives?

Is there any way to have dual boot set up on 2 different drives, say 2 different versions of windows that do NOT have access to the other drive? So that if one gets infected with malware, the other ...
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Windows: Right click on desktop causing hourglass hang

When I right click on the desktop, to invoke the context menu, an hourglass appears, forever, but no context menu. I've lost the ability to use the context menu but only on the desktop. How do I fix ...
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windows 8.1 doesn't show in grub dualboot ubuntu/windows

So i installed ubuntu(18.10 )to be in a dual boot with windows 8.1(previously installed around 2016), but now windows does not show in grub. The partition is still there and i can access the files ...
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Batch file and returning values from functions

I have a batch file that has multiple routines. examples :checkFileExists if not exist %1\%2 ( echo %2 does not exist under %1 set returnValue=FAIL exit /b 1 ) exit /b 0 :checkPortNumber if %1 ...
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Force iSCSI Disconnect

I've been toying around with iSCSI for a little while (FreeNAS 11.1-U5 target, Win10 Pro initiator) and have run into what would be a bit of a deal-breaking issue: I can't seem to disconnect from an ...
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reagentc /enable failing with error code 3bc3, Windows Update failing with error 800F0922

A while back I cloned my Windows partition from my old hard drive over to a new SSD. I'm now having trouble with the latest cumulative Windows update (which is failing repeatedly with error ...
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Laptop Screen Display is Black and White

Screen display on Dell Precision 4800 is in black and white. Need direction on getting it changed to color.
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Check who has accessed my drive via a network C$ share in Windows?

Can you please advise if there is an option to check who has accessed my local C: drive in Windows over C$ network share (I know admins can do that) My PC is in domain
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One more driver returned by sc than by driverquery [on hold]

When running sc query type= driver state= all I get one more driver returned than when running driverquery. The extra driver returned by sc is WdmCompanionFilter. Why is this?
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Win is trying to repair while booting > cmd > chkdsk C: filesystem is unknown

This is my first question so please be kind. Recently i did my first installation of Ubuntu.(yesterday, ever since i tried to repair it, did not found anything helpfull) I wanted dual boot with ...
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driverquery.exe returns more drivers when running as administrator [on hold]

One more driver is returned when running driverquery.exe on my Windows 10 machine as administrator than it does when running without elevation. The extra driver returned is MsLldp. Why the difference?...
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Windows 10 Hangs Frequently [on hold]

Windows 10 Freezes Randomly. In Event Viewer, application logs contain error (Event Source Application Hang- Event ID 1002). We are facing this issue on 2 Different Machines. Both Machine are using ...

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