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  1. K

    Hp Spectre X360 - usb drive detection on start using the bios secure boot option

    Hi, I bought a second hand HP Spectre X360 13" (2016 model), I installed Windows 10 on the system a few months ago using the 'legacy mode', however, now I wanted to reinstall using the 'secure boot' option on & 'legacy mode' off. For complete picture's sake, I will also be installing Ubuntu/...
  2. A

    Question Can't connect Windows VNC Viewer to Tigervnc on Ubuntu guest on vSphere

    I'm trying to VNC from my Windows PC to my Ubuntu 18.04.1 guest running on vSphere 6.7.0 on the same network (subnet 255.255.0.0) and just can't. I'm guessing this is an ESXi issue, but it could be Windows or possibly Ubuntu. Client side: -Windows 10 (wifi) -VNC Viewer 6.19.325 Server side...
  3. balloonshark

    Article "Boost Windows 10 Performance with Retpoline Spectre Mitigation"

    More info here: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/boost-windows-10-performance-with-retpoline-spectre-mitigation/
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    Question Total system shutdown in bios???

    Hello I'm totally stuck. Im running windows 10 on an asus m2n32-sli with a amd phenom II x4 820, and a amd rx 570. I know, I have some older hardware... the system runs great, except when I enter the bios. Once I enter the bios I have maybe 5-20 seconds before the entire system shuts down...
  5. D

    Question Unable to turn on HDR in Windows 10

    In the display settings,I am able to turn on HDR and WCG at 1080p but when I change the resolution to 4k and try to turn it on ,the screen flickers and the HDR and WCG toggle automatically goes back to OFF. Details on hardware and software below - OS - Windows 10 DISPLAY - iffalcon 55K2A(4K TV)...
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    Question X99a Sli plus RAID Won’t allow Boot

    Installed two new and identical SSDs and went through BIOS to set up RAID 1. Completed setup and tried to boot with boot order UEFI Windows boot manager followed by UEFI BD/DVD. All others are disabled. My old boot drive is still plugged in and works when RAID is turned off. I am running Windows...
  7. K

    Question Windows 10 and Xeon gold 6130

    Ordering a Dell Precision 7920 with Xeon Gold 6130 16C and I can't get good info whether I can run Windows 10 Education or Enterprise instead of their offered version, the newer Windows 10 Pro upto 4 core. Anyone know?
  8. How To Install And Setup An EXP GDC Beast External Graphics Card Dock On Your Laptop

    How To How To Install And Setup An EXP GDC Beast External Graphics Card Dock On Your Laptop

    A laptop can come in multiple shapes and sizes. They can come equipped with an iGPU which is built onto the GPU or a dedicated GPU that may or may not be soldered onto the laptop’s motherboard. Often times a laptop purchased today is considered to be obsolete within 6 months of its purchase. It...
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    Gigabit Ethernet LAN windows 10

    Hi, thanks for your attention! I'm a total beginner at networking, having only ever set up a lan on windows xp using a crossover cable hehe. I currently have two computers connected to the same router via a wired connection and can't figure out how to get them to connect to to each other for a...
  10. Y

    Latitude E5400 Bluetooth unavailable

    I own a Latitude E5400 with Windows 10. There is no option to turn on or use Bluetooth.The Bluetooth Troubleshooter tells me that this device is not Bluetooth capable,which is not true since I have used Bluetooth with Windows 7 on this device .The problem has been present ever since I installed...
  11. fralexandr

    AMD driver killing input devices in windows?

    For some reason when I went to update my AMD graphics drivers upon restart all of my input devices failed to work in Windows. Furthermore, sometimes the computer would fail to recognize inputs and not enter bios, after which Windows would fail to load. I tried 18.6 at this time. Windows 10...
  12. Tirthankar Bose

    File path too long

    I am trying to load some code. I have a type def cluster. When I try to load it with my top level VI I can't because the "file path is too long" Any sugestions?
  13. T

    Easiest way to install Windows 10 on computer being sold?

    So, I can install Windows 10 left and right until I'm blue in the face with no problem. However, Windows 10 Pro requires a user name and password to get to a point where I can toss on any additional software or drivers... So, how do I easily install Windows, drivers, and software on a system...
  14. S

    Any good free application to lock specific applications in Windows 10

    Hello, I have a steam link that I use to stream games to my bedroom TV from my Windows 10 HTPC which is setup in my living room. Each time I have to unlock the PC to be able to stream via steam link. I was wondering if there is any free application that I can use to lock specific applications...
  15. DeadlyTitan

    Help with weird windows problem with Chrome browser

    So i have this weird problem with chrome browser, the popup window when you are trying to upload something looks very different, and its giving no indications as to what files i have selected and its kinda annoying without any visual cues, Lets see Here's how it normally looks and this one is...
  16. theknight571

    Wifi Adapter Disables While Connecting

    I'm working on an older (3-4 years) HP laptop with a Realtek RTL8188EE wifi adapter. It's running Windows 10 with all available updates. (At least all that I can get it to recognize and install) Apparently this issue has been going on for awhile but was just recently brought to my attention...
  17. phillyTIM

    HomeGroup replacement?

    What do you guys replace (or will be replacing) HomeGroup with, now that feature has been taken out of Windows with the April 2018 build? I have a client who uses the file & print sharing between her main desktop (Windows 10) and 2 laptops (Mix of WIndows 10 and a Windows 7 for now) ; and I...
  18. Ketchup

    Can't Access File Server From 1 PC

    Starting about a week ago, I lost access from the PC in my sig to the computer we use as our home file server (Windows 10). The odd part though, everything else in the house - other computers (wired and wireless), Roku and streaming devices, can connect to it just fine, and if I add a wireless...
  19. Ketchup

    Windows - So now we have to Get an App from the Store if we want the hope of making it Default?

    I just noticed in 1803 that the "pick whatever default app you want" option of previous versions of Windows may have finally come to an end. If you try going through the Control Panel, Default Apps, Associate a file or protocol with a Program, it just brings to to the Default apps page of...
  20. K

    Random pause w/ sound hang in games

    Wall of text incoming! I'm not sure which forum this question honestly belongs in, so I'll try in the 'computer help' area. I've had issues off and on with what I believe are hard drive accesses since I built the system. However, I'm increasingly wondering if it is a motherboard issue. In a...
  21. DeadlyTitan

    XCom TexMod Issues On Windows 10 x64 Help?

    So, i use the mod called TexMod to mod XCom, I mainly use it to get better visual cues like brighter text, symbols so i don't need to strain my eyes looking for stuff on screen since i am visually impaired, and its really difficult for me to do so and uncomfortable. I have used it previously, a...
  22. E

    Windows 10 default gateway, ignored

    I have windows 10 installed, I have 2 NIC (well 2 active NIC with access to networks) The first is 10.120.25.136 gateway 10.120.25.1 which is where I want to route all external traffic the second is 10.120.27.136 which also has 10.120.25.1 as the gateway So if I trace 10.120.25.62 it goes...
  23. DeadlyTitan

    No Audio In Games From Speakers. Solved!

    So am using the latest Windows 10 and i have this weird problem with the following games. H.A.W.X Amazing Spider Man 1 Batman Arkham Asylum Planetside 2 The following games have no audio in game via speakers, but works just fine when headphones are connected through front panel. Please note...
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    How to create a digital signature for the WIN10 x64 driver?

    Hello forum! I have a device from a silicone developer and WIN10x64. With this device comes the driver with a good digital signature. But I need to rename the device name "silicone cp210x" to my name "Example" in the device's installation driver. I'm using a utility - CustomUSBDriverWizard.exe...
  25. R

    New Mid/High-End Keeps Crashing with Clean Windows Installation and Drivers

    Hi guys, I’m having troubles with a new mid/high end PC and can’t find the problem, so I’m here for help… Basically, it hangs up, sometimes with a BSOD and sometimes I just have to manually reset it. This started to happen 2 months ago, when windows got updated. That time, the BSOD had a...
  26. C

    How to Install Windows 10 from a HDD on the Same HDD

    Currently I have Ubuntu installed on my system and 250GB of free space. I want to install Windows 10 on that free space but I don't have any CD/DVD or USB to make a bootable disk. So can I install Windows on that free space from that same system's HDD? Its a laptop with 1TB HDD from which 250GB...
  27. Ketchup

    Is Microsoft Doing Away with Backup and Restore (Windows 7)?

    This would be on Windows 10. The facts that it is only available in the Control Panel and that it has Windows 7 in parenthesis isn't very reassuring. The reason I ask is that #1 I like it, and #2 I just set up a backup for a second computer and if I am going to have to find something to...
  28. A

    Windows 10 Spinning Down and then Spinning Up HD

    I have a HTPC that I recently reformatted to Windows 10 Pro from Server 2008 R2. I noticed now that the Storage HDDs spin up and then back down every 30 minutes or so. This is with no activity. I would expect the Storage HDD to spin up only when I try to access it. I never had a problem when...
  29. S

    Win10 stuck in endless "Preparing automatic repair" loop

    Quick rundown of the situation: - Oldish PC with 2 HDDs, one of them has been showing signs of failure recently - Earlier today it still worked, then I went to shut it off and got a BSOD (something about videoport.sys, doesn't sound relevant because there are no video problems otherwise) - I...
  30. S

    Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update 1709 wiped my account! [SOLVED]

    Dear fellow Anandtech forum users, I have experienced a massive problem installing this year's Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update 1709 (10.0.16299.64) and am in urgent need of your help! Since spring 2016, I am on a Toshiba laptop with 64-bit Windows 10 and which has the computer name...
  31. C

    Zotec ZBOX CI325 nano with Windows 10 Remote Desktop

    Hi, Unlike other Windows 10 computers this mini computer does not have under System -> Remote, the functionality to enable remote desktop connectivity. Can this be enabled? Thanks
  32. V

    Audio not swapping to bluetooth device

    My scenario: I am playing a game or listening to music using my laptops speakers. I connect a bluetooth speaker or headphones. Existing sound keeps coming from the speakers. New sound comes over bluetooth. I need to relaunch whatever program was playing in order to move the audio over to...
  33. maddogmcgee

    Ex-lease PC's. Fresh wipe, reset or fine?

    Hi all I am starting a small business and have bought 4 ex business lease pc's from an ebay seller. It's possible I will grab a couple more in the future. I will mostly be using these pc's for kids to use tutoring software but may sign in to chrome and video conference with 1 of them, meaning...
  34. M

    New OS: HDD has to be formated before use!

    Hello everyone! I have three hard drives in my PC: C:\ - My OS and programms are on this drives D:\ - My data is stored on this drives G:\ - My games are on this drive I regulary make Images/Backups of my PC for the case that it goes unstable or I want to try out stuff. So recently I wanted to...
  35. Ketchup

    Windows 10 - Desktop Icons Don't Like to go Where I Put Them

    Anyone else have an issue with desktop icons not liking to go where you put them? I am on the latest official build. Seems to have started with the Creators update, though I am not 100% So far I have noticed this with two different computers using three different mice.
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    Password recovery software for Windows 10

    I have an old Windows 7 laptop that was upgraded to Windows 10 recently. I set a password for it the other day and unfortunately forgot it as I don't use it quite often. This sounds stupid but it is true. So I did some homework online and tested two well-known programs: Ophcrack and NT...
  37. E

    Configuring SATA RAID 1 on ASUS Z270E

    I am building a new workstation using an ASUS Z270E Motherboard. SATA Drive Configuration - Port 0 - 275GB SSD Port 5 - 1TB SSD Port 6 - 1TB SSD Running Windows 10 Professional on the 275GB SSD (Drive C) My intention is to create a RAID 1 setup for Drive D, comprised of the two 1 TB SSD I...
  38. C

    Hyper Virtualization

    I give up. I cannot get to the HV settings in BIOS (Windows 10). Kaspersky Total Security is giving me warnings about the setting, but I can't find it. I now admit that I'm getting old.
  39. sao123

    Advice for installing Team Foundation Server in a Workgroup?

    Planning a TFS 2017 build with SQL Server 2016 Standard. What OS should I use for this? Considering Windows 10 vs Windows Server...I don't really want to install and use or manage an Active Directory because changing the workgroup is not an option. Current setup is a 2-3 person workgroup...
  40. Beer4Me

    Nvidia drivers 382.xx series and Win10 Creators Update

    Ever since MS released this update and introduced WDDM 2.1, Nvidia hasn't been able to get things right with their current driver branch. I've had to rollback to 378.92 to get the best performance and functionality out of my setup, GTX 1080 and Samsung 40" 4K HDTV. HDR and Chroma:444 support...