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  1. to ************

    To the program to ************

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  2. "Tear strips" for temporary notepad

    iI find Microsoft documentation about how to do something relating to W10 of other Microsoft products. It would be helpfl to be able to save the Microsoft instructions into a managaboe note which I could then position on the screen whil I wa trying to do the commands documented in the not so portable documention. Right now i print this stuff out - but that is a ess especially when I am doing the setup for use on severa machines or merely I am forgetful.

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  3. Simplify Naive user process. For example, the icons on my Windows 10 screen sometimes are blank, or I would like to add one

    I should be able to post my own new funcction, change the name (or make one that has gone boank

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  4. Programmers learn their programs and forget Naive users do not

    Working month on a software undate blinds the helf maker to how a Naive individual *me" understands as well. Make sure that these new items can be handled by the Naive customer. Some idea whoulc be: Flag new features, peraps a flag until the user has awareness of a change in how to use the new feature. Provide a trail to get to the steps needed. Validate the user interfae as usable - the Naive User undertands less then the programmer. Provide a "fiinder" - for example I once forgot safe mode. I got into it fast and then spent…

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  5. Slipstreamed new features show up unannounced with no linked help

    New features are often accompanied by soome help in the form or a multistep how to fix. There should be a link to the fix -- and six written ssteps. A a minimum shere should be a temporary window to guide me rather than having me have to copy these steps down as looosingn the instructions while rying to do them is no fun.

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  6. I have three laptops with W10. Why do they look different?

    My three Dell Laptops are all the same Inspirons. One is from an ungrade from W8, The other two are new buys. They do not have the same opening screen disoays. W10 should look as much alike as possible.

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  7. I get a lot of demanded updates of Windows 10 just before I must leave with my laptop

    Microsoft Windows 10 demands an update, I ama often shutidng down to go with my machine to an appoitmen. There should be the ability for me to defer the uncate unless the update is massively rcritical. Being late for a meeting gets me into big troubles. There once was such a tool

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  8. I get constant Microsoft demands to enter "my password". Which of my passwords do you mean.? Make it clear

    I have multiple passwords for Window 10 and other Micdrosoft products, global, pins even finger touch. When Microsoft demans a "password you should make it clear
    Which One and that the popup should be clearly stated

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  9. Update registry value when w32tm /config type=ntp and ntpserver=ntp.org

    After w32tm /config on PDCe, the registry still contains original domain values.

    HKEYLOCALMACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time\Parameters
    ...
    NtpServer REGSZ "time.windows.com,0x9"
    Type REG
    SZ "NT5DS

    But w32tm configuration displays...
    w32tm /query /configuration
    ...
    Type: NTP (Policy)
    NtpServer: pool.ntp.org (Policy)

    See details here: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/f633ea8a-81be-4a60-83fd-c9839f6a14f9/when-i-look-at-the-w32tm-registry-values-they-do-not-agree-with-query-status?forum=winserver8gen

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  10. Removing SMB Bandwidth Limits causes BSOD

    You create an SMB Bandwidth limit using the "Set-SMBBandwidthLimit" cmdlet.

    You then attempt to remove the previously created SMB Bandwidth Limit using the "Remove-SMBBandwidthLimit" cmdlet.

    The machine will then immediately blue screen with Bugcheck 0x0000003b. Analyising the memory dump that is generated presents the following:

    PRIMARYPROBLEMCLASS: 0x3B_SmbBandwidthLimitFilter!SchedDispatchDeviceControl

    Tested on Server 2016 Standard and Datacenter 1607 (14393.2791) - February Cumulative Update.

    See here for original Technet Forum post: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/4283c98e-4326-4a99-ac73-5357d9c60909/removing-smb-bandwidth-limits-results-in-bsod?forum=ws2016

    Matt Hibberd

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  11. Start over

    Go back to caring about what your customers want and stop bullying people into the cloud.

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  12. Windows Server Insider Preview 18334 notepad do not open dialog

    Open dialog is not displayed in notepad of Windows Server Insider Preview 18334. I can not open an existing file.
    If it is notepad filename, you can open an existing file.

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  13. Server 2019 Bugsd and workarounds


    • After installing and promoting to domain controller the network type in the Network & Sharing Center still shows Public when it should be Domain. This blocks many domain only functions from being possible. For example, remote desktop with or without the gateway is not possible unless you go into the firewall settings to allow public access to port 3389 and/or port 443. Setting the Network Location Awareness service to Automatic (Delayed Start) does not provide enough time for other services to start so the correct network type is used. What I had to do was set up a task in…
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  14. Hyper-V Can't Enable Enhanced Mode For VM Sessions When RemoteFX 3D Video Adapter Assgined

    Host OS: Windows 10 Pro for Workstation x64 en-US
    Guest OS: Windows 10 LTSC 2019 x64 en-US

    After assigned RemoteFX 3D Video Adapter to the guest OS, it is impossible to enter the enhanced mode.

    CPU: Intel Xeon E-2176M
    RAM: 16G DDR4 2666MHz * 3
    Assgined Startup Mem to Guest OS: 2048MB
    GPU0: Intel P630
    GPU1: Quadro P2000

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  15. please fix "ping /w" <mSecond> function

    Please fix the command line Ping.
    This is a very old function and feature that has be broken for a long time.
    the -w or /w function does not work for Ping.

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  16. Document VHD Set File Format

    VHD Set file format does not seem to be documented anywhere. Please publish the spec like it was done for VHDX.

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  17. windows 10 repair

    windows 10 find downloads

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  18. bug in taskmanager winserver 2016

    I create a task that monitor Eventlogentries by EventID.
    I create 4 triggers listen to 4 different eventIDs (AD Group created, alterted, deleted) but only on action to start a powershell script.

    Each time one event occurs (only one evententry) the action will be performend 4 times

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  19. Add an error preventing the deletion of checkpoints when the hypervisor is not running!

    I dual boot VMware and Hypervisor enabled versions of the OS and deleted a checkpoint while the hypervisor service wasn't running. The disk therefore did not merge, and when I rebooted with the hypervisor there was an id mismatch for some reason. Please prevent the deletion or atleast create a notification to confirm informing the disk merge won't occur while the hypervisor isn't running.

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  20. [bug] cannot install some future on 2019

    Cannot install other language or ssh server because every time i try i got error "Check your Windows Insider Program settings"

    This is joke right? I use latest stable release of 2019 Standard not insider preview. I download iso from my MSDN/MAPS site.

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