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    Memtest kills Windows 10

    Another idea...build a WinPE boot drive, and put windows based Memtest64 on it? Could even burn it to a CD/DVD to avoid it getting corrupt
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    Thanks dibz, that must be it! :toast: I do have a hidden "C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\NewOS" folder (win update trying to sneak 1903 in?), so I'm guessing Dism++ cleaned that out, and solved the problem, as it's all empty now.
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    Moving Windows to a new NVMe

    I recently copied a windows 10 install (3 partitions; recovery, efi and boot) from a SSD to a HDD for backup reasons, using the free edition of Macrium Reflect 7 (you can skip registering it too). The backup HDD booted just fine afterwards. But Ahhzz's alternative looks a bit less complicated...
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    No, stock windows 10 theme with dark modes on. I reinstalled the 1809 build just a few weeks ago too, as I didn't like 1903. I have done a few tweaks to it, but nothing cosmetic that I know of. Mostly related to telemetry (WPD, O&O Shutup), and Winaero for a few handy shortcuts. I like my...
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    Yeah, lucky me :) I found very little searching the web too, which makes me kinda regret "fixing" it, as I'm not any wiser. My current theory is that it was a windows update in progress that halted/failed for some reason, and Dism++ cleaned it out. Dism++ disk cleanup is mostly dealing with...
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    Originally only windows defender. But I ran a full Bitdefender scan earlier today, nothing. But the red icons are gone now. I ran a Dism++ disk cleanup, and it removed ~12GB of crap (hopefully), reboot, and: A weird one, but it bugs me not knowing what the cause of this was though :confused:
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    Thanks for the tip. I tried the shexview utility, but couldn't find the red icon overlay there lol, I guess. No, it's version 1809 :)
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    Some installers put the desktop icons in the public desktop folder. I guess it's the same as the old install for "All users" option? I haven't done anything with these icons, just noticed some were red all of a sudden. Yes, red for public, blue for my main user :)
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    I can copy the red shortcuts from the public desktop to my user desktop, then I get this, both works fine, has the same name and point to the same exe: Permission wise, the public one has an additional user named "INTERACTIVE", while the user one has two named "S-1-5-21-lots of numbers", the...
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    Thanks for the suggestion, but no, not related to run as admin it seems. But I have made progress, all the red shortcuts come from the C:\Users\Public\Desktop folder, still doesn't explain why they are red though
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    Not that I'm aware of. I just noticed it yesterday, and thought my icon cache was corrupt or something. But rebuilding it didn't help, so it must come from some icon resource or file. Also it's always the same icons that are red. But there's no pattern to the madness, as apps&games can be stored...
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    Yes, the red shortcuts works. I also tried to reset the icon cache, and restart the computer
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    Windows 10, red shortcut arrows?

    Anyone know why some of my shortcut arrows are red?
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    Memtest kills Windows 10

    Make a USB boot drive with memtest86 on it, and avoid booting windows until it is stable. Last time I did this, I used memtest86+ (note: almost same name), but it hasn't been updated in years, so I would try memtest86 first, I have no idea how good it is though :)
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    BFV on sale $24 / $32

    $26/$35 in Norway. I don't like the "Battlefront" feel of the 2 newest titles, so I have little interest in playing the game, but for $16 I probably would buy it for testing purposes (GPU stability, network/netcode quality etc)
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