Kevin Arrows

Hi! I'm Kevin. Thank you for reading the article above. I am a certified MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) with over 10 years of experience. I love to address tech issues, and write tech how-to's in a way that it can be followed by everyone.

How to Prioritize Your Preferred Wi-Fi Networks on a Chromebook

When you turn on your Chromebook, it automatically connects to a single wireless network, among several active Wi-Fi networks that you’ve previously connected to, based on a priority order.  But one question still lingers: How can one change the order of preferred Wi-Fi networks on a Chromebook. By default, your …

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How to Shut Down Windows 10 without Updates

Windows has always provided updates in order to give more or better features to its users, or if need to patch up bugs and security risks come up. All that is good, but some people usually have their computer on for most of the time. For example, waiting for over …

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100% Disk Usage Windows 10 [Fix]

Windows 10 has been receiving numerous updates throughout the year, this causes the system to consume numerous resources causing 100% Disk Usage. Due to the number of updates in the background, and numerous changes with the settings after the updates, the disk usage stays at 100%. In order to address the …

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How to Use BASH for Loop

One of the most basic tricks when authoring bash scripts involves making a loop so that you can have a certain task executed automatically several times over. Eventually, the loop will reach a predetermined test condition and suddenly cease to execute. Loops like these will work perfectly in bash on …

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Fix: Windows Creators Update Fail with Error 0xc1900208

Some Windows users have encountered the error 0xc1900208 while trying to upgrade to Windows 10. Just so you know, this error means there is an incompatible software installed on your computer which is preventing the upgrade from taking place. Of late, anti-malware applications have been problematic for recent Windows builds. …

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Fix: DISM Error 14098 ‘Component Store has been corrupted’

When you’re installing Windows 10 operating system, there are two images you’re using: boot.wim and install.wim. These are located in Windows 10 DVD or ISO file at location \Sources\. The purpose of boot.wim file is to boot your Windows machine to Windows PE (Windows Preinstallation Environment), and purpose of install.wim …

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Fix: No Bluetooth after Creators Update on Windows 10

Windows 10 Creators Udpdate is here for few weeks. As always, when Microsoft or some another vendor publish updates for their operating systems, software or driver, they list changes they implemented in new update, which include some benefits. But also, when end users update their operating systems, software or devices, …

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How to fix Alexa’s Voice Recognition

Alexa is an amazon artificial intelligence device designed to help one with various tasks such as playing music, controlling lights and other home appliances at the command of one’s voice. The device however has its share of annoying problems just like any other device out there. We provide suggestions on …

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How to Connect Amazon Alexa to Smart Home Devices

Alexa is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon. Alexa is one of the intelligent personal assistants which has been made popular by Amazon Dot devices. With the advancement of information technology, many people continue to embrace virtual assistants such as Alexa at their homes. Other similar virtual assistants include Google …

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How to Stream Audio From Youtube Videos on Google Chrome

For a significantly large number of people, Youtube has become the primary music source. With free music available legally in the form of Youtube videos, it is simply convenient to leave a Youtube playlist running in a background tab. Don’t you wish, though, that all the music on Youtube could …

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How to Edit XPS Files on Linux

The XML Paper Specification is a comparatively open page description language that resembles Postscript to some degree. It’s used somewhat often on various types of Microsoft devices, but you won’t see it very much on Unix systems. Some Linux users turn to Google Drive and Google Docs to edit XPS …

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How to Set the default location of your PC on Windows 10

To make your applications more useful and tailored to you, setting your physical location is paramount. You will then be able to receive news of what’s going on around you, be able to find places e.g. restaurants near you among other services. There are several other apps that could use …

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How to Print Contacts from Android Phone

Managing contacts on an Android device has gone as far as contact management on a phone can go, but still one question lingers. How can one print out the contacts on paper? The Android devices let you share messages with multiple contacts but some people feel that the paper gives …

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How to Turn Android Phone into a Wifi Extender

Nearly everyone knows about hotspot sharing on Android devices – creating a WiFi network on your phone that shares your data connection with other devices. It’s impossible to enable WiFi and Mobile Hotspot together on 99% of Android phones, to the chagrin of people who Google this question every day. …

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How to Get the Latest Updates to Chrome OS Before They are Released

With Chrome OS, Google is looking to dethrone Windows and MacOS from the PC market. Chrome OS is very new to the market, whereas Microsoft and Apple have been developing their operating systems for a few years now. Google is not very far behind though, and is rapidly rolling out …

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Fix: Lumia Error Code 0x80070273

Error code 0x80070273 is a fairly common error for Windows 10 Mobile insiders. The error code doesn’t really tell what the problem is, but will appear when you want to update to a newer build. Users who wanted to go from build 15031 to build 15043 were particularly affected by …

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Fix: Imaging Devices is Missing in Device Manager

Imaging Devices is a Windows Device Manager feature that lists all the imaging devices you have under it, this section allows you to update drivers for existing imaging devices and also disable/install them. A fairly common error with certain webcams is getting a “No driver found” error message when you …

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How to Install Complete Android OS on a PC

When people think of running Android on PC, they often think of emulators. But today I’m going to show you how to actually install Android as a complete operating system on your PC. This has tremendous benefits over simply running an Android emulator on your desktop. For one, the Android …

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How to root the Lenovo Vibe B

The Lenovo B is an entry-level phone with 4G/LTE network compatibility, which makes it stand out from other devices in similar price range. It was launched in March 2017. As a sub-$100 phone, its hardware specs are nothing remotely impressive, “packing” only 1GB of RAM, a 5MP rear camera, and …

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FIX: Windows Cannot Connect to the Printer

Sometimes doing a simple thing such as adding a network shared printer can become a hell of a task when Windows cannot connect to the printer error is returned. The issue is usually seen with windows 7 based 64 bit systems, however it is not limited to it and many, around 30% of …

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How to Protect Your Laptop from Water Damage

As weird as it seems, people keep spilling liquids like tea, water, milk, coffee and juices often on their laptops accidentally. And liquid, in any kind, can cause serious damage to your laptop if appropriate steps are not taken at the right time. These spills can kill the laptop immediately due …

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How to Eject a CD/DVD Stuck in a Macbook

MacBooks are reliable in terms of software, it’s stable and fast and is secure to viruses due to the darwin based distribution it uses.  However, the hardware side especially the CD/DVD has no additional benefits compared to Windows based systems therefore it doesn’t take much time for things to go south …

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How to: Check if Your Hard Disk Has Failed or Failing

A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is one of the most essential parts of a computer. If a computer’s motherboard is the part of its brain that assesses situations and handles operations, its Hard Disk Drive is the part that remembers everything – from the computer’s Operating System(s) to the user …

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How to: Startup Repair in Windows 7

Startup Repair is a utility created by Microsoft itself that is designed to fix any problems with Windows startup. Startup Repair is meant to be used when your computer is having trouble starting up. Basically, if there is an issue on the software side of your computer that is preventing …

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Fix: A Disk Read Error Occured Windows 7, 8 and 10

The “A disk read error has occurred” error is an extremely dreadful error message that appears as soon as a computer boots up and does not allow an affected computer to boot into its Operating System, essentially locking the user out of the computer. In its fullest form, this error message …

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