How To’s

  • Fix FAT FILE SYSTEM ‘fastfat.sys’ Error Windows 10

    FAT File System Error on windows 10 happens because of outdated Windows, outdated device drivers, corrupted system files, corrupted drives, conflicting folder protecting / encryption applications, false positive by Anti-virus and corrupted Windows. FAT FILE SYSTEM error restarts your system to avoid damage to the system just like any other…

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  • Fix Error Code 0x87e0000d on Xbox One and PC

    The error code 0x87e0000d is encountered by Xbox One and PC users when they’re trying to install certain games via the Microsoft Game store. What’s causing the Error code 0x87e0000d on PC and Xbox One? Method 1: Verifying the status of the Xbox One servers Before you try out any…

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  • ‘File Format and Extension Don’t Match’ Error Fixed in Excel

    The ‘File Format and Extension of Don’t Match’ error appear when the user tries to open certain files in Excel. Even if the user clicks on Yes to open it, all previously saved information on that file will be gone. What’s causing the ‘File Format and Extension of Don’t Match’…

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  • Fix Outlook Error 0x80042109

    The 0x80042109 error is encountered when users try to send Outgoing emails with various versions of Outlook. The full error message is ‘Error Code 0X80042109 – Cannot connect to the outgoing (SMTP) email server‘. What’s causing the Outlook error message 0x80042109? Method 1: Adjusting SMTP settings manually As it turns…

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  • Fix ‘Error Occurred Applying Attributes to the File’ on Windows

    The ‘error occurred applying attributes to the file‘ issue occurs for certain Windows users whenever they try to open certain files hosted locally or on a shared domain. Regardless of the action that they choose at this prompt, the error message will return the next time they try to open…

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  • How to Stop the ‘Microsoft Edge is Being Used for Sharing’ Popup

    The ‘Microsoft edge is being used for sharing‘ popup warning appears when Windows 10 users attempt to close the Edge browser. Most affected users are reporting that this warning message pops up every time they attempt to close the Edge browser. What’s causing the ‘Microsoft edge is being used for…

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  • How to Enable SECDRV.SYS (Old DRM) on Windows 10

    A lot of Windows 10 users are complaining that they are no longer able to run games from early and mid-2000’s that use the old-style DRMs (Macrovision’s SafeDisk version 2 and under). There is no evidence pointing towards the SECDRV.SYS file unless the user checks the Event Viewer for the…

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  • Fix ‘Your Account Has Been Locked’ (0x80a40014) Error on Xbox One

    The ‘Your account has been locked’ error appears when some Xbox One users attempt to Log in with their Microsoft account on their console. The error message is accompanied by the error code 0x80a40014. Affected users are unable to access any digitally owned games or retrieve any saved game data from…

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  • Disable avast from Adding Signatures to your Emails

    avast is one of the most popular antivirus software that brings a lot of features packed into it one of which is the security responsible for automatically embedding signatures to your outgoing emails. Avast has been notorious for pushing its products and making it more difficult to get rid of.…

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  • Fixes for Getting Uplay to Launch

    Uplay fails to launch on Windows operating system primarily because of missing DLL files, bad internet connection, and conflicting services being run in the background. The scenario of Uplay not launching reappears after every Windows update and stays there until an update is released by the software. Uplay is a…

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  • Creating Clustered and Non-Clustered Indexes in SQL Server

    In a SQL Server, two types of indexes exist; Clustered and non-clustered indexes. Both clustered indexes and non-clustered indexes have the same physical structure. Moreover, both of them are stored in SQL Server as a B-Tree structure. Clustered index: A clustered list is a particular type of index that rearranges…

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  • Troubleshooting Issues with Your AOL Email

    AOL mail fails to log in, send messages, or receive messages either because your network configurations are not set properly or when the service is down at the backend servers themselves. As a competitor of Gmail and Outlook, AOL is a free email service which is owned by a division…

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  • Error 0x87de2713 When Opening Games or Apps on XBOX One

    The 0x87de2713 error code appears on Xbox One when users try to launch games or applications (digital or physical). The error code signals the fact that the system wasn’t able to locate the game or app license inside Microsoft Store (this is needed to validate the purchase). What’s causing the…

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  • Resolving Exception Processing Message 0xc0000135

    The ‘exception processing message 0xc0000135 error‘ occurs when Windows users try to launch a game or application that requires a lot of graphical processing. The error parameters point towards a missing DLL (Dynamic Link Library) or Visual C++ Redistributable. What’s causing the exception processing message 0xc0000135 error? Method 1: Running…

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  • Resolve Access denied to installation source Office Error

    The Microsoft Office Error code 0x4004f00d or Access denied to installation source appears when the Office application cannot access the source files it requires in order to execute the Office Applications. What’s causing the Microsoft Office 0x4004f00d error code? Method 1: Disabling firewall interference (if applicable) As it turns out,…

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  • LIVE Gaming on Windows Failed to Initialize? Try these fixes

    The ‘Live Gaming on Windows Failed to Initialize’ error appears immediately after Windows users attempt to launch Halo 2 or a different executable belonging to a game developed by a Microsoft game studio. This is a game-breaking issue that prevents affected users from playing the game (single-player or multi-player). What’s…

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  • Fix: Xbox Email and Password Error 8015d002

    The 8015d002 error code is encountered by Xbox 360 users immediately after they try to sign in with their account. Most users encountering the issue report that they have an active Xbox Live Membership. What’s causing the 8015d002 error code on Xbox One? Method 1: Using the Password Reset Feature…

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  • Photoshop could not Complete your Request because of a Program Error

    The ‘Photoshop could not complete your request because of a program error’ error message is often caused by the generator plugin or the settings of Photoshop along with the file extension of the image files. The error message appears when you are trying to open a PSD file. The said…

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  • How to Fix the Stop Code DRIVER PNP WATCHDOG

    DRIVER PNP WATCHDOG error BSOD primarily occurs due to wrong SATA controller settings in BIOS, broken registry values, Volume Shadow Service issues, malware infections, system service exceptions or Windows Update issues. What causes DRIVER PNP WATCHDOG Error BSOD? After carefully analyzing the user reports we were are able to deduce…

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  • Fix ‘Servers Unreachable’ Error in For Honor

    Servers unreachable error is displayed while trying to launch the For Honor game and it is caused mostly due to service outage at the developers’ end. This error might also indicate an issue with the stability of your internet connection. What Causes the “Servers Unreachable Error” in For Honor? We…

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  • Fix: BlueScreen Recovery Error 0xc0000017 on Windows 10

    The 0xc0000017 error code appears after an unsuccessful clean install or upgrades that ends in a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death). It’s accompanied by the error message ‘There isn’t enough memory to create a ramdisk device.’ This error code sands for STATUS_NO_MEMORY and it’s signalling that there are not enough virtual…

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  • Fix: Unknown Network Error on Instagram

    “An Unknown Network Error Has Occurred” is a message that is seen while trying to log in to Instagram. This message usually indicates an issue with the internet configurations on the mobile that you are using. Keep in mind that this can also be caused due to corrupt App preferences.…

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  • Fix: Hulu Connection Error 5003

    Error 5003 is an error that shows up while streaming on Hulu and it indicates an issue with the video playback. The error usually comes with the following three messages “Playback Failure“, “We’re sorry, but there was an issue while playing this video.” and “Please check your connection and try…

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  • Fix Python Socket Error 48

    Socket Error 48 is a python error which is triggered when the process tries to bind itself to a port that is already in use. What Causes the “socket.error: [Errno 48] Address already in use” Error? After brief research, we found the causes to be: Solution 1: Specifying Port Number…

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  • Fix the ‘Internet May not be Available’ Error on Android Devices

    The “Internet May Not be Available” error on Android is shown whenever the user connects to the internet and this is usually caused due to an error with the network configurations which the mobile is using to connect to the internet. It might also be caused due to incorrect DNS…

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