How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Google Maps Not Working in Chrome

    A lot of users are reporting that Google Maps is no longer working properly inside the Chrome browser. Most of the time, affected users report that the 3D function and the street view feature are not starting when the user clicks on Directions. The issue is mostly reported to occur…

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  • Fix: Nord VPN not Connecting Windows 10

    Nord VPN is one of the old players in the VPN world and its Windows application is considered amongst the best in the PC world. Nord VPN is very diverse if spoken in terms of functionality and flexibility. In addition to cross-platform support, it also has different servers located in…

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  • Fix: No Sleep Option in Power Menu

    If your Power Menu is missing the Sleep option, this might be due to your system’s power settings, local group policy configuration etc. There have been several reports submitted by users which state that there’s no option for sleep mode in the Power menu. According to some of the reports,…

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  • Fix: Windows Update Error 0x80244019 on Windows 10

    The Windows update error 0x80244019 is often caused by your Windows updates settings or the update components. Users have reported that their update fails with the said error which keeps them from utilizing the latest features. Updates are almost essential for anything and in the case of Windows, they usually…

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  • Fix: There Was A Problem Communicating With Google Servers

    Adding your google account to your Android phone is a great way to get emails link various different apps to your Google account. However, a lot of users are seeing the “there was a problem communicating with google servers” error when trying to add their Google account to their phones.…

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  • Fix: Sysprep Was Not Able to Validate Your Windows Installation

    The error ‘Sysprep was not able to validate your Windows installation’ is often caused by the apps that you might have downloaded from the Windows Store or if you have removed the default apps from the system. Users have reported that whenever they try to run the Sysprep tool, they…

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  • Fix: Failed to Initialize BattlEye Service ‘Windows test-singing mode is not Supported’

    Users playing games which incorporate BattlEye come across the error message ‘Failed to Initialize BattlEye Service: Windows test-singing mode is not Supported’ when they try to launch a game or the launcher itself. This error message is very common and mostly signifies that test-signing drivers are not supported to be…

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  • Fix: Can’t Delete Partition on Windows 10

    Deleting your hard drive partitions can sometimes tend to be really necessary, especially when you are running low on disk space. In such cases, users usually delete the volume which is not being used to free up some space for the volume that is almost full. Typically the Disk Management…

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  • Fix: Norton Error 3048, 3

    Several users have reported that the following error message has started to appear while they browse the web: ‘Norton Error 3048, 3′. The error seems to appear at random frequencies with any browser, but some users reported that the issue doesn’t occur with every browsing session. The issue occurs with machines that…

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  • Fix: Hamachi Service Stopped on Windows 10

    A lot of LogMeIn Hamachi users are reporting that they are unable to use the software. In most affected users cases, a self-diagnostic popup appears when the software is started where the error is identified as a stopped Hamachi service. The issue is mostly encountered to occur on Windows 10,…

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  • How do i Approve my iPhone from Another Device

    This is one of the most popular mistake when we ask iCloud for approving device. Apple is taking fully responsibility and make sure of your data safe and that’s why even when you buy new iPad or iPhone and sign iCloud run into the same question. You can approve it…

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  • Fix: The Specified Resource Name Cannot Be Found In The Image File (0x80070716)

    We have seen a number of reports with users that are encountering the ‘The Specified Resource Name Cannot Be Found In The Image File (0x80070716)’ error when trying to access the one or more options menu of File Recovery. This issue is mostly reported to occur on Windows 7. Most affected…

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  • Fix: 0x80240017 Unspecified Error

    Several users are reportedly getting the 0x80240017 Unspecified Error when trying to install Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013 or Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2015. The issue is not exclusive to a particular Windows version as it’s reported to occur on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. What is…

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  • How to Setup and Configure TFTP Server on Windows 10

    A TFTP Server is basically used to transfer files between systems that are connected over a network. TFTP, also known as Trivial File Transfer Protocol, is an internet software utility that you can use to send or receive a file from a remote system. The protocol is very basic and…

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  • Fix: Forza Horizon 3 won’t Launch

    Forza Horizon 3 is one of the few games which are published by Microsoft Studios and are available on the Microsoft Store in Windows. Forza series started off being just another game but it made its way to the top leadership charts and the series has been successful since. Windows…

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  • Fix: Error Accessing the Registry

    Some users are getting the “error accessing the registry” error when trying to merge a registry key on a Windows computer. Most affected users report that the issue occurred after they did a re-install of their Windows version and tried to open a .reg file. The issue is mostly encountered…

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  • Fix: Windows Update Error 0xca00a000

    Some users are getting the “0xca00a000” error code when trying to install a Windows update via the Windows Update screen. The issue is mostly encountered on Windows 10 and the update that is mostly reported to fail with this error message is “KB4056892“. What is causing the 0xca00a000 error? We investigated…

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  • Fix: Windows Update Keeps Turning Off

    Windows Updates are a great way of keeping your system up to date. These updates provide important security and various other fixes for the system. However, some users are experiencing an issue where the Windows Updates are automatically turning off. This will happen automatically and randomly. Users are seeing the…

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  • Fix: Windows Backup Failed To Get an Exclusive Lock on ESP

    The error ‘Windows Backup failed to get an exclusive lock on the EFI partition (ESP)’ usually occurs when there’s an application that is denying access of the process. System Images are very helpful and most of the users usually create a system image whenever they are trying to do something…

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  • Fix: Microsoft Outlook Error 0x80040115

    The Microsoft Outlook error 0x80040115 usually occurs due to an oversized .PST (Personal Storage Table) file or improper installation of the Outlook application. Users have reported that whenever they try to send an email using Microsoft Outlook, they are presented with the error ‘We can’t complete this because we can’t…

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  • How to Unlock the Realme 2 Pro

    Realme was formerly a sub-brand of OPPO, the Chinese smartphone company best known for its mid-range phones and marketing around their phone camera capabilities. The former vice president of Oppo decided to step down and take the Realme brand with him, establishing it as an independent brand that focuses primarily…

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  • Fix: Can’t Type into Text Fields on Some Browsers

    Some users are reportedly unable to type (letters or numbers) in any field boxes. Other affected users are reporting that the issue only occurs with some specific field boxes. The issue is not exclusive to a certain browser as there are reports of it occurring with Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome,…

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  • Fix: This Blu-ray Disc Needs a Library for AACS Decoding

    Some Windows users are getting the “This Blu-Ray Disc needs a library for AACS decoding” error when trying to play a Blu-ray disk via the VLC media player. The issue is not specific to a certain Windows version as it’s reported to occur on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows…

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  • Fix: Remote Session was Disconnected

    Windows 10, like the older versions, provides users with Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) feature through which users can connect from one system to other Windows devices. However, there have been several reports where users aren’t able to form a connection. Whenever they try to establish a connection, they are prompted…

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  • Fix: PUBG Memory Could Not be Read

    PUBG is one of the global emerging games in the Battle Royale category. It is a direct competitor of Fortnite which exhibits similar gameplay but a difference in publishers. Users experience the full error message listed below when they are trying to launch the popular game: The error message might…

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