How To’s

  • How to Fix ‘Recipient Address Rejected’ Error when Sending Emails

    You’ll typically encounter the ‘Recipient Address Rejected. Access Denied‘ error after you use Outlook (or a different email client_ to send an email that bounces back with the ‘message not delivered’ event. Most commonly, this error message is associated with status errors 541 and 551. After researching this problem extensively,…

  • How to Make SD Card Default Storage on Android?

    Having little internal storage or running out of internal memory is something that nobody ever wants when using a smartphone. This is pretty obvious because we all use our phones on a daily basis and store different things on the phone on a day-to-day basis as well. Be it pictures…

  • DISM Host Servicing Process High CPU Usage? Here’s how to fix

    In order for an operating system to work as intended and without any issues, it has to rely on hundreds of processes that run in the background. While these processes are important, at least some of the core ones, there are scenarios where the background processes can cause some issues.…

  • How to Fix “Windows Needs Your Current Credentials” on Windows?

    You may get the “Windows needs your current credentials” when you try to log in to your Windows system. The error message appears even after typing the correct credential. And the error presents itself with the error message on the screen, accompanied by a suggestion that generally won’t help you…

  • Xfinity WiFi Connected but no Internet Access? Try these fixes

    Staying online has become a basic necessity at this point in this digital world. We heavily rely on our internet connection for our day-to-day tasks whether they are work-related or for the sake of entertainment. While using Xfinity WiFi connection, you might come across an issue where your WiFi is…

  • An audio stream is currently in use? Here’s How to Fix

    Putting your computer to sleep after a certain amount of time inactivity can be really helpful. This is really handy because it puts your computer in a low-power state and as a result conserves energy while also giving you the ability to resume from where you left off when the…

  • How to Fix Error ‘0x80242016 – Failed to Install’ on Windows

    Lately, there’s been a huge influx of Windows users encountering the 0x80242016 error when attempting to install certain Feature Updates through Windows Update. This issue is reported to occur on both Windows 10 and Windows 11. After checking this particular issue thoroughly, it turns out that there are several different…

  • How to Fix ‘Hardware Problems Were Detected’ Error on Windows Memory Diagnostic

    Some Windows users are reporting that upon running the Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool, the utility concludes that there’s an underlying issue affecting a hardware component (Hardware problems were detected). This type of error is reported on every recent Windows version and is often accompanied by random restarts and computer freezes.…

  • How to Activate the Default Reviewing Pane in Word?

    When you’re working on a document, the latest Word iteration gives you the ability to enter a comment via the Reviewing Pane. However, certain Word versions will have this feature disable by default, and with the latest UI changes, it can be confusing to figure out how to activate the…

  • How to Compare Two Files in Notepad++ Using a Plugin

    Notepad++ is a free text and code editor for Microsoft Windows operating system. Users can compare two files in Notepad++ side by side with a compare plugin. It shows multiple differences with different colors. The compare plugin works better for source code rather than simple text. In this article, we…

  • SD Card won’t format? Here’s how to fix

    SD cards are really handy when it comes to backup storage. It is pretty common for users to format their SD cards as they are often used for different purposes. However, in some cases, the formatting process may turn out to be troublesome and frustrating. As it turns out, your…

  • How to Fix “It looks like you don’t have permission to save changes to this file”?

    Editing pictures on our devices is something that we do often. If you have received the “It looks like you don’t have permission to save changes to this file” error message, you have tried to edit a picture on your Windows machine but without success. This can be really annoying…

  • How to Unarchive Gmail Emails?

    Gmail, one of the most popular and widely used email services, lets you archive emails from your Inbox folder. While this is a really neat feature as it lets you keep your Inbox folder clean and maintain only the important emails in the Inbox folder, there is actually no archive…

  • How to Completely Uninstall Driver Tonic from your Computer?

    Driver Tonic is a PC optimization tool that is promoted via other free applications. Most users who never downloaded this application directly but got it through another application would want to remove it. There are several ways to remove an application that the user does not require anymore. Every user…

  • OBS Not Capturing Game? Here’s how to fix

    OBS Studio is a video recording and streaming software that is widely used for both the mentioned purposes. While trying to record a video game or anything, some users experience an issue where the software does not record the game at all. Upon seeing the recorded file, there is audio…

  • How to Remove Thermal Paste of your CPU or GPU?

    Thermal paste is an important thing if you want to have optimal cooling for your CPU or your GPU. It transfers heat in an efficient way from the processor to the heatsink or the base of the cooler of your CPU/GPU. Thermal paste works, in the same way, no matter…

  • How to Fix “A device which does not exist was specified”?

    When you connect a drive to your Windows computer, you would normally expect it to appear in the File Explorer window where you can access the drive and store or retrieve your files. In some cases, however, upon trying to access the drive using the Windows Explorer window, users get…

  • What is AggregatorHost.exe? Is it Safe or Harmful?

    Most users who found the AggregatorHost.exe in their Task Manager are wondering what this is and is it safe or harmful. Users always get curious when they find an unknown process running in their Task Manager without their knowledge. There is very less knowledge about some processes by Microsoft. In…

  • How to Fix ‘SenseNdrPktmon’ Causing Windows to Lock Up?

    ‘Session SenseNdrPktmon failed to start‘ is present in Windows error logs and even though it might not be visible as a pop-up error message, it causes the computer to get unresponsive or causes it to lockdown. In this state, users are forced to perform a hard reset to restore Windows.…

  • How to Fix Something Unexpected Happened ‘Error Code: 0xa3ea00ca’ EA Play Games?

    You have a Game Pass subscription and are quite excited to try an EA game title but turns out you cannot install the game due to error 0xa3ea00ca with the following type of message: There can be many factors leading to the error code 0xa3ea00ca but it is mainly linked…

  • How to Get Rid of Aloha-News.net Pop-ups When Browsing?

    Internet is not a safe place and a single ignorance can get a user into a lot of trouble. Such is also the case with Aloha-News.net pop-ups. Aloha-News.net is a shady website and is thought to be part of a malicious advertisement network. The issue arises when a user visits…

  • How to Fix ‘Error Code: 30045-29’ Something Went Wrong on Microsoft Office?

    Many OEMs sell their laptops/systems with a trial version of many applications including the MS Office. Usually, either the user subscribes to these applications or uninstalls them but some of the users leave these applications installed which occasionally prompts the user to subscribe. In case of an MS Office expired…

  • How to Disable Microsoft Word Security Notice Pop-up?

    Microsoft Security Notice is intentional by Microsoft to warn its users about the content (like hyperlinks) that can share data with external files and websites. It pops up is when a user tries to paste contents from the web or other sources in a Word file or any other office…

  • How to Convert a Basic Disk to a Dynamic Disk on Windows?

    Depending on how you plan on using your Windows computer, it might make a lot of sense to convert your basic disk into a dynamic disk since it gives you access to a whole plethora of features that are not available if you stick to the traditional hard disk type.…

  • How to Restore the ‘Save Link As’ Option for FTP Files in Chrome and Firefox

    Mozilla Firefox was the latest major browser to expunge the File Transfer Protocol (FTP). This is just the latest development after both Microsoft and Google did the same for Edge and Chrome respectively. Even though this action is arguably good for the security of the end-user, there are still a…