How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Operating System Loader has no Signature

    If you are not able to start your computer because of the error ‘Operating system loader has no signature’, then it is probably due to a bad boot image file that is not being recognized by your system. Such can be very worrisome as you it appears on boot up…

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  • Fix: Grand Theft Auto V Crashes on Startup

    Grand Theft Auto V is an action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released in September 2013 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, in November 2014 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and in April 2015 for Microsoft Windows. However, quite recently a lot of reports have been coming in of the game crashing at startup.…

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  • Fix: Not Enough USB Controller Resources

    Some Windows users are seeing the “Not Enough USB Controller Resources” error when plugging in a device/peripheral inside the USB port. Most of the time, this is reported to occur with USB 3.0 ports. The issue is not specific to a particular Windows version as it’s reported on Windows 7,…

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  • Fix: Slack Notifications not Working

    Several users are reporting that they don’t receive any notifications from Slack. Even though it’s widely regarded as the best team collaboration service, Slack has a long and painful with the delivery of notifications. Whether it’s the desktop version or the UWP (Universal Windows Platform) Slack version on Windows or…

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  • Fix: Partner Did not Connect to Router in TeamViewer

    Some Windows users are encountering the “Partner did not connect to router” error when trying to connect to another computer via Teamviewer. Prior to the attempt, both computers appear to be ready for the connection (according to the information presented inside the Teamviewer app). What is causing the “Partner did…

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  • Fix: Discord Picking Up Game Audio

    Discord is a proprietary freeware VoIP application and digital distribution platform designed for video gaming communities; it specializes in text, image, video and audio communication between users in a chat channel. Discord runs on Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, Linux, and in web browsers. As of December 2018, there are over 200 million unique users of the software. Discord uses a microphone as an input to send your…

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  • Fix: Error Code 32770 in Call of Duty World War 2

    Call of Duty: WWII is a first-person shooter video game developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision. It was released worldwide on November 3, 2017, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the fourteenth main installment in the Call of Duty series and the first title in the series to be set primarily during World War II since Call of Duty:…

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  • Fix: Excel Found Unreadable Content

    Several users are reporting that their Excel program keeps generating the following error message when they try to open a spreadsheet: ‘Excel found unreadable content’. Some affected users report that the issue only occurs with a particular document while others argue that the problem is occurring with every document that…

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  • Fix: Server Error in Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Links

    Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links is a free-to-play, digital collectible card game developed by Konami for Microsoft Windows, iOS and Android devices, based on the trading card game of the same name. After an initial beta period, the game was first released in Japan on November 17, 2016, and then released to the rest of the world on January 11, 2017. The Windows version was…

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  • Fix: Skyrim not Launching

    The release of Skyrim Special Edition introduced a new era in Skyrim where players can mod their gameplay. Users usually have to manipulate the game using mod managers and copy files here and there as well. As you might have guessed, with so much control comes problems. One of these…

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  • Fix: WebGL is Not Supported

    Some users are reportedly unable to use WebGL-based sites like WebGL Earth, Shadertoy, etc. The message that comes up is ‘WebGL is not supported‘. Although the message is much more common with Google Chrome, it’s also confirmed to appear with other browsers (Opera & Firefox). The issue is not exclusive…

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  • Fix: Radeon Settings Are Currently Not Available

    Radeon is a brand of computer products, including graphics processing units, random-access memory, RAM disk software, and solid-state drives, produced by Radeon Technologies Group (formerly AMD Vision), a division of Advanced Micro Devices. The brand was launched in 2000 by ATI Technologies, which was acquired by AMD in 2006 However, recently there have been many reports of an…

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  • Fix: There are Currently No Power Options Available

    Some Windows users are encountering the ‘There are currently no power options available’ error when trying to click the Power icon from the startup menu. The issue is mostly reported to occur on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Affected users report that they suddenly lost all available power options – They…

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  • Fix: Windows Can’t Stop Your Generic Volume Device

    Some Windows users are getting the ‘Windows can’t stop your Generic Volume Device because a program is still using it’ error when trying to eject an external hard drive or a flash USB drive. Affected users are reporting that they tried to kill all processes and stop all services but…

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  • Fix: Fivem not launching

    FiveM is a modification facility for Grand Theft Auto V that allows the users to network capabilities and an empty map. They can play on modified dedicated servers. It also allows users to create custom GTA Online Missions and heists. FiveM allows its users to use native functions integrated into…

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  • Fix: Error Code 5 ‘Restart Required’ in Call of Duty World War 2

    Call of Duty: WWII is a first-person shooter video game developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision. It was released worldwide on November 3, 2017, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the fourteenth main installment in the Call of Duty series and the first title in the series to be set primarily during World War II since Call of Duty:…

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  • How to Install Windows 10 on External Hard Drive

    Windows 10 is a series of personal computer operating systems produced by Microsoft as part of its Windows NT family of operating systems. It is the successor to Windows 8.1 and was released to manufacturing on July 15, 2015, and broadly released for retail sale on July 29, 2015. Windows 10 receives new builds on an ongoing basis, which are available at no additional…

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  • How to Remove Xbox App in Windows 10

    We saw the introduction of many new features in Windows 10. The reintroduction of the start menu and of many new apps that came preloaded on the operating system. One such app was the Xbox App, the app allows PC users to pair with their Xbox one consoles remotely in…

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  • Fix: Bad or Missing Configuration in SMITE

    This SMITE in-game error appears after launching the game and being redirected in the login screen. After trying to log in, the “Bad or missing configuration” error message appears and prevents players from launching and playing the game at all. SMITE video game is available to play both through a…

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  • Fix: Keyboard not Working on Fallout 4

    This error occurs randomly during Fallout 4 gameplay and the players have noticed that the keyboard sometimes ceases to work completely and the problem persists until the game is restarted or even longer. The problem is sometimes accompanied by mouse problems as well and the mouse sometimes receives the same…

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  • Fix: CHKDSK is not Available for RAW Drives

    This error message appears when running the CHKDSK tool on a drive which has malfunctioned for some reason. The error message suggests that the current state of the problematic drive is RAW, meaning that the file format used is not recognized by your operating system. This error message can also…

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  • Fix: The Disk Does Not Have Enough Space to Replace Bad Clusters

    Several Windows users have been getting the “disk does not have enough space to replace bad clusters” error when trying to run CHKDSK on a drive. Most affected users report that they tried to repeat this procedure multiple times but the end result was always the same. The issue is…

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  • Fix: Invalid Request, Authentication Expired in YouTube

    There have been a lot of reports of YouTube users encountering the ‘Invalid Request, authentification expired’ error when trying to publish a video (or more) on the video sharing platform. The issue is typically reported to occur when the user tries to publish them by making the video Public. What…

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  • Fix: Skyrim Infinite Loading Screen

    The Skyrim infinite loading screen appears to players who want to create a new save file and start playing the game. It’s the loading screen before entering the game at all and it often appears to users who have just installed the game or to users who have added new…

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  • Fix: SMITE is Unable to Find Steam Installation

    This SMITE error appears after downloading the game via Steam (not via the standalone launcher). After logging into the game by entering the username and password, the game simply reports that “SMITE is unable to find Steam installation”. This has been a problem which has occurred to many players and…

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