How To’s

  • How to Fix .NET Runtime Error 1026

    Several Windows users have opened up Event Viewer and discovered a lot of .NET Runtime Error 1026 errors that are happening in quick succession. Most affected users are reporting that whenever a new event of this kind is created, they also end up seeing an application error pop-up. This issue is…

  • [FIX] Error 42102 Exception in Macro Viruses Code

    Some Windows users end up encountering the Error 42102 {Exception in macro viruses code.} when trying to do a Boot-type Scan with Avast on their computer. This issue is reported to occur on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. After investigating this particular issue thoroughly, it turns out that this…

  • How to Fix Windows Installer Error 1619

    Some Windows users are encountering the error code 1619 when they attempt to install a program using the Windows Installer infrastructure. Some affected users are reporting that this issue only occurs with certain installation attempts while others are effectively unable to install any type of new program on their computer.…

  • How to Fix ‘The Device is Disabled (Code 22)’

    Some Windows users are encountering the ‘This device is disabled. (Code 22)’ error when they use Device Manager or the Services utility to check on the status of a device that doesn’t seem to be functioning properly. This problem is confirmed to occur on multiple Windows versions and it’s not…

  • [FIX] Home Sharing Could Not Be Activated (Error 5507)

    Some Windows users are unable to activate Home Sharing via iTunes on their Windows computers. Every attempt ends with the error “Home Sharing could not be activated because an error occurred (5507)”. This problem is confirmed to occur on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. After investigating this particular issue…

  • [FIX] Windows 10 Update Keeps Failing – ‘0x8007001f – 0x20006’

    This error is encountered when users try to update their Windows Operating System. This is a system error that is caused due to a corrupt system file. This can lead to other problems such as Windows not being able to update or other System applications that might not update. It…

  • How to Fix OneNote ‘Invalid Notebook Name’ Error on Windows 10

    Some Windows users are encountering the ‘Invalid Notebook Name‘ error when trying to create a new notebook inside the desktop version of OneNote 2019. This issue is only reported to occur on Windows 10. After investigating this particular issue, it turns out that there are a couple of underlying causes…

  • How to Fix Java Error 1721 on Windows

    Some users are encountering the 1721 error when trying to install a program, update, or driver that uses Windows Installer and is built upon Java. This issue is reported to occur on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. After investigating this particular issue thoroughly, it turns out that there…

  • How to Fix System Restore Point Error Code 0x80042308 on Windows 10?

    System Restore is a feature in Microsoft Windows that allows the user to revert their computer’s state (including system files, installed applications, Windows Registry, and system settings) to that of a previous point in time, which can be used to recover from system malfunctions or other problems. System Restore takes…

  • How to Fix Missing Microsoft Teams Add-in for Outlook on Windows 10?

    Microsoft wants its users to be able to efficiently switch from one product to another. Microsoft Teams-Outlook integration is one such example. Users can quickly access Microsoft Teams directly from their Outlook email client through a simple click. Once you have installed the Microsoft Teams add-in for Outlook, a new…

  • [Fix] ‘It’s Time to Update your Device’ when Installing Software

    You may fail to install any software and encounter the ‘It’s Time to Update Your Device‘ message if the Smart Screen feature is interfering in the installation process. Moreover, if your system is allowed (or your system “thinks” so) to only install applications from Microsoft Store, then it may also cause…

  • [FIX] Error 0X000007D1 when Printing

    The user encounters the 0X000007D1 printer error due to the corrupt Spool folder. Moreover, a corrupt printer’s driver/software installation may also result in the error at hand. The user encounters the printer issue (usually after a Windows update) when he tries to print a document but faces the 0X000007D1 error…

  • [FIX] DirectDraw Error when Playing Legacy Games on Windows 10?

    Some Windows 10 users are encountering the DirectDraw error 16385 (or a different error code) when attempting to play legacy games like Diablo, Diablo II, or Age of Empires on a Windows 10 computer. After investigating this particular issue thoroughly, it turns out that there are several different scenarios in…

  • How to Check if Someone Blocked you on Instagram?

    Most of the social media applications provide the feature of blocking users. The reason behind blocking someone on Instagram can be different depending on the users. However, the user doesn’t get a notification of getting blocked. Users have to check themselves to see if they are blocked by other users…

  • How to Find Archived Emails in Gmail?

    Everyday users will get emails from different registered sites. The emails in the inbox will increase with a great number. Deleting emails from the inbox will remove them permanently. However, if you want to hide emails from your inbox, rather than deleting them, you can use the archive feature in…

  • How to Disable Screensaver for Standard Users in Windows 10?

    The Screensaver is a computer program that is set to run moving images or black screen after a period of user inactivity. The older monitors had an issue of burning the image into the display if the same image was displayed on the screen for a long period of time.…

  • How to Disable Cast or Chromecast in Microsoft Edge?

    The Chromecast or Cast in Microsoft Edge is enabled by default and users can use it anytime they want. It is a pretty good feature to cast from one device to another. It was previously known as Google Cast. Users can cast websites to their TV from the Microsoft Edge…

  • How to Set a Default Background Wallpaper for all Users in Windows 10?

    A computer used by multiple users will have a different desktop for each user. Anyone can change their desktop to whatever wallpaper they want to. However, some companies and even some users at home would like to keep the wallpaper of the desktop the same for all users. The wallpaper…

  • How to Fix Error 0x800c0006 on Windows 10?

    Some Windows 10 users are encountering the error code 0x800c0006 when trying to install or update a supporting application from Windows Essentials like Windows Live Mail via Windows Updates. After investigating this particular issue thoroughly, it turns out that there are several underlying causes that might be causing this error…

  • How to Fix Norton Power Eraser Error Code 0x80045001 on Windows 10?

    Some Windows 10 users are reporting that they are always encountering the Error Code 0x80045001 when attempting to install Power Eraser. Most affected users are reporting that while the software installs just fine initially, this error message appears at the next reboot. In other cases, this error appears at the…

  • How to Add the Cast Icon to the Toolbar in Microsoft Edge?

    The new Microsoft Edge is based on Chromium and has many features similar to the Chrome browser. The Cast feature for the Microsoft Edge browser was included as part of Windows 10’s first big update. Users can use their phone or tablet to cast a video on another device and…

  • How to Fix 0x803c0103 Error with Windows Update Troubleshooter

    Some Windows 10 users are reporting that they always end up seeing the 0x803c0103 error when attempting to run the Windows Update Troubleshooter in order to resolve an issue with one of the pending Windows updates that are waiting to be installed. After investigating this particular issue, it turns out…

  • How to Fix Sony Error 800101

    Some users are encountering the ‘An error has occurred, please try again later (800101) error‘ while trying to create an account for PlayStation or for a different Sony product. This issue is reported with Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Sony Bravia, and certain Smart Bluray models. After investigating this particular issue,…

  • How to Enable or Disable Projecting to this PC in Windows 10?

    The Projecting to this PC is a Windows feature that allows users to wirelessly connect to another computer monitor. This only works if the hardware of both devices supports the Miracast. It uses the Connect app to project the display of one device to another. However, you can also disable…

  • How to Fix Sling Error 8-4612

    Some Sling users are reporting that they constantly end up seeing the ‘8-4612 error code‘ when trying to use the service from various devices. This issue is reported to occur on Windows, macOS, Android-iOS, and various smart TV models and streaming smart dongles. After investigating this particular issue, it turns…