How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: AccelerometerSt.exe Error on Windows 10

    Described above is the error message that countless Windows 10 users are seeing every single time they boot their computers up and log into them ever since they downloaded and installed the Windows 10 Creators Update. The Windows 10 Creators Update, like many major Windows updates before it, has been…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Store Error 0x8007064a

    Quite a few Windows 10 users have, since the Operating System’s launch, reported a problem where all of their attempts to install specific applications from the Windows Store end with the application being downloaded but the installation of the application failing. When the installation fails, users affected by this issue…

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  • Fix: Windows Live Mail Duplicate Folders and Emails

    Windows Live mail is a third party application that comes with Windows Essentials. Windows live enables you to sync your mail by downloading your emails, and sending emails through a host server. These emails are stored locally on your computer making it possible to access even when you are offline.…

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  • Fix: No Wifi Networks Found in Windows 10

    Most laptops come with a Wi-Fi (WLAN) card. You can also get a USB Wi-Fi dongle other than an extension card for your standalone PC. The general idea is that your computer is able to scan for available Wi-Fi networks that are within range and list them in the available…

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  • Fix: Windows Command Processor on Startup in Windows 10

    Windows command processor is a necessary Windows service related to command prompt that starts automatically on startup. Removing it from startup or killing the process might freeze or crush your PC. However, writers of malware programs, such as viruses, worms, and Trojans deliberately give their processes the same file name…

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  • How to pin and unpin all application from Windows 10

    Windows PowerShell is a shell program developed by Microsoft to automate tasks and configuration management. This powerful shell is based on the .NET framework and it includes a command-line shell and a scripting language. PowerShell was made open-source and cross-platform on 18 August 2016 after initially being a Windows component…

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  • How to Turn Off Ads and Links on Lock Screen in Windows 10

    If you are a Windows 10 user, you have probably noticed adverts on your screen when your computer goes to sleep or when you lock your account. This is the handy work of a windows 10 feature known as ‘spotlight.’ The application has the same APIs as Bing from where…

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  • Fix: Hosted Network Issues on Windows 7, 8 or 10

    How can one tell if their computer can run a Hosted Network? First things first, what is a Hosted Network? A virtual network, also known as a hosted wireless network or a virtual access point, is a wireless network that your PC can set up for other wireless devices to…

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  • How to Setup Ubuntu Server as a Router using PPPoE

    Ubuntu Server is technically designed as a CLI prompt only operating system for use with large big iron servers, but there’s no reason it can’t work in routers and embedded systems that manage Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet as well. It’s assumed that a project like this needs either a small…

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  • Fix: Windows 7 SP1 failed to install error 0x800f0826

    This error usually prevents the successful installation of Windows 7 Service Pack (SP) 1. The system usually downloads and installs the Service Pack SP1 but reverts back to the previous version of the Windows because of this error. The error will be shown whether you install the Service Pack SP1…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Store Error Code 0x803F8001

    Error code 0x803F8001 when trying to update an app through the Windows Store is something that a lot of users get once they update to a new build. The reason is that Microsoft still hasn’t completely ironed out the process of Windows Update, and there are plenty of quirks and…

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  • Fix: Skype Error MSVCP140D.dll is missing

    Skype, as we already know, is a software that can be used for voice, video and text conversations. But sometimes, you might face the MSVCP140 dll missing error especially if you are using the latest Skype version. This error will prevent you from using the Skype application completely. You will…

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  • Fix: SIM Not Provisioned MM2

    The Sime not provisioned mm#2 problem is quite common especially among the people who buy a new phone with a new sim card or transfer their number to a newer sim card. The Sim not provisioned mm#2 error will be shown on your phone with emergency calls option only. With…

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  • Fix: Epson Error Code 0x97

    There’s no doubt that Epson printers are one of the best printers that you can find in the market these days. But best doesn’t mean perfect. There’s a high chance that you will be a victim of error code 0x97 if you are using Epson printer especially for a long…

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  • Fix: Netflix Error Code b33-s6

    The Netflix error code b33-s6 is displayed usually when you try to login to the Netflix app or try to use the Netflix app. When the error code is displayed, it will either force close the app or won’t let you use the app. The error is displayed because of…

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  • Fix: Comcast Status Code 225

    The Comcast status code 225 error is pretty common among the people who use TV cable in their homes. You won’t be able to see all or a few of your cable channels and you will see the status code 225 error on the screen instead of the cable. The…

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  • Fix: Removing SLU_Updater.exe

    If you keep getting notifications from SLU_Updater, in most cases, you’ve been infected with a malware or you’ve installed the Stagelight software by OpenLab. SLU_Updater usually keeps telling you to download it. As a malware, it has the ability to access your clipboard and keyboard strokes. This guide involves 3…

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  • How to Root the Huawei Y3II (LUA-U22)

    In this guide we’ll take you through the necessary steps to root the Huawei Y3II (LUA-U22) successfully. Follow the steps carefully to avoid any mistakes and you’ll be rooted and on your way to new customization in no time. For this guide, you will need the following equipment and software.…

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  • How to Install VLC Extensions on Linux

    The VLC player allows you to install extensions, plugins and skins without the need of the Debian, Ubuntu, Arch or Fedora package managers. You simply install .lua files by copying them into a directory. These .lua files work as extensions on most versions of the VLC media player and some…

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  • How to Watch Amazon Prime Videos with Firefox in Ubuntu

    When you try to watch Amazon Prime videos while using Mozilla Firefox on Linux, you might end up getting a Digital Rights error message. You may be told that your web browser is missing a digital rights component, and it will then provide you with some information about a Widevine…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Login Issues After Changing TrustedInstaller Ownership

    If you recently changed your ownership from Trusted Installer to your account in C drive then you might be facing multiple issues. Even if you aren’t facing any issues right now, there’s a high chance that you will in a while especially when you restart your computer. The need for…

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  • How to Install Kali Linux On Android

    Kali Linux is one of the best operating systems hackers, security researchers and pentesters use. It provides hundreds of pentest tools and it’s ease of use suggests why it’s part of every security professional’s toolbox. Fortunately, Android is based on Linux, which makes it quite possible for Kali to be…

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  • Fix: Surface Pro 3 Cursor Disappears

    All things considered, the Surface Pro 3 was a pretty decent success. However, unfortunately, many Surface Pro 3 users have been complaining and continue to complain about an issue where the tablet’s cursor (mouse pointer) occasionally disappears. Some affected users believe this to be a software-related issue, while others believe…

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  • Fix: Missing ‘sound, video and game controllers’ in Device Manager

    When you get a malfunctioning sound system on your PC, the first place you head to check if everything is working okay is the device manager. Usually, there are several categories you can expand into, including graphic adapter, serial buses, keyboard and pointing devices, among others. One such category is…

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  • Fix: Can’t Enable Boot Logging in Process Monitor on Windows 10

    Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows users that is capable of monitoring file system, Registry and process/thread activity, all in real-time. Process Monitor is a lightweight yet brilliant little program that has some extremely handy features, including Boot Logging – enabling which allows Process Monitor to generate…

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