How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • FIX: Steps to fix office installation error 0-1011 (0)

    When you try to install Office 365, 2016 or 2013 from your online Office account after removing a previous version of Office or after an upgrade to your operating system and you see the error 0-1011 (0); this technically means that traces and left overs from  the last install are not allowing…

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  • Fix: Remove FBI Virus from your iPhone / iPad

    iPads, iPhones and basically all Apple devices were thought to be immune to viruses and malware, but that changed around three years ago when hackers all over the world started targeting Apple devices. One of the most fearsome and common kinds of malware that are currently known to be able…

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  • FIX: Remove FBI Virus from Android

    The FBI virus is the name that is commonly used to refer to any member of an entire family of ransomware. Ransomware is a form of malware that is designed to lock down any system that it infects and ask the user to pay a completely unnecessary and exorbitant fee…

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  • Root Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-I337

    The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a little over two years old but is still managing to go strong. One of the best Android devices to have ever been manufactured, the Galaxy S4 truly is a thing of beauty. There are quite a few variations of the Samsung galaxy S4, and…

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  • How to Factory Reset Android Phone

    Whether it is because they are facing some issues with their Smartphone or because they simply want their Smartphone to feel like new again, the average Android user feels the need to reset their Smartphone to factory settings at least once in the device’s life span. Resetting an Android device…

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  • All You Need to Know About Android Marshmallow

    What is Android Marshmallow? The Android Operating System, as vast as it already is, continues to grow, expand and, more importantly, evolve. The Android OS simply keeps getting better with every new update. The latest version of the OS is Android 5.x Lollipop, also known as Android L. Android Lollipop…

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  • FIX: Steps to fix atibtmon.exe runtime error

    The most common issue people are having is when they disconnect or unplug the AC Power Cord it results in a runtime pop-up error related to atibtmon.exe. Atibtmon.exe is a ATI Brightness Monitor Program. When you disconnect the AC Power Cord it signals this program; which returns the error if…

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  • Fix: Security essentials error 0x80080005

    Security essentials error 0x80080005 occurs when the definitions file in essentials fails to update itself  from Microsoft. Even though; most of the users now a  days don’t use essentials; and i would never recommend anyone using it because it always has issues and conflicts with other anti virus software’s. If…

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  • Fix: Windows error 0x8000ffff

    If your computer running on Windows 7 won’t boot/start when you try to do a system restore to an earlier working point, you will likely see the message: “system restore incomplete, unspecified error during restore 0x8000ffff“. What does this mean and how do you fix it? There are three documented…

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  • Fix: Windows Activation error 0xC004C003

    Error 0xC004C003 is a windows activation error which usually comes up when you try and activate your windows 10 after a clean install. Windows 10 is offered as a free upgrade if you are upgrading from a previous installation of Windows 7/8 or 8.1. Users who have upgraded from a…

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  • Fix: .NET 3.5 error 0x800F0906 and 0x800F081f

    Users sometimes face the error when installing Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and its later edition Windows 8.1. Unlike older versions .Net Framework 3.5 is a Feature on Demand in Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.  You encounter errors when enable any feature because Windows tries to establish a…

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  • Fix: android.process.media has stopped

    android.process.media is a common issue which can occur anytime and is caused mainly because of two applications, the Download Manager and the Media Storage. Before we conclude that this cannot be solved without the support of a technician, i would suggest you give a try to the following methods as it has…

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  • How to Remove File Associations in Windows Vista and 7

    Every file in the Windows has an extension which identifies the file and associates itself with the programs, such as .txt for text (notepads) / .doc for (documents) etc. These extensions represent the default program which will open that certain file. At times; you may need to remove the file…

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  • Fix: Remove C:\Program Files (x86)\Search Extensions\Client.exe pop-up

    This pop-up appears on start-up and is caused by an adware called “RocketTab” which displays various malicious web advertisements without your consent. RocketTab schedules itself to launch automatically upon start-up but when it is removed by your anti virus software; and the computer can’t find it then you see this…

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  • Fix: iTunes installation fails and rolls back

    This issue occurs where iTunes has been previously installed on a Windows computer. It gets corrupt when the user tries to upgrade/re-install initially and then the subsequent attemps fails where iTunes installation usually rolls back due to the traces it’s installer finds. As a result; you’re unable to update iTunes.…

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  • Fix: operating system is not presently configured to run this application

    I encountered this error while trying to create a new profile for Outlook 2013. When i tried to access Mail from control panel; it gave me the error operating system is not presently configured to run this application. This was for a user who recently upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7.…

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  • Fix: Outlook not working something went wrong

    Outlook not working; something went wrong occurs when you try to access your outlook/hotmail account. This issue is most commonly due to an error with Microsoft (servers) which is preventing premium owa users from accessing their web mail. Since the issue is beyond our control; we cannot fix this at…

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  • Fix: Office 365 error code 12152-4

    Error code 12152-4 indicates that Office 365 cannot be installed. The issue is most commonly seen on MiFi connections where the IP address scheming is IPv6. The IPv6 settings of the network adapter prevents the system from downloading and installing Office 365. Office 365 errors do not indicate any specific…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 upgrade stuck at 91%

    This is a common issue while upgrading which occurs due to the security settings previously configured on your Windows prior to upgrade hence it prevents the upgrade process to complete. The settings; are usually preconfigured when you install or setup anti virus or other security software’s. Another less common cause…

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  • Fix: Continuous Apple Logo Loop

    The continuous Apple logo loop is a problem faced by many iOS users across the globe – a problem in which an Apple device refuses to boot up when connected to its charger and keeps on displaying a loop of the Apple logo. In addition, once the charger is disconnected,…

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  • Fix: SuperSU has stopped

    The Android Operating System introduces Smartphone users to an entirely new world of possibilities, and the option to root an Android device so that root apps, custom kernels and custom ROMs can be installed onto it only adds to these possibilities. However, after rooting their device and installing SuperSU (the…

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  • FIX: com.process.systemui has stopped

    One of the most common errors that the Android Operating System is plagued by is the “com.android.systemui has stopped” error, an error in which the entire User Interface of a device stops responding, sometimes for as long as an hour. This error can be caused by anything from a faulty…

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  • Fix: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError

    The “java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError no apparent reason” is a pretty well-known error that can occur for one of two reasons. The first reason for which the “java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError no apparent reason” can occur is because of outdated Android Development Tools that need to be updated by the user. The more serious circumstances under…

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  • Fix: Error 0x801901F7 (server stumbled)

    Error 0x801901F7 is a windows store error which occurs when you try to open Windows Store. Unfortunately; this issue is not on the user’s end and is a Microsoft store issue coming from the MS Servers. With some users the issue has been automatically resolved; whereas others may still need to wait until…

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  • Fix: 4504 Message not found

    Most commonly experienced by users of the Samsung Galaxy S4, the “Unknown Address 4504: Message Not Found” error is one that is more common that the average Android user would think. Devices suffering from this error receive text messages that read “4504: Message Not Found” from an “Unknown Sender” instead…

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