How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • How to: Convert Pages File to Doc or DOCX

    Pages, is a word processor for MAC, like Word Pad for Windows. In Pages, you can open the files created in MS Word, or Word Pad but you cannot open *.pages files in Word. So whether you’re sending an email where they require a .doc file or you, a Windows user,…

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  • FIX: SYSTEM THREAD EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED

    SYSTEM THREAD EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED is an error which appears on a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) when process threads running critical windows services fault. It has been mainly reported by users of Windows 8, 8.1 and 10. While some users get 10 to 15 seconds before they get this error, some…

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  • How to Flash Custom ROM For S4 Mini 3G/LTE with Cyanogenmod 13

    Rooting your Android phone is your first step towards freedom, customization and community delevopers supported content, after rooting your phone there are many choices in regards to customization, you can download and flash a custom recovery to backup your data or flash ROMs, you can use Xposed Framework for simple customization…

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  • Fix: Windows Explorer has stopped working

    Windows Explorer is a handler (a process) which enables you to explore the various screens on your Windows. If it stops working; You will get unwanted notices telling you that it has stopped working; some programs may also not open, the ones that works in accordance with Windows Explorer. Technically, Windows explorer has…

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  • Fix: Error 50 DISM does not support servicing Windows PE with the /online option

    Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) is used to refresh a Windows image, or prepare an image. It is a command line tool. It has many uses, including its use to repair when System File Checker scan reports errors or corrupted files. But rarely users have reported getting the following…

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  • How to Install Xposed Framework on Android Phones

    Xposed Framework makes customization of your Android Phone super-easy; before the creation of Xposed Framework, customization’s and tweaks were not easy since the phone’s Custom ROM had to be flashed. In General, Xposed Framework  allows the owner of the Magnificent Android to perform tweaks, and customize widgets without messing up the system files and…

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  • How to Fix IncrediMail Error BREAKPOINT (80000003)

    When you start IncrediMail it opens with a small error dialog stating the following error message: “IncrediMail has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience“. The error further goes on to say the following in the Crash Details “Exception: BREAKPOINT (80000003). Faulting Offset: 00132BD2, Module:…

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  • How to Remove Malwares Using Malwarebyte

    Malwares now a days spread themselves through websites and internet mediums. There are three major forms of malwares which are classed as “Spywares, Adwares and Ransomwares”. In General; they are designed to use your computer to generate revenue – people behind them earn money in one of the following ways; by stealing…

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  • BEST GUIDE: How to Manually Run Windows Updates (7/8/8.1 and 10)

    Microsoft updates are continuously released and by default applied and installed on your Windows OS. It is important to let the updates install automatically; because they bring in numerous benefits in terms of security and keeping the software’s and service up to date; The top most reason technically is the security of…

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  • How to Unroot Android to Original Settings

    After rooting your device should you device to unroot it back to what it originally was, say your device had a faulty hardware and you need to send it for warranty or you might just want to restore it to its original firmware, for whatever reasons you want to unroot your device, you…

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  • FIX: The Proxy Server Isn’t Responding

    “The proxy server isn’t responding”, followed by a probable cause of the error and a couple of tips on dealing with it, is an error message that is displayed when a user affected by it attempts to access the internet through an internet browser such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome…

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  • How to stream audio from PC to Android device

    If you’ve ever been in a situation where you wanted to stream PC audio to your Android device, this guide is for you. Maybe you want to watch a movie on your computer’s screen while using your headphones plugged into your Android phone, or have a local music playlist on…

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  • FIX: Wireless Mouse Not Working

    With the Modernization of Technology, different types of Wireless Mouse have emerged in the market. These wireless mice such as Optical Mouse, Laser Mouse and Bluetooth Mouse can send and receive signals transmitted from the small USB dongle that is supplied with them. However, due to the number of components…

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  • FIX: Steps to Fix BSOD Error “KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR”

    Windows users often complain of being met with a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) displaying KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR and another error code (which, in most cases, is 0x0000007A) when they wake their computer up from hibernation or even when they start their computer up. In almost all cases, a reboot manages to…

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  • Android Developer Options Complete Guide

    Anytime you search for a root guide for an Android device, invariably you’re told to unlock the hidden Developer Options, and then enable USB Debugging and/or OEM Unlocking. But what about the rest of the options? The Android settings menu offers no clear explanation of them – that’s what I…

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  • How To Rebuild MBR, BootDOTini and Set C as Active Partition

    This is one of the most effective and easy method to fix almost all boot related errors provided that the hard disk is not faulty. Click here and download the ISO file for a 32-bit or 64-bit version, depending on your system, of the bootable variant of the MiniTool Partition Wizard The…

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  • Difference: FAT32 vs NTFS vs ExFAT

    FAT32, ExFAT and NTFS – the three most commonly used file systems across all existing computer Operating Systems. FAT32 is the oldest of the bunch, and ExFAT is the newest, but that is in no way how these file systems are ranked in terms of performance. If you wish to…

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  • How to add Dropbox or OneDrive to the Files App on Chrome OS

    If you own a Chromebook, you’ll know that Google Drive is tightly integrated with the File manager on Chrome OS. All the files stored on Google Drive are available for easy access on the Files app, which makes it easy to transfer files to and from the cloud. What if…

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  • FIX: Mobile Network Not Available on Android Phones

    Many Android Mobile Phone users have reportedly experienced “Mobile Network Not Available” error message when they try and attempt to make calls. Your mobile network in US, could be Verizon, T-Mobile etc. Regardless of who the network operator is, the methodology involved running in the background is same. In General,…

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  • FIX: DWM.exe has stopped working

    Many Windows 7 users have reported experiencing an issue where they receive an error message stating “DWM.exe has stopped working and has been closed”, along with a few other details, either after every few minutes or whenever they switch to their desktop or open a Windows Explorer window. On the…

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  • How to Clone a Hard Drive

    In this guide; i will walk you through all the steps to clone your disk but before i do that; a brief description will provide more clear understanding on the importance of data and why everyone is progressing towards it’s protection, availability and reliability and on what needs to be…

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  • How to Transfer Photos from iPhone/iPad to A Computer

    Transferring photos to your computer/system/mac will become easy, once you’ve gone through the steps. In this guide i’ll refer iPad and iPhone as iDevice. Photos takes up the most of your iDevice storage, since iDevice produces high quality images, If you’ve ever noticed, when mailing photos from your iPad or iPhone; you…

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  • Fix: Airplane/Flight Mode Will Not Turn Off on Windows 10 Creators Update

    The Windows 10 Creators Update, like many Windows OS updates before it, has turned out to be not as stable an OS build as Microsoft believed it to be when they started rolling it out. The aftermath of the Windows 10 Creators Update’s release has brought to light the many…

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  • FIX: Couldn’t Update the System Reserved Partition Error

    When trying to upgrade their computers to Windows 10 (or Windows 8 or 8.1, for that matter), countless Windows 7 users received an error message stating “We couldn’t update the system reserved partition”. The upgrade would fail and this error message would be displayed no matter how many times an…

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  • How to Lock a Folder in Windows 8/8.1 and 10

    Privacy is a serious concern for some and computer’s are part of life for everyone. Many users have asked about how to protect/lock their data inside a folder the easy way so only they can access it. Some users cannot restrict their use of PCs to their family members and…

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