How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Windows 10 Store Error 0x803F7000

    Error 0x803F700 (Try Again Later) is a Windows Store error that comes up when you’re trying to download apps. This is most commonly seen with recent upgrades to Windows 10 from Windows 7/8 and 8.1. The error basically means that it cannot connect to the windows store to download the…

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  • Fix: Outlook Send/Receive Error Code 0x8007007e

    Error code 0x8007007e is a problem with Microsoft Office Outlook 2016. It inhibits the user from sending or receiving any emails, something that can be quite disruptive and troubling. Most of the users who have experienced this problem have been faced with it after upgrading from Outlook 2013 (or any of Outlook…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Install Error 0xC1900101 – 0x20004

    Error 0xC1900101 – 0x20004 is a Windows installation error which comes up when you try to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8/8.1 or 7. The detailed error message indicates that “The installation failed in the SAFE_OS phase with an error during INSTALL_RECOVERY_ENVIRONMENT operation“. This error may also come up…

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  • Fix: Steps to fix the ssvagent.exe error

    Ssvagent.exe is an update agent for java, when you run Internet Explorer the “java update agent” or other browsers required to run java, the system calls for the ssvagent file and executes it. It is developed by Oracle Corporation for Windows operation system. The default location of this agent is in…

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  • Fix Windows 10 Installation Error 0XC1900101 – 0x20017

    Error 0xC1900101 – 0x20017 is a windows 10 installation error which comes up when upgrade/install to Windows 10 fails. The message it gives is outside the normal user understanding, and leaves them scratching their heads looking for a solution. It says “The installation failed in the SAFE_OS phase with an error during…

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  • Fix: Windows Defender Error 0x80240438

    Error 0x80240438 followed by a message stating “virus and spyware definitions couldn’t be updated” is a Windows Defender error usually seen in Windows 8 and 10. The error states that updates have been interrupted. There are two possible reasons for this to occur, the first one is that the windows…

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  • How to Remove DNS Unlocker

    DNS Unlocker is an adware program which has spread like a fire due to the manufacturer’s intelligent integration’s with third party software’s, to allow this adware to be installed automatically without the users consent, and smart tricks to fool people by misleading them. What this basically does is that it generates…

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  • How to: Remove Babylon Toolbar

    A lot of complaints about Babylon toolbar hijacking the web browser are circling for quite some time. The Babylon toolbars actually modifies the web browsers default settings and hooks deep in the browser files and registry: the toolbar basically changes the homepage, and the designated search engine. It adds its…

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  • Fix: Outlook and Live Mail SMTP Error 0x800CCC67

    Error 0x800CCC67 is caused by the SMTP (Protocol) usually in Windows Live Mail and in Outlook. This indicates that the message you were trying to send could not be sent and as a result “An unknown error has occurred.” pop-up appears. Generally, the most common reason for this error to occur is…

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  • How to: Create A New Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016 Profile

    Many issues related to Outlook 2007 / 2010 / 2013 and 2016 can be easily resolved by starting fresh with a new profile. Outlook maintains everything through profiles which holds all your information. Think of it as a body holding organs; when the body is broken you change it; what you…

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  • How To: Setup A Website

    You’re probably blank about all the hosting stuff; if you are starting with the question “How To Host Your Own Website“. BUT, not to worry by the end of this guide you’ll know how to host a website  along with a 25% discount coupon from HostGator, exclusively for the readers…

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  • How to Repair Windows Live Mail

    Windows Live Mail is a free e-mail application provided by Windows aimed at Windows 7 and Vista users. It has now been discontinued and no updates or upgrades will be made to it; with the introduction of Windows 8 and 10; Microsoft changed the conventional way of offering free applications…

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  • How to Change your e-mail settings in Windows Live Mail

    E-mail providers continually update things at their end which results in a mess on your end. Many of us are unaware of this and panic; when there’s no need to because what they do is for your security. In the past we’ve only had one simple port which was 25 for sending;…

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  • How to Restore your forgotten wireless password

    Many users tend to forget their wireless network passwords or network keys, and since they may have changed it the default once they had would not work. Fortunately, many of us are already connected to the same wireless network (while we’ve forgotten the network key) to connect new devices. Wireless network…

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  • How to downgrade Internet Explorer 10 to 9

    Many users have experienced issues using the latest iteration of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 10 as a result of an upgrade via Windows Updates, and wish to uninstall it or just roll back to Internet Explorer 9. The usual technique for removing an already installed program would be using the Control Panel, but…

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  • How to Delete Temporary files in Windows 7/Vista and 8/8.1/10

    Temporary files are stored on the hard drive of your computer, and they can easily be found with the help of .TMP extension. Windows create these temporary files when a Windows Session is dismissed in an irregular way. Another reason these temporary file are created is when you shut-down your computer…

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  • Fix: Cannot Open PDF files error in Internet Explorer

    The versions of Internet explorer that are released before the internet explorer 8 version are more likely to take time while loading the PDF files. If you are getting the Error ‘Internet Explorer has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program…

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  • How to Delete a page in Microsoft Word 2010

    Microsoft Office Word enables their users the creation & management of complex documents in your business or simply for the school/college assignments. These documents contain numerous sorts of content, from charts and images to the tables and the textual data. On several occasions, you may find a page interferes with…

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  • Fix: Cannot open your default e-mail folders. The information store could not be opened

    In Outlook 2003 to 2013 “Cannot open your default e-mail folders. The information store could not be opened” keeps on prompting. There’s no reason to panic, though. Whilst it might sound like a significant error, but this is something that can be easily fixed. Microsoft claims that the major cause of this…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 is stuck in safe mode

    Safe Mode is a feature that has been built into all of the iterations of the Windows Operating System to have ever been created up till now. When a computer enters Safe Mode, all outside network access is terminated and all third-party applications and programs are rendered unusable, stripping the…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 stuck in Welcome Screen

    Earlier this year, Microsoft decided to skip over Windows 9 and introduce the latest iteration of the Windows Operating System in the form of Windows 10. Windows 10 is arguably the best version of the Operating System to have ever been created, but like all of its predecessors, it is…

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  • Fix: CD/DVD Drive Not Showing Up in Windows Explorer

    The Windows Operating System assigns one letter of the alphabet to every single drive that is attached to a computer. The CD or DVD ROM that is attached to a computer is also assigned a letter and appears as a drive in My Computer and all other areas of Windows…

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  • Fix: Apps Won’t Sync Error Code 0x80070032

    Windows 10 has attracted a massive amount of audience due to its prominent features and amazing GUI. Although, there is no doubt in its popularity but it is not a perfect version of Windows too. It has a number of flaws that are worth to be noted by Microsoft. According…

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  • How to Get Windows Movie Maker on Windows 10

    You would probably have used one of the best movie making software’s on your Windows in the past. Definitely, that is Windows Movie Maker, a well known software application integrated by Microsoft in inside its Windows ME in the year 2000. At that time, it was considered a life saver…

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