How To’s

  • How to: Root Bluestacks 2

    BlueStacks is a highly rated Android emulator for PC, but unfortunately it does not offer a pre-rooted version. Looking around the net will show plenty of guides for one-click rooting BlueStacks using a tool like KingoRoot, but I have a moral opposition to recommending KingoRoot to people, for any device…

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  • Fix: Windows Experience Index Freezing

    Windows Experience Index is a Windows feature introduced with Windows Vista which is used to benchmark Windows PCs and offers a score. It was removed from Windows 8.1 and cannot be found in newer versions of Windows as well. However, a couple of people, particularly NVIDIA graphics cards users in…

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  • Don’t Starve Late Game Characters

    Woodie Woodie is the 6th unlockable character of the game. He is unlocked by gaining 1600 exp or by surviving 80 days in game. Woodie has 150 health, 150 hunger and 200 sanity. Woodie has a special axe called Lucy the Axe who talks to Woodie and motivates him to…

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  • How to Prepare for and Survive Winter Don’t Starve

    Winter is one of the two seasons that are in the base game. In Reign of Giants DLC, there are four seasons. If the game starts in autumn, then it will take 21 days for winter to arrive (default settings). Winter will last for 16 days and the player will…

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  • How to Add Email Accounts to Android Phone

    There’s no doubt that smartphones have become a part of our daily routines. A smartphone isn’t just a means to entertainment and time pass, smartphones, nowadays, are being used for businesses, productivity and for various other things. One of the ways that your smartphone can help you get more productive…

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  • How to Configure Expiration for Microsoft Password

    If you follow the online presence of Microsoft’s top executives and developers, you’ll notice something that looks like an orchestrated effort. Every once in a while, someone posts something about the importance of having a strong password and how vital it is to change it regularly. Even more, in the…

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  • How to Install Google Docs Dark Theme

    Google Docs has now become one of the most popular text editors for students and professionals alike. Being a Chromebook user myself, Google Docs is my go-to word processor. This means that I spend long hours in front of Google Docs, as does anybody who uses it as their primary…

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  • How to: Fast Charge Your Samsung Galaxy Phone

    Unfortunately, today’s devices still run on non-nuclear batteries. As a result, we are forced to constantly charge them every time they run out of power. You probably find yourself checking your phone’s battery percentage a couple of times a day, and find comfort when the battery icon still displays a…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Media Creation Tool Error 0x80070456 – 0xA0019

    The Media Creation Tool is a very useful asset for any Windows user. It lets you create a bootable CD or USB drive with the setup for your operating system, and then use it for reinstalling or fixing the OS in case something goes wrong. However, there are situations when…

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  • Fix: Realtek Card Reader issues on Windows 10

    Realtek’s USB card readers can be stubborn sometimes. The issue that happened for quite a few users was that when they inserted their card, everything works. However, once you browse the media or start copying files, the media is lost. The SD card is mounted again after a short while,…

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  • How to Figure Out Which UPS Will Work For You?

    Imagine next scenario. You are working on something important on your computer, for example finishing some project in AutoCAD or Microsoft Visio, or you are writing your first book, and suddenly your home or company lost electricity which results in power outage. You did not except that it will happen…

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  • How to: Torrent on Chromebook

    “But will I be able to download torrents?” is one of the top concerns of people considering the shift from traditional operating systems to Chrome OS. For a lot of people, torrenting is a daily activity, whether it be the newest episode of your favorite TV show or a movie…

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  • Top 11 Apps for Your Rooted Android

    Rooting your android device today is far simpler than it was a couple of years ago. The overall procedure is just following a couple of steps depending on your device, and Wholaa you are rooted. But rooting your device on its own does not bring anything special to your device…

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  • How to Unlock Short Messages (Premium SMS) on Android Nougat

    Even with the rise of instant messaging apps, the short message service(SMS) still remains one of the most used communication method on our phones. Although regular texting via SMS isn’t that common nowadays, using short messages (also referred to as premium SMS) to pay for things like tram tickets or…

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  • Fix: Pandora Not Working Unless Connected to Wi-Fi

    Arguably one of the easiest ways to fine new music based on your preferences, Pandora is a music streaming service with automatic music recommendation available in the US, Australia and New Zealand. Although Pandora’s features are undoubtedly great, a lot of users have reported problems when trying to use Pandora…

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  • Fix: FoxFi Not Working

    FoxFi, now part of PdaNet+ is an app that enables Wi-Fi Hotspot on your Android phone without the need of a tether plan or root privileges. With multiple connection options like USB, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, PdaNet+ is one of the leading Android apps for tethering mobile data traffic. Users with…

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  • How to Reset Network Data Usage in Windows 10

    Organized Windows users keep a close eye on their bandwidth consumption and data usage. This is extremely helpful for users that are hindered by a limited data consumption plan. By default, Windows lets you view all your network data usage on your PC for the last 30 days. This data…

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  • Fix: Shadowplay Not Recording

    ShadowPlay is part of GeForce Experience 3.0, which enables you to instantly record gameplay at 60FPS for the the last 20 minutes. You can also broadcast a livestream Twitch or YouTube at varying resolutions. There have been cases where users have been unable to record any games using ShadowPlay, even…

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  • Fix: NVIDIA Kernel Mode Driver Crash

    Certain NVIDIA graphics cards users have complained about an issue with the graphics while in excessive use. During use, the the screen blacks out for a while and comes back with a popup which says “Display driver Nvidia Windows Kernel Mode driver, has stopped responding and has successfully recovered”. This…

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  • How to Rollback NVIDIA Drivers

    NVIDIA graphics cards users often face issues which require them at point to revert to previous installation. In this article, we will show you how to roll back to previous versions of your NVIDIA graphics card drivers to avert any issues you were facing with the current driver. There are…

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  • Fix: d3dx9_42.dll is missing

    A lot of games have failed to start because of d3dx9_42.dll. When games like Need For Speed, Sid Meier’s Civilization V, and Blur are launched, the error “The program can’t start because d3dx9_42.dll is missing from your computer. Try installing the program to fix this problem.” is displayed. This error…

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  • Fix: The procedure entry point CreateDXGIFactory2 could not be located

    After upgrading to Windows 10 and updating NVIDIA drivers, some users have experienced issues with Sweetfx. The users with Sweetfx installed try to launch a game, they get the error “The procedure entry point CreateDXGIFactory 2 could not be located in the dynamic link library C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\d3d11.dll” and the game doesn’t…

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  • Fix: Avast ‘avastui.exe’ Force Closes NVIDIA Control Panel

    Some users of Avast Antivirus have reported the application for closing NVIDIA Control Panel (NVcpl) when trying to enable or disable SLI, with Avast detecting it as a virus. This is very annoying and makes it difficult to use the control panel while Windows is running. Avast, and other antiviruses…

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  • Fix: Nvidia Control Panel Won’t Open

    A lot of NVIDIA graphics card users have made reports on the Control Panel not opening. This issue has spanned across several Windows versions from Windows 7 to 10. All attempts to open the NVIDIA Control Panel from the Start menu proves futile. Also, checking Windows Update shows that your…

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  • How to: Add Email Accounts to iPhone

    Using your iPhone to read and reply to emails sure is a great way to stay in touch with friends and colleagues. Many people use their iPhone for email communication because it’s productive and doesn’t require you to sit in front of a computer. You can use your iPhone to…

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