How To’s

  • Fix: The referenced account is currently locked out

    Windows has always enabled its users to keep multiple accounts on each device in order to separate their personal files. Certain actions still affect all users, such as installing a new program or tweaking certain settings in Control Panel or the Settings app. There are regular and administrator accounts. Regular…

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  • How to Change Android System Font without Apps

    Changing the default system font on an Android device should be the easiest thing in the world, yet on many devices it’s actually rather complicated. The issue stems from the fact that stock Android does not offer the ability to customize system font – this is something that some device…

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  • How to Install Linux and run Steam on PlayStation 4

    When the Sony PS3 was released, it was shipped with support for Linux installation on the console. This was later removed in updates, and the idea was scrapped entirely with the PS4. However, there exists a method to get Linux running on the PS4, and you can even play PC…

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  • Fix: No Icons for Pictures or Photos after Creators Update

    An icon is a small picture or object that represents a file, program, web page or command. Based on the default icon, users will know more information about files, is that photo, video, Word document or something else. Default icons can be changed, by user interaction, malware infection or system…

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  • How to Fix Error 0x80300024 When Installing Windows

    Error code 0X80300024 is one of a number of different error codes that you can run into while trying to install any version of the Windows Operating System on a computer. Error code 0X80300024 is accompanied by an error message that says something along the lines of “Windows is unable…

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  • How to Create and Run a Virtual Machine With Hyper-V

    Hyper-V is a virtual machine feature built into Windows. It was originally part of the Windows 2008 server but was integrated into desktop starting with Windows 8. Hyper-V allows you to create virtual machines without installing additional software. This feature is available readily in Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education…

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  • Fix: Your Location is Currently in Use Windows 10

    Applications installed on your computer can access Windows 10’s location services to extract your physical location. You will see a system tray icon which says “Your location is currently in use” or “Your location has recently been accessed”. This icon can sometimes get really annoying. If you want the icon…

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  • How to Adjust Screen Brightness on Windows 10

    If you own a laptop or tablet, you might occasionally change the screen brightness to suit your needs. For example, if you want to use your laptop outdoors on a sunny day, you might want to set the brightness to maximum. If you are using your machine at night, the…

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  • How to Add or Remove Microsoft Print to PDF

    By default, Windows 10 comes packed with a nifty feature which allows you to turn documents into PDF’s without using any third party application. This is called Microsoft Print to PDF. This feature is available in form of a printer, which means, you have to print the document using the…

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  • Which SEGA Dreamcast Emulators To Use on Windows 10?

    Dreamcast is one of the consoles released by Sega back in 1998. There’s no doubt that Dreamcast was a great console that brought a lot of joy to thousands of kids. Back in 1998 (and 1999 when it released outside of Japan), Dreamcast had a lot of success and brought…

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  • How to Activate YouTube using Youtube.com/activate

    There’s no doubt that YouTube is an amazing platform that offers a wide range of shows. You can find pretty much anything on YouTube ranging from action and entertainment to family-friendly educational content. But all of these shows are even better when they are on the big screen like your…

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  • How to Fix Error 0xc004f014 During Activation on Windows 10

    Windows 10 was almost forcefully installed on people’s computers, especially the one ones who were running licensed versions of previous Windows versions such as Windows 7, 8, and 8.1. You would at least expect this process to be easy considering the fact that you will most definitely have a hard…

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  • How to Fix ‘Failed to initialize smartaudio’ Error on Windows

    Dealing with Windows issues on a regular basis is a stressful experience for any Windows users and that is probably a reason why plenty of people switch to Mac OS X. This means that they are ready to sacrifice certain freedom in a sense of being able to change just…

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  • How to Fix jawaw.exe Application Errors?

    Errors Windows users experience on a daily basis are difficult to count, especially because each new app and each new feature can bring a load of new problems for users to deal with. Users who are not so familiar with Windows errors may get confused and annoyed by them, especially…

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  • How To: Uninstall League of Legends on MacOS

    Gaming can be one of the most expensive hobbies even though you don’t even have to leave your house in order to take part in it. Building or buying a strong gaming PC can be tough, especially because of the fact that PCs are being upgraded every year and the…

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  • Fix: .NET Framework Error 0X80071A90

    Many Windows users have reported being met with error code 0X80071A90 when trying to install the .NET Framework on their computers or when trying to enable Hyper-V on Windows 8 or Windows 10. The error code is almost always accompanied by an error message that basically says that Windows could…

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  • Fix: File Explorer on Windows 10 Slow

    According to some Windows 10 users, the Explorer became extremely slow and very unstable at times. It takes a huge amount of time in copying or opening files. File Explorer is the main feature in the Windows operating system used for navigation. If it doesn’t work as expected, it causes…

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  • Fix: Computer Turn on By Itself

    Shutting down your Windows may seem like a simple process. You are just turning your PC off. How hard can it be? Yet there is a lot more to shutting down rather than just cutting the power supply to your computer. Windows have to sequentially shut down system processes, save…

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  • Fix: SSD Not Showing Up

    Solid state drives (SSD) are taking over with their superior speed, low power consumption and lower temperatures. Crucial, Samsung and Scandisk make some of the affordable SSDs but since they are of low storage capacity, they are used as a second disk or as the primary disk in conjunction with…

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  • Fix: Headphones Not Working on Windows 10

    It is a bit frustrating to plug in your headphones and still have the sound playing through the in-built speakers. Headphones provide privacy and better listening during movies, games or when you are in the library or a place that needs silence. This is an issue a few Windows users…

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  • Fix: Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page

    Blue Screen of Death, also known as a BSOD, surely is a nightmare for everyone. Each and every one of us have seen a blue screen of death during our time of using Windows. Even though the BSOD is the same thing, i.e. you see a blue screen and your…

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  • Fix: Print Spooler Keeps Stopping

    Print spooler is service which spools print jobs and handles interaction with the printer.  If you turn off this service, you won’t be able to use your printer. That means print spooler services should be running, so you can print properly. You can start Print Spooler service through Services tool…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Action Center Won’t Open

    New Windows updated always bring improved features and options to its large base of users and that is probably why they have been able to stay at the top of the operating system market for so long. Each new version of Windows has been simplified and its user interface has…

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  • Fix: An administrator has blocked you from running this app

    Running or installing an app in Windows 10 should be an easy process but certain things occur which simply won’t let us do that. Similar issues follow after the release of any new operating system and it usually takes a while before Microsoft resolves them on their own. However, before…

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  • Fix: Err_Connection_Closed

    Google Chrome is one of the most popular Internet browsers up to date and it offers a great performance for high-end PCs. It also works well on weaker PCs but its RAM consumption is a major issue for computers with less than 3 GB of RAM, especially if you have…

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