How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_REMOVED

    The error “DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_REMOVED” usually occurs when your graphics card isn’t able to run on your computer properly. The computer momentarily loses contact with the graphics card; hence the error. This error spawns due to a number of different reasons for example when you are overclocking your computer, when your graphics…

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  • Fix: Overwatch No Compatible Graphics Hardware Was Found

    The error “No compatible graphics hardware was found” usually occurs when Overwatch fails to detect and use the resources of the graphics hardware present on your computer. This issue became more frequent after the Creators Update of Windows 10. The reasons behind this error are very generic. In some cases,…

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  • Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Optimization Guide

    Ever since its release back in March 2017, Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds has been notorious for its bad performance. Gamers with powerful and weak computers alike were facing drops in frame-rate, stuttering, game freezes and occasional game crashes. Since then, Bluehole has been constantly optimizing the game to improve performance. Nearly a…

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  • Fix: Error 0x80042302 while attempting to Restore Windows 10 System Image

    Users experience the error “0x80042302” when they trying to restore an image of Windows on their PC. The mechanism through which you restore a system image is called System Restore. The full message of the error is: “The system image restore failed. Error details: A Volume Shadow Copy Service component…

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  • Fix: Explorer.exe Error Class Not Registered

    Many users came across the problem where they were unable to launch various applications which have ties to explorer.exe such as Outlook, Edge, Internet Explorer, Windows Explorer, and even the Start Menu. The error usually occurs when the system files of ‘explorer.exe’ are corrupt or there is some wrong configuration.…

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  • Fix: Printer Not Responding

    The error “Printer not responding” usually arises the printer doesn’t respond to the requests send by your computer because of incorrect configurations, hardware faults, or some unresponsive services. The error is a common one and occurs to users all the time. Sometimes, just restarting the printer fixes the problem while…

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  • Fix: Network Cable Unplugged

    The error ‘Network Cable Unplugged’ means that your computer isn’t detecting the Ethernet connection correctly hence producing the error. This error usually happens when you upgrade your Windows or install a potential upgrade. This error is very and the reasons may vary from computer to computer as each has its…

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  • Fix: Something went wrong. Try restarting GeForce Experience

    The error “Something went wrong. Try restarting GeForce Experience” usually occurs when your computer is unable to launch the GeForce Experience application properly. This error came into the spotlight recently when GeForce Experience 3.0 was launched by the company. Although it contained various new features and increased performance, it was…

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  • Fix: “iTunes could not restore the iPhone or iPad due to corrupt or incompatiable iPhone/iPad

    iTunes Could not Restore because the backup was corrupted or not compatible is usually caused by permissions preventing iTunes from restoring or a corruption with the backup database. It also affects almost every iPhone model (iPhone 5s / 6 / 6 Plus / 7 / 7 Plus / 8 / 8…

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  • Fix: Destiny Error Code Anteater

    There are quite a few error codes which might appear to you if you are playing Destiny on your respective console. However, dealing with these error codes can sometimes be quite difficult since Bungie has not yet released a regular fix for either of these issues and users are forced…

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  • How to Check How Much VRAM You Have on Windows 10

    VRAM (Video RAM) is a specific type of RAM (Random Access Memory) that is used in graphics processing units (GPUs) for computers. Dedicated graphics cards for computers have their own RAM that is separate from the RAM of the computer they are installed on which is reserved for memory functions…

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  • How to Get Rid of Paragraph Symbols in Word

    Microsoft Word, arguably the best word processor out there for the Windows Operating System, is extremely feature-rich. One of Word’s many, many features is the ability for users to have Word display an array of different, usually invisible marks and symbols that are used to format the text in a…

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  • Fix: ATTEMPTED_SWITCH_FROM_DPC (BSOD)

    The error “ATTEMPTED_SWITCH_FROM_DPC” usually occurs when the computer abruptly shuts down while operating due to a number of different reasons. Most of them usually trace back to hardware issues with your memory or hard drive. Other than these, drivers are also one of the leading causes. This error is caused…

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  • Fix: Skype not enough storage is available to process this command

    Skype users have been struggling with the “Not enough storage is available to process this command” error for a couple of years. There are a lot of potential fixes for this issue, but some of the fixes available on the internet became outdated with the latest Skype versions. After doing…

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  • How to Stop Skype from Running Automatically at Startup on Windows

    In the case of most Skype installations on Windows computers, Windows is configured to automatically launch Skype as soon as the computer starts up and the user logs in to it. On a Windows computer, Skype is added to its startup items as soon as it is installed. However, many…

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  • How to Stop Programs from Running at Startup on Windows 7

    After a Windows computer starts up, each member of a specific group of programs on the computer is launched as soon as the user logs in to Windows. These “startup items” range from third-party programs installed by the user that are configured to launch at startup to built-in Windows programs…

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  • How to Type Roman Numerals

    It doesn’t matter how old Roman numerals (XIII, III, MDCXII) are or how simpler people find universal numerals (13, 3, 1612) to be, the fact of the matter is that Roman numerals work, and they’re not going anywhere anytime soon. Whether it is to number the pages on their college…

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  • How to Fix This Item is Temporarily Unavailable After Reinstalling Your MacOS or OS X

    If your Mac is running slow, the most obvious thing you can do is to reinstall the OS. This may solve some of the problems, but also may cause new ones. A couple of Mac users reported having an error when reinstalling a fresh OS on their computers. Usually, this…

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  • Fix: Safari Loads Gmail in HTML View Only

    There’s a problem going around for Mac users where Safari is unable to load Gmail in Standard view and displays all pages in Basic HTML view only. The issue is caused by either corruption in the application folder or a Safari version that is no longer supported by Gmail.Google is…

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  • Fix: QuickBooks Error Code 12007

    The QuickBooks 12007 error code is mostly caused by a faulty Internet connection and users are often unable to update QuickBooks to the latest version available. There are quite a few different causes for the issue such as QuickBooks being unable to find an OP address for a server or…

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  • Fix: Safety Scanner (msert.exe) side-by-side configuration is incorrect

    Microsoft has developed a few security tools aimed to help users deal with malware on their Windows computers. One such tool is Safety Scanner (msert.exe) – the executable name stands for Microsoft Support Emergency Response Tool. Some users have reported receiving the “side-by-side configuration is incorrect”  error when trying to run the…

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  • Fix: PVP.net Patcher Kernel has stopped working

    Many League of Legends players come across this problem where their game client refuses to open because of the error “PVP.net Patcher Kernel has stopped working”. Reinstalling the entire game doesn’t work too. The reason why this error occurs is that the client doesn’t get appropriate permission to run its…

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  • Fix: No Device Connected (Wacom)

    The error “No Device Connected” occurs when your computer fails to recognize and detect your Wacom tablet. This issue is very common among Wacom users when they try to connect their tablet to their computer. The issue is readily solved by reinstalling drivers, rolling back drivers or restarting the Wacom…

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  • Fix: The Remote Device or Resource won’t Accept the Connection

    The error “the remote device or resource won’t accept the connection” often occurs when there is an incorrect configuration amongst your network settings on your computer. You might have a proxy gate enabled or your IE settings might be wrongly configured. This error is very common and usually arises when…

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  • Fix: Volume Mixer Won’t Open

    On a Windows computer, the Speaker icon in the notification area can be used to control volume and other sound-related properties. Clicking on the Speaker icon reveals a master volume slider that controls the volume for the entirety of the Windows Operating System. Windows users can also individually set the volumes for each of…

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