How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Word Cannot Complete the Save due to a File Permission Error

    The error message ‘Word cannot complete the save due to a file permission error’ occurs while saving files in Microsoft Word. This error message can occur randomly as well as in targeted cases. This scenario is most common where the file came from an external source or if its author…

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  • How to Open and View SWF Files

    SWF (pronounced as ‘Swiff’) is an abbreviation for Small Web Format. It is an Adobe file format that is used for vector graphics, multimedia, and ActionScript. It can contain both, interactive text and graphics. These animation files are mostly used in online games played using a web browser. Adobe’s own…

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  • Fix: iTunes Cannot locate CD Configuration Folder

    iTunes cannot locate CD Configuration folder is an error encountered by users trying to launch iTunes after the update 12.7.0.166. The update version can be different from the one mentioned as well. Furthermore, you might also encounter this error message when trying to create CD’s and DVD’s using iTunes. CD…

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  • Fix: Windows doesn’t have a network profile for this device error

    This error message appears when you are trying to connect a new device to your computer. Sometimes the error occurs when trying to connect a wireless device such as a printer or a speaker but the error can often be generalized. You will probably have to tweak your network profile…

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  • Fix: Netflix Streaming Error code M7111-1331-5059

    Users streaming Netflix experience the error code ‘M7111-1331-5059’ when the platform detects that their internet traffic is being redirected by proxies or VPNs. In the near past, Netflix started a crackdown against all users using proxy servers or VPN’s and by using third-party vendors, it identified the type of IP…

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  • How to Check Powershell version on Windows 10, 8 and 7

    Since Windows 10 comes with Windows PowerShell 5.0 installed by default but the WU (Windows Update) component is supposed to install a superior version automatically (Powershell 5.1), some users have been looking for ways to determine which Powershell versions they are currently using. If you’re a fan of doing tasks…

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  • How to Set A Custom Background to New Tabs in Google Chrome

    There is a certain category of users that prefer customization options over anything else. Google Chrome is undoubtedly one of the most secure and stable browsers currently on the market. It has by far the highest market share, but one of the main reasons why some users prefer other browser alternatives…

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  • Fix: Javac is not recognized on Windows 10

    “Javac is not recognized as an internal or external command” is an error often encountered by people trying to compile Java programs on Windows using Command Prompt. It’s might also be encountered when users try to check the current version of the primary Java compiler. What is JavaC? Javac (pronounced “java-see”),…

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  • How to Sync Google Calendar with your iPhone

    Google Calendar, is most used and most user-friendly app that exists today. Although Apple also offers a Calendar app that users can schedule events and activities, the users of iPhone require to have another option in their phones like the Google Calendar app. Many users have problems to sync calendars…

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  • Fix: Wow-64.exe Application Error

    World of Warcraft has been around for as long as anyone can remember but even the sheer amount of years the game has been at the top can’t fix the fact that the game suffers from some performance issues. One of these issues is definitely the Wow-64.exe Application error which…

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  • How to Fix Twitch TV Error 0x10331196

    Twitch TV is one of the most popular, if not the most popular streaming platform today. With millions of users taking advantage of it on a daily basis, there are a lot of people who use Twitch both to watch others play and to let others watch them play. However, even…

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  • Fix: Application Load Error 3:0000065432

    A lot of users are encountering the Application Load Error 3:0000065432 when they try to open games through Steam. Most affected games report that this issue occurs with Doom, Fallout 4, Skyrim and other games published by Bethesda, but this doesn’t seem to be a given fact since there are confirmed occurrences with…

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  • Fix: Google Chrome Profile Error Occured

    Some users have been getting the “Profile Error Occurred” error whenever they try to start Google Chrome on their PC. Most affected users report that each time open the Chrome browser, they are forced to re-log with their Google account in order get their saved tabs and other user preferences…

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  • How to Close a Microsoft Account Permanently and Delete Related Data

    There are a lot of reasons why you’d be tempted to close your Microsoft account. Maybe you’re using another account, or maybe you are moving towards a different desktop operating system. Even with all the new features that where implemented, Windows 10 is far from being a universal success. The many…

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  • Fix: Backspace Shortcut Not Working in Google Chrome

    Don’t you just hate it when you get accustomed to using a certain keyboard shortcut in an application only to find it removed by the developer? This is precisely what happened with the Backspace key in Google Chrome with the 52 update. Before this change, pressing the backspace key while…

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  • How to Check If Your PC Supports Bluetooth on Windows 10

    Even though a mobile device without Bluetooth is virtually unheard of, a PC with built-in Bluetooth functionality is a fairly rare occurence. Since this technology is not the industry’s standard on laptops and desktop computers, it’s good to know how to check if a particular machine has Bluetooth. Even more,…

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  • Fix: Call of Duty WW2 Error Code 103294

    Call of Duty WW2 is a successful entry in the Call of Duty franchise and it definitely brings something new to the genre, including the beloved Nazi Zombies mode everyone seems to love. However, the game is far from perfect as the Call of Duty WW2 error code 103284 has…

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  • 5 Methods to Wirelessly Transfer Files from Android to PC – No USB!

    Sometimes you find yourself quickly needing to transfer files between your Android and PC, but constantly plugging in a USB can be a hassle – and there’s that annoying “ka-doonk!” Windows sound when a new device is plugged in. What if I told you there are several methods for transferring…

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  • How to Enable Persistent Camera2 API on Xiaomi Mi A2 Across Reboots

    Xiaomi Mi A2 device owners who have rooted their device and enabled Camera2 API may find that it does not remain consistently enabled across reboots. In this guide we will show you a simple method, using a few ADB commands, to lock down the Camera2 API to a persistent state,…

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  • How to Play Fortnite on Rooted Android Devices

    Fortnite is an immensely popular game for both mobile and PC – yet sadly, it will not work on rooted Android devices (which is most likely a majority of readers here). We’re not entirely sure why Fortnite will not run on rooted devices – perhaps as a way to combat…

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  • How to Easily Receive OTA Updates on Rooted Xiaomi Mi A2 with Magisk

    Applying OTA updates to rooted Xiaomi Mi A2 can be a massive headache, as it can involve un-rooting your device and going through all the steps to root it all over again. Fortunately there is a method to install Magisk that supports OTA updates. So if you want to root…

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  • How to Install a Treble ROM on Huawei Mate 9

    The Huawei Mate 9 is a great mid-range phone from Huawei, but users may not always enjoy the EMUI design, especially as it tends to clash with the native Android Material Design. For that reason or others, some users may prefer a more native-Android experience on their Huawei phone –…

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  • How to Solve Moto Z2 Play Recovery Boot Loop

    For some reason, owners of the Moto Z2 Play are reporting that the device tends to reboot to recovery instead of directly to the system. This tends to happen after flashing a custom recovery such as TWRP, or a custom ROM. For example, you might flash TWRP + LOS ROM,…

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  • Fix: iTunes Error 0xE800002D

    A lot of Apple users have reported receiving the 0xE800002D error when they try to sync their iOS devices with iTunes. This particular error code is an indicator that the software component was unable to make a connection between your Apple device and the software that supports it. Most affected…

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  • Fix: Fatal Error C0000022

    Some users are reporting receiving the Fatal error C0000022 as soon as they turn their laptop or PC on. The error code is accompanied by the message “Applying Update operation“. The issue is specific to HP laptops and desktops. Most affected users state that the issue started to occur after a botched Windows…

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