How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • BEST GUIDE: How to Add Reminders to Outlook 2013

    Microsoft Outlook helps you organize your personal and professional life. With integrated appointments, contacts, tasks, and email messages, you are less likely to forget important things and more likely to be organized and efficient. Microsoft Outlook has a very useful feature to set reminders for different items. You can set…

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  • FIX: Steps to Fix “Windows Could Not Format” SD Card

    Memory card is a very convenient and reliable device to store and move files, photos, and videos. Nowadays, most mobiles and cameras have the option to extend device memory with a memory card. However, your memory card is not as reliable as your device’s internal storage or a computer hard…

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  • Fix: Print to PDF Feature in Windows 10 Won’t Work

    If you are running Windows 10, you don’t need to install third party programs to save your files as PDF (portable document format). Windows 10 has a built-in PDF printer Microsoft Print to PDF, which enables you to save files and web pages as PDF. However, users have reported that…

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  • How to locate your LENOVO Serial Number

    If you own a Lenovo product, you might need to find your Lenovo serial number for a number of reasons. If you go to Lenovo website, it will ask you for the serial number in order to show you the specifications of your system or the warranty status of your product. If…

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  • How to Use Canned Responses in Gmail

    Gmail Labs is a useful—but under-appreciated—function in Google’s popular email service. Gmail Labs contain experimental features to add extra functionality to your Gmail inbox. Canned response is one of these features introduced by Gmail Labs. Canned responses enable you to save any composed email as a template to use it…

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  • How to Password Protect or Encrypt Excel Files

    Protecting your digital world from prying eyes is always a good idea, especially if you have some private information stored in your files. Microsoft Excel is a great tool to store and organize your data. From a simple to-do list to invoices and customer lists. If you have any sensitive…

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  • How to: Install Remix OS On PC

    Remix OS is a new Android for PC experience, it is also customized to make your PC experience very easy and productive, it makes use of android’s 1.6 million applications and runs amazingly fast on PCs. It includes Multiple Window Applications for multi-tasking, re-sizable windows and maximize/minimize features. A start menu…

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  • FIX: Could Not Create the Work File

    One of the many known issues that Microsoft Office users are vulnerable to suffering from is one where users receive an error message stating “Could not create the work file. Check the temp environment” whenever they try to use Outlook, Word and/or any other application included in the Microsoft Office…

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  • How to Use AutoHotKey Scripts

    AutoHotKey is an open source custom scripting language for Windows, a brainchild of Chris Mallett. He developed it to provide novice users the ability to create easy keyboard shortcuts or hotkeys as they are commonly called. However, AutoHotkey can also create macros and help with automating software and game functions.…

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  • How to Turn Your Computer’s Vertical Screen Back to Horizontal

    If you’ve ever been in a spot where you were fiddling around with your computer’s keyboard or your child or pet gained access to your computer’s keyboard and started playing around with it, the unnecessary and random fiddling with the keyboard may have resulted in your computer’s horizontal screen changing…

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  • BEST GUIDE: How to Make Video Calls in Google+ Hangouts

    Google’s Hangouts is a great quick-and-easy choice for video calls and group chats. It is a viable choice for small outfits like startups, local nonprofits or communities. It lets you communicate the way you want, and doesn’t get in your way. Google Hangouts can be accessed via laptop, desktop computers as…

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  • BEST GUIDE: Remove Home Group Icon in Windows 10

    In Windows 10 when the current network is set as private a HomeGroup icon appears in the navigation pane of File Explorer from where you can securely Add devices, share files, printers and other PCs. If you do not want to use this feature and you want to remove the icon from File…

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  • BEST GUIDE: Remove and Block Ads on Skype

    Dealing with advertisements is always a bummer; they really frustrate users and are not to mention: unwanted. Skype is an application that we use for personal and professional reasons both and it’s always nice to have an advertisement-free communication experience. With the new updates to the software though, a lot…

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  • BEST GUIDE: How to Invert Colors in Paint

    MS Paint is a powerful image manipulation tool. It contains a function that allows users to completely or partially invert the colors of an image. The darker colors become lighter and vice versa. In the back end, the inversion of the image RGB values of the image takes place; these…

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  • How to Verify File Integrity Using MD5 and SHA1 Hashes

    The internet is not the safest of all places, especially if you intend to download files from the World Wide Web. You cannot be sure of the originality, authenticity and integrity of any file that you download from the internet. A file you download off a website may have been…

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  • HWMonitor: Most Effective System Hardware Monitoring App

    The average computer consumes and converts a considerable amount of electrical energy into other kinds of energy, and many of the components inside the average computer move at incredible speeds. All of this leads to computers generating a considerable amount of heat – certain parts inside some computers can get…

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  • How to Add New Sound Schemes to Windows 10

    Listening to the conventional sound schemes on your PC can be boring. However, you with Windows, and especially Windows 10, you can go ahead and customize various sounds as you please. There are plenty of websites around from where you can download some cool sound schemes, click (here) to do a…

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  • FIX: Taskbar Refuses to Auto Hide In Windows 10

    Windows taskbar is useful when working with commonly used apps. However, there are many instances when you want to hide the taskbar, and you need it really bad. And it is quite common that the taskbar simply refuses to hide or pops up when don’t want it to. The methods…

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  • Fix: Windows Update Error 80244019

    Error 80244019 is a Windows Update failure error that is triggered when the Windows Updates fails to connect to the Windows Server. Windows Updates is a feature built into Windows responsible for securing your system by checking with the Windows Update Server and applying the necessary updates. It runs in the…

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  • Fix: \system32\eed_ec.dll is Missing on Windows 10

    eed_ec.dll is a Dynamic Link Library file that comes with the Samsung Printer Drivers. eed_ec.dll file is also known as Samsung Easy Eco Driver. Many users reported eed_ec.dll file missing error after installing Samsung printer drivers, or after upgrading to Windows 10. Usually, when you upgrade to Windows 10 the system files are…

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  • SOLVED: SysMenu.dll Issues on Start-Up

    SysMenu.dll is a file used by an adware which is responsible for displaying unwanted ads while you are on your browsing surfing the web. Usually error messages related to SysMenu will only pop-up when you’ve run a virus scan or an adware scan that has removed files related to this specific adware BUT has…

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  • FIX: ISDone.dll is missing

    When you install an application on a Windows computer, there are quite a few things that can go wrong and tons of different error messages that can appear if something does go wrong. One of these error messages is one that says something along the lines of “ISDone.dll is missing”.…

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  • BEST GUIDE: How to Use Older Programs on Windows 10

    When a Windows program or application is created, it is created bearing in mind the standards and specifications set forth by the latest versions of the Windows Operating System at the time of its creation. Since that is the case, when a newer version of Windows comes along, such programs…

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