How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Windows Media Player Cannot Rip One or More Tracks From the CD

    Several Windows users are reporting that they are prevented from ripping music with Windows Media Player by the “Windows Media Player cannot rip one or more tracks from the CD” error. Most affected users report that the issue occurs when they try to rip an Audio CD. What causes the…

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  • Fix: igfxEM module has stopped working

    The ‘igfxEM module has stopped working’ error is usually caused if you have an outdated Intel Graphics driver or an unstable one. It is a component of the Intel® Common User Interface and is not, in any way, related to the core of Windows. It is mostly used in Laptops…

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  • Fix: Does Not Appear to Be a Valid Font

    Several Windows users are reporting that they are unable to install certain fonts. The error that comes up is “The file ‘Font Name’ does not appear to be a valid font”. This particular error is reported to occur with every recent Windows version including Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.…

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  • Fix: Spotify Failed to Migrate some of your Data

    The error ‘Spotify failed to migrate some of your data’ is caused by errors in registry entries or a faulty installation which leads to not being able to transfer your data from one account to another. Music is of great essence in the present world and if you try to…

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  • Fix: uTorrent access is denied

    uTorrent is a BitTorrent client software with over 150 million users across the globe. It is made to allow peer-to-peer file sharing between its users, it uses the BitTorrent protocol to transfer files from one peer to another. It consists of peers, seeds, and leaches. Peers and seeds are the…

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  • How to Fix Hearthstone lagging

    Hearthstone (originally Heroes of Warcraft) is an online collectible game which is developed by Blizzard (the same company who develops Warcraft and Overwatch). Even though Blizzard is a giant in the gaming industry, its products are no different from others when it comes to technical issues. One of these issues…

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  • Fix: Windows Update Error Code 0x800f0247

    Updates are an integral part of Windows. Whenever an update fails to install, then it generates an error code so that the problem could be diagnosed and solved. The error code 0x800f0247 is generated when there are any corrupt files in the Window’s registry. What does an Error code 0x800f0247…

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  • Fix: This Update is not Applicable to your Computer

    Updates are an integral part of the Windows system; without these updates, your PC will not perform up to its potential. A lot of users are reporting that when they try to install an update, they get an error message that reads “This update is not applicable to your computer”.…

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  • Fix: Windows could not Configure One or More System Components

    This error code ‘Windows could not Configure One or More System Components‘ appears to users running Windows on their computers and it appears when trying to update their PCs to the latest available build of Windows. The full error message goes like: "Windows could not configure one or more system…

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  • Fix: There might be a Problem with the Driver for the Wi-Fi Adapter

    Networking errors are usually quite difficult to solve as the cause for the problem is often hard to point out. This error message appears after running the networking troubleshooter and it’s not so self-explanatory. People often spent days and days trying to find the answer. We went online and decided…

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  • Fix: The file cannot be accessed by the system Error 0x80070780

    The error 0x80070780 can be caused by disk errors, account permissions etc due to which users won’t be able to back up, copy or edit certain files. It is quite common these days to store your files on a USB flash drive and access them elsewhere. This can sometimes become…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Activation Error 0x803fa067

    The error 0x803fa067 can be caused by a bogus Windows copy or a previously installed update that altered your system files due to which users are not able to upgrade their Windows. When Windows 10 was pushed out, you could easily upgrade your Windows 7 or 8 to the newest…

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  • How to Retrieve Website and Account Passwords from Android Devices

    There are scenarios where you may forget a password to a website or other user-account, yet you desperately need to get back into it. Sometimes we’ve lost the recovery email associated with the account, or it’s a website you frequently auto-login to on your home computer, but have never logged…

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  • How to Debloat the Honor Play Without Root

    The Huawei Play is a gaming-oriented Android phone that unfortunately comes with a handful of Huawei / EMUI bloatware. Since Huawei started locking down its devices and stopped giving out bootloader unlock codes, it may not be possible for users to use traditional rooted methods of debloating their Huawei device.…

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  • How to Install One UI Beta on Samsung Galaxy S9 Exynos and Snapdragon

    Samsung recently launched the Android One UI for their Galaxy S9 and S9+ phones in the United States, Germany, and South Korea. Thanks to the development and modding community, the OTAs were released / leaked for all model variants of the S9 and S9+ (both Exynos and Snapdragon), and we…

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  • Fix: Windows Failed Fast Startup Error 0xC00000D4

    The error 0xC00000D4 is caused by a number of reasons which includes recent system updates, system crashes etc due to which the users cannot fast boot their systems. People usually use SSDs to speed the data transferring which means faster boot up. We all know that after using an installed version…

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  • Fix: Can’t Access Chrome Plugins

    Plugins provide a great way of improving your browser experience. You will find plenty of useful plugins like Flash, Silverlight, and so many others for almost all types of browsers. Most of these plugins can easily be found from the browser market. If you are using Google Chrome, you can…

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  • Fix: Facebook won’t load

    Facebook provides a great way to socialize and connect with your friends and family. However, some users are facing some difficulties when signing in to Facebook. The problem isn’t related to a specific browser. You might experience this problem on all browsers or you might just experience it on a…

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  • Fix: Chrome Incognito Missing

    Almost every latest browser nowadays offer the feature of going incognito. This option is usually available from the settings menu of the browser and allows users to surf the internet and not worry about the browser saving their history. But, some Chrome users are experiencing an issue where the option…

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  • Fix: Google Chrome Most Visited Thumbnails Not Showing

    The Google Chrome’s most visited thumbnails are the thumbnails that show up on a new tab. The most visited thumbnails can also appear whenever you open your browser (only if you have enabled the settings). This is a very useful feature that a lot of users use but this feature…

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  • Fix: Chrome Bookmarks Bar Missing

    Some of the Google Chrome users are experiencing major issues with the browser. All of a sudden, you might notice that your bookmark bar is missing. This will happen even if you had the bookmarks bar set on “Show” option. The bookmark bar will automatically disappear. In some cases, users…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Black And White Screen

    A lot of Windows 10 users are experiencing a weird issue where their screens are turning black and white. It is not a monitor issue though since most of the users can see the colors in their bios menu or in the monitor menu. For some users, the black and…

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  • Fix: ‘conda’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file

    Several users are encountering the “conda is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file” when trying to run any Anaconda command using Command Prompt. What is causing the ‘conda’ is not recognized as an internal or external command error? We investigated this particular issue by trying…

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  • Fix: Chrome Scrollbar Disappears

    Google Chrome is without a doubt one of the top browsers in the market right now. But, a lot of Google Chrome users are experiencing an issue with the scrollbar. The scrollbar seems to disappear while using the browser and doesn’t appear back. In some cases, the scrollbar doesn’t appear…

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  • Fix: Can’t read from the source file or disk

    Several users report getting the “Can’t read from the source file or disk” error when trying to copy certain files to or from an external hard disk. This issue doesn’t seem to be specific to a certain Windows version and is reported to occur on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows…

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