How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: 0x87e105dc Xbox Error Code

    Several users are reportedly encountering this issue when trying to launch a game or application on the Xbox One console. This particular issue is not liked to a particular game or application and seems to occur at random times. However, most affected users are reporting that this issue only occurs…

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  • How to Subnet Your Network Easily

    There was a time when network administrators used to calculate subnets and IP address ranges manually — piece by piece. In this modern era, there are tons of software that you can utilize to calculate subnets and IP address ranges. For the sake of this article, we will be using…

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  • Fix: This Operation Requires Interactive Window Station on Windows 10

    The error ‘This operation requires interactive window station’ is usually due to the permissions of the drivers directory found in the System32 folder. There have been reports submitted by users which state that they are not able to install or update drivers of their hardware using the Device Manager. This…

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  • Fix: Right-click not Working on Firefox

    Some users have been reaching us with questions after discovering that the right-click functionality is effectively disabled on their Mozilla Firefox browser. Affected users report that they can’t use right-click at all in Firefox, while the mouse button functions just fine anywhere outside the browser (even on any other browser). The…

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  • Fix: Error 1310 Error Writing to File

    Several users have reported that they encounter the “Error 1310 Error writing to file” message when trying to install a program on a Windows computer. The error is typically reported to occur in the initial stages of the installation. The error is mostly reported to occur when installing standalone programs…

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  • Fix: Can’t Enable Flash on Chrome

    Although the days of Flash player as we know it are numbered, Google Chrome still comes with a built-in version of Flash – there’s no need to install a separate plugin to enable Flash on Google Chrome. However, there are still a  lot of users that can’t enable Flash on…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Keyboard not Working at Login

    We came across a situation where users were unable to access their Keyboard at the Login screen in Windows 10. When you are required to enter your password, the keyboard doesn’t work and you are unable to get access to your computer because of this. This issue resurfaces every once…

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  • Fix: Google Maps Not Working in Chrome

    A lot of users are reporting that Google Maps is no longer working properly inside the Chrome browser. Most of the time, affected users report that the 3D function and the street view feature are not starting when the user clicks on Directions. The issue is mostly reported to occur…

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  • Fix: Nord VPN not Connecting on Windows 10

    Nord VPN is one of the old players in the VPN world and its Windows application is considered amongst the best in the PC world. Nord VPN is very diverse if spoken in terms of functionality and flexibility. In addition to cross-platform support, it also has different servers located in…

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  • Fix: No Sleep Option in Power Menu

    If your Power Menu is missing the Sleep option, this might be due to your system’s power settings, local group policy configuration etc. There have been several reports submitted by users which state that there’s no option for sleep mode in the Power menu. According to some of the reports,…

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  • Fix: Windows Update Error 0x80244019 on Windows 10

    The Windows update error 0x80244019 is often caused by your Windows updates settings or the update components. Users have reported that their update fails with the said error which keeps them from utilizing the latest features. Updates are almost essential for anything and in the case of Windows, they usually…

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  • Fix: Outlook.pst Cannot be Found

    If you are receiving the error ‘Outlook.pst cannot be found’, it can be due to a corrupted or oversized PST file. Many users have reported that they are receiving the said error message whenever they try to open Microsoft Outlook. This tends to happen if an action prior to the…

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  • Fix: There Was A Problem Communicating With Google Servers

    Adding your google account to your Android phone is a great way to get emails link various different apps to your Google account. However, a lot of users are seeing the “there was a problem communicating with google servers” error when trying to add their Google account to their phones.…

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  • Fix: Sysprep Was Not Able to Validate Your Windows Installation

    The error ‘Sysprep was not able to validate your Windows installation’ is often caused by the apps that you might have downloaded from the Windows Store or if you have removed the default apps from the system. Users have reported that whenever they try to run the Sysprep tool, they…

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  • Fix: Failed to Initialize BattlEye Service ‘Windows test-singing mode is not Supported’

    Users playing games which incorporate BattlEye come across the error message ‘Failed to Initialize BattlEye Service: Windows test-singing mode is not Supported’ when they try to launch a game or the launcher itself. This error message is very common and mostly signifies that test-signing drivers are not supported to be…

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  • Fix: Can’t Delete Partition on Windows 10

    Deleting your hard drive partitions can sometimes tend to be really necessary, especially when you are running low on disk space. In such cases, users usually delete the volume which is not being used to free up some space for the volume that is almost full. Typically the Disk Management…

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  • Fix: Norton Error 3048, 3

    Several users have reported that the following error message has started to appear while they browse the web: ‘Norton Error 3048, 3′. The error seems to appear at random frequencies with any browser, but some users reported that the issue doesn’t occur with every browsing session. The issue occurs with machines that…

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  • Fix: Hamachi Service Stopped on Windows 10

    A lot of LogMeIn Hamachi users are reporting that they are unable to use the software. In most affected users cases, a self-diagnostic popup appears when the software is started where the error is identified as a stopped Hamachi service. The issue is mostly encountered to occur on Windows 10,…

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  • How to Find Out if your iPhone is Charging

    If you are a new user of iPhone it can be strange for you knowing when your iPhone is charging or not. When you charger cable is connected and the corresponding charger to your iPhone, just check the main screen on your iPhone by tapping the home button and you…

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  • How to Leave Group Chats on iPhone

    Group messages have good concept and they are a great way to organize a trip with your friends or family or a surprise party. This seems an efficient way that lets us talk and discuss all together in one place at the time. It saves us a lot of trouble for…

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  • How do i Approve my iPhone from Another Device

    This is one of the most popular mistake when we ask iCloud for approving device. Apple is taking fully responsibility and make sure of your data safe and that’s why even when you buy new iPad or iPhone and sign iCloud run into the same question. You can approve it…

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  • Fix: The Specified Resource Name Cannot Be Found In The Image File (0x80070716)

    We have seen a number of reports with users that are encountering the ‘The Specified Resource Name Cannot Be Found In The Image File (0x80070716)’ error when trying to access the one or more options menu of File Recovery. This issue is mostly reported to occur on Windows 7. Most affected…

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  • Fix: 0x80240017 Unspecified Error

    Several users are reportedly getting the 0x80240017 Unspecified Error when trying to install Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013 or Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2015. The issue is not exclusive to a particular Windows version as it’s reported to occur on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. What is…

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  • How to Setup and Configure TFTP Server on Windows 10

    A TFTP Server is basically used to transfer files between systems that are connected over a network. TFTP, also known as Trivial File Transfer Protocol, is an internet software utility that you can use to send or receive a file from a remote system. The protocol is very basic and…

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  • Fix: Forza Horizon 3 won’t Launch

    Forza Horizon 3 is one of the few games which are published by Microsoft Studios and are available on the Microsoft Store in Windows. Forza series started off being just another game but it made its way to the top leadership charts and the series has been successful since. Windows…

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