How To’s

  • Fix: Steam Download Speed Drops

    Steam is definitely one of the most influential ideas which combined the Internet and gaming, forming a platform which offers a simplified solution for gamers looking to do everything in one place without having to constantly download new software and visit a lot of different sites in order to purchase,…

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  • How to Put Your Saved Games to Steam Cloud

    Steam is definitely the gamer’s best friend and it’s basically the only tool you need to start gaming as long as you possess a credit card with some money on it. Steam users are generally quite satisfied with the sheer amount of its features and the fact that the platform…

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  • How to View ‘Steam Chat History’?

    Steam is a client capable of various functions and it’s a great way of keeping everything in one place. You are basically purchasing the game, downloading it, installing it, running it, and updating it, all with a single program. These are, of course, the basic features because you are still…

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  • Are there Any Games like Harvest Moon?

    The gaming world is a vast one and there are always new games you haven’t even heard about before that might grab your attention. Sure, today’s major games are advertised on every corner and the release of any game made by a major published is well-covered by the media. However,…

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  • How to Completely Uninstall Windows Essentials 2012

    Windows Essentials (formerly Windows Live Essentials and Windows Live Installer) is a discontinued suite of Microsoft freeware applications that includes e-mail, instant messaging, photo sharing, blogging, and parental control software. The last available version is the 2012 Windows Essentials that has been somewhat stripped to include includes Microsoft Mail, Photo…

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  • How to: Convert 2D/3D Videos to Oculus Rift VR

    3D and Virtual Reality (VR) are becoming popular. Virtual reality is a technology that lets you walk and look through a modeled environment as if you were really there. One such device that offers both 3D and VR viewing is the Oculus Rift; a reality (VR), head-mounted display developed by…

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  • Fix: Movie Maker Won’t Show Pictures or Video Only Plays Audio

    Windows Movie Maker (WMM) is a video editing application that you can use to cut and stitch videos, audios and pictures. Microsoft has always provided this application in Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10. It is both downloaded as a standalone application or is distributed along with Windows…

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  • Fix: Linksys Shows Guest Wifi Only

    Cisco Linksys routers offer a feature that most of the other routers don’t. With a guest Wi-Fi functionality running beside your main home Wi-Fi, the router offers internet connection reliability and security. Since your guests will be connected on a different Wi-Fi, your main Wi-Fi bandwidth will not be a…

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  • How to co-author or share a PowerPoint 2016 Presentation

    When more than one person is working on a document, it is known as collaboration and co-authoring. Microsoft office supports co-authoring where more than one person can be working on the same document. With Office and OneDrive or SharePoint, multiple people can work together on a Word document, Excel spreadsheet,…

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  • How to Stop Outlook 2016 From Moving Emails to Junk or Spam Folder

    Microsoft Outlook is usually provided along with Microsoft office and has a good built-in junk mail filter. It’s can be made more effective with some user input, so Outlook does a solid job of maintaining an Inbox free of time-wasting spam messages. It even lets you further customize the filtering…

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  • Fix: INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND on Windows 10

    There’s no doubt that Windows 10 is delivering updates on a regular basis. These updates, although improves the overall experience of Windows 10, sometimes cause unwanted behavior in a lot of built-in apps. One of those apps is Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer. One of the latest Windows 10 updates…

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  • How to Uninstall and Remove avast Completely in Windows 10

    Avast develops one of the best antivirus software in the business. It provides regular updates to keep your security up to date. With the paid version, you get more features including web and email scanners among others. However, some people have found a better antivirus, or find that windows defender…

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  • How to Stop Windows from Automatically Installing Outdated Drivers

    One of the Windows 10 related complaints on social media and windows forums is the mandatory delivery of universal drivers through Windows Update. In Windows 10, your device is always kept up to date to have the latest features and fixes. This is in a bid to have your computer…

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  • Fix: Build 15019 Stuck at ‘Initalizing Updates’

    Windows update, a Microsoft service used to provide updates that include pack and patched for Windows operating system and other software designed by Microsoft. It is also used to update drivers for other conspicuous hardware devices. However, the convenience and reliability of such an update came under a lot of…

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  • How to Stop Tingling and Electrical Feeling from MacBook Pro

    Whether your MacBook Pro is new or old, it’s possible that when plugged into a power outlet, you may feel an electrical tingling sensation in your hands. This means that the MacBook device is not properly grounded, and electricity is using you as a route to the ground. While this…

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  • Fix: Steam Client bootstrapper not responding

    This is a very common problem that your Steam Bootstrapper service stops responding. This doesn’t allow Steam to launch because Bootstrapper is the initial service required to start Steam. If it doesn’t execute, Steam wouldn’t too. A lot of people asked us what the specific reason was for random this…

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  • How to Remove Amisites ‘pidage.dll’ Browser Hijacker

    Pidage.dll is associated with browser hijack bug which persistently redirects your browser searches and startup page to a rogue search engine called “amisites”. Amisites is a browser hijacker that is bundled with free software that you got from the Internet. Once installed it will set the homepage and default search…

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  • How to Fix mod_authz_host Apache Errors in Linux

    When installing the apache2 service on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Arch, Scientific Linux, Debian Server, Ubuntu Server or any of the other distributions that support it, you might find that you get an error about the mod_authz_host module that prevents the execution of the service. You’d likely find this error…

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  • How to Shutdown Ubuntu with the PC Power Button

    When you push the physical power button in Ubuntu or its derivatives, it will generally prompt you to select an option and thus allow you to either shut the system down or simply suspend it. This isn’t expected behavior for many people used to pushing the physical power button and…

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  • How to Show Clock With Seconds on Windows 10

    On the Windows taskbar, there has always been a clock on the right-hand side. This clock shows the current time as well as the date. Up until the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, however, it was only possible for this clock to show seconds through the use of a third-party application,…

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  • How to Install Driver from Offline Microsoft Repository on Windows 10

    The retail and downloaded versions of Window usually come with the necessary software, drivers and applications to run the bare minimum functions of windows. When you install your Windows operating system, this software and applications and drivers also gets installed to the system. The drivers are either available from the…

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  • Fix: Windows Defender Blocked by Group Policy Error 0x800704ec

    Sometimes, when you try to turn on Windows Defender, it remains turned off and displays the following message: This program is blocked by group policy. For more information contact your system administrator. (Error Code: 0x800704ec) With this error message, you won’t be able to turn on Windows Defender. This is…

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  • Fix: DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80070005

    This problem shows up when trying to run the regsvr32 command on Systems with Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit). The error makes it impossible to run the command successfully. When you attempt to run the above command, the following error persistently displays on the screen; <DLL file> was loaded…

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  • Fix: Windows Defender Custom Scan Error 0x80070015

    Microsoft worked very hard on Windows Defender to turn the computer security application that most users ditched for third-party alternatives on older versions of Windows into the premier line of defense against viruses, malware and other external threats for all Windows 10 computers. However, it seems that Microsoft didn’t work…

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  • Fix: No Internet Secured Wi-Fi Network Connection Error

    There have been quite a number of reports of an issue affecting Windows 10 users that causes affected users to not be able to access the internet over Wi-Fi even through the Wi-Fi network they are connected to has a working internet connection. Windows 10 users affected by this problem…

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