How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: YouTube Full screen not working

    There are several cases where users experience the scenario where their YouTube doesn’t go full screen when clicked. This is an ongoing issue which has been there for quite some time in the platform. Since YouTube uses several plugins such as Flash, they can interface or break on a potential…

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  • How to Extract and Flash Huawei Stock Firmware

    For advanced Android users that own Huawei devices, there may be scenarios where you only want to flash specific files from an OTA update. For example, if your device accidentally becomes bricked, and you know for a fact that flashing specific files from an update package (instead of an entire…

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  • Ultimate Samsung S9 and S9+ Debloat Guide

    The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are truly fantastic flagship phones – unfortunately they do come with a bit of bloatware, either from your carrier or Samsung itself. Usually we would recommend a combination of root and a /system app remover to debloat Samsung devices, however there is an alternative…

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  • How to Unlock and Root the Honor 8x

    The Honor 8x is a mid-range ‘budget’ phone touted as having flagship specs. With a 6.5” screen at 1080×2340 resolution, a 20mp camera, 6GB of RAM, and the Kirin 710 SoC, it’s hard to deny the Honor 8x isn’t a gorgeous device. Unfortunately, Honor is part of the Huawei brand,…

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  • Fix: Netflix Error UI-122

    Users experience the error ‘Error UI-122’ when streaming videos on Netflix on a vast range of devices and platforms such as PS3, PS4, Roku, Nintendo WI, Smart TV, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Amazon Firestick etc. In a nutshell, you might experience this error in consoles as compared to PCs. This…

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  • How to Fix The iTunes Store is Unable to Process Purchases at This Time

    iTunes is a software application developed by Apple and is used for downloading, playing and managing audio and video files. The users of the application also can easily access the iTunes Store. From iTunes Store you can purchase apps, music and videos and more, this Store is one of the…

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  • Fix: YouTube 500 Internal Server Error

    The 500 Internal Server Error is one of the more ‘generalized’ errors in HTTP which states that something is wrong on the server. However, the server cannot pinpoint the exact issue of why the error occurred. Whenever this happens in YouTube, it probably means there is more than a team…

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  • Fix: PUBG Xbox One Crashing

    PUBG has made its way to consoles, mobiles, and PC’s in a very short amount of time. This Battle Royale game has been popular since it hit the market since March 2017. It has intense graphics backed by a challenging gameplay. Since it is a new game, there are many…

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  • How to Install Kali Nethunter on Mediatek Android Devices

    Kali Nethunter is a popular custom Android ROM, based on Kali Linux, that was originally developed for Nexus devices, but has been forked to many others. Kali Linux is a kind of “hacker’s paradise” distribution, as it comes with over 600 pre-installed apps related to digital forensics and penetrative testing.…

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  • Fix: The registry refers to a nonexistent Java Runtime Environment

    Some users report getting the “registry refers to a nonexistent Java Runtime Environment” error when trying to open certain application executables. Most affected users report that this issue started to occur abruptly ( they where previously able to run the same executable without issues). What is causing the “registry refers to a…

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  • Fix: AMD-V is disabled in the BIOS (VERR_SVM_DISABLED)

    Several users report getting the AMD-V is disabled in the BIOS (or by the host OS) (VERR_SVM_DISABLED) error message when trying to start a virtual machine using  VM VirtualBox. Although this particular issue is mostly reported on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10, there are several reports of it occurring…

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  • Android x86 Installation and Troubleshooting Procedures

    For users who want to have an Android experience on their desktop, there are a handful of Android-based operating systems out there – however, many of them are really just forks of Android x86 (PrimeOS, Remix OS, Phoenix OS x86). This is because Android x86 slowed down development for awhile,…

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  • How to Unlock Xiaomi Devices on Linux and Mac

    Owners of Xiaomi devices who want to flash and unlock their devices have the official MiFlashUnlock tool available to them – however, it does not run on Linux. The MiFlashUnlock software can be ran inside Wine or a VM, but there exists a better way. MiUnlockTool is an unofficial tool…

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  • Fix: An error encountered starting Roblox

    Roblox is a huge multiplayer online game creation platform where users can design their own games and also play other games created by other users through Roblox studio. This application is one of its kind and mostly features Lego-like features in itself. Players using Roblox often experience the error message…

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  • Fix: Unable to access Jarfile

    A JAR is a package file format which is used by many Java class files with the associated metadata and resources to get packed in a single package for distribution. They are built on the ZIP architecture and have a .jar extension. Users experience the error “Unable to access Jarfile”…

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  • How to Import Photos and Videos from GoPro to MacOS

    Many graphic and web designers will tell you that the best laptop or desktop to use for work is Mac. Some of them said this fact is true because of the tradition of using Mac, others said that is because the Macs have the best resolution and best screens that…

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  • Fix: The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system

    Several users have been complaining about getting the “CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system” error when trying to play a virtual machine inside the VMware Workstation application. Most affected users report that the issue suddenly started occurring after the image was functioning fine for. This doesn’t seem…

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  • Fix: Virtual Disk Service error the volume size is too big

    Some users are getting the Virtual Disk Service error: The volume size is too big error when trying to format an internal or external HDD (or a partition) with the Diskpart utility. Some affected users reported that they’ve been waiting over 5 hours for the operation to complete before getting…

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  • Fix: Windows Update Could not be Installed Because of Error 2149842967

    This error often occurs when running an update for your computer’s operating system. The most often scenario in which this error occurs is when you are trying to run the update’s installation manually. In other cases, it occurs when trying to check for and install updates on your computer after…

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  • Fix: Surface Pen Driver Error

    Surface Pro is one of Microsoft’s flagship computers which have the functionality of both a traditional laptop and a tablet which runs Windows operating system. It also comes with a stylus pen (Surface Pen) which works just like any other stylus and allows you to control your computer with the…

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  • Fix: ‘git’ is not recognized as an internal or external command

    Several users report getting the “git’ is not recognized as an internal or external command” error when trying to run a git command in Command Prompt. While some users reported that this issue has occurred sometime after they installed Git for Windows, others face this issue as soon as the…

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  • Fix: Your PC or mobile device doesn’t support Miracast

    Some users have been encountering the “Your PC or mobile device doesn’t support Miracast, so it can’t project wirelessly” error when trying to connect through a Microsoft Wireless Display adapter using Miracast. Most affected users report that this error occurs even after they’ve made sure that they meet all the…

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  • Fix: An Authentication Error has occurred (Remote Desktop)

    People using Remote Desktop Connection might face a situation where they experience the error “An Authentication Error has occurred” when trying to establish a connection with another remote PC. Microsoft has officially acknowledged the error message and even released a document stating the root and causes of the error. This…

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  • Fix: Incompatible Office Products are Installed on Your Machine

    Some users get the Incompatible Office Products are Installed on your Machine when trying to open Excel, Word, Powerpoint or a document from a similar Office program. Affected users report that upon clicking Ok, the files open normally and all the functions are working correctly. Even though this error is mainly…

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  • Fix: COD WW2 Error Code 4220

    Users playing Call of Duty World War 2 face the Error code 4220 when they are unable to connect to online multiplayer mode. This error message is a widespread bug which can happen to anyone despite any specific conditions. The bug mostly signifies that the console is unable to connect…

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