How To’s

  • How to Fix Event 1000 Application Error on Windows 10

    Users might notice an error message of ‘Event ID 1000’ in their Event Viewer log. This entry basically means that a specific application crashed due to unknown events. Along with the error code, you will also be given the file path of the application which crashed. The reasons for this…

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  • How to Fix Fallout 4 Lagging

    Fallout 4 is the 5th release in the Fallout series and is an open-world game which is based on a post-apocalyptic environment. The game is widely recognized in the gaming industry and is known for its intense graphics and extreme detail to objects and scenes. Fallout 4 is all the…

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  • Minecraft Brewing Guide

    In Minecraft, you can create potions to use and enhance your attributes like strength and etc. There is a huge variety of potions ranging from useful potions to potions that can be used to attack enemies. They are however difficult to make depending on what type of potion you are…

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  • How to Fix Error 0xC00DB3B2

    Several Windows 10 users are reporting that they are suddenly getting the 0xc00db3b2 error code when they try to play some videos with the Film & TV app. In most cases, affected users are reporting that the issue started occurring after a recent Windows update. The issue seems to be…

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  • How to Fix Error Code 506 on Google Play Store

    Several users are getting the “Error code: -506” error on their Google Play Store whenever they try to download or update an application. This issue can occur on a specific application for some users and on all of the applications for others. Google Play Store is an important application of…

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  • How to Create a New Standard and Administrator Account on macOS

    Multiple users on a single system will require their own accounts for personal usage of that system. Operating systems will always install with a single user for the first time. However, sometimes family, friends, or co-workers who are using the same system will require a different account. You can create…

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  • How to Use Clownfish on Discord

    Discord is a communication platform for gamers. It has both text and voice chat features available for users. This was created to replace the other famous voice-over-internet-protocol (VOIP) apps that gamers use to talk to each other in real time. Discord provides many different features for the user to use…

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  • How to Fix 0x800401fb on PC and Xbox One

    Several Windows & Xbox One users are encountering frequent 0x800401fb errors when performing certain actions. On Xbox One, most affected users see this error message at the very startup or when accessing the My games & apps menu – they are unable to log in or out, start any applications…

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  • How to Fix 0xD000000D with Windows Store

    Several Windows users are reaching us with questions after they constantly receive the 0xD000000D error code when opening Microsoft Store or when performing certain actions inside the application. The issue is exclusive to Windows 10 and seems to affect multiple builds. In most cases, affected users report that the issue…

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  • How to Fix Windows Update Error 80248015

    Several Windows users are suddenly unable to install one or more OS updates. The error code that comes up is 80248015. This issue was reported to happen in the past (two years ago) and was fixed by MS, but it seems like it has resurfaced with a couple of newer updates.…

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  • What is Intel Security Assist and Should it be Disabled?

    There have been many reports by users who have observed a function called Intel Security Assist running in the background while using their computers. This sparks controversy as it doesn’t seem to serve any function and is seen to run actively in the background. What is Intel Security Assist? Intel…

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  • How to Fix ‘Tumblr Images not Loading’ Error

    Tumblr is a “Micro-Blogging” and Social Media Networking platform where users can create their own blogs and post content on the site. The website has a great fan following with over 465 million users as of 2019. However, quite recently, a lot of reports have been coming in where users…

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  • What Does the ‘This page wants to install a Service Handler’ message mean and how to Enable it?

    People who use Google Chrome for web browsing have been reporting of observing a diamond-shaped button beside the bookmark’s star that is displayed when visiting certain websites. When the mouse pointer is hovered on the button, it displays the “This page wants to install a Service Handler” message. What Does…

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  • What is ‘Perflogs’ folder and Should it be Removed?

    Windows creates and stores many system folders inside the boot drive each of which has its own specific function. One of these folders is the “Perflogs” folder. Most users have been curious about this folder because it seems to not serve any purpose and if opened, is empty most of…

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  • What is: DSAPI ‘dsapi.exe’ and Should it be Disabled?

    Task manager indicates all the programs and services that are currently running on the operating system. One such program is the “DSAPI.exe“; the “.exe” at the end of the program indicates that it is an executable that might have been automatically executed upon startup. Many executables are known to damage…

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  • How to Convert WAV to MP3?

    Waveform Audio File format (WAV) is an audio file format standard developed by IBM and Microsoft that is used to store audio bitstream on PCs. Another commonly used format to store audio bitstreams is the MP3 format. Out of the two, the most commonly used format by normal users is…

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  • How to Fix ‘Device requires further installation’ on Windows 10

    Several Windows users have been reporting that upon investigating Device Manager, they found one or multiple devices (PCI, USB, Audio, etc.) that have an Event Log stating that they ‘require further installation‘. Although affected users report that this scenario doesn’t limit the device’s functionality in an apparent way, they would…

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  • What Is Cscript.exe and Should I Disable It?

    Several Windows users have been reaching us with questions after noticing that Cscript.exe seems to run at every system startup without any apparent reason. Some users are concerned about the possibility of dealing with a malware threat. This recurring problem is not exclusive to a certain Windows version since it’s…

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  • How to Fix ESRV_SVC_WILLAMETTE Event Viewer Errors

    Several Windows users have been reaching us with questions after opening Event Viewer and discovering that it’s full of critical errors that can be traced back to the ESRV_SVC_WILLAMETTE component. In most cases, the error explanation says that the ESRV_SVC_WILLAMETTE component cannot be found or is not correctly installed on the…

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  • How to Fix CX_FREEZE Fatal Error

    Several Windows users have been reaching us with questions after they are constantly bothered by the CX_Freeze Fatal Error. Affected users are reporting that they get this error in various different scenarios – some users report that the issue is occurring when they click on the Cortana button, some when opening…

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  • What is: $WINRE_BACKUP_PARTITION.MARKER File and Should I Delete it?

    A lot of Windows 10 users are finding a file named “$WINRE_BACKUP_PARTITION.MARKER” in their root directory after Windows updates. This file may appear for some users and not for others. However, users are curious about this file appearing in their system directory and want to know if it is safe…

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  • How to Fix Excel Document not Saved

    Several users of Microsoft Excel report that they are faced with the issue where they get an error message of ‘Document not Saved’. They also experience the issue where their document doesn’t get saved at all despite trying all the actions. Microsoft has officially acknowledged this issue on their official…

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  • Should you Enable File and Folder Compression?

    We get asked by several users whether they should enable the NTFS file and folder compression on their disk drives. Usually, when you are initializing a new drive, you are given the option whether you want to enable the file and folder compression or not. There is a choice between…

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  • What is: Node.JS Executable ‘node.exe’

    If you are an app developer or using Adobe applications, then you might notice a process named node.exe in the task manager. This process is common to be seen in task manager without causing any issue but for some people, this might cause performance issues and make their system slow.…

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  • How to Fix Mac Finder not Responding

    The Finder is the default GUI shell and file manager which is present in all Mac systems and is definitely going to make its way to future iterations. On top of just a simple file manager, the Finder is also responsible for launching other applications and managing files and disks.…

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