How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Media Creation Tool Error 0x80042405-0xa001a

    The Error Code 0x80042405-0xa001a takes its root in Windows Media Creation Tool which is used in creating bootable USB devices primarily for installing Windows to a computer. This error message surfaced in the past year and despite frequent updates by Microsoft, hasn’t been eradicated completely. The reasons for this error…

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  • Fix: Syntax Error near unexpected token `(‘

    The error message syntax error near unexpected token `(‘ occurs in a Unix-type environment, Cygwin, and in the command-line interface in Windows. This error will most probably be triggered when you try to run a shell script which was edited or created in older DOS/Windows or Mac systems. This error…

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  • Fix: Diablo 3 Error Code 1016

    Diablo 3 is one on of the most famous RPG titles available for PCs but there are several bugs which Blizzard never really bothered to fix which prevent the game from being one of the best in the world. The 1016 error code is said to be a generic network…

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  • How to Fix Unknown Error on Avast when Updating

    Avast antivirus is one of the best free antivirus choices for users who don’t want to spend money but want quality protection, the best they can get. It’s popular and it works very well but there are some errors which have troubled users for a while, such as the Avast…

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  • How to fix 3000 Media resource decoding error

    The error message ‘3000 Media resource decoding error’ occurs when you are trying to stream videos of twitch, twitter, and other popular platforms. This scenario noticeably happens in Chrome. According to experts, this error message is related to the video decoding system of HTML5 and other web modules. Since HTML5…

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  • Fix: SWTOR “This application has encountered an unspecified error”

    Star Wars The Old Republic is one of the most beloved Star Wars games of all time and people have been playing it constantly since it has been released. The game is awesome but there are several problems which might appear while playing it. One of them is definitely the…

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  • Fix: (1058) ERROR_SERVICE_DISABLED

    This is a broad error which can appear in all sorts of scenarios, usually when trying to launch various games. The error appears during startup and prevents you from actually running the game and it has bothered users for a while now. Smite, Paladins and Far Cry are just some…

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  • Fix: COD WW2 Error Code 103295

    The Call of Duty Error Code 103295 is something you’ll experience if something went wrong with your internet connection while trying to establish a connection with COD servers maintained by Activision. The reason why you might experience this error is mainly because of the failure of your console to connect…

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  • How to Fix Microsoft Word WinWord.exe Application Error

    winword.exe is the executable file name for Microsoft Word which is used when Word is launched. The word WinWord stands for Windows Word (Microsoft Word). This software component is also used by other applications such as Outlook when attachments are to be viewed either in Outlook or in another window…

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  • Fix: Nintendo Switch Error Code 2110-3127

    The Nintendo Switch error code ‘2110-3127’ occurs when your Switch cannot connect to a wired or wireless network. Whenever you connect to a network, a series of checks are performed in the background such as checking the DNS, the internet connectivity etc. If any of these are not fulfilled, you…

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  • How to Create a Flashable Zip for Android System Mods

    If you’re an Android developer who wants to create apps intended for /system partition (such as root apps), there are certain instances where you’ll want to create a flashable .zip for your app. This is so that the app files can properly be installed to the /system partition. A few…

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  • Fix: Destiny Error Code Baboon

    Destiny is an online multiplayer game which was initially released in 2014 on several platforms such as Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox One. The game revolves around the role of the player as a guardian for protecting the last city of the world. Since this is a…

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  • How to Fix No Route Error on Discord

    A lot of Discord users are prevented from joining voice channels by the No Route error. The No Route error falls into the same category as the ICE Checking and Stuck RTC Connecting errors. In all cases, Discord is being stopped in its tracks when trying to connect to a voice…

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  • How to Fix PC/Device Repair Error 0xc0000221

    Typically, the 0xc0000221 error code is encountered right after the computer fails to boot. Most users report that this doesn’t happen at every boot attempt, but several users report being stuck in an Automatic Repair Loop with this error code. Error codes starting with ‘0x’ usually point towards a system-level corruption…

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  • How to Delete an Apple ID

    If you want to use an Apple’s iPhone you will need Apple ID, it is used to personalize your macOS and IOS, to use the Apple’s features like FaceTime, Apple Online Store, iTunes, iCloud and many others. Sometimes you will need to create new or in some cases, you will…

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  • How to Enable 4K Video Capture on Flagship Samsung Exynos Devices

    A good handful of flagship devices released this year are able to record video in 4K resolution, ironic because uploading even a 5-minute 4K video to YouTube could probably kill your entire monthly data plan in one shot (unless you’re on an unlimited plan, in which case, congratulations). The Qualcomm…

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  • How to Fix League of Legends Error Code 004

    League of Legends often presents users with an Error Code 004 where the client states that patching the game failed. The error message further states that restarting the game might fix the issue. Patching is an act of adding pieces of code to the game to improve gameplay, fix bugs,…

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  • Fix: Origin Error 327684:1

    This error code usually appears when running Origin and it prevents users from installing, downloading, or updating a game or its DLCs. The error is quite annoying and it appears from pretty much any game which is downloaded and installed via Origin. Origin has already received backlash for their program…

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  • Fix: League of Legends Maestro Error

    League of Legends is probably the most played PC video game of all time and it made way for new MOBA games which are appearing now. However, there is a certain Maestro error which usually appears in a random moment while playing the game along the message: “There was an…

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  • How to Design an Android App UI That Doesn’t Suck

    Programmers and developers are generally not designers – this is widely accepted as being true. Developers tend to focus on making an app work – designers focus on making the app aesthetically appealing. But why can’t developers do the same? Back in the day, when animated splash landing pages and…

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  • How to Include a Dark Theme in your Android App

    For developers, creating an Android app is an easy process – designing an appealing UI is what’s actually difficult. That’s why we wrote the guide “How to Design an Android App UI That Doesn’t Suck”, for developers who need some inspiration in creating simple yet appealing UIs. In that guide…

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  • Fix: Origin Error Code 9:0

    Origin is one of the biggest online game stores where you can purchase, download, and manage the games it has to offer. It’s owned by EA and it’s probably just behind Steam when it comes to games. However, users have to deal with various errors while using the tool, including…

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  • Fix: Mass Effect Andromeda DirectX Error

    Mass Effect franchise is one of the most popular third person shooter RPGs of all times with its amazing storylines and choice-based endings. However, bugs have always been there for gamers to deal with and this error is one of the most notorious ones. There are even people who never…

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  • How to Fix Error 2753 the file is not marked for installation

    The Error 2753 the file is not marked for installation is typically encountered when the user tries to install or uninstall certain applications. Most of the time, the error is reported with Adobe applications (Illustrator, Shockwave, Flash Player, etc), but there are also a lot of reported cases with Corel Draw and…

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  • How to Fix Git Error: You need to resolve your current index first

    The error “You need to resolve your current index first” occurs in Git and means that there is a merge conflict and unless you resolve the conflict, you will not be allowed to checkout to another branch. This error message also signifies that a merge failed or there are conflicts…

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