How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: The Connection was Denied Because the User Account is not Authorized for Remote Login

    The error ‘The connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote login’ typically occurs when the user account that you are using to remotely connect to the target system doesn’t have sufficient permissions. This error has occurred to many users in the past as well and…

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  • Fix: ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE

    SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer and is used actively in transmitting information through TCP sockets. Google Chrome also uses SSL in communicating with secure websites such as Google, YouTube, Facebook etc. The error message ‘ERR_SSL_VERSION_INTERFERENCE’ is quite old and dates back to the old days of Chrome browser. This…

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  • Fix: Game Memory Error GTA 5 ‘ERR_MEM_MULTIALLOC_FREE’

    Users experience the error message “Game memory error. Please reboot and restart the game” when they try to launch GTA 5 on their computers. The heading of the error is “ERR_MEM_MULTIALLOC_FREE”. The heading might also vary computer to computer. Players will only encounter this error message IF they are using…

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  • Fix: Can’t find AppData Folder Windows 10

    Application data (or AppData) is folder present in Windows operating system which contains data created by programs and applications. Almost every program you install on your computer creates an entry in the AppData folder to store its information and configuration. Even though you might not need the folder if you…

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  • Fix: x86 Emulation Currently Requires Hardware Acceleration

    Some users are encountering the “x86 emulation currently requires hardware acceleration!” error when trying to launch the AVD in Android Studio.  Typically, the issue occurs in a few moments after the user tries to compile an application using Android Virtual Device. The issue is not specific to a certain Android…

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  • Fix: Windows Error 0199 Security Password Retry Count Exceeded

    Several users are unable to boot on the Windows computers. The error that comes up is “Windows Error 0199 Security Password Retry Count Exceeded”. The error is exclusive to Lenovo computers but this particular issue is reported to occur with all the recent Windows versions. What is causing the “Error 0199…

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  • Fix: Microsoft Outlook Error 0x800ccc1a

    The error 0x800ccc1a often occurs when there’s a synchronization issue between the incoming and outgoing server. Outlook, released in 1997, is a webmail client that is owned by Microsoft itself due to which it is quite notorious among Windows users. However, along with its great UI and versatility, it has…

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  • Fix: This Computer Can’t Connect to the Remote Computer

    As the long list of Remote Desktop Connection issues continues, users have reported that they are facing an issue upon trying to connect to the remote computer. The ‘This computer can’t connect to the remote computer’ error often occurs after a Windows update which changes your credentials for the connection.…

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  • Fix: DISM error 87 on Windows 10

    Several users are getting the “DISM Error: 87” when trying to run DISM on Windows 10 from an elevated Command Prompt. Although the issue is also encountered on previous Windows version, the frequency of reports on Windows 10 is much higher. What is causing the DISM Error 87 on Windows 10?…

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  • Fix: Error 0x82d40003 on Xbox One

    Several Xbox users are encountering the 0x82D40003 error when trying to launch a game or application on Xbox One. This issue is typically reported to occur with digitally purchased games. There are some games that have been linked with this particular error: Call of Duty Black Ups III, Fortnite and Forza Motorsport.…

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  • Fix: An Active Directory Domain Controller for the Domain Could Not be Contacted

    The error ‘An Active Directory Domain Controller for the domain could not be contacted’ often occurs due to your DNS misconfiguration in which case you will have to change it. Users have reported that when they try to add another Windows Workstation to a domain, they are presented with the…

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  • Fix: Game Bar Not Opening on Windows 10

    Several users are reportedly unable to open the Game Bar. The issue is mostly reported to occur on Windows 10. Affected users report that there’s no error or anything – the Game Bar is simply nowhere to be seen and the process associated with it is not present inside Task Manager.…

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  • Fix: Fortnite Error 1058

    Fortnite players on PC experience the error message ‘Cannot create service (StartService failed : 1058) when they try to launch Fortnite on their PC’s. This error message usually occurs when the game is being installed for the first time on any computer. The reason why you experience this error is…

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  • Fix: Amazon Echo Error 12:2:15:10:1

    Amazon Echo users experience the error code 12:2:15:10:1 when they try to activate or register their Echo devices over the internet. This error message is somewhat absurd but is very common among various new Echo users. The error code 12:2:15:10:1 mostly means that the Echo device which you are trying…

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  • Fix: ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE

    Users experience the error message “ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE” when they are unable to access certain websites on their computer. It should be mentioned beforehand that this issue can be either at your side or at the server side. If the problem is at your side, the router or your internet settings are…

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  • Fix: ERR_BLOCKED_BY_XSS_AUDITOR

    Chrome is constantly under active development with new versions released every now and then to include new features and security improvements. Chrome is not only used for browsing; it is also used for many web services which developers make use of. With the recent Chrome 57 build, the XSS auditor…

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  • Fix: FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping.exe – Application Error

    Fortnite is a pretty popular battle royale game and almost everyone enjoys it. But you won’t enjoy the game if you constantly see an error message when trying to play the game and this is exactly what’s happening to a lot of players. Users are seeing the ForniteClient-Win64-Shipping.exe – Application…

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  • Fix: XULRunner Error Platform Version is not Compatible

    If you are a Mozilla Firefox user then you might see an error named Xulrunner Error when trying to open Firefox browser. This error will appear out of nowhere and it will prevent you from using the Firefox browser. This error can also appear when turning on the Mozilla ThunderBird…

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  • Fix: Bluestacks Snapchat Not Working

    Bluestacks is an android emulator that lets you have the android fun on your PC. Even though Bluestacks is mainly used for playing android games on pc, it can be used for certain other applications like Snapchat. The problem here is that users can’t seem to use Snapchat on Bluestacks.…

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  • Fix: VT-X/AMD-V Hardware Acceleration is Not Available on Your System

    Several users are getting the ‘VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system’ error when trying to install or launch a virtual machine in Oracle VM Virtualbox. The issue is not specific to a certain Windows version as it’s reported to occur with every recent Windows release. What is causing…

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  • How to Unlock and Root the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S

    The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is one of the best flagship releases we saw from Xiaomi in 2018. It packed an incredibly powerful punch with its Snapdragon 845 SoC, 6/8GB RAM and 128/258GB internal storage variants. While the Mi Mix 3 is just around the corner to being released globally,…

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  • Fix: Hypervisor is not Running Error on Windows 10

    There have been users reports that state that users are not able to launch VirtualBox as they are presented with a message box saying hypervisor is not running. This error is often due to your Hyper-V services not running automatically or disabled Hyper-V feature. Basically, Hypervisor is a software that…

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  • Fix: A Fatal Error Occurred While Trying to Sysprep the Machine

    The ‘A fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine’ error often occurs when you have used Sysprep more than three times. Sysprep, also known as System Preparation Tool, is developed by Microsoft that you can use to install Windows onto other hardware. This tool was mainly designed for…

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  • How to Unlock and Root Lenovo Z5 Pro

    The Lenovo Z5 Pro (and its GT variant) is the latest device from Lenovo, released quite recently. Normally devices don’t get rooted so fast, but people were waiting a while for this device, and wasted no time in developing for it. The Z5 Pro comes with a Snapdragon 710 SoC,…

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  • How to Fingerprint Unlock Windows PC with Android Device

    There’s a lot of ways to control your PC with your Android device. Remote viewers, apps that act like keyboards for your PC, etc. But you still need to manually log-in your computer with your keyboard. Or do you? An app created not too long ago allows you to unlock…

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