How To’s

  • FIX: Steps to Fix Canon Printer Error 5C20

    Error 5C20 is an error associated with many Canon printers, especially those of the MX series. Error 5C20, like most printer-related errors, basically inhibits the user from printing anything using their device. Error 5C20 is often accompanied by weird rattling sounds when the user tries to print anything. Error 5C20…

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  • FIX: File System Error (-1073741819) on Windows 10

    An alarmingly large number of people who upgraded to Windows 10 from a version of Windows 7 reported that, after the upgrade, they were not able to install any programs on their computer or take advantage of any other administrative privileges as every time they tried to do so, UAC…

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  • How to set up a VPN Connection in Windows 10

    A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is basically an add-on that is added to public networks such as WiFi hotspots and the internet to make communicating over them more secure and less vulnerable to third-party exploitation. Virtual Private Networks are brilliant tools for anyone who wants to make sure that the…

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  • FIX: Steps to Fix Error ERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND

    Google Chrome is considered to be at the very top of the internet browser food chain for almost every computer Operating System out there. However, just like all other internet browsers out there, Google Chrome is prone to having a few kinks, one of which is Error 6 (net::ERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND). Error…

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  • Fix: Error 0x80073CF9 in Windows Store on Windows 10 Mobile

    After upgrading their phones to the latest build of the Windows 10 Mobile Operating System available on the Fast Ring of the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview, many users reported being faced with error code 0x80073CF9 whenever they tried to install or update certain applications on the Windows Store. Some…

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  • How to Fix High CPU Usage By Antimalware Service Executable (MsMpEng)

    Antimalware Service Executable is the name of the process MsMpEng (MsMpEng.exe) used by the Windows Defender program. The service associated with this program is the Windows Defender Service. The two most common reason for it to be consuming high CPU usage is the real-time feature which is constantly scanning files,…

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  • Fix: High CPU Usage By IAStorDataSvc

    IAStorDataSvc is the name of the service translated as Intel Storage Data Service used by the Intel Rapid Storage Technology, which comes installed by default on most of the newer operating systems. This process is not harmful and it is meant to provide you faster access to your frequently used…

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  • Fix: “Show Windows Store Apps on the Taskbar” Option is missing

    Windows 8.1 was a pretty decent improvement over its much buggier and unstable predecessor – Windows 8. However, Windows 8.1 was not just about improvements; the update also brought with it quite a few new features. One of the new features that Windows 8.1 brought is the Show Windows Store…

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  • FIX: Windows 10 Mail App Error 0x86000112

    Windows 10 Mail, as amazing an email client as it may be, is simply riddled with all kinds of different issues, problems and errors, one of which is error code 0x86000112. Error code 0x86000112 is accompanied by an error message that states, “Something went wrong. We’re having problems syncing your…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Store Error “This App Can’t Open”

    Many Windows 10 users have reported that either completely out of the blue or following a Windows 10 upgrade, they were no longer able to successfully open the Windows Store. The Windows Store would fail to open, and they would be met with an error message stating “This app can’t…

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  • FIX: Error 0x80070426 in Windows 10 Mail App

    Error codes 0x80070426 is one of the many error codes associated with the Windows 10 Mail program. For most users, error 0x80070426 appears after they are informed by Windows 10 Mail that the settings for their email account are not up to date, and then every attempt they make to…

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  • FIX: Safari Crashes on StartUp

    There is a pretty decent chance that at any given point during their use of the Safari browser on an Apple Mac, the average person may encounter an issue where Safari keeps crashing on them as soon as they start it up. As Safari is the resident internet browser for…

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  • FIX: Windows Store and Apps Error Code 0x8e5e0408

    Error code 0x8e5e0408 is one of the most notorious Windows 10 error codes out there, and it is an error code associated with the Windows Store – Windows 10’s resident application marketplace. Users are greeted with error code 0x8e5e0408 when the installation of an application from the Windows Store fails.…

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  • FIX: The Linked Image Cannot Be Displayed in Outlook 2010

    Outlook 2010 is without even the shadow of a doubt one of the best desktop email clients out there, but it is definitely not as though Outlook 2010 does not have any flaws. Outlook 2010 users can be affected by a multitude of different problems, one of them being the…

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  • Fix: Error 0x85002012 in Windows 10 Mail App

    Windows 10 Mail has become quite popular ever since Windows 10 was released to the general populous – not only for being an extremely beautiful and pragmatic app but also for being quite possibly the most bug-ridden app that comes with Windows 10. Among the many bugs that users of…

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  • How to: Create a Shortcut To A Website in Edge

    Windows 10, the latest and greatest iteration of the Windows Operating System, comes with two different internet browsers – Internet Explorer, the default Windows browsers we all know but don’t really love, and Microsoft Edge, a fast, more secure and simpler internet browser that Microsoft has developed to rival the…

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  • FIX: Camera App Error Code 0xA00F4246 / 0xC00D36B6 on Lumia

    The Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview is just that – an unfinished, possibly unstable preview of the latest iteration of Windows 10 Mobile. The Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview is not meant to be a complete and final version of the firmware that is represents, which is why Windows Insiders…

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  • FIX: Microphone Not Working After Windows 10 Upgrade

    Audio issues and problems have been pretty abundant on Windows 10, especially on its earlier builds. One of the most frustrating and common audio issues that Windows 10 users have faced and stand to face is one that causes a computer’s microphone to stop functioning following a Windows 10 upgrade.…

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  • FIX: Account has been disabled. Please see your System Administrator

    One of the most terrifying problems that any Windows 10 user has ever faced is the “Account has been disabled” problem. The “Account has been disabled” error message (or the “Account has been disabled. Please see your System Administrator” message – to be more specific) basically says that a user…

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  • FIX: Sounds Playback Menu Pops UP on Windows 10

    A few Windows 10 users from around the globe have reported of an issue where the Sound playback and recording device menu pops up every single time they login. This problem can be quite irritating as no one wants an unnecessary menu to open up every time they log into…

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  • FIX: Windows 10 Installation Error 0x800700D

    Since quite a significant percentage of the Windows users who chose to upgrade their computers to Windows 10 from previous versions of the Operating System were encountering a variety of different problems, many (more computer-savvy) consumers decided to perform clean installs of Windows 10 instead. A clean install is when…

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  • FIX: Can’t Open Photo Library Using This Version of iPhoto

    Up until this year when it was replaced by the Photos app, iPhoto was Apple’s resident digital photo manipulation program. Mac users could utilize the photo management and manipulation prowess that iPhoto had to offer to organize, sort through, share and even edit the photographs stored on their Mac device.…

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  • FIX: Error 0x80004001 When Backing Up Data

    The most effective way to make sure that your data remains safe at all times is to back it up. While the Windows Operating System now provides a variety of different ways that can be used to back the data on a computer up, there is nothing quite like physically…

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  • FIX: Windows Live Mail Stuck at Starting Screen

    Windows Live Mail is arguably one of the best email clients to have ever graced the screen of a computer running on the Windows Operating System. However, that does not mean that the LiveMail application does not have any flaws or problems. Users of the LiveMail application have suffered from…

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  • FIX: Windows 10 Mail App Error 0x80040154 or 0x80c8043e

    When Windows 10 first came out to the public, there is a pretty good chance that the folks at Microsoft were regretting ever creating the Windows 10 Mail app as Windows 10’s resident email client had more problems than the Middle East. One of the most significant problems that Windows…

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