How To’s

  • How to Show Recycle Bin in File Explorer on Windows 10

    Windows 10 tried to simplify matters for us but in the process some basic amenities were overlooked. This has proven to be a big challenge for new Windows 10 users. While there is still some familiarity with Windows 7, Windows 10 still has that newish feel to it. For example,…

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  • How to Switch User Accounts in Windows 10

    Fast user switching is a useful feature if more than one person use the same computer. The obvious question arises that what is the benefit of fast user switching. For example, if your brother is using the computer and you want to check your email, you have multiple options. First,…

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  • FIX: Restart Explorer.exe Process in Windows 10

    Explorer.exe is a universal process that is used across all versions of the Windows Operating System. Explorer.exe is the Windows process for the Windows Explorer application – the application that is used to browse files and folders on a Windows Operating System. Sometimes, the Windows Explorer utility needs to be…

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  • How to Enable or Disable Startup Items in Windows 10

    Performance is a key aspect to consider whenever we go out to acquire a computer. But sometimes even the ones with high performance get undone by excessive load on processing capacity whenever programs that begin running on startup load. You can considerably lessen the amount of time your computer uses…

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  • How to Enable or Disable Touch Screen on Windows 8 and 10

    Touch screen computers are the next big thing in the computing industry. While they took their time, touch screens in computers are finally popular and readily available by almost every major manufacturer. The touch screen helps users in corporate or home environment to interact with their machines instantly just by…

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  • How to Play Windows 7 Games in Windows 10

    Whether you purchase a computer with a pre-installed Windows 10 operating system or upgrade your system to Windows 10, you will realize that the free and ad-free games you used in Windows are no longer available. There is no need to worry however; you can still enjoy your favorite games…

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  • How To Restore a BKF File on Windows 10

    .BKF files are associated with the Windows Backup Utility. Creating a backup of windows is necessary for any user to prevent his/her valuable data. The most general way to backup your data is by using windows utility named as NTBackup which enables you to save your data in a file…

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  • Fix: Mouse Pointer Lags or Freezes in Windows 10

    Many users have reported that their mouse pointer lags after they have updated to Windows 10. At first, it seems a Windows 10 issue. However, not all Windows 10 users are facing this issue. So, we can be confident that this issue is caused by some hardware or software interfering with…

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  • Norton Toolbar Not Compatible with Firefox 41

    Mozilla launched its Firefox version 41 on September 22, 2015. At the time of this Firefox update, many users were using Norton Toolbar with the previous versions of Firefox. However, Norton Toolbar was not compatible with version 41, and Norton announced that they couldn’t release an update of their toolbar…

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  • FIX: System Icons Missing from Taskbar (Windows Vista / 7)

    Every version of Windows has a Taskbar, and every Taskbar has a Notification Area that is dedicated to displaying icons for running programs – along with system icons – and any and all notifications that they produce. Among the various system icons that the Taskbar’s Notification Area houses are the…

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  • How to Solve the Operating System Version Is Incompatible with Startup Repair?

    Although Windows 10 is the most recent iteration of the Windows Operating System, it is far from the most perfect one. Windows 10 users all across the globe have been plagued by tons of different problems, one of them being the dreadful “This Operating System version is incompatible with Startup…

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  • FIX: 100% Disk Usage by “System and Compressed Memory” in Windows 10

    System and compressed memory is a memory process responsible for various functions related to system and memory. This process is mostly responsible for the compression of files and folders stored on your hard drive and the management of RAM. On average, the System and compressed memory process is only supposed…

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  • How to Add/Remove Home Group Icon in Windows 10

    If you are using a computer loaded with Windows 10, you may need to add or remove the Homegroup icon; depending on your preference. However, the above actions require that you access and edit the system registry. This may be a handful for novice users but there is no other…

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  • Fix: Fatal Error / MSI.netdevicemanager40

    There are a ton of things that can go wrong when trying to install an HP printer. For starters, you might accidentally use the wrong installation package or the installation package you use may be corrupt. Furthermore, there are a number of different errors that may interrupt the installation of…

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  • FIX: VideoWave Has Stopped Working

    Roxio Creator NXT Pro is an application suite that contains a number of different programs, all of which have to do with DVD burning. Roxio Creator NXT Pro is one of the absolute best DVD burning suites out there, and among the various programs that it contains is VideoWave –…

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  • FIX: Outlook Crashes Because of Faulty pstprx32.dll Module

    Outlook 2013 may have been one of the best versions of the program to have ever been created, but that does not mean that it was flawless. Outlook 2013 had its fair share of quirks and issues, among the most significant of which was an issue where Outlook was crash…

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  • FIX: Outlook Error 0x80004005: “The operation failed”

    As effective and efficient a Desktop email client as Outlook may be, there are a myriad of errors out there that are associated with it. Just one of the errors that Outlook users can suffer from is the 0x80004005 error. This error has been known to affect tons of Outlook…

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  • FIX: How to Stop Mouse from Zooming

    Touchpads are drastically different as compared to traditional computer mice. Almost all of the laptops in the market today rock Touchpads designed and manufactured by Synaptics, and the people at Synaptics are fully aware of the major difference(s) between Touchpads and computer mice. That being the case, Synaptics prides itself…

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  • How to Bring Back Old Power Indicator in Windows 10

    Like many other visual enhancements, Windows 10 has changed the appearance of battery indicator in the taskbar. The new indicator is more touch friendly, and when clicked or tapped on shows a sleek battery status. However, many users don’t use the touch screen and find it convenient to use the old…

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  • Bring Back Old Volume Control in Windows 10

    Windows 10 features a new style volume control. This new style volume control is simple, without giving much control over the volume. However, many Windows users are used to the old volume control and want it back. Here is a little hack that can bring the old volume control back. Before you…

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  • BEST GUIDE: How to Bring Windows 7 Calendar to Windows 10

    Windows 10 features a new design for its clock application in the system tray. The new design has a touch friendly interface with bigger numbers and more spacing between them. I happen to agree that it is a good-looking design and more convenient for the user who use the touchscreen.…

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  • How to: Disable Telemetry in Windows 10

    Although Microsoft has been pushing telemetry data collection since Windows 7, nothing was as comprehensive a the one on Windows 10. By default, Windows 10 comes with the telemetry feature enabled by default which collects all sorts of user activity and sends it directly to Microsoft. As Microsoft provides no…

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  • FIX: Windows 10 Cursor Freezes/Stuck

    Many users reported cursor stuck on screen in Windows 10 – usually, on notebooks and laptops after they’ve been upgraded to Windows 10. The upgrade overwrites the existing drivers, therefore it may be possible that the drivers may have become incompatiable with the touchpad, hence why the cursor is stuck…

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  • FIX: “We have updated your PC All your files” Windows 10

    Windows 10, is an operating system considered to be the best OS released by Microsoft and has been growing its fan base since the release of its technical preview. If you are reading this guide, you would already know how cleverly Microsoft combined the well-received features of Windows 7 and 8.1…

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  • How to Change Your Windows 10 Product Key

    It is entirely possible for a person to install Windows 10 on a computer without a product key. If you are upgrading from an older, already activated version of Windows, you can choose to skip the product key step during the Windows 10 installation and have your copy of the…

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