How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Error Accessing the Registry

    Some users are getting the “error accessing the registry” error when trying to merge a registry key on a Windows computer. Most affected users report that the issue occurred after they did a re-install of their Windows version and tried to open a .reg file. The issue is mostly encountered…

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  • Fix: Windows Update Error 0xca00a000

    Some users are getting the “0xca00a000” error code when trying to install a Windows update via the Windows Update screen. The issue is mostly encountered on Windows 10 and the update that is mostly reported to fail with this error message is “KB4056892“. What is causing the 0xca00a000 error? We investigated…

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  • Fix: Windows Update Keeps Turning Off

    Windows Updates are a great way of keeping your system up to date. These updates provide important security and various other fixes for the system. However, some users are experiencing an issue where the Windows Updates are automatically turning off. This will happen automatically and randomly. Users are seeing the…

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  • Fix: Windows Backup Failed To Get an Exclusive Lock on ESP

    The error ‘Windows Backup failed to get an exclusive lock on the EFI partition (ESP)’ usually occurs when there’s an application that is denying access of the process. System Images are very helpful and most of the users usually create a system image whenever they are trying to do something…

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  • Fix: Microsoft Outlook Error 0x80040115

    The Microsoft Outlook error 0x80040115 usually occurs due to an oversized .PST (Personal Storage Table) file or improper installation of the Outlook application. Users have reported that whenever they try to send an email using Microsoft Outlook, they are presented with the error ‘We can’t complete this because we can’t…

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  • How to Unlock the Realme 2 Pro

    Realme was formerly a sub-brand of OPPO, the Chinese smartphone company best known for its mid-range phones and marketing around their phone camera capabilities. The former vice president of Oppo decided to step down and take the Realme brand with him, establishing it as an independent brand that focuses primarily…

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  • Fix: Can’t Type into Text Fields on Some Browsers

    Some users are reportedly unable to type (letters or numbers) in any field boxes. Other affected users are reporting that the issue only occurs with some specific field boxes. The issue is not exclusive to a certain browser as there are reports of it occurring with Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome,…

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  • Fix: This Blu-ray Disc Needs a Library for AACS Decoding

    Some Windows users are getting the “This Blu-Ray Disc needs a library for AACS decoding” error when trying to play a Blu-ray disk via the VLC media player. The issue is not specific to a certain Windows version as it’s reported to occur on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows…

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  • Fix: Remote Session was Disconnected

    Windows 10, like the older versions, provides users with Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) feature through which users can connect from one system to other Windows devices. However, there have been several reports where users aren’t able to form a connection. Whenever they try to establish a connection, they are prompted…

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  • Fix: The Action Cannot be Completed Because the File is Open in Windows Explorer

    Some users are encountering the ‘action cannot be completed because the file is open in windows explorer‘ error when they try to delete, move or rename a file on a Windows computer. The issue typically happens with Microsoft Office files (Word and Excel files) and PDF files. The issue is…

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  • Fix: PUBG Memory Could Not be Read

    PUBG is one of the global emerging games in the Battle Royale category. It is a direct competitor of Fortnite which exhibits similar gameplay but a difference in publishers. Users experience the full error message listed below when they are trying to launch the popular game: The error message might…

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  • Fix: Boorec /Fixboot Element Not Found on Windows 10

    The error ‘Element not found’ is often caused by inactive system partition or if the EFI partition is not assigned a letter. This error occurs when users use the ‘bootrec /fixboot’ command in the command prompt. This command is used to repair Windows boot up whenever it is not functioning…

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  • Fix: SD Card is Blank or Has Unsupported Filesystem

    Some users are reporting that their SD/SDHC card has suddenly stopped working on their phone (or another Android device) and the following error message pops up in the notification bar: ‘The SD card is blank or has unsupported filesystem‘. What is causing the ‘SD card is blank or has unsupported filesystem’ error?…

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  • Fix: ASUS AURA not Working

    ASUS motherboards have RBG features which are pretty much common in all of the high-end motherboards out there. They provide customizable behavior of the RGB lights on your motherboard and even let you sync other LED strips attached to it. ASUS also has a software named AURA which allows users…

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  • Fix: Make Sure the File is an NTFS Volume and isn’t in a Compressed Folder or Volume

    There have been users reports stating that they aren’t able to mount ISO files using the Windows Explorer. The error ‘Make Sure the File is an NTFS Volume and isn’t in a Compressed Folder or Volume’ was mainly caused after a certain Windows security update. According to the user reports,…

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  • Fix: WoW Error Creating Character

    World of Warcraft (WoW) is one of the most popular open world online games which has been in the gaming industry for almost more than two decades. The game started off small but gained popularity after it switched its gameplay to open world mode. People playing World of Warcraft on…

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  • Fix: PS4 Error NW-31449-1

    Play Station 4 users encounter the error message ‘PS4 Error NW-31449-1’ when trying to download games onto their console. This error message is very generic and mostly points towards the issue of memory on your console. While in some cases this might be true, we found out that there were…

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  • Fix: Audio Renderer Error ‘Please Restart Your Computer’

    Several Windows users report that they are seeing the “Audio renderer error. Please restart your computer.” whenever they try to play a Youtube video. The issue is not specific to a particular Windows version and is reported to occur with several different web browsers including Chrome, Opera, Edge, and Mozilla Firefox.…

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  • Fix: SKYUI Error Code 1

    SKYUI Error Code 1 is an error Skyrim players encounter when they have installed and are trying to launch Skyrim Script Extender (SKSE). SKSE is used for modding and is one of the extensive mod programs out there which isn’t meant for the normal user. SKSE is still under development…

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  • Fix: Extend Volume Option Greyed out on Windows 10

    There have been several reports submitted by users which state that the ‘Extend Volume’ option in the Disk Management tool is greyed out. Disk Management is a built-in tool in Windows that you can utilize to maintain partitions on your hard disk i.e create, delete or extend the volumes. However,…

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  • Fix: Microsoft Word 2016 or 2013 Won’t Open on Windows 10

    Microsoft users have reported that they are not able to launch Microsoft Word 2013 or 2016 on Windows 10. This can be due to a number of factors like your add-ins, corrupt installation etc. This issue has been torturing users for quite a while and isn’t something new. According to…

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  • Fix: Netflix We’re having Trouble Playing this Title Right Now

    The error message ‘We’re having trouble playing this title right now’ often occurs due to corrupted installation, incorrect network configuration etc. With the release of the Netflix application for Windows 10, many users stopped using the website and switched to the desktop application. The application doesn’t stay behind and is…

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  • Fix: Microsoft Outlook Error ‘Not Implemented’

    Microsoft Outlook is a very famous email client that lets you manage and send/receive emails from your devices. But the problem that most of the Microsoft Outlook users are facing is that they can’t send or receive emails from the Outlook. Lots of users are seeing an error dialogue with…

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  • Fix: Windows Media Player Cannot Burn Some of the Files

    The error message ‘Windows Media Player cannot burn some of the files’ is often due to the files that you are trying to burn or Windows Media player file corruption. Windows Media Player allows the users to burn files on a CD or DVD using its Burn feature that has…

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  • Fix: Windows is Still Setting up the Class Configuration for this Device

    The ‘Windows is still setting up the class configuration for this device. (Code 56)’ error is known to occur when your network adapter has a conflict with the third-party VPN installed on your system. There have been reports submitted by users which state that users have lost all network connections…

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