How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter Not Working

    The network adapter ‘Broadcom 802.11n’ is well known to cause several problems when you try to use it to connect to the internet. These problems usually arise when the driver software is not up to date, the drivers are corrupted due to any reasons or there is a problem with…

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  • How to Split Cells in Microsoft Excel

    Microsoft Excel is arguably the best and most commonly used spreadsheet program out there for the Windows Operating System. Excel is full to the brim with some of the most useful and handy tools and features the average user would want in their spreadsheet application of choice, and this includes…

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  • What is Microsoft.Photos.exe And Is it a Security Risk?

    For quite some time now, Windows 10 users have been complaining of instances where third-party computer security products such as those developed by AVG and Norton detect an application named microsoft.photos.exe trying to use the internet and flag it as harmful. Third-party computer security programs detect microsoft.photos.exe trying to send…

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  • Fix: Can’t Delete Photos from iPhone or iPad

    A bunch of iFolks repeatedly faced a problem when trying to delete some of their iDevice’s photos. They reported that some photos do NOT include a trash bin at the bottom of the Photos page. If you are suffering from this issue and want to finally delete these “undeletable” pictures…

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  • What to do if you see a bill from itunes.com/bill?

    If you can’t recognize the amount charged to your account, multiple purchases might be grouped into one transaction. Sometimes, you might not get a separate email confirmation of each purchase. Also, some charges appear on your statement a couple of days after you’ve made the purchases. And, if you’ve handed…

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  • Fix: Logitech Wireless Mouse Not Working

    The reasons why your wireless mouse might not be working is because it has a low battery, it isn’t connected to the right port, the USB drivers are not properly installed, or the surface on which you are using the mouse is not optimized for the mouse. This problem can…

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  • Fix: Destiny Error Code Buffalo

    Various Destiny 2 error codes are nothing strange to both PC and console users and it seems that the players are quite unhappy to see that some errors remain unsolved which make the game unplayable. The Buffalo error code can appear on various platforms and there are quite a few…

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  • Fix: Windows cannot locate a suitable printer driver

    The error “Windows cannot locate a suitable print driver” is usually encountered when users try to install a wireless/wired printer for the first time or they are trying to share it over a local network. As it turns out, this particular issue is quite common when trying to share a printer…

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  • Fix: node.dll is missing

    The “node.dll is missing” error is likely caused by file corruption that is preventing the system from using the required DLL (Dynamic Link Library). The issue can also arise if node.dll is not yet registered with Microsoft Register Server. Node.dll is a regular DLL file frequently used on Windows 10 and…

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  • Fix: You’ll need a new app to open this calculator

    Some users have been reporting getting the “You’ll need a new app to open this calculator” error when trying to open the built-in Windows calculator on Windows 10. Typically, when this issue is encountered, the same error is displayed when users try to open the Windows Store. As it turns…

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  • How to Open an EPS File

    An EPS file (a file that has the .EPS extension at the end) is an Encapsulated PostScript file. EPS files are special kinds of image files that contain PostScript programs – these PostScript programs describe how a vector image is to be drawn to a computer. EPS files can contain…

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  • How to Convert CR2 Files Into JPG Files

    When you capture an image using a digital camera, chances are the camera saves the image as a raw image. Raw images can be saved in an array of different file formats, one of which happens to be the CR2 format. The CR2 (Canon Raw Version 2) file format is…

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  • How to Type an Upside Down Question Mark

    The upside down question mark (¿) that English speakers and writers only seldom see is not an aberration or the usual question mark’s evil twin. In actuality, ¿ is the question mark used in written Spanish and in a few other languages that have cultural ties to the Spanish language.…

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  • Fix: WD My Passport Ultra not detected

    My Passport is a series of portable external hard drives produced by Western Digital. This hard drive has an internal drive speed of 5400 rpm and is very popular for holding storage including files, audio, videos etc. Many users owning this drive reported that they encountered many problems where their…

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  • What is msdia80.dll and should you Delete it?

    The msdia80.dll is a system file in Visual C++ and other Windows-based software applications. Microsoft Visual C++ is a commercial, integrated development environment (IDE) for C, C++, and CLI programming languages. It has tools for running and debugging various C++ code including the code for Microsoft Windows API, DirectX API,…

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  • Fix: Cab Archive is Corrupted

    Many users come across the problem where they get an error “Cab archive is corrupted”. This error means the cab files of the application you are trying to run are either not accessible by the system or they are incomplete. A CAB file is a form of compressed archive which…

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  • What is ‘gamebarpresencewriter.exe’ and How to Disable It

    In the recent updates, Microsoft released a feature named as “Game Bar” in Windows which allows users to record their experience when they are playing games. This is a very useful feature and gets handy as you don’t have to exit the game or enable some third-party program to record…

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  • What is Bootsect.exe and How to Use It

    The bootsect.exe utility is used to update the partition bootsector code responsible for loading and running the bootloader. Depending on the circumstances, the utility can also be used to update the master boot record code of a hard disk partition without editing the partition table. The Bootsect.exe utility is available in…

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  • Fix: iPhone EarPhones Playing One Side Only

    Some users report problems while using Apple earphones on their iDevices. More specifically, they complained that while one earphone works, the other doesn’t make any sound. Here is what you can do to fix this problem. The Cause of The Problem Before jumping in the solution, make sure you test…

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  • Fix: The Recycle Bin C:\ is Corrupted

    Many users come across the problem where their Recycle Bin gets corrupted. When it does, users will not get the full functionality of the Recycle Bin such as they won’t be able to see the files they deleted, they won’t be able to delete files permanently in the Recycle Bin,…

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  • How to Trade on Binance

    If you’ve decided to trade with cryptocurrencies, Binance is one of the best exchanges to go with. However, before you jump in and start the actual trading, you need to examine how Binance works. This guide will explain how to trade on Binance and use its features to increase your…

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  • Fix: NVIDIA Code 43 (Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems)

    Code 43 usually means that the required device is unidentifiable. The computer tries to access and synchronize correctly with the device but fails to do. This usually occurs when you install a new driver, install a new update, or are running Lucid Virtu MVP. We will start by checking if…

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  • Fix: Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible

    Most modern desktop-oriented Linux distributions have Mozilla Firefox as a default browser, so it can be really frustrating when you get the dreaded “Your  Firefox profile cannot be loaded” message. This is frequently caused by the cache in your home directory getting corrupted, so you don’t need to start deleting…

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  • Fix: mshta.exe problem (Microsoft HTML Application Host)

    Many users come across the problem where they encounter multiple instances of ‘mshta.exe’ (which is an abbreviation of Microsoft HTML Application Host) on their task manager. The executable mshta.exe is part of the Windows operating system used for executing .HTA files over various platforms. This is reported as a non-essential…

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  • Fix: Bluetooth Paired but Not Connected

    Many users come across a phenomenon where their Bluetooth device is paired with the computer but is not connected. The computer shows a status of “Paired”, the Bluetooth device shows a status that is connected to some device, but, in reality, you cannot access the Bluetooth device from your computer.…

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