How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Brother Printer Offline

    Brother Industries is a Japanese multinational electronics company which produces a lot of products including printers, fax machines, desktop computers etc. Despite it being the manufacturer of a lot of products, it is most well-known for its production of printers in the global market. Brother Printers have also been well-known…

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  • How to Disable Distributed Link Tracking Client

    External hard drives and other devices provide a great way of sharing our personal files or creating backups. You might have noticed a safely remove option (bottom right corner) on your icon tray whenever you connect your external drives to the computer. The purpose of this option is to check…

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  • Fix: Chromebook not Charging beyond 1%

    When your Chromebook gets completely discharged, there is a chance that it might not take charge instantly. The battery gets stuck at 1% even if you charge it for hours, and as soon as you disconnect your charger, the laptop runs out of battery and shuts down. If you’re lucky,…

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  • How to use Gmail Offline in Chrome

    There’s a limited number of things you can do on Chrome when you’re offline. You can work on Google Docs, Sheets, Slides. You can also use some extensions or apps that work offline, like Pocket or Google Calendar, and you can also manage your email with Gmail Offline. Gmail Offline…

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  • Fix: Audio Device is disabled

    Many people come across an issue where after the audio troubleshooting, they come across an error message named “Audio device is disabled”. This error message usually means that the computer is detecting your audio device but, the device itself is disabled. This error message might come forward when you have…

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  • Fix: Payday 2 Crashing

    Payday 2 is a first-person shooter video game which is developed by Overkill software and is known for intense action involved. It is available on Windows 10 as well as on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. Payday 2 seen a steady stream of loyal players for quite some time…

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  • Fix: Rocket League Lag

    Rocket League is a vehicular soccer game which is developed and published by Psyonix. It was released in 2015 and has made its way to different platforms including Windows, Xbox One, macOS, Linux, PS4 etc. The game also has tournaments which attract a lot of attention around the globe. For…

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  • Fix: No Sound on iPad

    iPad is a line of interactive computer tablets which are designed by Apple. They were revolutionary in introducing tablets to the modern world and made way for other manufacturers to start production. It is classified as one of the most stable tablets out there and is used by various professionals…

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  • Fix: PUBG Stuck on Loading Screen

    There have been numerous reports of PUBG (PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS) being stuck on the loading screen. This issue has been so widespread that it was officially acknowledged by the company’s official Twitter and a workaround was posted. The reason why this error occurs is unknown but was seen to happen more…

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  • What is remsh.exe and should I delete it?

    Some users are debating whether remsh.exe is a malicious executable or a legitimate Windows component. Most of the time, users end up investigating the process after noticing that it’s constantly using the system’s resources – writing and reading stuff on the Windows partition or trying to access the Internet. But perhaps even more…

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  • Fix: Computer Doesn’t Recognize Headphones

    Some users have been reporting having trouble connecting their headphones with their computers. Most of the time, this particular issue is reported on laptops but some users have also reportedly encountered it on desktops with dedicated sound cards. This issue is not specific to any Windows versions and is frequently…

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  • Fix: Please Insert the Last Disk of the Multi-Volume Set

    Some users report being bothered by the “Please insert the last disk of the multi-volume set and click OK to continue” error message everytime they try to open a Windows Explorer window. Commonly referred to as the Compressed (zipped) Folders error, this issue this issue is not restricted to Windows 10 and…

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  • Fix: Can’t Remove Printer on Windows 10

    As soon as Windows 10 came out, a lot of users have begun reporting problems with their printers. Aside from a multitude of incompatibility problems that limited some functionality on Windows 10, a lot of users report losing the ability to remove the printer conventionally. Most of the time, this…

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  • Fix: Blue Screen due to APC Index Mismatch

    Some users have reported frequent BSOD crashes that point towards APC Index Mismatch as the main culprit. Most affected users report that the BSOD crashes occur for no apparent reason. Most of the time, BSOD a crash that points towards the APC index mismatch in the dump file is regarded…

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  • Fix: Firefox is not responding

    A surprising amount of users report having problems with Mozilla Firefox on Windows 10, considering the fact that this browser is widely considered the stablest out of the bunch. Most users complain about getting frequent freeze ups with “Not Responding” messages. Although this problem is by no means exclusive to Windows…

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  • Fix: These files can’t be opened

    Some Windows users report that whenever they click on a file they receive the following Windows Security message: “These files can’t be opened. Your Internet security settings prevented one or more files from being opened.” Typically, this sort of issue happens for every single executable file that the user tries…

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  • Fix: The Compressed (zipped) Folder is Invalid

    Some users report losing the ability to open .zip files using File Explorer. Apparently, If they try to double-click the .zip archive nothing happens or File Explorer becomes unresponsive. Right-clicking the .zip archive and choosing Extract All will display the following error: “Windows cannot complete the extraction The compressed zipper…

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  • Fix: Dell Touchpad Not Working

    Some Dell users have been reporting problems with their touchpads. Most affected users report suddenly losing the ability to use the touchpad after it has been working for a long time. While some users report encountering this problem after performing a Windows update, some have no apparent trigger in mind. Even…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Update Error 0x8024a112

    Some users have been reporting that certain pending Windows 10 updates fail with the 0x8024a112 error code. Most of the time, users report losing the ability to restart their system. Apparently, every restart attempt ends up failing with the following error text: We’re having trouble restarting to finish the install. Try…

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  • Fix: Blue Screen of Death due to netwtw04.sys

    Some users report getting frequent BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) crashes when using Google Chrome or another web browser. By looking at the crash dump, some users have managed to discover that the crash dump points towards a problem with netwtw04.sys (C:\ WINDOWS\ system32\ drivers\ Netwtw04.sys). Most of the time, the BSOD…

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  • Fix: IRQL UNEXPECTED VALUE WINDOWS 10

    Some users report getting the Irql Unexpected Value error after witnessing a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) crash on Windows 10. While some of the affected users report that the error occurs immediately after they try to shut down their machine, others encounter the Irql Unexpected Value error at random time or…

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  • Fix: The Extended Attributes Are Inconsistent error in Windows 10

    Some users are reporting dealing with the Extended Attributes Are Inconsistent error on Windows 10. While some users encounter this error when they start a particular 3rd-party application or built-in application, other users report that the Extended Attributes Are Inconsistent error occurs whenever they try to open something with Administrative privileges. The…

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  • Fix: Debugger has been found running in your system

    Some users are prevented from running certain applications or games with the “debugger has been found running in your system” error. Most of the time, users affected by this error report it occurring right after they try to open a game launcher. This sort of error means that something other than…

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  • How to Fix the Windows Defender Error Code 0x80073afc

    Windows Defender is the built-in security tool which arrives with each copy of Windows 10 and it’s pretty useful to say the least. Most users who generally pay attention to which sites they visit online and which files they download most probably won’t feel the need to use any other…

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  • How to Delete $GetCurrent Folder

    $GetCurrent folder is a folder that contains logs about the Windows upgrade. This folder is created in the C directory during the Windows upgrade process. You usually won’t be able to find it because it is a hidden folder and it is only available for the people who upgraded their…

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