How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Wireless Keyboard not Working on Windows

    There’s no doubt that wireless keyboards and other peripherals are preferred by everyone. Having a wireless keyboard or a wireless mouse makes it easy to use them without having to deal to with wires and everything. But, a lot of times there is a problem in connecting or the working…

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  • How to Access Control Panel on Windows 10, 8 and 7

    Control Panel provides an all-in-one configuration area for your Windows operating system. The Control Panel have been a part of Windows for a very long time. There are many cases where you would want to access the Control Panel e.g. in case there is a problem and you need to…

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  • How to Rip DVDs to Windows Easily

    If you want to rip a DVD to your Windows then you are at the right place. Ripping a DVD, if you don’t know already, simply means that you will create a copy of DVDs content on your Computer. Once you successfully rip a DVD, you will have a soft…

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  • How to Install Fonts on Windows 10

    Different type of fonts come in handy when you are writing a document or preparing a report. Having a large variety of fonts on your Windows certainly helps in making your documents unique. Although there are a lot of fonts that comes pre-installed in the Windows but sometimes we like…

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  • How to Compress and Reduce PDF File Size

    Portable Document Format (PDF) files are a great way of formatting and reading your documents. In fact, most of times when you are applying somewhere or sharing a document with someone, they would need it to be in a PDF file. The main purpose of a PDF is to have…

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  • How to Do a Windows 10 Password Reset

    Passwords provide an effective way of keeping your data/information protected from unwanted people. Most of us keep our Windows password protected to make sure no one can access our important documents and files. But, to keep your device secure, we should change our passwords every once in a while. Also,…

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  • How to create a Windows 10 Password Reset Disk

    Since you need a password to log in to your Windows, having a Password Reset Disk at your disposal will help you change your password in case you forget it. If you ever forget your password, all you have to do is plug in the Password Reset Disk and you…

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  • How to: Convert Word to PDF

    PDF (Portable Document Format) files are useful when it comes to sharing, viewing and reading a document. Anything that has writing and pictures can be converted to a PDF file. PDF files are important because they allow people to read, share and print documents on all types of computers. Also,…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Update Error 0x80070422

    Windows is known for providing regular updates to its users. These updates not only deliver new features and polished performance, they also are a great way of getting security features for your Windows. Although there are times when the updates have some weird bugs but, at the end of the…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Keyboard Freezes due to Third Party Apps

    The keyboard is one of the most essential components of a computer which allows us to input data, operate different parts of the computer, and most importantly, help us surf the internet. Since the internet is a very open place from where we can download programs and applications, there is…

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  • How to enable USB WiFi dongle on Remix OS

    Remix OS, the Android operating system designed for desktop PC, is compatible with many WiFi devices after installation, using generic drivers. But a number of users report that certain brands of USB WiFi adapters, and USB dongles / pocket WiFi especially, are not recognized by the system. Some of them…

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  • How to Shutdown and Restart Windows 10 using Cortana

    Cortana is Microsoft’s personal assistant for Windows. The personal assistant has the ability to set alarms, take notes, set reminders, and do web searches. Cortana was promised to do more – shutdown, restart, hibernate and sleep, but unfortunately, Windows users have not had this feature, even with the latest update.…

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  • Fix: Impactor.exe Bad Image

    Some applications have produced the error “Bad Image” involving zdengine.dll. Some of these applications include VLC, games and other software. Bad Image error occur when Windows cannot open programs due to the corruption of files or libraries needed to run the said program. For this error, the error is displayed…

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  • Fix: api-ms-win-service-core-L1-1-0.dll is missing

    The error “api-ms-win-core-path-l1-1-0.dll is missing” and “This program could not start because the library api-ms-win-service-core-L1-1-0.dll is missing.” has occurred on a number of Windows PCs. This error keeps popping up on Windows desktops, and for some other users, the issue seems to occur when Internet Explorer is started. This article…

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  • Fix: High CPU Usage by Razer Synapse

    Razer Synapse is a cloud based driver software that allows you to rebind controls or assign macros to any of your Razer peripherals and saves all your settings to the cloud. Some Windows users who have Synapse installed have noticed really high CPU usage associated with the software. This issue…

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  • Fix: Laptop Speakers not Working

    Switching between the audio jack and the internal speakers has always been seamless. You only need to plug in a jack pin and the internal speakers switch off and redirect the sound via the audio jack. However, you can sometimes get a problem where the laptop only plays sound via…

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  • How to Increase Memory on Chromebook

    The primary selling point for Chromebooks till now has been that they are affordable. Chrome OS is a very light operating system, and can run smoothly on the most low-end machines. Chromebooks are cheap because they run on low-end hardware. The RAM on these machines ranges from 2GB on the…

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  • How Safe are Chromebooks from Ransomware

    With the recent surge in ransomware attacks, the security of popular operating systems has increasingly become a pressing concern. Chromebooks, generally speaking, are much more secure than other machines running on Windows or even Mac OS. They are relatively less in number, and hence do not form a primary target…

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  • How to Increase Your Android Cell Phone’s Battery Life

    Most people are using Android phones nowadays because those phones have a lot of cool, user-friendly features. But did you know that you cannot keep your android battery long lifetime because these features are wasting it? So I want to tell you 10 small, but clever tricks how to increase…

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  • How to Enable Custom Launcher & Live Wallpaper on Remix OS

    Remix OS, the popular Android for PC operating system, comes with its own unique launcher. Called “FileLauncher Mode”, it attempts to emulate the Windows desktop environment – however, some users prefer an Android-style launcher, since Remix OS’s native launcher does not support widgets. Unfortunately, for some odd reason third party…

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  • How To Find Out Your Windows Wireless Drivers & Adapters

    Wireless technology has made devices more portable over the decades. Without the interruptions of the cable, we can now take our internet anywhere be it on the phone or on a computer. To ensure advancements in the computer technology, the different components are made by different specialized companies; from the…

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  • Fix: pidc.txt error on Startup on Windows 10

    Windows has remained the most popular operating system in the world. While it has a few shortcomings from time to time, some are not the operating systems fault. A few users have been receiving a textbox error on startup indicating that “The file C:\Windows\temp\pidc.txt could not be opened. The system…

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  • How to Install Fleksy Skin on Gboard Android

    Are you a fan of the old Fleksy keyboard look? The now abandoned keyboard style is making a big comeback via Gboard. One developer from the XDA community managed to achieve the old-school Fleksy look while maintaining all the awesome features from Gboard. What’s even nicer is that you don’t…

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  • What Makes Lineage OS the Best for Android Phones

    If you are using an Android device for quite a while, you’ve probably heard of CyanogenMod. It was the biggest, most widely used Android custom ROM. Recently, the developers of CyanogenMod discontinued the project. But, they didn’t stop there. They created a new custom ROM, called Lineage OS. Lineage OS…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Search Not Working

    Windows 10 is here for almost two years. There is a lot of improvements in regards to previous operating systems, from Windows XP, which is unfortunately still available, to Windows 8.1. Some of change which we will mention in this article is Windows Search. User interface is redesigned and improved…

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