How To’s

  • Fix: Error Code 800f020b when Installing a Windows Update

    Several Windows users are encountering the Error Code 800f020b when trying to install one or more Windows updates. The issue is not exclusive to a certain Windows version since it’s encountered on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. But by far, the highest frequency of reported issues with this particular error…

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  • Fix: VMware Operating System not Found

    Some Windows users that are trying to use VMware Workstation or VMware Player are reporting that they see the “Operating System not found” error during the bootup sequence of the virtual machine. The error is reported to occur when users try to install an OS from a physical drive or…

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  • Fix: Steam Workshop not Downloading Mods

    Some Steam users that are trying to download mods from Steam’s Workshop are reportedly having problems subscribing to mods. In most cases, the mod is not getting registered for download or don’t appear inside the download queue. For some users, the issue only occurs with a couple of mods while…

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  • Fix: Huawei Band 3 Pro can’t connect to Phone

    The world is rapidly advancing in technology with the emergence of new innovative features that make the universe digitally great. Huawei Band 3 pro is not an exception to this as it is well equipped to track your health and fitness aspirations. The smart band is designed with great features…

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  • How to Stop Alexa from Recording your Conversations

    Alexa a virtual assistant developed by Amazon for its range of Smart speaker device has played a very big role in our daily lives by performing a number of amazing tasks like operating our smart homes, making both voice and video calls, playing music, presenting us with news, waking us…

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  • Fix: Access Denied in NVIDIA Control Panel

    This problem usually appears when users open the NVIDIA Control Panel but are unable to apply changes they have made within the program. It mostly occurs when trying to change things in the Manage 3D Settings section. Also, it’s highly present when trying to set the default graphics processor for…

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  • Fix: High CPU Usage by .NET Runtime Optimization Service

    This problem usually appears randomly but it can also occur after an update is installed to .NET Framework. The process’s executable is mscorsvw.exe and it will be displayed in Task Manager under that name or as .NET Runtime Optimization Service. It doesn’t run so often and it’s a service that…

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  • Fix: Windows 10 Installation has Failed

    This error appears when users try to install an in-place upgrade or a complete reinstall of Windows 10 on their respective computers. The error usually appears somewhere in the middle of the installation and there are usually no clues as to what might have caused it. There are generally no…

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  • Fix: VMware Authorization Service is not Running

    Several Windows users are reporting that they encounter the “VMware Authorization service is not running” error when trying to run a virtual machine in VMware Workstation or VMware player. The issue is not exclusive to a certain Windows version since it’s encountered on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.…

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  • Fix: Remote Desktop can’t Connect to the Remote Computer for one of these Reasons

    The error ‘Remote Desktop can’t connect to the remote computer for one of these reasons’ can occur due to lots of reasons including wrong login credentials, connectivity issues or the use of HTTP/UDP protocol. The error message indicates three of the following reasons: Remote access to the server is not…

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  • How to Zip ‘Compress’ and Unzip ‘Uncompress’ Files on macOS

    A zip file is a collection of one or more files or folders that are compressed into a single file. It saves storage space on the computer and keeps all the files organized. A compressed file is much easier to transfer through flash drive or email. Most of the software…

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  • Fix: Siri can’t Connect to Network

    Siri is an intelligent personal assistant designed to perform various activities based on verbal commands by the user. As a user of iPhone 4S and the later versions, you can control your mobile device and its various apps using Siri. This is no exception for iPad, iPod Touch and Mac…

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  • Dying Light Easter Eggs Guide

    Many zombie games come and go and are at one point forgotten about. However, Dying Light is an exception. This zombie game has a vast variety of points of interest to explore. The players get to control the agent known as Kyle Crane who is an agent for the GRE,…

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  • Fortnite Building Guide For Beginners

    Everyone loves to score that victory royale the first chance they get at it. However, they stumble upon people who are experts at building and would probably make small work of them by their building skills. This guide is about most things related to building in fortnite. Having the right…

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  • Minecraft Guide: How To Respawn Ender Dragon

    Like every other game where the player mostly has to battle it out with a final boss, Minecraft is no stranger to this concept. At the very end of Minecraft, you are set to battle it out against a very powerful black dragon with purple eyes. While to others, it…

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  • Minecraft Villager Breeding Guide

    Villagers in Minecraft, at first sight, seem just like ordinary NPC’s and most players would just go and steal their stuff or just kill them for fun. However, villagers in Minecraft have an important role and that role is trading. Villagers trade using emerald as currency and in return, they…

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  • Minecraft Illager Guide

    In the latest version of Minecraft 1.14 that just dropped many new interesting features have been added such as new blocks which include the blast furnace, the smoker and many more. Pillager However, the most intriguing of them all is the introduction of the new mobs. Mobs are NPC’s which…

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  • Fix: Error 905 Google Play Store

    Several Android users are reporting that they are faced with “Error 905” every time they try to download a game or application via Google Play Store. Some users are reporting that the issue only occurs with any item from the Play Store, while others say that the issue only happens…

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  • Fix: Bookmark not defined on Word

    Several Microsoft Office users are reporting that they are receiving the “Error! Bookmark not defined” error when trying to convert a Doc file to PDF using Microsoft Word. Whenever this happens, every page number for each item in the Table of Contents is changed from the page number to “Error!…

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  • How to Run Task Manager as Administrator for a Standard User

    Task Manager as the name suggests is a built-in Windows Utility that allows you to prioritise, disable, enable programs and services as well as show a snapshot of System Performance and App History. Since Task Manager is responsible for several major operations within Windows, by default it is restricted to…

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  • Fix: Error 327682:11 when Downloading Games from Origin

    Some Windows users are reportedly seeing the 327682:11 error when trying to install a game published by EA. In most cases, the error is reported to occur with Origin games that are downloaded from the store. The error code is not exclusive to a certain Windows version since it’s available on Windows…

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  • Fix: Arrow Keys not Working in Excel

    Several Windows users are reporting that they are unable to use the arrow keys to move between the cells in Microsoft Excel. This seems to be recurring issues that happen on a lot of different Office versions including on Excel 2010, Excel 2013 and Excel 2016. Furthermore, the issue is…

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  • Fix: Hearthstone Crashes on Launch

    Hearthstone is a free to play digital cards collectible game. It was developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment in 2014 for MacOS and Windows. The game is quite popular due to its unique play style and offers compatibility for Android and iOS as well.  However, quite recently, a lot of…

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  • Fix: VMware Failed to Lock the File

    Some VMware users are reporting that they cannot start one or more virtual machines that they configured on their computer. Upon powering on the virtual machine, the window displays the following error: “An unexpected error was received from the ESX host while powering on VM VM_name. Failed to lock the…

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  • Fix: Error Code 0x800f0954

    Some users are getting the Error Code 0x800f0954 when attempting to install .NET Framework 3.5 or a different optional feature in Windows 10. Most users are reporting that this error occurs while they trying to install the package via Windows Features, but others are getting it while using the DISM command-line tool.…

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