How To’s

  • Fix: Steam App Configuration Unavailable

    Steam is a game distribution platform that lets users buy, download, install, and play games. Recently, a lot of users are complaining about the Steam app configuration unavailable issue during the installation of the games. This error will come up during the installation of a game and it will usually…

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  • Fix: Something Went Wrong and your Search Couldn’t be Completed

    Some Outlook users are seeing the “Something went wrong and your search couldn’t be completed” error when trying to search for something. The issue is only reported to occur on Windows computers and is known to appear on multiple Outlook versions including Outlook 2016, Outlook 2010. What is causing the…

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  • Fix: Windows Couldn’t Remove your Computer from the Homegroup

    Windows Homegroups are extremely useful for connecting several computers into a network and this feature is commonly used among companies and individual users as well. This error message ‘Windows Couldn’t Remove your Computer from the Homegroup‘ appears when users try to exit a homegroup they are a part off and…

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  • Fix: We Can’t Open Skype. You Are Already Signed in on This Computer

    Several users report that they get the “We can’t open Skype. You are already signed in on this computer” error when trying to sign in. The issue is not specific to a certain Windows version and is reported to occur with a lot of different Skype builds. What is causing…

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  • Fix: To use System Restore, you must specify which Windows Installation to Restore Error

    The error ‘To use System Restore, you must specify which Windows Installation to Restore’ is caused due to corrupted system files etc. and pops while trying to run system restore. Sometimes, when you face an error that makes you perform a system restore, your computer might prompt you with this…

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  • Fix: Civilization 5 won’t Launch

    Civilization is a series of strategy games where the game is centered on building a civilization from prehistory to the near future. The game was initially released in 1991 and new versions are released to this date. The game is also available on several platforms including Windows, Linux, Mac OS,…

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  • How To Bypass FRP Lock on Sprint AQT100

    If you’ve recently factory reset your Sprint AQT100, and forgot to disable the screen lock security first, your device will become FRP (factory reset protection) locked – which requires you to add the original Google account first setup with this device. In some cases, you may have forgotten, or no…

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  • How to Fix Windows 10 Update Error 0x80190001

    The ‘Error 0x80190001’ error is caused while updating your Windows when the update files aren’t downloaded properly. Windows updates are often quick and you get the latest features without any issue, however, you shouldn’t take that for granted. There are times when you’ll be troubled before your system gets the…

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  • Fix: Excel won’t Open

    Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular spreadsheet editor out there in the Microsoft Office suite. It allows users to edit excel worksheets and CSV files on the go. However, there have been several instances where Microsoft Excel doesn’t open at all. Excel might fail at opening an existing…

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  • Fix: Reset your Security Processor to Fix Functionality Issues

    This error was first spotted after a recent Windows 10 update and it’s related to the Trusted Platform Module. The error message appears in two different places. The first one is visible after navigating to Settings >> Update & Security >> Windows Security >> Device Security >> Security Processor >>…

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  • How to Fix Error 0xc190020e on Windows 10

    The error 0xc190020e appears when you are downloading an update but don’t have the required space to install the contents of the update. The space required depends on the size of the update. Microsoft pushes out updates for Windows often which requires quite the space if you belong to the…

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  • How to Fix SearchUI.exe Suspended on Windows 10

    SearchUI.exe suspended is often caused by your third-party antivirus software which usually interferes with your background processes. Search User Interface or SearchUI is a component of the Microsoft’s search assistant called Cortana. If your searchUI.exe process is suspended, this means you won’t be able to use Cortana. Evidently, some people…

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  • Fix: Cannot Delete a Protected Partition Without the Force Protected Parameter Set

    Several users have been encountering the ‘Can’t delete a partition without the force protected parameter set’ when trying to use DiskPart to remove the recovery partition. The issue is not specific to a certain Windows version as it’s reported to occur with Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. What…

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  • Fix: HP Accelerometer Doesn’t Work on This Version of Windows

    Several users are encountering the “HP accelerometer doesn’t work on this version of Windows” error at every Windows Startup. Some affected users reported that the Accelerometer was working normally until a Windows 10 update.  As it turns out, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (RS3) is responsible for the error. What…

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  • Fix: Discord Keeps Crashing

    Discord allows users to communicate with friends and other people. The main use of Discord is during the games so a seamless connection is essential for the complete gaming experience especially when it comes to multiplayer games. However, for the majority of users, the Discord app is crashing unexpectedly. You…

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  • Fix: Discord Keeps Freezing

    Discord, if you don’t already know, is a VOIP app that lets users chat with their friends. Discord was specifically made for gamers to set up gaming sessions and communicate during games but the service is being used by almost everyone nowadays. Lately, a lot of the users are complaining…

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  • Fix: Taskbar Disappeared on Windows 10

    The taskbar is a very useful UI element in Windows. But, a lot of users are experiencing a problem where their taskbar is missing from the Windows. There are multiple scenarios and settings that cause the taskbar to disappear. Some users had their taskbar working fine and set to auto-hide…

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  • Fix: Printer Queue Won’t Delete

    Printer Queue is a list where all the documents pending for getting printed are stored temporarily. It consists of jobs for the printer. When the printer prints one document, it removes it from the list and the next in line is sent for printing. There are numerous cases where documents…

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  • How to Fix Folder Keeps Reverting to Read Only on Windows 10

    If your folder keeps reverting to read only it could be due to a recent Windows 10 upgrade. Many users have reported that when upgraded their system to Windows 10, they encountered this error. Read-only is a file/folder attribute which lets only a specific group of users read or edit…

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  • Fix: Discord not Connecting

    Discord is a pretty popular VOIP app, especially in the gaming communities. It allows users to do voice/video/text chats with other people. But Discord users are experiencing some problems with the Discord app. It seems like Discord app isn’t getting connected for a lot of users. Majority of the users…

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  • Fix: You Don’t have Authorization to View this Page

    Some users are prevented from viewing certain web pages in Chrome. The error that comes up is ‘You Don’t have Authorization to View this Page’. As it turns out, the issue is not website or IP-specific because the same users report that the web content is accessible from a different…

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  • How to Transfer Your Windows 10 License to a New Computer

    Windows 10, Microsoft’s latest and greatest, is one of the most popular, if not the most popular, operating system today. However, it is also very expensive. If you already have obtained Windows 10 one way or another, we couldn’t blame you if you wanted to save some money on your…

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  • Fix: Microsoft Excel is Waiting for Another Application to Complete an OLE Action

    Several Office users report getting the “Microsoft is waiting for another application to complete an OLE action” error when trying to run a VBA script or when trying to run Excel from a BI launch pad. The issue is reported to occur on all the recent Windows versions including Windows 7,…

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  • How to Fix DCOM Error 1084 on Windows 10

    The ‘DCOM got Error 1084’ usually appears if you’ve recently updated your Windows which can be due to corrupt system files or registry errors. DCOM (Distributed Component Object Model) is a Microsoft component that allows COM objects to communicate with each other. The symptoms of this error include computer freezing…

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  • Fix: Ark keeps Crashing PC

    Ark: Survival Evolved is an adventure-action survival video game which was released in the late 2017 and has made its way to almost every platform out there ranging from Linux to Windows to Xbox. The game gained immense popularity after its initial release and is hailed one of the best…

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