How To’s

  • FIX: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (win32kbase.sys)

    Win32kbase.sys is one of Windows’ .sys files that are made to interact with drivers and hardware on your system. If removed or otherwise modified, you may get serious errors as it is one of the many essential files for Windows to function normally. The SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (win32kbase.sys) is an error that…

  • Is My Phone Unlocked?

    Whether you’re looking to sell a phone, use a new SIM card or are simply curious, there are plenty of reasons why you may want to know whether your phone is unlocked or not. In this article we’ll cover what it means for a smartphone to be unlocked, tell you…

  • FIX: Couldn’t open the file because the file type isn’t supported

    Adobe Reader is a program that has been designed to allow users to open, view and even annotate files that are in the Portable Document Format (PDF). On the other hand, Adobe Acrobat is a program that is capable of not only opening and viewing but also editing, creating and…

  • FIX: Toshiba Laptops Black Screen

    A laptop powering up to a black screen can be indicative of a lot of things. This can happen all of a sudden with the laptop freezing and can be hard to diagnose. If you are getting beeping noises from the laptop (or are getting some signs of the PC…

  • FIX: Android Phone Showing Unknown As My Phone Number

    In an ideal world, you will be able to visit the settings menu to find your own phone number quickly at a moment’s notice. Unfortunately the number on your SIM card doesn’t always get saved to your device and because of this, a phone number showing as unknown can be…

  • How To Get Marshmallow on Samsung Galaxy Tab S

    For those that are wondering, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S will not be getting any more update support. Unfortunately this means that there will not be an official Android 6.0 Marshmallow release for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S. It’s not all bad news though, because there is a method available…

  • Should you Do a Factory Reset Before an Update on Android?

    This seems to be a question that gets asked a lot, especially around the time of a new Android OS release, such as 7.0 Nougat or 6.0 Marshmallow. Many Android owners wonder whether you should do a factory reset before such a large update, or whether it’s completely unnecessary. We’ve…

  • BEST GUIDE: Current Working LG G5 ROMs

    In this guide we’ve listed some of the current working LG G5 ROMs, all of which are readily available for download on the XDA Developers forum. We’ll go over the steps for installing each and also the main features for each ROM. Please keep in mind that you’ll need a…

  • Fix: No Signals on Monitor

    One of the most famous computer related issues is when the monitor fails to give a display. Despite the beeping sounds and flickering lights on your CPU, you aren’t able to get any signals into your monitor. This can be caused by a variety of reasons ranging from chronic motherboard…

  • Fix: Error Code -505 on Android Phones

    Many users who updated to Lollipop (Android 5.0) reported having the error code “-505” while installing new applications. The error basically arises due to compatibility issues and not all but some apps, while getting installed start giving you the dreaded error pop-up which never seems to go away. Are you…

  • SOLVED: Unfortunately Google Partner Setup Has Stopped

    Are you receiving the error message that reads “Unfortunately google partner setup has stopped?” This error message can be very frustrating and can stop a lot of functionality during any apps or services that may require some kind of access to your Google account information. The issue hasn’t been pinpointed…

  • FIX: Google Play Store Error 489

    Play Store Error 489 is an error message that often appears when an Android user attempts to download an app or update an app and a communication error happens between the Google Play servers and the internet connection that the Android device is using. Whilst there doesn’t seem to be…

  • FIX: Error 498 on Google Play Store

    The Google play store has been notorious for the different error codes that it’s liable to show and halt its operation on the basis of. All of a sudden, it will show you a pop-up, tell you the error code (like that matters) and then just exit conveniently. Most of…

  • How to Hide Your Contacts on an Android Phone

    Are you trying to hide some contacts on your Android device but failing to think of a way to do so? Do you want people to not see that you are in contact with a certain group of people? Well then, you have landed at the right place! We are…

  • SOLVED: Download Unsuccessful “Error 940” Play Store

    There are some error codes that are associated with the Google play store and often keep popping up time and time again. One such error code is the “Error code 940” which when translated to English is “Application can’t be downloaded”. The problem normally arises when the Play store is…

  • How to Import Pictures from your Smart Phone into Windows 10

    Are you having troubles downloading your media from your camera? Or a smartphone? Has Windows 10 been too much of an upgrade for you and you are failing to find the functionalities that you had a habit of using in previous versions? Well, you don’t have to worry then because…

  • SOLVED: Unfortunately Titanium Backup has stopped

    Titanium Backup is an excellent application famous in the Android world because of its backup capabilities. Sadly it has been reported to stop working after users performed some non-wipe installs. A pop-up notification showing the text “Unfortunately Titanium Backup has stopped working” is liable to appear leading to the application…

  • SOLVED: Error 0x80070002 When Installing Updates on Lumia Phones

    Updating to windows 10 might have not been the most seamless for most of the users on their computers but for more than most of the people with Lumia devices, there were a lot of errors that needed dealing with. Every time new updates roll out, such is the stature…

  • SOLVED: Forgotten the Password to Your Samsung Galaxy Tab

    We live in an age where leaving any electronic device unprotected can be a major security risk, which is why almost every single person who owns any kind of electronic device – be it a computer, a phone, or a tablet – protects it with a password. The only downside…

  • How to Boot Out of Safe Mode on an Android Device

    On Android device, Safe Mode is a special utility that can be used to boot an Android device into the Android Operating System, but with all third-party applications installed on the device disabled. Safe Mode is a pretty useful and extremely effective troubleshooting tool that can be used to figure…

  • FIX: Error 5002 on The Sims or Other EA Android Games

    Error 5002 is an error code shared by a variety of different EA mobile games for Android. Whilst this error can apply to NBA Jam, Dead Space, and plenty of other EA mobile titles, it’s most reported in The Sims for Android. Unfortunately there is no official workaround or solution…

  • SOLVED: Unfortunately Connections Optimizer has Stopped

    Connections Optimizer is an incredibly invasive bloatware application from Sprint that drains battery, adds more strain to your device, messes with your data connections and constantly crashes. Fortunately the Connections Optimizer app from Sprint can be disabled so that the messages stop completely. What Does Connections Optimizer Do & Why…

  • SOLVED: Error Code 505 on Android Phones

    Error code 505 on Android appears when a user attempts to install an app and the installation fails. The failure is due to an application having issues with the permissions system. Whilst this error code can’t be fixed directly, newer versions of Android released after the error started to appear…

  • SOLVED: Unfortunately adobe air has stopped on Android

    There are many different applications on the Android operating system that use Adobe AIR as a runtime. This can mean that when an error occurs, such as the crash that prompts you with the ‘unfortunately Adobe AIR has stopped’ message, it’s usually to do with an error with Adobe AIR…

  • SOLVED: Google Play Store Error DF-DFERH-01

    These days getting Google Android system errors has become very much common for most of the android OS users and the most irritating fact is that almost all of these errors are often found to be related with Google Play Store App. Google Play Store is a very important app…