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Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

BEST Cydia Tweaks for iOS 9 to 9.0.2

There are several new tweaks available on Cydia for the iPhone supporting iOS 9 and onwards. Jailbreak apps and tweaks on Cydia are some of the biggest reasons iOS users choose to jailbreak their iPhones and they offer a wide variety of personal touch and customizations that normal apps do …

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FIX: Operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect

.Not too long ago, countless users of Microsoft products such as Microsoft Word, Excel and, more importantly, Outlook start receiving the following error whenever they clicked on a hyperlink inside the programs to open the link in a browser: “This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on …

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How to Stop Google From Saving Your Search History

Whenever you execute a Google search on any device that you are logged into with your Google account – such as an Android Smartphone that you are logged into or an instance of Google Chrome on a computer that you are logged into – Google, by default, saves the search …

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Fix: Problem Sending the Command to the Program

Windows is full of surprises when you encounter error messages such as this one out of the blue. “There was a problem sending a command to the program”  usually indicates that a window has failed to connect with the MS Office Applications (such as Excel, Word or Access database etc.) in the …

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How to: Dual Boot Windows 10 with 7 or 8

Windows 10 is the latest and greatest version of the Windows Operating System, and while most people are completely comfortable with letting go of the version of Windows they are currently using and switching to Windows 10, many individuals – especially those who don’t want to make an abrupt transition …

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How to: Take a Screenshot on a Mac

The Apple Mac does everything the average computer user could possibly want to use their computer to do, and that includes capturing screenshots. However, most Mac users don’t know exactly how they can capture a screenshot on their Macs, and even if they do, they are not aware of the …

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Google Mail – Sign Up and Create Gmail Account

Gmail or Google Mail has been my all time favorite e-mail provider. The reason why; is because it’s free, fast and it has no down times. It is free from the ISP Restrictions; it offers the best security and protection. Not only this, but it also offers the largest storage …

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How to: Enable / Disable Data Execution Protection in Windows 10

Data Execution Protection (DEP) is a security feature that comes with all versions of Windows starting from Windows 7. DEP is a security feature designed to help protect Windows computers from damage that can be inflicted by viruses and other security threats. While DEP is a pretty handy and useful …

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FIX: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x80070422)

Many Windows users using computers running on Windows 10 reported being met with the System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMExceptions (0x80070422) error and a few other errors every single time they boot their computer up. Some of the many error messages that such users reported seeing along with the System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMExceptions (0x80070422) error were the following: …

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FIX: Send and Attach Buttons Missing in Thunderbird

Some Mozilla Thunderbird users have reported their Send and Attach buttons simply disappearing from their Compose Message and Reply windows entirely out of the blue. Missing Send and Attach buttons means that the user will not be able to attach any items to their emails or even send any emails, …

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FIX: Steps to Fix Canon Printer Error 5C20

Error 5C20 is an error associated with many Canon printers, especially those of the MX series. Error 5C20, like most printer-related errors, basically inhibits the user from printing anything using their device. Error 5C20 is often accompanied by weird rattling sounds when the user tries to print anything. Error 5C20 …

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FIX: Ethernet doesn’t have a valid IP configuration

Ethernet doesn’t have a valid IP Configuration is caused when your NIC (Network Interface Card) hooked up to your Router or Modem via the Ethernet Cable is unable to get a VALID IP Address (Internet Protocol). This is needed for the computer to speak to the router, and function on the internet. …

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FIX: File System Error (-1073741819) on Windows 10

An alarmingly large number of people who upgraded to Windows 10 from a version of Windows 7 reported that, after the upgrade, they were not able to install any programs on their computer or take advantage of any other administrative privileges as every time they tried to do so, UAC …

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How to set up a VPN Connection in Windows 10

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is basically an add-on that is added to public networks such as WiFi hotspots and the internet to make communicating over them more secure and less vulnerable to third-party exploitation. Virtual Private Networks are brilliant tools for anyone who wants to make sure that the …

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FIX: Steps to Fix Error ERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND

Google Chrome is considered to be at the very top of the internet browser food chain for almost every computer Operating System out there. However, just like all other internet browsers out there, Google Chrome is prone to having a few kinks, one of which is Error 6 (net::ERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND). Error …

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Fix: Error 0x80073CF9 in Windows Store on Windows 10 Mobile

After upgrading their phones to the latest build of the Windows 10 Mobile Operating System available on the Fast Ring of the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview, many users reported being faced with error code 0x80073CF9 whenever they tried to install or update certain applications on the Windows Store. Some …

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How to Fix High CPU Usage By Antimalware Service Executable (MsMpEng)

Antimalware Service Executable is the name of the process MsMpEng (MsMpEng.exe) used by the Windows Defender program. The service associated with this program is the Windows Defender Service. The two most common reason for it to be consuming high cpu usage are the real-time feature which is constantly scanning files, …

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Fix: High CPU Usage By IAStorDataSvc

IAStorDataSvc is the name of the service translated as Intel Storage Data Service used by the Intel Rapid Storage Technology, which comes installed by default on most of the newer operating systems. This process, is not harmful and it is meant to provide you faster access to your frequently used …

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Fix: “Show Windows Store Apps on the Taskbar” Option is missing

Windows 8.1 was a pretty decent improvement over its much buggier and unstable predecessor – Windows 8. However, Windows 8.1 was not just about improvements; the update also brought with it quite a few new features. One of the new features that Windows 8.1 brought is the Show Windows Store …

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FIX: Windows 10 Mail App Error 0x86000112

Windows 10 Mail, as amazing an email client as it may be, is simply riddled with all kinds of different issues, problems and errors, one of which is error code 0x86000112. Error code 0x86000112 is accompanied by an error message that states, “Something went wrong. We’re having problems syncing your …

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Fix: Windows 10 Store Error “This App Can’t Open”

Many Windows 10 users have reported that either completely out of the blue or following a Windows 10 upgrade, they were no longer able to successfully open the Windows Store. The Windows Store would fail to open, and they would be met with an error message stating “This app can’t …

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FIX: Error 0x80070426 in Windows 10 Mail App

Error codes 0x80070426 is one of the many error codes associated with the Windows 10 Mail program. For most users, error 0x80070426 appears after they are informed by Windows 10 Mail that the settings for their email account are not up to date, and then every attempt they make to …

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FIX: Safari Crashes on StartUp

There is a pretty decent chance that at any given point during their use of the Safari browser on an Apple Mac, the average person may encounter an issue where Safari keeps crashing on them as soon as they start it up. As Safari is the resident internet browser for …

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FIX: Windows Store and Apps Error Code 0x8e5e0408

Error code 0x8e5e0408 is one of the most notorious Windows 10 error codes out there, and it is an error code associated with the Windows Store – Windows 10’s resident application marketplace. Users are greeted with error code 0x8e5e0408 when the installation of an application from the Windows Store fails. …

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FIX: The Linked Image Cannot Be Displayed in Outlook 2010

Outlook 2010 is without even the shadow of a doubt one of the best desktop email clients out there, but it is definitely not as though Outlook 2010 does not have any flaws. Outlook 2010 users can be affected by a multitude of different problems, one of them being the …

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