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How to Shut Down Windows 10 without Updates

Windows has always provided updates in order to give more or better features to its users, or if need to patch up bugs and security risks come up. All that is good, but some people usually have their computer on for most of the time. For example, waiting for over …

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100% Disk Usage Windows 10 [Fix]

Windows 10 has been receiving numerous updates throughout the year, this causes the system to consume numerous resources causing 100% Disk Usage. Due to the number of updates in the background, and numerous changes with the settings after the updates, the disk usage stays at 100%. In order to address the …

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Fix: Windows Creators Update Fail with Error 0xc1900208

Some Windows users have encountered the error 0xc1900208 while trying to upgrade to Windows 10. Just so you know, this error means there is an incompatible software installed on your computer which is preventing the upgrade from taking place. Of late, anti-malware applications have been problematic for recent Windows builds. …

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Fix: DISM Error 14098 ‘Component Store has been corrupted’

When you’re installing Windows 10 operating system, there are two images you’re using: boot.wim and install.wim. These are located in Windows 10 DVD or ISO file at location \Sources\. The purpose of boot.wim file is to boot your Windows machine to Windows PE (Windows Preinstallation Environment), and purpose of install.wim …

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How to Set the default location of your PC on Windows 10

To make your applications more useful and tailored to you, setting your physical location is paramount. You will then be able to receive news of what’s going on around you, be able to find places e.g. restaurants near you among other services. There are several other apps that could use …

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Fix: Lumia Error Code 0x80070273

Error code 0x80070273 is a fairly common error for Windows 10 Mobile insiders. The error code doesn’t really tell what the problem is, but will appear when you want to update to a newer build. Users who wanted to go from build 15031 to build 15043 were particularly affected by …

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Fix: Imaging Devices is Missing in Device Manager

Imaging Devices is a Windows Device Manager feature that lists all the imaging devices you have under it, this section allows you to update drivers for existing imaging devices and also disable/install them. A fairly common error with certain webcams is getting a “No driver found” error message when you …

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How to: Startup Repair in Windows 7

Startup Repair is a utility created by Microsoft itself that is designed to fix any problems with Windows startup. Startup Repair is meant to be used when your computer is having trouble starting up. Basically, if there is an issue on the software side of your computer that is preventing …

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How to Fix Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device

The “Reboot and select proper boot device” error is a nightmare that haunts all version of the Windows Operating System starting from Windows XP to Windows 8.1. While this problem hasn’t been as big of an issue on Windows 10, more than half of all Windows users – who have …

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Fix: A Disk Read Error Occured Windows 7, 8 and 10

The “A disk read error has occurred” error is an extremely dreadful error message that appears as soon as a computer boots up and does not allow an affected computer to boot into its Operating System, essentially locking the user out of the computer. In its fullest form, this error message …

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How to Uninstall McAfee using McAfee Removal Tool

When it comes to computer and internet security, there are a few names that almost every person who has ever downloaded a third-party antivirus or security program has heard of, and McAfee happens to be one of these names. McAfee is one of the largest manufacturers of computer and internet …

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How to: Turn Windows Defender On or Off

Windows Defender is an improved, revamped and re-branded version of Microsoft Security Essentials with a few extra features. Microsoft initially introduced Windows Defender on Windows 7, and as of the introduction of Windows 8, Microsoft Security Essentials has been completely overthrown as Windows’ resident security program by Windows Defender. However, …

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Fix: Windows Failed to Start Error on Startup

Waking up to a computer that simply doesn’t want to boot into its Operating System is nothing short of a nightmare that has come to life. There are many different errors that Windows computers display when they fail to boot into their Operating Systems, and one of these is the …

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FIX: Windows Detected a Hard Disk Problem

Windows (and almost all of the Hard Disk Drives available in the market today) have a number of different HDD diagnostic tools in place that scan for and inform the user of any issues with their Hard Disk Drive. One such tool is designed to make sure that there are …

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FIX: Non System Disk or Disk Error Message on Startup

There are an abundance of error messages that computer users may see immediately after their computer boots up and tries to get into its Operating System. One of these error messages is one that states “Non system disk or disk error”. This error message presents itself before your computer gets …

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FIX: Destination Folder Access Denied Windows 10

Many users have reported getting a “Destination Folder Access Denied” error window when they try to copy, move or delete a file or a folder either locally, or from a shared resource. It mostly occurs when there are multiple users configured on a system, and/or after you have updated your …

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Real Time Clock Error [SOLVED]

Sometimes, when you turn on your computer, you might hear a beep (or multiple beeps after an interval) and see an error message saying something like “Real Time Clock Error – Check Date and Time setting”. This error comes with a few variations, for example, you might see an error …

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Fix: 0x8007065e Data of this type not supported

Even though Microsoft is encouraging everyone to use Windows 10, there are a lot of users who still love and use Windows 7. If you are one of those users of Windows 7 and you are in the process of installing Windows updates then you might see the error “0x8007065E …

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DTS Sound Windows 10 Creators Update [Fix]

Windows 10 users who have installed Creators update are unable to access Dolby settings on their systems.  The DTS system stops working abruptly. Though you see Dolby Digital Live (DDL) or other Dolby Settings enabled in your Sound settings you only get stereo channels playback.   When you play an HD …

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Third Party Apps Stopped Working after Creators Update [SOLVED]

Windows 10 Creators update is intended to enhance creative ability of the operating system. However, the updates make several changes in the operating system that leads to several errors. One of the errors is third party apps not working or frequently crashing after Creators update. Some users also report of …

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How to Get Google Assistant for Windows PC

Google Assistant is available on nearly every Android phone recently made, but there’s currently no desktop version available. However, today I’ll show you a (somewhat tedious) method of getting Google Assistant running on your Windows machine. As of this writing, there’s no fancy GUI for what we’re about to do, …

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d3dx9_43.dll is missing [Fix]

We use our computers for both business oriented and entertainment oriented tasks. But, if you are using Windows for playing games of any sort, you are likely to get the D2dx9_43.dll not found error. This error will be presented upon running the game and it will prevent you from opening …

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RAVBg64.exe wants to use Skype [Fix]

Skype is a program that lets you communicate with other people via audio, text or video. Many of us use Skype on daily basis for business or personal purposes. Even though Skype is very useful for day to day communication, sometimes you might see an error message Skype wants to …

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How to Speed Up Google Chrome [Fix]

We all know that Google Chrome is one of the top internet browser in the market and most of us prefer it over other browsers. But nothing is perfect and Google Chrome have its fair share of problems as well. One of the main problem that haunts its users is …

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DIFxDriverPackageInstall Error = 10 [Fix]

The DIFXDriverPackageInstall Error 10 is an error that is likely to haunt you while installing one of the Brother printers that you can find on the internet. Brother is a US based company that offers a wide range of printers, and a lot of other products, that are quite popular …

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