Windows

Fix: Windows Live Mail Error 0x800ccc0d

Windows Live Mail (WLM) is a desktop application that comes bundled with Windows Essentials. You can use WLM to receive and send your emails. The email service must however be provided by an Internet Service Provider (ISP) that will sync the data between your email and your WLM program. However, …

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Fix: Subscription Storage is full Adblock Plus Error

The Anniversary Update for Windows 10 introduced extensions for Microsoft Edge – the latest and greatest onboard internet browser for the Windows Operating System, something that has been a long time coming. Soon after extensions became available for the Microsoft Edge browser, the folks behind AdBlock Plus released their dedicated …

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Fix: Battle.net Issues Can’t Download Data or Install Game Files

The Battle.net desktop application is an extremely nifty little program for gamers – especially those who own and/or play Blizzard games – capable of both installing and patching Blizzard games. Installing a patching a Blizzard game through Battle.net is much faster than any conventional methods, which is a pretty impressive …

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Fix: System Center 2012 Endpoint Installer Error 0x80070002

System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection (SCEP) for windows provides antivirus and antispyware protection for users through Microsoft software agreement. This software is designed for central management and users can choose to deploy it over a network for protection of endpoint computers. Endpoint Protection, part of Microsoft System Center 2012 R2, …

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Fix: Unknown and Strange Devices Showing Up on Network

Wi-Fi protection is an essential requirement if you want to avoid being hacked, losing data and sharing your Wi-Fi with unauthorized users. For these reasons, you should always change your Wi-Fi password regularly. There has been concern on online forums about rogue devices, mostly phones, showing up in the Network …

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Fix: Missing @system32\drivers\pci.sys

If system files or applications are corrupted your operating system will not be able to startup properly, and your application will not be able to work until the error is fixed. PCI.sys is a file which can be corrupted or damaged, and your operating system will not be able to …

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How to Completely Uninstall Windows Essentials 2012

Windows Essentials (formerly Windows Live Essentials and Windows Live Installer) is a discontinued suite of Microsoft freeware applications that includes e-mail, instant messaging, photo sharing, blogging, and parental control software. The last available version is the 2012 Windows Essentials that has been somewhat stripped to include includes Microsoft Mail, Photo …

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Fix: Movie Maker Won’t Show Pictures or Video Only Plays Audio

Windows Movie Maker (WMM) is a video editing application that you can use to cut and stitch videos, audios and pictures. Microsoft has always provided this application in Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10. It is both downloaded as a standalone application or is distributed along with Windows …

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How to co-author or share a PowerPoint 2016 Presentation

When more than one person is working on a document, it is known as collaboration and co-authoring. Microsoft office supports co-authoring where more than one person can be working on the same document. With Office and OneDrive or SharePoint, multiple people can work together on a Word document, Excel spreadsheet, …

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How to Stop Outlook 2016 From Moving Emails to Junk or Spam Folder

Microsoft Outlook is usually provided along with Microsoft office and has a good built-in junk mail filter. It’s can be made more effective with some user input, so Outlook does a solid job of maintaining an Inbox free of time-wasting spam messages. It even lets you further customize the filtering …

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Fix: INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND on Windows 10

There’s no doubt that Windows 10 is delivering updates on regular basis. These updates, although improves the overall experience of Windows 10, sometimes cause unwanted behavior in a lot of built-in apps. One of those apps is the Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer. One of the latest Windows 10 updates …

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How to Stop Windows from Automatically Installing Outdated Drivers

One of the Windows 10 related complaints on social media and windows forums is the mandatory delivery of universal drivers through Windows Update. In Windows 10, your device is always kept up to date to have the latest features and fixes. This is in a bid to have your computer …

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Fix: Build 15019 Stuck at ‘Initalizing Updates’

Windows update, a Microsoft service used to provide updates that include pack and patched for Windows operating system and other software designed by Microsoft. It is also used to update drivers for other conspicuous hardware devices. However, the convenience and reliability of such an update came under a lot of …

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How to Remove Amisites ‘pidage.dll’ Browser Hijacker

Pidage.dll is associated with browser hijack bug which persistently redirects your browser searches and startup page to a rogue search engine called “amisites”. Amisites is a browser hijacker that is bundled with free software that you got from the Internet. Once installed it will set the homepage and default search …

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How to Show Clock With Seconds on Windows 10

On the Windows taskbar, there has always been a clock on the right-hand side. This clock shows the current time as well as the date. Up until the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, however, it was only possible for this clock to show seconds through the use of a third-party application, …

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How to Install Driver from Offline Microsoft Repository on Windows 10

The retail and downloaded versions of Window usually come with the necessary software, drivers and applications to run the bare minimum functions of windows. When you install your Windows operating system, this software and applications and drivers also gets installed to the system. The drivers are either available from the …

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Fix: Windows Defender Blocked by Group Policy Error 0x800704ec

Sometimes, when you try to turn on Windows Defender, it remains turned off and displays the following message: This program is blocked by group policy. For more information contact your system administrator. (Error Code: 0x800704ec) With this error message, you won’t be able to turn on Windows Defender. This is …

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Fix: DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80070005

This problem shows up when trying to run the regsvr32 command on Systems with Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit). The error makes it impossible to run the command successfully. When you attempt to run the above command, the following error persistently displays on the screen; <DLL file> was loaded …

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Fix: Windows Defender Custom Scan Error 0x80070015

Microsoft worked very hard on Windows Defender to turn the computer security application that most users ditched for third-party alternatives on older versions of Windows into the premier line of defense against viruses, malware and other external threats for all Windows 10 computers. However, it seems that Microsoft didn’t work …

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Fix: No Internet Secured on Windows 10

There have been quite a number of reports of an issue affecting Windows 10 users that causes affected users to not be able to access the internet over Wi-Fi even through the Wi-Fi network they are connected to has a working internet connection. Windows 10 users affected by this problem …

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Fix: Windows 10 No Sound

Your audio might be completely gone or it might cut a lot if you just recently updated your Windows 10. This issue can also lead to a high CPU usage and crashes within the Edge browser as well. This error occurs as a result of bugs present in one of …

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Fix: SDL2.DLL is Missing

When using applications like Roblox and Blender, you may get a SDL2.dll error with messages like “SDL2.dll is either not designed to run on windows or it contains an error” and “The program can’t start because SDL2.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem”. …

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Fix: WMI Provider Host (WmiPrvSE.exe) High CPU Usage On Windows 10

WMI Provider Host WmiPrvSE is a Windows Host Management Process that is used by the Developers for Monitoring Purposes. This behavior is usually seen on Production Environment After upgrading Windows 7 to 10 many of the users have noticed spike in CPU usage which makes the system lag, hot and …

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Fix: Disable Windows 10 On Screen Keyboard

Windows 10 is a light weight operating system that has been designed for computers and smartphones. Borrowing features from its predecessors, windows 10 seeks to create the perfect balance between a standard computer and a touchscreen computer. With these in mind, several programmers have taken the advantage of the touchscreen …

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Fix: System Restore Failure with Error 0x81000203

You may be having issues with system restore refusing to work in Windows 10 or other Windows versions. This error occurs when trying to do a system restore and ends with stalls with error code 0x81000203. The System Restore utility is an essential part of the Windows system which helps …

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