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  • How to Fix Xbox Controller ‘Device could not be migrated’ Error on Windows 10?

    Some Windows 10 users are reporting that they are unable to pair their Xbox One or Xbox Series X controller with their PC. Most affected users are reporting that the full event log contains the error message ‘Device Could not be migrated‘. After investigating this particular issue thoroughly, it turns…

  • How to Fix ‘Failed to Start Streaming’ in OBS

    Some Windows users are reporting that they end up encountering the ‘Failed to start streaming‘ error with OBS when attempting to stream content on YouTube. The error message accompanying the error is “NVENC Error: init_encoder: nvEncGetEncodePresetConfig failed: 15 (NV_ENC_ERR_INVALID_VERSION)” After investigating this particular issue thoroughly, it turns out that there…

  • How to Add or Remove Home Button on Toolbar in Microsoft Edge Chromium?

    The Home button in a browser is an icon found on the toolbar of the Microsoft Edge. This button will redirect the user back to a predetermined homepage. Depending on the user’s system usage, they may want to add or remove this button. By default, the Home button will be…

  • How to Configure ‘Send Do not Track’ Requests for Microsoft Edge?

    Nowadays, most sites will learn about the interaction of the user with their sites. This can include the tracking of the visited pages, clicked links, and products that you purchase. By collecting this data, these sites will offer the recommendation or ads that relate to your data. Microsoft Edge provides…

  • How to Check Your Computer’s Uptime and Installation Date?

    Understanding how long a device has been running and when its operating system was installed can be helpful in different scenarios. Sometimes a user will need to restart the system to update their system. It is a good option to compare the dates of the last restart and new updates,…

  • How to Find Windows Update Logs in Windows 10?

    Some Windows 10 users are attempting to view the Windows 10 update log after a failed update/upgrade but have no idea where to look. On Windows 10, the Update logs are now generated using ETW (Event Tracing for Windows) as opposed to Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Because Windows 10…

  • How to Fix ‘System Error 8646’ when Resetting Microsoft Account Password

    Some Windows users are reporting that they end up seeing the ‘System Error 8646‘ (The system is not authoritative for the specified account and therefore cannot complete the operation) error code when attempting to use a net user command to reset the password of a Microsoft account. After investigating this…

  • How to Fix ‘Error 2041 – Code Invalid Sample Description’ in QuickTime

    Some Windows users are reporting that they end up encountering the ‘Error -2041 – an invalid sample description was found in the movie’ when attempting to play a video via QuickTime – Playing the same video on Windows Media Player or a different 3rd party equivalent results in a different…

  • What is AthBtTray.exe? Should I Disable it?

    Some Windows users have been reaching us with questions after noticing a particular process (AthBtTray.exe) taking up a lot of system resources, and in some cases, even slowing down the internet connection while running. The majority of them fear that they’re actually dealing with malware after seeing this executable re-appear…

  • How to Use the insert Key function if its not on your keyboard?

    The Insert key is commonly found on most keyboards for computers. It is mostly used to toggle between the overwrite and Insert mode in different text editors. Another use for the Insert key is the Copy and Paste functions. It is still used in some applications and programming tools. There…

  • How to Fix ‘Unable to connect with ScanSnap’ Error

    Some Windows users are reporting that they end up seeing the ‘Unable to connect with ScanSnap due to an error in the program’s operation environment‘. There are a lot of different error codes associated with this error, but in most cases, this problem occurs when Fujitsu Scansnap users attempt to…

  • How to Fix Google Calendar/Mail not Syncing in Windows 10?

    Some Windows users that are attempted to connect their Google account to the Mail to the default Calendar apps inside Windows 10 have reported that neither of them is syncing. Some affected users are reporting that the Calendar app is completely empty for them. After investigating this particular issue, there…

  • How to Delete Locked Files and Folders in Windows 10

    Some Windows 10 have been looking for solutions after being unable to delete certain files or folders. This is mostly associated with locked folders and files that the user doesn’t have the password to. If you’re currently struggling with the same issue and the conventional deleting approach (Right-click > Delete)…

  • Fix ClipGrab Error 403 on Windows and MacOS

    Some Windows and macOS users that are trying to use ClipGrap to fetch videos from Youtube are reporting that the software regularly returns the error code 403. This particular HTTP code means that access to the requested resource is forbidden. After investigating this particular issue, it turns out that there…

  • How to Disable Online Speech Recognition Option in Windows 10?

    The Online Speech Recognition in Windows is used for dictation to convert spoken words into text. It can also be used to talk to Cortana and other applications that use Windows cloud-based speech recognition. If the Online Speech Recognition is turned off, then users won’t be able to speak to…

  • How to Enable / Disable Online Speech Recognition in Windows 10?

    When the Online Speech Recognition is turned ON, the users can use voice for dictation and talking to Cortana in Windows. It can also be used for other applications that use Windows cloud-based speech recognition. The voice of users can also be used to improve the speech services of Microsoft.…

  • How to Fix ‘Interface CRC Error Count’ inside HD Tune

    Some Windows users are reporting that they always end up seeing a warning (Ultra DMA CRC Error Count) when analyzing their HDD using the HD Tune utility. While some affected users are seeing this with used hard drivers, others are reporting this issue with brand new HDDs. What is Ultra…

  • How to Fix ‘System’ Process Taking Massive Amounts of RAM on Windows 10

    Some Windows 10 users are reporting that most of their available RAM is taken up by System (NT Kernel & System). Most affected users are reporting that this issue is occurring even when their PC is in idle mode. After investigating this particular issue, it turns out that there are…

  • Error Getting License in Adobe Digital Editions (Fix)

    Adobe Digital Editions require an authorization ID before the user is able to download an eBook from the library or view it. Sometimes the when the users download the book from the online library they are unable to download it and get the error that says “Error getting License. License…

  • [FIX] Norton VPN Failing to Connect

    Norton VPN may not connect on Windows 10 if the DNS settings of your system are not optimal. Moreover, corrupt WAN drivers or conflicting applications (like Cisco Any Connect) may also cause the error under discussion. The VPN issue arises (usually, after a Norton update) when the user tries to…

  • How to Fix ‘Error while Partitioning Drive’ in Rufus

    Some Windows users are reporting that they always end up seeing the ‘Error: Error while partitioning drive‘ error message while attempting to use Rufus to partition a drive on a Windows computer. This issue is confirmed to occur on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. After investigating this particular…

  • How to Enable or Disable Save Passwords in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10?

    The new Microsoft Edge will ask the users if they want to save their password whenever they try to sign in to a website. This feature is used to automatically sign in users when they revisit the website. It will automatically fill in the remembered username and password for that…

  • Fix: The Code Execution cannot Proceed (Edgegdi.dll error)

    Edgegdi.dll error may be shown while launching an application if the installation of that application is corrupt or another application (like HP Sure Click Pro) is hindering the process. Moreover, the incompatibility between the OS and the affected program may also cause the error under discussion. The issue arises when…

  • How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x8007371b

    Windows update error 0x8007371b occurs when users try to download and install updates in Windows 10; it has been encountered by many users and this error seems to be consistent across the previous versions of Windows like Windows 7 and Windows Vista. The error says something like 0x8007371B = ERROR_SXS_TRANSACTION_CLOSURE_INCOMPLETE.…

  • How to Open OXPS Files on Windows 10?

    The OXPS (Open XML Paper Specification) file is the standardized version of the original XPS format. Many users fail to open the files with the OXPS extension if their system does not have the XPS Viewer installed. Solution: Install the XPS Viewer The XPS Viewer of Windows OS can open…