Windows

How to Fix DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (Epfwwfp.sys) on Windows 10

epfwwfp.sys is one of ESET software’s system files. It is essential for the antivirus to run, and it also happens sometimes that even after uninstalling ESET, this becomes a leftover file and doesn’t get deleted. Unfortunately, it can lead to a DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL Blue Screen of Death error, which will leave …

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Fix: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (mfewfpk.sys)

DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (mfewfpk.sys) is an error that will get your machine stuck in a Blue Screen of Death error. Mfewfpk.sys is the driver for McAffee Total Protection, and given McAffee’s reputation of writing terrible code years back, it has been diagnosed to be the root cause of this problem. The situation …

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How to Fix “A problem caused the program to stop working correctly”

A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.  Windows will close the program and notify you if solution is available happens when Windows detects that a loop, such as a while (true) {} fails to exit. The application in question should at this point send a message to Windows, …

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FIX: Office Installation/Upgrade Error 30180-28

The error code 30180-28 appears when you’re trying to upgrade or install Office Pro 2016, and generally a third-party firewall is blocking the updates from fully downloading. The app in question may be a firewall or another security app, but until you fix that, you won’t be able to upgrade/install Office Pro …

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FIX: Default Notification Sound for Wont Work on Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013, be it on Windows 8 or 8.1, and even on Windows 10, comes with a bug that won’t let you set a custom notification when you have new mail. Even though you might not think of it in the beginning, this is due to your custom notification’s format. …

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Fix: Edge Frozen with Virus Warning Pop Up

This pop-up appears randomly, mostly when you are surfing the internet. Most reported cases are on Windows 10. It isn’t on your computer, but it’s most common appearance is on Windows 10 due to the fact that the popup appears most easily on Microsoft Edge since it’s new, and as …

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Fix: System Restore Error 0x800700b7

Error 0x800700b7 means an unspecified issue has occurred, which is preventing the Application which in this case is the rstrui (System Restore) application to restore the system to an earlier restore point. This error is usually triggered when an antivirus or a firewall (third-party) mostly denies the System Restore utility access to files which …

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How to Fix Groove Music Error 0x801901f4

Error code 0x801901F4 can indicate a number of things, most commonly driver errors. However, in this particular situation, when it’s related to a Windows Store app, it indicates that there is a problem with Windows Update. You might get this error with Windows apps such as Groove Music, or maybe …

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How to Fix Windows 10 Store Error Code 0x80240437

The 0x80240437 error appears because Microsoft have changed how Windows interacts with Microsoft Store’s servers since Windows 8, and it often gives this error code when it tries to begin the download process. It mainly indicates that there isn’t a connection between your system and the Store’s servers, and therefore …

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Fix: Task Sequence Failing with Error 0x800704900

Getting a 0x80070490 error when trying to install Windows, usually when imaging, means that your BIOS is having problems with the partitions on the hard drive. This is also an issue when you’re using the System Center Configuration Manager from Microsoft, in order to reinstall Windows on a device, which …

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FIX: Windows 10 Anniversary Update Error 0x1900101-0x30018 “FIRST_BOOT Phase”

Error 0x1900101-0x30018 is a random error that occurs while updating your Windows operating system with the new Anniversary Update. The cause is still unknown to the regular users, and it may appear due to a number of issues. As the Anniversary Update is fairly new, this error is expected to …

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How to Fix Windows Store Error 0x80073cf0 on Windows 8 and 10

0x80073cf0 is an error with the Windows Store, usually related to its cache. The most notable symptoms are you not being able to update or download new apps, even if you restart your device. This happens for users of Windows 8, 8.1 and 10, as they all use the Windows …

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How to Fix DCOM Error 10016 on Windows 7, 8 and 10

Getting a DCOM error with an event ID 10016 means that a program tried to start the DCOM server with using the DCOM infrastructure, but the user doesn’t have necessary permissions to do so. This is a known error that remains from older Windows editions, but it isn’t actually solved …

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How to Fix DISM Error 0x800f0906 “The source file could not be downloaded”

Numerous Windows 10 users have reported seeing error code 0x800f0906 when running the following command in an elevated Command Prompt: Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth The DISM (Deployment Image Servicing and Management) command-line utility is an incredibly nifty little tool that can be used to service and repair a Windows installation. …

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How to Fix Keyboard Issues with Modern Apps on Windows 10

Modern Apps are one of the core features of Windows 10. These apps enhance the users interaction with the Windows OS by providing a clean and elegant UI that is eye catching and easy to use. These apps open inside a window and can be closed, maximized or minimized like …

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How to Fix Windows Update Error Code 0x80004005

To ensure the stability, security and optimum performance of Windows Operating Systems and to make sure that they are able to keep up with changing times, Microsoft regularly pushes updates to all supported versions of Windows. Windows computers receive Windows updates on a regular basis to make sure that they …

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FIX: Weird Circle on Desktop in Windows 7

Some third-party programs (such as Daemon Tools and Mouse Suite 98) can cause an unusual and weird circle to appear on the Desktop of a Windows computer. This weird circle cannot be interacted with, although your mouse pointer is going to change shape if you place it right over it …

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FIX: Windows Resource Protection Cannot Perform the Requested Operation

An SFC (System File Checker) scan is a pretty useful utility built into every version of the Windows Operating System. A SFC scan analyzes all system files for corruption and damage, and fixes any issues with system files found by replacing the damaged or corrupted system files with completely fresh, …

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How to Fix High CPU Usage by CSISYNCCLIENT.EXE

If, after running for a considerable amount of time, your Windows computer starts becoming sluggish, often to the point where it becomes downright unusable, there is a good chance that a process running on your computer has gone astray and started using insane amounts of the computer’s resources – resources …

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How to Fix “No Boot Device Found” Error on Acer, DELL or Toshiba Systems

Many Windows users have been affected by an issue where their computers fail to start up, and they are met with a black screen with an error message stating “No bootable device found” no matter how many times they try to start their computers up. This error message basically means …

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Fix: COMCTL32.DLL is Missing When Launching Applications on Windows 7

A Windows 7 user can fall prey to an issue where every single time they try to launch certain applications (applications such as Google Chrome) they receive an error message – something along the lines of the following: “COMCTL32.DLL is missing” “COMCTL32.DLL not found” “Cannot find COMCTL32.DLL” “A required component …

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How to Back Up and Restore the Registry on Windows 7, 8 and 10

On Windows computer, the Registry is a hierarchical database designed to store low-level settings and configurations for both the Windows Operating System and any and all programs and applications that choose to make use of the Registry. A wide variety of different settings for everything from a Windows computer’s User …

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FIX: KB3176934 Fails to Install on Windows 10

Windows 10, which was introduced as a new concept with regular updates instead of new versions, hasn’t really been stable and consistent with its updates. For some users, for example, this became evident when they tried to install the KB3176934 update. This update was released on the 23rd of August, …

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FIX: “No Such Interface Supported” Error Messages

“No such interface supported.” – This is an error message that many Windows users have come across in the past and continue to be faced with. Windows users affected by this issue are met with the “No such interface supported” error message every single time they try to launch or …

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How to Fix Error “Bad Image Error” when Trying to Launch Office Applications

Many users of Office 2016, Office 2013, Office 365, older versions of Office and even standalone Office applications have reported an issue where specific Office applications simply refuse to launch successfully and, every time they are launched, an error message with the error code 0xc000012f is displayed. This issue has …

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