Windows

How to: Defer Upgrades in Windows 10

Microsoft is releasing regular updates for Windows 10. It is a very good thing for users since these updates solves various problems and release new features for the Windows 10 users. But, nothing is perfect and there are times when the updates contain a few bugs. These bugs can either …

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How to: Delete Google Search History

We all use Google search or watch YouTube videos on daily basis. These things have become a part of our daily routines. Most of the times, we are signed in with our Google account while performing all of these activities. Just like everything we do on the browser is recorded …

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Fix: Wireless Keyboard not Working on Windows

There’s no doubt that wireless keyboards and other peripherals are preferred by everyone. Having a wireless keyboard or a wireless mouse makes it easy to use them without having to deal to with wires and everything. But, a lot of times there is a problem in connecting or the working …

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How to Access Control Panel on Windows 10, 8 and 7

Control Panel provides an all-in-one configuration area for your Windows operating system. The Control Panel have been a part of Windows for a very long time. There are many cases where you would want to access the Control Panel e.g. in case there is a problem and you need to …

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How to Rip DVDs to Windows Easily

If you want to rip a DVD to your Windows then you are at the right place. Ripping a DVD, if you don’t know already, simply means that you will create a copy of DVDs content on your Computer. Once you successfully rip a DVD, you will have a soft …

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How to Install Fonts on Windows 10

Different type of fonts come in handy when you are writing a document or preparing a report. Having a large variety of fonts on your Windows certainly helps in making your documents unique. Although there are a lot of fonts that comes pre-installed in the Windows but sometimes we like …

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How to Compress and Reduce PDF File Size

Portable Document Format (PDF) files are a great way of formatting and reading your documents. In fact, most of times when you are applying somewhere or sharing a document with someone, they would need it to be in a PDF file. The main purpose of a PDF is to have …

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How to Do a Windows 10 Password Reset

Passwords provide an effective way of keeping your data/information protected from unwanted people. Most of us keep our Windows password protected to make sure no one can access our important documents and files. But, to keep your device secure, we should change our passwords every once in a while. Also, …

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How to create a Windows 10 Password Reset Disk

Since you need a password to log in to your Windows, having a Password Reset Disk at your disposal will help you change your password in case you forget it. If you ever forget your password, all you have to do is plug in the Password Reset Disk and you …

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How to: Convert Word to PDF

PDF (Portable Document Format) files are useful when it comes to sharing, viewing and reading a document. Anything that has writing and pictures can be converted to a PDF file. PDF files are important because they allow people to read, share and print documents on all types of computers. Also, …

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Fix: Windows 10 Update Error 0x80070422

Windows is known for providing regular updates to its users. These updates not only deliver new features and polished performance, they also are a great way of getting security features for your Windows. Although there are times when the updates have some weird bugs but, at the end of the …

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Fix: Windows 10 Keyboard Freezes due to Third Party Apps

The keyboard is one of the most essential components of a computer which allows us to input data, operate different parts of the computer, and most importantly, help us surf the internet. Since the internet is a very open place from where we can download programs and applications, there is …

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How to Shutdown and Restart Windows 10 using Cortana

Cortana is Microsoft’s personal assistant for Windows. The personal assistant has the ability to set alarms, take notes, set reminders, and do web searches. Cortana was promised to do more – shutdown, restart, hibernate and sleep, but unfortunately, Windows users have not had this feature, even with the latest update. …

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Fix: Impactor.exe Bad Image

Some applications have produced the error “Bad Image” involving zdengine.dll. Some of these applications include VLC, games and other software. Bad Image error occur when Windows cannot open programs due to the corruption of files or libraries needed to run the said program. For this error, the error is displayed …

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Fix: api-ms-win-service-core-L1-1-0.dll is missing

The error “api-ms-win-core-path-l1-1-0.dll is missing” and “This program could not start because the library api-ms-win-service-core-L1-1-0.dll is missing.” has occurred on a number of Windows PCs. This error keeps popping up on Windows desktops, and for some other users, the issue seems to occur when Internet Explorer is started. This article …

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Fix: Laptop Speakers not Working

Switching between the audio jack and the internal speakers has always been seamless. You only need to plug in a jack pin and the internal speakers switch off and redirect the sound via the audio jack. However, you can sometimes get a problem where the laptop only plays sound via …

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How To Find Out Your Windows Wireless Drivers & Adapters

Wireless technology has made devices more portable over the decades. Without the interruptions of the cable, we can now take our internet anywhere be it on the phone or on a computer. To ensure advancements in the computer technology, the different components are made by different specialized companies; from the …

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Fix: pidc.txt error on Startup on Windows 10

Windows has remained the most popular operating system in the world. While it has a few shortcomings from time to time, some are not the operating systems fault. A few users have been receiving a textbox error on startup indicating that “The file C:\Windows\temp\pidc.txt could not be opened. The system …

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Fix: Windows 10 Search Not Working

Windows 10 is here for almost two years. There is a lot of improvements in regards to previous operating systems, from Windows XP, which is unfortunately still available, to Windows 8.1. Some of change which we will mention in this article is Windows Search. User interface is redesigned and improved …

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How to Fix Cursor Disappearing on Windows 10

There’s no doubt that using a mouse to navigate through Windows makes it really easy to use our computers. But, sometimes, the mouse pointer might disappear from your screen. This can happen randomly but most of the times it happens after an upgrade or a Windows update. It can also …

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How to Fix Wrong Time on Clock in Windows 10

There are sometimes when you might see the time on your Windows completely wrong. In most cases, the date is still correct and it’s just the time that changes. It can happen at any time. You can fix the time and it will work fine until your next reboot. The …

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Fix: Computer Randomly Restarts Windows 7, 8 and 10

If you are a regular user of Windows then you might experience a scenario where your system will restart automatically. Normally, this would be useful because the Windows is designed to restart in case of an error especially a BSOD. There are features and options that lets you turn this …

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Fix: Powerline Adapter ‘Unidentified Network’

A computer network is group of computers and network devices which communicate together and share different resources. Based on geographic size, there are different types of computer networks, from home networks, small and medium networks to large or enterprise networks. If you want to connect devices together you can do …

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Fix: Xbox App Server Blocked Connectivity on Windows 10

Xbox is increasing becoming one of the best gaming platforms, rivaling the likes of Play Station and Wii. With the Xbox One and the Xbox 360, you have unlimited games to play including the top games like FIFA, Call of Duty, Far Cry, GTA, Assassin’s Creed, Gears among others. However, …

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Fix: Sharing Tab is Missing on Windows 10

Windows has offered users with the ability to share files and folders for a very long time. By default, the sharing tab is located in the Properties window where users can create a share path and also set advanced sharing permissions and more. There are times where the Sharing tab …

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