Windows

Fix: Folder Merge Conflicts

In previous versions of Windows, like Windows 7, when you wanted to move one folder into another folder, which had the same name, a confirmation dialog appeared asking you whether you want to merge both folder together into one. If you agreed and clicked YES, Windows created one folder with …

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SOLVED: Search results aren’t quite ready yet, but we’re working on getting them together

You may not have noticed it yet but if you alter the language settings in Windows 10 a few problems may come up in the “Search” function. System default language settings are usually set to US English. Letting them be as they are will have no effect on the system. …

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How to Convert MKV Files to MP4 (Free)

Here is a familiar scenario. You have been all over looking to watch a certain movie or video clip. You finally get it somehow and you swiftly copy it to your computer’s hard drive. You expectantly double click on the precious video file but NO! Your video cannot be played. …

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SOLVED: Lenovo Camera Not Working (Shows a line through it)

The users of many Lenovo laptops that were running on Windows 8 or 8.1 reported an issue with their webcams in which they would not display any picture or video, especially in applications such as Skype, but the green light on their laptops which indicated whether or not the webcam …

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Wallpaper Locations in Windows 7, 8 and 10

All versions of Windows come with their very own sets of wallpapers which users can set as their desktop backgrounds or – in the cases of Windows 8.x and 10 – their lockscreen backgrounds. Most versions of Windows also come with additional themes that are made up of even more …

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SOLVED: NVIDIA Drivers Constantly Crash on Windows 10

Graphics matters are not also spared when upgrading to Windows 10. After a successful upgrade to Windows 10 from a previous Windows installation, you may experience problems with the graphics. Depending on the graphics drivers for your PC, you may experience periodical freezes and crashing of the drivers. Worse yet, …

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How to Enable the Legacy Boot Menu in Windows 10

Anyone who has dual-booted Windows 10 with Windows 7 will know that Windows 10 has the modern graphical bootloader, not the classic text-based bootloader from Windows 7 that we all knew and loved. While the folks at Microsoft might think that the graphical bootloader is a step forward and is …

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FIX: Stop Windows 10 Taskbar and Desktop Refreshing

Upgrading to Windows 10 from a previous Windows version comes with its fair share of hiccups. It remains a wonder how Windows 10 was released amidst such glaring bugs and hitches. A common problem after upgrading to Windows 10 is whereby the desktop or toolbar, or both keep on refreshing. …

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How to Setup MFC-J425W, J430W, J435W Wirelessly using the Printer’s Control Panel

Brother’s multifunction all-in-one printer series offers convenient and economical solutions for home and small office users. Brother’s MFC-J425W, MFC-J430W, and MFC-J435W are quite similar in features. They all have wireless printing features. It means that you can connect these printers to your existing Wi-Fi network. Before you can start printing, …

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How to Reopen A Closed Tab

Eveybody propably experienced the following situation. You found a very interesting website with a lot of interesting and useful information for yourself. May this be for a personal project, your current job or just because of personal interest, This website got it all nicely together and offers you exactly what …

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SOLVED: Error 0xe8000003 on iTunes when connecting iPod/iPad/iPhone

iTunes is the official computer suite for all devices Apple. That being the case, iTunes is not only available for Apple computers but can also be installed and used on computers running on the Windows Operating System. On Windows, when iTunes fails to connect to an Apple device because of …

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SOLVED: Search on Windows 10 constantly pops up by itself

Windows 10 is a pretty nifty platform. However, it comes with its fair share of quirks and intrigues. You may encounter some bugs which just leave you outright dumbfounded. The good thing with Windows 10 however, is that most of these bugs can be easily dealt with without necessarily reaching …

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How to: Add Take Ownership To the Context Menu on Windows 10

A context menu is the result of an action on the Graphic User Interface. The most popular context menu is the one for right clicking. Once you right click on a file, folder or drive, the resulting menu is that item’s context menu. Now, when using the PC you may …

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How to: Install Bash on Windows 10 Insider Preview (14316)

Bash has been released to the public on the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14316 and it is just being installed on my VM. This update brings in a tons of new features to Windows 10 especially the Bash that has become a serious buzz among professionals wanting to try it out. In …

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Your computer has lost the lease to its IP address on the Network Card with network address 0xFXXXXXX

Usually, after installing a new modem or router some users face a DHCPv6 error, which reappear from time to time. The error messages goes like this “Your computer has lost the lease to its IP address ffff:fff:fff:ffff on the Network Card with network address 0xffffffffff.” Now, the first thing to understand here …

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Fix: Class Not Registered when Opening JPEGs on Windows 10

You’re probably reading this guide if you have come across this error which says class not registered, only when you try and open JPEGs or other format images. The most common reason for this issue to occur is when the default file associations for jpgs, jpegs, bmp’s and gif’s have changed for …

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SOLVED: Windows 10 Will Not Save WiFi Password

Some users reported a strange behavior regarding Windows 10 and all the networks they want to connect to. If they connect their device trough cable or ethernet, everything works fine but a connection trough WiFi only works as long as the device is running and has not been rebooted or …

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How to Add/Remove Startup Programs on Windows 10

If you already know how to control startup programs by enabling and disabling them, there are also ways to add startup programs and completely removing them as well. You can choose whether to do it for a single user or for all users too. We do not usually get to …

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SOLVED: Location is not available (Access is denied)

In Windows 8/10, the error “Location is not available” seems to affect only users who upgraded from older Windows versions to Windows 8/10. Surprisingly, many users of pre – installed Windows 8/10 have not met with the same predicament. After a Windows upgrade, sometimes users are just met with a …

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How to Change Windows 10 Mail App Sync Settings

Microsoft has improved its Mail app in Windows 10. With considerable improvements, it has become a capable app meeting needs of most Windows users. With this built-in free and easy to use app, you will no longer be needing to go elsewhere and use third party clients or pay for MS …

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How to Disable “Open File – Security Warning” in Windows 7

We all need security measures to be put in place to protect us while using computer systems. Windows 7, like any other platform, also has its fair share of security risks and threats. It is for this reason that Microsoft set out to put measures in place to warn you …

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FIX: ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID

Your computer is using the computers time for a lot of internal operations. For a typical user the time is usually not that important and may not be more than a simple watch but for your computer it is necessary to know what time it actually is right now. Normally …

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Fix: Hide Desktop.ini Files from Your Desktop

In Windows Vista and Windows 7, you can choose to have all of the hidden files and folders on your computer openly displayed to you by opening your Start Menu, searching for “files and folders”, clicking on the search result titled “Change search options for files and folders”, navigating to …

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How to Downgrade to .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 10

The .NET Framework is a programming infrastructure that has been created by Microsoft itself in order to allow for the building, deploying and running of applications and programs that use .NET technologies. The .NET Framework is used to create and run desktop applications, web applications and everything in between. The …

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SOLVED: The folder “iTunes” is on a locked disk or you do not have write permission for this folder

In the computing spheres, it is not an uncommon occurrence to find yourself denied entry into your own “house”. In Windows 7 especially, there have been many cases reported of users not being able to access, modify, or use files and folders in their own computer system. iTunes users have …

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