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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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How to Fix AMD Error 1603

Some AMD users have been unable to update or install their drivers as a result of Error 1603, where there was only a partial installation of the drivers. After this occurrence, Windows Updates also begin to fail. This error has mainly affected Windows 10 users. Driver installation errors like this …

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How to Fix a Frozen Windows 10 Taskbar

Some Windows users who recently upgraded to Windows 10, have made complaints of the tasks bar completely freezing multiple times. When this happens, users cannot click on any element on the taskbar, i.e. start menu, icons, notifications. Also, shortcuts like Windows + R and Windows + X don’t work. This …

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Fix: Computer Shuts Down when USB is Plugged In

If your PC shuts down whenever you plug in a USB device, you definitely have a big issue to solve. There are several reasons your PC would shut down when a USB is plugged, and they’re mostly as a result of hardware faults, but they could be hardware sometimes too. …

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Fix: Internet Explorer 11 Issues (KB4032782)

Microsoft released a security update KB4032782, which caused Internet Explorer 11 crashes on several web pages. Users some users who also installed security updates KB4021558, KB4022719, KB4022725, etc. and patches from June 13, 2017 also faced printing issues with Internet Explorer 11 where the content of frames and iframes are …

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How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80070026

Some users have noticed a Windows Update error 0x80070026. When installing updates, it shows that they’re being downloaded, and then they fail. This issue isn’t common with only the Creators Edition, but earlier versions of Windows 10 as well. This issue is mainly caused as a result of damaged system …

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How to Change Font Size on Windows 10 Creators Update

The ability to change the text size for icons and other elements in Windows 10 was removed in the Creators Update. Users can no longer change the text size as the setting for that has been removed. There was a control panel alternative for this, but it was also removed …

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Fix: Geforce Experience Won’t Open

Several Nvidia GeForce users have reported that their GeForce Experience won’t open or is not working properly. This, for some users started happening after they upgraded to Windows 10. In most cases, the icon shows up the tray but doesn’t open up in any window when clicked. As you read …

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Windows Update Error 0x80070020 [SOLVED]

Some Windows users have encountered the error 0x80070020 while trying to perform a Windows update. The update fails any time an attempt is made to install an update. This issue usually occurs if a program is interfering with the automatic update process. For example, antivirus programs with real-time scanning can …

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Fix: Can’t Empty Recycle Bin on Windows 10 after Creators Update

A few Windows 10 users have made complaints about the Recycle Bin creating errors when an attempt is made to delete a file in the recycle bin or empty it. For some users, the delete interface flashes and subsequently crashes Windows Explorer, and for some other users, they are informed …

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How to Shut Down Windows 10 without Updates

Windows has always provided updates in order to give more or better features to its users, or if need to patch up bugs and security risks come up. All that is good, but some people usually have their computer on for most of the time. For example, waiting for over …

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