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BEST GUIDE: Add Desktop Gadgets and Widgets to Windows 10

The windows desktop gadgets (widgets) sometimes called Windows Sidebar was introduced in Windows Vista. Later, In Windows 7, Windows Sidebar was renamed Windows Desktop Gadgets, and the sidebar itself is not included in Windows 7. Gadgets were officially discontinued with the initial release of Windows 8, and were pulled from …

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SOLVED: Brother Printer USB Composite Device (Error Code 10)

After updating to newer versions of the Windows Operating System, in particular Windows 8, 8.1 and 10, many people who own and use Brother Printers see that their computers no longer recognize their printers as printers but recognize them as USB Composite Devices instead. In all such cases, the printers …

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How to Make MS Paint Turn White Background Transparent

There are many situations where you may want to use images with a transparent background. Images with transparent background stack on each other very well and your particular task may require images with transparent background. However, there is no option to save images with transparent background MS Paint, Windows’ built-in …

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FIX: Windows 10 Cannot Change Screen Resolution

Usually, changing screen resolution is one of the easiest things to do for Windows users. Just right-click on the Desktop -> Display Settings -> Advanced Display Settings, and you will see Screen Resolution settings with many resolution options to choose from. However, many users reported that the screen resolution option is grayed …

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FIX: LogonUI.exe Error on BOOT/Start-up

Nothing’s more terrifying than getting an error before your computer even turns on completely. In this specific case, users have reported getting a LogonUI.exe – Application Error at the log in screen. The severity of the error is such that the user is unable to click on anything on the …

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How to: Hide Login Information From Windows 10 Login Screen

According to Microsoft, as of January 2016, Windows 10 has been downloaded on over 200 million devices. And if you are one of those 200 million users, we are pretty sure you like Windows 10 way more than Windows 8 and 8.1. But the new version of Windows also came …

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FIX: Steps to Fix “Windows Could Not Format” SD Card

Memory card is a very convenient and reliable device to store and move files, photos, and videos. Nowadays, most mobiles and cameras have the option to extend device memory with a memory card. However, your memory card is not as reliable as your device’s internal storage or a computer hard …

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Fix: Print to PDF Feature in Windows 10 Won’t Work

If you are running Windows 10, you don’t need to install third party programs to save your files as PDF (portable document format). Windows 10 has a built-in PDF printer Microsoft Print to PDF, which enables you to save files and web pages as PDF. However, users have reported that …

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How to: Install Remix OS On PC

Remix OS is a new Android for PC experience, it is also customized to make your PC experience very easy and productive, it makes use of android’s 1.6 million applications and runs amazingly fast on PCs. It includes Multiple Window Applications for multi-tasking, re-sizable windows and maximize/minimize features. A start menu …

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FIX: Could Not Create the Work File

One of the many known issues that Microsoft Office users are vulnerable to suffering from is one where users receive an error message stating “Could not create the work file. Check the temp environment” whenever they try to use Outlook, Word and/or any other application included in the Microsoft Office …

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How to Use AutoHotKey Scripts

AutoHotKey is an open source custom scripting language for Windows, a brainchild of Chris Mallett. He developed it to provide novice users the ability to create easy keyboard shortcuts or hotkeys as they are commonly called. However, AutoHotkey can also create macros and help with automating software and game functions. …

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How to Turn Your Computer’s Vertical Screen Back to Horizontal

If you’ve ever been in a spot where you were fiddling around with your computer’s keyboard or your child or pet gained access to your computer’s keyboard and started playing around with it, the unnecessary and random fiddling with the keyboard may have resulted in your computer’s horizontal screen changing …

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BEST GUIDE: Remove Home Group Icon in Windows 10

In Windows 10 when the current network is set as private a HomeGroup icon appears in the navigation pane of File Explorer from where you can securely Add devices, share files, printers and other PCs. If you do not want to use this feature and you want to remove the icon from File …

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BEST GUIDE: Remove and Block Ads on Skype

Dealing with advertisements is always a bummer; they really frustrate users and are not to mention: unwanted. Skype is an application that we use for personal and professional reasons both and it’s always nice to have an advertisement-free communication experience. With the new updates to the software though, a lot …

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BEST GUIDE: How to Invert Colors in Paint

MS Paint is a powerful image manipulation tool. It contains a function that allows users to completely or partially invert the colors of an image. The darker colors become lighter and vice versa. In the back end, the inversion of the image RGB values of the image takes place; these …

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How to Verify File Integrity Using MD5 and SHA1 Hashes

The internet is not the safest of all places, especially if you intend to download files from the World Wide Web. You cannot be sure of the originality, authenticity and integrity of any file that you download from the internet. A file you download off a website may have been …

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HWMonitor: Most Effective System Hardware Monitoring App

The average computer consumes and converts a considerable amount of electrical energy into other kinds of energy, and many of the components inside the average computer move at incredible speeds. All of this leads to computers generating a considerable amount of heat – certain parts inside some computers can get …

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How to Add New Sound Schemes to Windows 10

Listening to the conventional sound schemes on your PC can be boring. However, you with Windows, and especially Windows 10, you can go ahead and customize various sounds as you please. There are plenty of websites around from where you can download some cool sound schemes, click (here) to do a …

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How to Setup Parental Controls in Windows 10

To a parent, there is nothing more important than their child, and there is no desire stronger than the desire to protect their child from everything that can harm them and in every environment – including the environment of the internet. The internet can be a scary place, especially for …

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FIX: Taskbar Refuses to Auto Hide In Windows 10

Windows taskbar is useful when working with commonly used apps. However, there are many instances when you want to hide the taskbar, and you need it really bad. And it is quite common that the taskbar simply refuses to hide or pops up when don’t want it to. The methods …

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Fix: Windows Update Error 80244019

Error 80244019 is a Windows Update failure error that is triggered when the Windows Updates fails to connect to the Windows Server. Windows Updates is a feature built into Windows responsible for securing your system by checking with the Windows Update Server and applying the necessary updates. It runs in the …

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Fix: \system32\eed_ec.dll is Missing on Windows 10

eed_ec.dll is a Dynamic Link Library file that comes with the Samsung Printer Drivers. eed_ec.dll file is also known as Samsung Easy Eco Driver. Many users reported eed_ec.dll file missing error after installing Samsung printer drivers, or after upgrading to Windows 10. Usually, when you upgrade to Windows 10 the system files are …

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SOLVED: SysMenu.dll Issues on Start-Up

SysMenu.dll is a file used by an adware which is responsible for displaying unwanted ads while you are on your browsing surfing the web. Usually error messages related to SysMenu will only pop-up when you’ve run a virus scan or an adware scan that has removed files related to this specific adware BUT has …

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FIX: ISDone.dll is missing

When you install an application on a Windows computer, there are quite a few things that can go wrong and tons of different error messages that can appear if something does go wrong. One of these error messages is one that says something along the lines of “ISDone.dll is missing”. …

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BEST GUIDE: How to Use Older Programs on Windows 10

When a Windows program or application is created, it is created bearing in mind the standards and specifications set forth by the latest versions of the Windows Operating System at the time of its creation. Since that is the case, when a newer version of Windows comes along, such programs …

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