FIX: Selected boot image did not authenticate

Windows has been making strides in the operating system world. With their flagship, Windows 10, they intend to offer the best. Something that was rear in the previous operating systems, has however emerged. The boot error “Selected boot image did not authenticate.” This error is associated with upgrades, updates hot …

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FIX: An Unknown Error Has Occurred on Windows Live Mail

Windows Live Mail is the predecessor of Windows Mail in Vista, which succeeded Microsoft Outlook in XP as desktop email application for your Windows operating system. However, Microsoft Outlook still comes with your Microsoft Office suite. Like any other software, you are likely to receive errors on Windows Live Mail. …

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Fix: External Hard Drive ‘No Media Error’

External hard drives provide a very good way of storing important files and data. But if you use external hard drives on a regular basis, you might face the “No Media Error”. This error can occur at any time without any warning even if your external hard drive worked fine …

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How to Control your TV with your Android Smartphone

Being able to control your TV with your Android smartphone can open a new level of convenience. Whether your remote battery life has run dry or you’re a fan of keeping everything accessible from a single device, learning how to your TV with your smartphone can come in handy. By default, …

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How to Stop Google Searches Appearing on Other Devices

Google searches appearing on other devices is a common symptom of device sharing between friends and family. Whilst you may not have been aware of it at the time, every time another person logs into a Google account on your device, or you log into another device yourself, you’re opening yourself …

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How to: Move Android Contacts and SMS to Computer

The feature to move Android contacts and SMS messages to your computer isn’t explained very clearly when you use a smartphone for the first time. Moving Android contacts and SMS messages to the computer isn’t only possible, but it’s easy with the help from either existing software found on the new …

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How to Fix Your Laptop’s Touchpad Not Working

It is impossible to use your Windows laptop without a touchpad, unless you connect an external pointing device. When your laptop’s touchpad stops responding to your fingers, there is a problem but that can be solved with using the methods described in this guide. If you are unable to resolve …

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How to Get Rid of msdownld.tmp on Windows

If you can see a msdownld.tmp in one of your drive or multiple drives then don’t worry. The folder is usually hidden and can be seen by turning on the “show hidden files” option. The msdownld.tmp is mostly empty and isn’t harmful at all. msdownld.tmp folder is used by the …

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FIX: KB3212646 Update Causing Issues with Audio

If you are using Windows 7 and you recently installed the Windows Update KB3212646 then you may face issues with system event service being missing or broken. The problem stems from the optional update named INTEL 10.1.1.38. This INTEL update doesn’t appear to be fully functional or is incompatible at this point. The …

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How to Fix Windows 7 Stuck on Checking for Updates

Windows 7 Update getting stuck on “Checking for Updates” sometimes followed by error 0x80070057 is a common update issue. The error occurs usually during the Windows Update. Windows 7 users who are facing this issue can’t seem to download the updates. The Windows Update either won’t start or will get stuck …

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How to Remove the 800-876-6855 iOS Hijacker from your iPad/iPhone

Many iPhone/iPad users are experiencing pop-ups that are directing them to call 1-800-876-6855, a number they claim takes you directly to Apple support. The pop-up is impossible to get out from, without completely exiting Safari and taking some steps that ensure it won’t come back. The pop-up claims that the …

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How to Disable ‘High Volume Can Cause Hearing Loss’ Warning

After a European Union ruling, laptops sold in Europe are now required to include a high volume warning, telling the user that listening to music and videos through earphones at high volume can cause hearing loss. Realtek users have reported a common problem, whereby a high volume warning appears as soon …

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FIX: UMDF HID Minidriver Device Error Code 43

If you are a Lenovo user then you might see a code 43 error for your UMDF HID minidriver device. This error can be seen in the Windows Device Manager with a yellow warning sign on UMDF HID minidriver device. The Lenovo Energy Management uses User Mode Driver Framework (UMDF) …

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How to Fix Device I/O Error 0x8007045d or 0x9007045d

I/O Device errors such as Error 0x8007045d, 0x9007045d  usually occurs when you are trying to transfer files from one storage medium to another, opening a storage device, or burning a disc. When this error occurs, in most cases, it means Windows is attempting to use a transfer mode that is not …

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FIX: Windows Defender Error 0x80240022 ‘Definitions couldn’t be updated’

Error code 0x80240022 when you try to update Windows Defender indicates that there is a problem with the root certificates. You won’t be able to update Windows Defender, which in times when there are new problems and viruses can be critical and cause a plethora of headaches. This might happen …

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How to Fix Black Boxes on Firefox

Firefox users sometimes notice that when viewing websites with large amounts of information displayed, small black boxes appear randomly throughout the page. On Facebook, these black squares appear as black, gray and white, and appear over the scroll bar and on the chat boxes at the bottom of the page. …

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How to Fix Windows Defender Error ‘This app is turned off by group policy’

There is no need to install any anti-malware application on Windows 8 and newer versions of Windows, since Windows Defender is installed by default. This built-in security suite is enough to provide primary protection for your PC and also keep you safe online. When trying to enable Windows Defender, you …

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How to Fix process “com.android.calendar” stopped working

Are you getting a message that reads “The process “com.android.calendar” stopped working when you try to open the Android default calendar app? Here’s the solution. Whilst this problem can often happen to any application, this particular guide will show you how to resolve the specific com.android.calendar stopped working glitch on …

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What is HP_Tools Drive and How to Fix It When Full?

Hewlett Packard (HP) makes very reliable computers and is well known for this fact. Along with their windows operating system, HP usually deploys several user utility software to help their consumers run their computer smoothly. One such utility is the HP Tools. On several occasion, HP users get a message …

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How to Reduce the Size of a Photo or a Picture

Pictures can dramatically increase the size of your documents, storage space and can even cause you to waste bandwidth on your website. Photos from DSLRs, high mega-pixel smartphones, and screenshots from high resolution devices have the highest file sizes. Most of us like to reduce the size of images stored …

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How to Install HP Scanjet 3670 on Windows 10

Many HP Scanjet scanner users are complaining that their scanners are not compatible with Windows 10. HP explicitly accepts that certain older scanners such as HP Scanjet 3670 are not supported and do not have any HP driver options available for use in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating systems. HP recommends …

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How to Stop “Would you like to use Photo Gallery to open these types of files” JXR

Windows Live Photo Gallery is a downloadable Windows service for managing photographs and images. Upon opening the application, some users are presented with a message that reads: Would you like to use Photo Gallery to open these types of files? The purpose of the pop-up is to give the user …

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How to Backup an iPhone Without Wi-Fi or a Computer

The most popular and convenient way to back up an iPhone is to use the native Apple service, iCloud. Using iCloud, a user can upload all documents, media and files on an iOS device to an online space and re-download those files on another device. The service also allows users …

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How to Retrieve Deleted WhatsApp Pictures on Android

WhatsApp is a great platform for sharing photos with your friends and loved ones. But what happens if you accidentally delete the WhatsApp images you sent to other contacts or something unfortunate happens to your smartphone? In this article, I’ll show you how to recover sent images (and other media) …

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How to Check Devices Connected to Google Account

If you’ve ever sold off a used android phone then you have probably forgotten to unlink the GMAIL account from that phone, while this might not be a problem if you have used a dummy account, it will be a problem if its your personal account, because the person you …

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