FIX: Couldn’t open the file because the file type isn’t supported

Adobe Reader is a program that has been designed to allow users to open, view and even annotate files that are in the Portable Document Format (PDF). On the other hand, Adobe Acrobat is a program that is capable of not only opening and viewing but also editing, creating and …

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FIX: The Properties for This Item Are Not Available

When you open My Computer on Windows 7/This PC on Windows 10, you can see all of the drives connected to that computer – this includes both storage drives such as HDDs and SSDs, and DVD/CD drives. You can get a wide variety of useful information pertaining to any drive …

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FIX: Credential Manager Error 0x80070057 “the parameter is incorrect”

Credential Manager is basically a “digital locker”  where Windows saves credentials related to log-in ( username, password etc) as Web Credentials for other computers on your servers, networks or internet locations such as websites. The secured passwords and usernames in windows enable you to store them securely as a part …

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FIX: Windows 7 Start Menu Won’t Search or Show Documents

The start menu search has always been our corridor to the entire system; at-least in the versions of Windows where it has been there. In Windows 7 however, certain times, users have reported situations where they have been unable to search documents via the start menu search. The start menu …

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FIX: Battery Percentage Won’t Increase on iPhone 5

The battery percentage on your iPhone should normally increase when the phone is plugged in a power source but sometimes, it doesn’t. This might seem like a highly unlikely scenario for people that have not faced the issue but it’s an actual problem that’s not very uncommon. The issue arises …

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FIX: iPhone 4 showing “Searching/No Service”

Most of the times, if you unlock your iPhone via the factory unlock method, you can have a problem in getting service on your device. In such cases, even after you insert the SIM card, you get the “No service” or “searching for service” errors. There have also been instances …

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FIX: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (asmtxhci.sys)

asmtxhci.sys is the driver for the ASMedia USB 3.x XHCI Controller. It manages your system’s USB 3.x ports, as well as all devices connected to them. ASMedia controllers are usually found on ASUS motherboards and laptops, especially on Intel’s chipsets. If the controller happens to fail, it will happen when …

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FIX: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (KS.SYS)

SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (KS.SYS) is one of Windows’ kernel CSA library files. This specific one is connected to the video camera on your computer. It is a process which is an integral part of Windows and a file that shouldn’t be deleted even if it causes errors. The kernel as a whole …

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FIX: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (netio.sys) OR SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (netio.sys)

Netio.sys is Windows’ Network I/O subsystem file. It is a part of Windows that should not be deleted or disabled in any way, given that it interfaces with your system’s network card and its drivers, and modifying or removing it may cause the card to stop functioning. Getting the DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL …

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How to Move Start Menu to a Second Monitor

Plugging more than 1 computers to enjoy the luxury of extended display has become a norm for quite some time now. Some people extend their displays to enjoy a better gaming experience while some people do it simply to achieve efficient multi-tasking. Moving things around the different monitors (displays) is …

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How to Convert Numerical Digits to Words in Excel

Microsoft Excel is a critically acclaimed and widely used spreadsheet application which is a part of the Microsoft Office suit. It’s uses ranges from minor record keeping to a full scale budgeting in a company and also can be used for building charts, forms, graphs by storing and manipulating data. …

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FIX: Excel Files Are Slow to Save/Open

Sometimes Microsoft Excel files can take a long time to open. In such a scenario, when Excel is launched directly, it starts normally; when you open Excel directly and then open a excel file, even then the file opens normally; the issue arises when you try to open the file …

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FIX: Toshiba Laptops Black Screen

A laptop powering up to a black screen can be indicative of a lot of things. This can happen all of a sudden with the laptop freezing and can be hard to diagnose. If you are getting beeping noises from the laptop (or are getting some signs of the PC …

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FIX: Explorer.exe and it’s Folders Keeps Refreshing on Windows 10

Explorer.exe is an essential part of Windows. It has been here since forever, and you pretty much can’t use Windows if it isn’t working. It is used to provide a graphical user interface which lets you browse the files and folders in Microsoft Windows, and it’s located in the C:\Windows …

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FIX: Android Phone Showing Unknown As My Phone Number

In an ideal world, you will be able to visit the settings menu to find your own phone number quickly at a moment’s notice. Unfortunately the number on your SIM card doesn’t always get saved to your device and because of this, a phone number showing as unknown can be …

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FIX: A required privilege is not held by the client “0x80070522”

The 0x800700522 lets you know that you are trying to copy or create a file inside a folder that you’re not supposed to be modifying, such as the root folders of your operating system partition. Microsoft have done this for a reason, because putting a file there, which is not …

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FIX: Windows 10 Update Fails with Error Code 0x80070013

The 0x80070013 error code you get from Windows 10 indicates that you are trying to install a driver on your computer that is already installed, or you’re installing one that is less compatible with your hardware than the one that you already have. Now that you know what it is, …

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FIX: The task image is corrupt or has been tampered with

The 0x80041321 error is an error with the Task Scheduler service. The message that comes with it is “The Task image is corrupt or has been tampered with”, and it tells you that you are dealing with a corrupt scheduled backup task. The Task Scheduler service is responsible for the …

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FIX: Unknown HResult Error code 0x87e10bc5

The 0x87e10bc5 is an error that concerns applications downloaded from the Windows Store, and it signals corrupted Windows Store and app files. You may also experience it if your device isn’t ready for Windows Store apps. It comes with an error message saying Unknown HResult Error code: 0x87e10bc5, and will not allow …

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FIX: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION

The SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION is an error that comes along with the notorious Blue Screen of Death (BSOD), and indicates that a driver is malfunctioning on your system. It isn’t specifically connected to one particular driver, but instead it may appear at any given time and the cause can be a number …

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How to view and open .MSG Files

“.msg” files are normally created to store Outlook related items in the Windows file system but you don’t necessarily need Outlook to view them. However, these files are based on the compound file binary format and aren’t viewable via a normal editor. In this article, we will be talking about …

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How To Get Marshmallow on Samsung Galaxy Tab S

For those that are wondering, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S will not be getting any more update support. Unfortunately this means that there will not be an official Android 6.0 Marshmallow release for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S. It’s not all bad news though, because there is a method available …

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FIX: Apps are Greyed Out and Underlined on Windows 10

Soon after updating or installing Windows 10, a bug can appear in the form of start menu applications getting underlined. Along with this, the tiles for these applications also get greyed out. The applications can include (but are not limited to): Calendar, TV and film, Camera, Maps and Photos etc. This …

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FIX: Skype Freezing on Startup After RAM Upgrade

Skype freezing is an issue that a number of users have experienced in the last few years. This error has been especially on the rise with Windows 7 users since the release of Windows 8, and 8.1 and 10 after it, mainly because Microsoft have paid more attention to the …

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FIX: Unfortunately google search has stopped

The “Unfortunately google search has stopped” error can arise all of a sudden on your mobile via a pop-up and cause the application that you are currently using to crash. For different users, the period after which the error keeps on reappearing is different. This can be caused on a …

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