How to Fix BitLocker Drive Encryption Error (0x8031004A)

Error code 0x80031004A usually indicates that there is corruption in a drive that you’re trying to use. This error most commonly appears when you’re trying to back up your operating system on an external drive, and it might even give you an error message saying that BitLocker Drive Encryption cannot …

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How to Install a Two CD Game on Wine in Linux

Wine makes running Windows games under Linux very easy for the most part, but it can be slightly complicated by the fact that Windows manages volumes very differently than Unix-based operating systems. While Wine can mount directories to virtual drive letters, it can be a challenge to install games that …

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Fix: 0x80070002- 0x20009 “The installation failed during PREPARE_ROLLBACK operation”

Windows 10 is the latest iteration of Microsoft’s extremely popular operating system. However, even though the operating system itself is very good and has received plenty of positive reviews by critics, the upgrade process if you’re coming from a Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 installation, and sometimes even if you’re …

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Fix: Sticky Notes Error Code 0x803f8001

 Error code 0x803F8001 when you’re using Sticky Notes started appearing out of nowhere for a number of users. The error code by itself doesn’t give any information as to why the problem occurs, but is rather one of Windows’ generic messages that doesn’t help you at all. Some believe that …

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How to Install Terminal Emulator Services to Access Cisco Console Port in Linux

Accessing a Cisco console port is actually much easier in Linux than it is in many modern Windows implementations, and it requires far fewer steps. One of the reasons is because of the availability of a program called minicom, which provides a very traditional terminal emulation environment for power users. …

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Fix: Windows Media Player has stopped working on Windows 10

Some Windows 10 users have had Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center crashing every time it’s opened. 3rd party apps such as Plex, HDHomeRun, Subtitle Edit and VisualSubSync have also been affected. Some users who also tried opening folder containing media files had Windows Explorer crashing or Windows restarting. …

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How to Install the Nokia PC Suite on Linux

Nokia mobile phones often need special software to sync files and transfer over images via Bluetooth, or even USB. They might even need special drivers to appear as mass storage devices for that matter. Due to the complexities of Nokia’s custom system software, several steps might be required to interface …

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Fix: Microsoft Edge Icon Disappeared

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 has unified desktop as well as the mobile ecosystem. The vision behind the development of Windows 10 was to provide single operating system mobile and desktop users. Windows 10 is powered by Continuum that allows users to use it on a diverse section of devices such …

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Fix: No Speakers or Headphones are Plugged In

High quality sound is really important criterion for better user experience while you are working on your computer or notebook. In almost all computers and notebooks, sound card is integrated on motherboard, and they are called on-board sound cards. Also, some companies (HP, Lenovo, Dell or others) are manufacturing computers …

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Don’t Starve Cheats 2017

Don’t Starve is an adventure game launched in 2013. It is developed by Klei Entertainment. The game is quite challenging and stimulates the players to think ahead and out of the box. Like every game, there are cheats developed for Don’t Starve as well. Many of you will be in …

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How to Change Steam Profile Name

Steam asks you for a unique account name whenever you create a new account. The account name should be not be taken by anyone else for the creation to continue. When you make an account, Steam will assign you an account ID which is also used to identify you. You …

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How to Restore Processors In System Configuration in Windows 10

Microsoft’s Windows usually has default settings to configure how your system works. This configuration includes the number of processors that the operating system can run. By default, Windows uses all your processors to run the tasks on your system. In the case of multiple tasks, each processor core can be …

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Fix: INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE Blue Screen on Windows 7, 8 or 10

One of the scariest errors inside of Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8 and probably Windows 10 is INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE. This error is comes in the form a blue screen of death with a taunting colon and a left parenthesis at the top that no Windows users wants to expect in front …

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How to Find Compressed Archive Types in Ubuntu Linux

Sometimes when you try to extract a .tar.gz, .tar.xz, .tar.bz2 or even a regular zip file, you will find that you get an error such as xz: (stdin): File format not recognized that indicates that the operating system can’t extract it. Ubuntu, and other Debian-derived distributions of Linux, provide a …

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How to Mount UDF Volumes in Ubuntu

Universal Disk Format (UDF) refers to the ISO 13346 and ECMA-167 vendor-neutral specification for computer data storage. While in practice it’s used to author DVDs, there’s nothing stopping someone from actually formatting a fixed disk as UDF. More practically, it’s used for optical media like CD-RW and DVD-RW/DVD+R to allow …

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How to Recover a Damaged Memory Card in Ubuntu

Memory cards are an excellent way to transfer information between mobile devices, digital cameras and PCs. If you receive a “Damaged Memory Card – Please Format” or similar error from a Google Android or Apple iOS device, then there might still be some hope for data recovery as long as …

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How to Change Desktop Icon’s Size on Ubuntu

If you find that, the icons on the Ubuntu desktop are suddenly too big, then you might have accidentally changed the rendering size. This simple mistake can happen with a few errant rolls of the mouse scroll wheel or even a touchscreen or touchpad. Try pushing the Ctrl key at …

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How to Detect a Memory Leak in Ubuntu

There are several reasons a memory leak might occur on Ubuntu, but fortunately, it’s obvious when they do occur. Buggy code is often the biggest reason, since programmers might not have had the opportunity to check to ensure that memory that’s no longer needed gets released. If you’ve been installing …

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How to Enable Auto-Login in Xubuntu

Xubuntu replaces the Unity desktop with Xfce4, and with it the desktop manager. Many people prefer to type their user name and password when starting their desktop environment the same way they would have to at a virtual console, but this isn’t always necessary on single-user machines that don’t have …

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How to Install Compiz on Xubuntu

Xubuntu is compatible with the latest version of all of the compiz packages. This is true of Xfce4 as a whole, so those using other Linux distributions based around the relatively lightweight Xfce4 desktop environment can install the compositor in a similar way. The one peculiarity that Xubuntu and other …

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How to Root Cubot Rainbow

Cubot Rainbow is an MTK 6580 based Android phone running Android 6.0 and 1GB RAM. Rooting the Cubot Rainbow is as simple as rooting any mediatek device. Before we delve into how to root this smartphone, you need to download and extract this file. Install the 65xx drivers on your …

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How to Root Samsung Galaxy S4 SHV-E300S

The Samsung Galaxy S4 SHV-E300S, which is the Korean variant, has been finally updated to Android 5.0.1 and this is most probably the final official OS this phone is going to get. You may want to root your phone because you lost root access during the update or you want …

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How to Disable Task View on Windows 10

With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft introduced virtual desktops that allow users to operate multiple desktops on one screen. Using the Task View feature, users are able to see all currently open applications, as well as all desktops that are open. Users who do not want to use this …

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Fix: Upgrade Error 0xC1900401 and build is not yet available on Windows 10

Latest Windows 10 is launched with the enhanced gaming features that have been initiating a new era of PC gaming with its stimulating experience. Windows 10 Build 15019 brings thrilling of gaming features like new Games section in Settings, awaited Game Mode, Windows Game bar with improved full-screen support, built-in …

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How to Fix Error Error 0x80070037 When Copying Files

Sometimes, when users try to transfer files from the PC to their external hard drive, the file transfer stops and they may get error 0x80070037, which means that “The specified network resource or device is no longer available”. This could either be a power issue, an issue with the cable …

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