Fix: Outlook Sending winmail.dat Attachments

Even with Outlook being hugely popular, you can’t assume that the person you’re exchanging emails with is also using the same email client. Do some of your recipients complain about a sketchy winmail.dat file that you attach every time you send them an email? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. What …

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How to Set Outlook as the Default Mail Client

After you install Outlook (doesn’t matter which version), chances are it will not get recognized as the default client. Instead of having to jump to multiple emails programs when handling your emails chores, why not make Outlook the default stop for sending and receiving emails? If you’re using Window 10, …

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How to Add Google Calendar to Outlook

Are you looking for a way to import your Google Calendar into Outlook?  You’ll be pleased to know there are better ways to do it besides re-entering all of your appointments. However, things aren’t as simple as they used to, ever since Google pulled the plug on its Outlook calendar …

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How to: Download YouTube Videos on Your iPhone

A couple of years ago, it was really effortless to download YouTube videos to your iPhone using third-party apps. But, things change fast, especially in the tech world. Today, these apps don’t work. Nowadays people struggle to find different ways for downloading YouTube videos on their iPhones. And, if you …

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How to Transfer Contacts from Older iPhones to iPhone X

Contacts are one crucial element on your iPhone. They are a link to your friends, family, and business partners. Additionally, it becomes impossible to remember all the phone numbers and other contact details. So, having access to your list of contacts is extremely important in your everyday life. But, how …

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How to Unlock iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X for Any Carrier and Any Country

If you buy a smartphone on a monthly plan from some mobile carrier like T-mobile and AT&T, you would probably get a carrier-locked device. The story is not much different when we talk about iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X. And, you are probably wondering why your iPhone would be …

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How to: Restore Mac to Previous Date

In order to use your computer efficiently, you need to get used to the fact that you always need to keep your data backed up if you don’t want to end up in a situation where a simple mistake on your side can cost you your computer and your files. …

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Fix: Windows Button or Key not Working

Since the invention of the start menu, keyboards have had the Windows key (also known as the Winkey). This is a physical key with the Microsoft Windows logo embedded on keyboards usually on the left of the keyboard which is linked to the Start Menu, so when you press this …

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Fix: Windows 10 Taskbar Not Hiding

Auto-hiding the taskbar is a great way to add extra space to your desktop and make it look spacious. Occasionally, it can be stubborn and refuse to hide when it is supposed to. When you are using the auto-hide feature of Windows taskbar, it will stay hidden until an application …

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How to Disable Avast Antivirus Temporarily

Avast Antivirus is a family of internet security applications developed by Avast Software for various platforms. It is one of the most popular antivirus software being ranked number one in 2017. Avast is a very effective and diligent antivirus as compared to other competitors. However, sometimes Avast blocks the access …

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Fix: Cortana Search Bar Turned White

Cortana is a virtual assistant created by Microsoft. It can set reminders, recognize voice commands without the use of keyboard and answer questions using search engines. It is available in many languages and is one of the most widely used virtual assistants developed for computers. By default, Cortana has a …

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What Is: wuapihost.exe

Microsoft Windows is the most used operating system in the world which consists of thousands of different modules running in sync with each other. However, there may arise a case when one module/application doesn’t quite synchronize properly which may flag it as a ‘bug’. Even though it might not be …

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Fix: Apps Reopening Upon Shutdown/Restart After 1709 Update

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update also known as Windows 10 1709 is codenamed “Redstone 3” and is the 4th major update to Windows 10 and is the third in a series of updates planned under the Redstone codename. It was released to the public on 17th October 2017. It is …

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Fix: Spacebar Not Working without Holding the Fn Key

Imagine a keyboard without a spacebar. There is nothing much you will do without it; in fact nothing at all. It is estimated the spacebar is pressed 5 times every 10 seconds when typing. This makes it the most pressed key. Whenever a user is asked to press any key …

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Fix: Cannot Access Network Shares after Update 1709

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update also known as Windows 10 1709 is codenamed “Redstone 3” and is the 4th major update to Windows 10 and is the third in a series of updates planned under the Redstone codename. It was released to the public on 17th October 2017. It is …

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Fix: The AC power adapter type cannot be determined

The essential part of a laptop that makes it portable is the rechargeable battery. Batteries have given devices the much needed freedom of movement that humanity craves. However, you will need an AC adapter in order to charge your laptop battery. For Dell users, charging their batteries has somewhat been …

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How to Fix a CPU Fan Not Spinning

The CPU fan is usually supplied with a 3V or 5V from the PSU (power supply unit) on laptops and 12V on desktops. The port that the fan connects onto the motherboard is known as the fan header. Most fans have 3 wires/pins. One to supply the voltage (red), another …

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What is: softthinks agent service & How to Disable It

SoftThinks Agent Service occurs as a process named “SftService.exe” in the task manager. For some users, it is closely related to “toaster.exe”. SoftThinks Agent Service is part of a Dell Backup and Recovery Utility that belongs to the Dell Backup and Recovery or Dell DataSafe Local Backup or AlienRespawn in …

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How to Fix DELL Diagnostic Error 2000-0142

When you hard drive is dying, you will get obvious symptoms like constant data corruption, freezing when copying or saving data, long start-up times, and constant repair screens during boot. However, you cannot tell for sure if the problem resides with the HDD unless you do a Pre-boot System Analysis …

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Fix: High CPU Usage by LockAppHost.exe

Windows 10 is one of the most used operating systems in the world with its cumulative updates rolling out time to time. It offers ease of access and a lot of features as compared to other operating systems. Since each operating system is very complex and involves a lot of …

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Fix: RDP not Working after Update 1709

RDP is a proprietary protocol developed by Microsoft which provides the user with a graphical interface to connect to another computer over a network connection. The user has to use the RDP client software for this purpose while the other computer must run RDP server software. These clients already exist …

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Fix: Apps Missing after Windows Update 1709

The Fall Creators Update 1709 was one of the most anticipated updates after Windows 10. It contains a lot of new features and improved ease of access. Various bugs were fixed along with improving the performance and reducing the vulnerabilities of the whole system. Like all Windows updates, this update …

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Fix: OneDrive not Working after 1709 Update (On-Demand Feature also missing)

OneDrive is a file hosting service operated by Microsoft. It allows users to store files as well as other personal data on could servers which can be accessed from anywhere. These files can be synced to PC and can be accessed from web browsers or mobile devices as well. After …

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Fix: Mobile Hotspot not Working after Update 1709

Windows 10 had a feature introduced called “Mobile Hotspot”. Using this feature, you can easily share your internet connection with other devices using Wi-Fi. Using this feature, you can share a Wi-Fi, Ethernet or cellular data connection. This addition was a great addition to the already existing features present in …

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Fix: Surface Pen not Working after 1709 Update

The Surface Pen is an active stylus and digital pen developed by Microsoft for its series of Surface computing devices. It is designed to work with different versions of Windows (8, 8.1, and 10). This pen is actively used throughout the world as it provides ease of access and enables …

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