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Fix corrupted Windows Update system files

Fix corrupted Windows Update system files using DISM Tool

Windows Update in Windows 10 exists to keep the operating system, and other Microsoft software updated and requires little intervention from us. This smooth functioning, however, may experience hiccups when any corruption occurs in its system files. Under such circumstances, […]

Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC

Windows 10 was a considerable improvement over its predecessors. However, it was the last operating system to be launched (and the most advanced as well) in the Windows series. All improvements after that will be in the form of updates. […]

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Never create or change Linux files using Windows Apps and Tools

Any attempt to open LINUX files using Windows tools may read-lock the opened files/folders, thereby stopping updates for your file contents. This invariably can result in files and folders becoming corrupted. As such, Windows experts advise its customers to exercise […]

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List of Free eBooks from Microsoft Press

Microsoft offers access to its various online resources to help users advance their skills with Microsoft products. Microsoft Virtual Academy is one such initiative. It lets you load your digital library with free eBooks from Microsoft Press Store. Most friendly […]

Windows computer shuts down when USB device is plugged in

Some users may face a problem where their computer shuts down or restarts whenever they plug in a USB device. There could be many reasons that may cause it – like USB ports touching each other, issues with the motherboard, […]

What is Mixed Reality & why is it important to Microsoft

When the technology industry began to adopt Virtual Reality, Microsoft was one of the few companies lacking a game plan outside of HoloLens. However, things changed with the announcement of Mixed Reality, a blend between Virtual Reality and the technology […]

Using Windows Analytics Upgrade Readiness for upgrading devices

To efficiently manage any a successful deployment of Windows OS from end to end during an upgrade process in any organization, it is essential to provide required inputs to receiving equipment for monitoring. This helps in determining the company’s readiness […]

System & User Environment Variables in Windows explained

System and User Environment Variables has always been a complex topic of discussion for day-to-day Windows OS users. What do they do? A tutorial on the internet said to add a PATH variable, but what is it? Where to do […]

Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this app

Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this app

At times, you may have noticed that when you go on to run a program, the Windows Firewall suddenly throws up a message stating that Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this app and gives you two options – […]

Action Center does not open in Windows 10

Action Center does not open in Windows 10

Action Center is a feature of Windows 10 that provides you with real-time notifications about apps and settings on your device. To use the Windows 10 Action Center, you can simply click on the icon given in the lower right […]

Windows 10 Creators Update not installing

Windows 10 Creators Update not installing

Some users reported that they were unable to install the Windows 10 Creators Update v1703 on their system. Though there may or may not be any error message specific to this issue, users reported that it reverts to the previous […]