Posts under Windows category

What is Firmware? Definition and Types

Better known as ‘software for hardware’, Firmware is a program that comes embedded in a piece of hardware such as a keyboard, hard drive, BIOS, or a video card. It is designed to give permanent instructions to communicate with other […]

How to fix Sound Distortion issues in Windows 10

At times when playing a video or a game or listening to music, you may find that the sound is distorted. In this post, we will see how to fix sound distortion or static problems on a Windows 10/8/7 PC […]

Windows 10 Cortana Ask Me Anything not working

Cortana is one of the most popular features in Windows 10. And no doubt it is one of the best Artificial Intelligence based personal assistants. You can easily access Cortana in Windows 10 from the Start Menu or the taskbar. […]

Bluetooth icon missing

Bluetooth icon missing in Windows 10/8/7

Normally, the system tray of the taskbar or the notification area of Windows 10 is the place where Bluetooth icon resides and appears when turned on. It performs multiple functions like allowing a user to join personal area network, adding […]

Windows 10 stuck in endless reboot loop

Windows 10 stuck in an endless reboot loop

If your Windows 10 computer is stuck in a continuous endless reboot loop problem after an Upgrade, a Windows Update or Reset or a Blue Screen, then this post gives you some ideas on how to deal with the problem. […]

Windows Debugger or WinDbg Tool gets new features and a UI

The Windows Debugger or WinDbg Tool can be used to debug kernel and user mode code, analyze crash dumps and to examine the CPU registers as the code executes. Microsoft recently announced a preview version of a new WinDbg with […]

External Hard Drive not showing up or detected in Windows

Sometimes our PC fails or just refuses to recognize the External Hard Drive even after confirming the successful connection. The problem occurs mostly when the device driver is either corrupted or outdated. Such problems can be quite tricky to fix. […]

Windows 10 Search not indexing Google Drive folder

Windows 10 Search not finding files from Google Drive

Microsoft Windows 10 supports system-wide search functionality that enables users quickly find files and other data via its Start Screen search. By default, this search option indexes certain common locations on your drive. But at times you may find that […]

Realtek Driver update keeps being offered by Windows Update

I recently noticed that I was offered an update for Realtek – Net driver, for my Windows 10 PC, which I dutifully downloaded and installed successfully via Windows Update. Then again a few days later, I was offered this update. […]

Braille in Windows 10

How to download and use Braille in Windows 10

Keeping in mind the diverse needs of its customers and make their products more accessible, especially people with impairments, Microsoft introduced numerous additions and improvements in Windows 10. Support for Braille input and output through specialized Braille displays was at […]