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Error 0x80240017 while installing Windows Updates on Windows 10

Recently, when I was updating my Windows 10, I received Windows Update Error 0x80240017, while installing an update for Microsoft Office. I restarted my computer and tried again, but failed to proceed successfully – I again received the same error. […]

Use original boot configuration greyed out in Windows 10

I recently found that I was unable to make changes to System Configuration or MSConfig. Every time I made some changes, the options reverted back and no changes were kept after restarting my Windows 10 computer. I could not use […]

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Your PC needs to be repaired error on Windows 10

If you receive a Your PC needs to be repaired, The operating system couldn’t be loaded because a critical system driver is missing or contains errors, message on your Windows 10/8/7 computer, then this post may help you. One of […]

How to sync Google Calendar with Windows 10 Mail App

In our earlier post about Windows 10 Mail App, we mentioned the app supports the ability to sync Google Calendar – something that was not to be seen in the same app for Windows 8.1. However, we did not cover […]

Reset Windows Update Components Tool

Reset Windows Update Agent to default in Windows 10

If you are facing problems while downloading or installing Windows Updates on Windows 10/8/7, you definitely want to run the Reset Windows Update Agent Tool from Microsoft. This Reset Windows Update Agent will reset & repair all WU related components […]

Rename or change OS name in Windows Boot Manager

In spite of having successfully upgraded my Windows 8.1 PC to Windows 10, my operating system was still being identified as Windows 8. Moreover on every start I was shown the boot/OS selection screen and offered Windows 8 and Windows […]

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What are 4K sector hard drives? What is Windows Support Policy?

As technology advances, we’ll soon see more 4K sector hard drives in future. The data storage industry will be transitioning the physical format of hard disk drives from 512-byte sectors to 4,096-byte sectors – commonly called as 4K or 4KB […]

Disable Audio Enhancements in Windows 10

Microsoft and third-party vendors have shipped audio enhancement packages designed to make your system’s specific hardware sound absolutely perfect. These are referred to as Audio Enhancements in Windows 10. But sometimes, these very ‘enhancements’ can cause problems with audio and […]

How to completely remove Candy Crush Saga from Windows 10

Microsoft, at the time of Windows 10 launch had announced that hit mobile game Candy Crush Saga would come pre-installed in Windows 10. It is a highly addictive game from King and joins the ranks with Solitaire, Minesweeper and Hearts, […]

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How to find System Uptime in Windows 10

If you want to know how long your Windows computer has been running, you can easily find your System Uptime. Uptime is a term used for referring to the time your computer has been running continuously without a reboot. This […]

How to enable Windows Spotlight feature in Windows 10

Bing images of the day are a collection of latest home page background images from Bing.com. It explores some of the breath-taking images and allows you to set them as wallpapers. With the introduction of Windows 10, there has been […]

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Create Surface Book and Surface Pro Recovery Drive

If your Window PC ever runs into problem, a Recovery Image can help you recover your operating system, as well as troubleshoot and fix most of the problems. Every PC comes with a recovery image which is used to refresh […]

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Sysnative folder in Windows 64-bit explained

With the release of Windows 7 of 64-bits, there was a little change introduced in the normal allocation of folders in the Windows directory. Two new folders are included in the 64-bit edition of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows […]

Back up and Restore files in Windows 10

How to Backup and Restore files in Windows 10

If you are not using the built-in Backup and Restore files feature in Windows 10 maybe you should start using it. Creating backups using File History is very easy in Windows 10. This tutorial will show you how to Back […]

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Outlook Send/Receive error 0x800CCC13 in Windows 10

If you have recently upgraded to Windows 10, you might have encountered a strange problem while working with the Microsoft’s email client Outlook. It just fails to send email, showing at times the following error: User account – Sending reported […]