Posts under Windows category

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 […]

Windows 10 Lock Screen grayed out or blacked out

The Windows 10 Enterprise build 1703, which the Creator’s Update version, is quite an improvement to the previous builds. It added many more features to the operating system. However, some users using this version have reported facing two major issues […]

Microsoft Modern Keyboard

Microsoft Modern Keyboard comes with a Fingerprint Sensor

Often, Microsoft unveils its newly manufactured products with great fanfare to make it a commercial success, but the launch of new Modern Keyboard marks a departure from this rule. The Modern Keyboard from Microsoft is the successor to the Surface […]

The Extended Attributes Are Inconsistent

Fix: The Extended Attributes Are Inconsistent error in Windows 10

One of the most critical errors of Windows, “The Extended Attributes Are Inconsistent” error is a sign that your computer’s operating system has become corrupted. This error causes a host of annoying troubles like response time lags, crashes and freezing […]

Windows SmartScreen can’t be reached right now

Most cyber-attacks involve downloading an infected software on the system. The malware is disguised as a genuine application, and thus many internet users are deceived into downloading them. Microsoft is aware of this. Microsoft introduced a feature called Windows SmartScreen […]

Desktop icons rearrange and move after reboot

Desktop icons rearrange and move after reboot in Windows 10

Several Windows users at some point or the other have experienced the problem of their Desktop icons rearranging or moving after reboot. If your Desktop icons rearrange or move after rebooting on Windows 10 PC, here are a few things you […]

An Unexpected Error is keeping you from renaming the folder

An Unexpected Error is keeping you from renaming the folder

Some Windows users may receive an error while trying to rename their folders –  An Unexpected Error is keeping you from renaming the folder. The full message that you may see is: An unexpected error is keeping you from renaming […]

Search Indexing was turned off

Search Indexing was turned off in Windows 10

One fine day, I saw this message Search Indexing was turned off when I opened my Windows 10 Start Menu. Now I had not turned it off, so why did I see this on my PC? Search Indexing was turned […]

EXCEPTION ACCESS VIOLATION

Unhandled Exception Access Violation error in Windows 10/8/7

If when you receive an Unhandled Exception Access Violation error when you run an application on your Windows 10/8/7 computer, it probably means that some part of the program code tried to access a protected memory address and was denied […]

ACPI BIOS ERROR in Windows

Fix ACPI BIOS ERROR in Windows 10/8/7

If you receive an ACPI_BIOS_ERROR on your Windows 10 PC, this post will show some ways you can troubleshoot the issue. The ACPI_BIOS_ERROR bug check with a value of 0x000000A5 indicates that the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) BIOS […]

Windows 10 Brightness not working

Windows 10 Brightness not working or changes automatically

Some Windows 10 users have reported that their screen brightness changes automatically or does not work properly. If Windows 10 Brightness is not working or changes automatically on your computer system, then this post will help you troubleshoot & fix […]