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System Restore not working

Fix: System Restore not working in Windows 10/8/7

The System Restore feature is a very useful feature in the Windows operating system, and it can be a real life-saver at times. But if you, for some reason, find your System Restore not working in Windows 10 or Windows […]

Invalid security token when updating Windows Media Center

Yesterday one of my clients called me and he told me that while updating Windows Media Center on Windows, he received an Invalid security token error. I had never heard of this issue before so I did some research about this […]

windows hangs or freezes

Fix: Windows 10/8/7 Hangs or Freezes

If you find that your Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista  is freezing or crashing randomly, the reasons could be many, and the solutions many too! Having your Windows computer freezing often can be really irritating. This post […]

CheckSUR: System Update Readiness Tool to repair Windows Update

System resources, such as file data, registry data, and even in-memory data, can develop inconsistencies during the lifetime of the operating system. These inconsistencies may be caused by various hardware failures or by software issues. In some cases, these inconsistencies […]

Enable Num Lock on startup or reboot in Windows 10/8/7

A relatively common issue being faced by some Windows users, is finding that their Numeral Lock key or Num Lock is not enabled, is turned off or inactive on startup or reboot in Windows 7, Windows 8.1/8 or Windows 10. I researched […]

Windows will not Shutdown or Restart

Windows 10/8/7 will not Shutdown or Restart

When you click on the Windows 10 Shutdown or Restart button, and you find that your Windows 10 will not shut down or restart, then this post will help you troubleshoot and fix the problem. It may go as far […]

Unable to turn on Windows Defender in Windows 10/8/7

When I browse through forums I often find this question asked many times – I am unable turn on Windows Defender manually in Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 – or Windows Defender won’t or will not turn on […]

Toubleshoot: Missing Windows Installer Cache files

The Windows Installer cache folder is a hidden system folder located at C:\Windows\Installer. Whenever you install a software using the Windows Installer, a copy of changed system information is placed in this folder. The Windows Installer cache contains the saved […]