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Windows Firewall service does not start in Windows 10/8/7

Windows Firewall acts as the first layer of defense against malware, so it is always advisable to keep it turned ‘ON’ – unless you are using a third-party firewall software. If for some unknown reason if you find your Windows […]

Fix: Your Windows install couldn’t be completed error

A large proportion of Windows 8.1 users, at the time of upgrading to Windows 8.1 thought the upgrade to the latest version of the OS would be seamless.  While most had a smooth experience, there were some who found themselves […]

Fix: Windows Code 32 error message

If you have received a Windows ‘ode 32 Error with the following line asdescription while running your system – A driver (service) for this device has been disabled. An alternate driver may be providing this functionality, then this post may interest […]

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You can’t install Windows on a USB flash drive from Setup

When you try to upgrade your Windows 8.1/8 to Windows 10/8.1, you may receive an error message – Couldn’t install Windows, You can’t install Windows on a USB flash drive from Setup Error code 0xc1900104. If you do, here is […]

Fix: Error 0x80080008 While Updating Windows Apps In Windows

Windows Update plays a significant role in proper functionality of Windows Apps. So if you’re going to update an app, it basically uses the Windows Update resources to get the update. Due to this correlation, if something goes wrong with […]

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Fix: Protection Stub has stopped working in Windows 10/8/7

It may so happen, when you try playing a game of your choice you are greeted with the following message – Protection Stub has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program […]

Windows Defender

Windows Defender is turned off or not working

Windows Defender acts as the first line of defense against any malware, spyware infections that might have affected your computer. Microsoft provides this free anti-malware program to customers using Windows 10/8/7/Vista. It allows end-users to schedule a scan or manually […]

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Windows Defender application failed to initialize Error code 0x800106ba

Windows Defender is a free antivirus software from Microsoft. The program is well known for its reliability, effectiveness, and stability but, occasionally it might turn nonfunctional, displaying the error code 0x800106ba with a short description – Windows Defender application failed […]

Cannot change desktop background in Windows 10/8/7

Most of us enjoy displaying out favorite Desktop Background or Wallpaper on our Windows Desktop. But, if you find for some reason that you cannot change the desktop background or wallpaper in Windows 10 or Windows 10/8/7, you may try some of […]

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Fix: Send To Menu not working in Windows

The Send To menu is quite useful as it lets you send files to some commonly used destinations. We have also seen how we can customize the Send To menu in Windows 8. Some users may find that their Send To […]