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Please wait while Windows configures Microsoft Office

Fix: Please wait while Windows configures Microsoft Office message

If every time you open Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft Office 2010, Outlook 2010 or any application, you receive the following message: Please wait while Windows configures Microsoft Office and it configures itself every time when it is running, you might […]

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Windows 7 SP1 fails – Service pack installation can’t continue

If you are using Microsoft Forefront Client Security (and potentially Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection), upgrade to the latest version of the product(s). The product is not necessarily upgraded during anti-malware definition updates. It might be necessary to uninstall the current […]

System Restore Points deleted or go missing in Windows

Are your System Restore Points missing in Windows 10/8/7? Maybe you opened the System Restore panel, rstrui.exe, with the intention of restoring your Windows computer back to a restore point and you found that the system restore points were deleted! […]

Windows slideshow feature for desktop background not working

If you find that your Windows desktop slideshow feature in Windows 10/8/7, which used to work fine, does not work anymore, you may want to check out this article. Windows slideshow feature not working First make sure that no installed […]

Troubleshoot issues with Windows Live Messenger on Windows 7

Maybe on one or more occasions, you might have experienced certain issues and errors with your Windows Live Messenger, like say, sign-in issues or frequent disconnections, freezing etc. Today, I will suggest few steps to resolve such issues. These steps […]

Program exe or COM Surrogate has stopped working

On your Windows operating system, if you ever receive and error message: Program exe or COM Surrogate has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution […]

Troubleshoot performance issues in Windows 10/8/7

If you are facing performance-related issues like Non-responding programs, freezing, system crashes, sluggishness, etc. , on your Windows PC quite often, then you can try a few of these suggested tips. They may help you resolve such issues. Troubleshoot performance issues […]

Diagnose & troubleshoot problems with DirectX Diagnostic Tool

DirectX is a suite of technologies used by many of the multimedia programs in Windows. It is developed by Microsoft to provide hardware acceleration for heavy multimedia applications such as 3D games and HD videos. Windows 7 has  the latest […]