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NVIDIA Control Panel keeps crashing

NVIDIA Control Panel keeps crashing on Windows 10

Your NVIDIA Control Panel crashing can be one of the most painful experiences on the computers that come with graphics card from NVIDIA. This is so because several useful controls can be toggled using the NVIDIA Control Panel. The causes […]

Fix Windows Sandbox not having an Internet connection

Windows Sandbox has no Internet connection

Some users have been reporting that the Windows Sandbox environment is not connecting to the Internet. Due to this issue, using applications that requires an Internet connection becomes a painful experience and fully defeats the use-case scenario of the Windows […]

How to check Battery level using Command line in Windows 10

With every new update, Microsoft works on optimizing the battery levels of a computer running Windows 10. If someone wants to check the battery levels of a computer using Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell, it is now possible. This method […]

Server Execution Failed

Windows Media Player Error – Server Execution Failed

It may so happen that when trying to play music files using the Windows Media Player, you receive Server execution failed popup. Post this; you will not be able to play media files for some time. Some users reported that […]

How to take full webpage screenshot in Chrome & Firefox

Chrome and Firefox are not only popular because they are fast but also because they are readily customizable. Example, you can configure these browsers to take or capture a full webpage screenshot. So. Let’s see how to capture a full […]

uninstall Immersive reader in Windows 10 Start Menu

How to uninstall Immersive Reader in Windows 10

Microsoft’s Immersive Reader is a powerful tool which can help one to read and pronounce words which are tough for them. The app can read text out loud, break it into syllables, and increase the spacing between lines and letters. […]

Windows Virtual Desktop

Windows Virtual Desktop Service offers Windows on the cloud

As more, and more enterprise are moving to the cloud, Microsoft has introduced Windows Virtual Desktop. It helps a company deploy and scale Windows and Office on Azure with no comprise in security and compliance. Imagine this as Windows on […]

An unexpected error is keeping you from copying the file

An unexpected error is keeping you from copying the file

When intentionally copying files to the OneDrive directory, you may see a message An unexpected error is keeping you from copying the file. There are various error codes related to this error such as error code 0x8007016A, 0x80070570, 0x80004005, 0x80070570, […]

uninstall 3D Builder

How to uninstall 3D Builder App in Windows 10

3D Builder is a fantastic app in Windows 10, which lets you create 3D models of almost anything. You can use the inbuilt 3D objects or download additional ones from Microsoft. While as much I would love to recommend you […]

How to change Sleep settings on Windows 10

How to change Sleep settings on Windows 10

Windows comes with an idle feature which puts a computer into Sleep Mode to save energy and battery life.  In Sleep Mode, the computer halts all the activities, and the state is saved. When you are up to handle the […]

Sticky Notes Folder Location Windows 10

Where are Sticky Notes saved in Windows 10 – Location

Sticky Notes is a Windows app, and unlike other applications like Notepad, it doesn’t store text in simple TXT file. Instead, it stores all the data in a database named plum.sqlite. Whatever text you store in available in this database. It […]

stop Mobile hotspot from Turning off

How to stop Mobile Hotspot from Turning off in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a Mobile Hotspot feature which lets you share your existing internet connection to other devices over WiFi. One of the caveats of this feature is that it doesn’t remain always on. If there are no devices […]

Reliability Monitor not updating or working

Reliability Monitor not updating or working in Windows 10

Reliability Monitor is a built-in tool found in Windows systems. It provides a day to day snapshot of the health of your system. Thus, it warns you of any impending disaster before your system finally breaks down. Although useful, Reliability […]

rebuild BCD or Boot Configuration Data file in Windows 10

How to rebuild BCD or Boot Configuration Data file in Windows 10

BCD or otherwise known as Boot Configuration Data contains boot configuration parameters on how to start your Windows. If the configuration file gets corrupted, you will have to rebuild BCD or Boot Configuration Data file. Usually, when BCD gets corrupted, […]

0x80070079, The semaphore timeout period has expired

Error 0x80070079: The semaphore timeout period has expired

During the transfer of files across networks, one error that occurs is Error 0x80070079, The semaphore timeout period has expired. Semaphore is simply a variable. This error is caused due to several factors. It includes the incorrect configuration of drivers […]