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Failure to display security and shutdown options

Failure to display security and shut-down options

If you encounter a message – Failure to display security and shut-down options while trying to open the Security and Sign-in Options window by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL or attempting to Restart/Shut-down the system, then this article may be helpful for you. […]

How to clear the Display cache in Windows 10

The Windows Display Cache contains all the data related to your computer display. It helps the computer to remember what mode and resolution to use when a particular display output is detected. This helps avoid the hassle of manually applying […]

How to boot into UEFI Mode on a Microsoft Surface Device

How to boot into UEFI Mode on a Microsoft Surface device

The UEFI or Unified Extensible Firmware Interface on Microsoft Surface devices offers a faster startup, new features, and better security. It is a replacement for the traditional BIOS of a computer and can be used to manage firmware settings on […]

Keyboard troubleshooter

Keyboard wont type numbers OR will only type numbers

Usually, numbers keys are present on two spots on a keyboard. One is at the number pad and the other of above the letters. You might face an issue where your laptop keyboard won’t type numbers. This could be with […]

How to uninstall Mixed Reality Portal in Windows 10

We know that Windows supports Mixed Reality. To manage all settings of VR or AR, Microsoft has made the Mixed Reality Portal. This app can configure everything and acts as a command center for MR. But if you do not […]

Windows Media Player cannot detect the length of the file

Despite the addition of Groove Music, many Windows 10 users will have many reasons to continue taking advantage of Windows Media Player. You see, of all the Microsoft-made media players, Windows Media Player is still arguably the best around. Windows […]

Failed to Fork error with Ubuntu on Windows 10

Failed to Fork error with Ubuntu on Windows 10

The Ubuntu terminal may throw out an error – Failed to fork on Windows 10. This terminal gets installed under the feature of Windows Subsystem for Linux. The cause of this error comes down to be lack of memory and […]

Move Start Menu to the second monitor

How to move Start Menu to second monitor on Windows 10

The Start Menu is one of the most important UI element in Windows 10. In the recent past, Microsoft has added new features and redesigned the Start Menu several times. It is very common for professionals to use multiple monitors […]

uninstall Mobile Plans App

How to uninstall Mobile Plans App in Windows 10

Mobile Plans app in Windows 10 lets you connect to cellular data plan if you have a SIM inside your computer or laptop. It uses an embedded SIM (eSIM) in your PC. It also means if you are using a […]

Enable Immersive Search and Rounded Corners in Windows 10

Enable Immersive Search and Rounded Corners in Windows 10

In Windows 10 v1903 and later, the overall experience to search files, folders, remain more or less the same as seen in previous versions. However, you can make changes to the User Interface. For instance, you can replace the flat […]

Useful powercfg commands

Most useful commands for PowerCFG command line

Power Configuration or powercfg.exe  is a command-line tool in Windows which allows you to configure power system settings. It is especially useful for laptops which run on battery and will enable you to configure hardware-specific configurations which are directly not […]

windows 10 update stuck on checking for updates

Windows 10 Checking for updates taking forever

While Windows 10 updates have smoothened over the years, there are still many scenarios where the update gets stuck. Windows regularly check for an update or when you click the button. But if your Windows 10 update is stuck and […]