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Unable to connect to Synaptics Pointing Device Driver

If you encounter the error – Unable to connect to Synaptics Pointing Device Driver while trying to access the system’s touchpad settings, this post could be helpful for you. Users dealing with this error might be unable to use the […]


Fix DRIVER_VERIFIER_DMA_VIOLATION Blue screen error on Windows

Driver Verifier is an inbuilt utility inside of the Windows 10 operating system which is responsible for making sure the integrity of drivers. It detects and suspicious behavior of these drivers. If during runtime, it finds the driver signature or […]

Cortana Web View not working

Cortana Web Preview not working on Windows 10

One of the prevailing issue after Windows 10 v1903 upgrade is that the Cortana Web Preview is not working as expected.  Microsoft has replaced the unified search where you don’t need to use Cortana any more. However, Cortana still has […]

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How to solve Set user settings to driver failed error

Touchpads are a user’s shortcut to productivity on laptops. The gestures and multi-finger tap or touch support brings in the scope for various shortcuts. But on some Lenovo laptops that make use of the touchpad drivers from Alps Pointing Device, an […]

Windows 10 Mail app not sending or receiving emails

We’ve heard of several folks speaking of the inability to send emails from the built-in Mail app within Windows 10. Now, this can be a huge problem for those who receive and send emails on a regular basis. We understand […]

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Windows Update Error Code 0x8e5e0147

The Windows Update mechanism for Windows 10 is complicated. It depends on thousands of files and services to operate normally. There are Services and DLLs that support this mechanism’s effective working. Malfunction of these files and services results in broken […]

How to uninstall Photos App on Windows 10

There may be a reason you may want to uninstall the built-in Windows 10 Photos app installed on your PC. But if you open Settings > Apps, you will find that the option to uninstall is grayed out. While we […]

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Windows 10 can’t start your Camera, 0xa00f429f

If you receive error code— 0xa00f429f, Windows 10 can’t start your Camera when trying to use the Windows 10 Camera app, it can be because of a recent update gone wrong or driver corruption. The error message says: Can’t start […]

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How to uninstall Mail App in Windows 10

Windows 10 offers a Mail app when you install Windows 10. It is one of the essential apps which Microsoft introduces as part of the OS. However, many use the browser to check emails or even a third party email […]

How to enable Variable Refresh Rate for games in Windows 10

Shuttering and tearing are two problems that many people experience while playing games. This not only kills the interest in the game but makes a game’s frame rate look ugly. Windows 10 promises to reduce this by offering an option […]

Power surge on the USB port

Fix Power surge on the USB port error on Windows 10

Like every other port, USB ports also come with power rating. The default power output of a standard USB port is 0.5 amperes. If you notice that phones charge slowly on USB ports, you know the reason now. Sometimes, Windows […]

How to uninstall Xbox Console Companion app in Windows 10

When you install Windows 10, there are few Microsoft apps which are either provisioned or installed as part of the OS. They might not be useful, but Microsoft recommends some essential apps like the Calculator to be available when you […]


Windows 10 v1903 May 2019 Update blocked by AMD Drivers

Windows 10 v1903 offers a slew of features and performance improvement over the previous version. As always I was very eager to test the Windows 10 v1903. However, I was in for a nasty surprise. My Windows 10 PC refused […]

Wi-Fi network not secure in Windows 10

Wi-Fi network not secure in Windows 10

Like any other protocols, WiFi network security protocols get older. If you connect to a WiFi network and receive a message saying – Wi-Fi network not secure in Windows 10, it means security used by the WiFi network is a […]

Snip Outline for Screenshots

List of new features in Snip and Sketch app of Windows 10

Snip and Sketch is Microsoft’s built-in tool to take a screenshot. It works better than using Print Screen and saving it to MS paint for further edit. However, in Windows 10 v1903, new features in Snip and Sketch have been […]

How to check Bluetooth Battery level on Windows 10

Windows 10 allows you to to check the Bluetooth battery level of devices.  Often, the peripherals or accessories we use for our Windows 10 devices are connected to it via Bluetooth technology. It’s a high speed low powered wireless technology […]