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Work Folders in Windows 8.1

Work Folders in Windows 10/8.1

Windows 8.1 introduces a new feature called Work Folders. If you have to work from anywhere from your different devices, then Work Folders are just what you would be looking for. Work Folders in Windows 8.1/10 Work Folders in Windows […]

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Troubleshoot: Windows Updates Errors in Windows 10/8/7 – FAQ

When you try to install an update on a Windows-based computer, you may receive some error messages. Many Windows users have experienced this issue. I, therefore decided to put together a list of solutions to some FAQs about Windows Updates […]

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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 […]

Add or Remove Folders from This PC in Windows 8.1

The Computer folder or the This PC folder in Windows 8.1 now displays, the Desktop folder as well as personal folders like Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures and Videos folders. If you do not want your This PC folder to look […]

What is VSS or Volume Shadow Copy Service in Window 10/8/7

In Windows 10/8/7, if you check Windows Task Manager at different intervals, you may notice that it sometimes contains a VSSVC.exe process running. When you hover your mouse over the process, it says Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service. It is […]

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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New Arrow Down sign on Windows 8.1 app tiles puzzles users

While some are seeing blank tiles or broken tiles for some of the Windows Store apps, after upgrading their Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, yet many others are seeing an Arrow-Down sign in the bottom right corner of their Windows […]