Posts under Devices tag.

A required device isn’t connected or cannot be accessed

In this post, we will show you how to fix error A required device isn’t connected or cannot be accessed with codes 0xc0000185, 0xc0000225, 0xc0000001, 0xc00000f, 0xc000000e on a Windows 10 system. We have recommended below a few solutions, depending […]

Windows cannot start new hardware device, Error Code 49

Windows cannot start new hardware device, Error Code 49

The Windows Registry includes a System Hive, which is the core part of Windows. Windows OS store tons of settings, options, and configurations there. If you see a Device Manager Error Code  49 for a device, it means that the […]

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Fix Device Not Migrated message on Windows computers

If you see a Device not migrated message when you open the Properties of USB, External Drive, etc. in Device Manager on Windows computers, then this post will help you fix the problem. It appears after installing Windows 10 or […]

Which app is using the web camera

How to find out which app is using the webcam in Windows

Imagine you are working on your laptop and you suddenly find that your web camera light is flickering. Wouldn’t you like to find out and know which app is using your webcam? It could be a legit software like Skype, […]

Disable Touch Screen functionality in Windows 10

A Windows Tablet is capable of offering the best of both the worlds – Touch and Mouse/Keyboard input. If your device has them and if you want to, for some reason disable the touch screen on your laptop, ultrabook, notebook […]

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Make Device Manager show Non present devices in Windows

In this post, we will see how to make built-in Device Manager show non-present devices in Windows 10/8/7.  Non-present devices are those old, unused, previous, hidden devices that were once installed, but are now no longer attached to the computer. The […]

Audio Switcher: Use hotkey to change default Audio Devices

Audio Switcher is free tiny open-source software for Windows, that lets you easily switch between audio devices. The same task can be performed using the built-in audio switcher, but this software lets you switch back and forth instantly. Audio Switcher lets you switch between […]

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How to disable Webcam in Windows 10/8/7 laptop

In this post, we will see how to disable your webcam or the integrated camera in Windows 10/8/7 using the Device Manager. Most laptops today come with a built-in integrated web camera, which is useful when it comes to having […]

Fix: Bluetooth Mouse disconnects randomly in Windows

One of the common issues which users, including myself, face is that the Bluetooth mouse gets disconnected randomly. I did look around a bit on the Internet and in the computer’s settings and was finally able to solve the problem. […]

Fix Windows Hardware and Devices problems with Troubleshooter

If you find that your Windows 10/8/7 computer is facing some hardware or device issues or problems, you can run the Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter. This automated troubleshooter will try to identify and then resolve the issues that it finds. […]

My Review: HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 device

While on vacation most of this month, I was lucky enough to find an unlocked HTC HD7 in Phone House, on the last day of my stay in Paris. I did not get one in London nor did I expect […]

How to use Devices and Resources in a Remote Desktop Session

Remote Desktop Connection is a technology that allows you to sit at a computer (abbreviated as a client computer) and connect to a remote computer (abbreviated as a host computer) in a different location. It helps you access your work […]

HTC Windows Phone 7 portfolio announced

HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones and long-time Microsoft partner, today unveiled five new Windows Phone 7 smartphones: HTC 7 Surround, HTC 7 Mozart, HTC 7 Trophy, HTC 7 Pro and HTC HD7.