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windows 10 no sound after installing version 1308

Just finished troubleshooting the problem with no sound after installing Windows 10 Version 1803 Systems Update (KB4458469). KB4458469 seems to be the responsible file as the problem started after installing it with other cumulative updates. A quick restart after installing the update came up with a red cross which indicates the speaker is not working. [...]

Windows 10 error 0x800705b4 Version 1803

This was a new laptop and it was a fresh installation of Windows 10. So I was not expecting any problem in installing these updates. The update is as big as 3 to 3.5GB, so it took a long time to download. When the installation started, it took a long time but the installation failed multiple [...]

troubleshoot windows 10 lock screen not working

Windows 10 background slideshow seems to have stopped working in my computer after installing the latest 1308 update. It was only displaying one picture. The fix is simple. Here is how to Fix Windows 10 Lock screen slideshow not working. Windows spotlight is responsible for showing background pictures on your screen. The program also seems to [...]

fix file restriction problems

Have you ever come across a situation where you cannot delete a file because of file permission problems? Have you had problems with uninstalling program or installing a program because of file permission problems? Why Windows use file permissions Microsoft introduced file permissions to make Windows more secure. Microsoft introduced file permissions with Windows NT [...]

Microsoft Edge ‘Find on page’ feature not working

Find on Page is a feature that allows Microsoft edge to search for a word or phrase inside a web page. This feature can be opened from the “More” button ( 3 dots on the right side) on the right side of the screen. Microsoft Edge, the default web browser in Windows 10 can also [...]

troubleshoot start menu tiles missing in Windows 10

There was this case when a customer complained about missing a lot of tiles from the Start menu in the process of fixing a malware problem. It is not clear if the tiles were removed because of the malware attack or if it was removed as part of the troubleshooting steps. Removal of tiles from [...]

troubleshoot monitor flicker problems

The other day, I noticed a salesgirl in billing struggling with a monitor.  The poor girl was staring so hard to read the displayed information and complete the transaction. One look at monitor and I could see the monitor was flickering wildly. After a little playing around, the problem was finally fixed by connecting the [...]

troubleshoot print spooler problems

Whether it is Home or Office, Printer has increasingly become a necessary accessory in everyday life. Printers are essential to take print documents, create projects, take picture printouts etc. Most printer issues are simple connectivity or software issues, but it can get complicated at times. One of the problems in Printer is when multiple documents [...]

precautions for online transaction users

Online transactions gathered a huge momentum in the last few years. Every year e-commerce stats are growing exponentially. Every year more users are opting for online transactions to buy products as online stores provide a much wider range of products than a regular shop and also comes at a cheaper price. With so much growth [...]

ccleaner duplicate file finder

We live in the information age where there is no shortage of information that can be downloaded and stored inside your computer. The popularity and increased availability of high-speed internet allow users to download large sized HD movies, YouTube and music videos. Digital cameras and mobile phones made it easy to capture high-quality digital images [...]