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All about Windows operating systems. Find step-by-step guides for common Windows 10/8/7 related errors. How-to tutorials for fixing critical Windows OS issues.

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What is WSAPPX Service? Why It’s Causing WSAPPX High Disk Usage? How to Fix

Whenever you run Windows Store on your Windows PC, the Task Manager displays the “WSAPPX” entry in the list of processes. Most of us ignore background services running on Windows computer. But, that’s not the case for WSAPPX service. The WSAPPX high CPU usage issue is now troubling users everywhere. You can find your CPU […]

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Application Has Been Blocked From Accessing Graphics Hardware: Solved

When you launch a video game, a BSOD error could throw up on your screen. It says “application has been blocked from accessing graphics hardware. This a video card issue where an app is unable to use the graphics card present in your Windows 10 PC. This error is commonly faced by gamers using Windows […]

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Failed to Play Test Tone in Windows [Complete Solution]

Audio test tones are the only way to know if your Windows computer is audible or not. When you turn on your Windows, it plays test tones through your speakers (or connected audio devices). If your speaker failed to play test tone, then your Windows PC has got a serious problem. The ‘failed to play […]

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Fixed: The Program Can’t Start Because Api-Ms-Win-Crt-Runtime-L1-1-0.dll is Missing

For us, opening an app on Windows 10 needs a simple double-click. For the operating system, however, launching an application or program entails running a list of processes and system files. Among such files, the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll file is used by majority of programs and applications. This means that whenever this file goes missing, you’ll not […]

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Fix 0x8024a105 Windows 10 Update Error in 10 Ways

Almost every time I try to update my Windows 10 operating system, I face an error. Like me, other Windows 10 users also keep facing multiple errors while updating their computer. Of which, the Windows Update error 0x8024a105 is more common than others. “0x8024a105” – this error code can seriously break down your whole Windows […]

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Installing Windows Live Email in Windows 10

Windows Live Mail was an excellent freeware email client by Microsoft mainly designed to run on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8. It had some unique features which supported web-based email accounts like Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo! Mail Plus. You could use emoticons in your emails. Unfortunately, Microsoft ended support for using […]

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How Do I Add Bots to Discord Server? (2019 Guide)

Millions of online gamers around the world are using Discord. I have ditched Teamspeak and Ventrilo, and now Discord is my voice-chat freeware for playing online multiplayer games. Adding bots to Discord server can bring more fun in playing multi-player video games. That’s why the gamer in you is searching for a way to add […]

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No Sound on Computer? Here’s How to Get it Back on Windows & Mac Computers

Being served as a hardware technician for many years, I am often asked by the customers and my friends – Why there’s no sound on my computer? Why does the audio stop working all of a sudden? When the computer sound stops working, it can be a pretty much annoying anyone, especially when you’re watching […]

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How to Improve Download Speed on Your Windows 10 Computer?

I know, there’s nothing more annoying than a slow download speed on your computer. I have been working in our hardware and networking store for quite a long time and I have always been asked by our customers, “How do I increase the download speed?” or “Why is the download speed so slow on my […]

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Full Fix for Device Descriptor Request Failed in Windows 10

Windows unable to recognize a connected device is the most common issue for USB devices. After plugging a USB device in your Windows computer, you may get an error that reads ‘Device Descriptor Request Failed’. Now, you have inserted the USB device in your Windows PC, but the operating system is unable to identify the […]