Fix Error ‘The drive where Windows is installed is locked Windows 10’

If you encounter the error ‘The drive where Windows is installed is locked. Unlock the drive and try again’, it means that the drive is locked and unable to be used. Hence you won’t be able to access any data available on that drive. This error usually occurs when you are trying to update Windows, when performing a reset or when booting from a Windows installation disc. How to solve the error ‘The drive where Windows is installed is locked’[…]

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How to Fix the Error ‘Element not found’ When Running Bootrec/Fixboot

Normally, when you have trouble booting your system, it could be because of corruption in boot files. In order to solve this problem, users run ‘Bootrec’, ‘fixboot’, ‘RebuildBCD’ and similar commands through the command prompt. What these commands do is they repair the boot files and rebuild the boot configuration data. If these commands run successfully, you will be able to repair the errors and boot into your system without any issues. However, due to various reasons, these commands could[…]

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Solve ‘Microsoft Inbox Repair tool Scanpst.exe does not recognize the PST file’ Error

What exactly is a PST file in Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Outlook is one of the most widely used email applications out there. Not just that, it is also undoubtedly one of the best personal information managers to manage info like contacts, calendars, emails, etc. In addition to all of these basic functionality, what Outlook also does is it allows users to work offline. Meaning, you can compose emails, edit contacts and calendars, but emails will be sent and delivered once you connect[…]

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3 Simple Ways to Fix the Error ‘Your PC did not start correctly’

Sometimes, you may encounter issues with your PC not starting correctly. It usually happens when the system did not shutdown correctly the previous time, due to a system crash or due to corruption issues in the system. In such cases, your PC may go into an automatic repair screen and produce an error message ’Your PC did not start correctly’. Of course, it can be frustrating to receive this error message, but don’t worry. This error can be solved easily[…]

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How to Use Drive More Efficiently and Save Disk Space on Windows 10?

According to Microsoft, minimum hard disk space required for running Windows 10 operating system on your computer is 16 GB for 32-bit and 20 GB for a 64-bit system. You might think guides like “how to save disk space on Windows 10” is of no use since today’s drives offer large storage capacity. According to Microsoft, minimum hard disk space required for running Windows 10 operating system on your computer is 16 GB for 32-bit and 20 GB for a 64-bit system. You might[…]

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4 Easy Fixes for the Error ‘No bootable device’

As the name suggests, a bootable device is a device that is used to boot the system, which means this device consists of all the necessary boot files. For a PC or a laptop, this boot device is generally the internal hard drive. However, the boot device can also be external if you are trying to boot from an external device such as USB or external hard drive. External boot devices are particularly useful when your computer has trouble booting,[…]

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How to Downgrade a Drive from APFS to HFS+

As many of you Mac users know, the new High Sierra brings with it a new type of file system called APFS. The new file system APFS is a modern format particularly designed for use with SSD’s. So, if have an SSD and you upgrade to High Sierra, then it will be automatically converted to APFS. Although APFS file systems do have certain advantages like greater efficiency, high read and write speed and better system performance, there are some drawbacks[…]

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How to Stop CHKDSK from Running at Startup

Check Disk in short CHKDSK, is a basic disk repair tool provided in all versions of Windows operating system. This in-built file system integrity checker can scan and repair file system errors, logical issues and bad sectors on the internal hard disk, external hard drive, or any other storage drive. You can directly run CHKDSK tool from My Computer/This PC or using Command Prompt on a drive/partition connected to the system. In several cases, you may need to run CHKDSK[…]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Use a Camera with Large Sensors

When people say you have an iPhone, what’s the need for a camera? Do they really mean it? The image clarity in iPhones is so darn good that there’s no need for a camera. Many people agree with this but the professional photographers don’t agree with this statement. They get into the technical details and argue that phones don’t have large enough sensors and hence the images captured on phones cannot be compared to that of a DSLR or a[…]

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3 Ways to Resolve the Error ‘Power surge on USB port’

USB flash drives are designed to withdraw a power of 500 mA from the USB port it is connected to on your system. However, due to various reasons, USB devices may draw more power and lead to the error ‘Power surge on USB port. A USB device has exceeded the power limits of its hub port’. When this error occurs, the USB connection is terminated, so data on it cannot be accessed. What does this error mean? Does it mean[…]

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