Solved: Login Screen Does Not Appear Windows 10

Login screens are like security walls in shared computers, especially in organizations, when more than one user login to the same system. What if your system is missing the login screen itself? Yes, numerous users have reported that the Windows 10 login screen is missing. This means anyone can access the computer without entering the password and username. It causes serious troubles when there are multiple user accounts in a single computer or you don’t want anyone to access the[…]

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Error “To Use System Restore You Must Specify Which Windows Installation to Restore” Fix

Error Code: “To use System Restore, you must specify which Windows installation to restore. Restart this computer, select an operating system, and then select System Restore” Symptoms: The above error message pops up when the user is trying to do a system restore. Typically, this error prevents the user from completing the restore process. In extreme cases, Windows doesn’t boot due to the error. Causes: Main reasons for the error “to use System Restore, you must specify which Windows installation[…]

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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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Common Issues with Outlook Meetings and How to Fix Them

Although Outlook is the most commonly used email application, it is not surprising to find that it is also the one with many issues. Outlook email issues, calendar issues or basically anything related to communication can create a number of problems for the organization if not resolved immediately, especially considering Outlook is largely used in a professional setup. Here, in this space, we are going to discuss Outlook calendar/meeting issues in particular and also provide solutions to resolve them. MEETING[…]

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How to Entirely Remove Duplicates from USB Flash Drives?

USB flash drives are small data storage devices that many users have been using for a really long time now. Their ability to store large amounts of data combined with the tiny space they occupy in your pocket or bag makes the device all the more desirable. Of course, not to mention their quick data transfer rates adds all the more to its desirability. However, despite the advantages USB flash drives have to offer, it is not surprising to find[…]

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How to Fix Desktop Is Unavailable After Windows 10 Update?

OS Updates are rolled out to enhance computer capability. But, unfortunately, several Windows 10 users have experienced a terrible situation after updating their Windows 10 system with the latest update version 1803. Yes! Most of the Windows 10 user installed the Windows 10 update edition 1803 and started facing the error message “C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\systemprofile\Desktop is unavailable.” So, in this informative blog, it is explained how to fix the “Desktop is unavailable” error message after updating windows 10 n simple techniques. 6[…]

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How to Fix Windows Media Player Error C00D11B1?

Windows Media Player Error C00D11B1. Windows Media Player can’t play the file. Windows Media Player is a media player developed by Microsoft for playing and organizing video as well as audio files. It comes pre-installed with the Windows operating system. Even though Windows Media Player offers seamless media playback experience, error messages that pop up when using it annoy the user. Among several error codes thrown by WMP, Windows Media Player Error C00D11B1. Windows Media Player can’t play the file[…]

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3 Ways to Repair Windows 10 Hard Drive Error Using CHKDSK

A well-functioning Windows 10 hard drive may start to show error messages after a long-run. Typically, these hard drive errors are caused by abrupt power failures, hard drive crash, file system damage/corruption, system crash, improper shutdown, broken software/metadata, virus attack, and more. Also, these factors can lead to complete inaccessibility or data loss from a Windows 10 disk drive at severe extents. Then, how to check and repair windows 10 hard drive errors on your own? Well, this informative editorial[…]

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Steps to Fix Mac Hard Drive Exit Code 8

Even though Mac OS X is considered as one of the stable operating systems, sometimes, even normally functioning Mac machine may show up a sudden warning message that says “Mac hard drive exit code 8” or “file system check exit code is 8”. Resolving this Mac hard drive exit code 8 error message might become a tough job, especially when user is not having an idea about what’s going on in the OS X machine. So, in this blog post[…]

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Boost Mac OS High Sierra Performance Without Risking Data Loss

Everyone seems to love their upgrade to High Sierra, but you may be experiencing something different. You may find that you’re Mac has slowed down and there is a decrease in the overall performance. Speed up your High Sierra Mac Usually, after an OS upgrade, slow or sluggish behavior, a decrease in system performance are some of the common problems users encounter, but there’s no need to worry. It is important to understand that this is only temporary and can[…]

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Recovering Files Lost After a Failed macOS Mojave Upgrade

Dealing with a failed Mojave upgrade? The new Mac OS Mojave although does not offer a major revamp to your Mac, it still does provide a number of new features that help you boost productivity. Mojave’s new and improved security features, dark mode, stacks desktop to organize your files better, better image editing capabilities are some of the features why you should upgrade to Mojave. So, you decide to make the big move and upgrade to Mojave. But for some[…]

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What’s the difference between Recovery Partition and Partition Recovery in Mac?

Are you familiar with the term ‘Partition Recovery’ and ‘Recovery Partition’? Do they both sound the same? Yes, although they sound the same, they are in fact entirely different. Recovery Partition is a partition on the hard drive that contains a bootable version of your Mac OS used when your Mac isn’t booting normally or in other emergencies. Partition Recovery, on the other hand, is recovering deleted or lost partitions. Let’s look at both of these terms in detail and[…]

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Fix Outlook error: Exchange is currently in recovery mode

Normally Outlook connects to the Exchange Server in 2 ways; one is online mode and the other through Cached Exchange. As the name suggests, online mode maintains a direct connection and Cached Exchange, on the other hand, maintains a local copy called Offline storage table and allows you to work offline in Outlook. Cached Exchange is available in Outlook 2003 and later versions in order to make offline folders more efficient and convenient. And one such feature under Cached Exchange[…]

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How to Quickly Solve Startup Problems in macOS Mojave

Any new product or software will mostly have bugs initially. It’s only after a patch release, bug fixes are made and the performance of the software/product will be improved. Similar is the case with the new Mac OS Mojave. Users have reported issues with Mojave like Mojave not installing properly, certain applications not working, Wi-Fi not working, a slow Mac, Mac start-up issues and many more. This blog post will address start-up issues after upgrading to Mac OS Mojave. Follow[…]

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5 Most Common macOS Mojave Problems and Solutions

Many Mac users are enthusiastic about the new mountain inspired Mac OS Mojave. The gorgeous dark mode, dynamic desktop and the smart ‘stacks’ feature to tidy up your Mac desktop are some of the most prominent features, users are excited about. But like it usually happens with new software, the new Mac OS Mojave also has some issues and glitches you should be aware of. This blog post will discuss 5 most common issues with Mojave and also provide solutions[…]

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What to Do When Mac Restore Is Not Working for Data Recovery?

About Mac’s Time Machine feature You may already familiar with the Time Machine feature that’s available on most Mac’s. This feature allows you to store a backup of all files and folders on your Mac to an external storage device. An external device can be anything like an external hard drive or SSD connected via USB, FireWire, Thunderbolt or through a Wi-Fi connection. Setting up Time Machine for the first time may take some time, so please be patient and[…]

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