Steps to Partition Mac OS Mojave Start-up Disk Without Data Loss

Advantages of having more than one partition on your Mac Your Mac systems generally have one built in default partition called the Macintosh HD. However, you can choose to have more partitions on your Mac if you wish and there are several advantages if you choose to do so. For instance, if you have 2 partitions, one can be used for the OS and the other can be used to store your personal data. So, if your system crashes, your[…]

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What to Do When Time Machine is not Working After Mojave Update?

Mac OS Mojave is an incredibly fast and stable OS that has made many users happy. Some of its new features like stacks, dark mode, enhancements in its Finder, new applications, finder, and screenshot enhancements etc. are particularly useful. But like every other OS version, users using Mojave also do experience certain issues. Certain third party apps not working, Mac freezing often, Mac getting stuck on the login screen, Time Machine not working are some of the most common problems[…]

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Solve WEBM Video Not Playing in Browser or Media Player?

WEBM is a type of video format that is commonly used in web browsers like Firefox and Chrome and also in apps like Skype, YouTube, and Wikimedia. Although WEBM is a reliable video format, you may sometimes face difficulties while playing them in media player or browser. The reasons for WEBM not playing in browser or media player can occur due to a number of reasons such as Out-dated/corrupt browser Incompatible codecs Incomplete download or transfer of WEBM files Corruption[…]

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What to Do When Outlook Cannot Open the PST File Even After Repair?

Normally, Outlook issues like trouble sending emails, Outlook freezing or hanging frequently and various error codes/messages are common. These issues are most likely a result of corruption in Outlook data files called PST. In order to repair this PST file, there are a number of solutions like compacting the file or using built-in tools like Scanpst. Compacting the PST file helps in cases when corruption in the file is caused due to its large size. But a downside to this[…]

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How to Recover Missing One Drive Files in Windows 10

One Drive is a file hosting service by Microsoft that allows you to store files on the cloud. But even though you store files on the cloud using OneDrive, there are certain situations when One Drive files can go missing. If you have lost One Drive files or folders from your Windows 10 computer, this article will help you with some valuable tips to find such files. To find missing One Drive files, the first and easiest solution is to[…]

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How to Solve Mac Kernel Panic Error and Recover Lost Data

If you are a Mac user, you may have heard of the name ‘kernel panic’ and how a real panic sets in when you a kernel panic! As opposed to a single application crashing, a kernel panic is a system-wide crash that affects your entire Mac. Usually, when a kernel panic occurs, there is no warning and absolutely no way to save your work. What does a kernel panic look like? A kernel panic is usually a black screen which[…]

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Resolve ‘the device is not ready’ Error on USB Devices Like Flash Drives and HDD

In this article, we are going to cover details about the error ‘The device is not ready’ that occurs in USB devices like HDD’s and flash drives. Let us start by understanding the main reasons for this error. The main reasons for the ‘Device is not ready’ error are: Accessing the drive when in use Corrupted or outdated USB device drivers Serious hardware failure Connection errors between the USB device and computer Now that we have understood the main reasons[…]

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What To Do When PST File Doesn’t Show Sub-Folders Under Inbox

Normally, when you are trying to move your Outlook data from an older Outlook version to a newer version or from one computer to another computer, just copying the PST files to where you want to move Outlook data will do the trick. In most cases, contacts, Inbox, Sent items, and emails will be easily copied. But some users complain about the sub-folders under ‘Inbox’ not getting copied and producing an error message. So, in this article, we cover details[…]

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Solve Outlook Error ‘can’t move the items, the item cannot be moved’

There is indeed no doubt that Outlook is a great email application and a personal information manager. However, like all other tools and software out there, one can experience issues even while using Outlook. In this article, let’s look at an error message that reads ‘Can’t move the items, the item cannot be moved. It was either already moved or deleted or access was denied’. This error usually occurs in Outlook when the ‘Everyone’ group has a ‘Deny’ set on[…]

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You Can Boost Up Transfer Speeds in USB 3.0 With These Tricks

When you have a USB 3.0, it is expected that you have a good read/write speed of about 15-20 MB/seconds. However, Windows doesn’t automatically make this setting and hence you may encounter slow speeds when using USB 3.0. In order to resolve this problem, we provide some simple and effective solutions in this article. Read on to know how to get your USB 3.0 to transfer data at high speeds. Solution 1: Set the USB to provide ‘Better performance’ using[…]

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What to Do When ‘Show hidden files’ Option Is Not working?

Windows by default keeps some files and folders hidden, so users don’t end up deleting or modifying its contents accidentally. But of course, there are times when you may need to see those hidden files and folders. So you go to Folder Options and click on ‘Show Hidden Files & Folders’. Ideally, this method shows all hidden files and folders, but for some reason, this doesn’t seem to work in your case. How do you solve this problem? We provide[…]

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Fix Error Unable to execute files in the temporary directory. Setup aborted.

In this article, we are going to discuss an error ‘Unable to execute files in the temporary directory. Setup aborted. Error 5: Access is denied’. This error normally occurs when you try to install software on your computer. Although it is most commonly known to occur on Windows 7, it is seen on other Windows versions as well. The main reasons for this error are insufficient privileges to install programs or issues with the temporary directory. Now let us see[…]

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How to Solve Outlook Crashing Problems When Used with Office 365?

If you are a regular Outlook user, then along with its advantages, you will also be familiar with the disadvantages and issues with the application. In this article, we discuss about some issues that cause Outlook to crash and how to solve them. Case 1: Check if add-ins are causing trouble Although add-ins improves Outlook’s functionality, it is found to create problems in some cases. In order to investigate if this is the issue, follow the steps listed below. Close[…]

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Reformat USB Flash Drive or SD Card Using Disk Utility in Mac

Reasons why you would want to reformat a USB or SD card You may want to reformat a USB drive for various reasons and here we begin this article by explaining them. Usually, when you buy a USB drive, it is formatted using the FAT32 file system by default. This is perfect for use with Windows PC’s because Windows PC’s are designed to work well with FAT32. However, with Mac’s things are a little different. Although Mac systems are designed[…]

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What to Do When Disk Cleanup is Not Working On Windows 10

Cleaning up our surroundings is obviously one of the important tasks that we do on a regular basis. So is cleaning up our computer, right? Unnecessary files and folders need to be deleted from time to time, so as to keep your computer clean and in tip-top condition. For this purpose, Disk Cleanup is a fantastic tool available in Windows. But what if this tool fails to work? Many Windows 10 users have reported that Disk Cleanup does not work.[…]

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Steps for Erasing an EFI Partition from USB Flash Drive

If you have used your USB as a bootable device, it is likely to have a partition called EFI partition. This partition contains boot loaders, some device driver files, utility programs and data files such as error logs. Now if you no longer want to use that USB as a boot device, EFI partition is not required. Hence, you may want to delete it to free up space and use the entire USB for storage. But to delete the EFI[…]

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Learn How to Repair Corrupt Video Files Easily Using FFmpeg Software

Ffmpeg is a free tool that is used for handling audio, video and other multimedia files. It is a command line tool that can be used with Windows, Mac, and UNIX platforms. Here are some interesting facts about the Ffmpeg software. Ffmpeg is free to use It can be used for audio and video streaming, recording, conversion, mux, demux, decode, encode, transcode and filter multimedia files Supports pretty much all types of files from ancient to the most cutting-edge format[…]

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How to Solve ‘PowerPoint found an error that it can’t correct’

You have spent days and created a wonderful presentation, but this time when you click on save, ‘PowerPoint found an error that it can’t correct’ error pops up. Ever been in such a situation? If yes, then you know how annoying it can be. You try saving it again and again, but the error persists. We understand that it can be extremely frustrating to see such error messages especially when you’ve worked so hard on something. In order to help you[…]

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 – How to Set Up File Handling Preferences?

Adobe Photoshop lets you save files in various formats such as TIFF, BMP or JPEG in addition to the standard PSD format. Thanks to this feature, you can open these images on other image editing applications without any issues. Along with this, Photoshop also offers you to choose what information is saved in a file. For instance, you can choose to ignore rotation meta-data or EXIF profile tags and save other details in the image. In this article, let us[…]

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Can’t Edit a Word Document? Here Are Quick Fixes!

Microsoft Word is the widely used Word processor across the globe. It is the simplest yet magical application, offers abundant features. People are using this Word program from more than 3 decades and even now it stands the best in the race. However, a common issue regarding this well-known Word processing tool left several users in the high and dry situation. “I can’t edit my Word document!” “Why can’t I edit my Word document?”- it is the most frequently asked[…]

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What to Do When MP4 File Won’t Play on Windows Media Player

“I created an important MP4 video file using Camtasia Studio. The video played well in Camtasia Studio player but, not on Windows Media Player. The WMP cannot play video of my MP4 file. How to fix it?” MP4 is the well-known video file format that can be played on various devices and media players. However, your Windows Media Player may fail to play these MP4 videos or you might experience video or audio playback issues in the file. Why MP4[…]

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How Safe Is it to Remove Hard Drive from a Laptop by Yourself?

If the hard drive in your laptop is not working properly, the techie in you may be tempted to open the laptop and remove the hard drive. You may have done the same with the desktop couple of times, so you may think it’s the same thing right? No, it isn’t, removing a laptop and desktop are entirely different. Read on to find out if it’s really safe to remove the hard drive from laptop yourself? You should understand that[…]

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How to Fix Error: There is No Media in the Specified Device

Error: “There is no media in the specified device” Symptoms: Generally, “there is no media in the specified device” error pops up when you try to format a USB drive or other storage devices in HP format tool, Windows Disk Management or using DiskPart. And, if you check the Properties of the storage device it shows “used space 0 Bytes free space 0 Bytes capacity 0 Bytes”. Causes: Technically, every flash memory storage device has a limited lifespan. After a[…]

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How You Can Easily Resolve ‘No Time Machine Backup Found’ on Mac

Although Time Machine is an excellent backup utility on your Mac machines, it is not entirely fail-safe. One can run into issues with Time Machines once in a while due to various reasons. Some common issues you can encounter are ‘No Time Machine backup found’, ‘Time Machine could not be mounted’, ‘the volume is read-only’ and such. In this article, let us dig deeper into the error ‘No Time Machine backup found’ and understand the reasons and some solutions to[…]

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Mac Documents Folder is Empty – How to Fix it?

Ever faced a situation where your ‘Documents’ folder is missing in Mac? If yes, you are in the right place, because we are going to provide some effective solutions to help you find it. First of all, there are many reasons for the Documents folder to go missing in your Mac. It could be due to corruption in your hard disk, due to viruses or due to other unknown reasons. But whatever the reason is, we’ll help you find the[…]

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