Windows 10 Tutorials
Where to find tutorials on using Windows 10? I want to learn how to use Windows 10 more efficiently. Here is a collection of tutorials on Windows 10 compiled by FYIcenter.com team. Topics include understanding the operating system; available commands and tools; how to perform basic tasks. Introducti... 2019-07-16, 63003👍, 0💬
Not receiving Facebook messages in Messaging app
Original Title: The messenger app on my vivotab smart is not updating with my facebook messages I have new messages on my facebook account but they are not showing on my messenger app Method 1: If there are any pending updates in Windows Store or Windows Updates, please install them and check if the... 2013-04-02, 2951👍, 0💬
There is no email program associated to perform the requested action
When I right-click on a file, in File Explorer, and select Send to > Mail recipient I get a message box saying: There is no email program associated to perform the requested action. Please install an email program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs ... 2013-04-01, 8474👍, 0💬
Updates are available for Mail, Calendar and People apps
Microsoft has released updates for the Mail, Calendar and People apps via the Store on Windows 8 and Windows RT. An update for Mail, Calendar and People apps has been released via the Store that adds some new features and changes the way some features work. Some of the highlights are: In the Mail ap... 2013-04-01, 4012👍, 0💬
Is "unpinning" the same as deleting?
If I unpin something, how do I get it back? Unpinning an application from the Start screen only "hides" it from there - the application remains installed on your PC. Uninstalling - and not deleting as you wrote - really install the application from your PC and the only way to get it back is to reins... 2013-03-29, 2865👍, 0💬
No overdrive media player security upgrade
After downloading Overdrive MEDIA PLAYER. I must download media player security upgrade as always. I've never had trouble till I tried putting it on Windows 8 Pro. After a successful download. I must download the media player security upgrade.( It seems like whenever Microsoft comes out with another... 2013-03-17, 2624👍, 1💬
how to saving in music and photos in skydrive 2013-03-12, 2328👍, 0💬
Is Windows 8 bad for gaming?
I have seen many game developers and CEOs say Windows 8 is terrible for gaming and companies such as Valve the creators of Steam(The main service for PC gaming and developers of games like Counter Strike, Portal, Dota 2, Half Life, Left for Dead, etc.) have considered to boycott the service, the CEO... 2013-03-09, 3132👍, 1💬
How do i log out of skydrive in Photos
just wondering how i log off skydrive in photos as logged in on another user account and can't log out. Once logged in using your Windows Live account, you will be always connected to SkyDrive like the other apps which use the Windows Live account and you won't be able to logout from the SkyDrive in... 2013-03-04, 5573👍, 1💬
Seagate Free Agent Desktop won't recognize my hard drive in Windows 8
My Seagate Free Agent Desktop does not recognize the hard drive on my new computer with Windows 8. Although I can still use it to save and transfer all data from one to the other, I lose the menu features of the Seagate such as Backup and Sync. It worked fine on my older computer which ran on Window... 2013-02-25, 5828👍, 0💬
I reset my laptop but now it is telling my that there is no OS found? I don't have a windows disk.
It was a laptop that was upgraded from Vista and it is 32 bit. Download Windows Vista, reinstall it: Windows Vista SP1: * Windows Vista .ISO image file from Digital River (The above Windows Vista image allows you to install the appropriate edition by having the appropriate key). 32 vs 64 bit http://... 2013-02-25, 2342👍, 0💬
Can you customize a Windows keyboard layout?
The Russian (mnemonic) keyboard layout in Windows sucks big time. It lacks three commonly-used letters. Is there a way to customize a keyboard layout, like you can easily do in Linux? If you could answer a few questions it would help us to resolve this issue: 1. Which 3 letters are missing from the ... 2013-02-22, 3957👍, 0💬
I cannot open file explorer properly in Windows 8. It opens but remains as an Icon on the desktop taskbar, no matter what I do. It is therefore useless. Am I being stupid or is there a fix. File Explorer is just a part of Explorer that opens windows like Computer, Documents, Music etc. The Default w... 2013-02-22, 2671👍, 0💬
Increase backup disk space (D:) ?
So far windows 8 really sucks! Only had this new computer 3 months. 64-bit 4.00 GB. The hard disk driver "Recovery Image (D:)" now has 681mb free of 19.3 gb! Keeps telling me "important" Check backup dish space...none available! No idea how to increase the space in (D:) although I have tried all tha... 2013-02-21, 3266👍, 0💬
How to bring back the "End Process" option in task manager...
I have windows 8 - and I don't completely hate it. I dislike a lot of it, and not just because of change - but because of the inevitable lack of practicality that will come when something was designed for tablets and then badly ported to a workstation situation. You could say I hate the fact Microso... 2013-02-20, 2534👍, 0💬
Updates and SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
There are some updates that are not installing to my computer, they either download but fail to install or don't download at all. I am running Windows 8 x64 and I'm getting an error SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION that forces my computer to restart but the problem is not fixed. However, there are no files ... 2013-02-20, 4018👍, 0💬
My Windows 7 File recovery back up keeps on crusihing whin I try and create a sytem image.
The error message tells me that Windows Backup skipped backing up system image because one of the critical volumes does not have enough free space. Free up some unnecessary files and try again. Formatting the external hard drive, and clean up the C drive to free space made no difference. I choose to... 2013-02-19, 2473👍, 0💬
What is dpc watchdog violation during install?
What in the world is this error??? happens after 2nd or third reboot during install. It tries to fix but goes right back to same message. This is on a dual boot setup. Other option it gives is try other operating system --which just produces running chkdsk. Windows 7 recovery couldn't even fix it, h... 2013-02-03, 9029👍, 1💬
How can I easily connect and disconnect my bluetooth speakers?
I have a bluetooth speaker system. In wins7 I could click on "control" in the shell menu of the device in devices and printers. That's gone so is there any other way of connecting/disconnecting without re-adding the device with its drivers/going out of range and turning off bluetooth? Check and make... 2013-01-24, 4802👍, 1💬
Windows 8 and Hibernation
I noticed since the Windows 8 CP that the option to Hibernate was not found. How can I enable Windows 8 RP to enter Hibernation? 1. Go to control panel and click on Power options Icon 2. In Power options window look to the left of the window and you should see some option. Click on the 'choose what ... 2012-12-28, 2791👍, 1💬
Samsung A777 phone to Windows 8 via bluetooth
I just bought a dell inspiron 660s running Windows 8, 64 bit, and I want to transfer photos from my Samsung A777 phone to it via Bluetooth. The computer says it has Bluetooth capabilities, but I can't get it to detect my phone, nor can I get my phone to detect the computer. I've tried using the cont... 2012-12-25, 3129👍, 0💬
Where is my metro style boot manager?
I've installed Win8 Pro 64-bit on a separate partition to run alongside my existing Win7 Ultimate 64-bit in a dual boot setup. After the first time that Win 8 rebooted and I saw the boot manager menu for the first time, it was the new styled version in blue with a tile for Win 7 and Win 8 respective... 2012-12-25, 3473👍, 1💬
Microsoft IntelliMouse Optical Mouse
I noticed that xbox music does not display special characters like äöü. I was listening to a German album and the songs look strange. As I understand you are facing issue with Microsoft Intellipoint Optical Mouse. It seems to be an issue due to the Windows 8 compatibility, but not to worry we have a w... 2012-12-16, 7648👍, 1💬
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 Windows 8 x64
I have just done a clean install of Windows 8 Pro and I can't get it to recognise my NVIDIA GPU. I have contacted Nvidia who told me to use a 32 bit driver which didn't work anyway. I have tried several different Nvidia 64 bit drivers but none of them work. I get the message that no compatible hardw... 2012-12-11, 5323👍, 1💬
How do I set SafeSearch Settings in the Bing app?
How do I set SafeSearch Settings in the Bing app? SafeSearch settings can be accessed through App Settings / SafeSearch in Bing. SafeSearch settings (and any actions taken within SafeSearch) are NOT shared with the bing.com experience. For example, you can have SafeSearch within the app set to OFF, ... 2012-12-07, 7899👍, 1💬
What is "Human Interface Device Access" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Human Interface De...
Can I remove startup application "DSentry.exe - Dell DVDSentry" to speedup my computer and reduce se...
How to use sc.exe command to delete an existing service? If you want to delete a service created by ...
Can I disable Windows service "ATI HotKey Poller" to speedup my computer? Windows service "ATI HotKe...
Where does Mozilla FireFox 2 store cookie files on my computer? Some cookies are stored to your comp...