Windows 8 Services Tutorials
Where to find information about what services are running on Windows 8 and how to manage them? I want to know everything about Windows 8 services. Here is a collection of tutorials about Windows 8 services compiled by FYIcenter.com team. Topics include understanding services; start, stop, and disabl... 2016-12-11, 2605👍, 0💬
Microsoft Edge "Hmm, we can't reach this page" error
Just got a Surface Pro 4 out of the box, setup complete and Edge constantly displays: Hmm, we can't reach this page All other computers and devices in the house, PC and Apple work well. Check for the in internet connection by hovering the mouse pointer on the desktop taskbar and check if there is an... 2017-01-28, 2225👍, 1💬
microsoft solitaire game won't open.
The day I received Windows 10, everything seemed to work. The next day Microsoft Solitaire Collection won't open . I tried to uninstall and reinstall it but there was no app. When I went to the store to install it, it said it was installed already. Suggest you to run the Windows 10 app troubleshoote... 2016-12-07, 5374👍, 2💬
Windows 10 update error 0x80096004
Upgraded to Windows 10 from 7. Apparently users can no longer selectively choose which updates to install and which to reject. Windows updates are automatic and seem to work fine. Except for one. I keep getting a failed update, Office XP Service Pack 3 - Error 0x80096004. Which confuses me, because ... 2016-07-03, 4321👍, 2💬
Where is the WIndows 10 Photos app located in system files?
I'm running Win 10 Pro v1511 build 10586.314 I'm coming to Win 10 from Win 7 so I'm not sure yet of how everything is set up. I'm looking for the install folder for the Windows 10 "Photos" app. It's this one: I'm trying to set some mouse hotkey commands, and in order to do that I need to direct my L... 2016-06-21, 466👍, 0💬
How can I set a pswd for the admin acct - Win 10 ?
I recently enabled the admin acct. and noticed that when I click the 'sign in' tab , I'm in. I'd want to follow my best practice of setting a pswd for any acct on my pc. So, I'd like to know the best approach to do this for the admin acct. and if there are any known issues when doing this aside from... 2016-06-21, 453👍, 0💬
Windows 10 Command Line Arguments
How are command line arguments specified in Windows 10? In previous versions of Windows, right clicking on the menu item (either in the Start menu or an icon on the taskbar) would bring up a menu with "Properties" as one of the options. Clicking on Properties would then allow the user to add a comma... 2016-06-10, 480👍, 0💬
Windows 10: Keyboard typing wrong characters
When typing wrong characters appear on the document I.e. If I type a "k" a "9" comes out if I type a "d" the figure "2" comes out, typing "c" figure "6" comes out and so on..., can anyone help? Tried to look for keyboard selection but cannot even find that!! what if I wanted to type say in French or... 2016-06-10, 682👍, 0💬
Start menu and Cortana aren't working
II'm stuck and I can't operate my computer at all windows 10 and office 365 Please share the details. Since when did the issue started appearing? Please share the details. Have you made any changes in settings prior to the issue? Please share the details. Do you see any error code or error message o... 2016-06-03, 421👍, 0💬
Windows 10 - Multiple Monitors Waking From Sleep
I am running Windows 10 Home 64-bit with two USB monitors on one workstation, and three USB monitors on a different workstation. I often switch between the two workstations. After my Asus laptop sleeps, when I wake it, often the multiple USB monitors are not recognized. The monitor is reading on the... 2016-06-03, 477👍, 0💬
Windows 10 not recognising external hard drive
When I plug my external hard drive into my laptop it is not recognised by the computer. The light on the external hard drive turns on - indicating it is working. However it does not come up in This PC or Device Manager etc. The issue may arise if the currently loaded USB driver has become unstable o... 2016-04-23, 590👍, 0💬
Indexing in Windows 10
Using windows 10 and - the Cortana search box does not do the same searching in my files and folders as windows 7. Where do I set up the directories and servers I want Cortana to search for my own files and not those on the internet. If you're having problems locating specific files, folders, or oth... 2016-04-23, 619👍, 0💬
Windows 10 store won't open
All of a sudden my sore application won't open. When i attempt to open it it shows the loading screen for a split second then closes. I did some reasearch and most posts recomended this "C:>users>user_name>AppData>Lo cal>Packages>Microsoft.Windows Store_8wekyb3d8bbwe>Localcache". This made no diferen... 2016-04-21, 793👍, 0💬
System performance down after installing an update
Ever since that major window's patch a few weeks ago my laptop has run extremely slow when it's not plugged in. Before the patch it worked just as well plugged in and not plugged in. What happened? How can I fix this? As the issue occurred after installing the last Automatic update, I suggest you to... 2016-04-15, 589👍, 0💬
Hello Camera won't tun on
My "hello camera" won't turn on; thus, signing on by face recognition doesn't work. It just sits on "turning on camera" forever. Did the 2 key reboot, shut downs, etc. Interestingly, the detach icon always says "surface detach: detached" even when I am attached. And it doesn't work to detach the scr... 2016-04-15, 792👍, 0💬
Cannot install Windows 10, hangs at Starting download window
I have been trying to download and install Windows 10 for god knows how many weeks (months by now) now and it has just continuously come up with this screen and well... the download doesn't start. It's been so long I have actually forgotten how I even got this far into the set-up. How do I successfu... 2016-04-13, 2804👍, 1💬
Can't write to dvd external drive
HP Spectre x360 laptop Pioneer DVR-XD09 optical burner Windows 10 I am trying to burn data with a DVD external drive and disks that worked with Windows 7. Now it keeps asking for a writable disk. Tried burning from File Explorer and Nero software that came with the drive. It reads disks fine. Device... 2016-04-12, 623👍, 0💬
Windows 10 Change default font
I want to change default font of windows 10. i have windows on Urdu i want to change default font to any nasteeqe font Perform the steps mentioned below and see if it helps. a: Press Windows key + X. b: Then click Control Panel. c: Then click Fonts. d: Then click Font Settings. e: Now click Restore ... 2016-04-12, 636👍, 0💬
Network setup in windows 10
I have four computers, one desktop connected to two printers via USB, and three laptops, All are running Windows 10 x 64. Now can I setup a network so I can share data and print from laptop to either painter. Appreciate detailed information. Understand your concern and will assist you to resolve thi... 2016-04-06, 635👍, 0💬
Rip CD's with Windows 10
I have Windows 8.1 and use Windows Media Player to rip CD's to my hard drive. I understand Windows Media Player is not a part of Windows 10. Will I still be able to rip CD's with Windows 10 or do I need a separate program? Windows Media Player is in Windows 10. Is Windows Media Player still availabl... 2016-04-06, 696👍, 0💬
Show "All Programs" in Windows 10.
I really miss being able to se a complete list of all installed programs and "All Apps" does not have most of them. How can I add all programs to my start menu in Windows 10? To go to All Programs: Click on the windows Key and in the Startup Option Apps represents All Apps / All Programs . you can r... 2016-04-04, 1019👍, 0💬
The System File Checker (sfc.exe) may incorrectly report that opencl.dll is corrupt in Windows 10
When running sfc.exe /scannow in Windows 10, it reports the following result: “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them.” If I look for details in the cbs.log file, it reports opencl.dll as the corrupted file. This issue may occur in Windows 10 Version 1511.... 2016-04-04, 696👍, 0💬
How long is Windows 10 free for?
Windows 10, will be installed for free right ? but after a year will i have to pay for using windows 10 on my computer ? or is it free for ever ? Windows 10 will be free for the first year to all Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Phone 8.1 users. Its a promotion to get as many users to upgrade their existi... 2016-03-31, 683👍, 0💬
Delete "Airplane Mode"
Just got Windows 10. Need to delete "Airplane Mode" and get back "Wireless" To assist you better please provide few details: 1. What happens when you tried to turn off Airplane mode? I would suggest you to turn it off follow steps below: 1. Press "Windows + I" form keyboard to open setting. 2. Go to... 2016-03-31, 704👍, 0💬
Delete browsing history on Windows 10
How do I delete browsing history on Windows 10 ? Please follow through these two articles. View and delete browsing history in Edge http://windows.microsoft.com/e n-us/windows-10/view-delete-br owsing-history-microsoft-edgeYou delete History in IE11 (on Windows 10) just as you did in previous version... 2016-03-28, 705👍, 0💬
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