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Windows Media Player won’t open on Windows 10

Windows Media Player won’t open on Windows 10

At times, you may find that your Windows Media Player does not open or work, or that it cannot play MP4 or DVDs or rip CD/Media. You could face other symptoms like…

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Windows Media Player Error – Server Execution Failed

Windows Media Player Error – Server Execution Failed

It may so happen that when trying to play music files using the Windows Media Player, you receive Server execution failed popup. Post this; you will not be able to play media…

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How to make a bootable USB Drive using CMD or free software

How to make a bootable USB Drive using CMD or free software

There are times when your PC is not working properly. Or there might be moments when you would have to boot your PC from an external USB Drive for Windows…

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How to reset Winsock in Windows 10

How to reset Winsock in Windows 10

Windows Sockets or Winsock is a technical specification or a programming interface which decides how any program handles input/output requests for Internet applications, i.e., TCP/IP in Windows. In this guide, we will learn…

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How to Fix USB Device Not Recognized in Windows

How to Fix USB Device Not Recognized in Windows

Method 1 – Update Device Driver If Windows is not able to recognize the device, you may also see in Device Manager that the device shows up as an “Unknown…

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Stop Mouse from Waking PC

Stop Mouse from Waking PC

Stop Mouse from Waking PC To start, go to Control Panel and click on Mouse. If you are in category view, click onHardware and Sound and then click on Mouse under Devices and Printers. In…

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Edit the Windows Hosts File to Block or Redirect Websites

Edit the Windows Hosts File to Block or Redirect Websites

The Windows Hosts file is a file that Windows uses to control and map IP addresses. By editing the Hosts file, Windows can be customized to block or redirect specific…

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Access BIOS & Change Boot Order for Any Version of Windows

Access BIOS & Change Boot Order for Any Version of Windows

Access Legacy & UEFI BIOS So first let’s talk about getting into the BIOS. If you’re not sure if your computer is using Legacy or UEFI BIOS or Legacy +…

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Do You Really Need to Eject a USB Drive Before Removing?

Do You Really Need to Eject a USB Drive Before Removing?

How Do USB Drives Get Damaged by Removing Without Ejecting? How a USB drive and a computer interact together is surprisingly complex. First, the computer must provide power to the…

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How to Open UIF File

How to Open UIF File

Have you recently downloaded a UIF file and now want to mount it so that you can view the contents? A UIF file is actually a MagicISO CD/DVD image file.…

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Set Default Folder When Opening Explorer in Windows 10

Set Default Folder When Opening Explorer in Windows 10

Set Default Folder to This PC To change the setting, open Explorer, click on File and then click on Change folder and search options. In the dialog that pops up, you should already…

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How to Add a Wireless or Network Printer in Windows 10

How to Add a Wireless or Network Printer in Windows 10

Just got a new wireless or network printer for your home or office and need to install it on Windows 10? Compared to the old days, adding printers in Windows…

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Install and Delete Fonts in Windows the Easy Way

Install and Delete Fonts in Windows the Easy Way

How to Install a Font Once you have downloaded your font file, go ahead and open the folder where your font is saved. Now double-click on the font file. A window…

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Unable to Delete Network Adapter in Windows 10?

Unable to Delete Network Adapter in Windows 10?

Method 1 – Disable in BIOS If the network adapter in question is built onto the motherboard, then you can also try disabling the network adapter in the BIOS. Read…

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Mount an ISO Image in Windows 10

Mount an ISO Image in Windows 10

There is one great new feature of Windows 10 that has made life easier for some of us out there: you can now mount ISO images in Windows 10 without…

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Check Disk and System Files in Windows 8/10

Check Disk and System Files in Windows 8/10

If you’re having problems with your Windows install, there are a couple of tools you can use to try and fix the problems. For hard disk errors, you can run…

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Should You Ever Disable a Windows Service?

Should You Ever Disable a Windows Service?

If you have ever searched for ways to make your Windows computer faster, you’ve probably run across several websites that suggest turning off or disabling certain Windows services. Other websites…

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Sync Any Windows Folder with Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox

Sync Any Windows Folder with Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox

As of today, I have a cloud storage account on Amazon Drive, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, iCloud Drive and Dropbox. I mostly use Dropbox overall, but I also use Amazon…

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Change Desktop Icon Spacing in Windows 10

Change Desktop Icon Spacing in Windows 10

In Windows 10, there is no easy way to adjust the desktop icon spacing as we used to be able to do in Windows 7. There you could go to Personalize,…

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How to Disable Adobe Flash in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

How to Disable Adobe Flash in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

If you’re using Windows 10 and Microsoft’s new Edge browser, you might be wondering how you can turn off Adobe Flash? By default, Microsoft Edge has built-in support for Adobe…

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