If you receive the error "You need to format the disk in drive %driveletter name% before you can use it. Do you want to format it?" when you are trying to access a USB storage device (USB Hard drive, USB stick, etc.) then probably you have unplugged your USB device in improper way and without using the "Safely Remove Hardware" feature. Read More
Shadow copies are snapshots (point-in-time copy) of your data files which made automatically from the Volume Snapshot Service (also known as "Volume Shadow Copy Service"). In fact the Shadow copies that created by Windows, is a perfect backup solution for your files in case of unwanted modification or deletion of the file(s) by a user or by a malicious program. Read More
Many laptops today doesn't contain a CD/DVD ROM drive in their configuration or maybe the drive is damaged. In that cases, the only way to install or to repair Windows, is to use an external DVD drive or to use a Windows USB boot disk. If you don't own a Windows USB boot disk, then you can create one by using Microsoft's Media Creation Tool or the Rufus Creator utility. Read More
Command prompt interface helps you to execute computer commands and perform several tasks on your computer without using the graphical interface. An elevated command prompt gives you the ability to run commands without restrictions as a computer Administrator (using Administrator's privileges). Read More
What is the best free Antivirus?
A good Antivirus program is essential for your computer's health and security. Especially nowadays that most of us work online, a good antivirus program can protect the security of our PCs and our files. For that reason many Antivirus companies in the market sell premium suites to monitor your computer Read More
In a Sony Vaio laptop with Windows 7 OS, the following problem occurred: Network connectivity was limited in both network connections (LAN & Wireless) so the user could not connect to its network and the Internet. Read More
In a Windows 7 based computer the performance counter strings tables are corrupted and the following errors appear in Windows Event viewer: LoadPerf Error 3011 – "Unloading the performance counter strings for service WmiApRpl (WmiApRpl) failed. The Error code is the first DWORD in Data section." &
LoadPerf Error 3012 – "The performance strings in the Performance registry value is corrupted when process Performance extension counter provider. BaseIndex value from Performance registry is the first DWORD in Data section, LastCounter value is the second DWORD in Data section, and LastHelp value is the third DWORD in Data section". Read More
This tutorial gives step by step instructions on how to resolve errors (problems) while accessing Windows "Libraries" from Explorer's navigation pane or from "Start Screen" Apps in Windows 8.1. The above errors happen when the "Libraries" folder settings are corrupted due to an invalid program or software installation. Read More
As you know the Chrome bookmarks are our favorites places (websites) at the Daedalus Internet world. For that reason is important to have a backup copy of your bookmarks in case of profile corrupt or in case that you want to transfer them to another computer. Read More
On some Windows 8, 7 or Vista computers the Windows Update service may be missing from services (services.msc) due to a virus attack. When this happens the following error appears on your screen when you try to check for updates : "Windows update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer'. Read More
On a Sony Vaio laptop computer the following problems appeared after Windows 8 Refresh: Windows 8 Metro apps doesn't load correctly (many apps are missing from the screen) and when you try to access the contents of drive C: the following error appears on the screen "C:\ is not accessible. Access is denied." Read More
Fix "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer" Outlook, Word or Excel error.
On a user's computer the following error appears on Outlook program when the user tries to open any HTML link (hyperlinks) that contained on an email message: "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator". Read More