Windows 8.1 Update Problems: Failed To Install Update Due To Errors 80070020, 80073712, 0x800f081f

Fix Windows 8.1 Update 1 Issues

Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Update 1 (KB2919355 or Windows 8.1 Update) as scheduled. The Windows 8.1 Update 1 installation experience wasn't smooth for every Windows 8.1 users. When users tried to update Windows 8.1 by installing Windows 8.1 Update, a number of problems occurred (like 80070020, … [Read more...]

Windows Update: Enable or Disable Automatic System Reboot

Windows 8.1

Microsoft on second Tuesday of every month releases new patches (popularly known as "Patch Tuesday") for Windows, which sometimes needs a system reboot. We have earlier shown ways to shutdown Windows without applying Windows updates. That quick tip was handy if you are in an emergency and you need … [Read more...]

Fix Protected Content Playback Errors on Windows 8 After You Install Cumulative Update (KB 2756872)

Windows 8.1

Microsoft has released a hotfix to fix protected content playback errors on Windows 8, after you have installed the General Availability Cumulative Update (KB 2756872), which was released few days back. The cumulative update was released ahead of Windows 8's official release to the public. The fix … [Read more...]

Fix Black Screen With Blinking Cursor When Windows 8 Restarts After Shutdown or Hibernation

Windows 8.1

Windows 8 operating system upon force restart displays black screen with a blinking cursor. This issue occurs when restarting Windows 8 after it is shutdown or is in hibernation and you have set turn on fast startup power option. Most of the time, the cause of this kind of problem are due to bad … [Read more...]

Microsoft .NET Framework Repair Tool

Microsoft .NET Framework repair tool

Microsoft .NET Framework is an important part of Windows operating systems. That is why, Microsoft preinstalls .NET Framework in every Windows operating systems. As with all other Microsoft software, the software giant releases updates for .NET Framework. Most of the time, .NET Framework updates … [Read more...]

How To Remove/Uninstall Hidden Devices (Ghosted Devices) From Windows?

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Device Manager normally displays only non-Plug and Play devices, drivers, and printers when you click Show hidden devices on the View menu. It doesn't display hidden devices that are installed but not connected anymore to the computer (also called "ghosted" devices). So, basically in Device Manager, … [Read more...]

Office 2010 Product Key Solution: Online Help For Microsoft Office Users

Office 2010 Product Key Solution

Microsoft is offering an online help utility to Office 2010 users having issues with the product key for their copy of the productivity suite to help them resolve their problems. Earlier, we have posted many articles aiming to help out Microsoft Office users. Some articles related to Product … [Read more...]

DevManView: Windows Device Manager Free Alternative

DevManView: Windows Device Manager Alternative

DevManView is a very good free alternative to the standard Device Manager of Windows. The standard Windows Device Manager is a simple and handy tool when troubleshooting Windows problems related to device drivers. It basically lets you browse through all the devices to check for device properties … [Read more...]

Complete Internet Repair: Say Goodbye to Network Problems [Windows]

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Living in an Internet age has its own set of headaches. Problems related to the Internet not working properly, connection issues, high pings, slow connections, or complete drop in pings for no reason whatsoever. All these problems leaves the users confused and in trying to get them fixed asap, they … [Read more...]

How To Delete a Windows Service in Windows 7, Vista or XP [Tutorials]

Ever faced a situation where after uninstalling a software, you find that it has left behind its service or driver references in the registry, and when Windows tries to load them at every boot, it fails displaying an error? This mostly happens with the security programs (though other applications … [Read more...]