How to Fix “A Disk Read Error Occurred Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to Restart”

This error “A disk read error occurred Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart” appears on all Windows versions. If your computer shows this error on startup it's mean your computer’s hard drive is failed to boot. It doesn’t mean your hard drive is dead. There are other things too which cause this error [...]

Fix: The program Can’t Start Because MSVCR110.dll is Missing From Your Computer. Try Reinstalling The Program To Fix This Problem

This error “The Program can't start because MSVCR110.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.” may display on your version of Windows when you try to open any software or game after installing. Basically, it’s not a Windows error and doesn’t have to worry about anything because it can [...]

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Fix Windows Update error 0x80070422 [Windows 7, 8.1 and 10]

Windows error 0x80070422 occurs when checking for new updates, downloading anything from Windows store, updating drivers from device manager online or activating Windows firewall. It’s not a big deal we will handle this little error in no time. If you have seen this error or currently facing it you are not alone and also you [...]

How to Manage Windows Start-up Boot Menu Options

Have ever installed two different operating systems on your computer or laptops at the same time? Dual boot is a great way to test new or another operating system without affecting your current or primary OS. Some of us want to try every new thing released and I am one of them. Windows is releasing [...]

How to show hidden files, folders and drives Windows 10, 8 or 7

Microsoft Windows hide some critically important system files so a user can't delete them accidentally from PC. Sometimes we need to remove unwanted hidden files when required. We can't delete them until we show the hidden files, folders and drives from the Windows explorer's folder options. Let's see how to view hidden files, folders and [...]

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How to Analyze and Free up Storage Space in Windows

Do you know your PC might run slow due to low storage space? You can get more storage space on your hard drive as lots of temp system files take loads of storage. You might be getting a Windows message "Free up storage space Your computer's running low on storage space. A user can reclaim [...]

Create a Hibernate keyboard shortcut or Icon on Desktop / Taskbar

You can create a shortcut icon to Hibernate PC quickly directly from the Windows desktop. Once you create this icon add it to the taskbar or assign a keyboard shortcut keys to hibernate even more quickly by pressing keys combination from the keyboard. I have tested it on Windows 10 and hope this will work [...]

How to manage virtual memory in Windows?

Virtual Memory helps your computer to run smoothly saves sudden crashes and blue screen errors. Windows uses virtual memory when your computer is out of physical RAM (random access memory). Windows creates and store virtual memory on the hard disk of your computer in shape of files called page files (pagefile.sys). It's really important to [...]

How to enable or disable Hibernate option in Windows 10, 8 or 7

Hibernation option is very useful as compare to sleep option. sleep puts your open documents, files and folders in memory and takes small amount of power as well. On the other hand Hibernating the Windows saves the state of all open documents, files and folders in a file created on your hard disk and shut [...]

How to Get Desktop and Sidebar Gadgets Back in Windows 10 / 8

Windows sidebar and desktop gadgets were very famous and great feature in Windows 7 and Vista but they are removed from 8, 8.1 and 10 by Microsoft because they have some security problems with Windows 8 and 10. It explained by Microsoft as these gadgets are contained security vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by hackers [...]

How to Change Default Screenshot Folder Location in Windows

Usually, when you press print screen button from the keyboard in Windows, the current screen view will be saved to the clipboard. With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft added a new way to take screenshots, when you press keyboard keys Windows+printScreen buttons in Windows 8, 10 or later versions. A screenshot image PNG automatically [...]

How to Capture Individual UI Elements Screenshots in Windows

Capturing screenshots and sending it to someone to demonstrate something that is not easy to explain by typing or just in words. You can capture a screenshot of anything showing on your computer screen by just pressing "prt sc" (print screen) button available on your keyboard. "prt sc" will instantly copy the current screen picture [...]

How to fix system Error 5 – “Access is denied” in Windows

Error 5 – “Access Is Denied” is a Windows error, there are plenty of reasons why this error showing, some of them we have mentioned here and also provides solutions for them. The reason of writing this guide, our website users mostly asked they have error 5 when following different guide like fixing diagnostics policy [...]

How to Sign-out from Windows 10 or 8 Different Ways

If you are new to Windows 8 or 10, or just upgrading from Windows 7 to new version, then the simple Sign out option of your account is hidden. Some features are hidden in Windows 8 and 10 like Sign out from your account but this doesn’t mean you can’t use them. You can still [...]

How to Create Shortcut to Almost any Windows Settings

Normally to modify Windows settings for any program or hardware components we need to go through a few steps to access specific settings. There might be few settings that you frequently change like Location Privacy, Webcam Privacy or Display Settings, and going through these steps to modify it. To make this simple we can create [...]

Multiple Ways to Capture Screenshots in Windows

Sometimes you need to capture a screenshot and send it to someone, so screenshots are helpful when you are in the middle of any problem and need support by showing what's happening on your screen. You can save on-screen information with one button click and save as image files like png or jpg. In this [...]

How to Customize Send to Menu in Windows 10, 8, 7 and Vista

Do you want to customize send to context menu in Windows 10 or older versions? If you don't know what a 'Send to' menu is then you can find this every time whenever you right-click on any file, folder, document or media files and then select Send to from context menu that contain different options [...]

How to Run Windows from a USB Drive [Windows 10, 8, 8.1 or 7]

For all those Windows lover who wants to take their operating system wherever they want, portable Windows is a blessing. Now you can take copy of your Windows with you in a portable flash drive. Windows 10 and 8 offers this facility which is technically known as “windows to go”. You can install Windows on [...]

How to Password Protect Folder in Windows without Software

You can password protect folders in Windows is easy using a bat file. Protecting your data into a locked and hidden folder in Windows for this you may using a third-party application but here you will see how password protect and hide your data without any software. There is a script for this, don’t worry [...]

How to Rename Built-in Administrator Account Windows

There is a built-in default Windows user account with the name Administrator. When we install a Windows operating system, it comes with this hidden Administrator account and due to some reason if you want to use this account then you must have to enable administrator account with command prompt. It has all the admin rights [...]

How to Create User Switching Shortcut in Windows

Switching user in Windows 8.x or Windows 7 is not very big deal, we can switch users in windows by different methods but we can make it more easy by creating a shortcut. Shortcut will help us to switch users from desktop without pressing any key or going into power options. After switching to other [...]