Monday, October 9, 2017

Complete to Enable Windows Media Player 12 Taskbar in Windows

[Tip Windows] Complete to Enable Windows Media Player 12 Taskbar in Windows - Microsoft has dropped a number of small features from Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems. One of them is WMP taskbar toolbar.

As many of the Vista and XP users are missing this handy toolbar in Windows 7, here is a master guide to help you get taskbar toolbar in Windows 10/8/7 with all features. Make sure you follow all steps correctly to get the taskbar toolbar.

Complete to Enable Windows Media Player 12 Taskbar in Windows

Follow the steps below carefully to get back Minimize to Taskbar option.

Step 1: Download this support wmpband.dll file, Click Here (32 bit, 64 bit).  

Step 2: Copy this file to C:Program FilesWindows Media Player folder.

Step 3: Press [Windows Key] + R  from keyboard and type in services.msc and click OK to open windows services. (You can also use Start > search Services)

Step 4: Scroll down to find locate Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service and right click and Stop it if its not.

Step 5: Now, Open the Command Prompt as administrator (Start > Search cmd > Right click Run As Administrator) and execute the following command:

regsvr32 “c:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpband.dll”

Wait to see the success message. That does it.

Lastly to test it, open windows media player and minimize it. Then right click on taskbar and use Toolbars > Windows Media Player and see if it works.

Hope it works for you and use this very useful feature back in windows media player. Good Luck!

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Complete to fix Edge Browser Is Slow In Windows 10

[Tip Windows 10] Complete to fix Edge Browser Is Slow In Windows 10 - The Edge browser is slow or extremely slow. If the Edge takes more than a few seconds to load websites, you can try out the given below solutions to make the Edge browser fast again.

Complete to fix Edge Browser Is Slow In Windows 10

Method 1: Clear Cache And Browsing History

You can clear all browsing data you want, directly from the browser, and here’s exactly how:

Step 1: Open Microsoft Edge and click on the dotted menu
Step 2: Choose Settings
Step 3: Under Clear browsing data, click on Choose what to clear
Step 4: Choose Browsing history and Cached data and files and click on Clear

Method 2: Changing Temporary File Location

To ‘re-gain’ Temporary Files directory, and make your Microsoft Edge work normally, follow these steps:

Step 1: Open Internet Explorer. Search IE in search box of taskbar to find IE.
Step 2: Go to ‘Settings’ which you find on upper right corner of the browser window.
Step 3: Click on ‘Internet options’ in the menu that drops down.
Step 4: Click on ‘Settings’ below the Browsing history section
Step 5: In the window so opened, click on ‘Move Folder’ seen at the bottom.
Step 6: Choose the new location for “Temporary Internet Files” folder (like C:Usersyourname).
Step 7: Assign 1024 in the disk space to use and click on ‘Ok’.

You shall be logged out. Now start edge again.

Method 3: Repair the Edge browser

Microsoft recommends users to repair the Edge browser when the browser is not working well. So, you can go ahead and repair the Edge browser.

Step 1: Close the Edge browser, if it’s running.
Step 2: Open the Settings app. Navigate to Apps > Apps & features.
Step 3: Click on Microsoft Edge entry to see Advanced options link. Click Advanced options link.
Step 4: Click the Repair button to repair the Edge browser. That’s it!

Method 4: Reset the Edge

Reset Edge browser settings and make the Edge browser fast again. Remember that resetting the browser will delete browsing history, saved passwords, favorites, and other data saved in the browser. So, backup these data first before proceeding to the reset job.

Step 1: Navigate to Settings app > Apps > Apps & features.
Step 2: Click on Microsoft Edge entry. Click Advanced options link.
Step 3: Click the Reset button. When you see the confirmation, click the Reset button again to rest the Edge browser.

As said, you will lose browsing history, passwords, and settings.

Method 5: Uninstall Edge extensions

If the browser becomes fast after uninstalling Edge extensions, try installing your favorite extensions one-by-one and check the Edge browser speed after installing each extension to figure out the culprit.

To turn off and uninstall an extension:

Step 1: Click the three dots icon (…) located just below the close button and then click Extensions.
Step 2: Click on the name of an extension to see its settings. Click the Turn off option to turn off the extension.

To uninstall the extension, click the Uninstall button.

Good Luck!

Friday, September 29, 2017

Complete to Delete Shortcut Virus from Windows

[Tip Computer] Complete to Delete Shortcut Virus from Windows - Hi guys, are you looking for a way to remove and clean up shortcut virus from your computer, laptop, hard drive partition, USB drive or SD card etc devices? Don’t know what to do with the shortcut virus? Here below are some tips for you to follow and get your devices ready to remove shortcut virus:

Complete to Delete Shortcut Virus from Windows

Method 1: Use CMD

Step 1: Run Command prompt as Administrator. (Windows key + R > Type CMD & press ENTER, or search CMD > Right click to CMD and Select “Run as Administrator” or right click over Start button and select command prompt (Admin))

Step 2: Type the drive letter of your hard drive partition in PC or USB flash drive and hit Enter; (G for example.)

Step 3: Type: attrib g:*.* /d /s -h -r -s and hit Enter.

Step 4: Copy all data from USB flash drive to your computer.

Step 5: Format the USB drive.

Step 6: And, copy all data back to the USB flash drive.

Method 2: Delete Shortcut Virus from Registry

Step 1: Press Win+R and type: regedit to enter the registry;

Step 2: Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Click on Software > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Click Run;

Step 3: Press Win + R, type: msconfig > Click OK;

Step 4: In Startup, uncheck everything except for the anti-virus software;

Step 5: Click OK > Click Restart now.

Method 3: Use Software

Follow the steps below to remove shortcut virus using USB Fix software:

Step 1: Download, install and launch USB fix (If your antivirus showing virus in the software so please disable it for a few minutes).

Step 2: Close all programs running in the taskbar (Because the software kill all running programs and you may lose data).

Step 3: Connect all of your shortcut virus infected USBs with computer, and Choose Clean.

Step 4: Wait.. And virus from all connected USBs goes automatically fix.

Good Luck!

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Complete to delete hiberfil.sys in Windows 10

[Tip Windows] Complete to delete hiberfil.sys in Windows 10 - Depending on the size of the RAM installed on your PC, the hiberfil.sys file might consume from a few hundred MBs to GBs. Generally, the hiberfil.sys file’s size is roughly about 30-70% of the size of the RAM on your PC.

If you are reading this then you are probably trying to free up some diskspace on C:\ and have noticed you have a large file called Hiberfil.sys.

Complete to delete hiberfil.sys in Windows 10

The Hiberfil.sys file is a file that Windows uses to write the contents of memory to when you ask your computer to Hibernate. The more memory you have in your computer the larger the Hiberfil.sys file is likely to be.

#View the hiberfile.sys file and check its size

Step 1: Open the root of the drive where Windows 10 is installed. For instance, if “C” is your Windows 10 installation drive, then open C:\ by double-clicking on the drive icon.

Step 2: The hiberfile.sys file might not show up just yet as it’s a hidden file. Click File, click Options or Change folder and search options to open Folder Options dialog.

Step 3: Switch to the View tab. Here, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives option. Also, uncheck Hide protected operating system files option. Click Yes button if you see the confirmation dialog.

Finally, click Apply button to see the hiberfil.sys file.

Note that you might see only hiberfil file instead of hiberfil.sys file. To see its extension, click View and then click File name extensions.

To check its size, right-click on file and then click Properties option.

#Delete hiberfil.sys file in Windows 10

Step 1: Click Start, and then type cmd.

Step 2: Right click the Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.

Step 3: If you have User Access Control enabled click yes to continue to open the Command Prompt window.

Step 4: Type powercfg -h off and hit return.

Step 5: Once complete, go and check the C:\ to see that the hiberfil.sys file has now been removed.

Good luck!

Sunday, September 24, 2017

How to Reset Microsoft Account Password in Lock Screen Windows 10

[Tip Computer] How to Reset Microsoft Account Password in Lock Screen Windows 10 - Microsoft enables PC clients to sign-in to Windows 10 utilizing a Microsoft account. While it's conceivable to make a customary nearby client record and utilize Windows 10 without a Microsoft account, you pass up a great opportunity matching up highlights when you are utilizing a neighborhood client record to sign-in to Windows 10.

How to Reset Microsoft Account Password in Lock Screen Windows 10

Forgetting Windows 10 passwords is a fairly common issue. No matter you're locked out of a local account or a Microsoft email account, you have to reset the password using another computer. But what if you don't have one? Well, it turns out that starting in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update you will be able to reset lost Microsoft account password directly from the login screen.

Step 1: When you are at the sign-in or login screen, you will see “That password is incorrect. Make sure you are using the password for your Microsoft account” message when you type a wrong password. Click OK button.

Step 2: Click the I forgot my password link.

Step 3: In a few seconds, you will see the “Recover your account” page where you need to type the characters shown on the page and then click Next button.

Step 4: Next, you will get “Verify your identity” screen. Here, choose how you would like to get the security code.

Step 5: Type in the code that you received from Microsoft and then click Next button to verify the same.

Step 6: Finally, you will see an option to set a new password for your Microsoft account. Type in the password and then click Next button.

Step 7: Once the new password is set, you will see ”All set!” message. Click the Next button to switch back to the login screen.

Enter your new Microsoft account password to sign-in to Windows 10 PC. Good luck!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Complete to Add Programs to Windows 10 Startup

[Tip Windows] Complete to Add Programs to Windows 10 Startup - Making an app or program start with Windows 10 is quite easy. You just need to add the app or program to the startup folder to make them automatically start with Windows. The feature comes in handy if you want to launch your favorite programs with Windows 10 automatically.

Complete to Add Programs to Windows 10 Startup

Every time you boot your computer, you probably have a few programs you always start up immediately. Here's how to set them to start up automatically whenever you turn on your PC.

Method 1: Add apps to startup

You’ll need to access the Startup folder within your Windows folder in the drive where Windows has been installed.

Step 1: You can either try to reach there via the explorer or here is a quicker way — Just type ‘shell:startup’ in the ‘Run’ box and it’ll fetch the startup folder for you. The ‘shell’ command can be used to fetch any hidden or special Windows folders, as long as you know the name of the folder.

Step 2: Once on the ‘Startup’ folder, locate the program that you’d like to add to Windows 10 startup and then simply drag and drop it to the ‘Startup’ folder.

Method 2: Go to folder startup

The Current Users Startup folder in Windows is located at:

C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

These programs start up for the current logged in user only. To directly access this folder, open Run, type shell:startup and hit Enter.

The All Users Windows startup folder is located at:

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp

To open this folder, bring up the Run box, type shell:common startup and hit Enter. You can add shortcuts of the programs you want to start with you Windows in this folder.

Method 3: Add classic desktop programs

Step 1: To create a desktop shortcut to a program, search for the program using Start/taskbar search, right-click on the search entry, click Open file location, right-click on the program entry, click Send to and then click Desktop (create shortcut) option.

Step 2: Open Run command box using Windows logo + R keyboard shortcut. You can also type Run in the Start/taskbar search and then press Enter key to open Run command.

Step 3: In the Run command box, type shell:startup, and then press Enter to open the startup folder.

Step 4: Finally, copy and paste, or cut and paste the program shortcut on the desktop to the startup folder. That’s it! Good Luck!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

How to fix Groove Music Crashing in Windows 10

[Fix Windows] How to fix Groove Music Crashing in Windows 10 - One of the most common Groove Music-related problems is the application crashing immediately after the user signs in. Many users have complained of the Groove Music app crashing immediately after they sign in. In such cases, the application works as it should and does not crash if the user disconnects their computer from the internet or does not sign in at all. However, as soon as the user signs in to Groove Music, the program crashes.

How to fix Groove Music Crashing in Windows 10

Despite the improvements, users have experienced crashes and shutdowns with Groove music on Windows 10, and if you’re having these problems the following tips might help you.

Method 1: Set Permissions

Step 1: Go “C:\Program Files” select “WindowsApps” folder (It is a hidden folder you will need to change setting to show hidden in folder view options). Right click and in property window.

Step 2: Go to security tab and make sure admin has full access to the folder.

If there is no full access this might be the reason why the app crashes. Add full rights to admin or user and test.

Method 2: Check to make sure the time and date

Step 1: Click on the Clock in the lower right corner of your screen in the taskbar. Click on Date and time settings.

Step 2: Make sure that Set time automatically is turned off. Click on Change directly under Change date and time.

Step 3: Set the right date and time and click on Change. Also make sure that your computer is set on the right Time Zone. Exit and check to see if the problem persists.

Method 3: Use System File Checker

Step 1: First you need to open the Command Prompt. You can do this by finding search and typing Command Prompt in it. When you see the application, right click it and press Run as administrator.

Step 2: Command Prompt window will open and you need to enter sfc /scannow and press Enter to start the System File Checker tool. Please wait for the scan to complete, and no not close the Command Prompt.

Step 3: After the scan is complete Command Prompt will notify you if the System File Checker has found and fixed any corrupted files

Method 4: Uninstall and then reinstall

Step 1: Open the Start Menu. Type powershell into the Search bar. Right-click on the program named Windows PowerShell that appears. Click on Run as Administrator.

Step 2: Type the following code into the Windows PowerShell dialog:

Get-AppxPackage *zunemusic* | Remove-AppxPackage

Press the Enter. Wait for Groove Music to be uninstalled.

Step 3: Open another Windows PowerShell dialog with administrative privileges and type in the following code and press the Enter key to reinstall Groove Music:

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

Wait for the command to be fully executed, and once the command has been fully processed, Groove Music will have been reinstalled and placed back in the Start Menu, even if Windows PowerShell ended up displaying some kind of error. Good luck!

Monday, September 18, 2017

Complete to Open the Startup folder in Windows 10

[Tip Computer] Complete to Open the Startup folder in Windows 10 - The Startup folder contains shortcuts to programs that run when you start up Windows. Back in the olden days of Windows 7, you could easily find the Startup folder. All you had to do was click Start, and type “Startup”.

Complete to Open the Startup folder in Windows 10

You may want to add an app, a document or a folder to startup in Windows 10 so they automatically launch or open when the PC boots. Here is how to find the startup folder for a particular user and the startup folder for all users in Windows 10.

To find the Startup folder, the quickest way is to do the following:

Step 1: Hold down the Windows key, and type R

Step 2: Type: shell:startup

Step 3: Click OK

That will show you the following folder, which is the Startup folder where some of your startup programs are launched automagically: This folder is where you add or remove shortcuts to programs to make them run (or not run) at startup.

Note the path to the Startup folder. Kind of a pain to remember, right?

If you wish the program to run at startup in all users accounts place a shortcut in common startup folder. In Windows 10 its default location is:

Step 1: Hold down the Windows key, and type R

Step 2. Type shell:Common Startup and press Enter

Step 3: Copy the executive file or document.

Step 4: Use Paste or Paste shortcut to place one to Common startup folder:

Good Luck!

Complete to Change Bluetooth Name In Windows 10 PC

[Tip Windows] Complete to Change Bluetooth Name In Windows 10 PC - If you are looking to change the default name of the Bluetooth adapter on your Windows 10, remember that the Bluetooth’s name is nothing but your Windows 10 computer’s name. In other words, Windows 10 automatically sets your Windows 10 computer’s name as Bluetooth’s name.

Complete to Change Bluetooth Name In Windows 10 PC

By default, the Bluetooth’s name is your Windows 10 Computer’s name. However in case if you wish to change that name, then it can be easily done by following some simple steps. In this tutorial, we will see how to change Bluetooth name in Windows 10.

Method 1: Change Bluetooth name in Settings

Step 1: Navigate to Settings app > System > About.

Step 2: Under Device specifications, click Rename this PC button. This will open Rename your PC dialog.

Step 3: Type in a new name for your PC/Bluetooth. Click Next button.

Step 4: You will now be asked to restart your PC. Save all work and click Restart now button. If you wish to restart later, click Restart later button.

The new PC/Bluetooth name will appear once you restart your PC.

Method 2: Use Control Panel

Step 1: In the Start search box, type sysdm.cpl and then press Enter Key.

Step 2: The System Properties screen will open with the Computer name tab already selected – click Change. You can see your Full computer name as well as Workgroup. Click the Change button to change the Computer name or Bluetooth name.

Step 3: In the Computer name field, type in the name which you want to assign to your PC as well as Bluetooth. Click OK button.

Step 4: You will see a message “You must restart your computer to apply these changes”. Finally, reboot your PC to set the new name of your computer as well as of Bluetooth.

Good Luck!

Sunday, September 17, 2017

How to fix error 0xc000021a in windows 10

[Fix computer] How to fix error 0xc000021a in windows 10 - 0Xc000021A Error Code appears in a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) unexpectedly. It may show up when trying to launch software, do some system changes, download some software, or immediately after updating the system. The 0xc000021 error states that the computer’s operating system cannot be initialized because a crucial file that assists in booting the OS is either missing or damaged.

How to fix error 0xc000021a in windows 10

You’ve got a few options when it comes to fixing Error 0xc000021a. Read through each, pick the one you’re most comfortable with, and let’s begin.

Method 1: Use Advanced Boot Option

You may try to fix Error 0Xc000021A by booting Windows system manually. To do that, you have to access Advanced Boot Option, what can be done by performing the following steps:

Step 1: Restart the PC from Windows by holding the Shift and selecting Restart.
Step 2: When the options screen opens, select Troubleshoot. This way, you will be able to access advanced tools.
Step 3: Select Advanced Option on the next screen.
Step 4: The next window will deliver tens of options, but the only thing that you have to do here is to select Startup Settings.
Step 5: When the startup screen opens, press F7 (Disable driver signature enforcement).
Step 6: After that, the PC will restart. Check if that helped to fix 0Xc000021A error.

Method 2: Use System File Checker Scan

Here comes the fun part. In order to run SFC, just follow the instructions properly as mentioned below.

Step 1: Right-Click on the Start menu – select Command Prompt (Admin) (The same can be done by clicking Win +X).
Step 2: After running the Command prompt, type the following command mentioned below in order to run sfc /scannow. Make sure that you don’t abort this process and wait for it to complete. The resulted will be shown after the scan is completed.

Method 3: Reset BIOS

In order to reset your computer’s BIOS, you need to:

Step 1: Shut the computer down.
Step 2: Remove any and all power cables from the computer, making sure that the computer’s access to electricity is completely cut off.
Step 3: Pry open the computer’s chassis.
Step 4: Locate the computer’s CMOS battery (it will be found somewhere on the computer’s motherboard) and remove
Step 5: Wait for around 1-2 minutes.
Step 6: Replace the battery once you have waited for long enough.
Step 7: Put the computer’s casing back together.
Step 8: Start the computer up and check to see whether or not it successfully boots into Windows.

If you successfully solved your error 0xc000021a problem, congratulations! Be sure to do a thorough antivirus scan and root out the cause! Good Luck.