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How to Enable Remote Desktop for Windows 10

Windows Remote Desktop allows one computer to connect to another computer on the same network. The desktop of another computer appears on your computer. You also have control of the mouse, the keyboard, and selected peripherals on the other computer. You have complete control, as if you were sitting at the other computer. Click Start […]

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Experiencing a Black Screen on the Windows 10: A Complete Guide to Fixing the Problem

Windows 10 is the latest and most reliable operating system released by Microsoft. However, despite the build quality and functionality of the platform, there have been numerous errors reported by users from around the world. One of the most common is the screen black-out as the system boots up. There are other scenarios where the […]

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How to Fix: Display Driver has Stopped Responding and has Recovered

Sometimes our incredibly complex computers can run into problems related to the coordination of internal tasks.  This error can occur when Windows believes that your graphics card (or its driver) has taken too much time to do its job. More technically, Microsoft Support indicates that your graphics card caused a Windows Time Out Detection and […]

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How to Fix Svchost.exe (Service Host) When It Is Using High CPU

If you notice your computer struggling to keep up, you might first turn to the Task Manager to find out what application is causing the excess CPU usage. In some cases, you might see that svchost.exe or Service Host is taking up all your CPU power. What is this process, and more importantly, how do […]

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How to Perform a Clean Install in Windows 10

A clean install is when you reboot your computer to original Windows files. This means all your documents, folders, apps, etc. will be erased. Things like Microsoft Office, printers, and even media players will no longer exist on your computer. It is truly a way to start fresh. When Should You Perform a Clean Install? […]

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Steps to Enable System Restore in Windows 10

You can find some efficient features in Windows 10 particularly regarding system recovery. The tools for recovery are easy to use. In spite of this, there may be occasions when you have to intervene manually to restore the system. It might be an installation gone wrong, or some features could freeze up that leads to […]

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Steps to Fix the Windows 10 Taskbar

The Taskbar, which was initially just one of the minor features of the Windows operating system, has gained new functionality with Windows 10. The new components turned it into a feature-rich application that is pleasing aesthetically and useful. However, with the added functionality, users had some vexing errors this that guide is designed to fix. […]

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What to Do if Windows Search Isn’t Working in Windows 10

The Windows 10 Start Menu search is a valuable feature that allows you to quickly access files, apps, and web services using the Start Menu search bar. When the search feature becomes corrupted, it can interfere with the Cortana and the Start menu. This article teaches you what you need to do to resolve the […]

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Solve the Failure Configuring Windows Updates Reverting Changes Error on Your Computer

In the versions of Windows Vista, 7, and 8, sometimes the updates lag, and you see a “Failure configuring Windows updates Reverting changes” error. This error frequently appears when people attempt to upgrade to newer versions of Windows (especially on Windows 8, which had a short lifespan and is no longer supported by Microsoft). If […]

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Steps to Resolve an api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll Missing Error

Sometimes when you try to launch an existing app or install a new one, you will see an error stating that the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-|1-1-0.dll is missing. Or you may see a message saying that you need a Microsoft update to continue installing a new app. If this error is frustrating you, keep reading to learn how […]

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