Category Archives for Windows 10

windows 10 critical error

How to Fix a Windows 10 Critical Error

The Windows 10 Critical error is related to the Start menu not working. It happens when some files become corrupted. Sometimes, the Start menu alone is affected, but other times the search feature, Cortana, and the Start menu are all involved. This walkthrough will teach you how to resolve the error. For more methods that […]

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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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How to Turn Off or Get Rid of Cortana

Cortana is Microsoft’s answer as a personal digital assistant. With Google’s Now and Apple’s Siri, Cortana was the next step in digitized helpfulness. Like many computer functions that personalize themselves to your needs, Cortana collects a lot of information about you to work. Although Cortana can tell you anything you need to know that is […]

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How to Stop System and Compressed Memory From Using All Your Computer’s CPU and Disk

When your system begins to slow down, the first place some people turn is to the Task Manager to see what is causing the problem. In recent years, one of the issues people are seeing is the System and Compressed Memory taking up all their computer disk, memory, or CPU power. In general, this process […]

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How to Set Your CPU Priority So It Prefers Foreground Apps

When you are working or using a program in Windows 10, you might find the program crash or freeze up because background apps are taking up too much of the CPU. This tutorial will help you resolve that issue by showing you how to adjust Windows 10 settings so foreground apps you are working on […]

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How to Prevent Windows 10 Automatic Updates

One of the most controversial features of Windows 10 since its release has been its automatic update feature. In previous versions of Windows, the user had control over when and if to install updates. Windows 10 took that right away for the most part. Even users with upgraded versions, such as Windows 10 Professional, found […]

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How to Fix the Google Chrome DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN Error

Sometimes when you are using Chrome to access a website, the page fails to load and you see the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error. If you want to clear this error from your Chrome browser, you can find seven methods to address the Chrome problem below. What Is the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN Error? DNS is the abbreviation for Domain Name […]

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Solve the Error: One or More Network Protocols Are Missing on This Computer

You may run across this error when you attempt to get on the Internet or you may even be online and suddenly pages stop opening. You probably already ran the built in Windows Network Troubleshooter, and this error appeared. It can be very frustrating trying to determine the cause of this error and fix it […]

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