Category Archives for Windows 10

how to reinstall windows

How to Reinstall Windows 10

If you’ve spent enough time around computers, it goes without saying that you should always back up your data before performing any action on system files. This includes reinstallation of Windows 10. Windows is made to give the user a smooth and enjoyable working experience. But sometimes, an error or a bug comes along, drags […]

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Windows 10 Black Screen

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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windows 10 clean install

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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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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Failure configuring windows updates

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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system and compressed memory

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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cpu priority

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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