"Generic volume cannot be stopped right now" error when Removing a pen-drive

Trouble: We attach portable USB device like pen drive, memory cards and portable drives etc. on our computer to transfer files from/to your computer.   When you try to remove a USB pen-drive by using “Safely Remove Hardware > Safely remove USB Mass Storage device”  option, windows should stop all the read-write operations on the drive so that the drive …

Pen drive blocked-disabled at office or college computer – Unblock it

Trouble: We have observed this problem at may places that you need some data on your pen drive but the USB drive or pen drive does not work. Windows gives a notification “Found new hardware, USB Mass Storage Device, please install drivers for it.”   Windows will now show a New Hardware Wizard to install the drivers. Lets see in …

Forward and Back button disappear in Firefox navigation toolbar

Trouble: For a change today I am going to share one of the problem which I have been facing for last 2-3 days. This issue started appearing after installing just released as Firefox 3.0 RC 1. I have been facing firefox navigation buttons problem.   Whenever I start Firefox both backward and forward button are not visible ( as shown …

Run Command Button Not Visible in Start Menu

Trouble: We have received this problem from our readers that in his windows  Start Menu, he can not find the Run button. Look at the image below.     This usually happens because of the start menu items settings. These settings may be altered by some virus or malicious script.   Let us see how this can be fixed in …

Screen-saver not activating working in windows

Trouble: Few days back, we received a mail from one of our readers, Ian from Jenak Industries Inc reporting problem with windows screen-saver. He reported that “I cannot get my computer to activate the screen-saver all I get when I got tothe change scree-saver in control panel and activate a program it accepts it but when the  display turns off …

Delayed Write Failed Error with USB drive

Trouble: I have been using my portable hard disk drive for more than an year now. Its a laptop hard-disk of 2.5 inches, 80GB capacity with a USB 2.0 casing. By now the drive has become nearly full, there is little free space. Three days back, I got a warning saying “Windows delayed write failed –  Windows was unable to …

How to remove downloaded but not yet installed windows update files

Trouble: One of our readers Jaime reported a problem regarding the windows update, he says “How do I delete already downloaded but not yet installed Windows update file?”   As stated in the statement above user has downloaded windows update files through windows update but because of some reason he does not want to install those windows update. But windows …

Four Reasons Why Computer Does Not Boot

Trouble: We have received many problems from our readers over past few months over the problem that the computer does not boot. In some cases Windows does not load properly. Its really troublesome to be in such a situation when your computer is ill.   As a matter of fact we have written a couple of posts which gives solution …

Fix "Dmi Event Log Space Full" Warning

Trouble: One of our readers Sameer submitted a problem saying: “When I switch on my computer , it shows a error dmi event log space full press f1 to continue or f2 to enter setup.” Let us see why this trouble occurs and what is DMI.   What is DMI logs?     DMI stands for Desktop Management Interface. It …

Disable ActiveX Warning in Internet Explorer while playing animations

Trouble: One of our readers reported a problem saying: “I always receives ActiveX warning when ever I try to play any flash animations form cd or hard disk location“. If you are unaware about the problem see the snapshot given below. When this problem appears it displays a new window (as shown in the image above) in the containing this …

Fix "Internet explorer cannot display web-page" trouble in 4 easy steps

Trouble: We have received many problems in which some sites are not reachable on bsnl dataone or mtnl broadband connection. I myself faced such problem on my own connection. It may has happened with you sometime, when you are not able to access some of the web sites on the other hand all other webs sites are opening properly. Most …