[Troubleshooting] USB Mass Storage Access Denied Problem

One of our readers asked us a problem related to USB Drive access issue. The problem as described by the readers is as follows: When i am install mass storage device they give error access denied ? What I can understand from the problem is that the user is not able to use USB pen drive on his computer and …

[Troubleshoot] Windows Media Player Crashes On Playing Video Or Music

One of our readers shared a problem related to Windows media player in which he was not able to use Windows Media player on his PC. The Windows Media Player crashes with an error saying: WMP encountered a problem while playing this file and needs to close. There can be few reasons behind this problem, so lets look at some …

[Troubleshoot] DVD / CD Writer Stops Working In Windows

CD / DVD Writers are gradually going out of trend with tablets and ultrabooks ditching the optical drives, but still there are many occasions when you may need to use CD / DVD writer functionality. When you use the CD/ DVD writers after long time, there is more probability that it won’t work. Such problems arise when there is dust …

[Troubleshooting] Computer Display Goes Off After Sometime

One of our readers reported a problem with us on our question answer portal regarding the problem with the display of his computer. In this words, the problem is as follows: My computer display is not working properly. If i open after some days then its working fine then after some hours its become black screen, computer is working well …

[Troubleshooting] Can Not Defrag Hard Disk- Disk Check Option Shows Up

One of our readers submitted a query where he asks a question related to problem with de-fragmentation of the hard disk. The problem as described by the user is as below: I can’t do a disk defrag without chkdsk showing  up? In this article, we will discuss the possible cause and suggesting action one should follow when such problems start.

[Troubleshoot] Erratic Mouse Behavior And Error Sound In Windows

On our question and answer section, one of our readers recently reported a very strange problem with his Windows PC. The problem in his words is as below: My Desktop brings up an error sound but not a code. When I’m working on a program or when I’m on word for example, it works in the program, I’m typing and …

[How To] Speed Up Old PC Without Hardware Upgrade or Formatting The PC

We have crossed almost 2 decades past the time when the PCs became really affordable (at least desktop PCs) compared to the initial times when the personal computers were more of luxury of for work applications only. As they become more and more affordable, they are also becoming more and more speedy and sleek. In most cases, your 3 to …

[Troubleshooting] Laptop Heats Up and Hangs Frequently

Computers, especially laptops with sleek form factor have a tendency to dissipate some heat which is directly proportional to the amount of computation being done by them. So under more CPU or GPU load, the computers tend to heat up more than usual. One of our readers asked us: I have an HP Pavilion DV4 Series Notebook which is about …

[How To] Transfer Contacts From Samsung Phone To Apple iPhone

Smartphones wars are not an uncommon phenomenon with different platforms competing neck to neck to offer better and more compelling features and user experience to claim greater market share. Many are switching from feature to smartphones, many are switching platforms on smartphones. One of the most critical part of changing a phone is transferring contacts from one phone to another. …

[Fixed] Windows Search Not Working Properly– Index Damaged Or Corrupt

Search feature in Windows explorer is a life saver at times when you forget where you saved a particular file or folder on your PC. Windows search comes in handy and does help you search file, folders and documents using the file names, file types and in a variety of way using advanced search options. But imaging if the search …

[Troubleshoot] Windows Activation Not Working In Windows 8

Windows 8 is the new kid around the corner and with some hesitation, many Windows 7 users are finally gathering the courage to upgrade to the Windows 8 and accept the new Windows 8 Metro UI Interface. We have shared many tips and troubleshooting guides on Windows 8 in our previous articles. But in this article, I share with you …

[Troubleshoot] Keyboard Not Working Properly With Computer

One of our readers shared a problem with us mentioning that keyboard of his computer stops working or sometime does not work right after logging into windows. This is not a very common problem, but does creep up in case of some typical scenarios. In this article, I will share some of the common reason to troubleshoot the problem behind …

[Troubleshooting] Laptop Beeps On Startup, What To Do?

One of our readers sent us a query related to his laptop. In his problem description, he mentions: “I am having laptop, for more than 5 yrs. Nowadays, when i start my laptop, a beep sounds starts continuously. I need to press some keys multiple times like CTRL + Enter key, in order to stop that beep sounds. Please help …

Accidentally Deleted Recovery Partition– What To Do Now?

We got a question on our question answer portal from one of our readers which reads like this: “I purchased the New HP Laptop Core i3. 1000 . 1140Tu . During partition of C. Driver my Recovery partition D.Driver was deleted mistakenly. I could not even create recovery disc. Can any expert help to Recover my D.Drive. (Recovery Partition)?”