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[Solved] Unable to Open Drives on Hard Disk by Double Click

Trouble: Sometimes it happens in windows XP that you are not able to open drives on your hard disk. When you double clicking on the drives icons or right click on the drive>>explore in My computer ,the drive does not open. This problem is generally caused by most of the viruses which infect windows XP system. They block or restrict …

[How To] Share A Pen Drive/ Memory Card On Windows Network

Windows file sharing on network comes in very handy in home and office setup for sharing files and folders across computers without bothering to use Pen drives or other kind of files transfer arrangements. But by default, Windows file sharing option is disabled for the removable pen drives, USB drives and memory cards. One of our readers recently sent us …

[Fix] Remote Desktop Not Working And Times Out In Windows

Remote desktop is one of the most used features in connected office environment when there are a number of computers on the same network. Remote desktop is an in-built feature of Windows which allows to connect to one PC from another one and taking almost full control of it remotely. There are many additional functionalities which you can enable using …

[Solved] Reset Wrong Login Email Id Input For Windows 8 Live Account

One of our reader reported a problem recently related to windows 8 in which he entered a wrong email id in windows 8 while adding his live id now he cant reset the email id and because of the email id is wrong so he cant receive and read the verification email and complete the process. After some research we …

What To Do When USB Devices Like Mouse, Printer etc. Not Detected By Windows Computer

One of the most commonly faced problems by many Windows users is problem faced when using a new USB device which they have never used before on their computer. Such devices can be anything which uses USB like a USB pen drive, USB Web-cam, printer, mouse, keyboard, scanner, bar-code reader etc. It is usually quite frustrating when the USB device …

[Privacy] Stop Flash Player To Use Camera and Microphone in Windows Tablet, PC or Phone

Most Internet bowsers in Windows uses Flash player for playing Flash based content and Flash is a strong platform not only for displaying the content, but also it has capability to take inputs from microphone and camera to support multimedia and communication related software and applications in Windows. But for the privacy of the users, it is not advisable to …

[Fixed] Windows Media Player 11 Does Not Play DRM Content

Windows Media Player is the in-build media player software of Windows Operating system. It is one of the most commonly used media players on Windows OS. While there are some limitation of Windows media player when it comes to playing files like AVI and MLV. Another common problem faced by many Windows Media payer users is the the problem while …

[Fix] Windows 7 Takes Long Time On Shutdown Screen

One of our readers wrote to us about his problem which is quite common with many Windows 7 users. He describes the problem as: Computer won’t shutdown for a long time. When I click shut down, the screen shows shutting down. But it wont for a long time. The small circle keeps on rotating beside ‘shutting down’. What could be …

Windows XP And Vista Prompt To Install Update 929399 Repeatedly

If you are using Windows XP or Windows Vista, in case you might have a Windows PC for a long time, you might be facing a problem related to the Windows asking you to install the Update 929399 repeatedly and it does not install automatically. This problem is a known issue and is related to the DRM functionality related to …

Encrypt Data On Windows Drive Or Partition Without Installing Any Extra Software

There are many free and paid softwares which help you ensure that your data remains safe from theft by encrypting the data on your hard disk drives and other storage drives, but do you really need to install additional software or tools to encrypt your data for security, the answer is probably No. Because if you are using Windows 7 …

[Solved] Fix All Shortcuts Open In Notepad With Scrambled Text

We got to know about this strange problems from some of our readers who faced this strange problem when suddenly what ever shortcuts they had on desktop or even when they create a new desktop shortcut it automatically opens in notepad and the icon of shortcuts also look similar to notepad. It happens with users for all the shortcuts irrespective …

6 Tips To Speed Up Windows PC Without Hardware Upgrade

From time to time we share solutions to common computer problems with out readers, we also keep receiving problems and questions on our Question Answer portal. One of the most common questions which we receive on our portal from our readers is regarding the slow speed or poor performance of old Windows PCs. This problem tends to increase while the …

Disable or Enable Microsoft Office And Product Updates In Windows Update

Windows Update is an important feature of Microsoft Windows operating system and keep it running secure and smooth with latest updates rolling our almost every week. With Windows updates however, there can be some problems for some Windows users like some users may be traveling and using an expansive limited data connection on which they don’t want to download and …