How To Connect One Display To Multiple Computers or Laptops or Gaming Consoles

With the desk space getting tighter and cost of extra space higher than ever before, it is difficult to have large desks. I have a desktop on my office setup and a laptop which I carry with me for business computing. When I am working on my office desk, I prefer to connect my laptop to larger display screen and …

[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 …

[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 …

[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] 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 …

[Fixed] Google Chrome Error 138- ERR_NETWORK_ACCESS_DENIED

Few days back I encountered a weird situation- I was connected to the Internet, but my Google Chrome Browser was not able to open any page. I could open websites on Mozilla Firefox and IE, but whenever I tried to open any website on Google Chrome, I got this error: Google Chrome Error 138- ERR_NETWORK_ACCESS_DENIED The reason I got really …

[How To Fix] Anti-Virus Updates Not Working

In this age of Internet, when most of us are connected to the web almost 24×7 using our computers, tablets and smartphones, the use of Anti-Virus software become even more important to protect ourselves from potential cyber threats and evil cyber-thefts of information and data. One of our readers recently asked a problem telling us that his computer’s anti-virus updates …

[Fixed] Scroll Function Not Working Properly In Excel Sheets and Other Softwares

Today I observed a very annoying behavior on my Windows PC while working on an excel sheet in MS Excel in Windows. The cursor on the sheet was not moving on cells while I used the arrow keys on the keyboard to scroll through data. Instead, the page started to scroll which was quite annoying. I though some button on …

Windows Media Player Hangs On Playing HD Video File

I noticed a weird problem today with my Windows PC, when I was playing a High Definition video file in Windows Media player. As soon as I started playing, it started to freeze and get slow, the PC started to hang. I had to start task manager to kill the Windows media player task to get rid of it. In …

Videos Not Playing Properly In Internet Explorer 10–Troubleshooting Guide

Microsoft has bundled Microsoft Internet explorer 10 with the the Windows 8 OS which is their latest operating system. Like with many new stuff, things may not work properly in the first go. In this article, we will talk about some of the typical problems faced related to Videos with IE 10 on Windows 8. Some of the typical problems …