Windows 10 is a rather successful operating system. Since the release in August 2015 it has received a tonne of updates and patches claimed to improve stability and decrease vulnerability. It should be said that Windows 10 is one of the most stable working systems ever produced by Microsoft. But nevertheless it is able to glitch and work unstable from time to time due to various reasons. And in most cases it is quite difficult to find out what exactly makes your Windows 10 freeze when it freezes randomly – without any obvious reasons. In this guide we will talk about possible reasons that are able to make Windows 10 freeze randomly, how to troubleshoot and fix the issues in Windows 10. Let us make your PC work stable again. Before you begin ensure to backup all your important data (photos, documents, etc) from a problem computer.
Users often face the error “The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect” on their Windows 10, 8 or even Windows 7 when trying to launch the program. In this article about the reasons of the error and our step-by-step guide on how to fix the error. Continue reading
If you have some issues with Google Home or you plan to sell your device you may want to revert its settings to the factory condition. This will erase all your data: settings, preferences and customizations. Here is how to reset your Google Home to the factory defaults. Continue reading
By default My Computer icon is hidden from the desktop on Windows 10. But you might want to add it to be able to quickly call system settings or navigate to your disks list: hard disks, SSDs, USB or DVD/BluRay. Let us see where is My Computer on Windows 10. Here is the simple tutorial on how to add My Computer (This PC) icon to desktop in Windows 10 and 7. Continue reading
Automatic maintenance is a number of measures designed to maintain your system in good working condition: diagnose problems, install updates, defragment hard drives, run anti-malware scans, etc, at specified time if you are not using your PC. Otherwise maintenance operations should be rescheduled to another time. In most cases automatic maintenance is really helpful because it keeps your Windows and apps up-to-date and protects against malware. But in some situations you might want to turn it off because it does something wrong. Here is how to disable automatic maintenance in Windows 10 and Windows 7. Continue reading
Desktop icons use to disappear rather often without any reason. You work on your machine and in a moment you discover that all desktop icons are gone and all you can see is your wallpaper on bare desktop. This used to happen on Windows 7 and unfortunately this still happens on Windows 10 as well. Many users have been plagued by this recurring problem for months since switching to Windows 10. By the way, very often desktop icons disappear when a second display is used because of a rare glitch. So, let’s find out how to fix the problem and restore desktop icons on your screen. Continue reading