Disk D: is not accessible. Access is denied on Windows 10 – Fix the Error

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In this article I will explain what you can do to gain access back to your HDD or SSD disk if you see D: is not accessible. Access is denied in Windows 10. There can actually be any other drive letter instead of D:. Besides the error itself you can notice that your Windows OS is not able even to count the free and used diskspace if open This PC in the Explorer.

You can face the issue if you connect an SSD or HDD from another PC or because someone incorrectly modified access rights in the disk Security options. The error happens when NTFS restrictions of a certain disk or partition do not allow you and even system access it.

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How to Add a Shortcut to Google Chrome to Windows 10 Desktop in 10 Seconds

Microsoft improved Windows 10 so much that now creating a shortcut to the program on the desktop is a whole problem. Even the most tech savvy and advanced users have to think over for a long time, until they understand how to create this damn shortcut to Chrome. And this is frustrating.

Where the Problem Begins

You can easily find Chrome in the Start menu but the problem is that you can’t drag it to directly to your desktop. You can’t do the same either even if you already have Chrome pinned to your Taskbar. In this tutorial I will explain the quickest way to do it.

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Check if October 2018 Update is Installed on a Windows 10 PC

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October 2018 update, as every update of such kind, brings some new features to Windows 10 – the constantly developing operating system. It started to roll out on the 3rd of October 2018. Users report that the update process goes quickly and in most cases flawlessly so you can even not notice the update installation. Here is how you can check whether or not your Windows 10 already got the October 2018 Update.  Continue reading

How to Prevent Windows 10 from Deleting the Image Thumbnails Cache

Windows 10 explorer loading thumbnails each time you open the folder

Each time you open the same folder with pictures Windows 10 starts re-creating thumbnails from a scratch. It’s not actually a problem if there is five images in the folder. But if you browse through a huge archive containing tons of pictures in good quality you will waste a lot of time waiting until the thumbnails are ready and your hard drive finally stops making noise.  Continue reading

How to Assign Static IP Address to Windows 10 PC

Nowadays the majority of computers are connected to the Internet. Usually PCs connect to wireless router via Wi-Fi or Ethernet and router serves to supply the Internet. In most cases computers are configured to obtain an IP-address automatically because every router has a built-in DHCP server that serves to assign local IP to every device on the local area network (LAN).

But in some cases you might need to assign an IP-address manually. In this case it is also called a static IP-address. The simplest example when you may need to do it – while you are configuring your router or access point itself. And here is how.

We will show the process on Windows 10 version 1803. Be advised that Windows 10 is a constantly changing system. As the time goes on the configuration settings and applets are being migrated from the deprecated Control Panel to the modern Settings app. That’s why the old manually may not work for a newer version of Windows 10 OS.  Continue reading

WiFi Keeps Disconnecting and Reconnecting. How to Fix

Connecting to WiFi Windows 10

Today we will talk about a rather unpleasant problem: WiFi is constantly disconnecting on your laptop, iPhone or Android. Sometimes it reconnects, sometimes it fails and consequently you have no Internet. It goes without saying that on device with such network issue all your downloads will keep failing, all conversations like Skype will keep interrupting and you will get irritated.

When your client device tries to reconnect you will see Connecting… or Checking network requirements (in Windows) or Obtaining IP-address (on Android) under your wireless network name while normally you should see Connected, Secured or Unmetered/Connected respectively. In this article we collected all known solutions that will hopefully help you fix the problem with dropping WiFi and Internet connection on Windows PC, iPhone or Android devices.  Continue reading