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

disk drive D is not accessible. Access is denied. Location is not available

In this article I will explain what you can do to regain access to your HDD or SSD disk if you see the D: is not accessible. Access is denied error in Windows 10. The problem can actually occur on any other disk with any other letter instead of D:.

In addition, you can notice that your Windows OS is even not able to calculate the free and used disk space as you open This PC in the Explorer.

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This Wi-Fi Network Uses an Older Security Standard in Windows 10 — What to do?

This Wi-Fi network uses an older security standard Windows 10

If you are using one of the latest versions of Windows 10, you might have faced the notification: This Wi-Fi network uses an older security standard that might not protect you. In this article we will explain what this means and what you should do to improve your wireless security.

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How to View Wi-Fi Password (Network Security Key) in Windows 10

Wireless Network Security Key Windows 10

It is a common problem when you forget the security key for your Wi-Fi because everything has been working well for a long time. And suddenly you need to enter your Wi-Fi password again.

It may happen if you decided to reinstall Windows on your laptop, change the account or perhaps if you want to connect your new smartphone or tablet to your home wireless network.

Today we will show you how to view Wireless Network Security Key saved in Windows 10. Guide updated to meet all changes in the recent Windows 10 version.

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Stop Windows 10 From Reopening Apps After Shutting Down or Restarting Your PC

stop Windows 10 reopening last apps

In this article I will explain how to stop your Windows 10 from reopening the apps that were open the moment you shut down or restarted your PC the next time you log in to your user account.

Of course, this feature may be useful for someone, but I don’t need to reopen those last apps & programs, cause if they were running at yesterday’s night, this doesn’t mean I will need them all today in the morning. Even if I really need them, it’s not a problem to reopen them again manually. If you agree with me on this, keep reading.

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How to Add A Program To Startup In Windows 10: Startup Folder, Registry, Scheduler

add program to startup Windows 10

Not all programs  have such an option in settings that lets you enable or disable the automatic start of the program when you turn on your PC. But you may want to add programs to startup in Windows 10 and make them automatically launch when the PC boots up to a user account.

By the way, it’s not only about apps. You can do the same even with a document, URL address or folder if you need.

Here is an ultimate guide on how to find the startup folder for a particular user or for all users and make a program run at startup in Windows 10. 

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Add High Performance/Ultimate Performance Plan on Windows 10 if It is Missing in Power Options

High Performance Power Plan missing Windows 10

Our subscriber wrote: Some time ago after I upgraded my Windows 10 computer to the next OS version (as far as I remember it was spring Creators Update) I noticed some sound issues: There were pops and clicks when I listened to music and watched videos on YouTube.

After 20 minutes of troubleshooting I found one-click workaround: I just switched to High Performance profile in Power Options and audio started to perform fine. Some days ago I decided to clean reinstall my Windows 10 pro due to some glitches.

I created the USB stick with the latest version, formatted disk C: and installed OS from a scratch. After everything such as drivers and a few programs was ready I noticed the issue with audio card again and was eager to switch the Power plan the way I did before.

How I was surprised when I saw that there is only one power plan in the settings. There are no High Performance plan any more. I see only Balanced (recommended) plan that is active of course. Tell me, please, can I manually create and activate high performance plan in power options on my Windows 10? 

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