Operating System Archive

Activation error 0xC004F034 after the upgrade to Windows 10

Difficulty in running the automatic or activation manual system of MS server is one challenge that users have to face for a free upgrade of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. They can proceed to this section — Settings -> Update & Security -> Activation for the

Fix Slow Computer In 11 Easy Steps

A lot of the times, without doing anything out of the ordinary to your computer, you might just find it doesn’t run as fast as it should. Now, a PC is a very complex system made up of many hardware and software components, so the list of things which

How to Uninstall Windows 8 Apps

Windows 8 has been quite popular among laptop, tablet and smartphone users. It has a new interface called the Windows Start Screen. This is the first screen you notice when you log in to Windows 8. Laptop, tablet and smartphone users need to use this interface to search for

5 Ways To Make Your Computer Blazing Fast

No matter how powerful your computer may be, you should know that one day it is going to slow down and performance will be significantly lower compared to how it performed when you first got it. While this may make a lot of people worried that something is broken

Top Ten New Features of Windows 8.1

The Microsoft Windows operating system has been in existence now for almost thirty years, having had its first inception at the end of 1985. Its newest version, Windows 8, was released at the very end of 2012, and in July 2013 Microsoft announced that the formation of Windows 8.1,

Boot Straight to the Desktop in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 With the release of Windows 8.1 you now have the option available to you to boot straight to the desktop instead of Metro. Follow the steps below. Step 1 Right click on your Taskbar and select “Properties.” Step 2 Click on the “Navigation” tab and then select

Microsoft Starting to Update Core Windows 8 Apps

While we really enjoy a lot of the new things that Microsoft is developing, including Windows 8, it’s no secret that many of the core Windows 8 apps are very lacking to say the least. I know that Brian and I both really would like a more cohesive and

“Access Denied” Error After Windows 8 Upgrade

During my upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 I received an “Access Denied” error on my secondary storage drive. Easy and quick fix below. Fix “Access Denied” Error Step 1 Right click on your second hard drive and go to properties. Step 2 Go to the “Security” tab.

How to Login with a Local Account instead of Domain Account

This is something that we use every day. It is a short little trick to login with a local user account instead of a domain account. By default, when a username is entered into a domain joined machine, and there is also a local account with the same name,

Destination Path Too Long Error When Moving/Copying a File

If you are receiving an error “Destination Path Too Long” when trying to copy or move a file to a folder, try the quick trick below. The reason you are receiving the error is because Windows Explorer will fail to copy/delete/rename any path-name longer than 256 characters. The instructions