Cannot run app/game in Full screen 4:3 aspect ratio on Windows 10

My Windows 10 computer is connected with a widescreen monitor and I set up the display to the 4:3 aspect ratio, instead of 16:9. the screen is stretched well with all programs, video in v1709 updates. However, after the PC is upgraded to the recent version 1809, the black bars appear on the left and right sides while in full screen. I play the Dota2 with “Scale Full Screen” configure and still face the problem. How can I resolve it? Continue reading

Cannot open Emoji Panel by keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10

My Surface Pro 5 tablet is running the Windows 10 Pro with the version 1809 updates. However, when I move the focus into a text box and press Win + period (.) shortcuts from the bluetooth keyboard, the Emoji Panel can not be opened. I try the Win + semicolon (;) keys and it does not function at all. Now I could not use my favorite emoji in message. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Bitlocker Encryption could not be resumed with external drive in Windows 10

A external hard drive has already been mounted to my Surface Pro 5 by USB cable all the time. It lists as E letter in File Explorer. And I use the built-in BitLocker tool to encrypt the data of 1TB flash drive. However, the tablet is on low-battery mode so it shuts down the system completely during the 30% finished process. When I charge it to full power and try to continue with BitLocker, it alters the error message “Encryption could not be resumed. The device is not ready.” The device is running Windows 10 v1809 updates. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Wake up PC by scheduled tasks not working in Windows 10 v1809 updates

I used the Sleeper utility program to wake up my computer after a specified period of time. It worked fine in v1709 updates. After the system has upgraded to the Windows 10 version 1809, the function of scheduled tasks is broken and not working at all. I have to manually put it out from low power mode. Running the powercfg -waketimers command and cleaning installation don’t take effect. But my Surface Pro 5 tablet doesn’t run into the same problem. How can I resolve it? Continue reading

How to disable/remove see web results in Cortana search in Windows 10 Pro 1809

I have already disabled the Cortana feature in Windows 10 v1803 on my Surface Pro 5. After the tablet install the version 1809 update, I type something in Start menu and the search area keep showing the “See web results” under best match heading. I turn the related option off in the Local Group Policy Editor and nothing takes effect. The feature is not necessary for me so I would like to remove it completely. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Fix Internal SSDs lists as portable/removeable media device in Windows 10 v1809 updates

My computer has been clean installed the Windows 10 Professional 64-bit and everything worked fine. After the system applies the version 1809 November 2018 updates, the Samsung SATA SSD 850 1TB is shown as portable media in the task bar. That may cause my saved files corruption or data loss. I run the latest version of driver and restart the system but it still turns into a removeable device. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Cannot setup/move page file with C system drive on Windows 10 v1809 update

I have already setup the size of paging file with C system drive on my Windows 10. After the computer is applied the October 2018 version 1809 update, I log into my desktop and then can not set no paging file. It reports “Windows created a temporary paging file on your computer because of a problem that occurred with your paging file configuration when you started your computer. The total paging file size for all disk drives may be somewhat larger than the size you specified.” I open the virtual memory properties and configure the custom side with system but nothing works. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Auto-Empty Recycle Bin or Download Folder by Storage Sense in Windows 10 v1809

Windows 10 version 1809 updates bring up many new features to improve users’ experience, such as Storage Sense. As the addition to Disk Cleanup, it can prevent maintain certain folders from getting too large and clean them up automatically after the specific number of days. You can take effect with Recycle bin and Download folder, and get rid of temporary files to save space. Continue reading

Fix Cannot Enable Fast Startup in Windows 10 v1809 update

My Windows 10 computer with the v1809 updates always boots up slowly into the desktop. Within the msconfig dialog box, I disable all unnecessary startup apps and nothing works. Then I open the Control Panel to enable the fast startup. However, when I go to the power settings section, the related option doesn’t have a check box and become grep out. How can I resolve the problem and speed up the system? Continue reading

Windows 10 keeps compressing C drive files with blue arrows

My Windows 10 laptop has been upgraded to the latest version 1809 successfully. But I notice that the C drive is compressing files automatically and it fills up the remaining space. All shortcut get two blue arrows on their top right corner. I create a new word document or folder and it also compresses without asking any permission. Then I run CHKDSK /r command and disable the “compress contents to save disk space” in properties and nothing works. The system runs slowly. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading