File name is too long Cannot rename/delete file in Windows 8.1

I have rescued the data of hard drive from my friend’s laptop and everyhting seems to be fine. However, I notice that a few super-long folders and a photo with a very long file name (over 265 chars) are accidentally transferred over to on my Windows 8.1 computer with all updates applied. When I try to open, rename or delete any of them by right clicking on it or from the command line, it┬ádisplays the file name is too long error message. Restarting the PC is not working at all. How can I fix the issues? Continue reading

Windows 10 cortana won’t speak with sound

I have already enabled the Cortana digital personal assistant in the Search Options settings on my Windows 10 computer. When I try to use it, it remains silent and doesn’t hear me and take order, as well as only answers in writing with the moving circle. The app seems to be disconected to the audio system curently and I can’t fingure out how to get it working. Continue reading

Windows 10/8 one or more network protocols are missing on this computer error

My surface Pro 3 has upgraded to Windows 10 from 8.1. The system showed the connected IPV4 internet network over WiFi and hadpicked up DHCP and DNS, but I can’t open any websites using IE or other web browsers and the diagnostic poped up the error message “Problems found: One or more network protocols are missing on this computer. Windows Network Diagnostics is unable to repair the problem“. Rebooting the tablet and router had the exact same issue and I couldn’t figure out how to resolve the it. Continue reading

Windows 10 Cortana can’t listen right now Error 0×80070102

I have tested the microphone in the audio recorder app on my Windows 10 computer and it works perfect. However, when I launch the personal assistant Cortana from the desktop’s taskbar, it shows the error message “Cortana can’t listen right now. Make sure your mic is working, or wait a little while and try again. Error code: 0×80070102“. I try a restart, update to the latest build, and reinstall the sound driver but it is still not working at all. Continue reading

How to fix no sound in Windows 10 apps/browser

I have installed the onboard VIA HD Audio drivers on my computer upgraded to Windows 10 Technical Preview and the system sounds works fine. However, when I wacth the Youtube online videos within Chrome/IE/Firefox browser, listen music from iTunes or play game, it is no way to get playback sound while no micorphone connects and the volum controler looks ok. How can I fix the issues? Continue reading

Audio Service is not running error 1740 in Windows 8.1

I am unable to adjust volume, mute or un-mute the sound on my Windows 8.1 computer while the audio is working but the tray notification keeps poping up The Audio Service is not running error message. I start its service through device manager and a dialogue box shows up “Windows Audio can’t be started, error 1740 (0x800706cc: Endpoint is a duplicate).” How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Enable new rendering engine in Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10

The Windows 10 will be added a new version of internet browser named Project Spartan with the same user experience like Chrome and Firefox. It comes with renewed F12 developer tools, fixed file bugs and also has a new rendering engine EdgeHTML.dll for determining the opened websites and loading it in compatibility mode depending on the flags. This feature is very useful to open old websites without clicking the compatibility icon. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Bluetooth speakers out of sync or lag problem

When I used Creative T15 wireless speaker with my Windows 8.1 computer which has the Bluetooth 4.0 function, it paired and worked well in Youtube, VLC and other media players. However, after a few minutes, the sound became unusable because it started lagging and was out of sync with the playing video constantly. How can I fix the issues to make it syncing up? Continue reading