Spotify app causes system restore fail 0×8007080/0×80070005 in Windows 10

My Surface Pro 3 tablet is running the Windows 10 Fall Creators update 1709 version. After I apply the 2018-02 cumulative update KB074588 and then wake the device from sleep mode, the USB mouse, flash drive and type cover keyboard are not working. I investigate that the related driver have been missing and conflict with others. To get rid of that quickly, I decide to restore to a earlier point which backup with most apps. Continue reading

Malwarebytes causes Settings app Crashing and Windows 10 multiple restarts

The Penumbra10 Utility is a visual style and dark Themes of Windows 10 to reduce your eye strain, if you use the computer for a long time. My Surface Pro 4 has installed the third-part antivirus software and upgraded to Fall Creators Update. I follow its instruction to disable ribbon UI, but could not get it working with File Explorer and other apps. Now my tablet crashes repeatedly or multiple restarts, while that never happens in previous version. Continue reading

Windows 10 stuck at INACCESSIBLE BOOT DEVICE after KB4023057 update

My Surface Pro 3 has applied the Critical Update KB4023057 in Windows 10 Fall Creators update 1709 version. After I make changes with my current power plan and restart, the system runs into Operating System not Found and stuck at an Inaccessible Boot Drive error. It seems that the BIOS and boot settings get corrupted. I have never created restore points or backup files on tablet. Now I am unable to log into system to continue my office documents. How can I resolve the problem and get it working? Continue reading

Enable Ultimate Performance power plan in Windows 10 Pro Workstations

The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build (17101) offers a new power scheme named Ultimate Performance for Workstations. This mode is design for users who need to squeeze every ounce of performance out of their super-powerful computers. The build doesn’t have the only exciting thing, while also comes with Emoji design updates, permissions with UWP File System Access, and other improvements. Continue reading

Windows 10 unbootable freezes on AMD Athlon/Semperon computer after install KB4056892 update

Intel’s Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities affects many machines, so Microsoft rolled out the KB4056892 security update to fix it on Windows 10 version 1709. However, an unknown number of PC equipped with AMD processors run into an unbootable state problem, and that happens with older CPUs like Athlon and Semperon. It seems to be bug and the update break some compatibility with AMD CPUs. Continue reading

Chrome/Firefox auto-opens after restart/reboot Windows 10 in Fall Creators Update

After I install the Fall Creators Update in Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 3 tablet, the system just runs into the strange problem. It happens every time I make a restarting or rebooting. The next time I login my desktop and the Chrome browser auto opens and recovers the latest web pages I visited. In the Task Manager, I end its process and nothing takes effect. How can I prevent it from needlessly booting? Continue reading

Windows 10 v1709 system image restore failed by Backup and Restore

The Backup and Restore feature is not working in Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 3 tablet. It just appears the error message “The system image restore failed.Error details: A Volume Shadow Copy Service component encountered an unexpected error. Check the Application event log for more information.(0×80042302)” The problem happens after I fresh install the fall Creators update 1709 version. I had used the built-in tool to create repair disk and store image resides on an external USB hard drive. However, I restore any the Win10 v1703 images, except the v1709. Any way to get rid of that? Continue reading

Connected CD/DVD Drive Hidden not recognized with Code 45 after Windows 10

I was able to watch Blu-Ray movies through a Internal CD DVD-RW Drive on my Windows 8.1 computer. However, after recently I upgrade the PC to Windows 10 and install the fall Creators update, the DVD can not be recognized by system while it is connecting. Within the Device manager, I notice that it becomes hidden and is migrated as a SCSI device. Its Device Status text box displays “Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45)” message. I reconnect it and nothing happens. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

How to fix outdated or unsafe TLS security settings in Edge brower

My Surface Pro 3 tablet works fine since installed the latest Windows 10 version 1709. When I click on the dropbox address to download files in a webpage, it can not be loaded normally. I just get the error message “Can’t connect securely to this page. This might be because the site uses outdated or unsafe TLS security settings. If this keeps happening, try contacting the website’s owner.” That also happens with msn, capitolaone or paypal secure site. I change to use the IE 11 browser and it is sitll not working. I have to use the dropbox app to get the shared file. Any way to resolve the problem? Continue reading

Setup Windows Hello not function on login after Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

I have done a fresh installation with Fall Creators Update on my Surface Pro 3 tablet. For security reason, I don’t want to type password on the login screen. So I open the Settings app and setup facial recognition for Windows Hello. However, I make a rebooting and get stuck on the welcome screen. The new feature is not working at all. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading