Multiple monitors Nvidia GPU not working in Windows 10 Creators Update 1709

My Windows 10 computer has used two NVidia GTX 1080 and it was working fine before the Fall creator update. After I apply the updates, the system allows to use only one GPU, no matter if I use 2,3 or 4 GPUs and in whatever viarity I set them up. So my second monitor connects and then runs into problem. Within device manager, each GPU gets a visible warning sign but shows “this card cannot be used is CODE 12 = Bios/Uefi doesn’t support the card with enough power” error. I disable some devices and then it takes no effect. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Windows 10 won’t wake up from sleep after Fall Creators Update Installed

I have used two computers and one Surface Pro 4 tablet and they did wake from sleep or hibernate mode. However, after I upgraded all devices to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 1709 and then put any one to sleep, it won’t resume sleep/Wake by the keyboard or mouse, and the fans start running while the screen remains black. To resolve the problem temporarily, I have to press the Power button to make a reboot. Continue reading

Fix sound popping issues in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

I had installed the latest audio driver version and setup audio hardware correctly in the previous Windows 10 CU version without any issues. However, after I upgrade my Surface Pro 4 to the Fall creators update, the bulit-in speakers keep popping at random intervals. The Sound enhancements are disabled in the Windows sound panel, while the audio is set to 96000Hz 24bit. I also could not get any spatial sound. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

How to enable and setup Mixed Reality simulator in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

If you have an actual VR headset like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, it is easy to explorer the virtual reality world. However, those headsets are expensive and the price make sense. With the launch of the Fall Creators Update, you are able to use the Windows Mixed Reality simulator to experience the similar things for that and have your normal peripherals to control the movements. Continue reading

CD/DVD Burn To Disc not working in Windows 10 File Explorer

When I attempted to burn audio files to a cdr/700mb disc on my Windows 10 computer, the “Burn Disc” function is not working in File Explorer. I selected music files and clicked Burn To Disc option, it showed “Files ready to burn to disc” message but none of data were written to the disc. I used the Windows Media Player to burn and the Manage tab just disappeared once I selected the mp3 files. Continue reading

High CPU usage with state repository service in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

My Windows 10 computer has became slow after cleaned install of Fall Creators. When I load some website in Edge and click on any link, nothing happens and the browser keeps freezing. I notice that state repository service takes about 100% resources of CPU usage. It happens while I connect it to internet via ethernet network. Then I open the Immersive control panel or Settings app and click on any link, the same problem appears, no matter using Microsoft or local account.

It seems to be a bug in the Windows 10 fall creators update standard image. Many people have got the High CPU usage in state repository service after Fall Creators Update while access internet online via ethernet cable, even making a clean installation. You could try any of the methods below to fix the issue.

Repair Edge and disable “Open sites in apps” feature
* Open the Settings app. Navigate to Apps > Apps & features.
* On the right side pane, select the Microsoft Edge entry, click on Advanced options link
* Click on Repair button. It will repair Microsoft Edge browser without removing your data.
* Then open Edge, and click the three dots at the right-top corner.
* Click on the Settings item, under Advanced settings heading, click the button “View advanced settings”, and turn off the Open Sites in apps option.

Another method
* From your desktop, type MSCONFIG into the Widnows Search box or from Start menu, and select it from result.
* Go to the services tab, locate the “state repository service”, and uncheck the box next to it, and click Apply > OK to disable it.
* Finally make a restarting with your PC to take effects. The next time you login the Windows 10 and everything will become normal.

How to connect and setup Motion Controllers for Mixed Reality in Windows 10

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update builds comes with Mixed Reality platform to offer a completely natural interactions. The new feature combines the virtual reality mixed with augmented reality, and works with mixed reality motion controllers. If you pick up a headset without Motion Controllers and invest the line to use on your Surface Pro tablet or computer, try the tips to configure them. Continue reading

No Reveal highlight in Start menu with Fluent Design on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has added Reveal highlight in the Fluent Design system. When you move your mouse on, it quickly fades out once and exposes the hidden borders around objects. As an interaction visualization, the feature is enabled by default and help users better understand the space that they are interacting with. Continue reading

How to Enable Linux Secure Boot in Hyper-V Manager on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Windows 10/8 pre-installed devices come with a UEFI feature named Secure Boot, and it places the root of trust in firmware. Currently all Ubuntu 64-bit (not 32-bit) versions now support this feature, as well as Linux operating systems running on generation 2 virtual machines can boot with it. If you have installed Linux through Microsoft Hyper-V and would like to prevent malicious code being injected into startup cycle, try the how-to tutorial to set it up on Surface Pro tablet or other computer. Continue reading