There Was A Problem With Connecting To OneDrive in Windows 10

I have installed the latest Windows 10 Pro on my Surface Pro 3 and configured OneDrive for the first time. The app stucked at “Getting started with OneDrive” notification and the setup wizard showed the “There was a problem with connecting to OneDrive. Check your Internet connection, then try again.” error message. But other programs accessed the internet well and I could surf website. Continue reading

How to use/enable Driver Verifier Manager in Windows 10

Driver Verifier Manager is a built-in tool to identify problematic drivers and locate the fault in Windows 10/8.1. If the drivers are corrupted, your machine may run into Blue Screen of Death or stop errors and this helpful app can help you verify lesser or minimum number of drivers in a single session quickly. Here are the step-by-step tips for using it to troubleshoot, and resolve common device problem. Continue reading

Active domain services currently unavailable for Windows 10 printer

I had added my HP OfficeJet 4635 Printer correctly in control panel and set it as default device but was still unable to print from my Surface Pro 3 tablet running Windows 10. When I opened Office 2013 components Excel, Word or PowerPoint and tried to print a documents, it didn’t detect the device and poped up the error message “Find in the Directory. Active Directory Domain Services is currently unavailable”. Any solutions to get it working? Continue reading

How to fix Cannot Install QuickTime in Windows 10

QuickTime extensible multimedia framework allows users to view lots range of file formats of Internet video, HD movie trailers, as well as it is relied with many editing or player applications such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Elements and GoPro Studio. However, When I tried to install the latest version 7.7.8 on my Surface Pro 4 running the latest Windows 10 Pro, it poped up the alert “Quicktime 7 requires that your computer is running Windows Vista or Windows 7″ and is not compatible. Any way to get it working? Continue reading

How to disable/remove Media device in This PC on Windows 10/8.1

I have added the Folders of Documents, Pictures, and some of my Media devices from network under This PC (Computer) in navigation pane of File Explorer, and that worked fine. Now I would like to delete the media icons from there and right click them to choose Remove device option, but they keep appearing after restart. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Increase number of fail attempts for fingerprint in Windows 10

My new laptop is running Windows 10 Pro and comes with a secugen hamster 4 fingerprint reader to unlock the devices. When I siged in to system, it automatically leted me setup fingerprnt login and the configure process ran correctly. However, sometimes I went to authenticate at start up and it failed to recognize me and I had to repeat that. Once I reached a number of maximum unsucccesful attempts, Windows hello blocked that and I needed to use the low Number around from 3 to 5 as password. How can I increase its number or modify the Windows hello blocking settings? Continue reading

How to receive push Android Notifications on Surface Pro Windows 10

Windows 10 build 14342 brings a new feature to receive notifications from an Android device on the desktop through Cortana app. Users can set mirrored notifications up to only send alerts for the apps they want and aren’t worrying about notification overload on Surface Pro tablet. Here are the how-to tips for that. Continue reading

Word/Outlook Could Not Create The Work File in Windwos 10/8.1

When I ran the Office Outlook Desktop software on my Surface Pro 3 running the Windows 10 Pro, the app crashed with the error “Outlook Could Not Create The Work File. Check The Temp Environment Variable.” That also happened with word 2013 app. It seemed that something was preventing two programs from working and I could not fingure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading

USB Device connect/disconnect sound keeps playing in Windows 10

I connected my USB keyboard and mouse to my Windows 10 Pro computer and everything worked fine. However, everytime the monitor powered down then turn into sleep mode, the device connect/disconnect sound would play over and over. There was no usb log showing up in the event viewer and the Device Manager didn’t list highlighted devices. Continue reading