How to Enable Pin Code Pairing with wireless display in Windows 10

You can connect your Surface Pro model tablet or Windows 10 computer with HDTV or projector, and stream media files like movie and video onto a larger screen through wireless display adapter. It is easy to do that by tapping or clicking Connect button but is not security and the system may be infected with virus and permission. To resolve the problem, the best choice is to turn on the function to forces the connections to enter a PIN or security key for pairing. Continue reading

Fix Cellular missing from Network & Internet setting in Windows 10

I had always inserted modem or adapter of cell phone in the port of my Surface Pro 3 to connect to mobile network with LTE. After upgraded to Windows 10, the cellular data toggle disappeared and its related menu was also gone from Network & Internet in the Setting app. My tablet is out of range of the wifi outside and now I could not switch it to cellular. Continue reading

How to disable themes change desktop icons in Windows 10

Windows 10 Creators Update is the ability to let users buy paid customized themes or get free package from the app store. However, installing some of them can change your mouse cursors, and those desktop icons such as This PC, Network, Recycle Bin and even your own profile folder. If you would like to have the original items, try the method to prevent themes from changing that. Continue reading

Fix OneNote 2016 screen clipping not working in Windows 10

I have installed the Office 365 in Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 4 tablet and it includes the OneNote 2016 desktop version with a few cool new features. I was in the habit of pressthe Windows+S from keyboard to create screen clippings and insert it on a page in the old the 2013 version. But the Screen Clipping shortcut is not working and I have to use the mouse to select and clip. That is not very efficient for me. Any way to resolve the problem? Continue reading

Camera app Error on web camera 0xa00f4243 (0xc00d3704) in Windows 10

I used Micromax Canvas Laptab LT666W Touch Screen Laptops for months and Windows 10 works fine. After installed the new updates, When I connect to internet and have video call with Skype, I switch to the front camera and it shows the Error on web camera. 0xa00f4243 (0xc00d3704) message and is not working at all. It seems to be another app is already using the camera, but I check all background processes and find nothing is related to that. Continue reading

How to view old Notification history in Windows 10

In Windows 10, the new action center consists of the notifications area which display the notifications from various apps for you to take actions, such as Windows system apps and third-party apps like Twitter, Facebook and your email account. However, I had enable apps to show notifications for error and updates and when I clicked them , they are gone and slided off the screen so I didn’t have a chance to read it. I would like to review old user notification historys to make some sense without missing something important。 Continue reading

Pinned apps Blank Tiles in taskbar After Windows 10 Anniversary Update

I had pined some tiles in taskbar and start menu and those apps were downloaded from store. They worked fine before my Surface Pro 3 installed Windows 10 Anniversary Update, and now appeared instead like a blank tiles, such as mail, news, Facebook, world Time and weather. I tried many methods like unpinning and restarting, re-installing apps, running Windows Update Troubleshooter and nothing took effect. Continue reading

Enable or disable adaptive brightness feature in Windows 10 to fix dark screen

If your tablet or laptop device has an ambient light sensor, the Windows 10 operating system use it to adjust the level of the display brightness automatically by Adaptive Brightness. This useful feature is disable by default, and it considers the environment’s lighting intensity in your room to make changes if it is working. Here is the how-to tutorial for that. Continue reading

Fix Windows 10 Apps installed on SD Card not updating problem

A low-cost laptop or tablet always has as little as 32GB of internal storage, and large games and software will take up precious storage space. To resolve the problem, Windows 10 offers a way to install Apps from the Windows Store to an SD card, USB Flash drive or other external storage device.I had purchased a 200GB SanDisk microSD card and turned on the related options in the Setting app. Continue reading

Use Windows Ink in Windows 10 Maps app to get direction

As part of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Windows Ink allows you to draw all over whatever you’re doing to capture ideas on touch-enabled device like Surface Pro model tablet. Now it supports the built-in Maps app, so you are able to use it to map custom routes or get the distance for vacations if you are planning a trip. Here is the how-to tutorial. Continue reading