Add Windows Defender context menu in Windows 10

The Windows 10 comes with the built-in antivirus and antimalware security utility aka Windows Defender. By defult it scans all of the files located in a folder, but doesn’t provide any functionality from the right click context menu to scan the individual file, with GUI and no command line. Most of other products have such option for faster accessing and here are the tips about how to do that. Continue reading

Cannot Remote Control music from phone to Windows 8.1

I can stream the music from my Samsung Galaxy S6 Android phone onto my ultrabook installed the Windows 7 and all remote control functions are supported, such as play, pause and skip, even show artist and the track title. However, when I tried to do that on my Surface pro 3 tablet, it didn’t allow me to perform the same function. For the wireless bluetooth setting, there is only file transfers profile in the Windows 8.1 pro. Continue reading

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