Error 0x800704cf the network location can’t be reached in Windows 10 workgroup

I have shared some files and folders on my Windows 8.1 PC and all computers and tablet are using the same WORKGROUP. When I located the list of files and available shares in File Explorer and tried to click on a specific share storage in my Surface Pro running Windows 10, it showed the error message “Windows cannot access. Error code: 0x800704cf. The network location can’t be reached. For information about network troubleshooting, see Windows Help.” How to fix the issues? Continue reading

Modern Setup Host has stopped working in Windows 10 upgrading

When I tried to upgrade to Windows 10 from the previous OS Win 8.1, the process freezed at some point and then failed with “Modern Setup Host has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.” error message with Close program button. The event log showed the information about 0×80070652 error code due a faulting package. How can I fix the issues? Continue reading

Fix Windows 10 screen mirroring not working

With the wireless display standard Miracast, you can plug a Miracast receiver into a TV or another display nearby, and then use screen Mirroring from Windows OS. However, after I upgraded my laptop to Windows 10, I am unable to mirror or project the screen to my Smart Samsung TV over the same WiFi network, and it shows the error “Registration failed. Press RETURN to go back” , as well as the smart view V2.0 just stopped working. How can I fix the issues? Continue reading

Battery icon missing/disappear in Windows 10 Taskbar

After I applied the recent updates and made a rebooting on my Windows 10 laptop, I noticed that the battery icon at the bottom right of desktop screen diappeared and became apparently inactive. So I could not see how much battery power I have left, and the device may run out of power without warning message. How can I get it back in notification area? Continue reading

Windows 10 Account Picture Error Setting the account picture has failed

When I tried to set up the profile picture for my user account in Windows 10, I kept getting the error message “Account picture error. Setting the account picture failed. Please try again.” I selected different pictures, plused restarted the system, and ran sfc /scannow command, but nothing worked. How can I assign a picture to my account? Continue reading

Run Windows 10 programs in administrator mode without UAC warning

By default you can’t run programs as an administrator directly in Windows 10. It is pretty annoying that you’re always seeing those User Account Control (UAC) window pop-ups while trying to adjust the system like using PowerShell or Command Prompt. If you are sick of that and also don’t want to change values in registry edit, try the method to feel completely comfortable. Continue reading

Launch Cortana by 3-finger Tap/click in Windows 10

Cortana is an intelligent personal assistant in Windows 10 for helping you make things easier. With most manufacturers supported, you can make some change with the new configuration options in the new OS and enable 3-finger tap or click on touchpad for using gestures to launch Cortana app directly. This is very useful while you are always using a mouse or touchscreen and here is the how-to tutorial. Continue reading

Windows 10 App Store The server stumbled and crashes

When I opened the app Store or went on to download some apps on my Surface Pro 3 tablet that have been upgraded to Windows 10 from 8.1, it showed the error message “The Server stumbled, We all have bad days. The error code is 0x801901F7. CV: 0Ujvvumrekil1tmT“. I refreshed the page after a while and it was not working at all, as well as I noticed that my mail and calendar were not opening. How can I fix the issues? Continue reading