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

Fix Remote Desktop DPI scaling issues with Windows 10 Anniversary update

If you are using a computer with the high density (DPI or Dots Per Inch) of modern screen or a Surface Pro 4 tablet while the operating system has been installed the Windows 10 Anniversary update, you might be faced the typical scaling issues. When you run the built-in Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) client and use it to connect to another machine remotely, everything is too small and it is hardly read them.. For example, Mouse cursor, text font and images become really small and blurry, and the entire screen can not be filled up. Continue reading

Enable Windows Defender Scan Mapped Network Drives and USB flash in full scanning

Many people have used the Windows Defender to protect their Windows 10 tablet or computer against viruses and spyware. If you always plug a USB flash drive, CD/DVD rom, or SD card, or have mounted mapped network drives, the contents may include malicious. However, the built-in antivirus software only scans them during a quick and custom scan, so you could try the tutorial to let it do that when there is a full scanning. Continue reading

Open Cortana results in Internet Explorer instead of Edge in Windows 10

The new search box in the taskbar not only can find local documents, settings, and apps in Windows 10, but also get useful web results powered by Bing. When you type something, Cortana pops up to show different grouped results and you click on any of web results to access it in Microsoft Edge. Here is the how-to tutorial to setup opened web search results on Surface Pro model tablet and the related computer. Continue reading

How to restore deleted search box in Windows 10

The Windows 10 integrates with the search bar and Cortana feature to search everything on your PC and web easily. I had removed it to get much Taskbar space on my Surface Pro 4 tablet before, and now I would like to restore the panel next to the start menu. However, I don’t remember where I used the program to get rid of it and could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading