Edge extensions keep turning off from Unknown Sources on Windows 10

Windows 10 anniversary update add the extensions support for Microsoft Edge browser and allows you to install it from Windows app Store. If the extension is not available on Store, you can Enable extension developer features option in about:flags page and sideload its zip file offered on the developer’s website. It is helpful to use unsigned extension but I face the issue on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. Continue reading

Restore/Re-Open Active Windows and Programs on Windows 10 reboot

Mac OS X has the Resume feature to re-open apps, windows and tabs in the same state you left them after a restart event. It is very convenient to quickly continue resuming your work in case of a system update or others. But Windows 10 doesn’t offer such basic function and that always interrupt your work by unplanned reboot. Continue reading

Fix Windows 10 Media Creation Tool Error 0×80070456-0xA0019

With Microsoft’s Media Creation Tool, you can easily create a bootable CD or USB drive with the setup files to install Windows 10. After I grab the it and try to install the fall creators update, the software runs at 50% level and pops up the Error code: 0×80070456 – 0xA0019 message. It only creates a autorun.inf file on my 4Gb usb stick. I get the code 0×80070006 – 0xA0019 with the tool on other computer upgraded from Win7. Clean boot does not take effect. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

How to Keep wifi connected/on during asleep in Windows 10

I had configured the setting to switch off the display about 5 minutes later on my Surface Pro 4. However, if the Windows 10 put the tablet into sleep mode, it also disconnect the wifi connection. If I am doing something over wifi, such as copy large files, sync dropbox, the process will be fail to finish in this state. It is very annoying that I have to move the mouse to prevent from losing wifi. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Windows 10 custom Power Plan keeps Changing after play game

I have created a custom Balanced profile of Power Plan in Control Panel, and apply it as default on my Windows 10 computer with AMD FX 8150 (8x 3.6ghz). Once I launch a video game to play in full screen, my preferred profile will be switched to high performance by system. It doesn’t change back after I close game, so I have to manually set it up again and could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading

How to restore missing Edge Favorites after reset/upgrade Windows 10

My Surface Pro 3 tablet runs slowly and sometimes becomes unresponsive, so I use the Reset this PC feature in Settings app to roll back to factory settings. However, when I open the Edge browser, it loads a “Welcome” screen and my favorites folders I created are missing. The similar problem happens on my other Windows 10 computer upgraded on Creators Update. My favorites in Edge also magically disappear after a windows update. How can I restore and get back the Favorites with Edge? Continue reading

Windows 10 creators update not enough space not recognize external drive

When I try to instal the latest Creators Update on my Surface Pro 3, the Windows 10 Update Assistant demands free 8GB on the primary OS drive and shows the error 0×80070070 not enough disc space message. The C: drive is limited and I could not free up more space. My D: drive has ample over 182gb, but the setup doesn’t has the ability to chose another drive. I attach an external storage device to my tablet and using Media Creation Tool method is still not working. Continue reading

L2TP/PPTP remote connection not working after Windows 10 Creators Update

I have created and setup a VPN client to appliance to secure connection to our company‚Äôs network and that worked fine base L2TP and PPTP server in Windows 10. After installed the Creators Update, it is not working at all and shows the Error 619 message: “A connection to the remote computer could not be established, so the port used for this connection was closed.” How can I resolve the problem. Continue reading

Hyper-V Virtual Machine not working in Windows 10 Creators Update

I had enabled the Hyper-V in Control Panel and created a new Virtual Machine on my Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10. Everything worked fine since installed the Creators Update. When I try to boot up my already vms, Hyper-V is not working at all and shows the 0xC0000428 error message “VM-NAME failed to start. or VM NAME failed to change state.” Then I go to create a new VM and still face the same problem. I also couldn’t access the VMs BIOS setting. How can I resolve it on my tablet? Continue reading

Delay future updates installed in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update offers a new way to delay updates delivered via Windows Update. With the feature, you can easily delay feature and security updates than any previous versions. If you don’t want the upgrade process to disturb existing setup or reset custom settings, try the method to set it up. Continue reading