PDF default to Edge, JPG to Paint after Windows 10 v1803 update

My Windows 10 computer was upgraded to version 1803 overnight. Today when I wake it up from sleep mode, many things has been changed. The pdf files format is kept reverting to its own Edge browser, as well as the jpg, gif, bmp, png formats are default to Paint 3D program. I would like to use my custom file and format associations as before. How can I get it working normally? Continue reading

Nearby Sharing not working in Windows 10 v1803 update

The Nearby Sharing is one of the new features in Windows 10 April v1083 Update. Users can easily share files and quickly transfer them between two devices over Bluetooth or WiFi connection, without using Ethernet cable. However, Nearby Sharing may be not working at all, and the in-correct configure causes it running into the strange problem. Continue reading

Cannot enable BitLocker with AD-stored keys on Windows 10 v1803 update

I was able to use the TPM module and store the recovery key in Active Directory on my Windows 10 computers with v1709. After installed the version 1803 update with May cumulative, the task sequence fail to be executed. I could not enable Bitlocker function and it alters “AD schema isn’t configured to run BitLocker Drive Encryption.” I am sure the TPM, UEFI components are up to date. How can I resolve the problem on PC? Continue reading

Network sharing computers cannot see each other after Windows 10 1803 update

I have configured the shared files on my 3 home computers and two Surface Pro 3 tablets and they worked fine. After I upgrade all devices to Windows 10 version 1803, actually them can not see each other in Windows File Explorer. I try lots of methods, such as change the workgroup and PC name, Turned off firewalls and antivirus, make a rebooting, but nothing takes effects. Then I share only certain folder and it is still not working. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

HDMI not working with 2nd display after Windows 10 v1803 update

My Windows 10 laptop with NVidia Geforce 930MX ran with multiple monitor well on Fall Creator Update (v1709). After I install the April 2018 Update v1803, the second display is not working at all and refused to be recognized. I plug into HDMI cable or connect DisplayLink via USB and nothing happens. Within the Device Manager, Graphics item get a Yellow triangle with “Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)” error. I could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading

Cortana your account needs to be updated in Windows 10 v1803

I have installed the Windows 10 version 1803 on my Surface Pro 3 with the up-to-date updates. When I log into my desktop using my Microsoft account, the Cortana is not working. The app doesn’t allow me to make changes with some basic configures, while says “It looks like your account needs to be updated. I can take you there to get that settled“. Now I couldn’t execute some commands or access her notebook on my tablet. That also happens with local username. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Mail account system error can’t get mail after Windows 10 v1803 update

I had setup my Gmail account in the built-in mail app on my Surface Pro 3 tablet and everything worked smoothly. However, I face the problem after installed the Windows 10 version 1803 updates. I could not receive and not send email messages, due to the mail server doesn’t connect. On the main screen, the accounts heading just display the “System error. Can’t get mail.” error. I have never made changes with pop/smtp and other settings with my current account. How can I resolve it on my tablet? Continue reading

Fix sihost.exe system warning unknown hard error in Windows 10 v1803 updates

I had done a clean installation of Windows 10 build 1803 updates on my Surface book. I setted it to keep all my files while all apps were lost. So I ran the setup.exe file to reinstall the Keepvid video editor program, and then made a restarting. However, when I logged into desktop, the sihost.exe – System Warning (Unknown Hard Error) window popped up. i could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading

Max level Screen brightness and cannot adjust after Windows 10 v1803 update

My Windows 10 computer has been upgraded to the version 1803 April 2018 Update successfully. However, when I log into my desktop, the display just stuck at the highest brightness level and it is hard to read text message and contents. I move the brightness slider down in the Settings app and nothing changes. The graphic drivers of Ati Mobility Radeon HD 5650 is up-to-date on my device. The adapter also can not offer the 1366 x 768 resolution. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Unavailable desktop with recycle bin on black screen on Windows 10 v1803 update

I tried to upgrade to the Windows 10 version 1803 March from v1709 on my computer through Windows update. The process went smoothly and then rebooted the device. However, when I login with my local account, the desktop became unavailable in a black background screen. The only visible icon was the recycle bin while the taskbar didn’t function any more. It showed “updates help protect you from an online world” message. Continue reading