High CPU usage Service Host Windows Event Log in Windows 10

My Windows 10 system becomes slowly on my Surface pro 3 after applied the recent updates. I open the task manager and the Service Host: Windows Event Log uses the high CPU utilization. I also notice the consumption of. memory keeps growing all the time. Within the event viewer, it generates thousands of identical copies of event. They are the same contents (Source: EvntAgnt, Event ID: 3007 Level: Warning). The logger flushes the disk and takes maximum log size. How can I resolve the problem on my tablet? Continue reading

Apps not working access control entry is corrupt in Windows 10

I had created only a local account with admin right in my Windows 7 computer. After upgraded the PC to Windows 10 Pro 1709 version successfully, I could not save things to programs folder in D driver, while the Calculator and 3d Paint apps are not allowed to run. It seems that the current account lacks of some permissions. When I try to add the read and write through the advanced security settings, it pops up the error message “This access control entry is corrupt. Delete it and create a new one“. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Windows 10 explorer.exe the data area passed to a system call is too small

I have setup the OneDrive and enabled the syncing feature in Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 4. Everything worked fine since the recent updates are applied. When I search for pdf in File Explorer and try to open it, a dialog box pops up “Explorer.exe error. The data area passed to a system call is too small“. Now I could not access those document. That also happen with some image files under a OneDrive folder. How can I resolve the problem on my tablet? Continue reading

File Explorer can’t preview email msg files on Windows 10

I have installed the latest version of Windows 10 Pro 64-bit on my Surface Pro 4. I used the Office365 ProPlus E3 version well, but now something runs into the strange problem. All email .msg files cannot be previewed in File Explorer anymore. They are stored in my Documents and Dropbox folders. I use the Outlook 2016 and it is set to the default mail client. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

OneDrive Failure We detected a different OneDrive folder in Windows 10

I had configured the onedrive folder in Windows 10 v1709 and everything worked fine on my Surface Pro 3. However, after applied the latest cumulative updates v1803, the software is broken. When I try to run it, OneDrive won’t start and pops up “We detected a different folder in C:\users\XXX\onedrive than was expected” message. It seems to be something wrong with redirected folders. How can I resolve the problem on my tablet? Continue reading

Install Microsoft Digital Image Suite on Windows 10

Microsoft Digital Image is a digital image editing program with full capabilities. I purchased the anniversary edition and used it frequently on my Windows 7 computer. However, after upgraded my PC to Windows 10 64-bit platform, it is not working at all. When I try to install Digital Image, the setup wizard prohibits, because the Internet Explorer 6 is not running. I don’t want to switch to another photo editing program. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Cannot download Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter Driver in Windows 10

Beginning with the Anniversary Update, you are able to turn any Windows 10 PC with Wi-Fi into a hotspot to share an internet connection. However, when I tried to make a Wi-Fi Hotspot on my Surface Pro 3, it was fail to create and said “hosted network couldn’t be started. The group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested operation.” I noticed that it is caused by the lacking of the Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter. I opened the device manager, and the related thing was missing from the list of network adapters. The latest updates have been installed on my tablet. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

File Explorer show incorrect Folder Size in Windows 10 1803 update

Everything worked fine in Windows 10, since my Surface Pro 3 has been upgraded and applied to the version 1803 updates. After I transferred some file data from my old Dell PC to my tablet, I right clicked the folder to select Properties. Then I noticed that the folder size was less than actual size in File Explorer. If I went inside and selected all sub-folders, it displayed the size correctly. They are not hidden and my dropbox folder also ran into the same problem. How can I resolve it completely? Continue reading

Cortana cannot sync Android notifications to Windows 10

I have enabled the Cortana on my android S7 edge smartphone and Surface Pro 3. Within the app, I login and use the same Microsoft account on both devices while the Cross Device section is turned on. However, any notifications from my Android phone can not be sent to my Windows 10 tablet. I notice that the “Continue on PC” function is still working. I switched to my current phone from my previous and it was fine. even I have removed the old device. How can I fix the syncing problem across different platforms? Continue reading

Cannot install apps/games in Store after installed Windows 10 Update 1803

The Windows 10 Pro worked fine on my Surface Pro 3 tablet. After applied the May April Feature Update version 1803, I could not install any new apps or games. When I open the Windows Store and try to download one, I click “Get” button and the screen flicks for seconds. Then it return straight back to description page. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading