Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC with Creators Update

My touch screen tablet is running Windows 10 Anniversary update and now I would like to get new features with the latest Creators Update. When I run the update assistant, it passes the hardware check at the beginning and starts the installation. However, the Setup process fail to finish and shows the error “Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC“. I refresh that and it still displays the same cryptic message. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Your computer can’t connect to the Remote Desktop Gateway server after Windows 10 Creator Update

My remote gateway app is hosted on Windows Server 2008 R2 and I was able to connect to the Remote Desktop environment in Windows 10 Pro. However, after I upgrade my Surface Pro 4 tablet to Creator Update, it is not working at all and I receive the error message “Your computer can’t connect to the Remote Desktop Gateway server. Contact your network administrator for assistance.” I would like to get the new feature of microsoft RDC client like Scaling and now the program is broken. How can I resolve the problem and get it working? Continue reading

Cannot Insert Hyperlink Outlook/Word crashes in Windows 10 Creators Update

I have used office 2016 version in Windows 10 anniversary update without any problem until my Surface Pro 3 is upgraded to Creators Update. Everytime I highlight text in email and press Ctrl+K then paste the URL in the insert hyperlink dialogue box, the Outlook program freezes and crashes. It also happen when I insert a video from youtube by imbed code option or hyperlinks in Powerpoint. That always lose any unsaved changes on those document files. Continue reading

Enable Windows Defender Application Guard to secure Edge in Windows 10 Enterprise

Microsoft introduce a new layer of defense-in-depth protection to test a secured Edge browser by Hyper-V virtualization technology for business. This is Windows Defender Application Guard and it is now available in the Windows Insider Fast Ring for Enterprise users. It brings those important features, including creating an isolated environment for browsing to protect your operating system, keep potentially malicious attacks on site away from your PC, and remove any potential malware. Continue reading

Enable Touch Friendly File Explorer In Windows 10 on Surface Pro

Windows 10 comes with the default file browser named File Explorer, which is renamed from the Windows Explorer. With the latest updates, the system brings a new optimized File Explorer with a touch-enabled interface, so user don’t need to use mouse regularly or occasionally on their touch screen tablets or laptops. This is a welcome change, as the old Control Panel is replaced by the Settings app. Continue reading

Remove checkboxes to select file/folder in Windows 10 File Explorer

My grandchildren had played with some settings on my Windows 10 computer and now all files and folders are getting the checkboxes next to its icon. I perfect to select multiple items by holding down the Ctrl key, and it is annoying the checkbox keeps appearing while I could not find a way to get rid of that. How can I disable the feature in File Explorer? Continue reading

Windows 10 Cortana search results not clickable after Creators Update

The search function is not working well after my Surface Pro 4 is upgraded to Windows 10 Creators Update. If I type the name of any apps or file in the Cortana search box in the taskbar, I click on most of the results especially the best match one and it is not clickable. Then I open the Start menu and type something like “Check for Updates”. Clicking it and nothing is responsive. It seems that the related files get corrupted during the update. How can I fix the issue?

Windows 10′s search functionality can not be fine at the time and this is a bizarre bug. A few user are encountering the same problem after Creators/Anniversary Update and can not click on anything from results in the search part of cortana. Here are some tips to get rid of that.

The Cortana app might effects the search box and you could reload it to resolve the problem.
* Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keyboard shortcut to open the Task Manager. And click on “More details” if it lists a few programs.
* Under process tab, right click on Cortana, select “End task” from menu. Then the system will restart it immediately.
* Go to the Services tab, make sure the status of WSearch service is running. If not, set its startup type to Enable. Works for me.

If you have updated or removed Windows language packs recently, that also causes your Start Menu and Cortana Search Results to be not clickable.
* Tap or click on Start button and open the Settings app, select the Time & Language category.
* Click on the Date & Time, make sure the Country or region has set to the current, and is the same as Speech language when you click on Speech in the left side.
* Then open Control Panel, go to Clock, Language and Region > Language > Region, check if the Format and location has updated.

Another solution with index database
* Open File Explorer, click on Control Panel in the navigation pane. You can also run the control.exe file under C:\Windows\System32\.
* Click on Indexing options, and click on Advanced button in pop up dialog, and click on “Rebuild” option under Troubleshooting to delete and rebuild your search index.
* Then click on “Troubleshoot search and indexing” link, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

Enable Cleartype or reset Cleartype to default settings in Windows 10

Windows 10 has the built-in font-smoothing technology named ClearType for using multiple color shading on text and making text more readable on touch screen or LCD monitor. By default ClearType is enabled in system and works with multiple displays if you have connected. Here are the tips to tweak your ClearType settings to handle high-DPI displays or resolve the related problem. Continue reading

Upgrade Windows 10 S Laptop to Windows 10 Pro/Home

Windows 10 S, previously known as Cloud version, is a Windows Store-only operating system, without Win32-app support, so that should be secured and streamlined. It is designed for the education market, and will be perfectly capable Surface Laptop for schools, while PC makers such as Acer and HP also release their related laptops. You might would like to have a try with the new OS or are wondering how can I upgrade it to Windows 10 Pro. Continue reading

Enable standard layout with function keys In onscreen Keyboard on Windows 10

When you bring up the on-screen keyboard to type something in Windows 10, there is No Alt, Tab and escape keys by default and it only offers the limited functions. For example, I always need to press the F12 to enable the developer mode in Chrome while browsering webpage on my Surface Por 4 tablet, so I realy want to do that quickly if type cover is not connected. To resolve the problem, the built-in Settings app has the advanced options for a touch screen device. Continue reading