External Seagate Drive not appearing in Windows 10 File Explorer after Creators Update

I have used Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Home 2TB STAM2000100 as external Hard Drives to back up files and store movies, music and my photos on my Windows 10 computer. I installed the Seagate Bundled software in Windows 8 compatible mode and it worked fine. Today I upgraded to Creator update, the related X drive disappear in File Explorer. In device manager, nothing is flagged with red or yellow marks. That also makes the File History can not connect with External Seagate Drive. Any way to resolve the problem? Continue reading

How to sync bookmarks between Edge and IE11 in Windows 10 locally

Windows 10 has pre-installed the Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 browsers. Edge runs faster and requires less resources, while IE uses old technologies and doesn’t support many formats and standards. However, you might need to access some website, which is not compatible with Edge, in IE 11 on your PC. Continue reading

Dial-up error 633 and 3g Dongle not working After Windows 10 Creators Update

My Windows 10 tablet has been upgraded to Creators Update version 1703 and I could not use some network functions. When I dial-up Internet access using Huawei USB Modem, it fails to connect and shows error 633 – com port in use message. Then I change to other 3g Dongle, but the mobile Partner software runs into “The modem (or other connecting device) is already in use or is not configured properly” while those devices were working fine in Anniversary Update. Continue reading

Fix windows update error 0x8024402f in Windows 10 Creators update

My Surface Pro 3 tablet is running the Windows 10 Creators Update Version 1703 64 bits. The Store and other apps works fine, but I keep getting the Windows Update error code: 0x8024402f message. Now the 2017 cumulative patch is fail to install. The Windows Defender scans and reports no virus. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Fix your Microsoft account before you can use shared experiences in Windows 10 Creators Update

My gmail email addresses presumably had been attached to my Microsoft account and I use it to login Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 3. After installed the creators update by Update Assistant on the tablet, the desktop always pops up the error message “Microsoft account problem. We need to fix your Microsoft account before you can use shared experiences. Select this message to fix things.” I click on the notification to open the sign in screen and it never recognise my password. Continue reading

How to use Fresh Start to reset system with up-to-date in Windows 10 Creators Update

Resetting the system can help you resolve major problems in Windows 10 and it will reinstall the old copy of Windows with the Keep my files or Remove everything option. The Creators Update brings a better solution named Fresh Start feature in Windows Defender. Fresh Start will remove most of the applications, and have a clean installation of Windows with up-to-date updates. Continue reading

How to fix settings app not opening/launch in Windows 10 Creator Update

The Windows 10 worked fine on my Surface Pro 4 tablet since upgraded to Creator Update, and runs into some issues. Now the system doesn’t recognize any of bluetooth devices, while I also can not open the Settings app. It just opens, and flashes light on my screen, then closes down. Running the troubleshooter options via downloaded files and Dism commands find nothing. How can I fix the issue? Continue reading

How to Disable startup Delay time in Windows 10 with SSD

Many start up programs always cause slow boot times in Windows 10 or 8 OS, and you could use CCleaner or WinPatrol freeware to remove unwanted items. Another useful way is to configure the delay the running of such programs and let them run after the lapse of a particular period of time. It is useful and working perfect on a hard disk drive (HDD). However, if your device is using a fast SSD, it’s not necessary to worry about that because most modern SSD have rocket-like Performance. So you’d better disable the feature. Continue reading

Problem How to Disable set tabs aside in Edge on Windows 10 Creator update

Windows 10 Creator’s update brings new features and the “Set these tabs aside” capability to Microsoft Edge. When you are browsing your favorite sites and have too many open tabs, you can easily set all of them aside to group together and access individually later. It works after you close the Edge or restart the system. I have upgraded my Surface Pro 4 tablet to the version 1703. The function really helps declutter, but also actually creates the problem for me. Continue reading

How to Hide Quick Actions or reset to default in Windows 10 Action Center

Windows 10 Action Center has notifications from apps, and also the personalized quick actions at the bottom. Those touch-friendly buttons in Collapse list can let you quick access the related settings and enable/disable features, such as create note, use tablet mode, change network, setup Display/Location, and more. Some users might would like to reduce the complexity or hide such panel completely. Continue reading