Cannot pair Bluetooth keyboard/mouse without PIN code in Windows 10

I was able to use a HP premium bluetooth mouse on my Surface Pro 3. After upgraded to fall creators updates, Windows 10 allows it to connect, but keeps asking for PIN codes. I try the Microsoft wireless entertainment keyboard 7000 model and also face the problem, while it pair well with my Samsung phone. I don’t know the passcode. How can I resolve it on my tablet? Continue reading

Microsoft Basic Display Adapter replaces Intel HD Graphics after Fall Creators Update

My Windows 10 tablet includes Intel Graphics controller of Celeron processor. Everything worked fine since upgrade to Fall Creators Update 1709. When I boot up the device, it takes a long time to load the login screen. I notice that the system has switched to the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter, due to the Intel HD Graphics is not working. The screen of my desktop become glitches. Within the Settings app or Control Panel, I could not make changes with display related feature, such as adjust the brightness and Night Light mode. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Windows 10 File History cannot restore hidden files from backup

I have already setup my C:\Users folder as Back up option on my Surface Pro running Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. The “Automatically back up my files” has been enabled in Settings app. However, when I try to restore the necessary files, some hidden folders like AppData are missing by File History. I do that manually and still could not archive the whole user account with all files to an external drive. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Fix display scaling and blurry apps in Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

Windows 10 version 1803 (Spring Creators Update) comes with the new features and improvements on your tablet and computer. Users are able to adjust the brightness of SDR content on HDR displays, and access more details of monitors. If you get the blurry applications on the previous version, you have to manually make changes for that. Now it is easy to resolve the problem automatically through Settings app. Here are the method about how to do that. Continue reading

Cannot Disable Core Isolation Memory Integrity in Windows 10 to run VMware

Windows 10 Build 17093 integrates the Core isolation configure in Windows Defender Security Center app. It offers virtualization-based security options like Memory Integrity for preventing attacks from inserting malicious code into high-security processes. For some reason you might would like to use virtual machine, it requires to disable it on your tablet or computer. Continue reading

Cannot open powershell on Windows 10 due to restrictions in effect

I have removed the virus by Eset on my Surface Pro 3 tablet running Windows 10 Fall Creator updates. After restarting the system, I login to my desktop and double click on PowerShell from Start menu. It is not opened and just pops up the “This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator.” message. Continue reading

Download Untrusted Files to Host from Windows Defender Application Guard to Secure Edge

By default Microsoft Edge browser does not isolate web file downloads in Windows 10 or 8 OS. You have to use third-part software to prevent exploits and file-less malware from entering your host PC through browser. Now the Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) feature can help Enterprise users resolve the security problem and get significant benefits. Continue reading

Android USB Tethering share causes blue screen on Windows 10 1709

My OnePlus 5 smartphone is running the Android 8. Then I enable the USB Tethering for sharing network connection on Surface Pro 3 with Windows 10 1709 version. When I plug my phone into tablet to use the function, the system immediately crashes and runs into Blue screen with error Kernel Security Check Failure. The related driver doesn’t corrupted. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Remove or turn off Metered Connection Warning in Outlook 2016 on Windows 10

I have bought the Surface 3 Unlimited ATT LTE and it runs Windows 10 Home with Office 2016. When I use the the Cellular connection outside, Outlook 2016 can’t send or receive email messages anymore. Because it automatically goes offline and shows “Metered Connection Warning & Upgrade in Progress” in the File tab. I open the Network & Internet in Settings app and disable metered connection but nothing works. How can I resolve it on my tablet? Continue reading

Windows Defender Security Center crashes in Windows 10 Fall Creator

I have used my Surface Pro 3 tablet running Windows 10 Fall Creator update v1709 (build 16299.201). When I access the Settings app and start the Windows Defender Security Center, it just shows a blank screen and then crashes on startup. Then I double click on its notification icon and still face the same problem. That also happens with multiple computers in my company. How can I resolve it? Continue reading