Fix Keyboard lagging type after Windows 10 Creators Update

The built-in keyboard worked fine on Windows 10 laptop. After applied the recent Creators Update, I type text and the keyboard become very lag with a few seconds of delay and skips of keys pressed randomly. The Trackpad functions well. Some keystrokes can not register. I have to bring up the touch screen keyboard, but it is hard to type long texts. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Windows 10 File History No usable drives found to backup

I was able to use my Seagate 2TB Ext drive to protect my data in Windows 8 on Surface Pro 3. After I upgrade the tablet to Windows 10 Pro and try to backup using File History, the feature doesn’t recognise this HDD and shows the error “No usable drives were found”. But I could access and drop files into it. The external hard drive really shows up in the taskbar and runs with third party backup programs. How can I fix the issue? Continue reading

Cortana missing or not working after Windows 10 Creators update

My Surface Pro tablet has installed the Windows 10 Creators update and runs into a problem. The Cortana has disappeared together with my reminders and no Microphone Symbol shows in my search box. I also could not find the notebook icon and restarting the system doesn’t restore the Cortana feature and option. Continue reading

Right click Run as Administrator not working in Windows 10 Creators Update

I use only one account with Administrator privileges on my Surface Pro 4 tablet and has installed the Windows 10 Creators Update. However, when I open the Start menu and right click on Command Prompt or Powershell, choosing “Run as Administrator” option does nothing absolutely, even no UAC prompt. The same thing happens with WIN+X keys or right-click on “This PC” and select Manage option. Continue reading

Cannot change region from Afghanistan after Windows 10 creator update

I have merged with Microsoft Azure in Windows 10 Pro and installed the creator update on my Surface Pro 4. When I login the system, I couldn’t connect to any WiFi network, and Office Professional Plus title doesn’t work correctly with Start menu. I notice the default region has been changed from USA to Afghanistan and the region isn’t allowed to reset. Continue reading

Fix Windows 10 Privacy settings page stuck in creator update

I have faced a strange problem during installing the Windows 10 creator’s update on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. After I review of privacy settings and then tap the OK button, I get stuck on “Thanks! We saved your privacy settings“. It doesn’t continue and the dialog message still stay in the foreground. I restart the tablet and it just starts the same process again. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Fix Optimization not available on SSD in Windows 10/8

To improve your PC’s performance, it is easy to use Optimize and Defragment feature to manually optimize any type of drives to defrag a HDD or TRIM a SSD. However, when I click “Optimize” from local disk (C:) properties on my Windows 10 computer raid with mechanical disks, both Analyze and Optimize buttons are grayed out. The Media type lists it as solid state drive and the current status is optimization not available. The problem only happens after Creators Update. How can I get it working? Continue reading

How To change custom Taskbar Color in Windows 10 Creators Update

I had configured a solid black wallpaper as desktop background on my Surface Pro 3 tablet. And the taskbar was also black by default in Windows 10 Creators Update. Now I change to another wallpaper and that doesn’t looks nice at all, so I want to change the taskbar color to my own custom color to match it. Continue reading

Fix Windows Hello Isn’t Available On This Device on Windows 10 creator update

When I open the Settings app and go to the Sign-in options page, the Windows hello feature is not working and it displays the “Windows Hello isn’t available on this device.” error. Now I am unable to setup Windows Hello as advanced security for logging into system using facial recognition. How can I fix the issue on my Surface Pro 3 with Creator update? Continue reading

Fix Amazon assistant cannot uninstall in Windows 10 Creator update

I have upgraded my tablet to Windows 10 Creator update home version. After I reboot and login the system, the desktop keep popping up the Amazon assistant causes .dll error messages. If I try to open Amazon Assistant, it just runs install wizard and nothing else. Its extension also appears in Internet Explorer. Now I could not find a way to uninstall it completely because the related option is grayed out in the Settings app. Continue reading