Fix Drive Partitions Missing/Disappear in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update brings many new features and still comes a host of new problems from minor irritations to huge Blue Screens of Death (BSODs). After my computer applied the AU pathes and made a restarting, I noticed that my download files got ‘missing’ in my client software requireded to be re-linked. I opened the hard drives and some partitions didn’t show correctly at times while one physical disk ran into unallocated. I used 250GB SSD for OS, and 500GB disks which sitting in RAW. I reseted the drive letter to recover it temporarily since rebooting the system. How can I resolve it? Continue reading

How to use/enable Driver Verifier Manager in Windows 10

Driver Verifier Manager is a built-in tool to identify problematic drivers and locate the fault in Windows 10/8.1. If the drivers are corrupted, your machine may run into Blue Screen of Death or stop errors and this helpful app can help you verify lesser or minimum number of drivers in a single session quickly. Here are the step-by-step tips for using it to troubleshoot, and resolve common device problem. Continue reading

Windows 10 Display driver has stopped responding and has recovered

My Windows 10 64-bit computer comes with 6GB RAM and NVIDIA Geforce 800M Render Card and has installed the latest version of Intel HD Graphics 4400 Display Driver. When I played the game like Minecraft then came out of full screen, or watch the streaming video on youtube, a error “Display driver has stopped responding and has recovered” message poped up from the taskbar. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Fix intel graphics media accelerator in windows 8.1 issues

I have updated Intel graphics media accelerator and installed Firmware on my Windows 8.1 tablet and start experiencing a lot of problems. The device is wake up from sleep mode with “Graphics Media Accelerator has Stopped Working.” error message. I launch apps and they alway crash immediately. Try doing System Restore and disabling virtual machines support but nothing takes effect. Then I find “Driver igdkmd32 stops responding and was successful restored” in Event Viewer. How to fix the issues. Continue reading

October 2013 Surface Pro 2 Firmware and Driver Pack download

The latest firmware and drivers for Surface Pro 2 have been released by Microsoft in October 2013. If you have got problems with custom installations of Windows 8.1 on the tablet, you could use it to repair it. For admins and IT pros, it can be used to prepare custom images within enterprise deployment. Continue reading

Enable windows biometric framework in Windows 8.1

The Windows Biometric Framework (WBF) technology brings fingerprint biometric devices support via a new set of components. I have a fingerprint reader and use AuthenTec Protector Suite in Windows 8. Everything worked fine. However, after updated to the Windows 8.1 RTM, the system doesn’t enroll any fingers. I re-install the suite and it requires to enable WBF feature. How can I fix the issues? Continue reading