Windows 10 Missing title bars and minimize/maximize button after update

My Windows 10 computer with GeForce 210 GPU has been setup dual displays. Everything worked fine since the recent updates is installed. When I open the file explorer to browser files, it is missing title bars, the captions and the minimize, maximize, close buttons. That also happens with Mail, google chrome, adobe reader while the settings app doesn’t take effect. Those apps are up-to-date and the graphics driver is the latest version. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Fix Desktop is unavailable after Windows 10 v1803 update

My Windows 10 computer worked normally with Fall Creators Update v1709. To get new Windows Features, I upgrade the PC to the v1803 April Creators Update and then run into the strange problem. When I try to log into my desktop, the system pops up the Desktop is unavailable dialog box. I click on the OK button and then only recycle bin and task bar appear in the black screen. However, I could not do any thing. Any way to resolve the problem? Continue reading

File Explorer show incorrect Folder Size in Windows 10 1803 update

Everything worked fine in Windows 10, since my Surface Pro 3 has been upgraded and applied to the version 1803 updates. After I transferred some file data from my old Dell PC to my tablet, I right clicked the folder to select Properties. Then I noticed that the folder size was less than actual size in File Explorer. If I went inside and selected all sub-folders, it displayed the size correctly. They are not hidden and my dropbox folder also ran into the same problem. How can I resolve it completely? Continue reading

Cannot install apps/games in Store after installed Windows 10 Update 1803

The Windows 10 Pro worked fine on my Surface Pro 3 tablet. After applied the May April Feature Update version 1803, I could not install any new apps or games. When I open the Windows Store and try to download one, I click “Get” button and the screen flicks for seconds. Then it return straight back to description page. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Cannot setup default/preferred input language in Windows 10 v1803 update

My Bluethood keyboard is AZERTY (french) and I connect it with my Surface Pro 3 tablet. I used it to type text and everything worked fine. After I upgraded the Windows 10 Pro to version 1803 update, I have to press ALT+SHIFT shortcut to switch it. Then I open the Settings app, go to Time & Language > Region & Language page. Once I set Fran├žais (France) to the top one in the list, it is not working. My OS display language is English, but I could not figure out how to set default input language different than that. How can I change the default one to be used by all programs? Continue reading

Re-Add missing High Performance Plan in Power Options on Windows 10

The High Performance maximizes performance and conserve energy, and disables most of the eco settings like sleep and hibernate. Switching to this profile can also get rid of the clicking and popping sound, when you are listening music and playing game or watch video. After I install the spring Creators Update on my Windows 10 computer, my power plans are removed, except a “balanced” mode. That also happens on my Surface Book. How can I get back my missing performance plan for software? Continue reading

CPU/GPU fan revving up after Windows 10 v1803 updates

My Surface Pro 3 tablet has upgraded to Windows 10 April 2018 Update (1803) successfully. But my Dell Inspiron One 2330 with an SSD runs into the strange problem. After I log into my desktop and use apps like Edge and Office word, the fan keeps starting and stopping. It is revving for minutes and I am experiencing amounts of noise. I clean the fan vents, update to the latest bios and firmware, and nothing is working. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Direct ethernet connection network path not found in Windows 10 v1803 update

My Surface Pro 5 and HP Spectre 360 laptops are running Windows 10 Pro and on my work domain. I setup them to have the static IP (192.168.1.1 and 192.168.1.2) and 255.255.255.0 as subnet mask, with blank Gateway and DNS. I connect both devices using a regular ethernet cable and transfer files by Direct ethernet connection. The shared folders function was fine, but now is not working after install the version 1803 updates. Any way to resolve the problem? Continue reading

Windows 10 v1803 installation failed in the SAFE_OS phase

My Windows 10 computer is running on version 1709 and can not upgrade to april 2018 cumlative v1803. I do that through the Windows Upgrade Assistant or a clean ISO. But the installation fails in the SAFE_OS phase with an error during MIGRATE_DATA operation. Then I try lots of methods, such as delete the SoftwareDistribution folder, disable the antivirus software and remove SD card, and nothing works. I press the power button to force it to shutdown then restart and it still stuck at the splash screen with the error. How can I get it working normally? Continue reading

AppData Roaming Folder Redirection not working in Windows 10 v1803

I had configured Folder Redirection with my local user account on Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 Pro with v1709. After upgraded to the latest build of v1803, the AppData Folder is not longer getting redirected. I open the folder properties and the location tab is missing, so it is not way to manually map it. Then I try to apply that via GPO, but it gets “Redirection setting=0×1021.Error: The folder can’t be redirected. Unknown error” messsage. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading