Fix USB 3.0 HUB not working in Windows 10 Creators Update

I had used a basics USB 3.0 four port hub with my Surface Pro 4 and it worked fine in Windows 10. After I installed the new Creators Update on my tablet and plug hub in, it shows the error message “USB device not recognized. The last USB device you connected to this computer malfunctioned, and Windows does not recognize it.” and the connected mouse and keyboard are not working at all. But I am able to use them by plugging in directly. Continue reading

How to fix No Internet access in Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update brings a lot of new features and improvements. for desktop PCs, tablets and laptops. I have downloaded and installed the new major update on my Surface Pro 4 successfully. However, after I restart the system and login my desktop, there is No Internet access. The Notification area of Taskbar doesn’t include an Network icon, as well as the Network status in Settings app display a No internet access message. Continue reading

Windows 10 Black screen with a cursor after Creator Update

My computer has been applied the Windows 10 creators update through Update Assistant and the installation process ran well. However, after I enter username and password in the login screen, I log into a black screen with a cursor. There is a blank background without taskbar, and it doesn’t allow to right click. I am able to use my cursor and keyboard shortcuts to open task manager. I notice that the windows explorer process is not running at all so I try to launch Explorer.exe and it crashes and doesn’t start. Continue reading

Night light greyed out and not working in Windows 10 Creator Update

Windows 10 Creator Update bring the Night Light feature for reducing the amount of blue light irritating the eyes and also displaying warmer colors to help you sleep better. But some users have reported that such new feature is broken and not working properly. I have enabled the Night Light feature in Settings app after upgraded my Surface Pro 4 to Creators Update, and the display really reduces my eyes strain at night. Continue reading

Windows Defender cloud based protection greyed out in Windows 10 Creator Update

My Surface Pro 4 tablet has been upgraded to Windows 10 Creator Update successfully. Last night I executed an infected exe file stupidly and that make my tablet acting up to pop up dialog and also disable Windows Defender. Then I get Malwarebytes to clean it up completely and re-enable WD in group policy. However, I open the Settings app and go to Updates & security > Windows Defender menu, it shows “some settings are managed by your organization” and the Cloud Protection and Automatic Sample submission are greyed out and set to OFF, while I am able to turn on/off the Real-time protection. Continue reading

There are currently no power options available in Windows 10 Creators Update

After Windows 10 Creators Update has been installed on my Surface Pro 4 tablet, the Power Options become unavailable and are missing functions. When I tap or click on the power icon from start menu, it show the error message: “There are currently no power options available“. Running sfc /scannow finds no issues and I change the power plan and change value within registry editor and nothing is working. Now I have to press Ctrl + Alt + Delete keys or run CMD command to shutdown or reboot my tablet. How can I fix it? Continue reading

Remove Windows Defender yellow triangle in Windows 10 Creators Update

I have used a ethernet cable connected to Internet, so I disable the WiFi driver on my Windows 10 computer after install the Creator Update. Now the Windows Defender system tray icon displays a yellow warning triangle with an exclamation mark. I open the Device perfomance & health in Security Center and it recommends me to turn on my WiFi Realtek card. Is it a bug or how can I get back the green checkmark icon in the taskbar? Continue reading

Night Light disabled by playing fullscreen game in Windows 10 Creators Update

The Night Light feature is a blue light filter in Windows 10 Creators Update. When you are using your tablet or computer and would like to reduce eyestrain or are going to sleep better at night, it makes your display use dimmer, warmer colors and prevent blue light. However, when I play any full screen games like World of Warcraft on my computer in darkened room, the Night light auto disables itself completely and the screen becomes normal. Then I exit the game and the screen doesn’t gets warm. Continue reading

Fix Battery Drain quickly in Windows 10 Creators update

My tablet’s performance has been improved after installed the Windows 10 creators update. I use Edge browser to watch some movies or TV shows in Youtube on the Surface Pro 4 and notice that the battery life drop dramatically, even there are no any running programs or apps. But that doesn’t happen on my old surface 2 RT device so it might be caused by the latest update. Continue reading

Fix Beam streaming not working in Windows 10 Creators Update

Without installed any extra software, the Windows 10 Creators Update bring a simple way for users to have the gaming streaming service. Beam is natively integrated with the Windows Game Bar. You can press the Win + G together from keyboard to open the game bar, and click on the satellite dish icon to begin broadcasting seamlessly. However, my old Beam account has been linked to my Microsoft Account and it is always fail to broadcast entirely on my Surface pro 4 tablet. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading