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Can't Open Settings

Can't Open Windows 10 Settings App. How To Fix It?

Windows Settings is a component which can be found in most Windows versions and it is used to configure and customize Windows operating system. In Windows 10 the Settings list includes more settings than in previous versions of Windows, settings that were previously present only in the Control Panel. Let's take Windows Update as an example - this feature was available in Control Panel and now you can find it in the Settings menu.

 
How To Enable DLNA Streaming Server

How To Enable DLNA Streaming Server In Several Easy Steps On Windows 10 PC

DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance and it is used for various multimedia DLNA certified devices to communicate with each other when connected to a local/home network. There are lots of DLNA certified devices, including PC's, storage servers, smartphones, tablets TV sets, game consoles, digital cameras etc. All the DLNA certified devices can display and upload photos, play movies, download and play music, send photos etc. For example, if you have two DLNA certified devices like Blu-ray player and a PC, then you will be able access multimedia files like music, photos or videos on your computer and stream them through your Blu-ray player.

 
AddressBookSourceSync process slowing up Mac, how to fix?

AdressBookSourceSync process consumes vast majority of Mac's resources and keeps showing randomly popping up log in windows, how to fix?

Noticed that your computer performance decreased few times? Or maybe went to close some frozen applications via Activity Monitor and noticed that your Mac is experiencing hard times due to AddressBookSourceSync process, that is consuming up to 100% of the CPU resource and from 2 to 4 GB RAM resource? Additionally, users reports about this frustrating situation, when they upgrade their operating system or sometimes it is enough to change the user account login password and this particular process becomes a huge headache.

 
How to encrypt folders on Mac

How to prevent unauthorised access to folders by setting the password on Mac computers

Most of us considers about ways to protect their personal data in a various methods, sometimes separate user accounts is able to solve this situation, however this is option is not able to help. Probably every experienced computer user have heard about folders encrypted with password, but in most cases you need some third-party applications to protect your data. Good news, that together with Mac OS X Mountain Lion Apple released the feature, that let's you to create an new encrypted disk image through Finder.

 
Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart

How To Fix "Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart" Blue Screen Error

If you are reading this, then most probably you have encountered a blue screen (Blue Screen of Death) error. Blue screen errors usually appear after a fatal system error or a system crash and it means that your Windows operating system reached a point where it can no longer operate properly and safely. This blue screen prevents you from further use of your computer in order to avoid damage, it notifies users that certain actions must be taken in order to prevent your computer from being damaged in the future.

 
Can't Delete Temporary Files

Can't Delete Temporary Files. How To Fix It And Free Up Disk Space

Temporary files (also known as temp or foo files) are the files created to contain information temporarily until a new file is being made. In other words, these are the files created to temporarily hold data while a particular file is being used, processed or created. These files also get created for backup purposes by programs you are working with. Usually then you save your document, then the temporary file gets deleted. In other cases like unexpected system or program crashes these files are kept as a backup in order to be able to recover data.

 

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