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Windows 8.1 problems: How to fix them

Sep 23, 2015   ByRene Millman

It's not just the revamped interface in Windows 8.x which has caused confusion amongst users. There are a number of niggles in the operating system which can stifle productivity and even render machines unusable.

We take a look at 13 common problems and help you fix them:

1 – Blue screen of death

It wouldn’t be Windows without the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) would it? Thankfully, you won't see this as regularly as you may have done in the past (we're looking at you Windows ME).

The most common messages that will accompany the frowning emoticon is the message “DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL”. This means there is a problem with a driver. 

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10 Common User Errors & How To Fix Them In Windows 8

Sep 22, 2015   ByChris Hoffman

Try as it might to be an easy-to-use, simplified operating system for tablets and other consumption devices, Windows 8 is still Windows at heart. If you’re using Windows 8’s desktop, you’ll still be facing many of the issues you faced on previous versions of Windows. It’s possible to delete files, fill your computer’s system tray with startup programs, and experience other Windows system issues.

We’ll cover some common problems users will face and how to fix them on Windows 8. Some of these tricks may work on previous versions of Windows, but Windows 8 adds many new tools to help with these sorts of problems. For example, Windows 8 includes a built-in antivirus, so users will have malware protection out of the box.

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10+ Fixes for Common Problems in Windows 10

Sep 22, 2015   ByScott Ogrin

Well, Windows 10 is out, and you might have already installed it.

As usual, a few things are “broken”, and there a few other things that some people will find rather different/annoying.

And as usual, it’s pretty easy to fix most of it.

For those of you who still haven’t even been able to upgrade to Windows 10, Fix #1 should take care of that problem.

Once you’re done, check out the other 9+ tips and tricks!

 Fix #0: What can I do about privacy issues in Windows 10?

That’s easy: Follow my simple guide!

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NetAdapter Repair

All in one tool to troubleshoot and fix Network issues

When you use Windows to connect to the Internet, it is the Network Adapter and the corresponding hardware network chips that are your primary supporters in getting you online. At times, we come around various kind of network related issues, such as limited WiFi problem, outdated drivers, network lost when Windows wake up from sleep and so on. To troubleshoot and fix your Network & Internet connection problems, there is a free tool called NetAdapter Repair that can help you.

NetAdapter Repair All In One is a free tool that can help you troubleshoot and repair problems with Windows networking adapters. It is especially designed to tackle your network woes and provide you trouble-free access to net surfing. We tested this open source software on Windows 10 and it fixed out the network problem on that machine smartly.

As you can see in the above screenshot, it offers a lot of options to diagnose network and connectivity problems. WithNetAdapter Repair, you can:

1. Flush Windows DNS cache just with one click.

2. Reload NetBIOS and can easily reset Internet Options to default.

3. Clear Static IP Settings, route table and host’s file are not a big deal for this utility

4. Renew and release DHCP address and change to Google DNS for all adapters.

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