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  2.    1 Week Ago #12

    black screen : How to fix black screen problem on Windows 10 | Windows Central
    1)Remove battery & long-press power button (laptops only)
    2)Update your graphics drivers
    3)Disable fast startup
    4)Disable integrated graphics card
    5Log in using a different user account
    Reset your PC
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  3.    1 Week Ago #13

    Windows 10 Apps Won’t Open :1)Windows Key + R>services.msc>Locate Windows Update>Startup Type is set to Manual or Automatic. 2)change ownership c:drive -Right click the drive and choose Properties.>Go to Security tab and click the Advanced button>Find Owner section and click Change.>Select User or Group window will appear. Click Advanced button.>Click Find Now button. List of users and user groups will appear. Select the Administrators group and click OK.>In Select User or Group window click OK.>In Advanced Security Settings window owner should be changed to Administrators and Administrators group should be added to Permission entries list. Check Replace owner on subcontainers and objects.>Click Apply and OK. Wait for the process to complete.>
    *Full Control permissions to the drive for ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES group.:Open your disk partition Properties and go to Security tab.Click the Edit button.>Permissions for Local Disk window will open. Click Add button.>Select User or Group window will appear. Click Advanced button, and then click Find Now.>Locate ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES on the list, select it, and click OK.>Click OK again>ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES will now be added to the list. Click it and select Full Control. Click Apply and OK to save the changes.>If the issue still persists, open disk partition properties, go to Security tab and add Full control to the Users group.
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  4.    1 Week Ago #14

    Windows 10 Apps Won’t Open :Change FilterAdministratorToken in Registry Editor:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem>FilterAdministratorTok en.>FilterAdministratorToken DWORD>enter 1 and click OK >restart 2)Make sure apps are up to date :Windows Key + S and type Store>click on your Microsoft Account icon in the top right corner (next to the Search box) and choose Downloads and updates from the menu 3)Click Check for updates button and update all apps.>Windows Key + X and choose Command Prompt from the menu.>schtasks /run /tn “MicrosoftWindowsWindowsUpdateAutomatic App Update” 4)Make sure that Windows 10 is up to date:5)Run the troubleshooter 6) Use PowerShell:Press Enter after each line and wait for it to finish before entering a new line of code: Get-appxpackage -packageType bundle |% {add-appxpackage -register -disabledevelopmentmode ($_.installlocation + “appxmetadataappxbundlemanifest.xml”)} *>* $bundlefamilies = (get-appxpackage -packagetype Bundle).packagefamilyname *>* get-appxpackage -packagetype main |? {-not ($bundlefamilies -contains $_.packagefamilyname)} |% {add-appxpackage -register -disabledevelopmentmode ($_.installlocation + “appxmanifest.xml”)} 7)Perform Store cache reset :wsreset.exe 8)Make sure that Application Identity service is running :Windows Key + R and type services.msc.>find Application Identity service and double click it.>Apply and OK>restart 9)create local account : net user “TempAdmin1” “password1” /add
    net user “TempAdmin2” “password2” /add
    net localgroup administrators “TempAdmin2” /add
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  5.    1 Week Ago #15

    Keyboard Problem. '@' at key (Shift 2) :right click windows logo key located at the lower left of your screen>control panel>view by category located at the upper right corner of your screen > clock, language and region >changing input method >Add a language button >choose English United states >click on Add at the lower right >select English United state by clicking on it >click on Move up button >click on English United Kingdom > click on remove button
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  6.    1 Week Ago #16

    How to Copy all the Settings and Files to the New Account : Press Windows + E to pop up Windows Explorer. Select “View” tab, click on “Options” and select “Change folder and search options”.>Uncheck the option “Hide protected operating system files (Recommend)” and check “Show hidden files, folders, and drives”.>Navigate to the folder “Documents and Settings” present in Local Disk (C).>If you are unable to open the folder, it means you have no access to it. Right-click on it and select “Properties”. Click on the “Security” tab, highlight “Everyone” and click “Advanced” change the permissions. Check “Full control” and click “Apply”. After saving changes, exit the window. >Select the username of the user from whom you are copying the files from (your original account)>elect all the files except : Ntuser.dat Ntuser.dat.log Ntuser.ini >Now navigate to the new user profile which you just created using the steps listed above (C:\Documents and Settings\New_Username folder). Click “Paste”. If you are asked whether you want to replace the file, press “Yes”.
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  7.    1 Week Ago #17

    Airplane Mode switch is stuck, grayed out or not working : 1)Try pressing the Fn+Radio Tower key. Dell, it’s between the F12 and the PrtScr key. 2)Open Device Manager. Under Network adapters, see if any WAN Mininiport has a yellow mark against it. If so uninstall and reinstall it again. 3)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class >Right click on Class and press Find. Search for RadioEnable. Make sure its value is 1. If not, change its value to 1. If RadioEnable does not exist it, create it.
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  8.    1 Week Ago #18

    Bluetooth : If your devices are connected or paired, yet you cannot hear any sound or music, follow these steps:
    1] Confirm that both your device are paired. On your Windows PC, open Settings > Devices > Bluetooth, and make sure the other device shows as Paired 2] Ensure that your Bluetooth speaker is turned On. 3] Right-click on the Taskbar Volume icon and select Playback devices. 4] In the Playback tab, select the Bluetooth speaker.

    If cannot send or receive file via Bluetooth and are having problems sharing files, you may follow this procedure:
    1] Confirm that both your device are paired. On your Windows PC, open Settings > Devices > Bluetooth, and make sure the other device shows as Paired 2] When sending and receiving files, you have to ensure that both your devices do not go to sleep. 3] Windows 10 supports the Bluetooth Object Push Profile, so make sure the other device supports the OPP profile too. 4] Now open Settings > Devices > Bluetooth > Click on Send or receive files via Bluetooth and then select Receive files.
    5] Right-click on the selected speaker and select Connect, and then set it as Default.

    *Bluetooth Mouse disconnects randomly : Press Win + X and select Device Manager There you’ll find Bluetooth Adaptor>I just right-clicked and clicked on Uninstall : reboot the system and installed the drivers 2) Again, press Win + X and select Device Manager There you’ll find Bluetooth Adaptor Right-click and select Properties.> unchecked “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power”

    *Bluetooth not detecting devices : 1)Run Hardware and Device Troubleshooter 2] Restart Bluetooth Support Service : Windows key + R, type services.msc. Next, right click on Bluetooth Support service and select Restart. 3) Enable the Bluetooth Audio Service :Win+X key together and select Control Panel from the list. Select Devices and Printers.>In Devices and Printers, locate the Bluetooth speaker device and right click on the device. Click on Properties and navigate to Services tab.>select Audio Sink, Hands-free Telephony, and Remote Control and click on Apply. 4) 4] Update Bluetooth Device Driver

    Printer bluetooth issue : Printer does not respond (printing via Bluetooth communication)
    - Driver Downloads | HP® Customer Support HP Printers - Printer Setup Using Bluetooth SmartÂ*(Bluetooth Low Energy) | HP® Customer Support

    How to connect your wireless printer in Windows 10 | Windows Central

    How to connect a wireless printer in Windows 10 - US
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  9.    1 Week Ago #19

    Windows Apps -uninstall / reinstall
    Reinstall and Re-register Apps in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials

    *Mail for Windows 10 not receiving messages
    . Click on the Setting icon
    2. Click on Privacy
    3. Click on Calendar
    4. Make sure Mail and Calendar is set to ON under Apps That Can Access Calendar. In fact, make sure everything is set to ON, including App Connector.

    1.Go to Settings
    2.Open the Privacy tab
    3.Open the Contacts sub-menu
    4.In the list of apps check that access for "App Connector" and "Mail and Calendar" are turned on
    5.Open the Calendar sub-menu
    6.Check the "Let apps access my Calendar" option is turned on
    7.In the list of apps check that access for "App Connector" and "Mail and Calendar" are turned on

    Start -> Settings -> Privacy -> Calendar -> and allow apps acces to calendar.

    *How to Allow or Deny OS and Apps Access to Calendar in Windows 10
    Allow or Deny OS and Apps Access to Calendar in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials

    *How to fix Windows 10 Mail app not working
    1)Check your privacy settings :Go to Start Menu and open Settings app.>Go to Privacy section.>Navigate to Calendar in the left pane. Check Let apps access my calendar.>And then, under Choose apps that can access calendar, check Mail.

    2)Change to secure connection:Open Mail app.>Click on Settings icon in the bottom left corner.>Go to Manage Accounts.>Click on your account and go to Change mailbox settings.>Make sure that Server requires encrypted (SSL) connection and Email, under Sync options are checked.

    3) Update the Mail application: 4) Install Windows updates 5) Turn off Sync settings :Open the Settings app. Now navigate to the Accounts section. > From the menu on the left select Sync your settings. In the right pane, locate Sync settings and turn it off. 6) Change your localization settings :Press Windows Key + S and enter control panel. Now select Control Panel from the list of results.>When Control Panel opens, select Region.>Region window will now open. Navigate to Location tab and set Home location to your country.>Now go to Administrative tab and click on Change system locale button.>Select your country from Current system locale menu and click on OK to save changes.>Now click on Apply and OK in Region window.>

    7)PowerShell command :Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers |Where-Object {$_.InstallLocation -like “*SystemApps*”} | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)AppXManifest.xml”}

    8)Reinstall the Mail app :PowerShell as administrator.>get-appxpackage *microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps* | remove-appxpackageand press Enter to run it.>reinstall:Windows Key + S and enter store. Select Store or Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)AppXManifest.xml”}

    9) Change the owner of the windowscommunicationsapps directory :Navigate to C:Program Files directory.>Look for WindowsApps directory. If this directory isn’t available, you need to go to View and check Hidden items.>Now locate WindowsApps directory, right click it and choose Properties from the menu.>When the Properties window opens, go to Security and click on Advanced.>Now click the Change next to the Owner section.>Enter your user account name in the Enter the object name to select field. Click on Check Names button. If everything is in order, click on OK to save changes.>Click on Apply and OK to save changes.>Now navigate to the WindowsApps directory. Locate microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps directory, right click it and choose Properties from the menu.>Now change the owner by repeating Steps 3-5.
    Be sure to check Replace owner on subcontainers and objects and click on Apply and OK to save changes>Open the Advanced options again. Click on Change permissions button.>Now locate Users on the list and double click it.>Check Full control and click on OK.Now click on Apply and OK to save changes.

    10) Disable your Internet connection 11)Prevent Mail and Calendar from accessing your location:Open the Settings app.>Navigate to the Privacy section.>Choose Location from the menu on the left. Now scroll down and turn off location service for Mail and Calendar app. Alternatively, you can completely disable location service on your PC.>

    11)Perform a System Restore 12)Create a new user account 13)Reset Mail app 14)Use Windows Store apps Troubleshooter

    15)Reset Windows Store cache :Command Prompt opens, enter wsreset.exe 16)Perform an in-place upgrade
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  10.    1 Week Ago #20

    *Windows 10 Comparison : Compare Windows 10 Editions Pro
    How to tell if Windows 10 Home or Pro is right for you | Windows Central

    *How to turn on Bitlocker : How to use BitLocker Drive Encryption on Windows 10 | Windows Central
    To use BitLocker, your computer must satisfy certain requirements:

    Supported operating systems:
    Windows 10 - Education, Pro, or Enterprise edition
    Windows 8 — Professional or Enterprise edition
    Windows 7 — Enterprise or Ultimate edition
    For Windows 7, the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 1.2 or higher must be installed. It must also be enabled and activated (or turned on).

    Device encryption is not available in Windows 10 Home.

    Check your version of Windows Check your TPM status

    Enabling BitLocker:Click Start , click Control Panel, click System and Security (if the control panel items are listed by category), and then click BitLocker Drive Encryption.>Click Turn on BitLocker.
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