troubleshooting

How to stop Windows Firewall from turning itself on

Even though the Windows 10 Firewall is better than ever, it is still difficult to recommend it as your only internet defense. That’s why we always recommend using a third party firewall. There are a number of options, both free and premium and it’s a good idea to use one of these instead. If you’re … Read more

I’m getting ‘Windows Error 0xc000007b’ what do I do?

  If you’re seeing an error that says ‘The application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b)’ it means something has gone wrong with the program or with Windows files that the program needs to access. While it sounds serious, it is actually quite straightforward to address. With some basic Windows troubleshooting techniques, we can fix … Read more

How to boot Windows 10 into Safe Mode

Safe Mode is an important Windows 10 troubleshooting tool that any power user should become familiar with. It allows you to access usually locked Windows files and drivers as well as circumventing Windows file protection. This allows a lot of freedom when fixing Windows faults. If you would like to know how to boot Windows … Read more

How to access Advanced Startup in Windows 10

Advanced Startup mode in Windows 10 is a gateway to a range of powerful troubleshooting tools. It allows access to core file checker, system restore, system refresh and a range of other utilities. If you’re having issues with Windows 10 and need to do some work under the hood, Advanced Startup is a good place … Read more

Trouble with Netflix and Silverlight

If you use Netflix to stream television and movies to your computer, then if you run into problems, this can be a big headache. After all, you could be missing the next episode of “Orange in the New Black” just because your computer decided to not cooperate. One common problem that has people seeking computer … Read more