One of the common errors that appear after updating Windows 10, 8.1 and Windows 7 or upgrading your hardware configuration is going to be the esrv.exe error. It is an application error and has its own code – 0xc0000142 (rarely this error may have the 0xc0000135 code). In this article, we are going to explain, what is wrong with this application and what you can do to fix it so that that warning message won’t bother you.
It is probably one of the most common and most requested in search engines errors of Windows 10. It has a code 0x80070422, and it is directly related to the Windows 10 firewall. The 0x80070422 error occurs after disabling services required for the firewall to do its job and when cannot access firewall functions properly. In this short guide, we will explain two easy methods detailing how to fix the 0x80070422 error.
If you have found out that system interrupts have a huge impact on CPU usage according to the Task manager statistics, then this guide will be useful to you as it explains how to find the root of the problem and neutralize it. You cannot remove System Interrupts form the Taskbar manager, but you can reduce CPU usage back to standard parameters (which is around 0.1-0.4%). In addition, you will understand what causes this abnormal behavior.
Broken Windows 10 bootloader is very easy to tell. Windows informs you that “An operating system wasn’t found” or “No bootable device found. Insert boot disk and press any key” after failing to boot. This usually happens after installing a second operating system, after trying to use free space of hidden disk partitions, formatting hidden partitions, experiments with EasyBCD, or just unexpected system failure. It does not really matter what cause the problem as it remains a problem. And it must be fixed. How to do that we will explain today.
One day your computer might be working ok, and the next day you might see the “A disk read error occurred. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart” message on the black screen, which cannot be solved with a simple restart. This error usually appears after restoring your system from an ISO image. Sometimes it also occurs when you are using a USB flash drive as a booting device, and sometimes it might appear from nowhere. In this article, we will explain the main reasons for the “A disk read error occurred” error and tell you how to fix it.
As you may already know, Windows 10 automatically checks for updates, downloads and installs them. It has become much harder to deactivate automatic updates in comparison with previous versions of the operating system. But it is still possible and can be done using administration tools or third-party programs. This article contains detailed instructions that explain how you can completely disable system updates. If you need to know how to prevent the installation of the concrete update and delete it, you should look for another guide on our website where we’ve covered that aspect.
Sometime during driver installation for a device or when connecting external USB devices to a computer running Windows 10/8/7 you may get an error with the message: Installation of this device is forbidden by system policy, contact your system administrator.
Thanks to the page file mechanism, Windows can extend the amount of RAM. Sometimes, when the amount of installed RAM is not enough, Windows creates a special file on your hard-drive to store program fragments and data files. With the arrival of the new technology in the form of solid-state drives (SSD), people started asking – whether they need a page file on SSD or not? Now, when SSDs have become more common and affordable, the question is still among hot topics on the list. So let’s discuss it and decide – should you enable a page file on an SSD or secondary HDD?
Apart from physical memory (by that we mean RAM and connected storage devices), your operating system also has virtual memory. This type of memory is needed for the system to be able to execute multiple (loads, actually) processes simultaneously, which cannot be done by RAM solely. SWAP is one of the main virtual memory mechanisms – it is the virtual memory extension of PC’s RAM. When the system uses its functions, data fragments from RAM are transferred to an HDD or any other external storage device. In today’s article, we are going to talk about this mechanism and explain core details any Windows user should know.
Windows 10 just like its predecessor – Windows 8 – comes with a wide range of preinstalled apps. The developers from Microsoft think that these apps are “an absolute must” for all PC users. The list includes things like Calendar, Email app, News, OneNote, Calculator, Maps, Groove Music and many others. But in reality, statistics say that only a few apps from that list are interesting for users, while others – useless junk that only reserves free space on a disk and “eats” free space in your Start menu. It makes many users come to an obvious conclusion that begs the question – how to delete default apps?