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Getting “The Parameter is Incorrect” Error in Windows 10? 5 Ways to Fix

Does your PC display a “Location is not available” or “The Parameter is incorrect” error when you open an external hard drive, USB thumb drive, or an SD card? We’ll explain why that happens and 5 possible solutions to the problem. You’ll get this error if the drive you’re trying to access is defective, infected […]

How to Fix a Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page BSOD

The “Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page” error is a complicated BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) stop code that indicates memory corruption in Windows 10. Several reasons—such as outdated device drivers, corrupt system files, and faulty hardware—can cause this error to show up. The following list of troubleshooting tips and fixes should help you sort out the […]

How to Fix a YouTube Black Screen Error

If you’re a regular YouTube user, you may already be familiar with some of the common tricks to try when YouTube stops working . Unfortunately, one difficult-to-fix issue for some users is a YouTube black screen error that prevents you from watching your favorite videos. This issue is just one of many that can stop […]

How to Tell What Version of Windows You Have Installed

Every installation of Windows has a major version, a specific version, and a build number. While you might never, ever need to know the specific version or the build number of your Windows installation, it is important to know which major version of Windows your machine is running.  Additionally, it looks like future updates to […]

How to Fix a Corrupt User Profile in Windows 10

In Windows 10, your user profile is stored in the user’s profile folder, which contains various settings like sound, screensavers, desktop backgrounds , taskbar preferences and personal folders. All these settings ensure your personal preferences are used when you sign into Windows so that your PC looks and works the way you want it to.  […]

What is SearchUI.exe and Do You Need It?

While certain elements of the Windows operating system (such as the system kernel ) are vital for it to work, other parts are less important. If you’re trying to lower your system resources, you may wish to consider disabling some unnecessary system services and processes, although you’ll need to understand them first. One fairly simple-to-understand […]

How to Migrate Windows 10 to a New Hard Drive

 If you’ve just upgraded your PC and want to migrate Windows 10 to a new hard drive, you’ll have to consider your options. This is a job that beginners might struggle with, but it doesn’t have to be—you just need to figure out how you’re going to move your files from A to B and […]

How to Fix a System Thread Exception Not Handled BSOD

Windows 10’s “System Thread Exception Not Handled” BSOD (blue screen of death) error is associated with faulty, obsolete, or corrupt device drivers. In most cases, the stop code (usually 0x0000007E or 0x1000007E) is fairly easy to troubleshoot. Updating or rolling back a specific driver is all it takes to stop the error from recurring. But […]

Firefox vs Waterfox – Which Browser is Safer to Use?

Mozilla Firefox is an open source software , which means that any user can access its code. If you know what you’re doing, you can make changes to the existing code, and release a brand new browser. That’s how Waterfox came to be. It is a browser originally based on Mozilla Firefox code.  There are […]

What is mrt.exe in Windows and Is It Safe?

It’s normal to question the legitimacy of unknown system files , especially when they abnormally consume system resources. If you launch the Task Manager and discover that a process dubbed MRT.exe has unreasonably high CPU usage, you have every reason to be concerned. In this guide, we’ll explain what mrt.exe means and what it does. […]