Error 0x800f0906 – The source files could not be downloaded

You may encounter this error while you are running DISM tool. The error description of Error 0x800f0906 – the source files could not be downloaded, tells us that the Windows Image is corrupted. But unlike the other error messages in the previous posting about Corrupted Windows Image, the DISM tool may not completely repair the Windows Image.

You only get the following descriptions on your screen about the problem. So it may somehow make you feel lost for any real resolution to it.

How to Repair the Corrupt Windows Image

It is not an easy task to resolve this problem but with a few commands, you should be able to fix the problem. read more

DISM Error 87, 112, 11, 50, 2, 3, 87,1726, 1393, 0x800f081f

DISM is a Windows tool used by IT professionals to mount a Windows desktop image and to alter Windows features and settings. This stands for Deployment Imaging and Servicing Management (DISM). This tool is used to correct problems like system inconsistencies, unserviceable Windows image, issues caused by updates or changes, and errors like DISM Error 87, 112, 11, 50, 2, 3, 87,1726, 1393, 0x800f081f.

Troubleshooters execute this tool on a command line by typing DISM.exe and a string of operators or switch. read more

How to Repair Startup Error Message: “A disk read error occurred, Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart” in Windows 10

Computer startup happens in a sequence. The hardware portion powers up, then the firmware wakes up to communicate with the hardware and software. This is when full control is handed over to the software while the hardware becomes the slave utility that follows each command run by the user. At times when the computer starts up, an error comes up the screen that reads “Disk Read error occurred, Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart.”

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Resolving the problem may seem so simple. That is because it presents you a path to follow when you encounter the error. You can try pressing the key combination and see if your computer goes back to normal processing. However, when you click Ctrl+Alt+Del, it brings you back to the same error screen, as if it were in a loop. read more

Error Code: 0xe0434352 – The exception unknown software exception occurred in the application

You might receive an error message while shutting down your computer saying “The exception unknown software exception (0xe0434352) occurred in the application at location 0x77312c1a” or some other location. It is quite unnerving when you get an alert that something may be going bad and you don’t really know what it is. The good thing about it is that you get a code that tells you exactly how to fix the problem. So, let’s explore the troubleshooting steps you can do to address this problem. read more

Windows 10 Slow Startup Speed

Computer enthusiasts consider computer specification when buying because they don’t want a computer that takes forever to load up. The last thing users want to experience, other than virus infection is Windows 10 slow startup speed. When this happens, it could mean a number of related things affecting a computer. Let’s take a look at the issues happening to a slow loading Windows 10 and their fix.

When you start your computer and get stuck on a screen that says “Restarting” with a spinning circle that won’t stop, it becomes a question whether you just booted up your computer or shut it down. What exactly happened? You’d probably be very confused. read more

Error 0x0006D9 “Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in failed to load”

More and more viruses, malwares, worms, phishing softwares and other security threats are becoming cause for concerns these days. Thus, users who experienced getting unwanted programs in their computers are installing different kinds of security software. After a while, they experience issues with downloaded antivirus programs so they end up uninstalling them. Then, it results to internet connection errors as well as sudden shutdown of Windows Firewall. After which, an error happens, “Windows Firewall with Advanced Security snap-in failed to load.” The warning gives you a feeling of being exposed to all kinds of security threats. read more

Windows 10 Sticky Notes Crashes and Stops Working


Sticky notes are very handy. They help you track your lists, latest works done, works to get back to and other important things that you’d want to go back to. It is one of the great Windows tools which really exceeds expectations because unlike Word document, sticky notes keeps your important information even after you shut down your computer. So when Windows 10 sticky notes crashes and stops working, that’s one panic moment you wish you do not have to go through.
Nevertheless, no reason to go ballistic. Sticky notes normally comes up your screen when you restart your computer. But when it starts acting up, and quits when you need it most, then you must do these simple step for fixing the problem when Windows 10 sticky notes crashes and stops working. read more

Display problem: Windows 10 cannot detect second monitor

Working on a two display computer setup helps multitask more efficiently. Graphics artists, internet workers and designers prefer this to minimizing a window or using alt-tab too often to switch programs. However, there are instances when an extension display connected to the computer quit working or is not detected.

Don’t panic. You can resolve the Windows 10 cannot detect second monitor problem in just a few steps.
The issue could either be hardware or software related. Though your first guess may be that your monitor is broken. But that’s not always the case. read more

How to Fix Error 1500: Another installation is in progress in Windows 10

You just finished installing one program after another. Then an error comes up saying “Error 1500: Another installation is in progress in Windows 10.” You know you aren’t installing anything else but the startling message keeps coming up every time you try to install a new program package. What do you do? Lucky you, we’ve found lots of different methods to stop this issue.

The beauty that is Windows 10 and the abundance of help

Before anything else, let me tell you, Windows 10 works like magic if you can take advantage of the many features you are provided with. But like any other operating system, you’d have tons of migraines in your head if you do not find the fix fast when errors happen. Well, the good news is that this is a known issue for Windows 10 users. Let me outline for you the fixes that I have found to address this issue. read more

Windows 10 Error Reporting: “Windows detected a hard disk problem” Fix

Computer disaster preparedness has taken a new turn with Windows 10. Gone are the days when you get caught by an awkward situation like a failing hard drive. Windows slowly but surely developed a system for recovery so that you can backup your hard drive before it completely goes dead. It flashes a message on-screen that says “Windows detected a hard disk problem” to help you backup your files before repairs.
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First, Why Did You Receive a Hard Disk Problem Alert?

In some cases, you get this message because Windows found bad sectors on your hard drive or a faulty mechanism. At others, you receive this message because of a damaged system file or software error. read more