Code 3 error: The Driver for this device might be corrupted or System may be low on memory


Your PC suddenly became slower but there are no signs of virus infections. You suddenly see a device status report that shows this error message: Code 3 error: The Driver for this device might be corrupted or System may be low on memory.

It’s obviously pointing to a problem with a driver or some other issue. It may be that your computer is running conflicting applications or your computer is overworked. You need to install new memory modules. At any rate,you can easily resolve the problem by doing the following. read more

Windows 10 error: Windows needs your current credentials


It is annoying if you get popups on your screen, especially if it is telling you to buy something you don’t need or enter something you know you already put into your computer when you set it up. One such message is the “Windows needs your current credentials” popup message. It’s quite a confusing message because you’d probably be worried because it is asking you to input information you already did.
There are cases when the problem occurs when you log onto your computer using a PIN. You get a message that looks like this: read more

Windows 10 error: Element Not Found


Windows 10 is a powerful tool for computing. It has many features to offer and new applications to take full advantage of. However, there are times when things will not go as planned and you get a message saying “Element Not Found”. Just like this.

It can appear anytime and with just about any application you are using. Example, it can occur when you open an app, Edge, CMD, images or even when you open the Settings. It can also come up when you are simply opening .jpg images. The message seem to start happening after users upgrade their OS to Windows 10.
This could be due to corrupted files, driver problems and unsupported software. In Fact, there are applications that are known to cause such issues. So the first troubleshooting step done is, of course, uninstalling the application. However for other cases, here are some techniques to correct the problem. read more

Windows Error: “You can’t keep Windows settings, personal files and apps because your current version of Windows might be installed in an unsupported directory”


The ultimate solution every Windows user resorts to is reinstallation. Installing a fresh copy of Windows resolve most problems with computers. Sometimes, while running Windows 10 setup, you get an error that renders you incapable of keeping files and settings. It may provide you this message:

You can’t keep Windows settings, personal files, and apps because your current version of Windows might be installed in an unsupported directory. read more

Activated Windows 10 is asking for Activation

You are experiencing something weird with Windows 10. You have an activated Windows 10 that is asking for activation. You are still getting notifications that you need to activate it. It is an annoying situation especially when you know you purchased a very good copy of Windows 10.

Here are troubleshooting steps for removing the recurring notification on your Windows 10.

Re-register using Original Product key

Before anything else, make sure you can easily retrieve your Windows product key. Save it on your desktop using a sticky note or a notepad. To access the correct product key that your Windows 10 came with, just open an elevated Command Prompt and type the following command: read more

Troubleshoot Windows 10 Activation Errors: List or error codes and fixes

A lot of people are loving the upgrades the got when the changed to Windows 10. Their software gave them a great professional look on the desktop, better organization of the files and applications and an assistant that can help run programs, locate them, provide news and updates and more. Windows 10 was definitely a huge leap from its predecessor OS platforms, except for an isolated few who are experiencing activation errors on Windows. If you are having the same problem, worry no more, because this article will outline some quick fix for Activation error codes.
Users who upgraded to Windows 10 have the ability to reinstall without problem of ever reactivating, since Windows 10 stores the information in the PC and helps the installation program collect that information if there are needs for re-installation. However, like any other operating system, there can be a few users who will face this problem if they reinstall their Windows 10 or something similar to that. If that is the case, then do the following: read more

Task Scheduler Error: The selected task “{0}” no longer exists

The Task Scheduler is a new app for Windows 10 which lets you schedule tasks that you want your computer to run automatically. However, you might receive an error that says”The selected task “{0}” no longer exists, To see the current tasks, click Refresh.” Clicking the Refresh button simply gives you the same error. No sweat, just follow these steps to fix the Task Scheduler error.

Delete Corrupted Tasks

The first logical thing to do when you are getting this kind of error is to delete corrupted tasks, since these may cause big issues. To do that, open Registry Editor by typing regedit on the search window. Navigate to this path-
Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\
You will see currently set tasks in the Task Scheduler. Go from the latest to the oldest ones, opening each and taking note of the ID. Copy the IDs you will delete in Notepad or sticky notes. read more

Windows 10 Error: This Device cannot start (Code 10) STATUS_DEVICE_POWER_FAILURE

Different parts of your computer has different sets of drivers. When your device gets an error, your Windows 10 provides you ways to repair the damaged files. Take for example the error with Bluetooth, when you get an error that says “This device cannot start (Code 10), STATUS_DEVICE_POWER_FAILURE.” It will present you the name of the file you need to fix. Like this:
There was a problem starting C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\btmshellex.dll. The specified module could not be found.

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Windows 10 error: Please insert a disk into Removable Disk

It might be confusing, how you will insert a USB that you’ve known to be a working USB, into your USB drive and when it starts reading it, you get an error message saying “Please insert a disk into Removable Disk.”

You can’t always solve this this problem by re-inserting the USB drive – but there are a few things you can try to solve this.

Change drive letter

First, try changing the drive letter. It is possible that your computer is causing the issue due to conflict in reading the correct path to the drives. read more

Windows 10 Upgrader error: api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll is missing from your computer

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant is an easy GUI based tool for upgrading Windows 7, 8, 8.1 to Windows 10.Other than that, you can also use this to get a Windows 10 ISO for offline upgrade.

It is a nifty tool but like any other softwares, you can at certain instances encounter an error message that says “api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll is missing from your computer.

This driver file is not a native file of Windows. Users began experiencing this after the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. read more