How to Resolve System Icons Missing in the Windows Taskbar (Windows 7)

The Windows 10 system tray (notification area) is located on the right side of the taskbar and provides access to system notifications, features, and applications. The taskbar also contains shortcuts to some important settings, such as network, power, volume, and action center icons.

If you hover your cursor over the taskbar and notice that the icons you use are missing, there could be several reasons. You may have installed a Windows update that caused the problem, or corrupt registry entries conflict with Windows 10, causing your taskbar or icons to disappear. read more

Troubleshooting: `The AC power adapter type cannot be determined`

To easily solve this ‘The AC power adapter type cannot be determined’ problem, you will need another original charger with the correct voltage/amperage.

First, try using a new Dell power adapter. If that doesn’t solve the problem, replace the power plug. And in the unlikely event that it’s not the adapter or plug, replace the motherboard.

Why is your ‘AC power adapter type cannot be determined’?

As the error message implies, this means that your computer cannot detect the connected charger. The power connector has 3 pins, 2 are power and ground and the third is a signal line for identifying the power supply as a compatible device (Dell). If the laptop does not receive the signal, the power supply cannot charge the battery, but it can power the laptop. This protects the battery from high currents if the charger power is higher than the manufacturer’s specification. If you ignore this message, system performance will decrease and you will notice that your CPU clock speed has halved. read more

Having Err 99 in Canon? Perform the following steps

Having Err 99 in Canon? Perform the following steps

It’s quite common for Canon DSLR cameras to get an “Error 99” message. Some say it’s a memory card error, others say it’s related to the camera battery. The truth is that it could be one of two or several other problems that could be related to either the camera body or the lens.

Here are some tips to help you diagnose error 99. These tips assume that you have already tried a different lens (from the camera manufacturer) and a different CF card (freshly formatted). read more

Fixed: Paired AirPods won’t Connect

Does Apple AirPods work with Windows 10 computers? The answer is yes, Apple AirPods are not restricted to use with Apple hardware, they can be used on Windows 10 PCs with Bluetooth. In this article, you’ll learn how to pair and connect AirPods to Windows 10 and how to troubleshoot when AirPods don’t connect to your PC, when AirPods are paired but not connected, or when AirPods keep disconnecting and reconnecting from your Windows 10 laptop.

If you are trying to connect your device to Windows 10 via Bluetooth and your devices are paired but not connected, you are not alone. Many Windows users are reporting this problem. But the good news is that you can fix it with this guide. Read on to find out how. read more