Troubleshooting an application error: `DDE Server Window: explorer.exe`

Troubleshooting an application error: `DDE Server Window: explorer.exe`

When it comes to discussing the most used operating systems, Windows tops the list among users, with Windows 10 topping the list. But there are a few bugs that many users see when using the latest version of the operating system. One of the most frustrating bugs is the “Application shutdown error in DDE server Window: explorer.exe”. The “DDE Server Window: explorer.exe Application Shutdown Error” error usually occurs when users try to shut down their computer. Because of this error, users cannot shut down their computers. read more

How to solve the “Service Control Manager error 7001” problem

How to solve the "Service Control Manager error 7001" problem

Some users have reported an error `Service Control Manager – Error 7001` in Event Viewer. This error is a system problem with the Service Control Manager source. On the General tab in the event properties, you can view detailed information about the error and find out its immediate causes. But in fact, Service Control Manager error 7001 can be caused by other factors as well.

If you, unfortunately, encounter event ID 7001 on your Windows computer, you can try the following solutions. You may not need to try them all. Keep moving through the list until you solve the problem. read more

Fixing the `SiHost.Exe – hard drive error` in Windows 10

Fixing the `SiHost.Exe - hard drive error` in Windows 10

Recently, some users reported the error message “sihost.exe – System Warning Unknown Hard Error” (also known as sihost.exe unknown hard error) when accessing Windows 10, especially after getting Windows 10 April 2018 Update 1803. This error has also occurred when launching a program or game or even after going through a Windows rollback cycle.

Other error messages sometimes appear, such as Ctfmon.exe unknown hard error and Explorer.exe unknown hard error. These error messages may indicate damaged or corrupted system files in your operating system or conflicts between third-party software and your upgraded Windows system. To solve this problem, you can try the solutions listed below. read more

Bugfix: Windows could not find regedit.exe

Windows could not find regedit.exe

Have you encountered an error that Windows can not find regedit.exe and you don’t know what to do? This short article explains some methods to solve your problem. Regedit is the file that runs the registry editor. The registry system contains information about installing, updating, and removing software or hardware from your PC.

Over time, the registry gets cluttered with information about incomplete installations or deletions, which can cause your PC to experience system slowdowns and the “Windows can’t find regedit.exe” problem. It is important not to ignore the problem and fix it as soon as possible. read more

Resolve the error ‘computer does not meet the minimum requirements’ when installing the graphics driver

computer does not meet the minimum requirements when installing the graphics driver

All computers with Intel processors have a built-in graphics processor capable of performing basic graphics tasks. However, if you install a newer version of the Intel graphics driver, you may encounter the following error This computer does not meet the minimum system requirements for installing the software.

This error can occur for a variety of reasons, including the motherboard disabling the integrated graphics chipset, driver or operating system incompatibility, lack of Intel integrated graphics, etc. read more

Resolved: Windows Update KB4579311 crashes Explorer repeatedly when trying to log in

Windows 10 users are experiencing numerous problems installing the latest KB4579311 cumulative update, and those who manage to install it are reporting various bugs, including performance issues.

Microsoft released the Windows 10 cumulative update KB4579311 on Oct. 13, 2020, and since then users have been reporting problems installing the update, crashes, performance issues, and startup problems.

Because of the different hardware and drivers that Windows 10 runs on, there will always be issues when a new cumulative update is released, but the reports seem to increase with this particular update. read more

Fixed: Audio did not work after upgrading to Windows 10 version 2004 Update

When Microsoft found that some devices were not ready for Windows 10 version 2004, it moved them to a compatibility level. This is usually done to preserve the user experience.

However, avoiding Microsoft’s compatibility lock isn’t always a guarantee that a device won’t have compatibility issues with the Windows 10 May 2020 update. It’s a harsh reality that some users have to accept after the operating system has caused sound problems on their computers.

Complications with sound in Windows 10 2004 date back to a pre-release version of the operating system. A few months ago, a Windows insider said on Reddit that his system lost sound after upgrading to the beta version of Windows 10 2004. Now the affected machines had to be compatible with Windows 10 version 2004, so Microsoft offered them iOS first. read more