How to Repair: NETWORK_FAILED – Google Chrome Web Store Error

Network_Failed error in Chrome Web Store usually occurs when users try to download or install an app or extension from Chrome Web Store. Some affected users report that every download from the Web Store ends in an error, while others have the problem only with certain extensions.

In some cases, the problem may also occur with a heavily updated version of Chrome. In the first few months after the launch of Windows 10, the problem persisted for several months. However, a virus infection (most likely adware or a browser hijacker) could also be the cause of this problem. In this case, running a special cleaning tool or scanner, such as Malwarebytes, can solve the problem. read more

How to Troubleshoot: MTP USB Device Driver Failed Error

If you connect your cell phone to your computer and see the message “MTP USB Device Failed”, you are not alone. you are not alone. Many Windows users report this problem. Don’t worry, this problem can be solved. Here are some effective solutions you can try.

MTP is short for Media Transfer Protocol, which is supported by Andriod phones. If the MTP driver is not installed, you won’t be able to transfer media files to or from Android devices.

What causes an MTP USB device driver failure

MTP USB device crash is a common problem caused by the MTP USB device driver. It happens whenever you want to connect your Android device to your computer. read more

How to Resolve the Error “The computer did not resync because no time data was available” in Windows

When you work on a Microsoft Windows Server system and try to synchronize its time with another time source (an external NTP server), you may encounter the error message “The computer did not resync because no time data was available“. So, to synchronize the time between the internal and external time source, you need to run the command “w32tm /resync”.

The command must be executed either in the domain or on the client system. This error is mostly due to the improper configuration of the Windows Time Service group policy. Fortunately, the error “Computer could not resync because there is no time data” can be fixed on a Windows 10 computer. Let’s take a look at how. read more

How to Fix: Chrome Scroll Bar Disappears

Google Chrome is very popular because it actively tries to hide bugs. One of the latest bugs affecting the platform is the problem of missing scroll bars. This is due to users complaining that the scroll bar is not displayed or has simply disappeared from the screen. This can be annoying because you don’t know how many times you have to scroll to the end of the page.

You also can’t click and drag the scroll bar up or down, but that’s not a serious problem. You can always use the mouse wheel or the arrow keys on the keyboard to scroll. However, this spoils the experience a bit. In my opinion, you should fix the error before it gets out of hand or causes other damage. read more

Repair: We cannot open this file right now. Make sure OneDrive is running on your PC

Microsoft OneDrive, formerly known as SkyDrive, is a file hosting and synchronization service that helps back up, protect, sync, and access photos and files across all devices. It’s a useful tool for most users.

Unfortunately, some Windows users have reported that they can’t open files in OneDrive and only get a notification window that says:

This file cannot be opened.
Make sure that OneDrive is working on your PC and then try again.

If you encounter the same problem, don’t worry because there are solutions. You don’t have to try them all. Keep going through the list until you solve the problem. Now let’s get down to troubleshooting. read more

How to Repair SS3svc32.exe Popping Up on Startup Error

SS3svc.exe is a common adware that is usually installed on computers without users’ knowledge. It causes various nuisances, including annoying ads and promotional offers that appear every time you launch your browser and tries to make changes to your PC without your consent.

Sometimes adware changes the settings of web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, and others and replaces the current home page with another site containing a myriad of banners, special offers, and annoying ads. read more

How to Troubleshoot: MEM_BAD_POINTER or MEM_BAD_POINTER (SmartHeap Library) Popup

Some Home Windows users have reported that the SmartHeap library error pops up every time they start their personal computers. In each case, the error message in this pop-up is MEM_BAD_POINTER / MEM_BAD_POINTER (SmartHeap Library). Whether the user clicks OK or Cancel, the result is the same: the computer works fine, but the error message appears the next time the system is started.

What causes MEM_BAD_POINTER / MEM_BAD_POINTER (SmartHeap library) to pop up

Damaged registry values: a registry key left hanging can also be the cause of a popup that calls the SmartHeap library. In most cases, this is because the infrastructure called by the startup registry key no longer exists. In this case, deleting the remaining registry key manually or with a utility such as a third-party registry cleaner should permanently resolve the problem. read more

Repair MS Office Error: Access denied to installation source

Today, while installing Microsoft Office 2016, I ran into a very strange problem. The machine I was trying to install this latest package on was Windows 10 Pro, and it was an inactive system (not part of the domain). The problem was an error message that caused the installer to fail:

Access denied to installation source

Unfortunately, there was a problem accessing the required file. Please check that the installation source has the correct permissions, then try again.

Office 2016 with Click-to-Run (CTR) technology comes with an online installer. If the installer fails, you will have to start the installation from the beginning. There is also no guarantee that the error will stop if you restart the installation. Therefore, you should fix the problem first and then try the installation again. read more

How to Troubleshoot: Exception Processing Message 0xc0000135

An exception handling message is an error that can occur during system startup or when trying to start a particular application. This error can be accompanied by various error codes such as 0xc000007b, 0xc0000135, 0xc0000005, etc.

In addition, the following error parameters indicate the absence of a dynamic link library or Visual C++ Redistributable. However, in some cases, it simply displays an error code with the message “Unexpected Parameters”.

The “Exception Processing Message” error can be caused by third-party antivirus interference, corrupted system files, and other factors. If you have encountered this problem, you can try to solve it on your own with the following methods. read more