How to Repair: Apps are Greyed Out and Underlined in Windows 10 PC

After updating Windows on your computer, some apps from the Windows Store may stop working and you may see grayish icons in the Start menu. This bug mainly affects common utilities like Mail and Calendar. They suffer from their application’s tile and icon appearing grayish. If you click on them, they stop immediately.

Windows 11 - How To Clear Update Ca...
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Why are apps grayed out and underlined in Windows 10?

One thing is for sure: this problem is caused by corrupted Windows or Windows Store files. When you update Windows, some apps can’t handle updates properly, so this problem occurs. read more

How to Troubleshoot System Sounds Not Playing on Windows 10 PC

While hardware issues can sometimes cause audio failures, the software is most often to blame. For example, major Windows 10 updates add many new features, but they can also bring new problems. A patch can cause conflicts with old audio drivers or with your sound card manufacturer’s software.

If the system sounds are not working on your Windows 10 computer, follow these steps one by one until the sound is restored to your system.

What causes Windows 10 system sounds to not play?

According to several reports, affected Windows 10 users are unable to use system sounds. The problem mostly occurs after installing the latest Windows update or due to corrupted system files. While most of the hardware-related issues are quite important for PC users, bugs or software bugs can also ruin the user experience. read more

Configuring the Send “Do Not Track” Requests Option on Microsoft Edge

Online advertisers rely on tracking data to target their advertising and marketing campaigns. This tracking data usually consists of cookies, browsing history, location information, and other information that is often shared with users.

Just as there is a Do Not Call registry for telemarketers, users can ask Web sites to hide their data from marketers, advertisers, and other intermediaries.

Do Not Track is a privacy setting available in most Web browsers, such as Microsoft Edge. This setting is an HTTP header field that is sent to websites by the web browser. The DNT header tells servers that the user reflects one of three value commands: read more

Troubleshooting: Microsoft Store `Check your connection` Error

Microsoft Store error code 0x80072F30 occurs when the Store does not start properly or cannot connect to the Internet. The error may be caused by a stopped Windows Update service, a corrupted Windows Store cache, or the quality of your Internet connection. The error message appears as follows:

Check your connection, Microsoft Store should be online and you don’t seem to have one.

What causes the Microsoft Store “Check connection” error message?

External error: Sometimes other applications or PC settings prevent Microsoft Store from detecting your network. Your computer’s firewall or local network settings may also prevent the application’s connection-specific features from working. read more

Fixed: Cannot Add Guests Issue in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a tool that allows users to collaborate via workspace chat and video conferencing. The ability to add guests is a feature that allows users to invite people from outside the organization to participate in video conferencing. Several users have reported an issue with not being able to add guests to Microsoft Teams meetings.

Why can’t Microsoft Teams add guests?

In most cases, users can’t add guests because they haven’t enabled this option or configured it correctly. If you are using Microsoft Teams with a personal account, you can invite anyone. However, if you are using a business account associated with a professional license, inviting external users is usually restricted. Inviting external users to business Teams is usually restricted to protect network privacy, but this feature is available. You may need to enable it. read more

How to Repair the ‘Yellow Tint’ Problem on Windows Display

Is your computer screen suddenly turning yellowish? If so, the problem might be with the color management profile used by your monitor. Installing the correct color management profile can solve the problem. In this article, we’ll give you some solutions that can help you if your monitor has a yellowish screen tint.

What causes a yellow tint on your Windows screen?

If your monitor or laptop screen suddenly takes on a yellowish tint or is no longer its normal color, it could be caused by several reasons. It could be due to a misconfigured color profile or a third-party application that may have changed the color. read more

How to Disable Error Reporting on Windows 10 PC

The Windows Error Reporting feature generates these alerts after certain program or operating system errors and prompts you to send information about the problem to Microsoft.

You can disable error reporting to avoid sending sensitive information about your computer to Microsoft because you’re not connected to the Internet all the time, or just to avoid receiving these annoying warnings.

Error reports are enabled by default on all versions of Windows, but you can easily disable them through Control Panel or Services, depending on your version of Windows. read more

How to Prevent Mouse Pointer Auto-Selecting when Hovering Over a Hyperlink on Windows 10

Does the mouse pointer on your computer select something automatically when you hover over it for a few seconds? Some Windows 10 users are complaining about a similar problem on the forum. If you encounter the same problem, don’t worry.

In this article, we are going to share some simple solutions with which you can easily solve this problem. But before we move on to more serious solutions, read what causes the issue,  it will help you understand your problem quickly.

Why does the mouse pointer automatically select when hovering over a hyperlink?

All Windows devices come standard with an auto-select feature. Although it may vary depending on the version of windows you are using, it basically does the same thing. This feature can be activated without your consent for a number of reasons. Whatever the reason, it is important to disable it, especially if you have not enabled this feature yourself. When this auto-select feature is enabled, users notice a floating selection problem. read more

How to Fix uTorrent Disk Overloaded Error in Windows

Many users report that the “uTorrent Disk Overloaded” error occurs when the download speed reaches 4-5MB/s. When file pre-sharing is disabled, the “uTorrent Disk Overloaded” error causes too much data to be written to the hard drive at the same time. This error can also occur when downloading multiple large files at the same time.

After studying numerous reports and user reports, we have explored several effective troubleshooting methods. Let’s see how to fix uTorrent disk overload. read more