Month: May 2021

Fix Common OneNote Problems in Windows 10

OneNote is Microsoft’s cloud note-taking app. It can work and store notes locally but since it’s a Microsoft product, it comes with the added advantage of OneDrive and Microsoft 365 integration that connect when you sign into OneNote with your Microsoft account. OneNote is simple for the most part and does not compare to Evernote […]

How to Remove “Continue Watching” on Netflix

Netflix is one of the world’s leading streaming services, with some of the most popular TV shows and movies being available for users to enjoy without any kind of limit, and the fact that there are subscription plans that provide one account with multiple sub-accounts make it even more popular. Because we don’t always have […]

How to start a Zoom meeting as host

Zoom meetings can be scheduled or started ad-hoc. A scheduled meeting doesn’t start automatically i.e., the meeting room will not open simply because the time for it to start has arrived. With all scheduled meetings, the meeting must be started manually by the host. Start a Zoom meeting as host A scheduled meeting can be […]

Last Light Redux on Linux

Metro Last Light Redux is a re-release of the post-apocalyptic FPS Metro Last Light. The game works surprisingly well on Linux and was released natively on the platform. In this guide, we’ll show you how to install it on Linux. Getting Metro: Last Light Redux working on Linux Metro Last Light Redux is native to […]

How to play Dead Rising 4 on Linux

Dead Rising 4 is the fourth entry in the Dead Rising series. The player controls Frank West (from Dead Rising 1) and sets out to destroy zombie hordes in the game. In this guide, we’ll show you how to play Dead Rising 4 on Linux. Dead Rising 4 on Linux Dead Rising 4 works pretty […]

How to play Portal 2 on Linux

Portal 2 is the second game in the Portal series. It follows Chell, a woman trapped in a science testing facility, who uses a portal gun to complete tests. In this guide, we’ll show you how to play Portal 2 on Linux. Portal 2 on Linux Portal 2 is native to Linux and came out […]

Mute Zoom meeting participants, audio, and mic

Online meetings are convenient since there is no travelling involved and many features that online meeting tools have make them easier to manage. That said, they do have problems of their own. Not many people are used to online meetings and once you join one, you suddenly realize how noisy your room is, and how […]

How to play BioShock Remastered on Linux

BioShock Remastered is a re-release of the hit 2007 game BioShock, which focuses on an underwater city in the 1960s. The game runs excellent on Linux, thanks to some tweaks. Here’s how to get it working on your PC. BioShock Remastered on Linux BioShock Remastered works on Linux quite well, thanks to the developers choosing […]

How to play Borderlands 2 on Linux

Borderlands 2 is the second game in the Borderlands franchise. In the game, the player is a vault hunter, hunting for a hidden vault of treasures. In this guide, we’ll show you how to get Borderlands 2 running on Linux. Borderlands 2 on Linux Borderlands 2 is native to Linux, and the developers take great […]

How to Fix a Windows Update Pending Install (SOLVED)

Windows updates install in several steps; Windows 10 checks for updates, it downloads them, and then it installs them. Normally, the only thing blocking an update from installing is the system being in use i.e., within Active Hours, or a shortage of disk space. Windows Update Pending Install (Tutorial) Windows 10 updates can fail to […]

How to invite someone to a Zoom meeting

Zoom allows users to start an ad-hoc meeting and it has the option to schedule a meeting days, weeks, and even months in advance. For meetings that are recurring, the meeting room that’s created is kept until the meeting no longer needs to be held.  Invite someone to a Zoom meeting Zoom is not like […]

How to Fix a File System Error in Windows 10 (Full Guide)

You might encounter a file system error when trying to open photos, documents, videos, or other files, launch executables, or run applications with administrative rights. It’s typically accompanied by a code in brackets, such as –2142719196, –1073455193, –2018375670, or –1073741792. The file system error is usually caused by hard disk corruption, bad sectors, or damaged […]

Wireless Mouse Not Working on my Computer (FIXED)

A mouse is indispensable for desktop computers, and most people use it even on their laptops since the touchpad or pointing stick is quite uncomfortable. Gamers are probably the better example of an audience that truly appreciates the quality of a good mouse with a comfortable feel, plenty of buttons, and excellent response time. You […]

How to record Zoom meeting without permission

Online meetings come with several advantages that offline meetings normally do not have. Autogenerated transcripts and subtitles are one great example but there are also other tools such as easy screen sharing, recording meetings, and controlling access for meeting participants that you normally cannot do if everyone is meeting in a conference room. Record Zoom […]

How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x8024401c (Full Guide)

Microsoft regularly releases updates for Windows that your computer needs in order to take advantage of the latest security patches and hotfixes. On most PCs, the Windows Update service is scheduled to run automatically, prompting you about pending updates that require your attention. Unfortunately, the updating service doesn’t always work as expected, throwing errors such […]

How to check your CPU in Linux

If you’re a Linux user and need to know your CPU hardware specs, there are many ways to find out. In this guide, we’ll focus on Lscpu, the cpuinfo file, as well as Inxi. This guide will show you how to use all of these tools to find your CPU specs on Linux. To start, […]

How to Fix Error 0x800705b4 (Windows Update)

Microsoft strongly encourages users to regularly install system updates so that they can maintain the safety of their devices and fix various problems. Unfortunately, Windows Update doesn’t always work as expected. For instance, many users report getting error 0x800705b4, which prevents the updating component from doing its job. Error 0x800705b4 Windows Update error 0x800705b4 usually signals […]

Getting Rid of OpenGL Errors in Windows 10 (Full Guide)

Graphics cards, especially GPUs that run more demanding apps and games normally require proprietary drivers. Nvidia, AMD, and Intel all have proprietary drivers available for their respective graphics card, as do other GPU manufacturers. Fix OpenGL Errors in Windows 10 OpenGL is often thought of as open-source drivers for GPUs but that isn’t accurate. It […]

How to Turn Off Cortana, Completely

As you [month] have already known, Microsoft developed and introduced a digital personal assistant with their flagship operating system, Windows 10, which they called Cortana. If you’ve been a fan of the Halo game series, you [month] be familiar with this name, seeing as in this game Cortana was a smart AI construct that was […]

How to Fix Outlook Exception Code 0xc0000005 (Full Guide)

The 0xc0000005 application error (access violation) can occur when trying to open a file, play a game, or launch a program. It’s triggered by system issues that prevent Windows from accessing the files and settings required for launching one or more applications. For instance, users have reported getting this error when attempting to launch League […]

8 Common PayPal Scams in [year] and How to Avoid Them

We live in a technology-dominant era, and we’ve lived to see both tremendous advancements in several tech branches and an increase in interest in these advancements. It’s hard to believe that merely a few years back we didn’t have the option to video chat, send huge files at lightning-fast speeds, perform complex security checks to […]

How to install Sqlite Browser on Linux

The Sqlite Browser is a GUI editor for SQLite databases. It is an excellent tool for any workstation that is used for heavy SQLite database manipulation, editing, etc. In this guide, we’ll go over how to set up the Sqlite Browser on Linux. Ubuntu installation instructions Ever since Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, the Sqlite Browser app […]

How to Fix Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant Errors Easily

Microsoft provides users two ways to upgrade Windows 10; Windows Updates and the Window 10 Upgrade Assistant app.  Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant The Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant app is a stand-alone app that users can download from the official Microsoft website. It does two things; checks the system for compatibility issues, and downloads and installs […]

Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts to Master

If you’ve ever used the Internet and all that it has to offer, you’ve probably heard about Gmail. Not only that, but you probably also have a Gmail account that you use for professional purposes such as job interviews, official virtual meetings, and business-related contact information. We’ve all had that one embarrassing email address and […]

Windows PowerShell Commands Cheat Sheet

If you’re a Windows power user, you probably know and understand how performing various operations on your PC can have more than just one approach and that specialized GUI apps are oftentimes more limiting (and less satisfying, let’s be honest) than inputting commands in a command line manually. There’s just that feeling of satisfaction when […]

How to play Cities Skylines on Linux

Cities Skylines is a 2015 city-building game developed by Colossal Order and published by Paradox Interactive. The game is single-player and allows for building cities and infrastructure on a massive, realistic scale. In this guide, we’ll show you how to play it on Linux. Getting Cities Skylines on Linux Cities Skylines works on Linux as […]

How to play American Truck Simulator on Linux

American Truck Simulator is a truck simulator game developed by SCS Software. It’s a sequel to Euro Truck Simulator 2 and puts the player in charge of running an 18-wheeler truck across America. In this guide, we’ll show you how to play it on Linux. American Truck Simulator on Linux American Truck Simulator works on […]

How to install the Zoom meeting app

Zoom is a popular online meeting tool. It has a web interface that offers quite a few features and allows users to join a Zoom meeting without creating an account. As with most apps, the Zoom desktop app(s) offer more features (screen/meeting recording) and tend to work better. Install Zoom meeting app The Zoom app […]

How to set up RStudio IDE on Linux

Rstudio IDE is a tool that allows users to be more productive with R as well as Python. It includes loads of useful features, from syntax-highlighting, direct code execution, and more. Here’s how to install Rstudio IDE on Linux. Ubuntu installation instructions To install Rstudio IDE on Ubuntu Linux, you will need to do it […]

How to try out the Microsoft Edge Beta on Linux

The Microsoft Edge browser for Linux has entered beta. With beta, Linux users can now sign into the browser on Linux with their Microsoft account, sync bookmarks, and the ability to use many other exciting features. In this guide, we’ll show you how to use the Microsoft Edge Beta browser working on Linux.  Note: The […]