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How to Fix a Steam “Content File Locked” Error

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Steam is arguably the best platform for PC gaming, period. Its compatibility and the massive library of games makes it easy to keep all your content in a single place, […]

How to Generate SSH Keys on Windows, Mac and Linux

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If you’re looking to connect remotely to a computer, one of the best and most secure methods is to use a Secure Shell (SSH) connection. This creates an encrypted connection […]

How to Fix 100% Disk Usage on Windows 10

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It’s surprising when your disk usage suddenly hits 100% for no apparent reason. Luckily, there are a number of ways to fix this error on your Windows 10 PC. Since […]

Getting “The Parameter is Incorrect” Error in Windows 10? 5 Ways to Fix

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Does your PC display a “Location is not available” or “The Parameter is incorrect” error when you open an external hard drive, USB thumb drive, or an SD card? We’ll […]

How to Fix a Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page BSOD

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The “Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page” error is a complicated BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) stop code that indicates memory corruption in Windows 10. Several reasons—such as outdated device drivers, corrupt […]

How to Fix a YouTube Black Screen Error

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If you’re a regular YouTube user, you may already be familiar with some of the common tricks to try when YouTube stops working. Unfortunately, one difficult-to-fix issue for some users […]

How to Tell What Version of Windows You Have Installed

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Every installation of Windows has a major version, a specific version, and a build number. While you might never, ever need to know the specific version or the build number […]

How to Fix a Corrupt User Profile in Windows 10

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In Windows 10, your user profile is stored in the user’s profile folder, which contains various settings like sound, screensavers, desktop backgrounds, taskbar preferences and personal folders. All these settings […]

What is SearchUI.exe and Do You Need It?

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While certain elements of the Windows operating system (such as the system kernel) are vital for it to work, other parts are less important. If you’re trying to lower your […]

How to Migrate Windows 10 to a New Hard Drive

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 If you’ve just upgraded your PC and want to migrate Windows 10 to a new hard drive, you’ll have to consider your options. This is a job that beginners might […]