Help Desk Geek – Page 15 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

Windows Key Not Working in Windows 10? 10+ Ways to Fix It

by File in: Windows 10

The Windows key is incredibly helpful when used in combination with other keys on your keyboard. Besides opening the Start menu, the Windows key can do all kinds of things […]

How to Trim a Video with Microsoft Stream

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Stream is Microsoft’s video-sharing service where users can view, upload, and share videos securely with other people in the same organization. It’s only available to Microsoft 365 subscribers, and it’s […]

How to Create and Use a Password Reset Disk in Windows 10

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Although there are several ways to access your Windows computer if you forget your password, using a “Password Reset Disk” is by far the fastest. If you fear that you […]

How to Fix “DNS_probe_finished_bad_config” in Chrome

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There are any number of issues that could prevent you from loading webpages in Google Chrome, from a broken internet connection to a domain name server (DNS) outage. It can […]

What Is DirectX and Why Is It Important?

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DirectX is an API or Application Programming Interface. It acts as the middleman between the software code of video games and the hardware used to play them. Without DirectX, playing […]

Amazon Fire Tablet Won’t Turn On? How to Fix

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So you’ve just purchased a brand new Amazon Fire tablet. You’ve hardly used it. Then, one day, you press the power button and the Amazon Fire tablet won’t turn on. […]

The Amazon Fire Tablet Web Browser: A Full User Guide

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If you purchase an Amazon Fire tablet, you may be surprised to discover that you have access to one web browser: Silk. Silk is Amazon’s native web browser. It does […]

8 Ways to Enable On-Screen Keyboard on Windows 10

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If you use a Windows 10 PC as your daily device for personal or work-related tasks, there are different kinds of keyboards that can help you work better.   The most […]

How to Fix a Driver Power State Failure BSOD in Windows 10

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When a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) occurs on your Windows PC, you might be inclined to think the worst. In many cases, however, a BSOD is a sign of […]

What Is SMSS.exe and Is It Safe?

by File in: Windows 10

Launch the Task Manager on your Windows PC and you’ll find a bunch of system processes running in the background. Usually, there’s no reason to care about these files and […]