Help Desk Geek – Page 7 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

How to Fix a Windows 10 PC That Won’t Sleep

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Sleep mode-enabled PCs should enter sleep mode after the expiry of the specified time in settings. If this doesn’t happen, it’s a cause of concern as something is off with […]

How to Fix a Pfn List Corrupt BSOD

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Windows 10 relies on an index called the Page Frame Number (PFN) database to distinguish between free and allocated portions of physical memory. It consists of multiple lists—Active, Standby, Modified, […]

What is USB Selective Suspend on Windows 10 and How to Disable It

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Windows 10 has several built-in features that reduce power consumption. There’s a system-wide Battery Saver, a Power troubleshooter, USB selective suspend, and more. These features help to extend the battery […]

How to Transfer Your YouTube Account to Another Person or Business

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Transferring your YouTube account to another person or business isn’t something you think about when creating a YouTube channel. However, it can happen that one day you’ll decide to change […]

How to Delete Apps on Chromebook

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There are many reasons why you’d want to remove applications from your Chromebook. It could be to free up storage space, declutter the device, or to simply get rid of […]

Fix “You’ll need a new app to open this ms-windows-store” Error in Windows

by File in: Windows 10

Do you repeatedly come across a “You’ll need a new app to open this ms-windows-store” error while attempting to use the Microsoft Store in Windows 10? While this usually happens […]

How to Fix an OBS Black Screen Capture Error

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One of the most popular live streaming applications out there is OBS Studio (commonly just referred to as OBS). However, a common problem that people have who use it for […]

How to Lower CPU Usage on Windows 10

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The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is at the core of any computing device and is responsible for fulfilling any instructions you give it. When those resources are strained, apps may […]

Why Wuauserv Causes High CPU Usage and How to Fix It

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Many Windows system processes are considered essential for running a safe and fully working PC. Wuauserv is arguably one of the most important—this service (also known as the Windows Update […]

How to Message Someone on YouTube

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YouTube is a great platform for video creators and streamers to build an audience around their interests. To protect those creators, YouTube has limited the features that allow direct contact […]