Arun Prabhakar has written 159 articles

Arun Prabhakar immensely interested in following Windows and other technology developments. Being passionate Windows blogger, he loves to help others on fixing their computer issues.

OneDrive Beginners complete training guide

About OneDrive? OneDrive is cloud based file hosting service providing by Microsoft initially for free and part of Office 365 paid version. It allows user to keep a copy of their important files and folders. Users also can sync important files into one drive, share them on real-time through office 365. OneDrive works almost as…

Share Files and Folders in OneDrive

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In this guides learn how to Share Files and Folders in OneDrive. Sharing files with friends and relatives quite good idea. Sharing files in OneDrive is simple, secured. You will have control on your files, like you can set permissions to your files. You can add or remove peoples by accessing shared files in OneDrive. Share Files…

Upload Files and Folders to OneDrive

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OneDrive allow user to access files and folders from any devices from anywhere. OneDrive also can securely share file anywhere. This guides shows best practices to manage OneDrive like, How to upload files and folders to OneDrive, How to create folder in OneDrive. How to move files into folder in OneDrive, How to restore deleted…

OneDrive does not login and does not sync

Microsoft has OneDrive web and Windows standalone application interface to login to OneDrive. OneDrive desktop application allow files to auto upload into OneDrive cloud storage. Your OneDrive user ID and password does not login on OneDrive application due to some reasons. It should be due to Wrong credentials, Corrupted Windows credentials for OneDrive account, or…

How to perform clean boot in Windows 10

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What is a clean boot? Clean boot allows Windows to load minimal drivers, startup items, services and applications. It is almost similar to booting your computer in safe mode. When to perform Clean Boot? Usually we can perform clean boot when computer acting annoyingly or computer booting slowly or getting startup errors. Most of the…

Desktop icons flashing/flickering on Windows 10

desktop icons flashing/flickering

Windows 10 users reported on Microsoft Community as “Desktop icons flashing/flickering”. As user reported that icons on desktop and task bar automatically flashing or flickering on every 4 – 5 minutes. It is annoying, frustrates the Windows users. You are unable to click on desktop icons when they are flashing/flickering. Refer this guide about Windows…

Start menu button not working on Windows 10

Few users reported as Start menu button not working on Windows 10 computers. You can also check this guide about start menu and task bar icons not working after Windows update. We can understand the inconvenience. Most users use to click on start menu to access settings, application programs and files. However you still have…

get duns number for free outside USA

Recently I was trying to get DUNS number through Apple’s developer account under our company’s name. I started researching on Google to get DUNS number for free outside USA. And contacted few third party companies to get it done. They started sending quote to get DUNS number, I got to know it is  little difficult…

system_service_exception ataport.sys Blue screen error

What is ataport.sys ? ATAPORT short for AT Attachment Packet Interface. Ataport.sys files help to configure DVD drive, Hard disk drive, Graphics card or RAM to communicate or configure properly on Windows operating system. In this guide let learn how to fix system_service_exception ataport.sys Blue screen error on Windows computers. For example: Computer hardware’s perform their tasks…

Outlook not opening after Windows update.

Microsoft Outlook is one of the famous and older email client with simple interface. Outlook is part of Microsoft Office suite. Outlook more widely used for as email application. In addition, it includes calendar, contacts. You can download Microsoft Office it also includes Outlook from here. Few users on our Forum reported Outlook is not…

What is BIOS

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What is BIOS? BIOS – an acronym for Basic Input/Output System and also known as the System BIOS, ROM BIOS or PC BIOS. It is pre-installed on Windows computer system boards, you don’t find it on MAC computers. BIOS helps Windows operating systems to load further. As BIOS firmware check each and every hardware that connected to computer. If all connected or…

Windows 10 update error 0x80242fff

You may see error 0x80242fff while installing  automatic updates on Windows 10. Microsoft does not explain much about this error. This error 0x80242fff  usually occurs due to corrupted Windows update components, corrupted Windows updates cache. Let us learn how to fix Windows 10 update error 0x80242fff . Some users reported that they are unable to update to the latest version 1809…

 Windows 10 update error 0x80240020

If this option (“Use my sign-in info to automatically finish setting up my device and reopen my apps after an update or restart“) is not enabled for completing Windows update installation you may see error message as The operation did not complete because there is no logged-on interactive user. To fix  Windows 10 update error 0x80240020 …

computer not booting after Windows update

We all are aware of  that Microsoft has released Windows 10 latest update version 1809 on 2 October 2018. After installing the latest Windows 10 update users started facing several issues and few reported at Microsoft community as below. However, this guide is about how to fix “computer not booting after Windows update”. As users reported,…

Touchscreen issue after version 1809 Windows update

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Several user reported Touchscreen issues after version 1809 Windows update. As you know Windows 10 October 2 update has few bugs including touch issue. Microsoft paused the v1809 update for some time to fix bugs and re-released it on ninth of October again. Now Windows 10 update v1809 is ready for download and update. If…

No sound after Intel smart sound driver Windows update

Why No sound after Intel smart sound driver Windows update? Recently Intel released Intel Smart Sound Technology (ISST) version 9.21.00.3755 Driver through Windows Update. This update has offered to the devices running Window 10 version 1803 or 1809. Intel Smart Sound Technology (ISST) has replaced existing working audio drive with version 9.21.00.3755, it caused audio…

After Windows update version 1809 files missing

There are reports of user after Windows update version 1809 files gone missing on their computer. They might attempt using certain recovery tools but they failed. In this case, you are advised to contact Microsoft Support and they will help you to fix this issue. You don’t need to be worry and just contact support…