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How do you fix "Destination folder access denied" on Windows 10?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:39:25 -0800

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Last Reply Turn On Network Discovery & File Sharing If you are copying/moving a file to or from a network location, and getting this error, make sure Netw... Univa,

Turn On Network Discovery...

Thu, 16 May 2019 08:12:50 -0700 4 days ago
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How do I fix flickering star menu on Windows 10?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:36:28 -0800

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Last Reply Uninstall a problematic desktop application Open Control Panel. Click on Uninstall a program. Select the application you want to remove. C... Univa,

Uninstall a problematic d...

Mon, 06 May 2019 11:10:24 -0700 2 weeks ago
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Google Chrome is unresponsive, relaunch now?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:30:30 -0800

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Last Reply Well, there are many methods to solve unresponsively, relaunch now error but below I will suggest one. Disabling the extensions Click on the... Univa,

Well, there are many meth...

Mon, 06 May 2019 10:53:37 -0700 2 weeks ago
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How to stop ads on the Android home screen?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:28:11 -0800

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Last Reply Pop-up ads in the busy of something is annoying, but you can find a way to disable them is more irritating. Not to worry anymore; Open Chrome, t... Univa,

Pop-up ads in the busy of...

Sun, 05 May 2019 02:27:58 -0700 2 weeks ago
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"Task Host window prevents shut down" on Windows 10?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:27:02 -0800

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Last Reply Open Control Panel. Click on Hardware and Sound > Power Options. In the left window pane select "Choose what the power buttons do". Click... Univa,

Sun, 05 May 2019 02:01:43 -0700 2 weeks ago
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Copy-Pasteable List of College Majors

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Published 1 month agoWed, 17 Apr 2019 07:53:17 -0700 | Last update 1 month agoWed, 17 Apr 2019 07:56:03 -0700

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Last Reply really useful list for me as I'm thinking of creating a website for college students. Tracey,

really useful list for me...

Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:31 -0700 2 weeks ago
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Error "Windows cannot setup a homegroup on this computer"?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:33:34 -0800

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Last Reply Enable Peer network grouping services Open Run box and search for services.msc Search the list for Peer Network Grouping, Peer Network Identit... Univa,

Enable Peer network group...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:39:43 -0700 3 weeks ago
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Solve "File system error (-2147219196)"?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:34:17 -0800

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Last Reply Click on Windows Icon and search Command Prompt, right-click on it and choose Run as Administrator Type the code: sfc /scannow and press enter&nb... Univa,

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:36:57 -0700 3 weeks ago
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How to fix windows audio device graph isolation?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:42:31 -0800

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Last Reply Open Settings > Update & Security > Windows Defender In the Windows Defender Security Center window, navigate to the shield icon (it is... Univa,

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:29:43 -0700 3 weeks ago
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Last Reply Untrusted" in this context means you don't trust the connection. SSH will use additional security measures to try to make X11 forwarding safer. "Trust... Univa,

Untrusted" in this contex...

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:22:47 -0700 3 weeks ago
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Fix "Some settings are hidden or managed by your organization"?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:35:42 -0800

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Last Reply Open gpedit.msc and go to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > Configure Automatic... Univa,

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:01:10 -0700 3 weeks ago
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Last Reply Check the anti-virus program in your computer - First, disable your anti-virus program. Open the application that gave the error in your compu... Univa,

Check the anti-virus prog...

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:45:31 -0700 3 weeks ago
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Fix "the request failed due to a fatal device hardware error"?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:35:05 -0800

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Last Reply Follow this method: Open Command prompt, type: wmic diskdrive get status If the Hard drive status will be "OK" then all good but if it shows "Ba... Univa,

Follow this method:

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 09:44:21 -0700 3 weeks ago
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Last Reply Follow the steps below to solve this error: Stop Windows Update Service Open Control Panel, type: services.msc  & click OK. Search... Univa,

Follow the steps below to...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:02:23 -0700 4 weeks ago
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How do I fix "Error opening sound device" for Audacity?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:28:43 -0800

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Last Reply Open Settings > Privacy tab Look for App permissions in the left navigation pane click the Microphone option. In Allow apps to access y... Univa,

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 09:12:58 -0700 1 month ago
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How do I fix "can't take a screenshot due to security policy"?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:29:43 -0800

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Last Reply Reasons for this error You cannot take SS if you are in Incognito mode in the chrome, for this, you can install Firefox and take SS in incognito mo... Univa,

Reasons for this error<br...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:22:19 -0700 1 month ago
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How do you fix "Unknown hard error" on Windows 10?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:31:58 -0800

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Last Reply Prepare a clean boot for the system Open Run window (Windows + R key) Type msconfig in the search bar In the System Configuration window, cl... Univa,

Prepare a clean boot for...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:58:11 -0700 1 month ago
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How a File Can be Zero Bytes

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Published 1 month agoWed, 17 Apr 2019 17:16:07 -0700 | Last update 1 month agoWed, 17 Apr 2019 20:24:46 -0700

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When an empty file is created, how is it...

MoreWhen an empty file is created, how is it possible that its size can be listed as zero bytes? Even an empty file named “a.txt” needs some a...
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Windows 10: Windows cannot setup a homegroup on this computer?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:30:06 -0800

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Last Reply 1. Enable Peer network grouping services Open Run box and search for services.msc Search the list for Peer Network Grouping, Peer Network Iden... Univa,

1. Enable Peer network gr...

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:13:34 -0700 1 month ago
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How to fix: "windows 10 explorer keeps crashing"?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:40:05 -0800

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Last Reply Solution 1: Go to “Control Panel. Navigate to “System security settings. Click on Administrator tool > View event logs Here... Univa,

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Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:05:32 -0700 1 month ago
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How to disable "Exchange activesync policy manager broker"?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:29:45 -0800

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Last Reply Disable the User Account Control Open Control Panel > User Account > Change User Account Control Settings  Create a password for UA... Univa,

Disable the User Account...

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:34:48 -0700 1 month ago
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How to fix "smartscreen can't be reached right now"?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:29:17 -0800

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Last Reply When this error occurs then you have two option;  “Run anyway OR Don’t run”, if If you trust the website or the app, click on t... Univa,

When this error occurs th...

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:25:40 -0700 1 month ago
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Microsoft Windows Search Filter Host using too much CPU?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:30:50 -0800

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Last Reply Since search filter is related to indexing of files, you can resolve the issue by opening the control panel and look for indexing options. ... Univa,

Since search filter is re...

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 04:14:44 -0700 1 month ago
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Last Reply You can either Check file or folder permission Go to the specific file or folder and do a right-click. Select Properties > Security tab.... Univa,

You can either Check file...

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 04:06:45 -0700 1 month ago
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How to make skype not lower volume?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:30:32 -0800

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Last Reply Sometimes it lowers down or mutes the background noise to give way to the communication that's currently happening. For fixing this issue; Open... Univa,

Sometimes it lowers down...

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 03:57:08 -0700 1 month ago
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What does scanning and repairing Drive C mean on Windows 10?

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Published 3 months agoWed, 06 Feb 2019 15:11:46 -0800

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Last Reply If your computer didn’t turn off properly without warning (the reason could be a power failure, a forced shutdown, etc.), when you start the mac... Univa,

If your computer didn&rsq...

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 03:48:21 -0700 1 month ago
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How do I fix "Failed to play test tone"?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:35:44 -0800

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Last Reply This error can be caused due to reasons like - corrupted audio drivers, sound configurations and corrupted Windows files. Try the suggested methods to... Univa,

This error can be caused...

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 03:29:01 -0700 1 month ago
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Last Reply Usually, this error is related to the Apple Software Update. So, 1. Open Control Panel; there is an Option Stating View by, Click on it and change... Univa,

Usually, this error is re...

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:48:47 -0700 1 month ago
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Fix "power surge on usb port" Windows 10 error?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:36:39 -0800

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Last Reply Mostly when users plug a device to the USB ports of the system they face two types of the issue; "Power Surge on Hub Port” or “USB Device... Univa,

Mostly when users plug a...

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:47:38 -0700 1 month ago
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How to delete Picasa photos?

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Published 5 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:40:36 -0800

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Last Reply Sign in to Picasa Web Albums at http://picasaweb.google.com using your Google Account username and password. Select the album you'd like to delet... Univa,

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 13:49:54 -0700 1 month ago
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