Windows 10

  • Everyone loses data at some point in their lives. Your computer’s hard drive could fail tomorrow, ransomware could hold your files hostage, or a software bug could delete your important files. If you’re not regularly backing up your computer, you could lose those files forever. When it comes to ways to back up your data, from using an external drive to backing up those files on a remote server over the Internet.

  • MiniTool ShadowMaker 3.2 had been released, and I just covered all the updates with a brief release.

  • You like to browse videos on Instagram, but sometimes you may want to save these videos as MP3 and listen to them anytime. You may know how to download Instagram videos, so downloading Instagram to MP3 is an easy thing for you. This post introduces two useful tools to download video to MP3.

  • Sometimes, you may wonder “do I have a virus”, there is a scenario you may not like, but it can happen to you every day. Imagine you're working on an important project, and all of a sudden, there are annoying pop-ups showing up on your computer, or it takes too long to load files or applications, and now you need to check if your computer is infected with malware, but you need to back up your data before that.

  • It is reported that hackers accessed the internal network of Avast, likely aiming for a supply chain attack targeting the company's CCleaner. The company is still investigating this second breach but said that hackers weren't successful at pushing out a malicious CCleaner release days ago. Many of the users of Avast were getting another problem, as their Avast Behavior Shield keeps turning off. Avast noticed the error before and they fixed that in the past versions, the problem still existed, it should not necessarily considered as linked to this breach.

  • This post discusses "Problem ejecting external hard drive" error and provides several solutions to help you safely remove hard drive like USB. If you cannot eject external hard drive in use, try following these methods to remove them easily.

  • According to some analysis, everything.exe may be a dangerous program. This program can trigger too many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed bellow. I recommend you to be careful with this application. But that doesn't necessary mean it is do a virus. In this post, I will introduce how to determine if everything.exe is a virus or a legit program that doesn't cause harm the PC.

  • Malwarebytes, one of the most popular anti-malware or firewall programs on the planet, has been protecting millions of users' computer. It seems that many user are experiencing an issue where Malwarebytes web protection won’t turn on. If you are just dealing with this then please read this post to obtain more information and some tips that will hopefully help your issue.

  • The system can be infected if you activate files which contain viruses. Anti-virus programs including Windows Defender wouldn’t allow opening a file or executing any associated program if they suspect the file/program could trigger a virus attack. In such a case, you would encounter the Operation did not complete successfully because the file contains a virus error. I will show you how to fix it with multiple useful solutions in the post.

  • Encountering current pending sector count? The parameter indicates the number of unstable sectors on a hard drive or SSD that are yet to be remapped or reallocated. This post answers all of these questions in regarding to what current pending sector count is and how to fit it.

  • Modern computer devices cover an extremely wide range of usage and are currently represented by desktop computers and laptops. Every device is a complicated electronic gadget created to perform certain functions and used in various situations. Many can cause losing files and there are ways of recovering them with the system built-in tools or third-party data recovery software. Read this article to learn how to recover missing files on Windows 10 with MiniTool latest data recovery software.

  • This Press Release is launching the latest MiniTool Power Data Recovery software. This software is completely designed for recovering data from different devices. Through this software, it allows recover data in different situations. Personal Standard, Deluxe & Ultimate for diverse requirements.

  • In an inexplicable move, the Microsoft support forums have decided to add a "blacklist" of developments not accepted in Windows 10 to the CCleaner platform, an application that is responsible for optimizing the operating system. Developed by Piriform, the parent company Avast has its own anti-virus software, some users have reported that they have sometimes encountered issue in opening Avast on Windows. This post will introduce some methods.

  • Apple shipped most MacBook Airs and all Retina MacBook Pros with solid state storage(SSD), upgrading these machines for extra capacity and speed is generally as simple as picking a new drive. Today’s post looks at the SSD upgrade of all: the MacBook Air.

  • YouTube is a treasure trove of contents. The only drawback with its default Android and iOS apps is that you can’t continue audio playback after you turn off your screen like you could with a music or podcast app. You may wonder can you play YouTube in the background while browsing other web pages on computer or receive a message from your friends. Of course, you can play YouTube in the background. In this post, you will master different methods to play YouTube in the background.

  • Most of us might have used Photoshop for at least once. Specifically for editing and enhancing our images or for creating web designs, to create realistic designs and so on so forth. Many of the users have lost their PSD files at one point or the other irrespective of the reason. That brings them to the point of recovering PSD files from the windows computer. In this post, I'll introduce some useful methods to recover PSD files out of unsaved/lost/deleted.

  • You may think something as simple as sharing or transferring files between computers on your home network would be easy. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Through this article, you can get different methods to share files between computers with ease, and you can also know how to access shared files successfully.

  • There are couple of Run commands for Windows update. The run commands are very handy to launch an application quickly without the need to find the same in list of programs. Windows has a run command for almost every application. You can also use Command Prompt to update Windows.

  • Have you ever faced with horrific slowdown and loud-running fans, and you see that your CPU usage is inexplicably at 100%. It is annoying, but fortunately, not usually too hard to solve. Here in the post I will introduce several fixes for the 100% CPU usage problem.

  • The most common reason for 0x800704ec to pop up on Windows 10 is due to the installed anti-virus program. Initially, Windows Defender used to be called Microsoft Security Essentials and was a downloadable program for Windows XP, and later was included with Windows Vista and Windows 7. Since Windows 8 came out, the software evolved into a built-in anti-malware application, which is set to run in the background of the system all the time. This post will walk you through 5 solutions to solve this Windows Defender problem.

  • The Windows registry is a database containing important, machine-specific settings and information regarding almost everything in your computer — preferences, applications, users, attached devices and so on. The registry contains two basic elements: keys and values. If you encounter broken registry items error, do you know how to fix it? Don’t worry, the following part will show how to fix registry errors on Windows 10.

  • We live in an era where everything from your phone to your fridge has an internet connection. You can get any video you want in a matter of seconds. You may ask yourself sometimes - “How can I download a YouTube playlist?” In this post, I will tell you a quick method to download YouTube video that you mostly enjoyed.

  • If you are experiencing the “Windows 10 desktop icons missing/disappeared” issue and don’t know what causes this, you can check the 8 ways in this post to fix Windows 10 desktop icons missing problem and recover the possible lost data and files for free.

  • Notepad is the simple text editor comes with Microsoft Windows systems by default. Accidents happen now and then; you may lose your notepad file all out of sudden. Recovering Notepad documents isn’t as complicated as you may think, especially after reading this post.

  • Robocopy is a file replication command tool which enables you to perform large file copy operations. This post will show you some practices for working with Robocopy and teach you how to transfer files over the network in Windows 10 with Robocopy. It also introduces a powerful alternative to Robocopy - MiniTool ShadowMaker.

  • What are the advantages of making external hard drive bootable? First one is that you can use a bootable external hard drive to boot the unbootable computer. The second one is that when you don't want to use the system that comes with the computer, you can use bootable drive to boot the computer.

  • Windows Defender has been used for quite a long time, but you still raise the question: Is Windows Defender enough to protect my PC? You can read this article with this question. A specific introduction to Windows Defender and other solutions to protect your PC will be showed to you in the article.

  • Sometimes, when you use Win32 disk imager on Windows 10, it might fail and stop to work due to various errors, such as “cannot find the device”, “access is denied”, etc. This article is all about Win32 Disk Imager and one of the best alternatives for you.

  • After the computer has been used for a long time, the running speed becomes slower and slower. Reinstalling the operating system will make the computer performance better, but how to refresh Windows 10 without losing programs and files? This article will tell you the answer.

  • Critical Error – Start menu not working can be quite troublesome, but users claim that this error can be fixed. And in this post, I will introduce some Windows 10 critical error fixes.