Getting “Your Device is Missing Important Security and Quality Fixes” on Windows 10?

One of the many good things about Microsoft is that it consistently rolls out updates to fix bugs or improve your system’s security. It’s in your best interest to install the updates as they’re rolled out. However, sometimes Windows Update seems to fail to install updates and gives an error that reads “your device is …

How To Reinstall DirectX on Windows 11/10

Thanks to the graphical capabilities of the DirectX API, Microsoft Windows has established itself as the best operating system for gaming. But what should you do when this crucial component is not functioning properly on your computer? DirectX had to be installed separately in earlier versions of Windows since it was often packaged along with …

How to Fix Explorer Class Not Registered Error in Windows 10

You tried running a program in Windows 10 and you got the explorer “Class not registered” error instead. Don’t worry. This is a fairly common error. It’s usually caused by a corrupt file that’s linked to “explorer.exe.” However, it can also be caused by a faulty hard drive, although this is less common. In this …

How to Fix Windows Update Service Not Running

Windows Update is the service that keeps Windows 10 and other Microsoft products up-to-date on your computer. Unfortunately, it has a history of issues, with update errors being a common occurrence. But rarely, various reasons—such as incorrectly configured or conflicting settings—can also prevent it from running on your computer altogether. If you keep receiving an …

How to Fix Hard Drive Not Showing Up on Windows 10

When you connect an internal hard drive (HDD), solid-state drive (SSD), or any external drive, Windows should automatically set it up for you. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen, and sometimes even your existing drive might vanish from the system. In either case, many problems can prevent the hard drive from showing up on Windows 10. …

4 Fixes When You Can’t Map a Network Drive in Windows 10

Mapping a network drive has many benefits, especially if you want to transfer files using a network faster. If you can’t map a network drive, Windows 10 has a simple solution we’ll cover in this post.  Creating a shortcut to another folder or drive shared on the network means you are mapping its location. Moreover, …

FIX: Can’t Disable Touchpad in Windows 10

If you use an external pointing device with your Windows 10 laptop, you probably wouldn’t want any unintentional touches or presses on the built-in touchpad to register. Disabling it can help. But rarely, the options that allow you to deactivate the touchpad may not work or appear missing. So if you can’t disable the touchpad …

How to Fix Game Stuttering in Windows 10

Windows is the largest PC gaming platform globally, with Windows 10 being the latest version with the most cutting-edge game support. Even the Xbox Series X and its Xbox One predecessor run on a particular version of Windows. So it can be disappointing to load up a game on your shiny Windows 10 gaming PC, …