How To Backup Windows Registry

How To Backup Registry in Windows 10

The system registry in Windows is a complex database of instructions and binary code. If the registry becomes corrupt, the computer will fail to operate. It’s as simple as that. (Video instructions for this article are available further down this page). If It’s Not Broken – Leave It Alone There are thousands of help files on the internet that contain …

NET Framework Enable in Windows 10

Install .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5 in Windows 10

If you are running some older software applications on Windows 10, you may be prompted to “Download & Install .NET Framework”. Some software programs might insist that a particular version of .NET Framework is installed. However, when you attempt to download and install the older .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5 versions, Windows cannot install because a “newer version is …

Cursor Freezing HP Laptop

HP 15 Cursor Sticking After Windows Update

This support article relates to the problem of the touchpad or mouse appearing to freeze and stick following a Windows Update. Problem Description This problem has been seen to occur on HP 15 laptops. Models such as the 15-g259sa and similar. Following a Windows Update, the cursor hangs and sticks either using a mouse or the touchpad. Other issues may …

Windows 10 21H1 Update

Windows 21H1 Update Is Out

Microsoft have released the Windows 10 21H1 update. The significant change is that there is… no significant change to how your system will look or feel. In fact most users will notice no changes whatsoever to their system on the other side of this update. Microsoft release 2 major updates every year to the operating system. One in springtime and …

Fix "You Dont Have Permission" on HP Windows Pro

Fix: “You Don’t Have Permission To Access” USB Device On HP

Here is an issue that we have encountered a few times on HP laptops running Windows 10 Pro… The Problem When connecting USB devices such as USB memory drives or inserting SD memory cards, you are met with the following message: You don’t currently have permission to access this folder. Click continue to permanently get access to this folder. If …

Create A Digital Signature Image File

Create A Digital Signature On Windows

Having a copy of your signature stored on your computer or laptop as an image, can be incredibly useful for signing PDF documents and some online forms. There are various methods of getting your signature on to your computer without the need of signing paper forms and scanning the completed form back in to your computer to send back. You …

How To Display The Old Control Panel System Info Window

Since the October 2020 update (20H2) on Windows 10, Microsoft removed the old style System window that displayed a summary of system information, Windows version, as well as shortcuts to Device Manager & System Protection. Of course, the new version of this window displays all of the same information. The settings window is called “About”. However some people like familiarity …

OOBEKEYBOARD Error Solved

Fix OOBEKEYBOARD Error During Windows 10 Installation

How to fix the OOBE error that may occur during Windows 10 install. OOBE stands for “Out Of Box Experience” which is a type of install designed to make things easy when a customer switches on their brand new computer. The following instructions apply if you are installing a fresh copy of Windows 10 on an older computer and run …

Make use of the USB port on the back of your router

Connect a USB Drive to BT Hub or Plusnet Router

In this article, we are going to make use of the USB port found on the back of your router (Home Hub). These instructions apply to Plusnet & BT Hubs. The instructions are similar for other routers that have a USB port on the back. (You will have to determine your default gateway number). Uses For A USB Port On …

Backup Windows Drivers

Backup Windows Drivers Without Any Software

In this article, I will explain how to backup your system drivers on a Windows computer without using any additional third-party tools or software. These instructions work on Windows 7, 8 & 10. Reasons For Backing Up Drivers Before formatting a computer, this could save time later when re-installing drivers. Windows Updates may be causing problems installing generic drivers for …