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What is PortableBaseLayer Partition?

Some Windows 10 users with May 2019 update are seeing a new partition called PortableBaseLayer. If this is your first time, you might wonder what in the world is the PortableBaseLayer partition. What is PortableBaseLayer Partition? Before you ask me, no, PortableBaseLayer is not a virus, malware, or rouge partition. PortableBaseLayer is a system partition […]

How to disable Sign-in screen acrylic (blur) background on Windows 10 May 2019 Update

How to disable Sign-in screen blur background using Settings The easiest and safest process to disable the acrylic material effect in the Sign-in screen background is to use the Settings app, with these steps: Open Settings. Click on Personalization. Click on Colors. Turn off the Transparency effects toggle switch. Once you complete these steps, the […]

Game DVR problem: “Sorry, this PC doesn’t meet the hardware requirements for recording clips.”

According to Microsoft These are the Requirements for “Game DVR On Windows 10” Hardware requirements for Game DVR on Windows 10 To record game clips with Game DVR on Windows 10, your PC’s video card must support one of these encoders: Intel Quick Sync H.264 NVidia NVENC AMD VCE To check the video card on […]

Windows wouldn’t hibernate with Error Event ID 45: volmgr

Just to share my 3-day battle with Windows 7 32bit Pro after it was installed on the Kingston V+100E Self-encrypting SSD 64GB. To be fair, the problem has little to do with the Kingston SSD actually. There may be incompatibility with Truecrypt 7.1 & Self-encrypting SSD, or it could be old registry entries left-over from […]

Switch Windows 10 License from KMS to MAK

  First Make Sure your not having a OEM or Retail Version installed, before activate with a MAK Key Run this command to find the Edition installed slmgr -dli License Type Description Retail This when you buy a Full Packaged Product (FPP), commonly known as a “boxed copy”, of Windows from a retail merchant or […]

Device manager shows disk is read only

The following steps will show you how to use Diskpart to look at these settings and also how to clear them. 1.       Open a command prompt, type in Diskpart and then press Enter. 2.       Run the command “List Disk” and press Enter.   3.       Decide which disk you want to look at and then run […]

Windows 10 Start menu not working after joined to Domain

There may be many scenarios this could happen.  in this scenario you may be having a Windows 2008 R2 domain controller with this kind of group policy setting for registry (this is not a default group policy setting)     And These are the Default Permissions for this Registry Entry   The problem is For […]

Windows 10 1803 Remote Desktop (RDP) Auto login not working

You may Face a problem with RDP Auto login is not working for saved Remote Desktop connection After Upgraded to windows 10 build 1803 or you will get this error message “Remote computer: This could be due to CredSSP Encryption Oracle Remediation” What you have to do is edit local group policy settings.and go to […]

PowerShell to FIX: the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed

Open PowerShell as administrator. Run this command sequence: $credential = Get-Credential  (enter domain admin account when prompted) Reset-ComputerMachinePassword -Server ClosestDomainControllerNameHere    

Error 633: The modem is already in use or not configured properly – Windows 10

Question Issue: How to Fix Modem Error 633 after Windows 10 Creators Update? I’ve installed Windows 10 Creators Update yesterday. Apparently it broke my modem because it gives me the error message “Error 633: The modem is already in use or not configured properly.” It seems that the VPN connection cannot be established, but I […]