Tag: Windows 10

The directory name is invalid” after fall creators update on Synology

After upgrading to the Newest fall creaters update I’ve had several users who were using a synology NAS who were unable to open any file from their shared folders. After searching online for this issue I found the solution on the synology forums. The easiest way to fix this issue is to update your synology NAS to the newest version this fixes the issue with the Directory name is invalid. The newest version can be

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Windows 10 randomly Freezes when installing an update.

Windows 10 Randomly Freezes. I’ve seen this problem on more than one windows 10 installation. When windows tries to install an update it completely locks up, forcing you to forcefully restart the computer. I will show you how to resolve this problem. download the Windows 10 update assistant from Microsoft: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12387/windows-10-update-history  This tool will manually upgrade you to the newest version of windows 10. It migrates all your programs and files, so don’t worry about

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Windows 10 Start menu not working.

Is your start menu not working in Windows 10? I’ve seen this problem pop up a couple of times. This problem mostly occurs on one account. The fix is fairly easy the problem seems to be related to the Windows 10 apps.  If this issue occurs on more than one account I suggest you first run SFC/scannow which repairs and restores corrupt Windows system files. We can repair the apps with the following PowerShell Command:

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Dell Vostro 3550 Black screen after Windows 10 Upgrade.

  Laptop with black screen after Windows 10 upgrade? This laptop came in a few weeks back after the user upgraded to windows 10. The only thing the laptop did was show a black screen after the Windows 10 Upgrade. When forcing the laptop to shut down and boot up again, the Bios would show the Dell logo. When connecting the laptop to a secondary monitor there would be signal and you could work fine

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Dell Inspiron 3000 Series Freezes.

Slow Wi-Fi, and Complete system lock ups? We had a Dell Inspiron 300 Series that kept crashing. After a certain amount of time the screen would completely lock up, and the only way to fix this was to shut down the laptop with the power button. When started in Safe boot the system would not freeze up so it seemed like possible software problem. But after some trial and error the problem seemed to be

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Not Getting signal with a new graphic card on Windows 8/10

  Not getting Signal, Turn of Secure Boot! In Windows 8 Secure boot is enabled by default on verified Windows 8 Computers. If you install a Graphics card that is not compatible with UEFI the system will not boot. If we want to be able to use the Graphic card we must disable Secure Boot. Step 1: Power of the computer and take out the Graphics card. Then reconnect the monitor through the old Graphics card

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Quick Tips 2: Open File Explorer with This PC in Windows 10

Open This PC instead of Quick Access. Open File Explorer by pressing Windows key + E or press the Explorer Icon  Go to View > Options  Once in the Folder Options set the “Open File Explorer to” This PC. Press Ok and you should be good to go.  

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Solution to your PC needs to be repaired Error code: 0xc0000225

  Problem description: Update: also works with windows 10 When I booted my Windows 8 laptop (see details below), it displayed the following message: If I press Enter or F8, the central part of the message changes to: The application or operating system couldn’t be loaded because a required file is missing or contains errors. File: \Windows\system32\winload.efi Error code: 0xc0000225 The problem occurred after i made an image of the old hard disk on a

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