June 2020

Apple Myth 11 – Internal Apple Flash SSD Upgrade

21st June, 2020|Categories: Apple|

The good news is that upgrading Internal Apple flash SSD (PCIe) is much more affordable these days. This blog post applies to the following Apple devices. Macbook Air 11 inch: Mid 2013, Early 2014, Early 2015 A1465 MacbookAir6,1 MacbookAir7,1 Macbook Air 13 inch: Mid 2013, Early 2014, Early 2015, 2017 A1466 MacbookAir6,2 MacbookAir7,2 Macbook Pro [...]

Windows 10 Myth 08 – Feature update version 2004 with Media Creation DVD fails

8th June, 2020|Categories: Windows 10|

It appears Microsoft has changed the process of twice (2) a year with Windows Feature Update. I tried to update one of my Windows 10 Pro PCs from version 1909 to version 2004 using the Media Creation DVD. It failed miserably showing an error message of "Setup has failed to validate the product key". Once [...]

October 2019

Computer Repair Series 04 – Acer Aspire ES1-531 Laptop does not power up because of faulty power jack

6th October, 2019|Categories: Computer Repair|

Cause of common problem of laptop does not power up is either; (1) Faulty AC Adopter (2) Faulty Power Jack and cable to a motherboard (3) Faulty Motherboard (fatal) I attended Acer Aspire ES1-531 Laptop 2016 model the other day not powering up at all. First, I checked attached AC Adopter using a mulitimeter and [...]

September 2019

Apple Myth 10 – macOS Mojave Timemachine restore finishes but system does not start

27th September, 2019|Categories: Apple|

There are many articles and posts available on the net regarding macOS Timemachine restore failure. But so far, I have not yet found any fundamental cause of failure. The following is just one of the posts appeared on Apple community. Failed to restore from Time Machine I attended iMac 27 inch 2013 issues the other [...]

Windows 10 Myth 07 – Windows 10 featured update saga continues

25th September, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

Although, Microsoft stopped forcing twice a year big featured update, the company is very much determined to make users apply update in variety of ways. Featured image of this blog post popped up after applying ordinary update for Windows ver 1809 (released early October, 2018 and Microsoft pulled back public release in two days - [...]

Windows 10 Myth 06 – Forced Windows 10 featured update schedule changed

2nd September, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

Software giant Microsoft finally stopped forcing twice (2) a year big featured update. Microsoft featured update ver 1809 (Released in early October 2018) caused much of chaos where many of Avast and AVG antivirus software users lost their personal files after the update. Microsoft took ver 1809 out of public distribution system and took about [...]

June 2019

Apple Myth 09 – Apple is on track releasing new macOS Catalina and survival guide to use old Apple devices

30th June, 2019|Categories: Apple, iPad|

New macOS Catalina is coming Yes, Apple is very much on track releasing a new macOS once a year. This time, coming macOS is named after Santa Catalina Island which is located in southern California. Most likely, final version is available for general public September or October, 2019. You can find "New features" from the [...]

Widows 10 Myth 05 – Windows 10 updates deletes important partitions

25th June, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

This is not an isolated incident. Windows 10 simple updates wipes out very important partitions beyond recovery. This "Windows updates deletes partitions" reported since Windows 7 days. Recently, I attended my client's 3.5 inch 2TB internal hard drive (used for system and data) fail to start after a simple Windows 10 updates. When my client [...]

April 2019

Widows 10 Myth 04 – Windows 10 ver 1903 is now available for MSDN before released to General Public

21st April, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

I will not touch with the new features of this update as it's already available on the net, such as. WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903, MAY 2019 UPDATE: ALL THE NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES I have downloaded both 64 bits version and 32 bits version of MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network) release for this version. Size of [...]

Windows 10 Myth 03 – Fail to fix Start Up problem

20th April, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|

1. This is how story begins "Windows 10 fails to start up" A morning of birthday, a young girl finds a present on her room desk - state of art modern laptop running on Windows 10 given by her parents. She is so excited and starts using the laptop - opens up entire world of [...]

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