October 2020

Windows 10 Myth 09 – dpc_watchdog_violation

7th October, 2020|Categories: Windows 10|

Windows 10 presents all sorts of error messages and you end up with BSOD (Blue Screen of Death). You try to determine the cause of the error, but it's hard to pinpoint the cause because there are so many different types of Windows based computers floating around the market. I recently attended a computer repair [...]

September 2020

Computer Repairs & Upgrade in Sydney 01 – Windows 10 Home to Pro

18th September, 2020|Categories: Computer Repair, Windows 10|

For your convenience, I've decided to provide some tips for computer repairs and upgrades in the Sydney area. 1st one is "How to upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro". There are a few differences between Windows 10 Home and Pro. The biggest difference is Windows 10 Home cannot join any domain network. So, [...]

June 2020

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 [...]

September 2019

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

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 [...]

March 2019

Windows 10 Myth 02 – Beware a trap of old PCI card

9th March, 2019|Categories: Windows 10|Tags: , |

Once upon a time, a boy got the best present in the world called "Computer". It made his dream come true connecting the outside world pushing his knowledge of boundary far beyond. But it was a little old computer almost left behind by the evolution of the "Operating System Giant". Luckily, the boy was given [...]

November 2018

Windows 10 Myth 01 – Twice a year big update

21st November, 2018|Categories: Windows 10|

When software giant Microsoft offered Windows 10 free upgrade in July, 2015 for all Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users, many of us were excited as previous operating system retail package was not cheap at all. But we did not know the fine prints what Microsoft offered at that time in details. Windows 10 end [...]

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