Restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

Today I recovered my Windows 10 laptop and I was surprised to see that Microsoft is pushing up his Photo App replacing the old “Windows Photo Viewer”. Because I don’t like the new app and I tried to associate my image files to the old app. The problem is that Microsoft is not offer you this option any more.

The Windows Photo Viewer is hidden deep down it’s new Windows 10 operating system and is kinda hard to access it. You actually need to change some Windows registry and the simplest way to run the desired .reg file from tenforums.

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How to exit Starcraft II if freeze (black screen)

I am a Starcraft player, I really enjoy playing it when my time permits that. Sometimes, when I exit the game I got a black screen doing nothing. The game window is freezed and nothing can be done. When I press CTRL+ALT+DEL the option screen appears and choosing task manager will normally open the task manager. The single problem is the full screen Starcraft window that is placed on top of all other application, including task manager.

In this way, there is a big problem closing/ending the Starcraft program/game because you are not able to minimize it or see the apps behind. And it seems I am not the only one with this problem

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Windows 10 Pro Default Fonts Download

Some time ago I’ve offerent an easy way to repair your damaged Fonts or to simply clean your “Fonts” folder for Windows 7 and Windows 8. Now is time to offer the same for Windows 10.

Therefore, if you have Windows 10 and if you change some system fonts you might get into trouble. Some programs will show you strange characters instead of letter or strange fonts (in the wrong place). For this kind of trouble, a simple solution that I recommend is to simply restore the default Fonts folder. And this is how you can do this: Read More

Stream audio/video files from you Windows PC/Laptop to your Android Phone.

This tutorial will show you how to stream audio or video files, as well as how to transfer files between your PC (Windows XP, 7, 8 or 8.1) and your Android Phone. This solution is using Wi-Fi connection, therefore you need to connect both of your devices (computer and phone) to the same Wi-Fi network (usually, you home network). This will use the sharing function from Windows (unsecured – no password protected).

All you need for this is:

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AOMEI PE Builder (Free) – awesome alternative to Linux Live

Download “AOMEI PE Builder FREE” PEBuilder.exe – Downloaded 582 times –

If you ever asked a question on this site and you needed to backup your data after OS failure I tend to encourage your to create a bootable USB or DVD with some linux distribution that has “live” option. This means that you are able to operate your computer and access your files from your hardware without make any change to your currently operating system (OS).

For example, you have a PC running Windows 7 operating system and you recently have installed a new driver for one of your PC components/devices. You are asked to restart your PC and after you do that you get the blue screen and you are not able to load your Windows any more. You really need to access one of the files from your PC. What can be done? Read More

How to encrypt data on your drive?

If you need to encrypt data on your HDD, you can turn on BitLocker.

“BitLocker helps keep everything from documents to passwords safer by encrypting the entire drive that Windows and your data reside on. Once BitLocker is turned on, any file you save on that drive is encrypted automatically.”

Therefore, you can create a passoword that will encrypt all files and folder on your drive.

1. Right click on the drive you need to encrypt

encrypt data

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“Unsupported 16-bit application error” message – How to fix?

Last week, one of my friends updated his office computer to a newer one. He had an old desktop with Windows XP. He updated his hardware with an HP office station and his operating system to a Windows 7 64bit.

When he tried to reinstall all the old software he immediately run into trouble. One of the problem was with 16-bit software. The problem is that this software are not compatible with the new 64-bit operating system. Read More

Fixed: HP laptop/computer restart when Wake up (after Sleep of Hibernation)

If you have a HP laptop and if you upgrade your Windows to version 8 or 8.1 then you might got into some problems with Sleep function.

For example, if you set your computer to go into sleep mode after some time of inactivity, then you try to “Wake Up” your computer … it’s not gonna happen. Instead, when is trying to wake up, some sort of errors will occurs and your computer is gonna be automatically reset. Of course, all your opened programs will be close, as well as all your current work.

And this problem was around since Windows 8. On the internet you can find a lot of different and crazy solutions but in my case none of them worked…

But today, I’ve managed it… and it was very simple. All you need is to update your BIOS version to the latest one: “F.50 REV: A PASS: 1Read More