Category: PC Maintenance

The boot configuration data for your PC is missing or contains errors – How to Fix this

You start your PC and notice that after the Manufacturer logo, instead of normal Windows log in screen, a Recovery screen shows up with a message – Your PC needs to be repaired. The boot configuration data for your PC is missing or contains errors. Below this, there is a error code like 0xc000000f, 0xc000014C, 0xc0000225, 0x0000098, 0xc0000034 etc. […]

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How to find what program is using webcam in Windows

A new security threat is trending these days. Using Remote Access Technology(RAT), hackers can control your webcam and watch you, monitor you or even record your footage without your knowledge. A simple way to avoid this is to either completely disable your webcam in Device Manager or put some sticker on it. However, you may […]

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How to backup and restore Windows Registry

Many of the posts that I have written involves some modification in the Windows Registry. Windows Registry is the information repository about all the hardware and software components of a computer. This is one of the most important component of the windows operating system and any kind of wrong entry in the registry can lead to […]

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Hardware Reserved Memory- How to Fix this

Yesterday, When I opened Task Manger in Windows 10 to close a program, I went through the Performance tab and noticed a very strange thing. The sum of the In use and Available memory was not equal to my total physical memory(RAM). I have 8 GB of RAM installed on my system out of which […]

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Lock/Unlock your PC with a USB flash drive

Generally, we use windows account password to lock and unlock our PC. But I found another very cool way to lock/unlock windows PC. You can use a USB flash drive to lock your PC. It works like this – When you remove the USB stick from the PC, your system locks and when you insert […]

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