What Is Intel Delayed Launcher and Should I Disable It?

Boot time is a common complaint among PC users. Or, to be more specific, how slow it is. You’ve probably faced it too –...

What is WSAPPX and How to Fix its High Disk Usage Issue

If you own a Windows 10/8 computer, there is a chance that you are experiencing certain issues with WSAPPX. WSAPPX is a background process that...

How to Fix a Stuck or Frozen Windows Update

You’ve seen it happen before – Windows Update is updating…and it freezes. Nothing is happening! Windows Update freezes most commonly on Windows 7, but...

Fix: Google Chrome’s DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN Error

The DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN issue stops you from reaching websites and causes problems with outside service connection. As it’s apparent from the name itself, this error is domain name system related. The main responsibility of DNS is to maintain lists of...

What Is rundll32.exe and Is it Safe?

One of the first things you learn when a program goes haywire is to hit Task Manager. While there, you can kill or end various processes. And more than likely, you’ve run into rundll32.exe. It’s there, working in the...

Akamai NetSession Client – What Is It and Is It Safe?

Many wonder what this famous (or shall I say - infamous) Akamai NetSession Client is. It’s no surprise since it’s blocked by the Firewall. Also, it blatantly asks users for permission to access their networks. Hence, nobody’s comfortable just...

What is WSAPPX and How to Fix its High Disk Usage Issue

If you own a Windows 10/8 computer, there is a chance that you are experiencing certain issues with WSAPPX. WSAPPX is a background process that allows you to use the Windows Store, as well as the Universal app platform. You...

What Is Intel Delayed Launcher and Should I Disable It?

Boot time is a common complaint among PC users. Or, to be more specific, how slow it is. You’ve probably faced it too – you boot your PC, and it takes forever to get all the programs and apps...

Fix: TiWorker.exe High Disk Usage Problem for Windows 8 and 10

TiWorker.exe is a Windows Module Installer, an official software component of Windows Update service for Windows 8 and above. It’s a process that is always working in the background while your computer is on. TiWorker.exe helps install all the components...

How to Boot Into Safe Mode in Windows 10

If you’re a Windows 10 user, you probably know that old methods of booting the system into Safe Mode won’t work. Unfortunately, simply pressing F8 while the OS is booting won’t help you at all. This method stopped working...

What Is “Windows Modules Installer Worker” and Why is it Running?

If you notice that your computer suddenly sounds like it's about to hit warp-speed and has, unbeknownst to you, turned into an induction cooker. Then try running Task Manager, and see if the “Windows Modules Installer Worker” is running. As...

How to Fix a Stuck or Frozen Windows Update

You’ve seen it happen before – Windows Update is updating…and it freezes. Nothing is happening! Windows Update freezes most commonly on Windows 7, but Windows 8 and 10 both share this problem as well. Whatever you do, do NOT switch...

How to Create and Use a Virtual Machine

A virtual machine is a “fictional,” virtual environment that looks and acts like a proper computer system. Each VM runs like any other process within your OS. In fact, you can even boot OS installer disks via these virtual...

How to Stream From VLC to Your Chromecast

VLC makers have been working on developing Chromecast support for a while now, and it is finally here, available in 3.0 version. What does this exactly mean? Well, you can stream audio and video files from your VLC media...

How to Block and Uninstall Avast Safezone Browser

Avast SafeZone Browser is one of those easily overlooked options that come with every Avast Antivirus installation. In most cases, nobody wants it, which is why everyone wants to uninstall Avast SafeZone Browser. Unless the user selects the ‘customize’...

How to Rip DVDs and Blu-Ray Disks Using MakeMKV

It’s still rather difficult for users of any OS to find good DVD and/or Blu-Ray ripping software. And we do mean any OS – Windows, Linux, Mac, Endless, you name it. However, there is one program that’s got you...

COM Surrogate (dllhost.exe) Explained: Is it Dangerous?

The “COM Surrogate” process is a staple feature in your Task Manager. Just open it, and you will see a couple of them there. They are labeled as “dllhost.exe,” and they form a part of your Windows OS. Most Windows...

Fix: WMI Provider Host (WmiPrvSE.exe) High CPU Usage Issue on Windows 10

Even though it runs in the background of your Windows, the WMI Provider Host is still an essential part of your software. Its main job is to allow other apps to ask you for information about your system. However, if...

Fix: Steam Content File Locked

From time to time, when you are trying to update a game from Steam, you might get an error message. The window that pops up will state that the content file is locked and show you the location of...

Is NVIDIA G-Sync Worth It?

Only a true gamer is always interested in getting the best possible gaming experience. One of the main talking points is certainly NVIDIA’s G-Sync. As is the case with every other aspect of gaming, this feature also has its...

What’s the difference — ATX vs micro-ATX vs mini-ITX

When looking for the perfect motherboard, we all wonder — what to choose? Do we go for the standard motherboard, the ATX, or are micro-ATX or mini-ITX a better choice? What’s more, which one wins the battle...