Tag Archives: issue

Video playback shows a vertical red/green line

Some users are facing a strange problem during video playback in Windows Media Player 12, a vertical red line is showing on the screen. VLC users are seeing probably a green line. Here is why.

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Office Telephone activation is no longer supported error

Users of Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016 are facing trouble during telephone activation. An error message “Telephone activation is no longer supported for your product” will be showns. Here are a few details.

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Windows Phone 8.1 login issue fixed

It seems that Microsoft has fixed an issue, that prevents users with Windows Phone 8.1 to login into their Microsoft Account after they resetting the device from Windows 10 Mobile.

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Surface Ethernet-Driver crashes virtualization

It seems that the newest Ethernet drivers are causing problems with Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book, if virtualization is used. Here are the details.

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Word/Office can’t launch PDF converter

[German]Recently I came across a post from a MVP colleague, mention a curious error in Word 2013. On a customers system it wasn’t possible, to use the PDF converter from Word.

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Windows 10: Repair a crashing Microsoft Edge browser

Users are facing constant crashes of Microsoft’s Edge browser under Windows 10. Sometime Edge becomes lagging or  unresponsive, sometimes the Edge app constantly crashes. Here are a few repair suggestions.

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Windows 10: Apps could not be downloaded from store (Xbox One settings blocks)

Some Windows 10 users are facing suddenly the issue, that apps could not be downloaded from Windows Store anymore. This blog post analyses what’s the reason and how Xbox One account settings are affecting your Windows Store downloads.

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How to fix Windows-Setup Hard Disk locked error

[German]Some users are facing a bad surprise during re-installing Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 on a machine. Setup fails and reports a “locked hard disk”. Here are a few hints, how to solve this issue.

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File lock bug in #Slimjet browser version 12.0.15.0

[German]It seems that Slimjet browser version 12.0.15.0 released on January 6, 2016 contains a nasty “file lock bug”. Here’s what I found so far – maybe others can confirm it.

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Windows: UAC opens hidden in background

Just a brief blog post about a rare Windows issue. Some users are facing a strange problem: The UAC prompt won’t be shown – it opens invisible in background.

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