Fixed – “You don’t currently have permission to access this folder” Error

You just upgraded your Operating system from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Once you login to the system, you cannot access all files and folders. When you try to access a particular folder, you are greeted with the error “You don’t currently have permission to access this folder.” It can be extremely annoying especially if your system and you own the admin rights. You cannot rename, delete and access files, folders due to this issue. Reassign folder owner Right-click on the folder and choose Properties. Under Properties tab, click Security. In Security tab, click Advanced Advanced options will show you

Solved – USB Devices not Working after Windows 10 Update

You were excited about the new Windows 10 update and wanted to upgrade from your Windows 7 system. After you installed Windows 10 Operating system, your system started experiencing problems. The USB ports which were functioning normally are now not working. You rebooted the system, but there was no difference. There are many users who experienced the same issue. In this article, we take a look at solutions to overcome USB devices not working problem and recover data from USB devices. Reinstall all USB controllers Press Windows key +X. Now select Device Manager from the list. If you are asked

What Does Disk Repair on Mac Do and How it Improves the Performance

Mac’s have a built-in tool called Disk Repair to fix certain problems. It can be useful in the following situations: Mac won’t start up Files on your Mac are corrupted The external device won’t work properly If you Mac behaves strangely after a hard restart or after a power failure Performance of your Mac has degraded As part of general maintenance How to run Disk Repair? You can perform Disk Repair on both your external drives as well as on your Mac. If you are repairing an external drive, on the dock, open Finder, go to Applications > Utilities and

A Complete Guide to M2TS/MTS Video Codecs

Before we go into details of M2TS/MTS, it is important to understand what are codecs and why is it used. A video codec is short for encoder and decoder. It is a piece of software that compresses video storage and decompresses for playback or editing purposes. They are used in DVD players, Internet video and a variety of other applications. There are many kinds of codecs available. Most of them are based on MPEG standards. What is AVCHD and MTS/M2TS? AVCHD is a high definition video format for camcorders developed jointly by Panasonic and Sony. It is used mostly to

Fighting Back against Data Theft

The recent massive data-harvesting scandal of Cambridge Analytica, mishandling Facebook user data with the help of a personality quiz application had shocked us all. The data of over 87 million Facebook users were mishandled by the organization and used for electoral purposes. These stolen records were then used to target particular voters with ads and social media posts in hope of influencing their decisions at the ballot box. This is not just the case of Online data, your data stored Offline is also not safe. In this growing era of cybercrimes, protecting your data is a difficult task. Data theft

How to Fix Invalid Volume Header Error on External Hard Drive

Consider a situation where you connect an external hard drive to your system. When you click on the drive, you are unable to access the contents. You try to check the status of the drive in Disk Utility. Here, you see an error message ‘Invalid volume header error’. You freak out because you have important files stored and no backup available! If you are in such a situation, do not worry. This article explains how you can deal with such errors without data loss. Let us first understand the reasons for this error to occur. Reasons for ‘Invalid volume header

Tips for Making Your Photos Look like Paintings

Photoshop is a great tool for enhancing your photos during post-processing. You can use the tool to get rid of any blemishes or imperfections in the photos apart from creating customized images for all sorts of events. While it is a great photo editing tool, it is also used by normal users and artists alike to give their photos a little artistic touch. There are few images in the world that come close to a beautiful painting. You can make your photo look like a painting as well. We look at the steps you can follow to get there: Open

How to Get the Best Out of Your JPEGs

JPEG or Joint Photographic Experts Group is one of the most commonly used image formats on the internet. It uses a method of lossy compression of your digital images and achieves 10:1 compression with little or no perceptible loss in image quality. Most people with DSLRs shoot RAW images and then convert or tweak each image in post-processing. If you are short on time or someone who shares images on the go, right after capturing it on camera, then RAW might not be the right choice. It is all about setting your camera with the right settings. You have better

Outlook 2016 Error Opening Word or Excel Attachment/file

  Microsoft Outlook is a great application for sending/receiving emails, managing tasks, contacts, calendar and organizing your files in folders for better access. Since it comes as part of Office suite, it is but natural to expect other formats such as Word, Excel files to be easily accessible via Outlook. However, Outlook shows an error: “Word experienced an error trying to open the file” “Microsoft Outlook (Protected View) has stopped working” “The file is corrupt and cannot be opened” The prompt also asks you to try some suggestions: Check the file permissions for the document or drive. Make sure there

How to Fix “Unknown hard error” on Windows 10

Unknown hard error popup message can occur while playing a game, opening or closing applications, executing any file, automatic Windows updates or doing just about anything on your system. Here is what few people complained about this error – the screen turned black, taskbar froze, desktop icons disappeared. Before you try out any solution to this error, it is important to understand the exact cause – which application is responsible for this error? For example, the unknown hard error could be caused by explorer.exe, sihost.exe, ctfmon.exe or other .exe files. Once you find the culprit behind the issue, you can