Quickly Fix “Setup Was Unable to Use the Existing Partition” Error

This article is all about fixing Windows and how to get rid of the error ‘setup was unable to use the existing partition because it does not contain the required free space’. Basically, the reason for the above said error is due to the presence of additional hard drives on your device or if you are trying to install Windows 10 on a partition that is not completely blank. Resolutions to the error ‘Setup was unable to use the existing partition’ The very first thing you’ll have to do is to backup all important files, data and any other important

How to Fix Windows 8 Stuck on Failure Configuring Windows Updates

Many Windows 8 computers across the globe, downloading and installing updates mostly leads to the process failing and the user getting an error message stating “Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer” upon reboot. Fortunately, this is not an issue that has no solution whatsoever. It can indeed be fixed, allowing the Windows updates that failed to be downloaded and installed successfully. However, before you can apply a solution for this problem to your computer, you actually need to get your computer out of the “Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes. Do not turn off

How to Setup a Two-way Audio Security Camera

In order to interact with a person at the camera, the camera would have to have two-way talk capabilities, i.e. a speaker and microphone. The security camera systems allow the end user to see and listen from their camera feeds, and grant the ability to speak into a microphone to talk through one of the two-way audio security camera’s speaker. However, there are a few different ways to conduct two-way talk with security camera systems. Setup of two-way audio security cameras is simple, and in this article, we are going to explain how to do so… How to do a two-way audio

Fix and Repair Corrupted Windows 10 Recycle Bin

As you all know that a Windows Recycle Bin is a location or a folder where all the deleted files are stored temporarily. And the tool allows you to recover deleted files from it before files are permanently deleted. However, when using Recycle Bin on Windows 10, you may receive an error message saying – “The Recycle Bin on C:\ is corrupted. Do you want to empty the Recycle Bin for this drive?”. When such error occurs, you might wonder to find a solution to fix or restore corrupted Recycle Bin and to restore lost files in case you have

Solved – Windows 7 Could not Format a Partition on Disk 0 Error Code 0x80070057

Reinstalling Windows may be required to speed up your computer or to solve certain software issues. During the installation of Windows, you may encounter errors at times. One such common error is ‘Windows could not format a partition on disk 0. The error occurred while preparing the partition selected for installation. Error code: 0x80070057’. This error mainly occurs if the system partition is damaged. You can troubleshoot this error using the steps explained. Delete existing partitions and create new partitions This requires you to delete existing partitions; create new partitions and then format the drive. You can follow the steps

How to Start Up your Mac in Recovery Mode

Mac OS recovery mode is a built-in recovery system in Mac. You can use the utilities in Recovery mode to solve software issues and reinstall OS etc. You can enter Recovery mode only through startup. Power on your Mac or if it’s turned on, restart your system. When the startup chime appears, hold Command + R until a new screen appears. The Mac OS utility window appears and will list the 4 options available. Restore from Time Machine Backup – This requires you to have a backup of all your data using Time Machine saved on an external drive. This

How to Resolve Setup was Unable to Use the Existing Partition Error

When you install a new operating system, there may be an error message ‘Setup was unable to use the existing partition because it does not contain the required free space’. Before you begin the troubleshooting process, make sure you have allocated enough space for the new OS installation. If the error still persists, follow the steps below to troubleshoot the error. Step 1: Format the partition Turn on your system and insert Windows installation media CD Reboot the device from the installation media inserted Follow the instructions and Install Windows In the step which says ‘Where do you want to

Resolved – An unknown Outlook Error 0x8004019 has Occurred

When you try to read, send or receive email messages in Outlook, you may encounter error messages. A common error is ‘An unknown Outlook error Ox8004019 has occurred’. This error is mainly caused due to corruption in Outlook data file called .pst. Outlook saves your emails, attachments, contacts, etc in a backup file on your computer. This backup file is called PST file. These files can get corrupted due to various reasons. A system crash or oversized PST files are some of the most common reasons for corruption in these files. How to resolve the error Ox8004019? Step 1: Use

Fix ‘this device is currently in use’ Error

Ejecting a USB device using Safely Remove Hardware works most of the times, but it might not in some cases. You may receive an error message like ‘This device is currently in use. Close any programs or Windows that may be using the device and then try again’. If you have removed the device abruptly or without knowledge when the error message is shown, you may risk corrupting the device and losing data. This is because when data is transferred to USB, it isn’t all written at once. Part of it may still be in the buffer. When a drive

How to Fix a Non-Functional microSD Card

Ever since DSLR cameras have become easily accessible to a lot of people, it is common to see tons of great quality images on the internet. These images are of course stored on SD cards in most cameras. Imagine you have just returned from a fantastic team outing. You were assigned the job of clicking great pictures with a DSLR camera. You return home, insert the microSD card into the system. Unfortunately, the system returns an error “The disk in the drive is not formatted”. You are disheartened thinking about what happened to data within your microSD card. The error