How to Secure Data on a Failing Hard Drive

Hard drive failure is one of the worst thing and sometimes inevitable too. More than the drive, it’s your data that is in concern as your hard drive has all your data in it. You lose access to your entire files on it when HDD crashes. Hence, when you find some changes in your HDD the first thing you need to do is to secure data on a failing hard drive. However, before a crash or fail, your hard drive gives some indications of dying. Actions you perform in such situations, is what matters the most to save your data.

5 Ways To Solve Cannot Start Microsoft Outlook Error

With most of the professionals choosing Outlook to store their emails, contacts, appointments, notes etc. Microsoft Outlook has become an integral part of the workplace making their lives at work easier. Unfortunately, Outlook will also make your life at work tough with this “Cannot start Microsoft Outlook error”. What will you do to when Microsoft Outlook doesn’t open?  How will you fix Cannot start Microsoft Outlook error? Worry not, this article will let you know why your Microsoft Outlook is not opening and guides you to easily fix “cannot start Microsoft Outlook error” in simple steps. Click here to know the

[FIXED] Restart to Repair Drive Errors on Windows

Windows errors are quiet common and there is no need to freak out unless it harms your data. Though some of these errors can be fixed just by restarting Windows PCs, some need chkdsk or other tools to fix them. However, few errors would start running in loop – eg. ‘Restart to Repair Drive Errors’, that won’t let you access your data until you restart PC after repairing drive. It doesn’t seem scary, but it is so when the error keeps appearing even after restarting Windows PCs several times. Usually, the error occurs after using error checking tool to fix

VLC not Playing MP4 Videos [SOLVED]

It’s just your bad day! VLC player is most widely used players and supports almost all sorts of video formats. Though MP4 is supported by VLC, there are times wherein your VLC player refuses to play your favourite video. This can be due to various reasons, may be you have an older VLC, videos settings are not enables and even your MP4 is corrupt! However, there are solutions to fix all such issues, just read ahead to know some easy methods to fix VLC not playing MP4 issue. In this process of fixing the issue the first thing you need

[SOLVED] Image part ID RLD2 was not Found in the PowerPoint File Error

I was in a hurry, so I opened the PPT file directly on my pen drive, made the necessary changes and saved it. The next time I opened the file, the images in the slide were gone and a red ‘X’ mark now appears with an error message ‘The image part with relationship ID rld2 was not found in the file’. What is wrong? Where are my images? Why is my PPt showing rld2 not found in PowerPoint error? It can be really frustrating to receive such error messages in important files. We understand how you feel and are here to

How to Repair Bad Sectors on Mac

What are bad sectors on a hard drive? Bad sectors are areas on the hard drive that are damaged. These sectors make your data inaccessible. if its not fixed at the earliest, your hard drive would fail. Hence, one should repair bad sectors on Mac as soon as you realize. These sectors are formed due to 2 reasons, one due to physical damage and secondly due to logical errors. As you can guess, physical damage is caused by dust accumulation or damage caused to the rotating movement of the hard disk. These damages are permanent and cannot be repaired. On

[SOLVED] 4k UHD Videos Not Playing on PC

Technology never stands still and that is the reason we have moved from standard definition, high definition, full HD and now 4K. 4K is becoming the new standard for shooting and watching videos. The 4K format offers a very sharp, clear and crisp quality compared to the 1080 Full HD format. As of now, it is possible to view 4K in PC’s also but with some limitations. So, if your 4K videos are not playing in on your PC, it is helpful to identify what is causing the problem using the troubleshooting steps listed below. Check if monitor resolution is

How to Play Dash Cam Videos on PC

Dashcams nowadays play an important role in safe driving. Usually the videos recorded on these cameras will be of AVI, MOV or MP4. To play these videos there are various video players available like VLC media player, and others. Usually, these cameras gets switched off once the car is off, it becomes quite difficult to play the videos. You need to use either Wi-Fi card reader, power cable, OTG etc. and transfer the video to other devices like mobile or PCs to play. Follow the simple procedure to play Dash Cam videos on PC: Step 1: Remove Memory card from

SOLVED: Disk Check Failed – Windows cannot access the disk

When you find that there are issues with your external hard drives, a usual course of action is to run ‘CHKDSK’. ‘CHKDSK’ verifies file systems and repairs corruption issues. Also, if bad sectors are present on the drive, it marks these sectors, so the system doesn’t try reading from those sectors again, preventing further damage. This way CHKDSK can be used to repair corruption issues up to a certain level. On the other hand, if your drive is not properly detected, running ‘CHKDSK’ may produce an error ‘The disk check could not be performed because Windows cannot access the disk’.

Fix Outlook error 0x80040900

error 0x80040900

In order to send and receive mails in Outlook, it is really important to configure the Outlook account with proper server name and ports. The server name or the IP address ports are provided by your ISP provider. Any flaw or change in one of the following settings will completely halt a send and receive operation in Outlook. This directly means that you will no longer be able to communicate or share any information in Outlook.   Outlook error 0x80040900 is one such error that may have occurred due to any of the following reasons which have been listed below.