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How To Set Up And Troubleshoot Miracast

How To Set up Miracast And Troubleshoot Its Problems In Windows 10

Miracast enables certified (Miracast-certified) devices such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets to communicate with TVs, monitors, and projectors. Its main purpose is to replace cables and wires from the device to display. It can be thought of as an 'HDMI over Wi-Fi' tool. Miracast allows users to broadcast photos, music, videos and other media from mobile devices and computers to larger screens (thus, it allows you to see your device's screen content on a bigger screen).

Two-Finger Scroll Not Working

Two-Finger Scroll Not Working. How To Easily Fix It?

A touchpad (also known as trackpad) is a useful pointing device found on most laptops and used to control input positioning on a computer display screen. A laptop touchpad can be used in place of an external mouse and often has the same two buttons below the touch surface or at the bottom of it. The second type of touchpad, which is known as a buttonless touchpad (or a clickpad), is becoming increasingly popular and does not have the traditional two buttons - the entire surface of the touchpad is one large button.

How to turn off Notifications on Mac?

Disable or manage various notifications on Mac computers

At first, notifications may seem attractive and useful - they allow us to keep informed about subjects relating to our personal lives, those of friends, co-workers, family members, and others. Notifications often display upcoming events such as meetings, birthdays, etc. and also information about incoming connections, such as AirDrop, calls, and software updates. Some applications have specific types of notifications. For example, anti-virus software will remind you if the hard disk has not been scanned for some time, whilst other software might indicate that a backup was not created recently. These feature are sometimes useful, but can also be inconvenient in many cases. For example, if you are sharing a screen using a screen sharing function, streaming a presentation, or collaborating on shared project with co-workers, these types of notifications will be a problem.


How To Fix "PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA" Blue Screen Of Death Error

PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA (or PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA, depending on the operating system) is a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error. It indicates that the system was requesting a page of memory to continue working, but the page was not available and the Windows operating system could not continue the processes it was running. It then crashed, returning the PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA Blue Screen of Death error as a result.

Wuauserv Causing High CPU Usage

Wuauserv Service/Process Is Causing High CPU Usage. How To Easily Fix It?

Windows Services, also known as services.msc, is used to modify how Windows services run on your system. These services are responsible for running available programs and managing many system settings and resources. You can modify a service's settings for security, troubleshooting, and performance-related reasons. One of these services is Windows Update.



Blue Screen of Death (also known as a blue screen, BSoD, or a STOP error) is a blue screen displayed on Windows systems after a fatal system error or crash. Blue screens are generally caused by problems with computer hardware or issues with hardware driver software. The "SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED" Blue Screen of Death error occurs on Windows 8 and 10 operating systems. Some users receive this error message when Windows is started, whilst others cannot even start the operating system and immediately receive this error message.

RPC server is unavailable. How To Fix It?

How To Fix "RPC server is unavailable" Error In Windows

RPC (Remote Procedure Call), also known as a function or subroutine call, is a network programming model for point-to-point communication between (or within) software applications. RPC is used by programs on networked computers to make requests to programs on other computers on the network. This model is responsible for managing devices remotely across a network by sharing access to scanners, printers, and other peripherals. If there is a need to share or distribute data over a network, RPC technology is often used.

How to fix sound issues on Mac

Mac doesn't play sounds through internal and/or external speakers, how to fix?

The Mac audio system is often used for movies, music, communication via video or voice call, receiving various notifications, warning sounds, and much more. Audio also plays an important role in more serious work applications, and so losing any aspect of the sound system can be a major problem.


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