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How To Fix Screen Brightness Control?

Can't Adjust Windows 10 Screen Brightness, Windows 10 Brightness Control Is Not Working. How To Fix It?

In Windows 10, depending on the local environment and lighting, you can increase or decrease screen brightness to make content more visible or comfortable to view. Adjusting screen brightness can also be useful to save batteries (in the case of laptop use). In Windows 10, you can adjust screen brightness settings manually or let Windows do it automatically, depending on whether the computer is plugged in or unplugged.

 
Spotlight Search Not Working on Mac, how to fix?

Spotlight search not working or displaying inaccurate results, how to fix?

Spotlight is a built-in search system used to find and open applications and various types of file. It also contains several Internet browsing options. When Apple released this feature, it became very popular and, today, most experienced Mac users work regularly with Spotlight. Despite this popularity, glitches can occur with this search engine. Results may become inaccurate or Spotlight is unable to find files, even though the data is present in computer storage. Also, a search query may be entered, but no results shown, other than perhaps an inactive search field - there is no response to any query entered.

 
App Store downloads very slow, how to fix?

Downloads via App Store takes a lot of time on Mac, how to fix?

The App Store application offers access to all available apps for Apple macOS or iOS operating systems. To find any type of program, simply use the search field to deliver all associated results. When the store works properly it is very useful, but since the storage is vast and contains countless apps, various issues are unavoidable.

 
How To Fix Error Code 0xC004f074

How To Easily Fix Windows Activation Error Code 0xC004f074 

Key Management Service (KMS) is used to enable activation of Windows operating systems and provides a way to automatically activate products such as Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. When a supported version of Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Office is installed, computer systems often attempt to discover the Key Management Service server on the network and automatically activate the license. Key Management Service activations are usually valid for 180 days during which the computer periodically checks in with the KMS server to renew the computer's activation.

 
How To Fix "ERR QUIC PROTOCOL ERROR" Error?

How To Easily Fix "ERR_QUIC_PROTOCOL_ERROR" Google Chrome Error 

QUIC (Quick UDP Internet Connections) is an experimental network protocol, the main purpose of which, is to provide security protection equivalent to TLS/SSL, but faster. It was designed not only to speed up the user browsing experience but also to improve online game graphics. Key features of QUIC are reduced connection establishment time, improved congestion control, forward error correction and connection migration.

 
Dictation doesn't work on Mac, how to fix?

Dictation and Enhanced Dictation not working on a Mac computer, how to fix?

For many years, computers controlled by voice seemed like science fiction and were only seen in movies. Now, however, Apple have released a number of features that use voice recognition including Siri and Dictation. Many Mac users are familiar with these features and use them regularly. The dictation feature converts spoken words into text, while Siri is an assistant that listens to spoken requests and can compose short messages and emails.

 
How To Fix "The requested resource is in use" Error?

How To Fix "The requested resource is in use" Error In Windows 10 

You may have experienced the "The requested resource is in use" error repeatedly when trying to open a particular program or copy/move files, etc. This is probably due to the operating system having been infected by a Trojan horse called SmartService.

 
How To Fix "ERR SSL VERSION OR CIPHER MISMATCH" Error?

How To Fix "ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH" Error That Occurs While Trying To Visit A Particular Website

Today, safety while browsing online is the top priority for all major browser developers. There are various built-in tools to keep us safe. Browsers try to protect users and prevent them from visiting unsafe websites. The "ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH" message when browsing indicates that the visited website is unsafe (the browser has deemed it unsafe) and prevents it from loading.

 

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