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How To Disable Driver Signature Enforcement?

How To Easily Disable Driver Signature Enforcement On Windows 10?

Microsoft has included a feature called Driver Signature Enforcement on Windows operating systems. When installing drivers on your computer, some might work properly and others might not. The Driver Signature Enforcement feature ensures that Windows can only load drivers that have been 'signed' by Microsoft. The installed driver must be a signed driver that includes a digital signature - an electronic security mark that details the publisher of the driver and all related information (for example, if the original contents of the driver package have been changed). All drivers and system files must be digitally verified by Microsoft and, furthermore, Windows will not run unsigned drivers on either 32-bit or 64-bit systems. This whole philosophy is called “driver signature enforcement”.

How to reset your Mac's SMC?

How to reset your SMC on any Mac?

You may have noticed reduced Apple computer functionality, tried several methods to reset your Mac, but are still unable to find a solution. Furthermore, if you are not an experienced IT user, you may not be aware of components such as SMC (System Management Controller) and others.

How To Fix "Taskbar not working" Problem?

How To Fix 'Taskbar Not Working' Problem On Windows 7, 8 & 10

First introduced with Microsoft Windows 95, Windows taskbar is an element of a GUI (Graphical User Interface), which has various purposes. It usually shows which programs are currently running. The specific design and layout of the taskbar differs between individual operating systems, but generally it has the form of a long strip along one edge of the screen. The strip contains various icons that correspond to windows open within associated programs. Clicking these icons allows the user to easily switch between programs or windows, with the currently active program or window usually appearing differently from the rest. In more recent versions of operating systems, users can also "pin" programs or files so that they can be accessed quickly, often with a single click.

How To Fix The "Start Menu Not Working" Critical Error

How To Fix The "Start Menu Not Working" Critical Error On Windows 10?

The Start Menu is a user interface (or graphic user interface) element used in Microsoft Windows since Windows 95 and in some other operating systems. This simple menu has existed for more than 20 years now. It provides a central launching point for computer programs and performing other tasks. It is the primary location in Windows to locate your installed programs and to find files or folders. It has different names in different operating systems.

Traditionally, the Start menu provided a customizable list of programs for the user to launch, as well as a list of most recently opened documents, a way to find files and get help, and access to the system settings. Until Windows Vista, the Start menu was constantly expanded across the screen as the user navigated through its cascading sub-menus. Windows 10 Start Menu is much changed compared to earlier versions of Windows operating system. The most noticeable change is the integration of tiles into the Start Menu. You can access all of your programs through the "All apps" and in through the left pane. All these changes were designed with desktop and laptop users in mind, and to make everything a lot more familiar and easier to use at the same time.

FaceTime is not working. How to fix?

How to troubleshoot your FaceTime problems?

FaceTime is an Apple app that enables you to communicate with other Apple product users. You can perform a free video or telephone call using FaceTime - all you need is an Internet connection. This app can use a Wi-FI or cellular network. Bear in mind that it will use mobile data when using a cellular network, so if your mobile data capacity is limited, you should consider whether its use is viable in terms of cost (in most cases it will not be viable).

Can't Open Microsoft Store

Can't Open Microsoft Store On Windows 10 - how to fix?

Microsoft Store (formerly Windows Store, before October 2017) is a digital distribution platform for Microsoft Windows, an online marketplace for Windows users to download and purchase applications and games. At first it was an application store for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 and its primary purpose was to distribute Universal Windows Platform applications - apps that can be used across all compatible Microsoft Windows devices like PCs, tablets, smartphones, Xbox One etc. With Windows 10, however, Microsoft merged its other distribution platforms (Windows Phone Store, Windows Marketplace, Xbox Video and Xbox Music) into Microsoft Store, making it a unified distribution point for apps, digital video, digital music and e-book.

How To Fix Black Screen With Cursor?

How To Fix Black Screen With Mouse Cursor Only On Windows 10?

The Black Screen of Death is an error screen displayed by operating systems after encountering a critical system error that can cause the system to shut down. The operating system also displays this black screen when the system cannot boot.

You might have previously experienced a Windows computer (laptop or a tablet) freezing with a blank or black screen. The Windows 10 black screen of death (BSOD) is a common issue when rebooting computers after upgrading Windows. Black screen problems in Windows result in two different scenarios: 1) You can log in to your computer, but there is no display; 2) You are even not able to sign in to the computer, and a black screen is displayed. This article details the second scenario - the situation whereby you see a black screen and cursor only.

Your Apple ID disabled. How to fix?

How to fix Your Apple ID is blocked or disabled error?

An Apple ID is essentially your username for all Apple features such as iTunes, App store, iCloud, iMessage, etc. When you fail to log in, a message is displayed stating that your Apple ID is locked or disabled. There might be a number of reasons for this. The most common is when you (or a family member) forget a password and repeatedly attempt to sign in using an incorrect password more than three times. If you subsequently enter a correct password that day, you will not be able to sign in, since attempts are restricted to three within 24 hours.


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