Author: Richard Brun

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Fix: Host Process for Windows Services Has Stopped Working

This article looks at what causes and how to fix the “Host Process for Windows Services Has Stopped Working” error in Windows. The error message isn’t a strange error in Windows, especially since several users have complained about experiencing it. Since the error lacks any code or descriptive information, it is difficult to know what… Read more.

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5 Easy Ways to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80070422

Windows Update has made it easier for Windows users to keep their operating system and applications regularly updated. But since the update process involves a lot of factors, it is common to encounter issues, such as error 0x80070422, during the download and installation of these system updates. Windows Update error 0x80070422 occurs when a device… Read more.

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How to Fix Error 0xc0000142

Error 0xc0000142 is also called Application Error 0xc0000142. Many users report seeing this error when they try accessing any program or application on Windows 10. Usually, the error occurs when they open games, but some users report seeing it when they open Word documents. Here is a sample case from a user: “ After installing… Read more.

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Fix: External Hard Drive Not Showing Up in File Explorer

Typically, an external hard drive is shown in File Explorer under the list of all disks available on the computer. However, that’s not always the case. If you are having an issue with your USB not showing up in File Explorer, then read on to discover some reasons why this happens and try our recommended… Read more.

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Fix: Windows 10 File Explorer Keeps Opening

Recently, a lot of Windows users have complained that File Explorer keeps opening randomly and crashing. Although this won’t stop you from performing tasks on Windows, it can get annoying to see frequent pop-ups if the window keeps opening. What is File Explorer? File Explorer is a Windows built-in tool that provides convenience by allowing… Read more.

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Is Microsoft.photos.exe a virus? Fix high CPU usage

Sometimes a Microsoft.photos.exe process uses so much CPU resources that you may begin to think your PC is infected with a virus. Pro tip: If Microsoft.photos.exe is causing your system to be suspiciously slow, you can do some maintenance work using the Outbyte PC Repair tool. Download PC Repair What is Microsoft.photos.exe? Microsoft.photos.exe is an… Read more.

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Why File Explorer Is Slow on Windows 10 and How to Fix It

Ever experienced Windows 10 File Explorer running slow? Does it freeze or even stop working? While being extremely useful, this application occasionally works incorrectly, especially in the newest Windows operating system releases. Read on to see how this can be fixed. While reading through all these steps, you may find them too challenging or time-consuming… Read more.

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High GPU Usage by LockApp.exe – How to Fix?

LockApp.exe is one of the multiple system programs that run in the Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Although it is mainly responsible for displaying the lock screen on Windows, many users have reported high GPU and CPU usage by LockApp.exe. If you have been experiencing such problems and/or seeing LockApp.exe error messages and don’t know what… Read more.

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How to Fix the vcredist_x64.exe Error

Have you experienced the vcredist_x64.exe error? vcredist_x64 stands for Visual C++ Redistributable x64, but what is it exactly? What Is vcredist_x64.exe Vcredist_x64.exe is a software file component of Microsoft Visual C developed by Microsoft. It is a legitimate program, usually known as Microsoft Visual C++ x64 Redistributable Setup. Put simply, vcredist_x64.exe is the file responsible… Read more.

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How to Fix: Origin Thin Setup Is Not Opening

Many users have reported experiencing Origin Thin Setup is not opening and are looking for ways to fix it. If you’re facing startup issues with the Origin client, it should relieve you to know that many other users are going through the same stress. For example, an EA community user has been experiencing msvcp140.dll and… Read more.