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Troubleshooting tutorials on various types of system errors, application errors, caused by virus infection, registry corruption or any other type of malfunction in Windows operating systems.

How to fix Windows Update error 0x800f020b in Windows 11

Error code 0x800f020b can be encountered in Windows 11 and Windows 10 operating systems. It occurs when trying to update your system via Windows Update Center. It is usually owners of printers such as HP (Hewlett Packard) or Xerox that are likely to receive the error while installing updates. The reason for that is most likely a disconnected printer, which prevents the installation of necessary components for printing devices. Try to reconnect your printer and see if it helps install the update successfully. If there are some other external devices connected, do the same with them as well. Should the issue remain unsolved, follow the rest of the instructions in our article below. There are 7 more methods that may be able to help. Although it is considered ineffective by many, in-built Windows Troubleshooter abilities can sometimes address issues like the 0x80073712 error. Troubleshooter is a native Windows utility designed to find and remove existing problems in various segments. You can use it to detect update issues and try to fix them eventually.

How to fix file system error (-805305975) in Windows 11

File system error (-805305975) is a recently discovered issue encountered by users while trying to open media files. Photos, music, or videos open through the default Microsoft Photos trigger an error window stating the corresponding issue. While this problem may seem complicated to some users, its resolution is more than doable when proper methods are used. Usually, there are several reasons why it occurs - some of them are incorrect file format, missing/corrupted system elements, hard disk errors, or even direct malfunction of the Microsoft Photos app. Below, you will find a list of all possible solutions. Try each of them until the issue ends up finally resolved. It is also worth noting that the same issue may appear not only in Windows 11, but in Windows 10 as well. Although the instructions below have been made based on Windows 11, the majority of steps are similar, if not identical, on Windows 10 as well.

How to fix “The program can’t start because d3d12.dll is missing from your computer”...

The most obvious reason why you may be subject to facing the above-written message is that your system fails to verify the d3d12.dll file. DLL files stand for Dynamic Link Library and are very instrumental in maintaining the operation of both inbuilt and third-party Windows applications. When a file like that is missing or damaged, the message above can occur, preventing further access and use of the desired program respectively. In general, DLL errors are commonly encountered by many Windows users and not only in the latest version this article is dedicated to. Similar or even the same error message tends to occur on Windows 10, 8, and 7 only varying in file names that are missing. No matter which one of them you received, the way they are resolved is almost identical. Typically, problems with DLL occur due to the presence of malware, malfunctioned software, registry issues, and other less prominent causes as well. If you are a victim of being unable to open a specific program due to the d3d12.dll problem, follow our guide below to resolve it.

How to fix PNP_DETECTED_FATAL_ERROR in Windows 10

PNP_DETECTED_FATAL_ERROR is a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) error, unexpectedly crushing the PCs of some users. Many analysis reports indicate that this issue is often associated with hardware malfunctions or incompatibilities caused by software. The error may occur when launching a specific program or while performing basic computer tasks. Luckily, there are several ways you can resolve the issue and prevent its occurrence in the nearest future. We encourage you to follow our guide below and try each method proposed until the right one is found. Errors caused by issues with software can sometimes be resolved by installing pending Windows updates. Thus, try to check if there is any update waiting to be installed and install it eventually. This is the first step you should try before moving on to other solutions. Alternatively, if you started encountering PNP_DETECTED_FATAL_ERROR right after some new system update was installed, you can remove it and see if this helps. Rarely, but some updates getting released by Microsoft may contain bugs and flaws that affect your system. It is worth checking if some new patches were installed prior to the error appearance. Below, you will find instructions for both removing and installing new updates in Windows 10.

How to recover deleted WhatsApp messages/photos/videos in Android

WhatsApp has become one of the most reliant means of communication these days. It is not only a way of exchanging keyboard-written messages but also a bridge for sharing photos and videos of different sizes. It may feel terrible when some important piece of information, be it a video, image, or simply text, gets accidentally deleted and lost, therefore. Luckily, deleting some data in WhatsApp does not mean you are destined to lose it forever. This is what we are going to discuss below - 3 easy ways to help you recover your files deleted from WhatsApp on Android for free.

How to fix “Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)” error in Windows 11...

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Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed) is a popular error that can be encountered on both Windows 10 and 11 operating systems. In the majority of cases, it indicates that Windows could not detect and recognize the connected USB device. To get more information on the appeared error, users can enter the Device Manager and see a device named Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed). If you open this device, you might see the device status saying "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems (Code 43). A request for the USB device descriptor failed.". This, therefore, prevents users from using their USB devices for transferring or reviewing files. The reason why such errors occur is not binary, however, it is more likely to merge due to an outdated or corrupted driver, missing system components, or hardware malfunction. Below, we have compiled a list of solutions potentially able to address the issue. Note that all solutions presented are compatible with both Windows 10 and 11 and even older versions of the OS.