When you open Explorer, all the libraries may be missing, and clicking the “Restore default libraries” context menu option would have no effect. For reasons unexplained, in some cases, the libraries may become hidden, and all you need to do is to remove the hidden attribute set from the “library-ms” files.
Did the Homegroup icon all of a sudden appear on the desktop after running a registry cleaner or using a third party tweaking tool? This article shows you the way to hide the Homegroup icon from the desktop.
Removing the Homegroup icon via the user interface is not possible, as the “Change desktop icons” dialog in Windows 7 doesn’t list Homegroup as an available option. The only way to remove the Homegroup icon is via the registry. Use these steps:Read more
When you try to view the reliability history (Reliability Monitor) of your computer via Control Panel or Action Center, the reliability history page may be completely blank/empty. This can happen if the Task Scheduler Service or RACTask scheduled job is disabled in your computer.
To re-enable tracking of events by the Reliability Monitor, use these steps:Read more
When you open Devices and Printers applet, it may show up as an empty folder although the devices are correctly connected and their drivers are intact. This can be due to several reasons, and the possible causes (with appropriate fixes) are discussed in this post.
We’ve observed that Devices and Printers folder can appear blank if one of these is true:
- Print Spooler Service is not running
- Bluetooth Support Service is not running
- Missing DLL registrations.
Use these steps to resolve the problem.Read more