Here’s how to fix it: The Elara App Prevents Windows from Shutting Down

The Elara application is a pre-installed program that usually comes with Dell, Toshiba, or Sony laptops. It runs only on laptops (running in the task manager as the ApntEX.exe process), as its main purpose is to support touchpad functionality. However, not all integrated applications meet user expectations, as many have complained that the Elara applicationContinue reading “Here’s how to fix it: The Elara App Prevents Windows from Shutting Down”

Installation and reinstallation of Realtek microphone drivers

If you’re using a PC running Windows 10, you’re probably using Realtek audio. If you’re not using a sound card or working with HDMI audio with better video cards, the Realtek HD audio codec driver is probably the source of all the sounds your computer produces. Unfortunately, there are a hundred different things that canContinue reading “Installation and reinstallation of Realtek microphone drivers”

Bug fix: This PC was renamed to Computer (1) after the Windows update.

Windows 10 Updates are designed to improve PC performance and fix bugs and problems. Most people who download and install them will have no problem taking advantage of new features and improvements. However, the updates are not always effective. Unfortunately, there are times when they cause crashes, system overloads, and other problems.   Why doesContinue reading “Bug fix: This PC was renamed to Computer (1) after the Windows update.”