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“Unsupported 16-bit application error” message – How to fix?

Last week, one of my friends updated his office computer to a newer one. He had an old desktop with Windows XP. He updated his hardware with an HP office station and his operating system to a Windows 7 64bit.

When he tried to reinstall all the old software he immediately run into trouble. One of the problem was with 16-bit software. The problem is that this software are not compatible with the new 64-bit operating system. Read More

Fixed: HP laptop/computer restart when Wake up (after Sleep of Hibernation)

If you have a HP laptop and if you upgrade your Windows to version 8 or 8.1 then you might got into some problems with Sleep function.

For example, if you set your computer to go into sleep mode after some time of inactivity, then you try to “Wake Up” your computer … it’s not gonna happen. Instead, when is trying to wake up, some sort of errors will occurs and your computer is gonna be automatically reset. Of course, all your opened programs will be close, as well as all your current work.

And this problem was around since Windows 8. On the internet you can find a lot of different and crazy solutions but in my case none of them worked…

But today, I’ve managed it… and it was very simple. All you need is to update your BIOS version to the latest one: “F.50 REV: A PASS: 1Read More

What is your favorite tweak, theme or tweaking app you use?

In the last days I had a change of emails with Damjan that asked me if I know any cool themes or tweaks for Windows 7. Unfortunately, I am now using the Windows in very classic way… just let everything in the same configuration as default with a couples of settings and organisation I am used to. For example I put a big list of shortcuts in “Links” folder and activate it in the toolbar.

Because I am not aware of any new and awesome tweaks and themes, I ask you to help me… let me know in the comment section if you use tweaks or themes or other apps that make your daily life better.

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How to set Windows 8 Mail App as default to avoid “There is no email program associated to perform the requested action…” error.

Have you ever tried to use the right click/Send option in order to send a file via Email? Have you ever got this error: There is no email program associated to perform the requested action. Please install an email program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs control panel. Read More

Microsoft Office free alternatives

What is your favorite office and productivity suite or tools? Are you still using the Microsoft Office in the old fashion way or do you work directly in the cloud? Have you ever tried other solution, other than Microsoft’s Office? Read More

0x0000001A Blue Screen: Memory Management Error

A friend of mine asked me today to support him with an error. First, he notice frequent errors using the web browser (Chrome in his case):


Second, in some cases, when this error is generated, the Windows is also rebooting/restarting.

Having this facts to work with I started with:

1. Reinstall Chrome, clear windows registry, system file checker – same behaviour. Read More