"Peer Name Resolution Protocol" Service Could not be Started and HomeGroup Is not Working

  SYMPTOM   You cannot join a HomeGroup with an error message “Windows cannot set up a HomeGroup on this computer. Error code: 0x80630801”.   In addition, you may observe the issue that “Peer Networking Grouping” service cannot be started on this computer.   CAUSE   The error code 0x80630801 means PEER_E_CERT_STORE_CORRUPTED. The Identity Store…

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Windows Update error 80072f8f

Windows Update error 80072f8f SYMPTOM When running Windows Update, the error code 0x80072f8f was received. CAUSE Regarding the error code 80072f8f, it means “ERROR_INTERNET_DECODING_FAILED” which caused by the Internet Time could not be synchronized with global Update Server. The valid date and time are on the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate that the Windows Update…

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Error "0x0000052e" Appears When You Try to Install a Network Printer in Windows 7

SYMPTOMS   When you try to install a network printer on a computer that is running Windows 7, you receive the following error message:   Windows cannot connect to the printer (details: Operation failed with error 0x0000052e)   CAUSE   This problem can occur if the credentials on the Windows 7 client do not match…

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The Notification “An Error Has Occurred in the Script on This Page” Appears When You Open Internet Explorer.

SYMPTOM   The notification “An Error Has Occurred in the Script on This Page” appears when you open Internet Explorer.   SOLUTION   To resolve this issue, please follow these methods:   Method 1:   1.      Click Start, and then click Run. 2.      In the Open box, type Regsvr32 urlmon.dll, and then click OK. 3.     …

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Pining a .BAT/.CMD File to Taskbar

When a .BAT file or a shortcut pointing to a .bat file is opened, we will not find an option to “Pin the program to taskbar”; and we can’t neither drag nor drop the file to the taskbar.   The .CMD file has the same behavior as the .BAT file.   Method   Please perform…

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Clear the Update Failure Information

There is a lot of update failure information listed in Windows Update history, how can I delete it? The Windows Update history is a log that records previous attempts of installation. If an update fails to install, an entry will be added. Even if the update has been installed successfully later, either by installing a…

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Duplex Print Does not Work in Windows 7

SYMPTOM   Duplex print does not work in Windows 7. However, it works on your Windows XP computer with the same printer. This issue persists after updating printer driver.   CAUSE   In earlier versions of windows, there was an option to say that a duplex unit was installed under printer properties.  Windows 7 has…

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Restore Points Lost After System Rebooting

SYMPTOMS   System Restore points are missing after system reboots. When the issue happens, one or more of the following events could be logged:   Event ID 22: Volume Shadow Copy Service error: A critical component required by the Volume Shadow Copy service is not registered. This might happened if an error occurred during Windows…

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New Included Music Files Are not Displayed in Windows Media Player Library

New included music files are not displayed in Windows Media Player library SYMPTOM   You include new music files in Library. However, they are not displayed in Windows Media Player library.   CAUSE   The Windows Media Player database is corrupted.   RESOLUTION   We need to delete the database and then re-add all of…

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