How to Sideload APK in Windows 11 Subsystem for Android

This tutorial will show you how to sideload APK in Windows 11 to Windows Subsystem for Android. It can be a useful addition to the Amazon Store app, which is missing a lot of available Android apps. If it doesn’t include the app you need, you can simply sideload it.

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How to pause GIF animation on Windows 10

Here is how you can pause GIF animation in Windows 10 without third-party apps. GIF animation is used not only for entertainment purpose. It is also often used to visually demonstrate a variety of actions and processes with apps. A GIF image is a sequence of several static frames, and it also contains meta information – an indication of how long each frame should be displayed on the screen. Continue reading “How to pause GIF animation on Windows 10”

How to verify the checksum of Windows ISO

This tutorial will show you how to verify the checksum of the Windows ISO file. After you downloaded a Windows ISO image, and you may want to make sure that it is not corrupted and fully downloaded. Or you want to check if the ISO file you have matches the original genuine files issued by Microsoft. To determine the integrity of a distribution, you need two things – a checksum and a program to check it. Continue reading “How to verify the checksum of Windows ISO”

Fix Windows Photo Viewer can’t display a picture from smartphone

Here’s a fix for Windows Photo Viewer that can’t display a picture from smartphone, e.g. from a camera of your phone or a screenshot. It usually shows the following message: Windows photo viewer can’t display this picture because there might not be enough memory on your computer. Continue reading “Fix Windows Photo Viewer can’t display a picture from smartphone”

Fix Desktop.ini files open automatically on startup in Notepad

Here is what to do if Notepad automatically opens Desktop.ini files on startup. A system failure may cause very strange issues. Although they do not interfere with the performance of Windows, they cause a lot of inconvenience to users. Here is one example of such a “mistake”. Every time you start Windows to the desktop, Notepad automatically opens one or two files with the contents that you can see in the screenshot below. Continue reading “Fix Desktop.ini files open automatically on startup in Notepad”

Fix Windows 10 doesn’t run 16-bit apps – You do not have permissions to execute 16-bit applications

Here’s what to do if Windows 10 doesn’t run 16-bit apps. To be able to run old 16-bit applications in modern versions of Windows, it is not necessary to use emulators. Windows 10, for example, works quite correctly with 16-bit programs. It even works without the need to use the compatibility mode. But sometimes you can get a error message  “The file is a 16-bit application. You do not have permissions to execute 16-bit applications”. Continue reading “Fix Windows 10 doesn’t run 16-bit apps – You do not have permissions to execute 16-bit applications”

What is the unsecapp.exe process in Windows 11

This guide will tell you what is the unsecapp.exe process in Windows 11 and if it is safe or not. Spotting a new, previously unseen process in Task Manager for security-conscious users is always a cause for concern, and often completely unnecessary. Those who have already installed Windows 11 may unexpectedly find the unsecapp.exe process in the Task Manager, which they did not notice before. It can be present in one or several instances. Continue reading “What is the unsecapp.exe process in Windows 11”

Delete a network folder with thumbs.db file

What to do if thumbs.db file does not allow you to delete a network folder. Deleting shared network folders is almost the same as deleting regular directories. The only exception here is that there can be more potential problems with deleting network folders. Continue reading “Delete a network folder with thumbs.db file”

Windows 11 Show Hidden Files in File Explorer

In this tutorial you will learn how to show hidden files in Windows 11 File Explorer. Microsoft updated the File Explorer software with a new style. The new look doesn’t include the Ribbon. The new toolbar works well for both mouse+keyboard and touch-based devices. Continue reading “Windows 11 Show Hidden Files in File Explorer”