FIX: Laptop randomly goes to sleep by Bas Wijdenes

Laptop going to sleep while typing, introduction. I had a problem for months with my laptop going to sleep randomly. At first, I thought of a breadcrumb blocking a keyboard key or something like that. I tried to find a pattern that caused this. There were no strange error messages in the Event Viewer either. … Continue reading FIX: Laptop randomly goes to sleep by Bas Wijdenes

FIX: MSVCR71.dll is missing or not found by Bas Wijdenes

“Program can’t start because it is missing MSVCR71.dll” the basics. Before we start, if you are a system administrator, Adam the Automator has created a PowerShell function for this problem that is quite convenient to use. Programs often use certain .DLL files. These files can get corrupted and your program can be unresponsive. By repairing … Continue reading FIX: MSVCR71.dll is missing or not found by Bas Wijdenes

How to enable numlock by default in Windows by Bas Wijdenes

How did I get to enroll the numlock key at start up? Many users and mainly from the finance department use the numlockpad to the right of your keyboard. Users often do not understand the numlock key and that these buttons have different functions. When I was still a helpdesk engineer I was often called … Continue reading How to enable numlock by default in Windows by Bas Wijdenes

FIX: Start menu not responding windows 10

Start menu not responding fix 2.0. For the previous post (1.0) click here. A lot of new windows 10 users have issues with the start menu not responding, because this is involving so many users I am making another blog post with another solution that might help.  In the next few steps we will re-install all … Continue reading FIX: Start menu not responding windows 10

FIX: Start menu slow windows 10 fix

I’ve heard a lot of complains from users who have upgraded to windows 10. And I had the problem myself as well. The start menu is slow or not responding in Windows 10.  I’ve been searching what could be the solution. The reason your menu is slow is probably because ‘animations in windows’ is turned on. … Continue reading FIX: Start menu slow windows 10 fix