4 Most Common Windows 8 User Errors and Their Solution
Posted: Oct 03, 2017
Besides the launch of so many versions, Windows 8 is still the preferred choice of computer users. Its exclusive features include speedy boot time, built-in antivirus, innovate and dynamic desktops, better search function, Windows to go, Windows live syncing and more. Like any other software or operating system, there are chances that you may face an error in Windows 8. These errors could occur during installation, activation or at any time. However, the best part is that we have provided the solution of all these common errors in this article.
- Accidently Deleted Files
Nothing can be worse than preparing a document or any other file and accidently delete it. You will be glad to know that by enabling a simple feature of Windows 8, you can recover your deleted file. Not just a deleted file, you can also restore a previous copy of the file. Isn’t it great! The latter is best if you have made changes to a particular document, spreadsheet or presentation and want the old version back.
All you need to do is enable Windows 8 File history feature. You will find it in the toolbar under Home tab. This file history feature runs frequently, making backup copies of your files every hour. Click this button on the ribbon in the folder that once had the file you want to restore now.
- Too Many Startup Programs
If you have installed too many startup programs, which are causing slow speed of your computer system and cluttering your system tray, then you can manage all this with the help of Windows 8’s task manager. Right-click the taskbar and select start the task manager. Go to the startup tab and disable your startup programs. Windows 8 will also tell you how much time each startup program is adding to your startup process.
- Messed up Any Setting
You will be glad to know that you can restore the default options in almost all the Windows program if you have changed them and want to get them back how they were.
Deleted a library: Simply, right-click the libraries header in the file explorer application and select "Restore default libraries"
Changed your folder display settings: To set them back to default settings, click the View tab in File Explorer and click Options. Now, choose Change folder and search options. Select separate Restore Defaults button on every tab. Restore now!
Hide too many system tray icons: Right-click the taskbar, click Properties, click the Customize button next to Notification area, and select Restore default icon behaviors.
- Frozen or Resource-Sucking Programs
This is not a typical error; however, it may happen that a program stops responding. The situation gets worse when a program keeps on running in the background sucking up CPU and memory resources to do nothing. In the situation of freeze and unresponsiveness, use the task manager to end those programs. For this, follow the below mentioned path:
Right-click on the taskbar-> Start task manager -> Applications -> Close the application that is causing the issue
Still you stuck with these kind of errors contact with Windows 8 Support.
Lena Smith is the author of this article, she has written various articles on Technical issues.