Windows 10 has been an improved version of Microsoft’s operating system over Windows 8 and 7. However, there are still some issues that need to be resolved. The users have been encountering flaws in Windows 10 since its inception in July 2015.
While some flaws are its features, some are flat-out-bugs. This article discusses 10 most annoying Windows 10 bugs that we have found so far. Read on to know the top Windows 10 problems and their fixes.
Trouble Running Printer
If you are having trouble to run your printer with Windows 10, you are not alone. You can fix this problem by removing and reinstalling your printer drivers.
- Go to the Control Panel.
- Choose Devices and Printers.
- Right click on Printer and remove it.
- Now go to your printer manufacturer’s website
- Install printer drivers right for your device.
You do not particularly need Windows 10 drivers – the Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 drivers will also work.
Low Virtual Memory
One of Windows 10 bugs that negatively influence system performance is its use of virtual memory. If you do not have loads of RAM, you cannot have the finest performance. To fix this issue:
- Go to the Control Panel.
- Choose to Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows.
- Tap the Advanced tab and select Change under virtual memory section.
- Uncheck the box saying ‘Automatically manage paging file size for all drives.
- Choose a custom size for the Windows 10 driver.
- Change initial and maximum size to Windows recommended size values.
- Click OK and restart your system.
There is no Media Player
Microsoft launched its latest Windows version without a media player which restricts users from playing DVDs. The Windows 10 offers a Windows DVD Player app which is available on Microsoft Store. It costs around £11.59.
If you have upgraded your operating system to Windows 10 from Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 with Windows Media Center, the app to run DVD player is free for you.
Files Opening in the Wrong Program
You may have your files opening in wrong programs probably because you changed the
The new version has reset it to default. You need to change it again to open your files in your desired program.
- Right-click the file.
- Choose Open with and select program to open that file.
- Check Always use this app and click OK.
Microsoft Edge Ditches your Favorites
You may lose all your favorite web pages you have earlier saved on Internet Explorer or other browsers.
You need to import them to Microsoft Edge.
The menu in Edge, tap on Import favorites and select the browser from which you want to import favorites and bookmarks.
Windows 10 Start-Up Process Taking Long
When you first installed Windows 10, you might have noticed the speedy start-up process. As a few months pass, this process start taking more time. This is to because you have loads of apps to start up every time the Windows starts.
- You can set which apps you want to restart by going to Task Manager.
- Click on More Details.
- G go to Start-up tab and select Status.
- You will see apps marked Enabled.
- Disable all apps you do not need from start-up.
Compulsory Software Updates
The Windows 10 makes it compulsory for the user to update Windows versions. It can be problematic if the new update the bugs. You can stop Microsoft forcing Windows 10 upgrades or enable System Protection to roll back to the previous version from the latest Windows 10 upgrades.
Trouble Signing In
Do you find the repeated sign up process to turn on Windows 10 computer annoying? Press Windows Key+R, type netplwiz,and press Enter. Select the user account you want to automatically sign in on start-up. Uncheck the User must enter a
You might have noticed that Windows 10 occupies more storage than the old Windows versions do. To make extra space on your computer, open the Disk Cleanup app, select the drive where Windows is installed and click OK to delete old Windows files.
Unable to find Safe Mode
Are you unable to find Safe Mode on Windows 10? The Safe Mode is available in the latest Windows versionStartupbut the user has to go through a few hoops to get it. Go to Settings, tap Update and Security and select Safe Mode there.