Fix: Chrome won’t start or taking a long time to start

Two simple, yet not intuitive solutions to solve two quite annoying Chrome problems (worked for me on Windows 10 and Windows 8). 1. Chrome browser refuses to launch Solution: Reset the winsock catalog (see https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/811259 and https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753591%28v=ws.10%29.aspx for more details).: Open an elevated command prompt (see here) Type: netsh winsock reset and hit Enter Restart […]

Retrieve UninstallStrings to fix installer issues

Recently I have encountered several installer related issues on my machine. Most of them seemed to be caused by insufficient privileges. This kind of issue can be usually fixed by running the installer “As Administrator”. In case the issue is in relation to an already installed software packet, it’s sometimes not so easy to locate […]