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How I Fixed: “Windows cannot find rundll32.exe”

» by May 5, 2012 at 12:04 pm » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, I got a computer from a client yesterday and when I started to repair it, I couldn't access hardly any of the tools in Control Panel (Windows XP). I ...more »

Computer Repair Tools That I Can’t Live Without (Part 10.5: Utilities On My USB Flash Drive)

» by April 8, 2012 at 3:22 pm » Comments (4)

  Hello everyone, In the past year and a half or so I’ve repaired over 350 computers. In this series I’m describing the very repair tools that I use daily. If you ...more »

Computer Repair Tools That I Can’t Live Without (Part 10.4: Utilities On My USB Flash Drive)

» by February 10, 2012 at 10:43 pm » Comments (3)

  Hello everyone In the past year and a half or so I’ve repaired over 350 computers. In this series I’m describing the very repair tools that I use daily. If you ...more »

How I Fixed/Optimized A Dial-Up Internet Connection

» by February 4, 2012 at 1:25 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, I really never thought I'd be writing a post about dial-up access, but here I am! A nice lady called me the other day and asked me if I ...more »

Computer Repair Tools That I Can’t Live Without (Part 9: Hiren’s BootCD On A USB Flash Drive)

» by November 16, 2011 at 11:15 am » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, In the past year and a half or so I’ve repaired over 300 computers. In this series I’m describing the very repair tools that I use daily. If you ...more »

How To Know (For Sure) When Your Caps Lock Is On Or Off

» by August 13, 2011 at 10:14 pm » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, It absolutely drives me crazy when I'm typing along only to find out that I have the CAPS LOCK on. My USB connected keyboard has a blue light to ...more »

How I Recover Data From A Failed Hard Drive (Method #2)

» by June 22, 2011 at 10:20 am » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, I see it all of the time. A clients hard drive will no longer boot up into the Operating System and panic sets in! When I go to ...more »

How I Recover Data From A Failed Hard Drive (Method #1)

» by June 18, 2011 at 2:16 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, I see it all of the time. A clients hard drive will no longer boot up into the Operating System and panic sets in! When I go to their ...more »

How I Removed Another Of The Newest Rogue Security Applications

» by May 18, 2011 at 12:40 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, I got a laptop yesterday from a client and when I turned it on, up popped another rogue security application. I can't remember the exact name of the phony ...more »

Best Way To Shut Down A Malicious Pop-Up (Don’t Click On The Red X)

» by May 15, 2011 at 2:06 pm » Comments (0)

  Hello everyone, Many of my clients get really nervous when a sudden pop-up appears on their computer screen. It seems that more and more these pop-ups claim to be free antivirus ...more »