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How I Fixed: Computer Shuts Down When Using CD-ROM Drive

» by June 5, 2012 at 10:15 pm » Comments (1)

  Hello everyone, Another interesting fix: The other day a client called me and told me that his computer was shutting down every time that he tried to play his Hoyle Card Games ...more »

How I Fixed: The Very Loud eMachines T5048 System Fan

» by May 24, 2012 at 9:32 pm » Comments (5)

  Hello everyone, Wow, this was somewhat of an unusual fix! A client called me up and told me that she no longer wanted her eMachines T5048 desktop. She said that she couldn't ...more »

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

» by May 5, 2012 at 12:04 pm » Comments (2)

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 (2)

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 »