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How I Fixed: Windows 7 Won’t Update

» by July 2, 2017 at 10:16 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, The great majority of my customers live in a resort/retirement community here in central Tennessee. Since they are older, they don't like change just for change's sake. Most of ...more »

Third Party Program Updates For The Month Of July 2015

» by August 17, 2015 at 8:43 pm » Comments (1)

Hello everyone, I'm a bit late on this, but here they are: The Third Party Updates For The Month Of July 2015. Get updated as soon as possible! Key: Identifier, Vendor/Product, Product ...more »

How I Fixed: “Windows cannot be installed to this disk…..”

» by February 28, 2015 at 1:19 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, A client gave me a Dell 660s Windows 8.1 desktop that would not boot. It was stuck in an automatic repair loop, but nothing was being repaired. Just for good ...more »

Not Getting 50 Mbps Download Speed From Comcast? Here’s How! (Part 2)

» by October 14, 2014 at 1:21 pm » Comments (6)

Hello everyone, I have received many comments from my first Comcast post back in March of 2012 (June 2015 post here). Many people in my area, and around the country are ...more »

How I Optimized My New SSD Installation

» by July 16, 2014 at 11:42 am » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, In a previous post I described how I brought an old laptop back to life by installing a new SSD. In this post I would like to describe a ...more »

How I Fixed: “The User Profile Service failed the logon”

» by April 19, 2014 at 10:22 am » Comments (6)

Hello everyone, I got a call the other day from a frantic client. He was an experienced artist and he could not logon to his Windows account. His user account was ...more »

When An SSD Will Not Increase Your Computers Speed

» by January 20, 2014 at 11:41 am » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, The SSD (Solid State Drive) is the greatest invention since "sliced bread". Installing an SSD can cut boot times down to below ten seconds and open programs so fast ...more »

How I Diagnose And Repair Poor Wireless Reception

» by May 19, 2013 at 1:33 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, I've been getting a lot of questions lately about poor wireless reception, so I've decided to share my thoughts: Poor wireless reception can be caused by a multitude of things. ...more »

Windows Programs Won’t Open? Do This!

» by December 13, 2012 at 9:27 pm » Comments (0)

Hello everyone, Guest post today by fellow computer repair tech and security guru Brian Meyer. Brian's Select Real Security website is full of Windows security information, as well as some awesome ...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 »