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Computer won’t power on [solution]

If the computer won’t power on, here’s a simple solution you can check yourself first before taking your computer in for repair. Many power supplies now have a power switch on the back.  Normally you turn your computer on using the power switch on the front of the computer, but if there is a power problem from a storm…

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AVG 2013 Driver installation failed [Solved]

Problems installing AVG 2013 upgrade .  Trying to install AVG 2013 and many people having the same issue.  Download and go through the install, almost all the way through until finally gets near the end and gives an error “Driver Installation Failed.  Error code 0xC0070643.   MSI action failed.  Error code 0xE0010057” Uninstalling and reinstalling doesn’t work, registry cleaners don’t…

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How to hack administrator password

Computer repair tip: Hacking into Windows I’ve had to use this method several times to reset various user passwords when someone forgot their password.  It’s handy when it’s your kids computer that they have you locked out and you want to see what they are doing (as a concerned parent), or you are an employer and a past (disgruntled)…

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Cold boot versus Warm boot

After hearing enough times about how rebooting fixes a lot, what is the difference between cold booting and warm booting?  I’ll explain the answer here. The short answer is, cold boot means turn the computer off then on.  Warm boot means to reboot the computer without shutting all the way down.  The idea is that when you reboot, the computer stays…

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Computer repair tip #2 – Windows updates, Adobe updates, Java, etc.

Typically, when speaking with some people, they say “I have Norton installed” or “I have AVG” or some other antivirus program they will quote, telling me it is up to date and doing scans.  What they don’t realize, and I explain to all my clients, is that anti-virus software isn’t enough.  No matter what program you have, and no…

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