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    Nothing is truly free. Everywhere we go, if something is advertised as ‘Free’, there’s a good chance that somebody else is just covering the bill. The public radio is open to all and everybody can freely listen to it. Songs, news, and talk shows are all streamed right across the country and you...
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    Do friends and family ask you to sort out problems on their machines, or do you need access to colleagues' computers? Do you wish you could do it from the comfort of your own home or office without having to visit them? Then you need a program that allows you to operate their machine remotely...
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    Welcome to the 2016 Recommended Build Guide Custom Intel and AMD PC Builds Outstanding Quality, Outstanding Performance, Outstanding Value   For those interested in building their own computer, please visit our 2016 Build Guide containing Intel and AMD builds...
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    Introduction Most people are aware of the need to use passwords to protect their accounts online, and in many cases it is mandatory. It is highly recommended that passwords be strong, are not written down and are different for each account. In practice, however, many people use simple...
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    When installing a new operating system, you may run into the problem of missing drivers. Drivers in Windows are how devices, like your video card or USB ports, communicate to the operating itself. Without the correct driver Windows may not use the device at hand and issues may occur. The...
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    MemTest86 is an easy-to-use DOS test that can help determine whether or not your memory (RAM) is failing. This test will work on desktops, laptops and notebooks and will test all types of memory. The following article will guide you through how to test your memory for any damage or issues that...
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    The following is an in-depth guide detailing the process that clearly outlines the process of bench testing building, and troubleshooting your computer. All three sections of this guide will take a considerable amount of time to complete. Therefore, you should take your time, read carefully, and...
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    This tutorial will explain, in some detail, how to backup your files from a Windows partition when Windows will not load. We will be using Ubuntu Live CD. If you do not already have a copy of Ubuntu LiveCD on a CD or thumb drive, go here to download Ubuntu , then download Imgburn to burn the...
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    The System File Checker utility found in Windows is an advanced tool that allows users to scan and fix corrupted or missing Windows system files. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to run the System File Checker utility. The following will work in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Window 8, Windows 7...
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    Temporary File Cleaner, or TFC, is a third party Windows PC cleaning tool that is similar to CCleaner. TFC “cleans” Windows by removing useless or unnecessary Windows items/files, such as your trash bin or Temp folder. TFC is a powerful tool and should be used as directed in this guide. TFC is...
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    Computers enjoy working in a stable environment that is not too hot. To do this, PC components have precautions installed to prevent them from overheating. Your processor and video card can monitor the amount of heat being generated while in use, and will throttle the amount of power used to...
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    Whether a forum helper asks you to post your system specs or you are simply curious about what components are inside your PC, Speccy is a tool that allows to you to do just that. Speccy is a third party program that can read your PC hardware IDs to determine what components are inside your PC...
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    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) is a powerful anti-malware application that assists Windows computers in removing and protecting against numerous threats including, but not limited to, worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, spyware, etc.. Used by our security team here at Tech Support Forum...
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    Introduction I hope this guide will give enough understanding of a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) to be able to learn more advanced topics related to debugging. Before you even consider reading this guide, it's important to have a good understanding of how computers work in general, and what the...
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    Version control – v2.0 – dated November 2010 Version control - v2.1 - dated April 2012 - updated SysInternals link Version control – v2.2 – dated March 2014 - general updates, links and additions for Windows 8 Introduction This article is intended to provide you with some hints and tips when...
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    I noticed in the forum recently, more specifically in the Mac forum, a question as to why a particular program gave a warning message and asked for a password. This begged the question to which users of Linux or in some cases MacOSx (which is built on Unix similar to Linux) may wonder. What is...
  17. Microsoft Office support
    If your office shares a group inbox, you may have wanted a way to quickly add short remarks to e-mail messages so that other team members can know the current status of the message, without actually having to edit the e-mail content itself, or relying on an external ticketing system for every...
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    The following are common steps on how to fix Internet Explorer issues. If you have issues after trying the following steps please post in our Internet Explorer forum . It should be noted that the following steps are only for IE 8, 9 and IE 10. If you are running Windows XP, IE 8 is the highest...
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    Welcome to this comprehensive guide, that will help you set up a dual boot system with a Linux OS and Windows or simply with two Linux OSs. Warning: Before carrying on with this guide it is best that any important data is backed up in case anything were to go wrong during the setup...
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    Below I will be guiding you through how to customize the Windows Library icons which can be found in the Start Menu. Here you can see a demonstration of what we will be covering: This process will take only a few minutes to complete and will be done in three simple steps. Required Tools...
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