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  1. Protect and Stop Malicious Internet Advertisements

    Microsoft Office support
    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...
  2. How to Find Your Missing Drivers

    Hard Drive Support
    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...
  3. How to perform a MemTest86 Test

    Hard Drive Support
    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...
  4. Backup important personal files using Ubuntu LiveCD

    Hard Drive Support
    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...
  5. How to check your system temperatures

    Hard Drive Support
    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...
  6. How to find your system specifications

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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...
  7. How to install and use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    Computer Security News
    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...
  8. Is Your PC Running Slow...?

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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...
  9. How to add an editable "Remarks" column to an Outlook Inbox

    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...
  10. A guide to Dual booting Linux

    Linux Support
    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...
  11. How to perform a MemTest86+ Test

    Hard Drive Support
    For those running MemTest86, please follow this guide here . Please note that MemTest86+ has not been updated for over two years and is now thought to be outdated. Please see the guide above. MemTest86+ is an easy-to-use DOS test that can help determine whether or not your memory (RAM) is...
  12. Adding A Specific User To The Sudoers File

    Linux Support
    The following is a quick guide on how to add your user to the sudoers file in order to run root commands on a specific user on Linux operating systems. Note:This tutorial requires a little knowledge of terminal commands and the vi text editor. Terminal Commands are in Red. Commentsare preceded...
  13. How to perform a Seagate's Seatools Test

    Hard Drive Support
    SeaTools for DOS is an easy-to-use test that can help determine what is preventing you from accessing your data on your hard drive or help determine why the hard drive is failing. This test will work on both desktops and notebooks and will test all hard drives (HDD) and solid state drives...
  14. Things you should do when you get your PC

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    Here are some essential tips and tricks that you should perform as soon as you start up your new custom built PC, or your OEM computer. 1. Create a Windows 7 Recovery CD A Recovery CD will allow you to repair your Windows installation via a system restore, system startup issues, and/or check...
  15. Install your favorite Linux Distro onto a USB key

    Linux Support
    Linux is a very powerful open source operating system that most people may be unfamiliar with it. The beauty of Linux is that there are separate "flavours" or "distros" of the OS which contain software relevant to what you want to do with it. For example, Ubuntu Linux is the best version for...
  16. How To Make A Custom Metro Desktop Tile

    Windows XP Support
    First, download & install OblyTile: [APP] OblyTile - Tile Creator for all programs. - xda-developers Next, add the Tile name. Then, in the Program Path add this: C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /C "C:\Users\<USER_NAME GOES HERE>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick...
  17. How to setup a Wireless Repeater

    Hard Drive Support
    Do you have a big or old house with solid walls and have a home network with an Asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) Modem/Router or Access Point/Wireless router connected to a Docsis Modem with both wired and wireless devices connected to an Access Points (AP)? If the answer is "yes" then...
  18. How to Find and Install an Emulator Printer Driver to Work in Your Network

    Hard Drive Support
    In this Tutorial you will learn how to use a Windows native 32-bit printer driver so that you may use a printer in your network that’s connected to a computer running a 64-bit Windows Operating System. Are you having a hard time finding the correct printer driver? From my own experience this...
  19. How to use GPO to Allow or Block Website or URL

    Networking Support
    Requirements: Windows Server 2003 R2 or above versions (Windows 2008 & Windows Server 2012) Domain Controller In this Tutorial we will be using Windows Server 2008 server, the procedure that you are about to read will be similar to Windows Server 2003 R2 and Windows Server 2012 GPOs. Open up...
  20. Secure SSH Protocol

    Networking Support
    Secure Shell (SSH) is a means of sending secure data between two computers over an otherwise insecure network by creating a secure channel using a cryptographic network protocol. In this tutorial you will see how to secure the SSH protocol and your login to the server. Even if SSH is very...
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