How to check if your Windows 10 Product Key is Genuine

Check Windows 10 Product Key is Genuine   Open command prompt as administrator and run these commands. Commands: slmgr.vbs /dli slmgr /xpr slmgr.vbs /dlv

Clear Windows Update Cache

Clear Windows Update cache Manually clear the Windows Update cache to fix download issues on Windows 10. Before clearing the cache, you would need to stop the Windows update service. To do that, search for “services” and open it as an administrator. Find the service...

Set up file history

C9855E Set up file history By Ed Bott Windows 10 has a perfectly good backup program called File History. It can help protect your files from catastrophic loss (such as a hard drive failure) and can also help you recover an old version of a file if you inadvertently...

Ways to insert a checkmark into Office documents

1. Basic how-to You may already be familiar with entering symbols. It's easy and most users learn how to do this early on: Insert your cursor where you want to insert the symbol. Click the Insert tab and then click Symbol in the Symbols group. If you've recently...

Command-line switches for Windows Setup

Command-line switches for Windows Setup   By Ed Bott   You can use the Windows Setup program, Setup.exe, to install Windows on a new PC, upgrade an existing PC, or install a Windows 10 feature update manually.   Normally, you just click the Setup icon...

Reseting the Activation Trial on XP after rebuild

Reseting the Activation Trial: ------------------------------ In this example: Your activation period has expired, (past 30 days) and you need to get to Normal mode again. 1. Turn On your PC 2. Press F8 repeatedly and go to Safe Mode 3. Logon as per normal (note:...

Laptop Battery Charging Issues

Are you having problems with your laptop battery not charging? Have you ever thought that it could be a device driver issue? Well, it very well could be. There are some default battery device drivers that are bundled in Windows 7. These drivers try to control the...

Dealing with the DNSChanger Worm

Dealing with the DNSChanger Worm You're here because your computer is infected with the DNSChanger worm. Back in late 2011, the FBI took over operation of malicious servers used by DNSChanger that are providing you with a critical Internet service called DNS. The FBI...

Windows 7 Peer to Peer Setup Fix

Windows 7 Peer to Peer Setup Fix If you are using Microsoft Windows 7 Peer to Peer as a file server to share files to other XP or Windows 7 Computers on the network you may find that the network slows down or fails to connect after a short amount of time. You may also...

Fix the User Account Profile

Method 1: Fix the User Account Profile To do this, follow the steps below: Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make...

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