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How to Troubleshoot eTrust Antivirus

Tweet eTrust is an anti-virus program and like other anti-virus it also offers complete protection against malware and virus. eTrust is developed by CA (Computer Associates). Main features of this program or software is like it has easy to use interface and you can configure it to update automatically. While updating the database, it requires no other input from users. There may be some issues with... Read More »
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How to troubleshoot with on-screen keyboard

Tweet A Keyboard is a collection of various input keys and can be termed as computer typewriter which are used to prepare documents and provide various important commands to computer. There have been huge improvements in keyboard development and there are various types of keyboard available in the market like wireless keyboard, USB keyboard, etc and apart from that there are also alternative input... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot plugin issues of a keyboard

Tweet A keyboard is one of the most important parts of a computer system. It is used to do a lot of activities on your system like browsing or typing a document or you can perform other actions also by punching some keys on the keyboard. It is very important to plug the keyboard into a computer correctly to operate it smoothly and properly. When you will buy a computer it comes with a keyboard but... Read More »
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How to Troubleshoot the Microsoft Exchange Server installation?

Tweet For windows users setting up any software on their machines normally appear to be a very simple job. All you have to do is to select the directory and then keep on clicking next till you reach the last window that says finish. But with Microsoft exchange, things get a little tricky as there many points that must be kept in mind or else the software won’t work properly. Important Points for... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Problems Related to Bluetooth Devices for Vista

Tweet Many are the times that in the past that I found myself having trouble with the blue tooth devices on my windows vista. Making it even worse was the fact that I could not be able to establish what exactly was wrong with the devices. It was really frustrating. This will then help to explain why I was overjoyed when I learned how to troubleshoot the blue tooth devices and get to the bottom of the... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Error “Stop 0x0000007B” in Windows XP

Tweet This article basically describes those issues which can cause the Stop error problem including boot sector viruses and device driver issues or hardware issues, if you cannot resolve the problem after review these issues, then use the general troubleshooting steps. This is intended basically for advanced computer users. If you are not comfortable with advanced troubleshooting, then you might want... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Problems with Start Menu

Tweet The gateway through which you can access your computer programs, folders and other settings is the Start Menu. A very reasonable question that might arise in the context of the tart menu in the minds of the user is that why is it associated with the term menu in the firs place. It is termed as Start Menu because it provides a list of options just like the menu card of a restaurant does. Start... Read More »
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How to Troubleshoot Installation Problems in Windows 7

Tweet If you are a new Windows 7 user, installing the operating system and beginning usage should not be such a hassle. Windows 7 is the latest in a series of operating systems from software giant Microsoft. If you are a new PC user keen to enjoy the services of the Windows 7 experience, here are the easy steps you need to follow to start enjoying your product. To begin with; What you need to know There... Read More »
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How to Troubleshoot IE 8 in Windows 7

Tweet Internet Explorer 8 came into the market to revive the declining position of Microsoft in the Browser Market. The browser came up with marvelous improvements that made it retain a share of 14% in the browser market with a strong competition with many of the browsers around the world. Though there were a number of flaws as well, but that too, didn’t make a lot of difference actually and the... Read More »
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How to troubleshoot problems that you may experience when you try to activate a 2007 Office suite

Tweet Users can face few problems when they try to activate the Office 2007 suit or when they try to open a non-activated product of Office 2007 suit. Error messages or issues which might occur during the activation process are “Error: “Your software cannot be activated because the product key you installed with is not valid. Please uninstall the software and reinstall it using a valid product... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Audio Problems in Windows 7

Tweet Some of the users of the Windows 7 operating system see a red X in the notification area over the icon of the speakers even when their output is working in the right manner. They are able to hear the sound from their computer systems but still see a red X mark in the notification area. Think of the case when you have finished installing or upgrading to the new operating system launched by... Read More »
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How to Troubleshoot Hardware and Software Driver Problems in Windows XP

Tweet The article is intended for a beginning to intermediate computer user and it does contain an “Advanced troubleshooting” section for more advanced users. Sometimes, these methods require you to restart your computer or leave the page that you are viewing now. So, before you want to continue, you might find it helpful to create a shortcut to this Web page on your desktop. For creating... Read More »
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How to Troubleshoot Problems in Dual-boot Configuration

Tweet If you have Windows 7 or Windows Vista operating system installed on your computer and then you install an earlier version like Windows XP on it, then you would not be able to boot to Windows Vista or Windows 7. On installing Windows XP on a computer which already has Windows Vista and Windows XP in a dual boot environment then again your Windows Vista Operating system will not boot and ... Read More »
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How to Troubleshoot TCP/IP Connectivity with Windows XP

Tweet Windows XP has variety of tools that cater to the needs of customers that use it. A variety of programs enable people to work with the system, including the ability to search and surf the worldwide web. Although the applications are designed to work flawlessly, system errors are still likely to appear. With a reliable internet connection, the problem can be rooted to the TCP/IP settings of the... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot if System icons Do not Appear in the Notification Area of Windows 7

Tweet On a machine that is running on Windows Vista or Windows 7, you would not have either of the Network icons, Volume icon or the Power icon displayed in the right lower corner of your display. You can use these features in the normal mode and you will have no issues with the functionality that they provide. The check boxes for the related system icons are not selected in the Notification Area tab... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Windows 7 Sleep Issues

Tweet This tutorial deals with the situation when you are faced with the problem of setting a Windows 7 based computer system to sleep. THE PROBLEM The problem in brief is that when you attempt to put your Windows 7 based computer to sleep, you may face the following issues The computer immediately wakes up after setting it to Sleep mode. The computer may randomly at any time wake up from the Sleep... Read More »
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How to Troubleshoot Configuration in Windows XP

Tweet The System Configuration utility or Msconfig.exe is an application that helps the user find problems with regards to the configuration of Windows XP. It is different from the application that manages the programs that run automatically upon startup. The methods to be described in the following paragraphs are meant for advanced computer users. You might need to ask someone for help or seek contact... Read More »
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How to Troubleshoot Sound Problems that you Experience after you Install a Windows Vista Service Pack

Tweet If you want to view a web page in Internet Explorer then images on the web page may be incomplete or may be appear discolored. Basically this is occurs because of some display adapters, like STB Velocity 3D, STB Nitro 64, English STB Velocity Video with STB vision 95, ViRGE/VX 4MB 3-D PCI, Number 9 revolution 3-D PCI(8MB), Matrix mystique, STB velocity 128(Riva 128) Ver 1.70,Accel STAR II. You... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot if Windows 7 is not Shutting Down Properly

Tweet Windows 7 was seen as the saviour of millions who were stuck with the Windows Vista operating system. With a sleek look and performance parameters outstripping that of its predecessor, Windows 7 looked to live up to its expectations. It certainly impressed beta testers and garnered glowing reviews. Now all that seems to be in jeopardy with the discovery of a hitch that can potentially ruin its... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Opening and Copying files from the web?

Tweet Internet has revolutionized how the things are done in the modern world. The communication and transfer of information from one corner of the world to another corner of the world has become easier and a matter of seconds. Every day thousands of people from all over the world copy files and information from websites for a variety of purposes. It is often a common experience that we are unable... Read More »

How to turn Off Visual Elements of Windows 7

Tweet There may be several reasons for visual elements to be turned off automatically in Windows 7. Visual elements such as transparency of windows, usually claims considerable amount of system resources. Although visual elements are important in maintaining an optimized mindset while working, the importance of visual effects and themes are minute compared to the use of the system. Incompatible program Some... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Homegroup Network Connections?

Tweet Sharing documents in office is now very easy due to networks that can be established between computers. To take an important file from other user in office, instead of attending that person’s system personally, you can tell the user to share a file over the network. There are many benefits of using network, which enable many computers to communicate with each other at a time. Sometimes it may... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Sound Issues in Windows

Tweet If you find that there is no sound coming from either your headphone or speakers, then you will learn to troubleshoot any sound problems after reading this article. Since there are many causes of sound problems, you should check that your cables are working and connected properly. Step 1- Check your hardware first In this part, I will provide a follow-through procedure for checking the state... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Printer Installation

Tweet If you want to take a copy of your recent document with or want to show your photography skills to your friends then printing is the best way. With Windows you can print e-mails, photos and many other outputs. As it is quiet obvious to print any document you must have a printer. When you will go in a shop to buy it, the shopkeeper will introduce you to the three types of printers. All these three... Read More »

How to troubleshoot Sound Problems after Installation of Vista Service Pack

Tweet After the installation of the Windows Vista service pack, there might be some of these problems with sound: There might be no sound on playing audio files or programs that have an audio component will not run. The speaker symbol may display the following message: No Audio Output Device is installed. The Sound Controller in Device Manager displays a yellow exclamation point. In order to fix these... Read More »
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