How to Fix Access is Denied, File May Be In Use, or Sharing Violation Errors in Windows

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Ever try to delete a file and get an Access is Denied error? Or maybe you’re trying to copy or move a file or folder and you get a message […]

How to Hide a Drive in Windows Explorer

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You’ve probably read a bunch of posts on how to create hidden folders, secure folders, locked folders, etc, in Windows on many occasions! Heck, one of the most popular articles […]

Fix "There are no Active Mixer Devices Available" Error in Windows

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I recently worked on a client’s computer that was giving him the error “no active mixer devices available” whenever he clicked on the volume icon in the taskbar. This problem came […]

How to Save Your Desktop Icon Layout in Windows XP, 7, 8

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This post was born from the fact that I really enjoy customizing the layout of the icons on my desktop, such as placing system icons at the top left, moving all […]

How to Move or Change the Location of My Documents Folder

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By default, the My Documents folder is located in Windows XP and Windows Vista is located on the same drive or partition as the operating system. This is fine for […]

How to Fix Svchost.exe High CPU Usage

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SVCHOST.EXE is one of those mysterious processes that constantly runs in Windows and is utterly essential, yet you never know exactly what it is doing. So what is SVCHOST.EXE? Identifying […]

How to Fix Window Media Player "Cannot Play This DVD" Error Message

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Isn’t it great how even in our modern computer age with Windows 7 and Windows 8, you can still receive an error like “Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because there […]

How to Find the Name or Title of a Song by Lyrics

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Heard a song on the radio recently and can’t remember the name of it? This happens to me all the time because even though I wait, half the time no […]

How to Create, Mount, and Burn ISO Image Files for Free

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Most online tutorials that I have found describing the process of creating, burning, and mounting ISO image files are written separately or are only about doing one process, so this […]

How to Disable Settings, Services, and Programs in Windows 7/8.1

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Even though most people never change the settings on their computers, there are some situations where it’s very useful to be able to turn off or disable a certain program, […]