Setup Surround Sound in Windows

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Buying speakers and a good sound card is the first step to getting surround sound from your Windows PC. However, even after you place your speakers and install the drivers, […]

Fix Media is Write Protected in Windows 7

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Over the years, one annoying and hard to fix problem I’ve come across in Windows XP, Vista and 7 is the media write protected error. You’ll be going about your […]

Repair/Fix Corrupt JPG/JPEG Files

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Recently, I was working with a client that had accidentally deleted a bunch of photos from his computer. He asked me to recover them for him. I used some file […]

Find Out if Two Cells in Excel Contain Exactly the Same Number Values

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Like a two-dimensional (or flat) database, Excel is capable of storing many different types of data from small business contacts to personal income tax records. In both of these examples, […]

Run Old Programs in 64-bit Windows with Compatibility Mode Options

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The switch from 32-bit versions of Windows to 64-bit versions has been a slow transition. Although Windows XP, Vista, and 7 all have 64-bit versions available, many companies still opt for […]

Transfer Bookmarks from Firefox to Chrome

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Have you switched to Google Chrome from Firefox? If so, you probably want to transfer all your valuable bookmarks and possibly your well-organized Bookmarks toolbar to Chrome. The process of […]

Turn Your Laptop, Netbook, or Desktop into an eBook Reader

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So maybe Amazon Kindles and iPads are not your thing? However, if you take your laptop with you to school, work, or when traveling and you’re looking to get some […]

Fix Windows Live Mail Error 0x800CCC0B

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Windows Live Mail is the e-mail client that is part of Microsoft’s Windows Live suite of applications. A common error encountered when using Live Mail has to do with authenticating […]

Fix Microsoft Word has Stopped Working

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I recently installed Microsoft Office on a Windows machine and everything worked fine for a few days, but all of a sudden when I open Word, I get the following […]

Fix The Printer Spooler Service Terminated Unexpectedly

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Last week, I went to print a Word doc from my computer and was a little surprised to see that there were no printers in the Print dialog box! So […]