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How to Reset Your Lost Windows 10 Password

Have you forgotten your Windows 10 password? How do you recover or reset your lost Windows 10 password? Did you forget your Windows 10 admin user password?

There are lots of solutions to help you reset the Windows 10 password you have forgotten. Follow our step by step guide and you will be back up and running with a new Windows 10 password in no time. Continue reading

How to Keep Linux a Clean, Lean and More Efficient Machine

How to Keep Your Linux a Clean, Lean, and More Efficient Machine

Though not as popular commercially as its Windows and Mac counterparts, Linux is the OS platform that powers governments and big businesses. It is used by government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Defense and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as well as industry titans like Amazon, IBM, Cisco, Wikipedia, and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Google famously runs its servers on Linux to power its search engine, apps, and computing devices like the Chromebook. Its mobile version even makes up the core of the operating system of Android devices.

Linux is also the OS of choice for hardcore computer programmers and engineers. And although the selling point of Linux machines is being open source, versatile, and low-maintenance; you still have to perform certain tweaks in order to keep them running at peak performance. Below are a couple of ways to keep your Linux a clean, lean, and more efficient machine: Continue reading

Finding The Best Provider Of Computer Or Mobile Phone Repair Service Today

Similar to any electronic device, owners must know that their laptops or phones are also prone to different kinds of damage. Clumsy hands can send it crashing to your floor or perhaps a virus can wipe its memory. No matter what you might have done to your gadget, it is very important for you to know where to bring it for proper repairs.

It is true that units obtained from authorized retailers are covered by warranty for a certain timeframe. When the warranty expires or perhaps the damage incurred was not covered by the warranty terms, it is highly recommended that you bring your gadget to the best centre offering the right repair service. Continue reading

3 Problems You Can Solve Without Computer Tech Support

A few decades ago, people required expert assistance for even the smallest problem, but these days, people are learning more and more about basic problems and how they can go about resolving the issues without calling in computer tech support each and every time. You don’t need to have a thorough knowledge of this field in order to resolve some of the most basic issues that tend to arise every now and again; understanding how to go about fixing some of the most common problems could end up saving you a fortune in bills. Continue reading

How to remove Adware from your computer with Adwcleaner

What is Adware?

An unfortunate part of surfing the Internet today is accidently and most times unknowingly installing unwanted applications in the form of Adware.

Adware, which advertises to you, in effect does very little for the end-user but slow down their computer, redirect them to pages they never wanted to go to, and generally gets in the way of your Internet activities.

With so many choices to choose from to help you remove adware from your computer, Adwcleaner has established itself as one of the easiest and simplest ways to do so. Continue reading

Solving Error 0x00000709 – Can’t Set Default Printer Problem

I recently had a troubleshooting appointment for an Epson all-in-one printer that could not be set as the default printer. When I tried to make it the default, a message box came up saying “operation could not be completed error (0x00000709)”.

Other than that, it seemed to work fine. I even removed all the printer software through “Programs And Features” in the Windows control panel followed up by a Windows system registry scan. Continue reading

Phone call from ‘Microsoft’ about virus is a scam

The ‘Microsoft’ Phone Scam.  If you receive a phone call claiming to be from ‘Microsoft’ or someone claiming to work on their behalf, telling you that you have a virus on your computer which they will help you fix over the phone, It Is A Scam.

Hang up the phone now!

Do not let them have remote control access to your computer and do not give them any money! Continue reading

How to show Hidden Files in Windows

This article is a simple guide to show hidden files on your computer.

Hidden files in Windows can be files that you have hidden yourself or more usually Windows system related files.  Occasionally a virus or malware will hide files or entire folders of files on your desktop or your My Documents.  However there is a simple way to get them back and visible again. Continue reading

How to do Ctrl + Alt + Del on Remote Desktop

What is the key press combination you need to enter to do a Ctrl + Alt + Del while working on a Remote Desktop (RDP) Session?

As a Windows Server Administrator, you will know how useful the Ctrl + Alt + Del keypress combination is.  It can be used to lock the computer, bring up the Task Manager, change your password, log off the current user, switch the current logged in user, amongst other things. Continue reading