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Create Recovery Discs for Windows Vista with HP Recovery Manager
After booting up your computer, with factory installed Vista for the first time, be sure to create a set of recovery discs of the full factory image. The recovery discs are used to start up (boot) the computer and recover the operating system and software to factory settings in case of system instability or failure. More ...

A lot of Beepen and Tooten But No Booten?
You start your computer and all you get is a blank screen and some beeping noise. The reason your computer is beeping is because it has a serious problem that prevents it from communicating via its standard output, the screen. More ...

How to Fix Aclui Errors
aclii.dll is an important component responsible for reading the systems access control list which is necessary for viewing the permissions of an object. More ...

Why Don't I Get Sound From My PC?
Don't get sound from your PC? Here are the troubleshooting steps to find out why you're not getting any sound. You may need the original driver disks that came with the separate sound card or motherboard with integrated sound. If you don't have the disks, look for the drivers on the Manufacturer's web site. More ...

Printer Not Working? Six Things to Do to Fix It
Before you go pay someone to fix your printer, here is a list of things you can do if your printer is not working. Sometimes it is the simplest things which cause the printer to stop working and the simplest things which cause it to start working again. More ...

No Computer Sound
If you hear the WAV file play, then your basic sound configuration is working properly. If you did not hear the WAV file play, continue reading (troubleshooting problems with the more complex sound file formats will be covered in future article). More ...

How to Troubleshoot, Dissemble, and Repair a Laptop Display
This article shows you how to troubleshoot, dissemble, and repair a laptop display with a video showing how to dissemble and replace the inverter. More ...

How To Fix The Windows 1301 Error
The Windows 1301 error is caused by your PC not being able to access the files or settings required for it to perform an installation. More ...

Fix Windows 7 Repeatedly Tries to Update
If your PC repeatedly tries to install updates each time it's shut down, it's most likely because a Windows update has failed. Microsoft created the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 because of an inconsistency in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of updates, service packs, and software. More ...

Tips for Preventing Your Laptop From Overheating
For the past month or so, every time I put my laptop on my lap, I ended up with scorched thighs, which I can assure you, isn't a pretty sight! There are tons of other people experiencing the same problem as me. So what Causes a Laptop to Overheat? More ...

How to Create a Windows XP Boot Disk
In many cases the cause is a corrupted startup file which prevents the computer from going through the bootup from start to finish. In this case, an easy way to start your PC is to have an emergency boot disk handy. A Boot Disk contain copies of critical files needed for startup that you should have made earlier. More ...

Troubleshooting Broadband Cable Modem Problems
If you've been accessing the Internet through a broadband cable modem but now you can't connect, this guide provides some troubleshooting tips. More ...