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Can't Boot From CD or DVD Drive
There are several situations where you might need to boot from an optical drive, for example if you want to install an operating system or use a live disc to troubleshoot a system. If you find that your computer can't boot from its optical drive, this article contains a few tips that might help solve the problem. 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 Troubleshoot Video Display Problems
When you have problems with your video display, it can be something as simple as having the brightness turned down to a bad controller on the motherboard. If you have not done, first learn to identify the components of the video display system. More ...

How to Tame Your Mouse
Most mouses (mice?) work by use of a rubber ball that moves three rollers. It is very common for the rubber ball to pick up dirt and feed it into the internal mechanism of the mouse. Tame your mouse by giving it a good cleaning. More ...

Protect Yourself From Fake Technical Support
In recent months there has been a rise in the number of fake technical support scams. Upon visiting a website you will receive a message stating that your system is infected and directing you to call a number. More ...

Five Tips for Troubleshooting and Fixing DLL Errors
Are you trying to deal with the recurring DLL errors on your computer? Actually, DLL errors can be easy to troubleshoot. Below are some simple steps that you can follow. More ...

Troubleshooting Wireless a Keyboard or Mouse
A wireless input device such as a keyboard or mouse uses a built-in radio transceiver to communicate with a similar transceiver plugged into a USB port on a PC. This article explains how to troubleshooting a wireless keyboard or Mouse. More ...

Windows Takes Too Long to Start
Every software company thinks that their particular creation is the most important program in the world. May of them think that their program should be configured to run every time Windows starts, whether you like it or not. Unfortunately this causes Windows to take longer to start. More ...

Video - Dell Laptop Memory Replacement Tutorial
This video shows you step-by-step how to replace the memory in a Dell laptop. More ...

Get Remote Technical Assistance
The Remote Assistance feature in Windows XP allows a support technician to connect to your computer over your local network or the Internet and see what you see on your computer screen and to use their keyboard and mouse to troubleshoot your computer. More ...

Diagnose a PC's Multimedia Functions
The DirectX Diagnostic Tool is a Windows built-in diagnostic tool included with DirectX to help you troubleshoot problems related to multimedia, such as video, sound, input devices, music, and computer games. More ...

How To Service a Nvidia 8800GTS Graphics Card
Servicing the 8800GTS (320MB and 640MB) is recommended and is a relatively simple process that can be completed in as little as ten minute. Performing this simple procedure once every 6-12 months should keep your 8800GTS running cooler and can help to extend its lifespan considerably. More ...