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MSCORSVW.EXE Hogging CPU resources?
Your computer suddenly starts running slowly without you doing anything. You check Task Manager and find that one file, mscorsvw.exe, is Hogging CPU resources. This is actually a Microsoft program that optimizes your PC. More ...

How to Fix Windows XP Errors
Windows XP has quickly become one the most popular computer operating systems on the planet! But there exist as many errors and problems that can occur in Windows XP as there are stars in the heavens it seems... So we're going to show you how to effectively Repair Windows XP. More ...

Video - Dell Laptop Optical Drive Replacement Tutorial
If the optical drive has been in use for a while, it may simply need cleaning. Many people have had good luck with Memorex's laser very low cost lens cleaner disc. However, if cleaning the optical drive does not solve the problem, this video shows how to replace it. It's amazingly easy. More ...

Fix System Information "Can?t Collect Information" Error
The System Information utility is an interface to the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) service. If you recieve the error message: Can't Collect Information, it means either the WMI service is not running, or a problem is preventing the WMI service from collecting information. More ...

Run Old Programs in Windows Vista
Every time Microsoft releases a new version of the Windows operating system, a whole slew of old programs stop working. By using the Program Compatibility Wizard or by manually setting a programs Compatibility properties, you might be able to run programs written for previous versions of Windows. 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 Fix Svchost.exe Error
svchost.exe service host is a service host program that allows several other programs to run together to save memory usage. This article shows you how to solve svchost Problems. More ...

NTOSKRNL Missing or Corrupt Error Message
The file ntoskrnl.exe is a core Windows operating system file. If it's corrupt or missing your PC will not be able to startup. This article shows you how to repair NTOSKRNL missing or corrupt error. More ...

Can't Detect a Hardware Device? - Try Resetting BIOS
Like any software, the BIOS can become corrupt. If the BIOS becomes corrupt, a hardware device may not operate properly, or a hardware device may be detected, or the computer may fail to start. More ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...