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 ...
How to Create a Vista Boot Disk
Hard disks formatted with NTFS have built-in security features that prevent using a boot
disk to access their files. The boot disk for Windows Vista is actually the Windows
installation disc. If Vista won't start, you can use the installation disc as a boot disc. More ...
Free Open Source CPU Temperature Monitor
Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source application that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer. It supports most hardware monitoring chips found on todays mainboards. The CPU temperature can be monitored by reading the core temperature sensors of Intel and AMD processors. More ...
Video - Dell Laptop CPU Replacement Tutorial
CPUs rarely fail, and it's very difficult to determine if a failure is caused by the CPU because many other components can cause the same symptom when they fail. But if you feel a bad CPU is causing your problem, this video shows you how to replace it in a Dell laptop. 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 ...
Don't Have Permission to Write to Drive
If you move a drive to another computer, you may lose permission to write to that drive.
That's because the previous system set access permissions for the drive. Here's how to
reset access permissions. More ...
How to Fix Extensible Storage Engine Errors
Extensible Storage Engine (ESE)is a data storage technology from Microsoft. ESE is a component of Microsoft Desktop Search, Exchange Server, Active Directory. Its purpose is to allow applications to store and retrieve data via indexed and sequential access. More ...
Windows 7 System Recovery Options
Windows 7 provides tools that can be used to repair the operating system if it becomes damaged. On some systems these tools are installed in a special recovery section of the hard disk, if not installed on your system, boot from the installation disk or system repair disc. More ...
Video - Dell Laptop Motherboard Replacement Tutorial
This video tutorial shows you how to replace the motherboard in a Dell Inspiron laptop, needless to say, it show you how to completely disassemble and reassemble a laptop. 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 ...
How to Fix CD-ROM Redirector Error
Mscdexnt is a CD-ROM redirector that allows the CD-ROM to access from MS-DOS. It is also one of the core system files. It requires loading the right CD-ROM driver, normally from CONFIG.SYS. More ...
The Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)
When the Windows operating system encounters a situation where it can't continue,
or where continuing might lead to data corruption, it comes to a screeching halt
and displays an incomprehensible error message on a screen with a blue background.
This situation is referred to as "The Blue Screen of Death" (BSOD). More ...