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What is the Windows Registry and Why Is It Important?

If you’ve spent any time on tech forums, then you may have seen people talking about something called the Windows Registry. But what is the Windows Registry? And why is it such an integral part of your PC? Today, we’re going to answer those questions for you. The Windows Registry, often known simply as the registry, stores hundreds of thousands of data files that your PC needs to operate properly. These data files are called ‘entries’, and they tell your operating... Read more

What is the Blue Screen of Death?

If you’ve ever tinkered with your computer’s settings, then you may have encountered something known as the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD). In fact, the BSoD can even strike people who have never messed around with their computer’s settings. While the BSoD may seem like a pointless and annoying computer problem, it does have a purpose. It notifies the user that a serious error has occurred on the computer, and that all processes have been stopped in order to prevent the... Read more

What Does the Windows Disk Defragmenter Do?

Many tech experts will recommend cleaning your computer with a disk defragmenter in order to optimize its performance. But what is a disk defragmenter? And what does it do? A disk defragmenter is an important piece of software that repairs fragmented files on your hard drive. What does it mean when a file is fragmented, you ask? Well, in order to function properly, most programs – including the Windows operating system itself – rely on multiple files. Each program needs to... Read more

How to Use the Windows 7 Startup Repair Tool

If you’re having problems starting up your Windows 7 computer, then you’re not alone. People have trouble starting up Windows 7 every day, and to fix this issue, many people simply reformat their hard drive and reinstall Windows. While this is an effective solution, it also deletes your files and personal documents. If you want to repair your Windows startup problems without losing your important documents, then you need to use the Windows 7 startup repair tool. This easy-to-use repair tool will... Read more

How to perform easy laptop repair

Just because your laptop has slowed down lately – or worse, stopped working altogether – doesn’t mean that you have to give up and buy a new one. Today, we’re going to show you how to perform basic PC repair in order to salvage a broken or dying laptop. Just follow these simple steps: 1) Use Windows’ disk cleanup tool: If you can still start up your laptop, try clearing out some of your temporary internet files with the disk cleanup tool. There... Read more

Fixing the ‘no sound problem’ on YouTube

YouTube is one of the most popular sites in the world. With more and more users uploading videos every day, the number of tech support complaints about YouTube is also growing. One of the most frequent complaints that any tech support websites gets is that the user cannot hear any sound on YouTube. This frustrating error can be the result of a number of different factors. Today, we’re going to teach you how to fix this problem and get back to... Read more

How to Fix a Computer That Won’t Start Up

For a PC user, there are few worse feelings in the world than realizing your computer isn’t starting up. If that has happened to you, then all hope is not lost – yet. Troubleshoot your faulty PC by looking through the following computer repair tips. Check all external hardware connections Somebody may have bumped your computer, causing a wire to break loose from a connection slot or creating some other type of damage. To ensure that this isn’t the case, check all... Read more

Fixing the “Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network” problem

If you’ve ever tried to connect to a wireless network (and who hasn’t these days?), then you may have encountered the annoying “Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network” error. If you’ve experienced this error, then you’re not alone: it affects thousands of computer users every day. Fortunately, the solution is incredibly easy. Even if you’re not experienced with computers, we’re going to show you how to quickly and easily solve your computer’s wireless... Read more