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  1. Previously on Win7 I use AVG or Avast - free...

    Previously on Win7 I use AVG or Avast - free versions. Now on Win10 only depend on Window Defender supplement with Supersntispyware - free edition. Never believe in paying for such software. No...
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    MS Outlook scam

    Got this email from a friend whom I help whenever she got computer problems. This is clearly a scam because Microsoft will never ask customers to update anything through email & the addressee is from...
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    http://money.cnn.com/2015/06/26/technology/microso...

    http://money.cnn.com/2015/06/26/technology/microsoft-windows-xp-navy-contract/index.html
    There's still millions of WinXP users around the world. Just because MS stop supporting doesn't mean that...
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    WinXP & Win 10 sharing problems

    I have been running WinXP Pack 3 & Win7 Home Premium on the same PC using different SSD. Within the PC are two other HDDs which contain data, photos & videos created & share within the two different...
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    Back in June when I inserted a 64Gb usb drive to...

    Back in June when I inserted a 64Gb usb drive to my PC while running Win 10 Insider Preview there's a message saying that the usb drive need to be scanned to resolve some problems. After scanning I...
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    Now it got worse. Last night when I boot up with...

    Now it got worse. Last night when I boot up with WinXP I move about 200Gb of videos from one HDD to another. Now the whole lot disappear in Win 10. That means I can't share HDDs with both OS. I think...
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    Win 10 & WinXP Pack 3

    I am running Win 10 Pro (Insider Preview) & WinXP Pack 3 on the same PC using different SSD. Within the PC are two other HDDs of 2TB each
    Recently a strange thing happened. I was using WinXP &...
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    I had problem updating to Build10074. So I...

    I had problem updating to Build10074. So I download the iso & did a clean install on an SSD. Then got problem updating to Build 10122. Tried several times & still having errors. My system running on...
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    Win8 Enterprise evaluation

    Last night I install the above in a spare partition. Everything went well & able to browse around & online too. I went to the Personalise section & click on that part labelled Trust PC to sync my...
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    I check with that ISP provider that supply the...

    I check with that ISP provider that supply the email - that's nothing wrong with the server. When I changed from Window Live to Outlook Express on the desktop & to Microsoft Outlook on the laptop,...
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    Is there a quota in the number of emails in the...

    Is there a quota in the number of emails in the Inbox within Window Live mail? My friend is running WinXP pack 2 on his desktop & Win7 on his laptop. Both systems using Window Live & using a non...
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    Do a full inventory of your data whether it's...

    Do a full inventory of your data whether it's pictures, videos, applications or documents. Check their properties & add up the total file size & compare with what is shown in My Computer. If the...
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    Why use Windows defrag tool? Download...

    Why use Windows defrag tool? Download 'Defraggler' from cnet.com
    It works very fast in Vista & Win7 64 bit & you can see the defragging in action & the defragged files & folders.
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    For those who started computing before Windows...

    For those who started computing before Windows find it harder to adapt to the latest Windows. My brother in law was a computer programmer who writes software back in the late eighties. I was computer...
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    The best thing to do is still have to do it...

    The best thing to do is still have to do it manually. Go to Run & typed msconfig & enter. Click Startup & a whole list of startup programs appears. The thumb of rule is if you don't know what this...
  16. Clicking on the Drver tab shows that the driver...

    Clicking on the Drver tab shows that the driver is the original Microsoft driver dating back from 7/1/2001. Clicking on Update Driver and allowing Windows to search (online) for the best driver has...
  17. I have been using this usb sound device called...

    I have been using this usb sound device called Musical SX from Creative for 2 years. It has 2 line in, 1 line out, 1 SPDIF in, 1 jack each for headphone & mike. Adjust level for input & headphone...
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    In Vista & Win7 by default System Restore will...

    In Vista & Win7 by default System Restore will use up to 15% of the hard drive to save the restore points. So, these days having 30GB of system restore data is easily seen with the size of hard...
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    I did not change anything in Windows & I am not...

    I did not change anything in Windows & I am not suppose to without the owner's permission - I only troubleshoot.
    I don't think the Window Restore files will amount to 30Gb. This laptop was purchased...
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    If the 2 drives had been using for 7 years, it's...

    If the 2 drives had been using for 7 years, it's time to change them including the system as well. I change my DVDRW every 12 to 18 months - I have 4 of them on the same system & I used them very...
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    I was given an Asus laptop to troubleshoot...

    I was given an Asus laptop to troubleshoot because of poor performance. It's a Core 2 T6400 with 4Gb RAM running on Vista Home Premium 32bit for 2 years. Obviously the owner did not do any disk...
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    I have a Windows 7 machine and I have 2 video...

    I have a Windows 7 machine and I have 2 video cards installed running 3 monitors. I am running 1 off a Geforce 8500 GT and 2 off a Geforce 6200.

    Two different models of videocards on the same...
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    Have you gone through the Network Setup Wizard in...

    Have you gone through the Network Setup Wizard in Control Panel?
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    Have you try disabling User Account Control...

    Have you try disabling User Account Control (UAC)? Go to Start/Run/Type msconfig/enter. Click Tools & scrolled to "Disable UAC" & click Launch. Reboot & your system will no longer ask permission to...
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    If you are still running WinME you don't have to...

    If you are still running WinME you don't have to worry about viruses because they will not harm your system. I troubleshoot my client's old system also running WinME & found out his Norton antivirus...
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