Category: Troubleshooting

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Repair Your Own Computer

You can upgrade or repair your own computer if you have the right information, computer tools and service manuals for your PC. As you know, hiring a professional to upgrade your PC or replace a drive, …
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What Is Wrong With My Computer

“What is wrong with my computer?” you ask. Computer troubleshooting is a process requiring both logic and knowledge of every component inside of a PC. Knowing the boot process and the way components interact with …
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Why Your Computer Turns On By Itself

When your computer turns on by itself, you may automatically assume either your computer is haunted by malevolent spirits or you are infected by a high-tech computer virus that is scouring your hard drive for …

Common Computer Problems

Our forum members have voted on the most common computer problems they encounter in their personal or professional lives. We’ll go through each of these and offer some of our opinions on these poll results. …
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Thumb Drive Not Recognized

A thumb drive not recognized when inserted into your PC can be frustrating. If you insert a thumb drive and it’s not recognized in Windows, there are a few things you can try to get …

Computer Troubleshooting Guide

This computer troubleshooting guide can help you troubleshoot and repair dead computers. When we mean “dead” we mean no signs of life at all. Where do you even begin? The average user doesn’t know the …
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Computer Maintenance Checklist For Your PC

Having a computer maintenance checklist is essential whether you’re a computer repair technician or just a user that needs to be reminded of essential PC maintenance duties. If you are a technician, the checklist tells …