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How to Update Java for Mac


Java is an essential cross-platform developer environment that allows programs written in Java to run on your Macintosh computer. Java is known as a write-once, run-everywhere development language so software developers don't have to recode their programs to run on different operating systems. For this reason, it's important to keep the version of Java on your Macintosh as up to date as possible.

How to Disable Adobe Reader in a Mac


Adobe Reader is an application that allows you to view PDFs on your Mac. If you do not like the application and would rather use your Mac's Preview application, which does the same thing, you can easily disable Adobe Reader. The process takes a few moments and a few clicks of your mouse.

How to Turn on Javascript in a Mac


avaScript is one of the most widely-used browser-side scripting languages. It provides for a broad range of helpful functions, including form validation, calculations and in-page refreshing. Unfortunately, JavaScript also allows website authors to deploy two annoying features: pop-ups and browser redirects. For these reasons, many people choose to disable JavaScript. Thankfully, whether you use Safari, Firefox, Camino or Opera on your Mac computer, enabling JavaScript again is easy.

How to Repair a Tablet PC


If your tablet PC has suffered a critical system failure, you will need to run a repair installation. A repair installation checks all your system critical processes and reinstalls them if they are corrupted. You will need your Windows installation disk to perform a repair installation. You can perform a repair installation on your tablet PC in about an hour.

Things You'll Need

Windows installation disk
Place your Windows installation disk in your optical drive, then start your computer.

Press any key to boot from CD.

How to Play iPod Games on a PC


Running iPod games on the computer is much easier than you might think. Running emulators on your computer allows you to run other operating systems and devices on a computer. This is often used for developing purposes but can be enjoyed by anyone. Downloading the iPod emulator on to your computer is simple to do and is very safe if downloaded from a trusted website. The iPod emulator allows you to run all the same apps you would on an iPod, but on your computer.

How to Fix Your Slow Computer for Free


Working on a slow computer can be extremely frustrating. When the problem drags on or gets worse, the technology becomes a bottleneck that hampers productivity. The Internet and local computer stores are full of self-proclaimed gurus who offer to speed up your computer -- for a price. Before you open your wallet, though, it is worthwhile to try and solve the problem without outside assistance. Sometimes, speeding up a computer is simple enough for even the technologically challenged.

How to Fix a Slow Running Computer


One of the most challenging obstacles for any computer owner is dealing with a slow computer. A slow-running computer can be caused by a number of things, including lack of hard disk space, overheating and missing drivers. Regardless of the reason behind your slow computer, you can take steps to speed it up.

How to Fix Distortion on a Computer Screen


A computer monitor displaying a distorted picture is frustrating to the computer user, not only because of the image, but also because many people don't know how to fix it. A distorted picture does not always require expensive, professional service. While taking apart a computer monitor and servicing its interior is beyond the scope of what most want to tackle, there are some less labor-intensive methods you can try to fix distortion on your computer screen.

How to Fix a Computer I/O Error


If you've had a personal computer for any length of time, then you my have gotten the dreaded I/O error message at least once. The awful thing about an I/O error is that it can really be just about anything, and I/O doesn't really tell you much about what the error is or what to do about it. Basically, what getting an I/O error means is that there is an error that is causing your computer to have problems reading data when you're trying to install a program, or copy data from your CD/DVD drive. This particular error is common with the CD/DVD player in computers with XP operating systems. Here is how to fix a computer I/O error.

How to Fix an Upside Down Computer Screen


If you're met with an upside-down computer screen when firing up your computer, you might be the victim of a practical joke. As humorous as this may or may not be, eventually you need to use your computer, which is more complicated when standing on your head. Luckily, the same tools the prankster used when orchestrating the prank are available to you. The hardest part in correcting the issue is navigating with your mouse. Fortunately, you can correct the setting using just your keyboard.

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