How to Fix a Computer That Won't Log in

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Computer problems can be frustrating, and avoiding the need for an expensive computer repair technician can be a difficult proposition for someone not used to dealing with these machines. If your computer will not log in, you likely have a problem with your operating system files. Fortunately, there is a simple method to repair the operating system, restoring your computer to its original pristine state without the need for an expensive service call.

How to Fix Fallout 3 That Freezes PC

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Fallout 3 is an action-based role playing game created by Bethesda Softworks. The game takes place in a post-nuclear version of Washington, DC and features a protagonist that has to seek out his lost father. A few known errors affect Fallout 3 and cause it to crash or freeze up during gameplay. The most common of these involves the game's audio decoder.

How to Fix a Virus That Makes the Hard Drive Lose Space

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Viruses negatively affect computer systems in a variety of ways. They can steal personal information, slow down computer performance and shut down a computer entirely. One common symptom of a virus infection is the appearance of numerous pop-up ads while you are surfing online. These ads can accumulate along with additional virus files to take up a substantial amount of memory in your hard drive. Removing a virus that is taking up a lot of hard drive space takes some time.

How to Fix Code 19

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Code 19 is a Windows system is a code regarding incomplete or damaged registry information. This code appears when trying to start a connected device, such as a DVD drive. The code will advise you to uninstall and reinstall the device on your system. This is one correct course of action, but you will only need to uninstall the device if deleting the filters doesn't work.

How to Fix a Blank Screen on a Gateway Laptop M675

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If your Gateway M675 laptop is displaying a blank screen, and continues to do so for an extended period, there's likely either an error that has frozen your computer, or it's off. If the screen is black, you'll need to troubleshoot power issues. If not, the best way to fix this sort of error is to restart your computer. You may be tempted to simply hold the power button down to perform a hard reset, but that is not the best course of action, as hard shutdowns can damage your hard drive. Instead, try a few keyboard shortcuts to see if you can resolve the issue or at least shut the computer down gently.

How to Fix a File Extension

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On computers, the three letters after the period in the file name are known as the "file extension." The file extension explains to the operating system what type of data the file contains, and the operating system uses that information to select the application used to open the file when it is double clicked. If the extension of a file is incorrect, it may not open in the correct application. Correct the file extension to make the file open in the application of your choice when you double click it.

How to Fix a Mouse Pointer That Jumps

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A mouse is a vital component of your computer and allows you to control certain functions on the screen. When the mouse is not functioning correctly, it can be frustrating. There are a few different reasons why your mouse pointer may jump on the screen. You need to work through the possible causes and troubleshoot the problems to fix your mouse and get it working properly again.

How to Start a Profitable Computer Repair Shop

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If you spent countless hours learning how to work on computers and have a passion for it, you may want to consider starting a computer repair business. Computer repair businesses can be started with a small amount of capital; however, computer repair business owners must be experts at troubleshooting software issues, managing business affairs, delivering exceptional customer service and time management.

How to Fix the Screen Size on a Laptop

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It can be vastly irritating when your monitor resolution or "screen size" gets out of line. It can prevent you from using your computer effectively, especially if the size is larger than your monitor supports. At too-high resolutions, readability issues abound, and additionally, will place higher strain on older computers. At too-low resolutions, graphics become distorted and pixelated and the resolution of the monitor will often be too low to display some applications adequately.

How to Fix a Flash Unrecognizable Drive Malfunction

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USB flash drives are used to carry and transfer large amounts of data in a small and easy-to-carry device. If your computer displays an error that the flash drive is unrecognizable when you attempt to transfer data to or from the device, it means your drive needs to be re-formatted. You can easily re-format the drive by using the formatting option provided by your computer's operating system.

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