How To’s

Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

  • Fix: Windows 7 Password Reset Without Any Software

    People have a habit of forgetting their passwords whether it is relevant to their email account or Windows login account. It becomes pretty hard when a password is forgotten as access to that particular account is restricted. Windows 7 has a better cure for this and almost 99% of people…

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  • BEST FIX: High CPU Usage By TiWorker.exe

    TiWorker is a WMI (Windows Modules Installer) Worker Process which is related to Windows Update. Usually, the error occurs after an update has run. In this fix, i will list 5 methods which you can use to attempt and stop tiworker from consuming your CPU. If a process, is utilizing the entire or…

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  • Fix: VPN Error Code 800

    Error Code: 800 The remote connection was not made because the attempted VPN tunnels failed. The VPN server might be unreachable. If this connection is attempting to use an L2TP/IPsec tunnel, the security parameters required for IPsec negotiation might not be configured properly Error 800 is often caused by GRE…

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  • How to: Troubleshoot Your Own PC

    If your PC is not turning on or the display is not coming up, then what would you do? In this guide, i’ll explain how you can at least diagnose the issue so you know what you’re talking about and what you’re dealing with when you contact someone at the repair…

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  • How to Use Google Inbox To Achieve Inbox Zero

    Google is currently testing out a new email system app called “Inbox” which will be connected with your Gmail account. This will be a completely new revamped Gmail’s interface which will make it pretty easy for users to keep their e-mail’s organised and will be easier to manage. Most of…

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  • How to: Add A User Using Command Line

    I am writing this guide in relation to my previous post on fixing the user profile service failed the logon, some of the users have reported that there are no restore points available to restore to, that may be the case if your system never created a restore point. So…

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  • How to Optimize Your Android Device Performance

    According to the worldwide statistics of smartphone users, Android has always been relatively used more than iOS, Symbian, Blackberry and other mobile operating systems. The timely upgrading of the OS has kept its users hooked onto it. However, the dependency we currently have on technology, especially our phones, has led…

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  • Fix: Windows Boot Error 0xc00000f

    Error 0xc00000f is usually caused by a failing  or a bad hard drive. That will be the final verdict on this if nothing else works from the possible solutions given below. If in case, it is the hard drive that has failed, you can send it to a recovery company to recover…

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  • How To Fix Error 0xc00000e9 on Windows 7, 8 and 10

    Error 0xc00000e9 is usually caused by a failing  or a bad hard drive. That will be the final verdict on this if nothing else works from the possible solutions given below. If in case, it is the hard drive that has failed, you can send it to a recovery company to…

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  • Fix: Windows Cannot Install Required Files Error 0x80070570

    Error 0x80070570 occurs usually when you are installing Windows 7.  There are numerous suggestions all over the internet for resolving this issue, some are quiet time consuming, such as running memtest which takes a couple of hours – Don’t worry, if you don’t know what memtest is, we’ll come to it. In…

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  • How to: Install Hyperterminal On Windows 7

    Unfortunately, Hyperterminal is not included with Windows 7 but you can still control your serial devices with alternate methods. There are several alternatives to this which i am going to discuss in this guide. By the end, you will know how to set one up and which one to use.…

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  • Getting Started with Office 365 Sharepoint Site

    Assuming that you are logged into your Office 365 Portal if not then you can login at   https://portal.microsoftonline.com/admin/default.aspx. You will use your username and password to access the administrative portal for Office 365. If you’ve forgotten the password, reset it by using the forgot password option. After successfully logging in,…

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  • TOP 10: Secret Android 5.0 Lollipop Features

    The release of Android 5.0 Lollipop was announced last year by Google on June 25th 2014. It was launched on the 12th of November 2014 with numerous improvements and features for selected devices like Google Nexus, Sony Droid Phones, and Samsungs. In this review, we speak about the 10 newest features…

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  • BEST GUIDE: How To Find Out Your iPhone or iPad’s UDID

    What is a UDID? UDID stands for Unique Device Identifier, it is most commonly used by developers but is also used to review and test iOS applications. UDID is a unique identifier for the iOS device. Much can be done with UDID by the developers testing apps in beta mode…

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  • All You Need to Know About SSH Tunneling

    SSH Tunneling is very good for network administrators or even home users concerned about the security. If a connection is not encrypted, then the information transmitted will usually be via plain text which can be intercepted / read exposing your network to a risk of hacking. It is extremely important…

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  • How to SYSPREP Windows 7

    We will begin with the required files. As you go through the article it will be more clear. The files required for you to complete the process: Windows  Automated Installation Kit This will be installed on a computer that is not being used for imaging in order to create an…

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  • Your Guide To Using SSH

    SSH is a network protocol which works in a console. The most commonly used SSH client is PuTTy. The image below shows an established SSH session. It is easy to use, and quick. Most IT Professional’s manage the entire network solely via SSH because of the security, and the quick/easy…

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  • Install Microsoft Office Picture Manager in Office 2013

    By default, Microsoft Office Picture Manager is not included in the Office 2013 pack. However, you can download the Microsoft Office Picture Manager 2010 and install it with Office 2013. It works well. It is also possible to have Picture Manager from your office installation media of Office 2007 or 2010 but…

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  • Fix Your LG G3

    This guide contains the most common issues and suggested fix to fix your own LG G3 – and save costs repairing it. LG G3 Won’t Charge This is usually related to the battery not being properly installed and most of the times, and if it won’t power on due to…

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  • Sharepoint Administration using PowerShell

    This guide is for those who already know what Sharepoint is. Basically, the guide’s focus is on Sharepoint Administration utilizing powershell (PoSH) Variables: These are simply an object that contains something.  Variables can be identified by a preceding $, such as the “new” variable that follows: $new We populate variables with…

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  • BEST TIPS – Blackberry Messaging Shortcuts

    BlackBerry is used by many professional and home users – one thing that has bugged me always is “the difficult approach to messaging”, at one point i though this isn’t for me because it greatly affected my efficiency in my normal working days flickering my thumb over the trackpad and…

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  • How To Find A Lost Android Phone

    For any smart phone, if the tracking feature is available it must be turned on. Android, has this feature and  in order for it to work, the Location and Google Search must be turn on. This option is available under Location Services. Once the feature has been turned on, you…

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  • Protecting Your Bitcoins

    If you’ve lost bitcoins or if you’ve just got yourself into the world of Bitcoins, then this is a must read. Bitcoin is one of the incredible inventions of the internet era. It is a decentralized currency system, which is the freest of all currency and trade systems conceived to date.…

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