How To’s

  • How to Remove QuickSurf from your Computer

    QuickSurf is basically a browser hijacker, like mysearch, ask toolbar (the most popular one) which infects your web browsers. What it does is that instead of your default search engine, it redirects you through to their  site so that any searches you conduct is accessed via their network which results  in them…

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  • Fix: Other Storange on iPhone

    Other Storage On iPhone  Other Storage on iPhone consumes a large chunk of the available space on your iPhone. In this guide, i will explain the steps you can take to fix this but before you proceed, make sure that you back up your iPhone on iTunes and iCloud incase…

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  • Fix: Disable Get Windows 10 Icon

    Microsoft has pushed an update KB3035583 to all eligible Windows users with free upgrade option to Windows 10. This appears in the task bar at the bottom. As i understand, not many of you are happy with this and are not interested in upgrading to Windows 10. So in this guide,…

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  • How to: Kill 100% CPU Usage Automatically

    You may have noticed that your CPU  spikes to 100% of it’s power and then most of your programs and the computer becomes unresponsive or too slow to respond, that’s because the CPU doesn’t have any capacity left to process new programs or continue with existing programs. In this guide, i will explain…

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  • Fix: Black Screen With Cursor (KSOD) on Windows 7, 8 and 10

    This is the issue where your screen goes black with just the cursor on it. When you boot the PC you get nothing but a black screen. This issue is known as KSOD (black screen of death). KSOD happens when the login screen goes black or blank. At this point, the…

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  • Fix: Remove Oursurfing.com Browser Hijacker

    Oursurfing is basically a browser hijacker, like mysearch, ask toolbar (the most popular one) which infects your web browsers. What it does is that instead of your default search engine, it redirects you through to their  site so that any searches you conduct is accessed via their network which results  in…

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  • Fix: Remove Windows Antivirus Master

    Windows Antivirus  Master is a rogue virus program which produces fake warnings to trigger customers into taking actions which persuades the user into buying their crap software so that they can make money. There are many similar rogues programs like this one and the steps to remove them is same as the…

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  • Fix: Remove facebook?trackid=sp-006 Adware

    This is a malware which is usually installed via unwanted PUP’s. What it does it that it adds a parameter to the end of your URL’s. This may also infected your browsers with unwanted extensions. To remove  this, please follow the steps below a)  b) The download will start automatically. Open the AdwCleaner.exe…

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  • Fix: Canon Scan Error Code 2,140,21

    This is the error code which i received  while setting up a customer’s scanner. The solution and fix that worked me is very easy and simple, but before i discuss the fix i would like to brief the readers  on the back ground of this issue. The customer intended to…

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  • Fix: Netflix Requires Silverlight

    Netflix requires Microsoft silver light, and will usually prompt an error saying that either is not installed or it is installed but the videos won’t play via your browser. The fix is simple, it is just a browser glitch. In this guide, i will be providing steps for Firefox and…

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  • Fix: iTunes Error 7 (Windows error 126)

    Error 7 (Windows error 126) is an iTunes error which pops up when you try to open iTunes or try to reinstall it in an attempt to fix it. In this guide, i will walk you through the steps to fix the issue. Before we continue, copy your iTunes library…

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  • How to Remove AdChoice from Your Mac OS X

    Mac are not like Windows.  There are no such direct viruses/trojans for Mac unlike Windows which is very vulnerable to viruses and attacks. However, there are Adwares which is technically harmless and is limited to tracking and advertising ads on your system of which one of it is called AdChoice which is an…

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  • Fix: ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED

    ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED is an error which comes up when the site you are trying to visit cannot support the SSLv3 (Secure Socket Layer) on  the browser. Some sites will work, but certain sites wont. Now there are several causes which could be the cause of the issue but the most common one is related…

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  • How to: Remove CTB-Locker Encryption Virus and Restore Files

    CTB-Locker is a ransomware designed to scan and encrypt your files.  After the files are encrypted, they become inaccessible and you will not be able to open your files, until unless they are decrypted.  After the files are encrypted, they are renamed and an extension is added at the end…

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  • Storyboard for iOS Development

    Storyboards were first introduced to developers in the release of iOS 5. They save the developer the trouble of designing each screen’s interface in a different file. The storyboard allows you to see the conceptual mockup of your app as a whole and the interactions between each screen. Using segues,…

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  • BEST TIPS: Outlook On Windows 8 and 8.1

    Touch screen experience for personal computers, improved security, and performance have made Windows 8 a great hit amongst users. If you are an Outlook user and thinking of or have upgraded to Win 8 or 8.1, then here are some guidelines that may prove helpful to have a trouble-free startup…

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  • SOLVED: ERR_CONNECTION_RESET

    ERR_CONNECTION_RESET is an error which usually comes up when the site you are trying to visit cannot establish connection with the destination site. Your other sites may work, but certain sites wont. Now there are several causes which could be the cause of the issue so you will have to follow…

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  • How to Setup Screen Mirroring for a PC

    Screen Mirroring (also referred to as screencasting) allows you to wirelessly beam pictures, videos, movies, presentations and games from a laptop/desktop screen to a big screen. The term “big screen” usually refers to an HDTV/4KTV, but you can also cast the content to a media projector (if it has HDMI or wireless…

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  • 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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