Windows

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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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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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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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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Fix: Windows Activation Error 0x80072F8F

Error 0x80072F8F is a windows activation error.  This appears usually after you type in your license key – If windows cannot activate or connect to the activate server, then you will get this error. The most common cause of this error is the incorrect data and time on your machine. …

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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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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: To Transfer Files From PC to PC

There are a number of methods which can be used to transfer files from one PC to another. The decision to pick on which methods to use depends on the scenario you are in. Generally, we can categorize the transfer into two categories. Networked  In this scenario, both computers are …

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How To Open Registry Editor

Registry Editor is the brain of a computer with 100’s of instructions and settings. It has all the registered settings for all your programs, therefore it is important to back up registry before making any changes. The reason why it should be back up is if in case you delete …

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Windows Update Showing Error Code 0x8024A000

Error Code 0x8024A000 indicates that the Auto Update was unable to service the Windows Update Requests originated from the Updated Server. This can happen for a number of reasons, including a corrupt windows store, a firewall blocking windows server, or that your network isn’t able to make the connection with …

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SOLVED: Internet Explorer 11 Not Responding

Internet Explorer is the resident internet browser for all versions of the Windows Operating System that came before Windows 10. Internet Explorer is the browser that came with Windows computers out of the box until it was replaced with Microsoft Edge when Windows 10 hit the shelves. While IE may …

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SOLVED: Current Security Settings Do Not Allow This File to Be Downloaded

Sometimes, when trying to download a file while using Internet Explorer, you may receive the following error message: “Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded”. In most cases, affected users see this error message while trying to download files from websites that aren’t trusted, but this error …

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How to Edit The Hosts File On Windows 7/8 and 10

The hosts file in Windows is used to map the IP address to a domain. It can be used to block access to domains, by mapping the host name to an incorrect ip address or a local ip address. If a host is mapped in the host file, Windows will not …

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Fix: Errors 0x80070643 and 0x8004ff82

This error is usually a result of left-overs files, registry entries and firewall settings from a previous anti-virus protection software. Unfortunately, it is a bit difficult for a new bie to trace the left-overs of anti-virus softwares, which is the reason why “i am writing” this guide – it will …

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How to Share Folders Between Windows 7 and Windows 8

Sharing files and folders on Windows 8 is similar to sharing files and folders on or between Windows 7 computers. However, with one exception which is the password protected option located within the “File and Printer Sharing“ To demonstrate file sharing between Windows  7 and Windows 8 – I will be …

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SOLVED: Removing “This Copy of Windows Is Not Genuine”

With the KB971033 update to the Windows 7 Operating System, Microsoft made the then-latest version of the Windows OS capable of determining whether or not a copy of Windows 7 was genuine and the real deal. If, in any case, Windows 7 would determine that a specific copy of the …

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How to Create Windows 7 Bootable DVD or USB

To create a bootable USB/DVD you will need a blank writeable DVD or a USB with atleast 4GB of free space available. To run the Windows 7 bootable USB/DVD tool the minimum system requirements are: * Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) * Pentium 233-megahertz (MHz) …

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How to Run CHKDSK On Reboot

Some times, it becomes necessary to run CHKDSK in order to resolve disk errors. It is also recommended to be run once in a while to improve your system’s performance and check disk for disk errors. CHKDSK is a windows builtin utility to repair disk issues. In this guide, we’ll …

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How to Reset Windows 7 Password

PC Login Now is an easy to use program that lets you reset your administrator or  other user account passwords. At the time of writing this post, i checked their website to download the latest version but unfortunately, their domain has expired. So i had to ask one of my …

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SOLVED: The User Profile Service failed the logon

When you attempt to login to your account on Windows you receive the following error “The User Profile Service failed the logon” which is due to your user profile being corrupt after a windows update or a malware. Not only you, but many others are affected by this issue. The …

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Fix: Cannot Create New Folder On Windows

The new folder option missing, or gone is a glitch with registry. What it basically does is that it hides the new folder option. Hence, You are unable to create new folder because the option is missing. This is usually caused by an update from Windows or by a third party …

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