How to Fix Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device

The “Reboot and select proper boot device” error is a nightmare that haunts all version of the Windows Operating System starting from Windows XP to Windows 8.1. While this problem hasn’t been as big of an issue on Windows 10, more than half of all Windows users – who have …

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How to Activate Linux USB Dongles ‘D-link, Belkin etc’

Generally you can expect a USB device to work as soon as you plug it into a machine running any modern distribution of GNU/Linux. Everything from Debian to openSUSE can usually identify any USB device you plug into it and activate it as long as it can find a suitable …

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FIX: Excel cannot complete this task with available resources

Many users have reported one or more of the below mentioned errors while working on Microsoft Excel. While these  errors can be very generic, they don’t always identify the real cause behind the issue. But if your spreadsheet contains a large amount of formulas, macros and data, it is possible that …

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How to: Monitor Data Usage on iPhone or iPad

Data usage is a critical component of today’s smart phones, tablets and devices. In this guide, we’ll talk about iPhone and iPads. Technically, both runs a similar operating system (iOS) for which the apps are same, so we’ll refer to both the devices as iDevices. Keeping an iDevice means, data …

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FIX: Destination Folder Access Denied Windows 10

Many users have reported getting a “Destination Folder Access Denied” error window when they try to copy, move or delete a file or a folder either locally, or from a shared resource. It mostly occurs when there are multiple users configured on a system, and/or after you have updated your …

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iTunes Backup Locations On A Computer and Mac

An iPhone back up is definitely one of the most sacred things to most iPhone users. It contains all their contacts, messages, notes, photos and all sorts of other data that would was in their iPhone. This is required to restore all the data and information you need if you …

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How to Setup and Use WhatsApp Online On a Computer

Whatsapp has long been established as the go to choice when it comes to cell phone messengers. The app is only available to be used on cell phone where messages can be exchanged over the internet, with photos, voice messages, videos and even current locations. However the fact that whatsapp messenger …

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How to: Sign Out of Game Center on iPhone

The Game Center on the iPhone is basically present to keep a track of game playing records, levels, scores and collaborate them with your friends and others using this stock app. However it is easily very annoying since it tends to pop up all the time during playing games when …

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FIX: Non System Disk or Disk Error Message on Startup

There are an abundance of error messages that computer users may see immediately after their computer boots up and tries to get into its Operating System. One of these error messages is one that states “Non system disk or disk error”. This error message presents itself before your computer gets …

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FIX: Windows Detected a Hard Disk Problem

Windows (and almost all of the Hard Disk Drives available in the market today) have a number of different HDD diagnostic tools in place that scan for and inform the user of any issues with their Hard Disk Drive. One such tool is designed to make sure that there are …

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Fix: Windows Failed to Start Error on Startup

Waking up to a computer that simply doesn’t want to boot into its Operating System is nothing short of a nightmare that has come to life. There are many different errors that Windows computers display when they fail to boot into their Operating Systems, and one of these is the …

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How to Check, Analyse and Speed Test HDD or SSD Performance

The disk drive that stores within it both your computer’s Operating System and all of your files, folders and data is most definitely an integral part of your computer. Be it a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) or a Solid State Drive (SSD), it would be less than ideal (to say …

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How to: Track an iPhone

Tracking your iPhone in case it gets lost or stolen can prove crucial to its recovery, and with Apple’s exciting Find My iPhone feature it is all the more interesting and simple. The location services feature of the iPhone gives permission to location based apps such as Camera, Websites, Social …

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How to: Deactivate and Delete Kik Account

Kik is an evolutionary messenger that allows you to share photos, videos, messages and all sorts of media freely. Registering is also very simple and effective. However if you are already making use of other messengers Kik isn’t all that creative and if you are effectually using other messengers your …

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How to: Configure Exchange Account on Thunderbird

The Microsoft Exchange Server is a calendaring and mail server created by none other than Microsoft itself. Even though the Microsoft Exchange Server runs exclusively on the Microsoft Windows Server product line, it is one of the most popular and most commonly used email servers out there, especially in the …

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FIX: Vertical Lines on Laptop Screen

Laptops are generally more prone to problems pertaining to their screens than desktop computers. Since that is the case, quite a few laptop users wake up one day to find that there are one or more vertical lines on their laptop’s screen. Unlike a desktop computer’s monitor, a laptop’s screen …

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How to: Turn Windows Defender On or Off

Windows Defender is an improved, revamped and re-branded version of Microsoft Security Essentials with a few extra features. Microsoft initially introduced Windows Defender on Windows 7, and as of the introduction of Windows 8, Microsoft Security Essentials has been completely overthrown as Windows’ resident security program by Windows Defender. However, …

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How to Uninstall McAfee using McAfee Removal Tool

When it comes to computer and internet security, there are a few names that almost every person who has ever downloaded a third-party antivirus or security program has heard of, and McAfee happens to be one of these names. McAfee is one of the largest manufacturers of computer and internet …

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How to: Back Up your Android Device

A smart phone is the most common accessory in the world these days and having it broken, lost, or stolen is also a common happening. In this case the usual panic is not just the loss of the phone but also the loss of the data, contacts, photos, and various …

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Fix: Search Not Working in Outlook 2010

If searching in Microsoft’s Outlook 2010 is not returning results or the results are not what you expected, probably the indexing of the data file is corrupted or incomplete. The instant search feature uses indexing services to quickly locate what you are searching for. Now the faulty indexing service can …

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How to Reset Your Mac OS X User Account Password

Resetting password is easy, and there are two ways of doing this. The first requires the user to boot into a single user mode, and the second one is performed by booting into the recovery console. The method you pick is your choice, one way or the other both are …

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How to Fix Adobe Flash Problems on MacOS El Capitan

Many mac users continuously face issues with Adobe Flash Plugin. This  is because the Adobe Flash Plugin goes out of date, when an update is pushed by Adobe and specially Safari blocks the sites that require’s Adobe Flash to run. One of the most common example of such a site …

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How to Get Emoji Keyboard on a Chromebook

Emojis are now a vital part of internet language, and there is still no easy way to make emojis on computers. While most phone keyboards have now started integrating emojis, physical keyboards on laptops and desktops are yet to figure out quick ways to input emoji. Moving forward in this …

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How to Fix High CPU and Disk Usage by wmpnetwk.exe in Windows 7

If you’re still on Windows 7, you probably noticed that wmpnetwk.exe is eating more of your system resources than any other service. If you were to believe Microsoft, this is a beta-only bug that was removed from any of the public releases. But as it turns out, users still encounter …

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How to Fix Red Screen of Death (RSOD) in Windows

Microsoft has a long and painful relationship with critical errors such as the so-called “red screen of death“. The main thing that steered me away from Xbox was the “red ring of death” error that ruined a three-month-old console. But as I’ve come to learn, some variation of this issue …

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