How to Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy S7 to PC

It is advised to regularly backup your Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone. You can backup everything on your Galaxy S7 including, contacts, app, app data, SMS, photos, videos, call logs, device settings and more. Backing up makes it possible to restore your apps and files in case of a device reset …

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How to Fix USB Error Digital Signature (Code 52) Error

Error Code 52 in either the device manager or DXDiag tells you that Windows can’t verify the digital signature for the drivers for a specific device. You won’t be able to install drivers for the device, and it might just as well stop functioning. This issue happens for a lot …

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How to Fix Office 365 or 2016 Installation Error 30180-4

If you’re installing Office 365, or Office 2016, there is a chance of running into error 30180-4. This error means that there is a setting in your firewall, or proxy, that is preventing you from installing Office. Other errors that might appear due to this same reason are 30174-4, 30125-4, …

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How to Fix Format Disk Error External Hard Drive

If you’re using an external drive, be it for storage or for simply backing up your important data, you might have noticed that in some situations, your computer doesn’t load the drive. You connect it, but nothing happens, and you can’t access the files on it. How big of a …

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How to Forward Ports for PS4 to Play Games Online

The PlayStation  4 is a wonderful console, it is top of the line with entire lines of exclusives, first person shooters and sports games, but most of these games are much more fun when you play with friends, Same console gaming, often known as couch co-op, have become very limited …

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How to Use Smart Phone to Check Batteries

We have all been in a place where our remote stops working, and you’re not entirely sure if your batteries are dying out or your remote is just malfunctioning. Well now you can check that with the luxury of your smartphone! Your remote sends out a series of infrared impulses, …

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FIX: Windows Live Mail Error 0x8007007A When Sending Emails

Error code 8007007a with Windows Live Mail, or the Windows 10 Mail app means that the app is unable to send an e-mail. The root of the issue is sending an e-mail which contains an image or image album from OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive). While SkyDrive allowed you to send albums …

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FIX: Icons Changed to Internet Explorer

Having all icons in the Start Menu or on your Desktop go blank, or change to a single, same icon, such as Internet Explorer or Microsoft Word, happens when you’ve installed software or an application which has caused a conflict with the IconCache.db file, as well as the .lnk extension, …

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How to Avoid Ever Having to Say TIFU with Linux

Social networking enthusiasts often use the acronym TIFU to mean “Today I Fouled Up,” but Linux system administrators know that the F in the acronym stands for something far stronger than fouled. It’s very easy to make the wrong move on a terminal and toast an entire system. This is …

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How to Prevent Virus-like Behavior Under Linux

If you’re experiencing unpredictable behavior on a Linux machine, then you’re more than likely suffering from a configuration or hardware issue. Strange happenings are usually related to these two conditions. Some graphics adapters don’t work without installing proprietary software, and look strange otherwise. You may have also lost data as …

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How to Learn More About the Linux Kernel from Your Own Machine

Learning to work with GNU/Linux generally entails learning to work with a desktop environment. Theme technology allows these desktop environments to mimic the interfaces of iOS, Microsoft Windows and OS X devices. This helps to minimize this as it were. Many people do go further and learn Unix command line …

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How to Pass a Parameter to Start Linux on a Baytrail Processor

While the Intel Baytrail microprocessor is popular in a variety of physically light machines, it unfortunately suffers from poor Linux compatibility. Certain Baytrail devices can run Google Android and Chrome OS distributions well, but they seldom boot well into a pure Linux distribution. Many of these machines rely on 32-bit …

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How to Retrieve Deleted Emails from Gmail

Gmail is one of the most widely used e-mail providers nowadays. A huge number of people use it for both personal and business needs, and given the fact that it’s tightly integrated with other Google services, it is no surprise that this is the case. However, it sometimes happens that …

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FIX: Windows XP Screen Goes Black

Windows XP is, at this point, a fairly old operating system. However, there is still a decent amount of users who still use it, and some of them have been facing a weird problem. Namely, when you turn your computer on, it will show the Windows XP startup screen, and …

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How to Fix Outlook 2010/2013 “Sending Reported” Error 0x8004010F

The 0x8004010F error is fairly common with users of Outlook 2010/2013. It means that you have a corrupted Outlook profile, and comes with one of two possible error messages, either Outlook data file cannot be accessed, or The operation failed. An object could not be found. This error code most …

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FIX: Office 2003 Update Error 0x80096004 (KB907417)

Error 0x80096004 appears due to errors with the certificate when you’re trying to update Office 2003, especially for users of Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, as Office 2003 is fairly old and not completely compatible with them, as this situation proves. This error also appeared in other situations and with …

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How to Fix Native Error 00008 “invalid size or checksum”

Native error 00008 when working with a compressed archive means that either the archive is corrupted, or it’s using a format that your computer doesn’t understand. This error appears with a dialog box that gives you options to Abort, Retry or Ignore, but neither of them will let you work …

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FIX: Windows Media Won’t Play Some Music Files on Windows 10

With the newest anniversary update from Windows many people have complained on having problems playing their music. It is expected for some errors to occur in the new versions of Windows updates. This error might occur from software problem with the media player you’re using, or the media player that …

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FIX: Windows XP Stuck at Loading Screen Before Icons

It sometimes happens that when you boot your Windows XP computer, there are no icons on your desktop, and the taskbar will most likely be missing as well. This can happen because Windows XP has failed to load explorer.exe, which is the main process responsible for a fairly big part …

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FIX: Word 2016 Not Responding When Printing

Many Office 2016 users have been affected by an issue where World 2016 stops responding every single time they try to print a document. Users affected by this issue see that whenever they try to print a document on Word 2016, the application simply stops responding and becomes utterly and …

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How to Report a Fake Facebook Account

Facebook has an important role in Social Media Industry. There are millions of users that are directly or indirectly attached with Facebook. Facebook is not just a platform to let people interact each other instead; it is a marketplace for thousands of companies that strive get a top spot in …

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How to Install and Configure Apache Web Server on Ubuntu/Debian

No other Web server package is anywhere close to being as popular as Apache is. It’s currently estimated that just over half of all sites online serve from an Apache package. Ubuntu and Debian are popular Linux distributions for server systems, and both of them come with special server-only packages. …

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Choosing Between the Different Linux Distributions

Concerns about security and collecting information tend to be what cause many individual home users to take a new look at Linux. If you’ve never taken a look before or are coming back after turning to other operating systems, then you might not be sure which distribution is right for …

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How to Protect Linux from Ransomwares

Ransomware is one of the more threatening problems in the world of network security today. It’s frightening to think that someone could hold your data hostage. Some ransomware infections encrypt all data on a particular volume, and the individuals behind it demand a certain amount of money before they will …

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How to Configure zRam Technology in GNU/Linux

zRam is one of a number of technologies that are now integrated into the Linux kernel but turned off by default. It creates a solid block device inside of RAM that the operating system views as a swap partition. However, it’s compressed and stored in RAM pages as opposed to …

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