Safely Remove Hardware Device Still In Use

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It is simply annoying when you go to safely remove hardware from your computer but the computer says it is still in use! What? You have finished transferring files to your USB drive and nothing seems to be open, but you still can't safely remove hardware. Hardware Device Still In Use Message … [Continue reading]

How To Fix BOOTMGR is Missing Errors in Windows 7

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If you are seeing a BOOTMGR is missing error then you must be using either a Windows 7 operating system or Windows Vista. Earlier versions of Windows use NTLDR so in that case you might see an error message saying the NTLDR is missing.Fixing the BOOTMGR is missing error also involves using … [Continue reading]

Enable Quick Removal For USB External Devices

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Now days we love to connect devices to our computers and laptops to transfer files to and from portable devices. This is very handy, but when you go to remove something like a small USB flash drive, sometimes it can be an annoying process.The recommended way to remove an external device from … [Continue reading]

The Heartbleed Bug Explained

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We all strive to protect our computers and our precious information from evil hackers and in order to do so, we have to keep up with new threats. This particular threat is hacking popular websites in order to gain users secret information. In the second week of April 2014, Information Technology … [Continue reading]

How To Open Computer Management [CompMgmt.MSC]

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Computer Management is a handy console included in Windows that allows you to access certain administrative tools in a convenient one stop shop. Within the Computer Management console, depending on your administrator rights, you can view or change administrative properties and perform general … [Continue reading]

Change Computer Owner Name In Windows

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When you buy a second-hand laptop or desktop computer it is really annoying when you see the previous owners name on your computer. Because of the Windows registration details, their name pops up in places where it shouldn't be. You might be trying to fill a form out, signing into a popular sight … [Continue reading]

20 Computer Tips To Speed Up Your Computer

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Do you get the distinct impression that your PC is running a lot slower than usual - that it's more like jogging or even walking? When you turn your computer on in the morning, do you have time to walk the dog before it finishes booting up? Do you spend the bulk of your time on the Internet waiting … [Continue reading]