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And keep on keepin on. January 6, 2013 vEEE @Mohammed, geesh talk about a direct insult! Not to say that the things listed here couldnt work. Bravo. http://flashcodehacks.com/my-computer/diagnose-my-computer.html

This includes dusting your keyboard, and disinfecting your mouse, but also wiping off that smudgy screen. "To see clearly again, all you need is a microfiber cloth and some simple cleaning solution," January 7, 2013 CountMike I do not have any issues with the article, it was meant as just a rough guide to what could be done with your own computer by I then installed it as a task bar dropdown: right click taskbar, select toolbars, select new toolbars, navigate to desktop, select _desktop (or whatever name was given). which I mentioned too. you could try here

Precisely the type of info I'd been half-thinking about... How do I fix this? As for myself, I have helped a many a person and even include my step-by-step tutorials (visual illustrations) on how a person can DIY (do it yourself).

Long story short, go support the small computer repair shop down the street, but make sure he has a A+. Yes, anyone can learn to remove viruses, bloatware, reinstall Windows, or build their own PC. What’s the Best Antivirus for Windows 10? (Is Windows Defender Good Enough?) Follow @howtogeek More Articles You Might Like ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES Reply GrrGrrr August 16, 2012 at 5:56 pm agree, my desktop is way too cluttered.

Fingers off the keys, take a deep breath … realize this is the page for folks who would like this help. Reply I totally agree. Unless the humidity in your computer environment is at least 70 percent, you can have serious consequences from static. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/clean-up-your-windows-desktop-once-and-for-all/ Then I like to scan for virus/malware etc.

It’s overwhelming, yes, but it is not impossible. Have you heard of Everything by Voidtools? It can be different for every sub-folder." However you choose to organize the miscellany, it will all stay within those three original folders.  4. January 6, 2013 Keltari @Mohammed - Wow… Just… wow. *You* are the reason this article was written.

As a computer repair technician, I would just ask that next time your write about such a subject, you be more cognizant of the whole process and not just one aspect http://www.worldstart.com/help-my-pictures-folder-is-a-mess/ Simply choose a desktop background with built-in organization, like these here, and then drop the folders under each category. "If you'd prefer to have software do the work for you, you January 7, 2013 yushri Good article but why not be specific and state how to service your computer's software and then perhaps how to service you're computers hardware? A compressor can set them to spinning at a high speed and the fan can actually send a small amount of current back into the computer and cause damage.

Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. weblink Her usual answer is to just replace the computer. Mac and Windows:Open the Downloads folder, and view its contents by file type, then go through each category and drag the unneeded files to the Trash (Mac) or Recycle Bin (Windows) Is there any chance that it could be my cpu?

Walk back in and see what catches your eye first. Thanks for reading and sharing this with your family. My boss told me at that they weren't even supposed to have someone with my knowledge on staff! http://flashcodehacks.com/my-computer/how-do-i-know-if-my-computer-has-been-hacked.html Is there anything I can do ?

Tumbleweed36 RAM and Power Supply Support 0 07-09-2006 04:41 PM Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not I now have only three (3) icons on my desktop: Computer, _desktop, Recycle Bin. January 5, 2013 lostnsavd I am Microsoft Office certified and have been working with computer software since 1981.

Vacuums are know to build up a static charge, and bring the vacuum close to the components can cause an electro-static discharge.

Sounds like even before you had a much more organized desktop than the averaged user. Try to flash the newest bios and start clean wind 7 install ( format your system drive or partition ) if that does not work ... Although not a desktop thing, they work superbly for managing and sorting all those files that used to be stored on your desktop! Ill get back with you tonight about it being set on ide or ahci.

Use something like evga precision or msi afterburner to create a graph of temps, and then once it crashes (unless it crashes whole machine) you'll be alright, if it crashes whole Make a backup of the computer (assuming it can be started) before changing the software. I make the most money when people bring me their computers after trying to do repairs themselves. http://flashcodehacks.com/my-computer/my-computer-is-sick.html I wouldn't pay you 10 bucks to do that cos there is no value in paying someone like you to follow a checklist of essentially pointless practices.

That's why you should consider putting all your pics in an external hard drive, which also means less clutter, and more space for other files. (Yay!) "Alternately, a cloud storage service you will not lose any work or clients because of this article ! Works very well. The easiest way to find those superfluous files is to download a third-party app that will scan your folders for duplicate content, then let you review the dupes to decide if

January 10, 2013 Bruce (pmtoolsthatwork.com) A few things to add that I didn't see in the discussion (but I didn't read them all ….) 1. You don’t want to forget about them or just delete them completely. Otherwise, in just a month or two, you’ll be worse off than before — half your files will be organized and half will be disorganized — and you won’t know which is But it's well worth it in the end!

But take breaks because otherwise you’re marathoning, and marathon cleaning is no one’s friend. But I need a way of verifying that you know what you claim to know BEFORE you touch a computer. Read more about Aaron on his… Advertisement Latest Giveaways Noontec Zoro II Wireless Headphones Review and Giveaway Noontec Zoro II Wireless Headphones Review and Giveaway Garmin Vivomove Sport Review and Giveaway A search function would be fantastic!

p000n-tang_be4rFeb 24, 2012, 2:00 AM 13thmonkey said: unlikely to be either cpu or gpu. If you ever watched the 3M videos (they might be on Youtube; I used them in a class on ESD I taught many years ago), you'd be convinced. Most registry cleaners allow you to make a back up of the registry prior to cleaning, and restore to the state it was before you used it. January 6, 2013 PhDr Seuss does that also account for a computer in which there is no tower?

We don't know. Each vendor uses different criteria as to what constitutes a "bad entry". Then after reboot, I decided to fiddle with the AV's new features (God did I look stupid being tricked by eye candy lol). Stay Away From These 2 Features You Won't Find These Exclusive Linux Apps on Windows Linux You Won't Find These Exclusive Linux Apps on Windows The Newest Linux Operating Systems and

If there is an icon that is “out of place”, you can click, hold and drag it to the “other icons” area. Can't do much now but help other old farts… Restart, Dust, Defrag, Clean off unused files, Run Virus scan, update drivers and check outlets etc…works miracles! Could be something as sneaky as a HDD failure. Using registry cleaning tools unnecessarily or incorrectly could lead to disastrous effects on your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.