ReactOS Runs Native Windows Apps, Also Gets BSOD Errors

Mar 3, 2016 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

ReactOS Runs Native Windows Apps, Also Gets BSOD Errors
ReactOS, a free open source operating system based on the best design principles found in the Windows NT architecture, has been updated to version 0.3.17 and it now supports 16-bit apps. ReactOS is an operating system built with a single purpose, …
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Firmware update for Surface 3, Surface Pro 3 causes blue screens, lockups,…
If you are having issues related to the DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE BSOD, having issues with Surface restarting on its own, or long boot/wake from sleep times, please check the version of the Surface Pen Settings driver that you have. The current …
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User reports of Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 problems proliferate
However, the hangs don't result in BSODs or normal event log entries or memory dumps. I did discover that Reliability Monitor has entries for them though, listed as "Hardware error". Some/most of them have a bucket ID with the Intel graphics driver in …
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Latest Bsod Error News

Feb 29, 2016 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

KB3105208 causing BSOD on some devices running latest Windows 10 Insider Preview
A recent update (KB3105208) is causing hundreds of users to see the dreaded 'Blue Screen of Death' (BSOD) on their devices running the Windows 10 Insider Preview. While the full extent of the problem is unknown, digging through the twelve pages related …
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16 most hilarious Windows 'blue screens of death' computer error messages in
BSoDs are nothing new, however. The error screens have been around since the introduction of Windows 3.1 in 1993. A BSoD occurs when the kernel — or a driver operating in kernel mode — runs into an error that cannot be reversed, according to Coding …
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Malware artists have created a shakedown Google BSOD
INVENTIVE INTERNET THREAT ACTORS are tricking users out of cash via a spiked advertising investment and a fake blue screen of death (BSOD). The BSOD is a thing that computer users like to avoid. It is probably most associated with Windows, so this …
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Why Gadget Warranties Are (Almost) Never Worth It

Feb 27, 2016 | Posted by in iPhone Repair | 0 comments

Why Gadget Warranties Are (Almost) Never Worth It
If you don't live near an Apple store—or you just like being self-reliant and have at least some experience tinkering with electronics—you could also just repair the broken screen yourself. I was able to replace the screen on a broken iPhone using a …
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Apple iOS 9.2: Should You Upgrade?
Let's break it down… What Is iOS 9.2 For? iOS 9.2 is compatible with the iPhone 4S or later, iPad 2 or later, iPad mini or later, iPad Pro and 5th generation iPod touch or later. It is a 250MB download and should prompt users to upgrade to it …
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Facebook launches tool that helps manage your profile after a break-up
SAN FRANCISCO– You just broke up with your girlfriend of a year. You've spent the last three days sulking on your sofa, too devastated to shower or eat anything but string cheese. You idly open Facebook between Netflix binges and see your ex has …
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'They laughed when I said I'd be leader of the opposition. They're not

Feb 27, 2016 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

'They laughed when I said I'd be leader of the opposition. They're not
As other Labour grandees of Corbyn's era troop into the hall, Margaret Beckett and the rest merit barely a second glance.. Necks, young and old, are craned for only one arrival. Beatrix Houston-Black, 17, is writing an A level project on Corbynmania …
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Kobe Bryant now looking the weary wolf as time catches up
Yet he kept bombing away, or to be more precise, bricking away. He'd miss a 16-footer. Then when the Knicks eventually went ahead 92-90 with 1:42 to go, Kobe responded with a 22-footer that clanked off the rim. With 39 seconds to go and the Knicks lead …
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Chris Rock says black people no longer like baseball – and he may be right
He also cites the usual statistics: plummeting participation rates in Little League, lousy World Series ratings and a TV audience that is predominantly white and old. “Maybe if baseball gets a little hipper, a little cooler, just a little more black …
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Latest Computer Repair News

Feb 26, 2016 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

Microsoft Computer Repair Scam circulating Santa Cruz County
The Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office is warning residents about a Microsoft Computer Scam. Officials say victims are losing thousands of dollars. The caller claims the victim's computer has a virus and then asks for remote access to fix it.
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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Can't Build Enough Surface Books as Demand Dwarfs
The average computer user (with average computer repair skills) can hardly upgrade a PC beyond swapping the memory. In most cases, you'll need to buy a new PC in order to benefit from upgrades in computing technology. Information Week notes that the …
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Police searching for man who robbed Syracuse store at gunpoint
Syracuse police said the robbery occurred around 7:20 p.m. at Team Tech Cell Phone and Computer Repair, 3065 Erie Blvd. E. Police said a man wearing a mask walked into the store with a black handgun and demanded money. The robber left on foot with …
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Latest Bsod Error News

Feb 23, 2016 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

KickAss Torrents Targeted By Hackers Using Fake 'Blue Screen Of Death' Ad
KickAss Torrents, one of the most frequently visited piracy site on the Internet, was recently attacked by hackers using a fake Blue Screen Of Death Ad. The scare-ware ad reportedly mimicked the notorious error screen appearing on Windows and OS X …
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Watch Dogs Guide to Fix Sound, DirectX 11, BSOD 0xa0000001, 0x000007b
If your game is crashing with a blue screen and then displaying the error code 0xa0000001, then just unplug your gamepad, start Watch Dogs and replug it. If you are still facing the same issue disable SLI or crossfire on your graphics cards. Then as …
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What is a 'smart gun' and why don't we have one?
NEWARK — If we've developed technology that allows us to unlock a cell phone with a fingerprint, why haven't we done the same for guns? That's the question an emotional President Obama asked earlier this week at a White House press conference …
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Motorola, you've let us down

Feb 22, 2016 | Posted by in Android Repair | 0 comments

Motorola, you've let us down
Motorola — oh, Motorola. Where did things go wrong? The company that worked to rebuild its reputation as the Android manufacturer that does things right has just taken a wrong turn. And in the context of Motorola's brand, this turn is particularly …
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Xiaomi Locks Bootloaders; Unlock Approval Takes up to 21 Days, Bricked Devices
At XDA, we have a love-hate relationship with Xiaomi: We love the low-cost revolution they and other Chinese manufacturers have brought to the smartphone race, but absolutely detest them for violating the GPLv2 on multiple occasions. The GPL situation …
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Someone has hacked Street Fighter 5 Beta for the PC

Feb 19, 2016 | Posted by in Virus Removal Help | 0 comments

Someone has hacked Street Fighter 5 Beta for the PC
This download has 12 total characters available, including the likes of Ken, Ryu, Cammy, Nash, Birdie, Chun-Li, Necalli, the Dictator, Vega, Rashir, R. Mika and Karin. While Street Fighter is all about PvP, this version is unfortunately local only …
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The Great Cyber Bank Robbery
Simda is a “pay-per-install” malware used to distribute illicit software and different types of malware, including those capable of stealing financial credentials. The pay-per-install model allows cybercriminals to earn money by selling access to …
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Epic forums hacked, user info "may" be compromised
Epic said in a statement that the UDK, Infinity Blade, Gears of War, Bulletstorm, and older Unreal Tournament forums were affected by the hack, but that forums on separate sites for Unreal Engine 4, Fortnite, and the latest Unreal Tournament were not …
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Wanted in China: Male teachers to make boys men

Feb 15, 2016 | Posted by in Computer Repair Tips | 0 comments

Wanted in China: Male teachers to make boys men
In Shanghai, principals are trying boys-only classes, with courses like martial arts, computer repair and physics. In Hangzhou, in eastern China, educators have started a summer camp called "West Point Boys", complete with taekwon-do classes and the …
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Why Plex is the Killer App for the Apple TV and How to Get Started
It will run on most older computers. Its purpose is to track the table of contents for the media and transcode it … Based in Kansas, Dave Greenbaum runs his own computer repair business. He's written for GigaOM and Lifehacker and now writes for us as …
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Can A Computer Spark A New Wave Of Tinkering And Innovation?
Frankly, it looks like something I'd find in a repair shop. But it's actually easy to set up. It can connect to Wi-Fi. It has Bluetooth. Dave Rauchwerk, the CEO of Next Thing Co., which makes the CHIP, showed me his Kickstarter-backed computer. "When …
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City approves rezoning two properties for retail space development
Tenants include a computer repair business, spa, beauty shop, barber shop, computer programmer and Fox Pools, Fraley's own business. These will join current occupants including a neurologist, an engineering company and a weight loss doctor.
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