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Index - Rebuild
Index - Rebuild
How to Rebuild the Index in Windows 7 and Windows 8

If the index cannot find a file in it's seach results that you know exists or not exists in an indexed location, then this will show you how to manually rebuild and update the index to have accurate search results from changes to the included locations since the last rebuild.
Author: Brink Comments: 14 Views: 190,139 Last Activity 21 Nov 2015
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Print Spooler Queue - Clear and Reset
Print Spooler Queue - Clear and Reset
How to Clear and Reset the Print Spooler Queue in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to clear and reset the print spooler queue in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 38 Views: 946,505 Last Activity 13 Nov 2015
by Brink Go to last post
 
Event Viewer: Clear All Events
Event Viewer: Clear All Events
How to Clear all Event Logs in Event Viewer using Windows PowerShell

This tutorial will show you how to quickly clear all event logs in Event Viewer with a one line PowerShell script.
Author: Slartybart Comments: 9 Views: 61,720 Last Activity 21 Oct 2015
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Windows Update - Hide or Restore Hidden Updates
Windows Update - Hide or Restore Hidden Updates
How to Hide or Restore Hidden Windows Updates in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to either hide or unhide Windows Updates to have them listed or not listed as available to install again in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 47 Views: 327,637 Last Activity 18 Oct 2015
by Night Hawk Go to last post
 
System Repair Disc - Create
System Repair Disc - Create
How to Create a Windows 7 System Repair Disc

This will show you how to create a Windows 7 system repair disc to use to be able to boot to System Recovery Options to help recover your Windows 7 installation.
Author: Brink Comments: 194 Views: 1,648,143 Last Activity 17 Oct 2015
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ISO - Disk Image File : Extract to the Desktop
ISO - Disk Image File : Extract to the Desktop
How to Extract an ISO File to the Desktop

This suggests an excellent, free program to use and how to extract an ISO / Disk Image File to the Windows desktop, or wherever you like, for use in any number of situations.
Author: Bare Foot Kid Comments: 9 Views: 283,903 Last Activity 10 Oct 2015
by squirtmph Go to last post
 
Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace
Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace
Getting Traces to Troubleshoot Performance Issues

Microsoft has created a toolset called the Windows Performance Toolkit, or WPT, to help developers and users visualize and troubleshoot performance issues. One of the tools in this toolset is specifically designed to assist with capturing traces of boot, shutdown, or reboot cycles, and can provide... Read more
Author: cluberti Comments: 96 Views: 204,739 Last Activity 30 Sep 2015
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Virtual Machine - Speed Up Performance
Virtual Machine - Speed Up Performance
How to Troubleshoot Slow Performance of a Virtual Machine

This tutorial will show steps you can try when struggling with slow performance issues in your virtual machines.
Author: andrew129260 Comments: 2 Views: 47,083 Last Activity 26 Sep 2015
by nkaufman Go to last post
 
Windows Update - Download Standalone MSU Installer File
Windows Update - Download Standalone MSU Installer File
How to Download the Standalone MSU Installer File of a Windows Update

This will show you how to download the standalone MSU installer file for any Windows Update in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 23 Views: 271,319 Last Activity 14 Sep 2015
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Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix
Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix

This will show you how to fix Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7
Author: Flavius Comments: 65 Views: 269,776 Last Activity 13 Sep 2015
by scottie916 Go to last post
 
CCleaner - Delete Junk Files
CCleaner - Delete Junk Files
How to Use CCleaner to Clean Out Junk Files in Windows

This is a Guide on how to use CCleaner. It will show you how to clean out junk files that disk cleanup might have missed.
Author: andrew129260 Comments: 46 Views: 82,590 Last Activity 12 Sep 2015
by ICIT2LOL Go to last post
 
Darik's Boot and Nuke - Use to Secure Wipe a Hard Drive
Darik's Boot and Nuke - Use to Secure Wipe a Hard Drive
How to Securely Wipe a Hard Disk with "Darik's Boot and Nuke"

This tutorial will show you how to use "Darik's Boot and Nuke" to help you secure wipe a hard drive that has data that you need to have destroyed.
Author: windude99 Comments: 22 Views: 67,606 Last Activity 09 Sep 2015
by Clairvaux Go to last post
 
ReadyBoost - Setup and Use
ReadyBoost - Setup and Use
How to Setup and Use ReadyBoost in Windows 7

This will show you how to setup and use ReadyBoost in Windows 7 with USB flash drives and flash memory cards to help speed up your computer.
Author: Brink Comments: 115 Views: 201,396 Last Activity 02 Sep 2015
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Crash Reports - Read
Crash Reports - Read
How to Read Crash Reports

This will help show you how to understand what crashed your system by reading the memory dump crash report.
Author: Product FRED Comments: 10 Views: 76,820 Last Activity 31 Aug 2015
by ICIT2LOL Go to last post
 
AUTOCHK Initiation Countdown Time - Change
AUTOCHK Initiation Countdown Time - Change
How to Change AUTOCHK Initiation Countdown Time in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This will show you how to change the AUTOCHK initiation countdown time to how many seconds you would like to have for the To skip disk checking, press and key within 10 second(s) option for a scheduled chkdsk at boot.
Author: Brink Comments: 11 Views: 46,838 Last Activity 27 Aug 2015
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Troubleshooting with System Update readiness Tool
Troubleshooting with System Update readiness Tool

This tutorial will show you how to resolve issue with Readiness Tool if it stuck
Author: Flavius Comments: 2 Views: 19,577 Last Activity 23 Aug 2015
by betaupsilon Go to last post
 
SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot
SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot
How to Run the System File Checker in a Command Prompt at Boot

This shows how to start the PC and open a command prompt at boot so the Windows system files can be checked and repaired if possible, if the PC will not start to Windows normally.
Author: Bare Foot Kid Comments: 72 Views: 876,762 Last Activity 18 Aug 2015
by UsernameIssues Go to last post
 
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