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Computers 101 - Information on basic operation we're putting together (we just started on it), but also has a more extensive index of various subjects.
Newsletters - A good place to start for what's new and miscellaneous items not worthy of an entire page.Applications - Some information on various application issues, hints, etc.
Infected? - help clearing and other virus related information.
Internet - various articles including settings, add-ons, connections issues, cookies/privacy, surfing incognito and more.
NOTE: Rather than searching the Internet for "drivers" (which you probably don't need anyway), here are the popular manufacturer's site links. Note: If you have a "Driver Update" application on your computer, uninstall it! Windows will keep your computer driver's up to date...
Email - various information on email, setting up, Outlook quirks, passwords, hijacked accounts and more.
Hijacked - (just short of viruses but not by much) shows you how to get rid of all the junkware (more appropriately "crapware") causing pop-up, ads and other annoying things from the Internet.
Working in Windows - all kinds of information about Windows. A few examples:
Clean it up
How (and what) to clean up
Dos and Donts
Hints/ideas for your computer
- Performance issues
Factory restore information
A list of things you can do via the run command. May just make things a bit quicker!
When Windows 7 takes a long time to show updates (can even be days)
Steve's KB notes are somewhat cryptic containing quick resolution to strange or unusual stuff we have encountered. Someday we'll clean them up but for now it is our online quick reference guide.
Looking at a new computer?
Misc by operation...
Backing things up
Backup batch file
- We love this
files and directory trees
- More on Xcopy
Print the list of files in a folder
- Print the contents of any given folder (listed here because it's actually a batch file found in the Windows folder)
- Application problems
- Blue screen (of death)
- Clean it up (performance issues)
- Cleanup from hijack
- Cooling fins plugged: Laptop and mini towers
- Destroy a hard drive to protect your data
- Factory restore
- File association issues
- Fix-It Center
- Internet Explorer issues
- Outlook data file repair
- Outlook email links no longer work
- Printer issues
- Reseating ram
- Slow Internet sometimes?
Wireless and Networking