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Windows 11 Update Leads to BSoD Crashes

Microsoft is looking into claims a Windows update is causing the dreaded Blue Screen on Death (BSoD) on some machines. The company says it doesn't yet know if Windows itself is the cause. The Blue Screen of Death is the informal name for a system ... crash in which Windows has a problem so significant that it can no longer operate safely. In earlier versions of Windows, users had to manually restart their computer before attempting a fix. Today, Windows can automatically reboot in some situations. User have been reporting seeing the blue screen with the usual message that "Your device ran into a ... (view more)

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How to Fix: ScreenConnect Will Not Install 'Package Installation' Error

Infopackets Reader Georges M. writes: " Dear Dennis, I had to perform a non-authoritative restore on our Domain Controller (DCs) because one of our lower-level techs accidentally deleted an important organizational unit (OU). I got everything ... working again, but I'm having a problem trying to reinstall a program called ScreenConnect, which is used to remotely connect to machines we manage. I noticed you wrote about a previous article about how to uninstall ScreenConnect and was wondering if you could help with this problem. Here's what's happening: when I try to install ScreenConnect, it says ... (view more)

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How to Fix: Snap-in 'Pop up' Appears while Dragging Window (Dell, MSI)

Infopackets Reader 'Paolo' writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a very strange problem. Whenever I drag my browser window on my Dell laptop, I see 2 blue rectangles popping up near the top of the screen (pic). At first I thought this was a Windows 10 ... feature but I have searched Google for the 'dell 2 blue rectangles popup' problem but I cannot seem to find a solution. I have no idea how to shut this feature off but it is very, very annoying. Can you please help? " My response: I have never had this problem before, so I asked Paolo if he would like me to connect to his system to have a closer look ... (view more)

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'MSI Afterburner 2.2.4' and 'Adobe Shockwave Player'

MSI Afterburner 2.2.4 MSI Afterburner is a Windows utility program that allows users of MSI graphics cards to easily overclock (accelerate to higher than normal speeds) their systems. Afterburner is completely free to use, and is compatible with ... most versions of MSI graphics cards. This software can also be used to display critical system information. Adobe Shockwave Player Adobe Shockwave Player gives you access to dazzling 3D games and entertainment, interactive product demonstrations, and online learning applications on your Windows computer. The Shockwave Player ... (view more)

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'MSI Afterburner 2.0.0', and 'CrystalDiskInfo 3.8.0'

MSI Afterburner 2.0.0 Afterburner is a program used for overclocking. New features include a voltage control layer that has been seriously revamped to give additional freedom to extreme overclockers with new custom design MSI graphics cards. Now MSI ... Afterburner is able to control up to 3 voltages on custom design MSI Fermi and other future custom design MSI graphics cards. CrystalDiskInfo 3.8.0 This hard drive and solid state drive utility software supports S.M.A.R.T. and a part of USB-HDD (hard disk drive). It is designed to display the health of your drives and help ... (view more)

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'MSI Afterburner', and 'JD Context Menu'

MSI Afterburner MSI Afterburner is a free overclocking utility designed for MSI graphics cards, but also works with video cards from other manufacturers. MSI Afterburner's main features include GPU / Shader / Memory clock adjustment, advanced fan ... speed, GPU voltage control and monitoring of the card's vital statistics. Note: for experienced users only; overclocking can permanently damage your video card if not done properly. JD Context Menu JD Context Menu is a shell extension add-on that add new functionality to the right-click context menu, including: copy to clipboard ... (view more)

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