repair

Tue
19
Feb
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Surface Pro Tougher to Repair Than iPad: Report

A new report finds that Microsoft's newly-released Surface Pro tablet computer is tougher to repair than an Apple iPad. The device, which officially launched on February 9, 2013, is reportedly built in a way that makes it very tough for an owner to ... perform their own hardware maintenance. The report comes to us from consumer technology hardware blog ifixit, which after performing a teardown of the Microsoft Surface Pro reports that "Microsoft has essentially glued down anything that could be glued, making it incredibly difficult for a user to repair on their own." Battery-Gluing Arouses Anger ... (view more)

Tue
31
Jan
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'Important Mail Alert for Microsoft Outlook 1.0.4', and 'Rizonesoft Pixel Repair 0.6.5.652'

Important Mail Alert for Microsoft Outlook 1.0.4 This program is like a personal e-mailman that makes an alert each time a long-awaited message arrives in your Outlook. This little add-in will serve as your assistant for tracking urgent email that ... you don't want to miss. http://www.ablebits.com Rizonesoft Pixel Repair 0.6.5.652 With this tool, you can detect stuck pixels in a display and attempt to repair them and conveniently. Results are good, but repair may not work on the first try. The program also has the ability to detect dead pixels, though you'll need to consult your hardware ... (view more)

Fri
06
Mar
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'10 Tips For Better Lcd Image Quality', and 'Computer Repair Kit On A Thumb Drive'

10 Tips For Better LCD Image Quality The people at ExtremeTech think most users treat their gorgeous, colorful, and very expensive LCD displays as if they were CRTs. You've paid a lot for these ritzy monitors, and these ten important tips will help ... you get the best image for your money. http://www.extremetech.com Computer Repair Kit On A Thumb Drive Herein you'll find an impressive collection of some 57 handy tools that can help you diagnose and repair issues that might be negatively affecting your Windows experience. Most of the applications don't require installation and the kit can be run ... (view more)

Mon
05
Jan
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'On-Site Computer Repair Kit', and 'Simply Google'

On-Site Computer Repair Kit Recently, a seasoned computer technician and business owner posted his list of what he brings to on-site computer repairs. His list is an excellent resource for beginners to help them start building their own kit and for ... experienced technicians to fill some holes in their own kits. http://www.technibble.com Simply Google Simply Google summarizes all of Google's services, products, and pages on one single page, with links. For those people who don't have time to learn the shortcuts or create smart keywords, this site puts everything Google has to offer on one page. ... (view more)

Mon
25
Aug
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'On-Site Computer Repair Kit', and 'Boot Safe'

On-Site Computer Repair Kit What a seasoned computer technician brings to on-site computer repairs; this list is a great resource for green-horn users who want to know more about the various functions performed by their systems, and when necessary, ... how to fix 'em. http://www.technibble.com Boot Safe BootSafe takes the hassle out of rebooting in Safe Mode or back to Normal mode. No installation is required, no setup requested, just download and run -- it's that simple! Users will find that Boot Safe is simple to use, fast to download and FREE! http://www.superadblocker.com Today's fresh ... (view more)

Tue
19
Dec
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'Registry Repair', and 'Hotkicks'

Registry Repair Users gradually experience a degradation in their Windows performance. Much of it can be attributed to Windows Registry Errors. By using Free Window Registry Repair regularly and repairing your registry your system should not only be ... more stable but it will also help Windows run faster. For your convenience it automatically backs up any repairs made so that you always can restore Windows registry to the original state. NOTE: you should *always* use caution when modifying your registry manually. For a more automated and revised registry cleaner, we highly recommend you try the ... (view more)

Fri
01
Dec
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'Registry Repair', and 'Session Manager'

Registry Repair Almost all Windows users gradually experiences the downfall in their PC's performance. Much of it can be attributed to Windows Registry Errors. By using Free Window Registry Repair regularly and repairing your registry, your system ... should not only be more stable but it will also help Windows run faster. For your convenience it automatically backs up any repairs made so that you always can restore Windows registry to the original state. http://www.regsofts.com/ Session Manager This extension allows you to save the current state of Firefox (history, text data, cookies) and ... (view more)

Thu
18
May
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'Zip Repair Wizard', and 'Xp Context Tools'

Zip Repair Wizard The zip file format is the most popular form of data storage. It is widely used for backup and transfer of information over the internet. As any format with a well-defined structure, it is highly sensitive to corruptions. In case ... of even a minor corruption of the file structure standard zip tools will no be able to extract its content. This is because all zip tools check archives for integrity. If CRC values of the original files of an archive don't match the extracted ones, the standard tools won't extract them. In such a case DiskInternals ZIP Repair helps repair zip ... (view more)

Wed
21
Sep
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Reinstall / Repair Internet Explorer?

Infopackets Reader Morris K. writes: " Dear Dennis, Whenever I click on my EarthLink icon to start the Internet (and to launch Internet Explorer), my computer freezes up for a few minutes -- and then all the sudden, I have 50 or 60 copies of ... Internet Explorer (IE) sitting in my task bar! The odd thing is that if I try to close some of the windows, more IE Windows start re-launching. I am stumped how to solve this. Is there a way to reinstall or repair Internet Explorer? " My response: It's possible that your computer was infected with Spyware and the Spyware infection wasn't ... (view more)

Wed
13
Jul
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'Evildesk Shell Replacement', and 'Xp Tcp-Ip Repair'

Evildesk Shell Replacement Shell replacement for Windows XP. It features low resource consumption and a low-clutter interface that is somewhat similar to the OSX dock. (Note, one reader suggests using this only on English language systems or else ... you may have trouble deactivating it). http://netevil.org/node.php?nid=257 Xp Tcp-Ip Repair This tool is here to restore basic network connectivity. Only use XP TCP/IP Repair on a computer where you have no or limited network (internet) connectivity due to a malformed LSP or corrupt TCP/IP and/or Winsock registry entries. Use of this program on an ... (view more)

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