The latest “Right to Repair” legislation has several implications for customers but also for the market as a whole, all of which warrants a significant amount of discussion regarding all these effects.
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If you’ve ever done much Mac troubleshooting, you’ve probably heard about “repair disk permissions” as a solution. What are permissions, and why should you repair disk permissions on the Mac?
If one of your important files gets corrupted, there is a slight chance you might still be able to fix it. Here are a few ways you can repair corrupted files in Windows.
You’ll want to keep this app around to use whenever you need it. Drive Genius 5: Standard License can both repair your Mac and help maintain it.
Windows icon cache speeds up the appearance of icons on your computer. Sometimes the cache can get corrupted. Here’s how to repair a broken icon cache.
No one likes to have a machine that isn’t working, whether it be a desktop computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, or a gaming system. Do you fix your own electronics or send them out?
In this article we’ll discuss how to get into the iPod Mini, replace damaged or tired batteries, and replace the old hard drive with solid state memory.
Broken or unresponsive laptop keyboards aren’t fun to deal with. Keep reading to find out how you can put a pesky keyboard back in its place.
Getting technical support is supposed to be easy, but sometimes we just make it more complicated. Here are things you should do to avoid getting stuck in support limbo.
WordPress, like any other database driven application, is very prone to having the corrupted database issue. This article shows you how to recover from the issue and get your site back up working again.
Since Windows XP, Microsoft included a “System Restore” feature so you can easily restore to a previous working version when the system go down. In Windows 8, it goes a step further and added a “Refresh” and “Reset” feature that is able to repair and re-install Windows. Let check it out.
Apple makes it easy to find the help you need for your Apple products, whether they be Macintosh desktop computers, laptops, iPods, iPhones, iPads, or even software. And it’s good help, in fact it’s genius help. In each of their retail stores, Apple has a unique service/help desk they refer to as the “Genius Bar”. […]
As a computer geek and an IT administrator, I always get calls from people about their broken systems and I always have my USB first aid kit with me in order to troubleshoot any problems regarding problematic or broken systems. Today I’m going to talk about a portable utility which serves as a Swiss army […]
We’ve all seen them – those ads on nearly every software website that offer to clean your registry or speed up your downloads. Many of us have learned to ignore them. Occasionally, however, you come across such an application that actually does what it says. It really cleans the registry, and it really can help […]
Just about anyone who’s attempted dual booting or another non-standard boot setup has, at some point, made their own system unbootable. If the words “GRUB Error 2” or “No Valid System Disk Found” make you break into a cold sweat, then fear no more. Now you can include the Super Grub Disk in your geek […]
We’ve all had it happen. You download a (perfectly legitimate) AVI file and go to play it, only to find that it’s got a corrupted index, or bad frames, or other such flaws. Ideally, you can find a repair utility that can actually fix the files instead of all the hassle of re-downloading or re-encoding […]
Linux Live CDs have long been well known as a handy tool in PC repair. Personally I’ve used Linux CDs dozens of times to repair Windows problems, from virus scans to file retrieval to partition adjustments. As great as Live CDs are, they still have a few drawbacks, like an inability to save any new […]