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Windows freezes or stops responding frequently

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In this document, we recommend what to do if the computer frequently freezes or completely halts. An easy way to determine if your computer is in this situation is by pressing the Num Lock button on the keyboard and watching the Num Lock led to see if it turns off and on.
If you can get the light to turn off and on, press CTRL + ALT + DEL and End Task the frozen program. Otherwise, proceed through each of the follow sections in order.
Software related issue
A computer locking up or freezing is often is caused by software […]

How to Get Rid of Windows 10 Upgrade Notification in Windows 7 & 8

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Windows 10 is coming, and don’t you know it!? If it isn’t in your email inbox (thanks Microsoft), in your news feed, a reminder on Twitter and Facebook or on the news, it’s there, on your desktop.

Microsoft’s popup reminder about Windows 10 is an aggressive marketing campaign that has the signs of a malware infection, and while the get Windows 10 message is not a virus it is certainly annoying.

So much so that it inspired one developer to release a tool to remove Windows 10 upgrade notifications.

Why Is Windows 10 Being Pushed […]

The AC Power Adapter Type is Incorrect or Cannot be Determined

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This is an annoying error message which I always get at startup whenever I switch on my Dell XPS laptop connected with an old charger (AC power adapter). Actually I had a Dell XPS 1530 laptop in past which is not working at the moment but its charger is absolutely fine. Currently I have Dell XPS 15 laptop which is quite similar to the previous Dell XPS 1530 laptop. The AC adapter which came bundled with my new laptop is fitted on my computer desk and can’t be moved to any other place. That’s […]

Using Ubuntu LiveCD to Recover Data Like a Forensics Expert

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There are lots of utilities to recover deleted files, but what if you can’t boot up your computer, or the whole drive has been formatted? We’ll show you some tools that will dig deep and recover the most elusive deleted files, or even whole hard drive partitions.

We’ve shown you simple ways to recover accidentally deleted files, even a simple method that can be done from an Ubuntu Live CD, but for hard disks that have been heavily corrupted, those methods aren’t going to cut it. In this article, we’ll examine four tools […]