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DPC Watchdog Violation Fix Steps

How to fix a DPC Watchdog Violation Error A DPC watchdog violation error and be fixed with these steps with screenshots (and a cartoon!). This error relates to device driver problems. It can be scary as it is accompanied by a blue screen of death, BSoD. As this can be a very frustrating error, I…

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Ridiculously Easy Recycle Bin Recovery Guide

Try Me! If you want to restore a recycle bin! Recycle bin recovery is easy if you follow the detailed steps in this guide. You likely need to recover your recycle bin because one of two things have happened. The recycle bin has disappeared and you want to find it so you can recover your…

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How to Fix Windows Surface Stuck in Airplane Mode

How to disable airplane mode in Windows 10 on a Microsoft Surface This is the fix for when you can’t turn off airplane mode in Windows 10 (including on a Microsoft Surface Pro) and you want to turn on the WiFi (including Surface Pro WiFi). The airplane mode won’t turn off and seems to be…

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Fix Windows Stuck in Airplane Mode in 60 seconds

Can’t turn off airplane mode Windows 10? Do this! This is the fix for when you’re stuck and can’t turn off airplane mode in Windows 10 on your device, including on a Surface Pro, and you want to turn on the WiFi. I’ve found it can be a problem with the laptop or Surface Pro…

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Kill Your Time Wasters and Start an IT Business Today

Starting an IT business takes both time and dedication.  However, instead of taking the time to sit down and work on your IT business, maybe you are constantly distracted by other things that really aren’t that important.  If this sounds like you then I’m here to help.  I want to show you how to remove distractions…

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Why You Should Support Macs With Your IT Business

If you have an IT services business, would like to start one or get a computer technician job, I highly recommend offering Mac support.  Despite the fall of PC sales in recent years, Apple’s Mac computer sales have continued to remain strong.  As a result, Macs continue to show up in more home and business…

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What You Should Know About Becoming an IT Consultant

Starting an IT consulting business can be a very rewarding experience.  You get to be your own boss, set your own schedule, build a profitable company and make money doing what you love. But even though this all sounds nice, you may be wondering how do you get to this point?  How do you actually…

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How to Protect Your Clients’ Data and Make Money Doing it

As you may have seen by now, Cryptolocker has infected around 250,000 PCs so far and is still going strong.  If you aren’t familiar with Cryptolocker, it’s a business owner’s worst nightmare.  Once installed, Cryptolocker will encrypt files on the machine it is installed on as well as all network drives that machine is connected…

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How to Restore Deleted Files After Emptying the Recycle Bin

Recycle Bin Icon One of my favorite tech tools is called Restoration. It’s a stand-alone Windows based file recovery program. It allows you to restore deleted files even after they have been emptied from the recycle bin. Restoration requires no install and because of this, you can put it on your flash drive and take it with you wherever you go. In the following article I would like to show you how to use it.

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How to Reset a Lost or Forgotten Windows Password

Windows passwords are meant to keep unwanted users off your computer.  And because of this, Microsoft doesn’t make it easy to reset them when they are lost or forgotten.  In the following article I would like to walk you through using a tool to reset a Windows password when there is no other way into…

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