How to Fix Windows Surface Stuck in Airplane Mode

How to disable airplane mode in Windows 10 on a Microsoft Surface (and some other laptops) This is the fix for when you can’t turn off airplane mode in Windows 10 (for a number of laptops, including on a Microsoft Surface Pro) and you want to turn on the WiFi (including Surface Pro WiFi). The…

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Fix Windows Stuck in Airplane Mode in 60 seconds

Windows 10 Computer or Laptop stuck in airplane mode? Do this! This is the fix for your computer or laptop stuck in airplane mode in Windows 10 (or older Windows), and you want to turn on the WiFi. I’ve found it can be a problem with the computer, laptop or PC wireless controller rather than…

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How to Restore Deleted Files Even 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 Use Hirens BootCD to Reset a Windows Password

Lost or Forgotten Password? Here’s how to reset it! 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…

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How to Easily Migrate Data From One Windows User Account to Another

How to Migrate Data From One Windows User Account Manually migrating a user over from an old profile to a new one can be a huge pain.  Not only do you have to track down all their old data and copy it to their new profile, you also have to reconfigure all of their programs…

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How to Add the Start Menu Back to Windows 8

With Windows 8 it’s good to think about implications for your users or clients.  Under the hood, Windows 8 is a solid OS but from a usability standpoint, some users are going to be frustrated.  One of the biggest frustrations that they may experience is the lack of a Start Menu and the constant switching…

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Where to Get System Recovery Discs for All Major PC Manufacturers

Get System Recovery Discs for All Major PC Manufacturers Most people seem to lose, throw away, or never create their recovery CDs when they get a new computer.  So when Windows crashes, it can be very frustrating trying to track down a replacement.  This can be even more frustrating when the person needs the machine…

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How to Mount an ISO File in Windows

Every once in a while I will download a program that is contained in an ISO file.  This is usually because the file was intended to be burned to a CD / DVD first before installing it.  However, instead of having to burn it to a CD / DVD first, there are some great utilities…

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