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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-02-2014, 12:50
Replies: 77
Views: 4,098
Posted By max99
As the OP has posted previously about Internet...

As the OP has posted previously about Internet connection issues, this is the first thing that needs to be established.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 23-01-2014, 15:52
Replies: 157
Views: 14,099
Posted By max99
You really should look into using something like...

You really should look into using something like TeamViewer (http://www.teamviewer.com/en/index.aspx)to log in and control the machine remotely. As long as you can get them to run a small .exe file...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-01-2014, 21:38
Replies: 102
Views: 5,397
Posted By max99
Are you not concerned that you're turning into...

Are you not concerned that you're turning into the 'Vallhund of Windows 8'? But at least the other guy has taken on the role of Jammers, so you shouldn't feel too bad.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-01-2014, 19:47
Replies: 102
Views: 5,397
Posted By max99
The worst thing about W8 is that it seems to have...

The worst thing about W8 is that it seems to have turned some Windows users into the equivalent of a Mac evangelist - people who desperately need to defend a product and will not allow anything bad...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2013, 13:54
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By max99
Standard printer diagnostics: Unplug the USB...

Standard printer diagnostics:

Unplug the USB cable from the computer.

Uninstall all the printer software from Control Panel.

Reboot and reinstall the printer driver. Don't connect the USB cable...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2013, 13:47
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By max99
Several options: Look for the 'Manage Search...

Several options:



Look for the 'Manage Search Engines/Providers' option in your browser and remove any you don't want. Change your default back to Google.

Run Adwcleaner...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-12-2013, 20:23
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By max99
Reset both browsers and run AdwCleaner (as well...

Reset both browsers and run AdwCleaner (as well as Malwarebytes.

Similar advice here:

http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1919228
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-12-2013, 20:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,767
Posted By max99
Reset...

Reset Chrome:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/3296214?hl=en

Run AdwCleaner (click the 'Download Now @BleepingComputer' button and don't click any of the misleading...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-11-2013, 21:47
Replies: 6
Views: 1,385
Posted By max99
Does the problem only occur in your browser or...

Does the problem only occur in your browser or all programs? Is it constant or does it come and go? Have you tried a different resolution? Have you tried using System Restore to rollback to an...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-11-2013, 15:19
Replies: 17
Views: 1,895
Posted By max99
There's no reason not to know anything about...

There's no reason not to know anything about internet security. Fifteen minutes spent reading a few guides and you'll know far more than the average...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-11-2013, 14:56
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By max99
The drop may have been the issue reported to you,...

The drop may have been the issue reported to you, but this doesn't necessarily mean it's the only factor. With other people's machines, you should never rely solely upon what they tell you (or expect...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-11-2013, 20:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By max99
Didn't you say you had one? it's only the...

Didn't you say you had one? it's only the Recovery Console that you will need to boot into from the CD.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-11-2013, 20:40
Replies: 26
Views: 2,078
Posted By max99
But as we still don't know what the actual...

But as we still don't know what the actual problem is, enabling the Admin account via the Safe Mode command line might work and provide a relatively quick and easy solution. Failing that, as the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-11-2013, 19:01
Replies: 26
Views: 2,078
Posted By max99
Booting into the Administrator account in Windows...

Booting into the Administrator account in Windows 7 should allow you to reset the password for other users, but first you will need to enable the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-11-2013, 18:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By max99
As the problem occurred after a forced shutdown,...

As the problem occurred after a forced shutdown, there's a chance that running the command chkdsk /r will fix it:

https://kb.wisc.edu/helpdesk/page.php?id=5097

And as always with any potential hard...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 14-11-2013, 14:26
Replies: 35
Views: 3,794
Posted By max99
I see this Updates issue a lot on older machines...

I see this Updates issue a lot on older machines with limited RAM. Changing 'Microsoft Updates' back to 'Windows Updates' will often improve things (it'll still be slow, but won't cripple the system...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-11-2013, 12:37
Replies: 25
Views: 3,478
Posted By max99
For any kind of browser hijack, you should always...

For any kind of browser hijack, you should always run a scan with AdwCleaner:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

Make sure you click the big blue 'Download Now @ BleepingComputer'...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-11-2013, 21:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By max99
I've found the free Panda Cloud to be the...

I've found the free Panda Cloud to be the lightest (and least intrusive) AV for older machines.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 13-10-2013, 00:27
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By max99
Quick and simple for PS3 conversion: mkv2vob...

Quick and simple for PS3 conversion:

mkv2vob (http://www.videohelp.com/tools/mkv2vob)
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 25-09-2013, 19:20
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By max99
Check the 'Windows Key' isn't stuck down.

Check the 'Windows Key' isn't stuck down.
Forum: Gaming 18-09-2013, 16:55
Replies: 3,234
Views: 268,787
Posted By max99
If you can track these down, it'll make a big...

If you can track these down, it'll make a big difference to the controller:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/EA-Sports-Comfort-Play-Technology/dp/B004322VEE
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-09-2013, 19:04
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By max99
Lexmark by any chance? Regardless of make, start...

Lexmark by any chance?

Regardless of make, start by running the Microsoft Printer Fix it:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows-vista/troubleshoot-printer-problems
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 09-09-2013, 20:35
Replies: 14
Views: 2,510
Posted By max99
No issues here. Did you click on one of the...

No issues here. Did you click on one of the advert download buttons by mistake?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 09-09-2013, 17:10
Replies: 14
Views: 2,510
Posted By max99
Give EaseUS Partition Master ...

Give EaseUS Partition Master (http://www.filehippo.com/download_easeus_partition_master_home/)a try. If that fails, the above mentioned Linux Live CD should work.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-09-2013, 14:12
Replies: 493
Views: 178,017
Posted By max99
Saw an interesting addition to these scams...

Saw an interesting addition to these scams yesterday. As well as the usual fixing of a 'hacked PC', the caller also offered to upgrade the Vista machine to Windows 8 for around 200 extra. The...
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