Computer restarts on hibernate or standby

Trouble: One of our readers is facing a problem, whenever he hibernates his computer, the computer does not hibernate properly and restarts. Isn’t it annoying? It surely is.   What is difference between hibernate and shutdown? Shutdown : All the contents of the ram and other resources are cleaned up and computer is powered off. When you turn on your …

How to remove W32.Rontokbro.B@mm aka brontok virus from windows

Trouble: W32.Rontokbro.B@mm or brontok virus is one of the most active viruses as per our experience.   Symptoms of brontok virus: If your system is infected by this virus you will not be able to open command prompt , msconfig and even you may not be able to execute any .exe file, as it may result in a sudden system …

Access denied to files after creation of new user profile

Trouble: One of our readers reported a problem, when he tried to access files located in the different user profile directory in vista, he got the message prompt saying access denied. Why Access Files in other user account? You must be thinking what is the need of this ,but it may be the case when you forgot the password of …

Can not read DVD image file saved on hard disk

Trouble: Do you make images of a DVD on your hard disk and try to mount that image with some tool like virtual drive or Nero drive. Normally we like to make images of video or games DVD on the hard disk. Have you ever experienced a problem when your computer is not able to read the image file after …

Windows XP Shutdown too slow, fix it to shutdown instantly

Trouble: We have received a mail from one of our readers Vikram, having slow and delayed shutdown time on his windows XP computer. The problem of slow or delayed shutdown is very commonly faced by most of the window XP users. If you are using windows XP for a long time, you are more likely to have such problem. Why …

Adware problems, pop ups containing ads come automatically

Trouble: Its very embarrassing and troublesome when some not-so-decent and unwanted ads pop-up from no where when you are connected to Internet. It is a very common problem in many computers.   Let us see Why this happens. It happens generally because some adware programs gets installed on your system while surfing internet.   What is an Adware? Adware or …

Recorded DVD or CD contains data but appears blank in windows xp

Trouble: Sometimes it happens that when you insert a recorded data DVD or CD into your CD or DVD reader but rather then displaying the data it displays the disc as blank.   Note: It’s not your CD or DVD reader fault at all when it reports the recorded media as blank.   This problem may occur when you use …

Access denied to a shared file on LAN

Trouble: Do you get “Access denied” error message when you try to access some file or folder on a shared folder on a home or office network ? This is one very commonly faced problems with computers using NTFS file system which most of the windows Xp computers used. In such a case, when a person shares some folder on …

Not able to run or open any asp.net web applications in visual studio

Trouble: One of our readers got a problem when she tried to create or run new asp.net applications in visual studio after a fresh install of visual studio 2005. She got the error message saying “Visual Studio .Net has detected that the specified web server is not running ASP .NET version 1.1” and it stops. This problem mainly occurs when …

Welcome screen and Fast user switching disabled in Windows Xp by netware

Trouble: One of our readers sent us a problem regarding windows welcome screen. According to him when he try to enable fast user switching in windows XP ,he got this error message saying “client services for netware has disabled the welcome screen and fast user switching” Lets see what is netware ? NetWare is a network operating system (NOS) that …

Computer is slow at start up, takes too long to boot up

Trouble: Recently a friend of mine asked us to help her out with slow start up of her computer. It takes too long to boot the computer. It was very slow even after it boots. Though the computer had a decent hardware configuration. This problem is not un-common. The main reason behind such problems is too many start-up tasks start …

USB pen drive detected but doesn’t show up in My Computer

Trouble: You may have faced a problem when you insert your pen drive and it gets detected very easily but it doesn’t show up as a drive icon in My Computer. The computer detects the pen drive but data on pen drive is not visible as the pen drive is not visible in My Computer (Explorer). This problem occurs mainly …

How to remove Win32/NSAnti, d.com virus without any anti-virus tool

Trouble: Recently we received a mail from one of our readers whose computer was infected by Win32/NSAnti virus, this virus mainly causes drive opening problem by double click in windows XP. If your system is infected by this virus you can’t see hidden files and folders , even after applying the settings to show hidden folders. This setting is reverted …