How to open rar archive when you don’t have WinRAR installed

Trouble: One of a reader reported us a simple problem on how to open compressed RAR file format when you don’t have WinRAR installed, or some times a user may not know what .rar file mean and which program to use to open .rar file. This is quite common and simple trouble which can be easily dealt with two type …

3 Ways To Recover Accidentally Deleted Windows Application File

Trouble: If you have deleted some useful windows executable file by mistake or by accident, don’t loose heart, because there is an easy way of getting it back. One of our readers BalaSubramaniam wrote: I have deleted my calc.exe file by mistake.Can you help me how to reinstall it?   Well, this is not only about calc.exe (Windows Calculator Application …

4 Steps to Get The Best Picture Quality on LCD Monitor

Trouble: In continuation to our recent post on 8 Essentials to know before buying LCD, today we are going to share with you the how you can get the best image quality out of your LCD monitor.   When we bought the new LCD, we just plugged it to our computer and tried to set some suitable resolutions. We were …

8 Essentials to Know Before Buying LCD Monitor

Trouble: Recently we upgraded one of our desktop’s display from CRT(normal) to LCD or TFT monitor. We faced some problems in getting good graphics quality on the new LCD monitor. In these two post (this one and next one) we will share the most important points and features to consider and correct way of using the LCD monitor so that …

How To Repair Corrupt Word Documents

Some word documents do not open on double clicking especially when that document is made by someone else on some other computer with another version of MS word, or some other software. Repair those word documents.

Protect your computer from pen drive autorun.inf viruses with USB Firewall

Trouble: Many Viruses infect and harm the system with the use of malicious autorun files. This post is from the series of solutions we have prepared in order to protect windows from autorun.inf viruses which normally spread through pen drives or cd’s and other portable devices.   Recently we came across a program called USB Firewall. It prevent windows to …

Protect your computer from viruses by disabling autorun autoplay on all the drives

Trouble: We have been getting lots of virus problems which infect computers through autorun.inf file as autoplay is enabled on the windows drive by default. Some of the autorun related virus problems for which we have already posted the solution are Problem-in-formatting-pen-drive Hidden-files-and-folders-are-not-visible Not-able-to-open-drives-on-hard-disk-by-double-click How-to-remove-funny-ust-scandal-aviexe-virus Drive-opens-in-new-window-on-double-click-in-windows-xp All these problems are caused due to enabled autoplay on windows drive. We need …

Save Downloaded Windows Update Files For Re-Use

Trouble: You download lots and lots of windows update files from Microsoft. One fine day if your Windows gets ill and need a re-install, you will have to again download all those Windows Updates after a fresh install on windows. It is such a waste of time.   Another case is when you have a computer which is not connected …

Top 3 free Un-installer Tools To Remove Un-wanted Programs

Trouble: Many a times, some web-sites install certain malicious scripts or software components on your computer which are a threat to your personal data like Credit card details or contact details or passwords. Some of these components are though not that harmful, but will annoy you with ads and pop-ups. Computer becomes really slow and vulnerable when there are many …

Computer restarts on inserting USB pen drive

Trouble: There are lots of bad viruses worms and Trojan’s traveling around with you in your USB pen Drive many times. The USB Pen Drive viruses cause all sorts of problems to your computer. We have recently written an article about top 10 USB pen drive problems and solutions.  But there are more than that.   One of our readers …

Unable to Uninstall Norton Anti-virus

Trouble: Some viruses corrupt the Norton Anti-virus itself sometimes, so much so that the anti-virus stops working, and you can not uninstall Norton Anti-virus.   If you try to Install any other anti-virus program, it will not install and ask you to first un-install the existing norton anti-virus. We have seen this problem ourselves as well as received a mail …

Back up your data from a virus infected pen drive

Trouble: We have been receiving lots of problems these days, most of the problems relate to different types of virus which commonly infect through pen drives. There are large number of viruses like NewFolder.exe virus, Funny UST Scandal avi.Exe , kinza.exe and W32.Rontokbro.B@mm virus. Most of these viruses cause the following most common problems on your windows computer. Folder Options …