Remove DriveMonitor.exe, FlashGuard.exe or DriveGuard.exe Virus

Trouble: Recently I connected my pen drive into my friend computer to get some data, when I came back home and connected my pen drive and opened that pen drive using Free Commander to make sure that any virus does not act on my computer if the drive is infected with virus.   I noticed some additional files in the …

How To Remove Rogue or Fake Anti-Spyware WinDefender 2009

Trouble: Recently one of my friends contacted me on Gtalk and told me that there was some anti-spyware encountered when she was browsing Internet. Suddenly she got alerts saying that her computer is severely infected or being attacked. These alert ask you to download and install Windows Defender 2009 to remove the infections caused to your computer. WinDefender 2009 will …

Happy Birthday TroubleFixers.com | TroubleFixers.com Turns One Today

It gives us immense pleasure to tell you that TroubleFixers.com have turned one year old today. It was great Journey So far. We (Rohit and Abhishek) got the Idea of starting TroubleFixers one evening while having some soups over a restaurant table. That was a great day, and rest is history. Read more about it and us on About Page. …

How To Disable Ethernet Hardware Components To Prevent Internet Use

Trouble: One of our readers submitted a problem saying that he has got a laptop which he shares with someone. He does not want others to use internet on that laptop. Now in order to restrict Internet usage, there are several ways, utilities and tricks, but we are going to share a very simple method that requires no installation or …

How To Remove Sowar.vbs Virus And Fix Internet Explorer Title Bar Text

Trouble: We recently received a comment from a reader saying Lin Mar How can I restore Internet Explorer as title of my browser.  SoWar Browser is displayed instead of Internet Explorer.  I hope you can help.  Thank you. BTW, my pc was infected with sowar.vbs.   Sowar.vbs is another autorun.inf types virus which infect from pen drives and performs the …

Microphone Does Not Work With Gtalk

Trouble: Few days back, when I configured Gtalk on my new laptop, I could not chat via Gtalk because the microphone was not working. We have written vista microphone problem some time back, but this problem is focussed on Gtalk voice chat. This problem can be checked by looking at the microphone status bar as you speak. See the snapshot …

How To Know The Type Of Audio or Video File Downloaded Without File Extension

Trouble: One of our readers reported a problem saying that ”I Downloaded a music file from internet and saved it without a file extension, it plays in media player with a warning, but how do I know the Extension of the file, how can I know the file extension? “ This is quite an interesting problem, and has a simple …

Delete Viruses From Pen Drive With iKill [Virus Removal Tools]

Trouble: We have posted many methods on how can you protect your pen drive from viruses, and even if your pen drive got infected with some virus you can remove the virus with various removal tools. There could be situation when you want to backup your data from a virus infected pen drive.   Today, we found another FREE tool …

Symantec Live Update Hangs at 99% in Windows Vista

Trouble: Symantec Antivirus Live Update has a problem of hang at 99% in Windows Vista. The live update is launched, download is done, and after I pressed Finish button, it gave a small pop-up window showing a progress-bar saying “Updating Virus Protection Files”, this progress bar hangs at 99% and remains at 99% for ever, I have to manually end …

How To Install A Custom Theme In Vista | Patch Vista To Add Custom Theme To Vista

Trouble: A reader recently asked us a question Can I add a custom style theme to windows vista?   Windows Vista does not allow to install any third party themes by default, in order to install you will need to patch three system files in vista at path C:\Windows\System32\ themeui.dll uxtheme.dll shsvcs.dll There are large number of FREE softwares which …

Remove Viruses That Uses autorun.inf File By Flash Disinfector

Trouble: Autorun.inf flash drives malwares spread these days through various portable USB devices like iPod, pen drives, autorun.inf malwares cause various types of damages like drive does open on double click, double clicking on drive opens search and even restart your computer when you try to open pen drive infected by autorun.inf malware. We have already written about how to …

Fix Error Cannot Initialize 3D Output While Launching Games

Trouble: While I tried to launch NFS carbon after installation from my new laptop, I got this error saying “Cannot Initialize 3D output / Cannot find 3dxxxx.dll” etc. I have got an Nvidia graphics card in my laptop, so after a bit of looking at my video and graphics card drivers, i figured out that its some king of missing …

Remove Restrictions On My Computer – Please Solve My Problem

Trouble: Today Morning, I received a mail form one the reader who sent us four snapshots of various restrictions he/she is facing on a computer. There was nothing written in the mail other than this text – Please solve my problem and these four images as shown in the image below After seeing all these snapshots I realized that computer …