What To Do When Task Manager Does Not Open

Trouble: Due to virus attacks and worms, Windows Task Managers gets disabled. We have already posted the solution to the problem Task Manager is Disabled, but in some cases the virus attack is too severe to solve the problem in simple steps. In such case there are alternative methods to kill processes. In this post we will tell you about …

Foreign Language Fonts Look Like ? Symbols In Internet Explorer or Firefox

Trouble: We received this problem from some readers that they can not read web pages in foreign languages or sometimes local languages which are other than English. In such a case, the browser will show question mark  “???” symbols for all the characters in that language. I this post, we will tell you some links to locate the language fonts …

Remove / Delete Ahsan Computer Virus | Kill Ahsan Virus

Trouble: Recently my desktop was infected with this Ahsan computer virus, the virus came from my cousin mobile phone memory card. I was quite happy as after a long time I had to deal with this virus called Ahsan Virus which was quite easy to remove. I removed this virus without any anti virus in around 5 minutes only.   …

Copy Data From Virus Infected Pen Drive

Trouble: Pen drives these days has become some major mediums behind spreading viruses which cause various troubles on your computer. Many of friends often got their pen drives infected by virus and they have crucial data on their virus infected pen drive.   Now the question arises here is how can you back up data from a virus infected pen …

Ask TroubleFixers – Solutions To Computer Problems – Part 2

Continuing with our series of Ask Troublefixers , here is part 2 of the article on computer problems we published last week. Today also we will pick some common computer problems that may help you.   Trouble 1 : I have to problem in my computer in which the Internet Explorer at the middle just stops and gives an option …

Share Files And Folders In My Documents In Windows

One of our reader mailed us a problem regarding the file sharing from Documents in Windows Vista. I want to share a folder called shared files in Documents , how can I share it, I am using vista.   In case of windows the files and folders which are in your Documents folder are protected by default and are private, …

Free Graphic / Video Card Benchmark Programs

Trouble: Almost all of the modern computers have some fancy graphics care, some with dedicated graphics memory, and some share the memory from computer’s  RAM. Graphics cards are prone to faults, especially for gamers who over-clock the GPU and CPU for high end Gaming.   We recommend to check for the cooling arrangements for a gaming PC, you can read …

Start / Stop SQL Server From Command Prompt or Run Prompt

Trouble: Microsoft SQL server is a a service that helps run database related applications to run. Recently we received a mail from one of our reader shaik who wants to know how can he run SQL Server through run prompt or command prompt.   Here is the mail from him I would like to open SQL SERVER 2005 through RUN …

Protect Folders On USB Pen Drive – Access Denied To Others

Trouble: One of my friend asked me how can he protect some of his folders on his pen drive so that he can only open those folders. In short he wants to make some of his pen drive folders as private that only he can open those folders.    After analyzing the problem completely, I was able to figure out …

Ask ToubleFixers – Computer Problems Solutions (#1)

We have been receiving lots of computer problems via e-mail from our readers. We do reply to almost all e-mails that we possibly can, but in this process, the information provided by us, remains limited to the scope of the reader whom we reply. We feel that many of these problems are common to a large group of people, so …

Make Pen Drive Write Protected

Trouble: One reader mailed us asking how can he make his portable USB drive write protected so no data can be deleted or added on the pen drive, this is what he said in his mail I want to make my drive write protected on every computer where I connect my drive   Portable drives or cards can be write …

[ Fixed ]Error 1058 – Could Not Start Automatic Updates

Trouble: One of our reader Catherine reported that she can not start automatic updates on local computer, when ever she tries to start Automatic Update service receives the following error Error 1058: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it."   This problem might be caused due to …

[ Fixed ] Windows XP Welcome Screen Disabled

Trouble: Due to certain settings or software installation, the Windows XP Welcome screen may change to a login window. Although this may not be a trouble for many of us, but it is a trouble for some who like to see Welcome Screen rather than Login Window. Lets see how Windows XP Welcome Screen and a Login Window. In this …

C:\Windows\System32 Folder Opens On Startup

Trouble: Its quite common problem among people who complaint that after removing some viruses from their computer the C:\Windows\System32 Folder opens automatically every time on windows startup System32 folder opens on windows startup This problem is caused due to left over broken start-up entry or a virus in registry which means there are some entries in windows run which are …