Free Downadup aka Conficker aka Kiddo Removal / Deletion Tool

Trouble: Conflicker Virus is a popular typo of the conficker worm which is also known as downadup and kiddo, Conflicker is also referred to as the conflicter virus by some people.   This virus is one of the most deadly virus which plays with your network adapter and customize your system settings and also add new values to your system …

Ask TroubleFixers – Solutions To Computer Problems – #5

This is part 5 of  our series of Ask Troublefixers , we have picked below problems submitted by our readers via email and answered them.   Trouble 1 : I have faced a problem in window xp. When i click on changed window firewall setting it show "Window could not start windows firewall / internet connection sharing (ICS) service” – …

Remove / Repair Viruses With Free Norton Security Scan and Clean

Trouble: Almost all of us get frustrated with our anti virus program installed on our computer as it my not be able to protect us from all the type of infections. Our anti virus many times does not detect and protect us against viruses in pen drive, spyware getting installed on our computer from internet and other security risks.   …

Search Option Missing From Start Menu

Trouble: One of our reader submitted a problem saying that the windows Search Option is not visible in his Windows Start Menu. This kind of problem can be because of windows settings of because of some malicious scripts or viruses or trojans. In this post we will tell you how can you simply restore Windows Search Option in Start Menu …

[ Fixed ] Data Execution Prevention Error In Windows

Trouble: One of our readers Sandip submitted a problem saying: On my computer one error is giving that "Data Execution Prevention Error", "Windows Explorer" error is giving repeatedly. On Exploring the options which are provided by the Windows I could find out the way in which this problem can be fixed. But before the fix, lets talk why this problem …

Check And Stop Applications From Starting Automatically

Trouble: Many of my friends complain that their computer worked faster when it was new, but with time the computer has become slow. There are few reasons behind this, first is that when you compare your old computer to some new computers, you may find old one slow because of old technology hardware. The second and main reason behind the …

Find Programs To Open Unknown File Types In Windows With OpenWith.org

Trouble: It happens many times when you have a unknown file type, which cannot be recognized in windows with any of the program installed in your computer. In that case you have no clue about the program which can open that file, you cannot open file by double click. OpenWith.org provides a free desktop application which lets you find out …

[ Solved ] SVCHOST Using 100% CPU Memory

Trouble: One of our readers Errol submitted a Problem saying: SVCHOST is using 100% of memory. However, every time I kill the the program it come back. If you open Windows task manager by pressing shift+ctrl+esc key, and go to process tab, you will see numerous tasks with name as SVCHOST as you can see below: Some of these maybe …

Fix – Intel CPU uCode Error

Trouble: One of our readers Rahul submitted problem saying: When I start pc it show error message "Intel CPU uCode error" show on startup and show f1 to resume. When i press f1 window start without problem, but how can resolve this issue.   Most of the errors which are detected by the BIOS are displayed at the boot screen …

Ask TroubleFixers – Solutions To Computer Problems – #4

This is part 4 of  our series of Ask Troublefixers , we have picked below five e-mail problems and answered them in this article.   Trouble 1 : In my computer the loading of installed softwares is very slow when I switch on the computer for ex. virtual cd. system explorer, antivirus. Please solve my problem, I have to wait …

Backup Device Drivers Before Windows Reinstall or Formatting Drive

Trouble: One of the major windows problem for any windows user is locating, downloading and installing the device drivers on a windows reinstall after formatting the hard drive. One of the reader named Rahul mailed us regarding the same issue in a mail written in quotes below. How can I back up all the device device drivers installed on my …

Find / Download Device Drivers For Detected Devices On Your Computer

Trouble: It happens many times when you install a new device on your computer and the devices drivers on the CD comes with it may not work due to different operating system like vista, as the device drivers were made for Windows XP and you are using Windows vista. It could also be a case when you don’t have any …

Remove / Delete Boot.vbs Autorun Virus

Trouble: Boot.vbs is a virus which is from the family of W32/Autorun.worm.h worm which attempts deploy itself to the root directory of all the drives by creating the autorun.inf files. Autorun.inf files in the root directory of each drive will execute the virus when ever user opens that drive.   Boot.vbs virus comes from W32/Lsetspy-C worm which also creates the …

Recover / Reveal Windows Vista Password – Forgot Windows Vista Password

Trouble: We recently received a mail from one of reader who want to get the windows vista password of computer in his college which is a local computer not connected to LAN network. I want to reveal the password of a vista computer in my college, but I don’t want to reset the password.     Resetting Windows Vista Password …