Naevius Free USB Antivirus – Protection Against Virus Infection via USB Storage Device

Trouble: It is quite common these days when your computer may get infected with a virus or trojan from the portable storage devices like pen drive, mp3 players and other USB storage devices. All these devices which includes USB Flash drive, removable hard disk, Memory card, SD, MicroSD, MMC, USB Camera, USB Audio player, Mobile phone, iPod, Iphone etc. Naevius …

Stop User From Logging In Windows XP In Specific Time Interval

Trouble: We received a problem from one of our reader who wants to restrict logon hours in windows xp, on his son user account as his son keeps playing games on the computer all the time.   Playing games is always fun for children but this could be a great problem if it impacts their studies too much. In order …

Restrict Computer Usage In Windows Vista

Trouble: One of our readers asked a question : How can I set the usage time on my computer, so that I can prevent my kids to use computer too much? It is impacting their studies.   It can be the case with teacher students, employer employee, or parents and kids where user wants to restrict the user of computer …

Ask TroubleFixers – Solutions To Computer Problems – #11

This is part 11 of the Ask Trouble Fixers series, we have picked up five questions out of some problems we received from our readers.   Trouble 1 : I click on Internet Explorer, it goes to open then immediately closes and the only way I can surf the Internet is with Firefox. Is there a way of fixing this …

Fastest Way To Take File Or Folder Ownership In Vista

Trouble: One of our reader asked us this simple question in his mail to troublefixers what is the fastest way to take file or folder ownership in vista ?   What is file/folder ownership?     The answer is simple, when you have the ownership of a file or folder in Windows, you can open, modify, add or delete contents …

How To Delete The Dead Shortcuts In Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows 7

Trouble: One of our reader asked on how can he remove all the dead shortcuts of all those programs he had uninstalled from his computer but some dead or unlinked  shortcuts remain there on his computer.   Microsoft has added a small utility in windows server 2003 resource kit, the small program name is ChkLnks.exe and it works not only …

Enable / Disable Change Of Date And Time On Windows XP

Trouble: We received a mail from one of our readers asking: How can I disable change of Date and Time on Windows Xp computer? I own an Internet Cafe and I don’t want my users to change the date and time on my Computers.   There can be more than one ways of disabling the editing of Date and Time, …

[ Solved ] Cannot Rename Folder In Vista or Cannot Move File Folders In Vista

Trouble: We got a mail from one of our reader named Rafiq saying that he cannot rename any folder in Windows Vista, although he has not mentioned which version of Windows Vista he is using. But it does not matter much as this is a common problem which occurs in all the versions of vista.   This trouble occurs when …

2 Free Tools To Make Removable Drive Read Only

Trouble: This is quite common question we had received from many readers who wants to make their drive write protected or read only on any public computer so that nothing goes into their drive without permission.   Normally people want to make their removable and other portable drive read only to keep their drive safe from being infected by viruses. …

Ask TroubleFixers – Solutions To Computer Problems – #10

This is part 10 of the Ask Trouble Fixers series, we have picked up five questions out of some problems we received from our readers.   Trouble 1 : I have Intel 845GL-M motherboard,I have installed Windows XP sp2,but i can not install audio driver because i don’t have that driver software. – Praveen Fix: To locate the hardware drivers, …

Remove win.worm32.netsky Trojan | Pop-Up Windows Opening Automatically

Trouble: We got an email from a reader having a problem of continuous pop-up windows when connected to the Internet. This kind of problem can be of several kind of malwares, viruses and trojans. We have already covered this issue in one of our articles : Pop Up Ads Appear Automatically   In this article we are going to share …

[Fixed] Not Able To Install Google Chrome | Google Chrome Corrupted During Update

Trouble: I tried to update google chrome browser on my office desktop running Windows XP SP2. Due to some mysterious reasons, the update was finished but the google chrome did not load. I restarted the desktop but it was on no use. The desktop shortcut was also not working. After I checked the target path of the shortcut, I realized …

Ask TroubleFixers – Solutions To Computer Problems – (9)

This is part 9 of the Ask Trouble Fixers series, we have picked up five questions out of some problems we received from our readers.   Trouble 1 : Whenever I am trying to format my Pen-drive it keeps showing that windows was unable to complete the format. – Amal Fix: There are several possible reason for which this problem …