Not able to play a scratched DVD / CD on your DVD / CD writer / ROM ?

Problem: It happens some times when you try read a scratched DVD or CD on your DVD writer or ROM but doesn’t read it at all. But the strange thing is that the same scratched DVD / CD is being read by your friend’s computer. Don’t worry as you can simply fix your DVD writer / ROM to read that …

Stop the security warning-Your computer might be at risk

Problem: How many times it happens that you start you windows xp computer and you see the warining as below on your task-bar? I guess the answer is almost every time ! What does it mean? It is simply a warning from windows security center service when you are using a third party anti-virus or firewall software and not using …

Block applications trying to connect to Internet

Problem: One of our readers "The dark knight" reported a problem that he has recently installed a game which he wants to play offline, but it tries to connect to the Internet every now and then. There are some times when some applications like games ,software’s installed on your system try to connect to Internet for various reasons.This becomes very …

Slow Internet connection? Fix it up with simple tweaks

Problem: We have been receiving mails form our readers who want to speed up their Internet connection, so here are some simple but effective tips to speed up your Internet connection irrespective of whether you have a broadband or a dial-up connection.

Fix volume control icon not visible in task-bar

Problem: Some time it happens that you want to change the volume from the task-bar and the volume control button is not there. No need to worry, this is a simple trouble to fix. Solution: This problem can be fixed in 4 easy steps

Task Manager disabled problem in windows xp

We have received mails from some readers of Trouble Fixers about task manager is disabled on their system suddenly. Problem: It is due to some kind of virus/ trojan activity which normally disables the task manager.Now due to this problem when ever the user press alt+ctrl+del to launch windows task manager it gives an error saying “Task Manager is being …

Login problem on Windows xp due to mscd.exe

Problem: Recently we received a mail from one of our readers having some login issues with windows xp due to a file named mscd.exe ,so when ever he tries to login an error message pops up saying “error loading mscd.exe” So what is mscd.exe ? mscd.exe is basically a spyware or adware which infects your system in the following fashion: …

Too much noise from desktop casing/cabinet.

Does your computer make lot of noise while running if yes then don’t worry as we (Trouble Fixers) have solution for you. You can fix it in three easy steps. Problem: It occurred to me some time back that my desktop casing started vibrating and produced irritating sounds. Some vibrations and humming sound are common in desktops especially which are …

CD/DVD tray got stuck and does not come out.

Problem: With time, CD/DVD rom’s /writer’s tray gets worn out and they stop opening smoothly. Sometimes it so happens that you need to urgently load/unload a CD/DVD and the tray simply refuses to come out. So what to do in that case? See the solution below.

Does your Computer hang frequently? Fix it in two easy steps.

Problem: The mouse freezes and the screen seems to have come to halt and also keyboard does not respond as well. This is generally a computer hang. Main reasons behind the PC hangs are: Why Computer Hangs? 1 Overheating of processor / Motherboard. If the cooling fan is faulty, the processor gets heated up and ceases to work beyond a …

Gmail does not open in standard mode,gives option to open in basic HTML

Problem: This happens many times while logging in to Gmail when we get message “Gmail cannot not open in standard mode, try basic html mode”. Why Gmail got hanged in standard mode while opening? Few of the most common reason for this problem are: 1. Cookies or temporary internet files. 2. Bad/slow internet connection speed. Solution: You can fix first …

Monitor goes out of frequency and does not display anything

Problem: Monitors have a limit of maximum supported frequency (Refresh rate) for each resolution setting at which display is refreshed. When you set a high resolution with a high frequency that is not supported by the monitor, it displays a message Frequency out of range. Within a few seconds of setting the frequency if you press Esc key it will …

Fix Virtual Memory too low Warning Trouble in win xp and vista

Problem: When there is less physical memory than needed, then some virtual memory (virtual RAM) is created on the disk. When there is a limit set to the size of virtual memory usage and there is not enough of it present there is a warning that frequently comes “Virtual Memory too low”. Solution 1 (short): This problem occurs when physical …

Microphone (mic) does not work with windows vista

Problem: It is a very commonly faced problem that microphone does not work, or not detected properly with Microsoft windows viata. Solution: First of all find the latest version of the audio driver which is compatible to vista, as most of the drivers that are shipped with sound-card or motherboard cd contain drivers which have support for only until windows …