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Including Updates With Windows XP Install

Including Updates With Windows XP Install

This post will show how including updates with Windows XP is easier than you think. There are tools out there to help slipstream the updates. Since there are so many Windows XP patches, this saves a ton of time. First you will need to grab the UDC script. To get all...

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How to Remove Delta Search Malware

How to Remove Delta Search Malware

I ran into this a bit ago and quickly found this thing to be very nasty! If you're looking for how to remove the delta search malware, you've come to the right place. This guide is for all major Windows versions. Once Delta Search is installed on your computer, this...

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How to Check the Windows MAC Address

How to Check the Windows MAC Address

This post shows how to check the Windows MAC address, or ethernet hardware address, on all major Windows systems. In a command prompt window, you'll see 2 headers: The Physical Address: The 12-digit hardware address. The Transport Name: The location of the network...

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How to Export Outlook 2003 Mailbox to a File

How to Export Outlook 2003 Mailbox to a File

Here's how to export your Outlook 2003 mailbox to a file. This is useful for both migrating computers and a general purpose backup. 1. Click File 2. Select Import and Export… 3. Select Export to a file 4. Click Next > 5. Select Personal Folder File (.pst) 6. Click...

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Easy Outlook 2003 PST Management

Easy Outlook 2003 PST Management

Any IT pro within the last decade will tell you to learn how to deal with PST files. Even though they're portable, they seem to be easily compromised. Before we get into that, let's go over basic Outlook 2003 PST management. To Find Folder Sizes in Outlook 1. Right...

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Delete Locked Files In Windows 7

Delete Locked Files In Windows 7

Windows 7 has been out for a while now so I'm sure you've run into a stubborn file or folder that refuses to delete. This post shows you how to delete locked files in Windows 7. If your file is constantly in use. Try out LockHunter. I've personally used and tested it....

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COM Surrogate Has Stopped Working Fix

COM Surrogate Has Stopped Working Fix

You browse to a drive or folder in a Vista system or later and all of a sudden, you see the following error: COM Surrogate has stopped working. What is a COM Surrogate? The COM Surrogate or dllhost.exe, is a background executable host process. When you're navigating...

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Clean Disk Using Command Prompt

Clean Disk Using Command Prompt

How to create a single volume after clean disk using command prompt. This affects the entire disk. Works in systems running Windows Vista and later. Clean Disk Using Command Prompt Procedure Warning: This will delete the MBR and remove everything! Open the command...

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Check Windows Installation Dates

Check Windows Installation Dates

Here's how to check the Windows installation dates on all major Windows versions. Windows Installation Dates Across Major Versions Windows 8 1. Go to Search charm, usually right side of screen 2. Search for cmd 3. Select Command Prompt 4. Type systeminfo and hit enter...

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Windows Crash Dump Analysis – Blue Screen Of Death

Windows Crash Dump Analysis – Blue Screen Of Death

Frequent blue screen of death, or BSoD, crashes can be infuriating since they take control away from you. This post will illuminate some of the Windows crash dump analysis tips you can use to help make this madness stop. How to do the Windows Crash Dump Analysis 1....

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Audiodg.exe Using High CPU

Audiodg.exe Using High CPU

This post describes why audiodg.exe is using high CPU on Vista and later systems. If you haven't seen this yet, you're probably wonder why an audio executable is using so much processing power. Once you fix the issue, you'll be back to playing those videos smoothly...

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