Hard Drives and Disks
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How to Build a USB Rescue Drive with Free Portable Utilities
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Computer Repair: Missing or Corrupt Error Message System32\Drivers\Ntfs.sys
Britec09 — July 30, 2009 — Computer Repair: Missing or Corrupt Error Message System32\Drivers\Ntfs.sys

To resolve this problem do the followings:-
1] Boot computer with the Windows XP CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
2] To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.
3] At the command prompt, type the following commands:-

cd \windows\system32\drivers [Press the ENTER Key]

ren ntfs.sys ntfs.old [Press the ENTER Key]

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How To Enable Task Manager in Windows
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Step 1: Run the registry editor

Step 2: Navigate to the system folder

Open HKEY_CURRENT_USER. Then go to Software, then Microsoft, Windows, CurrentVersion, Policies, and then the System folder.

Step 3: Delete DisableTskMgr

Move the cursor to the right panel and click DisableTaskManager. Delete this item by pressing the Delete ke

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Computer Repair: Missing or Corrupt Error Message System32\Drivers\Fastfat.sys
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To resolve this problem do the followings:-
1] Boot computer with the Windows XP CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
2] To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.
3] At the command prompt, type the following commands:-

cd \windows\system32\drivers [Press the ENTER Key]

ren fastfat.sys fastfat.old [Press the ENTER Key]

If the fastfa

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Fixing a Unmountable Boot Volume Blue Screen
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Step 1: Stop Pop-ups
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Step 2: Dialogue
What’s the matter?

Why do pop-ups keep popping up in my computer?

Those are popups

What are popups?

Popups are way for websites to advertise.

How d

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Download WM Recorder, easy to use stream recorder/downloader software to capture streaming video and audio from online sources with ease.

In this video learn how to:
1.) Download/Rip/Save/Capture Streaming Video/Audio
2.) Capture Windows Media .WMV video stream (broadcasted through RTSP, MMS and HTTP protocols)
3.) Use this Windows M

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After an introduction of who he is, the lecturer offers a simple, plain explanation of the computer term "operating system" (or OS). Windows Vista, DOS, Linux and Mac OSX are both examples of Operating Systems. Most common are Windows and Mac.  Operating systems tell your computer what to do. Lecture. (9:43)
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How To Understand the Basics Of Linux
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Take an inventory of your computer’s programs. Before deciding to switch from Windows to Linux, find out which programs won’t automatically work when running Linux.
You can keep Windows on your computer and download Linux if there’s enough space for both operating systems.

Download Linux.

Learn about the wi

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The History of Microsoft Windows
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Windows 1.0 to Windows Vista - Microsoft Desktop History
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Release Dates:

Windows 1.0 - Announced November 1983
Windows 1.0 - Released November 1985

Windows 2.0 - Released December 1987

Windows 3.1 - Released April 1992

Windows 95 - Released August 1995

Windows 98 - June 1998
Windows 98SE - Released May 1999

Windows 2000 - February 2000
Windows ME - September 2000

Windows XP -

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A real slideshow advertisement of Windows 1.0 features made by Microsoft. It was claimed to have the most powerful programs to make you ready for the future.  It was claimed to be an exciting OS for you IBM or Compaq computer. (8:11)
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