PC Support Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Choose a Windows 8 Safe Mode Option (Step 7 of 11)
Step 7: Choose to start Windows 8 in Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking, or Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

Wait While Windows 8 Starts (Step 8 of 11)
Step 8: Wait while Windows 8 continues to start, ultimately to whatever Safe Mode option you just chose.

Login To Windows 8 (Step 9 of 11)
Step 9: Log on to your Windows 8 account, assuming you have administrator privileges.

Latest Windows 8 & 8.1 Drivers (June 29, 2016)
Download the latest Windows 8 & 8.1 drivers for your hardware, updated June 29, 2016. Download Windows 8 sound, video, printer, and other drivers.

Latest Windows 8 & 8.1 Drivers (June 29, 2016)
Download the latest Windows 8 & 8.1 drivers for your hardware, updated June 29, 2016. Download Windows 8 sound, video, printer, and other drivers.

Latest Windows 8 & 8.1 Drivers (June 29, 2016)
Download the latest Windows 8 & 8.1 drivers for your hardware, updated June 29, 2016. Download Windows 8 sound, video, printer, and other drivers.

Choose the Edit User Data and Passwords Option (Step 10 of 18)
Step 10: Choose the default option of editing user data and passwords.

Enter the Username to Edit (Step 11 of 18)
Step 11: Enter the user whose password you want to delete and then press the Enter key.

Choose to Clear the Password (Step 12 of 18)
Step 12: Choose to clear the user's password by typing 1 and then pressing the Enter key.

Type ! to Quit the User Edit Tool (Step 13 of 18)
Step 13: Check for the Password Cleared message and then type an exclamation mark, followed by the Enter key.

Type q to Quit Offline NT Password & Registry Editor (Step 14 of 18)
Step 14: Type q and then press the Enter key to quit.

Confirm Password Reset Changes (Step 15 of 18)
Step 15: Type a y and press Enter to confirm changes.

Confirm That You're Finished Using Offline NT Password & Registry Editor (Step 16 of 18)
Step 16: Press the Enter key to choose not to rerun Offline NT Password & Registry Editor.

Remove the Offline NT Password & Registry Editor Disc and Restart the Computer (Step 17 of 18)
Step 17: Remove the Offline NT Password & Registry Editor disc from your CD/DVD/BD drive and then restart your PC.

Wait for Windows to Start - No Password Required! (Step 18 of 18)
Step 18: Login to your Windows account as you normally do, just don't use a password!

Wait for Offline NT Password & Registry Editor to Load (Step 6 of 18)
Step 6: Wait while Offline NT Password & Registry Editor starts.

Confirm the Windows Registry Path (Step 8 of 18)
Step 8: Accept the registry path by pressing the Enter key.

Choose the Password Reset Option (Step 9 of 18)
Step 9: Leave the default '1' option for resetting a password and then press the Enter key.

How To Remove Passwords Using ONTP&RE
A complete tutorial, with screenshots, on how to use Offline NT Password & Registry Editor to remove or delete a Windows password.

Download and Extract the Offline NT Password & Registry Editor Zipped ISO File (Step 2 of 18)
Step 2: Download the ISO file for Offline NT Password & Registry Editor, which is compressed inside of a ZIP file.

Burn the Offline NT Password & Registry Editor ISO File to a Disc (Step 3 of 18)
Step 3: Now that the ISO file is extracted from the ZIP file you downloaded, burn the ISO file to a disc, probably a CD.

Choose the Correct Hard Drive Partition (Step 7 of 18)
Step 7: Select the partition that has Windows installed on it and then press the Enter key.

Restart With the Offline NT Password & Registry Editor Disc in the Disc Drive (Step 4 of 18)
Step 4: Boot to the Offline NT Password & Registry Editor disc by restarting your computer with the burned disc in the drive.

Press ENTER at the BOOT Prompt (Step 5 of 18)
Step 5: Press the Enter key at the prompt labeled boot:, or just wait several seconds and it will automatically continue.

Choose the Startup Repair Recovery Tool (Step 7 of 10)
Windows 7 Startup Repair Step #7: Click on Startup Repair.

Download Free ISO Burner (Step 4 of 11)
Step 4: Download the FreeISOBurner.exe file.

Wait for the ISO Image to Finish Burning (Step 11 of 11)
Step 11: Once the ISO image is fully burned to the disc, Free ISO Burner will automatically eject it.

Wait for Windows 7 to Load Files (Step 2 of 10)
Windows 7 Startup Repair Step #2: Wait for necessary files to load.

Select the User to Remove the Password For (Step 11 of 14)
Step 11: Choose the user that you want to delete the password for.

Click Next on the PC Login Now Main Menu (Step 9 of 14)
Step 9: Click the Next button. PC Support.

Repair Windows 7 Using the Startup Repair Tool
A tutorial for completing a Windows 7 Startup Repair. Running a Startup Repair is a good first troubleshooting step if Windows 7 isn't starting properly.

Click Finish to Restart to Windows 7 (Step 10 of 10)
Windows 7 Startup Repair Step #10: Click the Finish button.

Choose Windows 7 Setup Language and Other Settings (Step 3 of 10)
Windows 7 Startup Repair Step #3: Choose language, time, keyboard, and other formats to use during the Startup Repair.

Click on the Repair Your Computer Link (Step 4 of 10)
Windows 7 Startup Repair Step #4: Click the Repair your computer link.

Wait for System Recovery Options to Locate Windows 7 on Your Computer (Step 5 of 10)
Windows 7 Startup Repair Step #5: Wait while Startup Repair searches your computer for a valid Windows 7 installation.

Choose Your Windows 7 Installation (Step 6 of 10)
Windows 7 Startup Repair Step #6: Choose the Windows 7 install that you'd like to apply to Startup Repair to.

Wait While Startup Repair Attempts to Repair Windows 7 Files (Step 9 of 10)
Windows 7 Startup Repair Step #9: Wait for the Startup Repair tool to try to fix any problems it may have found with Windows 7.

Step by Step Guide to Burning an ISO File to a Disc
A complete tutorial on burning an ISO image file to a CD, DVD, or BD disc using Free ISO Burner. All steps have screenshots and clear instructions.

Click Burn to Start the ISO Image Burning (Step 10 of 11)
Step 10: Click the Burn button to start the burning of the ISO image file to the disc.

Click on the Download Free ISO Burner Link (Step 2 of 11)
Step 2: Click on the link that says Download Free ISO Burner (SoftSea Mirror).

Wait for the Download to Begin (Step 3 of 11)
Step 3: Wait on the SoftSea.com page for the Free ISO Burner program to begin downloading.

Start the Free ISO Burner Program (Step 5 of 11)
Step 5: Free ISO Burner is a portable/standalone program, meaning now that it's downloaded, just execute it to run it.

Insert a Blank Disc in the Optical Drive (Step 6 of 11)
Step 6: Insert a blank CD, DVD, or BD disc in your optical drive.

Locate the ISO File You Want to Burn (Step 7 of 11)
Step 7: Click the Open button and then browse to the location where the ISO file to be burned is located at.

Select and Confirm the Chosen ISO File (Step 8 of 11)
Step 8: Click on the ISO file you're planning on burning to disc and then click Open.

Confirm the Selected Drive (Step 9 of 11)
Step 9: If you have more than one optical drive, make sure that the one that's selected is the one with the blank disc in it.

Tutorial on How To Remove Passwords Using PC Login Now
Complete guide to using PC Login Now. UPDATE: PC Login Now is no longer available for free.

Select the Operating System Installation (Step 10 of 14)
Step 10: Choose the operating system that contains the user you'd like to reset the password for.

Wait for PC Login Now to Load (Step 8 of 14)
Step 8: Wait for Linux and PC Login Now to load.

Wait While Startup Repair Searches for Problems with Windows 7 Files (Step 8 of 10)
Windows 7 Startup Repair Step #8: Wait for the Startup Repair tool to find problems with Windows 7.

Allow Windows to Check for Disk Consistency (Step 13 of 14)
Step 13: Allow Windows to complete a consistency check on all connected hard drives.

Restart the Computer (Step 12 of 14)
Step 12: Choose to either reset another user, or not, and then choose to restart the computer.

Login to Windows - No Password Required! (Step 14 of 14)
Step 14: Login to Windows without a password!

Press 1 at the BOOT Prompt (Step 7 of 14)
Step 7: Enter the number 1 at the boot: prompt to start the Linux boot process.

Execute the Downloaded PC Login Now File (Step 3 of 14)
Step 3: Double-click on the downloaded PC Login Now file to start the extraction of the ISO file and then extract the file.

Restart With the PC Login Now Disc in the Disc Drive (Step 6 of 14)
Step 6: Restart your computer with the PC Login Now disc in the CD/DVD/BD drive.

Download the PC Login Now Compressed ISO File (Step 2 of 14)
Step 2: Allow the PC Login Now installation file to download to the computer you're using.

Wait While the PC Login Now ISO File is Extracted (Step 4 of 14)
Step 4: Wait while the ISO file for PC Login Now is extracted from your download.

Burn the PC Login Now ISO File to a Disc (Step 5 of 14)
Step 5: Burn the extracted ISO file to a CD, DVD, or BD disc.

List of Control Panel Applets in Windows
A complete list of Control Panel applets that you might find in Control Panel in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

List of Control Panel Applets in Windows
A complete list of Control Panel applets that you might find in Control Panel in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

List of Control Panel Applets in Windows
A complete list of Control Panel applets that you might find in Control Panel in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

List of Control Panel Applets in Windows
A complete list of Control Panel applets that you might find in Control Panel in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

List of Control Panel Applets in Windows
A complete list of Control Panel applets that you might find in Control Panel in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

List of Control Panel Applets in Windows
A complete list of Control Panel applets that you might find in Control Panel in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

List of Control Panel Applets in Windows
A complete list of Control Panel applets that you might find in Control Panel in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

List of Control Panel Applets in Windows
A complete list of Control Panel applets that you might find in Control Panel in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

List of Control Panel Applets in Windows
A complete list of Control Panel applets that you might find in Control Panel in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

List of Control Panel Applets in Windows
A complete list of Control Panel applets that you might find in Control Panel in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

7 Ways To Find Lost Windows Passwords
Lost your Windows password? Here are several ways to find your lost Windows 8, 7, Vista, or XP password.

Testing and Benchmarking Tools and Programs
Information about hardware testing procedures and devices.

Administrative Tools (What It Is and How to Use It)
Administrative Tools is a collection of shortcuts to tools useful for advanced configuration and troubleshooting in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP.

Administrative Tools (What It Is and How to Use It)
Administrative Tools is a collection of shortcuts to tools useful for advanced configuration and troubleshooting in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP.

Advanced Startup Options (What It Is and How to Use It)
The Advanced Startup Options menu has diagnostic & repair tools for Windows 10 & 8 - Command Prompt, System Restore, Startup Repair, and more.

The New Yorker's Lost Rat 404 Error Page
The New Yorker's 404 error page features a rat, lost in a maze... which is pretty similar to the real situation of being lost on a website.

Not A Niche's Joke 404 Error Page
Not A Niche's 404 page tries to make you feel better about the situation you're in by showing you joke, after joke, after joke.

The 20 Best 404 Error Pages Ever
See the 20 best 404 Not Found error pages ever created. From screaming goats, to fake hacking, to holes in the Internet itself - they're all here!

GitHub's Star Wars 404 Error Page
GitHub's 404 error page features an animated Tatooine scene, complete with a jawa advising you that you're not where you want to be.

Orangecoat's Flowchart 404 Error Page
OrangeCoat's 404 error page isn't happy just letting you know you're lost. With their super-easy flowchart, you'll get to where you need to be quick.

Blizzard Entertainment's Broken 404 Error Page
Blizzard Entertainment's 404 error page takes the broken web page idea very literally. Don't click that menu too hard, it might fall off completely.

Limpfish's Personal Ad 404 Error Page
Limpfish's 404 error page seeks to solve the problem of a lonely web site looking for just the right page. GSOH, HTML, & PHP are a few must-haves.

Huwshimi & Friends' Ninja Thief 404 Error Page
Huwshimi & Friends' 404 error page makes it clear that a ninja is the cause for the missing page, but I have my doubts. (It was a vampire!)

Bitly's Dead Fish 404 Error Page
Bitly's 404 page features a dead, bloated fish, I'm guessing as a representation of the dead page. Why not, right?

Homestar Runner's You Are Stupid 404 Error Page
Homestar Runner's 404 page holds nothing back in its strongly worded, 100% blame of you and only you for this browser error.

Magnt's Venn Diagram 404 Error Page
Magnt's 404 page explains the 404 Not Found situation you're in via a Venn diagram, though I take issue with the details. Of course I'm a nerd.

MailChimp's Frozen Monkey 404 Error Page
MailChimp's 404 page features a frozen monkey, because... why not? I mean, they're right - this is NOT what you were looking for. Not at all.

Psyklone's Fake File Transfer 404 Error Page
Psyklone's 404 error page is a bit scary, pegging you as a hacker and then punishing you with the removal of some important stuff from your computer.

Dailymotion Cloud's Rainy 404 Error Page
Dailymotion Cloud's 404 page is the animated version of the sad feeling you get when the page you were headed for doesn't exist anymore.

Audiko's Artistic 404 Error Page
Audiko's 404 error page is itself a work of art, with pointing fingers, curious gazes, and other I-am-lost imagery you're sure to appreciate.

CSS-Tricks' Hole-in-the-Internet 404 Error Page
CSS-Tricks's 404 error page reminds us all that behind every web page is the code of the universe... so don't bust it open!

LEGO's Unplugged 404 Error Page
LEGO's 404 page appears to lay the blame for your 404 error on a poor LEGO character. Just plug it back in!

GOG.com's Universal 404 Error Page
GOG.com's 404 page shows you exactly what's behind that thin veil of the Internet. Turns out it's nothing - and everything.

Nouveller's Jurassic Park 404 Error Page
Nouveller's Jurassic Park themed 404 error page is lots of fun but good luck hacking your way in. Ah, ah, ah... you didn't say the magic word!

NPR's Lost Stories 404 Error Page
NPR's 404 error page doesn't just tell you you're lost, it also shares some of their best stories about being lost.

Website Contact Information (Twitter, Facebook, Google, Amazon, & More)
Is your favorite website down? Here's contact information for Google, Facebook, YouTube, and other popular sites so you can find out what's going on.

3 Commercial Product Keyfinder Programs
Here are some of the best commercial serial number and product key finder tools. Be sure to check out my free list first.

How To Find Microsoft Windows Product Keys
Instructions on finding lost Windows product keys, including the product keys for Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and more.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

Show the Windows 7 Advanced Drive Options (Step 10 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #10: Show the Advanced Drive Options.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows XP (Part 1 of 4)
A Windows XP clean install tutorial including screenshots and complete instructions. A clean install of Windows XP is almost always the best way to go.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2)
A tutorial on how to repair Windows XP by completing a Repair Install. Repairing Windows XP this way will fix damaged files but will keep other data.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 [Complete Walkthrough]
A full tutorial on how to clean install Windows 7. A Windows 7 clean install is usually the best way to install, or reinstall, Windows 7 on a computer.

Delete the Partition Windows is Installed On (Step 11 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #11: Delete the partition that your current operating system is installed on.

Delete Other Operating System Related Partitions (Step 13 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #13: Delete any other partitions with operating system information on them.

Confirm Additional Partition Deletions (Step 14 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #14: Confirm that you really want to delete this partition.

Wait for Windows 7 Installation Files to Load (Step 3 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #3: Wait for the Windows 7 installation files to load.

Wait for Windows 7 Setup to Finish Loading (Step 4 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #4: Wait for the Windows 7 setup process to start.

Choose Language and Other Preferences (Step 5 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #5: Choose the language and other settings to use during the clean install.

Click the Install Now Button (Step 6 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #6: Click the Install Now button.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2)
A tutorial on how to repair Windows XP by completing a Repair Install. Repairing Windows XP this way will fix damaged files but will keep other data.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2)
A tutorial on how to repair Windows XP by completing a Repair Install. Repairing Windows XP this way will fix damaged files but will keep other data.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2)
A tutorial on how to repair Windows XP by completing a Repair Install. Repairing Windows XP this way will fix damaged files but will keep other data.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2)
A tutorial on how to repair Windows XP by completing a Repair Install. Repairing Windows XP this way will fix damaged files but will keep other data.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2)
A tutorial on how to repair Windows XP by completing a Repair Install. Repairing Windows XP this way will fix damaged files but will keep other data.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2)
A tutorial on how to repair Windows XP by completing a Repair Install. Repairing Windows XP this way will fix damaged files but will keep other data.

Confirm the Partition Deletion (Step 12 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #12: Confirm that you want to delete this partition.

Choose a Physical Location to Install Windows 7 On (Step 15 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #15: Choose a location to install Windows 7.

Boot From the Windows 7 DVD or USB Device (Step 2 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #2: Boot from the Windows 7 DVD or a USB drive with the Windows 7 installation files on it.

Wait for Windows 7 Setup to Begin (Step 7 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #7: Wait while the setup process for Windows 7 begins.

Accept the Windows 7 License Terms (Step 8 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #8: Accept the license agreement for Windows 7.

Choose the Type of Windows 7 Installation to Complete (Step 9 of 34)
Windows 7 Clean Install Step #9: Choose to start a Custom installation for Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2)
A tutorial on how to repair Windows XP by completing a Repair Install. Repairing Windows XP this way will fix damaged files but will keep other data.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2)
A tutorial on how to repair Windows XP by completing a Repair Install. Repairing Windows XP this way will fix damaged files but will keep other data.

How To Clean Install Windows 7 (Part 1 of 3)
A Windows 7 clean install tutorial with screenshots and full instructions. A clean install of Windows 7 is often the best way to install Windows 7.

Open the Windows XP Activation Wizard (Step 9 of 15)
Step 9: Type %systemroot%system32oobemsoobe.exe /a exactly and then click OK.

Navigate to the WPAEvents Registry Subkey (Step 3 of 15)
Step 3: Navigate to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsNTCurrent VersionWPAEvents registry key.

What Version of Windows Do I Have? [Windows 10, 8, 7...]
Do you know what version of Windows you have? It's important to know for lots of reasons. Here's how to tell what version of Windows is on your PC.

You're Not Defragging On a Regular Basis
LEVEL 4 SCREW UP: Not defragging on a regular basis. SSDs don't need it, but other hard drives do. Defragging is an easy way speed up your computer.

13 Ways You're Probably Screwing Up Your Computer
I'm sure you're doing everything right but you might want to pass this along to your friends who are probably making all of these mistakes!

You're Letting Needless Files Fill Up the Hard Drive
LEVEL 5 SCREW UP: Letting Windows and other programs leave behind junk, slowing down defragging and antivirus. Luckily removing it is easy.

You're Not [Physically] Cleaning Your Computer
LEVEL 4 SCREW UP: Not cleaning your computer on a regular basis, especially the fans in desktop computers. Not doing this will overheat your computer!

You're Putting Off Fixing Problems That You Can Probably Fix Yourself
LEVEL 2 to 10 SCREW UP: Putting off annoying and damaging computer problems because you don't think you can do anything about them!

You're Not Asking for Help When You Need It
BIGGEST SCREW UP OF ALL: Not asking for help with a computer problem when you need help with a computer problem!

You're Not Updating Your Antivirus Software
LEVEL 10 SCREW UP: Not updating your antivirus software. Your AV software needs to update regularly to keep your computer protected. Don't forget!

You're Not Patching Software Right Away
LEVEL 10 SCREW UP: Not promptly updating Windows, iOS, or your software and apps. Most patches fix security issues so lots at stake here.

You're Not Using Strong Passwords
LEVEL 9 SCREW UP: Using 'weak' passwords, which are easy to crack. Strong passwords are a must to keep your data secure.

You Still Haven't Updated Windows 8
LEVEL 8 SCREW UP: Skipping the free Windows 8 update. You'll need to update to Windows 8.1 Update to continue getting future updates.

You're Downloading the Wrong Stuff
LEVEL 7 SCREW UP: Being confused by what kind of program you're downloading from a website. You need to understand how to get what you're really after.

You've Left Junk Installed... and Probably Running!
LEVEL 7 SCREW UP: Not getting rid of programs that you don't want installed, especially ones that run in the background all the time.

You're Not Backing Up Continuously
LEVEL 10 SCREW UP: Not backing up continuously. This isn't something you want to screw up. Your data is just too important to lose.

You're Still Running Windows XP
LEVEL 8 SCREW UP: Still getting online with Windows XP and thinking everything is just fine. It's not! You should upgrade to the latest version now.

11 Ways to Keep Your Computer Cool
Here are several ways to keep your computer cool. If your PC gets too hot it can stop working and cause damage so keeping the temperature down is important.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

How To Start Windows 7 in Safe Mode [Easy, 5 Minutes]
A complete tutorial on how to start Windows 7 in Safe Mode. Starting Windows 7 in Safe Mode can help diagnose and solve many serious problems.

Choose a Windows 7 Safe Mode Option (Step 2 of 5)
Step 2: Choose one of the three Safe Mode variants, select it with your keyboard, and then press the Enter key.

Wait for Windows 7 Files to Load (Step 3 of 5)
Step 3: Wait while the minimum Windows 7 processes start.

Login With an Administrator Account (Step 4 of 5)
Step 4: Log on to Windows 7 with an account that has administrator level permissions.

Make Necessary Changes in Windows 7 Safe Mode (Step 5 of 5)
Step 5: Now that you've started Windows 7 in Safe Mode, do whatever troubleshooting or changes you need to do and then try using Windows normally.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

Welcome Back to Your Computer!
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

How To Reset Your PC in Windows 10 & 8 [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial for the Reset This PC feature in Windows 10 & 8, the built-in tool that lets you factory reset Windows, with or without erasing data.

Fix Common Problems With Your Computer
How to fix the most common computer problems involving error messages, passwords, computer hardware, deleted files, and more!

How To Prevent Programs From Stealing Focus in Windows
Follow these steps to stop programs from popping up in front of other ones, called 'stealing focus.' This should never happen. Here's what to do.

Inside a PC: External Peripherals
External devices usually attach to motherboard connectors that are exposed at the back of the computer.

ASCX File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ASCX file is an ASP.NET Web User Control file. Learn how to open an .ASCX file or convert an ASCX file to another file format.

Take a Tour Inside Your PC
The wires and components inside of a desktop computer can seem like a complicated mess. Knowing how it all fits together can bring some sense to it.

Inside a PC: The Motherboard
The motherboard is mounted to the computer case and all other internal devices are connected to it in some way.

Inside a PC: CPU and Memory
The CPU and memory are mounted directly into special sockets or slots on the motherboard.

Inside a PC: Storage Drives
Hardware like optical drives, hard drives, and other storage devices all connect via cables to the motherboard.

Inside a PC: Peripheral Cards
Peripheral cards like video cards, sound cards and network cards all attach to the motherboard using the appropriate slot.

AZW File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An AZW file is a Kindle eBook Format file. Learn how to open an .AZW file or convert an AZW file to another file format.

ATX Power Supply Pinout Tables
Links to ATX power supply pinout tables including the 24-pin motherboard, 15-pin SATA, 4-pin peripheral, and more connectors.

Start the Computer With the New Boot Order (Step 7 of 7)
Change Boot Order Step #7: Now that the boot order changes are set in BIOS, your computer will try to boot from the first device listed.

Choose Disable Automatic Restart on System Failure (Step 2 of 4)
Step 2: On the Advanced Boot Options menu, highlight the Disable automatic restart on system failure option and then press Enter.

Save Changes to the BIOS Setup Utility (Step 5 of 7)
Change Boot Order Step #5: Save the changes you made to the boot order.

Confirm Boot Order Changes and Exit BIOS (Step 6 of 7)
Change Boot Order Step #6: Confirm that you'd like to save the changes you've made in BIOS.

How To Change the Boot Order (Boot Sequence) in BIOS
Detailed tutorial on how to change the boot order in BIOS. A change to the boot sequence will change the order in which devices are booted from.

Locate and Navigate to the Boot Order Options in BIOS (Step 3 of 7)
Change Boot Order Step #3: Find the boot order or boot sequence option in BIOS.

Enter the BIOS Setup Utility (Step 2 of 7)
Change Boot Order Step #2: Access the BIOS setup utility.

Make Changes to the Boot Order (Step 4 of 7)
Change Boot Order Step #4: Make the changes you need to make to the boot order listing.

How To Disable Auto Restart From the ABO Menu in Windows Vista
Windows Vista will automatically restart after experiencing a BSOD. Learn how to disable the automatic restart on system failure option via the ABO menu.

Wait While Windows Vista Attempts to Start (Step 3 of 4)
Step 3: Wait while Windows Vista hopefully starts, all dependent upon what sort of BSOD is being generated.

Document the Blue Screen of Death STOP Code (Step 4 of 4)
Step 4: Document the BSOD error you're receiving and troubleshoot accordingly.

Allow Windows XP to Begin the Setup Process (Step 2 of 6)
Step 2: Wait while the Windows Setup process loads. The XP Setup CD is where you start Recovery Console from.

Press R to Enter Recovery Console (Step 3 of 6)
Step 3: Press R to enter Recovery Console.

Choose the Windows Installation (Step 4 of 6)
Step 4: Enter the number corresponding to the installation of Windows XP you want to use in Recovery Console and then press Enter.

Enter the Administrator Password (Step 5 of 6)
Step 5: Enter the Administrator password and then press Enter.

Make Necessary Changes in Windows XP Recovery Console (Step 6 of 6)
Step 6: Now that you've entered Recovery Console, you can make whatever changes or perform whatever troubleshooting needed.

How To Reseat Expansion Cards
Sometimes simply reseating an expansion card can fix a hardware problem. Reseating a card simply means removing and reinserting the card. Here's how to do it.

Remove External Cables or Attachments (Step 2)
Step 2: Unplug anything attached to the hardware.

Remove the Retaining Screw (Step 3)
Step 3: Remove expansion card screws.

Inspect the Expansion Card and Slot (Step 5)
Step 5: Clean any debris from the expansion card's empty slot.

Reinsert the Expansion Card (Step 6)
Step 6: Clear the space on the motherboard to reinsert the expansion card

Secure the Expansion Card to the Case (Step 7)
Step 7: Locate the screws from Step 3 to secure the expansion card back to the motherboard.

Close the Computer Case (Step 8)
Step 8: Close the computer up! PC Support.

Carefully Grip and Remove the Expansion Card (Step 4)
Step 4: Carefully remove the expansion card from the motherboard.

Verify Monitor Power Cables Are Securely Plugged In
Step 2: Make sure monitor power cables are plugged into the wall or power strip.

Verify Power Strip Or Surge Protector Is Securely Plugged In A Wall Outlet
Step 3: Make sure the power strip, UPS, or other power distribution device is plugged into a working wall outlet.

How To Enter Windows XP Recovery Console [Easy, 15 Min]
A tutorial on entering Windows XP Recovery Console. You'll have to enter Recovery Console if you want to do advanced troubleshooting in Windows XP.

Choose the Disable Automatic Restart on System Failure Option (Step 2 of 4)
Step 2: Now that you're on the ABO menu, make sure Disable automatic restart on system failure is highlighted and then press Enter.

Wait While Windows 7 Attempts to Start (Step 3 of 4)
Step 3: Wait while Windows 7 starts, assuming it does. It all depends on the BSOD you're receiving.

Document the Blue Screen of Death STOP Code (Step 4 of 4)
Step 4: Now that Windows 7 is no longer automatically restarting, document the STOP Code shown on the BSOD and troubleshoot accordingly.

How To Check For Loose Monitor Power Cable Connections
A detailed walkthrough on checking for proper power connection to a computer monitor.

How To Disable Auto Restart From the ABO Menu in Windows 7
Windows 7 will automatically restart on a BSOD. Here's how to disable this option via the Advanced Boot Options menu - without having to enter Windows 7.

How To Fix Msvcr71.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for msvcr71.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download msvcr71.dll, fix the problem the right way.

HTTP Status Code Errors
A list of HTTP status code errors (4xx client and 5xx server HTTP status codes) and how to fix them. HTTP status code errors appear inside the browser.

CAP File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A CAP file is a Packet Capture file. Learn how to open an .CAP file or convert a CAP file to another file format.

How To Fix Advrcntr2.dll is Missing Errors (Nero)
Advrcntr2.dll errors are caused when Nero can't find the advrcntr4.dll file. Don't download advrcntr2.dll, fix the problem the right way.

WMV File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A WMV file is a Windows Media Video file. Learn how to open a .WMV file or convert a WMV file to another file format like MP4, MOV, AVI, etc.

DOC File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A DOC file is a Microsoft Word Document file. Learn how to open an .DOC file or convert a DOC file to PDF, JPG, DOCX, or some other file format.

REG Files: How to Create, Edit, and Use Them in Windows
A REG file is a Registration file and contains data backed up from or intended for the Windows Registry. Learn how to edit, view, and build .REG files.

Why Are Some Deleted Files Not 100% Recoverable?
Why are some deleted files found by data recovery tools not 100% recoverable? Are those files OK? It's due to file fragmentation. Here's more...

SoftPerfect File Recovery Review (A Free Undelete Tool)
Use SoftPerfect File Recovery to undelete files from NTFS and FAT storage devices. It's very simple to use and completely portable.

How To Fix Physxloader.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors
A troubleshooting guide for physxloader.dll is missing and similar errors. Don't download physxloader.dll, fix the problem the right way.

EMI File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An EMI file is a Pocket Tanks Emitter file. Learn how to open an .EMI file or convert an EMI file to another file format.

ITL File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ITL file is an iTunes Library file. Learn about the music data that's included in the ITL file, how to open one, or how to get the same data in XML.

MAT File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An MAT file is a Microsoft Access Table Shortcut file. Learn how to open an .MAT file or convert an MAT file to CSV or some other file format.

PPTX File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A PPTX file is a Microsoft PowerPoint Open XML Presentation file. Learn how to open a .PPTX file or convert a PPTX file to PDF, PPT, JPEG, etc.

PCT File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A PCT file is a Macintosh Picture Image file. Learn how to open a .PCT file or convert a PCT file to another file format.

DDOC File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A DDOC file is a DigiDoc Digital Signature file. Learn how to open a .DDOC file or convert a DDOC file to another file format.

EDRW File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An EDRW file is an eDrawings file. Learn how to open an .EDRW file or convert an EDRW file to PDF, BMP, PNG, or some other file format.

EXO File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An EXO file is a YouTube Video Chunk file. Learn how to open an .EXO file or convert an EXO file to MCS.

31 Free Video Converter Programs and Online Video Converters
A video converter converts one kind of video file to another. Here are several free video converter software programs and online video converters.

10 Free Audio Converter Software Programs & Services
A list of the best free audio converter software programs. Free audio converter programs allow you to convert one kind of audio file into another.

9 Free Image Converter Software Programs
An image converter allows you to convert one kind of image file into another. Here's a list of the best completely free image converter software programs.

31 Free Video Converter Programs and Online Video Converters
A video converter converts one kind of video file to another. Here are several free video converter software programs and online video converters.

31 Free Video Converter Programs and Online Video Converters
A video converter converts one kind of video file to another. Here are several free video converter software programs and online video converters.

Free Driver Scout v1.0 Review (A Free Driver Updater)
Free Driver Scout is a free driver updater tool that, unlike most of its competition, can update drivers completely automatically. Here's my review.

What is a Video Card? (Video Adapter, Graphics Card)
The video card is the device in a computer that outputs visual information to the monitor. Video cards are also called video adapters or graphics cards.

ADMX File (What It Is & How To Open One)
An ADMX file is a Windows/Office Group Policy Settings file. Learn how to open an .ADMX file or convert an ADMX file to another file format.

BAT File (What It Is & How To Open One)
A BAT file is a Batch Processing file. Learn how to open a .BAT file or convert a BAT file to EXE, MSI, or some other file format.

CBR & CBZ Files (What They Are & How To Open One)
A CDisplay Archived Comic Book file (CBR, CBZ, CBT, CB7, CBA) is a compressed set of comic book images. Learn how to open or convert a .CBx file.

UltraDefrag v7.0.1 Review (An Open Source Defrag Tool)
UltraDefrag is an advanced defrag program with a long list of features. It's open source and is great for novices and experts. Here's my review.

Disk SpeedUp v5.0.1.59 Review (Free Defrag Software)
Disk SpeedUp is a fantastic defrag program that's completely free to use. Here's my full review of Disk SpeedUp, a free tool from Glarysoft.

What's a PDF Owner Password? (Change Permissions Password)
A PDF owner password, often called the change permissions password, is the one used to prevent editing and other tasks in the PDF.

COMODO Disk Encryption v1.2 (Free Full-Disk Encryption)
COMODO Disk Encryption lets you secure your hard drives with USB authentication as well as build encrypted virtual volumes for free. Here's my review.

Intel Chipset Drivers v10.1.1.14 (February 4, 2016)
Details on the Intel chipset drivers v10.1.1.14, released Feb. 04, 2016, the latest Intel motherboard drivers for Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP.

How to Test Your Internet Speed [Easy, Under 5 Minutes]
Have you checked your Internet speed lately? Here's how to test your Internet speed to make sure you're getting what you're paying for.

Is Facebook Down Right Now... or is it Just You?
Facebook not working? How can you be sure if Facebook is down right now or if it's just your computer or phone with the problem? Here's how to tell...

Dr.Web LiveDisk v9 Review (A Free Bootable AV Tool)
Dr.Web LiveDisk includes an advanced, free bootable AV program. See my review of Dr.Web LiveDisk for features and instructions on getting started.

Step by Step Guide to Updating Drivers in Windows 7
A step by step tutorial to updating drivers in Windows 7 with screenshots and details on each step. The first step is to download the correct drivers.

Click the Browse Button (Step 10 of 20)
Click the Browse button on the Install From Disk window.

Navigate to the Folder with the Extracted Driver Files (Step 11 of 20)
In the Locate File window, use the Look in drop-down box and/or the shortcuts on the left to navigate to the folder with the extracted driver files that you created in Step 2.

Choose Any INF File in the Folder (Step 12 of 20)
Click any INF file that displays in the file list and then click the Open button.

Confirm Your Folder Choice (Step 13 of 20)
Click OK back on the Install From Disk window.

Start the Windows 7 Driver Installation Process (Step 14 of 20)
Choose the correct driver and then click the Next button.

Wait While Windows 7 Installs the Updated Driver (Step 15 of 20)
Wait while the Update Driver Software wizard completes the driver installation process.

Close the Update Driver Software Window (Step 16 of 20)
Assuming the driver update process completed successfully, you'll see the

Restart Your Computer (Step 17 of 20)
Not all driver updates require a restart of your computer. Even if you're not prompted, I always recommend restarting anyway.

Wait While Windows Restarts (Step 18 of 20)
Wait for Windows 7 to fully restart and then log in as you usually do.

Check the Device Status for Errors (Step 19 of 20)
Once logged in, check the device's status in Device Manager and make sure it reads

Extract the Driver Files From the Compressed Download (Step 2 of 20)
Before you can update the drivers for a specific piece of hardware, you have to extract the files from the download you completed in the previous step.

Test the Hardware (Step 20 of 20)
Finally, you should test the hardware device and make sure it's working properly.

Open Device Manager From the Control Panel in Windows 7 (Step 3 of 20)
Now that the driver files are extracted ready to be used, open Device Manager from the Control Panel in Windows 7.

Locate the Hardware Device You Want to Update the Drivers For (Step 4 of 20)
With Device Manager open, locate the hardware device you want to update the drivers for.

Open the Hardware Device's Properties (Step 5 of 20)
After locating the hardware that you want to update the driver for, right-click on its name or icon and then click on Properties.

Start the Update Driver Software Wizard (Step 6 of 20)
Start the Update Driver Software wizard by first clicking on the Driver tab and then the Update Driver button.

Choose to Locate and Install Driver Software Manually (Step 7 of 20)
Click on Browse my computer for driver software. This option will allow you to manually select the driver you want installed - the one you downloaded in the first step.

Choose to Pick From a List of Device Drivers on Your Computer (Step 8 of 20)
On the next screen where you're told to Browse for driver software on your computer, instead click on Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer at the bottom of the window.

Click the Have Disk Button (Step 9 of 20)
On the Select Network Adapter screen, click the Have Disk button.

See if Deleting These Registry Values Solved the Problem (Step 15 of 15)
Now it's time to see if deleting the UpperFilters and LowerFilters registry values solved your problem.

Confirm Deletion of the LowerFilters Value (Step 11 of 15)
After deleting the LowerFilters registry value, you'll again be presented with a dialog box.

Close Registry Editor (Step 12 of 15)
Verify that neither an UpperFilters nor a LowerFilters registry value exists. Close Registry Editor.

Wait While Windows Restarts (Step 14 of 15)
Wait for Windows to fully restart.

Expand the Class Registry Key (Step 5 of 15)
Expand the Class registry key by clicking the |> to the left of the folder icon. As before, in Windows XP it will be a (+) symbol.

Determine and Click on the Correct Class GUID (Step 6 of 15)
Each of these long, cryptic registry keys that you see under Class corresponds to a Globally Unique Identifier (GUID) representing a specific kind of hardware in your computer.

Delete the UpperFilters Value (Step 8 of 15)
Right-click on the UpperFilters registry value and choose Delete.

Confirm Deletion of the UpperFilters Value (Step 9 of 15)
After deleting the UpperFilters registry value, you'll be presented with a dialog box.

Delete the LowerFilters Value (Step 10 of 15)
Right-click on the LowerFilters registry value and choose Delete.

Restart Your Computer (Step 13 of 15)
You've made changes to the Windows Registry so to make sure your changes are in affect in Windows, you'll need to properly restart your computer.

Click on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE (Step 3 of 15)
Once Registry Editor is open, locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE registry hive.

Locate the UpperFilters and LowerFilters Values (Step 7 of 15)
Now that the registry key is selected that corresponds to the proper hardware class (as you determined in the last step), you should see several registry values to the right.

Delete UpperFilters and LowerFilters: Full Walkthrough
Deleting the UpperFilters and LowerFilters registry values is very often the fix for several different hardware problems that generate Device Manager error codes in Windows.

Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlClass (Step 4 of 15)
Continue to expand registry keys and subkeys until you reach the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlClass key.

Latest Windows 7 Drivers (Last Updated June 29, 2016)
List of the latest Windows 7 drivers, last updated June 29, 2016. Download Windows 7 audio drivers, sound drivers, printer drivers, and more.

Latest Windows 7 Drivers (Last Updated June 29, 2016)
List of the latest Windows 7 drivers, last updated June 29, 2016. Download Windows 7 audio drivers, sound drivers, printer drivers, and more.

Open Registry Editor (Step 2 of 15)
In the search box (or the Run textbox in Windows XP) type regedit and press ENTER.

Latest Windows 7 Drivers (Last Updated June 29, 2016)
List of the latest Windows 7 drivers, last updated June 29, 2016. Download Windows 7 audio drivers, sound drivers, printer drivers, and more.

Customize the Command Prompt Title Bar Text
Need a custom title on a Command Prompt window? You can hack that title by executing this really simple command.

Copy & Paste Easier with QuickEdit Mode
Copying and pasting is made really, really easy with this Command Prompt hack. No more strange procedures to remember, just change this one setting.

Watch Star Wars Episode IV
Maybe the most useless, but somehow still the best, CMD trick is the one where you can watch Star Wars right in the Command Prompt. Yes. Really.

21 Command Prompt Tricks and Hacks
21 Command Prompt tricks and other Command Prompt hacks to help you get the most out of the Command Prompt in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, or XP.

Copy Text From the Command Prompt
Copying text is a Command Prompt window isn't as easy as copying text from other locations but it is possible. Here's how to do it.

Open the Command Prompt From Any Location
Hate the repeated directory change commands needed to drill to where you want in Control Panel? This trick will get you there a lot faster.

Drag and Drop For Easy Path Name Entry
Entering really long path names in Command Prompt is frustrating and prone to errors. Here's a CMD hack that makes the process about 100X easier.

Shut Down or Restart Another Computer
Did you know that you can shutdown another computer remotely via the Command Prompt. You can! Here's all the details on how to do it.

Use Robocopy as a Backup Solution
Don't want to install backup software on your computer? This amazing command that's included for free in Command Prompt might be your new best friend.

View Your Computer's Important Network Information
Everything important about your computer's connection to the Internet and your local network is available from this one, very helpful command.

Map a Local Folder Just Like a Network Drive
Need quick access to a folder deep in your computer's hierarchy? This Command Prompt trick lets a folder appear as a dedicated drive.

Access Previously Used Command with the Arrow Keys
Quick access to a previously entered Command Prompt command is just one key away thanks to this little trick.

Automatically Complete Commands with Tab Completion
This CMD trick will save you lots of time when you're typing commands. It's like predictive text on your phone only in some ways this is even smarter.

Use Ctrl-C to Abort a Command
Stop just about any command in its tracks with this very old, but very handy, keyboard shortcut.

Find a Website's IP Address
This little Command Prompt trick will show you the IP address of any website, instantly.

View a Command's Results One Page (or Line) at a Time
If you're running commands that provide way too much information on the screen, this little hack will be a lifesaver.

Run Command Prompt as an Administrator Automatically
Need regular access to an elevated Command Prompt? This trick will save you loads of time on opening an admin-level CMD window.

Become a Command Prompt Power User with Function Keys
Your keyboard's function keys do all sorts of magic in the Command Prompt window. Here's exactly what each one does.

Hack the Prompt Text
Don't like the default prompt in Command Prompt? No worries - just change it! You have more options than you probably imagine.

Get Help for Any Command
Curious about what options there are for a Command Prompt command? Is the help command coming up empty? Give this trick a try...

Save a Command's Output to a File
One of the most helpful CMD hacks out there are these little characters that you can use with any command to save the output to a file. Here's how...

View a Drive's Entire Directory Structure
Ever wonder what folders are where and how deep they go? Get a really detailed and organized look at your computer with this command.

How to Erase a Hard Drive Using DBAN [Walkthrough]
A full tutorial on using Darik's Book And Nuke (DBAN) to permanently erase all the files from a hard drive.

Save the DBAN ISO File to Your Computer
Step 2: Download the DBAN ISO file to your computer.

Burn DBAN to a disc or USB Device
Step 3: Burn the DBAN program to a disc or flash drive.

Restart and Boot Into the DBAN Disc or USB Device
Step 4: Boot your computer from the disc or USB device you burned DBAN to.

Choose an Option from the DBAN Main Menu
Step 5: Using the main menu to access the different options in DBAN.

Immediately Start Using DBAN With a Quick Command
Step 6: Pick one of the quick commands from DBAN to immediately start wiping the hard drive.

Choose Which Hard Drives to Wipe With Interactive Mode
Step 7: Customize how DBAN should erase a hard drive, as well as which drives to erase, by using interactive mode.

Wait for DBAN to Erase the Hard Drive(s)
Step 8: Wait while DBAN runs the sanitization method you've chosen.

Verify DBAN Has Successfully Erased the Hard Drive(s)
Step 9: Verify that DBAN has successfully erased all the files from the hard drive(s).

How To Change DNS Servers on Most Popular Routers
Changing DNS servers on your router is easy but every router is different. Here's how to do it on your Linksys, NETGEAR, D-Link, or other router.

Carbonite: A Complete Tour
A complete tour of the Carbonite cloud backup program, including how set back up and restore options and how to configure other settings.

Carbonite Browse Your Backup Option
Screenshot of the Browse Your Backup screen in Carbonite. This is used to browse through your backup for selecting what data you want restored.

Carbonite Restore All Files Option
Screenshot of the Restore All Files screen in Carbonite. This is used to restore all your backed up files back to your computer.

Carbonite Priority Restore Screen
Screenshot of the Priority Restore screen in Carbonite. This is used for restoring select files first before restoring the rest.

Carbonite Settings Tab
Screenshot of the Settings tab in Carbonite. This is used for altering the backup schedule and and other program settings.

Sign Up for Carbonite
How to sign up for Carbonite, more about what makes their service unique, and lots of additional resources regarding online backup.

Bitcasa: A Complete Tour
A complete tour of the online backup software Bitcasa. Included are screenshots of the various options found in the menus and program settings.

Bitcasa Menu Options
Screenshot of the menu options in Bitcasa. These are used to access the program settings, pause backups, update the program, and more.

Bitcasa Uploads Screen
Screenshot of the uploads screen in Bitcasa. This is the screen that shows the progress of your uploaded files, where you can pause or cancel them.

Bitcasa General Settings Tab
Screenshot of the general settings tab in Bitcasa. From here, you can change startup, notification, and other miscellaneous program settings.

Bitcasa Network Settings Tab
Screenshot of the network settings tab in Bitcasa. This is used for limiting the upload speed at which Bitcasa is allowed to backup your files.

Bitcasa Account Settings Tab
Screenshot of the account settings tab in Bitcasa. This is used for viewing basic information about your account, like your storage usage.

Sign Up for Bitcasa
Sign up for bitcasa, plus some other cloud/online backup things you should know about.

CrashPlan Cloud Destinations Tab
Screenshot of the Cloud Destination screen in CrashPlan. This is where you configure your optional cloud-based destination, CrashPlan Central (CrashPlan+).

Carbonite Restore Search
Screenshot of the Restore Search Screen in Carbonite. This is used to search through your backups to decide what you want restored.

Carbonite Account Tab
Screenshot of the Account tab in Carbonite. This is used for accessing program and license information, as well as editing your personal information.

Sign Up for CrashPlan
How to sign up for CrashPlan. PC Support.

Bitcasa Advanced Settings Tab
Screenshot of the advanced settings tab in Bitcasa. This lets you adjust the cache folder and size, change the drive letter, and adjust power options.