Category: Troubleshooting

  • How to Manually Remove Virus From USB Flash Drive without Formatting

    Note: The method will work on a system which is not affected by viruses. Otherwise you may not be able to delete virus files. Indication of Virus 1. When you plugin a drive, Some Autoplay feature polls you to select a option. If you see a folder like icon that reads open using the program […]

  • How To Remove Antivirus 7

    If you get something named Antivirus 7, please don’t install it. Although the name looks very similar to Windows 7 but it is not legitimate.  Antivirus 7 is a fake/rogue antivirus program that does not protect you from viruses. Actually this rogue antivirus is installed through the use of trojans and often bundled with other […]

  • Recover Stored Passwords Of Windows Network, Outlook, Remote Desktop And Live Messenger

    I have already written about how to delete remembered network passwords in Windows and how to log on to your Windows user account if you forget your password. Today I’m going to write about how to recover different passwords which are stored in Windows Credentials Store. These passwords include Windows network passwords, Microsoft Outlook passwords, […]

  • 3 Ways To Test Your LCD Monitor For Defective Pixels

    If we want to test if our LCD monitor or laptop’s LCD is working correctly or not, we have to see if any pixel on the LCD has become dead or stuck. There are several softwares which test the life of the LCD monitor. I am listing three free softwares which do the same task. […]

  • Security Alert: Facebook Password Reset Confirmation Email Contains Virus

    Yesterday a colleague of mine forwarded me an email that she had got in the name of another colleague. The title of the email was “Facebook Password Reset Confirmation”. The reply-to address was given as which was a little strange because whenever I get a mail from facebook, the domain is always I […]

  • Google Redirect Virus Removal

    One of my fellows came to me telling me that there was some problem with his system. Whenever he wanted to search something in Google, an advertisement would open up instead of the search results. That was unusual because Google never does this type of ads. First I checked Google search on my system. It […]

  • D-Link DSL-2640T Wireless ADSL Router Not Saving Settings Permanently

    Today I was configuring a D-Link DSL-2640T Wireless ADSL router for one of my clients. One of the problems over which I was confused was that I changed the configurations in the router configuration webpage and then clicked Apply. The problem came when I unplugged the power cable of the router and then plugged in […]

  • Windows Startup does not Load Desktop/Explorer

    About two months back, Chiranjib had written an article about explorer.exe not loading at Wiindows Startup. It was a good article but what it was lacking was the no. of methods that can be used to solve the problem. I love to have many different methods by which we can solve a problem. A commentator […]

  • Error 1404. Setup Cannot Delete The Registry Key

    I was installing Microsoft Office on one of my client’s PCs and a strange error popped up saying something like this: Error 1404. Setup cannot delete the registry key. This is the first time I’m getting this error. I researched a bit and found out that this error comes because we don’t have write permissions […]

  • How To Activate Kaspersky Antivirus/Internet Security 2010 Using A License Key File

    I have been using Kaspersky products for a long time and I trust them very much. Their security products are really up to the mark and protect as per their promise. I recently downloaded Kaspersky Antivirus 2010 because I was gifted with a license of the latest version by my friend. But the problem was […]