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5 Tips to Speed Up Your iPad

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After using my Apple iPad for months, I find that it isn’t performing as fast as when I first bought it. So, I went through some steps and was hoping to speed up my iPad. Guess what? My iPad is now running like it’s new! …

How to Fix Problem Ejecting USB Mass Storage Device

This device is currently in use. Close any programs or windows that might be using the device, and then try again.

This post will explain the solutions to the problem where when you try to remove your USB drive, you get the following error message “Problem Ejecting USB Mass Storage Device: This device is currently in use. Close any programs or windows that might be using …

How to Connect Xbox 360 to PC Windows 8/7

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If you have a Xbox 360 console, you might want to share your videos, photos or musics stored on your computer with your Xbox 360. This can be fun if you have a huge gorgeous TV and want to show off your photos or videos to …

Windows Installer Error 1603 Fatal Error During Installation MSI

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“Windows Installer Msi Error Code 1603 – Fatal error during installation. Consult Windows Installer Help Msi.chm or MSDN for more information.” If that’s exactly what you saw when you were trying to install something in Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 7, it indicates that the …

Recover Corrupted pptx, ppt, docx, doc, xlsx, xls, odt Files For Free

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When it comes to recovering corrupted document files, you will most likely ended up in a lot of guides about using some expensive recovery software to recover your documents. Before paying for any of these recovery software, you may want to first try all the …

How to Add Subtitles to a Movie MP4 AVI Video in Windows Media Player

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Whether if you are watching a movie video in a language that you do not know, or if you just prefer to read subtitles instead of bringing up the volume of the movie video, you can insert any piece of subtitle in any language of …

Internet Explorer 11/10/9 Toolbar Missing Windows 8/7 Favorites

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This post explains how to retrieve missing or disappeared toolbars in Internet Explorer 11/10/9 on a Windows 8/7 computer. There could be a number of reasons the Internet Explorer toolbars such as the favorites toolbar suddenly gone missing (usually after upgrading your IE 11/10/9 or re-installing it).
When …

Internet Explorer 11/10 Address Bar Too Short Increase Size

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This post explains how to increase the size of address bar in Internet Explorer 11/10/9 if the IE address bar is too short for your preference.
One little thing Microsoft should realize is that the default size of address bar in Internet Explorer 11/10/9 is really too short for most …

Stop/Disable Windows Update Restart Prompt Windows 8/7

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Generally, after Windows Update has downloaded the required updates, it will request you to restart or reboot your computer in order to complete the updates of the important files and services that cannot be replaced while you are using them. This tutorial explains the steps …

Taskbar Disappeared Missing Windows 8/7 | Restore Start Menu Bar Button Toolbar

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There have been reports in the major forums that the Windows 7 or Windows 8 taskbar suddenly disappeared especially when the computer wakes up from sleep mode or the screen saver. This is one of the most commonly reported errors in Windows 8/7. This could caused …

Fix: Internet / LAN / Wireless Network Connection Icon Missing

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If one day you find your network connection icon disappeared from your taskbar notification area, don’t be panic. This article will show you how to display the missing network connection status icon in the taskbar again (in Windows 7, Vista and XP).
The network connection icon …