Sometimes booting the computer will take an unreasonably long time, even though it made the appropriate measures. Then I recommend to check if there are four large files in the folder path: [Read more…]
Automatic updates is Microsoft's way of getting critical updates to users as quickly as possible and is built into all modern Windows versions. Usually, everything works as it should, but sometimes it hangs up or does not download updates correctly. There will also be updates are trying to install over and over again without success. In this guide Reset Windows OS Update, get help resolving problem who have Automatic Updates to do.
Step 1 – Check the configuration
The first thing to do is to look at how Automatic Updates is configured. There are more options that may result in it not working as expected. Depending on your operating system, To access the configuration in different ways. [Read more…]
Folder winsxs grows with time and may become several GB.
It is a very important folder in windows which one cannot remove. There is a command that clears in this folder but it requires SP1 installed on Windows 7. My winsxs folder was 9 GB and after cleaning with the command it became 6 GB. Does not matter if you have a large disk but if you have an SSD or a small partition for the system, you may want to clear. [Read more…]
Modify the registry before you restart the computer to switch to AHCI instead of IDE in BIOS.
(gäller bara för startdisk som redan har Windows OS installerat)
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Change the registry as described below before replacing the boot drive in BIOS from IDE to SATA AHCI. [Read more…]
Drivers are the basic building block of all computer systems. Sometimes you can not install the driver for a device that you do not know what it is. Windows OS does not inform which device is missing only that it is missing. The following review describes how I go about to find out which driver I should look for.
Procedure to find drivers
- Start the Device Manager. You can find it in Control Panel > System > Hardware > Device Manager or right-click My Computer and select Manage
- Unknown device is marked with a yellow EXCLAMATORY sign.
If you get “BSOD”, Blue Screen Of Death,
then it may indicate a serious hardware failure. Most often, however, it's about drivers or program which are not working properly and need updating. In any BSOD's clues as to what to look for, and the picture above shows where to look. In this case the problem BAD_POOL_HEADER and there are several things that can cause the error.
- Faulty device drivers for computer hardware
- A faulty virus
- Problems to read or write to disk
- Poor internal, defective memory sticks
How to fix you BAD_POOL_HEADER in Windows 7
A guide to remove the old drivers in Windows
One of the most annoying problem of Windows OS is when the hardware manufacturer does not develop a correct driver for each operating system. Sometimes the manufacturer releases an updated version which you then need to install on top of the older version.
If, for example, use a removable USB hard drive, which has not been plugged in, Windows will install the correct driver for the. When you remove the device retains the Windows driver so that they will be ready the next time you connect your device.
What happens to drivers when replacing a graphics card, network or a printer that has been discarded? What happens to the driver if you never connect the device to the computer again? It is still present but not visible. [Read more…]