Fix Windows Explorer Has Stopped Working Error in Windows 7

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A client of mine called recently saying that his Windows 7 machine kept popping up with a dialog box with the following error message: Windows Explorer Has Stopped Working He […]

Windows XP or Windows 7 Won’t Boot into Safe Mode

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Usually when something goes wrong in Windows, we can fix it by restarting the computer and going into Safe Mode, which basically loads the bare essentials that are needed for […]

Fix COM Surrogate has Stopped Working in Windows 7

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I was playing around with one of my virtual machines running Windows 7 the other day, when I ran into a bit of a problem. I was trying to right-click […]

Fix “Windows Cannot Connect to the Printer” Error

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One problem I’ve run across a lot with clients is not being able to print to a networked printer. The most popular error message I see is Windows Cannot Connect […]

Fix Task Manager Problems in Windows

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This post covers two problems you may have experienced with the Task Manager in Windows. These include:

Task Manager Missing Menus and Tabs
Disabled Task Manager

If you’re having either one of these problems with the Task Manager in Windows 7, read this post to fix your problem. Enjoy!

Fix Windows 7 MBR

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Unfortunately with Windows 7, the MBR (Master Boot Record) can become corrupted just like in Windows XP or Windows Vista. If the MBR becomes corrupt in Windows 7, you might […]

Use Command Line Switches in Outlook 2010

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By default, running Outlook.exe will launch the program and start it normally in Windows. This is what occurs when you click on the Outlook desktop icon. However, there are many […]

Determine IP Address From a MAC Address

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Ever had to reverse lookup an IP address? Kind of like looking up a home address using a phone number? If you’re in IT, you might come across the occasional […]

Fix Generic Host Process for Win32 Services Has Encountered a Problem

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Last week, I turned on my computer running Windows XP and got the following error message when I would boot up the computer: generic host process for win32 services has […]

Configure Message Size Limits in Exchange 2010

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If you’re running Exchange 2010 at your office, you may have noticed that the default incoming and outgoing message size limit  is 10,240 KB or 10 MB. These days, however, […]