OOBEKEYBOARD Error Solved

Fix OOBEKEYBOARD Error During Windows 10 Installation

How to fix the OOBE error that may occur during Windows 10 install. OOBE stands for “Out Of Box Experience” which is a type of install designed to make things easy when a customer switches on their brand new computer. The following instructions apply if you are installing a fresh …

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Windows 10 Sign-in Option Gone. I Don’t Know My PIN

Sign-in option has disappeared. Windows 10 is asking for a PIN. I don’t have a PIN. The option to sign in with a password is not available. Let’s explain how to fix this. Problem solved with the following instructions. This Issue Started With 20H2 Following the October 2020 update (known …

Make use of the USB port on the back of your router

Connect a USB Drive to BT Hub or Plusnet Router

In this article, we are going to make use of the USB port found on the back of your router (Home Hub). These instructions apply to Plusnet & BT Hubs. The instructions are similar for other routers that have a USB port on the back. (You will have to determine …

Facebook Messenger Scam Alert

What To Do If Facebook Messenger Is Hacked

This scam isn’t new. It doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon either. As the app developers patch the security loop-holes, hackers are already working on new ways to get in. This is a long running scam that appears to get smarter with every wave and phase. The Facebook …

Backup Windows Drivers

Backup Windows Drivers Without Any Software

In this article, I will explain how to backup your system drivers on a Windows computer without using any additional third-party tools or software. These instructions work on Windows 7, 8 & 10. Reasons For Backing Up Drivers Before formatting a computer, this could save time later when re-installing drivers. …

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The Reasons We No Longer Repair Apple Devices

I get asked regularly to carry out repairs on Apple devices. Macbooks, iPads, iPhones, iMacs, Mac Minis. The answer that I have to give customers is, “I’m sorry, we don’t touch Apple devices anymore. It’s a long story but we simply don’t repair them. You’ll have to take it to …

Lockdown Status Jan 2021

Lockdown Status – 2021 – Computroon

We Are Open & Working Computroon is still operating computer repair services and IT support in Ayrshire. Operating Safely In compliance with current guidance, Computroon is continuing to provide computer repairs & IT support throughout the current lockdown & various tier levels in 2021. We are all being asked to …

How To Avoid The New PayPal Annual Charge

On December 15th 2020 at 11.59pm, Paypal will introduce a new annual charge for inactive accounts. How Much Is The Charge? The annual charge is £9.00. If you have a balance less than £9.00 sitting in your account, they will take it all. For example if you have a balance …

The Easiest Way To Install New Fonts In Windows 10

Installing new fonts into you system has never been easier. This tutorial assumes you are running the latest version of Windows 10, updated with the October 2020 (20H2) update installed. We’ll use DaFont as the download source as DaFont is established as a great resource for free fonts. So before …

Auto-Start Programs On Startup

How To Autorun Programs On Startup In Windows 10

There may be a reason that you wish to automatically load a program or files to run when Windows 10 starts. Here are the instructions. Video Version Here is the video version of these instructions. Why Add Programs To Startup? Normally we focus on removing programs from auto-starting. However there …