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Display Memory Type Using Windows Powershell

How to show the type & speed of the RAM in your computer using Windows Powershell. Open Windows Powershell as Administraor. To do this right-click the Start Menu and click Windows Powershell (Admin) ¬†Copy the text code above. Paste into Powershell then hit enter on the keyboard. So within the Powershell (blue command box) CTRL […]

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Lenovo Brightness Reversed – Fix Slider Back to Front

Here is how to fix a bug in which the brightness slider controller operates in the opposite direction. Change screen brightness to 50% Uninstall graphics drivers from Device Manager Install all Chipset drivers for your model Install Power Management (applies to Lenovo only) Update graphics drivers from Device Manager Set Power Options to default in […]

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How to Clear Space On HP Stream or any 32GB Laptop

These are the methods to free up space on HP Stream 32GB Notebook. (or any similar laptop with 32GB storage drive). Run Disk Cleanup Advanced (instructions included here). Clear Your Downloads Folder Run Treesize Delete Hiberfil.sys If All Of These Fail – Format Failing that – bin   1. Run Disk Cleanup Advanced Open File […]

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How to remove printer stuck on “Removing Device”

How to force delete a printer (to reinstall) Clear Print Queue Stop Spooler Delete from Device Manager Remove (and reinstall) Solved: You want to remove your printer either via the Windows 10 Settings or the old fashioned way, through Control Panel. But you cannot remove printer. The printer won’t delete. In some cases the wording […]

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Support: How To Check Temperature Of Computer

How to check if my computer is overheating. Particularly during summertime, it’s important that the components within your computer do not exceed certain temperatures. This blog support post applies to both desktop PC’s and laptops. Thermal Control Modern computers will simply cut out if they exceed their maximum temperatures. They will cut out without any […]

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Quick Help – Fill & Sign PDF File In Adobe Reader

Another Quick Help video for the archive which explains how to complete and sign a PDF document in Adobe Reader. Documents such as application forms and contract renewals often arrive via email and you are required to fill them in and sign before returning. Here are the instructions on a quick-support video to demonstrate how […]

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Quick Tip – Remove Focused & Other From Outlook

If you use Outlook email, your inbox will have updated by now to the latest generation of the UI. One of the new features is the hugely unpopular Focused & Other feature. The inbox splits itself in two and attempts to filter actual emails from people against automated emails such as advertising or social media […]

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Display World Time Clock In Windows 10

Add A World Clock To Your Desktop If you have friends or family abroad that you regularly Skype or Facetime, you’ll have a good idea what is the best time to call due to world time zones. Here’s a quick tip which involves adding an additional time zone to your home computer. This means that […]

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Support: SFC Scan Using Windows Powershell

An updated version of instructions on running SFC Scan (System File Checker). The only difference is when you “right-click” the Start Menu flag now, you slect “Windows Powershell (Admin)” instead of “Command Prompt. As part of Computroon Support (remote or telephone support), I may have directed you to this page to run the SFC scan. […]

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