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Reader Question: "Hi Wally, I am having "" issues and wondering how to fix it?" - Brian D., New York
 Recommendation:   Scan your Windows registry for problems affecting PC health.
  • Step 1 : Download PC Repair & Optimizer Tool (3.32 MB) (WinThruster for Win 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP and 2000 - Microsoft Gold Certified).
  • Step 2 : Install the software (30 seconds). After installing, an automatic scan will begin to find registry issues that could be causing PC problems.
  • Step 3 : After the scan completes (15 seconds), click "Fix Issues" to repair all registry problems.
Setting up weekly (or daily) automatic registry scans will help prevent system problems and keep your PC running fast and trouble-free.
Wally's Answer:

"": Learning Basic PC Troubleshooting

As the owner of your computer, is it important to learn basic computer troubleshooting and repair in the event your computer suffers minor problems, such as issues with "". Learning simple techniques will help you troubleshoot "" and most computer issues without hiring IT experts and professionals to do the job for you. Not only does learning these valuable troubleshooting methods save you time and money, but sometimes it might be your only choice. Because troubles with "" can occur at any time, you can't always expect someone to come over and help you fix it. Therefore, it is valuable to know basic computer repair techniques, especially for those emergency situations where your career, school work, or another critical task might depend on it. There are lots of online resources for "" and computer troubleshooting. If you prefer to have a hard copy in those times where you don't have Internet access, you can purchase a good book on PC troubleshooting at your local bookstore. Because computers are so prominent in our daily lives, having the ability to solve basic "" issues is more critical than ever.

How To Fix ""

The process of finding the cause of "" issues and fixing your computer is very simple. It is a matter of figuring out the source of the ""-related problem, researching and assembling the necessary repair tools (which includes troubleshooting software and other resources), and creating and executing your plan of action to solve "" issues. Here are the three steps to troubleshoot your computer in detail:

Identify the Source of the "" Problems

The very first step in troubleshooting a "" issue is to know what the source problem is. If you fail to first identify the computer's problem and its cause, you will likely fail in troubleshooting, because you will not know where to focus your efforts. First, you must categorize the "" issue into one of two distinct categories: software related or hardware related. Once you categorize and identify the cause of the "" problem, it will be much easier for you to research viable solutions to the problem.

Research and Acquire the Necessary Tools

Next, research and acquire all of the necessary troubleshooting tools and utilities for your "" task. It's a good idea to carry a USB flash drive loaded with common utilities (your "virtual toolbox") to make "" issues quicker to resolve. This saves you a lot of time downloading all necessary troubleshooting tools such as registry cleaning, recovery software, driver software, etc. Also, it's important to have all of your important files backed up since data loss is a strong possibility during the troubleshooting process.

Create and Execute a Plan of Action

Finally, after you have identified the "" issue, and assembled your tools, list all the possible solutions that can resolve the issue. Create a checklist of all the different "" solutions you have researched and complete them one by one. If the first solution doesn't work, then proceed to the next. Keep doing this process until you have finally resolved your "" issue. These are just some of the preliminary things that you should consider when troubleshooting any computer trouble, including "" problems. These measures will help you do things right the first time. Please remember to only complete those tasks that you can confidently handle yourself. Doing things that require computer knowledge beyond your capabilities could further damage your computer rather than fixing it. I Hope You Liked This Article! If You Need Additional Support on This Issue Then Please Don't Hesitate To Contact Me On Facebook.

Is Your PC Healthy?

I always recommend to my readers to regularly use a trusted registry cleaner and optimizer such as WinThruster (Download) or CCleaner. Many problems that you encounter can be attributed to a corrupt and bloated registry. Happy Computing! :)

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