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Types of failures in hard drives

This article will explain the most common faults that often occur in hard disks , which is vital because we all know that data loss can be fatal. The purpose is to know how to detect ...

Repair system files

Following a computer crash or mishandling, it is possible that your hard drive hosts defective or corrupted files. While this may be completely harmless, this type of error is generating ...

How to change Windows 7 logon wallpaper / background / photo screen

We can replace the background of welcome screen Windows 7 by one of the wallpapers of Windows 7 or a personal photo. For this it is necessary to download this utility: Windows 7 Logon ...

View the uptime of a Windows

Windows (XP or Vista), you can get the date and time of last reset in a single command line: 1. Run the command prompt: click Start, Run and enter “cmd” in the “Run”. 2. ...

Setting up a VNC server and SSH tunneling

Here is a short tutorial for using VNC on a machine CentOS and so access to one (or more) session (s) X. In my case, I use it occasionally to access the desktop XFCEon my dedicated ...

Creating an Autorun.inf file

Allow the automatic execution A feature of Windows make life easier for users is the automatic execution of applications on a CD-ROM into a drive. To use this option it is first necessary ...

Find information about your system

msinfo32 Open the Start menu> All Programs> Accessories> System Tools> System Information. You will find all the accurate information necessary in all applications, the ...

What is MRU?

Sheets MRU (Most Recently Used Lists, translate: list of most recently used) denote the components of the system giving the list of recently opened items. Thus, by default Windows ...

.exe is not a valid Win32 application

When you launch an executable file, Windows displays a message like: Application name is not a valid Win32 application To remedy this, there are several solutions corresponding to different ...

Prohibit or allow the automatic start of a CD

Prohibit or allow the automatic start of a CD Often viruses are transmitted by a CD via its automatic execution. To prevent this, we must ban the automatic start of a CD to be able ...