Windows 8 Tips [Part 2]

3Windows 8 is a new OS and people are not familiar to it. This article series will help you to get familiarized with the OS.

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Useful Chrome Tips

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Chrome is extremely fast and safe browser these days. It works faster than any other browsers.

Probably most of you are already using Chrome as your primary browser. If not, switch to it immediately.

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System Error Beep Codes [Part 3]

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The computer power-on self-test (POST) tests the computer to make sure it meets the necessary system requirements and that all hardware is working properly before starting the remainder of the boot process. If the computer passes the POST the computer will have a single beep (with some computer BIOS manufacturers it may beep twice) as the computer starts and the computer will continue to start normally. However, if the computer fails the POST, the computer will either not beep at all or will generate a beep code, which tells the user the source of the problem.

If you’re receiving an irregular POST or a beep code not mentioned below use the POST troubleshooting steps to determine the failing hardware component. Continue reading

Windows 8 Tips [Part 1]

3Windows 8 is a new OS and people are not familiar to it. This article series will help you to get familiarized with the OS.Zoom in tight

The Start Screen is full of nice, big, chunky tiles that represent all your apps. The tiles are easy to see in small groups, but what if you have hundreds of apps installed? Most will be hidden from view, unless you want to do a lot of scrolling. Enter the new semantic zoom feature. Continue reading

Computer Troubleshooting Steps

troubleshooting_bg1This article is intended to help users who are experiencing issues with the POST and may have any of the below symptoms.

  1. Computer beeps irregularly when the computer is turned on.
  2. Computer turns on but does not boot or do anything.
  3. Computer reboots every few seconds.

Steps

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System Error Beep Codes [Part 2]

574210-7123-57POST ABCs

The computer power-on self-test (POST) tests the computer to make sure it meets the necessary system requirements and that all hardware is working properly before starting the remainder of the boot process. If the computer passes the POST the computer will have a single beep (with some computer BIOS manufacturers it may beep twice) as the computer starts and the computer will continue to start normally. However, if the computer fails the POST, the computer will either not beep at all or will generate a beep code, which tells the user the source of the problem.

If you’re receiving an irregular POST or a beep code not mentioned below use the POST troubleshooting steps to determine the failing hardware component. Continue reading

Windows 8 Commands [Part 7]

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This post is the sequel of the windows 8 Commands post. To view the first post, click here Windows8 Commands.

The list of Commands are,

Label

The label command is used to manage the volume label of a disk.

Licensingdiag

The licensingdiag command is a tool used to generate a text-based log and other data files that contain product activation and other Windows licensing information.

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DOS Commands [Alphabet E]

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E

External – PC DOS 6.1 and above

Starts PC DOS editor, which creates and changes ASCII files.

E [/Q] [/B] [/S] [/D] [/I] [/C] [/A] [/DM] [/80 |/132] [d:][path][filespec]
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System Error Beep Codes [Part 1]

 574210-7123-57POST ABCs

The computer power-on self-test (POST) tests the computer to make sure it meets the necessary system requirements and that all hardware is working properly before starting the remainder of the boot process. If the computer passes the POST the computer will have a single beep (with some computer BIOS manufacturers it may beep twice) as the computer starts and the computer will continue to start normally. However, if the computer fails the POST, the computer will either not beep at all or will generate a beep code, which tells the user the source of the problem.

If you’re receiving an irregular POST or a beep code not mentioned below use the POST troubleshooting steps to determine the failing hardware component.

Continue reading

Windows 8 Commands [Part 6]

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This post is the sequel of the windows 8 Commands post. To view the first post, click here Windows8 Commands.

The list of Commands are,

Getmac

The getmac command is used to display the media access control (MAC) address of all the network controllers on a system.

Goto

The goto command is used in a batch or script file to direct the command process to a labeled line in the script. Continue reading