Browsing articles in "Articles & News"
May 22, 2019
asaf.raz

Will Huawei develop its own operating system?

Let’s take a look at this news from BBC about how Huawei’s issue will affect their users.

The restrictions being placed on Huawei’s access to the Android operating system will cast a long shadow over Tuesday’s launch of the Chinese company’s latest handsets.

The firm has invited press from across the globe to London to witness the unveiling of its Honor 20 Series smartphones.

The BBC understands the devices will still offer the full Android experience – including use of Google’s own app store.

May 9, 2019
asaf.raz

Everything you need to know about Windows updates

Understanding the different monthly security and quality updates for Windows, and how they’re getting more efficient.  — Thanks to TechRepublic for this informative blog!

Since October 2003, the second Tuesday of the month has seen a slew of fixes and updates for Windows — but those aren’t the only updates that come out for Windows every month.

Oct 11, 2011
itay

BIOS gets the Boot

The Microsoft BUILD convention is finally behind us, but with the recent announcement of the new Windows 8 boot process, many developers of 3rd party software and hardware have returned worried.

Microsoft seems to be doing away with the BIOS it has relied on since day one. Instead, Windows 8 PCs will rely on an implementation of UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface), claiming that it is more flexible and programmable than soon to be decedent BIOS. The UEFI will liaise between the Windows 8 operating system and the firmware.

Jan 31, 2011
Valerie Hayworth

10 Simple Tips For Fixing DLL Errors

Knowing exactly what caused your DLL file to go missing or to become corrupted makes the process of fixing the problem that much easier. Generally, there are several ways you can repair a DLL error. Keep reading to learn how you can troubleshoot DLL errors yourself!

1) Reboot Your PC Properly

Believe it or not, this actually works in most cases, because it gives your system the opportunity to reopen necessary files, including the DLLs required by your system and the software you are running on it. Always restart your computer properly, whenever possible.

Jan 31, 2011

5 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Downloading DLL Files from Web Sites

Websites that allow easy downloads of single DLL files seem like the answer you’ve been looking for when you get one of those annoying “DLL not found” or “DLL is missing” errors.

Consider this your fair warning – DLL download sites should always be avoided, even though they sometimes provide a quick fix. There are perfectly safe and acceptable ways of fixing DLL problems without resorting to downloading individual DLL files from these sites.

There are a number of reasons that you may end up paying more for your easy solution than you might have thought so check out these very important reasons to avoid downloading dll files.

Jan 31, 2011

Reimage User Statistics: Average number of DLL files replaced during repair

This month, since we’re looking into DLL errors – we’ve compiled some statistics on the average number of DLL files that Reimage replaced (per operating system, in the last 6 months) and compared it to the number of system DLL files present on each operating system. This bar graph also shows you the percentage of system DLL files Reimage replaced, out of the whole.

Jan 31, 2011
Valerie Hayworth

Are You Causing Your PC’s DLL Errors?

Your Guide to DLL’s & DLL Errors

windows xp dll error message

A Windows XP DLL Error Message

What is a DLL Error?

A DLL error is the most common Windows error. You’ve likely had a message pop up, at least once or twice, informing you that a DLL error has occurred. If you’re like a lot of people, you probably shut your computer down and rebooted, hoping the problem had gone away. But, what exactly is a DLL error, and how does it affect your computer?

Jan 27, 2011
Valerie Hayworth

How to Check if a Website is Legitimate and Reputable

A 5-Point Checklist

1. Thoroughly Review Seals and Awards

Are there security seals? Click on them!

- Are they not clickable? – They may not be clickable in the product’s ad (a banner, etc.) -but should be on the  company’s web site.

    - Clickable?  Review the page that opens and check if it describes the certification of the exact same web site domain that you just came from.

      Do you see an award seal or is an award mentioned?

      - A company that received an important award will always be glad to give you a direct link to read more about it.

      Jan 26, 2011

      What to Do When Your PC Won’t Boot into Windows

      The Basic Guide to Troubleshooting Common Windows PC Problems

      1) Try Safe Mode First

      When your PC just won’t boot into Windows at all, you’ll probably want to start off with Safe Mode—use the F8 key right when the system starts up to access the menu and see if Windows will boot into Safe Mode. If you’re able to get into Windows, the problem is likely something that would load only when you boot normally—graphics card drivers, junk applications, or perhaps some spy ware applications.

      If Safe Mode Doesn’t Work

      Jan 26, 2011
      Valerie Hayworth

      Why You Don’t Need to Regularly Reinstall Windows

      One of the most persistent myths about Windows is that you need to reinstall the operating system regularly to keep it running at top performance. Let’s take a look at the real problem and how to fix it.

      Let’s talk a little bit about “Windows rot” and how to solve the problem. Windows doesn’t slow down or “rot” if you were to just take care of your PC a little more. Follow these tips, and you won’t have to waste your precious time spend hours backing up data, installing from disc, and re-installing your essential applications.

      Pages:12345678»