DVD Drive Not Recognized

DVD Not Recognized Error

I was trying to burn a DVD but the software did not detect my DVD drive. In Windows Control Panel, there was a yellow exclamation beside my DVD Drive. I checked the device status and it said "Windows

How Can a Registry Cleaner Speed Up Your Computer?


What Is A Registry Cleaner? To be simple a registry cleaner is a piece of software that you install on your computer to clean your registry – this is obvious!  The registry on your computer is like

Bring Back Recovery Console in Windows 7

Recovery Console in Windows 7

Windows XP had a recovery console and it was very useful. It allowed you to repair the master boot record, repair boot sectors and more useful tasks. Windows Vista automated the recovery console and

Block Friends from The Facebook Chat

Block Facebook Chat

Would you like to block annoying Facebook friends from the Facebook chat and have no idea how to do it? Here is an easy way to block so-called friends.

Find out Which Software is Connecting to the Internet


There are some programs that use the internet. It is usually used by software developers to get stats or to verify if your license is legit. It can also be used by hackers though. Most malware is able

Fix Boot Up Problems by Resetting BIOS


Ever had a problem were your computer can’t boot up or you played with some setting and your computer stopped working properly afterwards. The problem could be with your BIOS. When there is a problem

Stop Facebook Chat “Download a Sound File” Popups

1st step

Does your browser download a sound file every time you get a message on the face book chat. There is a very simple fix from your browser that could prevent this from happening again. The first step is

Disable Start Up Programs in Windows


My computer takes forever to start up because I have too many programs that open up when I turn on my computer. In order to speed it up, I decided to disable some of the unneeded start up programs. I

Installing Windows 7 via USB


After reading the excellent reviews about Windows 7, I wanted to upgrade my Windows XP computer to Windows 7. There was one problem though. My computer does not have an optical drive. I was determined

Comparison of Audio Formats

There are many audio formats on the web and each one of them has their cons and pros. There are too many of them for me to look at all of them, so I will only look at MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WMA, and

Fix Runtime Error

Runtime Error

When you use Internet Explorer it is quite likely that you would have come across common error messages which notifies the user of a runtime error saying "this application has requested the runtime to

Troubleshooting Sound Problems of Your PC

No sound working

We all have a common problem related to our personal computers, which is “My computer does not have any sound". This is a very common issue, which has hardware, or software related issues that you