Posts Tagged ‘microsoft fix it’

Fix Windows Display Quality Issues

Monday, November 21st, 2011

This is a pretty basic trick, but it can definitely come in very handy …

The display is without doubt one of the most important parts of a computer system. Display related issues, like blurry text, a bad refresh rate or colors that do not really match can impact a user’s work experience on a computer. Imagine having to work ten hours a day on a computer with blurry or difficulty to read fonts, not a nice prospect.


Microsoft Releases Critical Windows Security Update

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Windows users take heed; this one looks like a very important security update … for a change.

Back in October a rootkit was discovered that exploits a critical security vulnerability in the Windows operating system. We covered a detection and removal tool two days ago that would scan a PC and remove any traces of the Duqu rootkit from a system.


Uninstall Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 Completely

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Here’s a useful trick that might come in handy if you need to uninstall and reinstall IE9 …

Windows users who have installed Internet Explorer 9 recently on one of the supported versions of Windows, may at one point decide to uninstall Internet Explorer 9 again. A common reason for uninstalling the browser at a later time is if it is acting up and troubleshooting the issue did not resolve it.


Microsoft Fix-It to Diagnose Installing and Uninstalling Problems

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Here’s a new diagnostic program for Windows users, that sounds like it could come in pretty handy …

For most Windows users and most times, installing and uninstalling programs works just fine and without problems or error messages. It can however happen that users receive error messages or notifications at times. This can be because a program won’t uninstall via Window’s Uninstall a program control panel applet, won’t update even though it is installed properly on the system or won’t even install on the system for no apparent reason.


Repair Windows Media Player with Microsoft Fix It

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

If you’re having problems with Windows Media Player, this might help …

Microsoft has released a new Fix It solution to repair several Windows Media Player solutions. A Fix It solution is a script that runs like any other executable. It will directly repair problems in the Windows operating system or programs running on it without further user interaction.