Christopher Jan Benitez

How to Open a Corrupted Word File and Recover Document

by File in: Windows XP Tips

Nothing is more frustrating than working on a Word document only for it to be corrupted. A corrupt file can’t be opened, making it impossible to edit or print out. But there’s no reason to lose hope. In this guide, we’ll go through all the ways to recover your Word file and bring it back […]

Computer Making a Whirring Noise? Here’s How to Fix It

by File in: Help Desk

You’ve done everything you can to keep your PC build as quiet as possible. So why then is your computer whirring like crazy? Where is the noise coming from? Should you be worried? There is a chance that there’s something wrong with the fan. And if that’s the case, it can cause serious problems down […]

Use These Command Prompt Commands to Fix or Repair Corrupt Files

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The Windows System File Checker (SFC) is a nifty tool for repairing corrupted files. Here’s a quick guide on how you can restore your files and get your PC running normally again. Run SFC First, you will need to open an elevated Command Prompt (CMD). Basically, you will need to run Command Prompt as an […]

How to Fix “Your Connection is Not Private” Error in Google Chrome

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Google has security measures in place to protect you against suspicious sites. And it springs into action whenever it thinks you’re about to make a mistake. Take the Your Connection Is Not Private message. While many consider it an error, it’s actually a warning. When users are about to log into an unsecure site, Google […]

How to Convert an ODT File to Word the Easy Way

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OpenOffice is a free open-source software suite that includes Writer, an alternative to Microsoft Word. While Writer works incredibly well, it saves files in OpenDocument Text (.ODT) format. It shouldn’t be a problem except when you need to open files in Microsoft Word. If you have Word 2010 or newer, an .ODT file will open […]

How to Make Your Computer Bluetooth Capable

by File in: Networking

Not all computers have built-in Bluetooth adapters. But that does not mean you can’t experience the convenience of wireless technology. In this post, we’ll show how you can add Bluetooth to any computer. Why Use Bluetooth? There are many reasons why you’d want to consider adding Bluetooth to your computer. For starters, the performance of […]

Windows Update Won’t Install Updates? How to Fix This Issue

by File in: Windows 10

Windows would normally have zero problems installing an update on its own. But there are times when user settings or other underlying issues prevent Windows from doing its job. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the things you can do to make Windows install updates again. Restart your PC A simple system restart can […]

How to Password Protect a USB Flash Drive

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We’ve come at a point when flash drives are not only portable, they’re also able to hold a lot of data. That makes them ideal for professionals who are always on the go. But before you store valuable information in your USB drive, you should learn how to secure it. This would prevent thieves from […]

8 Easy-to-Do Ways to Troubleshoot Network Connection

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A faulty Wi-Fi connection doesn’t have to ruin your day. There are plenty of ways you can restore a lost internet connection. Follow these network troubleshooting tips and you’ll be up and running in no time. 1. Check Your Settings First, check your Wi-Fi settings. Go to Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi. Switch […]

How to Recover Deleted Emails in Office 365

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It’s easy to accidentally delete emails every now and then. But it is possible to recover some emails that are thought to be gone for good. Deleted emails in Office 365, for example, can be recovered provided you meet certain conditions. The methods described below have a higher chance of working if you attempt to […]