Help Desk Geek – Page 10 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

How to Block Remote Connections to a Windows or Mac Computer

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When you connect your PC to the internet, applications send and receive information through the network connection. Typically, you should have nothing to worry about this data exchange as it’s […]

How to Fix “iastordatasvc” High CPU Usage on Windows 10

by File in: Windows 10

Iastordatasvc is a system process that continually runs in the background of Windows and can use up about 30 percent of the CPU’s resources on a regular basis. Occasionally, the […]

How to Connect to a Network Printer in Windows

by File in: Windows 10

Times change and so does Windows. If you’ve recently moved from a Windows Server 2012 and Windows 7 or 8 environments into Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10, things are […]

How to Fix a “Default Gateway Is Not Available” Error

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If you have used a computer for any normal length of time, you will eventually experience various network-related issues on your Windows 10 PC. One of these possible issues is […]

How to Format a Drive or Disk for Maximum Compatibility

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Hard drives can be formatted to various standards, each with their own pros and cons. Some formats can be understood by many operating systems, while others only work with a […]

How to Fix a Steam “Content File Locked” Error

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Steam is arguably the best platform for PC gaming, period. Its compatibility and the massive library of games makes it easy to keep all your content in a single place, […]

How to Generate SSH Keys on Windows, Mac and Linux

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If you’re looking to connect remotely to a computer, one of the best and most secure methods is to use a Secure Shell (SSH) connection. This creates an encrypted connection […]

How to Fix 100% Disk Usage on Windows 10

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It’s surprising when your disk usage suddenly hits 100% for no apparent reason. Luckily, there are a number of ways to fix this error on your Windows 10 PC. Since […]

Getting “The Parameter is Incorrect” Error in Windows 10? 5 Ways to Fix

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Does your PC display a “Location is not available” or “The Parameter is incorrect” error when you open an external hard drive, USB thumb drive, or an SD card? We’ll […]

How to Fix a Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page BSOD

by File in: Windows 10

The “Faulty Hardware Corrupted Page” error is a complicated BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) stop code that indicates memory corruption in Windows 10. Several reasons—such as outdated device drivers, corrupt […]