Help Desk Geek – Page 125 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

How To Fix Flash Crashes in Internet Explorer 11

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If you’ve been on sites like YouTube while using your new shiny Windows 8 computer running IE 11, you might have run into a very annoying issue where the browser […]

Windows Defender vs. Security Essentials vs Safety Scanner

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Microsoft loves to confuse their users as most people have found out using Windows 8. Not only was Windows 8 confusing, but Microsoft keeps changing how the new operating system […]

5 Utilities for Changing DNS Servers in Windows Reviewed

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Even though most people don’t care, there are the few geeks out there who like to change the DNS servers on their system for reasons like speed, privacy and security. […]

5 Windows Alternatives to the Linux sudo Command

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If you’ve ever used Linux or know someone who uses Linux, then you’ve probably heard of the sudo command. The command is a critical component to just about every Linux […]

Fix Windows 10 App Opens Then Closes

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Are some or all of your Windows 10 apps not working properly? Previously, I wrote an article on how to fix the problem of missing Windows Store apps and recently I […]

Ultimate Guide to Troubleshooting PS4

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Unfortunately, if you’re reading this page, you’re probably having some trouble with your Playstation 4 system. As with any new hardware, there are always kinks to be worked out. Luckily, […]

Fix End Tag Start Tag Mismatch Error When Opening DOCX Files

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If you’re using Word 2007, 2010 or 2013, you might run into a strange error when opening a DOCX file. Recently, I tried to open a DOCX file I had […]

Use HP Print and Scan Doctor to Fix Common Printer Problems

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I’m a huge fan of HP printers and I think overall they are the best printers for businesses as well as consumers. However, they come bundled with the worst possible […]

Fix Windows 8/10 Live Tiles Not Updating

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Recently, I had a client come in with a Windows 10 PC that had live tiles that were not updating. Upon connecting up his computer, I was surprised to see […]

HDG Guide to Taking Screenshots of Boot Environments

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Ever had to boot from a CD or DVD and wanted to take some screenshots while you were in that boot environment? Maybe you are trying to fix your computer […]