Help Desk Geek – Page 126 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

Troubleshoot RAM with Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool

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Failed or failing memory is one of the most common causes of the Windows Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). If you start getting an unexplained BSOD, your computer’s RAM may […]

Viewing and Inserting the Date a Document was Last Modified in a Word Document

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Each document you create in Word contains information about the document or Properties, such as the date the file was created, the author of the document, and the number of […]

Force Windows 7 to Clear Virtual Memory Pagefile at Shutdown

by File in: Windows 7

Among the advances offered to it users, Windows 7’s handling of virtual memory is the most efficient to date. However, as the RAM in a computer increases, so must the […]

Create Index Cards in MS Word

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Index cards are useful for many things, from making flashcards to study for tests to printing recipes to keep in a nice, neat recipe box. You can print index cards […]

Turn Off Admin Approval Mode in Windows 7

by File in: Windows 7

One of the most confusing aspects to using any modern version of Windows is making the distinction between the administrator account and an account with administrative privileges. Starting with Windows […]

Re-enable Always Ask Before Opening this Type of File Check Box in Windows

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Sometimes, when you download a file from the internet, a File Download dialog box displays, asking whether you want to open the file or save the file to disk. There […]

Insert a Bullet in the Middle of a Sentence in Word

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There may be times when you want to insert a bullet in the middle of a sentence or a line of text. For example, you might want to put bullets […]

Remove the Text Labels from Desktop Icons in Windows 7/8/10

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If you want to simplify the display of icons on your Windows 7/8/10 desktop, you can “remove” the labels from desktop icons. Before showing you how to remove the labels […]

Two Easy Fixes for Windows Update Error Code 0x80072efe

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Windows Update Error Code occurs when your computer is having trouble connecting to Microsoft’s Windows Update server. The error usually occurs before you are actually able to download and install […]

Fix Windows 7 Update Error Code 0x80070422

by File in: Windows 7

Among the error codes users encounter in Windows 7, code 0x80070422 is fairly common. This error can occur when the startup service for Windows Update is set to anything except […]