Help Desk Geek – Page 129 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

Merge Two Partitions in Windows 7/8/10

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One common complaint that I get from friends and family is that their computers with default system configurations from Dell, HP, etc. often make the C partition too small and […]

Cursor Jumps Around While Typing in Windows?

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So I encountered a strange problem recently where my mouse pointer/cursor would randomly jump around the screen, making it impossible for me to type anything! I never had this problem […]

Fix Outlook Won’t Open Problem

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I have Outlook 2016 installed on a Windows 10 64-bit system and up till now it’s been working fine. Yesterday, I went to open it and I got the following […]

Remove Lock Icon on Folder in Windows 7

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Windows XP had a few ways to share a folder and it was always a little confusing dealing with NTFS permissions and Share permissions. Now in Windows 7, it’s even […]

What is Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter?

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So recently I was on a friend’s computer trying to troubleshoot some network issue and when I went to adjust the settings on one of the network adapters, I noticed […]

Fix MS Office “Cannot Verify License” Error Message

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I’ve been running Office 2013 in a virtual machine on my Mac for over a year, but suddenly the other day when I tried to open Word, I got the […]

Disable Aero (Permanently or Temporarily) in Windows 7

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In Windows Vista and Windows 7, the older Luna interface was replaced with a new default theme/interface, called Aero. Aero uses a number of features, such as transluscent windows and […]

Move a Window with the Keyboard in Windows 7/8/10

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So for those of you who do not like to use a mouse, it would be pretty cool if you could move a window using just the keyboard in Windows […]

Troubleshoot Windows 7/8/10 Random Freezes

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I’ve worked with a lot of clients and one issue I’ve seen consistently in Windows is random freezing. It doesn’t seem to matter which program you are running, how long […]

Find, View and Analyze BSOD Dump Files

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So you just got your first Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) or maybe your twentieth? Whatever the case, most people don’t know how to fix BSOD problems themselves. If you […]