Help Desk Geek – Page 3 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

ARM vs. Intel Processors: Which Is The Best?

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Today, most computing devices are likely to either have a processor using the x86 design, like Intel processors, or the ARM (Advanced RISC Machine) design as in the CPU in […]

How to Use the Ping Command to Troubleshoot Network Issues

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The ping command is one of the most helpful network diagnostic tools at your disposal. It’s useful for finding problems both on your local network and on the wider internet. […]

What is the Spooler Subsystem App and Is It Safe?

by File in: Windows 10

Virtually all system processes, apps, and services on the Windows operating system have their executable (.exe) files. For instance, SMSS.exe powers the Microsoft Management Console, MMC.exe powers the Microsoft Management […]

How to Fix “There Was a Problem Resetting Your PC” on Windows

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Resetting your PC is supposed to be the ultimate troubleshooting solution that fixes most system malfunctions on Windows. But what happens when your PC won’t reset? You can use other […]

How to Open EPUB Files on Windows

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Microsoft Edge used to allow you to read your favorite eBooks directly in the browser. Microsoft made opening EPUB files possible through the Windows 10 Creators Update, which brought a […]

How to Fix Two-Finger Scroll Not Working on Windows 10

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New Windows 10 laptops come with Precision Touchpad support, which includes two-finger scrolling that you can use to control the scrolling process, improve navigation speeds and enhance productivity. If you’re […]

How to Use Absolute References in Excel

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Most people are familiar with using relative references in Excel. This is because cell references in Excel spreadsheets default to the relative reference method. However, there are times when relative […]

Avast Won’t Open on Windows? 6 Ways to Fix

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Avast antivirus has been around for a while and is one of the best antivirus options for Mac and Windows PCs alike that you can download for free. While its […]

How to Fix a “Your Windows License Will Expire Soon” Error

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You’ll get constant reminders to activate Windows if Microsoft cannot certify the validity of your Windows license or when it’s expiring. This is arguably one of the worst types of […]

How to Fix “This app can’t run on your PC” in Windows 10

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Does your PC say, “This app can’t run on your PC” when you attempt to open an app? That’s most likely because the app is incompatible with your PC. However, […]