Help Desk Geek – Page 4 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

How to Fix a Kernel Mode Heap Corruption BSOD

by File in: Windows 10

If your Windows PC suffers a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error, it’s a sign that your PC has become unstable. Corrupt files, outdated drivers, failing hardware – they can […]

Xbox Controller Not Connecting to PC? 9 Fixes

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Thanks to Microsoft’s Xinput controller standard, almost every Windows game for the past few years works seamlessly with an Xbox controller. That is, if your Xbox controller itself is properly […]

Can’t Eject External Hard Drive on Windows? 7 Possible Fixes

by File in: Windows 10

Recently, several colleagues have complained that they can’t eject external hard drives on their Windows computers. There are several reasons for this, including outdated or malfunctioning USB drivers that are […]

How to Use the Google Home App on Mac and PC

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If you just bought a Google-compatible smart device like the Google Home Mini or you have a Google Chromecast device, you’ll need to use the Google Home app to set […]

How to Scan Multiple Pages Into One PDF File

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Generally, when scanning multiple pages, the scanning device creates a new file for each scan. This works if the scanned pages don’t need to be combined. However, when scanning a  […]

How to Fix the Clock on Windows 10

by File in: Windows 10

If your Windows 10 computer is displaying the incorrect date or time, you can change it quickly and easily in your computer’s Settings app.  While you can set Windows 10 […]

How to Use Skype on Chromebook

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Skype remains one of the best platforms for instant messaging, voice calls, and video conferencing. You can use Skype on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, smart speaker, console, etc. Skype also […]

What Is Vsync and Should You Use It?

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Vsync is an option that you’ll see in most PC video games and sometimes even in other applications. But what is Vsync? What does it do? Should you switch it […]

How to Convert YouTube to MP3 on Windows, Mac and Mobile

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If you like playing some background music while working, exercising or studying, or you prefer to listen to a podcast while relaxing, YouTube offers lots of free, engaging content to […]

How to Fix the dxgmms2.sys BSOD Error in Windows 10

by File in: Windows 10

The “dxgmms2.sys” blue screen of death (BSOD) error occurs when the DirectX Graphics MMS system file in Windows 10 crashes due to outdated, buggy, or broken graphics card drivers. But […]