Help Desk Geek – Page 9 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

What is slui.exe in Windows and Is It Safe?

by File in: Windows 10

Booting up a Windows PC activates the billions of lines of code compiled into various executable files and system processes that underpin the Windows operating system. Some of these processes […]

How to Fix Bootmgr is Missing in Windows 10

by File in: Windows 10

If your Windows PC refuses to turn on and displays the  “Bootmgr is missing” error, there are many ways to fix this issue and boot up the PC normally. There […]

What is instup.exe and Is it Safe?

by File in: Windows 10

Instup.exe is an executable file that’s downloaded alongside other files when you install the Avast antivirus software on your computer. It’s a very important component of the virus-scanning software. Without […]

How to Fix Windows 10 Blurry Text Issues

by File in: Windows 10

This is the golden age of crisp, high-resolution displays. So it can be quite irritating when Windows 10 presents you with blurry text! Unless you’ve forgotten to wear your glasses, […]

How to Remove Password From Excel Protected Sheets

by File in: How-To

When you work with sensitive data, you might run across protected Excel sheets. You might also want to give other people access to that information, without sharing your (or someone […]

How to Switch Between Virtual Desktops (Desks) on Chromebook

by File in: How-To

Chrome OS ships with several features that help Chromebook users multitask more productively. The Split Screen functionality, for example, lets you work with two apps simultaneously in a side-by-side setup. […]

How to Automatically Backup Files to Google Drive or OneDrive to Prevent Data Loss

by File in: How-To

When you use a PC, you must make it a point to create extra copies of your documents and photos somewhere outside your computer’s internal storage. That insulates you from […]

How to Insert Page Numbers in Word and Google Docs

by File in: How-To

Page numbers are useful for short papers and essays. They are essential for writing long documents like books and dissertations. If you have a table of contents, page numbering can […]

How to SSH or SFTP Into Your Raspberry Pi

by File in: How-To

You’ve taken the plunge and bought a Raspberry Pi. Congratulations! If you don’t have a keyboard and monitor connected to your Pi, you’ll need to remotely connect to it from […]

How to Block Remote Connections to a Windows or Mac Computer

by File in: How-To

When you connect your PC to the internet, applications send and receive information through the network connection. Typically, you should have nothing to worry about this data exchange as it’s […]