Print Spooler Errors

How to Fix Print Spooler Errors

Around the early 1960’s SPOOL software was used for the purpose of copying a file from one medium to another, such as a tape to printer or punch card to tape, with card-to-card copying also being frequently performed. It wasn’t until IBM introduced the 1401 (which was a more advanced decimal computer) that the use of the SPOOL software began to wane.

Broken Shortcuts

How to Fix Broken Shortcuts

Though you may be oblivious to it, shortcuts have established themselves as an essential aspect of our computer experience. Program shortcuts appear in your start menu and on your desktop and are usually accompanied by small graphical icons. The purpose of these shortcuts is to enhance your overall experience of using the computer, by making those applications and files you use most frequently, far more accessible.

Winsock Error

How to Repair a Winsock Error

Winsock is short for Windows Socket and is an application programming interface or API that is used by developers to create applications that communicate with other computer systems through the TCP/IP protocol. Both Windows 95 and Windows NT come with a DLL file called winsock.dll, it’s this file that does the mediation between the application and the internet protocol.

Generic Host Process

Repairing Generic Host Process Errors

The generic host process is a service for 32-bit Windows operating systems. Its purpose is to monitor all the services running in the background to ensure the smooth sailing of the OS. If you know what the Windows Task Manager is, then it’s likely that you have encountered the Windows process called svchost.exe.

Registry Errors

How to Fix Registry Errors

If your computer starts to deteriorate in system performance, it can be a rather annoying process. It’s at this stage that knowing how to inject an insurgence of life into it becomes a priority of yours. The unfortunate thing is that most performance related issues are due to the registry, however, prodding around in the registry is probably not the most intelligent thing for you to do, especially if you lack the experience and knowhow.

ActiveX

How to Fix OCX / ActiveX Errors

With OLE, editing applications are able to export portions of documents to one another. For example, a photo editing application could export portions of text to a word processor, spreadsheet program or database application using OLE. The primary function and benefit of OLE is its ability to enable users to be able to export data from one kind of application to another kind of application, such as an image editor to a word processor.

AppCrash

How to Fix an AppCrash

A Windows based appcrash error message is well known to trigger confusion in end users who have very little knowledge of computers overall, and have next to no knowledge on how to tackle them. In this post, I intend to discuss exactly what an appcrash is, common causes of them, and ways of tackling them, to the betterment of your computer system.

Which Is the Best Antivirus Software?

Antivirus or anti-virus programs are basically applications that are developed for the sole purpose of detecting and removing malware from your computer. Malware is a broad term that encompasses a great many malicious files, such as viruses, hijackers, adware, rootkits, Trojan horses, adware, backdoor diallers, and key loggers.

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