Archive for the 'PC Doctor Tips' Category

How easy is it to scratch the iPhone 5’s screen?

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

I've not bothered with screen protectors for a while. The truth is that one day I realized I was putting up with a horrible screen experience so that one of my kids to get my scratch-free handset at some point down the line. No more. My iPhone 5's screen goes commando! That said, I do […]

Driver Sweeper causes problems with Windows 7 SP1 installation

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Use Windows 7? Run Driver Sweeper on the system? Having problems now installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (seeing Error code 0x800f0826)? Here's a possible solution: Download Driver Sweeper 2.8.5 here. Go to the Backup item in the menu. The latest removed driver will be automatically selected in the drop down, if this is not […]

XP update causing BSoD for some users

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

It seems that a patch that Microsoft sent down the update pipes to XP users is causing some users to have BSoDs and endless reboots. The error displayed with the BSoD is error “PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA”. At present we don't know which of the updates is the problematic one so the current solution involves uninstalling all the […]

Thanksgiving Tech Tips

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Stuffed on turkey and doped up on tryptophan? How about some tech to clear the head! Wanna thank you Mom for that wonderful meal? How about a little tip of tech tidy-up! (If you're a Mom reading this, then print it out and leave it somewhere conspicuous! ) Here are a few idea. Use a […]

Hardware 2.0’s ‘Very Best Kit List’ for Nov/Dec 09

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Over on ZDNet I've posted my last "Hardware 2.0 Very Best Kit List" of the year. Fear not, the kit list will make a reappearance early January 2010! Here are the categories: CPUs Motherboards RAM Graphics Cards Hard Disks Sound Cards PSUs Coolers Cases Monitors Keyboards/Mice Netbook Notebook All-in-One PC All-in-One Printer In-Car GPS Wireless […]