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How to Fix a Freezing Computer for Free

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Computers pick the worst times to have problems. If a project is due, the computers freeze up or go haywire. There are several things that cause computer freezes. Computers freeze because of viruses, program conflicts and lack of free space. The main reason computers freeze up is program conflicts. Older programs cause conflicts when loaded on computers with new versions of Windows. Troubleshooting program conflicts requires minimal computer skills and time, so any person can fix this problem at home for free.

How to Fix Security Certificate Error Windows Computer

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Web servers that support the Secure Sockets Layer protocol present a digital certificate verifying server identity to Web browsers that request connection. Windows Internet Explorer will display a certificate error notification if the digital certificate cannot be verified by a third-party certificate authority or if the date and time of the certificate are not correct. Resolve the error by correcting the Windows system date and time or install the digital certificate if the server is using a “self signed” certificate.

How to Fix Sound Problems on the Computer

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Fixing sound problems on your computer may be less challenging if you follow this main guideline: First, look at the most likely cause of the lack of sound, then gradually move up to defining what the next most likely cause could be. Continue with this type of troubleshooting, listing the simplest of the possible causes to the ones that may be more difficult to solve. This type of strategy may save you time in fixing your sound issue and get you back on the fast track to hearing what there is to be heard.

How to Fix Computer Port Problems

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Delayed reactions or no response when keys are pressed and lack of scrolling maneuverability are problems commonly associated with a defective mouse device. In some cases, the mouse cursor may even disappear and then reappear. Any one of these navigational issues, if left unaddressed, will lead to a reduction in productivity. Troubleshooting is simplified by using the Device Manager utility, because it is directed by the symptoms manifested.

How to Fix a Computer Tower

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No matter what type of computer you use, or what you use it for, it is important to have some basic troubleshooting skills under your belt. Computer repair services can be quite costly, and in some cases the cost to repair a broken computer can be nearly as much as, or even more than, the cost to buy a new one. If you can troubleshoot and resolve your own computer issues, you will be able to save yourself time and money.

How to Fix Computer Glitches

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You are busily checking your email, working on a research paper or playing a game (and winning) when it hits. Something weird happens on your computer. You get a pop-up message telling you that your computer is infected, or perhaps 157 new browser windows open. Your computer has a virus. While you certainly should not panic, it is good to know how to fix viruses. Following tips for computer virus repair improves your chances of getting rid of it immediately. But are you a pro at computer virus repair? No fear, read on for help.

How to Fix Frozen Computer Screens

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When using a computer, a common annoyance is when the screen freezes. This means the mouse cursor and any buttons on the desktop are essentially stuck. A screen could freeze for several reasons, including a problem with a connection, a program crash or a bogged-down hard drive. In any instance, one of the surefire ways to fix this issue is to restart the computer. However, because the mouse cursor is not in use, use the keyboard to command a restart.

How to Fix Computer Freezes

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A computer freeze, where the mouse and keyboard become unresponsive and applications hang, can have many different possible causes. To fix a computer which freezes on a regular basis you must first attempt to identify the source of the problem, and target your troubleshooting efforts accordingly. An issue with a specific hardware device, a particular software application, a lack of system resources, or a problem with the Windows registry settings file can all potentially cause computer freezes.

How to Fix a Dell Computer

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Depending upon what is wrong with your Dell computer, there are a variety of ways you can go about having it fixed. Dell computers are nice because they have built-in alerts that pop up in your taskbar (on the bottom of the screen) when it senses a problem. This can often alert you to a problem before it becomes worse.

How to Fix Computer Freezes

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A computer freeze, where the mouse and keyboard become unresponsive and applications hang, can have many different possible causes. To fix a computer which freezes on a regular basis you must first attempt to identify the source of the problem, and target your troubleshooting efforts accordingly. An issue with a specific hardware device, a particular software application, a lack of system resources, or a problem with the Windows registry settings file can all potentially cause computer freezes.

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