Find Out What Error Codes Mean Using Error Messages for Windows

There are many different error codes for all kinds of Windows errors. It can be overwhelming trying to figure out what they all mean. There is a free utility called Error Messages… Read More

The MSI Must Be Launched Through Setup Error When Installing Norton Antivirus

When you try to install Norton Internet Security, Norton Personal Firewall, Norton AntiVirus or Symantec AntiVirus you may get an error message that says “The MSI must be launched through setup” and… Read More

Netsetup.cpl Error When Opening a Control Panel Item

The Windows Control Panel is where you will find many of the utilities that you will use to configure and manage your computer such as software and user management, firewall settings, mouse… Read More

How to Perform a Repair Installation of Windows XP

If you cannot get your Windows XP computer started and have ran out of options then there is the option to try a repair install. A repair install will install Windows over… Read More

Internet Explorer or E-mail Links Wont Open

Everyone knows that links on web pages takes you to other pages on the site or other websites altogether so it’s essential that they work when you click on them. Also, most… Read More

Helpful DOS Commands

Everyone has computer issues at some point and it’s great when you can click around your menus and open other programs to help figure out the problem. But not all problems can… Read More

Using SFC (System File Checker)

The Windows System File Checker (SFC) has been around for many versions of Windows and hasn’t really changed since it was first introduced. The main reason for using this utility is when… Read More

Using Scandisk and Defrag

Hard drives are mechanical devices with moving parts that need maintenance just like any other mechanical device. Of course there are flash or solid state hard drives that don’t have moving parts… Read More

Fixes For Missing Windows System Files

We have all received an error message from our computer at one point or another. Some are pretty self explanatory and therefore easy to fix. Others sound like they were written in… Read More

Windows Recovery Console Commands

Microsoft included the Recovery Console with Windows XP and up to allow you to fix problems that wouldn’t let you boot into Windows itself. To get into the Recovery Console you will… Read More
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